Monday, June 11, 2012

6.11.12 - Vintage Medley!

Country Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson - Black Snake Moan
Blind Willie McTell - Savannah Mama
Leadbelly - Black Betty
Tommy Johnson - I Want Someone to Love Me
Ed Bell (Barefoot Bill) - My Crime

40's and 50's Blues (Urban, Electric, and Acoustic)
Memphis Minnie - Kissin' In the Dark

Lonnie Johnson - Romance Without Finance
Bea Foote - Weeds
Georgia White - The Stuff is Here
Big Joe Williamson - Pearly Mae

Lightnin' Hopkins - Pretty Woman
David "Honeyboy" Edwards - Spread My Raincoat Down
Rosetta Howard - Rosetta Blues
Saunders King - S.K Blues

Roy Hawkins - Strange Land
Johnny Fuller - Train, Train Blues
J.W. Walker - Sittin' Here Wonderin

Sonny Burgess - We Wanna Boogie
Gene Simmons - Drinkin' Wine
Huey Piano Smith - Rockin' Pneumonia

The Carter Family - Can the Circle Be Unbroken?

Frank Hutchison - Train That Carried the Girl from Town

Arthur Smith Trio - Adieu, False Heart

20's and 30's Urban Pop
Belle Baker - Hard-Hearted Hannah

Leo Reisman & his Orchestra - Lovely to Look At
Colonial Club Orchestra - Rio Rita Medley
Ruth Etting - All of Me
Annette Hanshaw - Mean to Me

Mildred Bailey - Please Be Kind
Boswell Sisters - Heebie Jeebies

40's Pop and Big Bands
Johnny Mercer - Topeka

Perry Como - Dig You Later

Stan Kenton - Tampico

Andrews Sisters - Rum & Coca Cola

Thanks again to everyone who listened to the show and enjoys this kinda music. It's been fun!


Tuesday, June 5, 2012

6.4.12 - Block Party!

We started off the show with two songs by each classic country blues artist.

Sam Collins - Slow Mama Slow
Sam Collins - Jail House blues
Sam Montgomery - Where the Sweet Old Oranges Grow
Sam Montgomery - Low in Mind Blues
Tampa Red & Georgia Tom  - Dead Cats On the Line
Tampa Red - Things 'Bout Coming My Way

Buddy Moss - Jealous Hearted Man
Buddy Moss - Hard Time Blues

Walter Beasley - Toad Frog Blues
Sylvester Weaver & Walter Beasley - Bottleneck Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Jack O'Diamond Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Long Distance Moan

Blind Willie McTell - Written Paper Blues
Blind Willie McTell - Kill-It-Kid Rag

Charley Patton - 34 Blues
Charley Patton - Moon Going Down
Josh White - There's A Man Goin' Around Taking Names
Josh White - Blood River Blues

Floyd Council - Runaway Man Blues
Pink Anderson - I Have A Woman

Lightnin' Hopkins

Howlin' Wolf

Memphis Slim
Willie Dixon
Jimmy Reed

John Lee Hooker
T-Bone Walker
Sonny Boy Williamson

Jimmy Wilson - Tin Pan Alley
Lil Son Jackson - Gambler Blues

Johnny Fuller - First Stage of the Blues

Female Blues
Lillian Glinn
Lizzie Miles
Alberta Hunter

Clara Smith

The Calm-Before-the-Storm-that-is-Final-Exam-Week Song

Jim & Bob & the Genial Hawaiians - Song of the Range

Monday, May 28, 2012


Pete Johnson - G-Flat Blues
"Cripple" Clarence Lofton - Streamline Train
Meade Lux Lewis - Doll House Boogie
Henry Brown - Deep Morgan
Speckled Red - Dad's Piece

Big Bill & Thomps - House Rent Stomp
Barefoot Bill - My Crime
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Piney Woods Money Mama
Edward Thompson - Showers of Rain
Henry Sims - Farewell Blues
John Byrd - Old Timbrook Blues
Leroy Carr - Alabama Woman Blues

Lillian Glinn - Cravin' A Man Blues
Alberta Hunter - Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Mornin'
Rosetta Howard & the Harlem Hamfats - Rosetta Blues
Rosetta Howard - Delta Bound
Rosetta Howard - He's Mine All Mine
Rosetta Howard - The Candy Man
Perline Elison - Razor Totin' Mama
Wee Bea Booze - These Young Men Blues
Lil Green - I Have A Place to Go
Bea Foote - Could Be You
Lillie Mae Kirkman - Lonesome
Monette Moore - Keep 'Em Guessing

Elizabeth Welch - One Kiss
Una Mae Carlisle- I'm A Good Good Woman
Una Mae Carlisle - Walkin' By the River

Monday, April 30, 2012


Memphis Minnie - When the Levee Breaks
Arthur Petties - That Won't Do
Lonnie Johnson - Sweet Potato Blues
Josh White - Lord, I Want to Die Easy

Blind Boy Fuller - Tom Cat Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Piney Woods Money Mama
Floyd Council - Runaway Man Blues
Pink Anderson - Mama Where Did You Say Last Night
Pink Anderson (w/ Simmie Dooley) - Gonna Tip Out Tonight
Buddy Boy Hawkins - Jailhouse Fire Blues
Buddy Moss - Hard Time Blues

Charley McCoy - Baltimore Blues
Ishman Bracey - Jake Liquor Blues 
Walter Beasley - Toad Frog Blues
Sam Butler - Poor Boy Blues
Willie Ford - Santa Field Blues
Willie Harris - Never Drive a Stranger From Your Door
Willie Lofton - Dark Road Blues

Eddie Lang  & Lonnie Johnson - Two Tone Stomp
Lonnie Johnson - Blue Room
Carl Kress & Dick McDonough - Danzon
Nick Lucas - Picking the Guitar
Roy Smeck - Ukulele Solo

Nina Mae McKinney - Swanee Shuffle
Evelyn Preer & Clarence Williams - Slow River
Dorothy Dandridge - Swing for My Supper
Adelaide Hall & Kai Ewans - Where or When
Valaida Snow - Caravan
Lena Horne - Stormy Weather

Connie Boswell - Washboard Blues

Monday, April 23, 2012

4.23.12 1930's Classics: Operatic Vocals, Swing, and Jazz

Leo Reisman & His Orchestra - vocals by Smith Ballew - Underneath the Harlem Moon

Jerry Freeman & His Orchestra - vocals by Frank Sylvano - Open Up the Cabin Door
Joe Rines & His Orchestra -Underneath the Harlem Moon
Blue Lyers (Ambrose) Vocals by Sam Browne

The Hart Sisters - A Sleepy Little Villlage
Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians & the Three Girlfriends - Untitled

The Boswell Sisters - Heebie Jeebies

Ralph Haines (Scrappy Lambert vocals) - In Springtime

Franklyn Baur - If You See Sally
Chester Gaylord - Out Where the Moonbeams Are Born
Johnny Marvin - Cryin for the Carolines

Belle Baker - My Sin

Jessica Dragonette - Shepherd of the Hills

Viriginia Rea - Giannina Mia
Deanna Durbin - Danny Boy 

Hildegarde - Isn't It A Lovely Day

Aileen Stanley & Billy Murray - Promise Me Everything Never Get Anything

Lucky Millinder & Mamie Smith - Untitled
Lucky Millinder & Edna Mae Harris

Art Kahn's Orchestra - Forty Second Street
Arden & Ohman with their Orchestra - I've Got Five Dollars
Don Bestor & his Orchestra - Beloved
Al Mitchell & His Orchestra - New Deal in Love
Ted Wallace & His Campus Boys - Bigger and Better Than Ever
Ray Nichols & His Orchestra - Black Coffee
Nat Finston & His Para mount Recording Orchestra - Three Cheers For Love Vocals by Lanny Ross

Jack Payne & His Orch. - Whistling in the Dark

Joe Taub & His Melodies - Who Walks In
Jack Hylton & His Orchestra - I Don't Know Why
Ray Noble & His Orchestra - Clouds (vocals by Al Bowly)

Monday, April 16, 2012

4.16.12 Rockabilly! Doo-a-dee-dee

Richard Rabbit Brown - James Alley Blues
Andrew Baxter - KC Blues
Allen Shaw - Moanin' the Blues
John Henry Barbee - Six Weeks Old Blues
John Lee Granderson - Bumble Bee

Leroy Williams - Uncle Sam Done Called
Lucious Curtis - High Lonesome Hill
Mose Andrews - Ten Pound Hammer
Oscar Woods - Lone Wolf Blues
Son House - Levee Camp Blues

Juke Boy Bonner - Rock With Me Baby
Lil Son Jackson - Gambler Blues
Saunders King - S.K. Blues Part 1
Jimmy Nelson - T-99 Blues

Sonny Burgess - We Wanna Boogie

Jack Earls - Slow Down

Roy Orbison and the Teen Kings - Go! Go! Go!
Luke McDaniel - Huh Babe

Tommy Lam - Speed Limit
Wes Holly - Shufflin' Shoes
Malcolm Yelvington - Rockin' With My Baby

Wes Holly - Shufflin' Shoes
Gene Simmons - Drinkin' Wine
Carl Perkins - Everybody's Tryin' to Be My Baby

Warren Smith - Ubangi Stomp

Ray Harris - Come on Little Mama
Magic Sam - 21 Days in Jail
Glen Barber - Atom Bomb

Edwin Bruce - Doll Baby
Harold Jenkins - Give Me Some Love

Billy Riley and his Little Green Men - Flying Saucer Rock and Roll
Tommy Blake - Flat Foot Sam
Hayden Thompson - Fairlane Rock

Johnny Carroll - Rock Baby, Rock it!

Monday, April 9, 2012

4.9.12 - Country

Blind Willie McTell - Old Time Religion
Jack O'Diamonds - Smiling Blues
Charlie 'Dad' Nelson - Red River Blues
Leadbelly - Shorty George
Ruby Paul - Last Farewell Blues
Lillian Miller - Dead Drunk Blues
Memphis Minnie - Outdoor Blues

Raymond Barrow - Walking Blues
Will Ezell - Old Mill Blues
Bertha Lee - Yellow Bee
Lonnie Clark - Down in Tennessee

Blind Willie Dunn, L. Johjnson - Hot Fingers
Blind Willie Dun, L. JOhnson - A Handful of Riffs
Work Ox Blues - Texas Alexander
Sylvester Weaver - I'm Busy and YOu Can't Come In
Blind Willie McTell - Georgia Rag
Freddie Spruell - Tom Cat Blues

Barefoot Bill - My Crime
John Byrd - Old Timbrook Blues
Bill Wilber - My Babe, My Babe
Edward Thompson - Showers of Rain
Memphis Jug Band - Cocaine Habit Blues
Sarah Martin & her Jug Band - I'm Gonna Be Lovin' Old Soul
Georgia Field Hands - Mary Don't You Weep

Woody Guthrie - Cocaine Blues
Kelly Harrell - Oh My Pretty Monkey

Uncle Dave Macon & his son Dorris -
Harry McClintock - Billy Venero
Hoyt Ming & his Pep Steppers - Monkey in the Dog
Burnett & Rutherford - All Night Long

Blind Alfred Reed - Old Fashioned Cottage
Nelstone's Hawaiians - Just Because

Jimmie Rodgers - IN the Jailhouse Now
Kathleen Parrow & Charles A Prince - Drigo Serenade
Frank Hutchison - Chevrolet Six