Thursday, May 29, 2014

Playlist: May 28, 2014

Maya Angelou, Stone Cold Dead in the Market
     Maya Angelou (1928-2014)
B.B. King, You Put It On Me
Herb Jeffries, Mood Indigo
     Herb Jeffries (1913-2014)
Gaucho, Thinking of You
     from the new album Thinking of You
     Thu 5/29 @ Awaken Cafe
Trio Dinicu, Cossack Medley
     Wed 6/04 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guest: Graham Patzner (Whiskerman)

     Sat 5/31 @ Great American Music Hall

Whiskerman, The Town
Whiskerman, Never Come Apart
Captive Eddies, No Time
Otis Spann, Love Love Love
Little Willie John, (I've Got) Spring Fever
Graham Patzner, Louie (in-studio)
Graham Patzner, Bad News (in-studio)
Whiskerman, I Came Here To Thank You
     from the new EP Bad News

Merle Haggard, Working Man Blues
     Sun 6/01 @ The Mountain Winery
Bob Dylan, Workingman's Blues #2
Guy Davis, Sweetheart Like You
     Sat 5/31 @ Healdsburg Jazz Festival
     Sun 6/01 @ Davis Family Vineyards
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat  Review, Highway 61 Revisited
     Thu 5/29 @ The Rite Spot
     Fri 5/30 @ Jerry's Front Pocket
     Sat 5/31 @ Milk Bar

Marc Ribot, Fat Man Blues (live)
     Thu-Sun 5/29-6/01 @ SFJazz Center
Tom Waits, Raised Right Men
Neil Young, Since I Met You Baby
     from the new album A Letter Home
The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine, Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair
     Sat 5/31 @ The Crepe Place
Cathy Lemons, Hip Check Man
     Sat 5/31 @ Poor House Bistro
Ramsey Lewis Trio, The 'In' Crowd
T-Bone Walker, She's Going to Ruin Me

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Playlist: May 21, 2014

Bob Dylan, Full Moon and Empty Arms
     from the forthcoming album (?) Shadows in the Night
Bob Dylan, Return To Me

Special in-studio guest: Joel Selvin

Them feat. Van Morrison, Here Comes The Night
Erma Franklin, Piece of My Heart
Isley Brothers, Twist and Shout
The Vibrations, My Girl Sloopy
The Strangeloves, Hang On Sloopy
Arsenio Rodriguez, Hang On Sloopy
The Strangeloves, I Want Candy
Russell Byrd, Hitch Hike
Solomon Burke, Cry To Me
Lulu, Here Comes The Night
     from the new book Here Comes the Night: The Dark Soul of Bert Berns and the Dirty Business of Rhythm and Blues

Gregg Allman, Rolling Stone
     Thu 5/22 @ Uptown Theatre Napa
     Sat 5/24 @ Santa Cruz Blues Festival
Trombone Shorty, Fall – On
     Fri 5/23 @ Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee
     Sat 5/24 @ Santa Cruz Blues Festival
Lost Dog Found, Where Is Ray?
     Fri 5/23 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
     Sat-Sun 5/24-25 @ Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Real Gone Girl
     Thu 5/22 @ Le Colonial
     Fri-Sun 5/23-25 @ Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee
Hot Club of Cowtown, It Stops With Me
     Fri 5/23 @ Slim's
     Sat-Sun 5/24-25 @ Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee

Junk Parlor, Vampires Never Die
     Sat 5/24 @ Old Western Saloon
     Sun 5/25 @ Peri's
Slim Jenkins, Devil Eyes
     Sat 5/24 @ Peri's
     Sun 5/25 @ The Saddle Rack
     Wed 5/28 @ Boom Boom Room
Hugh Laurie, Baby Please Make a Change
     Tue 5/27 @ Montalvo Arts Center
     Wed 5/28 @ The Fillmore
John Mayall, A Special Life
     from the new album A Special Life
     Fri 5/23 @ Napa Valley Opera House
Mark Hummel, The Hustle Is On
     from the new album The Hustle Is Really On
     Sat 5/24 @ Turf Club
Fats Waller, Your Feet's Too Big
Bobby 'Blue' Bland, I Pity The Fool

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Playlist: May 14, 2014

Afrofunk Experience, Mad Money Woes
     Sat 5/17 @ Hopmonk Tavern (Novato)
Cassandra Wilson, I Want to Be Loved
     Thu 5/15 @ Yoshi's Oakland
     Fri-Sat 5/16-17 @ Yoshi's San Francisco

Special in-studio guests: Steve Gardner and Javier Jiménez

     Thu 5/15 @ Slim's

Beso Negro, Desde Allí
Beso Negro, Scrambled Eggs
Beso Negro, La Gente de Bien
Angelo Debarre, Swing Chez Toto (live)
Dark Town Rounders, Ten Cents a Pound
Beso Negro, Self Control
Beso Negro, La Mala Reputación (in-studio)
Beso Negro, Minor Swing (in-studio)
Beso Negro, C'est La Vie
     from the new album Burn It Down

Go Van Gogh, Sirens (in-studio)
Karina Denike, I Never Cared (in-studio)
Benjamin Brown, Yours (in-studio)
Diana Gameros, ¿Cómo Hacer? (in-studio)
Midtown Social, Fantastic Colors (in-studio)

Shoestring Trio, Puttin' on the Ritz (in-studio)
     Thu 5/15 @ Red Poppy Art House
     Fri 5/16 @ The Crepe Place
Junk Parlor, Rondo a la Turk (in-studio)
     Thu 5/15 @ The Sleeping Lady
     Tue 5/20 @ Corkscrew Wine Bar
Wendy DeWitt, Summertime (in-studio)
     Thu 5/15 @ The Saloon
Quinn DeVeaux, Goin' Back to Oakland (in-studio)
     Sat 5/18 @ The Chapel
Howell Devine, Train (in-studio)
     Sat 5/17 @ The Baltic
     Sun 5/18 @ Amnesia
Brass Menažeri Balkan Brass Band, Doppio Macchiato (in-studio)
Shovelman, Moonshine (in-studio)
     from the new album Live From the Fog City Blues Vol.2

Special in-studio guest: Matt Martin

The Mothers of Invention, Directly From My Heart to You
Jimmy Smith, I've Found a New Baby
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Driving South
The Supremes, Nathan Jones
Taj Mahal, Chevrolet
Andy Bey, Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do
Marcial Ball, Lou Ann Barton & Angela Strehli, A Fool In Love
Charlie Parker, KC Blues
Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto, In The Basement (Part 1)

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Playlist: May 7, 2014

The Hound Kings, SSI Blues (in-studio)
     from the new album Live from the Fog City Blues Vol.2
Junk Parlor, Summertime in the City (in-studio)
     from the new album Live from the Fog City Blues Vol.2
     Sat 5/10 @ Rancho Nicasio
     Sun 5/11 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beso Negro, If You See Kay (in-studio)
     Fri 5/09 @ Whole Earth Festival
     Sat 5/10 @ Sausalito Seahorse
     Wed 5/14 on Fog City Blues
Shoestring Trio, Chitlins Con Carne / Paparazzi (in-studio)
     Sun 5/11 @ Duende
     Thu 5/15 @ Red Poppy Art House

Special in-studio guests: Go Van Gogh

Hollywood Twenty (in-studio)
If Love Is Out of Fashion (in-studio)
Now We Know (in-studio)
Stars and the Moon (in-studio)
Juicy Cumbia (in-studio)
Mr. Lobster (in-studio)
Way Out West

The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine, Shake It and Break It (in-studio)
Slim Jenkins, Hand Me Down Blues (in-studio)
Meklit Hadero & Quinn DeVeaux, Saving Up (in-studio)
Wendy DeWitt & Kirk Harwood, Nervous (in-studio)
Whiskerman, Amen (in-studio)
Little Jonny & Aki Kumar, Worried (in-studio)
Tin Cup Serenade, Sunny Oakland Day (in-studio)
     from the new album Live from the Fog City Blues Vol.2

California Honeydrops, Miss Louise (in-studio)
Taj Mahal, Cakewalk Into Town
Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s, J.B. Shout
Little Richard, I Feel Pretty
Little Willie John, I'm Shakin'
K.C. Douglas, Mercury Boogie
Slim Harpo, Blues Hangover
Meshugga Beach Party, Go Go Golem (in-studio)

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Playlist: April 30, 2014

Harvey Mandel, Cristo Redentor
Canned Heat, Bullfrog Blues (live)
     Sun 5/04 @ Biscuits and Blues: Bay Area Benefit Bash
Regina Carter, See See Rider
     Thu-Sun 5/01-04 @ SFJazz Center
Mr. Sipp the Mississippi Blues Child, My Blues Jig
     Fri-Sat 5/02-03 @ Biscuits and Blues

Special in-studio guests: Cathy Lemons and Stevie Gurr

The Big Payback
I'm a Good Woman (in-studio)
You're In My Town Now (in-studio)
I'm Going to Try
The Devil Has Blue Eyes (in-studio)
Black Crow
     from the new album Black Crow

Carletta Sue Kay, Queen Jane Approximately
     Thu 5/01 @ Rickshaw Stop
Whiskerman, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
     Sat 5/03 @ The Chapel
Con Brio, Sex Machine
     Fri 5/02 @ Awaken Cafe
     Sat 5/03 @ The Independent
Brass Magic, Happy Hour in Poland
     Sat 5/03 @ The Independent
     Tue 5/06 @ Madrone Art Bar
Little Jonny & The Giants, Hey Little Lee
Aki Kumar, Buzzin'
     Fri 5/02 @ The Turf Club
Little Walter, Flying Saucer
Rev. Gary Davis, Floor Sweepin' Rag
Willie Nelson, Funny How Time Slips Away
Pete Seeger, St. Louis Blues
Go Van Gogh, If Love Is Out of Fashion
     Wed 5/07 on Fog City Blues