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Fresh Roots New Blues Playlist – 1/8/22

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Air Date:        1/8/22, Saturday           6-8 PM

Set 1

  • Peter Veteska & The Blues Train – Done With Bad Luck  (So Far So Good)       (Blue Heart)
  • Tinsley Ellis – On Less Reason       (Devil May Care)       (Alligator)
  • Katie Henry – Too Long        (On My Way) (Ruf)

Set 2

  • Big Llou Johnson – Sunshine On Ya Face / Big Man           (Bigman – The Legend Of Big Llou) (Goldenvoice)
  • Scott Ellison – Salina / Feat Or Famine       (There’s Something About The Night)                    (Liberation Hall)
  • North Mississippi All Stars – Didn’t We Have A Time        (Set Sail)         (New West)

Set 3

  • BLAST – Clarence Smith (Sonny Rhodes) – I Don’t Love You No More   (single)           (Galaxy) 1966 / Cigarette Blues   (single)           (Rhodes-Way) 1978 / Pickin’ Your Bones  (Out Of Control)        (King Snake) 1996

Set 4

  • John Mayall – Can’t Take No More        (single)           (Forty Below)                        2021 / Chills & Thrills        (single)           (Forty Below)                        2021 / I’m As Good As Gone       (single)          (Forty Below)                        2020

Set 5

  • Richard Ray Farrell & The Leisure Men – Livin’ The Life Of Leisure / It’s Your Voodoo Working / Build Myself A Cabin     (Life Of Leisure)          (Karonte/Cambaya)
  • Misty Blues – Freight Car     (One Louder)             (Lunaria)

Set 6

  • Tinsley Ellis – Right Down The Drain          (Devil May Care)       (Alligator)
  • Harlem Lake – The River      (A Fool’s Paradise, Vol. 1)     (Self)
  • Peter Veteska & The Blues Train – My One And Only Muse          (So Far So Good)       (Blue Heart)
  • The Sugar Roots – Havin’ a Party    (Savage’s Life)           (Self)
2022-01-12T18:30:10-05:00January 12th, 2022|

Fresh Roots New Blues Playlist – 12/25/21

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Air Date:        12/25/21, Saturday           6-8 PM

Set 1

  • The Mike Goudreau Band – Shufflin’ On Christmas Day   (Christmas Rendez-Vous)    (Self)
  • Kat Edmonson – White Christmas   (Holiday Swingin’! A Kat Edmonson Christmas, Vol. 1)    (Spinnerette)
  • Tony Holiday (with Southern Avenue) – Peace Will Come           (Porch Sessions, Vol. 2)        (Blue Heart)
  • Jimmy Liggins & His Drops Of Joy – I Want My Baby For Christmas        (single)           (Specialty)     1950 / (Blues Blues Christmas 1922-1962)   (Document)   2021
  • Mark Cameron – Nick’s Place           (single)

Set 2

  • J.D. MCPherson – Socks        (Socks)           (New West)    2018
  • Mike Zito – Run Rudolph Run          (A Gulf Coast Christmas)      (Gulf Coast)    2020
  • Tiffany Pollack & Eric Johanson – River      (Blues In My Blood)  (Nola Blue)
  • Etta James – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas        (12 Songs Of Christmas)       (Private)         1998
  • Mick Kolassa – Christmas Morning Blues   (Uncle Mick’s Christmas Album)     (Endless Blues)

Set 3

  • Leon Redbone (with Dr. John) – Frosty The Snowman     (Christmas Island)                (Rounder)      1989
  • The Hepsters – Rockin’ & Rollin’ With Santa Claus            (single)           (Ronel)   1955 / (Blues Blues Christmas 1922-1962)      2021
  • Wily Bo Walker & E.D. Brayshaw – Letter From The Blue Motel, Christmas ’64     (Drinking To Forget)      (Mescal Canyon)           2022
  • Mick Clarke – Santa Goes Rockin’    (Santa Goes Rockin’) (EP)    (Rockfold)
  • Blind Boys Of Alabama with Tom Waits – Go Tell It On The Mountain   (Go Tell It On The Mountain)           (Omnivore)    2016

Set 4

  • The Hitman Blues Band – Sharing This Christmas With The Blues          (Live At Stonybrook University)      (Nerus)           2006
  • Booker T & The MGs – The Christmas Song           (In The Christmas Spirit)     (Elektra)         1966
  • Joe Bonamassa – Christmas Date Blues      (Merry Christmas Blues)      (J&R Adventures)      2016

Set 5

  • Samantha Fish – Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)    (single)           (Rounder)      2019
  • Catfish Keith – Santa Claus Blues     (Land Of The Sky)     (Fish Tail)
  • Louis Prima – What Will Santa Say? (When He Finds Everybody Swingin’)       (single)           (Vocalion)      1956 / (Blues Blues Christmas 1922-1962)         (Document)   2021
  • Kat Edmonson – The Christmas Blues        (Holiday Swingin’! A Kat Edmonson Christmas, Vol. 1)    (Spinnerette)
  • The Mike Goudreau Band – Mon Beau Sapin          (Christmas Rendez-Vous)    (Self)

Set 6

  • Mick Kolassa – Beale Street Christmas Jam            (Uncle Mick’s Christmas Album)     (Endless Blues)
  • Christone Kingfish Ingram – Ghost Of Christmas Past      (single)           (Alligator)      2020
  • Billy F Gibbons – Jingle Bell Blues   (single)           (Concord)
  • Roomful Of Blues – Christmas Celebration             (Roomful Of Christmas)       (Bullseye)      1998
  • Charles Brown – Merry Christmas Baby     (single)           (Exclusive)     1947
2021-12-28T11:21:21-05:00December 25th, 2021|

Fresh Roots New Blues Playlist – 12/04/21

Air Date:        12/4/21, Saturday  6-8 PM

 

Set 1

 

  • Johnny Burgin – One Day You’re Gonna Get Lucky            (No Border Blues)     (Delmark)      2020
  • Bobby BlackHat – Vaxed To The Max          (single)           (Self)
  • Dara James – Our Own Damn Fault             (Her Light)     (Self)
  • Jon Batiste – Cry        (We Are)        (Verve)

 

 

Set 2

 

  • Colin James – Open Road      (Open Road)              (Stony Plain)
  • Shemekia Copeland – Uncivil War   (Uncivil War)             (Alligator)
  • Blues Traveler – Sitting On Top Of The World       (Traveler’s Blues)     (Round Hill)
  • Joe Bonamassa – A Conversation With Alice          (Royal Tea)    (J&R Adventures)

 

 

Set 3

 

  • The Black Keys – Poor Boy A Long Way From Home        (Delta Kreme)            (Easy Eye)
  • Steve Cropper – Far Away    (Fire It Up)     (Provogue)
  • BLAST – Sonny Boy Williamson II – Cool Cool Blues (1951)        (King Biscuit Time)   (Arhoolie)      1998 / Eyesight To The Blind (1951) (King Biscuit Time)   (Arhoolie)      1998 / Don’t Start Me To Talkin’ (1955)    (Chess Blues Classics 1947-1956)               (Geffen)          1997

 

 

Set 4

 

  • Gov’t Mule – Blues Before Sunrise / Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City      (Heavy Load Blues)   (Fantasy)
  • Big Chief Monk Boudreaux – Kingston Blues         (Bloodstains & Teardrops)  (Whiskey Bayou)
  • Guy Davis – I Thought I Heard The Devil Call My Name    (Be Ready When I Call You) (M.C.)

 

 

Set 5

 

  • Joe Louis Walker – All She Wants To Do Is Dance  (Eclectic Electric)      (Cleopatra)
  • Jon Batiste – I Need You       (We Are)        (Verve)
  • Cedric Burnside – Step In     (I Be Trying)  (Rough Trade)
  • Samantha Fish – Forever Together             (Faster)          (Rounder)
  • Kim Wilson – You’ve Been Goofing (Take Me Back! The Bigtone Sessions)       (M.C.)

 

 

Set 6

 

  • Ricci/Krown – The Jimmy Smith Strut        (City Country City)    (Gulf Coast)
  • Jon Batiste – Freedom           (We Are)        (Verve)
  • Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite – 100 Years Of Blues           (100 Years Of Blues)             (Alligator)
  • Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – Not Gonna Lie        (662)  (Alligator)
2021-12-06T10:23:01-05:00December 6th, 2021|

Fresh Roots New Blues Playlist – 11/27/21

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Air Date:        11/27/21, Saturday           6-8 PM

 

Set 1

 

  • Jon Spear Band – Time For The Blues         (B-Side Of My Life)    (Self)
  • Sugaray Rayford – Invisible Soldier            (single)           (Forty Below)
  • Zoom with Shawn Kellerman – Born To Sing The Blues   (Chocolate Cake)       (Mouhana)
  • Hanna PK – It’s Been Raining In My Heart              (Blues All Over My Shoes)    (VizzTone)

 

 

Set 2

 

  • Colin James – As The Crow Flies      (Open Road)  (Stony Plain)
  • Mandy Marylane – Devil’s Got The Blues    (Blues Shack) (EP)    (Y&T)
  • Corey Harris – Insurrection Blues (Chickens Come Home To Roost) / That Will Never Happen No More                  (Insurrection Blues)             (M.C.)
  • Paul Thorn – Here We Go     (Never Too Late To Call)      (30 Tigers)

 

 

Set 3

 

  • Buffalo Nichols – Back On Top         (Buffalo Nichols)       (Fat Possum)
  • Nathan Bell – Monday Monday (The Bony Fingers Reprise)        (Red, White & American Blues (It Couldn’t Happen Here)                       (Need To Know)
  • David Gogo – Never Gonna Change             (Silver Cup)    (Cordova Bay)
  • BLAST – Lowell Fulson – Stoop Down Baby / You’re Gonna Miss Me     (Lowell Fulson Live!)            (Pro Sho Bidness) 2021

 

 

Set 4

 

  • Jon Spear Band – Big Talk / Snakes And Spiders / Kick In The Head      (B-Side Of My Life)    (Self)
  • Dionne Bennett – Yes We Can Can  (Sugar Hip Ya Ya)      (Hunnia)

 

 

Set 5

 

  • Willie Jackson – Brother, I’ll Take Her / Stranger In My Hole      (All In The Blues)                  (Self)
  • Joe Louis Walker – Uptown Girl Blues / Regal Blues         (Eclectic Electric)      (Cleopatra)

 

 

Set 6

 

  •  Guitar Jack Wargo – Tell Me Baby  (Til The Money’s Gone)        (Self)
  • Dara James – Our Own Damn Fault             (Her Light)     (Self)
  • Chickenbone Slim – Top Of The Clouds / City Girl / Hook Me Up            (Serve It To Me Hot)             (VizzTone)
2021-11-29T10:24:45-05:00November 29th, 2021|

Fresh Roots New Blues Playlist – 11/20/21

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FRNB LIVE! #7

Air Date:        11/20/21, Saturday           6-8 PM

 

Set 1

  •  The Nighthawks – Sweet Sweet      (Live Tonight!)          (Ruf)   2002
  • Big Joe Turner – Flip, Flop & Fly      (The Boss Is Back – Live!)    (Sunset Blvd.)            2021
  • Little G. Weevil – Roll And Boogie   (Live Acoustic Session)         (Hunnia)        2021

 

 

Set 2

  • The Swamp Shakers – Red Hot Mama         (Living Room Sessions, Vol.1)          (Self)   2021
  • Pat Martino – All Blues         (Live At Yoshi’s)        (Blue Note)    2001

 

 

Set 3

  • Big Joe Turner – Cherry Red            (The Boss Is Back – Live!)    (Sunset Blvd.)            2021
  • Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson – CC Rider             (Once In A Blue Moon)         (Crossroads)              2021

 

 

Set 4

  • Eva Cassidy – Stormy Monday / People Get Ready / Take Me To The River      (Live At Blues Alley – 25th Anniversary)     (Blix Street) 2021 (orig. 1996)

 

 

Set 5

  • Carolyn Wonderland & Bonnie Raitt – Ain’t Nobody’s Fault But Mine    (Road To Austin SD)             2014
  • Buddy Guy & Junior Wells – Hoodoo Man  (Last Time Around – Live At Legends)       (Silvertone)   1998
  • Big Joe Turner – Shake, Rattle & Roll / Honey Hush / Kansas City          (The Boss Is Back – Live!)    (Sunset Blvd.)            2021

 

 

Set 6

  • Tommy Castro & The Painkillers – Leaving Trunk / Them Changes       (Killin’ It – Live!)       (Alligator)      2019

 

2021-11-22T11:03:38-05:00November 22nd, 2021|

Fresh Roots New Blues Playlist – 11/13/21

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Air Date:        11/13/21, Saturday           6-8 PM

 

Set 1

  • Chickenbone Slim – Queen Of The Wires    (Serve It To Me Hot)             (VizzTone)
  • Corey Harris – Twelve Gates To The City   (Insurrection Blues)             (M.C.)
  • Avey Grouws Band – Love Raining Down   (Tell Tale Heart)        (Navy House)
  • Colin Linden – Blow              (bLOW)          (30 Tigers/Hwy. 20)

Set 2

  •  Tommy Castro – Bluesman Comes To Town         (Tommy Castro Presents: A Bluesman Comes To Town)              (Alligator)
  • Daniel “Mojo” Parker – South Border Blues           (The Mojo Parker Express)  (Self)
  • North Mississippi Allstars – Set Sail, Pt. 1   (single)           (New West)

Set 3

            DOUBLE SHOT BLAST SET

  • Eva Cassidy – Hallelujah I Just Love Him So / God Bless The Child / It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)                   (American Tune)       (Blix Street)               2003
  • Pat Martino – A Blues For Mickey-O           (El Hombre)   (Prestige)       1967

 

Set 4

  • Bob Margolin – Steady Rollin’ On    (single)           (VizzTone)
  • Robbin Kapsalis & Vintage #18 – Lost Souls          (Soul Shaker)             (Bird Song)
  • Los Lobos – I Got Loaded     (How Will The Wolf Survive?)         (Warners)      1984
  • Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Too Cool To Dance          (Dance Songs For Hard Times)                    (Family Owned)
  • Eric Gales – I Want My Crown          (Crown)          (Provogue)

Set 5

  • Guitar Jack Wargo – Holla At Your Boy       (Til The Money’s Gone)        (Self)
  • Joseph Veloz – The Velozian Shuffle            (Joseph & The Velozians)     (Big-O)

Set 6

  • Ricci / Krown – Just A Playboy        (City Country City)    (Gulf Coast)
  • Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed        (Georgia Blue)           (Southeastern)
2021-11-15T10:15:08-05:00November 15th, 2021|

Fresh Roots New Blues Playlist – 11/06/21

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Air Date:        11/6/21, Saturday  6-8 PM

 

Set 1

  • Stacy Mitchhart – Live My Life         (Printer’s Alley)         (Self)
  • Dionne Bennett – Tell Mama            (Sugar Hip Ya Ya)      (Hunnia)
  • Little G. Weevil – Early In The Morning      (Live Acoustic Session)         (Hunnia)
  • Karl Stoll – Deep Blue C        (The Workhorse)      (Self)

 

Set 2

  • Lady A – Whatever (You Do)           (Satisfyin’)     (Self)
  • Mick Schafer Band – Don’t Wanna Be Judged        (Back To The Blues)  (Lightning In A Bottle)
  • Nathan Bell – Retread Cadillac (Lightnin’)             (Red, White & American Blues (It Couldn’t Happen Here)           (Need To Know)
  • Ilana Katz Katz – Nine Souls             (In My Mind)              (Regina Royale)
  • Zoom with Shawn Kellerman – Big Boss Woman  (Chocolate Cake)       (Mouhana)

 

Set 3

  • Carolyn Wonderland – Texas Girl & Her Boots     (Tempting Fate)        (Alligator)
  • Roomful Of Blues – Too Much Boogie         (In A Roomful Of Blues)        (Alligator)
  • Samantha Fish – Twisted Ambition             (Faster)          (Rounder)
  • BLAST – Charlie Kyle – Kyle’s Worried Blues         (Rare Country Blues (1928-1937)              (Document)   1994

 

Set 4

  • Dave Specter – This Time I’m Gone For Good / Blues Ain’t Nothing / Buzz Me             (Six String Soul: 30 Years On Delmark)            (Delmark)

 

Set 5

  • Jon Spear Band – B-Side Of My Life             (B-Side Of My Life)    (Self)
  • Zac Harmon – Long As I Got My Guitar       (Long As I Got My Guitar)     (Catfood)
  • Ricci / Krown – Drifting Blues / Upshot     (City Country City)    (Gulf Coast)

 

Set 6

  • Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – 662  (662)  (Alligator)
  • Colin James – It Takes Time             (Open Road)  (Stony Plain)
  • Altered Five Blues Band – Holler If You Hear Me   (Holler If You Hear Me)        (Blind Pig)
  • Sue Foley – Boogie Real Low            (Pinky’s Blues)          (Stony Plain)
2021-11-08T10:09:24-05:00November 8th, 2021|

Fresh Roots, New Blues Playlist – 10/30/21

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Air Date:        10/30/21, Saturday           6-8 PM

 

Set 1

  • Robbin Kapsalis & Vintage #18 – Shake It Baby    (Soul Shaker)             (Bird Song)
  • Maria Muldaur – I’m Vaccinated & I’m Ready For Love    (single)           (Stony Plain)
  • Jessie Lee & The Alchemists – Sometimes  (Let It Shine)              (Dixiefrog)

Set 2

  • Corey Harris – When Did You Leave Heaven / Afton Mountain Blues     (Insurrection Blues)             (M.C.)
  • Sugar Queen & The Straight Blues Band – Change My Name       (Better Days) (Sugar Queen Blues)
  • Chris “Bad News” Barnes – The Creamy Caramel Café      (Badnews Rising)      (VizzTone)

Set 3

  • Willie Jackson – Sticky Hands Blues            (All In The Blues)      (Self)
  • BLAST – Tom Gray / Delta Moon – Nothing You Can Tell A Fool / Jelly Roll       (Low Down)   (Jumping Jack) 2015 / 21st Century Man     (Cabbagetown)          (Jumping Jack) 2017 / Long Way to Go      (Babylon Is Falling)   (Landslide) 2018

Set 4

  • Eric Gales (with Joe Bonamassa) – I Want My Crown       (Crown)          (Provogue)
  • David Gogo – Old Enough To Know Better / Blues For Dollface  (Silver Cup)    (Cordova Bay)
  • Gaye Adegbalola – Tell Mamala       (single)           (VizzTone)
  • Catfish Keith – Sit Down On The Banks Of The River        (Land Of The Sky)     (Fish Tail)

Set 5

  • Joseph Veloz – Pretty Is As Pretty Does      (Joseph & The Velozians)     (Big O)
  • Buffalo Nichols – Lost & Lonesome             (Buffalo Nichols)       (EP)    (Fat Possum)
  • Robbin Kapsalis & Vintage #18 – You Don’t Deserve Me  (Soul Shaker) (Bird Song)
  • Ben Levin – Your Essential Worker             (Still Here)     (VizzTone)
  • Lindsay Beaver – I Know What To Do         (Lindsay Beaver & Brad Stivers)     (VizzTone)

Set 6

  • Carolyn Wonderland – Broken Hearted Blues       (Tempting Fate)        (Alligator)
  • Keb’ Mo’ & Darius Rucker – Good Strong Woman             (Good To Be) (Rounder)
  • GA-20 – Give Me Back My Wig (Live)                      (single)           (Karma

Chief)

  • Memphissippi Sounds – Who’s Gonna Ride            (Welcome To The Land)       (Little Village)
2021-11-01T10:18:37-04:00November 1st, 2021|

Fresh Roots, New Blues Playlist – 10/16/21

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FRNB LIVE! #6

Air Date:        10/16/21, Saturday           6-8 PM

Set 1

  • David Vest – Intro / Geneviere / Black Dress         (Live In Calgary)        (Cordova)

Set 2

  • David Vest – BC Rider / Cow Cow Boogie   (Live At Hermann’s) (Cordova)
  • Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson – Fever      (Once In A Blue Moon)         (Crossroads)

Set 3

  • Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson – Thank You Sugar / Mean Old World   (Once In A Blue Moon)         (Crossroads)

Set 4

  • Luther Allison – Intro / Soul Fixin’ Man / Cherry Red Wine         (Live In Chicago)       (Alligator)      1999

Set 5

  • Luther Allison – Move From The Hood / Give Me Back My Wig / It Hurts Me Too        (Live In Chicago)       (Alligator)      1999

Set 6

  • Luther Allison – Medley: Gambler’s Blues/Sweet Little Angel / Will It Ever Change? / Everything’s Gonna Be Alright        (Live In Chicago)         (Alligator)      1999
2021-10-18T10:18:09-04:00October 18th, 2021|

Fresh Roots, New Blues Playlist – 10/09/21

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“The Two-Fer Show”

Air Date:        10/9/21, Saturday  6-8 PM

Set 1

  • Big Llou Johnson – Lightnin’ Strike (Bigman – The Legend Of Big Llou) (Goldenvoice)
  • Brigitte Purdy – Stylin’         (single)           (Self)
  • Love Letters From Detroit – I Sing The Blues         (Love Letters From Detroit)            (Little White House)
  • Whitey Somers – Chicken Feet        (The Call Of The Blues)         (Motorhome)

Set 2

  • Dara James – February 7 / Spirit     (Her Light)     (Self)
  • Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps – Rise Together      (Rose-Colored Glasses, Vol. 1)         (Blue Heart)
  • Samantha Fish – Better Be Lonely   (Faster)          (Rounder)
  • The DogTown Blues Band – Cookin’ In Style          (Search No More)      (RVL)

Set 3

  • Zac Harmon – Crying Shame / Waiting To Be Free           (Long As I Got My Guitar)     (Catfood)
  • BLAST – Herbie D (& the Dangermen) – I’ll Have Another           (Dangerous With Blues)       (Self)   2013 / All The Guys Want To Be Your Man        (Live on the radio)    (July 28, 2014)

Set 4

  • Hector Anchondo – Candy Shop / You Know I Love You But You Got To Go      (Let Loose Those Chains)     (VizzTone)
  • Eric Bibb – Talkin’ ‘Bout A Train, Pts. 1 & 2            (Dear America)          (Provogue)

Set 5

  • Tommy Castro – Blues Prisoner / Bring It On Back           (Tommy Castro Presents: A Bluesman Came To Town)   (Alligator)
  • Popa Chubby – Walk On The Wild Side       (single)           (Dixiefrog) / What Is And What Should Never Be (single)           (Dixiefrog)

Set 6

  • Sue Foley – When The Cat’s Gone The Mice Play / Okie Dokie Swamp  (Pinky’s Blues)          (Stony Plain)
  • Colin James – Change It / It Takes Time     (Open Road)  (Stony Plain)
  • Ilana Katz Katz – Time To Go           (In My Mind)              (Regina Royale)
2021-10-11T11:03:11-04:00October 11th, 2021|