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Spinitron - KDHX: Nothin' but the Blues Sun Jul 22nd 2012

88.1 KDHX Saint Louis

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Nothin' but the Blues (Music)

Sun Jul 22nd 2012 8.00pm–10.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central


Little Hatch (with Ron Edwards) “Country blues”
from Rock With Me Baby Single (APO 2002) —Hound Dog Brown is filling in for Ron Edwards tonight. Thanks, Ron, for inviting me!


Son House “Levee camp moan”
from Son House - The Original Delta Blues (Columbia/Legacy.) —This is one of Son House's 1965 recordings. Son sings it and plays guitar, and is backed up by Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson on harmonica who was a founder of the band Canned Heat.


Blind Willie Johnson “It's Nobody's Fault But Mine”
from The Complete Blind Willie Johnson (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 1993)


Lead Belly “Fort Worth And Dallas Blues”
from The Birth Of The Blues (Charly Records)


Bukka White “Bukka's Jitterbug Swing”
from The Birth Of The Blues (Charly Records)


Jimmy Yancey “35th and Dearborn”
from Boogie Woogie Pioneers (Document Records)


Kokomo Arnold “Jet black snake (with Roosevelt Sykes)”
from Kokomo Arnold - The Essential (Classic Blues)


Washboard Sam “I Just Couldn't Help It”
from Washboard Sam Vol. 7 1942-1949 (Document Records 1993) —Washboard Sam sings this and plays washboard, with Roosevelt Sykes on piano, Big Bill Broonzy on guitar, Willie Dixon on string bass, and J.T. Brown on tenor sax.


Bessie Smith “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out”
from Bessie Smith - The Collection (CBS Records) R  —Requested by listener Beth!


Sonny Boy Williamson “Keep It To Yourself”
from Keep it To Yourself (Blues Journey 1991)


Bessie Smith “Empty Bed Blues Pt.1”
from Bessie Smith - The Collection (CBS Records) R  —Requested by listener Dan!


James Crutchfield “U.S.-Russian blues”
from James Crutchfield - St. Louis Blues Piano (Swingmaster 2001) L


Louisiana Red “Red's Dream”
from The Lowdown Back Porch Blues (Rhino 2005)


The Soul Stirrers “Jesus Hits Like The Atom Bomb”
from The Soul Stirrers Featuring R. H. Harris (Specialty Records 1992)


Bessie Smith “St. Louis blues”
from Bessie Smith - The Collection (CBS Records) R  —Bessie Smith's voice and Louis Armstrong's cornet cut through from 1925 like a laser scalpel. This selection was requested by listener Jim!


Peg Leg Howell “Rolling Mill Blues”
from Southern Blues Volume Two (Audio Book and Music Co.) —Peg Leg Howell's day job was as a bootlegger, which perhaps led to him being shot in the leg, and getting a, uh, pegleg.


Six Cylinder Smith “Pennsylvania Woman Blues”
from Harmonica Masters (Yazoo www.acousticdisc.com 2005) —No one is sure who Six Cylinder Smith actually was, though there is speculation his name was a blues handle for Blind Joe Taggart who was an itinerant evangelist.


Hambone Willie Newbern “Shelby County Workhouse Blues”
from Southern Blues Volume Two (Audio Book & Music Co.) —Hambone Willie is well known among blues historians, and gave Sleepy John Estes some guitar lessons.


Stick Horse Hammond “Alberta”
from Southern Blues Volume Two (Audi Book & Music co.) —Not much is known about Nathaniel "Stick Horse" Hammond except he was born in Dallas in 1896, and died in Shreveport in 1964. He had several records released on a label called JOB in Shreveport, which was an entirely different label than J.O.B. in Chicago


Mance Lipscomb “Baby, Don't You Lay It On Me”
from The Best Of Mance Lipscomb (Arhoolie 2009)


Cee Cee James “I got a right to sing the blues”
from Blood Red Blues (FWG Records 2012) N  —I only had time to play a couple of minutes of this pick from Cee Cee's new release. She makes her home in St. Louis, and is backed up live and on her CD by husband Rob "Slideboy" Andrews. Ron will be back in the studio next week.

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