Rhythm Highways (Music)
With East Side Slim
Thu Jan 2nd 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
Elder Roma Wilson “Ain'T It a Shame”
from This Train (Arhoolie Records unk 1995) —most of the songs on this cd were cut in Elder Wilson's home in 1994, when he was 80 years old. He could still blow harp with men half his age. There are also 6 cuts from 1948, recorded in Joe Van Battle's Detroit record shop.
Big John Hamilton & Doris Allen “Bright Star”
from The South Side Of Soul Street The Minaret Soul Singles 1967-1976 (Omnivore Recordings 2013) N —the fllip side of John & Doris' 1970 45 RPM version of Them Changes, originally credited to John Hamilton & Doris Allen - leaving off the "Big".
Alice Spencer “Black Cat Blues”
from Live at Riddle's with Some Sheiks, Some Orbits and Rush (Rush McAllister 2002) L —the CD is the soundtrack from a video recorded in Dec 2000 at the old Riddles Cafe & Wine Bar. This thing is full of members of the Geyer Street Sheiks and The Orbits
The Isley Brothers “I Turned You On”
from The Isley Brothers Story Volume 2 The T-Neck Years 1969-85 (Rhino 1991) —from 1969, written by the original 3 Isley Brothers: Ronald, O'Kelly and Rudolph.
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