Monday, March 26, 2012

3.26.12 - The 1920's

Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup - Mean Ol' Frisco
J.W. Walker - Sitting Here Wondering
Willie B. Huff - Beggar Man Blues
James Reed - Dr. Brown
Juke Boy Bonner - Well Baby
Johnny Fuller - Train, Train Blues
Connie Curtis Cayton - Blues After Hours
Pee Wee Crayton - Texas Hop
Big Bill Broonzy - Mississippi River Blues
Blind Blake - Poker Woman Blues
"Blind" Willie Reynolds - Third Street Woman Blues

1920s music set:

Annette Hanshaw - Maui Chimes
Annette Hanshaw - Sweet Lei Lehua
Annette Hanshaw - Chiquita
Annette Hanshaw - High Upon A Hill Top
Helen Kane - He's So Unusual
Vaughn de Leath - Old Fashioned Lady
Ethel Waters - West End Blues
Aileen Stanley - All By Myself
Al Johnson - All Alone
Marrion Harris - After You've Gone
Fanny Brice - My Man
Eddie Cantor - Margie

Monday, March 19, 2012

3.19.12 Blues Medley

One of my favorite early Blues album compilations!

Which brings me to a point: Compilations are one of the best types of albums. Whether by a "Best of" compilation or a genre compilation you really get a good set of songs from people who have made music collection and production their profession. I know for my show, I've had so much help from musical scholars who have compiled a well-thought out and cohesive set of songs by various artists. Also, you get the biggest bang for your buck!

Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang - Hot Fingers
Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang - A Handful of Riffs
Texas Alexander - Work Ox Blues
Sylvester Weaver - I'm Busy and You Can't Come In
Blind Willie McTell as Georgia Bill - Georgia Rag
Blind Willie McTell as Blind Willie - Warm It Up To Me
Sylvester Weaver - Untitled
Blind Willie Johnson - When The War Was On
Big Bill Broonzy - How You Want It Done?

Casey Bill Weldon - Guitar Swing
Joshua White - Little Brother Blues
Memphis Jug Band - Mary Anna Cut Off
Peter Chatman - Diggin' My Potatoes No. 2
Bernice Edwards - Ninth Street Stomp

Tampa Red - Denver Blues
Blind Boy Fuller - Working Man Blues
Tommy McClennan - Bottle It Up and Go
Sleepy John Estes - Special Agent Blue s
Skip James - I'm So Glad

Bessie Smith - Empty Bed Blues Parts 1 & 2
Ethel Waters & her Ebony Four - No Man's Mamma
Ida Cox - Lawdy Lawd Blues
Bertha Chippie Hill - Some Cold Rainey Day

Jenny Pope - Whiskey Drinkin' Blues
Mattie Delaney - Tallahatchie Blues
Blue Lu Barker - Scat Skunk
Rosetta Howard - Men are Like Street Cards

Jasper Taylor & his State Street Boys - Stomp Time Blues

The Elgins Live Set!

The Elgins:

Great live performance by the Elgins. They sound so authentic, every time I show people their songs, they have a hard time believing that they're a modern band! They are inspired by the greats, but add their own spin too. 

Their facebook:
The rest of the show was some Big Bill Broonzy, Blind Willie Mctell, and Big Joe Williams

Monday, March 5, 2012

3.5.12 - the 1930s

1. Freddie Martin & His Orchestra - Close Your Eyes - vocal by Elmer Feldkamp
2.. Lou Gold & His Orchestra - Snuggled On Your Shoulder - vocal by Pinkie Pear
3. Johnny Green's Orchestra - A Fine Romance
4. Lou Gold and His Orchestra - Let That Be A Lesson To You - vocal by Marty Golden - recorded 2/1932
5. Henry Busse and His Orchestra - It Had To Be You 
6. Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra - Riptide - vocals by Lew Sherwood and The DeMarco Sisters

7. Tampa Red & the Chicago Five  Rock It In Rhythm
8. Ozzie Nelson - Never In A Million Years
9. Adrian Rollini - Who Walks In

10. Joe Sanders - I'll Never Let You Go
11. Wingy Manone and his Band - Vine Street Blues
12.. Wingy Manone Orchestra - Ochi Chornya
13. Eddie Lang, Joe Venuti, Jack Teagarden - After You've Gone
14. Lee Morse - In the Hush of the Night
15. Nina Mae McKinney with Eubie Blake - Everything I Got Belongs to You
16. Betti Mays - Crazy Riffin
17. Julie Lee - Kansas City Boogie
18. Dolores Brown  with the Polka Dots - 20-99
19. Valaida Snow - Until the Real Thing Comes Along
20. Evelyn Preer - It Takes a Good Woman to Keep a Good Man At Home
21. Edna Mae Harris - Taint No Good