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Well That's Nearly All Folks...My Last Show Will Air On The 30th August.2002.(I'm goin' to put up a playlist for it at the end of October)..So Long Portland Maine and Thanks For Listening!



23rd August 2002

Count Ossie and MRR – Let Freedom Reign

Mighty Mo Rodgers- took away the drum

Guitar gabriel -Expressin’ the blues

Capt. Luke – Rainy Night in Georgia

Isaac Freeman – Standing on the Highway

Cymande – Dove

Matata – Talkin’ Talkin’

New Birth – It’s been a long time

Al Green – I’m So Glad You’re Mine

Camille Yarborough – Take Yo’ Praise

Holmes Brothers – Honest I Do

Solomon Burke -The Other Side of the Coin

Guy Davis – Soulful Wind

Dave Alvin – Mama Ain’t Long For the Day

Tom Waits – Buzz Flederjohn

Eric Von Schmidt – Stewball

Richard Thompson – The Angels Have Taken My Racehorse Away

John Lee Hooker – My Father Was A Jockey

Fred McDowell – Goin’ Down the Races

Otis Taylor – 7 Hours of Light

Samuel Turner Stevens – Railroadin’ and Gamblin’

Leo Kotke – Tumbling tumbleweed

Dan Tymnski and Union Station – The Boy Who Wouldn’t Hoe Corn

Robert Pete Williams - Sinner Don’t You Know

Precious Bryant -Don’t Let the Devil Ride

Peg Leg Sam – Born in Hard Luck/Capt. Beefheart – Taratoplane Blues

16th August 2002

Andre Williams – Pass the Biscuits

Melvin Van Peebles- Put a Curse on you

Yesterday’s New Quintet – The Birth of Y.N.Q.

Leroy and the Drivers - The Sad Chicken

Andre Williams – Jailhouse Blues

Little Mack – Tell Her to Come on home

Yochanan – Hot Skillet Mama

LJ Mitchell – The Cream

Sons of Funk – From the Back Side Pt 2

George Coleman aka Bongo Joe – I wish I could sing

Drummers of the Societe Absolutement Guinin – Congo

The Witchdoctor – Over Night Low

Mary Queenie Lyons – Fever

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings -The Dap Dip

Soul Tornados - Crazy Legs

Eklipse Soul – Psicose

Swamp Dogg -The Baby is Mine

Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup -If I Get Weary

Hasil Adkins – Do What You Wanna Do

Hasil Adkins - ADC Blues

Junior Kimbrough – Lord Have Mercy On Me

Isaac Freeman – Because e Lives

The Persuasions - -Let Them Talk

Little Willie John – Person to Person

Rev. Johnny Blakey – Warming By the Devil’s Fire

Rev. I.D. Back and Congregation – Sermon and Lining Hymn

Bery Jansch and John Renborn – The Time Has Come

John Hammond – I Wish You Would

Maria and Geoff Muldaur- Chauffeur Blues


9th August 2002

Dave Alvin – Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down

T-Model Ford -She Asked Me So I Told Her

Cedell Davis – Broke and hungry

Anders Osborne – Boxes Bills and Pain

Tom Waits – Going Out West

Jessie Mae Hemphill – Overseas Blues

James Carr -A Losing Game

Tony Hester – Just Can’t Leave You

Little Milton – Nothin’ Beats A Failure

George Blackwell – Can’t Lose My Head

Jimmy Gilford -Misery Street

Aaron Neville – Over You

Aaron Neville – Let’s Live

Aaron Neville – Waiting at the Station

Little Beaver – Katie Pearl

Junior Wells -Cha Cha Cha In Blue

Big Maybelle – Big Maybelle Sings the Blues

Doug James/Duk e Robillard and Sugar Ray Norcia – Son of Mr. Big Horn

Bobby Tuggle – The $64 K Question

Eddie Bo – Walk that Walk

Huey "Piano" Smith – Young Single and Disengaged

Lee andrews and The Hearts – teardrops

The Honeycone – The Feelings Gone

Tony Joe White – You Never Can Tell

Betty Lavette – Let Me Down Easy

Fontella Bass – Wiping Tears Away

ESG -You’re No Good

Nina Simone – Funkier than a Mosquitoe’s Tweeter

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings – What Have You Done For Me Lately

Gladys Knight – This Child Needs It’s Father

Bill Withers – I’m Her Daddy

Solomon Burke – Only A Dream

2nd August 2002

Helen Wilson – Do What You Did Yesterday

Richard "Groove Holmes" – Livin’Soul

Jean Claude Pelletier and His Orchestra – To Streak With Devil

Betty Davis –F.U.N.K.

The Whitefield Brothers – Thunerbird

Lee Fields – All By Myself

The Barkays -Humpin’

Melvin Van Peebles -Hoppin’ John

Sonny Jones -Sissy Walk

Lee Fields – Let A Man Do What He Wanna Do

Ike and Tina Turner – Poor Fool

Junior Wells - I Need A Car

Junior Wells – I’ll Get You Too

James Carr -Talk Talk

O.V. Wright – 8 Men 4 Women

Beatless – Hercules

Taj Mahal and V.M. Bhatt -Mary Don’t You Weep

Maria Muldaur – I Belong To That Band

Bruce Cockburn– Avalon Was My Hometown

Dave Van Ronk – John Hurt

David Johanasen and The Harry Smiths – Richland Women Blues

Bob Dylan -Bye and Bye

Solomon Burke – StepChild

Solomon Burke -The Judgement

The Fairfield Four with Elvis Costello – That Day Is Done

Brothers and Sisters – I Shall Be Released

Atlanta Okeh Sacred Harp Singers – Ortonville

26th July 2002

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings – Got A Thing On My Mind (Daptone)

Sharon Jones – What Have You Done For Me Lately (Daptone)

Ike & Tina Turner – Funkier Than a Mosquito’s Tweeter (Liberty)

Big Martha – You Horny Old Buzzard You Dirty Old Man (HomeCooking)

Betty Harris – Mean Man (Westside)

Betty & Charles – You Can’t Find Love (Malaco)

Dusty Springfield – Haunted (Warner)

Solomon Burke – Other Side of the Coin (Fat Possum)

Mr. Washington – Quittin’ Time (Stax)

Guy Davis – God’s Unchanging Hand (Red House)

Golden Nuggets – Gospel Train (Malaco)

Buring Star – Trip Horns (LO)

Yahoos – Mabala (Kona)

Link Wray – The Bad and The Good (Norton)

Lee Hazelwood – Look at that Woman

Junior Wells – Two Headed Woman (Fuel 2000)

Mighty Hannibal – My Kinda Girl (Norton)

Mighty Hannibal – All Night Long (Norton)

Georgie Fame – See Saw

The Dynamics – Bingo (Life On Mars)

Little Johnny Taylor – You Win I Lose (Kent)

Johnny Goode – Payback (Goldmine)

Segun Bucknor - That’s The Time (Strut)

Professor Longhair – Doin’ It (Tomato)

Professor Longhair – Big Chief (Tomato)

HoneyBoy Martin – Hey Leroy, Your Mama’s Callin’ You (Treasure Isle)

Jimmy Castor Bunch – When (RCA)

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings – The Dap Dip (Daptone)

Bessie Jones – Sometimes (Atlantic)

Bessie Jones – Before This Time Another Year (Rounder)

Bessie Jones – Begging The Blues (New World Records)

Bessie Jones – O Day (Rounder)

Bessie Jones – Juba (Rounder)

19th July 2002

The Caravans featuring Shirley Caesar – Glory (Gospel)

Elder Charles Beck – You’ve Got To Move (Disky)

Solomon Burke – Always Keep A Diamond In Your Mind (Fat Possum)

The Holmes Brothers – Train Song (Rounder)

Solomon Burke – Flesh and Blood (Fat Possum)

Joe Henry – Richard Pryor Addresses a Tearful Nation (Mammoth)

Estil C. Ball – Father Adieu (Atlantic)

Hobart Smith – See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (New World Records)

Robert Pete Williams – Church On Fire (Arhoolie)

Blind Willie Johnson – Bye and Bye I’m Goin’ To See The King (Columbia)

The Caravans featuring Shirley Caesar – I Won’t Be Back (Gospel)

Dave Van Ronk – Tell Old Bill (Folkways)

Bob Dylan – George Jackson (Columbia)

Otis Taylor – 32nd Time (Northern Blues)

Little Axe – Down In The Valley (Fat Possum)

The Whitefield Brothers – Weiya (Soul Fire)

Drummers of the Societe Absolutement Guinin – Congo (SoulJazz)

Bo Diddley – Bo’s Guitar (Chess)

Bo Diddley – Pretty Thing (Chess)

Townes Van Zandt – Who Do You Love (Tomato)

Solomon Burke – Don’t Give Up On Me (Fat Possum)

Derrick Semler – You Keep Sending Me

Al Green – Belle (Hi)

Shuggie Otis – Miss Pretty (BGP)

Earl Gaines – A Certain Girl (Charly)

Vicki Anderson – Supergood (People)

Sharon Jones – I Got The Feeling (Desco)

Vicki Anderson – A Message From The Soul Sisters (People)

The Peoples Choice – The Wootie T-Woo (Phill L.A.)

12th July 2002

Tom Waits – Table Top Joe (Anti-)

Black Cat and the Kittens – Step It Up and Go (Columbia)

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Marie Knight and the Sam Price Trio -Up Above My Head (Disky)

Memphis 7 – Grunt Meat Blues (Columbia)

Sweet Violet Boys – You Gotta See Mama (Columbia)

Precious Bryant – You Don’t Want Me No More (HighTone)

Frank Edwards – We Got To Get Together (Columbia)


Bob Dylan – Blood In My Eyes (Columbia)

Johnny Young – Sometimes I Cry (Tomato)

The Flying Burrito Brothers – Hot Burrito #1 (A&M)

Charley Rich – Who Will The Next Fool Be (Sun)

Bill Frisell – I Want To Go Home (Nonesuch)


Corey Harris – Nola Rag (Alligator)

Eric Von Schmidt – Junco Partner (Prestige)

Geoff Muldaur – Walking To New Orleans (Bullseye)

Roger and the Gypsies – Pass the Hatchet Pt. 1 (SoulJazz)

Googie Rene Combo – Smokie Joe’s La La (Kent)

Eddie Bo – The Thang Pt. 2 (SoulJazz)

Sam and the Soul Machine – Git It (Funky Delicacies)

The Saints – Boogaloo at Halftime (Funky Delicacies)

Rebirth Brass Band – Shake Your Booty (Arhoolie)

Tony Joe White – Woodpecker (Monument)


Sleepy LaBeef – Poke Salad Annie (MC Records)

Booker T. and the M.G.’s – Slim Jenkin’s Joint (Stax)

Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley (Tomato)

Koko Taylor – Wang Dang Doodle (Tomato)

Etta James and Sugar Pie DeSanto - In the Basement (Chess)

Little Richard – Lucille (Tomato)

The Fieldstones – The Fieldstones (Hightone)

Alvin Cash - Keep On Dancing (Harmless)

Preston Epps -Funky Bongo (BGP) 

5th July 2002

Chuck Higgins – Night Scene (Hightone)

Mulatu Astaque – Netsanet (Budda Musique)

Vincent Niguini and AfroTrain – Ode To Hendrix (Antilles)

Cymande – Genevive (Janus)

Joe Henry - Lock and Key (Mammoth)

Jimmy Scott - Jealous Guy (Rykodisk)

Taj Mahal – You Don’t Miss Your Water ‘till Your Well Runs Dry (Colubmia)

John Martyn – The Sky is Cryin’ (Thirsty Ear)

Otis Taylor – I Like You But I Don’t Love You (Northern Blues)

Bill Frissell - Single Girl Married Girl (Nonesuch)

Richard Caiton – Superman (Malaco)

Curtis Mayfield – Man’s Temptation (Sequel)

Richard Caiton – Take a Hold Brothers and Sisters (Funky Delicacies)

Little Johnny Taylor – You Win, I Lose (Hightone)

Guitar Slim - I Got Sumptin’ For You (Speciality)

T. Bone Walker Jr. – Sumptin’ Else (Hightone)

Johnny Hendley -My Baby Came Out of Nowhere (Goldmine)

Gino Parkes – Nerves of Steel (Goldmine)

Mavis Staples – It Makes me Want To Cry (Kent)

Betty Pike and the Passions – Prove It To Me (Goldmine)

Dorothy Moore -Don’t Let Go (Malaco)

Minnie Ripperton – Love Me Now (Chess)

E.C. Scott – You Got The Wrong Niumber (Blind Pig)

Betty Harris – Mean Man (SoulJazz)

[Blind Boys of Alabama- Spirit of the Century, Alternative and Original Versions Part 2]

The Soul Stirrers – I’m A Soldier (Aladdin)

Blind Willie Johnson – Nobodys Fault But Mine (Columbia)

Tom Waits – Down In The Hole (Island)

Felix Dukes and Fred McDowell – Motherless Children (Folkways)

The Staple Singers – This May Be The Last Time (BMG)

The Rolling Stones – I Just Want To See His Face (Atlantic)

Blind Willie McTell – Weary Hearted Blues (Columbia)

Chris Smither – Statesboro Blues (Tomato)

Chris Smither – No Expectations (Tomato)


28th June 2002

Corey Harris -Santoro (Rounder)

Corey Harris – Fire (Rounder)

Corey Harris – King Cotton (Rounder)

Paul Geremia -Terraplane Blues (Red House)

Otis Taylor – 10 Million Slaves (Northern Blues)

Billie Holiday – Stange Fruit (Remix) (Verve)

Little Axe – Run On Boy (Fat Possum)

Soulful Two -Fi Yi Dance (LO)

Billy Garner – Brand New Girl (BGP)

Incomparable Seven – Melting Study Pt 2 (LO)

Ice Water Slim and the Fourth Floor – I Don’t Understand It (BGP)

[From the Johnny Otis and friends-Watts Funky CD]

[Songs of Percy Mayfield]

Fred Neil – Send Me Somebody to Love (Capitol)

Paul Geremia – Lost Mind (Red House)

Percy Mayfield – Minden Blues (RCA)

Percy Mayfield – Yes You’ll Play (RCA)

Lou Pride – Words of Caution (Severn)

Bob Dylan – Waitin’ for You (Columbia)

Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Marie Knight – Precious Memories (Disky)

[Blind Boys of Alabama- Spirit of the Century, Alternative and Original Versions Part 1]

Ernstine Washington – (I’ll Never Tun Back) No More (Manor)

Golden Gate Quartet -God’s Gonna Gut Em’ Down (Disky)

Tom Waits – Jesus Gonna Be Here (Polygram)

Fred McDowell – I’m So Glad I’ve Got Good Religion (Testament)

Ben Harper – Give A Man A Home (Virgin)

Dan Tyack and Chuck Campbell – Amazing Grace (Arhoolie)

Nina Simone – House of the Rising Sun (RCA)

Pop Staples/Steve Cropper/Albert King – Tupelo (Stax)

Golden Gate Quartet – Didn’t It Rain (Disky)

Dorothy Love Coates – Strange Man (Rhino)

Sister Rosetta Tharpe/Sam Price Trio – Don’t Take Everybody To Be Your Friend (Disky)

Robert Pete Williams – Church On Fire (Arhoolie)

Paul Geremia – Travelin’ Riverside (Red House)

21 June 2002

Bongos Ikwue – Woman Made The Devil (AfroStrut)

Willie King and the Liberators – Your So Evil (Rooster blues)

Howlin’ Wolf – Evil (Chess)

Eugene McDaniels – The Lord Is Back (M)

Townes Van Zandt -Who Do You Love (Tomato)

Slim Harpo – Go Love If You Want It (Columbia)

Jimmy Reed – Where Can You Be (Tradition)

Junior Wells – Country Girl (Chess)

Johnny Otis – Country Girl (Kent)

Big Daddy Rucker –You Got Me Movin’ (Gateway)

Andre Williams and the El Dorados – Down Home Girl (St. George)

Inez Fox – Watch The Dog That Brings The Bone (BGP)

Fontella Bass -HomeWrecker (Fuel 2000)

Mrs. Washington & Co. – You Cut Up The Clothes (Stax)

Doc Watson – Summertime (Tomato)

Al Green -Summertime (Hi)

Billy Stewart -Summertime (Chess)

Cassandra Wilson – Justice (Blue Note)

Eric Von Schmidt – Lost In The Woods (Tomato)

Geoff and Maria Muldaur – Me and My Chauffeur Blues (Reprise)

Homesick James – Keep Your Hands To Yourself (32 Blues)

The Whitefield Brothers- Weiya (Serengeti Beat) (SoulFire)

The 4 of Clubs – Funkity (LO)

The Af-Tabs – The Broom (Soul City)

The Martels -Broadway Exit (LO)

Dyke and the Blazers – Shotgun Slim (Kent)

Les Cooper and His Soul Brothers – Wahoo (LO)

Ernie and the Top Notes Inc. – Dap Walk (Stones Throw)

The Vibrettes – Humpty Dump (Funky Delicacies)

17 May 2002

James Carr – Freedom Train (Goldwax)

Golden Nuggets -Gospel Train (Malaco)

Harmonizing Four -Go Down Moses (VeeJay)

Roberta Flack -Go Up Moses (Atlantic)

Camille Yarborough – Can I get A Witness (Vanguard)

Staple Singers – Love is the Way (BMG)

Mighty Hannibal – Hymn # 5 (Norton)

Mighty Hannibal – Tryin’ to Make it Through (Norton)

Big Boy Arthur Crudup – Rock Me Mama (Tomato)

Hasil Adkins – Mean Woman (Norton)

Harmonica Frank Floyd – Swamp Root (Sun)

Dr. Ross – Call the Doctor (Hi – Q)

Dr. Ross -Come Back Baby (Sun)

Shy Guy Douglas – Monkey Down Woman (Todd)

Lightnin’ Slim – Sweet Little Woman (Excello)

Big Jack Johnson – Lonesome Road (MC)

Sugar Boy Crawford – Overboard (Checker)

Derrick Morgan – Loverboy (Rhino)

Lee Dorsey – Messed Around (Demon)

Lee Dorsey – Ride Your Pony (Demon)

Dixie Cups – Ain’t that Nice (Red Bird)

Dixie Cups – Iko Iko (Red Bird)

Bunny and Skitter – Chubby (Demon)

Asie Payton – I Love You (Fat Possum)

The Funkees – Dancing Time (AfroStrut)

Matata – Talkin’ Talkin (Harmless)

Manu DiBango – African Battle (Harmless)

Vecchio – Megaton (Harmless)

Fela Kuti – Chop and Quench (Celluloid)

Yahoos -Mabala (Kona)

BLO – Get That Groove In (AfroStrut)

Richard Caiton – Take a Hold Brothers and Sisters (Funky Delicacies)

10th May 2002

Billy Stewart - Summertime (Chess)

Gang Do Tagarela – Mecô Da Tagarela (Rappers Delight) (Strut)

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band – Cissy Strut (Ropeadope)

The Meters – Chicken Strut (Josie)

Medeski, Martin and Wood – Uninvisible (Blue Note)

Booker T and the MG’s – Chicken Pox (Stax)

Phil Ranelin – Sounds from the Village (Hefty)

Betty Harris – 12 Red Roses (West Side)

James Fountain - Malnutrition (Goldmine)

Ice Water Slim – I Don’t Understand It (BGP)

Vera Hamilton – But I Ain’t No More (BGP)

Betty Harris and Lee Dorsey – Love Lots of Lovin’ (West Side)

Lee Dorsey – Tears Tears and More Tears (Demon)

Huey "Piano" Smith and His Clowns – Beatnik Twist (Ace)

Don Morrow – Hansel and Gretel (Excerpt) (Dot)

Johnny Otis – Jaws (BGP)

C-Side & Petit Mal with Tom Waits – I’m Big In Japan (Orchard)

Tom Waits- Big In Japan (Anti-)

Tom Waits – Table Top Joe (Anti)

Sonny Boy Williamson II – From the Bottom (Trumpet)

Fred McDowell – Good Morning Little Schoolgirl (Fuel 200)

Robert Shaw - The Ma Grinder (Tomato)

Mercy Dee – Sugar Daddy (Tomato)

Lightnin’ Hopkins – Take a Walk (Tomato)

Madeleine Peyroux – I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter (Atlantic)

Billie Holliday - I’ll Be Around (Columbia)

Little Sonny Jones – Here I Stand With My Heart in My Hand (Black Top)

Doc Watson - I Couldn’t Believe It Was True (Tomato)

Blind Blake - You Gonna Quit Me Baby (Yazoo)

Madeleine Peyroux – Lovesick Blues (Atlantic)

Richard Caiton – Take A Hold Brothers and Sisters (Funky Delicacies)


3rd May 2002

Mercy Baby-Pleadin’ (Savage Kick)

Charles Clark -Hidden Charms (Savage Kick)

Joseph Spence -Mary Ann (Arhoolie)

Lord Invader -Mary Ann (Folkways)

Otis Taylor – Black Witch (Northern Blues)

Joe Callicot – Up town Blues (Arhoolie)

R.L. Burnside – Long Haired Donny (Arhoolie)

Lightnin’ Slim -Hoodoo Blues (Excello)

Captain Beefheart – Diddy Wah Diddy (A&M)

Tom Waits - Poor Edward (Anti-)

Tom Waits – Alice (Anti-)

Tom Waits – God’s Away on Business (Anti-)

Robert Lockwood Jr. - Funny But True (32 Blues)

Robert Lockwood Jr. – Drivin’ Wheel (32 Blues)

Lonnie Pitchford – Boogie Chillen (Evidence)

Tom Waits – Everything Goes to Hell (Anti-)

Tom Waits – Another Man’s Vine(Anti-)

Big Mama Thornton/Bee Houston –Woke Up This Morning (Arhoolie)

Robert Johnson -Steady Rollin’ Man (Columbia)

Bessie Smith – Yodelling Blues (Columbia)

Dr. John -New Island Midnight (Clean Cuts)

Katie Webster – I Know That’s Right (Arhoolie)

Betty Harris – Break in Every Road (SoulJazz)

Frank De Jo Jo – Turn off the Lights (Ubiquity)

Rockers Hi-Fi meet Ella Fitzgerald – Sunshine of Your Love (Ubiquity)

Nina Simone – See Line Woman (Verve)

Glenn Lee – Joyful Sounds (Arhoolie)

Robert Randolph – I Don’t Know What You Came To Do (Dare)

26th April 2002

The Golden Nuggets – Gospel train (Malaco)

The Swan Silvertones – What’s the Matter Now (Vee Jay)

Rev Louis Overstreet – In the Morning (Arhoolie)

The Word - Joyful Sounds (Roeadope)

Rance Allen Group -Jesus Thing (Stax)

Jackson Southernaires – Travel On (Malaco)

Al Green – God Is Standing By (Hi)

The Sensational Nightingales – Over To Zion (Peacock)

The Sensational Nightingales - Standing at the Judgement (Peacock)

The Golden Gate Quartet – Jezebel (Columbia)

Missionary Quintet – Dry Bones (Folkways)

Joseph Spence and the Pinder Family – Take Your Burden to the Lord and Leave it There (Rounder)

The Soul Stirrers – Glory Glory Hallelujah Since I Laid My Burden Down (Aladdin)

Victoria Williams – Psalms (Atlantic)

James Carr -Dark End of the Street (Kent)

Shiela Jordan –Dat Dere (Blue Note)

Andy Bey – Feelin’ Lowdown (12th Street)

Captain Beefheart vs. Peg Leg Sam – Born in Hard Luck/Tarotplane (Buddah/32 Blues)

R.L. Burnside –Snake Drive (Fat Possum)

Asie Payton – Worried Life (Fat Possum)

Asie Payton -1000 years (Fat Possum)

James Brown – Talkin’ Loud and Sayin Nothin (Rock Version) (Polydor)

Joseph Henry -I Feel Right (Desco)

Little Genie Brooks – The James Brown Bougelou (Soul City)

The Mighty Hannibal – Fishin’ Pole (Norton)

The Af-Tabs – The Broom (Soul City)

Richard Caiton – Take A Hold Brother And Sisters (Funky Delicacies)


19th April 2002

Bill Withers – I Can’t Write Left Handed (Sony)

The Mighty Hannibal –Hymn #5 (Norton)

Nina Simone -My Man’s Gone Now (RCA Victor)

Robert Lockwood Jr. – I am To Blame (32nd Blues)

Joe Turner -T’aint Nobodies Bizness If I do (Pablo)

Charley Rich -Who Will The Next Fool Be? (Sun)

Norah Jones – Turn Me On (Blue Note)

James Brown – Time After Time (King)

Dee Felice Trio – There Was A Time (King)

Alemayehu Eshete – Honey baby (Buda Musique )

Mulatu Astaque – Tezeta (Buda Musique )

Yahoos –Mabala (Kona)

Dr. John -Pots On Fiyo/Who I got To Fall On (If the Pot Gets Heavy) (Atlantic)

Charles Mingus – Ecculsiastics (Atlantic)

Charley Rich -Lonely Weekends (Sun)

Jimmy Gilford – Misery Street (Goldmine)

Magic Sam – I Need You So Bad (Delmark)

Little Jimmy Scott -It Rained 40 Days and 40 Nights (Goldmine)

Nina Simone – Day and Night (RCA Victor)

T-Model Ford – Chicken Head Man (Fat Possum)

Magic Slim and the Teardrops– Magic’s Boogie (Blind Pig)

Snooks Eaglin -Bottle Up and Go (Arhoolie)

John Lee Hooker – Huckle Up Baby (Rhino)

Black Cat and The Kittens – Step It Up and Go (Columbia)

Rufus Thomas – Tiger Man (Meteor)

Johnny "Guitar" Watson – Tarzan (DJM)

The Jimmy Castor Bunch – Troglodyte (RCA)

Gary Brown and the Soul Machine – Get Down Pt 1 (Funky Delicacies)


12th April 2002 (Begathon!)

Andre Williams - Head First

Rice University Marching Owl Band – Louie Louie

The All Stars -The Saints (Boogaloo at Halftime)

Johnny Otis – Watts Breakaway

The Af-Tabs – The Broom

Precious Bryant – Fever

Mary Queenie Lyons – Fever

Georgie Fame – Music Talk

The Five Royales – Alrighty

Haran Griffin – Looking For My Pig

Googie Rene Combo – Smokey Joe’s La La

Little Milton – More and More

King Floyd – Baby Let Me Kiss You

Hannibal -The Truth Shall Make You Free

Bill Landford – Run On

Holmes Brothers – You Can’t Hold On To A Love That’s Gone

Swan Silvertones- Feed Me Jesus

The Word – Joyful Sounds

Tom Waits – Step Right Up

Salt –Hung Up

Richard Caiton – Take A Hold Brothers and Sisters

Laura Lee – Women’s Love Rights

Nina Simone – Funkier Than a Mosquitoes Tweeter


5th April 2002

Otis Taylor – 10 Million Slaves

Otis Taylor – 32nd Time

Otis Taylor – Changing Rules

R.L. Burnside -Got Messed Up

Junior Kimbrough – Meet Me In the City

Andre Williams - Detroit Michigan

Super Chickan – Ain’t Nobody

Andre Williams and Ronnie Spector – I Think it’s Gonna Work Out Fine

Alex Chilton – Lipstick Traces

Little Milton – Bet You I Win

Taste – Leavin’ Blues

Leadbelly – Midnight Special

Taste -I’m Movin’ On

Steve Arvey – Peshtigo River Blues

Black Ace – Santa Fe

Cassandra Wilson – Shelter From The Storm

Cassandra Wilson – Death Letter Blues

Bim Sherman – Use OYur Head

Ali Farka Toure and Ry Cooder– Ai Du

John Lee Hooker -Huckle Up baby

Wade Walton andRobert Curtis Smith – Barbershop Rhythm

Otis Taylor – I Like You But I Don’t Love You

Tim Buckley – Look at the Fool

Debbie Lyndsey – Spells and Incantations

The Three Degrees – Maybe

Joe Simon – Drowning in the Sea of Love

The Glass House -Crumbs off the Table

Vera Hamilton – GSTSKDTS

Suber Mambo 69’ – Sweeper Soul


29 March 2002

Country Pete McGill- Telephone

Little Axe – Ride On

Harry Manx – Death Have Mercy

Ry Cooder/V.M.Bhatt -Longing

Swan Silvertones -Take the World with you

Harry Manx -Only then will your home be blessed

Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Take My Hand Precious Lord

James Brown -Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf

James Brown – My Thang

Hank Ballard – Butter Your Popcorn

Frank Howard and the Continentals – Do What You Wanna Do Pt. 1

Orchestra Harlow – Horsin’ Up

Mary Queenie Lyons – See and Don’t See

Vera Hamilton – But I AIn’t No More

Mighty Hannibal - Somebody in the World for You

Lowell Fulson – Baby

James Brown – From the Back Side Pts. 1 & 2

Earl Gaines – Loving Her Was Easier

Billy Mills -Sad Memories

Billy Stewart – Temptation

Uptights – Academy Awards of Love

Roscoe Shelton -Wedding Cake

Etta James – Stop The Wedding

Little Richie – The Wife You Save (May be Your Own)

Ralph Carmichael – Addicts Psalm

Rasputin’s Stash – Freaks Prayer

Nina Simone – Funkier than a Mosquitoes Tweeter

Nina Simone – See-Line Woman


22nd March 2002

Cassandra Wilson -You Gotta Move

Gentleman June Gardner -It’s Gonna Rain

Googie Rene Combo- Smokie Joe’s La La

John Roberts – Sockin’ 1 2 3 4

The All Stars - The Saints (Boogaloo at Halftime)

Bo Dollis and the Wild Magnolia Mardis Gras Indian Band – Handa Wanda

Jimmy Gilford – Misery Street

Johnny Copeland – Sufferin’ City

James Carr -Dark End of the Street

Sam Ward – Sister Dee

Sam Dees -Lonely For You baby

Othea barnes -Watch Out Boy

Little Milton – Don’t Talk back

Frankie Beverley -Love (Your Pain Goes Deeper)

B.B. King -Chains and Things

The Mighty Hannibal -Hymn #5

Vicki Anderson – In the Land of Milk and Honey

Howard Tate – Stop

Little Milton - 23 Hours

Bo Diddley -Say Man

Professor Longhair –Big Chief (Part One)

Huey "Piano" Smith and His Clowns -Free Single and Disengaged

Chuck Garbo – Can I be Your Main Squeeze

Harry Manx – Foxy Lady

Jessie Mae Hemphill – Boogie Side the Road

Skip James – Crow Jane

Mance Lipscomb – Ella Speed

Eddie Cusic -Gonna Cut You Loose

Robert Belfour – My Baby’s Gone

Big Joe Williams -Baby Please Don’t Go

Paul Pena/Kongar-Ol Ondar -Kongurey (Where has My Country Gone?)

Paul Pena/Kongar-Ol Ondar – What You Talking About?

Chuck E. Weiss –Congo Square at Midnight

The Mighty Hannibal – The Truth Will Set you Free


15th March 2002

Ted Ford -Pretty Girls Everywhere

Little Milton – Just A Little Bit

Chuch Armstrong -Keep Your Mind on Me

Ann Peebles – 99 Pounds

Charles Smith – Pull Me Out of the Water

Jessie Anderson – Help Wanted

The Rhythm Wreckers – Blues Yodel

Cliff Carlisle -Onion Eatin’ Mama

Eddie Lang/Lonnie Johnson – The Risin’ Sun

Lonnie Johnson/Clara Smith – You Had Too Much

Lonnie Johnson/Eddie Lang/Louis Armstrong -Knocking A Jug

Jimmie Rogers -The Brakeman Blues

Jessie Mae Hemphill -You Can Talk About Me

Big Jack Johnson – Big Boy Now

Mississippi Sheiks – Yodeling Fiddling Blues

Bob Dylan – Blood In My Eyes

Norah Jones – Cold Cold Heart

Keb Mo – I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry

The Mighty Hannibal – Hymn # 5

Charles Smith – Glad To Be Home

Ice-T -If We Must Die (Poem)

The Word – I’ll Fly Away

The Caravans- Walk Around In Heaven All Day

Les McCann -What’s Going On

James Brown – King Heroin

Phil Phillps -The Evil Is Dope

The Mighty Hannibal – The Truth Shall Make You Free

Revolution Compared To What – Go To Work


8th March 2002

Jimmy Scott – You Never Miss Your Water

Medeski, Martin and Wood -Hey Joe

Eric Bibb -Angel

Andre Williams – Detroit Michigan

Andre Williams – Humpin’ Bumpin’ and Thumpin’

Alvin Cash and the Registers- Stone Thing

Sly and The Family Stone – Loose Booty

Afrique – House of the Risin Funk

Little Beaver -Joey

JB Lenoir – I Sing Um the Way I feel

JB Lenoir -I feel So Good

Mose Allison – Eyesight to the Blind

Mingus Big Band (feat. Eric Mingus)– Oh Lord, Don’t Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me

Charming Bells -Jesus Hits Like an Atom Bomb

Poor Boy Burke – Old Vets Blues

James (Beale Street) Clark -Who But You

Bessie Smith – Nobody in Town Can Make A Sweet Jelly Roll Like Mine

Elizabeth Johnson - Empty Bed Blues

Whistling Bob Howe and Frankie Griggs -The Coldest Stuff in Town

Sister Rosetta Tharpe -Rock me

Sister Rosetta Tharpe -That’s All

Sitster Ernstine Washington -Lord Will Make a Way Somehow

Sitster Myrtle Fields - I’m Toiling

Mississippi Blind Boys – I’m a Soldier

Bill Landford and the Landfordaires- Run on For a Long time

Tom Waits – Down in the Hole

Recoil -Jezebel

Blind Boys of Alabama – Soldier (In the Army of the Lord)

Wilie King and the Liberatores – Pickens County Payback

War -Get Down


22nd February 2002

Bill Doggett - Honky Tonk

Vicki Anderson - Too Tough

Slim and the Soulful Saints - Fish Head

Marva Whitney - Unwind Yourself

Soul Stew - Southside Funk

Calypso King - Soul Strike

Alemayehu Eshete - Betchayen Tegadahu

Dr. John - Mo Scocious

Dr. John - Rite Away

North Mississippi AllStars - Freedom Highway

Pop Staples - Why? (Am I treated So Bad)

Holmes Brothers - I want to be ready

Bessemer Sunset Four - Since I've Laid My Burden Down

Sweet Honey in the Rock - Wade In the Water

Harmonizing Four - Joy in the Beulah Land

Gillian Welch - Beulah Land

Victoria Williams - Since I Laid My Burden Down

Johnny Griffin Orchestra - Wade in the Water

Nancy Wilson - Do It Again

Chuck E. Weiss - Sweetie-O

Tom Waits - Little Boy Blue

Dave Van ronk - Where Were You Last Night

Holly Cole - Invitation to the blues

T. Bone Walker - Evenin'

Johnny Adams - A Man Will Cry a Few Tears Too

O.V. Wright - You Gonna Make Me Cry

Bobby Bland - Ain't no Love in the Heart of the City

Jimmy Gilford - Misery Street

Blind Boys of Alabama - Run On (For A Long Time)


15th February 2002

Mongo Santamaria - Cold Sweat

Slave - Thank You Lord

Black Heat - Love the Life You Live

Midnight in Congo Square

Dr. John - Mama Roux

Chuck E. Weiss - It Don't Happen Overnight

Dave Van Ronk - Jesus met that woman at the well

Blind Willie Johnson - Dark was the night (cold was the ground)

Vera Hall - Trouble So Hard

Dave Van Ronk - Poor Lazarus

Hobart Smith - See That My grave is kept Clean

Bob Dylan - World Gone Wrong

Captain Beefheart - My Head is My Only Home Unless it Rains

Magic Slim - Cold Women with Warm Hearts

Magic Slim - Reelin and Rockin

Van Morrison - The Way that Young Lovers Do

Van Morrison/Georgie Fame - Moondance

Tom Waits - Blue Valentines

Chuck E. Weiss/Tom Waits - It Rains On Me

Dave Van Ronk - Jersey Girl

Dave Van Ronk - You're a Viper

Eric Von Schmidt - He Was a Friend of Mine


1st February 2002

Big John Hamilton – Big Bad John

Pigmeat Markham – I am the Judge

Otis Spann – Jack Knife

Otis Spann -Lovin’ You

Cresa Watson -Dead

Frankie Beverly -Love (Your Pain Goes Deep)

Little Willie John -Need Your Love So Bad

Little Willie John - Nerves

Hank Ballard – Nothing But Good

Jimmy Gilford -Misery Street

Bee Houston and His Highsteppers – The Hustler

Willie Molette/Bee Houston -Don’t Take Your Love From Me

King Kurtis – Whole Lotta Love

Geraldo Pino -Heavy Heavy Heavy

Curtis Mayfield – Stare and Stare

Pops Staples – People Get Ready

Joseph Spence/Pinder Family -Troublesome Water

Missionary Quartet -Jesus On My Mind

Victoria Williams – Since I laid My Burden Down

Mississippi John Hurt – Louis Collins

Geoff Muldaur -Light Rain

Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks -Evenin’ Breeze

Blind Blake -You Gonna Quit Me Blues

Johnny Jackson – Blind Blake Rag

Swan Silvertones -Peace in the Valley

Swan Silvertones -Seek Seek

Eric Bibb - The Light Was Worth The Candle

Cat Power -Come On In My Kitchen

Jessie Mae Hemphill – Take Me Home With You Baby

Mississippi Fred McDowell – Baby Please Don’t Go


25th January 2002

Little Axe -Crossroads

Pops Staples -Simple Man

Eugene Mc Daniels -The Lord is Back

Johnny "Guitar" Watson -Big Bad Wolf

Jimmy Gilford – Misery Street

Derick Morgan -Lover Boy

Lee Dorsey -Sneakin’ Sally Thru The Alley

Little Sonny Jones – She’s My Desire

Earl Lett - Born with the Feelings

Yahoos -Mabala

Bokoor Band – Onukpa Shawapo

Dr. John – Now that you got me

Over Night Low – The Witch Doctor

Albert King – Cold Feet

Albert King - Till My Back Ain’t Got No Bones

John Jackson – The Devil he wore a Hickory Shoe

John Jackson –If Hattie wants to Lu Let her Lu Like a Man

Dock Boggs – Country Blues

John Jackson -Death Don’t Have Mercy

Gillian Welch/Ralph Stanley – Oh Death

Vera Hall – Death Have Mercy

Vera Hall -Trouble So Hard

Rev. W.A. Donaldson – Baptizing Scene

The Pilgrim Travellers -Does Jesus Care

Pop Staples – Tupelo

Pop Staples/Paramount Singers – Jesus Is Gonna Make p My Dyin’ Bed

Eric Bibb – Kokomo

Tom Waits -Wages of Love

Jessie Mae Hemphill - Standing In the Doorrway Cryin’


18th January 2002

Skull Snaps – It’s a New Day

Melvin Van Peebles – Rufus and Ruby

Tom Waits – Potter’s Field

Forrest City Joe/Sonny Boy Rogers/Thomas Martin -She Lived Her Life Too Fast

R.L. Burnside – Skinny Woman

Jessie Mae Hemphill – Shame On You

Milie Jackson – If Loving You is Wrong (I Don’t Want To Be Right)

Milie Jackson – All I Want is a Fighting Chance

Milie Jackson – I’m Tired of Hiding

Bukka White/Furry Lewis -My Wife is Getting Old

Mighty Mo Rodgers -Took Away the Drum

Mighty Mo Rodgers -No Dough

Sweet Honey In the Rock – If You Had Lived

Katie Jackson/Campbell Brothers – I’ll Fly Away

Roberta Flack – Sundy Sister Jones

Mighty Mo Rodgers – Blues is My Wailin’ Wall

Rev. I.D. Back and Congregation – Sermon and Lining Him

Little Sonny -Wade in the Water

Isley Brothers – Testify (Parts 1 & 2)

The Parliments – I Wanna Testify

J.J. Barnes – Chains of Love

Willie King and the Liberators -Second Coming

Bill Doggett -Honky Tonk


11th January 2002

Charles Mingus – Oh Lord Please Don’t Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me

Bea Ford – You’ve got the power

Yvonne Fair – Straighten Up

Sister Wynonna Carr – Dragnet for Jesus

Bessie Jones – Soup Soup

Charles Mingus – Eat That Chicken

T-Model Ford -Chicken Head Man

Bobby Womack – Wake Up

Pop Staples- Tupelo

Charlie Patton – High Water Everywhere pt 1

Furry Lewis – John Henry

J.E. Mainer’s Mountaineers -John Henry

Furry Lewis – Casey Jones

Chris Thomas King – John Law Burned Down the Liquor Sto’

Cowboy Junkies- Highway Kind

Townes Van Zandt -Lungs

Olu Dara -Bubber (If Only)

Yahoos – Mabala

Roy Montrell -Everytime I Hear That Mellow Saxophone

Little Sonny Jones -She’s My Desire

Lee Dorsey – A Lover Was Born

Funkadelic – Qualify and Satisfy

Sugarcane Harris – I’m Unconscious

Shuggie Otis -Bootie Cooler

Paul "Wine" Jones – Kitty Kat

Lowell Fulson -Why Don’t We Do It In the Road


14th December 2001

Silly and Milly & Silly - Getting Down For Xmas

Big Martha – You Horny Old Buzzard You Dirty Old Man

Junior Parker -Jivin’ Woman

Tammy James -That’s Fat Jack

Mabel Franklin – Come On and Go

Anton Ellis -My Heaven

Qualites – It’s Christmas Time

Moonglows – 12 Months of the Year

Earl Hooker – Dynamite

Lester Peabody -Blue Finger

Jimmy Smith -Back at the Chicken Shack

Son House -Country Farm Blues

David Johansen – Poor Boy Blues

Mance Lipscomb -Going Down Slow

Boyd Rivers- Gonna Take Sick and Die

Otis Taylor – Resurrection Blues

Blind Boys of Alabama -Motherless Child

Tom Waits/Crystal Gayle – Wages of Love

King Ernest -House Where Nobody Lives

Neko Case -Christmas Card from A Hooker in Minneapolis

Fairytale of New York (Spoken)

Michael Fracasso -Brazos River Blues

Eva Cassidy – If I Had A Golden Thread

Jeff Buckley – I Want Someone Badly

Maria Muldaur -Georgia on my Mind

Geoff Muldaur – Death Letter Blues

Son House -

Tim Buckley -Strange Feeling





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