9 July 2015


The Blues Room, 8 July 2015
Episode #493

Happy birthday to one of the coolest cats around. The man that reminded us that, 'it don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!' The late great Louis Jordan (July 8, 1908 – February 4, 1975). Plus some classics from Buddy Guy, Big Mama Thornton, James Cotton, J.B. Hutto and Otis Span. Some NZ blues from Mike Garner, Kokomo and Darren Watson and some new blues from a tribute project by John Primer and friends, and The Betty Fox Band. Enjoy!

1. Buddy Guy - (You Give Me) Fever
2. Big Mama Thornton - Ball And Chain
3. James Cotton - Cotton Crop Blues
4. J.B. Hutto & His Hawks - Too Much Alcohol
5. Mike Garner - Cool Town Woman
6. Kokomo - I'll Do Anything
7. Darren Watson - Slow Cooker
8. Louis Jordan - I Want You To Be My Baby
9. Otis Span - Blues Is A Botheration
10. John Primer feat. Shemekia Copeland - Got My Mojo Working
11. The Betty Fox Band - Solid Ground

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