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Aug 5, 2022 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
With East Side Slim
Art Dwyer brings you blues, R&B, jazz and soul for your soul - "None of the hits, all of the time" since 88.1 KDHX's very first day on the air.
McLemore Avenue Melting Pot
Doin' Their Thing: A Tribute to Booker T. & The MGs McLemore Avenue 2010
This is a Texas band, named after the street where Stax Studios was located. Melting Pot was the title track of the last album from the classic lineup of Booker T and the MGs.
PT Gazell & the side effects The Thumb
Swingin' Easy...Hittin' Hard Miss Max Records 2005
PT Gazell is a harmonica player of some note, one who doesn't sit within one specific genre. 'The Thumb' is a Wes Montgomery composition.
Slo Leak I Wanna Do It
When The Clock Strikes 12 The Orchard 1999
Slo Leak was Charlie Karp and Danny Kortchmar. Truth be told, I do wanna do the bop with you, loyal listener.
Doug MacLeod A Soul to Claim N
A Soul to Claim Reference Recordings 2022
Doug MacLeod's new 'Memphis' album, as he and he is wife split from Los Angeles and relocated to Memphis a couple years back.
Lloyd Jones Everybody's Somebody's Fool (feat. Delbert McClinton)
Tennessee Run VizzTone 2020
I'm sending this one out to the Blursday boys, as I know they are big fans of Lloyd Jones. Delbert McClinton guests on this song - double trouble!
Cash McCall Blues Coming Down
Blues Coming Down - Single Nola Blue, Inc. 2021
Cash McCall was a noted songwriter and record man in Chicago for years, born in New Madrid, MO. Look him up if not familiar...he was big time, people.
Taj Mahal Down Home Girl
Dancing the Blues Private Music 1993
Ain't nothin' better than a down home girl, and Taj makes sure you understand why. Backed here by The Phantom Blues Band, who had a brand new album of their own out now.
Larry McCray Arkansas N
Blues Without You KTBA Records/Larry McCray 2022
Cousin of Michael Burks, and a noted blues and roots artist in his own right, Larry McCray has a tremendous album on his hands right here.
Mat Wilson and Felix Reyes My Love L
na House of Tone 2019
Some private stash music for your enjoyment.....just another reason why KDHX truly is the Gem of the Midwest!
Memphissippi Sounds Groove with Me
Welcome to the Land Little Village 2021
A new blues duo with deep roots to the MS Hill Country and to Memphis - hence the name. Damion Pearson and Cam Kimbrough - yes, from those Kimbroughs.
Jontavious Willis The Blues is Dead?
Spectacular Class Kind Of Blue Music 2019
JW is one of the leading lights of young blues artists - you need to know this cat!
Hank Crawford & Jimmy McGriff Sandu
Crunch Time Fantasy Records 1998
Song composed by Clifford Brown. The Crunch Time album continues w/ a winning formula of mixing swing, funk, blues, gospel and jazz. American Music, Babies!
Ron Levy's Wild Kingdom Sons Of Abraham
Zim Zam Zoom: Acid Blues On B-3 Bullseye Blues 1996
This is a Ron Levy composition. His 'help' includes Melvin Sparks, Idris Muhammad, Stanley Banks, Ralph Dorsey, Gordon Beadle and Ray Greene.
James Solberg Still Called The Blues
The Hand You're Dealt Ruf Records 2006
James Solberg's band was who backed Luther Allison on his 1990s Alligator albums, as the men were great friends and went back a long, long time.
Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado Same Old Lies - Part Un
Best Of Ruf Records GmbH 2021
Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado Same Old Lies - Part Deux
Best Of Ruf Records GmbH 2021
Parts Un and Deux were included as new tracks on this 2 CD Best of set. The band is one of the finest blues and roots acts in Europe, bar none.
Junior Wells Love Her With a Feeling
Live At Buddy Guy's Legends Telarc International Corp. 1997
Great advice from Junior, who was always known to have a way with the ladies. The album features the young 'reptile' duo of Stevie Lizard on guitar and friend of KDHX Johnny Iguana on keys.
Soulard Blues Band Slip Away L
Soul and Blues King Solomon Records 2017
Clarence Carter's classic tune, sung here by the WW Cham-peen of blues and soul, Marty Abdullah during his stint with the Soulard Blues Band.
Son Seals Four Full Seasons of Love
Midnight Son Alligator Records 1976
The always gloriously raw, ragged and earthy Frank 'Son' Seals !
Carolyn Wonderland It Takes a Lot To Laugh, It Takes a Train To Cry
Tempting Fate Alligator Records 2021
Carolyn's breakout album with Alligator Records, with a tremendous version of Bob Dylan's song here.
Sue Foley Hurricane Girl
Pinky's Blues Stony Plain Records 2021
Canadian artist with the deep Texas sound, Sue Foley herself! Now, how to get her a gig in St. Louis....
Organissimo If Not Now, When?
Groovadelphia Big O Records 2008
Jim Alfredson is the organ grinder, with Joe Gloss playing guitars and Randy Marsh on drums and ...harmonica?!
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio This Is Who I Is N
Cold As Weiss Colemine Records 2022
Album named in honor of the band's drummer, Daniel Weiss. Delvon Lamarr on organ, Jimmy Jones on guitar.
Sven Zetterberg Grandma's Hands N
Rain On: The Lost Session Pama Records a divison of Pama music group 2022
While a wonderful album, sadly it is also a posthumous album. Sven Z was one of the finest blues and soul singers in the buisiness, as well as gifted guitarist and songwriter.
John Németh Let Me Hold You
Magic Touch Blind Pig Records 2007
John Nemeth is currently healing from life saving high tech surgery. He's doing extremely well, so hopefully we'll hear him doing his thing again soon than later.
Radio Kings Virginia
Money Road Bullseye Blues 1998
The RKs were a tough band out of the Boston area, featuring Brian Templeton on vox and harp, Michael Dinallo on guitars, and Bob Christina on drums.
The James Cotton Band Rock 'N' Roll Music (Ain't Nothing New)
High Energy Unidisc 1992
James Cotton knew...rock and roll wasn't anything new. Originally on Buddah Records, 1975. On the whole, one could call this album Cotton's New Orleans album.
Magic Slim & The Teardrops Black Tornado
Black Tornado BLIND PIG RECORDS 1998
The human jukebox, Morris Holt, better known as Magic Slim, along with this always groovin' Teardrops.
Koko Taylor I Can Love You Like a Woman (Or I Can Fight You Like a Man)
Queen of the Blues Alligator Records 1985
I hope you were lucky enough to have seen Koko Taylor live and in person - twice for me, transcendent on each occasion.
George "Harmonica" Smith Sunbird
Now You Can Talk About Me BLIND PIG RECORDS 1998
Song recorded with Rod Piazza's band, the Mighty Flyers.
Luther Tucker Canadian Sunset
Sad Hours New West Records 2012
Bennie Smith Mystery Train L
Shook Up Fedora Records 2001
Ah, the great, and to this day dearly missed, Bennie Smith, with the band being all St. Louis artist I believe - essentially his Urban Blues Express.