Thursday, March 29, 2012

Playlist: March 28, 2012

Jerry McCain, Steady
Jerry McCain, My Next Door Neighbor
     Jerry 'Boogie' McCain (1930-2012)
Tip of the Top, I Got To Go
     Thu 3/29 @ 7 Mile House
     Sat 3/31 @ Grand Deli Saloon
Kally Price, Confessin'
     Fri 3/30 @ Bravado
     Sun 4/01 @ Amnesia
Maria Muldaur, Steady Love
     Thu 3/29 @ JCC San Francisco
     Sat 3/31 @ Lark Theater

Extra Action Marching Band, Durge
     Sat 3/31 @ Mezzanine
Vagabond Opera, Tough Mazel
     Fri 3/30 @ Ashkenaz
Rebirth Brass Band, Feelin' Free
     Fri 3/30 @ The Independent
     Sat 3/31 @ Mezzanine
California Honeydrops, Cry for Me (live)
     Thu 3/29 @ Armando's
     Fri 3/30 @ The Independent
     Sat 3/31 @ Mezzanine
Mark Growden, The Love of It All
     Thu 3/29 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Dennis Johnson, Down In New Orleans
     Sat 3/31 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
Howell Devine, Honey Bee
     Fri 3/30 @ Speisekammer
     Sun 4/01 @ Revolution Cafe
Gaucho, Sergei Stomp
     Thu 3/29 @ Yoshi's Oakland

Blue Rodeo, Never Look Back
Monkeyjunk, The Marrinator
David Gogo, Please Find My Baby
Bill Johnson, Fishing with Your Boots On
Harrison Kennedy, Shame The Devil
Suzie Vinnick, I Can Tell

Sue Foley, Stupid Girl
Jeff Healey Band, Yer Blues
Eric Clapton, Little Queen of Spades
Robert Jr. Lockwood, Little Queen of Spades
Rufus Thomas, Reconsider Baby
Lowell Fulson, I'm Glad You Reconsidered
Sonny Boy Williamson, Early In The Morning
Big Maceo Merriweather, So Long Baby
Pete Johnson, How Long How Long

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Playlist: March 21, 2012

Tom Waits, You Can Never Hold Back Spring
Sonny Boy Williamson, Spring Time Blues

Special guest: Elvin Bishop

James Cotton & Elvin Bishop, So Glad You're Mine
James Cotton, Paul Butterfield & Elvin Bishop, Diggin' My Potatoes
James Cotton, Find Yourself Another Fool
     Fri-Sun 3/23-25 @ Yoshi's Oakland

Herbie Hancock, Watermelon Man
     Sun 3/25 @ Hilton Oakland Airport: West Coast Blues Hall of Fame
Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians, Canadian Capers
Tin Cup Serenade, Limbo Jazz
     Tue 3/27 @ Revolution Cafe
Go Van Gogh, James Conn
     Sat 3/24 @ Disco Volante
Quinn Deveaux, White House Lullaby
     Thu 3/22 @ El Rio
Con Brio, Black Hole Blues
     Fri 3/23 @ Boom Boom Room
Nice Guy Trio, Any Alleyway (Sidewalks And Alleys)
     Thu 3/22 @ Yoshi's Oakland
George Cole Quintet, Melody of Love
     Thu 3/22 @ Yoshi's Oakland

Bob Dylan, You're No Good
Pete Seeger, Forever Young
     from the new album Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan, Forever Young
Aretha Franklin, The Weight
Aretha Franklin, Mary Don't You Weep
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Precious Lord
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Up Above My Head I Hear Music in the Air
Son House, Levee Camp Moan
Otis Spann, Hotel Lorraine
Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, Ain't Got No Home
Mark Hummel, They Don't Want Me To Rock
     Thu 3/22 @ Regency Ballroom: "Take Heart" Bread & Roses Benefit
     Fri 3/23 @ Main St. Brewery
Rick Estrin, You're Gonna Need My Help
     Fri 3/23 @ Palms Playhouse
     Sat 3/24 @ Biscuits and Blues

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Playlist: March 14, 2012

The Five Bells, My Cutie Pie
Willie Nelson, Outskirts Of Town
     Fri 3/16 @ Fox Oakland
Howell Devine, Boat's Up The River
     Fri 3/16 @ Amnesia
     Sun 3/18 @ Revolution Cafe
Tip of the Top, Hard to Get
     Fri 3/16 @ Viva
     Sat 3/17 @ The Standby
Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, Walk All Day
     Fri 3/16 @ Mojo Lounge

Special in-studio guest: David Roche

     Thu 3/22 @ Bimbo's 365 Club: Blue Bear 40th Anniversary Benefit

Jackie Greene, Seven Jealous Sisters
Jackie Greene, Till The Light Comes
Jackie Greene, Revolution Man

Bob Dylan, Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat (alt)
Lightnin' Hopkins, Automobile Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins, Up On Telegraph Avenue
Big Brother and the Holding Company, Summertime
     from the new album Live At The Carousel Ballroom 1968

John Lennon, The Luck of the Irish 
John Lee Hooker, Mr. Lucky
Chuck Berry, I'm Just A Lucky So And So
Ruth Brown, Lucky Lips

Roosevelt Sykes, You Can't Be Lucky All The Time 
B.B. King, Bad Luck
Guitar Slim, Bad Luck Blues
Lightnin' Slim, Bad Luck And Trouble

Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign
Roy Brown, Hard Luck Blues
Big Bill Broonzy, Bad Luck Man 
Memphis Minnie, I'm A Bad Luck Woman
Washboard Sam, Good Luck Blues
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra, Happy Go Lucky Local
Bessie Smith, Lady Luck Blues 

Frank Sinatra, Luck Be A Lady
Sammy Davis Jr,
That Lucky Old Sun

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Playlist: March 7, 2012

Meshugga Beach Party, Heavy Malaga
Flogging Molly, The Times They Are A-Changin'
     Sat 3/10 @ Fox Oakland
Catherine Russell,  Under The Spell Of The Blues
     from the new album Strictly Romancin'
     Fri 3/09 @ Yoshi's San Francisco: American Beauty Project
     Sat 3/10 @ Yoshi's Oakland: American Beauty Project
Wendy DeWitt, Nervous
     from the new album Industrial Strength
     Thu 3/08 @ The Saloon
Howell Devine, Devil Got My Woman
     Sat 3/10 @ Armando's
     Sun 3/11 @ Revolution Cafe

Harvey Mandel, A Wade In The Water
     Thu 3/08 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Fri 3/09 @ George's Nightclub
John Németh, Heartbreak With A Hammer
     Sun 3/11 @ Poor House Bistro
Rod Piazza and the All Mighty Flyers, Blue Shadows
     Fri 3/09 @ Fulton 55
     Sat 3/10 @ Biscuits and Blues
Tip of the Top, My Baby's Gone (And I Feel Good)
     Fri 3/09 @ Poor House Bistro
Big Cat Tolefree, Jinky Woman
     Thu 3/08 @ Dublin Sports Bar
     Fri 3/09 @ Mojo Lounge
Omar Sharriff, Love Is Just A Fool
Lloyd Price, Oooh-Oooh-Oooh
J.B. Lenoir, Livin' In The White House
King Biscuit Boy, The Bum Is Mine

B.B. King, I Need You So (Live)
     from the forthcoming album Live at the Royal Albert Hall 2011
Carolina Chocolate Drops, No Man's Mama
     from the new album Leaving Eden
Heritage Blues Orchestra, Don't Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down
     from the new album And Still I Rise
Otis Taylor, Yell Your Name
     from the new album Otis Taylor's Contraband

Eric Bibb, Bayou Belle
     from the forthcoming album Deeper in the Well
Ruthie Foster, You Don't Miss Your Water
     from the new album Let It Burn
Joan Osborne, I Don't Need No Doctor
     from the forthcoming album Bring It On Home
Janiva Magness, There It Is
     from the forthcoming album Stronger for It
Nathan James & The Rhythm Scratchers, Black Snakin' Jiver
     from the forthcoming album What You Make of It
Bob Margolin with Mike Sponza Band, Rollin' and Tumblin'
     from the new album Blues Around the World
Big Bill Morganfield, Rising Son
Mud Morganfield, Short Dress Woman
     from the forthcoming album Son Of The Seventh Son
Muddy Waters, Baby Please Don't Go (Live)

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Playlist: February 29, 2012

Big Bill Broonzy, Leap Year Blues
The Leap Frogs, Dirty Britches
Count Basie's Kansas City Seven, Lester Leaps In
Roy Milton, Hop, Skip And Jump
Louis Prima, Jump, Jive, An' Wail
Walter Horton, Jumpin' Blues

Special in-studio guest: Joe Louis Walker

     Thu-Fri 3/01-02 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sat 3/03 @ Palms Playhouse
     Sun 3/04 @ Moe's Alley

Joe Louis Walker, Hellfire
Joe Louis Walker, Ride All Night
Joe Louis Walker, Too Drunk To Drive Drunk (in-studio)
Joe Louis Walker, Soldier For Jesus (in-studio)
Butterfield Blues Band, Mellow Down Easy
Joe Louis Walker, Black Girls
     from the new album Hellfire

HaDag HaNahash, California
     Thu 3/01 @ The New Parish
Michel Winograd & Khevre, Oyfn Sheydveg (At the Crossroads)
     Sat 3/03 @ Freight & Salvage
Allen Toussaint, A Dear Old Southland
     Thu-Fri 3/01-02 @ Yoshi's Oakland
Gaucho, Dark Eyes
     Thu 3/01 @ Yoshi's Oakland
Howell Devine, When You Got A Good Friend
     Sun 3/04 @ Revolution Cafe

Slim Jenkins, Little Lean Woman
     Sat 3/03 @ Cafe du Nord
Beso Negro, Cobblestone Shore / Joseph, Joseph (in-studio)
     Sat 3/03 @ Cafe du Nord
     Sun 3/04 @ Lagunitas Taproom
Volker Strifler Band, Going To Brownsville
     from the new album Let the Music Rise
     Wed 3/07 @ Club Fox
George Thorogood and the Destroyers, 2120 South Michigan Ave
     Thu 3/01 @ Uptown Theatre Napa
     Fri 3/02 @ Fox Theatre Redwood City
Cassandra Wilson, Last Train To Clarksville
     Davy Jones (1945-2012)