Monday, July 22, 2024

Playlist: July 21, 2024

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Harry Belafonte, Diamond Joe
Ella Fitzgerald, Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe
Tiffany Austin, Georgia
     Sun-Mon 7/21-22 @ Stanford Jazz Workshop
     Sun 7/28 @ Covenant Winery
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, August Nights
     Thu-Sun 8/15-18 @ SFJazz Center
Blind Boys of Alabama, Down in the Hole (live)
     Thu-Sun 7/25-28 @ SFJazz Center
Blind Boys of Alabama with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Down By The Riverside (live)
Irma Thomas, Iko Iko  / Hey Pocky Way (live)
Marina Crouse, More and More
     Wed 7/24 @ Redwood City Music in the Park
     Fri 7/26 @ The Sound Room
Tia Carroll, Don't Put Your Hands On Me
     Sun 7/28 @ SFJazz Center
Mark Hummel, Lil Electric Car
     Thu 7/25 @ California Theatre of Santa Rosa
     Fri-Sat 7/26-27 @ SFJazz Center
James Cotton, Honky Tonk / Woke Up This Morning (live)

Fantastic Negrito feat. Sting, Undefeated Eyes
Quinn DeVeaux, Little Bit More
     from the new album Leisure
HowellDevine, Nila
     Sat 7/27 @ Roxx on Main
     Sun 7/28 @ Makeout Room
Elvis Presley, Polk Salad Annie (live)
The Lucky Losers, Down in Memphis Town
     Thu 7/25 @ Biscuits and Blues
Lachy Doley, Downtown Smalltown (live)
     Fri 7/26 @ Biscuits and Blues
Earl Thomas, I Smell Trouble/Look Over Yonder's Wall/Crossroad Blues (live)
     Sat 7/27 @ Biscuits and Blues
Paul Thorn, Every Little Bit Hurts (live)
     Fri 7/26 @ Rio Theatre
     Sat-Sun 7/27-28 @ Rancho Nicasio
Aki Kumar, All Bark No Bite
     Sat 7/27 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sat 8/03 @ Point Arena Theatre
Steve Freund, Come On In This House

Sunday, July 14, 2024

Playlist: July 14, 2024

The Commodores, Brick House
The Grease Traps, Solid Ground
     Sun 7/14 @ Stern Grove Festival
The Doors, Paris Blues
Keb' Mo', France
Alvin Youngblood Hart, France Blues
Junk Parlor, Voyage of the Hecate
     Sat 7/20 @ Little Hill Lounge
Taj Mahal, One For My Baby (And One For the Road)
Charlie Musselwhite, Blue Feeling Today
Elvin Bishop, The Things (That) I Used to Do
     Fri 7/19 @ Frost Amphitheater
     Sat 7/20 @ Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
Jon Lawton, Lazy Man's Blues
     Wed 7/17 @ Empress Marquee Club
Gunhild Carling, Jazz Is My Lifestyle
Count Basie Orchestra, The Patton Basie Shuffle
     Sun 7/14 @ Bing Concert Hall

North Mississippi Allstars, Up and Rolling
     Thu 7/18 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Fri 7/19 @ Camp Navarro
     Sat 7/20 @ Armitage Wines
Ruthie Foster, Heartshine
     Fri 7/19 @ Camp Navarro
     Sun 7/21 @ Freight & Salvage
Carolyn Wonderland, Loser
     Tue 7/16 @ Yoshi's
     Wed 7/17 @ Almost Famous Winery
     Fri 7/19 @ Camp Navarro
     Sun 7/21 @ Moe's Alley
Joe Louis Walker, Hello It's the Blues
     Wed 7/17 @ Stanford Jazz Workshop
Sunny War, Never Let Me Down Again
      Sat 7/20 @ Radium Runway
Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Broke Down Engine
     Thu 7/18 @ The Chapel
     Fri 7/19 @ Harlow's
     Sat 7/20 @ Moe's Alley
Vieux Farka Touré, Gabou Ni Tie
     Tue 7/16 @ Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
     Fri 7/19 @ JaM Cellars
Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra, Suffering with the Blues
     Fri 7/19 @ The Sound Room
Johnnie Johnson, Johnnie B. Bad
Mavis Staples, Worthy
Desmond Dekker, 007 (Shanty Town)

Sunday, July 7, 2024

Playlist: July 7, 2024

Sunny War, Love's Death Bed
Diana Gameros, ¿Cómo Hacer?
     Sat 7/20 @ Radium Runway
Tiffany Austin, Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
     Sun 7/07 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
     Mon 7/08 @ Plymouth Church of Jazz & Justice
Dirty Cello, Last Time Blues
     Thu 7/11 @ Marin Art and Garden Center
John Brothers Piano Company, Off Bass
     Sat 7/13 @ Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, It's You Baby
     Sat 7/13 @ Freight & Salvage
Rick Estrin & the Nightcats, Sack o' Kools
     Fri 7/12 @ Blue Note Napa
     Sat 7/13 @ Almost Famous Winery
Mark Hummel, What the Hell
     from the new album True Believer
Dennis Johnson, Going Down
     Fri 7/12 @ Friday Nights in the Park
Jiimmy Grant, Insomnia
     Fri 7/12 @ Side Door
     Sun 7/14 @ Rose Avenue Acoustic Delights
Harry Connick Jr, Next Door Blues
     Tue-Wed 7/09-10 @ The Mountain Winery
Grateful Brass, Bird Song
     Sun 7/14 @ Stanford Jazz Workshop

Ringo Starr, Gonna Need Someone
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Matchbox (live)
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, It Don't Come Easy (live)
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, What Goes On (live)
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Don't Pass Me By (live)
The Beatles, Good Night (rehearsal / take 10 / take 22)
The Beatles, Yellow Submarine (work tape / take 4)
The Beatles, If You've Got Trouble
The Beatles, Octopus's Garden (rehearsal)

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Playlist: June 30, 2024

Kinky Friedman, We Reserve the Right to Reserve Service to You
Tom Waits, Highway Cafe
     Kinky Friedman (1944-2024)
Dirty Cello, Summertime
     Thu 7/04 @ Rio Nido Roadhouse
Chris O'Leary, You Break It You Bought It
     Thu 7/04 @ Biscuits & Blues
Isaac Rother & The Phantoms, Like a Wolfman
     Thu 7/04 @ The Ivy Room

Fillmore Jazz Festival: July 6-7

Kim Nalley, Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Black Ball Swing (Kansas City)
Alpha Rhythm Kings, California Boogie
Carl Lockett, Little Boy Blues
Sam Reider & The Human Hands, Lunatico

Lena Horne, Now
Willie Dixon, Dustin' Off the Bass

The Travellers, This Land Is Your Land
Great Big Sea, Boston and St. John's
Stompin' Tom Connors, Saint John Blues
Joel Plaskett Emergency, Nowhere With You
Nathan Wiley, Moneymaker
Lynda Lemay, Les Maudits Français
Leonard Cohen, You Want It Darker
Blue Rodeo, Ride Your Bike
The Duhks, Je Pense à Toi (reprise)
Tin Cup Serenade, Manitoba
The Guess Who, Runnin' Back to Saskatoon
Gordon Lightfoot, Alberta Bound
The Jerry Cans, Tukturjuk / On the Rocks
Oscar Peterson Trio, Hymn to Freedom

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Playlist: June 23, 2024

The Treniers, Say Hey (The Willie Mays Song)
Chuck Prophet, Willie Mays Is Up at Bat
     Willie Mays (1931-2024)
Earl Thomas, Ode to Billy Joe (live)
     Fri-Sat 6/28-29 @ Biscuits & Blues
Ruthie Foster, Mack the Knife (live)
     Sat 6/29 @ Rancho Nicasio
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, With My Man
     Thu 6/27 @ Royal Cuckoo
     Fri 6/28 @ Rancho Nicasio
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Hoopty-Do
     Fri 6/28 @ Local Edition
     Sat 6/29 @ Royal Cuckoo
Mighty Mike Schermer, Just Gettin' Good
     Wed 6/26 @ Club Fox
     Thu 6/27 @ The Sound Room
Rory Block, Murder Most Foul
     from the forthcoming album Positively 4th Street

Mark Hummel, Summertime (live)
     Thu 6/27 @ Canyons BBQ
     Fri 6/28 @ Bosco's Bones & Brew
Billy Stewart, Summertime
Kim Nalley, Summertime
Tom Waits, Summertime
R.E.M., Summertime
Paul McCartney, Summertime
Paul McCartney, Summer's Day Song
Howard Wiley, Song for a Hot Summer Night
Chrissie Hynde, In the Summertime
Bob Dylan, Summer Days
Charley Patton, Some Summer Day
Sly & the Family Stone, Hot Fun in the Summertime

Sunday, June 16, 2024

Playlist: June 16, 2024

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