Thu Nov 28th 2013 4.00pm–7.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
The Bruce Katz Band “Wrecking Ball” from Three Feet Off The Ground (audioquest 2000) —Bruce is a master of the B-3 and piano, working the Boston-NYC corridor for years, as well as being a 1st call player.Buy it!
Dutch Schultz “Overtime” from A Block Away (Self Release 2013) N L —Dutch has called me several times to request a tune from his album, and I always had to respectively decline as I hadn't screened the songs yet - I won't play anything I'm not familiar with on-air. But, I finally got hold of the CD - so here's one for DuBuy it!
Johnny Adams “You Can Depend On Me” from Absolutely The Best (Fuel 2000 2002) —no body sings it like Johnny Adams. This CD contains the best of his SSS Intl recordings, made in the late '60s and early '70s.Buy it!
Billy Martin & Wil Blades “Brother Bru” from Shimmy ((RED) The Royal Potato Family 2012) —GOOD Stuff! Billy Martin from Medeski, Martin and Wood; with Wil Blades from Stanton Moore's band (as well as 1st call keyboard player in San Fran).Buy it!
Janiva Magness “Whistlin' In the Dark” from Live at KDHX 8/3/2012 (KDHX 2012) —recorded right here at the Magnolia Ave studios with Janiva's road band. This one goes out to Rich B. (he does enjoy his Janiva Magness)Buy it!
KING ERNEST “'Till the Day I Die” from BLUES GOT SOUL (Epitaph and Fat Possum 2000) —King Ernest Baker dies JUST after hearing the final mixes for the album (car accident). Sad, sad, sad...but what a voice the mad possessed!Buy it!
Syl Johnson with Hi Rhythm “I Can't Stop” from Back In The Game (Delmark 1994) —as the title says, Syl is working with the Hi Records band on this album, including Charles, Teenie, Leroy & Fred Hodges, adand Howard Grimes. There's other folks on here, as well, 'cause nobody wanted to miss out on the fun.Buy it!
Alvin Jett & the Phat noiZ Blues Band “Wanna Go Home” from na (NA url) L —the album had been recorded but had to be shelved..it's finished, and if it sounds this good...well... Let Frank and Matt know what you think of this tune when you run into them.Buy it!
Tony Z “15 Years” from Kiss My Blues (Tone-Cool Records tonecool.com 1997) —This cat knows how to let the B-3 be free, and he's a talented vocalist as well. Cornell Dupree is on here playing guitar, along with Chuck Rainey (bass) and Bernard Purdie on drums.Buy it!
Perry & the Pumpers “Roberta” from Movin' At Midnight (Sweetgrass Music 2012) —this is really a nice album, even if the small label release makes it tough to find. it's worth it, though. BTW, Perry is Perry Welsh.Buy it!
Julian Fauth “So Friggin' Happy” from Everybody Ought to Treat a Stranger Right (Electro-Fi Records 2012) —Henry Townsend heard Julian playing one time and said "that young has something". That is good enough for me. Julian is a Canadian artist, and is one of my favorite artist working today.Buy it!
Jody Williams “Moanin' for Molasses” from Return of a Legend (evidence music 2001) —Return of a Legend was Jody's return to recording. He hung it up in the early 1960s, frustrated by perceived (and maybe very real) music industry shenanigans.Buy it!
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