Sunday, May 21, 2023

Playlist: May 21, 2023

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Bob Dylan, Running
Bob Dylan, Standing in the Doorway (live)
Bob Dylan, London Calling (live)

Special guest: Jackie Lees (co-author, Bob Dylan in London: Troubadour Tales)

Bob Dylan, Blood In My Eyes
Bob Dylan, The Ballad of the Gliding Swan
Bob Dylan, Mary From the Wild Moor (live)
Bob Dylan, It Ain't Me, Babe (live)
Bob Dylan, Blues Stay Away From Me (with Joan Baez)
Bob Dylan, She Belongs to Me (live)
Bob Dylan, Tell Me Momma (live)
Bob Dylan, Love Her With A Feeling (live)
Bob Dylan, Let's Begin (live)
Bob Dylan, I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine (live)
Bob Dylan, Like A Rolling Stone (live)
Bob Dylan, One Too Many Mornings (live)
Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues
Bob Dylan, If You Gotta Go, Go Now

Sunday, May 14, 2023

Playlist: May 14, 2023

Alvin Youngblood Hart, Watchin' Brian Jones
     Wed 5/17 @ Golden State Theatre
     Fri 5/19 @ Guild Theatre
The Album Leaf, Harvest Moon
     Sat 5/20 @ The Independent
Mike Zito, Mississippi Nights (live)
Albert Castiglia, Depression Blues
Mike Zito & Albert Castiglia, Hill Country Jam
     Mon 5/15 @ Almost Famous Winery
Marty O'Reilly, Secret Song
     Fri 5/19 @ Trinity Brewing Company
     Sat 5/20 @ The Dip
The Caliopians, 13 Doors
     Thu 5/18 @ Amado's
Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs, Brigitte Bardot
     Wed 5/17 @ Golden State Theatre
     Fri 5/19 @ Guild Theatre
Larry Williams, Dizzy Miss Lizzy
Arthur Alexander, Anna (Go to Him)
Stevie Wonder, I Was Made to Love Her
Sidney Bechet, Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives to Me

Memphis Slim, Mother Earth
Earl King, A Mother's Love
B.B. King, Nobody Loves Me But My Mother
Junior Parker, Mother-in-Law Blues
The Shirelles, Mama Said
The Mothers of Invention, Motherly Love
Bill Withers, Grandma's Hands (live)
The Intruders, I'll Always Love My Mama
Al Wilson, Queen of the Ghetto
Julia Lee, Mama Don't Allow
James Brown, You Got to Have a Mother For Me
Nina Simone, Blues For Mama
Augustus Pablo, Oh Mama Oh
The Beatles, Julia
The Beatles, Lady Madonna

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Playlist: May 7, 2023

HowellDevine, Railroad Stomp (live)
     Fri 5/13 @ Almost Famous Winery
     Sat 5/14 @ Warehouse Cafe
Aki Kumar, Aaja Aaja
     Thu 5/12 @ Mama Kin
     Fri 5/13 @ Almost Famous Winery
King Street Giants, Mr. & Mrs. J (live)
     from the forthcoming album Live at Hopmonk
Jazz Mafia & Realistic Orchestra, Parenthesis
     from the new album Un-Covered Vol.4
Alabama Mike, Mississippi (live)
     from the new album Stuff I've Been Through
Fantastic Negrito, In My Head (acoustic)
     Mon 5/08 @ Sebastiani Theatre
     Tue 5/09 @ Harlow's
Jeff "Tain" Watts, The Impaler
     Sun 5/14 @ SFJazz Center
Dennis Chambers, Juju at the Crossroads
      Sat 5/13 @ SFJazz Center
West Grand Brass Band, Slick Beatnik
     Thu 5/11 @ Boom Boom Room

Chris Strachwitz (1931-2023)

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

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Playlist: April 30, 2023

Crowded House, Good Times Bad
Liam Finn, Cold Feet
Crowded House, It's Only Natural
     Sat 5/06 @ Fox Theatre
Bill Frisell, Dog on a Roof
     Thu, Sat-Sun 5/04, 5/06-07
     Fri 5/05 @ Grace Cathedral
Fantastic Negrito, Nibbadip (acoustic)
     Fri 5/05 @ Great American Music Hall
     Sun 5/07 @ Moe's Alley
Karina Denike, Stop the Horses
     Fri-Sat 5/06 @ The Academy
Tiffany Austin, Someday We'll All Be Free
     Mon 5/01 @ Plymouth Church of Jazz & Justice
Nancy Wright, Soul Blue
     Sat 5/06 @ Roxx on Main
The Gold Souls, PTO
     Fri 5/05 @ The Back Room
Trombone Shorty, Come Back
Regina Carter, You Are My Sunshine
     Thu 5/04 @ SFJazz Center

Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, I Ain't Got Nothing But the Blues
     Fri 5/05 @ Ashkenaz
Duke Ellington Orchestra, Beatles Medley (live)
Willie Nelson, One After 909
Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis, Bright Lights Big City
Willie Nelson & Bob Dylan, Pancho and Lefty
Bob Dylan, Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground
Dick Dale, Hava Nagila
Dick Dale, Third Stone from the Sun
Otis Rush, Right Place Wrong Time (live)
James Brown, Don't Deceive Me (Please Don't Go)

Sunday, April 23, 2023

Playlist: April 23, 2023

Tiffany Austin, Stardust
The Curtis Family C-Notes, Rising Sun
     Mon 4/24 @ The Palace Hotel: Community Music Center Gala
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Going Down Slow
Bill Charlap Trio, Street of Dreams
     Thu 4/27-30 @ SFJazz Center
Roy Rogers, No Shangri-La
     Fri 4/28 Sweetwater Music Hall
Mighty Mike Schermer, Silence
     Sat 4/29 @ Swabbie's on the River
     Sun 4/03 @ Moe's Alley
Terrie Odabi, Will You Still Love Me
     Fri 4/28 @ Almost Famous Winery
Keb' Mo', '62 Chevy
     Thu 4/27 @ Uptown Theatre
Kyra Gordon, Greetings From East Texas
     Sun 4/30 @ The Back Room
Ann Peebles, I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down
Ella Fitzgerald, My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
Ma Rainey, Ma Rainey's Mystery Record

The 14th Annual Left-Hand-A-Thon

Albert King, Watermelon Man / Why You So Mean to Me (live)
Albert King, I Get Evil (live)
Albert King, Personal Manager (live)
Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign (live)
Albert King, Bad Luck Blues
Otis Rush, I Can't Quit You Baby
Otis Rush, I Wonder Why (live)
Barbara Lynn, This Is the Thanks I Get
Lefty Dizz, R.M. Blues
Left-Hand Frank, Surfin' With Frank

Sunday, April 16, 2023

Playlist: April 16, 2023

Bob Dylan, Watching the River Flow
     from the forthcoming album Shadow Kingdom
Cowboy Junkies, What I Lost
     from the forthcoming album Such Ferocious Beauty
Dustbowl Revival, Beside You
     Wed 4/19 @ Freight & Salvage
     Thu 4/20 @ Moe's Alley
     Fri 4/21 @ Crest Theatre
Dom Flemons, It's Cold Inside
     Wed 4/19 @ Freight & Salvage
The Caliopians, Tax Time Cumbia
     Thu 4/20 @ Amado's
Mostly Kosher, Wade in the Water
     Thu 4/20 @ Red Poppy Art House
     Sun 4/23 @ Bankhead Theatre
Hernandez Hideaway, No Cha
     Thu 4/20 @ Specs
Regina Carter, Dancing in the Street (Detroit, Michigan)
     Fri 4/21 @ Bing Concert Hall
Briget Boyle, Crimes & Misdemeanors
     from the new album Heartbreak Residue
     Fri 4/21 @ The Lost Church
Kid Andersen, Mean Old World
     Wed 4/19 @ Empress Lounge
Coco Montoya, Trouble
     Tue 4/18 @ Guild Theatre
     Wed 4/19 @ Yoshi's
     Thu 4/20 @ Felton Music Hall

The Beatles, Taxman (take 11)
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Taxman
J.B. Lenoir, Tax Payin' Blues
Robert Cray Band, 1040 Blues
Eddy 'The Chief' Clearwater, I.R.S. Man
Schoolhouse Rock, Tax Man Max
Tommy Castro, A Bluesman Came to Town
Lester Chambers, Are You Ready?
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Sadie
Loretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter
Herbie Hancock, Head Hunters

Sunday, April 9, 2023

Playlist: April 9, 2023

Guitar Shorty, Easter Blues
John Oates, Pallet Soft and Low (live)
     Fri 4/14 @ Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
     Sun 4/16 @ Uptown Theatre

Special in-studio guest: Clark Noone (Arhoolie Foundation Archivist)

Mance Lipscomb, Sugar Babe
Santiago Jimenez Jr, Por Quién Me Dejas
     Fri 4/14 @ The Chapel: 5th Annual Arhoolie Awards and Benefit Concert
Rose Maddox, Kneel at the Cross
Rev. Louis Overstreet, Is There Anybody Here Who Loves My Jesus?
John Delafose, Crying in the Streets
Savoy-Doucet Band, Quelle Étoille
Lydia Mendoza, No Es Culpa Mia

Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton, Parting the Clouds with Sunshine
     Fri 4/14 @ The Chapel: 5th Annual Arhoolie Awards and Benefit Concert
Tuba Skinny, Some Cold Rainy Day
Dave Alvin, (Variations on Earl Hooker's) Guitar Rhumba
     Fri 4/14 @ The Chapel: 5th Annual Arhoolie Awards and Benefit Concert
Groundation, One Rock
     Wed 4/12 @ The Chapel
West Grand Brass Band, Local Honeys
     Thu 4/13 @ Boom Boom Room
They Might Be Giants, If Day for Winnipeg
     Sat 4/15 @ The Fillmore
Mark Hummel, Play With Your Poodle
     Fri 4/14 @ The Back Room
     Sun 4/16 @ Rancho Nicasio
Kim Nalley, Pennies From Heaven
     Thu-Sun 4/13-16 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
Billie Holiday, Now Or Never
Terrie Odabi, I Bet You Think I Don't Know
Walter Horton, What's The Matter With You?
Muddy Waters, Rock Me (live)

Sunday, April 2, 2023

Playlist: April 2, 2023

Joanne Shaw Taylor, Three Time Loser
     Wed 4/05 @ Palace of Fine Arts
Tiffany Austin, I Walk The Line
     Tue 4/04 @ Devil's Parlor
Aretha Franklin, April Fools
Dionne Warwick, The April Fools
Patti Smith, April Fool
Prince, Sometimes it Snows in April
Corey Glover, April Rain
Eddie Lang, April Kisses
Sarah Vaughan, I’ll Remember April
Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson, April in Paris
Neutral Milk Hotel, April 8th
Simon & Garfunkel, April Come She Will
ProleteR, April Showers

Bob Dylan, Little Moses (live)
The Carter Family, Little Moses
John Lee Hooker, Moses Smote the Water
The Duhks, Moses Don't Get Lost
Bernie Knee, Passover on the Range
Jimmy Scott, Exodus
Ray Barretto, Exodus
Meshugga Beach Party, Dayenu
Elana Jagoda, It Would Have Been Enough (Dayenu)
Saul Kaye, Sea of Reeds
Elana Jagoda, Holy Sister Miriam
Darondo, Let My People Go
Fats Waller, Go Down Moses
Mavis Staples, Go Down Moses
Bob Dylan, Go Down Moses (live)

Sunday, March 26, 2023

Playlist: March 26, 2023

Ranky Tanky, Stand By Me / Sometime (live)
Dom Flemons, Traveling Wildfire
     Sat 4/01 @ Mondavi Center
Tiffany Austin, You Must Believe in Spring
     Wed 3/29 @ Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
Nicolas Bearde, I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water
     Wed-Sat 3/29-4/01 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Maybe Later
     Fri 3/31 @ Local Edition
The Cottontails, Boogie's The Thing
     Fri 3/31 @ Rite Spot Cafe
The Gold Souls, Strongman
     Sat 4/01 @ Union Oroville
     Sun 4/02 @ Berryessa Brewing Company
Westerly, Down in Oakland
     Fri 3/31 @ Torch Club
     Sat 4/01 @ Ivy Room
Johnny Stachela, Country Farm Blues
     Thu 3/30 @ Felton Music Hall
     Fri 3/31 @ Mystic Theatre
Mitch Woods, Solid Gold Cadillac (live)
     Wed 3/29 @ The Starlet Room
     Sun 4/02 @ Furthermore Wines
     Sun 4/02 @ Sausalito Cruising Club

Big Harp George, It's Tuesday
     from the new album Cut My Spirit Loose
Alabama Mike, Stuff I've Been Through
     from the new album Stuff I've Been Through
DaShawn Hickman & Charlie Hunter, Shout
     from the new album Drums, Roots & Steel
John Primer, Trouble of My Own (live)
     from the new album Teardrops for Magic Slim
Jeff Healey, Yer Blues (live)
Sue Foley, Pinky's Blues
Rufus Thomas, Funky Chicken (live)
Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco, Celia & Johnny
Aretha Franklin, River's Invitation

Sunday, March 19, 2023

Playlist: March 19, 2023

Kim Nalley, Movin' On Up (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, Moving Through Hell (in-studio)
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Birth of the Blues (in-studio)
Amber Gougis, I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues (in-studio)
Hannah Rifkin, I'd Rather Build a Home (in-studio)
Cathy Lemons, You're in My Town (in-studio)
Tiffany Austin, Naima (in-studio)
Kyra Gordon, New York in the Springtime (in-studio)
Wendy DeWitt, Summertime (in-studio)
Lady Bianca, Drinkin' (in-studio)
The View from Bernal Hill, Pathological Doubt (in-studio)
Kendra McKinley, Overcome It (in-studio)

Elana Jagoda, On the Seder Plate (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, Tango Til They're Shore (in-studio)
Rainbow Girls, Smoke Rings (in-studio)
Terrie Odabi, I'll Take You There (in-studio)
Hot Club of Cowtown, Long Way Home (in-studio)
Cowboy Junkies, Remnin Park (in-studio)
Zazí, Bei Mir Bistu Shein (in-studio)
Carolina Chocolate Drops, No Man's Mama (in-studio)
Xandra Corpora, The Battle of San Francisco (in-studio)
Karina Denike, I Never Cared (in-studio)
Meklit Hadero, Sweet or Salty (in-studio)
Rupa & The April Fishes, Lay My Head Down (in-studio)

Sunday, March 12, 2023

Playlist: March 12, 2023

The Legendary Shack Shakers, Born Under a Bad Sign
Hillbilly Casino, Toss Turn & Roll
     Tue 3/14 @ Moe's Alley
     Wed 3/15 @ Bottom of the Hill
Shovelman, Excavating the Future
     Tue 3/14 @ Moe's Alley
Royal Jelly Jive, Smoky Days
     Fri 3/17 @ Moe's Alley
John Brothers Piano Company, Fig Jelly
     Fri 3/17 @ The Ivy Room
Los Lobos, Flat Top Joint
     Thu 3/16 @ Luther Burbank Center
     Sat 3/18 @ Mondavi Center
Aki Kumar, Bollywood Blues
Nancy Wright, There Is Something On Your Mind
     Fri 3/17 @ The Sound Room
Hot Club of Cowtown, Rodeo Blues
     Sat 3/18 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
St. Francis & The Wolf, You Think I'm A Fool
     Sat 3/18 @ Hotel Utah Saloon
Ornette Coleman, The Shape of Jazz to Come
Sly & the Family Stone, Stand!
Jesse Fuller, San Francisco Bay Blues

Bob Dylan, Things Have Changed
Austin Butler, Trouble
Andra Day, Lady Sings the Blues
Diana Ross, Lady Sings the Blues
Herbie Hancock, 'Round Midnight
Jon Batiste, Joe's Lowdown Blues
Joshua Boone, Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?

Booker T. & The MGs, Time Is Tight
Derrick Morgan, Time Marches On
Blue Rodeo, Time
Tom Waits, Time
Dean Martin, That Old Clock on the Wall
Johnny Cash, My Grandfather's Clock
Bob Dylan, Pledging My Time

Sunday, March 5, 2023

Playlist: March 5, 2023

The Brothers Comatose, Atlantic City
Wolf Jett, Brokedown Blues
     Fri-Sat 3/17-18 @ Great American Music Hall
Tiffany Austin, Blues Creole (For Amede)
Sandy Cressman, Como Eu Quero Cantar
Tammy Hall, Blue Soul
Terence Brewer, Caravan
     Wed 3/15-22-29 @ SFJazz Center: Jazz & Blues Women Celebration
North Mississippi Allstars, Didn't We Have a Time
     Thu 3/09 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Fri 3/10 @ The Independent
     Sat 3/11 @ Felton Music Hall
Pokey Lafarge, Yo-Yo
     Wed 3/08 @ Rickshaw Stop
     Thu 3/09 @ Guild Theatre
Saul Kaye. Eliyahu
     Fri 3/10 @ Sherith Israel
Stone Foxes, Norah Jones
     Sat 3/11 @ Native Sons Hall
Rob Reich, Bootlegger's Balls

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
Viola Davis, Deep Moaning Blues