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 #247, This Show Sucks! It Blows! It’s My Harp Show!

By request from listener Matt:

“Hey, Dave, thanks for making these excellent podcasts, I make everyone in my office listen to them and they’re always asking me when’s the next BluzNdaBlood coming! Anyway, I’m trying to teach myself to play the harp so it would be awesome if you could do a harp heavy show so I can find some more great musicians to follow and learn from. Kind regards, Matt”

Matt, here you go, my friend!

Intro Song,
James Cotton, “High Compression”, A Celebration of Blues

First Set
The Nighthawks, “Born In Chicago”, Blue Moon In Your Eye
Kurt Crandall, “Figgy Bag”, Take It Off
Magic Dick, “Too Young To Die’”, Bluestime

Second Set –
Billy Gibson, “MISSISSIPPI”, Southern Livin’, Inside Sounds
Mikey Junior, “Car Trouble”, Mikey Likes It, 8th Train Records
Mojo Roots, “Hoy Hoy Hoy”, What Kind Of Fool

Third Set –
Mannish Boys, “Rude Groove”, Lowdown Feelin’ , Delta Groove Music
John D. Holeman & Tad Walters, “Sugar Mama”, Blues Under the Bottle Tree
Sugar Ray Norcia, “Up The Line”, Rememberin’ Little Walter

Fourth Set –
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, “Blues With A Feeling”, Blow’n the Blues
The Suitcase Brothers, “Treated Wrong”, Gettin’ Outta Town
Big Pete, “Driftin’”, Choice Cuts, Delta Groove Music

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The BluzNdaBlood Show #243, 10 Year Anniversary of BluzNdaBlood Blues!

Intro Song
Watermelon Slim & the Workers, “Truck Driving Mama”, The Wheel Man

First SetInterviews
Zac Harmon, “Keep the Blues Alive”, From the Root,
Bryan Lee, “Blues Singer”, Katrina Was Her Name
Guitar Shorty, “Blues In My Blood”, We The People, Alligator Records

Second Set -IBC’s
Tee Dee Young, “I’ve Got To Move”, I’ve Got To Move
The Suitcase Brothers, “Baby Couldn’t Be Found”, Walk On
The Betty Fox Band, “Think About It”, Slow Burn,
Lisa Mann, “At Last”, Self Titled

Third Set – BMA’s
Guy Davis, “Did You See My Baby”, 2010 BMA’s DVD
Koko Taylor, “Wang Dang Doodle’”,
Mannish Boys, “Kid’s Jump’”, Live & In Demand” , Delta Groove Music

Fourth Set – Wrapping Up
Big Pete, “Just Your Fool’”, Choice Cuts”, Delta Groove Music

Thanks to Michael Allen Engstrom for letting me use his artwork!

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The BluzNdaBlood Show #209, Love In The Blues!

Welcome to another episode of The BluzNdaBlood Show! Here’s a show that proves blues music isn’t all that depressing or sad! There’s lots of love in these blues! Enjoy the show!

Intro Song
Bobby Rush with Blinddog Smokin’, “Love of a Woman”, Lonely Number, Silver Talon Records

First Set
Nico Wayne Toussaint, “I Love You Through and Through”, Lonely Number, Iguane Records
Richard “Rip Lee” Pryor, “Crazy Bout You Baby’”, Nobody But Me, Electro-Fi Records
The Suitcase Brothers, “Knock Me a Kiss’”, A Long Way From Home, Cover from Louis Jordan

Second Set

Travellin’ Brothers, “Love, Joy and Happiness”, Magnolia Route
Muddy Waters, “Clouds In My Heart”, Blues Deluxe, Vinyl Record of 1980 Chicagofest
Keb Mo, “That’s Not Love”, Just Like You, Sony Music

Third Set – WIB
Eliza Neals, “Sugar Daddy’”, Breaking and Entering, E-H Records
Shaun Murphy, “Should Be Hard To Love You”, Loretta, Vision Wall Records
Lisa Mann w/ Mitch Kashmar, “Ain’t That Lovin’ You Baby”, Move On, Lisa Mann Music

Fourth Set
Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois King, “Got My Heart Broken”, Fat Man’s Shine Parlor, Blind Pig Records
Eddie Cotton, “A Women’s Love”, Here I Come, DeChamp Records
Lazy Lester, “Sugar Coated Love”, Blues Masters: Harmonica Classics, Rhino Records

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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

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Keep the blues in the blood,


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #184, “Bustin’ at the Seams with Blues!”

Well, hello there! And welcome back to another episode of The BluzNdaBlood Show! Ya know, when I have theme based shows where I play all organ music or all harp music, the new CDs just start stacking up! There’s no doubt that this studio is busting art the seams with blues! And that’s just Show #184 is called!

We started off the show with The Bluesmasters Vol. 3 with their tune Colorado Boogie! Thanks to Blind Raccoon for sending me a copy of that CD!

So who else is on our playlist for today’s show?

The first full set:
Eddie Cotton, “Pay To Play”, Here I ComeDeChamp Records
Roomful of Blues, “That’s Right!”, 45 Live, Alligator Records
Dixie Peach, “Rick’s Shuffle”, Blues With Friends, Big Shew Records
Damon Fowler,”TV Mama”, Sounds of Home, Blind Pig Records

The second set and for our Women In Blues set for Show 184:
Adrianna Marie and her Groovecutters, “He May Be Your Man”, Double Crossing Blues
The Bridget Kelly Band, “Why I Sing the Blues”, Back in the Blues, Alpha Sun Productions
JJ Thames, “I’ma Make It”, Tell You What I KnowDeChamp Records
The Lucy Hammond Band, “Proof”, Proof, Giddy Minion Records
Niecie Blues, “Blues Ain’t Nothin'”, Wanted Woman, Ride The Tiger Records

Our third and final set for today’s show includes:
Tinsley Ellis, “Kiss of Death”, Midnight Blues, Heartfixer Music
The Suitcase Brothers, “Pigmeat”,  Living with the Blues, Hotsak
Johnny Drummer, “Another Rooster is Pecking My Hen”, Bad Attitude, Earwig Music
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, “Baby Let Me Butter Your Corn”, Blues Shock, Blind Pig Records

Well, you know the routine! Now that you’ve heard this great music, go out and buy their music! Or better yet, go out and see them live and tell them that you heard their music on The BluzNdaBlood Show! Your first stop for the best of the blues!

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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!