Thursday, January 23, 2020

Playlist: January 22, 2020

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Monty Python, Life of Brian
Monty Python's Flying Circus, Spam Song
     Terry Jones (1942-2020)
Biréli Lagrène, Chicken
     Fri-Sat 1/24-25 @ Freight & Salvage
Gonzalo Bergara, Woosh
     Sun 1/26 @ Freight & Salvage
Hot Club of San Francisco, Hey Jude/Duke & Dukie
     Fri-Sat 1/24-25 @ Freight & Salvage
Mathieu Chedid, Belleville Rendez-Vous
     Sat 1/25 @ Freight & Salvage: The Triplets of Belleville
Jet Black Pearl, Waltzheimer
John Brothers Company, Black Chicken (live)
Junk Parlor, Empress of Killjoy
     Fri-Sat 1/24-25 @Regency Ballroom: Edwardian Ball
Bill Frisell, Outlaws
     Sat 1/25 @ The Chapel
     Sun 1/26 @ Marine's Memorial Theatre
Americano Social Club, Mi Amor Es Para Ti
     Wed 1/29 @ Cafe du Soleil

Ranky Tanky, Been in the Storm
     Wed 1/29 @ Freight & Salvage
The Soul Rebels, I Heard It Through the Grapevine (live)
     Fri 1/24 @ The Independent
     Sat 1/25 @ The New Parish
Barrio Manouche, Tangos de Cali
     Thu 1/23 @ The New Parish
The Gold Souls, Midnight Song
     Sat 1/25 @ SacYard Community Tap House
     Sat 1/25 @ Tavern on Fourth
Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, That's What I'm Talkin' About
     Sat 1/25 @ Club Fox
California Honeydrops, Soul Tub (reprise)
Fantastic Negrito, Night Has Turned to Day
Sam Cooke, Trouble Blues
Django Reinhardt, In the Still of the Night
Django Reinhardt, Oh Lady Be Good
Django Reinhardt, Belleville


Thursday, January 16, 2020

Playlist: January 15, 2020


Bill Spivery & The Sons of Truth, The Non-Violent Man
Nina Simone, Why? (The King of Love Is Dead)
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Kiss Where I Kain't
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Dirty Blue Gene
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Trout Mask Replica
Jeremiah Lockwood, Soundiata
Jeremiah Lockwood, Don't Want Me Baby
     Fri 1/17 @ Congregation Beth Sholom
Elvin Bishop, (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher
     Fri 1/17 @ Mystic Theatre
     Sat 1/18 @ Felton Music Hall
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Alone at the Table (live)
     Fri-Sat 1/17-18 @ The Fillmore
Rainbow Girls, Ruby
Whiskerman, My Good Country
     Sat 1/18 @ The Independent
Brass Mafia, Brass Mafia Theme
     Thu 116 @ Sweetwater Music Hall (Heaviest Feather)

Special in-studio guest: Kyra Gordon

     Sun 1/19 @ Feinstein's at the Nikko: Loving Janis

Kyra Gordon, Bye Bye Baby (live)
Kyra Gordon, God and the FBI (live)
Kyra Gordon, Jesse (in-studio)
Kyra Gordon, Mercedes Benz (in-studio)
Kyra Gordon, Trouble in Mind (live)
Janis Ian, At Seventeen
Big Brother & the Holding Company, Piece of My Heart
Kyra Gordon, New York in the Springtime (live)

Pamela Rose, My Babe
     Thu 1/16 @ Kuumbwa Jazz



Thursday, January 9, 2020

Playlist: January 8, 2020


Ken Nordine, Tick Tock Fugue
Toru Takemitsu, Vocalism Ai
     Fri-Sun 1/10-12 @ Victoria Theatre: Tape Music Festival
PC Muñoz, All Out of Everything
     Fri 1/10 @ BAMPFA
Willie Nelson, Texas Flood
     Thu 1/09 @ The Fillmore
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Leaving Trunk (live)
     Sun 1/12 @ Moe's Alley
New Copasetics, Dru Me Negrita
     from the new album Twang-Ucopia (Balanced Diet)
     Fri 1/10 @ The Big Easy
Mark Growden, You Really Got a Hold On Me
     Sat 1/11 @ The Choir Loft
Tatiana Eva-Marie & Avalon Jazz Band, Jingle Bells (Vive le vent)
     Sun 1/12 @ Piedmont Piano Company
Junk Parlor, Dance With Me Bela Lugosi
     Fri 1/10 @ Fireside Lounge
Los Lobos, Jockey Full of Bourbon
     Sat 1/11 @ The Fillmore
Tin Cup Serenade, All I Can Do Is Cry
     Fri 1/10 @ Revolution Cafe

David Bowie, Round And Round
David Bowie, Almost Grown
David Bowie, White Light/White Heat
Elvis Presley, Mystery Train
Elvis Presley, Reconsider Baby
Elvis Presley, When It Rains It Really Pours
Elvis Presley, Nothingville/Big Boss Man/Guitar Man/Little Egypt/Trouble/Guitar Man (live)
Tampa Red, Things 'Bout Comin' My Way
Tampa Red, Travel On
Tampa Red, I'll Kill Your Soul (And Dare Your Spirit to Move)
Tampa Red, The Jitter Jump
Slim Gaillard, Cement Mixer
Slim Gaillard, Potato Chips
Slim Gaillard, Dunkin' Bagel
Slim Harpo, Tip On In (Part 1)


Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Playlist: January 1, 2020


Blue Rodeo, If We Make It Through December
Mamie Smith, Crazy Blues
The Larks, Christmas to New Year’s
The Qualities, Happy New Year to You
Billy Ward & His Dominoes, Ringing in a Brand New Year
The Heartbeats, After New Year's
Johnny Otis Orchestra, Happy New Year Baby
Lonnie Johnson, Happy New Year Darling
Mary Harris, Happy New Year Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins, Happy New Year
Roy Milton Solid Senders, New Year's Resolution Blues
Paul McCartney, Twenty Flight Rock
Regina Spektor, 20 Years of Snow
Bob Dylan, 20/20 Vision
Robert Cray, Twenty
Tom Waits, New Year's Eve

Samuel James, The Water's Always Changing But the River... (in-studio, 2010)
Meshugga Beach Party, If I Were A Rich Man (in-studio, 2011)
Meklit & Quinn, Neighborhoods (in-studio, 2012)
Shovelman, The Tracks (in-studio, 2012)
Brass Menažeri, Plava Devojka (in-studio, 2013)
The Hound Kings, Recession Blues (in-studio, 2013)
Andy T - Nick Nixon Band, You Look So Good to Me (in-studio, 2014)
Shun Ng, Boogie Baby (in-studio, 2014)
Slim Jenkins, Crash (in-studio, 2015)
Fantastic Negrito, In The Pines (in-studio, 2016)
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Chill With You (in-studio, 2017)
John Brothers Piano Company, Daffy Duckin' (in-studio, 2017)
Wee Willie Walker & Anthony Paule, After A While (in-studio, 2018)
Terrie Odabi & Jeremiah Lockwood, I'll Take You There (in-studio, 2019)


Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Playlist: December 25, 2019

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The Ramones, Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonight)
Bob Dylan, The Christmas Blues
Sammy Davis Jr, It's Christmas All Over The World
Larry Harlow, El Dia de la Navidad
Ray Brenner and Barry E. Blitzer, The Problem
Bhi Bhiman, White Christmas
Rev. A.W. Nix, Begin a New Life on Christmas Day
Rev. Edward Clayborn, The Wrong Way to Celebrate Xmas
Rev. Emmett Dickinson, Christmas - What Does It Mean To You?
Walter Davis, Santa Claus Blues
Roosevelt Sykes, Let Me Hang My Stocking in Your Christmas Tree
The Beatles, Pantomime - Everywhere It's Christmas
Bob & Doug McKenzie, Twelve Days of Christmas
Blue Rodeo, Christmas Must Be Tonight

Stephen Colbert & Jon Stewart, Can I Interest You in Hanukkah? 
Meshugga Beach Party, Oh Hanukkah 
Jeremiah Lockwood, Ethan Miller, and Luther Dickinson, Dreidel
Woody Guthrie, Hanukkah Dance
Theo Bikel, Sweetest Dreams Be Thine
The Ames Brothers, I Got A Cold For Christmas
Mickey Katz, Grandma's Dreidel
Cantor David Putterman, Rock Of Ages
Temple B'Nai Abraham Children's Choir, Svivon Sov Sov Sov
Don McLean, Dreidel
Debbie Friedman, The Latke Song
Flory Jagoda, Ocho Kandelikas


Thursday, December 19, 2019

Playlist: December 18, 2019

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Neil Young, Let's Impeach the President
The Honeydrippers, Impeach the President
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mary's Baby
     Tue 12/24 @ Slim's
Christmas Jug Band, Ain't Your Christmas Tree
     from the new album Live from the West Pole
     Thu 12/19 @ Palms Playhouse
     Fri 12/20 @ Auburn State Theatre
Adam Shulman Sextet, Katy
     Fri 12/20 @ SFJazz Center
Marcus Shelby feat. Tiffany Austin, Somebody's Watching You
     Sat 12/21 @ SFJazz Center
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, I'm Not Evil
     Thu-Sun 12/19-22
The Klezmatics, (Do The) Latke Flip-Flip
     Sun 12/22 @ SFJazz Center
Kugelplex, Desolation Row
     Sun 12/22 @ Freight & Salvage
Blind Boys of Alabama, Why Don't You Live So God Can Use You
     Fri 12/20 @ Uptown Theatre

Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Goin' For Broke (live)
Rainbow Girls, Down Home Girl
     Tue 12/31 @ Felton Music Hall
Fantastic Negrito, In the Pines
     Mon-Tue 12/30-31 @ The Chapel
Charlie Musselwhite, Cristo Redentor (live)
     Fri-Sat 12/27-28 @ Freight & Salvage
     Tue 12/31 @ Mystic Theatre
The Gold Souls, Midnight Song
     Sat 12/28 @ The Tavern on Fourth
     Tue 12/31 @ Palms Playhouse
Con Brio, Give It All
     Sat 12/28 @ Moe's Alley
     Tue 12/31 @ Bottom of the Hill
Royal Jelly Jive, Heart of Your Soul
     Tue 12/31 @ Napa Valley Opera House
Preservaton Hall Jazz Band, El Manicero (live)
     Tue 12/31 @ The Fillmore
Inspector Gadje, Balkan Potpourri (live)
     Tue 12/31 @ Starline Social Club
Terrie Odabi, When You Love Me
     Sun 12/22 @ Plymouth Church of Jazz & Justice
     Fri 12/27 @ The Sound Room



Thursday, December 12, 2019

Playlist: December 11, 2019


Christmas Jug Band, When the Red Sled Comes
Christmas Jug Band, Santa Clara, San Jose or Santa Claus?
     from the new album Live from the West Pole
     Fri 12/13 @ The Big Easy
     Sun-Mon 12/15-16 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Brian Setzer Orchestra, Hey Santa!
     Mon 12/16 @ Fox Theatre
Kim Nalley, Santa Baby
Kim Nalley, Hanukkah in Santa Monica
     Fri-Sat 12.14-15 Feinstein's at the Nikko)

Special in-studio guests: Terrie Odabi and Lady Bianca

     Sun 12/22 @ Plymouth Church of Jazz & Justice: A Very Merry Soulful Christmas

Lady Bianca, Xmas Time Again
Lady Bianca, Mary Had a Baby (in-studio)
Lady Bianca, You Got Me Drinkin' (in-studio)
Lady Bianca, Party Like You Wanna
Terrie Odabi, Wade in the Water
Lady Bianca, Sweet Baby (in-studio)
Lady Bianca, Ugly Man Song

Tiffany Austin, Music’s Gonna Meet Me There
     Sat 12/14 @ Davies Symphony Hall
     Sun 12/15 @ Paramount Theatre
Maria Muldaur, Empty Bed Blues
     Sat 12/14 @ Felton Music Hall
     Tue 12/17 Freight & Salvage
Royal Jelly Jive, When I’m With You
     Fri 12/13 UC Theatre
Rainbow Girls, Smoke Rings
     Fri 12/13 UC Theatre
     Sun 12/15 Hopmonk Tavern
Marina Crouse, The Cisco Kid
     Sun 12/15 The Sound Room
The Lucky Losers, Supernatural Blues
     Thu 12/12 The Saloon
     Fri 12/13 The Back Room
Junk Parlor, Howl Like Coyote
     Fri 12/13 Milk Bar
JD McPherson, Undivided Heart & Soul
     Thu 12/12 The Independent
King Dream, Patriot
     Sat 12/14 Hopmonk Novato


Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Playlist: December 4, 2019


The Eagles, Ol' 55
The Eagles, Lyin' Eyes
     Ken Taylor (1954-2019)
Fantastic Negrito, The Time Has Come
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mary's Baby
     Sat 12/07 @ Paramount Theatre
Devine’s Jug Band, Thc Lindberg Hop
     Sun 12/08 @ Bird & Beckett
Deep Basement Shakers, The Ma Grinder
     Wed 12/11 @ Armando's
Mark Growden, Drivin' Into the Sunrise
     Sat 12/07 @ The Choir Loft
California Honeydrops, Miss Louise
     Thu 12/05 @ The Independent
     Sat-Sun 12/07-08 @ The New Parish
Big Blu Soul Revue, E-Walkin'
     Tue 12/10 @ Cafe du Nord: Kind of Blue Revue
The Gold Souls, Strongman
     Wed 12/11 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Robert Randolph & The Family Band, The March (live)
     Sat 12/07 @ The Fillmore

Joseph, Come On Up to the House
The Wild Reeds, Tom Traubert's Blues
Rosanne Cash, Time
     from the new album Come On Up to the House: Women Sing Waits
Tori Amos, Time
Madeleine Peyroux, (Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night
Hot Club of Cowtown, Long Way Home
Holly Cole, Tango til They're Sore
Sarah McLachlan, Ol' 55
Bette Midler, Shiver Me Timbers / Samedi et Vendredi
Tom Waits, Goodnight Irene
Tom Waits, Ruby's Arms


Monday, December 2, 2019

Climate Ride 2020

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Playlist: November 27, 2019


Nina Simone, The Pusher
Tiffany Austin, Stardust
     Sun 12/01 @ Sweetwater Music Hall: A Tribute to Nina Simone
The Cottontails, Mississippi Dreamboat
     Sun 12/01 @ Bird & Beckett
The Gold Souls, Take It Easy
     Thu 11/28 @ The Tavern on Fourth
T Sisters, But Not For You
     Sat 11/30 Mystic Theatre
Quinn Deveaux & The Blue Beat Review, Tara Jean
     Sat 11/30 @ Club Deluxe
Sons of the Soul Revivers, Shook (live)
     Sat 11/30 @ Armando's
California Honeydrops, Standin' Still Blues
     Wed-Thu 12/03-04 @ The Independent
Mighty Mike Schermer, Stop Crying
     Fri 11/29 @ Armando's
     Sat 11/30 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sun 12/01 @ Moe's Alley
Sean Hayes, So Down
     Fri 11/29 @ The Chapel
     Sat 11/30 @ Moe's Alley
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Great White Noise
     Fri 11/29 @ The Fillmore
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Things I Used To Do

Sylvester Cotton, Thanksgiving Blues
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
The Four Southern Singers, Ham Bone Am Sweet
Bessie Smith, Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer
Harold Burrage, You Eat Too Much
The Robins, Turkey Hop Part 1


Thursday, November 21, 2019

Playlist: November 20, 2019


Wee Willie Walker & Anthony Paule, After A While (in-studio)
Wee Willie Walker & the Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra, Second Chance
Wee Willie Walker & the Greaseland All Stars, Little Red Rooster (live)
Wee Willie Walker, Warm to Cool to Cold
Wee Willie Walker, Ticket to Ride
     Wee Willie Walker (1941-2019)
Kim Nalley, Listen Here/Cold Duck/Compared to What?
Tiffany Austin, King of Pleasure
Denise Perrier, Big Long Slidin' Thing (live)
     Sun 11/24 @ Freight & Salvage
Los Centzontles & Andre Thierry, Richmond Blues (feat. David Hidalgo)
     Fri 11/22 @ Moe's Alley
     Sat 11/23 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Sun 11/24 @ The Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for The Arts
Book of J, Do Lord
     Sat 11/23 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Elvin Bishop, 100 Years of Blues
     Fri 11/22 @ The Chapel

Tom Waits, Drunk on the Moon
Go Van Gogh, The Stars and the Moon
Nina Simone, Everyone's Gone to the Moon
Howlin' Wolf, Coon on the Moon
Dinah Washington, Destination Moon
Otis Spann, Moon Blues
Gil Scott-Heron, Whitey on the Moon
Lightnin' Hopkins, Shine On Moon!
Cowboy Junkies, Shining Moon
Bobby Womack, Fly Me to the Moon
Slim Gaillard, How High the Moon
Piano Red, Mr. Moonlight
Tom Waits, Grapefruit Moon


Thursday, November 14, 2019

Playlist: November 13, 2019


The Honey Drippers, Impeach the President
Neil Young, Let's Impeach the President
Matt Andersen, What Would Your Mama Say
Gaby Moreno, Wrong Side of the Road
Liz Vice, Save Me
     Thu 11/14 @ Freight & Salvage: Roots Rising
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Maybe Later?
     Fri 11/15 @ Club Deluxe
George Cole, You Got a Glow
     Sat 11/16 @ Pacifica Performances
Selwyn Birchwood, Guilty Pleasures
     Thu 11/14 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sun 11/17 @ Moe's Alley
Doug MacLeod, Who's Driving This Bus?
     Thu 11/14 @ Armando's
Rainbow Girls, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
     Sat 11/16 @ The New Parish
Rebirth Brass Band, Blue Monk
     Thu-Fri 11/14-15 @ Starline Social Club
     Sat 11/16 @ Mezzanine

The Beatles, Ramblin' Woman/I Threw It All Away/Mama You Been On My Mind
Bob Dylan, I Threw It All Away (take 1)
The Beatles, Old Brown Shoe (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Old Brown Shoe (take 2)
The Beatles, The End (take 3)
Bob Dylan, I Am A Lonesome Hobo (take 4)
Bob Dylan, Drifter's Escape (take 1)
Bob Dylan, Country Pie (take 2)
The Beatles, Her Majesty (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Her Majesty (takes 1-3)
The Beatles, Octopus's Garden (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Octopus's Garden (take 9)
Bob Dylan, Folsom Prison Blues
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, Big River
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, I Walk The Line
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, One Too Many Mornings
     from the new album Travelin' Thru 1967-1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15
The Beatles, Golden Slumbers / Carry That Weight (takes 1-3)
     from the new album Abbey Road (Super Deluxe Edition)