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Jun 3, 2016 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
With Steve Pick
Marvin Gaye I'll Be Doggone
The Classic Rhythm & Blues Collection, Vol. 2 1964-1966 time-life 2001
Sometimes, this is my very favorite Marvin Gaye song.
Florence Ballard Walk On By
The Supreme Spectrum 2001
A nifty version of the Bacharach classic by the tragic Supreme.
Percy Mayfield To Live the Past
Blues Laureate: The RCA Years Raven 2006
He was such a good songwriter, you almost forget how supple his voice could be.
André Cymone American Dream
The Stone Blind Tango 2014
This very good record got mostly overlooked when it came out a couple years back.
The Gladiators Serious Thing
Serious Thing Omnivore / Nighthawk Records 1984
Albert Griffiths was such a delightful performer back in the day.
Phantom Planet Nobody's Fault
The Guest Epic 2002
This record was a rare burst of excitement in a year that didn't have a lot of music that grabbed me.
Elvis Costello The Beat
This Year's Model Columbia 1978
Even 38 years later, I still get pumped up listening to this record.
House of Brunettes Cold, Cold, Cold
Life In Stereo RittLaboratories 2013
Coming to our town next month.
Cheap Trick Do You Believe Me N
Bang, Zoom, Crazy…Hello Big Machine 2016
I'm ready to rock!
AC/DC Problem Child
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap Atlantic 1976
Axl Rose could never come close to this mastery.
Sleepy Kitty Summer L N
Flux - EP Euclid Records
Brand new EP from this St. Louis treasure, just out today.
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Slash / Burn N
A Man Alive Ribbon Music 2016
I can't get enough of this record.
Andrew Bird The New Saint Jude N
Are You Serious Concord Loma Vista 2016
You can never get a handle on where Bird is going next, but most of the time, I like where he has been.
Mavis Staples High Note N
Livin' On a High Note Anti 2016
Great song written by Valerie June, who adds some nice backing vocals here.
Todd Rhodes and His Orchestra Prelude in C sharp minor
Blues For the Red Boy - The Early Sensation Recordings Ace Records 2002
Fascinating jazz/classical/r'n'b crossover.
Dinah Washington Pillow Blues
The Fabulous Miss D! The Keynote, Decca & Mercury Singles Hip-O Select 2010
Released way back in 1952, a wonderful blues cut.
Les Paul Whispering
The Legend and the Legacy CAPITOL 1991
Love those overdubs.
Daniele Luppi SX 69
An Italian Story Rhino 2004
His more recent music is as freaky as Les Paul's must have been in his day.
Chris Maxwell Strange Shadows N
Arkansas Summer Max Recordings 2016
Maxwell's first solo record is filled with all sorts of wonderful music - this song lives up to its name.
David Olney Speak Memory
Migration Loudhouse 2005
Olney is one of those musical pleasures I forget about too much of the time.
Patty Loveless Looking For a Heartache Like You
On Your Way Home Epic 2003
Great Buddy Miller song.
Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones Better At Lying N
Little Windows Cooking Vinyl 2016
Old fashioned country duet record.
Boo Hewerdine & Darden Smith Evidence
Evidence Chrysalis 1989
One of my fave songs from the 80s.
Eric Bachmann Belong to You N
Eric Bachmann Merge 2016
Crooked Fingers singer has a pretty nifty bunch of solo songs for us.
Heart How Deep It Goes
Dreamboat Annie Mushroom 1976
Literally, a deep cut from the first album.
Jerry Lee Lewis Stepchild
Rock & Roll Time Vanguard 2014
Jerry Lee sang Dylan.
Leon Russell Home Sweet Oklahoma
Leon Russell and the Shelter People Shelter 1971
He was superb back in those days.
John Doe Alone in Arizona N
The Westerner Cool Rock Records / Thirty Tigers 2016
Doe is still singing beautifully after all these years.
Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas Caught Up
Secret Evil Dead Owl Records 2014
She can belt out the rock'n'roll.
Sweet Honey In The Rock Fly
The Women Gather Earthbeat 2003
I still get flashback chills from the power of these women in concert all the many times I saw them years ago.
Ana Moura Dia de Folga N
Moura Universal 2016
Beautiful music from Portugal.
The Pogues Fiesta
If I Should Fall From Grace With God WEA / Stiff 1988
At their apex.
Los Straitjackets Aerostar
Jet Set Yep Roc 2012
These guys have never made a wrong musical move.
Southern Culture on The Skids Biff Bang Pow
Mojo Box Yep Roc 2004
Such a powerhouse groove!
Johnny "Guitar" Watson Love Me Baby
Hot Just Like TNT Ace 1996
Going back to 1956, and a sound I can never get enough of.
Bettye LaVette I Still Want to Be Your Baby (Take Me Like I Am)
The Scene of the Crime Anti 2007
That record with the Drive-By Truckers backing her up was brilliant!
Mudcrutch Hope N
2 Reprise 2016
Tom Petty's first band comes back with a second album.
Eleanor Friedberger Does Turquoise Work? N
New View Frenchkiss 2016
What? Is turquoise a freeloader?
Villagers Everything I Am Is Yours N
Where Have You Been All My Life? Domino 2016
So many great songs from this band.
Tom Waits Shore Leave
Swordfishtrombones Island Records 1983
This was the album that introduced me to the genius of Mr. Waits.
Helen Merrill How's the World Treating You
Dream of You emarcy 1957
I love her voice - she was one of the best.
Hank Williams Ramblin' Man
The Ultimate Collection Mercury Records 2002
In just a few short years, he put out so many brilliant records.
The Del McCoury Band 1952 Vincent Black Lightning
Del & the Boys Ceili 2001
Brilliant take on the Richard Thompson song.
Blind Willie Johnson God Moves on the Water
The Complete Blind Willie Johnson Columbia Legacy 1993
Recorded 87 years ago.