Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Playlist: August 24, 2011

Ry Cooder, John Lee Hooker for President
     from the forthcoming album Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
     Wed-Thu 8/31-9/01 @ Great American Music Hall
Rupa & The April Fishes, C'est Pas d'l'amour
     Fri 8/26 @ The New Parish
     Sat 8/27 @ The Independent
Michael McClure & Ray Manzarek, Love Lion Blues
     Tue 8/30 @ Yoshi's Oakland

Special in-studio guest: Pascal Bokar Thiam

Son House, Camp Hollers
Ry Cooder & Ali Farka Touré, Ai Du
John Lee Hooker, Hobo Blues
Bassekou Kouyate, Jamana Be Diya
Ry Cooder & Ali Farka Touré, Bonde
John Lee Hooker, Boom Boom

Special guest: Josh Kun of the Idelsohn Society

     Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

Aretha Franklin, Swanee
Billie Holiday, My Yiddishe Mama
Cab Calloway & His Orchestra, Utt-Da-Zay
Libby Holman with Josh White, Baby, Baby
Alberta Hunter, Ich Hob Dich Tzufil Lieba
Lena Horne, Now!
Slim Gaillard Quartet, Dunkin' Bagel
The Temptations, Fiddler On The Roof Medley

Big Mama Thornton, Hound Dog

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Playlist: August 17, 2011

Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, That Mellow Saxophone
Hammond Cheese Combo, Wild Shindig
     Scott 'Edawg' Petersen (1956-2011)
Duke Robillard, Train Fare Home
     from the forthcoming album Low Down & Tore Up
     Sat 8/20 @ Moe's Alley
     Sun 8/21 @ Biscuits and Blues

Special in-studio guest: Samuel James

Blaze's Blues (in-studio)
Path of Ashes (in-studio)
The Water's Always Changing, But The River... (in-studio)
Tower of Song (in-studio)

Bill Withers, Ain't No Sunshine

Billy Branch et al., Mellow Down Easy / Bo Diddley
Buddy Guy et al., First Time I Met the Blues
Shemekia Copeland, Big Brand New Religion
     Fri 8/19 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sat 8/20 @ Marilyn's On K
Fillmore Slim, The Legend of Fillmore Slim
     Tue 8/23 @ Yoshi's San Francisco
Emily Anne's Delights, Times Passed
     Fri 8/19 @ Revolution Cafe

Candye Kane, I Love to Love You
     from the new album Sister Vagabond
Lightnin' Malcolm, Stop Fightin' Over Me
     from the new album Renegade
Moreland & Arbuckle, Heartattack And Vine
     from the forthcoming album Just A Dream
The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Jesus Is a Dying-Bed Maker
     from the new album Peyton On Patton
Eric Bibb, Troubadour (live)
Luther Allison, Cancel My Check (live)
Colin James and the Little Big Band, The Train Kept A-Rollin'
Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats, My Real Gone Rocket

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Playlist: August 10, 2011

Jimmy McCracklin, The Walk
Jimmy McCracklin, Love For You
     Sat 8/13 @ Biscuits and Blues: 90th Birthday Bash
Ronnie Baker Brooks, Make These Blues Survive
     Mon 8/15 @ Biscuits and Blues
Keb' Mo', Just Lookin'
     from the new album The Reflection
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, 'Deed I Do
     Fri 8/12 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sat 8/13 @ Speisekammer
     Sun 8/14 @ Dunsmuir House

Special in-studio guests: L. Peter Callender, Marc Damon Johnson, and Tobie Windham

     Seven Guitars: August 11 - September 4

Jimmy Rogers, That's All Right
Maggie Jones, Anybody Here Want to Try My Cabbage?
Muddy Waters, I Can't Be Satisfied
Howlin' Wolf, Red Rooster
Jimmy Rogers, Walking By Myself

Samuel James, Sunrise Blues
     Wed 8/17 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Wed 8/17 on Fog City Blues
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Calloway Boogie

Outside Lands: August 12-14

New Orleans Klezmer All Stars, Naftuna Melt
Orgone, Overtime
Mavis Staples, Wrote a Song for Everyone

San Jose Jazz Summerfest: August 12-14

Ron Hacker & The Hacksaws, Champagne and Reefer
Gino Matteo, I've Been Thinkin'
Trombone Shorty, In the 6th
Lazy Lester, Jambalaya (live)
Mark Hummel, Rollercoaster (live)
Kirby Sewell Band, Come On Into My Kitchen

Red Elvises, El Nino
     Thu 8/11 @ Last Day Saloon
     Fri 8/12 @ Rockit Room
Jimmie Vaughan, Greenbacks
     from the new album  Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites
     Leo Fender b. 8/10/1909

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Playlist: August 3, 2011

Aaron Neville, Over You
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, They All Asked For You
     Sun 8/07 @ Stern Grove Festival
California Honeydrops, Cry For Me
     Fri 8/05 @ Ashkenaz
     Wed 8/10 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Seth Augustus, To the Pouring Rain
     Thu 8/04 @ Arts Market SF
     Fri 8/05 @ Revolution Cafe
Nick Moss, Bolognious Funk
     Mon-Tue 8/08-09 @ Biscuits and Blues
Grady Champion, My Rooster Is King
     Wed 8/10 @ Biscuits and Blues

Special in-studio guest: Yoav Potash

     Crime After Crime opens August 5 at The Roxie in San Francisco, the Elmwood in Berkeley, and the Rafael Film Center in San Rafael.

Special in-studio guest: Rick Estrin

Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, P.A. Slim Is Back
Lowell Fulson, Blues Pain
Z.Z. Hill, Don't Make Me Pay For His Mistakes
Rodger Collins, She's Looking Good
Fillmore Slim, Playboy
Johnnie Morisette, A Brick Baby
Jimmy McCracklin, Think

Travis Phillips, Eyes Like a Cat
Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, Bigfoot

     Fri-Sat 8/05-06 @ Biscuits and Blues

Little Charlie and the Nightcats, I'll Take You Back
Rodger Collins, Foxy Girls In Oakland
Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Love Her With A Feeling
David Landon Band, Ducks In a Row
     Sun 8/07 @ Bluz By You: International Blues Challenge