Sunday, June 16, 2024

Playlist: June 16, 2024

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Barrio Manouche, Lucía
Banda Sin Nombre, Yo No Quiero Trabajar
     Fri 6/21 @ Bissap Baobab
Junk Parlor, Only Survival
     Sun 6/16 @ Baltic Kiss
HowellDevine, That's No Way to Get Along
     Wed 6/19 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Sat 6/22 @ Rancho Nicasio
Sue Foley, Motherless Child Blues
     Sat 6/22 @ Hopmonk Novato
Mark Hummel, City Livin' (live)
     Thu 6/20 @ Redowood Canyon Golf Course
     Sat 6/22 @ The Saloon
Delta Wires, If Somebody Told Me
     Sat 6/22 @ Biscuits & Blues
Adam Shulman, Lover? I Hardly Know Her
     Thu 6/20 @ The Sound Room
     Sun 6/23 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
Jeremiah Lockwood, Spoonful
Bobby Freeman, Do You Wanna Dance

Shawn Holt & The Teardrops, Daddy Told Me
Zakiya Hooker feat. John Lee Hooker, Mean Mean World
Carey Bell feat. Lurrie Bell, Brought Up the Hard Way
Eric Bibb feat. Leon Bibb, Put On Your Robe Son
Carla & Rufus Thomas, The Night Time Is The Right Time
Cedric Burnside & Lightnin' Malcolm, R.L. Burnside
James Talley, Daddy Just Called It the Blues
The Chi-Lites, Let Me Be the Man My Daddy Was
Buddy Guy, Ooh Daddy
Horace Silver, Song For My Father
Joe Quarterman & Free Soul, Thanks Dad (Part II)

Sunday, June 9, 2024

Playlist: June 9, 2024

Oscar Peterson Trio, Peace for South Africa
Oscar Peterson Trio, Laurentide Waltz
     Wed 6/12 @ SFJazz Center: The Africa and Canadiana Suites
Cowboy Junkies, Flood
     Sun-Wed 6/09-12 @ Bimbo's 365 Club
     Thu 6/13 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Twice As Good, Myanik Xe (Beautiful Music)
Paul Steward, You Can Dance to My Blues
     Wed 6/12 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Sun 6/16 @ Yerba Buena Gardens: Native Contemporary Arts Festival
The Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band, Banty Rooster Blues
     Tue 6/11 @ Point Arena Theater
     Thu 6/13 @ Moe's Alley
Ben Rice, Run Around
     Wed 6/12 @ Club Fox
Pokey Lafarge, You Make My Garden Grow
     Fri 6/14 @ The Chapel
Quinn DeVeaux, USA
     from the forthcoming album Leisure
Toronzo Cannon, Shut Up & Play!
     from the new album Shut Up & Play!
Rory Block, Everything Is Broken
     from the new album Positively 4th Street

Fountain Blues & Brews Festival: June 15 @ Plaza de Cesar Chavez

John Németh, Blues in My Heart (live)
Delgado Brothers, Two Trains
Jon Cleary, Zulu Coconuts
Terrie Odabi, I Can't Keep

Dawn Hampton, We Got Love
Jackie Wilson, Doggin' Around
Johnny Ace, The Clock
Skip James, My Gal
Howlin' Wolf, The Wolf Is At Your Door
Howlin' Wolf, Smokestack Lightnin'
Tom Jones, Samson and Delilah

Sunday, June 2, 2024

Playlist: June 2, 2024

B.B. King, Thank You For Loving the Blues
Sly & The Family Stone, Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again)

Sons of the Soul Revivers, I'm a New Creature (live)
Aki Kumar, Yeh Chand Sa Roshan Chehra
Marina Crouse, Touch of the Blues
     Fri 6/07 @ Freight & Salvage: Little Village All-Star Mini-Fest

Special in-studio guest: Steven Suen

Tia Carroll, Ain't Nobody Worryin'
Chris Cain, Born to Play
Sugaray Rayford, Hanky Panky Time
     Fri-Sat 6/07-08 @ Biscuits & Blues
Alistair Greene, Rusty Dagger
     Thu 6/06 @ Biscuits & Blues
Earl Thomas, I'll Be Alright
     Thu 6/13 @ Union Square
Alvon Johnson, Tater
     Wed 6/05 @ Biscuits & Blues
Shane Dwight, Bad News Morning
      Fri 6/21 @ Biscuits & Blues
Howell Devine, Strange Time Meltdown
     Wed 6/19 @ Biscuits & Blues

Delta Wires, Take Off Your Pajamas (live)
     Sat 6/08 @ The Saloon
     Sat 6/22 @ Biscuits and Blues
Mitch Woods (feat. Jon Lee Hooker), Never Get Out of These Blues Alive
     Sat 6/08 @ Ashkenaz
Zakiya Hooker, Crossroads
     Sun 6/09 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Bill Frisell, Dog on a Roof
     Sun 6/09 @ Hopmonk Novato
Creedence Clearwater Revival, Broken Spoke Shuffle

Sunday, May 26, 2024

Playlist: May 26, 2024

Special guests: Mark Davidson and Parker Fishel

Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues
Bob Dylan, Handy Dandy
Bob Dylan, The Groom's Still Waiting at the Altar (live)
Bob Dylan, Chimes of Freedom (live)
Bob Dylan, Not Dark Yet (2022 remix)
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Like A Rolling Stone (live)
Bob Dylan, All Along the Watchtower (live)
Bob Dylan, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (live)
Bob Dylan, Shelter From the Storm (live)
Bob Dylan, I Contain Multitudes
Bob Dylan, Goodbye Jimmy Reed
Bob Dylan, Mississippi (version 1)
Bob Dylan, Last Thoughts on Woody Guthrie

Sunday, May 19, 2024

Playlist: May 19, 2024

Tedeschi-Trucks Band, Fall In
Little Feat, Milkman
     Fri-Sat 5/31-6/01 @ Greek Theatre
Quique Gomez, I Believe in Music
Kid Anderson, Hey Mr. Reaper
Duke Robillard, Swingin' for Four Bills
     Wed 5/22 @ Empress Marquee Club
Pamela Rose & Company, Blues Is A Mighty River/Remember My Name
     Sat 5/25 @ Rhythmix
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Play It Cool
     Sat 5/25 Top of the Mark
     Fri 5/31 @ Local Edition
     Sat 6/01 @ Ashkenaz
The Cosmo Alleycats, I Guess It's Just the Mood I'm In
     Thu 5/23 @ Local Edition
     Thu 5/30 @ Mr. Tipple's
The Lucky Losers, Be You
      Sat 5/25 @ The Saloon
      Sun 5/26 @ Brewster's Beer Garden
The Gold Souls, Don't Give Up
     Sat 5/25 @ Berryessa Brewing Company
     Sun 6/01 @ Toot's Tavern

Coco Montoya, Stop
     Thu 5/30 @ Summer Nights on the Windsor Green
     Fri 5/31 @ Almost Famous Winery
Mike Zito, Life Is Hard
     Wed 5/22 @ Harlow's
     Fri 5/24 @ Almost Famous Winery
     Mon 5/27 @ Yoshi's
Los Lobos, Mis-treater Boogie Blues
     Sun-Mon 5/26-27 @ Rancho Nicasio
Chris Cain, Born to Play
     Fri 5/24 @ The Sound Room
     Sat 6/01 @ Biscuits & Blues
Eric McFadden, Hells Bells
     Sat 5/25 @ Boom Boom Room
Marty O'Reilly, Smokestack Lightning
     Sat 5/25 @ The Treehouse
Big Harp George, Cooking With Gas
     from the new album Cooking With Gas
     Wed 5/22 @ Club Fox
California Honeydrops, Singing' My Prayer
Quinn DeVeaux, You Got Soul
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, Ain't Misbehavin'
Fats Waller, Original E-Flat Blues
Taj Mahal, Slow Drag (live)

Sunday, May 12, 2024

Playlist: May 12, 2024

Kyra Gordon, Tell Me and I'll Listen
Pi Jacobs, Too High Too Low
     Sat 5/18 @ The Lost Church
Cedric Burnside, Po Black Mattie
     from the new album Hill Country Love
     Sat 5/18 @ The Chapel
RJ Mischo, Soul Swamp
Steve Freund, Come On In This House
     Sat 5/18 @ Poor House Bistro
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, The Circus Is Still in Town (The Monkey Song)
     Fri 5/17 @ Sutter Creek Theatre
     Sun 5/19 @ Moe's Alley
Little Feat, Can't Be Satisfied
     from the forthcoming album Sam's Place
The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Payback Time
     from the forthcoming album Struck Down
Curtis Salgado, Cheap Stuff
     from the forthcoming album Fine By Me
Guy Davis, Be Ready When I Call You
Larry Williams, Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu
Arthur Alexander, A Shot of Rhythm and Blues

Memphis Slim, Mother Earth
Earl King, Mother's Love
B.B. King, Nobody Loves Me But My Mother (live)
The Mothers of Invention, Motherly Love
Nina Simone, Blues For Mama (live)
Julia Lee & Her Boyfriends, Mama Don't Allow It
The Intruders, I'll Always Love My Mama
James Brown, You Got to Have a Mother For Me
Bill Withers, Grandma's Hands (live)
Junior Parker, Mother-in-Law Blues
The Beatles, Julia (rehearsal)

Sunday, May 5, 2024

Playlist: May 5, 2024

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Mokai, Mama's Got the Blues
     Sun 5/12 @ The Back Room
Fantastic Negrito, Nibbadip (acoustic)
     Fri 5/10 @ Oakland Museum of California
Tia Carroll, Why Am I Treated So Bad
     Fri 5/10 @ Rancho Nicasio
Mavis Staples, You Got to Serve Somebody
     Fri 5/10 @ Heritage Theatre
Marina Crouse, Los Tiempos Van Cambiando
     Thu 5/09 @ Ashkenaz
     Sat 5/11 @ Bird & Beckett
Dirty Cello, The Ballad of the Onion Rings
     Thu 5/09 @ Sound Union
Kim Nalley Band with Houston Person, Teardrops From My Eyes
Houston Person, Blues Everywhere
     Fri-Sat 5/10-11 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Can't Take My Eyes Off of You
     Sat 5/11 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
     Sun 5/12 @ Piedmont Piano Company
Rebirth Brass Band, Your Mama Don't Dance
     Sat 5/11 @ Felton Music Hall
     Sun 5/12 @ Mill Valley Music Festival

Sugaray Rayford, Failing Upwards
     from the forthcoming album Human Decency
Kid Andersen, The Civilized Life
     from the forthcoming album Spirits
Lisa 'Little Baby' Andersen, In My Mind's Eye
     from the forthcoming album Soul
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Somewhere Else
     from the forthcoming album The Hits Keep Coming
HowellDevine, That's No Way to Get Along
Blind Willie McTell, Old Time Religion/Amazing Grace
Johnnie Taylor, Disco Lady
Big Maybelle, Blues Early Early
Little Walter, Blue and Lonesome
James Brown, Blues & Pants
Robert Johnson, They're Red Hot

Sunday, April 28, 2024

Playlist: April 28, 2024

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Rebirth Brass Band, Rebirth Groove
Eric Lindell, Here in Frisco
     Sun 5/12 @ Mill Valley Music Festival
David Jacobs-Strain, Golden Gate
     Fri 5/03 @ Hopmonk Novato
     Sat 5/04 @ Wind River Studio
Steve Freund, Done You Wrong (live)
     Wed 5/01 @ Empress Marquee Club
     Thu 5/02 @ Canyons BBQ
     Fri 5/03 @ The Back Room
     Sat 5/04 @ The Saloon
Willie Big Eyes, Hoodoo Man Blues (live)
James Cotton, Mean Old World (live)
Mark Hummel, Rollercoaster (live)
     Wed 5/01 @ Empress Marquee Club
     Thu 5/02 @ Canyons BBQ
     Fri 5/03 @ The Back Room
     Sat 5/04 @ The Saloon
HowellDevine, Harmonica Wobble #2
     Wed 5/01 @ Harlow's
Marina Crouse, The Cisco Kid
     Sat 5/04 @ The Sound Room
Junk Parlor, Loud Hot and Restless
     Sun 5/05 @ Griffo Distillery

The 15th Annual Left-Hand-A-Thon

Louis Jordan, Never Let Your Left Hand Know What Your Right Hand's Doin'
Duke Robillard, Left-Handed
Isaac Rother & The Phantoms, Left-Hand Path
Otis Rush, I Can't Quit You Baby
Otis Rush, Tops (live)
Otis Rush, All Your Love (I Miss Loving) (live)
Albert King, San-Ho-Zay / Crosscut Saw (live)
The Chess Project (feat. Eric Gales), Tell Me
Jimmy Cliff, Many Rivers to Cross
Bobby Womack, It's All Over Now (live)
Barbara Lynn, Disco Music
Elizabeth Cotten, Shake Sugaree (live)

Sunday, April 21, 2024

Playlist: April 21, 2024

Rhiannon Giddens, Black is the Color (live)
Charly Lowry, Stay
     Sun 4/21 @ The Fillmore
     Mon 4/22 @ Golden State Theatre
Davina & The Vagabonds, Find My Love
     from the forthcoming album Shoot For the Moon
     Mon 4/22 @ Yoshi's
Tia Carroll, Never Let Me Go
     Wed 4/24 @ Empress Marquee Club
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, The Hits Keep Coming
     from the forthcoming album The Hits Keep Coming
Canned Heat, Blind Owl
     from the new album Finyl Vinyl
Delta Wires, J.B. in Oakland
     Sat 4/27 @ The World Famous Turf Club
The Gold Souls, What Kind of Life
     Fri 4/26 @ Vinnie's
     Sat 4/27 @ Chico Women's Club
Smokey the Groove, Reefer Blues
     Sat 4/27 @ Chico Women's Club
Isaac Rother & The Phantoms, Witches Brew
     Fri 4/26 @ The Crepe Place

Darondo, Let My People Go
Fats Waller, Go Down Moses
Louis Armstrong, Go Down Moses
Mavis Staples, Go Down Moses
Bob Dylan, Go Down Moses (live) 
Bob Dylan, Little Moses
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
Six13, A Billy Joel Passover
Meshugga Beach Party, Dayenu
Meshugga Beach Party, Let My People Go
Saul Kaye, Go Down Moses (live)
Elana Jagoda, Holy Sister Miriam
Charlie Haden, Go Down Moses

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Playlist: April 14, 2024

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Bill Frisell, Outlaws
Bill Frisell, Blues for Los Angeles (live)
     Thu-Sun 4/18-21 @ Freight & Salvage
Tinsley Ellis, Tallahassee Blues
     Mon 4/15 @ Yoshi's
Shemekia Copeland, Gullah Geechee
     Fri 4/19 @ Blue Note Napa
     Sat 4/20 @ Felton Music Hall
Whiskerman, Waking Up in Providence
     Fri 4/19 @ Rickshaw Stop
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Broke the Moon
     Fri 4/19 @ Abbot's Passage Winery
Mitch Woods, Never Get Out of These Blues Alive
     Sun 4/21 @ Furthermore Wines
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Beat Girl
     Fri 4/19 @ Local Edition
     Sat 4/20 @ Royal Cuckoo
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, My Old Neighborhood
Loretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter

Junior Parker, Taxman
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Taxman
Lucky Dube, Taxman
The Beatles, Taxman
J.B. Lenoir, Tax Payin' Blues
Watermelon Slim & The Workers, Taxman Blues
John Mayall, Taxman Blues
Eddy Clearwater, I.R.S. Man
Ambrose & His Orchestra, If They Ever Had an Income Tax on Love
Fiddlin' John Carson, Taxes on the Farmer Feeds Them All
Prince Buster, Taxation
Yellowman, Nah Pay No Tax
Schoolhouse Rock, Tax Man Tax
Robert Cray Band, 1040 Blues
Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Working Man

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Playlist: March 31, 2024

Quiqué Gómez, Otro Hombre
     Wed 4/03 @ Empress Marquee Club
Terrie Odabi, Ball and Chain
     Wed 4/03 @ Club Fox
Lara Price, Voodoo Woman
     Sun 3/31 @ The Saloon
Big Blu Soul Revue, E Walkin'
     Fri 4/05 @ Jupiter
Squirrel Nut Zippers, Purim Nigun
     Fri 4/05 @ Yoshi's
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Old Folks Boogie
     Sat 4/06 @ Monroe Hall
The Black Crowes, Struttin' Blues
The Black Crowes, Bleed It Dry
     from the new album Happiness Bastards
     Sat 4/13 @ Fox Theatre
Lowell Fulson, San Francisco Blues
Big Maceo Merriweather, Worried Life Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson, Good For Nothing Blues

Aretha Franklin, April Fools
Dionne Warwick, The April Fools
Sarah Vaughan, Do Away With April
Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson, April in Paris
Simon & Garfunkel, April Come She Will
Corey Glover, April Rain
Macy Blackman (feat. Nancy Wright), A Fool in Love (in-studio)
Ike & Tina Turner, A Fool in Love
Ray Charles, A Fool for You
Stevie Wonder, I Pity the Fool
Toots & the Maytals, Fool For You
Denise Perrier, Fool on the Hill
Bob Dylan, I'm a Fool to Want You

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Playlist: March 24, 2024

B.B. King, Thank You For Loving the Blues
Art Pepper, Thank You Blues (live)
Takezo Takeda, Umi o Koete
     Wed 3/27 @ Empress Marquee Club
Aki Kumar, Aana Mere Pyar Ko
     Fri 3/29 @ The Elephant in the Room
Mark Hummel, Seven Nights to Rock (live)
     Fri 3/29 @ The Saloon
     Sat 3/30 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, My Next Ex-Wife (live)
     Wed 3/27 @ Yoshi's
Wil Blades, Little Shimmy (live)
     Fri-Sat 3/29-30 @ Keys Jazz Bistro

Bessie Smith, St. Louis Blues
Sugar Pie DeSanto, Hello San Francisco (Part 2)
Big Mama Thornton, Don't Talk Back
Sippie Wallace, Up the Country Blues
Ida Cox, Any Woman's Blues
Victoria Spivey, One Hour Mama
Memphis Minnie, Looking the World Over
Alberta Hunter, Jazzin' Baby Blues
Trixie Smith, You Missed a Good Woman When You Picked All Over Me
Clara Smith, I'm Tired of Being Good
Mamie Smith, The Wang Wang Blues
Georgia White, Was I Drunk?
Mabel Scott, Fool Burro
Little Esther Phillips, I'm a Bad Bad Girl
Barbara Lynn, You Make Me So Hot
Elizabeth Cotten, Mama Nobody's Here But the Baby
Celia Cruz, Celia & Johnny