Saturday, December 25, 2021

Playlist: December 25, 2021

The Beatles, Happy Christmas 1969
The Beatles, Christmas Time (Is Here Again)
Vince Guaraldi Trio, A Charlie Brown Christmas
The Christmas Jug Band, Gee Rudolph Ain't I Good to You (in-studio)
Bob & Doug McKenzie, Twelve Days of Christmas
Blue Rodeo, Christmas Must Be Tonight
Bob Dylan, The Christmas Blues
Sammy Davis Jr, It's Christmas All Over The World
Larry Harlow, El Dia de la Navidad
Rev. A.W. Nix, Begin a New Life on Christmas Day
The Ramones, Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)

The Orioles, What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
The Larks, Christmas to New Year's
Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, Driftin'
     Fri 12/31 @ Freinstein's
Dirty Cello, Merry Christmas Baby
     Fri 12/31 @ Bankhead Theater
Stompy Jones, Mondine
     Fri 12/31 @ Bimbo's 365
California Honeydrops, A River's Invitation (live)
     Wed-Thu 12/29-30 @ Felton Music Hall
     Fri 12/31 @ The Catalyst
Kendra McKinley, Telling Truths
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Ligthouse
     Fri 12/31 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Rainbow Girls, Down Home Girl
     Fri 12/31 @ The Red Barn
T Sisters, Way to Live
     Fri 12/31 @ Mystic Theatre
Katdelic, Peace to You
     Fri 12/31 @ Boom Boom Room
Tom Waits, New Year's Eve

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Playlist: December 11, 2021

Big Harp George, Bad Santa
Christmas Jug Band, Christmas on the Moon
     Fri 12/17 @ Ruhstaller Farm
     Sat 12/18 @ The Big Easy
Luther Dickinson, Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Eric Gales, I Ain't No Shrink
Devon Allman, Hold Me
     Sat 12/18 @ The Fillmore
Fantastic Negrito, When Everything Went Wrong
Chris Cain, I Don't Know Exactly What's Wrong With My Baby
     Sat 12/18 @ Poor House Bistro
Elvin Bishop, Can't Take No More
     Sat 12/18 @ Club Fox
Maria Muldaur, Golden Loom
     Sun 12/12 @ Piedmont Piano Company
The Caliopians, Dear Mulatu
     Wed 12/15 @ Bottom's Up
Aki Kumar, Jaan e Jaan
     Fri 12/17 @ Poor House Bistro
Pink Martini, Ocho Kandelikas
Pink Martini, Santa Baby
     Sun 12/12 @ Bing Concert Hall
     Mon 12/13 @ Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center

The Klezmatics, HoraLité
     Thu 12/16 @ SFJazz Center
Erik Jekabson Sextet, San Pablo Avenue
     Fri 12/17-19 SFJazz Center
Adam Shulman Sextet, San Francisco National Cemetery
     Fri-Sat 12/17-18 @ SFJazz Center
Tiffany Austin, I May Be Wrong (But I Think You're Wonderful)
     Sat 12/18 @ SFJazz Center
George Cole Quintet, You Got A Glow
     Thu 12/16 @ SFJazz Center
Mark Hummel, Cut That Out
Junior Wells, Hound Dog
Big Mama Thornton, Hound Dog
Blue Rodeo, All in Your Hands
     from the new album Many A Mile
Blue Rodeo, Song For A Winter's Night

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Playlist: December 4, 2021

The Beatles, One After 909 (live)
The Beatles, Get Off / White Power
Rob Reich, Shimmytown Shuffle
Ben Goldberg, A Rhythmia
     Sun 12/05 @ 1527 S B Street, San Mateo
Jeremiah Lockwood, Maoz Tsur
     from the new album A Great Miracle: Jeremiah Lockwood's Guitar Soli Chanukah Record
The Lucky Losers, May Every Day Be Christmas
     Sun 12/05 @ Milpitas Library
     Thu 12/09 @ The Saloon
Keb' Mo', Christmas Is Annoying
Rebirth Brass Band, Rebirth Groove
     Sat 12/11 @ The Independent
Volker Strifler Band, Redemption
Tommy Castro, I Got Burned
     from the new album Tommy Castro Presents A Bluesman Came To Town
     Sat 12/11 @ Mystic Theatre
Pokey Lafarge, Rotterdam
     Wed 12/08 @ Starline Social Club
     Thu 12/09 @ Mystic Theatre
     Fri 12/10 @ Felton Music Hall
Aki Kumar, Yeh Shaam Mastaani
     Fri 12/10 @ The Ivy Room

Blue Rodeo, If We Make It Through December
Blue Rodeo, Ride Your Bike
Blue Rodeo, I Owe It to Myself
     from the new album Many A Mile
Joseph, Come On Up to the House
Courtney Marie Andrews, Downtown Train
The Wild Reeds, Tom Traubert's Blues
Tom Waits, Young At Heart
Louis Prima, Buona Sera
Sonny Boy Williamson, My Younger Days
Little Richard, I Saw Her Standing There
Gerald Marks, Hanukah
Woody Guthrie, Hanukkah Dance
Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt, Yevonim
Cantor David Putterman, Rock of Ages
Temple B'nai Abraham of Essex County Children's Choir, Svivon Sov Sov Sov
Ella Jenkins, Dreidel Dreidel Dreidel
Hernandez Hideaway, Adon Olam

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Playlist: November 27, 2021

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, Can I Interest You in Hanukkah?
Kim Nalley, Hanukkah in Santa Monica
Jeremiah Lockwood, Ethan Miller, and Luther Dickinson, Dreidl
Jeremiah Lockwood, Chanuka Oy Chanuka
Jeremiah Lockwood, Al Hanisim
Jeremiah Lockwood, Al Hanisim (Izhar Cohen)
Cantor Moyshe Oysher, Drei Dreidl
Socalled, Drei Dreidl (Not A Puppy for Hanukkah)
Flory Jagoda, Ocho Kandelikas
Jeremiah Lockwood, Little Dreydl
     from the new album A Great Miracle: Jeremiah Lockwood's Soli Guitar Chanukah Record
     Sun 11/28 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Saul Kaye, Mao Tzur
Meshugga Beach Party, S'vivon

Whiskerman, You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Christmas Jug Band, Christmas on the Moon
Blue Rodeo, Opening Act
     from the forthcoming album Many A Mile
Jaleh, Moonshade
Sean Hayes, Water
     from the new album Be Like Water
     Fri 12/03 @ The Chapel
The Caliopians, Up Down Around
     Sat 12/04 @ Gestalt
The Beatles, Get Back (medley)
George Harrison, Get Back
The Beatles, Can You Dig It?

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Playlist: November 20, 2021

Blue Rodeo, I Think About You
     from the forthcoming album Many A Mile
Jeremiah Lockwood, Ritual
     from the new album A Great Miracle
     Sat 11/27 on Fog City Blues
California Honeydrops, That's Where It's At
Eric Lindell, Two-Bit Town (live)
     Fri 11/26 @ Gold Coast Coffee & Bakery
     Sat 11/27 @ Moe's Alley
Joe Warner, Maple Leaf Rag
     Sun 11/21 @ The Back Room
Loretta Gooden, Love
Nancy Wright, I Got What It Takes
     Wed 11/24 @ Club Deluxe
Brass Mafia, Grateful Dead medley (live)
     Sat 11/27@ Sweetwater Music Hall
Django Festival All-Stars, Them There Eyes
     Mon 11/22 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Barrio Manouche, En los Ensueños, Pt.2
     Fri 11/26 @ Club Deluxe

Thelonious Monk, Stuffy Turkey
Guy Davis, Thanksgiving Day
California Honeydrops, Pumpkin Pie
Lonnie Johnson, Sweet Potato Blues
The Robins, Turkey Hop Part 2
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Where's My Gravy
Andre Williams, Pass the Biscuits Please
Doc Watson, 49 Biscuits
Gary & Larry, Garlic Bread
Carolina Chocolate Drops, Cornbread And Butterbeans
Joe Morris, Beans and Cornbread
Joe Houston, Cornbread and Cabbage Greens
Bogus Ben Covington, I Heard the Voice of a Porkchop
Joe Swift, Alligator Meat
Harold Burrage, You Eat Too Much
Sylvester Cotton, Thanksgiving Blues
The Robins, Turkey Hop Part 1

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Playlist: November 13, 2021

Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Joe Avery
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Just a Closer Walk With Thee (live)
     Thu-Sun 11/18-21 @ SFJazz Center 
Fantastic Negrito, She Don't Cry No More
     Thu 11/18 @ The Masonic
Elvin Bishop, Lookin' Good
     Sun 11/14 @ Yoshi's
The Record Company, Devil Inside
     Sat 11/20 @ The Fillmore
Smokey The Groove, Grease 'n Glitter
The Gold Souls, The Truth
     Sun 11/14 @ The Ivy Room
Steve Lucky's Hammond Cheese Combo, Wild Shindig (live)
     Thu 11/18 @ Club Deluxe
     Fri 11/19 @ The Royal Cuckoo
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Beat Girl

Bill Withers, I Can't Write Left-Handed (live)
John Bray, Trench Blues
Tom Waits, Soldier's Things
Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Army Blues
Cecil Gant, God Bless My Daddy
Doctor Clayton, '41 Blues
Sunnyland Slim & His Trio, Back to Korea Blues
Soldier Boy Houston, Leavin' Korea
B.B. King, Questionnaire Blues
Fats Domino, Korea Blues
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, There's Peace in Korea
Madame Nellie Robinson, Viet Nam
Allen George, V.C. Blues
King Solomon, Please Mr. President
Cousin Joe, Post-War Future Blues
The Pogues, And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Playlist: November 6, 2021

Denise Perrier, Fool on the Hill
Denise Perrier, Big Long Slidin' Thing (live)
Kim Nalley, Never Make Your Move Too Soon
     Sat 11/13 @ Bing Concert Hall
Tiffany Austin, Baltimore Oriole
     Sun 11/07 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Terrence Brewer, Caravan
     Wed 11/10 @ SFJazz Center
Bhi Bhiman, Magic Carpet Ride
     Fri 11/12 @ Mitchell Park Community Center
The Sam Chase, Dragula
     Thu 11/11 @ Bottom of the Hill
JJ Grey & Mofro, Santa Claus, True Love & Freedom
     Sun 11/07 @ Ace of Spades
Whiskerman, Kingdom Illusion
     Thu 11/11 @ The Independent
Inspector Gadje, Tursu Saksofon (live)
     Fri 11/12 @ Brooklyn Basin

Summer of Soul Revisited

B.B. King, Why I Sing the Blues
Edwin Hawkins Singers, Oh Happy Day
Mahalia Jackson, Take My Hand Precious Lord
The Chambers Brothers, Have a Little Faith
Sly & the Family Stone, Sing a Simple Song
Nina Simone, To Be Young, Gifted & Black
Gladys Knight & the Pips, I Heard It Through the Grapevine
Stevie Wonder, Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day
The Staples Singers, It's Been a Change
Mongo Santamaría, Watermelon Man
Hugh Masakela, Grazing in the Grass
The 5th Dimension, Don'tcha Hear Me Callin' to Ya
Max Roach, It's Time

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Playlist: October 30, 2021

Conspiracy of Beards, Who By Fire
Conspiracy of Beards, Don't Go Home With Your Hard On
     Saturday 11/06 @ Old First
Nick Cave, Tower of Song
Whiskerman, Rattlesnake
     Sunday 11/07 @ Amado's (Graham Patzner)
Leonard Cohen, Amen
Brass Mafia, Cream Puff War
     Sunday 10/31 @ Golden Gate Park
Squirrel Nut Zippers, Rusty Trombone
     Sunday 10/31 @ Freight & Salvage
     Monday 11/01 @ Mystic Theatre
Deep Basement Shakers, Everybody's Wailin'
Mark Hummel, Cut That Out
     Friday 11/05 @ The Back Room
Junk Parlor, Howl Like Coyote
     Sunday 10/31 @ Club Deluxe
Howell Devine, She Brought Life Back to the Dead

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Haunted Nights
Johnny Fuller, Haunted House
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra, Swingin' at the Seance
Tampa Red, Witchin' Hour Blues
New Orleans Owls, White Ghost Shivers
Gene Kardos & His Orchestra, Zombie
Victor Military Band, Spooky Spook
Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra, Hi Spook
Cliff Jackson & His Krazy Kats, The Terror
Mississippi Sheiks, I Am the Devil
Barbour's Plantation Singers, Doan Let Satan Git You
Elgar's Creole Orchestra, Nightmare
Johnny Otis & Marci Lee, Casting My Spell On You
Rev. Emmet Dickinson, A Black Cat Has Crossed Your Path
Hop Wilson, My Woman Has a Black Cat Bone
The 5 Jones Boys, Mr. Ghost Goes to Town
Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb & His Orchestra, Pick Up Your Sins & Go to the Devil
Raymond Scott Quintette, Dinner Music For a Pack of Hungry Cannibals

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Playlist: October 23, 2021

Pure Akan, Agyapadeɛ
Pure Akan, Akirye Bassa
     from the new album Nyame Mma
The Caliopians, Party Box
     from the new album Latest Hits
     Sun 10/24 @ The Makeout Room
Blue Rodeo, When You Were Wild
     from the forthcoming album Many A Mile
Blue Rodeo, Close All the Honky Tonks (live)
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Jonestown
     from the new album Signal Fires
     Thu 10/28 @ Felton Music Hall
     Fri 10/29 @ Mystic Theatre
Junk Parlor, Midnight in Oakland
     Sat 10/30 @ Papermill Saloon
Lucia Micarelli, New Orleans Blues
     Fri 10/29 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sat 10/30 @ The Sofia
California Honeydrops, My Key Don't Fit
Memphissippi Sounds, Saturday Morning
     from the new album Welcome to the Land
Eddie Lang, Eddie's Twister
Texas Alexander, Frisco Train Blues
Elvin Bishop, Ace in the Hole

The Beatles: Let It Be Special Edition

Two of Us
All Things Must Pass
Maggie Mae / Fancy Me Chances
Can You Dig It?
One After 909
Without A Song
She Came In Through the Bathroom Window
Polythene Pam
Octopus's Garden
Gimme Some Truth
Dig A Pony
Get Back
Don't Let Me Down
For You Blue
Let It Be

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Playlist: October 16, 2021

Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram, 662
     Wed 10/20 @ Regency Ballroom
     Thu 10/21 @ Uptown Theatre
Deep Basement Shakers, Cow Cow Blues
     Sun 10/17 @ Black Star Pirate BBQ

Special guest: Jackie Lees (co-author, Bob Dylan in London: Troubadour Tales)

London Calling (live)
Blood In My Eyes
The Ballad of the Gliding Swan
Mary From the Wild Moor (live)
It Ain't Me, Babe (live)
Blues Stay Away From Me (with Joan Baez)
She Belongs to Me (live)
Tell Me Momma (live)
Love Her With A Feeling (live)
Let's Begin (live)
I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine (live)
Like A Rolling Stone (live)
One Too Many Mornings (live)
Subterranean Homesick Blues

The Lucky Losers, What Was It You Wanted
     Thu 10/21 @ Club Deluxe

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Playlist: October 9, 2021

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George Harrison, It's Johnny's Birthday
Ringo Starr, Coming Undone
     from the new EP Change the World
John Lennon, God (evolution documentary)
John Lennon, It's So Hard (evolution documentary)
The Beatles, Get Off (White Power)
The Beatles, Good Rockin' Tonight
The Beatles, I'm So Tired (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Love Me Do (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Madman
The Beatles, I Want You (rehearsal)
The Beatles, I Want You (She's So Heavy)
Yoko Ono, Omae No Okaa We

John Lennon, San Francisco Bay Blues
Raz Kennedy, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
Otis McDonald & Awesöme Orchestra, A Day in the Life
Soltrón, Good Morning Good Morning
Rohan Krishnamurthy, Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!
Hot Club of San Francisco, You Can't Do That
Hot Club of San Francisco, Because
The Beatles, Mean Mr. Mustard (demo)
The Beatles, Mean Mr. Mustard (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Mean Mr. Mustard (take 20)
The Beatles, Polythene Pam (demo)
The Beatles, Polythene Pam (take 27)
The Beatles, Revolution (demo)
The Beatles, Revolution 1 (take 18)

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Playlist: September 25, 2021

Charlie Musselwhite, Gone Too Long (live)
     Sun 9/26 @ Rancho Nicasio
HowellDevine, Railroad Stomp (in-studio)
     Sun 9/26 @ Rancho Nicasio
     Fri 10/01 @ Lucca Bar & Grill
Junk Parlor, Dance With Me Bela Lugosi (in-studio)
     Sun 9/26 @ Cotati Accordion Festival
Big Blu Revue Soul Revue, And You Loved Me (in-studio)
     Thu 9/30 @ Presidio Social Club
Hannah Rifkin & The Handsomes, Morning Glory (in-studio)
      Fri 10/01 @ Lunar Lounge
Rainbow Girls, Smoke Rings (in-studio)
     Wed 9/29 @ Argus Bar
California Honeydrops, Bubble Gum (in-studio)
Mark Hummel, Just Keep Loving Her (in-studio)
     Wed 9/29 @ Club Fox
Deep Basement Shakers, I'll Be Up Someday (in-studio)
Lady Bianca, You Got Me Drinkin' (in-studio)
Fanfare Zambaleta, Oj Borije (in-studio)

Big Harp George, Home Stretch (in-studio)
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
Aki Kumar, Hindi Man Blues (in-studio)
Rob Reich, The Vision (in-studio)
Blonde Toledo, Little Miss Krissy (in-studio)
Con Brio, California Cowboy (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, The Farm (in-studio)
Mark Growden, You Belong in New Orleans With Me (in-studio)
King Street Giants, No Good Blues (in-studio)
The Gold Souls, Worker's Lullaby (in-studio)
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Letters (in-studio)
Book of J, When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (in-studio)
Tumbledown House, Downhearted Blues (in-studio)

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Playlist: September 18, 2021

The Black Tones, My Name's Not Abraham Lincoln
     Thu 9/23 @ The Knockout
     Fri 9/24 @ The Ivy Room
Fantastic Negrito, Rolling Through California
     Sat 9/25 @ Redgate Ranch Music Festival
California Honeydrops, Tulsa Time
     Fri 9/24 @ Fox Theater
King Street Streets, Span off a Bird
     Fri 9/24 @ SOMO Grove
Jon Cleary, 21st Century Gypsy Singing Lover Man
     Fri 9/24 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
     Sat 9/25 @ Sonoma State University 
The Gold Souls, Worker’s Lullaby
     Sat 9/25 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
The Nth Power, Exodus (live)
     Fri 9/24 @ Boom Boom Room
     Sat 9/25 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Charlie Musselwhite, As the Crow Flies (live)
     Wed 9/22 @ Center for the Arts
     Fri 9/24 @ Charles Krug Winery
Chris Cain, Gambler’s Blues
     Fri 9/24 @ Poor House Bistro
BB King, Past Day
Leonard Cohen, Almost like the Blues

Rosanne Cash, September When It Comes (feat. Johnny Cash)
The Tempos, See You in September
Sarah Vaughan, September Song
Carole King, It Might As Well Rain Until September
Kim Nalley, September in the Rain
Johnnie Taylor, It's September
Barry White, September (When I First Met You)
Earth Wind & Fire, September
Buffy Sainte Marie, Sweet September Morning
My Morning Jacket, Old September Blues
Moe, September
The Bangles, September Gurls
Green Day, Wake Me Up When September Ends

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Playlist: September 11, 2021

Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Jeremiah Lockwood, Kol Nidre #3
Leonard Cohen, Who By Fire
Leonard Cohen, The Law
Leonard Cohen, Story of Isaac
Johnny Mathis, Kol Nidre
Fantastic Negrito, A New Beginning
     Fri 9/17 @ Farm to Fork Festival
     Sat 9/18 @ Mare Island Dock of Bay Festival
Gary Clark Jr, Bright Lights (live)
     Tue 9/14 @ The Mountain Winery
     Sat 9/18 @ Oxbow RiverStage
The Record Company, Darlin' Jane
     Sat 9/18 @ Farm to Fork Festival
Tommy Castro, Somewhere 
     from the new album A Bluesman Came to Town
     Sat 9/18 @ Cornerstone
Quinn DeVeaux, Home At Last
     Sun 9/19 @ Hopmonk Novato
George Jones, He Stopped Loving Her Today

George Harrison, Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang of Mine)
Panique, Livin' On A Prayer (live)
California Honeydrops, I Found A Love
Zero Mostel & Maria Karnilova, Do You Love Me?
U2, With Or Without You
Django Reinhardt, Anniversary Song
Cowboy Junkies, Anniversary Song
Bob Dylan, Wedding Song
John Lennon, Grow Old With Me
Nina Simone, Marriage Is For Old Folks
Al Green, Let's Get Married (live)
The Proclaimers, Let's Get Married (live)
Blue Rodeo, Andrea