Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Playlist: December 23, 2020

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Vince Guaraldi Trio, A Charlie Brown Christmas
     Fri 12/24 @ SFJazz: Adam Shulman Plays Vince Guaraldi's A Charlie Brown Christmas
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mary's Baby
     Fri 12/24: 32nd Annual Christmas Eve Concert
Big Harp George, That Grinch Is Me
The Lucky Losers, May Every Day Be Christmas
Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra, Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday
Hot Club of San Francisco, Don Rodolfo
Bob Dylan, The Christmas Blues
Blue Rodeo, Song For a Winter's Night
Bob & Doug McKenzie, The Twelve Days of Christmas
The Beatles, Christmas Time Is Here Again
The Beatles, Third Christmas Record

The Ramones, Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)
Bob Dylan, Must Be Santa
Ozie Ware with Duke Ellington's Hot Five, Santa Claus Bring My Man Back
Bumble Bee Slim, Santa Claus Bring Me A New Woman
Oscar McLolli and His Honey Jumpers, Dig That Crazy Santa Claus
Vernon Dalhart, Santa Claus That's Me!
Lil McClintock, Don't Think I'm Santa Claus
Walter Davis, New "Santa Claus"
Victoria Spivey, I Ain't Gonna Let You See My Santa Claus
Bill Lacey with Lil Armstrong and Her Ebony-Aires, Cowboy Santa Claus
The Enchanters, Mambo Santa Mambo
Nathaniel Mayer, Mr. Santa Claus (Bring Me My Baby)
The Marquees, Santa Done Got Hip
Nap Hepburn & March of Dimes, Tell Santa Claus
Sam Manning with the Melodettes, Looking For Me Santa Claus
Kathy and Jimmy Zee, Santa Claus Rock and Roll
Bo Carter, Santa Claus
Rev. J.M.Gates, Gettin' Ready for Christmas

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Playlist: December 16, 2020

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Tumbledown House, Everybody Loves My Baby (in-studio)
Tumbledown House, Downhearted Blues (in-studio)
Kyra Gordon, Jessie (in-studio)
Deep Basement Shakers, Rag Mama Rag (in-studio)
Deep Basement Shakers, I'll Be Up Someday (in-studio)
Blonde Toledo, Littlle Miss Krissy (in-studio)
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough (in-studio)
King Street Giants, No Good Blues (in-studio)
Big Harp George, Home Stretch (in-studio)
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
Book of J, When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (in-studio)
Quinn DeVeaux, Goin' Back to Oakland (in-studio)
Aki Kumar & Kid Andersen, Back to Bombay (in-studio)

Meshugga Beach Party, If I Were A Rich Man (in-studio)
Meshugga Beach Party, Oh Hanukkah (in-studio)
Meshugga Beach Party, Dreidel, Dreidel (in-studio)
Meshugga Beach Party, Let My People Go (in-studio)
Meshugga Beach Party, Latkes (in-studio)
Meshugga Beach Party, Go Go Golem (in-studio)

Christmas Jug Band, Plant A Santa (in-studio)
Christmas Jug Band, Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin' (in-studio)
Christmas Jug Band, Carolin' (in-studio)
Christmas Jug Band, Santa Don't Do It (in-studio)
Christmas Jug Band, Santa's On The Mainline (in-studio)

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Playlist: December 9, 2020

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Bob Dylan, Roll On John
Bob Dylan, Things About Comin' My Way
Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert, Can I Interest You in Hanukkah?
Saul Kaye, Mao Tzur
Meshugga Beach Party, Dreidl, Dreidl
The Klezmatics, Happy Joyous Hanukkah
Woody Guthrie, Hannukkah Dance
Jeremiah Lockwood, Ethan Miller & Luther Dickinson, Dreidl
Stanley Abrams & Sid Wayne, 'Twas the Night Before Chanukah
Mickey Katz, Grandma's Dreidl
Floty Jagoda, Ocho Kandelikas
Sol Zim, Ma'oz Tzur
Yossele Rosenblatt, Yevonim
Tom Waits, Young at Heart
Tom Waits, Sea of Love

Special guests: Chris Strachwitz and Adam Machado

Skip James, No Special Lover
Big Joe Williams, Sloppy Drunk Blues
Treme Brass Band, Sweet Georgia Brown
Creole Belles, Medley Carrière
Big Mama Thornton, Hound Dog
Barbara Dane, Deportees
Savoy Family Band, Sugar Bee
Sonny Boy Williamson, She Brought Life Back to the Dead

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Playlist: December 2, 2020

Blue Rodeo, If We Make It Through December
Jim Cuddy, River (live)
Fly to France, Face in the Window
Blue Rodeo, No Miracle, No Dazzle
Blue Rodeo, No Miracle, No Dazzle
Blue Rodeo, Underground
Little Richard, Midnight Special
Little Richard, Lovesick Blues
Jon Lawton, The Orphan's Blues
     from the new album Virginny Sessions – Vol.1
Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra, Everyday Will Be Like a Holiday
Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram, Ghost from Christmas Past
Derek Irving & His Combo, Rock 'n Roll Queen
     Fri 12/04 @ Luther Burbank Center

Bob Dylan & George Harrison, Ghost Riders in the Sky
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, Cupid
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, All I Have to Do Is Dream
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, Gates of Eden
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, I Threw It All Away
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, I Don’t Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Met)
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, Matchbox
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, True Love
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, When’s My Swamp Gonna Catch On Fire
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, Mama, You Been On My Mind
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, Don’t Think Twice, It's Alright
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, Yesterday
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, Da Doo Ron Ron
Bob Dylan & George Harrison, One Too Many Mornings

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Playlist: November 25, 2020

Kenny Washington, I Ain’t Got Nothin’ But the Blues
     from the Grammy-nominated What's the Hurry
Fantastic Negrito, King Frustration
     from the Grammy-nominated Have You Lost Your Mind Yet?
Shotgun Wedding Quintet, Minnie the Moocher
     from the new EP Cab Calloway Reimagined
Soul Jelly, Shark Tank
Jon Lawton, Goin' to California
     from the new album Virginny Session - Vol.1
California Honeydrops, A River's Invitation (live)
     from the new album Remember When: Live, Vol.3
Terrie Odabi, Life Is So Good
     Thu 11/28 @ The Sound Room
Kid Andersen & the Rocket 88s, Streamin' and Cryin' (live)
Mitch Woods & the Rocket 88s, Jambalaya (live)
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Red House (live)

Thelonious Monk, Stuffy Turkey
The Robins, The Turkey Hop, Part 2
Sylvester Weaver, Thanksgiving Blues
Guy Davis, Thanksgiving Day
Andre Williams, Pass the Biscuits, Please
Lonnie Johnson, Sweet Potato Blues
Dorothy Lamour, Sweet Potato Piper
The Emotions, Mashed Potatoes
California Honeydrops, Pumpkin Pie
Joe Morris, Beans and Cornbread
Louis Jordan, Beans and Cornbread
Bogus Ben Covington, I Heard the Voice of a Porkchop
Jim Jackson, I Heard the Voice of a Porkchop
Don Thompson Quartet, Cheese Blintzes
Matthew Childs, Funky Onions
Boots Brown, Cerveza
Harold Burrage, You Eat Too Much

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Playlist: November 18, 2020

Django Reinhardt, Anniversary Song
Cowboy Junkies, Anniversary Song
Lucinda Williams, Tryin' to Get to Heaven
     Thu 11/19 @ Freight & Salvage
Lucinda Williams, Positively 4th Street
Bob Dylan, Key West (Philosopher Pirate)
The Caliopians, Another Mother's Child in Trouble
California Honeydrops, Brokedown (live)
     Fri 11/20 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Noah & the Arkitekts, Soul Fire
     Wed 11/25 @ Art Boutiki Music Hall
Noah Kibreab, Every Ghetto, Every City

Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changin' (live)
Beyoncé, At Last
Aretha Franklin, The Weight
B.B. King, The Thrill Is Gone
The Beatles, Michelle
Stevie Wonder, Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
Stevie Wonder, Sir Duke
Miles Davis, Freddie Freeloader
John Coltrane, My Favorite Things

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Playlist: November 11, 2020

Jimi Hendrix Experience, Hear My Train A-Comin' (live)
     from the new album Live in Maui
Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Army Blues
Cecil Grant, God Bless My Daddy
Wilbert Harrison, Drafted
Turner Willis, Re-Enlisted Blues
Doctor Clayton, 41 Blues
Cousin Joe, Post War Future Blues
Soldier Boy Houston, Far East Blues
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, There's Peace in Korea
J.B. Lenoir, Korea Blues
J.B. Lenoir, Vietnam
Allen Orange, V.C. Blues
King Soloman, Please Mr. President
Madame Nellie Robinson, Viet Nam
John Bray, Trench Blues
John Prine, Great Society Conflict Veteran's Blues

John Legend & The Roots, I Can't Write Left-Handed
The Pogues, And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
Tom Waits, Soldier's Things
Ron Thompson, Tin Pan Alley (live)
Ron Thompson, When You Walk That Walk (live)
Neil Young, I Want to Drive My Car (solo)
Neil Young, I Want to Drive My Car (band)
Neil Young, Vampire Blues
Neil Young, Bright Lights, Big City
Neil Young, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Mose Allison, I'm a Wild Man

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Playlist: November 4, 2020

Harry Belafonte, Hold 'Em Joe
Bob Dylan, Diamond Joe
Louis Jordan, Run Joe
Lena Horne, Good For Nothin' Joe
Ella Fitzgerald, Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe
The BlueBrass Project, Hold 'Em Joe

Blonde Toledo, What Makes A Man
     Sun 11/08 @ Winters Bar
Tiffany Austin, King of Pleasure
     Sun 11/08 @ Piedmont Piano Company
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Goin' For Broke
     Fri 11/06 @ Center for the Arts
Big Harp George, Heading Out to Itaipu
     from the new album Living in the City
John Brothers Piano Company, Off Bass
Balkan Bump, Dzambo Funk
     from the new album Osmanity

The Harry Smith B-Sides

Blind Willie Johnson, You're Going to Need Someone on Your Bond
Julius Daniels, My Mama Was a Sailor
Henry Thomas, Bulldoze Blues
Franck Hutchison, Stackalee
Jim Jackson, I Heard the Voice of a Porkchop
Memphis Jug Band, I Packed My Suitcase, Started to the Train
Cannon's Jug Stompers, Madison Street Rag
Cincinnati Jug Band, George Street Stomp
Andrew & Jim Baxter, Forty Drops
Alabama Sacred Harp Singers, Present Joys
Rev. J.M. Gates, Death Where Is Thy Sting
Rev. F.W. McGee, Nothing To Do In Hell
Blind Lemon Jefferson, Lemon's Worried Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson, 'Lectric Chair Blues

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Playlist: October 28, 2020

Ray Parker Jr, Ghostbusters
Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Feast of the Mau Mau

Special guest: Lyz Luke (UnderCover Presents)

California Honeydrops, Run Run Run
The Japonize Elephants, Crackity Jones
Ramon & Jessica, Free Ride
Extra Action Marching Band, War Pigs
Suzy Thompson, River
Elizabeth Setzer & La Tania, How to Disappear Completely
Whiskerman, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Everyday People
Pacific Boychoir, Homeless
T Sisters, Three Little Birds
Everyone, All By Myself
Pamela Z, Jóga
Noah Kibreab, Every Ghetto
Kendra McKinley, Lovely Rita
Wolf & Crow, Midnight

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Playlist: October 21, 2020

The Stone Foxes, Animal
     from the new EP Patriots
     Thu 10/22 @ The Complex
Brass Mafia, Not My President
     from the forthcoming album Say Something, Do Something
Mission Hot Club, Dark Eyes
     Sat 10/24 @ Fort Mason
Kim Nalley, I Shall Be Released
     Thu 10/22 @ Piedmont Piano Company
Taj Mahal, Bob Dylan's 115th Dream
     Fri 10/23 @ SFJazz Center

Solomon Burke, Maggie's Farm
Major Harris, Like A Rolling Stone
Gary US Bonds, From A Buick 6
Patti LaBelle, Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)
Esther Phillips, Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You
Marion Williams, I Pity the Poor Immigrant
The O'Jays, Emotionally Yours

Celia & Johnny, Quimbara
Celia Cruz, Ritmo Tambó y Flores
Elvin Bishop, Stealin' Watermelons
Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, Let's Go
Elvin Bishop, I'm Gone (live)
Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite, Old School
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Jefferson Jericho Blues
Tom Petty, Climb That Hill Blues
Tom Petty, California
Vic Wong, April Kisses
Eddie Lang, April Kisses
Blind Willie Dunn & Lonnie Johnson, Blue Room
Joe Venuti's Blues Four, The Blue Room
Texas Alexander, 'Frisco Bound Blues

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Playlist: October 14, 2020

Awesöme Orchestra Collective feat. The Bengsons, Stand!

Awesöme Orchestra Collective feat. Tilt, F.O.D.
     Sat 10/17: AÖC Listening Party

Special guest: Alex Wise

Fog Swamp, On Your Way Down
Fog Swamp, Backfield in Motion
Fog Swamp, Dangerous Mile
Fog Swamp, Woebegone
     from the new album Dropped Days

Mark Hummel, Learned My Lesson (Changed My Ways)
     Sun 10/18 @ Piedmont Piano Company
Aki Kumar, Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo
     Wed 10/14 @ Blondie's Bar
Marcus Shelby feat. Tiffany Austin, Somebody's Watching You
     Sat 10/17 @ The Sound Room

Chuck Berry, San Francisco Dues
Chuck Berry, 3/4 Time (Enchiladas)
Chuck Berry, One O'Clock Jump
Chuck Berry, My Babe
Chuck Berry, Dust My Broom
Chuck Berry, Ain't That Just Like A Woman
Chuck Berry, My Ding-A-Ling / Johnny B. Goode (live)
Sugar Pie DeSanto, Hello San Francisco (Parts 1 & 2)
Sugar Pie DeSanto, Soulful Dress
Thelonious Monk, Ruby My Dear (live)
Art Tatum, Tiger Rag
Art Tatum, Tiger Rag
Wild Tachapitoulas, The Wild Tchapitoulas

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Playlist: September 30, 2020

Jazz Mafia, The Clown (ft. Rico Pabon and Headnodic)
Cosa Nostra Strings, Achilles Heel
Tiffany Austin, Resolution
     Thu 10/01: Live From Home
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Calling San Francisco (live)
     Thu 10/01 @ Creekside Restaurant
John Brothers Piano Company, Spin Echo
     Fri 10/02 @ The Sofia
Rhiannon Giddens, Black Swan (with Francesco Turrisi)
Steve Earle, Meet Me in the Alleyway
Sons of the Soul Revivers, As For Me and My House (live)
     Sat 10/03 @ Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: Let the Music Play On
Blue Rodeo, New Morning Sun
The Duhks, You Go East, I'll Go West
Aki Kumar, All Bark No Bite

Thelonious Monk, Ruby My Dear
Thelonious Monk, Well You Needn't
Thelonious Monk, Don't Blame Me
Thelonious Monk, Blue Monk
Thelonious Monk, Epistrophy
Thelonious Monk, I Love You Sweetheart of All My Dreams
     from the new album Palo Alto
Thelonious Monk, Nice Work If You Can Get It

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Playlist: September 23, 2020

Johnny Mathis, Kol Nidre

Jeremiah Lockwood, Kol Nidre #3
Howell Devine, Smoke Coming Down
John Brothers Piano Company, Hothead
Sonny Green, Cupid Must Be Stupid
     from the new album Found! One Soul Singer
Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite, Birds of a Feather
     from the new album 100 Years of Blues
Chris Cain, I Believe I Got Off Cheap
Curtis Salgado, The Longer That I Live
Vanessa Collier, Freshly Squozen
     from the new album Heart on the Line
Kim Nalley, Never Make Your Move Too Soon
     Sat 9/26: Rise Up and Swing Out
Blonde Toledo, Lost in the Woods
     Sat 9/26 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
William Shatner, Let's Work Together
     from the new album The Blues
William Shatner, Mr. Tambourine Man

Leonard Cohen, Almost Like the Blues
Leonard Cohen, Hey That's No Way to Say Goodbye
Bob Dylan, Hallelujah (live)
Marc Ribot & My Brightest Diamond, Bird on a Wire
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Tower of Song
Leonard Cohen, Democracy
Ray Charles, Sittin' on Top of the World
Ray Charles, (Night Time Is) The Right Time
John Coltrane, A Love Supreme, Pt. 1 – Acknowledgement
John Coltrane, Bessie's Blues

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Playlist: September 16, 2020

Toots & The Maytals, Take Me Home, Country Road
Kronos Quartet feat. Meklit, The President Sang Amazing Grace

Special guest: Jeremiah Lockwood

Terrie Odabi, Grinnin' In Your Face
Jeremiah Lockwood, HaMelekh
Terrie Odabi, Mean Old World
Jeremiah Lockwood, Avinu Malkeinu Zakhor
The Fraternal Order of the Society Blues, Do Lord
Terrie Odabi, I'll Take You There (in-studio)

Leonard Cohen, Who By Fire (live)
The Temptations, Fiddler on the Roof Medley
Nina Simone, Eretz Zavat Halav
Eartha Kitt, Sholem
Alberta Hunter, Ich Hob Dich Tzufil Lieba
Don Tosti with Raul Diaz, Loco
Slim Gaillard, Meshuganah Mambo
The Crows with Melino and His Orchestra, Mambo Shevitz (Man, Oh Man)
Rob Reich, Elevator Up!
Phil Berkowitz, A Dollar Down
Stone Foxes, I'm A King Bee
Carolina Slim, Big Boss Man
BB King, Dark Is The Night (Parts 1&2)

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Playlist: September 9, 2020

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Leonard Cohen, You Want It Darker
Bob Dylan, Not Dark Yet
Jeremiah Lockwood, Day HaMelekh
Book of J, When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (in-studio)
King Street Giants, No Good Blues (in-studio)
King Street Giants, Span Off A Bird
     from the new album Everything Must Go
Fantastic Negrito, Your Sex Is Overrated
     from the new album Have You Lost Your Mind Yet
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
Big Harp George, Home Stretch (in-studio)
Big Harp George, Build Myself an App
     from the forthcoming album Living in the City
Aki Kumar, Pick Me Mama
Aki Kumar & Kid Andersen, Back to Bombay (in-studio)

Tumbledown House, Downhearted Blues (in-studio)
Deep Basement Shakers, Rag Mama Rag (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Fastball!
The Sam Chase, Train Song
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, Alhambra (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, Tetris
Midtown Social, Fantastic Colors
Midtown Social, Shine Again (in-studio)
Barrio Manouche, Lucía (in-studio)
Barrio Manouche, Tangos de Cali

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Playlist: September 2, 2020

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Cosa Nostra Strings, August
Jazz Mafia feat. Tiffany Austin, Wilderness
Shotgun Wedding Quintet, Evening
Brass Mafia, Whoopin' Blues
Jazz Mafia Accomplices feat. Dublin, With A Little Help From My Friends
Horace Silver, Señor Blues
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Going Down Slow
Red Archibald & The Internationals, I Love It When You Fax Me
Speckled Red, Uncle Sam’s Blues

Sarah Vaughan, September Song
Earth Wind & Fire, September
Johnnie Taylor, It's September
The Happenings, See You in September
Big Star, September Gurls
The Bangles, September Gurls
Rosanne Cash, September When It Comes (feat. Johnny Cash)