26 May 2012

The Blues Room # 331 More Harmonica Hotshots

Outstanding new harmonica driven blues from RJ Mischo here released on Delta Groove Productions, one of the best labels bringing us fantastic West Coast blues.
Episode 331, 23 May 2012
1. The Mannish Boys - California Blues
2. The Matthew Skoller Blues Band - Down At Your Buryin'
3. Little Charlie and the Nitecats - Too Close Together
4. Charlie Musselwhite - Take Me Back
5. Sugar Blue - Pontiac Blues
6. James Harman Band - Blues Walked In
7. Harpdog Brown and the Bloodhounds - How Come?
8. RJ Mischo - The Biscuit Is Back
9. RJ Mischo - All Over Again
10. RJ Mischo - Papa's S.T. Special
11. RJ Mischo - The Frozen Pickle
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18 May 2012

The Blues Room # 330 Soul Shot!!

Heres a real soul shot for you! From some great female Chess recording artists, through to some great soulful guitarists and on to wrap it up with some new soulful tunes from Curtis Salgado, he was the guy who was the inspiration behind John Belushi's creation of the Blues Brothers characters in the late 1970s.

Episode 330, 16 May 2012

1. Sugar Pie DeSanto - Soulful Dress
2. Darcy Perry Band - Soul Of A Man [NZ]
3. Ronnie Earl - I Am With You
4. Etta James - I Wish Someone Would Care
5. Mighty Sam McCain - All We Need Is Love
6. Dave Specter - Soul Serenade
7. Lil' Band O Gold with Robert Plant - It Keep Rainin'
8. Luther 'Guitar Junior' Johnson - Talkin' About Soul
9. Curtis Salgado - Baby, Let Me Take You In My Arms
10. Curtis Salgado - A Woman Or The Blues
11. Curtis Salgado - He Played His Harmonica
12. Ana Popovic - Soulful Dress
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FRIDAY 18 MAY 2012, 9.15pm
VUE BAR, Skycity, Hamilton.

Catch three bands made up of some of the finest local blues musicians.

Hamilton Riverrocker All Stars

Double Vision Blues

A unique night out... not to be missed!

11 May 2012

The Blues Room # 329

More blues, less chatter in this episode! Great guitar masters here, brilliant homegrown cover of Muddy Waters by Mr S, and three new tunes in a row by Walter Trout, rockin! 

Episode 329, 9 May 2012

1. Muddy Waters - You Need Love
2. Matt 'Guitar' Murphy - Whats Up With You Baby
3. Bonnie Raitt - Give It Up Or Let Me Go
4. Son House - Empire State Express
5. Lightnin' Hopkins - Mojo Hand
6. Mr S - Can't Be Satisfied [NZ]
7. Clarence Gatemouth Brown - Cross My Heart
8. Rory Gallagher - Should've Learnt My Lesson
9. Big Jack Johnson - Hummin' Blues
10. Walter Trout - The Sky Is Fallin' Down
11. Walter Trout - Blues For My Baby
12. Walter Trout - Blues For Modern Daze
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10 May 2012

The Blues Room # 328 Big Daddy Wilson Rides Our Way

Episode 328, 2 May 2012

This show came together at the last minute! A lot of talking, good talking mind you, but some of you want more music, soooooo, next week, more music less talk! Promise! Anyways, what do you think about those two NZ tracks that start off this episode? Pretty good, huh. Actually, Sean might claim to be from somewhere other than NZ, ha ha, oh well, its my blog so I can claim who I want as a New Zealander, HA HA!! Kidding.

To Simon Vare, if you're reading this: I'm sorry brother. Once again I missed seeing/meeting you while you were in Hamilton. And I missed seeing/hearing Big Daddy Wilson. I'm gutted to say the least. Next time ok, just don't hold your breath!


1. Sean Kirkwood - Next Plane Out [NZ]
2. Steve Apirana - Long Ago [NZ]
Interview with Simon Vare of Yellow Eye
Interview with Big Daddy Wilson
3. Big Daddy Wilson - If You Were Mine
4. Big Daddy Wilson - Way Back Yonder
5. Big Daddy Wilson - Thumb A Ride
6. Big Daddy Wilson - Sweet Tooth
7. Big Daddy Wilson - Brother Blood