MOST RECENT PLAYLIST
Chicken Shack Alley (Music)
Sun Dec 28th 2014 6.00pm–8.00pm
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ARR!!! “Stealin'” from ARR!!! - EP (self-released 2014) N L —St. Louis' own ARR!!! Adam Andrews, Bryan Ranney and Cree Rider. ArrrrrrBuy it!
Loot Rock Gang “Won't Get Lost” from That's Why I've Got to Sing (Big Muddy Records 2014) N L —St. Louis' own Loot Rock Gang - Mat and Rachel and Kellie and Stephen. Catch 'em when you can!Buy it!
The Aching Hearts “South Street Blues” from Just a Habit (Green Strum Records 2014) N L —St. Louis' own The Aching Hearts, comprised of the husbanbd and wife team of Ryan Spearman and Kelly Wells. Also on-board are Jeremy "Doc" Pfeffer and Dave Black.Buy it!
Tinsley Ellis “Berry Tossin’” from Get It! (Heartfixer Music 2013) —Tinsley's been a very busy man the past couple of years, releasing more albums than I can count. Well, almost more than that. Anyway, this one - Get It - is an instrumental affair, and it's a lot of fun.Buy it!
Rip Lee Pryor “Wake Up Baby” from Nobody But Me (Electro-Fi Records 2014) —Snooky's son Richard making his father proud. Folks, this album from 2014 is a hidden gem. It truly deserved MUCH great recognition.Buy it!
The Kokomo Kings “Girls I've Never Kissed” from Artificial Natural (Grit Tone Records 2013) —Scandahoovians galore...Fins and Danes and kitchen sinks....and great blues and roots music. Dig it!Buy it!
The Blazers “Going Up The Country” from East Side Soul (Rounder www.rounder.com 1995) —What a great records....I see it for sale for 1 penny....hint hint hint....Buy it!
Los FabuLocos “You Ain't Nothin' But Fine” from Los Fabulocos (DELTA GROOVE PRODUCTIONS 2008) —featuring Kid RamosBuy it!
Sir Douglas Quintet “She’s About A Mover” from The Best Of The Sir Douglas Quintet (Sundazed 1966) —Doug Sahm, Sir Doug, a rose is a rose is a rose - and Doug Sahm was a beautiful musical soul.Buy it!
R.J. And The Del Guapos “Spin Around” from Rockin With R.J. And The Del Guapos (Teresita Records 2014) N —This band's sound is listed in Websters under the definition of American Music. Chuck Berry is 1st, and The Blasters are high, but the Del Guapos are definitley right in that pocket!Buy it!
Sena Ehrhardt “Things You Shouldn't Need To Know” from Live My Life (blind pig www.blindpigrecords.com 2014) N —Appearing live at BB's Jazz Blue and Soup on Friday, Jan 9th!Buy it!
Alvin Jett And The Phat Noiz Blues Band “Wanna Go Home” from na (NA url) L —The very sad news of the death of Alvin Jett reach my ears mid-week. Alvin was only 54 years old....this song has never been officially released, and it's mood and sentiment seems all too appropriate given the circumstances. Rest in peace, Alvin Jett.Buy it!
Gale Foehner “Pinetop's Boogie” from alabama bound (piano mania 2006) L —St. Louis piano-master Gale Foehner with a take on the classic tune from Pinetop Smith. No, Pinetop Perkins did NOT write this tune - it predates his piano career considerably.Buy it!
Doghouse Sam & His Magnatones “Hurt” from Buddha Blue (Blues Boulevard Records 2012) —Another Benelux band, meaning from the Low Countries of NW Europe. There's a lot of great blues and roots music being played and recorded in Europe, folks. A lot!Buy it!
Rusty Roots “Wiggle” from Something Ain't Right (Tub Thumper Records 2011) —This is a very fine band from Belgium, one that I've featured before - whether subbing or on my own program. Their previous release, Electrified, is outstanding!Buy it!
Jeremiah Johnson “Gasoline and Smokes” from Grind (self-released 2014) L —My favorite tune from Jeremiah's recent release - from the Autumn of 2014. I see BIG things happening for this band in 2015.Buy it!
Wayne Goins “Rockin' Man featuring Dave Elmo Bailey” from Home Cookin (Little Apple Records 2006)Buy it!
Ruthie Foster “Runaway Soul” (Blue Corn Music 2001) —I was fortunate to hear and see Ruthie open for the Blind Boys of Alabama at The Sheldon a couple weeks back. WOW would be an understatment - Ruthie is a gifted singer, it's as simple as that.Buy it!
Freddy Robinson “I Found My Soul Last Night” from Bluesology (Ace 1999) —Freddy converted to Islam and changed his name to Abu Talib in 1975. Many of those hard-core Chess Records blues recordings featured Freddy's guitar playing. Really!Buy it!
Dan Moretti and the Hammond Boys “Ronnie's Bonnies” from Dan Moretti & the Hammond Boys "Live At Chan's" (roots grooves records 2014) —Dan Moretti playing sax in front of what is essentially Ronnie Earl's band, but with Duke Robillard on guitar rather than Earl. No matter, it's all greasy good stuff, here!Buy it!
The Barcodes “Splanky” from Keep Your Distance (self-released 2000) —Greasin' up the alley with some 3-piece soul-jazz out of Great Britain. Bob Haddrell is playing the organ on this cut.Buy it!
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