Sunday, September 24, 2023

Playlist: September 24, 2023

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Johnny Mathis, Kol Nidre
Jeremiah Lockwood, Kol Nidre #3
Al Jolson, Kol Nidre
Leonard Cohen, Who By Fire
Leonard Cohen, If It Be Your Will
Leonard Cohen, Story of Isaac

Djangofest Mill Valley: 9/28–10/01 @ Throckmorton Theatre

Jimmy Grant, Blues en Mineur
Bina Coquet, Sonhos de um Louco
Duved's Prebop Orchestra, History of Fish
Dgiin, Inchin' By
Vic Wong, Stardust

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: 9/29–10/01 @ Golden Gate Park

Valerie June, Fade Into You
Leyla McCalla, Crown
Bettye LaVette, Plan B
Irma Thomas, Carnival Time

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

Sunday, September 17, 2023

Playlist: September 17, 2023

Junk Parlor, Summertime in the City (in-studio)
     Sun 9/17 @ Winters Tavern
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)
     Thu 9/21 @ UC Berkeley Redwood Grove
Blonde Toledo, Little Miss Krissy (in-studio)
     Thu 9/21 @ Amado's
Tiffany Austin, Miss Rockwell (in-studio)
     Sun 9/24 @ Monterey Jazz Festival
Fantastic Negrito, In the Pines (in-studio)
     Thu 9/21 @ The Chapel
Deep Basement Shakers, Rag Mama Rag (in-studio)
     Fri 9/22 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine, Shake It and Break it (in-studio)
Mark Hummel, I Just Keep Loving Her (in-studio)
     Sat 9/23 @ Roxx on Main
Karina Denike, Boxing Glove (in-studio)
     Sun 9/24 @ Makeout Room
Marty O'Reilly, Letter (in-studio)
     Tue 9/19 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
Royal Jelly Jive, This Land Is Your Land (in-studio)
Rob Reich, The Vision (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, The Farm (in-studio)

North Mississippi Allstars, Didn't We Have a Time
     Tue 9/19 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
G. Love & Special Sauce, The Things That I Used to Do
     Thu 9/21 @ The Chapel
     Sun 9/24 @ Hopmonk Novato
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Calling San Francisco (live)
     Sun 9/24 @ Rancho Nicasio
Jinx Jones, Metaflalke Sky
Dirty Cello, Miserlou
Mari Mack & Livin' Like Kings, Same Old Blues
     Sun 9/24 @ Mill Valey Arts Festival
Catherine Russell, I Want to Talk About You
     Tue 9/19 @ Freight & Salvage
     Fri 9/22 @ Sofia's Thai Kitchen
     Sat 9/23 @ Green Music Center
     Sun 9/24 @ Monterey Jazz Festival
The Baseball Project, Grand Salami Time
The Baseball Project, They Are the Oakland A's
     Thu 9/21 @ The Guild Theatre
Snarky Puppy, East Bay
     Thu 9/21 @ Mondavi Center
     Fri 9/22 @ Fox Theatre
     Sat 9/23 @ Monterey Jazz Festival
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough (in-studio)

Sunday, September 10, 2023

Playlist: Spetember 10, 2023

Rob Reich, Can I Get that Feeling
     Tue 9/12 @ SF Botanical Garden
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, I've Got a Feelin'
     Sat 9/16 @ Rancho Nicasio
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, So Easy
     Sat 9/16 @ Point San Pablo Harbor
Booker T. Jones, Down in Memphis
Keb' Mo', Taking Me Higher
     Sat 9/16 @ The Mountain Winery
Tiffany Austin, Resolution
     Fri 9/15 @ Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
Ron Jackson, Moose the Mooche
     Fri-Sat 9/15-16 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
     Sun 9/17 @ California Jazz Conservatory
The James Hunter Six, This Is Where We Come In
Nat Myers, Yellow Peril
     Tue 9/12 @ Harlow's
     Wed 9/13 @ Cornerstone
David Jacobs-Strain & Bob Beach, Don't It Feel Good
     Fri 9/15 @ Hopmonk Novato
Mark Hummel, Humblebug (live)
     Fri 9/15 @ The Saloon

The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Chasing Windmills
Van Goat, Ain't All That Bad
     Fri 9/15 @ The Ivy Room
Westerly, Insecurity
     Fri 9/15 @ 924 Gilman
HowellDevine, Sadie
     Fri 9/15 @ Rancho Nicasio
Vintage Trouble, Repeating History
     Sun 9/10 @ The Independent
Roy Brown, Losing Hand/Tin Pan Alley (live)
Charles Brown, I Wanna Go Home
Meade Lux Lewis, Blues Whistle
Maria Muldaur, You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
George Jones, He Stopped Loving Her Today

Sunday, September 3, 2023

Playlist: September 3, 2023

Biréli Lagrène, Ma Cabane au Canada
Biréli Lagrène, Blue Blues
     Thu-Fri 9/07-08 @ Freight & Salvage

Flower Piano @ SF Botanical Gardens: Sept. 8-12

John Brothers Piano Company, Crab Crawl
Rob Reich, Move a Little Closer
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Blue Skies

Aki Kumar, All Bark No Bite
     Wed 9/06 @ Club Fox
     Fri 9/08 @ Mama Kin

Mare Island Dock of Bay Music Festival: Sept. 9-10

The Altons, Float
Monophonics, Untitled Visions
Fantastic Negrito, Locked Down (acoustic)
California Honeydrops, In Your Arms

Sun Hop Fat, Future Gristle
King Dream, George Harrison
     Thu 9/07 @ Moe's Alley
Stone Foxes, Norah Jones
     Sat 9/09 @ Amoeba Records
Bay Area Caravan of All-Stars, If You Think About Me
     Fri 9/08 @ Morrisson Theater: Russell City Blues

Django Reinhardt, Anniversary Song
California Honeydrops, I Found A Love
U2, With Or Without You
Panique, Livin' On A Prayer (live)
Zero Mostel & Maria Karnilova, Do You Love Me?
Bob Dylan, Wedding Song
John Lennon, Grow Old With Me
Cowboy Junkies, Anniversary Song
Nina Simone, Marriage Is For Old Folks
The Fifth Dimension, Wedding Bell Blues
Al Green, Let's Get Married
The Proclaimers, Let's Get Married
Tom Waits, Johnsburg, Illinois
Blue Rodeo, Andrea

Sunday, August 27, 2023

Playlist: August 27, 2023

Tia Carroll, Move On
Willie G, P.T.L.
     Sun 9/03 @ Center for the Arts: Brownsville Blues Review
Kid Andersen, Don't Answer the Door
     Wed 8/30 @ Empress Lounge
Terry Hanck, Rosita
     Wed 8/30 @ Club Fox
EllaHarp, The 19
     Wed 8/30 @ Bottom of the Hill
Linda Tillery & The Cultural Heritage Choir, Spirituals Medley (live)
     Sat 9/02 @ Freight & Salvage
Dirty Cello, Last Time Blues
     Fri 9/01 @ Rancho Nicasio
Kim Nalley, It's All in the Game
     Mon 8/28 @ Kuumbwa Jazz
Dionne Warwick, Do You Know the Way to San Jose
The Gold Souls, Fever
     Sat 9/02 @ Boom Boom Room
John Lee Hooker, Boom Boom (live)

Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio, Ad Lib Blues
Branford Marsalis, Blues For One (live)
Jimmy Rushing, Blues in the Dark
Dinah Washington, Evil Gal Blues
Greg Keelor, Me and Mr. Hohner
John Zorn, Blues Noel
     Wed-Sun 8/30-9/03
Isaac Rother & The Phantoms, House of Wax
    Fri 9/01 @ The Knockout
Sonny Landreth, Blues Attack (live)
     Mon 8/28 @ Yoshi's
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, 5-10-15 Times
     Thu 8/31 @ The Mountain Winery
     Fri 9/01 @ Uptown Theatre
Steve Lucky's Hammond Cheese Combo, Dink's Blues (live)
     Sat 9/02 @ Jupiter

Sunday, August 20, 2023

Playlist: August 20, 2023

Bernard Allison, Side Step
     Wed 8/23 @ Almost Famous Winery
     Thu 8/24 @ Harlow's
Luther Allison, Low Down and Dirty (live)
Boz Scaggs, You Got Me Cryin'
     Fri-Sat 8/25-26 @ The Fillmore
Coco Montoya, Writing on the Wall
     from the forthcoming album Writing on the Wall
     Fri 8/25 @ Almost Famous Winery
     Sun 8/27 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Shamarr Allen, I'm Here
     Wed 8/23 @ Amado's
Quinn DeVeaux, Take You Back
     Sat 8/26 @ Elephant in the Room
California Honeydrops, The Squirrel Juice Blues
     from the new album Soft Spot (Deluxe)
Mitch Woods, Cryin' For My Baby
     from the new album Friends Along the Way (Deluxe)
Con Brio feat. Kendra McKinley & Viveca Hawkins, Gronlandic Edit
Litty DeBungus, Little Spoon
     Fri 8/25 @ Boom Boom Room
King Dream, Lost Summer
     from the new album Glory Daze, Vol. IV
Fast Times, Born 2 Lose
     Wed 8/24 @ The Independent

Big Mama Thornton, Hound Dog
Rufus Thomas, Do The Dog
Johnny Cash, Dirty Old Egg-Sucking Dog
Slim Gaillard, Serenade to a Poodle
Elvin Bishop, He's a Dog
Blind Blake, Police Dog Blues
Etta James, Watch Dog
Bobby 'Blue' Bland, I Wouldn't Treat a Dog (The Way You Treated Me)
Dr. John, How Come My Dog Don't Bark (When You Come Around)
Lightnin' Hopkins, Lonesome Dog Blues
Iggy Pop, King of the Dogs
Tom Waits, Rain Dogs
Bob Dylan, If Dogs Run Free (alternate)
Bob Dylan & The Band, Kickin' My Dog Around
The Beatles, Hey Bulldog
The Beatles, Martha My Dear
B.B. King, Blues For A Dog
Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, Laughing Blues

Sunday, August 13, 2023

Playlist: August 13, 2023

Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Tootie Ma Is a Big Fine Thing
Charlie Gabriel, Stardust
     Thu-Sun 8/17-20 @ SFJazz Center
Mitch Woods feat. Cyril Neville, Blues For New Orleans
     from the forthcoming album Friends Along the Way (Deluxe Edition)
     Wed 8/16 @ Club Fox
MJs Brass Boppers, On Da Mardi Gras Day
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol
     Sun 8/20 @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Litty Debungus, Tasty
     Wed 8/16 @ The Bizarre
John Pizzarelli, Coffee in a Cardboard Cup
     Mon-Tue 8/14-15 @Yoshi's
Junk Parlor, Hungry For Love
     Sat 8/19 @ Cotati Accordion Festival
Cathy Lemons, I'm a Good Woman
Jimmy McCracklin, Love For You
Oscar Peterson, Hogtown Blues (live)

Robbie Robertson (1943-2023)

Bob Dylan, Like a Rolling Stone (live)
Bob Dylan, Long Distance Operator (live)
The Band, Long Distance Operator
Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks, Hey Boba Lou
John Hammond, I'm in the Mood
Bob Dylan & The Band, I'm in the Mood
Bob Dylan & The Band, Song For Canada
The Band, To Kingdom Come
The Band, Knockin' Lost John
Robbie Robertson, Shanghai Blues
Bob Dylan, Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat (take 1)

Sunday, August 6, 2023

Playlist: August 6, 2023

My Morning Jacket, Regularly Scheduled Programming
Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues
     Fri-Sat 8/18-19 @ Greek Theatre
Noah & The Arkitekts, Every Ghetto, Every City
     Fri 8/11 @ San Jose Jazz Summerfest
Vanessa Collier, Sweatin' Like a Pig, Singin' Like an Angel (live)
     Sat 8/12 @ San Jose Jazz Summerfest
Chickenbone Slim & The Biscuits, Shouldn't of Oughtta Done It
     Sun 8/13 @ San Jose Jazz Summerfest
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka
     Thu 8/10 @ UC Berkeley Redwood Grove
Mitch Woods, In the Night/Lambaya Puf De (live)
     Thu 8/10 @ Pier 23 Cafe
     Fri 8/11 @ Sonoma County Fairgrounds
     Sat 8/12 @ San Jose Jazz Summerfest
Jimmy Witherspoon, What a Wonderful World
Jimmy Witherspoon, California Blues

Oingo Boingo, Only a Lad
Original Broadway Cast of Matilda the Musical, Revolting Children
Taron Egerton, I’m Still Standing
Milo Manheim, Flesh & Bone
The Kiffness, Sometimes I’m Alone
Parry Gripp, Smiley Cat
Parry Gripp, Narwhal Eating a Bagel
Cake, Sheep Go to Heaven
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, I Love Rock ‘n Roll
Twisted Sister, We’re Not Gonna Take It
AC/DC, Back in Black
Foster the People, Pumped Up Kicks
The Knack, My Sharona
Weird Al Yankovic, Now That’s What I Call Polka

Sunday, July 30, 2023

Playlist: July 30, 2023

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Buddy Guy, Hello San Francisco
Buddy Guy, I’ve Got a Feeling
Eric Gales, I Gotta Go
     Fri 8/04 @ Green Music Center
     Sun 8/06 @ Stern Grove Festival
Shemekia Copeland, Nobody But You
      Sun 8/06 @ Blue Note Napa
Mavis Staples, Wade in the Water (live)
      Mon 8/01 @ The Mountain Winery
Taj Mahal, One For My Baby (And One More For the Road)
     Thu-Sun 8/03-06 @ SFJazz Center
Booker T, Austin City Blues
     Sun 8/06 @ Green Music Center
Litty DeBungus, The Shlump
     Thu 8/03 @ Boom Boom Room
Delta Wires, Saturday Night in North Beach
Chlarlie Christian, Ad Lib Blues
Michael Bloomfield, I'm Glad I'm Jewish

Sunday, July 16, 2023

Playlist: July 16, 2023

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Taj Mahal, Stompin' at the Savoy
Taj Mahal, Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?
     from the new album Savoy
     Thu-Sun 8/03-06 @ SFJazz Center
Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, A Baptist Beat
     Sat 7/22 @ Fox Theatre
Lettuce (feat. Talib Kweili), Didn't You
     Sun 7/23 @ Stern Grove (with the San Francisco Symphony)
Maria Muldaur, Early Every Morn
Cowboy Junkies, Knives
     from the new album Such Ferocious Beauty
     Tue-Wed 7/18-19 @ Freight & Salvage
Graham Patzner, The Kite
     Wed 7/19 @ Euclid Manor
Junk Parlor, Only Survival
     Sun 7/23 @ Fairfax
Eric Lindell, Cowboy Bikers and Tuff Guys
     from the new album Oakland
     Sat 7/22 @ California Theatre of Santa Rosa
     Sun 7/23 @ Sausalito Cruising Club
Buffalo Nichols, You're Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond
     Thu 7/20 @ SFJazz Center
Lizzie No, Narcissus
     Fri 7/21 @ SFJazz Center
Desiree Cannon, Gibson Blues
     Sun 7/23 @ SFJazz Center

Andrew Bird, Rare Birds
     Sat 7/22 @ Frost Amphitheater
Will Blades, Midnight Special (live)
Otis McDonald, Is This Jazz?
Nicholas Payton, Jazz Is A Four-Letter Word
     Fri-Sat 7/21-22 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
Hot Club of San Francisco, Crève Coeur
     Tue 7/18 @ Yoshi's
Mark Hummel, Summertime (live)
Junior Watson, Caravan
     Mon 7/17 @ Yoshi's
Delta Wires, J.B. in Oakland (Pass the Peas)
     Sat 7/22 @ The Turf Club
Desmond Dekker, 007 (Shanty Town)

Sunday, July 9, 2023

Playlist: July 9, 2023

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Buddy Guy, Rabbit Blood
Eric Gales, The Storm
     Sun 8/06 @ Stern Grove Festival
Tiffany Austin, Ain't No Grave (Can Hold My Body Down)
     Fri-Sat 7/14-15 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
Diana Krall, This Dream of You
     Sat 7/15 @ Fox Theatre
     Sun 7/16 @ Mountain Winery
C.J. Chenier, Ridin' With Uncle Cleveland
     Sat 7/15 @ Moe's Alley
     Sun 7/16 @ The New Parish
The Lucky Losers, Try New Orleans
     Thu 7/13 @ The Saloon
Mark Hummel, City Livin' (live)
     Wed 7/12 @ Harlow's
     Fri 7/14 @ California Theatre of Santa Rosa
     Sat 7/15 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Cobalt Blues
Mavis Staples, Touch A Hand (live)

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Baseball Canto
Bob Dylan, Catfish
Palmetto Jazz Quartet, Base Ball Blues
Sister Wynona Carr, The Ball Game
Mabel Scott, Baseball Boogie
Watermelon Slim & The Workers, Max the Baseball Clown
The Treniers, Say Hey (The Willie Mays Song)
Teddy Brannon Orchestra, Don Newcombe Really Throws That Ball
Henry Clement & The Gumbo Band, When the Sox Come Running Home
John Fogerty, Centerfield
Holmes Brothers, Rounding Third
Chance Halladay, Home Run
Triskelion All-Stars, Base Ball March
The Beatles, Boys (live)
Ringo Starr, Everyone and Everything

Sunday, July 2, 2023

Playlist: July 2, 2023

The Cramps, TV Set
The Mutants, Opposite World
     Thu-Fri 7/06-07 @ The Roxie Theatre: The Cramps & The Mutants—The Napa State Tapes
The Caliopians, Party Box
     Thu 7/06 @ Amado's
The Gold Souls, Heart Curves
     Fri 7/07 @ First Friday Oak Park
     Sat 7/08 @ The Drunk Brush
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Don't You Want to Get Lucky
     Thu 7/07 @ Marin Art & Garden Summer Concert Series
     Fri 7/08 @ Ashkenaz
The Stone Foxes, Perfect For Me
     Tue 7/04 @ Davis Community Park
Big Blu Soul Revue, I Know
     Tue 7/04 @ Yountville 4th of July Celebration
     Sat 7//07 @ Cornerstone Sonoma
Chickenbone Slim & The Biscuits, Hey Shakalo
     Fri 7/07 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sat 7/08 @ The Torch Club
Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, Pig Meat Man
     Sun 7/09 @ Stern Grove Festival
Bill Withers, Grits Ain't Groceries (live)
Willie Dixon, What Happened to My Blues?
Mance Lipscomb, Tell Me Where You Stayed Last Night

Blue Rodeo, The Opening Act
The British Columbians, Hoodoo
Gordon Lightfoot, Alberta Bound
The Guess Who, Runnin’ Back to Saskatoon
Tin Cup Serenade, Manitoba
Cowboy Junkies, Hard to Build. Easy to Break.
     from the new album Such Ferocious Beauty
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, Iqanajarumanngittunga
The Travellers, This Is Your Land
Oscar Peterson Trio, Hymn to Freedom