Monthly Archives: December 2008

Walkin’ Blues [Playlist – 12/28/08]

  1. “Make Believe Stunt”Ernie Hawkins – Rags and Bones
  2. “Texas Easy Street”Ernie Hawkins – Rags and Bones
  3. “Fishing Blues”Paul Asbell – Roots and Branches
  4. “Two Tone Stomp”Lonnie Johnson – Swing out Rhythm
  5. “Jersey Belle Blues”Lonnie Johnson – Swing out Rhythm
  6. “Blind Arthur’s Breakdown”Blind Arthur Blake [Yazoo 1068]
  7. “One Time Blues”Blind Arthur Blake [Yazoo 1068]
  8. “The New Shake That Thing” {Www.Bluesimages.Com}Mississippi Shieks – Classic Blues Songs From The 1920’s [BIM-105]
  9. “One Dime Blues”Blind Lemon Jefferson [BIM-105]
  10. “Dark Night Blues”Blind Lemon Jefferson – R. Crumb’s Heroes of Blues, Jazz and Country [Abrams]
  11. “I’m Gonna Cross the River of Jordan – Some of these Days”Jaybird Coleman [Abram’s]
  12. “Mineola Rag”East Texas Serenaders [Abram’s]
  13. “Shuffle Rag”Andy Cohen – Ridiculus Instrumentals [RL10108]
  14. “Alabama Jubilee/Stone’s Rag”Uncle Henry’s Favorites – Old-Time String Band Music [UHF-2001]
  15. “Cherry Ball Blues”Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie – Nightmare [Bim-106]
  16. “Night & Day Blues”Blind Blake
  17. “Milk Cow Blues”Kokomo Arnold
  18. “Kansas City Stomps”Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers [Abrams]
  19. “Modal Medley: Shady Grove/Hanings Farewell/Falls of Richmond”Uncle Henry’s Favorites
  20. “Sobbin’ Blues”King Olivers Creole Jazz Band
  21. “Big Bad Bill”Parks, Driver & Bass – Blue Ghosts and Yodel Croaks [Truthface 004]
  22. “Pig Ankle Strut”Cannon’s Jug Stompers – The Comlpete Works 1927 – 1930 [Yazoo1082/3]
  23. “Viola Lee Blues”John Sebastian’s & The J Band – Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost [JB’s CDs 1]
  24. “Tap That Thing” {Www.Johnsebastian.Com}Yank Rachel – Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost [JB’s CDs 1]
  25. “John Henry”John Jackson – Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down [Arhoolie CD 378]
  26. “Devil Got My Woman”Skip James – The Legendary 1931 Session [CR REV 192]
  27. “Crow Jane”Rory Block & Stefan Grossman – Country Blues Guitar [SGGW 103]
  28. “I’m So Glad”Rory Block & Stefan
  29. “It’s Cold In China Blues”The Mississippi Moaner – Isaiah Nettles – American Primitive Vol 1 [RVN 214]
  30. “John Henry Blues”American Primitive Vol 1 – American Primitive Vol 2 [RVN 214]
  31. “Take A Look At That Baby”The Two Poor Boys – American Primitive Vol 1 [RVN 214]

In the Spirit [Playlist – 12/28/08]

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  1. “Great Camp Meeting”Southland Jubilee Singers – Earliest Vocal Groups
  2. “My Lord Is Writing All The Time”Fisk Jubilee Singers – Fisk Jubilee Singers Volume 3
  3. “We Are Climbing Jacob’s Ladder”Fisk Jubilee Singers – Fisk Jubilee Singers Volume 3
  4. “Lord I Done Done”Fisk Jubilee Singers – Fisk Jubilee Singers Volume 3
  5. “Behold, The Bridegroom Cometh”Kentucky Jubilee Four – Vocal Quartets Volume 4
  6. “Is There Anybody There”Kings Of Harmony Quartet – Vocal Quartets Volume 4
  7. “Let That Liar Alone”Mound City Jubilee Quartet – Vocal Quartets Volume 4
  8. “The Seven Seas”Mound City Jubilee Quartet – Vocal Quartets Volume 4
  9. “Low Down The Chariot”Coleman Brothers – Coleman Brothers 1943 – 1948
  10. “Get Away Mr Satan Get Away”Coleman Brothers – Coleman Brothers 1943 – 1948
  11. “Run On For A Long Time”Coleman Brothers – Coleman Brothers 1943 – 1948
  12. “Wayback Home”Birmingham Jubilee Singers – Birmingham Jubilee Singers Volume 1
  13. “King Jesus Is My Captain”Birmingham Jubilee Singers – Birmingham Jubilee Singers Volume 1
  14. “God Is Love”Birmingham Jubilee Singers – Birmingham Jubilee Singers Volume 1
  15. “I Shall Not Be Moved”Harmonizing Four – Where He Leads Me
  16. “Oh Lord, Stand By Me”Harmonizing Four – Where He Leads Me
  17. “Gonna Shout All Over God’s Heaven”Mitchell’s Christian Singers – Mitchell’s Christian Singers Volume 1
  18. “Angels Roll The Stone Away”Mitchell’s Christian Singers – Mitchell’s Christian Singers Volume 1
  19.  “How About You”Mitchell’s Christian Singers – Mitchell’s Christian Singers Volume 1
  20. “It’s Me O’Lord (Instrumental)”Charlie Haden & Hank Jones – Steal Away

Living Time [Playlist – 12/27/08] Hanukah show

  1. “Rise Up”Klezmatics
  2. “Rise Up”Jaqui Naylor – You Don’t Know Jaqu
  3. “Done Got Old”Robert Belfour
  4. “Times They are a Changin”Kate McGarry – If Less Is More [Palmetto: 2008]
  5. “Change is Gonna come”Bill Frisell – History Mystery [Elektra: 2008]
  6. “She’s the only one I love”Uri Caine – Othello Syndorme [Winter And Winter: 2008]
  7. “Fire Song”Uri Caine – Othello Syndorme
  8. “Drinking Song”Uri Caine – Othello Syndrome
  9. “Love Duet with Desdemona”Uri Caine – Othello Syndrome
  10. “Manishtana”Steven Bernstein – Diaspora Soul [Tzadik: 2000]
  11. “Chusen Kala Mazel Tov”Bernstein – Diaspora Soul
  12. “Let My People Go”Bernstein – Diaspora Soul
  13. “Paran”Masada – Five [Tzadik: 1995]
  14. “Spirit Of Jew Jew”Hasidic New Wave – Belly Of Abraham
  15. “Tekufah”Zony Mash – Voices In The Wilderness [Tzadik: 2003]
  16. “Ziphim”Medeski Martin And Wood – Voices In The Wilderness [Tzadik]
  17. “Hadasha”Electric Masada – Electric Masada [Tzadik: 2004]

Walkin’ Blues [Playlist – 12/21/08]

  1. “Jerusalem Morning”Polk Miller & The Old South Quartet – The Earliest Negro Vocal Quartets [DOCD-5061: 1894 – 1928]
  2. “Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground”Blind Willie Johnson – Praise God I’m Satisfied [Yazoo 1058]
  3. “St. Nicholas”Sheryl Cormier – Christmas Around The World [Putamayo Put 218-2]
  4. “Great GrandMa’s Song”Kim & Jimbo Cary – Animal Friends [GHCD 0102]
  5. “We Three Kings”Micheal Doucet
  6. “What Child Is This”Dan Crary
  7. “What Child Is This”Edward Gerhard
  8. “Silver Bells”Edward Gerhard
  9. “Carol Of The Bells”Robin Bullock
  10. “Aguinaldo Jibaro”Pepe Castillo
  11. “Winter Night’s Waltz”The Barolk Folk – Come Let Us Be Marry [EB-D49]
  12. “Little Town Of Bethlehem”Robin Bullock
  13. “Hep Cat’s Holiday”The Cats and The Fiddle – Blues, Blues Christmas [DOCD-32-20-9]
  14. “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”Muriel Anderson – Harp Guitar Christmas [CGD1207]
  15. “Christmas & New Years Blues”Tampa Red – Blues, Blues Christmas [DOCD-32-20-9]
  16. “The Christmas Song”Leadbelly – Blues, Blues Christmas [DOCD-32-20-9]
  17. “El Noi de la Mare”Muriel Anderson – Harp Guitar Christmas [CGD1207]
  18. “Santa Clause”Bo Carter – Blues, Blues Christmas [DOCD-32-20-9]
  19. “Christmas Time”Black Ace – Blues, Blues Christmas [DOCD-32-20-9]
  20. “Christmas Morning Blues”Sonny Boy Williamson – Blues, Blues Christmas
  21. “Christmas In Jail”Leroy Carr
  22. “Sonny Boy’s Christmas Blues”Sonny Boy Williamson II
  23. “Crossroad Blues”Rory Block – The Lady And Mr. Johnson [RCD 10872]
  24. “If I Had Possesion Over judgement Day”Rory Block – The Lady And Mr. Johnson [RCD 10872]
  25. “Christmas Blues”Victoria Spivey
  26. “The Christmas Song”RW and Sherri Smith
  27. “The Christmas Blues”Topsy Chapman and Lars Edegran

Jazzmania – [Playlist 12/21/2008]

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  1. “Stolen Moments”Bill Cunliffe -Blues & the Abstract Truth, Take 2
  2. “Is You Is My Baby” Karen Gruber – Into My Own →→→
  3. “Nice Work if you Can Get It”Dorothy Doring – Southern Exposure
  4. “Mozambique'”Ted Daniel Quintet – Tapestry
  5. “Caravan”Frank Derrick – The Beat Goes On
  6. “If You Want Me to Stay”Jamie Davis – Vibe Over Perfection
  7. “Blues in the Pocket”John Hicks Legacy Band – Legacy Band
  8. “Phantoms”Kenny Barron – The Traveler
  9. “Easternal Mysticism”Henry Grimes & Rashied Ali – Going to the Ritual
  10. “Open Up”Jeff Barone – Open Up
  11. “What’s New”Bill Cosby & Hilton Ruiz – Keep Standing
  12. “The Survivor”Alphonse Mouzon – Jazz In Bel Air
  13. “Under My Thumb”Tim Ries – Stones World
  14. “I Believe to My Soul”David Sanborn w/ Joss Stone – Here & Gone
  15. “Salad & Donuts”Frank Vignola – Kong Man
  16. “Day In Day Out”Carmen McRae – Live at the Flamingo Jazz Club, London May 1961
  17. “Burn It Slow”Tish Oney – Dear Peg
  18. “If I Were A Bell”Kelly Rossum – Family
  19. “A Lazy Afternoon”Christina Watson – A Flower Truly Blue
  20. “Contemplation”McCoy Tyner w/Bill Frisell – Guitars
  21. “Amberjack”McCoy Tyner w/Bela Fleck – Guitars

Walkin’ Blues [Playlist – 12/14/08]

  1. “Pick A Bale Of Cotton”Sonny Terry – The Folkways Years [SF 40033: ’44-’63]
  2. “South Carolina Rag”Willie Walker – Gary Davis Style – The Legacy of Rev. Gary Davis [ISC-0508]
  3. “Rag, Mama, Rag”Blind Boy Fuller – Gary Davis Style – The Legacy of Rev. Gary Davis [ISC-0508]
  4. “Rattlesnake Daddy”Jeffrey Scott – Rattlesnake Daddy
  5. “Out On The Western Plains”Leadbelly – Bourgeois Blues [SF CD 40045]
  6. “Will There Be Stars In My Crown”Ernie Hawkins – Gary Davis Style – The Legacy of Rev. Gary Davis [ISC-0508]
  7. “Twelve Gates To The City”Cephas And Wiggins – Gary Davis Style – The Legacy of Rev. Gary Davis [ISC-0508]
  8. “Death Don’t Have No Mercy”Scott Ainslee – Terraplane [CATTAIL 1196]
  9. “Terraplane Blues”Scott Ainslee – Terraplane [CATTAIL 1196]
  10. “We Gonna Move”Bob Brozman – A Truckload Of Blues [Rounder CD 3119]
  11. “Let’s Get It. Stomp”Bob Brozman – A Truckload Of Blues [Rounder CD 3119]
  12. “Rolling Mill Blues”Peg Leg Howell – The Blues – Volume 2 [RD 101-2]
  13. “Baby, Please Don’t Go”Big Joe Williams – The Blues – Volume 2 [RD 101-2]
  14. “Crow Jane”Carl Martin – The Blues – Volume 2 [RD 101-2]
  15. “Happy Time/Saint Thomas”Andy Cohen – Ridiculus Guitar Instrumentals [RL10108-2]
  16. “Buck Dancer’s Choice”Andy Cohen – Ridiculus Guitar Instrumentals [RL10108-2]
  17. “Honey Bee”Muddy Waters – The Blues – Volume 4 [RD 101-4]
  18. “Smokestack Lightnin'”Howlin’ Wolf – The Blues – Volume 4 [RD 101-4]

In the Spirit [Playlist – 12/14/08]

Pilgrim Travelers

Pilgrim Travelers

  1. “Ain’t It A Shame”Four Harmony 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. “Are you living Humble?”Mitchell Christian Singers – Mitchell Christian Singers Volume 3
  6. “Way down in Egypt land”Mitchell Christian Singers – Mitchell Christian Singers Volume 3
  7. “Lead me to that Rock”Mitchell Christian Singers – Mitchell Christian Singers Volume 3
  8. “Royal Telephone”Selah Jubilee Singers – Complete Selah Jubilee Singers Volume 1
  9. “How Happy Am I “Selah Jubilee Singers – Complete Selah Jubilee Singers Volume 1
  10. “I Want Jesus To Walk Around My Bedside”Selah Jubilee Singers – Complete Selah Jubilee Singers Volume 1
  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 Want To Rest”Soul Stirrers – Good News Volume 4
  15. “I’m Standing On The Highway”Pilgrim Travelers – Good News Volume 4
  16. “The Old Rugged Cross”Pilgrim Travelers – Good News Volume 4
  17. “Canaan Land”Five Blind Boys Of Alabama – Good News Volume 4
  18. “In The Wilderness”Five Blind Boys Of Mississippi – Good News Volume 4
  19. “It’s Me O’Lord (Instrumental)”Charlie Haden & Hank Jones – Steal Away

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Living Time – Top 10 Jazz Recordings of 2008

  1. Ben Allison – Little Things Run the World [Palmetto: 2008]
  2. Planeta Imaginario – BioMasa [Cuneiform: 2008]
  3. Jenny Scheinman – Crossing The Field [Enja: 2008]
  4. Aaron Parks – Invisible Cinema [Blue Note: 2008]
  5. Nik Bartsch and Ronin – Holon [ECM: 2008]
  6. Joshua Walker – Inertia [Self: 2008]
  7. William Parker Quartet – Petit Oiseau [AUM: 2008]
  8. Mathias Landaeus – Goes A Long Long Way [Moserobie: 2008]
  9. George Schuller – Like Before, Somewhat After [Playscape: 2008]
  10. McCoy Tyner – Guitars [Half Note: 2008]

Walkin’ Blues [Playlist – 12/07/08]

  1. “Black Rat Swing”Precious Bryant – Foll Me Good [Terminus 0201-2]
  2. “Geotgia Buck”Precious Bryant – Foll Me Good [Terminus 0201-2]
  3. “Left Alone Blues”Ishman Bracey – Complete Recorded Works in Chrinilogical Order (1928 – 1929) [Document DOCD-5049: 1928]
  4. “Suitcase Full Of Blues”Ishman Bracey – Complete Recorded Works in Chrinilogical Order (1928 – 1929) [Document DOCD-5049: 1929]
  5. “Lightnin’s Hideaway”Ernie Hawkins – Mean Little Poodle [Say Mo’ Music SM009]
  6. “Fast Fox Trot/Buck Dance”Ernie Hawkins – Mean Little Poodle [Say Mo’ Music SM009]
  7. “Write Me A Few Lines”Mississippi Fred McDowell – You Gotta Move [Arhoolie CD304: 1964-1965]
  8. “Knoxville Rag”Etta Baker – One-Dime Blues [Rounder CD 2112]
  9. “John Henry”Etta Baker – One-Dime Blues [Rounder CD 2112]
  10. “Sweet Jivin’ Woman”Blind Blake – Ragtime Guitarist’s Foremost Fingerpicker [Yazoo 1068]
  11. “Diddie Wa Diddie”Blind Blake – Ragtime Guitarist’s Foremost Fingerpicker [Yazoo 1068]
  12. “Bimini Gal”Joseph Spence – The Complete Folkways Recordings [CD SF 4066: 1958]
  13. “Country Blues”McKinley Morganfield – Afro-American Blues And Game Songs [Rounder CD1513: 1941]
  14. “I Be’s Troubled”McKinley Morganfield – Afro-American Blues And Game Songs [Rounder CD1513: 1941]
  15. “Knockin’ Myself Out”Mike Bloomfield – Knockin’ Myself Out [Feul 2000 Records: 1970’S]
  16. “Two Trains Running”John Hammond – John Hammond [Vanguard: 1964]
  17. “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”John Hammond – John Hammond [Vanguard: 1964]
  18. “Boat’s Up The River”John Jackson – Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down [Arhoolie CD 378: 1965]
  19. “Shuffle Rag”Andy Cohen – Ridiculus Instrumentals [Riverlark Music]
  20. “Harlem Chocolate Babies”Andy Cohen – Ridiculus Instrumentals [Riverlark Music]
  21. “Chunkey Monkey Gumbo”Paul Asbell – Roots And Branches [Busy Hands 1002]
  22. “Needed Time/Jesus On The Mainline”Paul Asbell – Roots And Branches [Busy Hands 1002]
  23. “What’s The Matter”Memphis Jug Band [Yazoo 1067]
  24. “Whitewsh Station”Memphis Jug Band [Yazoo 1067]
  25. “Minglewood Blues”Minglewood Blues – Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost [JB’s CDs 1]
  26. “Come On In”Skeedaddle [Independant]
  27. “Guitar Swing”Banty Rooster – Bill Adams
  28. “Viola Lee”John Sebastian & The J Band
  29. “Jet Black Blues”The Gin Bottle Four – Lonnie Johnson [1929]

Jazzmania [Playlist 12/7/2008]

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  1. “How Deep is the Ocean”Chick Corea Akoustik Band -Alive
  2. “A Love Supreme” John Coltrane – Deluxe Edition →→→
  3. “Comme Ci, Comme Ca”Dr. Michael White – Blue Crescent
  4. “Loverin'”Mark Weinstein – Straight, No Chaser
  5. “Tickle Toe”Cy Touff & Sandy Mosse – Tickle Toe
  6. “A Little Bit of Heaven”Frank Sinatra – On the Radio
  7. “Naima”Jack Sheldon – It’s What I Do
  8. “Theme from Night Visitor”Ted Nash – The Mancini Project
  9. “Tudo Que Voce Podia Ser”Milton Nascimento and Jobim Trio – Novas Bossas
  10. “Rabo de Nube”Charles Lloyd Quartet – Rabo de Nube
  11. “Be-Bop-Be-Do-Bop”Alphonse Mouzon – Jazz in Bel Air
  12. “Magnet”Pamela Luss – Magnet
  13. “Wild is the Wind/Sing”Ahmad Jamal – It’s Magic