Sunday, December 31, 2023

Playlist: December 31, 2023

Lee Fields, You Can Count On Me
Sun Hop Fat, Rhinosaur
     NYE @ The Chapel
Con Brio, What's the Lady Thinkin
     NYE @ Hopmnok Tavern
Monophonics, Crash & Burn
     NYE @ Moe's Alley
Tiffany Austin, Music's Gonna Meet Me There
     NYE @ Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
Paula West, Nature Boy (live)
     NYE @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
Macy Blackman, On the Street Where You Live/They Can't Take That Away From Me
     NYE @ The Back Room
Stymie & the Pimp Jones Luv Orchestra, Stumble to the Break of Lawn
     NYE @ Papermill Creek Saloon
Angela Strehli, SRV
Charlie Musselwhite, As the Crow Flies (live)
     NYE @ Freight & Salvage

Bob Dylan, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
     from the album Shadow Kingdom
Gordon Lockwood, Standing in a Corner
     from the album Once Upon a Time the Fire Burned Brighter: Ballads from the Yiddish Gothic
Taj Mahal, Stompin' at the Savoy
     from the album Savoy
California Honeydrops, Like A Ship
     from the album Soft Spot (Deluxe)
Fantastic Negrito, Nibbadip
     from the album Grandfather Courage
Big Harp George, Captain Jack
     from the album Cut My Spirit Loose
Junk Parlor, Cement Shoes
     from the album All Magic, No Logic
King Street Giants, Eh La Bas
     from the album Live at Hopmonk
Royal Jelly Jive, Tetris
     from the album Can’t Stop
Bob Dylan, Highlands
     from the album Fragments: The Time Out of Mind Sessions

Sunday, December 24, 2023

Playlist: December 24, 2023

Special guest: Charlie Musselwhite

     Sat-Sun 12/30-31 @ Freight & Salvage

Charlie Musselwhite, I'm Going Home (live)
Charlie Musselwhite, The Dark
Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite, 100 Years of Blues
Charlie Musselwhite, Baby Will You Please Help Me
Muddy Waters, Nine Below Zero (live)
Charlie Musselwhite, Remembering Big Joe
Charlie Musselwhite & Hot Tuna, Cristo Redentor (live)
Sonny Boy Williamson II, Sonny Boy's Christmas Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson I, Christmas Morning Blues
Charlie Musselwhite, Silent Night

Lou Reed & The Blind Boys of Alabama, Christmas Greeting
The Ramones, Merry Christmas Baby (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonight)
Bob Dylan, Must Be Santa
Tin Cup Serenade, It’s Christmas Time in San Francisco
Bob & Doug McKenzie, The Twelve Days of Christmas
Blue Rodeo, Christmas Must Be Tonight
Rev. A.W. Nix, Begin a New Life on Christmas Day
The Slam Stewart Quintet, Jingle Bells
Tom Archia & His All Stars, Swingin' For Christmas (Boppin' for Santa)
Louis Prima, What Will Santa Say? (When He Finds Everyone Swingin')
Huey "Piano" Smith & The Clowns, Almost Time for Santa
Nathan Russell, I'll Spend Christmas Night With You
Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy, I Want My Baby For Christmas
Nathaniel Mayer, Mr. Santa Claus (Bring Me My Baby)
The Hepsters, Rockin' and Rollin' with Santa Claus
The Beatles, Third Christmas Record (outtakes)

Sunday, December 17, 2023

Playlist: December 17, 2023

HowellDevine, Untrue Blues
Devine's Jug Band, The Lindberg Hop
     Sun 12/17 @ The Royal Cuckoo: Benefit for Pete Devine
Christmas Jug Band, Santa Clara, San Jose, or Santa Claus?
     Tue 12/19 @ Freight & Salvage
     Thu 12/21@ Sweetwater Music Hall
Duke Ellington, Sugar Rum Cherry
     Sun 12/17 @ SFJazz Center (Marcus Shelby)
Nat King Cole, The Happiest Christmas Tree
     Sun 12/17 @ SFJazz Center (George Cole)
Lady Bianca, Mary Had a Baby (in-studio)
     Sun 12/17 @ Plymouth Jazz & Justice Church
SF Symphony, A Charlie Brown Christmas
    Wed 12/20 @ Davies Symphony Hall
Maria Muldaur, Christmas Blues
     Fri 12/22@ Sweetwater Music Hall
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, No Christmas Blues
     Wed 12/20 @ Black Cat
     Sat 12/23 @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Ding Dong Merry on High
     Sun 12/24 @ Great American Music Hall
Keith Richards, Run Rudolph Run
The Rolling Stones, Something Happened to Me Yesterday
The Rolling Stones, Tell Me Straight
Keith Richards, My Babe

Tom Waits, That Feel
Tom Waits, Down Down Down
The Trashmen, Surfin' Bird
Junior Kimbrough, Sad Days, Lonely Nights
The Prisonaires, Just Walkin' in the Rain
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Bat Chain Puller
Alex Chilton, Bangkok
C.W. Stoneking, Mama Got the Blues
Marian Anderson, Trampin'
Lightnin' Hopkins, Awful Dreams
A.C. Forehand & Blind Mamie Forehand, Honey In The Rock
Tom Waits, Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen)

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Playlist: December 10, 2023

Charlie Musselwhite, When the Frisco Left the Shed
Angela Strehli, Howlin' For My Darling
Charlie Musselwhite, Chicken Shack
     Sat-Sun 12/30-31 @ Freight & Salvage

Special in-studio guest: Mokai

     Wed 12/13 @ Hotel Utah Saloon

Mokai, Mama's Got the Blues
Mokai, You Don't Even Notice I'm Around (in-studio)
Mokai, Make Me a Pallet On Your Floor (in-studio)
Mokai, Goin' Back to Humboldt (in-studio)
James Nash, City Boy
Mokai, Wildfire Burning (in-studio)
Mokai, Stone By Stone

Christmas Jug Band, I'm Stuffing the Bird (live)
     Sat 12/16 @ The Big Easy
     Sun 12/17 @ Winters Tavern
Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert, Can I Interest You in Hanukkah?
Kim Nalley, Hanukkah in Santa Monica
The Klezmatics, Hanukkah Gelt
     Wed 12/13 @ Miners Foundry Cultural Center
     Thu 12/14 @ SFJazz Center
Meshugga Beach Party, Oh Hanukkah
Jeremiah Lockwood, Chanuka Oy Chanuka
Jeremiah Lockwood, Little Dreydl
Meshugga Beach Party, Dreidl Dreidl
Gordon Lockwood, One Upon a Time the Fire Burned Brighter
Stanley Adams & Sid Wayne, 'Twas the Night Before Hanukkah
Flory Jagoda, Ocho Kandelikas
Debbie Friedman, The Latke Song
Shirley Cohen, Maccabee March
Sol Zim, Ma'oz Tsur
Adam Sandler, The Chanukah Song

Sunday, December 3, 2023

Playlist: December 3, 2023

The Pogues, The Old Main Drag
The Pogues, The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
The Pogues, The Wild Rover
The Pogues, The Sunny Side of the Street
The Pogues, Turkish Song of the Damned
The Nipple Erectors, King of the Bop
The Nipple Erectors, Nervous Wreck
The Nips, Gabrielle
The Nips, Vengeance
The Pogues, Dark Streets of London
The Mahones, If I Should Fall From Grace With God
The Mahones, A Drunken Night in Dublin
The Mahones, Across the U.S.A.
The Pogues, I'm a Man You Don't Meet Every Day
The Pogues, Dirty Old Town

Kugelplex, The Turkish Shag
     Tue 12/05 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sun 12/10 @ Paramount Theatre
Junk Parlor, Voyage of the Hecate
     Fri 12/08 @ Papermill Creek Saloon
Pink Martini, The Lemonade Song
     Fri 12/08 @ Uptown Theatre
     Sat 12/09 @ Golden State Theatre
Davina & the Vagabonds, Sugar Drops
     Sun 12/03 @ Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society
     Sun 12/10 @ Bing Concert Hall
Stella Cole, Christmas Dreaming
     Sat-Sun 12/09-10 @ Boho Manor
Kim Nalley, Go Tell It On the Mountain
     Sun 12/10 @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
Maria Muldaur, Boogie Woogie Santa
     Wed 12/06 @ Yoshi's
     Thu 12/07 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Sun 12/10 @ The Sofia
Litty Debungus, Little Spoon
     Thu 12/07 @ Boom Boom Room
HowellDevine, Spoonful
     Sat 12/09 @ Lucca's Bar & Grill
     Sat 12/09 @ Bissap Baobab
Chris Cain, Out of My Head
     Sat 12/08 @ The Sound Room
     Sun 12/09 @ Lucca's Bar & Girl
Elvis Presley, I Got A Woman/When It Rains, It Really Pours/Baby, What You Want Me To Do (live)

Sunday, November 26, 2023

Playlist: November 26, 2023

Lady Bianca, Mean Mother-in-Law Blues
Lady Bianca, You Got Me Drinkin' (in-studio)
     Thu 11/30 @ Hyde Street Studios
Hot Tuna, 99 Year Blues (live)
     Sat 12/02 @ The Fillmore
Tommy Castro, Like an Angel (live)
Deanna Bogart, Conversing With Lincoln
     Sat 12/02 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Dragon Smoke, Somebody's Sleepin' in My Bed (live)
Shovelman, The Dirty West
     Sat 12/02 @ The Independent
     Sun 12/03 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Barrio Manouche, Despierta
     Thu 11/30 @ The UC Theatre
     Sat 12/02 @ Baltic Kiss
HowellDevine, Strange Time Meltdown
     Sat 12/02 @ The Back Room

Tina Turner, Undercover Agent for the Blues
Ike & Tina Turner, Crazy 'Bout You Baby
Ike & Tina Turner, A Fool in Love
Ike & Tina Turner, Up in the Heah
Ike & Tina Turner, Bold Soul Sister
Tina Turner, Viva La Money
Ike Turner & The Kings of Rhythm, Box Top
Ike & Tina Turner, Come Together
Ike & Tina Turner, Something (live)
Ike & Tina Turner, Whole Lotta Love
Tina Turner, Night Time Is The Right Time
Ike & Tina Turner, Get Back
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (live)
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Killing Floor (live)
     from the new album Hollywood Bowl – August 18, 1967

Sunday, November 19, 2023

Playlist: November 19, 2023

Cowboy Junkies, Anniversary Song
Django Reinhardt, Anniversary Song
Dorado Schmitt, What Is This Thing Called Love
Amati Schmitt, Gispy Swing
Samson Schmitt, Crazy Sound
Django Festival AllStars, Flambée Montalbanaise
     Fri-Sun 11/24-26 @ SFJazz Center
Junk Parlor, Ring My Bell
     from the new album All Magic, No Logic
Busty and the Bass, Smoke and the Pine
     Sat 11/25 @ Rickshaw Stop
     Sun 11/26 @ The Catalyst
The Cottontails, Mississippi Dreamboat
     Sun 11/26 @ Bird & Beckett
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, That Mellow Saxophone
     Mon 11/20 @ 19 Broadway
     Fri 11/24 @ Local Edition
The Lucky Losers, A Winning Hand
     Fri 11/24 @ The Saloon
Chris Cain, Hall of Shame
     Sat 11/25 @ Longboard Margarita Bar

Sylvester Cotton, Thanksgiving Blues
Guy Davis, Thanksgiving Day
California Honeydrops, Pumpkin Pie
Lonnie Johnson, Sweet Potato Blues
The Robins, Turkey Hop Part 2
Thelonious Monk, Stuffy Turkey
Andre Williams, Pass the Biscuits Please
The Emotions, Mashed Potatoes
Bogus Ben Covington, I Heard the Voice of a Porkchop
Gary & Larry, Garlic Bread
Carolina Chocolate Drops, Cornbread And Butterbeans
Joe Morris, Beans and Cornbread
Joe Houston, Cornbread and Cabbage Greens
Bessie Smith, Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer
Cab Calloway, Everybody Eats When They Come to My House
Harold Burrage, You Eat Too Much
The Robins, Turkey Hop Part 1

Sunday, November 12, 2023

Playlist: November 12, 2023

Howay the Lasses, Mary Astell
Howay the Lasses, The Female Muffin Man
The Kiffness, Sometimes I'm Alone (Lonely Cat)
     Wed 11/15 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Los Lobos, Mis-Treater Boogie Blues
     Fri-Sat 11/17-18 @ The Fillmore
Jackie Greene, Drown in My Own Tears (live)
     Fri 11/17 @ The Fillmore
Dave Alvin, (Variations on Earl Hooker's) Guitar Rhumba
     Sat 11/18 @ The Fillmore
Jimmy Grant, Souvenir of Toronto
     Fri 11/17 @ Red Poppy Art House
Tiffany Austin, Someday We'll All Be Free
     Fri 11/17 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
     Sat 11/18 @ SFJazz Center
Ben Goldberg, Porch Concert Material #3
     Fri 11/17 @ SFJazz Center
Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Road House Blues
     Sun 11/19 @ SFJazz Center
Mark Hummel, Humblebug (live)
     Wed 11/15 @ Empress Lounge

Neil Young, Everybody's Rockin'
Neil Young, Bright Lights Big City
Neil Young, I Want to Drive My Car (solo)
Neil Young, I Want to Drive My Car (band)
Neil Young, Vampire Blues
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Barstool Blues
Neil Young & The Bluenotes, Ten Men Workin'
Neil Young & The Bluenotes, This Note's For You
Neil Young, Speakin' Out
Neil Young, On the Road Again
Bukka White, The New Frisco Train
Bukka White, Old Man Walking Blues
Booker T. Jones, Born Under A Bad Sign
Booker T. & the M.G.s, Because/You Never Give Me Your Money

Sunday, November 5, 2023

Playlist: November 5, 2023

Bob Dylan, Dance Me to the End of Love (live)
Matt Andersen, Rollin' Down the Road
     Wed 11/08 @ Felton Music Hall
     Thu 11/09 @ Piedmont TBA
     Fri 11/10 @ Hopmonk Novato
Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Five Dollars
     Wed 11/08 @ Fulton 55
     Thu 11/09 @ Cornerstone
Junk Parlor, Furs of Marilyn
Americano Social Club, Sophie's Swing
     Sun 11/05 @ Madrone Art Bar
Luca Sestak, Right or Wrong
Frank Muschalle, Spiekeroog Arrival
Lluís Coloma, Apocalyptic Boogie
Deana Bogart, Pianoland
     Sun 11/12 @ SFJazz Center: International Boogie Woogie Festival
Robert Cray, Smoking Gun
     Sun 11/05-06 Yoshi's
     Wed 11/08 @ Uptown Theatre
     Fri 11/10 @ Center for the Arts
Low Down Brass Band, Feels Good
     Fri 11/10 @ Baltic Kiss
     Sat 11/11 @ Moe's Alley
     Sun 11/12 @ Black Cat
Monophonics, Love You Better
     Sat 11/11 @ The Independent

John Lennon, Now and Then (demo)
The Beatles, The Last Beatles Song
The Beatles, Now and Then
Dreamer Jazz, Now and Then
The Beatles, I Me Mine
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun
The Beatles, Long Long Long
The Beatles, Savoy Truffle
The Beatles, She Said She Said
The Beatles, Back in the USSR
The Beatles, Dear Prudence
The Beatles, I've Got a Feeling (rehearsal)

Sunday, October 29, 2023

Sunday, October 22, 2023

Playlist: October 22, 2023

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Devon Gilfillian, Travelin' Blues
     Tue 10/24 @ Little Saint
     Wed 10/25 @ Cafe du Nord
Whiskerman, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
     Wed 10/25 @ Moe's Alley
Yoshinobu Takeda, Furusato
     Wed 10/25 @ Empress Lounge
Kid Anderson, The Bender
     Wed 10/25 @ Club Fox
Paul Thorn, Holy Hottie Toddy
     Wed 1025 @ Guild Theatre
     Thu 10/26 @ Golden State Theatre
Martin Sexton, Homeboy Blues (live)
     Thu 10/26 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Fri 10/27 @ The Sofia
Carolyn Wonderland, Loser
     Tue 10/24 @ Moe's Alley
     Wed 10/25 @ The Siren
George Cole Quintet, Roma Danse
     Sat 10/28 @ Pacifica Performances
Balkan Bump, Desert Drip
     Sat 10/28 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Mission Delirium, Sundog Moondog (live)
     Sat 10/28 @ The New Parish

The Best Birthday Song Band Ever, Happy 49th Birthday
Bob Dylan, Days of '49
Big Joe Williams, Highway 49
Mose Allison, Highway 49
Howlin' Wolf, Highway 49
Bobby Fuller, Birthday Cake (Keep Your Hands Off It)
Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Our Love Is Driftin'
Elvin Bishop, Hogbottom
Elvin Bishop & Little Smokey Smothers, Middle Aged Man (live)
Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, Stomp
Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco, Celia & Johnny
Eddie Lang, Prelude
Eddie Lang, A Little Love, A Little Kiss
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang, Stringing the Blues
Tram, Bix & Lang, Wringin' and Twistin'

Sunday, October 15, 2023

Playlist: October 15, 2023

Kim Nalley, Movin' On Up
Lipps Inc, Funkytown
Tiffany Austin, King of Pleasure
     Fri 10/20 @ The Sound Room
Fantastic Negrito, Nothing Without You
     Sun 10/22 @ Levitt Pavillion
Aki Kumar, Hur Dafaa
     Thu 10/19 @ Chico Women's Club
     Sat 10/21 @ Deja Blue
The Caliopians, Lie To Me
     Thu 10/19 @ Amado's
Sean Hayes, Mellow Down Easy
     Fri 10/20 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Dennis Johnson, Please Don't Go
     Fri 10/20 @ Drake's: The Barn
Sugar Pie DeSanto, Witch For A Night
Victoria Spivey, Big Black Belt/Simple Minded Woman Blues
Big Joe Williams, Skin and Bones Blues
Chuck Berry, Eyes of Man

Kim Nalley, Big Hooded Black Man
Fantastic Negrito, In the Pines (Oakland)
Tiffany Austin, Greenwood
Kim Nalley, Ferguson Blues
Sara Martin, Georgia Stockade Blues
Raiford Penitentiary Singers, We Don't Have No Payday Here
The Staples Singers, When Will We Be Paid
Mavis Staples, If All I Was Was Black
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, Black Suffrage Blues
Leadbelly, Jim Crow Blues
J.B. Lenoir, Everybody Wants to Know
John Lee Hooker, The Motor City Is Burning
Otis Taylor, Ten Million Slaves
Big Bill Broonzy, Black, Brown, and White

Sunday, October 8, 2023

Playlist: October 8, 2023

Rebirth Brass Band, Your Mama Don't Dance
     Fri-Sat 10/13-14 @ The Independent
Jon Cleary, Second Line on Monday
     Mon 10/09 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Shemekia Copeland, I'm A Woman
     Sat 10/14 @ SFJazz Center
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Down Boy
     Fri 10/13 @ Rancho Nicasio
Mark Hummel, The Hustle Is On
     Fri 10/13 @ The Back Room
     Sat 10/14 @ The California Theatre of Santa Rosa
     Sun 10/15 @ Moe's Alley
The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Scratch My Back
     Mon 10/09 @ Yoshi's
Thelonious Monk, Blue Monk (live)
Wild Tchoupitoulas, The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Cyril Neville, Big Chief Jolly (live)

John Lennon, San Francisco Bay Blues
George Harrison, It’s Johnny’s Birthday
The Beatles, Dig It
The Beatles, Watching Rainbows
The Beatles, I’ve Got A Feeling/Rainy Day Women #12 & 35/The Inner Light
The Beatles, Something (rehearsal)
John Lennon, Instant Karma (evolution documentary)
The Beatles, Think For Yourself (rehearsal)
John Lennon, It's So Hard (evolution documentary)

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Playlist: October 1, 2023

Valerie June, The Hour
     Mon 10/02 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Tue 10/03 @ Rio Theatre
Royal Jelly Jive, Hypnotized
     Fri 10/13 @ Blue Note Napa
Con Brio, Wish I Could Tell You
     Sat 10/14 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
HowellDevine, Smoke
     Fri 10/06 @ Ivy Room
     Sat 10/07 @ Pier 23 Cafe
     Sun 10/08 @ Moe's Alley
The Record Company, Control My Heart Blues
     Wed 10/04 @ Guild Theatre
     Thu 10/05 @ Hopmonk Novato
     Fri 10/06 @ Goldfield Trading Post
     Sat 10/07 @ Old Princeton Landing Public House & Grill
Aki Kumar, Roobaro Roshni
     Sat 10/07 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
     Sun 10/08 @ Moe's Alley
The Caliopians, 13 Doors
Mr. Kingpin, Lightning in a Bottle
Monkey, Bowling with Mr. G/Bicycle
     Thu 10/05 @ Amado's
The Fabulous Thunderbirds, You're Gonna Miss Me
     Sun 10/08 Rancho Nicasio
Wynton Marsalis, The Johnson Two-Step
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Knozz-Moe-King/C Jam Blues
     Sun-Mon 10/01-02 @ SFJazz Center

Dylan Thomas, Poem in October
Amy Winehouse, October Song
Julie London, This October
Rosemary Clooney, When October Goes
October Country, October Country
Béla Fleck, October Winds
Mumford & Sons, October Skies
The Incredible String Band, October Song
James Taylor, October Road
U2, October
Yebba, October Sky
Polaris, Waiting for October
Pet Shop Boys, My October Symphony
Hayd, October Snow

Sunday, September 24, 2023

Playlist: September 24, 2023

Johnny Mathis, Kol Nidre
Jeremiah Lockwood, Kol Nidre #3
Al Jolson, Kol Nidre
Leonard Cohen, Who By Fire
Leonard Cohen, If It Be Your Will
Leonard Cohen, Story of Isaac

Djangofest Mill Valley: 9/28–10/01 @ Throckmorton Theatre

Jimmy Grant, Blues en Mineur
Bina Coquet, Sonhos de um Louco
Duved's Prebop Orchestra, History of Fish
Dgiin, Inchin' By
Vic Wong, Stardust

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: 9/29–10/01 @ Golden Gate Park

Valerie June, Fade Into You
Leyla McCalla, Crown
Bettye LaVette, Plan B
Irma Thomas, Carnival Time

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

Sunday, September 17, 2023

Playlist: September 17, 2023

Junk Parlor, Summertime in the City (in-studio)
     Sun 9/17 @ Winters Tavern
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)
     Thu 9/21 @ UC Berkeley Redwood Grove
Blonde Toledo, Little Miss Krissy (in-studio)
     Thu 9/21 @ Amado's
Tiffany Austin, Miss Rockwell (in-studio)
     Sun 9/24 @ Monterey Jazz Festival
Fantastic Negrito, In the Pines (in-studio)
     Thu 9/21 @ The Chapel
Deep Basement Shakers, Rag Mama Rag (in-studio)
     Fri 9/22 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine, Shake It and Break it (in-studio)
Mark Hummel, I Just Keep Loving Her (in-studio)
     Sat 9/23 @ Roxx on Main
Karina Denike, Boxing Glove (in-studio)
     Sun 9/24 @ Makeout Room
Marty O'Reilly, Letter (in-studio)
     Tue 9/19 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
Royal Jelly Jive, This Land Is Your Land (in-studio)
Rob Reich, The Vision (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, The Farm (in-studio)

North Mississippi Allstars, Didn't We Have a Time
     Tue 9/19 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
G. Love & Special Sauce, The Things That I Used to Do
     Thu 9/21 @ The Chapel
     Sun 9/24 @ Hopmonk Novato
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Calling San Francisco (live)
     Sun 9/24 @ Rancho Nicasio
Jinx Jones, Metaflalke Sky
Dirty Cello, Miserlou
Mari Mack & Livin' Like Kings, Same Old Blues
     Sun 9/24 @ Mill Valey Arts Festival
Catherine Russell, I Want to Talk About You
     Tue 9/19 @ Freight & Salvage
     Fri 9/22 @ Sofia's Thai Kitchen
     Sat 9/23 @ Green Music Center
     Sun 9/24 @ Monterey Jazz Festival
The Baseball Project, Grand Salami Time
The Baseball Project, They Are the Oakland A's
     Thu 9/21 @ The Guild Theatre
Snarky Puppy, East Bay
     Thu 9/21 @ Mondavi Center
     Fri 9/22 @ Fox Theatre
     Sat 9/23 @ Monterey Jazz Festival
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough (in-studio)

Sunday, September 10, 2023

Playlist: Spetember 10, 2023

Rob Reich, Can I Get that Feeling
     Tue 9/12 @ SF Botanical Garden
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, I've Got a Feelin'
     Sat 9/16 @ Rancho Nicasio
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, So Easy
     Sat 9/16 @ Point San Pablo Harbor
Booker T. Jones, Down in Memphis
Keb' Mo', Taking Me Higher
     Sat 9/16 @ The Mountain Winery
Tiffany Austin, Resolution
     Fri 9/15 @ Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
Ron Jackson, Moose the Mooche
     Fri-Sat 9/15-16 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
     Sun 9/17 @ California Jazz Conservatory
The James Hunter Six, This Is Where We Come In
Nat Myers, Yellow Peril
     Tue 9/12 @ Harlow's
     Wed 9/13 @ Cornerstone
David Jacobs-Strain & Bob Beach, Don't It Feel Good
     Fri 9/15 @ Hopmonk Novato
Mark Hummel, Humblebug (live)
     Fri 9/15 @ The Saloon

The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Chasing Windmills
Van Goat, Ain't All That Bad
     Fri 9/15 @ The Ivy Room
Westerly, Insecurity
     Fri 9/15 @ 924 Gilman
HowellDevine, Sadie
     Fri 9/15 @ Rancho Nicasio
Vintage Trouble, Repeating History
     Sun 9/10 @ The Independent
Roy Brown, Losing Hand/Tin Pan Alley (live)
Charles Brown, I Wanna Go Home
Meade Lux Lewis, Blues Whistle
Maria Muldaur, You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
George Jones, He Stopped Loving Her Today

Sunday, September 3, 2023

Playlist: September 3, 2023

Biréli Lagrène, Ma Cabane au Canada
Biréli Lagrène, Blue Blues
     Thu-Fri 9/07-08 @ Freight & Salvage

Flower Piano @ SF Botanical Gardens: Sept. 8-12

John Brothers Piano Company, Crab Crawl
Rob Reich, Move a Little Closer
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Blue Skies

Aki Kumar, All Bark No Bite
     Wed 9/06 @ Club Fox
     Fri 9/08 @ Mama Kin

Mare Island Dock of Bay Music Festival: Sept. 9-10

The Altons, Float
Monophonics, Untitled Visions
Fantastic Negrito, Locked Down (acoustic)
California Honeydrops, In Your Arms

Sun Hop Fat, Future Gristle
King Dream, George Harrison
     Thu 9/07 @ Moe's Alley
Stone Foxes, Norah Jones
     Sat 9/09 @ Amoeba Records
Bay Area Caravan of All-Stars, If You Think About Me
     Fri 9/08 @ Morrisson Theater: Russell City Blues

Django Reinhardt, Anniversary Song
California Honeydrops, I Found A Love
U2, With Or Without You
Panique, Livin' On A Prayer (live)
Zero Mostel & Maria Karnilova, Do You Love Me?
Bob Dylan, Wedding Song
John Lennon, Grow Old With Me
Cowboy Junkies, Anniversary Song
Nina Simone, Marriage Is For Old Folks
The Fifth Dimension, Wedding Bell Blues
Al Green, Let's Get Married
The Proclaimers, Let's Get Married
Tom Waits, Johnsburg, Illinois
Blue Rodeo, Andrea

Sunday, August 27, 2023

Playlist: August 27, 2023

Tia Carroll, Move On
Willie G, P.T.L.
     Sun 9/03 @ Center for the Arts: Brownsville Blues Review
Kid Andersen, Don't Answer the Door
     Wed 8/30 @ Empress Lounge
Terry Hanck, Rosita
     Wed 8/30 @ Club Fox
EllaHarp, The 19
     Wed 8/30 @ Bottom of the Hill
Linda Tillery & The Cultural Heritage Choir, Spirituals Medley (live)
     Sat 9/02 @ Freight & Salvage
Dirty Cello, Last Time Blues
     Fri 9/01 @ Rancho Nicasio
Kim Nalley, It's All in the Game
     Mon 8/28 @ Kuumbwa Jazz
Dionne Warwick, Do You Know the Way to San Jose
The Gold Souls, Fever
     Sat 9/02 @ Boom Boom Room
John Lee Hooker, Boom Boom (live)

Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio, Ad Lib Blues
Branford Marsalis, Blues For One (live)
Jimmy Rushing, Blues in the Dark
Dinah Washington, Evil Gal Blues
Greg Keelor, Me and Mr. Hohner
John Zorn, Blues Noel
     Wed-Sun 8/30-9/03
Isaac Rother & The Phantoms, House of Wax
    Fri 9/01 @ The Knockout
Sonny Landreth, Blues Attack (live)
     Mon 8/28 @ Yoshi's
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, 5-10-15 Times
     Thu 8/31 @ The Mountain Winery
     Fri 9/01 @ Uptown Theatre
Steve Lucky's Hammond Cheese Combo, Dink's Blues (live)
     Sat 9/02 @ Jupiter

Sunday, August 20, 2023

Playlist: August 20, 2023

Bernard Allison, Side Step
     Wed 8/23 @ Almost Famous Winery
     Thu 8/24 @ Harlow's
Luther Allison, Low Down and Dirty (live)
Boz Scaggs, You Got Me Cryin'
     Fri-Sat 8/25-26 @ The Fillmore
Coco Montoya, Writing on the Wall
     from the forthcoming album Writing on the Wall
     Fri 8/25 @ Almost Famous Winery
     Sun 8/27 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Shamarr Allen, I'm Here
     Wed 8/23 @ Amado's
Quinn DeVeaux, Take You Back
     Sat 8/26 @ Elephant in the Room
California Honeydrops, The Squirrel Juice Blues
     from the new album Soft Spot (Deluxe)
Mitch Woods, Cryin' For My Baby
     from the new album Friends Along the Way (Deluxe)
Con Brio feat. Kendra McKinley & Viveca Hawkins, Gronlandic Edit
Litty DeBungus, Little Spoon
     Fri 8/25 @ Boom Boom Room
King Dream, Lost Summer
     from the new album Glory Daze, Vol. IV
Fast Times, Born 2 Lose
     Wed 8/24 @ The Independent

Big Mama Thornton, Hound Dog
Rufus Thomas, Do The Dog
Johnny Cash, Dirty Old Egg-Sucking Dog
Slim Gaillard, Serenade to a Poodle
Elvin Bishop, He's a Dog
Blind Blake, Police Dog Blues
Etta James, Watch Dog
Bobby 'Blue' Bland, I Wouldn't Treat a Dog (The Way You Treated Me)
Dr. John, How Come My Dog Don't Bark (When You Come Around)
Lightnin' Hopkins, Lonesome Dog Blues
Iggy Pop, King of the Dogs
Tom Waits, Rain Dogs
Bob Dylan, If Dogs Run Free (alternate)
Bob Dylan & The Band, Kickin' My Dog Around
The Beatles, Hey Bulldog
The Beatles, Martha My Dear
B.B. King, Blues For A Dog
Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, Laughing Blues

Sunday, August 13, 2023

Playlist: August 13, 2023

Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Tootie Ma Is a Big Fine Thing
Charlie Gabriel, Stardust
     Thu-Sun 8/17-20 @ SFJazz Center
Mitch Woods feat. Cyril Neville, Blues For New Orleans
     from the forthcoming album Friends Along the Way (Deluxe Edition)
     Wed 8/16 @ Club Fox
MJs Brass Boppers, On Da Mardi Gras Day
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol
     Sun 8/20 @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Litty Debungus, Tasty
     Wed 8/16 @ The Bizarre
John Pizzarelli, Coffee in a Cardboard Cup
     Mon-Tue 8/14-15 @Yoshi's
Junk Parlor, Hungry For Love
     Sat 8/19 @ Cotati Accordion Festival
Cathy Lemons, I'm a Good Woman
Jimmy McCracklin, Love For You
Oscar Peterson, Hogtown Blues (live)

Robbie Robertson (1943-2023)

Bob Dylan, Like a Rolling Stone (live)
Bob Dylan, Long Distance Operator (live)
The Band, Long Distance Operator
Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks, Hey Boba Lou
John Hammond, I'm in the Mood
Bob Dylan & The Band, I'm in the Mood
Bob Dylan & The Band, Song For Canada
The Band, To Kingdom Come
The Band, Knockin' Lost John
Robbie Robertson, Shanghai Blues
Bob Dylan, Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat (take 1)

Sunday, August 6, 2023

Playlist: August 6, 2023

My Morning Jacket, Regularly Scheduled Programming
Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues
     Fri-Sat 8/18-19 @ Greek Theatre
Noah & The Arkitekts, Every Ghetto, Every City
     Fri 8/11 @ San Jose Jazz Summerfest
Vanessa Collier, Sweatin' Like a Pig, Singin' Like an Angel (live)
     Sat 8/12 @ San Jose Jazz Summerfest
Chickenbone Slim & The Biscuits, Shouldn't of Oughtta Done It
     Sun 8/13 @ San Jose Jazz Summerfest
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka
     Thu 8/10 @ UC Berkeley Redwood Grove
Mitch Woods, In the Night/Lambaya Puf De (live)
     Thu 8/10 @ Pier 23 Cafe
     Fri 8/11 @ Sonoma County Fairgrounds
     Sat 8/12 @ San Jose Jazz Summerfest
Jimmy Witherspoon, What a Wonderful World
Jimmy Witherspoon, California Blues

Oingo Boingo, Only a Lad
Original Broadway Cast of Matilda the Musical, Revolting Children
Taron Egerton, I’m Still Standing
Milo Manheim, Flesh & Bone
The Kiffness, Sometimes I’m Alone
Parry Gripp, Smiley Cat
Parry Gripp, Narwhal Eating a Bagel
Cake, Sheep Go to Heaven
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, I Love Rock ‘n Roll
Twisted Sister, We’re Not Gonna Take It
AC/DC, Back in Black
Foster the People, Pumped Up Kicks
The Knack, My Sharona
Weird Al Yankovic, Now That’s What I Call Polka

Sunday, July 30, 2023

Playlist: July 30, 2023

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Buddy Guy, Hello San Francisco
Buddy Guy, I’ve Got a Feeling
Eric Gales, I Gotta Go
     Fri 8/04 @ Green Music Center
     Sun 8/06 @ Stern Grove Festival
Shemekia Copeland, Nobody But You
      Sun 8/06 @ Blue Note Napa
Mavis Staples, Wade in the Water (live)
      Mon 8/01 @ The Mountain Winery
Taj Mahal, One For My Baby (And One More For the Road)
     Thu-Sun 8/03-06 @ SFJazz Center
Booker T, Austin City Blues
     Sun 8/06 @ Green Music Center
Litty DeBungus, The Shlump
     Thu 8/03 @ Boom Boom Room
Delta Wires, Saturday Night in North Beach
Chlarlie Christian, Ad Lib Blues
Michael Bloomfield, I'm Glad I'm Jewish

Sunday, July 16, 2023

Playlist: July 16, 2023

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Taj Mahal, Stompin' at the Savoy
Taj Mahal, Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?
     from the new album Savoy
     Thu-Sun 8/03-06 @ SFJazz Center
Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, A Baptist Beat
     Sat 7/22 @ Fox Theatre
Lettuce (feat. Talib Kweili), Didn't You
     Sun 7/23 @ Stern Grove (with the San Francisco Symphony)
Maria Muldaur, Early Every Morn
Cowboy Junkies, Knives
     from the new album Such Ferocious Beauty
     Tue-Wed 7/18-19 @ Freight & Salvage
Graham Patzner, The Kite
     Wed 7/19 @ Euclid Manor
Junk Parlor, Only Survival
     Sun 7/23 @ Fairfax
Eric Lindell, Cowboy Bikers and Tuff Guys
     from the new album Oakland
     Sat 7/22 @ California Theatre of Santa Rosa
     Sun 7/23 @ Sausalito Cruising Club
Buffalo Nichols, You're Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond
     Thu 7/20 @ SFJazz Center
Lizzie No, Narcissus
     Fri 7/21 @ SFJazz Center
Desiree Cannon, Gibson Blues
     Sun 7/23 @ SFJazz Center

Andrew Bird, Rare Birds
     Sat 7/22 @ Frost Amphitheater
Will Blades, Midnight Special (live)
Otis McDonald, Is This Jazz?
Nicholas Payton, Jazz Is A Four-Letter Word
     Fri-Sat 7/21-22 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
Hot Club of San Francisco, Crève Coeur
     Tue 7/18 @ Yoshi's
Mark Hummel, Summertime (live)
Junior Watson, Caravan
     Mon 7/17 @ Yoshi's
Delta Wires, J.B. in Oakland (Pass the Peas)
     Sat 7/22 @ The Turf Club
Desmond Dekker, 007 (Shanty Town)

Sunday, July 9, 2023

Playlist: July 9, 2023

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Buddy Guy, Rabbit Blood
Eric Gales, The Storm
     Sun 8/06 @ Stern Grove Festival
Tiffany Austin, Ain't No Grave (Can Hold My Body Down)
     Fri-Sat 7/14-15 @ Keys Jazz Bistro
Diana Krall, This Dream of You
     Sat 7/15 @ Fox Theatre
     Sun 7/16 @ Mountain Winery
C.J. Chenier, Ridin' With Uncle Cleveland
     Sat 7/15 @ Moe's Alley
     Sun 7/16 @ The New Parish
The Lucky Losers, Try New Orleans
     Thu 7/13 @ The Saloon
Mark Hummel, City Livin' (live)
     Wed 7/12 @ Harlow's
     Fri 7/14 @ California Theatre of Santa Rosa
     Sat 7/15 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Cobalt Blues
Mavis Staples, Touch A Hand (live)

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Baseball Canto
Bob Dylan, Catfish
Palmetto Jazz Quartet, Base Ball Blues
Sister Wynona Carr, The Ball Game
Mabel Scott, Baseball Boogie
Watermelon Slim & The Workers, Max the Baseball Clown
The Treniers, Say Hey (The Willie Mays Song)
Teddy Brannon Orchestra, Don Newcombe Really Throws That Ball
Henry Clement & The Gumbo Band, When the Sox Come Running Home
John Fogerty, Centerfield
Holmes Brothers, Rounding Third
Chance Halladay, Home Run
Triskelion All-Stars, Base Ball March
The Beatles, Boys (live)
Ringo Starr, Everyone and Everything

Sunday, July 2, 2023

Playlist: July 2, 2023

The Cramps, TV Set
The Mutants, Opposite World
     Thu-Fri 7/06-07 @ The Roxie Theatre: The Cramps & The Mutants—The Napa State Tapes
The Caliopians, Party Box
     Thu 7/06 @ Amado's
The Gold Souls, Heart Curves
     Fri 7/07 @ First Friday Oak Park
     Sat 7/08 @ The Drunk Brush
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Don't You Want to Get Lucky
     Thu 7/07 @ Marin Art & Garden Summer Concert Series
     Fri 7/08 @ Ashkenaz
The Stone Foxes, Perfect For Me
     Tue 7/04 @ Davis Community Park
Big Blu Soul Revue, I Know
     Tue 7/04 @ Yountville 4th of July Celebration
     Sat 7//07 @ Cornerstone Sonoma
Chickenbone Slim & The Biscuits, Hey Shakalo
     Fri 7/07 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sat 7/08 @ The Torch Club
Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, Pig Meat Man
     Sun 7/09 @ Stern Grove Festival
Bill Withers, Grits Ain't Groceries (live)
Willie Dixon, What Happened to My Blues?
Mance Lipscomb, Tell Me Where You Stayed Last Night

Blue Rodeo, The Opening Act
The British Columbians, Hoodoo
Gordon Lightfoot, Alberta Bound
The Guess Who, Runnin’ Back to Saskatoon
Tin Cup Serenade, Manitoba
Cowboy Junkies, Hard to Build. Easy to Break.
     from the new album Such Ferocious Beauty
Lynda Lemay, Les Maudits Français
Stompin’ Tom Connors, Saint John Blues
Joel Plaskett, Love This Town
Great Big Sea, Excursion Around the Bay
Nathan Wiley, Bottom Dollar Baby
The Jerry Cans, Iqanajarumanngittunga
The Travellers, This Is Your Land
Oscar Peterson Trio, Hymn to Freedom