Monthly Archives: August 2008

Jazzmania [Playlist – 8/31/08]

Jazzmania runs from 10-noon every Sunday on WTJU. Today’s playlist reflects a special theme for New Orleans week – the brass bands.

  1. “Georgia Swing”Dirty Dozen Brass Band – Jelly
  2. “Love Songs from the Nile”Billy & DeDe Pierce – Atlantic New Orleans Jazz Sessions
  3. “Caledonia/Bucket’s Got a Hole In It”Treme Brass Band – New Orleans Music!
  4. “It Feels So Good/Joe Avery’s Piece/John Casimir’s Whoopin’ BluesYoung Tuxedo Brass Band – Atlantic
  5. “Mardi Gras Medley”ReBirth Jazz Band – Here To Stay
  6. “Take Your Burden to the Lord/Bye and Bye/Whoopin’ Blues”Eureka Brass Band – Atlantic Set
  7. “Bourbon Street Parade/Eh La Bas/Sister Kate”Paul Barbarin – Atlantic Set
  8. “Cissy Strut”Dirty Dozen w/ Robert Randolph – Medicated Magic
  9. “We Got Robbed”Dirty Dozen w/ DJ Logic – Medicated Magic
  10. Keep that Body ShakingReBirth Brass Band – Take it to the Street
  11. “Yolinda/Big John Special”Michael Ray & the Cosmic Krewe – Funk if I Know

N.O. assistance organizations: Direct Relief, Jazz Foundation, Rebuilding New Orleans Together, Friends of New Orleans, WWOZ-FM.

Follow the links to learn more about a unique American art form and the musicians who bring it to our airwaves.


Living Time [Fats Domino Show – Playlist – 8/30/08]

  1. “The Fat Man”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  2. “Hide Away Blues”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  3. “She’s My Baby”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  4. “Little Bee”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  5. “Boogie Woogie Baby”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  6. “Careless Love”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  7. “Stay Away”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  8. “Tired of Crying”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  9. “What’s a Matter Baby”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  10. “I’ve Got Eyes For You”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  11. “Second Line Jump”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  12. “You Know I Miss You”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  13. “I’ll Be Gone”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  14. “No No Baby”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  15. “Reelin’ And Rockin'”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  16. “Trust In Me”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  17. “I Guess I’ll Be On My Way”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  18. “Nobody Loves Me”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  19. “I Love Her”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  20. “Ain’t It Good”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  21. “You Said You Love Me”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  22. “Swanee River Hop”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  23. “Forty Four”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  24. “Where Did You Stay”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  25. “Little Mama”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  26. “Don’t You Hear Me Calling You”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  27. “Don’t You Know I Love You”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  28. “What’s Wrong With Me”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  29. “La La”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  30. “Howdy Podner”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  31. “My Happiness”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  32. “True Confession”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  33. “Town Talk”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  34. “It’s You I Love”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  35. “Sailor Boy”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  36. “Stack And Billy”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  37. “Oh Whee”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  38. “Don’t You Know I Love You”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  39. “Lazy Woman”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  40. “I Miss You So”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  41. “So Glad”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  42. “Darktown Strutters Ball”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  43. “Lil Liza Jane”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  44. “Nothing New”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans
  45. “Twistin’ The Spots”Antoine “Fats” Domino – Out of New Orleans

Professor Bebop [Playlist – 8/29/08]

New Orleans Celebration, Home Grown and Recorded (Ace, Ric, Ron, and Minit Records)

  1. “Rockin’ Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu”Huey Smith & The Clowns (Ace)
  2. “Tuberculosis and the Sinus Blues”Huey Smith & The Clowns (Ace)
  3. “Mother-in-Law”Ernie K-Doe (Minit)
  4. “The Get Back”Joe Guitar Morris (Ron)
  5. “I Like It Like That”Chris Kenner (Minit)
  6. “Morgus The Magnificent”Morgus & the Ghouls (Ace)
  7. “Roamin-itis”Eddie Bo (Ric)
  8. “Check Mr. Popeye”Eddie Bo (Ric)
  9. “Who Shot The La-La”Willy DeVille (New Orleans)
  10. “Rocket To The Moon”Chris Kenner (Minit)
  11. “You Talk Too Much”Joe Jones (Ric)
  12. “I Don’t Talk Too Much”Martha Nelson (Ric)
  13. “I Done Got Over It”Irma Thomas (Minit)
  14. “Everybody’s Carried Away”Earl King (Ace)
  15. “Sea Cruise”Frankie Ford (Ace)
  16. “Hey Little Girl”Frankie Lee Sims (Ace)
  17. “Roberta”Frankie Ford (Ace)
  18. “Storm Warning”Mac Rebennack (Dr. John) (Ace)
  19. “I Love To Rock & Roll”Eddie Bo (Ace)
  20. “Everybody’s Whalin'”Huey Smith (Ace)
  21. “Looped”Joe Dyson (Ace)
  22. “Shakin’ With A Flavor”Eddie Seacrest (Ace)
  23. “Educated Fool”Charles Brown & Amos Milburn (Ace)
  24. “Don’t You Just Know It”Huey Smith & The Clowns (Ace)
  25. “Don’t Take Your Love Away From Me”Bobby Marchan (Ace)
  26. “I’ll Keep On Trying”Eddie Bo (Ace)
  27. “High Blood Pressure”Huey Smith & The Clowns (Ace)
  28. “Carnival Time”Al Johnson (Ric)
  29. “Go To The Mardi Gras”Professor Longhair (Ron)
  30. “I Won’t Cry”Johnny Adams (Ric)
  31. “Don’t Mess With My Man”Irma Thomas (Ron)
  32. “Let’s Try And Talk It Over”Tommy Ridgley (Ric)
  33. “All Nite Long”Robert Parker (Ron)
  34. “Let’s Get It”Edgar Blanchard (Ace)
  35. “Every Dog Has Its Day”Eddie Bo (Ric)
  36. “Oo Poo Pah Doo”Jesse Hill (Minit)
  37. “Somebody Told You”Irma Thomas (Minit)
  38. “Over You”Aaron Neville (Minit)
  39. “Ruler Of My Heart”Irma Thomas (Minit)
  40. “Te Ta Te Ta Ta”Ernie K-Doe (Minit)

Straight No Chaser [Playlist – 8/27/08]

Themes: A special New Orleans Week edition hosted by Janet King & David Eisenman featuring the funk side of New Orleans’ R&B music both past & present.

  1. “Get You A Healin'”Tommy Malone & Irma Thomas – Get You A Healin’
  2. “Sympathy For The Devil”Ivan Neville & Dumpstaphunk – Live At Floyd Fest 2008
  3. “Hyde & The Hoopla Hoopla”Leo Nocentelli w/ Bernie Worell – Live From New Orleans Jazz Fest 2008
  4. “Pass The Hatchet”Roger & The Gypsies – Saturday Night Fish Fry
  5. “Funky Sheriff”Mucho Plus – Funky Funky New Orleans Vol 5
  6. “Stoned Drunk & Naked”Anders Osborne – Doctors Professors Kings & Queens
  7. “Raising Hell”Ray J & Norma Jean – Funky Funky New Orleans Vol 5
  8. “Tears Tears & More Tears”Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint – The River In Reverse
  9. “Funkville”Mem Shannon – Live From New Orleans Jazz Fest 2008
  10. “Just Kissed My Baby”The Meters – New Orleans Funk
  11. “Funkyard”Walter “Wolfman” Washington – Funk Is In The House
  12. “Meet Me On Frenchman Street”Shamar Allen – Meet Me On Frenchman Street
  13. “Soul Pusher”Joe Chopper & The Swinging 7 Soul Band – New Orleans Funk Vol 2
  14. “Check Your Bucket”Eddie Bo – New Orleans Funk
  15. “The Twitch”Danny White – The Frisco Record Story
  16. “Funk Influences”Roderrick Paulin – Funk: The Language Of New Orleans
  17. “More Hipper”Jon Cleary – Doctors Professors Kings & Queens
  18. “Coo Coo Over You”The Hueys – The Instant & Minit Record Story
  19. “Hangin’ On Frenchman Street”TriFuntA – Hangin’

All That Jazz Fest! [Playlist 8/26/08]


This is a special New Orleans edition of the weekly “All That Jazz” show on WTJU.
Guest Host: David Lee, sitting in for Ann Porotti

Set 1

  1. “High Life (Toussaint)”Allen ToussaintNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976: 1976
  2. “Sweet Touch of Love (Toussaint)”Irma ThomasTrue Believer: 1992
  3. “Mother in Law (Toussaint)”Ernie K-DoeNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976: 1976
  4. “Workin; in a Coal Mine (Toussaint)”Lee DorseyNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976: 1976
  5. “Pickles (Toussaint)”Allen ToussaintAllen Toussaint: 1971
  6. “You Make It Hard (Toussaint)”Marcia BallPresumed Innocent: 2001
  7. Set 2

  8. “Charleston Rag”Eubie Blake10th Anniv. New Orleans Jazz Fest: 1979
  9. “When the Saints go Marchin’ In (Trad)”Eddie BoOur New Orleans 2005: 2006
  10. “Back Water Blues (Bessie Smith)”Irma ThomasOur New Orleans 2005: 2006
  11. “Mardi Gras in New Orleans”Professor LonghairNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976: 1976
  12. “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”Dirty DozenFuneral For a Friend: 2004
  13. Set 3

  14. “Ooh Poo Pah Doo (grandad James Hill)”Troy “Trombone Shorty” AndrewsSwingin’ Gate: 2002
  15. “It Ain’t My Fault” Dejan’s Olympia Brass BandNew Orleans Rebuild Restore Rejoice: 2006
  16. “Cry On”Irma ThomasNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976: 1976
  17. “Just a Closer Walk with Thee”Bob French Marsalis Music Honors Bob French: 2007
  18. Set 4

  19. “Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (Toussaint)”Allen ToussaintAllen Toussaint: 1971
  20. “Tipitina and Me”Allen ToussaintOur New Orleans 2005: 2006
  21. “Play Something Sweet”Allen ToussaintNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976: 1976
  22. “Mother-in-Law (Toussaint)”Henry ButlerPiaNOLA Live: 2008
  23. “Jungle Blues”Dirty DozenDirty Dozen Plays Jellyroll Morton: 1993
  24. “Blues in the Night”Nicholas PaytonDear Louis: 2001
  25. “Levees”Terence BlanchardA Tale of God’s Will (a Requiem for Katrina): 2007

Thanks for listening!
David Lee


In the Spirit [Playlist – 8/24/08]

  1. “You Gonna Reap Just What You Sow”Pace Jubilee Singers – Pace Jubilee Singers Volume 1
  2. “I Have Another Building”Belt Sacred Quartet – Black Vocal Groups Volume 3
  3. “When The Train Comes Along”Camp Meetin’ Three – Black Vocal Groups Volume 3
  4. “You Got To Run”Carolina Carolers – Black Vocal Groups Volume 3
  5. “Where Shall I Be Be When The First Trumpet Sounds”Missouri Pacific Diamond Jubilee Quartet – Vocal Quartets Volume 5
  6. “That Old Time Religion”Old Time Jubilee Singers – Vocal Quartets Volume 5
  7. “The Train To Glory”Rust College Quartet – Vocal Quartets Volume 5
  8. “I Saw The Light”Selah Jubilee Singers – Selah Jubilee Singers Volume 2
  9. “Try Me One Time”Selah Jubilee Singers – Selah Jubilee Singers Volume 2
  10. “Walking In The Light Of God”Selah Jubilee Singers – Selah Jubilee Singers Volume 2
  11. “The Bible Is Right”Silvertone Jubilee Quartet – Columbia South Carolina Gospel
  12. “May Be The Last Time”Eagle Jubilee Four – Columbia South Carolina Gospel
  13. “Walking Down The Lonesome Road”Seven Stars Quartet – Columbia South Carolina Gospel
  14. “I’ll Never Turn Back No More”Harmonizing Four – Where He Leads Me
  15. “Say a Word”Harmonizing Four – Where He Leads Me
  16. “He Took My Sins Away”Birmingham Jubilee Singers – Good News Volume 1
  17. “Didn’t It Rain”Norfolk Jubilee Quartet – Good News Volume 1
  18. “Will The Circle Be Unbroken”Silverleaf Quartet Of Norfork – Good News Volume 1

Living Time [Playlist – 8/23/08]

  1. “Harps and Angels”Randy Newman – Harps and Angels (Nonesuch: 2008)
  2. “Trouble”Over the Rhine – The Trumpet Child
  3. “Don’t Do Me No Favors”James Hunter: 2008
  4. “She’s Only a Girl”Randy Newman – Harps and Angels: 2008
  5. “Vacation”T Bone Walker: 1964
  6. “Brother Ray”David Sanborn: 2008
  7. “One in One Out”Jeff Coffin – Mutopia (Compass: 2008)
  8. “De Drums”George Schuller – Like Before…. (Playscape: 2008)
  9. “Only”Matthew Willner – Matthew Willner (self: 2007)
  10. “The Forgotten”Joshua Walker – Inertia (self: 2008)
  11. “Acknowledgement”John Coltrane – A Love Supreme (Impulse)
  12. “Message to Souls Departed”Alan Pasqua – The Antisocial Club (Cryptogramophone: 2008)
  13. “George Russell”Alan Pasqua – The Antisocial Club (Cryptogramophone: 2008)
  14. “The Pimps Next Door”The Persons – Sweet Ears (Ramboy)
  15. “Capture”Planeta Imaginar – Biomasa (Cuneiform: 2008)

Professor Bebop [Playlist – 8/22/08]

Willy DeVille:

  1. “I’m Gonna Do Something The Devil Never Did” – Pistola
  2. “Goin’ Over The Hill” – Horse Of A Different Color
  3. “Muddy Waters Rose Out Of The Mississippi Mud” – Crow Jane Alley
  4. “So So Real” – Pistola
  5. “Trouble Comin’ Everyday In A World Gone Wrong” – Crow Jane Alley
  6. “You Got The World in Your Hands” – Pistola
  7. “Come To Papa” – Backstreets of Desire
  8. “Easy Street”Mink DeVille – Sportin’ Life
  9. “Hello My Lover” – Victory Mixture
  10. “Been There Done That” – Pistola
  11. “Voodoo Charms” – Backstreets of Desire
  12. “Who Shot The La-La” – Victory Mixture
  13. “Keep Your Monkey Away From My Door”Mink DeVille – Where Angels Fear To Tread
  14. “Night Falls” – Miracle
  15. “Stars That Speak” – Pistola
  16. “My Forever Came Today” – Crow Jane Alley
  17. “Just To Walk That Girl Home”Mink DeVille – Le Chat Bleu
  18. “Lonely Hunter” – Backstreets of Desire
  19. “Assassin of Love” – Miracle
  20. “Southern Politician” – Miracle
  21. “Turn You Every Way But Loose”Mink DeVille – Le Chat Bleu
  22. “Lilly’s Daddy’s Cadillac”Mink DeVille – Where Angels Fear To Tread
  23. “Italian Shoes”Mink DeVille – Sportin’ Life
  24. “This Must Be The Night”Mink DeVille – Le Chat Bleu
  25. “The Band Played On” – Pistola

The Jazz Messenger [Playlist – 8/22/08]

  1. “Bloomdido”Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie – Bird and Diz (Clef Records: 1950)
  2. “My Melancholy Baby”Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie – Bird and Diz (Clef Records: 1950)
  3. “Body & Soul”Charlie Parker/Jay McShann – Early Bird (Stash: 1991)
  4. “Yardbird Suite”Charlie Parker/Chuck Kopey Jam Session – Dial Masters Volume 2 (Stash: 1989)
  5. “Relaxin’ with Lee”Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie – Bird and Diz (Clef Records: 1950)
  6. “Now’s the Time (1953)”Charlie Parker – Bird: Original Recordings of Charlie Parker (Verve: 1988)
  7. “Laura (1950)”Charlie Parker with orchestra – Bird: Original Recordings of Charlie Parker (Verve: 1988)
  8. “Relaxin’ at Camarillo (1947)”Charlie Parker Septet – Dial Masters Volume 2 (Stash: 1989)
  9. “Lester Leaps In (1949)”Charlie Parker/Lester Young – Bird: Original Recordings of Charlie Parker (Verve: 1988)
  10. “I’d Rather Have a Memory than a Dream”Charlie Parker/Sarah Vaughan with Dizzy Gillespie Septet – Every Bit of It: Charlie Parker 1945 (Spotlight (lp): 1945)
  11. “Mean to Me”Charlie Parker/Sarah Vaughan with Dizzy Gillespie Septet – Every Bit of It: Charlie Parker 1945 (Spotlight (lp): 1945)
  12. “Salt Peanuts (1953)”Charlie Parker/The Quintet – Jazz at Massey Hall (Fantasy: 1989)
  13. “Bongo Bop (1947)”Charlie Parker Quintet – Dial Masters Volume 1 (Stash: 1989)
  14. “52nd Street Theme preceded by Symphony Sid (1948)”Charlie Parker Quintet – Bird at the Roost: Savoy Years, Vol. 1 (Savoy (lp): 1948)
  15. “Yardbird Suite”Charlie Parker Septet – Dial Masters Volume 1 (Stash: 1989)
  16. “Ornithology”Charlie Parker Septet – Dial Masters Volume 1 (Stash: 1989)

Rhythm & Romance [Playlist – 8/19/08]

  1. “I Don’t Get Around Much Anymore”Jo Stafford: 1953
  2. “So In Love”Gordon Macrae: 1948
  3. “Use Your Imagination”Jo Stafford: 1950
  4. “I Still Get Jealous”Gordon Macrae: 1947
  5. “Just Let Me Look at You”Paul Weston
  6. “You Belong to Me”Jo Stafford: 1952
  7. “You Do Something to Me”Frank Sinatra
  8. “What Is This Thing Called Love?”Jo Stafford & the Pied Pipers: 1939
  9. “What Is This Thing Called Love?”Frank Sinatra
  10. “Long Ago and Far Away”Paul Weston
  11. “Come Rain or Come Shine”Jo Stafford: 1952
  12. “But Beautiful”Vic Damone: 1959
  13. “For You “Jo Stafford: 1941
  14. “Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful?”Vic Damone
  15. “Bewitched”Dick Contino
  16. “I Should Care”Jo Stafford: 1958
  17. “Just One of Those Things”Frank Sinatra
  18. “Stardust”Jo Stafford: 1950
  19. “You’re Sensational”Frank Sinatra
  20. “Adios”Dick Contino
  21. “You and Your Love”Jo Stafford & the Pied Pipers: 1943
  22. “The Pleasure of Her Company”Vic Damone
  23. “Journey to a Star”the Pied Pipers: 1943
  24. “When You’re Smiling”Dean Martin