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Blues Off the Record

Feb 17, 2021 12:00 PM โ€“ 3:00 PM

With Sonny Boy Williamson III

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
12:00 PM
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12:03 PM
Alexander Peskanov - Elite Syncopations
Alexander Peskanov Elite Syncopations
Joplin: Piano Rags, Vol. 1
12:07 PM
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12:11 PM
Jelly Roll Morton - Maple Leaf Rag, St. Louis Style / Maple Leaf Rag, New Orleans Style
Jelly Roll Morton Maple Leaf Rag, St. Louis Style / Maple Leaf Rag, New Orleans Style
Jelly Roll Morton - The Complete Congress Recordings Jelly Roll Morton 2005
12:15 PM
Jelly Roll Morton - Bucktown Blues
Jelly Roll Morton Bucktown Blues
The Complete Jelly Roll Morton Piano Heritage, Vol.1 - 1923/24 King Jazz 2013
12:18 PM
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12:20 PM
James P. Johnson - Snowy Morning Blues
James P. Johnson Snowy Morning Blues
Snowy Morning Blues Verve Reissues 1991
12:23 PM
Luckey Roberts - Railroad Blues
Luckey Roberts Railroad Blues
The Circle Recordings Solo Art 1994
12:26 PM
Willie "The Lion" Smith - Careless Love
Willie "The Lion" Smith Careless Love
Pop Corn ITSrecords 2018
12:29 PM
Fats Waller - Ain't Misbehavin'
Fats Waller Ain't Misbehavin'
If You Got to Ask, You Ain't Got It! 1943
12:32 PM
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12:35 PM
Charles "Cow Cow" Davenport - Mama Don't Allow No Easy Riders Here
Charles "Cow Cow" Davenport Mama Don't Allow No Easy Riders Here
Mama Don't Allow No Easy Riders Here
12:38 PM
Cripple Clarence Lofton - Brown Skin Girls
Cripple Clarence Lofton Brown Skin Girls
Cripple Clarence Lofton Vol. 1 (1935-1939) 1994
12:41 PM
Montana Taylor - Indiana Avenue Stomp
Montana Taylor Indiana Avenue Stomp
Circle Recordings Southland 1994
12:44 PM
Roosevelt Sykes - Fire Detective Blues
Roosevelt Sykes Fire Detective Blues
Roosevelt Sykes Vol. 1 (1929-1930) Document Records 1992
12:47 PM
Pinetop Smith - Pinetop's Blues
Pinetop Smith Pinetop's Blues
Reall the Blues?: A Blues History
12:50 PM
Little Brother Montgomery - After Hour Blues
Little Brother Montgomery After Hour Blues
Little Brother Montgomery (1930-1954) Document Records 1993
12:53 PM
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12:54 PM
Cotton Top Mountain Sanctified Singers - Give Me That Old Time Religion
Cotton Top Mountain Sanctified Singers Give Me That Old Time Religion
Frankie 'Half-Pint' Jaxon Vol. 11
12:57 PM
Professor Johnson and His Gospel Singers - Give Me That Old Time Religion
Professor Johnson and His Gospel Singers Give Me That Old Time Religion
1950s Gospel Classics
1:01 PM
Rev. Cleophus Robinson - Wrapped Up, Tied Up, Tangled Up
Rev. Cleophus Robinson Wrapped Up, Tied Up, Tangled Up
Wrapped Up, Tied Up, Tangled Up:The Reverend Cleophus Robinson Collection Universal Music Enterprises 2014
1:04 PM
The Zion Travelers - I Won't Have to Cross Jordan Alone
The Zion Travelers I Won't Have to Cross Jordan Alone
The Dootone Masters Ace Records 2013
1:07 PM
Brother Joe May - My Mother Prayed For Me
Brother Joe May My Mother Prayed For Me
The Best of Brother Joe May Universal Music Enterprises 2014
1:10 PM
Sister Elizabeth Phillips - There's Nothing Like the Holy Spirit
Sister Elizabeth Phillips There's Nothing Like the Holy Spirit
Guitar Evangelists (1928โ€“1951)
1:13 PM
The Swan Silvertones - Mary Don't You Weep
The Swan Silvertones Mary Don't You Weep
Harvest Gospel: The Swan Silvertones
1:18 PM
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1:19 PM
The Original Blind Boys Of Mississippi - Let's Have Church (aka Mercy) [feat. Archie Brownlee]
The Original Blind Boys Of Mississippi Let's Have Church (aka Mercy) [feat. Archie Brownlee]
The Great Lost Blind Boys Album (feat. Archie Brownlee) Vee-Jay Records 1993
1:22 PM
Rev. J.M. Gates - Smoking Woman In the Street
Rev. J.M. Gates Smoking Woman In the Street
Rev. J.M. Gates Vol. 9 (1934-1941) Document Records 1996
1:25 PM
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1:26 PM
Rev. Edward W. Clayborn - Come And Go With Me to My Father's House
Rev. Edward W. Clayborn Come And Go With Me to My Father's House
Blind Joe Taggart Vol. 2 (1929-1934)
1:29 PM
Rev. I.B. Ware - You Better Quit Drinking Shine
Rev. I.B. Ware You Better Quit Drinking Shine
Raw Pre-war Gospel (1926โ€“36)
1:33 PM
Nugrape Twins - Theres a City Built of Mansions
Nugrape Twins Theres a City Built of Mansions
American Primitive, Vol. II - Pre-War Revenants 2005
1:36 PM
Eddie Head and Family - Lord I'm the True Vine
Eddie Head and Family Lord I'm the True Vine
Raw Pre-War Gospel (1926โ€“36)
1:38 PM
Blind Roosevelt Graves - When I Lay My Burdens Down
Blind Roosevelt Graves When I Lay My Burdens Down
Blind Roosevelt Graves (1929-1936)
1:41 PM
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1:42 PM
John Byrd & Washboard Walter - That White Mule of Sin
John Byrd & Washboard Walter That White Mule of Sin
Rare Country Blues Vol. 2 (1929โ€“1943)
1:46 PM
Jim Jackson - Hesitation Blues (Oh! Baby, Must I Hesitate?)
Jim Jackson Hesitation Blues (Oh! Baby, Must I Hesitate?)
Jim Jackson Vol. 2 (1928-1930) Document Records 1992
1:49 PM
Andrew & Jim Baxter - Operator Blues
Andrew & Jim Baxter Operator Blues
The Stuff That Dreams Are Made of: Super Rarities 2006
1:53 PM
Crying Sam Collins - Midnight Special Blues
Crying Sam Collins Midnight Special Blues
Jailhouse Blues
1:55 PM
Bogus Ben Covington - I Heard the Voice of a Pork Chop
Bogus Ben Covington I Heard the Voice of a Pork Chop
Alabama: Black Country Dance Bands
1:59 PM
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2:01 PM
The Two Charlies - Pork Chop Blues
The Two Charlies Pork Chop Blues
Charley Jordan, Vol. 3 (1935 - 1937) 1992
2:04 PM
Kid Cole - Hey Hey Mama Blues
Kid Cole Hey Hey Mama Blues
Rare Country Blues Vol. 3
2:08 PM
Taylor's Weatherbirds - Do You Love Me Blues
Taylor's Weatherbirds Do You Love Me Blues
Rare Country Blues Vol. 2 (1929โ€“1943)
2:11 PM
Bob Campbell - Shotgun Blues
Bob Campbell Shotgun Blues
Rare Country Blues Vol. 2
2:14 PM
Skoodle Dum Doo and Sheffield - Broome Street Blues
Skoodle Dum Doo and Sheffield Broome Street Blues
Rare Country Blues Vol. 2 (1929โ€“1943)
2:16 PM
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2:17 PM
Leola Manning - Satan Is Busy in Knoxville
Leola Manning Satan Is Busy in Knoxville
Rare Country Blues (1928โ€“1937)
2:20 PM
Willie Bee (Willie B. James) - Can't Control My Mind
Willie Bee (Willie B. James) Can't Control My Mind
Rare Country Blues Vol. 4
2:24 PM
Memphis Minnie - Walking and Crying Blues
Memphis Minnie Walking and Crying Blues
Memphis Minnie 1935โ€“1941
2:26 PM
Memphis Jug Band - Whitewash Station Blues
Memphis Jug Band Whitewash Station Blues
Memphis Jug Band, Vol. 2 Frog 1997
2:29 PM
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2:30 PM
Memphis Jug Band - Memphis Boy Blues
Memphis Jug Band Memphis Boy Blues
Memphis Jug Band
2:33 PM
Cloe's Washboard Band - Undertaker Blues
Cloe's Washboard Band Undertaker Blues
Times Ain't Like They Used to Be: Early American Rural Music, Vol. 3 2005
2:36 PM
Sleepy John Estes - Streetcar Blues
Sleepy John Estes Streetcar Blues
Times Ain't Like They Used to Be Vol. 7: Early American Rural Music Vol. 3
2:39 PM
Snooky Pryor - My Baby Walked Out On Me
Snooky Pryor My Baby Walked Out On Me
Snooky Pryor
2:42 PM
Peetie Wheatstraw - Tennessee Peaches Blues
Peetie Wheatstraw Tennessee Peaches Blues
Peetie Wheatstraw Vol. 1 1930-1932 1993
2:45 PM
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2:46 PM
Wynonie Harris - Rock Mr. Blues
Wynonie Harris Rock Mr. Blues
Rock, Mr. Blues!
2:49 PM
Big Joe Turner - St. Louis Blues
Big Joe Turner St. Louis Blues
Shake, Rattle & Rock 1956
2:53 PM
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - Good Looking Woman
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown Good Looking Woman
The Peacock Recordings: 1949-1959 2015
2:56 PM
Lowell Fulson - Chuck with the Boys
Lowell Fulson Chuck with the Boys
Texas Guitar Killers
Chat is archived.
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 1:26:58 PM
Hi! I'm sorry I'm not able to open the chat earlier at this new Wednesday slot but I'll try to open it by 1:30 when I can!
-แŽทัMฮ”แžแจร˜ะ˜แŽขฮžNแŽข- 1:27:04 PM
BRILLIANT SHOW!! Many thanks!!
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 1:27:13 PM
Thank you!
Bud Burroughs 1:29:14 PM
This Clayborn tune has a weirdly fascinating bass line.
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 1:31:15 PM
Yes it does! Almost like a jug-band bass line but played on a string instrument of some kind.
-แŽทัMฮ”แžแจร˜ะ˜แŽขฮžNแŽข- 1:31:27 PM
What BLUES?? These tunes are making me so HAPPY!! Cheers!
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 1:31:41 PM
:)
Bud Burroughs 1:32:11 PM
I assume he was playing it on the guitar with his thumb, but he rarely played the root of the chord.
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 1:33:13 PM
I was trying to figure that out. Sounded low for a guitar but that may be it!
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 1:38:53 PM
this melody reminds me of "sooner or later god will cut you down"
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 1:39:43 PM
I meant "the true vine" does
Brian D 1:48:40 PM
Never get tired of hesitation blues versions
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 1:50:46 PM
Glad you can make it at the new slot Brian! Neither do I as you can tell
Bud Burroughs 2:03:07 PM
People just don't write about pork chops anymore
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 2:04:08 PM
Both of "the Two charlies" and "bogus ben" are doing versions of the same song, which seems to have originally been a kind of parody of a religious number: https://www.earlyblues.com/Essay%20-%20I%20Heard%20The%20Voice%20of%20a%20Pork%20Chop.htm
Bud Burroughs 2:06:34 PM
That's really interesting
Brian D 2:14:00 PM
Streaming is down as of 5 mins ago
Colin McDonnell 2:14:24 PM
The online stream is not working for me. am I the only one?
Colin McDonnell 2:14:30 PM
oop nope.
-แŽทัMฮ”แžแจร˜ะ˜แŽขฮžNแŽข- 2:14:38 PM
I almost threw my phone across town
-แŽทัMฮ”แžแจร˜ะ˜แŽขฮžNแŽข- 2:15:53 PM
Now I have the BLUES. Iโ€™m cry.
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 2:17:04 PM
Oh no!
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 2:19:51 PM
I wrote to the tech director
-แŽทัMฮ”แžแจร˜ะ˜แŽขฮžNแŽข- 2:25:48 PM
Thanks!
Mike Lupica 2:28:56 PM
Hey folks, looks like an internet outage at the transmitter has taken our streams down for the moment. We're still broadcasting long and strong on the FM. Working on the streams issue now. Fingers X'd for quick resolution.
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 2:29:53 PM
Thanks Mike!