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Views of the Blues (Blues)

Great blues music in its historical & cultural context.

Mon Dec 10th 2018 2.00pm–5.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.

Time zone: pacific


Bumble Bee Slim “Hey Lawdy Mama”
from Bumble Bee Slim, Volume 4 CD Comp (Document) —Recorded in 1935 by B.B.S. (Amos Easton)


Anthony Charles and the Blues Dolphins “Bad Neighbor Blues”
from Blues from the Kino Border CD Album (Anthony Charles and the Blues Dolphins) —Piano by Shrimp City Slim


Guitar Slim Jr. “i want you”
from Nothing Nice CD Album (Warehouse Creek Recording Corp. 2005)


Madison Slim “Bread Maker Baby”
from Close...but No Cigar CD Album (Self 2015)


Lightnin' Slim “Rooster Blues”
from The Excello Story, Vol. 3 CD Comp (Universal Music 1999) —Recorded in 1959


Harmonica Slim “Key to the Highway”
from Monday Session CD Album —A different Harmonica Slim


Texas Slim “High Alert”
from Driving Blues CD Album (Top Cat 2009)


Chickenbone Slim “The Big Beat” CD Album (Self) —Based in San Diego, this singer-guitarist's real name is Larry Teves


Guitar Slim “The Things That I Used to Do”
from The Things I Used to Do - 20 Essential Blues Tracks LP Album (Specialty 1970) —Recorded in 1954 by Eddie Jones, who was born on this date, Dec. 10, in 1926; he died in 1959


Harmonica Slim “Phone Headed Woman”
from Give Me My Shotgun CD Album (Fedora 1999) —One of several "Harmonica Slims"; this one was Riley Riggins


Shrimp City Slim “Drive, Angel, Drive”
from Blues on the Beach CD Album (Erwin Music 1994)


Hollywood Fats “Too Many Drivers”
from Rock This House CD Album (Black Top 1993) R  —Recorded in 1979; Fats (Michael Mann) on guitar, Larry Taylor on bass, Richard Innes on drums, Fred Kaplan on piano, and Al Blake on vocal and harmonica


Slim Butler's Inner Blues “Heart of Ice”
from Slim Butler's Inner Blues CD Album (Slim Cuts 2012)


Lightnin' Slim “Goin' Home”
from Deep Harmonica Blues CD Comp (Ace 1996)


Sunny Land Slim “Rice, Salmon and Black-Eyed Peas”
from Sunny Land Slim Plays the Rag Time Blues LP Album (ABC 1973) —Influential pianist/singer whose real name was Albert Luandrew


Lynwood Slim “Things Gon' Change”
from Soul Feet CD Album (Atomic Theory Records 1996) —His real name was Richard Duran: singer and harmonica player


Magic Slim And The Teardrops “Please Don't Dog Me”
from Snakebite CD Album (Blind Pig www.blindpigrecords.com 2000) —Morris Holt helmed the Teardrops for several decades as one of the best Chicago blues bands


Tarheel Slim “Number 9 Train”
from 60 Greatest Rhythm & Blues Classics CD Comp (Telstar 1990)


Shoji Naito “Sweet Home Chicago”
from New Cool Old School CD Album (Ogden Records 2016) —Vocal by Milwaukee Slim


Carolina Slim “Carolina Boogie”
from Blues Go Away from Me LP Album (Savoy Jazz 1985) —Probably recorded in 1951; Edward Harris was born in 1923 and died in 1953


Big Creek Slim “North Street Blues”
from Good Mill Blues CD Album (Straight Shooter 2017)


Paul Oscher “Robin Lee”
from Bet on the Blues CD Album (Blues Fidelity 2010) —Former Muddy Waters band harmonica player Oscher was first known as Brooklyn Slim; guitar by Oscher, bass by Kid Andersen, drums by Willie "Big Eyes" Smith


Southside Slim “Just a Thing”
from Five Steps CD Album (South Side Records)


Slim Harpo “Shake Your Hips”
from The Best of Slim Harpo CD Comp (Universal Music 1997) —Recorded in 1966;Katie Webster on organ


Memphis Slim “Cold Blooded Woman”
from I'll Just Keep on Singin' the Blues LP Album (Muse 1981) —Recorded in 1961; fine guitar by Matt "Guitar" Murphy


The Wildcat O'Halloran Band “97%”
from Midnight Service Call CD Album (Self 2015) —Harmonica by Ottomatic Slim


Slim Green “Baby I Love You”
from Hollywood Blues CD Comp (JSP 2010) —Recorded in 1948


The Mighty Mojo Prophets “Lucky Man”
from Flyin' Home from Memphis CD Album (Delta Groove 2013) —Harmonica by San Pedro Slim


Lightnin' Slim “I'm Grown”
from Deep Harmonica Blues CD Comp (Ace 1996)


Kid Ramos “Mashed Potatoes and Chili”
from Old School CD Album (Rip Cat 2018)

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