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Blues Off the Record

Sep 5, 2020 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

With Sonny Boy Williamson III

Blues, Off the Record is a show dedicated to exploring the history of American music and spinning the best blues tracks, focusing on classic recordigns from the 1920s through the 1960s. It airs Saturdays from noon to 3pm EST on WPRB Princeton 103.3fm / wprb.com.

Today's show features some selections inspired by Elijah Wald's Escaping the Delta, a gospel number from Little Richard, and much more!

Blues Off the Record
12:00 PM
Mississippi Jook Band - Hittin' the Bottle Stomp
Mississippi Jook Band Hittin' the Bottle Stomp
Back to the Crossroads: The Roots of Robert Johnson
12:03 PM
Little Richard - Joy Joy Joy
Little Richard Joy Joy Joy
The King Of The Gospel Singers Mercury Records 1961
12:05 PM
Sonny Boy Williamson II - The Sky is Crying
Sonny Boy Williamson II The Sky is Crying
Keep It To Ourselves
12:08 PM
J.B. Hutto & The New Hawks - You Don't Love Me
J.B. Hutto & The New Hawks You Don't Love Me
Keeper of the Flame WOLF RECORDS 1980
12:12 PM
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12:13 PM
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five - I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
Let the Good Times Roll: The Anthology 1938 - 1953 Geffen 1999
12:16 PM
Wynonie Harris - Confessin' the Blues
Wynonie Harris Confessin' the Blues
I Am Music
12:19 PM
Big Maybelle - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
Big Maybelle Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
The Complete Okeh Sessions 1952-1955 Okeh/Legacy/Epic 1994
12:22 PM
Floyd Dixon - Hey, Bartender
Floyd Dixon Hey, Bartender
Wake Up and Live! Alligator Records 1996
12:25 PM
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12:30 PM
Bill Gaither - Mean Old World to Live In
Bill Gaither Mean Old World to Live In
The Early Leroy's Buddy
12:33 PM
Charles Brown - Homesick Blues
Charles Brown Homesick Blues
The Best of Charles Brown: Driftin' Blues (Remastered) Capitol Records 1992
12:36 PM
Ray Charles - Rockhouse, Pt. 1 & 2
Ray Charles Rockhouse, Pt. 1 & 2
The Ray Charles Story Vol 1
12:40 PM
Ray Charles - The Sun's Gonna Shine Again
Ray Charles The Sun's Gonna Shine Again
The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1 Rhino Atlantic 2005
12:42 PM
Howlin' Wolf - Fourty Four
Howlin' Wolf Fourty Four
The Definitive Collection
12:47 PM
Marion Harris - Left All Alone Again Blues (Recorded April 1920)
Marion Harris Left All Alone Again Blues (Recorded April 1920)
Columbia 1 (1920's Jazz Vocals) [Recorded 1920-1921] Vintage Recordings 2014
12:48 PM
Marion Harris - Where Is My Daddy Now Blues
Marion Harris Where Is My Daddy Now Blues
Columbia 1 (1920's Jazz Vocals) [Recorded 1920-1921]
12:50 PM
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12:52 PM
The Yas Yas Girl (Merline Johnson) - Sold It to the Devil
The Yas Yas Girl (Merline Johnson) Sold It to the Devil
The Yas Yas Girl (Merline Johnson) Vol. 1 1937-1938 Document Records 1994
12:54 PM
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12:55 PM
Lucille Hegamin - The Jazz Me Blues
Lucille Hegamin The Jazz Me Blues
Lucille Hegamin Vol. 1 (1920-1922) Document Records 1995
1:00 PM
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1:01 PM
Ida Cox - Blue Monday Blues
Ida Cox Blue Monday Blues
Ida Cox Vol. 1 1923 Document Records 1995
1:03 PM
Sara Martin, Sylvester Weaver - Black Hearse Blues
Sara Martin, Sylvester Weaver Black Hearse Blues
Really the Blues?
1:05 PM
Ma Rainey - Morning Hour Blues
Ma Rainey Morning Hour Blues
The Definitive Collection
1:07 PM
Ma Rainey - Black Cat Hoot Owl
Ma Rainey Black Cat Hoot Owl
The Definitive Collection
1:10 PM
Ma Rainey & Papa Charlie Jackson - Big Feeling Blues
Ma Rainey & Papa Charlie Jackson Big Feeling Blues
The Definitive Collection 1924 - 28 ACROBAT 2018
1:15 PM
Papa Charlie Jackson - Shake That Thing (Take 2)
Papa Charlie Jackson Shake That Thing (Take 2)
Papa Charlie Jackson Vol. 1 (1924 - 1926) Document Records 1991
1:18 PM
Papa Charlie Jackson - The Faking Blues (Take 2)
Papa Charlie Jackson The Faking Blues (Take 2)
Papa Charlie Jackson Vol. 1 (1924 - 1926) Document Records 1991
1:20 PM
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1:22 PM
Jim Jackson - Old Dog Blue
Jim Jackson Old Dog Blue
American Epic: The Collection Columbia/Legacy 2017
1:25 PM
Jim Jackson - Jim Jackson's Kansas City Blues - Pt.. 1
Jim Jackson Jim Jackson's Kansas City Blues - Pt.. 1
Jim Jackson Vol. 1 (1927-1928) Document Records 1992
1:30 PM
Tampa Red - It's Tight Like That
Tampa Red It's Tight Like That
Tampa Red Vol. 2
1:32 PM
Peetie Wheatstraw - Devil's Son-In-Law
Peetie Wheatstraw Devil's Son-In-Law
Peetie Wheatstraw Vol. 1 1930-1932 Document Records 1994
1:35 PM
Bumble Bee Slim - Greasy Greens
Bumble Bee Slim Greasy Greens
Bumble Bee Slim Vol. 1 1931-1934 Document Records 1994
1:37 PM
Georgia Tom - Been Mistreated Blues
Georgia Tom Been Mistreated Blues
Georgia Tom (Thomas A. Dorsey) Vol. 2 (1930-1934) Document Records 1992
1:40 PM
The Hokum Boys - I Had to Give Up Gym
The Hokum Boys I Had to Give Up Gym
Georgia Tom (Thomas A. Dorsey) Vol. 2 (1930-1934)
1:44 PM
Tommy McClennan - Baby, Please Don't Tell On Me
Tommy McClennan Baby, Please Don't Tell On Me
Tommy McClennan Vol. 1 "Whiskey Head Woman" Document Records 2002
1:47 PM
Washboard Sam - Washboard Swing
Washboard Sam Washboard Swing
Washboard Sam Vol. 3 (1938) Document Records 1993
1:50 PM
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1:52 PM
Henry Townsend - Mistreated Blues
Henry Townsend Mistreated Blues
Wait for Me: Songs of Love, Lust and Discontent from the 1920s and 1930s East River Records 2015
1:54 PM
Charlie McCoy - I've Been Blue Ever Since You Went Away
Charlie McCoy I've Been Blue Ever Since You Went Away
Charlie McCoy (1928-1932) Document Records 1992
1:58 PM
David "Honeyboy" Edwards - Wind Howlin' Blues
David "Honeyboy" Edwards Wind Howlin' Blues
Delta Bluesman
2:00 PM
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2:02 PM
Johnny Shines - Hello Central (feat. Big Walter Horton)
Johnny Shines Hello Central (feat. Big Walter Horton)
Johnny Shines (feat. Big Walter Horton) HighTone Records 1969
2:08 PM
Walter Davis - Come Back Baby
Walter Davis Come Back Baby
Walter Davis Vol. 5 1939-1940 Document Records 1994
2:10 PM
Blind Blake - Sweet Jivin' Mama
Blind Blake Sweet Jivin' Mama
Blind Blake Vol. 4 (1929 - 1932) Document Records 1991
2:15 PM
Henry Whittier - Lonesome Road Blues
Henry Whittier Lonesome Road Blues N
Henry Whittier
2:16 PM
Gene Autry - Dallas County Jail Blues
Gene Autry Dallas County Jail Blues
Blues Singer (1929-1931) - Booger Rooger Saturday Nite! Columbia/Legacy 1996
2:17 PM
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2:18 PM
Jimmie Davis - Good Time Papa Blues
Jimmie Davis Good Time Papa Blues
Sweet Lorene ITSrecords 2018
2:23 PM
Glen Glenn - Don't You Love Me
Glen Glenn Don't You Love Me
Glen Rocks AMB 2003
2:25 PM
Moon Mulican - Mona Lisa
Moon Mulican Mona Lisa
28 Big Ones
2:30 PM
Basie's Bad Boys - Goin' to Chicago Blues
Basie's Bad Boys Goin' to Chicago Blues
The Columbia, Okeh, & Vocalion Sessions
2:32 PM
Duke Ellington - The Mooche
Duke Ellington The Mooche
The Duke: The Columbia Years (1927-1962) Columbia/Legacy
2:36 PM
Ollie Shepard - It's Low Down Dirty Shame
Ollie Shepard It's Low Down Dirty Shame
Ollie Shepard, Vol. 1 (1937-1939) Document Records 1996
2:38 PM
Lil Green - Blowtop Blues
Lil Green Blowtop Blues
No Stranger to Trouble
2:41 PM
Earl Hines and His Orchestra - Chicago Rhythm
Earl Hines and His Orchestra Chicago Rhythm
Classic Earl Hines Sessions (1928-1945), Vol. 1 & 2 Legacy Recordings 1928
2:44 PM
The Big Three Trio - Wrinkles
The Big Three Trio Wrinkles
Chess Blues Geffen 1992
2:47 PM
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2:49 PM
J.B. Lenoir - Mama Talk To Your Daughter
J.B. Lenoir Mama Talk To Your Daughter
Chess Blues Geffen 1992
2:52 PM
Gus Jenkins - Eight Ball
Gus Jenkins Eight Ball
Chess Blues Geffen 1992
2:55 PM
Earl Hooker - The Screwdriver
Earl Hooker The Screwdriver
Theresa Fungus Amongus
2:58 PM
Lonnie Brooks - Two Guitars Shuffle (take 2)
Lonnie Brooks Two Guitars Shuffle (take 2)
Sweet Home Chicago (Paris 1975) [Blues Reference] Disques Black & Blue 2000