The BluzNdaBlood Show #263, Honey Bee Blues!

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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 #239, Blue Ribbon Blues!

Intro Song
Johnny Rawls, “Born To The Blues”, Tiger In A Cage, Catfood Music, Nominated Soul Blues Male Artist

First Set
Igor Prada Band & Delta Groove All Stars, “Matchbox”, Way Down South, Delta Groove Music, Best New Artist Album, Sugaray Rayford lead singer nominated for Contemporary New Album, Contemporary Blues Male Artist, BB King Entertainer of Year, Song of the Year
Jarekus Singleton, “Blame Game”, Refuse To Lose, Alligator Records, Contemporary Blues Male Artist
Cash Box Kings, “Download Blues”, Holding Court, Blind Pig Records, Album of the Year, Band of the Year, Traditional Blues Album

Second Set –
Brandon Santini, “One More Mile”, Live and Extended, Vizztone Label Group, Instrumentalist – Harmonica
Doug MacLeod, “You Got It Good (And That Ain’t Bad)”, Exactly Like This, Reference Recordings, Acoustic Album, Acoustic Artist, Song of the Year
Buddy Guy, “Come Back Muddy”, Born To Play Guitar, RCA Silvertone, Album of Year, Contemporary Blues Album

Third Set – WIB
Lisa Mann, “The Blues Is My Medicine”, Move On, Instrumentalist – Bass
Missy Andersen, “Rent Party”, in the moment, Soul Blues Female Artist
Zora Young & Mike and the Tornadoes, “I Love Chicago”, Friday Night, Koko Taylor Award (Traditional Blues Female)

Fourth Set
Victor Wainwright & the Wildroots, “Stop Bossin’ Me Baby”, Boom Town, Band of the Year, BB King Entertainer of the Year, Pinetop Perkins Piano Player
Eddie Cotton, “One At A Time”, One At A Time, DeChamp Records, Best New Artist Album,
Mighty Mike Schermer, “Blues In Good Hands”, Blues In Good Hands, Vizztone Records, Best New Artist Album

Thanks to the Blues Foundation for making all of this possible! Become a member today so you can vote in the future!

Thanks to Michael Allen from the Crossroads Blues Gallery


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #233, Some of the Best Blues of 2015!

Intro Song
Zac Harmon, “Long Live The Blues”, Right Man Right Now, Blind Pig Records

First Set
Mike Shermer, “Blues In Good Hands”, Blues In Good Hands, VizzTone Label Group
Kevin Selfe, “Bluesman Without The Blues”, Buy My Soul Back, VizzTone Label Group
Igor Prado Band & Delta Groove All Stars, “Shake and Fingerpop”, Way Down South, Delta Groove Music

Second Set
Benny Turner, “Reconsider Baby, When She’s Gone, Nola Blue
Chris Yakopcic, “The Next Place I Leave”, The Next Place I Leave, Yako Records
Anthony Geraci and the Boston Blues All-Stars, “The Blues Never Sleeps”, Fifty Shades of Blue, Delta Groove Music

Third Set
Zora Young & Little Mike and the Tornadoes, “I’ve Been A Fool Too Long”, Friday Night, Elrob Records
The Henry Gray/Bob Corritore Sessions, “Let’s Get High”, Blues Won’t Let Me Take My Rest, Delta Groove Music
Deuce ‘n a Quarter, “Tired Of Your Excuses”, Take the Journey, Bolt Record

Fourth Set
Charlie Musselwhite, “River Hip Mama”, Juke Joint Chapel, Henrietta Records
Buddy Guy, “Thick Like Mississippi Mud”, Born To Play Guitar, RCA Silvertone Records
Brandon Santini, “Help Me With The Blues”, Live & Extended, Vizztone Records
The Knickerbocker All-Stars, “Go Back Home To The Blues”, Go Back Home To The Blues, JP Cadillac Records


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #218, Blues… Live And Well!

Intro Song
Roomful of Blues, “That’s Right”, 45 Live, 2013 Alligator Records

First Set
Brandon Santini, “Have A Good Time”, Live & Extended!, VizzTone Label Group
Zac Harmon, “I Got News For You”, Live at Babe & Ricky’s Inn, 2002 Z-Mac Music
Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble, “Look At Little Sister”, Live Alive, EPIC Records

Second Set

The Mannish Boys , “Kid’s Jump”, Live & In Demand, Delta Groove Music
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, “Every Day I Have the Blues”, Live In Montreaux, Evidence Records
John Nemeth, “Mother In Law’”, Blues Live, Nemeth Music

Third Set Vinyl Vault

Howlin’ Wolf, “Little Red Rooster”, Live Recording August 23, 1973, Denver Ebbett’s Field Soundboard
Koko Taylor, “Hey Bartender”, Blues Deluxe, Recorded Live at the 1980 Chicago Fest
Clarence Gatemouth Brown, “St. Louis Blues”, Real Life, Rounder Records

 

Fourth Set
Sean Costello, “Hucklebuck”, At His Best – Live, 2011 Landslide Records
Roosevelt Sykes, “Running The Boogie”, The Original Honeydripper, Blind Pig Records
The Nighthawks, “Matchbox”, Live & Acoustic, EllerSoul Records


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #211, Spring Time Blues!

Welcome back, my friends! It’s time for another BluzNdaBlood Show! This show is simply celebrating the beginning of spring with some great blues music!

Intro Song
Igor Prado Band & Delta Groove All Stars, “You Better Believe It”, Way Down South, 2015 Delta Groove Music

First Set
Richard “Rip Lee” Pryor, “Shake Your Boogie”, Nobody But Me,Electro-Fi Records
Breezy Rodio, “When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer”, So Close To It, Wind Chill Records
Jon Spear Band, “I Can’t Help Myself”, Old Soul, Thanks to Betsie at Blind Raccoon for the CD!

Second Set
FUNKY SET!
RC and The Moonpie Band, “F in Funk”, Individually Wrapped, Houndsounds Music
Chris Daniels & The Kings, “Funky To The Bone”, Funky To The Bone, Moon Voyage Records
Jeff Chaz, “I Smell Somethin’ Funky”, Chronicles, IceHouse Records, Thanks to Frank Roszak

Third Set FROM THE VINYL VAULT!!!
Joe Turner and T-Bone Walker, “Every Day I Have The Blues’”, Bosses Of The Blues – Vol. 1, 1989 BMG Music
Jumpin’ Johnny and the Blues Party, “Knocks Me out (Fine, Fine, Fine)”, Where y’at?, King Snake Records, 1988
Lazy Lester, “Lester’s Shuffle”, Rides Again, 1987 King Snake Records

Fourth Set
Toots Lorraine, “Built For Comfort”, Make It Easy, Greaseland Records, Willie Dixon Cover
Brandon Santini, “My Backscratcher”, Live & Extended, VizzTone Records
Ghost Town Blues Band, “My Doggy”, Hard Road To Hoe

Thanks as always to Michael Allen Engstrom for allowing me to use his fantastic artwork on my web site and social media.


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #208, Back On Beale For The IBC!

Well, it’s time for another BluzNdaBlood Show! This show highlights some of the artists that performed at the International Blues Competition!

Intro Song
Nico Wayne Toussaint, “Waltering In Montreal”, Lonely Number, Iguane Records

First Set
Travellin’ Brothers, “Oh What A Shame”, Magnolia Suite
Brian Keith Wallen, “First CLass’”, Truth Is…., BKW Music
Red Dirt Revelators, “Maxine’s’”, The Rub
Jon Spear Band, “Devil’s Highway”, Old Soul

Second Set
Lucy Hammond and Ben Rice, “Ida Mae”, Destination Clarksdale
In Layman Terms, “Won’t Let It”, Single, Available on iTunes
The Betty Fox Band, “Take Your Time”, Too Far Gone

Third Set – gs
Brandon Santini, “Have A Good Time’”,Live and Extended, VizzTone Records,
Eric Hughes Band, “Tested Positive For the Blues”, Drink Up, I-55 Productions CD
Jeff Jensen, “What’s the Matter with the Mill”, Morose Elephant, 

Fourth Set   From the Winners
Randy McQuay, “Rehab Blues”, Blues, a 2015 IBC Blues Compilation! 1st Place Solo/Duo from the Cape Fear Blues Society
Noah Wotherspoon, “Cloudy Day”, Buzz Me, He took 2nd Place
Eddie Cotton, “Pay To Play”, Here I Come, DeChamp Records, 1st Place Band,


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #195, More Big Blues on Small Labels!

Hey, everybody! It’s time for another BluzNdaBlood Show! This is Show 195!

Here’s another show highlighting MORE blues labels and their newest releases! This show is called, “More Big Blues On Small Labels!”

Intro Song
Matt Daniels, “Yo, Matt!”, Yo, Matt! Do An Instrumental!, 2010 8th Train Records

First Set
The Mojo Roots, “What Kind of Fool”, What Kind of Fool, Mojo Roots Music 2013
Scottyboy Daniel Blues Band, “Educated Fool”, Mercy! A Tribute to William Clarke, Blue Edge Records 2012
Finis Tasby & Kid Andersen, “Don’t Make Me Pay”, Snap! Your Fingers, Bluebeat Music

Second Set
The Mighty Mojo Prophets, “Boogie Woogie Rhythm”, The Mighty Mojo Prophets, Rip Cat Records 2011
Brandon Santini, “Help Me with the Blues”, This Time Another Year, Swing Suit Records 2013
Bryan Lee, “Barefootin’, Katrina Was Her Name, Justin Time Records 2007

Third Set The Fruit of the Blues “The Blues are the roots, the rest are the fruits!”
B.B. King with Heavy D, “Keep It Coming”, Dueces Wild, 1997 MCA Records
R.L. Burnside, “It’s Bad You Know”, come on in, 1998 Fat Possum Records REMIX Techno Blues?
DMC, Sonix The Mad Scientist, Sugar Blue, “Next Level”, Single release

Fourth Set
Tinsley Ellis, “Front Street Freeze”, Get It!, Heartfixer Music 2013
Franco Paletta & The Stingers, “Oh Baby”, I Like It Just Like That, BluesBuzz Productions 2013
Grady Champion, “I’m Smilin’ Again”, Shanachie Days, 2012 Grady Shady Music 2012
Ghost Town Blues Band, “Memphis Train”, Dark Horse, Inside Sounds 2012

The BluzNdaBlood Phone Hot Line is (540)632-2589 ! Please call and leave a message! I’d love to hear from you!

Keep the blues in the blood,

Dave