Sunday, January 29, 2023

Playlist: January 29, 2023

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Kim Nalley, Trouble of the World
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Memphis

The Edwardian Ball:  Feb.3-4 @ Regency Ballroom

Rosin Coven, Sing Me Malaise
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, With My Man
John Brothers Piano Company, Black Widow Bump

Colin James, It Takes A Lot to Laugh, It Takes A Train to Cry
Colin James, Triple Shot
Colin James, Just Came Back
     Wed 2/01 @ Great American Music Hall

MJ's Brass Boppers, Step Aside
     Fri 2/03 @ Civic Center Plaza
Rob Reich, Elevator Up!
     Thu-Fri 2/02-03 @ Davies Symphony Hall

Bob Dylan, Highlands
Bob Dylan, Love Sick (2022 remix)
Bob Dylan, Dirt Road Blues (version 1)
Bob Dylan, Standing in the Doorway (version 1)
Bob Dylan, Make You Feel My Love (take 1)
Bob Dylan, Not Dark Yet (version 2)
Bob Dylan, Can't Wait (version 1)
Bob Dylan, Til I Fell in Love With You (version 1)
     from the new box set Fragments: Time Out of Mind Sessions (1996-1997)


Sunday, January 22, 2023

Playlist: January 22, 2023


Con Brio, Jolene
     Fri 2/18 @ The Independent
Robert Cray Band, You Can't Make Me Change
     Mon-Tue 1/23-24 @ Yoshi's
Andy Santana and the West Coast Playboys, Can't You See
     Wed 1/25 @ Empress Lounge
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Leaving Trunk (live)
     Sun 1/22 @ Moe's Alley
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Liza Jane (live)
     Wed 1/25 @ The Lost Church SF
Beck, Loser
Beastie Boys, Brass Monkey
Conspiracy of Venus, Monkey Gone to Heaven
Dirty Cello, Crossroads
     Wed 1/25 @ Club Fox
HowellDevine, Untrue Blues
     Fri 1/27 @ Ivy Room
Toots & The Maytals, Sailin' On
     Sat 1/28 @ Ashkenaz: Tribute to Toots Hibbert

Hot Club of San Franciso, Milord (live)
Hot Club of Cowtown, How High the Moon
Trio Dinicu, March Hora
     Sun 1/22 @ Freight & Salvage
Stéphane Wrembel, St. James Infirmary
     Sun 1/22 @ Blue Note Napa
     Mon 1/23 Kuumbwa Jazz
Django Reinhardt, St. James Infirmary
Django Reinhardt, C Jam Blues
Django Reinhardt, Sweet Georgia Brown
Sam Cooke, (Ain't That) Good News
Snooks Eaglin, Stardust
Ann Cole, That's Enough
Etta James, I Sing the Blues For You (live)


Sunday, January 15, 2023

Playlist: January 15, 2023


Jeff Beck, Brush With the Blues
     Jeff Beck (1944-2023)
Bob Dylan, Not Dark Yet (version 1)
     from the forthcoming box set Fragments: Time Out of Mind Sessions (1996-1997)

Django Reinhardt Birthday Celebration: Jan. 20-22 @ Freight & Salvage

Hot Club of San Francisco, La Gitane
Rhythm Future Quartet, Minor Blues (live)
Hot Club of Cowtown, Dark Eyes (Ochi Chornye)
Mimi Fox, Mr. White's Blues

Davina & The Vagabonds, Sugar Drops
     Tue-Wed 1/17/18 @ Yoshi's
Mark Hummel, Stop This World
     Fri 1/20 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
     Sat 1/21 @ California Theatre of Santa Rosa
Charlie Musselwhite, In Your Darkest Hour
Blind Boys of Alabama, The Message
     Fri 1/20 @ Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
     Sat 1/21 @ Grand Central Theatre for the Arts
Whiskerman, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
     Thu 1/19 @ Rickshaw Stop

Captian Beefheart & His Magic Band, Trout Mask Replica
Captian Beefheart & His Magic Band, Frying Pan
Captian Beefheart & His Magic Band, St James Infirmary (live)
Captian Beefheart & His Magic Band, Sweet Georgia Brown (live)
Captian Beefheart & His Magic Band, Avalon Blues (live)
Nina Simone, Why? (The King of Love Is Dead)
Mavis Staples, MLK Song
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Amen
Robert Chatman, Ballad of Martin Luther King Jr
Johnnie Lewis, I Got to Climb a High Mountain
Bill Spivery & The Sons of Truth, The Non-Violent Man
Stevie Wonder, Happy Birthday

Sunday, January 8, 2023

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Playlist: December 31, 2022


Fantastic Negrito, Oh Betty (acoustic)
Monophonics, The Shape of My Teardrops
     Sat 12/31 @ Guild Theatre
Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Lighthouse
Quinn DeVeaux, Very Best Thing
     Sat 12/31 @ Moe’s Alley
California Honeydrops, I Miss You Baby, Pt.2
     Sat 12/31 @ The UC Theatre
The Gold Souls, The Coffee Song
     Sat 12/31 SacYard Community Tap House
The King St Giants, Get Out
     Sat 12/31 @ Blue Note Napa
King Dream, Wish I Could Call You Now
Royal Jelly Jive, Tetris
     Sat 12/31 @ Mystic Theatre
Fanfare Zambaleta, Zv'jezda Tjera Mjeseca
     Sat 12/31 @ Ashkenaz
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Two Hard Working Lovers With a Job to Do
Goodnight, Texas, Borrowed Time
     Sat 12/31 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Big Blue Soul Revue, And You Loved Me
     Sat 12/31 Presidio Social Club

Jazz Mafia, Love Riot
     from the album Suite San Francisco
Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder, Drinkin’ Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee
     from the album Get On Board
John Németh, The Last Time
     from the album May Be the Last Time
Kim Nalley, I Want a Little Boy
     from the album I Want a Little Boy
The Lucky Losers, Standin' Pat
     from the album Standin' Pat
HowellDevine, Strange Time Meltdown
     from the album Strange Time Blues
Fantastic Negrito, Oh Betty
     from the album White Jesus, Black Problems
California Honeydrops, You Never Can Tell
     from the album Covers From the Cave
Cowboy Junkies, I've Made Up My Mind to Give Myself to You
     from the album Songs of the Recollection
The Beatles, Rain (take 5 / actual speed)
The Beatles, Rain (take 5 / slowed down)
     from the album Revolver (Special Edition)


Saturday, December 24, 2022

Playlist: December 24, 2022

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California Honeydrops, Please Come Home For Christmas
     Sat 12/31 @ The UC Theatre
Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert, Can I Interest You in Hanukkah?
Tin Cup Serenade, It’s Christmas Time in San Francisco
Whiskerman, You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch
Big Harp George, That Grinch Is Me
Cannonball & Jazz Mafia, Funky Funky Christmas
Hot Club of San Francisco, Don Rodolfo
Frank Bey & Anthony Paule Band, Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday
The Lucky Losers, May Every Day Be Christmas
Kat Robichaud, The Star Wars Holiday Special
Bob & Doug McKenzie, The Twelve Days of Christmas
Blue Rodeo, Christmas Must Be Tonight
Bob Dylan, Must Be Santa

Charley Jordan, Santa Claus Blues
Nathaniel Mayer, Mr. Santa Claus (Bring Me My Baby)
The Hepsters, Rockin' n' Rollin' with Santa Claus
Louis Prima, What Will Santa Say (When He Finds Everyone Swingin')
Huey "Piano" Smith And the Clowns, Almost Time for Santa
Miles Davis with Bob Dorough, Blue Christmas (To Whom It May Concern)
The Slam Stewart Quintet, Jingle Bells
Freddie Mitchell Orchestra, Jingle Bells Boogie
Santo & Johnny, Twistin' Bells
The Hoosier Hot Shots, Jingle Bells
Rev. J.M. Gates, Will Hell Be Your Santa Claus?
Clyde Lasley & The Cadillac Specials, Santa Came Home Drunk
Olivette Miller, Real Cool Yule
The Rockin' Stockings, Yulesville U.S.A.
Big Bud, Snow-Man Rock
Lightnin' Hopkins, Heavy Snow
The Beatles, Christmas Time Is Here Again
Kim Nalley, Hanukkah in Santa Monica


Saturday, December 17, 2022

Playlist: December 17, 2022


Terrie Odabi, Grinnin' In Your Face (in-studio)
Tiffany Austin, Miss Rockwell (in-studio)
     Sun 12/18 @ Plymouth Jazz and Justice Church
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Jesus O What a Wonderful Child (in-studio)
     Thu 12/22 @ Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
     Sat 12/24 @ Great American Music Hall
Christmas Jug Band, S.A.N.T.A. (in-studio)
     Tue 12/20 @ Freight & Salvage
     Thu 12/22 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Aki Kumar, Back to Bombay (in-studio)
     Sun 12/18 @ Rancho Nicasio
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough (in-studio)
     Thu 12/22 @ Longboard Jam
     Sat 12/24 @ The Saloon
Howell Devine, Sadie (in-studio)
     Fri 12/23 @ Roxx on Main
Big Blu Soul Revue, I Know (in-studio)
     Wed 12/21 @ Local Edition
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)
King Street Giants, No Good Blues (in-studio)
La Gente SF feat. Versoul, La Mar (in-studio)

Stanley Adams & Sid Wayne, 'Twas the Night Before Hanukkah
Jeremiah Lockwood, Ethan Miller, and Luther Dickinson, Dreidel
Woody Guthrie, Hanukkah Dance
The Klezmatics, Hanukkah Tree
Debbie Friedman, The Latke Song
Theo Bikel, Sweetest Dreams Be Thine
The Ames Brothers, I Got A Cold For Christmas
Bob Dylan, Little Drummer Boy
Mickey Katz, Grandma's Dreidel
Temple B'Nai Abraham Children's Choir, Svivon Sov Sov Sov
Cantor David Putterman, Rock Of Ages
Sol Zim, Ma'oz Tsur
The Ramones,  Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonite)


Saturday, December 10, 2022

Playlist: December 10, 2022


Christmas Jug Band, Santa Clara, San Jose, or Santa Claus?
     Fri 12/16 @ The Big Easy
     Sat 12/17 @ Ruhstaller Farm
The Klezmatics, Hanuka Dance
     Thu 12/15 @ Montalvo Arts Center
     Sat 12/17 @ Freight & Salvage
The Caliopians, Half the World
     Fri 12/16 @ Apple Jack's
Graham Patzner, Truth of Fire
Conspiracy of Beards, Who By Fire
     Sun 12/11 @ The Lost Church
Maria Muldaur (with Taj Mahal), Baby It's Cold Outside
     Thu 12/15 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
The Blues Broads, Blue Highway (live)
     Fri 12/16 @ Rancho Nicasio
Tia Carroll, Our Last Time
Aki Kumar, Jaane Kahaan Mera Jigar Gaya Ji
     Sat 12/17 @ The Sound Room
Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, Honey Babe
     Sat 12/17 @ Rancho Nicasio
Tin Cup Serenade, Stack O'Lee Blues
     Thu 12/15 @ Blush Wine Bar
     Fri 12/16 @ Vic's Winehouse
Quinn DeVeaux, Won't Leave You Alone
     Mon 12/12 @ Little Saint
     Tue 12/13 @ The Independent
Larry McCray, Arkansas
     Sat 12/17 @ The Fillmore

Jeremiah Lockwood, Ritual
Jeremiah Lockwood, Chanuka Oy Chanuka
Jeremiah Lockwood, Al Hanisim
Jeremiah Lockwood, Al Hanisim (Izhar Cohen)
Cantor Moyshe Oysher, Drei Dreidl
Socalled, Drei Dreidl (Not A Puppy for Hanukkah)
Flory Jagoda, Ocho Kandelikas
Jeremiah Lockwood, Little Dreydl
     Sun 12/11 @ SFJazz Center
Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt, Yevonim
Meshugga Beach Party, Oh Hanukkah
Meshugga Beach Party, Dreidl Dreidl
Meshugga Beach Party, Hot Rod Hanukkah


Saturday, December 3, 2022

Playlist: December 3, 2022


Blue Rodeo, If We Make It Through December
Blue Rodeo, I Owe It to Myself
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mary's Baby
     Tue-Wed 12/06-07 @ Davies Symphony Hall
Jazz Mafia, Soulful Christmas
     Sun 12/04 @ SFJazz Center
Paula West, Blues in the Night
     Sun 12/04 @ SFJazz Center
Angela Strehli, Gambler's Blues
     from the new album Ace of Spades
     Sat 12/10 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Squirrel Nut Zippers, Mardi Gras for Christmas
     Thu 12/08 @ Mystic Theatre
     Sat 12/10 @ Guild Theatre
     Sun 12/11 @ Cornerstone
Booker T. Jones, Down in Memphis
Booker T. & The M.G.s, Green Onions (live)
     Fri-Sat 12/09-10 @ Freight & Salvage
Mark Hummel, Hello Stranger
     Wed 12/07 @ Empress Theatre
Sonny Boy Williamson, Clownin' With the World
Little Richard, California I'm Comin

Grupo 15, Lluvia
The Beatles, Rain
Bob Dylan, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (live 1976)
Bob Dylan, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (live 1975)
Bob Dylan, Buckets of Rain (take 2)
Tom Waits, A Little Rain
Tom Waits, Rains On Me
Tom Waits, Make It Rain
Tom Waits, Rain Dogs
California Honeydrops, Rain
Irma Thomas, It's Raining
Tin Cup Serenade, This Rainy May
Bessie Smith, Standin' in the Rain Blues
Blue Rodeo, After the Rain



Sunday, November 27, 2022

Playlist: November 26, 2022


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