Messin’ With The Blues – 12/17/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer, “Stop Time Boogie” / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Dennis Gruenling featuring Doug Deming and the JewelTones, “Saturday Night Fish Fry” / Rockin’ All Day (Back Bender)
Eddie Cotton, “A Woman’s Love” / Here I Come (DeChamp)
Charles Brown, “I’ve Been Savin’ My Love for You” / Driftin’ Blues: The Best of Charles Brown (Collectables)
Coleman Hawkins, “Hawkins Barrel House” / Classic Tenors, Vol. 1 (Doctor Jazz)
Ray Charles, “Blues Before Sunrise” / The Birth of a Legend (Ebony)
Amos Milburn, “House Party (Tonite)” / House Rent Party (A&M)
Sean Sullivan, “God Is in the Blues” / Hereafter (Sean Songs)
David Fathead Newman, “Hard Times” / Cellar Groove (Cellar Live)
Danny Gatton and Joey Defrancesco, “Blues on the Half Shell” / Relentless (Big Mo)
Joe Stanley Sextet, “Blues for Danny” / King of Honky Tonk Sax (Wildchild)
Outro: Bruce Katz Band, “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” / Crescent Crawl / Audioquest

Chicago Bound – 12/16/2014

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood / Lockwood’s Boogie / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
John Primer / Blues on Solid Ground / Blues on Solid Ground (Blues House Productions)
Sam Lay / I Get Evil / I Get Evil (Random Chance)
Omar Coleman / You Don’t Love Me / Diamonds in the Rough–Chicago Blues Harmonica Project (Severn)
Magic Sam / I Feel So Good (Boogie Chillen) / The Magic Sam Legacy (Delmark)
Freddie King / See See Baby / The Very Best of Freddy King, Vol. 1 (Collectables)
Otis Spann and Mojo Buford / Bad Lovin’ Trouble / Muddy Waters and Friends: Goin’ Way Back (Just a Memory)
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues / Just a Little Bit / Chicago’s Young Blues Generation (Evidence)
Otis Rush / My Own Fault / American Folk Blues Festival ’66 (Bellaphon)
Bonnie Lee / Meet Me with Your Black Drawers On / Red Hot Mamas (Blue Chicago)
Sam Cooke / You Gotta Move / Night Beat (BMG)
Muddy Waters / Mad Love (I Want You to Love Me) / Muddy “Mississippi” Waters Live [Deluxe Edition] (Epic/Legacy)
Dave Specter and Steve Freund / Loan a Helping Hand / Is What It Is (Delmark)
Dave Clark’s Blues Swingers with Floyd McDaniel / West Side Baby / Switchin’ in the Kitchen (Delmark)
Outro: Barrelhouse Chuck / Nutty Business / Slowdown Sundown (Viola)

Messin’ With The Blues – 12/10/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer, “Stop Time Boogie” / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Mark Hummel, “Crazy Legs” / The Hustle Is Really On (Electro-Fi)
Cephas & Wiggins, “Nine Pound Hammer” / Cool Down (Alligator)
Dinah Washington, “Pacific Coast Blues” / Anthology 1943-1959: The Deluxe Edition (Master Classics)
Terry Hanck, “Jam Up” / Gotta Bring It On Home to You (Delta Groove)
Albert King, “You’re Gonna Need Me” / King of the Blues Guitar (Atlantic)
B.B. King, “B.B. Boogie” / Blues d’Azur (Music Avenue)
Lisa Biales, “Black & White Blues” / Belle of the Blues (Big Song Music)
Kenny Blues Boss Wayne, “Smokin’ Boogie” / 88th & Jump Street (Electro-Fi)
Lou Pride, “I Can’t Hold It” / Keep on Believing (Severn)
Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, “The Big Train” / Just for Today (Stony Plain)
Wynonie Harris, “I Got a Lyin’ Woman” / Everybody Boogie! (Delmark)
Ben Sidran, “Hooglin’“ / Don’t Cry for No Hipster (Bonsai)
Little Milton, “That Will Never Do” / Anthology 1953-1961 (Varese Sarabande)
Ernie Andrews, “Pork Chops and Mustard Greens” / Jumpin’ Like Mad: Cool Cats & Hip Chicks (Capitol)

Chicago Bound – 12/9/2014

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

Buddy Guy, “Buddy’s Boogie” / The Complete Chess Studio Sessions (MCA/Chess)
Robert Nighthawk, “My Sweet Lovin’ Woman” / Aristocrat of the Blues: The Best of Aristocrat Records (MCA)
Hubert Sumlin, “Hidden Charms” / Hubert Sumlin’s Blues Party (Shout Factory)
Bob Stroger and Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith, “That’s My Name” / Keepin’ It Together (Big Eye)
Steve Freund and Gloria Hardiman, “Let Me Down Easy” / Set Me Free (Delmark)
Jimmy Johnson, “Riding in the Moonlight” / Pepper’s Hangout (Delmark)
Jimmy Dawkins, “J.D.’s Jam” / Come Back Baby (Storyville)
James Cotton, “The Creeper” / Best of the Verve Years (Verve)
Eddy Clearwater, “Blues for a Living” / Cool Blues Walk (Bullseye Blues)
Johnny Little John, “Chips Flying Everywhere” / Funky from Chicago (Bluesway)
Art Hodes, “It’s the Blues” / Hodes’ Art (Delmark)
Jimmy Rogers, “House Rocker” / Complete Shelter Recordings: Chicago Blues Masters, Vol. 2 (Alliance)
Johnnie Johnson, “Black Nights” / Blue Hand Johnnie (Evidence)
Johnny B. Moore, “Got to Find My Baby” / Acoustic Blue Chicago (Blue Chicago)

Messin’ With The Blues – 12/03/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer / Stop Time Boogie / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano
Masters (Sirens)
Johnny Dyer / Slippin’ and Slidin’ / Jukin’ (Blind Pig)
Johnny Dyer w/Rick Holmstrom / Pretty Thing / Listen Up (Black Top)
Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne / Out Like a Bullet / Rollin’ with the Blues Boss (Stony Plain)
Ernie Andrews w/Maxwell Davis Orchestra / Travelin’ Baby / Jumpin’ Like Mad: Cool Cats
and Hip Chicks (Capitol)
Eddie Boyd w/Big Mama Thornton / Hound Dog / Five Long Years (Evidence)
Saunders King / S.K. Blues / All Night Long They Play the Blues (Specialty)
Mr. B / Hallelujah Train / Hallelujah Train (Megawave)
Lucky Peterson / Who’s Been Talking? / Live at the 55 Arts Club Berlin (Soulfood)
Maceo Parker / Hamp’s Boogie Woogie / Mo’ Roots (Minor Music)
Bill Jennings Quintet / Big Boy / Plug It In! Turn It Up! Electric Blues–The Definitive
Collection, Pt. 2: 1954-1967 (Bear Family)
Eric Bibb / Turner Station / Blues People (Stony Plain)
Al Garrett / Last Night / Out of Bad Luck (Fedora)
Jimmy McGriff and Hank Crawford Quartet / Don’t Cry Baby / Blues Groove (Telarc)

Chicago Bound – 12/02/2014

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood, “Lockwood’s Boogie” / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
Otis Rush, “It Takes Time” / The Cobra Records Story (Warner Brothers)
Nick Moss and the Fliptops, “Ain’t Times Hard” / Count Your Blessings (Blue Bella)
Washboard Sam, “Good Old Cabbage Greens” / Rockin’ My Blues Away (RCA)
Earl Hooker, “Conversion Blues” / Moon Is Rising (Arhoolie)
Matthew Skoller, “Easy” / Bone to Pick with You (Tongue n Groove)
Fenton Robinson, “Country Girl” / Somebody Loan Me a Dime (Alligator)
Sunnyland Slim, “She Ain’t Nowhere” / Chess Blues (Chess)
Melvin Taylor, “Talking to Anna Mae, Pt. 2” / Melvin Taylor Plays the Blues for You
J.B. Hutto, “Hawk Squat” / Hawk Squat! (Delmark)
Steve Freund and Gloria Hardiman, “Jammin’ with Sam” / Set Me Free (Delmark)
Ronnie Baker Brooks, “Baby Please” / Golddigger (Watchdog)
Jimmy Reed, “Shame, Shame, Shame” / Big Boss Blues (Charly)
Lurrie Bell, “Blues Is All Around Me” / Mercurial Son (Delmark)

Chicago Bound – 11/25/2014

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood, “Lockwood’s Boogie” / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
Billy Branch, “Route 66” / Superharps (Telarc)
Buddy Guy, “Cheaper to Keep Her/Blues in the Night” / Bring ‘Em In (Jive)
Howlin’ Wolf, “Poor Boy” / The Real Folk Blues/More Real Folk Blues (MCA/Chess)
Jimmy Burns, “Rollin’ and Tumblin’” / Leaving Here Walking (Delmark)
Johnny Shines, “The Devil’s Daughter” / Mr. Cover Shaker (Biograph)
Little Arthur Duncan, “Blues After Hours” / Singin’ with the Sun (Delmark)
Luther Allison, “Bloomington Closing–Early Version” / Luther’s Blues (Motown)
Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson, “Walkin’ the Dog” / Atlantic Blues: Chicago (Atlantic)
Michael Bloomfield, “Albert’s Shuffle” / Don’t Say That I Ain’t Your Man (Columbia/Legacy)
Muddy Waters, “Garbage Man” / Can’t Get No Grindin’ (Chess)
Studebaker John, “B-Line” / That’s the Way You Do (Delmark)
Willie Kent, “Treat My Baby Right” / Blues and Trouble (Isabel)

Messin’ With The Blues – 11/24/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer / Stop Time Boogie / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Womack Brothers, “Couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray” / The SAR Records Story (ABKCO)
Valentinos, “Lookin’ for a Love” / The SAR Records Story (ABKCO)
Valentinos, “It’s All Over Now” / The SAR Records Story (ABKCO)
Aretha Franklin, “Come Back Baby” / Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings (Rhino)
Janis Joplin, “Half Moon” / Essential Janis Joplin (Columbia)
Bobby Womack, “That’s the Way I Feel About ‘Cha” / Soul Hits of the 70s: Didn’t It Blow Your Mind!, Vol. 7 (Rhino)
Johnnie Bassett and The Blues Insurgents, “Dog House Is My Home” / Cadillac Blues (Cannonball)
Dr. Lonnie Smith, “Tyrone” / Rise Up! (Palmetto)
Sweetman and South Side Groove Kings, “Angela’s Strut” / Austin Back Alley Blue (Mapleshade)
Bob Corritore, “Mr. Tate’s Advice” / Taboo: Blues Harmonica Instrumentals (Delta Groove)
Big Joe Turner, “Low Down Dog” / Big, Bad and Blue: The Big Joe Turner Anthology (Rhino/Atlantic)
Eddie Bo, “I’m Through Dealing” / Keep It Rollin’: The Blues Piano Collection (Rounder)
The Holmes Brothers, “Up Above My Head” / In the Spirit (Rounder)
Eddie Cusic, “Cut You Loose” / I Want to Boogie (HMG)

Messin’ With The Blues – 11/19/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer / Stop Time Boogie / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Dennis Gruenling featuring Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones / Roll Your Moneymaker / Rockin’ All Day (Back Bender)
Sean Costello / Fool’s Paradise / In the Magic Shop (VizzTone)
Ronnie Earl / Little Johnny Lee / I Feel Like Goin’ On (Stony Plain)
Mannish Boys / Too Tired / Shake for Me (Delta Groove)
Kirk Fletcher (with Finis Tasby) / River’s Invitation / Shades of Blue (Delta Groove)
Finis Tasby / Find Something Else to Do / People Don’t Care (Shanachie)
Finis Tasby / Drinkin’ Bad Whiskey / People Don’t Care (Shanachie)
Marcia Ball / Clean My House / Tattooed Lady and the Alligator Man (Alligator)
Doctor Ross / Juke Box Boogie / Sun Records: 25 More Blues Classics (Varese Sarabande)
B.B. King / Blues for Me (Groove Twist) / More (Ace)
The Bruce Katz Band / The Sky’s the Limit / Homecoming (American Showplace Music)
Eric Bibb / Silver Spoon / Blues People (Stony Plain)
Big Joe Williams / Don’t Leave Me Here / Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams and His Nine-String Guitar (Smithsonian Folkways)

Messin’ With The Blues – 11/12/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer, “Stop Time Boogie” / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Bob Corritore, “T-Town Ramble” / Taboo: Blues Harmonica Instrumentals (Delta)
Harrison Kennedy, “Hummin’ Blues” / Voice + Story (Black & Tan)
Clarence Gatemouth Brown, “Blues Ain’t Nothing” / Chicago Blues Festival, Vol. 1: 1969-1971 (Black & Blues)
Brian Carpy, “At Cha-Mama-Nims” / Rockin’ Bollocks (Bamboo Groove)
Sean Sullivan, “Gimme That Wine” / Hereafter (Sean Songs Ltd.)
Robben Ford, “Slick Capers Blues” / Bringing It Back Home (Provogue)
Guy Davis, “That’s No Way to Get Along” / Juba Dance (M.C. Records)
Chuck Leavell, “Southern Casey Jones” / Back to the Woods: A Tribute to the Pioneers of Blues Piano (Evergreen Arts)
Lucky Peterson, “Funky Ray” / Triple Play (Alligator)
Martijn Schok, “Bass Going Crazy” / Solo Boogie Woogie and Blues Piano (Schok Records)
Terry Hanck, “T’s Groove” / Gotta Bring It On Home to You (Delta Groove)
Duke Robillard, “Bradford Boogie” / Passport to the Blues (Stony Plain)