Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Playlist: July 8, 2020

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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 Thirst 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

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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

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Playlist: April 29, 2020

Bob Dylan, I Contain Multitudes
Aki Kumar, The Rich Shall Inherit the Earth

11th Annual Left-Hand-A-Thon

Otis Rush, Right Place Wrong Time (live)
Otis Rush, Cross Cut Saw (live)
Otis Rush, Tops (live)
Albert King, Watermelon Man (live)
Albert King, Why You So Mean to Me (live)
Albert King, I Get Evil (live)
Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign (live)
Otis Rush, All Your Love (I Miss Loving) (live)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Playlist: April 15, 2020

Special shelter-in-place guest: Quinn DeVeaux

Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, Been Too Long
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, Stay the Night
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, Good Times Roll
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, Take Me Home
Bill Withers, Kissing My Love
Bill Withers, Ain't No Sunshine
John Prine, The Late John Garfield Blues
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, All I Need
     from the new album Book of Soul
Bob Dylan, Murder Most Foul

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Playlist: April 8, 2020

Bob Dylan, Little Moses (live)
The Carter Family, Little Moses
John Lee Hooker, Moses Smote the Water
The Duhks, Moses Don't Get Lost
Bernie Knee, Passover on the Range
Jimmy Scott, Exodus
Ray Barretto, Exodus
Meshugga Beach Party, Dayenu
Elana Jagoda, It Would Have Been Enough (Dayenu)
Saul Kaye, Sea of Reeds
Elana Jagoda, Holy Sister Miriam
Grant Green, Go Down Moses
Fats Waller, Go Down Moses
Bob Dylan, Go Down Moses (live)

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Playlist: March 25, 2020

Jimmy McCracklin, Savoy Jump
Big Mama Thornton, Big Mama's Coming
Jimmy Wilson & The Blues Blasters, Oh Red
Jimmy Wilson & The Blues Blasters, Blues In The Alley
Jimmy McCracklin, Beer Tavern
Jimmy McCracklin, Love For Yo
Big Mama Thornton, Don't Talk Back
Johnny Fuller, First Stage of the Blues
Johnny Fuller, Weeping and Moaning
Johnny Fuller, Strange Land
Johnny Fuller, No More
Juke Boy Bonner, Well Baby
Juke Boy Bonner, Rock With Me Baby
Jimmy McCracklin, You're The One
Jimmy McCracklin, I'm The One
Jimmy McCracklin, I Wanna Make Love To You
Jimmy McCracklin, Fare-Well
Jimmy McCracklin, Take A Chance
Rodger Collins, Foxy Girls In Oakland

Huey Lewis & The News, Going Down Slow
Red Archibald & The Internationals, 1% Bounce
Freeman Stowers, Railroad Blues
De Ford Bailey, Davidson County Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson, Mr. Downchild
Little Walter, Juke
Walter Horton, In The Mood
Junior Wells, Chitlin Con Carne
Bob Dylan, Pledging My Time
The Beatles, I Got To Find My Baby
Robert Klein, I Can't Stop My Leg
Toots Thielemans, Bluesette
The Harmonicats, Peg O' My Heart
J. Geils Band, Whammer Jammer
Phil Berkowitz, Choo Choo Ch'Boogie

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Playlist: March 11, 2020

Tumbledown House, Everybody Loves My Baby
     from the new EP Adoring the Roaring 20s
     Thu 3/12 @ Freight & Salvage
     Fri 3/13 @ Blue Note Napa
Colin James, Watch Out
     Thu 3/12 @ Yoshi's
     Fri 3/13 @ Hopmonk Novato
Balkan Bump, Osmanity
Balkan Bump, The Devil Dance
     from the forthcoming album Osmanity
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
     Wed 3/18 @ Harlow's
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough (in-studio)
     Thu 3/12 @ The Saloon
Blonde Toledo, Little Miss Krissy (in-studio)
     Fri 3/13 @ Amado's
The Stone Foxes, Little Red Rooster (in-studio)
     Sat 3/14 @ Moe's Alley
Ron Thompson & Mark Hummel, You Don't Have to Go (in-studio)

Ron Thompson & Mark Hummel, Where Can You Be (in-studio)
     Ron Thompson (1953-2020)
Big Money in Dixieland, Girl of My Dreams (live)
     Mal Sharpe (1936-2020)
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Cobalt Blues
     Charlie Baty (1953-2020)
Aki Kumar & Kid Andersen, Back to Bombay (in-studio)
John Németh, She Did Not Show (in-studio)
Big Harp George, Home Stretch (in-studio)
Midtown Social, Shine Again (in-studio)
Jimmy Grant Ensemble, Bunicul (in-studio)
Barrio Manouche, Lucía (in-studio)
Hanna Rifkin & The Handsomes, Morning Glory (in-studio)
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Jesus O What a Wonderful Child (in-studio)

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Playlist: March 4, 2020

Hot Club of Cowtown, Before the Time of Men
Davina & The Vagabonds, Shake That Thing
     Sun 3/08 @ SFJazz Center
     Mon 3/09 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Mokai, Holy Guacamole
Jimmy Sweetwater, Move to the Outskirts of Town
     Fri 3/07 @ Bazzar Cafe

Special in-studio guests: Tumbledown House

     Thu 3/11 @ Freight & Salvage
     Fri 3/12 @ Blue Nope Napa
     Sat 3/20 @ Miner's Foundry Cultural Center

Sobbin' Blues
     from the forthcoming EP Adoring the Roaring 20s
Everybody Loves My Baby (in-studio)
Louisville Lou (in-studio)
My Sweetie Went Away (in-studio)
Ode to Josephine Baker
Clever Crocodile (in-studio)
Downhearted Blues (in-studio)
St. Louis Blues
     from the forthcoming EP Adoring the Roaring 20s

Charlie Musselwhite, Cristo Redentor (live)
Jimmie Vaughan, Funny How Time Slips Away
Buddy Guy, My Mama Loved Me
     Fri 3/06 @ Paramount Theatre
Sugaray Rayford, You and I
    Sat 3/07 @ Sutter Creek Theatre
    Sun 3/08 Sweetwater Music Hall
Midtown Social, Born to Dream / Savoir Faire
     Fri 3/06 @ The Independent
Kim Nalley, Sunday Kind of Love
     Sun 3/08 @ Yoshi's
Rob Reich, Sweep Me Away
     Tue 3/10 @ California Jazz Conservatory
Jimmy Grant Ensemble, Drunk
     Fri 3/06 @ Point Richmond Jazz
     Sat 3/07 @ Throckmorton Theatre
Americano Social Club, Make You Feel My Love
     Sat 3/07 @ Club Deluxe
     Wed 3/11 @ Revolution Cafe
     Fri 3/06 @ Mystic Theatre

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Playlist: February 26, 2020

Quinn DeVeaux, This Could Be Yours
     Sat 2/29 @ Rickshaw Stop
Kim Nalley, Movin' On Up
     Thu 2/27 @ Palo Alto JCC
     Sat 2/29 @ California Jazz Conservatory
Tiffany Austin, I Walk the Line
     Thu 2/27 @ Palo Alto JCC
     Sun 3/01 @ Sweetwater Music Hall   
Denise Perrier, Salty Papa Blues
     Thu 2/27 @ Palo Alto JCC
     Thu-Sun 2/27-3/01 @ SFJazz Center
Eric Gales, I Ain't No Shrink
     Fri 2/28 @ Club Fox
     Sat 2/29 @ El Campnil Theatre
     Sun 3/01 @ Harlow's
Dennis Johnson, Revolution
     Sun 3/01 @ Harlow's
     Thu 3/05 @ Westwood
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Resentment File
     Fri 2/28 @ Palms Playhouse
     Sat 2/29 @ SLO Veteran's Memorial Hall
     Sun 3/01 @ Moe's Alley
The Gold Souls, Hunger Is the Best Spice
     Fri 2/28 @ The Back Room
     Sat 2/29 @ Tavern on Fourth
Aki Kuamr, Ruxanna
     Sat 2/29 @ The Sound Room
Tumbledown House, Pure Medicine
     Fri 2/28 @ Club Deluxe
     Wed 3/04 on Fog City Blues

The Stone Foxes, Death of Me
The Stone Foxes, Can't Go Back
     from the forthcoming EP Gold
The Stone Foxes, Gimme Some Truth
     Sat 2/29 @ The Independent
The Beatles, Something (rehearsal)
The Beatles, All Things Must Pass (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Isn't It A Pity (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Let It Down (rehearsal)
George Harrison & Bob Dylan, I'd Have You Anytime
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, One Too Many Mornings
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, Big River
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, You Are My Sunshine
Fats Domino, Lady Madonna

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Playlist: February 19, 2020

Mission Delirium, Rum & Coke
     Tue 2/25 @ The Chapel
Mitch Woods, I Left My Baby at the Mardi Gras Cryin'
     Tue 2/25 @ The Baywater
Deep Basement Shakers, Mardi Gras Mambo
     Sat 2/22 @ Tap 25
     Wed 2/26 @ Pagan Idol
Circus Bella All-Star Band, The Afterparty
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Make It Back to Memphis (live)
     Fri-Sat 2/21-22 @ Rancho Nicasio
Beyond the Pale, Ruckus in Ralja
     Thu 2/20 @ Red Poppy Art House
     Fri 2/21 @ Congregation Sherith Israel
Orchestra Gold, Djama
     Fri 2/28 @ The UC Theatre
Sun Hop Fat, Rhinosaur
     Sat 2/29 @ The UC Theatre
Mulatu Astatke, Ethio Blues
     Fri-Sat 2/28-29 @ The UC Theatre
Tiffany Austin, Resolution
     Sat 2/22 @ Museum of the Africa Diaspora
Midtown Social, Candlelit
     from the new album Fantastic Colors
     Sat 2/22 @ Moe's Alley

Huey Lewis & The News, One of the Boys
Huey Lewis & The News, Pretty Girls Everywhere
Huey Lewis & The News, Her Love Is Killin' Me
     from the new album Weather
Huey Lewis & The News, Free
Dennis Jones, Hot Sauce (live)
     Fri 2/21 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sat 2/22 @ The Saloon
Albert Cummings, It's All Good
     Thu 2/20 @ Freight & Salvage
     Fri 2/21 @ Crest Theatre
Janiva Magness, Change in the Weather
     Mon 2/24 @ Yoshi's
Rhythm Future Quartet, Caravan
     Thu 2/20 @ JCC Palo Alto
     Fri 2/21 @ Bankhead Theater
Seth Augustus, Air to the Thrones
Corey Harris, Special Rider Blues
Irma Thomas, Same Old Blues
Nina Simone, Go to Hell