Saturday, September 18, 2021

Playlist: September 18, 2021

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The Black Tones, My Name's Not Abraham Lincoln
     Thu 9/23 @ The Knockout
     Fri 9/24 @ The Ivy Room
Fantastic Negrito, Rolling Through California
     Sat 9/25 @ Redgate Ranch Music Festival
California Honeydrops, Tulsa Time
     Fri 9/24 @ Fox Theater
King Street Streets, Span off a Bird
     Fri 9/24 @ SOMO Grove
Jon Cleary, 21st Century Gypsy Singing Lover Man
     Fri 9/24 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
     Sat 9/25 @ Sonoma State University 
The Gold Souls, Worker’s Lullaby
     Sat 9/25 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
The Nth Power, Exodus (live)
     Fri 9/24 @ Boom Boom Room
     Sat 9/25 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Charlie Musselwhite, As the Crow Flies (live)
     Wed 9/22 @ Center for the Arts
     Fri 9/24 @ Charles Krug Winery
Chris Cain, Gambler’s Blues
     Fri 9/24 @ Poor House Bistro
BB King, Past Day
Leonard Cohen, Almost like the Blues

Rosanne Cash, September When It Comes (feat. Johnny Cash)
The Tempos, See You in September
Sarah Vaughan, September Song
Carole King, It Might As Well Rain Until September
Kim Nalley, September in the Rain
Johnnie Taylor, It's September
Barry White, September (When I First Met You)
Earth Wind & Fire, September
Buffy Sainte Marie, Sweet September Morning
My Morning Jacket, Old September Blues
Moe, September
The Bangles, September Gurls
Green Day, Wake Me Up When September Ends

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Playlist: September 11, 2021


Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Jeremiah Lockwood, Kol Nidre #3
Leonard Cohen, Who By Fire
Leonard Cohen, The Law
Leonard Cohen, Story of Isaac
Johnny Mathis, Kol Nidre
Fantastic Negrito, A New Beginning
     Fri 9/17 @ Farm to Fork Festival
     Sat 9/18 @ Mare Island Dock of Bay Festival
Gary Clark Jr, Bright Lights (live)
     Tue 9/14 @ The Mountain Winery
     Sat 9/18 @ Oxbow RiverStage
The Record Company, Darlin' Jane
     Sat 9/18 @ Farm to Fork Festival
Tommy Castro, Somewhere 
     from the new album A Bluesman Came to Town
     Sat 9/18 @ Cornerstone
Quinn DeVeaux, Home At Last
     Sun 9/19 @ Hopmonk Novato
George Jones, He Stopped Loving Her Today

George Harrison, Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang of Mine)
Panique, Livin' On A Prayer (live)
California Honeydrops, I Found A Love
Zero Mostel & Maria Karnilova, Do You Love Me?
U2, With Or Without You
Django Reinhardt, Anniversary Song
Cowboy Junkies, Anniversary Song
Bob Dylan, Wedding Song
John Lennon, Grow Old With Me
Nina Simone, Marriage Is For Old Folks
Al Green, Let's Get Married (live)
The Proclaimers, Let's Get Married (live)
Blue Rodeo, Andrea


Saturday, September 4, 2021

Playlist: September 4, 2021


Blues(ish) Hits of '41

Muddy Waters, I Be's Troubled
Champion Jack Dupree, Junker's Blues
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra, Take The 'A' Train
Glenn Miller Orchestra, Chattanooga Choo Choo
Woody Herman & His Orchestra, Blues In The Night
William Gillespie, Blues In The Night

The Class of '41

Bob Dylan, False Prophet
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, China Pig
Long John Baldry, Five Long Years
Otis Redding, Cigarettes and Coffee
The Isley Brothers, It's Your Thing
Peetie Wheatstraw, Ice and Snow Blues
Blind Boy Fuller, You Never Can Tell

The Bay Area in Blues Song

Sugar Pie DeSanto, Hello San Francisco Part 1
Floyd Dixon, San Francisco Blues
Chuck Berry, San Francisco Dues
Tommy Castro, Calling San Francisco
John Lee Hooker, Frisco Blues
Fantastic Negrito, The Last Days of Oakland
Rodger Collins, Foxy Girls In Oakland
Fillmore Slim, Downtown Fresno
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, They All Asked For You



Sunday, August 29, 2021

Playlist: August 28, 2021


Bob Dylan, Blind Willie McTell (take 5)
     from the forthcoming box set Springtime in New York: The Bootleg Series vol.16 (1980-1985)
Bob Dylan, Murder Most Foul
Kim Nalley, I Shall Be Released
     Fri 9/03 @ SFJazz Fridays at Five
Fantastic Negrito, Rolling Through California (feat. Miko Marks)
George Porter Jr. and Runnin' Pardners, Crying For Hope
     Fri 9/03-04 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
The Meters, Cardova
Project: Pimento, Black Magic Woman
     Sun 8/29 @ Zeitgeist
Dinah Washington, Caravan
Jimmy Rushing, Baby Won't You Please Come Home
Greg Keelor, Me and Mr. Hohner

Charlie Watts (1941-2021)

Rolling Stones, If You Can't Rock Me
Rolling Stones, Little Queenie (live)
Rolling Stones, Honky Tonk Women (live)
Charlie Watts Quintet, I'll Be Around
Rolling Stones, Commit a Crime
Rolling Stones, Little Red Rooster
Rolling Stones, Get Off of My Cloud
Rolling Stones, Miss Amanda Jones
Rolling Stones, Street Fighting Man
Rolling Stones, Sway
Rolling Stones, When the Whip Comes Down
Rolling Stones, I Can't Quit You Baby
Charlie Watts Orchestra, Stompin' at the Savoy (live) 


Saturday, August 21, 2021

Playlist: August 21, 2021


The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Birth of the Blues (in-studio)
Lady Bianca, Sweet Baby (in-studio)
The Lucky Losers, Be You
     Fri 8/27 @ The Saloon
Taj Mahal, The New Hula Blues
     Sun 8/22 @ Charles Krug Winery
Maria Muldaur, Let's Get Happy Together
     Mon 8/23 @ Yoshi's
Kelly McFarling, Now We Know
     Fri 8/27 @ Rockshaw Stop
Whiskerman, Westside
King Dream, Living Like a Teenager
California Honeydrops, Ripple
Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell and Veretski Pass, Train
     Tue 8/24 @ KelzKanada 2021
John Lee Hooker, Mean Old Train
Count Basie & Duke Ellington, Take the 'A' Train

Bob Dylan: Shadow Kingdom

When I Paint My Masterpiece
Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine
Queen Jane Approximately
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Tombstone Blues
To Be Alone With You
What Was It You Wanted
Forever Young
Pledging My Time
The Wicked Messenger
Watching the River Flow
It's All Over Now Baby Blue



Sunday, August 15, 2021

Playlist: August 14, 2021


Jimmy McCracklin, Savoy Jump
Jimmy McCracklin, The Walk
Taj Mahal, Cakewalk Into Town
     Sat-Sun 8/21-22 @ Charles Krug Winery
Paul West, Romance in the Dark (live)
     Wed-Sat 8/18-21 @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
John Pizzarelli, Better Days Ahead
     Tue-Wed 8/17-18 @ Yoshi's
Barrio Manouche, Conmigo No Se Juega
     Fri 8/20 @ New Parish
Gaucho, Put Em Down Blues
     Thu 8/19 @ DecoDance
     Sun 8/22 @ Curio
Inspector Gadje, Pool Party Premonition
     Sun 8/15 @ Manny's
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Stop Motion
     Thu 8/19 @ Yountville
Noah & The Arkitekts, Soul Fire
     Wed 8/18 @ Embarcadero Plaza
Leonard Cohen, Hallelujah
     Sun 8/15 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum: Sunday Stories
Oscar Peterson Trio, Blues of the Prairies

George Harrison, Almost 12-Bar Honky-Tonk
George Harrison, Woman Don't You Cry For Me
George Harrison, Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang of Mine)
George Harrison, Down to the River (Rocking Chair Jam)
George Harrison, Going Down to Golders Green
George Harrison, Get Back
John Lennon, How Do You Sleep (take 5 & 6)
John Lennon, Instant Karma (Evolution documentary)
George Harrison, All Things Must Pass (demo)
George Harrison, My Sweet Lord (demo)
Jimmy McCracklin, I Want to Make Love to You



Sunday, July 25, 2021

Playlist: July 24, 2021


Tom Waits, (Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night
Johnny Cash, Sunday Morning Coming Down
T-Bone Waker, Call It Stormy Monday
Big Harp George, It's Tuesday
John Lee Hooker, Wednesday Evening Blues
Harry Nilsson, (Thursday) Here's Why I Did Not Go to Work Today
Nancy Sinatra, Friday's Child
The Specials, Friday Night Saturday Morning
Georgia Satellites, Almost Saturday Night / Rockin' All Over the World
Sam Cooke, Another Saturday Night
The Drifters, Saturday Night at the Movies
Frank Sinatra, Same Old Saturday Night
David Bowie, Drive-In Saturday
George Harrison, P2 Vatican Blues (Last Saturday Night)
The Beatles, Lady Madonna

Bob Dylan, What Was It You Wanted (live)
Bob Dylan, Pledging My Time (live)
Mark Hummel, Hello Stranger
Lady Bianca, You Got Me Drinkin
Ron Thompson, One More Chance With You (live)
Ron Thompson, Where Can You Be (in-studio)
     Sat 7/31 @ Empress Theatre: Memorial for Ron Thompson
Aki Kumar, Watermelon Man
HowellDevine, Funky Miracle
     Sun 7/25 @ Poor House Bistro
SFJazz Collective, Silent Way / It's About Time
Sly & the Family Stone, Stand!


Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Playlist: July 14, 2021


John Lee Hooker, Wednesday Evening Blues
Charles Mingus, Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
Founding Fathers Trio, On Green Dolphin Street
     Sat 7/17 @ Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
Tiffany Austin, Better Git It in Your Soul
     Sat 7/17 @ Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
Smith Dobson, Sunday (feat. Ben Goldberg)
     Sun 7/18 @ Stable Cafe
Nirav Sanghani and the Pacific Six, Irrational Blues
     Sat 7/17 @ Curio
     Wed 7/21 @ Amado's
Greg Adams & East Bay Soul, Try a Little Tenderness
     Fri 7/16 @ Yoshi's
Big Blu Soul Revue, I Know
     Thu 7/15 @ Club Deluxe
Junk Parlor, Dance With Me Bela Lugosi
     Mon 7/19 @ Club Deluxe
Bob Dylan, Pretty Boy Floyd

Muddy Waters, I Can't Be Satisfied
Albert King, Watermelon Man (live)
Albert King, Why You So Mean To Me (live)
Albert King, I Get Evil (live)
Albert King, Got To Be Some Changes (live)
Albert King, Personal Manager (live)
Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign (live)
Albert King, Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong (live)
Muddy Waters, Baby Please Don't Go (live)
Chuck Berry, Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight / Johnny B. Goode (live)



Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Playlist: July 7, 2021


Fantastic Negrito, Root City
     Thu 7/08 @ Frost Amphitheater
Con Brio, Nonsense
     Fri 7/09 @ The Independent
Noah & the Arkitekts, Soul Fire
     Thu 708 @ Club Deluxe
Midtown Social, Darte
Chris Cain, Space Force
     Thu 7/08 @ Lesher Center
Vic Wong, Lonesome
     Sat 7/10 @ The Rite Spot
Gaucho, Song for Wong
     Thu 7/08 @ DecoDance
Howell Devine, Sirenic Woman
     Fri 7/09 @ Club Deluxe
     Sun 7/11 @ Warehouse Cafe
Marty O'Reilly, The Captain's Daughter pt.2
     Sat 7/10 @ Moe's Alley
Ron Thompson, Sinner's Prayer (live)
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Pennies From Heaven

Ringo Starr, Pop Profile
George Martin Orchestra, This Boy (Ringo's Theme)
The Beatles, Boys
The Beatles, I Wanna Be Your Man
The Beatles, Honey Don't
The Beatles, If You've Got Trouble
The Beatles, What Goes On
The Beatles, Yellow Submarine
The Beatles, With A Little Help From My Friends
The Beatles, Don't Pass Me By
The Beatles, Octopus's Garden
Nurit Galon, עצוב למות באמצע התמוז


Thursday, July 1, 2021

Playlist June 30, 2021


Tumbledown House, Clever Crocodile (in-studio)
Tumbledown House, St. Louis Blues 
     Fri 7/02 @ Miners Foundry Cultural Center
Americano Social Club, La Vie en Rose
     Sat 7/03 @ Club Deluxe
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Adam's Rib
     Fri 7/02 @ Club Deluxe
Quinn DeVeaux, All I Need
     Thu 7/01 @ Club Deluxe
Martin Luther McCoy, Somebody Superstar
     Fri 7/02 @ The New Parish
The Caliopians, Another Mother's Child in Trouble
     Sat 7/03 @ Amado's
Hot Club of Cowtown, She's Killing Me
     Fri 7/02 @ SFJazz
The Cottontails, Boogie's the Thing
     Thu 7/01 @ Rite Spot Cafe
The Big Three Trio, Big 3 Boogie
James Cotton, Honky Tonk (live)
Bo Carter, Please Warm My Weiner
Lena Horne, Now!

Erev Canada Day: First Nations Artists

Blue Rodeo, Fools Like You
Buffy Sainte-Marie, He's a Keeper of the Fire
The Chieftones, I Shouldn't Have Did What I Done
The Chieftones, Mona Lisa
Peter Frank, Little Feather
Willie Dunn, Son of the Sun
Gordon Dick, Siwash Rock
Sugluk, Ajuinnarasuarsunga
Alexis Utatnaq, Maqaivvigivalauqtavut
Morley Loon, N'Doheeno
Lawrence Martin, I Got My Music
Ghostkeeper, Haunted
Blue Rodeo, Lost Together


Thursday, June 24, 2021

Playlist: June 23, 2021


Gilles Vigneault, Gens du Pays
Offenbach, Câline de Blues
Kim Lembo, You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)
Dirty Cello, Someone Else Is Steppin' In
Rick Springfield, Blues For the Disillusioned
     Thu 6/24: Rockin' Out ALS
Chris Cain, Hush Money
     Fri 6/25 @ Elks Lodge
     Sat 6/26 @ Empress Theatre
Wendy DeWitt, San Franciso
     Thu 6/24 @ The Saloon
Vic Wong, Midnight, The Stars, and You
     Thu 6/24 @ Rite Spot Cafe
Mavis Staples, There's A Devil on the Loose
Billy Boy Arnold, Man of Considerable Taste
Kenny Neal, I'm a Blues Man
Shemekia Copeland, Clotilda's On Fire
     from the new album Alligator Records: 50 Years of Genuine Houserockin' Music

Port of Harlem Jazzmen, Summertime
Sidney Bechet, Summertime
Billy Stewart, Summertime
Billie Holiday, Summertime
Kim Nalley, Summertime
Tom Waits, Summertime
Paul McCartney, Summertime
Paul McCartney, Summer Day’s Song
Bob Dylan, In The Summertime
Howard Wiley, Song for a Hot Summer Night
Mr. Sad Head, Hot Weather Blues
Prince Buster, Too Hot
Charley Patton, Some Summer Day


Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Playlist: June 16, 2021


Cowboy Junkies, I'm So Open
Georgia Satellites, Open All Night
Fillmore Slim, I'm a Badd Brotha Foya
Sonny Rhodes, Strange Things Happening
Lil' Jimmy Reed, TV Mama (live)
     Sat 6/19: Hayward City Juneteenth Celebration
Louis Jordan, Juneteenth Jamboree
Fatso Bentley, Juneteenth Jamboree
Tiffany Austin, I Get Along Without You Very Well
Kim Nalley, Sugar in My Bowl
Marcus Shelby Quintet, Harriet Tubman (I Will Not Stand Still)
Steve Lucky's Hammond Cheese Combo, Dink's Blues
     Thu 6/17 @ The Royal Cuckoo (Hors d'oeuvres)

Alligator Records: 50 Years of Genuine Houserockin' Music

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Give Me Back My Wig
Koko Taylor, I'm A Woman
Big Walter Horton with Carey Bell, Have Mercy
James Cotton, Little Car Blues
Professor Longhair, It's My Fault Darling
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown, Got My Mojo Working
C.J. Chenier, Au Contraire Mon Frère
Marcia Ball, Party Town
Corey Harris & Henry Butler, Why Don't You Live So God Can Use You?
Joe Louis Walker, I Won't Do That
Chris Cain, You Won't Have a Problem When I'm Gone
Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite, Midnight Hour Blues