Famous Monsters “Outerspace deathrace” from Around The World In 80 Bikinis! (Estrus Records) —Hound Dog Brown is filling in for Dangerous Sherri today, and I'm honored and dee-lighted to do it!Buy it!
Elizabeth Washington “You Put That Thing On Me” from St. Louis Girls (1929 - 1937) (Story of Blues/da Music/RST Records) L —Ms Washington was a delightful vocalist during the golden era of barrelhouse blues in St. Louis.Buy it!
Annie Laurie “Leave it to me” from The OKeh Rhythm & Blues Story (epic/Okeh/Legacy)Buy it!
Cliff "King" Solomon with Ernestine Anderson “Square Dance Boogie” from The OKeh Rhythm & Blues Story (epic/Okeh/Legacy)Buy it!
Bessie Smith “The St. Louis blues” from Bessie Smith - The Complete Recordings Vol. 2 (Columbia Legacy) R —I invited listeners to call in with a Bessie Smith request, and John picked this cut, which includes Louis Armstrong on cornet.Buy it!
Bessie Smith “Put it right here (Or keep it out there)” from Bessie Smith - The Complete Recordings Vol. 4 (Columbia Legacy) R —Listener Rick requested this cut.Buy it!
Shirley Caesar “Oh What a Wonderful Child” from Gospel Stars At Christmas (Liquid 8 Records/BMG) —Christmas Holy Blues!Buy it!
Hadda Brooks “Bully Wully Boogie” from Swingin' the Boogie, Vol. 2 (Ace Records 2003)Buy it!
Barbara Carr “Good Woman Go Bad” from Super Soul Blues Vol. 1 (Paula Records) L —Here's a three song set of St. Louis talent.Buy it!
Tina Turner “Shake A Hand” from Super Soul Blues Vol. 1 (Paula Records)Buy it!
The Ikettes “Can't Sit Down 'Cos I Feel So Good” from Can't Sit Down... 'Cos It Feels So Good! - The Complete Modern Recordings (Kent 2007)Buy it!
Katie Webster “I Know That's Right” from 15 Down Home Urban Blues Classics (Arhoolie Productions www.arhoolie.com) R —Sent out for Dennis, since he's a fan of Katie!Buy it!
Davina and The Vagabonds “Black Cloud” (DATV 2008) R —Here are two from Davina, for Joe, who tells me Davina will return to BB's on March 8, 2013.Buy it!
Davina and The Vagabonds “Start Runnin” from Black Cloud (DATV 2008) R Buy it!
Bessie Smith “At The Christmas Ball” from Bessie Smith - The Complete Recordings Vol. 2 (Columbia Legacy)Buy it!
John Barry Orchestra “The James Bond Theme (From Dr. No)” from James Bond - 13 Original Themes (DANJAQ S.A.) —I did a set of James Bond film themes four weeks ago when I filled in for Sherri, which seemed to be a hit with the listeners, so here's yet another!Buy it!
Shirley Bassey “Diamonds Are Forever” from James Bond - 13 Original Themes (DANJAQ S.A.) —Ms Bassey was a popular singer in the British Isles in the late 50s and early 60s, and was nicknamed "Bassey the Belter". She's the only person called back to do more than one Bond film theme.Buy it!
Lulu “The Man With The Golden Gun” from James Bond - 13 Original Themes (Liberty/DANJAQ S.A.) —Lulu was likewise a popular Brit hitmaker before becoming known in the USA due to her excellent movie theme songs.Buy it!
The Angelics “Jesus Christ Was Born” from Gospel Stars At Christmas (Liquid 8 Records/BMG)Buy it!
George Jones and Melba Montgomery “We Must Have Been Out Of Our Minds” from 50 Years Of Hits (Bandit Records.) —This is an expertly sung male-female country vocal duet. It goes out to Gabriel, who's a big fan of George Jones. Listen to Gabriel on KDHX every Sunday at midnight to 3 a.m. Monday morning for classic blues, Holy Blues, AND country classics.Buy it!
Zoe Muth & the Lost High Rollers “If I Can't Trust You With a Quarter (How Can I Trust You With My Heart?)” from Starlight Hotel (Signature Sounds Recordings Company 2011) —Ms Muth was in town this year for Twangfest. She is a very talented country vocalist and songwriter from the Seattle area, and I wish she'd get out to this part of the country more often.Buy it!
Lulu “To Sir With Love” from British Invasion Gold (Universal Music Enterprises) —Lulu is Scottish, her full real name Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie. Her first hit was in 1964 in the British isles, and she's had a very long career in music, staying active up until the mid 2000s.Buy it!
The Gospel Starlets “Go Tell It To the Mountain” from Gospel Stars At Christmas (Liquid 8 Records/BMG)Buy it!
The Poni-Tails “Born Too Late” from Great Ladies Of Rock & Roll - The 50s (Collectables Records) —Here's a set of four rock and pop cuts from the 1950s.Buy it!
Ruth Brown “Lucky lips” from Great Ladies Of Rock & Roll - The 50s (Collectables Records)Buy it!
Miss Toni Fisher “The Big Hurt” from Great Ladies Of Rock & Roll - The 50s (Collectables Records 1990)Buy it!
LaVern Baker “Saved” from There's A Riot Goin' On! The Rock 'N' Roll Classics Of Lieber & Stoller (BMG/Rhino Records) —LaVern Baker is known for her high-octane rendition of "Jim Dandy" (to the rescue), so in this cut "Saved", it looks as if Jim Dandy accomplished the mission ; - )Buy it!
Camille Howard “The Boogie and the Blues” from Camille Howard, Vol. 1: Rock Me Daddy (Specialty Records)Buy it!
Bonnie Raitt “Gnawin' On It” from Silver Lining (Capitol Records) —This cut features Bonnie playing slide guitar on the left channel, and bluesman Roy Rogers playing slide guitar on the right channel.Buy it!
Ike & Tina Turner “Rockin' And Rollin'” from Forever Gold (St. Clair Entertainment Group)Buy it!
Marcia Ball “The Party's Still Going On” from Alligator Records 40th Anniversary Collection (Alligator 2011)Buy it!
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