Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Playlist: September 16, 2020

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Toots & The Maytals, Take Me Home, Country Road
Kronos Quartet feat. Meklit, The President Sang Amazing Grace

Special guest: Jeremiah Lockwood

Terrie Odabi, Grinnin' In Your Face
Jeremiah Lockwood, HaMelekh
Terrie Odabi, Mean Old World
Jeremiah Lockwood, Avinu Malkeinu Zakhor
The Fraternal Order of the Society Blues, Do Lord
Terrie Odabi, I'll Take You There (in-studio)

Leonard Cohen, Who By Fire (live)
The Temptations, Fiddler on the Roof Medley
Nina Simone, Eretz Zavat Halav
Eartha Kitt, Sholem
Alberta Hunter, Ich Hob Dich Tzufil Lieba
Don Tosti with Raul Diaz, Loco
Slim Gaillard, Meshuganah Mambo
The Crows with Melino and His Orchestra, Mambo Shevitz (Man, Oh Man)
Rob Reich, Elevator Up!
Phil Berkowitz, A Dollar Down
Stone Foxes, I'm A King Bee
Carolina Slim, Big Boss Man
BB King, Dark Is The Night (Parts 1&2)



Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Playlist: September 9, 2020

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Leonard Cohen, You Want It Darker
Bob Dylan, Not Dark Yet
Jeremiah Lockwood, Day HaMelekh
Book of J, When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (in-studio)
King Street Giants, No Good Blues (in-studio)
King Street Giants, Span Off A Bird
     from the new album Everything Must Go
Fantastic Negrito, Your Sex Is Overrated
     from the new album Have You Lost Your Mind Yet
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
Big Harp George, Home Stretch (in-studio)
Big Harp George, Build Myself an App
     from the forthcoming album Living in the City
Aki Kumar, Pick Me Mama
Aki Kumar & Kid Andersen, Back to Bombay (in-studio)

Tumbledown House, Downhearted Blues (in-studio)
Deep Basement Shakers, Rag Mama Rag (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Fastball!
The Sam Chase, Train Song
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, Alhambra (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, Tetris
Midtown Social, Fantastic Colors
Midtown Social, Shine Again (in-studio)
Barrio Manouche, Lucía (in-studio)
Barrio Manouche, Tangos de Cali



Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Playlist: September 2, 2020

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Cosa Nostra Strings, August
Jazz Mafia feat. Tiffany Austin, Wilderness
Shotgun Wedding Quintet, Evening
Brass Mafia, Whoopin' Blues
Jazz Mafia Accomplices feat. Dublin, With A Little Help From My Friends
Horace Silver, Señor Blues
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Going Down Slow
Red Archibald & The Internationals, I Love It When You Fax Me
Speckled Red, Uncle Sam’s Blues

Sarah Vaughan, September Song
Earth Wind & Fire, September
Johnnie Taylor, It's September
The Happenings, See You in September
Big Star, September Gurls
The Bangles, September Gurls
Rosanne Cash, September When It Comes (feat. Johnny Cash)


Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Playlist: August 26, 2020


Special guest: Nick Pulley

King Street Giants, Get Out
King Street Giants, Take Away
King Street Giants, 15 Hours
     from the new album Everything Must Go
King Street Giants, Mary Please
Louis Armstrong, Royal Garden Blues (live)
King Street Giants, Just Stick Around
     from the new album Everything Must Go
Otis Redding, Cigarettes and Coffee
Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ain't Nothin' But A Party

Hillstomp, Henry oh my Henry
Derek Irving and His Combo, Power in the Blood
     Fri 8/28 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Aki Kumar, The Rich Shall Inherit the Earth
Woody Herman, Blues In The Night
Steve Miller Band, Mercury Blues
Al Jarreau, Black and Blues
Dr. John & The Lower 911, Clean Water
Dr. John & The Lower 911, Wade: Hurricane Suite: Storm Warning
Dr. John & The Lower 911, Wade: Hurricane Suite: Storm Surge
Dr. John & The Lower 911, Wade: Hurricane Suite: Calm in the Storm
Dr. John & The Lower 911, Wade: Hurricane Suite: Aftermath
Dr. John & The Lower 911, Sweet Home New Orleans
Jimmy Rushing, Everyday I Have the Blues


Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Playlist: August 19, 2020


Gordon Lightfoot, Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
Gordon Lightfoot, Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Royal Jelly Jive, H.M.S. Soulbay
Rainbow Girls, Down Home Girl
     Fri 8/21 @ Anchor Brewing IG
Blonde Toledo, Phantom
     Fri 8/21 @ Slate Bar
Mitch Woods, In the Night / Lambaya Puf De
     Thu 8/20: Boogie Woogie Traveler
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Blow Me A Fat Note
     Fri 8/21: Risqué Rhythm, Part 2
Dianne Reeves, Sugar Blues
     Fri 8/21 @ SFJazz Center
Dee Dee Bridgewater, The Sweeter He Is
Bobby McFerrin, I Shall Be Released
     Thu 8/20: NEA Jazz Masters Tribute

Otis Redding, Stay In School
James Brown, Don't Be A Drop-Out
Brenda Holloway, Play It Cool, Stay In School
Bob Dylan, Straight A's in Love
Otis Rush, Homework (live)
Chuck Berry, School Days
The Ramones, Rock and Roll High School
The Kinks, Schooldays
Nat King Cole, You Don't Learn That in School
Babs Gonzales, Professor Bop
Harry Reser & His Six Jumping Jacks, I Love the College Girls
The Marquees, Hey School Girl
Tommy Facenda, High School U.S.A.
Gene Summers, School of Rock 'n Roll
Brownsville Station, Smokin' in the Boys Room

Count Basie Orchestra, How Long Blues
John Lee Hooker, How Long Blues


Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Playlist: August 12, 2020


Mark Hummel, Five Long Years
Gary Smith, You're So Fine (live)
Aki Kumar, Tiyachu
The Lucky Losers, Catch Desire By The Tail
     from the new album Godless Land
King Street Giants, Get Out
     from the new album Everything Must Go
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, One Hour Mama
     Fri 8/14: Risqué Rhythm
Adam Shulman Septet, Whose Blues
     Thu 8/13 @ SFJazz Center
Alligator Spacewalk, Resistance Rising
     Thu 8/13: Will's Birthday Bash
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Seven Nation Army
     Thu 8/13 @ Boom Boom Room
Red Room Orchestra, Pink Room
     Sat 8/15 @ The Chapel

Oscar Peterson, I Got Rhythm
Oscar Peterson, Rockin' in Rhythm
Oscar Peterson Trio, Place St. Henri
Oscar Peterson Trio, When Summer Comes (live)
Oscar Peterson Trio, Night Train
Oscar Peterson Trio, Georgia On My Mind
Oscar Peterson, Nice Work If You Can Get It
Oscar Peterson, One O'Clock Jump
Oscar Peterson, Greasy Blues (for Count Basie)
Oscar Peterson Trio, Laurentide Waltz
Oscar Peterson Trio, Hymn to Freedom



Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Playlist: August 5, 2020


Suzy Dorn, Animales Tocan Instrumentos
Suzy Dorn, Vamos de Paseo
Eddie Boyd, Five Long Years
Little Junior Parker, Five Long Years
John Lee Hooker, Five Long Years
Ike & Tina Turner, Five Long Years
Buddy & the Juniors, Five Long Years
Jimmy Yancey, Five O'Clock Blues
O.V. Wright, Nickel and a Nail
Tommy Castro, If I Had a Nickel
Red Nichols & His Orchestra, Five Pennies
Corb Lund, Five Dollar Bill
Gene Vincent, Five Feet of Lovin’
Johnny Cash, Five Feet High and Rising
Johnny Cash & Bob Dylan, Five Feet High and Rising
Bob Dylan, Old Five and Dimer
Louis Jordan, Five Guys Named Moe

Schoolhouse Rock, Multiplying By Fives
Blue Rodeo, Five Days in May
David Bowie, Five Years
Colin James, Five Long Years
Rhianna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney, FourFiveSeconds
The Proclaimers, I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
Dolly Parton, 9 to 5
Walter Murphy, A Fifth of Beethoven
Dave Brubeck Quartet, Take 5


Thursday, July 30, 2020

Playlist: July 29, 2020


Terrie Odabi, Love Trumps Hate
Shemekia Copeland, Uncivil War
Tiffany Austin, You Must Believe in Spring
     Thu 7/30 @ Social Call
Betty Carter, Social Call
Amber Gougis, Prisoner (in-studio)
     Fri 7/31 @ Alta Waverly
Sons of the Soul Revivers, All Things Are Possible
      from the new album Songs We’ll Always Sing: A Tribute to the Pilgrim Jubilees
Lucky Losers, Godless Land
     from the forthcoming album Godless Land
King Street Giants, RMJ Dirge
     from the forthcoming album Everything Must Go
Bob Dylan, Crossing the Rubicon
     from the new album Rough and Rowdy Ways
Dion, Blues Comin' On
     from the new album Blues With Friends

Buddy Guy, Hello San Francisco
Buddy Guy, The Blues Is Alive and Well
Buddy Guy, DJ Play My Blues
Barry Goldberg, Blues For Barry And...
Michael Bloomfield, I've Got You in the Palm of My Hand
Michael Bloomfield, I'm Glad I'm Jewish
Roy Rogers, She's A Real Jaguar (in-studio)
Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings, Shake Your Moneymaker (live)
Charlie Christian, Solo Flight
Charlie Christian, Blues in B
Joe Venuti & His Blue Five, Jigsaw Puzzle Blues
Joe Venuti & His Blue Five, Pink Elephants


Thursday, July 16, 2020

Playlist: July 15, 2020


Cosa Nostra Strings, The Clown
Thompson & Theis, Vibe
The Crux, Prologue No. 31
The Crux, Dismember
The Crux, The Other Side of the Ice
The Crux, Wine and Grind
     from the new EP The Other Side of the Ice
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Goin' Out West
Son of the Soul Revivers, Time to Testify
      from the new album Songs We’ll Always Sing: A Tribute to the Pilgrim Jubilees
Aki Kumar, Waltzin' Matunga
     from the new album Dilruba
Elvin Bishop, Lockdown
California Honeydrops, Honey Sugar
     from the new EP Just One More and Then Some
No Lovely Thing, Mangoes
Royal Jelly Jive, Stand Up

Royal Jelly Jive, We Can Get Down
California Honeydrops, Run Run Run
Seth Augustus, Tame
Extra Action Marching Band, War Pigs
Suzy Thompson, River
Whiskerman, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Zakiya Harris & Friends, I Want to Take You Higher
Fely Tchaco, I Know What I Know
Brass Band Mission, One Love
Otis McDonald & Awesöme Orchestra, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (reprise) / A Day in the Life 


Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Playlist: July 8, 2020


Rick Estrin & the Nightcats, Dump That Trump!
California Honeydrops, Shack in the Back
     from the new EP Just One More and Then Some
Sons of the Soul Revivers, Don't Let Jesus Down
     from the new album Songs We’ll Always Sing: A Tribute to the Pilgrim Jubilees
Aki Kumar, Aana Mere Pyar Ko
     from the new album Dilruba 
Whiskerman, Lawless
Ben Goldberg, July 1 2020
     from the ongoing album Plague Diary
Josh Thurston-Milgrom, La Petite Mort
     from the new album Thirsty Pilgrim Songs
Mark Rosenthal, Angel From Montgomery
     from the new album Diggin' In
Bob Dylan, My Own Version of You
     from the new album Rough and Rowdy Ways
Jeremiah Lockwood, Don't Want Me Baby
Quinn DeVeaux, Gimme Your Love

Ringo Starr, I'm The Greatest
Ringo Starr, What's My Name
The Beatles, Boys (live)
The Beatles, If You've Got Trouble
The Beatles, Octopus's Garden (take 9)
The Beatles, Octopus's Garden (rehearsal)
Ringo Starr, Nashville Jam
Ringo Starr, Photograph (live)
Louis Jordan, Mop Mop
Louis Jordan, Ain't That Just Like A Woman
Phil Berkowitz, Caldonia


Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Playlist: July 1, 2020


Blue Rodeo, Stealin' All My Dreams
Blue Rodeo, Are You Ready For the Country? (in-studio)
Neil Young, We Don't Smoke It No More
     from the "new" album Homegrown
Neil Young, Think of Me
Cowboy Junkies, Stranger Here (in-studio)
Cowboy Junkies, Crossroads
Leonard Cohen, Thanks for the Dance
Leonard Cohen, The Lost Canadian (Un Canadien Errant)
Colin James, One More Mile
Colin James, Voodoo Thing
Oscar Peterson Trio, Place St. Henri
Oscar Peterson Trio, Hymn to Freedom

Tin Cup Serenade, Manitoba
The British Columbians, Hoodoo
Gordon Lightfoot, Alberta Bound
The Guess Who, Runnin’ Back to Saskatoon
The Duhks, You Go East, I’ll Go West
The Tragically Hip, Born in the Water
Lynda Lemay, Les Maudits Français
Stompin’ Tom Connors, Saint John Blues
Joel Plaskett, Love This Town
Great Big Sea, Excursion Around the Bay
Nathan Wiley, Bottom Dollar Baby
The Jerry Cans, Ukiuq
The Travellers, This Land Is Your Land


Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Playlist: June 24, 2020


Bob Dylan, Crossing the Rubicon
Bob Dylan, I Contain Multitudes
Bob Dylan, Goodbye Jimmy Reed
Jimmy Reed, Down in Virginia
Bob Dylan, False Prophet 
Billy Emerson, If Lovin’ Is Believing 
Billy Emerson, Red Hot
Bob Dylan, I've Made Up My Mind to Give Myself to You
Bob Dylan, Black Rider
Tom Waits, The Black Rider
Jimmie Rodgers, My Rough and Rowdy Ways
Bob Dylan, Mother of Muses
     from the new album Rough and Rowdy Ways

California Honeydrops, In the Air
California Honeydrops, Every Once in a While (live)
     Fri 6/26 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Quinn DeVeaux, Trouble
Kim Nalley, Trouble of the World
Jazz Mafia feat. Tiffany Austin, Wilderness
Blonde Toledo, Killing Floor
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Some Like It Hot
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Roll the Boogie
Rob Reich, Bootlegger's Balls
Craig Ventresco & Meredith Axelrod, Cold Mornin' Shout
The Cottontails, Hold My Hand
Vic Wong & Friends, I'll Get By (As Long as I Have You)


Thursday, June 18, 2020

Playlist: June 17, 2020


Luther Allison, I’m Back
Lightnin’ Hopkins, I’m Coming Home
Leon Bridges, Coming Home
Ruby Wilson, I’m Coming Home
Jimmy Dawkins, Back Home Blues
Meklit & Quinn, Na̛ive Melody (This Must Be the Place)
Tiffany Austin, Blues Creole (For Amede)
Howard Wiley, Come Forth (To the House of the Lord)
Fatso Bentley, Juneteenth Jamboree
Bob Dylan, Murder Most Foul
     from the new album Rough and Rowdy Ways

Bob Dylan, In The Summertime (live)
Bob Dylan, Summer Days
Billy Stewart, Summertime
Sidney Bechet, Summertime
Kim Nalley, Summertime
Billie Holiday, Summertime
Tom Waits, Summertime (live)
R.E.M., Summertime
Paul McCartney, Summertime
Howard Wiley, Song for a Hot Summers Night
Mr. Sad Head, Hot Weather Blues
Prince Buster, Too Hot




Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Playlist: June 10, 2020


Howlin' Wolf, Smokestack Lightning
Tiffany Austin, Greenwood
Howlin’ Wolf, Natchez Burning
Howlin’ Wolf, I’ve Been Abused
Howlin' Wolf, Sitting On Top of the World
Ray Charles, I'm Sittin' On Top of the World
Jeff Healey, Sittin' On Top of the World
Mississippi Sheiks, Sitting On Top of the World
Alabama Sheiks, Sittin' On Top of the World
Bob Dylan, Sittin' On Top of the World
Big Joe Williams, Sitting on Top of the World
Carolina Chocolate Drops, Sitting On Top of the World
Ndidi Onukwulu, Things About Comin' My Way
Tampa Red, Things 'Bout Coming My Way No.2


Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Playlist: June 3, 2020


The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Still I Rise (live)
Quinn DeVeaux, Holiday
Quinn DeVeaux, Take Me to Glory
     from the new album Book of Soul
Kim Nalley, She’s Got the Whole World In Her Hands
Kim Nalley, Big Hooded Black Man
Tiffany Austin, Fight the Power (live)
Tiffany Austin, Ain’t No Grave (Can Hold My Body Down)
Terrie Odabi, Gentrification Blues
Alabama Mike, Upset the Status Quo
Fantastic Negrito, In the Pines
Fantastic Negrito, Chocolate Samurai
     from the forthcoming album Have You Lost Your Mind Yet?
Jimmy Rogers, You're the One
Memphis Minnie, Killer Diller Blues


Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Playlist: May 27, 2020


Fantastic Negrito, How Long
     from the forthcoming album Have You Lost Your Mind Yet?
Quinn DeVeaux, Stay the Night
     from the new album Book of Soul

Special shelter-in-place guests: The Lucky Losers

The Lucky Losers, Godless Land
The Lucky Losers, Can't Keep Pretending
The Lucky Losers, My One Good Eye
The Lucky Losers, Half A Nothing
Shuggie Otis, Inspiration Information
Irma Thomas, Be You
The Lucky Losers, Mad Love Is Good Love
     from the forthcoming album Godless Land


Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Playlist: May 20, 2020


     from the forthcoming album Rough and Rowdy Ways
Jimmie Rodgers, My Rough and Rowdy Ways
Bob Dylan, My Blue-Eyed Jane
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, Jimmie Rodgers medley
Bob Dylan, Boogie Woogie Country Girl
Bob Dylan, Return to Me 
Bob Dylan, Long Distance Operator (live)
Bob Dylan, San Francisco Bay Blues (live)
Bob Dylan, You're A Big Girl Now (live)
Bob Dylan, Old Man (live)
Bob Dylan, False Prophet
     from the forthcoming album Rough and Rowdy Ways
Billy Emerson, If Lovin’ Is Believing


Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Playlist: May 13, 2020


Bob Dylan, False Prophet
     from the forthcoming album Rough and Rowdy Ways

Special #StayAtHome guests: Blonde Toledo

Swipe / Do the Kids Still Know How to Fall in Love
Nimbus Cocktail (in-home)
Another Mother's Child in Trouble (in-home)
Walk With a View (in-home)
Scenes From a Marriage (in-home)
Little Miss Krissy

Herbie Hancock, St. Louis Blues (feat. Stevie Wonder)

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Playlist: May 6, 2020

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Robert JohnsonStop Breakin' Down Blues
The Rolling Stones, Stop Breaking Down
The White Stripes, Stop Breaking Down
Eric Clapton, Stop Breakin' Down Blues
Muddy Waters, Walkin' Blues
Elmore James, I Believe
Homesick James, Crossroads
Robert Lockwood Jr, Steady Rollin' Man
Robert Lockwood Jr, Little Queen of Spades
Chris Thomas King, Ramblin' On My Mind
Bob Dylan, Milkcow's Calf Blues
Dennis Johnson, Hellhound On My Trail
Howell Devine, Come On In My Kitchen
Robert Johnson, They're Red Hot