The BluzNdaBlood Show #264, BMA Nominee’s Blues!

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The BluzNdaBlood Show #264, BMA Nominee’s Blues!

The Blues Music Awards are Thursday May 11th in Memphis, TN! This show plays SOME samples from SOME of the great nominees! Good luck to all!

Intro Song,
Monster Mike Welch and Mike Ledbetter , “Cry For Me Baby”, Right Place, Right Time, Delta Groove Music, Mike Welch nomiated for Instrumentalist – Guitar, Mike Ledbetter is in the Nick Moss Band, nominated for Band of Year and Contemporary Blues Album, and Anthony Geraci is on the CD playing piano and Hammond Organ and he’s up for the Pinetop Perkins Piano Player!

First Set
John Primer and Bob Corritore, “Poor Man Blues”, Ain’t Nothing You Can Do, John Primer nominated for Traditional Male Blues Artist, Bob is nominated for Traditional Blues Album, Also on CD are Pinetop nominees Henry Gray and Barrelhouse Chuck, and bass nominee Patrick Rynn
Albert Castiglia, Let The Big Dog Eat”, Big Dog, nominated for Rock Blues Album
Kenny Neal, “Keep On Moving”, Bloodline, Cleopatra Blues, Nominated for Contemporary Blues Album, Contemporary Blues Male Artist

Second Set
Lurrie Bell,I Can’t Shake This Feeling”, Can’t Shake This Feeling, Delmark Records, Traditional Blues Album and Traditional Blues Male Artist
Bobby Rush, “Hoochie Man”, Chicken Heads – 50 year History, Bobby nominated for Historical Album; Porcupine Meat for Best Album, and Best Soul Blues Album
Victor QWainwright, “Buzz Me”, Family Roots, Pinetop Perkins Piano Player

Third Set – WIB
Doug MacLeod, “Home Cookin”, Live In Europe, Under the Radar Label, Acoustic Artist, and Historical Album
Janiva Magness, “Real Slow”, Love Wins Again, Contemporary Blues Female Artist
Vaneese Thomas, “Sweet Talk Me”, The Long Journey Home, Segue Records, Soul Blues Female Artist

Fourth Set
Jonn Del Toro Richardson, “Tall Pretty Baby”, Tengo Blues, Best Emerging Artist Album
Guy King, “A Day In A Life With The Blues”, Truth, Delmark Records, Best Emerging Artist Album
Knickerbocker All-Stars, “I Still Love You Baby”, Texas Rhody Blues, lead singer was Sugarray Rayford and he’s nominated for B.B. King Entertainer of Year, Contemporary Blues Male Artist,

BMAs are Thursday May 11th in Memphis


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #263, Honey Bee Blues!

Intro Song,
Steve Guyger , “The Honeydripper”, Radio Blues

First Set
Muddy Waters, “Honey Bee”, The Chess Set, Geffen Label, 1989
Albert Collins, Honey Hush (Takling Woman Blues)”, 35X35, Alligator Records
Stevie Ray Vaughan, “Honey Bee”, Couldn’t Stand The Weather

Second Set
Brandon Santini, “She’s Sweet Like Honey”, Songs of Love, Money, and Misery
Bob Corritore, “Bumble Bee”, Harmonica Blues,
Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers, “Queen Bee”, Soul Monster

Third Set – WIB
Fiona Boys, “Place of Milk and Honey”, Blues Woman
Hurricane Ruth, “Beekeeper”, Ain’t Ready for the Grave
Roxey Perry, “Goodbye Honey”, In My Sweet TIme

Fourth Set
Shemekia Copeland, “Honey Do The Voo-Doo”, The Soul Truth
Zac Harmon, “Honey Bee”, From The Root
JP Soars, “More Bees Than Honey”, More Bee With Honey
Kenny Neal, “Baby Bee”, Tribute to Slim Harpo and Raful Neal


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #248, This Show Sucks And Blows, Two!

Intro Song,
The Suitcase Brothers, “You’d Better Mind”, You’d Better Mind

First Set
Grady Champion, “GC Boogie”, One Of A Kind, Malaco Records
Bob Corritore “T-Town Ramble”, Taboo
John Nemeth, “Elbows On The Wheel’”, Memphis Grease

Second Set –
Lester Butler, “So Low Down”, 13
Scotty Boy Daniel Blues Band, “Blowin’ Like Hell”, Mercy! A Tribute To William Clarke,
T.J. & The Suitcase, “Ain’t Your Train”, Never Giving Up

Third Set –
Billy Gibson, “Down Home”, The Billy Gibson Band , Inside Sounds
Brandon Santini, “Got Good Lovin’”, This Time Another Year
Dennis Gruenling, “Knockin’ My Knees”, Ready Or Not, featuring Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones

Fourth Set –
Hard Swimmin’ Fish, “Five Years Hard Labor”, True Believer
James Harman, “Yo’ Family (Don’t Like Me)”, Bonetime
Mike Wesolowski, “Two Bones and a Pick”, ReverbNation
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, “Drinking In The Blues’”, Sun’s Gonna Shine

Thanks to the Central Virginia Blues Society for the honor of judging their Blues Competition. And thanks to Andy for the homemade Hot Sauce!

Thanks to Jon for the kind words on Facebook naming me one of his favorite DJs!

Thanks to many of the folks at the Heritage Blues Fest like Gordon and others that said they listened to the show before the festival.

Thanks to Howard for his message: “You’re right, Dave! Show #247 does suck, big time and it sounds sooooo good! Awesome set list!”

And David from NC said, “ Working today and while I’m missing some good live blues in Raleigh today, this show helped make being here suck way less! Thanks, Dave for the hop harp tunes!


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #206, Best Of Blues In 2014!

This show highlights (in my opinion) the Best Blues CDs of 2014! This wasn’t an easy show to do, because of all of the great music that was put out in 2014, but here ya go! These songs are just samples of the great music that’s on the CDs! And what a great variety of styles!

Intro Song
Dave Specter, “Chicago Style”, Message in Blues, Delmark Records

First Set
Grady Champion, “Beg, Borrow, Steal”, Bootleg Whiskey, Malaco Records
JP Soars, “Reefer Man’”, Full Moon Night In Memphis, Soars High Productions
Jarekus Singleton, “Blame Game’”, Refuse To Lose, Alligator Records.

Second Set
Keb’ Mo’, “The Worst Is Yet To Come”, Bluesamericana, Kind of Blue Music
JW Jones, “Coming After Me”, Belmont Boulevard, Blind Pig Records
Rod Piazza and The Mighty Flyers, “Neighbor, Neighbor”, Emergency Situation, Blind Pig Records
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, “Baby Let Me Butter Your Corn”, Blues Shock, Blind Pig Records

Third Set
Janiva Magness, “Let Me Breathe”, Original, Fat Head Records
Lisa Mann, “Big Long List’”, Move On, Lisa Mann Music
Eden Brent, “Everybody Already Knows”, Jigsaw Heart, Yellow Dog Records

Fourth Set
Bob Corritore, “Shuff Stuff”, Taboo, Delta Groove Music
The Knickerbocker All-Stars, “Later Than You Think”, Open Mic at the Knick, JP Cadillac Records
The Mannish Boys, “The Blues Has Made Me Whole”, Wrapped Up And Ready, Delta Groove Music

Like the show? Subscribe for free via iTunes! Or listen to the show on GREAT Internet Radio Stations like Kansas City Online Radio, Blues In The Burg, Almost Heaven Internet Broadcasting, and MDORadio Blues!

Dave


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #206, Best Blues of 2014!

Welcome back, everyone! This show is a great highlighting, in my opinion, some samples of songs from The Best Blues of 2014! Sure, this isn’t an easy task, but after listening, I think you’ll agree! And if you do, go out and buy some of this great music!

Intro Song
Dave Specter, “Chicago Style”, Message in Blues, Delmark Records

First Set
Grady Champion, “Beg, Borrow, Steal”, Bootleg Whiskey, Malaco Records
JP Soars, “Reefer Man’”, Full Moon Night In Memphis, Soars High Productions
Jarekus Singleton, “Blame Game’”, Refuse To Lose, Alligator Records.
Second Set
Keb’ Mo’, “The Worst Is Yet To Come”, Bluesamericana, Kind of Blue Music
JW Jones, “Coming After Me”, Belmont Boulevard, Blind Pig Records
Rod Piazza and The Mighty Flyers, “Neighbor, Neighbor”, Emergency SituationBlind Pig Records
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, “Baby Let Me Butter Your Corn”, Blues ShockBlind Pig Records

Third Set
Janiva Magness, “Let Me Breathe”, Original, Fat Head Records
Lisa Mann, “Big Long List’”, Move On, Lisa Mann Music
Eden Brent, “Everybody Already Knows”, Jigsaw Heart, Yellow Dog Records

Fourth Set
Bob Corritore, “Shuff Stuff”, Taboo, Delta Groove Music
The Knickerbocker All-Stars, “Later Than You Think”, Open Mic at the Knick, JP Cadillac Records
The Mannish Boys, “The Blues Has Made Me Whole”, Wrapped Up And Ready, Delta Groove Music

Like the show? Subscribe for free via iTunes! Or listen to the show on GREAT Internet Radio Stations like Kansas City Online Radio, Blues In The Burg, Almost Heaven Internet Broadcasting, and MDORadio Blues!

Keep the blues in the blood,
Dave


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #192, Gettin’ Your Delta Groove On!

Well, hey there! It’s time once again for another BluzNdaBlood Show! The next few shows are going to be highlighting some of the major blues labels and their newest releases! And yes, there will be another one for independent releases too! This show highlights many of the great releases from the Delta Groove Music Label! It’s the Leader in West Coast Blues & Roots music! You’ll hear The Mannish Boys, The Andy T – Nick Nixon Band, Bob Corritore, The Terry Hanck Band, The Alastair Greene Band, Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois King, Sugaray Rayford, and more Mannish Boys!

Intro Song
The Mannish Boys, It Was Fun, Wrapped Up And Ready, Delta Groove Music

First Set
The Andy T – Nick Nixon Band, “Baby Right Now”, Livin’ It Up, Delta Groove Music
The Andy T – Nick Nixon Band, “Back Down South”, Livin’ It Up, Delta Groove Music

Second Set
Bob Corritore, “Potato Stomp”, Taboo, Delta Groove Music
Bob Corritoree, “Shuff Stuff”, Taboo, Delta Groove Music

Third Set
The Terry Hanck Band, “One Horse Town”, Delta Groove Music
The Alastair Greene Band, “Red Wine Woman”, Trouble at Your Door, Delta Groove Music
Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois King, “Big Money Sonny”, Road Dog’s Life, Delta Groove Music

Final Set
Sugaray Rayford, Two Times Sugar, Dangerous, Delta Groove Music
The Mannish Boys, Blues For Michael Bloomfield, Wrapped Up And Ready, Delta Groove Music
The Mannish Boys, She Belongs To Me, Wrapped Up And Ready, Delta Groove Music

Please keep in touch! E-mail me at dave@bluzndablood.com! The easiest way to get the show is to go to iTunes and Subscribe for free!

Keep the blues in the blood,

Dave


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #188, Double Shots of Blues!

Well, hello there! It’s time for another BluzNdaBlood Show! It’s time to take some shots! How about some double shots? Well, this show will give ya two tunes from each of these great artists! Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, Lisa Mann, Bob Corritore, Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers, Finis Tasby and Kid Anderson, and Andre Bisson! Great tunes and great double shots!

Playlist for the show:

Intro:
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, “Back Alley Cat”, Blues Shock, Blind Pig Records

Set One:
Lisa Mann, “Move On”, Move On, Lisa Mann Music, Thanks for the CD, Lisa!
Lisa Mann, “Big Long List”, Move On, Lisa Mann Music
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, “Slow Moe”, Blues Shock, Blind Pig Records
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, “Blues Shock”, Blues Shock, Blind Pig Records

Set Two:
Bob Corritore, “Shuff Tuff”, Taboo, Delta Groove Music
Bob Corritore, “T-Town Ramble”, Taboo, Delta Groove Music
Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers, “Wild About You Baby”, Live At Buddy Guy’s Legends, Azuretone Records, Thanks for the CD, Sherri!
Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers, “Bayou Blue”, Live At Buddy Guy’s Legends, Azuretone Records

Set Three:
Finis Tasby & Kid Andersen, “Don’t Make Me Pay”, Snap! Your Fingers, Bluebeat Music
Finis Tasby & Kid Andersen, “Blue Shadows”, Snap! Your Fingers, Bluebeat Music
Andre Bisson, “Bad Scene”, Bad Scene
Andre Bisson, “It You Ever Leave”, Bad Scene

Please keep in touch! E-mail me at dave@bluzndablood.com! The easiest way to get the show is to go to iTunes and Subscribe for free! The web site is being updated!

Keep the blues in the blood,

Dave


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #187, Findin’ Funds For Finis!

Well, hello there! It’s time once again for another BluzNdaBlood Show! Welcome back, everybody! This show is a special one and it’s called “Findin’ Funds For Finis”. Last year, Mannish Boys singer Finis Tasby suffered a major stroke and could use our help! He’s been on the long road of recovery and as he once was quoted, “I don’t have enough money to put a down payment on a cheeseburger!”

Well, this show will highlight a lot of the great music that Finis has shared with us. And it’s time to give back. Please open your hearts and your wallets to and send anything that will help to: The Finis Tasby Medical Fund, P.O. Box 244, Fullerton, CA 92836

Please keep in touch! E-mail me at dave@bluzndablood.com! The easiest way to get the show is to go to iTunes and Subscribe for free! The web site is being updated!

Keep the blues in the blood,

Dave