August 29, 2014, First Half

Opening Set:

  • St. James Infirmary – Allen Toussaint (The Bright Mississippi, 2007)
  • Gimme More Rock ‘n’ Roll –Blondie Chaplin (Bondie Chaplin, 1977)
  • But You Let Me Go – The Hurricanes (Warning, 2013)
  • It Ain’t Necessarily So – Fuzztones (Snake Oil, 2013)
  • Oh! Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison (Single, 1964)
  • Queen City – The Doughboys (Act Your Rage, 2009)
  • St. Valentine – John & Brittney (Stories to be Told, 2014)
  • Freak Flag – Chemical Wedding (RTZ, 1993)

Interview with Leslie Zimei:

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Leslie and Me (I’m on the right.)

  • Can I Change My Mind? – Leslie Zimei (Black and White, 2014)
  • Mercy, Mercy, Mercy – Leslie Zimei (Black and White, 2014)
  • The Beginning of it All – Ben E. King (The Beginning of it All, 1971)
  • Black and White – Leslie Zimei (Black and White, 2014)
  • Save the Bones for Henry Jones – Leslie Zimei (Black and White, 2014)
  • Comin’ Home – Leslie Zimei (Black and White, 2014)

August 29, 2014, Second Half

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August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963

  • The Blues Ain’t Nothin’ But a Woman Cryin’ for Her Man – Dinah Washington (Back to the Blues, 1963)
  • Birth of the Blues/I Don’t Hurt Anymore – Dinah Washington (Dinah, 1956)
  • Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby? – Dinah Washington (Dinah ’62)
  • Bewitched – Dinah Washington (Tears and Laughter, 1962)
  • Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love) – Dinah Washington (In the Land of Hi-Fi, 1956)
  • Makin’ Whoopie – Dinah Washington (The Swingin’ Miss D, 1956)
  • Everybody Loves Somebody – Dinah Washington (Unforgettable, 1959)
  • There’ll Be Some Changes Made – Dinah Washington (Dinah, 1956)

Beth’s Set:

  • Dirty Paws – Of Monsters and Men (My Head Is an Animal, 2012)
  • Coffee – Sylvan Esso (Sylvan Esso, 2014)
  • Dangerous – Big Data (featuring Joywave) (1.0 (EP), 2013)
  • Like a Mighty River – St. Paul & The Broken Bones (Half the City, 2014)
  • Five Fold Kiss (Don’t Sleep) – Psychic Babble (My Brother’s Ears/My Sister’s Eyes, 2014)
  • She’s Out of My Life – Clive Gregson (Welcome to the Workhouse, 1990)
  • Baby, What You Want Me to Do? – Elvis Presley (Live track from You Tube, 1968)
  • Baby, What You Want Me to Do? – Jimmy Reed (Single, 1959)
  • Long Tall Sally – The Beatles (Long Tall Sally EP, 1964)

 

  • Think About the Days – The Beach Boys (That’s Why God Made the Radio, 2012)
  • Pacific Coast Highway – The Beach Boys (That’s Why God Made the Radio, 2012)
  • Summer’s Gone – The Beach Boys (That’s Why God Made the Radio, 2012)

End of summer

August 8, 2014, First Half

Playlist:

Opening Set:

  • St. James Infirmary – Allen Toussaint (The Bright Mississippi, 2007)
  • Cry Baby – The Miamis (The Miamis, 1976)
  • Hey, Pretty Girl – The BoDeans (Blend, 1996)
  • Dark Sunglasses – Chrissie Hynde (Stockholm, 2014)
  • Nothing But a Heartache – Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes (Into the Harbour, 2005)
  • Work Song – Bonnie Bramlett & The Mr. Groove Band (Roots, Blues & Jazz, 2006)
  • Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window – Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey (Going Back Home, 2014)
  • (Looking for the) Heart of Saturday Night – Jerry Jeff Walker (It’s a Good Night for Singin’, 1976)

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  • Intro/Sweet Jane – Lou Reed (Rock ‘n’ Roll Animal, 1974)
  • Only Women Bleed – Alice Cooper (The Alice Cooper Show, 1977)
  • Wall of Death – Richard Thompson (Acoustic Classics, 2014)
  • I Got the Same Old Blues – Eric Clapton with Tom Petty (Breeze: An Appreciation of J. J. Cale, 2014)
  • Muddy Waters Blues – Elkie Brooks (Don’t Cry Out Loud, 2004)

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  • Bullfrog Blues – Rory Gallagher (Live at My Father’s Place, 1974)
  • When a Guitar Plays the Blues – Roy Buchanan (Shredding the Blues, 2014; Recorded at My Father’s Place, 1978)

 

August 8, 2014, Second Half

Playlist:

  • Reading from ‘Here Comes the Night’ by Joel Selvin
  • Shake It Up, Baby (Twist and Shout) – The Top Notes (Single, 1961)
  • A Little Bit of Soap – The Jarmels (Single, 1961)
  • Cry Baby – Garnet Mimms & The Enchanters (Cry Baby, 1963)
  • Here Comes the Night – Them (Single, 1965)
  • Hang on Sloopy – The McCoys (Hang on Sloopy, 1965)
  • Twist and Shout – The Isley Brothers (Single, 1962)
  • Twenty-Five Miles – Edwin Starr (25 Miles, 1968)
  • Piece of My Heart – Janis Joplin (The Woodstock Experience, 1969)

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  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps – George Harrison (The Concert for Bangla Desh, 1971)
  • It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry – Bob Dylan (The Concert for Bangla Desh, 1971)
  • Love Minus Zero/No Limit – Bob Dylan (The Concert for Bangla Desh, 1971)
  • Bangla Desh – George Harrison (The Concert for Bangla Desh, 1971)

Allman Brothers

  • You Don’t Love Me – The Allman Brothers (The final song played at The Fillmore East, June 27, 1971) (The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings, 2014)

 

  • Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) – Sly & The Family Stone (Single, 1969)

 

August 1, 2014, First Half

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Playlist:

Opening Set:

  • St. James Infirmary – Allen Toussaint (The Bright Mississippi, 2007)
  • Of Thee I Sing – Leon Russell (Leon Russell & The Shelter People , 1971)
  • Smoke on the Water – Deep Purple (Machine Head, 1972)
  • I Thank You – ZZ Top (Deguello, 1979)
  • Susie Q – Dale Hawkins (Wildcat Tamer, 1999)
  • Right Place, Wrong Time (In the Right Place, 1973)
  • Gimme Shelter – Merry Clayton (Gimme Shelter, 1969)

 

  • The Golden Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Mott the Hoople (The Hoople, 1974)
  • Nut Rocker – B. Bumble & The Stingers (Single, 1962)
  • Wah-Wah – George Harrison (All Things Must Pass, 1970)
  • Sensitive Kind – Eric Clapton (Breeze: An Appreciation of J. J. Cale, 2014)
  • The Cover of “Rolling Stone” – Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show (Sloppy Seconds, 1972)
  • Six Days on the Road – Johnny Rivers (Single, 1974)
  • Spill the Wind – Eric Burdon & War (Eric Burdon Declares “War”, 1970)
  • Miss Ann – Delaney & Bonnie (To Bonnie from Delaney, 1972)
  • Mary, Mary – The Paul Butterfield Band (East-West, 1966)
  • C. C. Rider – Robert Lockwood, Jr. (Delta Crossroads, 1999)
  • Baby, What You Want Me to Do – Lonnie Mack (Whatever’s Right, 1999)

August 1, 2014, Second Half

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Playlist:

  • Help Me, Rhonda – The Beach Boys with The Grateful Dead (Live at the Fillmore East, April 27, 1971)
  • Surfer Girl – Paul Simon (An All-Star Tribute to Brian Wilson, 2001)
  • The Drunkard – Steeleye Span (Rocket Cottage, 1976)
  • The Loco-Motion – The Bunch (Rock-On, 1972)
  • Dawn – The Mahavishnu Orchestra ( The Inner Mountain Flame, 1971)
  • Hey Nineteen – Steely Dan (Gaucho, 1980)
  • You Keep Me Hangin’ On – Aretha Franklin (Recorded in 1969; released on Rare & Unreleased Recordings from the Golden Reign of the Queen of Soul, 2007)
  • Heartbreak Hotel – Albert King (Blues for Elvis: Albert King does the King’s Things, 1970)
  • Since I Met You Baby – B. B. King with Katie Webster (Blues Summit, 1993)
  • That’s Alright – Freddie King (Live at the Electric Ballroom, 1974)
  • The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Cashman & West (The AM-FM Blues, 1973)
  • I Ain’t Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore – The Young Rascals (The Young Rascals, 1966)
  • Sam Cooke Medley – Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes (Reach Up & Touch the Sky, 1981)
  • Sugar, Sugar – Wilson Pickett (Right On, 1970)
  • You Can’t Put Your Arm Around a Memory – Willy DeVille (I Only Wrote This Song for You; A Tribute to Johnny Thunders, 1995)
  • You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me – The Miracles (The Fabulous Miracles, 1962)
  • Jack the Ripper – Roy Buchanan (Released on The Alligator Records 25th Anniversary Collection, 1996; recorded – no information)
  • I Want to Take You Higher – Sly & The Family Stone (Woodstock, 1969)
  • (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones (US: Out of Our Heads, 1965; UK: Single, 1965)

July 25, 2014, First Half

Playlist:

Opening Set:

  • St. James Infirmary – Allen Toussaint (The Bright Mississippi, 2007)
  • Louie Louie – Robert Plant (Soundtrack to ‘Wayne’s World 2’, 1993)
  • Like Nothing That You’ve Seen – Mark Lindsay (Life Out Loud, 2013)
  • The Train Kept A Rollin’ – The Yardbirds (Having a Rave Up, 1965)
  • Bang a Gong (Get It On) – T. Rex (Electric Warrior, 1971)
  • Traveling Band – Creedence Clearwater Revival (Cosmo’s Factory, 1970)
  • The Curly Shuffle – Jump in the Saddle Band (Jump in the Saddle Band, 1983)
  • Hard Time – Walter Trout (The Blues Came Callin’, 2014)`

 

  • I Wanna Marry You – Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band (The River, 1980)
  • As Long as I (Can Be With You) – Patty Scialfa (Rumble Doll, 1993)

Evan James Springsteen, first-born son of Bruce Springsteen & Patti Scialfa, born on this day in 1992

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  • Beeswing – Richard Thompson (Acoustic Classics, 2014)
  • When the Spell is Broken – Richard Thompson (Acoustic Classics, 2014)
  • Fair Warning – The Rails (Fair Warning, 2014)
  • Bye Bye Baby – Mary Wells (Bye Bye Baby I Don’t Want to Take a Chance, 1961)
  • Got to Get You Off My Mind – Huey Lewis & The News (Soulsville, 2010)
  • Mercy, Mercy, Mercy – Leslie Zimei (Black and White, 2014)
  • I Don’t Know What You Got – Little Richard (Mr. Big, 1970)
  • Watch Your Back – Martha Reeves (Home to You, 2004)
  • Broken Bones & Pocket Change – St. Paul & The Broken Bones (Half the City, 2014)

The New Album from Leslie Zimei (Available at CDBaby.com and I-Tunes)

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July 25, 2014, Second Half

 

Playlist:

  • Like a Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan (The ‘Royal Albert Hall’ Concert, 1966)
  • Cod’ine – Buffy Sainte-Marie (It’s My Way, 1964)
  • That’s Alright – Keb’ Mo’ (Bluesamericana, 2014)
  • Key to the Highway – Junior Wells (Live a Theresa’s, 1975)
  • Baila Mi Cha Cha – Neil Schon, Gregg Rolie, Jose Chepito Areas, Mike Shrieve, Alphonso Johnson, Mike Carabello (Abraxas Pool, 1997)
  • I Like It Like That – Pete Rodriguez (Soundtrack to ‘Chef’, 2014; Originally appeared on I Like It Like That, 1967)
  • Ball ‘n’ Chain – Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton (Ball ‘n’ Chain, 1968)
  • Hound Dog – Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton (Single, 1953)

Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton (December 11, 1926 – July 25, 1984)

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  • See That My Grave is Kept Clean – Guy Davis (Juba Dance, 2013)
  • You Showed Me – The Verbs (Cover Story, 2014)
  • Black and White – Leslie Zimei (Black and White, 2014)
  • I Know There’s an Answer – Sonic Youth (Smiles, Vibes & Harmony, 1990)
  • Paper Sun – Traffic (Heaven is in Your Mind, 1969)
  • Midnight Sun – Ghost of a Saber-Tooth Tiger (Sean Lennon & Charlotte Kemp) (Midnight Sun, 2014)
  • I Misunderstood – Richard Thompson (Acoustic Classics, 2014)
  • Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) – Sly & The Family Stone (Single 1969)

 

July 18, 2014, First Half

Playlist:

Opening Set

  • St. James Infirmary – Allen Toussaint (The Bright Mississippi, 2007)
  • Heart of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Huey Lewis & The News (Sports, 1984)
  • Party Town – Glenn Frey (No Fun Aloud, 1982)
  • New York City – John Lennon, Yoko Ono & The Elephants Memory Band (Sometime in New York City, 1972)
  • Don’t Look Back – Fine Young Cannibals (The Raw & The Cooked, 1989)
  • Teenage City – The Dahlmanns (All Dahled Up, 2011)
  • Bang! – The Raveonettes (In and Out of Control, 2009)
  • It’s a Wild Weekend – NRBQ (Wild Weekend, 1989)
  • 21st Century Chicken Shack Back Blues – Andy Statman (Old Brooklyn, 2011)
  • Baby, What You Want Me to Do? – Dion (Bronx in Blue, 2005)
  • Blue Suede Shoes – Dion (Heroes: Giants of Early Guitar Rock, Volume 1, 2008)

Happy Birthday, Dion DiMucci (1939)

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  • Blue Anthem – Charlie Haden & The Liberation Music Orchestra (Not in Our Name, 2003)
  • I Won’t Grow Up – Rickie Lee Jones (Pop Pop, 1991)

Charlie Haden (August 6, 1937 – July 11, 2014)

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  • Why Do You Treat Me So Bad? – Martha Reeves (Home to You, 2004)

Happy Birthday, Martha Reeves (1941)

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  • I Put a Spell on You – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins (At Home with Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, 1956)

Screamin’ Jay (Jalacy) Hawkins (1929 – Februaryy 12, 2000)

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  • Rag Doll – The Four Seasons (Rag Doll, 1964)
  • Chelsea Girls – Nico (Chelsea Girl, 1967)

Nico (Christa Paffgen) (October 16, 1938 – July 18, 1988)

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July 18, 2015, Second Half

Playlist:

  • Blitzkrieg Bop –The Ramones (The Ramones, 1976)
  • Do You Wanna Dance? – The Ramones (Rocket to Russia, 1977)
  • I Don’t Care – The Ramones (Rocket to Russia, 1977)
  • Here Today, Gone Tomorrow – The Ramones (Rocket to Russia, 1977)
  • California Sun – The Ramones (Leave Home, 1977)
  • I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend – The Ramones (The Ramones, 1976)
  • Sheena is a Punk Rocker – The Ramones (Rocket to Russia, 1977)
  • Oh, Oh, I Love Her So – The Ramones (Leave Home, 1977)

Tommy Ramone (Erdelyi) (January 29, 1949 – July 11, 2014)

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    • Tribute to Muddy – Johnny Winter (The Progressive Blues Experiment, 1969)
    • When You Got a Good Friend – Johnny Winter (Johnny Winter, 1969)
    • Highway 61 Revisited – Johnny Winter (Second Winter, 1969)
    • Further on Up the Road – Johnny Winter with Jimmy Vivino (Roots, 2011)
    • Jumpin’ Jack Flash – Johnny Winter And (Johnny Winter And Live!, 1971)

Johnny Winter (John Dawson Winter III) (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014)

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  • Johnny’s Garden – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Live 1974, 2014)
  • The Lee Shore – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Live 1974, 2014)
  • Love Art Blues – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Live 1974, 2014)
  • Military Madness – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Live 1974, 2014)
  • Ain’t There Something Money Can’t Buy – Nick Waterhouse (Holly, 2014)
  • Gotta Get Away – The Black Keys (Turn Blue, 2014)
  • Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) – Sly & The Family Stone (Single, 1969)