Saturday, September 11, 2021

Playlist: September 11, 2021

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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


Saturday, September 4, 2021

Playlist: September 4, 2021


Blues(ish) Hits of '41

Muddy Waters, I Be's Troubled
Champion Jack Dupree, Junker's Blues
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra, Take The 'A' Train
Glenn Miller Orchestra, Chattanooga Choo Choo
Woody Herman & His Orchestra, Blues In The Night
William Gillespie, Blues In The Night

The Class of '41

Bob Dylan, False Prophet
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, China Pig
Long John Baldry, Five Long Years
Otis Redding, Cigarettes and Coffee
The Isley Brothers, It's Your Thing
Peetie Wheatstraw, Ice and Snow Blues
Blind Boy Fuller, You Never Can Tell

The Bay Area in Blues Song

Sugar Pie DeSanto, Hello San Francisco Part 1
Floyd Dixon, San Francisco Blues
Chuck Berry, San Francisco Dues
Tommy Castro, Calling San Francisco
John Lee Hooker, Frisco Blues
Fantastic Negrito, The Last Days of Oakland
Rodger Collins, Foxy Girls In Oakland
Fillmore Slim, Downtown Fresno
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, They All Asked For You



Sunday, August 29, 2021

Playlist: August 28, 2021


Bob Dylan, Blind Willie McTell (take 5)
     from the forthcoming box set Springtime in New York: The Bootleg Series vol.16 (1980-1985)
Bob Dylan, Murder Most Foul
Kim Nalley, I Shall Be Released
     Fri 9/03 @ SFJazz Fridays at Five
Fantastic Negrito, Rolling Through California (feat. Miko Marks)
George Porter Jr. and Runnin' Pardners, Crying For Hope
     Fri 9/03-04 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
The Meters, Cardova
Project: Pimento, Black Magic Woman
     Sun 8/29 @ Zeitgeist
Dinah Washington, Caravan
Jimmy Rushing, Baby Won't You Please Come Home
Greg Keelor, Me and Mr. Hohner

Charlie Watts (1941-2021)

Rolling Stones, If You Can't Rock Me
Rolling Stones, Little Queenie (live)
Rolling Stones, Honky Tonk Women (live)
Charlie Watts Quintet, I'll Be Around
Rolling Stones, Commit a Crime
Rolling Stones, Little Red Rooster
Rolling Stones, Get Off of My Cloud
Rolling Stones, Miss Amanda Jones
Rolling Stones, Street Fighting Man
Rolling Stones, Sway
Rolling Stones, When the Whip Comes Down
Rolling Stones, I Can't Quit You Baby
Charlie Watts Orchestra, Stompin' at the Savoy (live) 


Saturday, August 21, 2021

Playlist: August 21, 2021


The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Birth of the Blues (in-studio)
Lady Bianca, Sweet Baby (in-studio)
The Lucky Losers, Be You
     Fri 8/27 @ The Saloon
Taj Mahal, The New Hula Blues
     Sun 8/22 @ Charles Krug Winery
Maria Muldaur, Let's Get Happy Together
     Mon 8/23 @ Yoshi's
Kelly McFarling, Now We Know
     Fri 8/27 @ Rockshaw Stop
Whiskerman, Westside
King Dream, Living Like a Teenager
California Honeydrops, Ripple
Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell and Veretski Pass, Train
     Tue 8/24 @ KelzKanada 2021
John Lee Hooker, Mean Old Train
Count Basie & Duke Ellington, Take the 'A' Train

Bob Dylan: Shadow Kingdom

When I Paint My Masterpiece
Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine
Queen Jane Approximately
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Tombstone Blues
To Be Alone With You
What Was It You Wanted
Forever Young
Pledging My Time
The Wicked Messenger
Watching the River Flow
It's All Over Now Baby Blue



Sunday, August 15, 2021

Playlist: August 14, 2021


Jimmy McCracklin, Savoy Jump
Jimmy McCracklin, The Walk
Taj Mahal, Cakewalk Into Town
     Sat-Sun 8/21-22 @ Charles Krug Winery
Paul West, Romance in the Dark (live)
     Wed-Sat 8/18-21 @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
John Pizzarelli, Better Days Ahead
     Tue-Wed 8/17-18 @ Yoshi's
Barrio Manouche, Conmigo No Se Juega
     Fri 8/20 @ New Parish
Gaucho, Put Em Down Blues
     Thu 8/19 @ DecoDance
     Sun 8/22 @ Curio
Inspector Gadje, Pool Party Premonition
     Sun 8/15 @ Manny's
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Stop Motion
     Thu 8/19 @ Yountville
Noah & The Arkitekts, Soul Fire
     Wed 8/18 @ Embarcadero Plaza
Leonard Cohen, Hallelujah
     Sun 8/15 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum: Sunday Stories
Oscar Peterson Trio, Blues of the Prairies

George Harrison, Almost 12-Bar Honky-Tonk
George Harrison, Woman Don't You Cry For Me
George Harrison, Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang of Mine)
George Harrison, Down to the River (Rocking Chair Jam)
George Harrison, Going Down to Golders Green
George Harrison, Get Back
John Lennon, How Do You Sleep (take 5 & 6)
John Lennon, Instant Karma (Evolution documentary)
George Harrison, All Things Must Pass (demo)
George Harrison, My Sweet Lord (demo)
Jimmy McCracklin, I Want to Make Love to You



Sunday, July 25, 2021

Playlist: July 24, 2021


Tom Waits, (Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night
Johnny Cash, Sunday Morning Coming Down
T-Bone Waker, Call It Stormy Monday
Big Harp George, It's Tuesday
John Lee Hooker, Wednesday Evening Blues
Harry Nilsson, (Thursday) Here's Why I Did Not Go to Work Today
Nancy Sinatra, Friday's Child
The Specials, Friday Night Saturday Morning
Georgia Satellites, Almost Saturday Night / Rockin' All Over the World
Sam Cooke, Another Saturday Night
The Drifters, Saturday Night at the Movies
Frank Sinatra, Same Old Saturday Night
David Bowie, Drive-In Saturday
George Harrison, P2 Vatican Blues (Last Saturday Night)
The Beatles, Lady Madonna

Bob Dylan, What Was It You Wanted (live)
Bob Dylan, Pledging My Time (live)
Mark Hummel, Hello Stranger
Lady Bianca, You Got Me Drinkin
Ron Thompson, One More Chance With You (live)
Ron Thompson, Where Can You Be (in-studio)
     Sat 7/31 @ Empress Theatre: Memorial for Ron Thompson
Aki Kumar, Watermelon Man
HowellDevine, Funky Miracle
     Sun 7/25 @ Poor House Bistro
SFJazz Collective, Silent Way / It's About Time
Sly & the Family Stone, Stand!


Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Playlist: July 14, 2021


John Lee Hooker, Wednesday Evening Blues
Charles Mingus, Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
Founding Fathers Trio, On Green Dolphin Street
     Sat 7/17 @ Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
Tiffany Austin, Better Git It in Your Soul
     Sat 7/17 @ Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
Smith Dobson, Sunday (feat. Ben Goldberg)
     Sun 7/18 @ Stable Cafe
Nirav Sanghani and the Pacific Six, Irrational Blues
     Sat 7/17 @ Curio
     Wed 7/21 @ Amado's
Greg Adams & East Bay Soul, Try a Little Tenderness
     Fri 7/16 @ Yoshi's
Big Blu Soul Revue, I Know
     Thu 7/15 @ Club Deluxe
Junk Parlor, Dance With Me Bela Lugosi
     Mon 7/19 @ Club Deluxe
Bob Dylan, Pretty Boy Floyd

Muddy Waters, I Can't Be Satisfied
Albert King, Watermelon Man (live)
Albert King, Why You So Mean To Me (live)
Albert King, I Get Evil (live)
Albert King, Got To Be Some Changes (live)
Albert King, Personal Manager (live)
Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign (live)
Albert King, Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong (live)
Muddy Waters, Baby Please Don't Go (live)
Chuck Berry, Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight / Johnny B. Goode (live)



Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Playlist: July 7, 2021


Fantastic Negrito, Root City
     Thu 7/08 @ Frost Amphitheater
Con Brio, Nonsense
     Fri 7/09 @ The Independent
Noah & the Arkitekts, Soul Fire
     Thu 708 @ Club Deluxe
Midtown Social, Darte
Chris Cain, Space Force
     Thu 7/08 @ Lesher Center
Vic Wong, Lonesome
     Sat 7/10 @ The Rite Spot
Gaucho, Song for Wong
     Thu 7/08 @ DecoDance
Howell Devine, Sirenic Woman
     Fri 7/09 @ Club Deluxe
     Sun 7/11 @ Warehouse Cafe
Marty O'Reilly, The Captain's Daughter pt.2
     Sat 7/10 @ Moe's Alley
Ron Thompson, Sinner's Prayer (live)
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Pennies From Heaven

Ringo Starr, Pop Profile
George Martin Orchestra, This Boy (Ringo's Theme)
The Beatles, Boys
The Beatles, I Wanna Be Your Man
The Beatles, Honey Don't
The Beatles, If You've Got Trouble
The Beatles, What Goes On
The Beatles, Yellow Submarine
The Beatles, With A Little Help From My Friends
The Beatles, Don't Pass Me By
The Beatles, Octopus's Garden
Nurit Galon, עצוב למות באמצע התמוז


Thursday, July 1, 2021

Playlist June 30, 2021


Tumbledown House, Clever Crocodile (in-studio)
Tumbledown House, St. Louis Blues 
     Fri 7/02 @ Miners Foundry Cultural Center
Americano Social Club, La Vie en Rose
     Sat 7/03 @ Club Deluxe
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Adam's Rib
     Fri 7/02 @ Club Deluxe
Quinn DeVeaux, All I Need
     Thu 7/01 @ Club Deluxe
Martin Luther McCoy, Somebody Superstar
     Fri 7/02 @ The New Parish
The Caliopians, Another Mother's Child in Trouble
     Sat 7/03 @ Amado's
Hot Club of Cowtown, She's Killing Me
     Fri 7/02 @ SFJazz
The Cottontails, Boogie's the Thing
     Thu 7/01 @ Rite Spot Cafe
The Big Three Trio, Big 3 Boogie
James Cotton, Honky Tonk (live)
Bo Carter, Please Warm My Weiner
Lena Horne, Now!

Erev Canada Day: First Nations Artists

Blue Rodeo, Fools Like You
Buffy Sainte-Marie, He's a Keeper of the Fire
The Chieftones, I Shouldn't Have Did What I Done
The Chieftones, Mona Lisa
Peter Frank, Little Feather
Willie Dunn, Son of the Sun
Gordon Dick, Siwash Rock
Sugluk, Ajuinnarasuarsunga
Alexis Utatnaq, Maqaivvigivalauqtavut
Morley Loon, N'Doheeno
Lawrence Martin, I Got My Music
Ghostkeeper, Haunted
Blue Rodeo, Lost Together


Thursday, June 24, 2021

Playlist: June 23, 2021


Gilles Vigneault, Gens du Pays
Offenbach, Câline de Blues
Kim Lembo, You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)
Dirty Cello, Someone Else Is Steppin' In
Rick Springfield, Blues For the Disillusioned
     Thu 6/24: Rockin' Out ALS
Chris Cain, Hush Money
     Fri 6/25 @ Elks Lodge
     Sat 6/26 @ Empress Theatre
Wendy DeWitt, San Franciso
     Thu 6/24 @ The Saloon
Vic Wong, Midnight, The Stars, and You
     Thu 6/24 @ Rite Spot Cafe
Mavis Staples, There's A Devil on the Loose
Billy Boy Arnold, Man of Considerable Taste
Kenny Neal, I'm a Blues Man
Shemekia Copeland, Clotilda's On Fire
     from the new album Alligator Records: 50 Years of Genuine Houserockin' Music

Port of Harlem Jazzmen, Summertime
Sidney Bechet, Summertime
Billy Stewart, Summertime
Billie Holiday, Summertime
Kim Nalley, Summertime
Tom Waits, Summertime
Paul McCartney, Summertime
Paul McCartney, Summer Day’s Song
Bob Dylan, In The Summertime
Howard Wiley, Song for a Hot Summer Night
Mr. Sad Head, Hot Weather Blues
Prince Buster, Too Hot
Charley Patton, Some Summer Day


Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Playlist: June 16, 2021


Cowboy Junkies, I'm So Open
Georgia Satellites, Open All Night
Fillmore Slim, I'm a Badd Brotha Foya
Sonny Rhodes, Strange Things Happening
Lil' Jimmy Reed, TV Mama (live)
     Sat 6/19: Hayward City Juneteenth Celebration
Louis Jordan, Juneteenth Jamboree
Fatso Bentley, Juneteenth Jamboree
Tiffany Austin, I Get Along Without You Very Well
Kim Nalley, Sugar in My Bowl
Marcus Shelby Quintet, Harriet Tubman (I Will Not Stand Still)
Steve Lucky's Hammond Cheese Combo, Dink's Blues
     Thu 6/17 @ The Royal Cuckoo (Hors d'oeuvres)

Alligator Records: 50 Years of Genuine Houserockin' Music

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Give Me Back My Wig
Koko Taylor, I'm A Woman
Big Walter Horton with Carey Bell, Have Mercy
James Cotton, Little Car Blues
Professor Longhair, It's My Fault Darling
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown, Got My Mojo Working
C.J. Chenier, Au Contraire Mon Frère
Marcia Ball, Party Town
Corey Harris & Henry Butler, Why Don't You Live So God Can Use You?
Joe Louis Walker, I Won't Do That
Chris Cain, You Won't Have a Problem When I'm Gone
Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite, Midnight Hour Blues


Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Playlist: June 9, 2021


Tom Jones, One More Cup of Coffee
     from the new album Surrounded By Time
Weyes Blood, Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
Blue Rodeo, 5 Days in May (live)
     Fri 6/11 @ Danforth Hall
Greg Keelor, Me and Mr. Hohner
     from the new album Share the Love
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, In a Mellow Tone
     Fri 6/11 @ The Back Room
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Moten Swing
     Sun 6/13 @ SFJazz Center
King Street Giants, Alright
     Sat 6/12 @ Rio Nido Roadhouse
Jeremiah Lockwood, Hard Time Killing Floor Blues
Skip James, Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues
Dawn Hampton, Frim Fram Sauce
Howlin' Wolf, The Sun Is Rising

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Dump That Trump!
Shemekia Copeland, Uncivil War
Shemekia Copeland, She Don't Wear Pink
Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite, 100 Years of Blues
Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite, South Side Slide
King Solomon Hicks, Help Me
Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram, 662
Mike Zito and Charlie Berry III, St. Louis Blues
Robert Cray Band, My Baby Likes to Boogaloo
Bobby Rush, Let Me in Your House
Walter Trout, All Out of Tears



Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Playlist: June 2, 2021

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Various Artists, North Tulsa Got Something to Say
     from the new album Fire in Little Africa
Tiffany Austin, Greenwood
Marcus Shelby, Somebody's Watching You
Sly & The Family Stone, St. James Infirmary (live)
     Sun 6/06: Call & Response (Greg Ericco & Larry Graham)
John Brothers Piano Company, CHP (live)
     Sat 6/05 @ Al Fresco Dining Park
Vintage Jukebox Orchestra, Tainted Love
     Fri 6/04 @ Left Bank Brasserie
Alpha Rhythm Kings, California Boogie (live)
     Thu 6/03 @ Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
Hot Club of San Francisco, I Love Paris (live)
     Thu 6/03 @ Le Colonial
California Honeydrops, Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You (live)
     Fri-Sat 6/04-05 @ The New Parish

Suzy Dorn, Los Utiles Escolares
El Mono Sílabo, Ña Ñe Ñi Ño Ñu
Alice Cooper, School's Out
Otis Redding, Stay in School
James Brown, Don't Be a Dropout
Brenda Holloway, Play It Cool, Stay in School
Chuck Berry, Vacation Time
Chuck Berry, Lonely School Days
AC/DC, School Days
The Ramones, Rock 'n Roll High School
Otis Rush, Homework
Nat King Cole Trio, You Don't Learn That in School
Babs Gonzales, Professor Bop
The Marquees, Hey Little School Girl
The Kinks, Education
Bob Dylan, Straight A's in Love
Brownsville Station, Smokin' in the Boys Room

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Playlist: May 26, 2021

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Bettina Jonic, It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
Bettina Jonic, I'd Sure Hate to Be You On That Dreadful Day
Odetta, Long Ago Far Away
Chrissie Hynde, Don't Fall Apart on Me Tonight
     from the new album Standing in the Doorway
Maria Muldaur, Moonlight

Dylan Revisited: The Uncut Covers

Cowboy Junkies, I've Made Up My Mind to Give Myself to You
Thurston Moore, Buckets of Rain
Fatoumata Diawara, Blowin' in the Wind
Drive-By Truckers, Blind Willie McTell
The Flaming Lips, Lay Lady Lay
The Weather Station, Precious Angel
Richard Thompson, This Wheel's On Fire
Bob Dylan, Too Late

Bob Dylan, Highlands (live)
Bob Dylan, In the Evening
Bob Dylan, Outlaw Blues (take 2)
Bob Dylan, Western Road
Bob Dylan, Meet Me in the Morning (take 1)
Bob Dylan, Rita Mae (live)
Bob Dylan, I'll Be Your Baby Tonight (rehearsal)
Bob Dylan, Weeping Willow (live)
Bob Dylan, Marchin' to the City
Bob Dylan, Goodbye Jimmy Reed


Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Playlist: May 19, 2021


Hurricane Sam & The Hot Shots, Don't Think Twice
     Sat 5/22 @ The Back Room
Aki Kumar, Yeh Chaand Sa Roshan Chehra
     Fri 5/21 @ The Back Room
Derek Fairchild, Dirty Old Town
     Thu 5/20 @ Tupelo
The Caliopians, Another Mother's Child in Trouble
     Sun 5/23 @ Amado's
Kev Choice, MacArthur Mood
     Thu 5/20 @ Oakland Public Conservatory
Nick Rossi Trio, Perdido
     Sat 5/22 @ 20th Century Cafe
     Sun 5/23 @ Washington Square Park
Cosmo Alleycats, I Got My Mind Set On You
     Sat 5/22 @ The Sound Room
     Sun 5/23 @ Seven Stills
29th Street Swingtet, Sweet Georgia Brown
     Sun 5/23 @ Et Cetera
Bob Dylan, False Prophet
Casual Coalition, Ghost
     Thu 5/20 @ The Chapel: The Basement Tapes Live

Bob Dylan & The Band, Blowin' in the Wind
Bob Dylan & The Band, One Too Many Mornings
Bob Dylan & The Band, My Woman She's A-Leavin'
Bob Dylan & The Band, What's It Gonna Be When It Comes Up
Bob Dylan & The Band, Roll On Train
Bob Dylan & The Band, 2 Dollars and 99 Cents
Bob Dylan & The Band, Dress It Up, Better Have It All
Bob Dylan & The Band, Four Strong Winds
Bob Dylan & The Band, Song For Canada
Bob Dylan & The Band, Big River
Bob Dylan & The Band, Belshazzar
Bob Dylan & The Band, One Kind Favor
Bob Dylan & The Band, I'm Not There
Bob Dylan & The Band, It Ain't Me, Babe


Thursday, May 13, 2021

Playlist: May 12, 2021


Deep Basement Shakers, I'll Be Up Someday (in-studio)
Mark Hummel, She Moves Me (in-studio)
     Sat 5/15 @ The Back Room
Aki Kumar & Kid Anderson, Back to Bombay (in-studio)
Big Harp George, Home Stretch (in-studio)
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
Con Brio, California Cowboy (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, The Farm (in-studio)
Blonde Toledo, Little Miss Krissy (in-studio)
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)
Midtown Social, Shine Again (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)

John Lennon, Instant Karma! (Evolution Documentary)
John Lennon, Isolation (Evolution Documentary)
John Lennon, Elvis medley
John Lennon, I Found Out (Home Demo)
John Lennon, Well Well Well (Home Demo)
John Lennon, Well Well Well (Take 4)
John Lennon, Remember (Evolution Documentary)
John Lennon, God (Home Demo)
John Lennon, Goodnight Irene
Yoko Ono, Remember Love
     from the new box set Plastic Ono Band: The Ultimate Collection