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Blues Off the Record

Dec 26, 2020 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

With Sonny Boy Williamson III

Blues for Christmas

Today we're broadcasting our annual holiday edition of Blues, Off the Record. Hopefully this show will help stave off the post-holiday blues!

Blues Off the Record
12:00 PM
Rainer Mafra - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Raindeer
Rainer Mafra Rudolph the Red-Nosed Raindeer
Silent Night (Christmas Carols on Acoustic Guitar)
12:03 PM
Lightnin' Hopkins - Santa
Lightnin' Hopkins Santa
Th Essential Recordings
12:06 PM
Leroy Carr - Christmas In Jail - Ain't That a Pain?
Leroy Carr Christmas In Jail - Ain't That a Pain?
Leroy Carr Vol. 2 (1929-1930) Document Records 1992
12:09 PM
Washboard Pete - Christmas Blues
Washboard Pete Christmas Blues
Christmas Blues: Savoy Jazz Christmas Album Savoy 1994
12:12 PM
Rev. J.M. Gates - Will the Coffin Be Your Santa Claus?
Rev. J.M. Gates Will the Coffin Be Your Santa Claus?
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus 2013
12:15 PM
Rev. J.M. Gates and His Congregation - Death Might Be Your Santa Claus
Rev. J.M. Gates and His Congregation Death Might Be Your Santa Claus
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus 2003
12:18 PM
Rev. J.M. Gates and His Congregation - Will Hell Be Your Santa Claus
Rev. J.M. Gates and His Congregation Will Hell Be Your Santa Claus
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus 2013
12:19 PM
Rev. J.M. Gates - Getting' Ready for Christmas Day
Rev. J.M. Gates Getting' Ready for Christmas Day
Rev. J.M. Gates Vol. 9 (1934-1941) Document Records 1996
12:22 PM
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12:23 PM
Mabel Scott - Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
Mabel Scott Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
Swing Time Christmas
12:25 PM
The Marshall Brothers - Mr. Santa's Boogie
The Marshall Brothers Mr. Santa's Boogie
Christmas Blues: Savoy Jazz Christmas Album Savoy 1994
12:29 PM
Dexter Gordon - Jingle Jangle Jump
Dexter Gordon Jingle Jangle Jump
Swing Time Christmas
12:32 PM
Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson - Christmas Date Boogie
Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Christmas Date Boogie
Swing Time Christmas
12:35 PM
Jimmy Witherspoon - How I Hate to See Xmas Come Around (Christmas Blues)
Jimmy Witherspoon How I Hate to See Xmas Come Around (Christmas Blues)
Swing Time Christmas
12:37 PM
Kansas City Kitty - Christmas Mornin' Blues
Kansas City Kitty Christmas Mornin' Blues
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus 1997
12:39 PM
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12:42 PM
Lil McClintock - Don't Think I'm Santa Claus
Lil McClintock Don't Think I'm Santa Claus
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus 2013
12:44 PM
Bessie Smith - At the Christmas Ball
Bessie Smith At the Christmas Ball
The Essential Bessie Smith Columbia/Legacy 2013
12:48 PM
Joseph Spence - Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
Joseph Spence Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
Living On the Hallelujah Side Rounder 1989
12:51 PM
Bo Carter - Santa Claus
Bo Carter Santa Claus
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus 1991
12:55 PM
Sonny Boy Williamson II - Santa Claus
Sonny Boy Williamson II Santa Claus
Blues Christmas Songs
12:57 PM
Lloyd Glenn - Sleigh Ride
Lloyd Glenn Sleigh Ride
Swing Time Christmas
1:00 PM
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1:01 PM
Pete Johson - Pete's Holiday Boogie
Pete Johson Pete's Holiday Boogie
Swing Time Christmas
1:05 PM
Cecil Grant - It's Christmas Time Once Again
Cecil Grant It's Christmas Time Once Again
Swing Time Christmas
1:08 PM
Tampa Red - Christmas & New Year's Blues
Tampa Red Christmas & New Year's Blues
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus 1997
1:10 PM
Charles Brown - Merry Christmas Baby
Charles Brown Merry Christmas Baby
Swing Time Christmas
1:13 PM
Jimmy Butler - Trim Your Tree
Jimmy Butler Trim Your Tree
Christmas Blues: Savoy Jazz Christmas Album Savoy 1994
1:15 PM
Butterbeans & Susie - Papa Ain't No Santa Claus (Mama Ain't No Christmas Tree)
Butterbeans & Susie Papa Ain't No Santa Claus (Mama Ain't No Christmas Tree)
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus 2004
1:19 PM
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Sister Rosetta Tharpe O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Blues Christmas Songs
1:19 PM
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1:21 PM
Felix Gross - Love For Christmas
Felix Gross Love For Christmas
Christmas Blues: Savoy Jazz Christmas Album Savoy 1994
1:24 PM
Jessie Thomas & Lloyd Glenn - Christmas Celebration
Jessie Thomas & Lloyd Glenn Christmas Celebration
Swing Time Christmas
1:26 PM
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers - Christmas Eve Baby
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers Christmas Eve Baby
Swing Time Christmas
1:28 PM
Count Basie - Good Morning Blues
Count Basie Good Morning Blues
Blues Christmas Songs
1:32 PM
Lowell Fulson - Lonesome Christmas Pts 1 & 2
Lowell Fulson Lonesome Christmas Pts 1 & 2
Swing Time Christmas
1:37 PM
Amos Milburn - Let's Make Christmas Merry, Baby
Amos Milburn Let's Make Christmas Merry, Baby
Blues Christmas Songs
1:39 PM
Johnny Otis & Little Esther Phillips - Far Away Christmas Blues
Johnny Otis & Little Esther Phillips Far Away Christmas Blues
Savoy Jazz Christmas Blues 1994
1:43 PM
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1:45 PM
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Christmas Eve Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson Christmas Eve Blues
Best Of Blues Vol. 9: Sweet Home Chicago
1:48 PM
Victoria Spivey - Christmas Morning Blues
Victoria Spivey Christmas Morning Blues
The Victoria Spivey Collection
1:51 PM
Blind Blake - Lonesome Christmas Blues
Blind Blake Lonesome Christmas Blues
The Best of Blind Blake 1995
1:54 PM
Sleepy John Estes - Airplane Blues
Sleepy John Estes Airplane Blues
Sleepy John Estes Vol. 2 (1937 - 1941) Document Records 1990
1:57 PM
Bumble Bee Slim - Santa Claus Bring Me a New Woman
Bumble Bee Slim Santa Claus Bring Me a New Woman
Bumble Bee Slim Vol. 7 1936-1937 Document Records 1994
2:00 PM
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2:02 PM
Bertha "Chippie" Hill - Christmas Man Blues
Bertha "Chippie" Hill Christmas Man Blues
Bertha "Chippie" Hill 1925-1929 Document Records 1995
2:05 PM
Sonny Boy Williamson I - Christmas Morning Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson I Christmas Morning Blues
The Bluebird Recordings, 1938
2:08 PM
Walter Davis - Santa Claus Blues
Walter Davis Santa Claus Blues
Walter Davis Vol. 7 1946-1952 Document Records 1994
2:11 PM
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - White Christmas
Sister Rosetta Tharpe White Christmas
The Decca Singles, Vol. 3 Verve Reissues 2019
2:14 PM
Black Ace - Santa Claus Blues
Black Ace Santa Claus Blues
I'm the Boss Card in Your Hand Arhoolie Records 1992
2:17 PM
Black Ace - Christmas Time Blues
Black Ace Christmas Time Blues
I'm the Boss Card in Your Hand Arhoolie Records 1992
2:21 PM
Casey Bill And His Orchestra - Christmas Time Blues
Casey Bill And His Orchestra Christmas Time Blues
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus 2009
2:23 PM
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2:24 PM
Roy Milton - Christmas Time Blues
Roy Milton Christmas Time Blues
Information Blues
2:27 PM
John Lee Hooker - Christmas Time Blues
John Lee Hooker Christmas Time Blues
Detroit 1948-1949 Savoy 2000
2:29 PM
John Lee Hooker - Blues For Christmas
John Lee Hooker Blues For Christmas
Christmas Blues Universal Music Enterprises 2016
2:34 PM
The Moonglows - Hey Santa Claus
The Moonglows Hey Santa Claus
The Flamingos Meet the Moonglows On the Dusty Road of Hits Vee-Jay Records 1993
2:36 PM
Johnny Moore's Three Blazer's - Merry Christmas Baby
Johnny Moore's Three Blazer's Merry Christmas Baby
The Very Best Of
2:39 PM
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2:40 PM
Clarence Carter - Back Door Santa
Clarence Carter Back Door Santa
Soul Christmas Rhino 2010
2:42 PM
Jimmy Rushing - Good Morning Blues
Jimmy Rushing Good Morning Blues
The Essential Jimmy Rushing Vanguard Records 1991
2:47 PM
Big Joe Williams - Christmas Blues
Big Joe Williams Christmas Blues
Merry Blue Christmas 2006
2:49 PM
Smokey Hogg - My Christmas Baby
Smokey Hogg My Christmas Baby
The Singles Collection
2:52 PM
Floyd Dixon - Empty Stocking Blues
Floyd Dixon Empty Stocking Blues
His Complete Aladdin Recordings Capitol Records 1996
2:55 PM
Booker T. & the M.G.'s - Jingle Bells
Booker T. & the M.G.'s Jingle Bells
Soul Christmas
2:58 PM
Lowell Fulson - Christmas Party Shuffle
Lowell Fulson Christmas Party Shuffle
Swing Time Christmas