31 August 2019

#707 :: The Blues Done Made Me Drunk (28 Aug 2019)

"I see no whiskey but the blues done made me drunk." ~ Johnny Young

Blues is a tonic for whatever ails you. 
I could play the blues and then not be blue anymore. ~ B. B. King

Corey Harris - Moosemilk Blues
Johnny Young's South Side Blues Band - Kid Man Blues
Billy Boy Arnold - Whiskey, Beer And Reefer
Buddy Guy - Whiskey, Beer & Wine
Pinetop Perkins - Just Keep On Drinking
Jimmy Rodgers - Sloppy Drunk
Bob Margolin - Brown Liquor
The Flaming Mudcats - Drinking My Life Away
George Thorogood & the Destroyers - One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer
Robert Garret - Quit My Drinkin 
J Geils Band - Serves You Right To Suffer

22 August 2019

#706 :: Another Belly Fulla Blues With Fatt Max (21 August 2019)

This week: Fatt Max serves up another great selection of modern blues with some old gems in the mix to help keep the blues alive. From the Roots of the Blues to the Fruits of the Blues

1. Billy Price – Working On Your Chain Gang 
2. Bobby Rush – Good Stuff 
3. Heather Newman – She Sure Looks A Lot Like Me 
4. Laura Collins & The Back Porch Blues Band 
5. Laura Collins & The Back Porch Blues Band 
6. Texas Storm – White Room 
7. Texas Storm – Cheap Sunglasses 
8. Bonita & The Blues Shacks – Hottest Wings In Town 
9. Misty Blues – Mountain Blu 
10. Shady Frank – Crossroads 
11. Sugar Queen & The Straight Blues Band – Give Sugar 
12. Michael Lee – Go your own way 
13. Vanya Sky – Hard Working Woman 
14. Muddy Waters – Hoochie Coochie Man 
15. Albert King – Born Under A Bad Sign 
16. Muddy Waters – Got My Mojo Working

17 August 2019

#705 :: More Tunes From the 88s (14 August 2019)

More tunes from the 88s.

1 The Blues & Boogie Kings w/ Mitch Kashmar - Route 66
2 Maria Muldaur with Doc John piano - Don't You Feel My Leg
3 Milt Buckner - Red Red Wine
4 Taj Mahal - Built For Comfort
5 Jan Preston - The Boogie Gal
6 Oscar Peterson - C Jam Blues
7 Muddy Waters w/ Otis Spann, Mike Bloomfield & Paul Butterfield - Blow Wind blow
8 Henry Gray - That Ain't Right
9 Champion Jack Dupree - When I'm Drinkin'
10 Art Neville (Tribute To Fats Domino) - Please Don't Leave Me
11 Van Morrison - Worried Blues / Rollin' And Tumblin'
12 Otis Spann - It Must Have Been The Devil

8 August 2019

#704 :: Digging Deeper with Fatt Max (7 August 2019)

Fatt Max explores a set of really old jug, kazoo and cowbell type traditional old school blues 
from a collection called, 'Good Time Blues.' 

1. Mississippi Jook Band – Hittin’ The Bottle 
2. Mississippi Jook Band – Skippy Whippy 
3. Memphis Jug Band – Mary Anna Cutoff 
4. Memphis Jug Band – Gator Wobble 
5. Memphis Jug Band – Mistreated Washboard Blues 
6. Charlie Burse – Baby You Win 
7. Charlie Burse – Oil It Up And Go 
8. Georgia Browns – Tampa Strut 
9. Georgia Cotton Pickers – Diddle Da Diddle 
10. Georgia Cotton Pickers – She’s Coming Back Day 
11. Big Joe And His Washboard Band - If You Take Me Back 
12. Big Joe And His Washboard Band - I’m Through With You 
13. Big Joe And His Washboard Band - When You Said Goodbye 
14. Big Joe And His Washboard Band - I Love You Baby 
15. Buddy Moss – Struggle Buddie 
16. Buddy Moss – I’m Sittin’ Here Tonight 
17. Mississippi Jook Band – Dangerous Woman 
18. Mississippi Jook Band – Barbeque Bust 
19. Peter Chatman – Digging My Potatoes 

3 August 2019

#703 :: Interview with Australia's Queen of Boogie Woogie, Jan Preston (31 Aug 2019)

I interview the lovely, the talented, the real deal JAN PRESTON on air The Blues Room. 

NZ Tour - Aug, 2019
In her show '88 Pianos i have known', pianist extraordinaire JAN PRESTON, together with her band, shares with us her passion for pianos. Projected images combine with unforgettable biographical stories, original songs and piano trio music, which will move you from tears to laughter. Underpinned by Jan’s thrilling virtuosity (together with her trio) audiences will be tapping and clapping, and may leave never looking at a piano in quite the same way again! Check @thebluesroomnz on FB for NZ tour details or http://www.janpreston.com/event-directory/

Coup D'etat – Doctor I Like Your Medicine
Jan Preston - Wild Women
Jan Preston - Gold Coast Boogie
Jan Preston - Blues and the Boogie
Walter Trout with John Mayall - Mayall's Piano Boogie
Theophilius Beckford - Easy Snapping
Booker T and the MGs – Green Onions
Anthony Geraci feat Willie J. Laws - Baptized In the River Yazoo
Victor Wainwright - Boogie Depression
Pinetop Perkins - Murmur Low
Jimmy Smith feat George Benson - I'll Drink to That