Sunday, February 16, 2020

From Mind Your Own Business to Too Much Monkey Business

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The Sunday Night Blues Revue, WDXR 102.5, Paducah, KY 6-8PM February 16, 2020
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*WDXR is a reporting station for Living Blues and Roots Music Report. 

1
Tinsley Ellis, Ice Cream in Hell (Alligator)
Toronzo Cannon, The Preacher, The Politician or The Pimp (Alligator)
Janiva Magness, Dont You Wish It Was True, Change in the Weather (Blue Elan)
2
Whitney Shay, Far Apart (Still Close), Stand Up (Ruf)
Tas Cru, Money Talks, Drive On (Subcat)
Harper and Midwest Kind, I Still Got You, Rise Up (Access)
3
Cort Duggins, Watch Yourself Mind Your Own Business, Luke's Juke (Down in the Alley)
Scalehound, I'm Gonna Make It, Take the High Road (The Bottoms Recoding)
Kelsey Waldon, Kentucky 1988, White Noise/White Lines (Oh Boy)
Sister Lucille, 99 pounds, Alive (Self)
4
Coco Montoya, Stop Runnin Away From My Love, Comin In Hot (Alligator)
Van Morrison, Three Chords and the Truth, Three Chords and the Truth (Caroline)
North Mississippi All Stars, Mean Old World, Up and Rolling (New West)
5
Thorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado, Come On In (Ruf)
The B Christopher Band, Keep You Satisfied, Rivers Back (Guitar One)
Betty Fox Band, Green Light, Peace in Pieces (Indeplendent)
6
John Blues Boyd, What My Eyes Have Seen, Through My Eyes (Gulf Coast(
Phanthom Blues Band, Dont Fight It, Still Cookin (Vizztone)
Mary Jo Curry, Turn It Loose, Front Porch (Self)
7
Frank Bey, Calling All Fools, All My Dues Are Paid (Nola Blue)
Mike Zito, Too Much Monkey Business, Rock n Roll (Ruf)
Ghost Town Blues Band, High Again, Shine (Self)
8
Mick Kolassa, Ditty Wah Ditty, Blind Lemon Sessions (Endless Blues)
Altered Five Blues Band, Sweet Marie, Ten Thousand Watts (Blind Pig)
Sugar Blue, Good Ole Days, Colors (Beeble Music)
Delbert McClinton & The Self Made Men, Mr Smith, Tall Dark and Handsome (Hot Shot)
Eddie Pennington, Memphis Blues, Just My Style (Bee/Nephi)

Saturday, February 15, 2020

IBC 2020 Reflections!

Listen to "International Blues Challenge Special 2020" on Spreaker.

Here is the actual audio of the podcast with comments while below are a few of the scenes from the event!

This is by no means a comprehensive look at the IBC but merely MY reflections on it. It's a huge event put on the Blues Foundation.
Gough-Martin Blues Band
Stillwell-France Band at Jerry Lawler's
Keith Johnson
With James and his crew!


Tennessee Redemption: Brandon Santini and Jeff Jensen

Sista Lucille
With Gil Anthony
With Jeff Jensen
With Kimberly and Jamie of Sista Lucille


1/2 rack at Blues City Cafe

Grilled salmon with cajun seasoning at Flying Fish

Grilled BBQ shrimp at Flying Fish

Hot tamales and chili at Blues City Cafe

With Eddie Turner

Stillwell-France Band at Rum Boogie
With Gary Sampson of the Kentuckiana Blues Society
With Kent Erik of the Jelly Roll Men, out of Norway

The Chris Canas Band
Stillwell-France Band in the finals at The Orpheum

Watermelon Slim

Great time!  See ya next year at the International Blues Challenge! 

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Back From the IBC

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The Sunday Night Blues Revue, WDXR 102.5, Paducah, KY 6-8PM February 9, 2020
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*WDXR is a reporting station for Living Blues and Roots Music Report. 
1.
Frank Bey, Calling All Fools, All My Dues Are Paid (Nola Blue)
Mike Zito, Too Much Monkey Business, Rock n Roll (Ruf)
Ghost Town Blues Band, High Again, Shine (Self)
2.
Gary Clark, Jr, Don't Wait Til Tomorrow, This Land (Warner Bros)
Delbert McClinton & Self-Made Men, Mr Smith, Tall Dark and Handsome (Hot Shot)
Keb Mo, I Remember You, Oklahoma (Concord)
3.
Scalehound, I'm Gonna Make It, Take the High Road (The Bottoms Recoding)
Kelsey Waldon, Kentucky 1988, White Noise/White Lines (Oh Boy)
Sister Lucille, 99 pounds, Alive (Self)
Cort Duggins, Watch Yourself Mind Your Own Business, Luke's Juke (Down in the Alley)
4.
Thorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado, Come On In (Ruf)
The B Christopher Band, Keep You Satisfied, Rivers Back (Guitar One)
Betty Fox Band, Green Light, Peace in Pieces (Indeplendent)
5.
Tinsley Ellis, Ice Cream in Hell (Alligator)
Toronzo Cannon, The Preacher, The Politician or The Pimp (Alligator)
Janiva Magness, Dont You Wish It Was True, Change in the Weather (Blue Elan)
6.
Coco Montoya, Stop Runnin Away From My Love, Comin In Hot (Alligator)
Van Morrison, Three Chords and the Truth, Three Chords and the Truth (Caroline)
North Mississippi All Stars, Mean Old World, Up and Rolling (New West)
7.
Bill Blue, The King of Crazy Town (Conch Town Music)
Joanna Connor, If You Want Me To Stay, Rise (MC Records)
Mick Kolassa, Ditty Wah Ditty, Blind Lemon Sessions (Endless Blues)
8
Altered Five Blues Band, Sweet Marie, Ten Thousand Watts (Blind Pig)
Sugar Blue, Good Ole Days, Colors (Beeble Music)
Ben Levine, Creole Kitchen, Before Me (Vizztone)



Sunday, February 2, 2020

Off at the IBC!

Listen to "Off at the IBC!" on Spreaker.

Recorded this show prior to heading to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge!  Beginning next week, we'll have some observations etc from this year's IBC!

The Sunday Night Blues Revue, WDXR 102.5, Paducah, KY 6-8PM February 2, 2020
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*WDXR is a reporting station for Living Blues and Roots Music Report. 
1.
Mick Kolassa, Text Me Baby, Blind Lemon Sessions (Endless Blues)
Marie Martens & The Messarounds, Change My Ways, Travelled (Self)
Bill Blue, The King of Crazy Town (Conch Town Music)
2
Van Morrison, Three Chords and the Truth, Three Chords and the Truth (Caroline)
Altered Five Blues Band, Sweet Marie, Ten Thousand Watts (Blind Pig)
The B Christopher Band, I Tried To Tell You, Rivers Back (Guitar One)
3.
Dudley Harris, Tired Baby, All The Money's Gone (Self)
Scalehound, I'm Gonna Make It, Take the High Road (The Bottoms Recoding)
Sister Lucille, Wont Give It, Alive (Self)
Kelsey Waldon, Kentucky 1988, White Noise/White Lines (Oh Boy)
4
Sugar Blue, Good Ole Days, Colors (Beeble Music)
Joanna Connor, Earthshaker, Rise (MC Records)
Delbert McClinton & Self-Made Men, Down In The Mouth, Tall Dark and Handsome (Hot Shot)
Griff Hamlin, Same to You, Single Barrel Blues (Self)
5
Ghost Town Blues Band, Shine, Shine (Self)
Janiva Magness, Wrote a Song for Everyone, Change in the Weather (Blue Elan)
Coco Montoya, Comin In Hot, Comin In Hot (Alligator)
Tinsley Ellis, Ice Cream in Hell (Alligator)
6
Keb Mo, I Remember You, Oklahoma (Concord)
Betty Fox Band, Green Light, Peace in Pieces (Indeplendent)
Mike Zito, Too Much Monkey Business, Rock n Roll (Ruf)
7
North Mississippi All Stars, What You Gonna Do, Up and Rolling (New West)
Bobby Rush, Hey Hey Bobby Rush, Sittin on Top of the Blues (Deep Rush
Frank Bey, Its A Pleasure, All My Dues Are Paid (Nola Blue)
8
Toronzo Cannon, The Chicago Way, The Preacher, The Politician or The Pimp (Alligator)
Blackstone Cherry, All Your Love, Black to Blues (Mascot)
Popa Chubby, The Flavor is in the Fat, It's A Mighty Hard Road (Dixiefrog)
The Jimmys, Drinkin, Gotta Have It (Brown Cow)


Sunday, January 26, 2020

From MIssouri to Mississippi!

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The Sunday Night Blues Revue, WDXR 102.5, Paducah, KY 6-8PM January 26, 2020
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*WDXR is a reporting station for Living Blues and Roots Music Report. 
1.
North Mississippi All Stars, What You Gonna Do, Up and Rolling (New West)
Bobby Rush, Hey Hey Bobby Rush, Sittin on Top of the Blues (Deep Rush
Frank Bey, Its A Pleasure, All My Dues Are Paid (Nola Blue)
2.
Toronzo Cannon, The Chicago Way, The Preacher, The Politician or The Pimp (Alligator)
Blackstone Cherry, All Your Love, Black to Blues (Mascot)
Popa Chubby, The Flavor is in the Fat, It's A Mighty Hard Road (Dixiefrog)
3.
Dudley Harris, Tired Baby, All The Money's Gone (Self)
Scalehound, I'm Gonna Make It, Take the High Road (The Bottoms Recoding)
Sister Lucille, Wont Give It, Alive (Self)
Kelsey Waldon, Kentucky 1988, White Noise/White Lines (Oh Boy)
4.
Keb Mo, I Remember You, Oklahoma (Concord)
Betty Fox Band, Green Light, Peace in Pieces (Indeplendent)
Mike Zito, Too Much Monkey Business, Rock n Roll (Ruf)
5.
Mick Kolassa, Text Me Baby, Blind Lemon Sessions (Endless Blues)
Marie Martens & The Messarounds, Change My Ways, Travelled (Self)
Bill Blue, The King of Crazy Town (Conch Town Music)
6.
Ghost Town Blues Band, Shine, Shine (Self)
Janiva Magness, Wrote a Song for Everyone, Change in the Weather (Blue Elan)
Coco Montoya, Comin In Hot, Comin In Hot (Alligator)
Tinsley Ellis, Ice Cream in Hell (Alligator)
7.
Van Morrison, Three Chords and the Truth, Three Chords and the Truth (Caroline)
Altered Five Blues Band, Sweet Marie, Ten Thousand Watts (Blind Pig)
The B Christopher Band, I Tried To Tell You, Rivers Back (Guitar One)
Sugar Blue, Good Ole Days, Colors (Beeble Music)
8.
Joanna Connor, Earthshaker, Rise (MC Records)
Delbert McClinton & Self-Made Men, Down In The Mouth, Tall Dark and Handsome (Hot Shot)
Griff Hamlin, Same to You, Single Barrel Blues (Self)
The Jimmys, She Gotta Have It, Gotta Have It (Brown Cow Productions)
Wes Henley and Jimmie Morris, Ended Up Blue, Once a Man, Twice a Child (Self)

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Some Chicago, Some Heartland and Some Ice Cream!

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The Sunday Night Blues Revue, WDXR 102.5, Paducah, KY 6-8PM January 19, 2020
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*WDXR is a reporting station for Living Blues and Roots Music Report. 
1.
Keb Mo, I Remember You, Oklahoma (Concord)
Betty Fox Band, Green Light, Peace in Pieces (Indeplendent)
Mike Zito, Too Much Monkey Business, Rock n Roll (Ruf)
2
North Mississippi All Stars, What You Gonna Do, Up and Rolling (New West)
Bobby Rush, Hey Hey Bobby Rush, Sittin on Top of the Blues (Deep Rush
Frank Bey, Its A Pleasure, All My Dues Are Paid (Nola Blue)
3
Dudley Harris, Tired Baby, All The Money's Gone (Self)
Scalehound, I'm Gonna Make It, Take the High Road (The Bottoms Recoding)
Sister Lucille, Wont Give It, Alive (Self)
Kelsey Waldon, Kentucky 1988, White Noise/White Lines (Oh Boy)
4
Van Morrison, Three Chords and the Truth, Three Chords and the Truth (Caroline)
Altered Five Blues Band, Sweet Marie, Ten Thousand Watts (Blind Pig)
The B Christopher Band, I Tried To Tell You, Rivers Back (Guitar One)
5
Joanna Connor, Earthshaker, Rise (MC Records)
Delbert McClinton & Self-Made Men, Down In The Mouth, Tall Dark and Handsome (Hot Shot)
Griff Hamlin, Same to You, Single Barrel Blues (Self)
6
Tinsley Ellis, Ice Cream in Hell (Alligator)
Ghost Town Blues Band, Shine, Shine (Self)
Janiva Magness, Wrote a Song for Everyone, Change in the Weather (Blue Elan)
Coco Montoya, Comin In Hot, Comin In Hot (Alligator)
7
Toronzo Cannon, The Chicago Way, The Preacher, The Politician or The Pimp (Alligator)
Blackstone Cherry, All Your Love, Black to Blues (Mascot)
Popa Chubby, It's A Mighty Hard Road (Dixiefrog)
Screamin John and TD Lind, Rollin Joanna, My Little Big Man (Down In The Alley)
8
Sugar Blue, Goold Old Days, Colors (Beeble Music)
Matty T. Wall, Quicksand, Transpacific Blues Vol 1 (Hipster Dumpster)
The Jimmys, Gotta Have It (Brown Cow Productions)
Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, Resentment File, Contemporary (Alligator)
11 Guys Quartet, Jackrabbit, Small Blues and Grooves (Vizztone)

Sunday, January 12, 2020

From Monkey Business to Monkey's Eyebrow

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The Sunday Night Blues Revue, WDXR 102.5, Paducah, KY 6-8PM January 12, 2020
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*WDXR is a reporting station for Living Blues and Roots Music Report. 
1.
Mike Zito, Too Much Monkey Business, Rock n Roll (Ruf)
Delbert McClinton, Mr Smith, Tall Dark and Handsome (Hot Shot)
Tennessee Redemption, We Got a Thing Going On, Tennessee Redemption (Endless Blues)
2
Joanna Connor, Earthshaker, Rise (MC Records)
Betty Fox Band, Green Light, Peace in Pieces (Indeplendent)
Sister Lucille, 99 Pounds, Alive (Self)
3
Kelsey Waldon, Kentucky 1988, White Noise/White Lines (Oh Boy)
Scalehound, I'm Gonna Make It, Take the High Road (The Bottoms Recoding)
Franklin County Trucking Company,That Darn Trucker, The Further Adventures of the Franklin County Trucking Company (Tri Nut)
Dudley Harris, Tired Baby, All The Money's Gone (Self)
4
Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, Resentment File, Contemporary (Alligator)
Junior Watson, A Shot In The Dark, Nothin To It But To Do It (Little Village Foundation)
Popa Chubby, It's A Mighty Hard Road (Dixiefrog)
5
North Mississippi All Stars, What You Gonna Do, Up and Rolling (New West)
Bobby Rush, Hey Hey Bobby Rush, Sittin on Top of the Blues (Deep Rush
Frank Bey, Its A Pleasure, All My Dues Are Paid (Nola Blue)
6
Ghost Town Blues Band, Shine, Shine (Self)
Janiva Magness, Wrote a Song for Everyone, Change in the Weather (Blue Elan)
Coco Montoya, Comin In Hot, Comin In Hot (Alligator)
7
Blackstone Cherry, All Your Love, Black to Blues (Mascot)
Nick Moss Blues Band, Lucky Guy, Lucky Guy (Alligator)
Toronzo Cannon, The Chicago Way, The Preacher, The Politician or The Pimp (Alligator)
Keb Mo, I Remember You, Oklahoma (Concord)
8
Van Morrison, Three Chords and the Truth, Three Chords and the Truth (Caroline)
Altered Five Blues Band, Sweet Marie, Ten Thousand Watts (Blind Pig)
The B Christopher Band, I Tried To Tell You, Rivers Back (Guitar One)
11 Guys Quartet, Jackrabbit, Small Blues and Grooves (Vizztone)