Saturday, May 21, 2022

Playlist: May 21, 2022

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Taj Mahal, New Stranger Blues
Jules Leyhe, Start Your Engines
     Thu 5/26 @ SF Jazz Center

Special guest: Jackie Lees (co-author, Bob Dylan in London: Troubadour Tales)

London Calling (live)
Blood In My Eyes
The Ballad of the Gliding Swan
Mary From the Wild Moor (live)
It Ain't Me, Babe (live)
Blues Stay Away From Me (with Joan Baez)
She Belongs to Me (live)
Tell Me Momma (live)
Love Her With A Feeling (live)
Let's Begin (live)
I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine (live)
Like A Rolling Stone (live)
One Too Many Mornings (live)
Subterranean Homesick Blues

Taj Mahal & The Phantom Blues Band, Bob Dylan's 115th Dream

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Playlist: May 7, 2022

Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues
Kim Nalley, I Want a Little Boy
     from the new album I Want a Little Boy
     Sun 5/08 @ Blue Note Napa
Gaucho, Saturday Night Function
     Sat 5/14 @ SFJazz Center
Beso Negro, We Can Dream
     Fri 5/13 @ SFJazz Center
Barrio Manouche, Despierta
     Thu 5/12 @ SFJazz Center
Jazz Mafia, You Haven’t Done Nothin'
     Fri 5/13 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Vieux Farka Touré, Gabou Ni Tie
     from the forthcoming album Les Racines
     Fri 5/13 @ Freight & Salvage
Tommy Castro, A Bluesman Came to Town
     Fri 5/13 @ Mystic Theatre
Booker T, Father Son Blues
     Sat 5/14 @ Guild Theatre
     Sun 5/15 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Howell Devine, Come On In My KItchen
Dennis Johnson & The Mississippi Ramblers, Walkin' Blues
Robert Johnson, They’re Red Hot

Take Me to the River New Orleans Radio Special

Dee-1, Mannie Fresh, Big Freedia, and Galactic, Act Like You Know
The Neville Brothers with Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, and George Porter Jr, (Hey Mama) Wild Tchoupitoulas
PJ Morton featuring Cheeky Blakk and Rebirth Brass Band, New Orleans Girl
Aaron Neville with the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Stompin' Ground
Irma Thomas with Cyril Neville, George Porter Jr., Ian Neville and Ivan Neville, Carnival Time

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Playlist: April 30, 2022

Jazz Mafia, God Made Me Funky
Jazz Mafia, Wilderness
     from the new album Family Business
Big Blu Soul Revue, E Walkin’
     Sun 5/01 @ Twomey Cellars
     Fri 5/06 @ Golden Gate Park Bandshell
The Gold Souls, ‘94 Chevy
      Sun 5/01 @ Moe’s Alley
Van Goat, Bad Boy Drunk
     Sat 5/07 @ The Ivy Room
Ana Pop0vic, Brand New Man
     Wed 5/04 @ Yoshi's
The Lucky Losers, Catch Desire By the Tail
     Thu 5/05 @ The Saloon
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Jumpin’ in the Morning
     Sun 5/01 @ Blue Note Napa
Link Wray, Rumble
Little Walter, Roller Coaster
Homesick James, Homesick’s Shuffle
Mabel Scott, Subway Blues
Willie Nelson, Outskirts of Town

The 13th Annual Left-Hand-A-Thon

Duke Robillard, Left-Handed
Louis Jordan, Never Let Your Left Hand Know What the Right One's Doing
Dick Dale, Hava Nagila
Albert King, I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town (live)
Otis Rush, Right Place Wrong Time (live)
Otis Rush, I Can't Quit You Baby
Elizabeth Cotten, Shake Sugaree
Barbara Lynn, What'd I Say (live)
Left-Hand Frank, Blues Won't Let Me Be
Lefty Dizz, Cloudy Weather
Eric Gales, I Gotta Go
Jimi Hendrix, Mannish Boy
Paul McCartney, Winter Bird / When Winter Comes

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Playlist: April 23, 2022

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Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign (live)
Otis Rush, Tops (live)

Special guest: Kyra Gordon

     Sat 4/30 @ California Jazz Conservatory

Kyra Gordon, I Love You
Kyra Gordon, Doppelganger Angel
Kyra Gordon, Emotional Pirate
Kyra Gordon, Greetings From East Texas
Kyra Gordon, Laredo Slim
Mother Earth, Down So Low
Big Brother & The Holding Company, Bye Bye Baby
Kyra Gordon, Soul of a Showgirl
     from the new album Soul of a Showgirl

Bonnie Raitt, Something's Got a Hold of My Heart
     from the new album Just Like That...
California Honeydrops, Get Real High
Dennis Johnson, Going Down
Gaucho, Put 'Em Down Blues
     from the new album Baltimore
King Street Giants, Alright
     Fri 4/29 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Speakesē, Queen Bee
Diggin' Dirt, California Groove Gumbo
     Thu 4/28 @ The Independent
Aki Kumar, Watermelon Man
     Thu 4/28 @ Mr. Tipple's
Tiffany Austin, Resolution
Ella Fitzgerald, You Don't Know My Mind
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Deep Moaning Blues

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Playlist: April 16, 2022

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Catherine Russell, Send For Me
     Tue 4/19 @ Yoshi's
     Wed 4/20 @ Kuumbwa Jazz
Keb' Mo', Lean On Me
     Thu-Sun 4/21-24 @ SFJazz Center

Special guests: Joshua Howell and Pete Devine

     Wed 4/20 @ Club Fox
     Thu 4/21 @ Peri's
     Fri 4/22 @ Roxx on Main

HowellDevine, East St. Louis
HowellDevine, Strange Time Meltdown
HowellDevine, Smoke
HowellDevine, When the Levee Breaks
Blind Boy Fuller, Untrue Blues
R.L. Burnside, Long-Haired Doney
HowellDevine, Long Distance Call
HowellDevine, Hey! Oh, Really?
     from the new album Strange Time Blues

Bob Dylan, Little Moses (take 1)
The Carter Family, Little Moses
John Lee Hooker, Moses Smote the Water
The Duhks, Moses Don't Get Lost
Charlie Haden & Hank Jones, Go Down Moses
Darondo, Let My People Go
Bernie Knee, Passover on the Range
Jimmy Scott, Exodus
Ray Barretto, Exodus
Meshugga Beach Party, Exodus
Meshugga Beach Party, Dayenu
The Barry Sisters, Passover Medley
Slim & Slam, Matzo Balls
Urban Funk Monkeys, Barbaric Matzoh
Mavis Staples, Go Down Moses
Bob Dylan, Go Down Moses (live)

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Playlist: April 9, 2022

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A-ha, Take On Me (live)
HowellDevine, Strange Time Meltdown
     from the new album Strange Time Blues
     Sat 4/16 on Fog City Blues
Aki Kumar, Roobaroo Roshni
     Wed 4/13 @ Harlow's
     Fri 4/15 @ The Back Room
Alabama Mike, Mississppi
     Fri 4/15 @ The Back Room
Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, Let's Go
     Fri 4/15 @ Mystic Theatre
     Sat 4/16 @ Felton Music Hall
The Stone Foxes, Electric Stomp
     Fri 4/15 @ Felton Music Hall
Big Blu Soul Revue, E. Walkin'
     Fri 4/15 @ Fort Mason Off the Gird
Keb' Mo', Good to Be (Home Again)
Jackie Venson, Down By the Riverside/Up Above My Head
     Fri 4/15 @ Golden State Theatre
     Sat 4/16 @ Uptown Theatre
The Caliopians, Do the Kids Still Know How to Fall in Love
     Mon 4/11 @ Club Deluxe
     Fri 4/15 @ Sausalito Cruising Club
Hoxton Mob, Bring It On Home to Me
     Sat 4/16 @ Study Hall
Scott Biram, Red Wine
     Fri 4/15 @ Bottom of the Hill

Herbie Hancock, Chameleon
Mance Lipscomb, Willie Poor Boy (live)
John Brim, Ice Cream Man
Big Walter Horton, Nosey Neighbors
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, What'd I Say
Billie Holiday, Now Or Never
Muddy Waters, Honey Bee (live)
Muddy Waters, Trouble No More (live)
Muddy Waters, Hoochie Coochie Man (live)
Muddy Waters, Long Distance Call (live)

Saturday, March 26, 2022

Playlist: March 26, 2022

Cowboy Junkies, Five Years
     from the new album Songs of the Recollection
HowellDevine, Smoke
     from the new album Strange Time Blues

Special guest: Aki Kumar

     Fri 4/01 @ Freight & Salvage: Little Village's April First No Foolin' Artist Revue

Aki Kumar, Dilruba
Aki Kumar, Hindi Man Blues
Aki Kumar, Zindagi
Aki Kumar, Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Yeh
Marcel Smith, Harry Hippie
Tia Carroll, Move On
Aki Kumar, Bollywood Blues

Hernandez Hideaway, Adon Olam
     Thu 3/31 @ Specs

Alberta Hunter, Amtrak Blues
Susy Dorn, Chu-Chu ¡Ya Viene el Tren!
Bob Dylan, Duquesne Whistle
Bob Dylan, Slow Train (live)
Bob Dylan, It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry (takes 1-3)
Bob Dylan, Freight Train Blues
Freeman Stowers, Railroad Blues
California Honeydrops, Train Song
Muddy Waters, Train Fare Home
Little Junior Parker, Mystery Train
Howlin' Wolf, Smokestack Lightning
The Wailers, This Train
Scotty, Draw Your Brakes
The Ethiopians, Train to Skaville

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Playlist: March 19, 2022

Book of J, La Caída de Amán (in-studio)
Terrie Odabi, Grinnin' In Your Face (in-studio)
Tiffany Austin, Music's Gonna Meet Me There
Kim Nalley, The Trombone Song (Big Long Sliding Thing)
Faye Carol, Chill With You (in-studio)
Cathy Lemons, I'm a Good Woman (in-studio)
Xandra Corpora, The Battle of San Francisco (in-studio)
Meklit Hadero, Sweet and Salty (in-studio)
Rupa & the April Fishes, Lay My Head Down (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, This Land Is Your Land (in-studio)
The View From Bernal Hill, Easier Done Than Said (in-studio)
Lady Bianca, Sweet Baby (in-studio)
Karina Denike, Boxing Glove (in-studio)
Wendy DeWitt, Boogie Woogie Rambler (in-studio)

Moonshine Jelly, Lawr y Lôn (in-studio)
Cowboy Junkies, Little Dark Heart (in-studio)
Zazí, Pretty Fly (in-studio)
Carolina Chocolate Drops, No Man's Mama (in-studio)
Hot Club of Cowtown, Cabiria (in-studio)
Elana Jagoda, On the Seder Plate (in-studio)
Hannah Rifkin, Morning Glory (in-studio)
Kyra Gordon, Trouble in Mind (in-studio)
Rainbow Girls, Smoke Rings (in-studio)
T Sisters, Fight Song (in-studio)
Amber Gougis, Cry On (in-studio)
Bells Atlas, Spec and Bubble (in-studio)
Kendra McKinley, Sink (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, Love Will (in-studio)

Saturday, March 12, 2022

Playlist: March 12, 2022

Sonny Rhodes, East Oakland Stomp
Sonny Rhodes, I Am Sonny Rhodes
Lady Bianca, Da Da Day (The Happy Song)
Mark Hummel, Flim Flam
Curtis Salgado, One Night Only
     Mon 3/14 @ Yoshi's: Sonny Rhodes Memorial Benefit
Fantastic Negrito, Oh Betty
     from the forthcoming album White Jesus, Black Problems
Dom Flemons, Charmin' Betsy
     Fri 3/18 @ Bing Studio
HowellDevine, Boat's Up the River
     Fri 3/18 @ The Sound Room
     Sat 3/19 @ Club Deluxe
California Honeydrops, Up and Down World
     Thu-Fri 3/17-18 @ Hopmonk Tavern
John Németh, Ain't Too Old (live)
     Thu-Fri 3/17-18 Poor House Bistro
     Sat 3/19 @ Arena Theater
Barrio Manouche, Tangos de Kali 
     Fri 3/18 @ Starline Social Club
Fanfare Zambaleta, Celo Skopje
     Sat 3/19 @ Ashby Arts Space

Bob Dylan, No Time To Think
Bob Dylan, Pledging My Time (take 1)
Tom Waits, Time
Eddie Boyd, Twenty-Four Hours
Billy Ward & The Dominos, Sixty Minute Man
Derrick Morgan, Time Marches On
Blue Rodeo, Time
Dean Martin, That Old Clock on the Wall
Johnny Cash, My Grandfather's Clock
Booker T & the MGs, Time Is Tight
Sly & the Family Stone, Stand!
Jesse Fuller, San Francisco Bay Blues

Sunday, March 6, 2022

Playlist: March 5, 2022

Aki Kumar, Back to Bombay
     Sat 3/12 @ Poor House Bistro
Chris Cain, Hummingbird
     Fri 3/11 @ Poor House Bistro
Suzie Vinnick, A Hundred and Ten in the Shade
Zeellia, Quiet Water, Flowing Water
Balaklava Blues, EDM Guerrilla-Folk of the Ukranian Steppe
Mimi Fox, This Bird Still Flies
     Sun 3/06 @ SFJazz Center
Early James, Blue Pill Blues
     Wed 3/09 @ Moe's Alley
     Thu 3/10 @ The Independent
Tommy Castro, Draw the Line
     Fri 3/11 @ Club Fox
     Sat 3/12 @ Crest Theatre
Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite, Blues For Yesterday
Coco Montoya, Lights Are On But Nobody's Home
     Thu 3/10 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Fri 3/11 @ Freight & Salvage
Mark Hummel, Pepper Mama
     Fri 3/11 @ Bambino's

Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Skronky Tonk
Little Charlie & The Nightcats, I'll Take You Back
Little Charlie & The Nightcats, Tag (You're It)
Sugar Ray & The Bluetones feat. Little Charlie, Walk Me Home
Mark Hummel et al, My Babe (live)
Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue, Midnight Hour
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Dump That Chump (live)
     Thu 3/10 @ Harlow's
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Django
Rob Reich, Bootlegger's Balls
J.B. Lenoir, Please Don't

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Playlist: February 26, 2022

Tia Carroll, Move On
Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic, Come to Get a Dance
     Tue 3/01 @ Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore
Rhonda Benin, Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
     Tue 3/01 @ The Sound Room
King Street Giants, Ale Park Shuffle
     Tue 3/01 @ The Block
     Thu 3/03 @ Blue Note Napa
Wild Tchoupitoulas, The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Taj Mahal, Cajun Waltz
     Fri 3/04 @ Uptown Theatre
     Sat 3/05 @ Golden State Theatre
Buddy Guy, The Garbage Man Blues
Ally Venable, Heart of Fire
     Fri 3/04 @ Golden State Theatre
     Sat 3/05 @ Uptown Theatre
     Sun 3/06 @ Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
Sue Foley, Pinky's Blues
     Fri 3/04 @ Hopmonk Novato
     Sat 3/05 @ El Campanil Theatre
     Sun 3/06 @ Moe's Alley
The Gold Souls, Downtown Sound
     Sat 3/05 @ The Ivy Room

The Beatles, All Thing Must Pass (rehearsals)
The Beatles, I Told You Before
George Harrison, Ramblin' Woman/I Threw It All Away/Mama You Been On My Mind
Bob Dylan and George Harrison, Mama You Been On My Mind
George Harrison, Get Back
George Harrison, Going Down to Golder's Green
George Harrison, Down to the River (Rocking Chair Jam)
George Harrison, Woman Don't You Cry For Me
Bob Dylan and George Harrison, Yesterday
Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, Don't Think Twice It's Alright/Understand Your Man
Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, Careless Love
Fats Domino, Lovely Rita


Saturday, February 19, 2022

Playlist: February 19, 2022

Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Signal Fires
Royal Jelly Jive, In Heaven
     Sun 2/20 @ Crystal Bay Club
Son Little, Suffer
Eric Krasno, The Man In Me
     Fri 2/25 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Sat 2/26 @ Crystal Bay Club
Jazz Mafia (NOT a Brass Band feat. Yvette Pylant), 5 Years 
     Fri 2/25-26 @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
Monophonics, Last One Standing
     Sat 2/26 @ Guild Theatre
Smokey Robinson, Cruisin'
     Sat 2/26 @ Paramount Theatre
Davy Knowles, Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
     Fri 2/25 @ Moe's Alley
     Sat 2/26 @ Sutter Creek Theatre
Mark Hummel, Five Long Years
     Wed 2/23 Club Fox
     Fri 2/25 Rustic House
     Sat 2/26 Back Room
Aki Kumar, Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo
     Sun 2/20 @ Lost Church Santa Rosa
Diunna Greenleaf, Never Trust a Man
     from the forthcoming album I Ain't Playin'

Chris Cain, As Long As You Get What You Want
     Fri 2/25 @ Club Fox
Marquis Hill, Inner City Blues
     Sun 2/20 @ SJZ Break Room
Sasha Berliner, San Francisco (Interlude) / A Heroine's Manifesto
     Sun 2/20 @ SJZ Break Room
Steve Lucky Hammond Cheese Combo, Dink's Blues
     Fri 2/25 @ The Royal Cuckoo
John Brother Piano Company, The Closer
Seth Augustus, Cherry Rose
Corey Harris, Insurrection Blues (Chickens Come Home to Roost)
Super Chikan, Hug Me Don't Bug Me
Nina Simone, Nobody's Fault But Mine