Rhythm Highways (Music)
With East Side Slim
Thu Apr 10th 2014 5.00am–7.00am
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Billy Watson And His International Silver String Submarine Band “Allergy Blues”
from Numero Cinco (Lil Snick 2005) —do you have itchy eyes, a runny nose, plugged up ears? Then this song is dedicated to you, fellow allergy sufferers.
Luther Dickinson And Sons Of Mudboy “Back Back Train”
from Onward And Upward (Memphis International 2009) —In memory of James Luther Dickinson (Luther's father.) This album was recorded in the days just after the Sr Dickinson's death. Sons of Mudboy consists of many of Jim Dickinson's ol' musical running partners.
Smokey Wilson “Blues For Big Town”
from Round Like an Apple The Big Town Recordings 1977-1978 (Ace 2006) —Folks, THIS is the blues, and there's nothin' sad about that at all. A vintage slice of South Central L.A. circa the late 1970s.
James Harman “Icepick's Pawnshop Blues”
from Mo' Na'kins, Please Strictly The Blues Vol. 2 (Cannonball 2000) —this album was the 2nd helping from sessions recorded between 1984-87 (see Extra Napkins: Strictly the Blues Vol. 1 for the other volume.) This cut features Fred Kaplan playing that fine piano.
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