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)

Chicago Bound – 11/11/2014

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood, “Lockwood’s Boogie” / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
Floyd McDaniel and the Blues Swingers, “Let Your Hair Down” / Let Your Hair Down (Delmark)
Toronzo Cannon, “Big Ray Bop” / John the Conquer Root (Delmark)
Muddy Waters, “You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had” / One More Mile (MCA/Chess)
Howlin’ Wolf, “Streamline Woman” / The Chess Box (MCA/Chess)
Buddy Guy and Junior Wells, “My Home’s in the Delta” / Alone and Acoustic (Alligator)
Sam Lay, “Two Trains Running (Still a Fool)” / I Get Evil (Random Chance)
Chuck Berry, “Let It Rock” / The Chess Box (Chess)
Will Ezell, “Barrelhouse Woman Blues” / Barrelhouse Piano 1927-1936 (Yazoo)
Jazz Gillum, “Stavin’ Chain” / Best of Blues: “Jazz” Gillum (1935-1946) (Best of Blues)
Magic Sam, “I Need You So Bad” / Live at the Avant Garde (Delmark)
John Primer, “If I Could Hold You in My Arms” / You Can Make It If You Try! (Wolf)
William Clarke, “Lollipop Mama” / Blowin’ Like Hell (Alligator)
Dave Specter, “The Stinger” / Message in Blue (Delmark)

Messin’ With The Blues – 11/05/2014

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, “PT’s Home Cooking” / Shake Your Boogie (Nevermore)
Angela Strehli, “Go On” / Any Woman’s Blues (Rounder)
Solomon Burke, “Along About Midnight” / Black Top Blues Vocal Dynamite! (Black Top)
Ruth Brown, “Shine on (Bright Moon Shine On)” / Rockin’ in Rhythm: The Best of Ruth Brown (Atlantic/WEA)
Victoria Spivey, “Low Down Man Blues” / The Essential (Classic Blues)
Ben Webster, “Brother John’s Blues” / The Jeep Is Jumping (Black Lion)
Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm, “Swanee River Boogie” / Here and Now (Ikon)
Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry, “Wholesale Dealin’ Papa” / The Bluesville Years, Vol. 5: Mr. Brownie & Mr. Sonny (Prestige)
Rory Block, “Steady Freddy” / Shake ’Em on Down: A Tribute to Mississippi Fred McDowell (Stony Plain)
Fred Kaplan, “Ready Freddie” / Hold My Mule (Regal Radio Records)
Joe Stanley Sextet, “Rambunctious” / King of Honky Tonk Sax (Wildchild!)
Memphis Slim, “How Long Blues” / It’s All About the Blues (AAO Music)
Tony Z, “Tone-Cool” / Get Down with the Blues (Tone-Cool)
Outro: Barrelhouse Chuck, “Nutty Business” / Slowdown Sundown (Viola)

Chicago Bound – 11/04/2014

Theme music: Robert Jr. Lockwood, “Lockwood’s Boogie” / Steady Rollin’ Man (ZYX)
Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, “Liquified Boogie” / Bluesin’ It (Electro-Fi)
Son Seals, “I Believe (You’re Trying to Make a Fool Out of Me)” / Midnight Son (Alligator)
Rob Stone and the C-Notes, “Rocket 88” / Just My Luck (Earwig)
Byther Smith, “Tell Me How You Like It” / Hold That Train (Delmark)
Jimmy Johnson, “Your Turn to Cry” / Living Chicago Blues, Vol. 1 (Alligator)
Howlin’ Wolf, “Look-A-Here Baby” / Ain’t Gonna Be Your Dog (Chess)
Tom Archia, “Fishin’ Pole” / Aristocrat of the Blues: The Best of Aristocrat Records (MCA)
Lacy Gibson, “Drown in My Own Tears” / Living Chicago Blues, Vol. 3 (Alligator)
Shakey Jake Harris, “Jake’s Blues” / Good Times (Bluesville/Original Blues Classics)
Dave Specter, “New West Side Stroll” / Message in Blue (Delmark)
Magic Slim, “Sadie” / Alone & Unplugged (Wolf)
Magic Slim, “Black Tornado” / Anything Can Happen (Blind Pig)
Billy Boy Arnold, “I Wish You Would” / I Wish You Would (Charly)
Ricky Allen, “Cut You a-Loose” / The Age/Chief Blues Story (Fuel)
Jimmy Walker, “Mr. Freddie Blues” / Heavy Timbre: Chicago Boogie Piano (Sirens)
Clarence Samuels, “Boogie Woogie Blues” / Aristocrat of the Blues: The Best of Aristocrat Records (MCA)

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)