Thursday, December 29, 2016

Playlist: December 28, 2016

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, 8 Days of Hannukah
Meshugga Beach Party, Dreidel Dreidel
Lil' Son Jackson, New Year's Resolution
Lonnie Johnson, Happy New Year Darling
Johnny Otis Orchestra, Happy New Year Baby
Kim Nalley, Hanukkah in Santa Monica

Special in-studio guests: Con Brio

     Thu 12/29 @ City National Civic
     Fri-Sat 12/30-31 @ The Chapel

Honey (in-studio)
No Limits
Hard Times
California Cowboy (in-studio)
Can't Get Enough
     from the new album Paradise

What (Else) Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

California Honeydrops, Junkers Blues
California Honeydrops, Please Come Home For Christmas
     Sat 12/31 @ The UC Theatre
John Brothers Piano Company, Closer
The Cottontails, Carnival in Caroline
     Sat 12/31 @ Bimbo's 365 Club
Fanfare Zambaleta, Zv'jezda Tjera Mjeseca
     Sat 12/31 @ Ashkenaz
Brass Mafia feat. Seneca, Election Blues
     Sat 12/31 @ The Mint
Midtown Social, Thinking Talking
     Sat 12/31 @ Rickshaw Stop
Big Blu Soul Revue, E. Walkin'
     Sat 12/31 @ Presidio Social Club
Tommy Castro, Lovey Dovey
     Sat 12/31 @ Freight & Salvage
Cafe R&B, Take Your Hand Out of My Pocket
     Sat 12/31 @ Biscuits & Blues

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Playlist: December 21, 2016

Stephen Colbert & Jon Stewart, Can I Interest You in Hanukkah?
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mary's Baby
     Sat 12/24 @ Slim's
Brian Setzer Orchestra, Santa Drives a Hot Rod
     Sat 12/24 @ The Warfield
Meshugga Beach Party, Hot Rod Hanukkah
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Winter Wonderland
     Sun 12/25 @ Biscuits & Blues
Hot Club of San Francisco, Sugar Rum Cherry
Blue Rodeo, Song For A Winter's Night
Bob Dylan, Must Be Santa
Champion Jack Dupree, Santa Claus Blues
Kathy & Jimmy Zee, Santa Claus Rock and Roll
Nap Hepburn & March of Dimes, Tell Santa Claus
Bill Lacey w/ Lil Armstrong & Her Ebony-Aires, Cowboy Santa Claus
Lil McClintock, Don't Think I'm Santa Claus
Victoria Spivey, I Ain't Gonna Let You See My Santa Claus
Ozie Ware w/ Duke Ellington's Hot Five, Santa Claus Bring My Man Back
Jo Poovey & The Big 'D' Boys, Santa's Helper

Con Brio, Can't Get Enough
     from the new album Paradise
     Wed 12/28 on Fog City Blues

Ray Brenner and Barry E. Blitzer, The Problem 
Jeremiah Lockwood, Ethan Miller, and Luther Dickinson, Dreidel
Woody Guthrie, Hanukkah Dance
Theo Bikel, Sweetest Dreams Be Thine
The Ames Brothers, I Got A Cold For Christmas
Mickey Katz, Grandma's Dreidel
Cantor David Putterman, Rock Of Ages
Temple B'Nai Abraham Children's Choir, Svivon Sov Sov Sov
The Ramones, Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonite)

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Playlist: December 14, 2016

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Christmas Jug Band, Oh St. Nick
     Thu 12/15 @ Ashkenaz
     Fri 12/16 @ The Big Easy
     Sun-Mon 12/18-19 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Kim Nalley, Santa Baby
     Sun 12/18 @ Biscuits & Blues
Jeremiah Lockwood, Unasaneh Tokef
Luther Dickinson, Yard Man
     Fri 12/16 @ Partners in Crime: Hanukkah Pop-up
Meshugga Beach Party, Festival of Lights
     Thu 12/15 @ Forbidden Island
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, No Christmas Blues
     Fri-Sat 12/16-17 @ SFJazz
Luther Dickinson, Jeremiah Lockwood, and Ethan Miller, Dreidl (live)

Special in-studio guest: Alvon Johnson

     Wed 12/21 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Mon 12/26 @ Yoshi's

The Blues Chose Me
I Love The Blues
Look at the World
Hoochie Coochie Man
Long Way
     from the new album The Blues Chose Me

Cedric Brunside & Lightnin' Malcolm, Don't Just Sing About the Blues
     Thu-Fri 12/15-16 @ Biscuits & Blues
Elvin Bishop & Little Smokey Smothers, Dirty Drawers (live)
     Sat 12/17 @ Biscuits & Blues
Dennis Johnson, The Wind Is Howling
     Fri 12/16 @ Sacramento Metro Arts Holiday Series
Terrie Odabi, I Bet You Think I Don't Know
     Fri 12/16 @ The Sound Room
     Wed 12/21 @ Club Fox
The Lucky Losers, Don't Let 'Em See Ya Cry
     Thu 12/15 @ The Saloon
Maria Muldaur, Let It Simmer
     Sat 12/17 @ The Big Easy
24th Street Wailers, I Found a Love
     Thu 12/15 @ The Torch Club
     Fri 12/16 @ Poor House Bistro
Leonard Cohen, On The Level
     Sun 12/18 @ Ashkenaz: Musicians for Standing Rock

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Playlist: December 7, 2016

Guest host: DJ Honeyvcomb Brown

Solomon Bruke, Cry to Me
Gwen Stacey, How Many Times Can One Heart Break
The Pentagons, Help Me With My Broken Heart
The Flamingos, Love Walked In
The Rollettes, Sad Fool
Timi Yuro, With All My Heart
Bertha Tillman, Oh My Angel
Rick Randell, Words on Paper
Ruby and the Romantics, Heartaches
Tony Middleton, Drifting
Barbara Lynn, Don’t Be Cruel
Betty Harris, I’ll Be a Liar
Bo Diddley, I’m Sorry
Don French, Lonely Saturday Night
Erma Franklin, Piece of My Heart
Lavern Baker, Shadow of Love
Irma Thomas, Ruler of My Heart
Little Bessie. Broken Hearted
Maureen Evans, Don’t Want the Moonlight
McKinley Mitchell, The Town I Live In
Ral Donner, The Girl of My Best Friend
Otis Redding, Free Me
Ray Ellington, If You Can’t Say Something Nice
Peggy Lee, Me and My Shadow
Roberta Sherwood, You Always Hurt the One You Love
Steve Cassidy, Ecstasy
Slim Whitman, Indian Love Call
Pee Wee King, The Waltz of Regret
The Chantels, He’s Gone
Toni Fisher, Laugh or Cry
Val Martinez, Someone’s Gonna Cry
Frank Sinatra, In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning
Jackie Gleason, Melancholy Serenade/Yesterdays (Medley)
Esquivel, Besame Mucho
Ruby and the Romantics, Moonlight and Music
Leroy Dyke, Dim Dark Corner
Fats Waller, I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Playlist: November 30, 2016

Redwood Tango Ensemble, Abatido
     Fri 12/02 @ Red Poppy Art House
Rob Reich, Hidden Stairway
     Sat 12/03 Bal Haus
Karina Denike, You're So Quiet
     Sat 12/03 @ The Lost Church
Terrie Odabi, Ball and Chain
     Thu 12/01 @ Biscuits & Blues

Special in-studio guests: Terrance Kelly & the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir

     Sat 12/03 @ Paramount Theatre
     Sat 12/24 @ Slim's

We Three Kings
Jesus, What a Wonderful Child (in-studio)
Joy to the World (in-studio)
Angels We Have Heard On High (in-studio)
Deck the Halls (in-studio)
Emmanuel (in-studio)
O Come Emmanuel

Fillmore Slim, Blues From the Heart
     Sun 12/04 @ Club Fox
Ol Silver Tongue, Money Shot
     Fri 12/02 @ The Starry Plough
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Died and Gone to Heaven
     Fri 12/02 @ Moe's Alley
Elvin Bishop, Let Your Woman Have Her Way
     Fri 12/02 @ Club Fox
Derek Irving & His Combo, Cuban Cigar
     Wed 12/07 on Fog City Blues
Lost Dog Found, The Ghost of Johnny Walker
     Fri 12/02 @ Bimbo's 365 Club
     Sat 12/03 @ Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Eric Lindell, Indian Summer
     Thu 12/01 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Fri-Sat 12/02-03 @ The Independent
Little Jonny & The Giants, Stop Puttin' Me On
Robert Nighthawk, I Got News For You
Brownie McGhee, Let Me Tell You 'Bout My Baby
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, All Your Love (live)