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

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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 #230, Blues Yule Love, 2015 Part 2!

Intro Song
Davina & The Vagabonds, “Sleigh Ride”, A Christmas to cure Cancer, Tony’s Treasures

First Long Set
Roomful of Blues, “Christmas Celebration”, Roomful of Christmas, Bullseye Blues Records
Grady Champion, “Blues on Christmas”, Goin’ Back Home, Grady Shady Music and Blind Raccoon Holiday Sampler 2015
Freddie King, “Christmas Tears”, The Best of Blues – The Christmas Collection,
Keb’ Mo’, “Jingle Bell Jamboree”, The Best of Blues – The Christmas Collection,
Lightening Hopkins, “Happy New Year”, Blue Yule, Rhino Records
Sean Carney Band, “Christmas Comes But Once A Year”, Sean Carney’s Blues For A Cure Christmas,

Second Long Set _WIB
Michelle “Evil Gal” Willson, “Five Pound Box of Money”, The Best of Blues – The Christmas Collection,
Janiva Magness, “Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday”, A Blue Elan Christmas to benefit the Alliance for Children’s Rights,
Roxy Perry, “Do Right Santa”, Single
Eliza Neals, “On This Merry Christmas Day”, Single

Third Set
South River Slim , “Santa Claus Is Back In Town’”, Single
B.B. King, “Christmas Love”, A Christmas Celebration of Hope,
Sonny Boy Williamson, “Santa Claus”, Blue Yule, Rhino Records
B.B. King, “Christmas In Heaven”, A Christmas Celebration of Hope,


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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

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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 #197, More Big Blues on Small Labels!

Well, hello again, my friends! It’s time for another BluzNdaBlood Show! We’re going to continue highlighting great blues artists from their small record labels with my Show 197, More Big Blues On Small Labels!!  You’ll be treated to:

Intro Song
Grady Champion, “Here We Go Ya’ll”, Bootleg Whiskey, 2014 Malaco Records

First Set
Generation Blues Experience, “Little Mama”, private angel, R Music 2014
Johnny Rawls, “Soul Survivor”, Soul Survivor, Catfood Records
Memphis Gold, “Pickin’ In High Cotton”, Pickin’ In High Cotton, Stackhouse Records

Second Set
The Suitcase Brothers, “Getting Outta Town”, Gettin’ Outta Town, Suitcase Records (Big Walter Horton)
David Boxcar Gates, “Good Lovin’ Is Hard To Find”, World is a Train Station, 2012 David Gates Music
Jeff Dale & the South Woodlawners, “Black and White”, Good Music, 2014 Pro Sho Bidness

Third Set – Women in Blues Set
Missy Andersen, “Rent Party”, in the moment, 2014 Main Squeeze Records
Janiva Magness, “Let Me Breathe”, Original, Fathead Records
Marion James, “Tables”, Essence, EllerSoul Records,

Fourth Set
Kurt Crandall, “Annie”, Get Wrong With Me, YesterYear Records
Tee Dee Young, “Why I Still Play the Blues/Jungle Boogie”, I’ve Got To Move, Long Island Recording Records
The Kirby Sewell Band, “Till The Rover Starts To Overflow”, Girl With A New Tattoo, Smelly Cat Records
Otis Grand, “Baby Please Don’t Tease”, Blues ’65, 2012 MainGate Records

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


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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


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #94, Make Mine Another Double!

Welcome back, everybody! It’s time for another BluzNdaBlood Show! This is BluzNdaBlood DJ  Dave Harrison coming at you from the Star City of Virginia… Well, this show is gonna be a great one! It’s time for another show that plays two great tunes from each highlighted artist! So, it’s the “Make Mine Another Double” show!

Well, I started off the show with Chris Bell with, “Get Up!” off his newest CD called “Real Bluesman.So who else are we gonna hear from on today’s show other than Chris? Well, we’ll hear the title track off of his CD. We’ll then follow up with two tunes from Coco Montoya of of his brand new “I Want It All BackRuf Records CD. We’ll start with the title track, “I Want It All Back” followed by “Fannie Mae.” It’s then time to crank up two great songs from Grady Champion off of his CD called “Back In Mississippi Live”. We’ll be treated to “Policeman Blues” and “Why I Sing The Blues.” There’s no doubt after you hear those that you’ll see why he placed so well in the IBC this year! The Jeff Jensen Band pull out the stops with their two tunes, “Skinny Girls” and “She’s Evil” from their “I’m Coming Home” CD. The great Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues treat us with “This Ol’ Tractor” and “Cackalacky Twang” from their “Country Man” CD. Wrapping up the great show today is Nick Moss and the Flip Tops with two great tunes of their “Play It Til Tomorrow” CD with “Grease Fire” and “Herman’s Holler” from Blue Bella Records!

Hey, I need to ask a favor! My 100th show is coming up soon! Please consider being a part of the celebration! I’d love to get e-mail and or voice messages from you! Send me an e-mail on just how easy it is! This is your show! Please join the fun!  

Well, you know the routine! Now that you’ve heard this great music, go out and by the music! Or go out and see them live! Then buy their music and tell them you heard their music on The BluzNdaBlood Show!

Enjoy the show and keep in touch! I can be found at MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter! Or better yet, e-mail me at dave@bluzndablood.com.

As always, special thanks to Michael Allen, from the Crossroads Blues Gallery for his ongoing support in allowing me to use his incredible artwork on my show and web sites

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Until next time, this is Dave Harrison, reminding you to keep the blues alive and keep the blues in the blood! 

Dave