Messin’ With The Blues – 10/29/2014

A Haunted Show

Theme music: Erwin Helfer / Stop Time Boogie / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)

Artie “Blues Boy” White / Black Cat Scratchin’ / Home Tonight (Waldoxy)
Cephas and Wiggins / Black Cat on the Line / Blues Live from Mountain Stage (Blue Plate)
Memphis Slim / Black Cat Cross My Trail / Paris Mississippi Blues (Sunnyside)
Memphis Minnie / Haunted Blues: Take 2 / Queen of Country Blues 1929-1937 (JSP)
Lightnin’ Hopkins / Black Ghost Blues / Mojo Hand: The Anthology (Rhino)
Tampa Red and Big Maceo / Don’t Deal with the Devil / Tampa Red: The Essential (Classic Blues)
Sunnyland Slim / The Devil Is a Busy Man / Slim’s Shout (Prestige / Original Blues Classics)
Otis Spann / Must Have Been the Devil / The Blues Never Die (Prestige / Original Blues Classics)
Koko Taylor / Voodoo Woman / I Got What It Takes (Alligator)
Sam Myers / I Got a Thing for the Voodoo Woman / Coming from the Old School (Electro-Fi)
Katie Webster / Voodoo Bliss / I Know That’s Right (Arhoolie)
Professor Longhair / I Got My Mojo Working / Big Chief (Rhino)
Curtis Jones / Black Magic Blues / Lonesome Bedroom Blues (Delmark)

Outro: Mose Allison / Back Country Suite for Piano, Bass and Drums: Saturday / Back Country Suite (JVC)

Chicago Bound – 10/28/2014

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood, “Lockwood’s Boogie” / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
Dave Specter, “Chicago Style” / Message in Blue (Delmark)
John Primer, “That’s Alright” / Knockin’ at Your Door (Telarc)
Steve Freund and Gloria Hardiman, “Well I Done Got Over It” / Set Me Free (Delmark)
Earl Hooker, “Take Me Back to East St. Louis” / Moon Is Rising (Arhoolie)
Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis, “Two Trains Running” / Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis (Elektra)
Big John Wrencher, “Ha Ha Baby” / Maxwell Street Alley Blues (P-Vine)
Jimmy Rogers & Little Walter, “I Just Keep Loving Her (Take 1)” / Chicago Boogie! (Barrelhouse)
Elmore James, “Baby, What’s Wrong” / The Complete Meteor Blues/R&B Gospel Recordings (Ace)
Johnny Drummer, “I’m Gonna Sell My Cadillac, Buy Myself a Mule” / Unleaded Blues (Earwig)
Easy Baby & His Houserockers, “Eyesight to the Blind” / Sweet Home Chicago Blues (P-Vine)
Mojo Buford, “Steal My Chickens” / Ray Charles on Stage at the Palladium (Vernon)
Little Smokey Smothers, “In the Zone” / Second Time Around (Crosscut)
Lafayette Leake, “Wrinkles” / Chess Blues Piano Greats (MCA)

Chicago Bound – 10/21/2014

WDCB 90.9 FM, Glen Ellyn, IL

Chicago Bound
5.17.14, 10-11 p.m.

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood, “Lockwood’s Boogie” / Steady Rollin’ Man
(ZYX)

Willie Kent, “Sadie” / Live at B.L.U.E.S. in Chicago (Wolf)
Mighty Joe Young, “I Can’t Quit You Baby” / Live at the Wise Fools (Quicksilver)
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup, “Mean Old Frisco Blues” / That’s All Right Mama (Bluebird)
Pinetop Perkins, “Pinetop’s Mambo” / Live at Antone’s, Vol. 1 (Antone’s)
Jimmy Rogers, “Sharp Harp” / Feelin’ Good (Blind Pig)
Johnny B. Moore, “Kokomo Me Baby” / Clark Street Ramblers (Blue Chicago)
Fred Below Blues Combo, “Tell Me Mama” / Chicago Blues Nights, Vol. 2 (Storyville)
George “Wild Child” Butler, “Funky Things” / Sho’ ’Nuff (APO)
Artie White, “No More” / Can We Get Together (Waldoxy)
Lovie Lee, “Lovie’s Boogie” / Good Candy (Earwig)
John Brim, “Be Careful (I Would Hate to See You Go)” / Whose Muddy Shoes (Chess)
Johnny Yard Dog Jones, “Tribute to Bill Doggett” / Ain’t Gonna Worry (Earwig)
Barrelhouse Chuck, “Nutty Blues” / Slowdown Sundown (Viola)

Messin’ With The Blues – 10/15/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer / Stop Time Boogie / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Joe Louis Walker / Love Enough / Hornet’s Nest (Alligator)
The Duke Robillard Band / Blues After Hours / Low Down and Tore Up (Stony Plain)
The Matt Schofield Trio / All You Need / Live at the Jazz Cafe (Nugene Records)
Larry Williams / Dizzy, Miss Lizzy / Specialty Profiles (Specialty)
Freddie King / Lonesome Whistle Blues / Ultimate Collection (Hip-O)
Charles Brown / Evening Shadows / Driftin’ Blues: The Best of Charles Brown (Collectables)
Robben Ford / Cannonball Shuffle / Keep on Running (Concord Jazz)
Mighty Sam McClain / Sing Me Some Blues / Blues for the Soul (Telarc)
Anthony Paule Band / Smokehouse / Soul for Your Blues (Blue Dot)
Don Covay / Come See About Me / Mercy, Mercy/Seesaw (Koch International)
Johnny Adams / I Have No One / Reconsider Me (Collectables)
Pete Mayes / Ponytail / For Pete’s Sake (Antone’s)
Jack McDuff / Another Real Good’un / Another Real Good’un (32 Jazz)
Earl King / Baby Hurry on Home / Earl’s Pearls (West Side)

Chicago Bound – 10/07/2014

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood / Lockwood’s Boogie / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
Earl Hooker / Frog Hop / Simply the Best (MCA)
Sunnyland Slim / Low Down Sunnyland Train / The Blues World of Little Walter (Delmark)
The Aces / Take a Little Walk with Me / Singin’ the Blues (Blues Legends)
Homesick James / Texas Dust / Goin’ Back Home (32 Jazz)
Mighty Joe Young / Something on Your Mind / Mighty Joe Young [Collection] (Blind Pig)
Floyd Jones / Keep What You Got / Chicago Blues 1940-1947 (Fremaux & Associes)
Carlos Johnson / I’m Cold and I’m Wondering / Live at B.L.U.E.S. on Halsted (P-Vine)
Cash Box Kings / Baby Without You / Black Night Fallin’ (Blue Midnight)
Smokey Wilson & The William Clarke Band / Howling Wolf / Smokey Wilson with the William Clarke Band (Black Magic)
Billy Boy Arnold / I Wish You Would / Back Where I Belong (Alligator)
Jimmy and Syl Johnson / Bottoms Up / Two Johnsons Are Better Than One (Evidence)
Eddie Boyd / Early Grave / I Blueskvarter, Chicago 1964, Volume One (Jefferson)
Fruteland Jackson / The I.R.S. / Tell Me What You Say (Electro-Fi)

Messin’ With The Blues – 10/01/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer / Stop Time Boogie / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys / Walking to Chicago / Shake Your Boogie (Nevermore)
Lightnin’ Hopkins / Last Affair / Jake Head Boogie (Ace)
Blue Lunch / Sideswiped / Blue Lunch Special: 30th Anniversary (Rip Cat)
The Holmes Brothers / Last Man Standing / Brotherhood (Alligator)
Lisa Biales / Peach Pickin’ Mama / Belle of the Blues (Big Song Music)
Allen Toussaint / Get Out Of My Life, Woman / Songbook (Rounder)
The Jimmys / HaDaYa HaDaYa/JiMo Boogie / HaDaYa Do That Thing Live! (Brown Cow Productions)
Rhythm Rockets / You Was Right, Baby / She Swings Blue: Vol. 2, After Hours (Brother Raccoon)
David Maxwell / Blues Don’t Bother Me / Maximum Blues Piano (Tone-Cool)
Bobby “Blue” Bland / One Horse Town / That Did It!: The Duke Recordings, Vol. 3 (MCA)
Louis Jordan / A Man Ain’t a Man / Just Say Moe!: Mo’ of the Best of Louis Jordan (Rhino)
B.B. King / That Ain’t the Way to Do It / Singin’ the Blues/The Blues (Flair)
Cephas & Wiggins / Goin’ to the River / Cool Down (Alligator)

Messin’ With The Blues – 09/24/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer / Stop Time Boogie / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Eric Bibb / Don’t Ever Let Your Spirit Down / Evening with Eric Bibb (M.C. Records)
Ruthie Foster / Keep Your Big Mouth Closed / ….First Came Memphis Minnie (Stony Plain)
John Jackson / John Jackson Breakdown / American Folk Blues Festival: 1969 (L & R Music)
Paul Geremia / If a Woman’s Love Was Whisky / Devil’s Music (Red House Records)
Larry Garner / Nothing But Life / Once Upon the Blues (Ruf)
Dr. John / Rockin’ Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu / Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions, Vol. 2 (Clean Cuts Records)
Guy Davis / Love Looks Good on You / Juba Dance (M.C. Records)
Guy Davis / Black Coffee / Juba Dance (M.C. Records)
Guy Davis / Juba Dance / Juba Dance (M.C. Records)
Little Sonny / Blues with a Feeling / Blues with a Feeling–Ann Arbor Blues / and Jazz Festival 1972, Vol. 2 (Atlantic)
Bonnie Raitt / Ain’t Nothin’ in Ramblin’ / ….First Came Memphis Minnie (Stony Plain)
John Dee Holeman / Crow Jane / Bull Durham Blues (Music Maker)
Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry / Evil Hearted Me / The Bluesville Years, Vol. 5: Mr. Brownie & Mr. Sonny (Prestige)
Doug Wallin and Jack Wallin / Pretty Saro / Smithsonian Folkways American Roots Collection (Smithsonian Folkways)

Chicago Bound – 09/23/2014

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood / Lockwood’s Boogie / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
Willie Cobbs / Eatin’ Dry Onions / Down to Earth (Rooster Blues)
Steve Freund / Something to Remember You By / I’ll Be Your Mule (Delmark)
Little Walter / Shake Dancer / Blues with a Feeling (MCA/Chess)
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup / She Ain’t Nothin’ but Trouble / That’s All Right Mama (Bluebird)
Morris Pejoe / You Gone Away / Wrapped in My Baby (Delmark)
Eddy Clearwater / I Wouldn’t Lay My Guitar Down / Reservation Blues (Bullseye Blues)
Big Walter Horton and Jimmy DeBerry / Easy / Plug It In! Turn It Up! Electric Blues–The Definitive Collection, Pt. 2: 1954-1967 (Bear Family)
Lee “Shot” Williams / Hello, Baby / Chicago Blues & Deep Soul Legend (Famous Grooves)
Howlin’ Wolf / I Asked for Water (and She Gave Me Gasoline) / The Chess Box (MCA)
James Cotton and Hubert Sumlin / Moanin’ at Midnight / Antone’s 10th Anniversary Anthology, Vol. 2 (Antone’s)
Fenton Robinson / Killing Floor / I Hear Some Blues Downstairs (Alligator)
Johnny B. Moore and Willie Kent / Baby How Long / Acoustic Blue Chicago (Blue Chicago)
John Primer / Rocking Daddy / Easy Baby: Zoo Bar Collection, Vol. 6 (Wolf)
Muddy Waters / Smokestack Lightning / Rare and Unissued (MCA)
Howlin’ Wolf / Rollin’ and Tumblin’ / Ain’t Gonna Be Your Dog (Chess)

Messin’ With The Blues – 09/17/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer / Stop Time Boogie / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Eric Lindell / Lady Day and John Coltrane / Low on Cash, Rich in Love (Alligator)
Anson Funderburgh / Changing Neighborhoods / Best of Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets (Shout! Factory)
Oliver Sain / Stop Breaking Down / River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi (Smithsonian Folkways)
North Mississippi Allstars / Boogie / World Boogie Is Coming (Songs of the South)
Albert King / I’ve Made Nights by Myself / The Big Blues (King)
Robben Ford / Birds Nest Bound / Bringing It Back Home (Provogue)
Shirley Brown / I’m Gonna Stop You from Givin’ Me the Blues / Z Zelebration (Malaco)
Clarence Carter / That Old Time Feeling / Snatching It Back (Sequel)
Eddie Cotton / My Boo / Here I Come (DeChamp)
Planet D Nonet / The Hustle Is On / Blowin’ the Blues Away (Eastlawn)
Mr. B / Hillbilly Holiday / Joybox (Megawave)
Joe Krown, Walter Wolfman Washington, and Russell Batiste Jr. / Soul Understanding / Soul Understanding (Joe Krown)
Magic Sam / Look Out Sam / The Late Great Magic Sam (Evidence)

Chicago Bound – 09/16/2014

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood / Lockwood’s Boogie / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
John and Sylvia Embry / Keep Your Hands Off Her / Troubles (Delmark)
A.C. Reed / I’d Rather Fight Than Switch / The USA Records Blues Story (Fuel)
Jimi Smith / Killer Joe / Give Me Wings (Atomic Theory)
Art Hodes / Tin Roof Blues / Tribute to the Greats (Delmark)
Steve Freund / Still Pickin’ / Lonesome Flight (9 Below Productions)
Jim Brewer / Don’t You Lie to Me / Jim Brewer–Live at Kirkland College (Philo)
Billy Boy Arnold / You’re So Fine / Remembering Little Walter (Blind Pig)
Koko Taylor / Let Me Love You Baby / What It Takes: The Chess Years (MCA/Chess)
Otis Rush / Crosscut Saw / Live in Europe (Evidence)
Dave Clark’s Blues Swingers / Swing Time / Switchin’ in the Kitchen (Delmark)
Rob Stone & the C-Notes / Empty Room / Just My Luck (Earwig)
John Primer / Chicago Bound / Chicago Blues: A Living History–The Revolution Continues (Raisin’)
Carl Weathersby / Glory Be / Restless Feeling (Evidence)
Barrelhouse Chuck / Double D / Prescription for the Blues (Sirens)