Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Playlist: March 3, 2021

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Bunny Wailer, Dreamland
     Bunny Livingston (1947-2021)
The Wailers, Dreamland
The Wailers, This Train
The Wailers, Who Feels It (Knows It)
The Wailers, Hallelujah Time
The Wailers, Burnin'
Aki Kumar, Zindagi
Goodnight Texas, Hypothermic
HowellDevine, Sadie
     Sat 3/06: Can't Stop the Blues
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Maybe Later
     Sun 3/07 @ Piedmont Piano Company
Laurie Anderson & Tammy L. Hall, Songs For Women
     Fri 3/05: SFJazz Fridays at Five
Aretha Franklin, Dr. Feelgood (Love Is A Serious Business)
     Sun 3/07: Social Distance Live Covers Aretha Franklin

Bob Dylan, Alligator Man
Bob Dylan, Alligator Man (rock version)
Bob Dylan, Alligator Man (country version)
Bob Dylan, Can't Help Falling In Love
Bob Dylan, Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies
Bob Dylan, Untitled 1970 Instrumental #1
Bob Dylan, Come A Little Bit Closer (take 2)
Bob Dylan, Went to See the Gypsy (take 6)
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), I Met Him on a Sunday
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), Matchbox
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), Your True Love
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), Telephone Wire
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), Fishing Blues
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), Honey Just Allow Me One More Chance
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), It Ain't Me Babe
     from the new album 1970
Bob Dylan, False Prophet
Sailor Sabol & QW4RTZ, The Star-Spangled Banner




Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Playlist: February 24, 2021


Mars Perseverance Rover, Wind
Lawrence Ferlinghetti At 100: Bay Area Poets Pay Tribute
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, We Remember Greatness
     Thu 2/25: Black Music Through the Ages
Sly & The Family Stone, Stand!
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Transition 1 (Pittsburg)
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Transition 2 (New York)
Traveling Wilburys, Heading For The Light
The Beatles, While My Guitar Gently Weeps (take 2)
The Beatles, Something (demo)
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), Yesterday
The Beatles, Long Long Long

Bob Dylan, Long Black Veil
Bob Dylan, Jamaica Farewell
Bob Dylan, Bring Me A Little Water, Sylvie (take 1)
Bob Dylan, Tomorrow Is A Long Time (take 1)
Bob Dylan, Universal Soldier
Bob Dylan, Things About Comin' My Way
Bob Dylan, Little Moses
Bob Dylan, Alberta (take 2)
Bob Dylan, Alberta (take 5)
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), If Not For You (take 1)
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), Time Passes Slowly (rehearsal)
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), If Not For You (take 2)
Bob Dylan (w/ George Harrison), One Too Many Mornings
Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, One Too Many Mornings
Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, Don't Think Twice / Understand Your Man
Bob Dylan, One More Weekend
     from the new album 1970








Thursday, February 18, 2021

Playlist: February 17, 2021


Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco, Celia & Johnny
     Johnny Pacheco (1935-2021)
Tom Waits, I Wish I Was in New Orleans (In the Ninth Ward)
Brass Mafia, Ode to Joe
Brass Band Mission, Making Moves
Mission Delirium, Rum & Coke
West Grand Brass Band, Slick Beatnik
Brass Magic (feat. Kaila Bace), Runabout
MJ's Brass Boppers, U Can't Rock Unless U Roll
Brass Monkey Brass Band, Elbo Rhumba
Minor Mishap Marching Band, Track Suit
79ers Gang, Brand New Day

The Wild Tchoupitaloulas, Wild Tchoupitoulas
Professor Longhair, Tipitina
Professor Longhair, Go To the Mardi Gras
Irma Thomas, Be You
Hugh Laurie, Junker's Blues
Champion Jack Dupree, Junker Blues
Fats Domino, The Fat Man
Mitch Woods, Walking to New Orleans (live)
Mitch Woods, Gumbo Blues
King Street Giants, Tootie Ma (Is a Big Fine Thing)
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans? 
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, All Night Long
California Honeydrops, Cry For Me
Mark Growden & The New Orleans Heavis, Here's To You



Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Playlist: February 10, 2021


Jim Cuddy, Maybe Sometime
     Fri 2/12: Valentine Blues
Blue Rodeo, Rena
King Dream, Return to Zero
     Fri 2/12: #JaMHappyHour
Con Brio, Nonsense
Curtis Salgado, The Fix Is In
     from the new album Damage Control
The Caliopians, Valentine
Deanna Bogart, Conversing With Lincoln
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Two Hearts
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Do You Want to Get Lucky?
     Sun 2/14: Sweethearts of the Blues
Marty O'Reilly, Preach 'Em Now
     Sat 2/13: Small World Theatre Cabaret
Kim Nalley, Trouble of the World
     Thu 2/11: Hearts in SF
Ornette Coleman, The Shape of Jazz to Come

Mississippi Mud Mashers, Bring It On Home to Grandma
The Swallows, It Ain't the Meat It's the Motion
Bo Carter, Ants In My Pants
Sippie Wallace, A Man for Every Day in the Week
Lillie Mae Kirkham, He's Just My Size
Barrelhouse Annie, If It Don't Fit Don't Force It
Armed Forces Radio Orchestra, Take A Pro
Wynonie Harris, I Want My Fanny Brown
Crown Prince Waterford, Move Your Hand Baby
Frankie 'Half-Pint' Jaxon, It Must Be Jelly (Cos Jam Don't Shake Like That)
The Treniers, Poon Tang
Jimmy Rushing, Tricks Ain't Walkin'
Memphis Minnie, If You See My Rooster
Lil Johnson, Take It Easy Greasy
Georgia White, Hot Nuts (Get 'Em From the Peanut Man)
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, I Want a Tall Skinny Papa
John Lee Hooker, My Daddy Was a Jockey
Papa Charlie Jackson, You Put It In, I'll Take It Out



Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Playlist: February 3, 2021

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The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Still I Rise
     Thu 2/04: Black Music – Blues and Bars
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Something Got A Hold On Me
     Sat 2/20: 7th Annual Black History Month Celebration
Billie Holiday, Strange Fruit
     Sun 2/07: CJM Sunday Stories
Kim Nalley, Big Hooded Black Man
     Thu 2/11: Hears in SF
Tiffany Austin, Greenwood
Marcus Shelby, Harriet Tubman (Prelude)
The Treniers, Say Hey (The Willie Mays Song)
Teddy Brannon Orchestra, Don Newcomb Really Throws That Ball
Buddy Johnson, Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball?
Marcus Shelby, Black Ball Swing (Kansas City)
Terence Brewer feat. Gift of Gab & D Wolf, Keep It Rollin'
Howard Wiley & Extra Nappy, Superstar
Mamie Smith, Crazy Blues

Chubby Checker, Back in the U.S.S.R.
The 5 Stairsteps, Dear Prudence
Fats Domino, Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey
Major Harris, Like A Rolling Stone
Bobby Womack, All Along the Watchtower
Brook Benton, Don't Think Twice It's Alright
Nina Simone, Here Comes the Sun
Maxine Brown, We Can Work It Out
Aretha Franklin, Eleanor Rigby
Screamin' Jay Hawkins, A Hard Day's Night
Bill Brandon, I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
Esther Phillips, Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You
Staples Singers, Masters of War
Marion Williams, I Pity the Poor Immigrant
Lowell Fulson, Why Don't We Do It In The Road
Junior Parker, Tomorrow Never Knows


Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Playlist: January 27, 2021


Naked Roommate, Fondu Guru
The Caliopians, Magic in Your Kiss
Ambrose Akinmusire, Blues (We measure the heart with a fist)
Monophonics, Day Bay Day
Dougie Stu, Joyride
California Honeydrops, Just One More
Quinn DeVeaux, Trouble
King Street Giants, Ale Park Shuffle
Sally Mango, Undone
Deerhoof, Love-Lore 3
Eternal Drag, Thirty-Eight
The Lucky Losers, Godless Land

Aviv Geffen, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
Bob Dylan, Shelter From the Storm (live)
Tom Waits, A Little Rain
Tom Waits, Rains On Me
Tom Waits, Make It Rain
California Honeydrops, Rain
Irma Thomas, It's Raining
Bertha Hill, Some Cold Rainy Day
Bessie Smith, Standin' in the Rain Blues
Grupo 15, Lluvia
Tomorrow's Children, Rain Rocksteady
The Tenors, Weather Report
The Techniques, I Wish It Would Rain
The Three Tops, It's Raining
Blue Rodeo, After the Rain (demo)


Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Playlist: January 20, 2021


Amanda Gorman, The Hill We Climb
Beyoncé, At Last
Funkadelic, One Nation Under a Groove
Edwin Hawkins Singers, Oh Happy Day
Too $hort, Oakland 
Kendrick Lamar, Humble
Aretha Franklin, Young, Gifted, and Black
Bob Marley & The Wailers, Sun Is Shining
A Tribe Called Quest, Check the Rhime
Prince, Purple Rain
Lady Gaga, Shallow

Calvin Coolidge, Inaugural Address
Ella Fitzgerald, Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe
Lena Horne, Good For Nothin' Joe
Louis Jordan, Run Joe
Harry Belafonte, Hold 'Em Joe
Bob Dylan, Abraham, Martin, and John
Bob Dylan, Dear Mrs. Roosevelt
Bob Dylan, Diamond Joe
Neil Young, Campaigner
Ashford & Simpson, Solid as Barack
Guitar Shorty, Please Mr. President
James Brown, Funky President (People It's Bad)
They Might Be Giants, Lincoln, Washington And That Jefferson Guy

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Playlist: January 13, 2021


The Honeydrippers, Impeach the President
The Fraternal Order of the Society Blues, Do Lord
     Sat 1/16: Celebrating MLK Legacy

Special guests: Stacey Hoffman and Lyz Lyke

     Sun 1/17: In the Name of Love

Kronos Quartet feat. Meklit, The President Sang Amazing Grace
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Can't Take My Eyes Off of You
Bryan Dyer, Rainy Night in Georgia
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, I Come a Mighty Long Way
Tory Teasley & the Teaser, Truth
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, We Remember Greatness

Stevie Wonder, Happy Birthday
Bill Spivery & The Sons of Truth, The Non-Violent Man
Otis Spann, Blues for Martin Luther King
Big Maybelle, Heaven Will Welcome You Dr. King
Nina Simone, Why? (The King of Love Is Dead)
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Memphis (I Am a Man)
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Trout Mask Replica
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Evil (live)
Slim Harpo, I'm A King Bee
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Roll the Boogie





Thursday, January 7, 2021

Playlist: January 6, 2021


Tiffany Austin, Georgia
The Honeydrippers, Impeach the President
Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention, It Can't Happen Here
Bob Dylan, Everything Is Broken
Bob Dylan, Desolation Row (take 1)
Percy Mayfield, Danger Zone
The Lucky Losers, Last Ride
The King Street Giants, Get Out
The Sam Chase, Hey Don
Offenbach, Câline de Blues
Talking Heads, Burning Down the House

Rev. A.W. Nix, Mind Your Business (A New Year's Sermon)
Freddie Mitchell, Auld Lang Syne Boogie
Tampa Red, Midnight Boogie
Charles Brown, Bringing in a Brand New Year
Huey 'Piano' Smith, Happy New Year
The Creators, I'll Stay Home New Year's Eve
Clyde Lasley & The Cadillac Specials, Santa Came Home Drunk
Cousin Fuzzy & His Cousins, It's Santa Claus Time
Paul Bley Trio, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Rev. J.M. Gates, Will Hell Be Your Santa Claus?
The Marquees, Christmas in the Congo
King Scratch, Christmas Time in Nassau
Sir Jablonski & The Unknowns, Merry Christmas
De Paur Infantry Chorus, Carol of the Bells
Etienne 'Sarane' Ferret, White Christmas
Django Reinhardt, Christmas Swing
Big Bud, Rock Around the Christmas Tree
John Greer, Wait Till After Christmas



Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Playlist: December 23, 2020

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Vince Guaraldi Trio, A Charlie Brown Christmas
     Fri 12/24 @ SFJazz: Adam Shulman Plays Vince Guaraldi's A Charlie Brown Christmas
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mary's Baby
     Fri 12/24: 32nd Annual Christmas Eve Concert
Big Harp George, That Grinch Is Me
The Lucky Losers, May Every Day Be Christmas
Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra, Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday
Hot Club of San Francisco, Don Rodolfo
Bob Dylan, The Christmas Blues
Blue Rodeo, Song For a Winter's Night
Bob & Doug McKenzie, The Twelve Days of Christmas
The Beatles, Christmas Time Is Here Again
The Beatles, Third Christmas Record

The Ramones, Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)
Bob Dylan, Must Be Santa
Ozie Ware with Duke Ellington's Hot Five, Santa Claus Bring My Man Back
Bumble Bee Slim, Santa Claus Bring Me A New Woman
Oscar McLolli and His Honey Jumpers, Dig That Crazy Santa Claus
Vernon Dalhart, Santa Claus That's Me!
Lil McClintock, Don't Think I'm Santa Claus
Walter Davis, New "Santa Claus"
Victoria Spivey, I Ain't Gonna Let You See My Santa Claus
Bill Lacey with Lil Armstrong and Her Ebony-Aires, Cowboy Santa Claus
The Enchanters, Mambo Santa Mambo
Nathaniel Mayer, Mr. Santa Claus (Bring Me My Baby)
The Marquees, Santa Done Got Hip
Nap Hepburn & March of Dimes, Tell Santa Claus
Sam Manning with the Melodettes, Looking For Me Santa Claus
Kathy and Jimmy Zee, Santa Claus Rock and Roll
Bo Carter, Santa Claus
Rev. J.M.Gates, Gettin' Ready for Christmas



Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Playlist: December 16, 2020

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Tumbledown House, Everybody Loves My Baby (in-studio)
Tumbledown House, Downhearted Blues (in-studio)
Kyra Gordon, Jessie (in-studio)
Deep Basement Shakers, Rag Mama Rag (in-studio)
Deep Basement Shakers, I'll Be Up Someday (in-studio)
Blonde Toledo, Littlle Miss Krissy (in-studio)
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough (in-studio)
King Street Giants, No Good Blues (in-studio)
Big Harp George, Home Stretch (in-studio)
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
Book of J, When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (in-studio)
Quinn DeVeaux, Goin' Back to Oakland (in-studio)
Aki Kumar & Kid Andersen, Back to Bombay (in-studio)

Meshugga Beach Party, If I Were A Rich Man (in-studio)
Meshugga Beach Party, Oh Hanukkah (in-studio)
Meshugga Beach Party, Dreidel, Dreidel (in-studio)
Meshugga Beach Party, Let My People Go (in-studio)
Meshugga Beach Party, Latkes (in-studio)
Meshugga Beach Party, Go Go Golem (in-studio)

Christmas Jug Band, Plant A Santa (in-studio)
Christmas Jug Band, Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin' (in-studio)
Christmas Jug Band, Carolin' (in-studio)
Christmas Jug Band, Santa Don't Do It (in-studio)
Christmas Jug Band, Santa's On The Mainline (in-studio)






Thursday, December 10, 2020

Playlist: December 9, 2020

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Bob Dylan, Roll On John
Bob Dylan, Things About Comin' My Way
Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert, Can I Interest You in Hanukkah?
Saul Kaye, Mao Tzur
Meshugga Beach Party, Dreidl, Dreidl
The Klezmatics, Happy Joyous Hanukkah
Woody Guthrie, Hannukkah Dance
Jeremiah Lockwood, Ethan Miller & Luther Dickinson, Dreidl
Stanley Abrams & Sid Wayne, 'Twas the Night Before Chanukah
Mickey Katz, Grandma's Dreidl
Floty Jagoda, Ocho Kandelikas
Sol Zim, Ma'oz Tzur
Yossele Rosenblatt, Yevonim
Tom Waits, Young at Heart
Tom Waits, Sea of Love

Special guests: Chris Strachwitz and Adam Machado

Skip James, No Special Lover
Big Joe Williams, Sloppy Drunk Blues
Treme Brass Band, Sweet Georgia Brown
Creole Belles, Medley Carrière
Big Mama Thornton, Hound Dog
Barbara Dane, Deportees
Savoy Family Band, Sugar Bee
Sonny Boy Williamson, She Brought Life Back to the Dead