Sunday, November 27, 2022

Playlist: November 26, 2022

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Vince Guaraldi Trio, A Charlie Brown Christmas
Adam Shulman, Lover? I Hardly Know Her
     Sat 12/03 @ SFJazz Center
Jazz Mafia, The Holidays Are Here
     Thu-Sun 12/01-04 @ SFJazz Center
Duke Ellington Orchestra, Nutcracker Suite: Overture
Tiffany Austin (with Jazz Mafia), Wilderness
     Fri 12/02 @ SFJazz Center
Rebirth Brass Band, Rebirth Groove
     Fri 12/02 @ The Indepedent
     Sat 12/03 @ Starline Social Club
     Sun 12/04 @ Felton Music Hall
Mighty Mike Schermer, Tired of Travellin'
Angela Strehli, Ace of Spades
     Thu 12/01 @ Yoshi's
     Fri 12/02 @ Kuumbwa Jazz
Hillstomp, Lay Down Satan
     Fri 12/02 @ Davis Odd Fellows Hall
     Sat 12/03 @ Moe's Alley
Junk Parlor, Pocket Full of Dreams
     Fri 12/02 @ Papermill Creek Saloon
Marina Crouse, I'm Just a Prisoner
     Wed 11/30 @ Club Fox

Jimi Hendrix Experience, Voodoo Child (Slight Return) / Sunshine of Your Love (live)
     from the new album Los Angeles Forum • April 26, 1969
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Killing Floor (live)
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Like A Rolling Stone (live)
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Catfish Blues (live)
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Little Wing (live)
Jimi Hendrix, Lover Man (live)
Jimi Hendrix, Johnny B. Goode (live)



Saturday, November 19, 2022

Playlist: November 19, 2022


Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Call Me the Breeze
     from the forthcoming album Live at the Fillmore 1997
The Caliopians, Chasing Jan
     Sat 11/26 @ The Riptide
Garage à Trois, In-A-Pro-Pro
     Sat-Sun 11/19-20 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Volker Strifler Band, I Smell Trouble
     Sat 1/26 @ Rancho Nicasio
The Lucky Losers, Pack Up the Bags
     Thu 11/24 @ The Saloon
The Silver Fox, Little Honey Bee
      Mon 11/21 @ Yoshi’s: Bay Area Harmonica Convergence
Wendy DeWitt, Unknown Boogie
     Sun 11/20 @ Rancho Nicasio
Chris Cain, Born to Play
Django Reinhardt, Anniversary Song
John Lennon, Grow Old With Me
Cowboy Junkies, Anniversary Song
Nina Simone, Marriage Is For Old Folks

Thelonious Monk, Stuffy Turkey
Guy Davis, Thanksgiving Day
California Honeydrops, Pumpkin Pie
Lonnie Johnson, Sweet Potato Blues
The Robins, Turkey Hop Part 2
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Where's My Gravy
Andre Williams, Pass the Biscuits Please
Doc Watson, 49 Biscuits
Gary & Larry, Garlic Bread
Carolina Chocolate Drops, Cornbread And Butterbeans
Joe Morris, Beans and Cornbread
Joe Houston, Cornbread and Cabbage Greens
Bogus Ben Covington, I Heard the Voice of a Porkchop
Joe Swift, Alligator Meat
Harold Burrage, You Eat Too Much
Sylvester Cotton, Thanksgiving Blues
The Robins, Turkey Hop Part 1


Saturday, November 12, 2022

Playlist: November 12, 2022

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The Band, Caldonia (feat. Muddy Waters)
Bob Margolin, Steady Rollin' Man
     Fri-Sat 12/02-03 @ Fox Theater: The Last Waltz 2022

Special guest: Pamela Rose

     Sat 11/19 @ Freight & Salvage: Blues Is A Woman

Pamela Rose & Company, Blues Is A Woman
Pamela Rose & Company, Up the Country Blues
Mamie Smith, Crazy Blues
Pamela Rose & Company, Looking the World Over
Bonnie Raitt, Here Comes Love
Ma Rainey, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Pamela Rose & Company, Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This Morning

Luca Sestak, Blame Game
Lluis Coloma & His Musical Troupe, French Raindrops
Chase Garrett, Witches Brew
Daryl Davis, I'm A Boogie Man
Wendy DeWitt & Kirk Harwood, San Francisco
     Sun 11/13 @ SFJazz Center: 10th International Boogie Woogie Festival
The Cottontails, Mood Indigo
     Wed 11/16 @ The Rite Spot
     Fri 11/18 @ The Page
Postmodern Jukebox, The Power of Love
     Sun 11/13 @ Gallo Center for the Arts
     Tue 11/15 @ Center for the Arts
Gunhild Carling, California Boys
     Thu 11/17 @ Yoshi's
Benny Green, Hipsippy Blues
    Tue 11/15 @ Yoshi's
Neil Young, Bright Lights Big City
Booker T, Austin City Blues (feat. Gary Clark, Jr.)
Kim Nalley, I Want A Little Boy
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Some Like It Hot


Saturday, November 5, 2022

Playlist: November 5, 2022


John Brothers Piano Company, Fastball!
John Brothers Paino Company, South American Fantasy
     Thu-Sun 11/10-13 @ SFJazz Center
Ranky Tanky, Stand By Me
Ms. Lisa Fischer, Ain't No Sunshine
     Sun 11/06 @ SFJazz Center
Bettye Lavette, Ain't Talkin'
     Fri-Sat 11/11-12 Freight & Salvage
E.C. Scott, Funkafied Blues
     Wed 11/10 @ Club Fox
Will Bernard, Temescal
     Wed 11/10 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Fri 11/12 @ Boom Boom Room
Tommy Castro, A Bluesman Came to Town
     Fri 11/12 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Deep Basement Shakers, Cow Cow Blues
     Fri 11/12 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
King Street Giants, The Devil Dancer
     Fri 11/12 @ Rio Nido Roadhouse
The Cottontails, Boogie's The Thing
     Fri 11/12 @ The Rite Spot

The Beatles, Yellow Submarine (songwriting work tape)
The Beatles, Yellow Submarine (take 4)
The Beatles, She Said She Said (demo)
The Beatles, She Said She Said (take 15)
The Beatles, Got to Get You Into My Life (take 5)
The Beatles, Got to Get You Into My Life (remake, take 8)
The Beatles, Love You To (take 1)
The Beatles, Love You To (rehearsal)
The Beatles, I Want to Tell You (take 4)
The Beatles, I'm Only Sleeping (take 2)
The Beatles, I'm Only Sleeping (take 5)
The Beatles, And Your Bid Can Sing (take 2)
The Beatles, Rain (take 5, actual speed)
The Beatles, Rain (take 5)
The Beatles, Paperback Writer (takes 1/2)
     from the new box set Revolver Special Edition
The Beatles, Paperback Writer (live)
The Beatles, Long Tally Sally (live)


Saturday, October 29, 2022

Playlist: October 29, 2022


Jerry Lee Lewis, Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
Jerry Lee Lewis, Stephchild
     Jerry Lee Lewis (1935-2022)
Conspiracy of Beards, Don't Go Home With Your Hard On
     Fri 11/04 @ The Lost Church
Leonard Cohen, Death of a Ladies' Man
Joey Weisenberg, Balkan Blues Nigun
     Sun 10/30 @ Congregation Sherith Israel
Son Little, What's Good
     Fri 11/04 @ Great American Hall
     Sat 11/05 @ Moe's Alley
Dragon Smoke, Funky Miracle (live)
     Wed 11/02 @ Moe's Alley
     Thu 11/03 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Fri-Sat 11/04-05 The Independent
Angela Strehli, Two Steps From the Blues
     from the forthcoming album Ace of Spades
     Fri 11/04 @ Rancho Nicasio
Terrence Brewer, Caravan
     Wed 11/02 @ SFJazz Center: 1959 – The Year That Changed Jazz
Ornette Coleman, The Shape of Jazz to Come

Tom Waits, The Ghosts of Saturday Night
Tom Waits, Whistlin' Past the Graveyard
Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Whistlin' Past the Graveyard
Creedence Clearwater Revival, Graveyard Train
Blue Rodeo, Graveyard
Chuck Berry, Trick or Treat
Otis Redding, Trick or Treat
B.B. King, Haunted House
Bessie Smith, Haunted House Blues
Louis Armstrong, Skeletons in the Closet
King Oliver, Call of the Freaks
Johnny Otis & Marci Lee, Casting My Spell
Hop Wilson, My Woman Has a Black Cat Bone
Sippie Wallace, Devil Dance Blues
Fleetwood Mac, Hellhound On My Trail
The Beatles, Rain
     from the new box set Revolver (Special Edition)


Sunday, October 23, 2022

Playlist: October 22, 2022


Sly & The Family Stone, St. James Infirmary (live)
     Sat 10/29 @ Center for the Arts
Otis, Little Brother
     Fri 10/28 @ Boom Boom Room
Polyrhythmics, Pupusa Strut
     Sun 10/23 @ Ivy Room
Big Blu Soul Revue, Black Pearl
     Wed 10/26 @ The Veranda
     Sat 10/29 @ Local Edition
Lowdown Brass Band, Easy Greazy
     Sun 10/23 @ Hangtown Music Festival
MJ's Brass Boppers, Step Aside
     Thu 10/27 @ Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Zydeco Flames, Tu Le Ton Son Ton
Mighty Mike Schermer, The Hungry Dog
     Sat 10/29 @ Poor House Bistro
Alvin Youngblood Hart, How Long Before I Change My Clothes
     Tue 10/25 @ The Fillmore

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite, What the Hell?
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Pity the Fool
Elvin Bishop, Calling All Cows
Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, Keep On Rollin'
Little Smokey Smothers & Elvin Bishop, Little Red Rooster (live)
Eddie Lang, Prelude
Lonnie Johnson & Blind Willie Dunn, Have to Change Keys to Play These Blues
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang, Black and Blue Bottom
Gladys Bentley, Wild Geese Blues

Eddie Lang & Carl Kress, Pickin' My Way (Guitar Mania pt.1)
Quinn DeVeaux, Very Best Thing
Kim Nalley, I Hadn't Anyone Til I Met You


Sunday, October 16, 2022

Playlist: October 15, 2022


Kyra Gordon, Piece of My Heart (live)
Kyra Gordon, Ruby (live)
Mimi Fox, She's A Woman
     Sat 10/22 @ Firehouse Arts Center: Loving Janis
The Caliopians, Crushes
Mokai, You Don’t Even Notice I'm Around (Cell Phone Blues)
     Sun 10/16 @ Porchfest
HowellDevine, That's No Way to Get Along
     Sun 10/16 @ The Back Room
Mark Hummel, Breathtaking Blues

     Wed 10/19 @ El Cerrito Natural Grocery
     Sat 10/22 @ Down Home Music
Maria Muldaur, Let It Simmer
     Sat 10/22 @ San Rafael Elks Lodge
Kim Nalley, I Want a Little Boy (duet)
     Thu-Sun 10/23 @ Feinstein's at the Nikko

Lowdown Brass Band, Ranura de la Noche
Black Sheep Brass Band, Butter 'n Beans
     Thu 10/20 @ The Ivy Room

The Stone Foxes, Help Me Now
     from the forthcoming album On the Other Side
Fantastic Negrito, Virginia Soil
     Sat 10/22 @ National AIDS Memorial
Isaac Rother & The Phantoms, Witches' Brew
     Fri 10/21 @ The Stork Club
The Delta Bombers, Dogs of Pavlov
     Wed 10/19 @ Great American Music Hall
Circus Bella All-Star Band, Unicycle
     Sun 10/16 @ Golden Gate Park
Kurt Ribak, Blue Mambo
      Thu 10/20 @ SFJazz Center
Charles Mingus, Better Git It In Your Soul
Mariza, Lágrima
     Sun 10/16 @ SFJazz Center
Victoria Spivey, Mosquito, Fly, and Flea
Sugar Pie DeSanto, The Twelfth of Never
Chuck Berry, 3/4 Time (Enchiladas)
Paul Simon, Paranoia Blues
Michael Jerome Browne, Cancer Ward Blues

photo: Andrea Barton-Elson

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Playlist: October 8, 2022


John Lennon, San Francisco Bay Blues
Tom Jones, Not Dark Yet
     Tue 10/11 @ The Mountain Winery
     Wed 10/12 @ Masonic Center
James Hunter Six, This Is Where We Came In
     Fri 10/14 @ Cornerstone
     Sat-Sun @ The Mountain Winery
California Honeydrops, In Your Arms
     from the new album Soft Spot
Fantastic Negrito, Nibbadip
     Sat 10/15 @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Circus Bella All-Star Band, Slackrope
     Sun 10/09 @ Herbst Theatre

Thelonious Monk Festival: Oct. 5-10 @ SFJazz Center

Kenny Barron Trio, Shuffle Boil
Edward Simon, Monk's Dream
Miles Ozakazi, Rhythm-a-ning
Greg Lewis, Trinkle Tinkle

Thelonious Monk, Nice Work If You Can Get It
Thelonious Monk, Nice Work If You Can Get It
Art Tatum, Tiger Rag
Art Tatum, Tiger Rag

George Harrison, It’s Johnny’s Birthday
The Beatles, Tomorrow Never Knows (take 1)
     from the forthcoming album Revolver Special Edition
The Beatles, Watching Rainbows
The Beatles, I’ve Got A Feeling/Rainy Day Women #12 & 35/The Inner Light
The Beatles, Something (rehearsal)
The Beatles, I'm So Tired
John Lennon, Instant Karma (evolution documentary)
The Beatles, Think For Yourself (rehearsal)
John Lennon, It's So Hard (evolution documentary)


Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Playlists by Creek (test)

KALW is working on a more integrated system for its music program playlists, so we're testing things out with this past Saturday's show.

Sunday, October 2, 2022

Playlist: October 1, 2022

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Leonard Cohen, Who By Fire
Johnny Mathis, Kol Nidre
Jeremiah Lockwood, Kol Nidre No.3
Meshugga Beach Party, Kol Nidre

Special in-studio guests: Kim Lembo and Mokai

    Thu 10/06 @ The Lost Church

Kim Lembo, Moving Through Hell (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, Hey Mama (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, Lay It Down (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, Little Girl Blue (in-studio)

Mike Younger, Lord of the Fleas

Mokai, Mama’s Got the Blues
Kim Lembo, Walk Alone
 (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, Me & Bobby McGee (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, As the Crow Flies

Yo La Tengo, Blues Stay Away from Me
Death Cab for Cutie, Soul Meets Body
Yo La Tengo, It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
     Sun-Mon 10/23-24 @ Fox Theatre
Gonzalo Bergara, El Galgo y La Zorra
Barrio Manouche, Conmigo No Se Juega
Duo Gadjo & Their Hot Friends, Le Temps du Tango
     Sun 10/02 @ Throckmorton Theatre: Djangofet Mill Valley
Rhiannon Giddens (with Francesco Turrisi), Bully For You
     Sun 10/02 @ Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
Bobby Rush, Let Me In Your House
     Thu @ 10/06 Sweetwater Music Hall
     Fri @ 10/07 Bankhead Theatre
Seth Walker, Buckets of Rain
     Mon 10/03 @ Yoshi’s
     Tue 10/04 @ The Big Easy
The Lucky Losers, Standin' Pat
     from the forthcoming album Standin' Pat
     Thu 10/06 @ The Saloon
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Contemporary



Saturday, September 24, 2022

Playlist: September 24, 2022


Yo La Tengo, Emulsified
Death Cab For Cutie, Asphalt Meadows
     Sun-Mon 10/23-24 @ Fox Theater
Bonzo Dog Band, Death Cab For Cutie
Kim Lembo, Love to Ride
Mokai, Why I'm So Mean
     Sat 10/01 on Fog City Blues
     Thu 10/06 @ The Lost Church
Lara Price, Crazy Lucy
     Wed 9/28 @ Club Fox
Aki Kumar, Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo
     Fri 9/30 @ Mama Kin
Charlie Musselwhite, Crawling King Snake
     Sun 9/25 @ Rancho Nicasio
Curtis Salgado, You Got to Move
     Sat 10/01 @ Almost Famous Winery
Deep Basement Shakers, Head Rag Hop
     Thu 9/29 @ Specs Twelve Adler Museum Cafe
Five Cent Coffee, The House Trilogy
     Fri 9/30 @ The Lost Chruch
Hot Club of Cowtown, Rodeo Blues
     Wed 9/28 @ Freight & Salvage

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 9/30-10/02

Allison Russell, Montreal
Meklit, My Gold
Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi, Si Dolce è'l Tormento
Steve Earle & The Dukes, Mr. Bojangles
Cedric Watson, Le Troubadour Creole

California Honeydrops, Good Times
     from the forthcoming album Soft Spot
Con Brio, Seasons
     from the new EP Seasons
Jazz Mafia, China Cat Sunflower
     from the new EP Grateful Brass
Stone Foxes, Time Is A Killer
     from the forthcoming album On The Other Side
Ray Charles, I've Got A Woman (live)
Leonard Cohen, Lover Lover Lover


Friday, September 16, 2022

Playlist: September 17, 2022

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Buddy Guy, Gunsmoke Blues
     from the forthcoming album The Blues Don't Lie
     Thu 9/22 @ The Mountain Winery
     Sat 9/24 @ Masonic Auditorium
Charlie Musselwhite, When the Frisco Left the Shed
     Sun 9/18 @ Rancho Nicasio
Kim Lembo, The Farm (in-studio)
     Sat 10/02 on Fog City Blues
     Wed 10/06 @ The Lost Church
Quinn DeVeaux, Goin' Back to Oakland (in-studio)
     Sat 9/24 @ Rio Nido Roadhouse: Real Neato Music Festival
Deep Basement Shakers, I'll Be Up Someday (in-studio)
     Thu 9/22 @ Madrone Art Bar
     Sat 9/24 @ Lindy by the Lake
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
     Sat 10/15 @ MoAD's Afropolitan Ball
Aki Kumar & Kid Andersen, Back to Bombay (in-studio)
     Sun 9/18 @ Viansa Winery
Big Blu Soul Revue, And You Loved Me (in-studio)
     Fri 9/23 @ Local Edition
King Street Giants, No Good Blues (in-studio)
     Sun 9/18 @ San Rafael PorchFest
The Gold Souls, Worker's Lullaby (in-studio)
     Sun 9/25 @ Harlow's
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Letters (in-studio)
     Fri 9/30 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Meklit, Sweet or Salty (in-studio)
     Sat 10/01 @ Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
Book of J, When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (in-studio)
     Sun 10/02 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum: Fierce as Death – Queer as the Song of Songs

The Tempos, See You in September
Johnnie Taylor, It's September
Barry White, September (When I First Met You)
Earth Wind & Fire, September
Carole King, It Might As Well Rain Until September
Sarah Vaughan, September Song
Rosanne Cash, September When It Comes (feat. Johnny Cash)
Moe., September
Green Day, Wake Me Up When September Ends
The Bangles, September Gurls
My Morning Jacket, Old September Blues
Phantom Planet, See You Next Summer
Bob Dylan, Summer Days