Thursday, February 24, 2011

Playlist: February 23, 2011

Johnny Nitro and the Door Slammers, One More Nite
Tommy Castro, Johnny Nitro & Kevin Russell, You Know I Love Ya
      Johnny Nitro 1951-2011
B.B. King, I Get So Weary
     Thu 2/24 @ The Fox Theater
Janiva Magness, Walkin' In The Sun
     Fri 2/25 @ Biscuits and Blues

Special in-studio guest: Steven Suen – Biscuits and Blues Sweet 16

Elvin Bishop & Little Smokey Smothers, Hello Baby
Joe Louis Walker, I'm Tide
Earl Thomas, One More Day
The Soul of John Black, The Hole
Lucky Peterson, Trouble
Joe Louis Walker, Way Too Expensive

Johnny Winter, Mama Talk To Your Daughter (live)
Johnny Winter, Rollin' And Tumblin'
Gregg Allman, I Can't Be Satisfied
     from the new album Low Country Blues
Rory Block, The Breadline
     from the forthcoming album Shake 'Em On Down: Tribute to Mississippi Fred McDowell
Mark Growden, You Ain't Never Been Loved
     from the new album Lose Me In The Sand

California Honeydrops, I Found A Love
     Sat 2/26 @ Armando's
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
     Fri 2/25 @ The Burritt Room
Avatar Ensemble, When You're Smiling (in-studio)
     Sat 2/26 @ Cafe Royale w/ Les Trois Petites Oiseaux
Nina Simone, Go To Hell
Ida Cox, Mister Man - Part 1
Corey Harris, Downhome Sophisticate
Traveling Wilburys, She's My Baby
George Harrison and Bob Dylan, If Not For You
     Thu 2/24 @ Stanford: Bob Dylan & the Poetry of the Blues

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Playlist: February 16, 2011

Buddy Guy, Thank Me Someday 
     Grammy for Best Contemporary Blues Album: Living Proof
Pinetop Perkins & Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith, Grown Up To Be A Man 
     Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Album: Joined at the Hip
Trampled Under Foot, Somethin' Ain't Right
     Tue-Wed 2/22-23 @ Biscuits and Blues
Big Sam's Funky Nation, Hard To Handle
     Sat 2/19 @ Moe's Alley
     Sun 2/20 @ Harlow's
     Mon 2/21 @ Yoshi's San Francisco

Special guest: Lester Chambers

     Sundays @ George's: Lester Chambers’ Blues Revue & Jam

Chambers Brothers, Time Has Come Today
Lester Chambers, Do You Believe in Rock and Roll
Chambers Brothers, All Strung Out Over You
Lester Chambers, I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

Quinn Deveaux and the Blue Beat Review, All Night Long
     Fri 2/18 @ Club Deluxe
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Catchin' Hell
     Fri 2/18 @ Biscuits and Blues
Bill Frisell, Worried Woman
     Wed-Thu 2/16-17 @ Yoshi's Oakland

Otis Blackwell, Return To Sender
Otis Blackwell, Number 000
Irma Thomas, It's Raining
Irma Thomas, I Count the Tears
Smokey Robinson, I Second That Emotion (live)
     from the new album Now & Then

Magic Sam, Sweet Home Chicago
Kokomo Arnold,  Old Original Kokomo Blues
Scrapper Blackwell, Kokomo Blues
Madlyn Davis, Kokola Blues
Walter Roland, Red Cross Blues
Robert Johnson, Sweet Home Chicago
Tommy McClennan, Baby Don't You Want To Go
Dan Pickett, Baby Don't You Want To Go
Bobo Jenkins, Baby Don't You Want To Go
Earl Hooker, Sweet Home Chicago
Taj Mahal, Sweet Home Chicago

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Playlist: February 9, 2011

Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Voo-It
     Allen Smith 1925-2011
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Daddy
     Mon 2/14 @ Biscuits and Blues
Tip of the Top, She Told Me
     Fri 2/11 @ Viva
     Sat 2/12 @ Back Forty Texas BBQ
     Sun 2/13 @ The Standby
Phil Berkowitz, Straight Up
     Fri 2/11 @ SF Indiefest at Cellspace
     Sat 2/12 @ Bluz By You
     Sun 2/13 @ The Rockit Room

Special in-studio guests: The Tin Cup Serenade

     Saturdays @ "B" Restaurant & Bar

Tin Cup Serenade, Is It Love? (in-studio)
Tin Cup Serenade, Kissing Bug (in-studio)
Tin Cup Serenade, I Got Lost In You (in-studio)
Tin Cup Serenade, Put 'Em Down Blues (in-studio)
Rosetta Tharpe, My Man And I
Tin Cup Serenade, Same Old You (in-studio)
Tin Cup Serenade, Rocks In My Bed (in-studio)
Tin Cup Serenade, Norma Knew

Lester Chambers, Fried Neck Bones & Some Home Fries
     Sun 2/13 @ George's Nightclub
Chambers Brothers, Uptown
Pryor Baird & The Deacons, Little Red Wagon
     Wed 2/16 @ Biscuits and Blues
Maria Muldaur, Decent Woman Blues
     Fri 2/11 @ George's Nightclub
     Sat 2/12 @ Palms Playhouse
     Sun 2/13 @ Rrazz Room

2011 Grammy Nominees

Pinetop Perkins & Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith, Take My Hand, Precious Lord
     from the album Joined at the Hip
James Cotton, With The Quickness
     from the album Giant
Charlie Musselwhite, Hoodoo Queen
     from the album The Well
Cyndi Lauper, Mother Earth
     from the album Memphis Blues
Dr. John & The Lower 911, Jinky Jinx
     from the album Tribal
Buddy Guy, Let The Door Knob Hit Ya
     from the album Living Proof
Solomon Burke, I'm Leavin'
     from the album Nothing's Impossible

Tom Waits, Blue Valentines