Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Playlist: June 9, 2021

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Tom Jones, One More Cup of Coffee
     from the new album Surrounded By Time
Weyes Blood, Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
Blue Rodeo, 5 Days in May (live)
     Fri 6/11 @ Danforth Hall
Greg Keelor, Me and Mr. Hohner
     from the new album Share the Love
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, In a Mellow Tone
     Fri 6/11 @ The Back Room
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Moten Swing
     Sun 6/13 @ SFJazz Center
King Street Giants, Alright
     Sat 6/12 @ Rio Nido Roadhouse
Jeremiah Lockwood, Hard Time Killing Floor Blues
Skip James, Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues
Dawn Hampton, Frim Fram Sauce
Howlin' Wolf, The Sun Is Rising

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Dump That Trump!
Shemekia Copeland, Uncivil War
Shemekia Copeland, She Don't Wear Pink
Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite, 100 Years of Blues
Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite, South Side Slide
King Solomon Hicks, Help Me
Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram, 662
Mike Zito and Charlie Berry III, St. Louis Blues
Robert Cray Band, My Baby Likes to Boogaloo
Bobby Rush, Let Me in Your House
Walter Trout, All Out of Tears

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Playlist: June 2, 2021

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Various Artists, North Tulsa Got Something to Say
     from the new album Fire in Little Africa
Tiffany Austin, Greenwood
Marcus Shelby, Somebody's Watching You
Sly & The Family Stone, St. James Infirmary (live)
     Sun 6/06: Call & Response (Greg Ericco & Larry Graham)
John Brothers Piano Company, CHP (live)
     Sat 6/05 @ Al Fresco Dining Park
Vintage Jukebox Orchestra, Tainted Love
     Fri 6/04 @ Left Bank Brasserie
Alpha Rhythm Kings, California Boogie (live)
     Thu 6/03 @ Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
Hot Club of San Francisco, I Love Paris (live)
     Thu 6/03 @ Le Colonial
California Honeydrops, Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You (live)
     Fri-Sat 6/04-05 @ The New Parish

Suzy Dorn, Los Utiles Escolares
El Mono Sílabo, Ña Ñe Ñi Ño Ñu
Alice Cooper, School's Out
Otis Redding, Stay in School
James Brown, Don't Be a Dropout
Brenda Holloway, Play It Cool, Stay in School
Chuck Berry, Vacation Time
Chuck Berry, Lonely School Days
AC/DC, School Days
The Ramones, Rock 'n Roll High School
Otis Rush, Homework
Nat King Cole Trio, You Don't Learn That in School
Babs Gonzales, Professor Bop
The Marquees, Hey Little School Girl
The Kinks, Education
Bob Dylan, Straight A's in Love
Brownsville Station, Smokin' in the Boys Room


Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Playlist: May 26, 2021

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Bettina Jonic, It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
Bettina Jonic, I'd Sure Hate to Be You On That Dreadful Day
Odetta, Long Ago Far Away
Chrissie Hynde, Don't Fall Apart on Me Tonight
     from the new album Standing in the Doorway
Maria Muldaur, Moonlight

Dylan Revisited: The Uncut Covers

Cowboy Junkies, I've Made Up My Mind to Give Myself to You
Thurston Moore, Buckets of Rain
Fatoumata Diawara, Blowin' in the Wind
Drive-By Truckers, Blind Willie McTell
The Flaming Lips, Lay Lady Lay
The Weather Station, Precious Angel
Richard Thompson, This Wheel's On Fire
Bob Dylan, Too Late

Bob Dylan, Highlands (live)
Bob Dylan, In the Evening
Bob Dylan, Outlaw Blues (take 2)
Bob Dylan, Western Road
Bob Dylan, Meet Me in the Morning (take 1)
Bob Dylan, Rita Mae (live)
Bob Dylan, I'll Be Your Baby Tonight (rehearsal)
Bob Dylan, Weeping Willow (live)
Bob Dylan, Marchin' to the City
Bob Dylan, Goodbye Jimmy Reed

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Playlist: May 19, 2021

Hurricane Sam & The Hot Shots, Don't Think Twice
     Sat 5/22 @ The Back Room
Aki Kumar, Yeh Chaand Sa Roshan Chehra
     Fri 5/21 @ The Back Room
Derek Fairchild, Dirty Old Town
     Thu 5/20 @ Tupelo
The Caliopians, Another Mother's Child in Trouble
     Sun 5/23 @ Amado's
Kev Choice, MacArthur Mood
     Thu 5/20 @ Oakland Public Conservatory
Nick Rossi Trio, Perdido
     Sat 5/22 @ 20th Century Cafe
     Sun 5/23 @ Washington Square Park
Cosmo Alleycats, I Got My Mind Set On You
     Sat 5/22 @ The Sound Room
     Sun 5/23 @ Seven Stills
29th Street Swingtet, Sweet Georgia Brown
     Sun 5/23 @ Et Cetera
Bob Dylan, False Prophet
Casual Coalition, Ghost
     Thu 5/20 @ The Chapel: The Basement Tapes Live

Bob Dylan & The Band, Blowin' in the Wind
Bob Dylan & The Band, One Too Many Mornings
Bob Dylan & The Band, My Woman She's A-Leavin'
Bob Dylan & The Band, What's It Gonna Be When It Comes Up
Bob Dylan & The Band, Roll On Train
Bob Dylan & The Band, 2 Dollars and 99 Cents
Bob Dylan & The Band, Dress It Up, Better Have It All
Bob Dylan & The Band, Four Strong Winds
Bob Dylan & The Band, Song For Canada
Bob Dylan & The Band, Big River
Bob Dylan & The Band, Belshazzar
Bob Dylan & The Band, One Kind Favor
Bob Dylan & The Band, I'm Not There
Bob Dylan & The Band, It Ain't Me, Babe

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Playlist: May 12, 2021

Deep Basement Shakers, I'll Be Up Someday (in-studio)
Mark Hummel, She Moves Me (in-studio)
     Sat 5/15 @ The Back Room
Aki Kumar & Kid Anderson, Back to Bombay (in-studio)
Big Harp George, Home Stretch (in-studio)
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
Con Brio, California Cowboy (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, The Farm (in-studio)
Blonde Toledo, Little Miss Krissy (in-studio)
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)
Midtown Social, Shine Again (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)

John Lennon, Instant Karma! (Evolution Documentary)
John Lennon, Isolation (Evolution Documentary)
John Lennon, Elvis medley
John Lennon, I Found Out (Home Demo)
John Lennon, Well Well Well (Home Demo)
John Lennon, Well Well Well (Take 4)
John Lennon, Remember (Evolution Documentary)
John Lennon, God (Home Demo)
John Lennon, Goodnight Irene
Yoko Ono, Remember Love
     from the new box set Plastic Ono Band: The Ultimate Collection

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Playlist: May 5, 2021

La Gente SF, La Mar (in-studio)
Howell Devine, Railroad Stomp (in-studio)
The Gold Souls, Worker's Lullaby (in-studio)
     Sat 5/08 @ The Back Room
Big Blu Soul Revue, And You Loved Me (in-studio)
     Sat 5/08 @ San Francisco Brewing Company
King Street Giants, No Good Blues (in-studio)
     Fri 5/07 @ Sally Tomatoes
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Letters (in-studio)
     Thu 5/06 @ The Chapel
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough (in-studio)
Moonshine Jelly, Lucy and Zeb (in-studio)
Tumbledown House, Ode to Jospehine (in-studio)
Mark Growden, You Belong in New Orleans With Me (in-studio)
Noah Kibreab, Love Ain't Gonna Take It (in-studio)

John Lennon, Give Peace a Chance (take 4)
John Lennon, Cold Turkey (take 1)
John Lennon, Mother (Evolution documentary)
John Lennon, God (Evolution documentary)
John Lennon, Hold On (Jam)
John Lennon, I Don't Wanna Be A Soldier Mama, I Don't Wanna Die
John Lennon, Mystery Train
John Lennon, Ain't That A Shame
John Lennon, Johnny B. Goode
Yoko Ono, Omae No Okaa We
     from the new box set Plastic Ono Band: The Ultimate Collection

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Playlist: April 28, 2021

H.E.R., Fight For You
H.E.R., I Can’t Breathe
Branford Marsalis, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
King Street Giants, Ale Street Shuffle
     Thu 4/29 @ Pint Size Lounge
Howell Devine, Funky Miracle
     Sat 5/01 @ The Back Room
The Caliopians, Valentine
Pamela Rose, Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This Morning (feat. Darla Johnson)
     Sat 5/01 @ Freight & Salvage
Derek Irving & His Combo, Then You're Gone
     Fri 4/30 @ Lincoln Avenue Brewery
Vic Wong, Stardust
     Thu 4/29 @ The Rite Spot
Ian Santillano & the Housewarmers, I Wanna Go Outside Again
     Thu 4/29 @ The Break Room
Oran Etkin et al, Retirantes
     Fri 4/30 @ The Break Room

The 12th Annual Left-Hand-A-Thon

Louis Jordan, Never Let Your Left Hand Know What Your Right Hand's Doin'
Duke Robillard, Left Handed
Otis Rush, Feel So Bad (live)
Albert King, Why You So Mean to Me (live)
Paul McCartney, Lavatory Lil
Barbara Lynn, You're the Man
Elizabeth Cotten, Gaslight Blues
Katdelic, Love Thyself
Bobby Womack, All Along the Watchtower
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Like A Rolling Stone (live)
Dick Dale, Hava Nagila

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Playlist: April 21, 2021

Prince, Purple House (live)
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Earth Blues
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Mother Earth (Natural Anthem)
Memphis Slim, Mother Earth
Mother Earth, Mother Earth
Kim Nalley, Sugar In My Bowl
King Street Giants, RMJ Dirge
     Fri 4/23 @ Speakeasy
29th Street Swingtet, Marmite Swing #1
     Sun 4/25 @ Et Cetera
Little Jonny & The Giants, Hey Little Lee
     Sun 4/25 @ Slowhand BBQ
Bob Dylan, Too Late
Greg Keelor, Black Feather
     from the new album Share the Love

Branford Marsalis, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Andra Day, Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer
Leslie Odom Jr, A Change Is Gonna Come
Jon Batiste, Soul medley
Jon Batiste, It's All Right
Branford Marsalis, Deep Moaning Blues
Branford Marsalis, Levee's Song
Leslie Odom Jr, Chain Gang
Billy Preston, Greazee
Keb' Mo', Tarriona 'Tank' Ball & Terence Blanchard, Howl For Me Daddy
L.C. Cooke, Put Me Down Easy
Andra Day, Ain't Nobody's Business
Branford Marsalis, Skip Skat Doodle-do
Branford Marsalis, Sweet Lil' Baby of Mine
Leslie Odom Jr, Speak Now

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Playlist: April 14, 2021

California Honeydrops, Bloodshot Eyes
     Sat-Sun 4/17-18 @ Crystal Bay Casino
Fantastic Negrito, King Frustration
     Thu 4/15 @ Fort Mason: Lost Landscapes of Oakland
Big Blu Soul Revue, Black Pearl
     Sat 4/17 @ San Francisco Brewing Company
Joe Warner Trio, Nothing From Nothing
     Thu 4/15 @ Piedmont Piano Company
Jon Lawton, Looks Like It's Over
     Sat 4/17 @ Hopmonk Novato
     Sun 4/18 @ Under Saloon
Loretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter
Herbie Hancock, Chameleon
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Make It Back to Memphis (live)

Junior Parker, Taxman
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Taxman
The Beatles, Taxman
Ambrose & His Orchestra, If They Ever Had an Income Tax on Love
Fiddlin' John Carson, Taxes on the Farmer Feeds Them All
J.B. Lenoir, Tax Payin' Blues
Robert Cray Band, 1040 Blues
Yellowman, Nah Pay No Tax
Lucky Dube, Taxman
Prince Buster, Taxation
Schoolhouse Rock, Tax Man Tax
Bob Dylan, Workingman's Blues #2
Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Working Man
Eddy Clearwater, I.R.S. Man

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Playlist: April 7, 2021

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Baseball Canto
Megan Slankard, I'm a Giants Fan
The Treniers, Say Hey (The Willie Mays Song)
Mabel Scott, Baseball Boogie
Sister Wynona Carr, The Ball Game
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Black Ball Swing
Big Blu Soul Revue, I Know
     Thu 4/08 @ Amado's
Jimbo Trout & The Fish People, Milk Cow Blues
     Sat 4/10 @ Amado's
Royal Jelly Jive, In Heaven
     Thu 4/08 @ JAM Happy Hour
Brett Brandstatt, Honest I Do
     Thu 4/08 @ Piedmont Piano Company
HowellDevine, The Key
     Fri 4/09 @ Roxx on Main
Derek Irving & His Combo, Combo Boogie
     Sun 4/11 @ Brewsters Beer Garden
Terrie Odabi, Wade in the Water
Meklit, Birthday Song

Billie Holiday, Billie's Blues
The Temptations, Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
Janis Joplin, Me and Bobby McGee
Paul McCartney, Another Day
John Lennon, Power to the People
George Harrison, What Is Life
Stevie Wonder, We Can Work It Out
Marvin Gaye, What's Going On
Ike & Tina Turner, Proud Mary
Santana, Oye Como Va
Tom Jones, She's A Lady
Neil Diamond, I Am... I Said
Neil & Dara Sedaka, Should've Never Let You Go


Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Playlist: March 31, 2021

Balkan Bump, Cocek Amerika (Nickodemus Remix)
Blonde Toledo, Rope
Kid Andersen, Strange Land
     Tue 4/06 @ Live from the Suga Shack
Sugaray Rayford, Homemade Disaster
Chris Cain, Space Force
     from the new album Raisin' Cain
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Downhearted Blues
     Fri 4/02 @ Swingin' Cocktail Hour
Helen Humes, They Raided the Joint
Alberta Hunter, Amtrak Blues
Lowell Fulson, San Francisco Blues
Big Maceo Merriweather, Chicago Breakdown
Etta Baker, Carolina Breakdown
Sonny Boy Williamson, Blue Bird Blues
Sue Foley, Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair
Zakiya Hooker, Love Hotel

Aretha Franklin, April Fools
Dionne Warwick, The April Fools
Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson, April in Paris
Sarah Vaughan. Do Away With April
Corey Glover, April Rain
Simon & Garfunkel, April Come She Will
Ike & Tina Turner, A Fool in Love
Ray Charles, A Fool for You
Stevie Wonder, I Pity the Fool
Macy Blackman (feat. Nancy Wright), A Fool in Love (in-studio)
Toots & the Maytals, Fool For You
Cyndi Lauper (feat. Charlie Musselwhite), Just Your Fool
Bob Dylan, I'm a Fool to Want You
Bob Dylan, A Fool Such As I

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Playlist: March 24, 2021

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Fantastic Negrito, Platypus Dipster
Taj Mahal, Señor Blues
     Sat 3/27 @ UC Theatre
Bobby Young Project, House of the Rising Sun
     Thu 3/25 @ Piedmont Piano Company
Ensemble Mik Nawooj, Bach on Transcendence
     Thu 3/25 @ Asian Art Museum
Gunhild Carlin, The Final Countdown
     Sun 3/28 @ Piedmont Piano Company
The Cosmo Alleycats, I'm Always Drunk in San Francisco
     Sun 3/28 @ Seven Stills
Dave Ricketts, Daddy's High Again
     Fri 3/26 @ Word
Vic Wong, Stardust
     Thu 3/25 @ Rite Spot
Barrio Manouche, Despierta
     Thu 3/25 @ Chile Lindo
The Crux, Phaedrus
Aretha Franklin, Night Time Is The Right Time

Bob Dylan, Little Moses (take 1)
Bob Dylan, Little Moses (live)
Darondo, Let My People Go
Mavis Staples, Go Down Moses
Zvuloon Dub System, Go Down Moses
Roger Rivas and the Brothers of Reggae, 10 Plagues
The Afro-Semitic Experience, Avadim Hayinu
Zion Harmonizers, Brother Moses Smote the Water
Nina Simone, I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
The Barry Sisters, Passover Medley
Slim & Slam, Matzo Balls
Urban Funk Monkeys, Barbaric Matzoh
Meshugga Beach Party, Dayenu
Desmond Dekker & The Aces, Israelites