16 August 2017

#602 :: Another Belly Fulla Blues With Fatt Max (16 August 2017)

The Blues Room #602
Wednesday 16 August 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0

Geoff Achison – Make My Stand 
Yard Birds – Boom Boom 
BB King & Van Morrison – Early In The Morning 
John Pagano Band – 99 Problems 
Dave Keller – 2am Talks 
Andy T Band – Doin’ Hard Time 
Buddy Guy & Brad Whitford – Evil Twin 
Eric Clapton – Blow Wind 
Blow Big Bill Morganfield – When You Love Someone 
Popa Chubby – Dirty Diesel 
Rev Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Devils Look Like Angels 
Biscuit Miller – Use To Love Me 
Bnois King & Smoking Joe Kubek – Freezer Burn 
Lloyd Spiegel – Lucille

9 August 2017

#601 :: Highways, Automobiles, and Route 66 (9 August 2017)

The Blues Room #601
Wednesday 9 August 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0




Inspired by Free FM manager, Phil Grey's trip up Route 66, here's an hour of tunes about 
Highways, Automobiles, and Route 66.

Billy Branch & Sugar Ray Norcia - Route 66
The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner
ZZ Top - She Loves My Automobile
George Thorogood & the Destroyers - Highway 49
William Clarke - Going Down This Highway
Jumpin' Jack Bluni - Too Many Drivers
Lightnin' Hopkins - Ride in your New Automobile
Memphis Gold - Standin' By The Highway
Howlin' Wolf - Cadillac Daddy (Mr.HighwayMan)
Red Devils - Mr. Highway Man
Mississippi Fred McDowell - 61 Highway
North Mississippi All Stars - 61 Highway
Eric Clapton with BB King - Key to the Highway

3 August 2017

#600 :: Darcy Perry presents the 600th episode of The Blues Room (2 August 2017)

The Blues Room #600
Wednesday 2 August 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0



Darcy Perry brings us the 600th episode of The Blues Room. Wow, theres soooo many people to thank and we are grateful to you all. Here's to another 600 episodes! Keeping the blues alive, one NZ blues tune at a time, here in Hamilton, New Zealand. Thanks Free FM 89.0

1. Lil Chuck - I Call On Jimmy
2. Amund Maarud - Wild Child
3. Kokomo - Holed Up in Karamea
4. Craig Bracken (Flaming Mudcats) - Mudcat Boogie
5. Mike Zito - Make Blues Not War
6. Doc Span - Swamp Thing
7. Chris Armour Quartet - Conchos
8. Darren Watson - Be Careful with a Fool
9. Fatt Max - Grab Me Some Life
10. Mike Garner with Neil Billington - Mother In-law Blues
11. Haggis McGuinness - Life is a Beautiful Thing
12. Remarkable Beat Roosters - One Mo' Man
13. Ric Jaz - So What

26 July 2017

#599 :: LIVE Blues Recording Wednesday :: Sonny Landreth Live In Lafayette (26 July 2017)

The Blues Room #599
Wednesday 26 July 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0
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LIVE Blues Recording Wednesday features music from the King of Slydeco, Sonny Landreth. Recorded live In Lafayette (2017).

Blues Attack
Hell At Home
Key To the Highway
The U.S.S. Zydecoldsmobile
True Blue
Brave New Girl
Soul Salvation
Walking Blues

19 July 2017

#598 :: Another Belly Fulla Blues With Fatt Max (9 July 2017)

The Blues Room #598
Wednesday 19 July 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0


The Flaming Mudcats – Heavy 
Biscuit Miller – Down At The Mississippi 
Cedric Davis – Keep On Snatching It Back 
The Graveltones – Running To You 
Sleepy John Estes – Brownsville Blues 
The Alexis P Suter Band – Another Place And Time 
James Luther Dickinson – Dixie Fried 
Shane Speal & His Snake Oil Band - Don’t Give Me None Of Yo’ Business 
Laurence Jones – Live It Up 
Albert Collins – Ice Pick 
Vaughn Brothers – Hard To Be 
Mike Zito – On The Road 
A C Reed & Bonnie Rait – She’s Fine 
Cyril Neville – Blues Is The Truth 
John Long – Suitcase Stomp 
B B King – Don’t Answer The Door

12 July 2017

#597 :: You Gotta Move (12 July 2017)

The Blues Room #597
Wednesday 12 July 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0

1. Buster Benton and Carey Bell - Born with the Blues
2. Roy Gaines - A Hell of a Night
3. North Mississippi All Stars - You Got To Move
4. Little Bushman - Te Oranga
5. Darren Watson's New Acoustic LP - Pledge Me Project
6. Darren Watson - I Still Feel The Same
7. Mike Garner -The Way I Feel
8. Moses Walker and Ronnie Shellist - Come On In My Kitchen
9. Flavio Guimaraes & Netto Rockfeller - Times Is Getting Faster
10. Victor Puertas & The Mellow Tones - She's My Baby
11. Bo Diddley - Don't Know Where I've Been
12. John Mayer - Crossroads
13. Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' - Diving Duck Blues
14. Big Bill Morganfield - I Don't Know Why
15. Paul Lamb & The Blues Burglars - Late One Evening

The Nukes hit Hamilton July 22 to release new album

The Nukes III album has spent six weeks on the NZ album chart top ten as well as being 
the number 1 independent NZ album of the week.

All their latest promo and show updates including those just gone can be found on their facebook page, lots going on https://www.facebook.com/thenukesukuleletrio.

Nukes on the go again and slowly covering this beautiful land with our uke tunes and new album NUKES III ....in some places we can even work in a pre show workshop session so for all you Hamiltonians here's a Saturday early evening opportunity

Workshop for ticket holders only from 5.30pm with show doors opening at 7.00pm. 
All ages welcome. Limited cash door sales: $25 adults $15 children under 16. Tickets online at The Meteor http://themeteor.co.nz/events/ or in person from Shearers Musicworks and Excite Music Academy. Pre sales include workshop and show deal for $30.

Swamp Thing tour North Island, starting at Raglan's Yot Club: July-August 2017


Swamp Thing’s energetic live performances are re-known for inspiring concert goers to dance and have fun while showcasing a wealth of musical experience and engaging their audience at all times.

Swamp Thing play every show like it is their last, making a sound that reaches far back into the musical DNA of roots music.

Catch Swamp Thing on their north island tour this July and August 2017.

6 July 2017

#596 :: Hour Of Blues Power With Darcy Perry (5 July 2017)

The Blues Room #596
Wednesday 5 July 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0

1. Chris Cain - Trying To Forget It
2. Aretha Franklin - Trouble in Mind
3. Golden Earring - Radar Love
4. R.L. Burnside - Miss Maybelle
5. Ry Cooder - Down in Mississippi
6. Rory Block - Silver Wings
7. Albert Collins, Robert Cray & Johnny Copeland - Lion's Den
8. Shaken not Stirred - God Bless the Child
9. Slim Harpo - I Got Love If You Want It
10. The Nukes - Lemon Tree
11. The Blind Boys of Alabama - Many Rivers to Cross
12. Hound Dog Taylor - Roll Your Money Maker
13. Bo Diddley - Bring it To Jerome
14. Jimmy Reed - Shame, Shame, Shame

21 June 2017

#594 :: Another Belly Fulla Blues With Fatt Max (21 June 2017)

The Blues Room #594
Wednesday 21 June 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0

Swamp Thing – Last Fair Deal 
Emma King – Devil City 
Cris Jacobs – Jack The Whistle & The Hammer 
T Rex – Mambo Sun 
Keb Mo – That’s Alright 
Sean Chambers – Be Careful With A Fool 
Big Walter Horton- Have A Good Time 
Magic Sam – I Have The Same Old Blues 
John Mayall Bluesbreakers – Little Girl 
Eric Clapton – I Aint Got You 
Eric Clapton – Before You Accuse Me
T Model Ford – Sugar Farm 
Taj Mahal – Bank Robbery 
Gary Moore – Since I Met You Baby 
Buddy Guy & Gary Clark Jnr – Blues Don’t Care 
Johnny Winter – Shake Your Tail Feather