Messin’ With The Blues – 09/10/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer /Stop Time Boogie / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Albert Collins /Collins Shuffle / Kangaroo Shuffle (P-Vine)
The Dolls /Suspicious of You Baby / Suspicious of You Baby (45) (Kangaroo)
Albert Collins /Albert’s Alley / The Cool Sound of Albert Collins (Blue City)
Albert Collins /Takin’ My Time / The Cool Sound of Albert Collins (Blue City)
Albert Collins /Thaw Out / Truckin’ with Albert Collins (MCA)
Jimi Hendrix /Drivin’ South / Day Tripper (Ryko)
Big Walter Price /My Tears / Chicken Stuff (Flyright)
Ike and Tina Turner /The Hunter / The Hunter and Outta Season (Blue Moon)
Ike Turner /Right On / Blues Roots and Bad Dreams (BGO)
Albert Collins /Tremble / Truckin’ with Albert Collins (MCA)
Magic Sam /Tremble / Rockin’ Wild in Chicago (Delmark)
Albert Collins /Frosty / Truckin’ with Albert Collins (MCA)
Otis Rush /I’m Tore Up / Right Place Wrong Time (HIghtone)
Dave Alexander /Highway 59 / Oakland Blues (World Pacific)

Chicago Bound – 09/09/2014

Theme music: Robert Lockwood, Jr. / Lockwood’s Boogie / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
Otis Rush / 717 / Otis Rush Live and In Concert from San Francisco (Blues Express)
Doctor Clayton / Angels in Harlem / When the Sun Goes Down, Vol. 4: That’s All Right (RCA)
Snooky Pryor & His Mississippi Wrecking Crew / Rock-A-While / Snooky Pryor & His Mississippi Wrecking Crew (Electro-Fi)
Howlin’ Wolf / Little Baby / Howlin’ Wolf / Moanin’ in the Moonlight (MCA / Chess)
Luther Snake Boy Johnson / On the Road Again / On the Road Again (Evidence)
Quintus McCormick Blues Band / The Blues Has Been Good to Me / Put It On Me (Delmark)
Sunnyland Slim Blues Band / Boogie’n the Blues / Decoration Day (Evidence)
George “Wild Child” Butler / Walkin’ the Little Girl Home / These Mean Old Blues (Bullseye Blues)
Earl Hooker / I’m Your Main Man / Moon Is Rising (Arhoolie)
Chainsaw Dupont / Shotgun House / The Real Guitar Hero (Chicago Blues Records)
Sam Lay / Midnight Drag / Rush Hour Blues (Telarc)
Jimmy Dawkins / I Don’t Know What Love Is / Fast Fingers (Delmark)

Messin’ With The Blues – 09/3/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer / Stop Time Boogie / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Neal and the Newcomers (Johnny Winter) / Reeling and Rocking / Winter Essentials 1960-67 (Fuel 2000)
Johnny Winter / Creepy / Winter Essentials 1960-67 (Fuel 2000)
Johnny Winter / Ice Cube / Winter Essentials 1960-67 (Fuel 2000)
Johnny Winter / Bad Luck and Trouble / The Progressive Blues Experiment (Razor & Tie)
Johnny Winter / Be Careful with a Fool / Johnny Winter (Edsel)
Johnny Winter / When You Got a Good Friend / Johnny Winter (Edsel)
Johnny Winter and Muddy Waters / Walkin’ Thru the Park / Nothin’ but the Blues (Blue Sky)
Johnny Winter / She Likes to Boogie Real Low / Hey, Where’s Your Brother? (Point Blank)
Johnny Winter / Blue Mood / Let Me In (Virgin)
Johnny Winter / Hard Way / Hey, Where’s Your Brother? (Point Blank)
Albert Collins / Frosty / Truckin’ with Albert Collins (Blue Thumb)
Johnny Copeland / Copeland Special / Texas Twister (Rounder)
Stevie Ray Vaughan / Dirty Pool / SRV Disc 3 (Epic / Legacy)
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown / Okie Dokie Stomp / Okie Dokie Stomp (Bullseye Blues and Jazz)
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown / My Time Is Expensive / The Best of Duke-Peacock Blues (Universal)

Chicago Bound – 09/2/2014

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood, “Lockwood’s Boogie” / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, “Boom Boom” / Blues Shock (Blind Pig)
Magic Slim, “I’m a Poor Man but a Good Man” / Alone & Unplugged (Wolf)
Willie Buck, “Doin’ Good and Bad at the Same Time” / Cell Phone Man (Delmark)
Jimmy Dawkins, “Cold Sweat Blues” / I Want to Know, Vol. 2 (Storyville)
George Harmonica Smith, “Astatic Stomp” / Now You Can Talk About Me (Blind Pig)
Cash McCall, “European Holiday” / No More Doggin’ (Evidence)
Sunnyland Slim, “Tired of You Clowning” / Slim’s Shout (Prestige)
Shakey Jake Harris, “It Won’t Happen Again” / Mouth Harp Blues (Bluesville)
Al Smith, “Five Long Years” / Midnight Special (Original Blues Classics)
Jimmie Lee Robinson, “Twist It Baby” / Lonely Traveller (Delmark)
Muddy Waters, “You’re Gonna Miss Me” / Complete Recordings: 1941-1948 (Culture Pres)
Hip Linkchain, “Cold Chills” / Change My Blues (Teardrop)
Willie Mabon, “Monday Woman” / Chess Blues Piano Greats (MCA)

Messin’ With The Blues – 08/27/2014

Theme music: Erwin Helfer / Stop Time Boogie / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Dinah Washington / Me and My Gin (live) / Dinah Washington Sings Bessie Smith (Atlantic/WEA)
Noble “Thin Man” Watts / Burn Creepers, Burn / Return of the Thin Man (King Snake)
Albert King / I Walked All Night Long / The Big Blues (King)
Kevin McKendree / Boogie No. 427 / Hammers and Strings (Powerhouse)
Albert Collins / Cold, Cold Feeling / Ice Pickin’ (Alligator)
Eden Brent / Let’s Go Ahead and Fall in Love / Jigsaw Heart (Yellow Dog)
Deep Blue Organ Trio / You Haven’t Done Nothin’ / Wonderful! (Origin)
Ramsey Lewis Trio / Dancing in the Street / In Person: 1960-1967 (GRP)
Andy Poxon / Jammin’ at Lakewest / Tomorrow (Eller Soul)
B.B. King / Nobody Loves Me but My Mother / Live at San Quentin (MCA)
Henry Butler with Steven Bernstein and the Hot 9 / Henry’s Boogie / Viper’s Drag (Impulse)

Chicago Bound – 08/26/2014

Theme music: Robert Lockwood, Jr., “Lockwood’s Boogie” / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
Rob Stone, “Chicago All Night” / Back Around Here (Earwig)
Chris James and Patrick Rynn, “H.M. Stomp” / Gonna Boogie Anyway (Earwig)
Joanne Garrett, “Scratch My Back” / Chicago Blues: Rockin’ After Midnight (St. George)
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, “Crazy Mixed Up World” / Blues Shock (Blind Pig)
Lafayette Leake, “If You’re Not Mine” / Chicago Blues Festival, Vol. 5: 1983-1986 (Black & Blue)
Lowell Fulson, “Check Yourself” / The Complete Chess Masters (50th Anniversary Collection) (MCA/Chess)
Sonny Boy Williamson, “Cool Disposition” / The Essential Sonny Boy Williamson II (MCA/Chess)
John Littlejohn, “Catfish Blues” / Chicago Blues Stars (Arhoolie)
Willie Kent, “Somebody Else” / Make Room for the Blues (Delmark)
Johnny Yard Dog Jones, “A Changed Feeling” / Ain’t Gonna Worry (Earwig)
Matthew Skoller, “Mighty Long Time” / Tap Root (Tongue ‘N Groove)
Willie “Long Time” Smith, “I Love You Baby Boogie” / Juke Joint Jump: Boogie Woogie Celebration (Columbia/Legacy)
Little Arthur Duncan, “Leaving Mississippi” / Live at Rosa’s Blues Lounge (P-Vine)
Howlin’ Wolf, “Rollin’ and Tumblin’” (acoustic fragment) / Ain’t Gonna Be Your Dog (Chess)

Messin’ With The Blues – 06/25/2014

With the first segment focusing on artists playing at the upcoming Blues on the Fox festival and the remainder of the program saluting the jazz icon Horace Silver

Theme music: Erwin Helfer, “Stop Time Boogie” / 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters (Sirens)
Joe Louis Walker, “Joe’s Jump” / In the Morning (Telarc)
Jimmie Vaughan, “Dengue Woman Blues” / The Essential Jimmie Vaughan (Epic)
Jimmy Thackery and Tab Benoit, “Freddy’s Combo” / Whiskey Store Live (Telarc)
Taj Mahal, “Señor Blues” / In Progress & In Motion (1965-1998) (Columbia/Legacy)
BMR4, “The Preacher” / Turning Point (Hallway)
Horace Silver, “Soulville” / Retrospective (Blue Note)
Elias Haslanger, “Song for My Father” / Live at the Gallery (Cherrywood)
Clifford Brown (w/Horace Silver), “Blues” / Complete Blue Note-Pacific Jazz (Pacific Jazz)

Chicago Bound – 06/24/2014

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood, “Lockwood’s Boogie” / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
Mighty Joe Young, “Why Baby?” / Blues with a Touch of Soul (Delmark)
Billy Boy Arnold, “Looking Up at Down” / Billy Boy Arnold Sings Big Bill Broonzy (Electro-Fi)
Rhythm Rockets, “Rock Me All Night Long” / She Swings Blue: The Joint Is Jumpin’ (Brother Raccoon)
Howlin’ Wolf, “Change My Way” / The Chess Box (MCA)
Big Leon Brooks, “Side Walk” / Let’s Go to Town (Earwig)
Sonny Thompson, “A Long Time” / Chicago Blues Festival, Vol. 2: 1972-1973 (Black & Blue)
Toronzo Cannon, “Toronzo Shuffle” / My Woman (TA Music)
Sonny Boy Williamson [II], “Bye Bye Bird” / The Real Folk Blues/More Real Folk Blues (MCA/Chess)
Bobby Saxton, “Trying to Make a Living” / Meat & Gravy from Bea & Baby (Castle)
Pinetop Perkins, “Rockin’ the Boogie” / Boogie Woogie King (Evidence)
Junior Parker, “That’s Alright” / Junior’s Blues/The Duke Recordings, Vol. 1 (MCA/Chess)
Jimmy Rogers, “Rock This House” / Complete Chess Recordings (Chess 50th Anniversary) (Chess)
Dave Specter and Jimmy Johnson, “Out on the Road” / Live in Chicago (Delmark)

Messin’ With The Blues – 06/18/2014

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

Ruff Kutt Blues Band, “Touched by Her Flame” / That’s When The Blues Begins (Vizztone)
Finis Tasby, “Mercy’s Blues (I Believe)” / Jump Children! (Evidence)
Zachary Harmon, “Hole in My Heart” / Blues According to Zacariah (Bluestone)
Jason Lee Bruns, “Cissy Strut” / Live at Catalina Jazz Club (Panout Music Group)
Helen Humes & The Buck Clayton Sextet, “I Don’t Know His Name” / Jump with a Shuffle: Rhythm & Blues All Stars, Vol. 1 (Indigo)
Dayna Kurtz, “Go Ahead On” / Secret Canon, Vol. 2 (M.C. Records)
Andy T-Nick Nixon Band, “Have You Seen My Monkey” / Drink Drank Drunk (Jazzhaus)
David Egan, “The Outside” / David Egan (Rhonda Sue)
Anthony Paule Band w/Frank Bey, “It’s Good to Have Your Company” / Soul for Your Blues (Blues Dot)
The Claudettes, “New Orleans Yard Sale (New 11-Bar Blues)” / Infernal Piano Plot…Hatched! (Yellow Dog)
Jimmy Witherspoon, “Big Fine Girl” / Ain’t Nobody’s Business (Drive Archive)
Nightcrawlers, “Bone In” / Nightcrawlers Volume 3 (Cellar Jazz)
Bobby Blue Bland, “Further On Up the Road” / Live on Beale Street (Malaco)

Chicago Bound – 06/17/2014

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

Aaron Moore, “Real Throw Down” / Boot ‘Em Up (Delmark)
Roosevelt Sykes, “Running the Boogie” / The Original Honeydripper (Blind Pig)
Jim Brewer, “Shak-A-You Boogie” / Jim Brewer–Live at Kirkland College (Philo)
Carl Weathersby, “Looking Out My Window” / Looking Out My Window (Evidence)
Hound Dog Taylor, “Fender Bender” / Genuine Houserockin’ Music (Alligator)
Michael Bloomfield, “Stop” / Don’t Say That I Ain’t Your Man (Legacy)
Sam Lay, “Sam’s Big Boy” / I Get Evil (Random Chance)
Art Hodes, “You’ve Got to Give Me Some” / I Remember Bessie (Delmark)
Jody Williams, “What Kind of Gal Is That?” / Chess Blues Guitar: Two Decades of Killer Fretwork, 1949-1969 (MCA)
Buster Benton, “Blues and Trouble” / Blues at the Top (Evidence)
Arbee Stidham, “Mr. Commissioner” / Chess Blues (Chess)
Bumble Bee Slim, “Policy Dream Blues” / Bumble Bee Slim: The Essential (Classic Blues)
Blind Blake, “Playing Policy Blues” / All the Published Sides (JSP)
Lonnie Brooks, “Move Over, Little Dog” / Living Chicago Blues, Vol. 2 (Alligator)
Lonnie Brooks, “Roll, Roll, Roll” (alternate take) / The Crawl (Charly)