13 September 2017

#606 :: Blues Weather (13 September 2017)

The Blues Room #606
Wednesday 13 September 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0



Our heart goes out to all affected by Hurricane Irma. 
Link to help the victims of Hurricane Irma.  

1 Ina Forsman, Layla Zoe, Tasha Taylor - Weatherman
2 Ebony JoAnn - Just Rain
3 Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers - Bad Weather Blues
4 Dave Bartholomew - Stormy Weather
5 Jimmie Vaughan - The Rains Came
6 Lonnie Johnson - Life Saver Blues
6 T-Bone Walker Call It Stormy Monday
7 Ruth Wyand - Been In The Storm So Long
8 Otis Taylor - Rain so Hard
9 Joshua Jacobson - Mind Blowin' Blues
10 Fathead - Blues Weather
11 JP Blues Band - Some Kind Of Hurricane
12 Albert Castiglia - Hurricane Blues
13 Paul Orta & The Kingpins - The Sky Is Crying

#605 :: Hour Of Blues Power with Darcy Perry

The Blues Room #605
Wednesday 6 September 2017
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1. Albert King - I Wanna Get Funky
2. Big Daddy Wilson - Neckbone Stew
3. Big Walter Horton - Tin Pan Alley
4. Albert Collins - Iceman LIVE
5. Duane Allman & Aretha Franklin - The Weight
6. Otis Rush - I Can't Quit You Baby LIVE
7. Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Shall I Meet You Over Yonder
8. Buddy Guy - First Time I Met The Blues LIVE
9. Al Green - A Change Is Gonna Come LIVE
10. Big Mama Thornton - Ball And Chain LIVE
11. Sonny Terry & Brownie McGee - Jesus Gonna Make It Alright
12. Freddie King - Going Down
13. Johnny Shines & Snooky Prior - Trouble In Mind

31 August 2017

#604 :: Funderstruck (30 August 2017)

The Blues Room #604
Wednesday 30 August 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0 

Thornetta Davis - Honest Woman
Big Daddy Wilson - Cookies Gonna Kill Me
Ali Penney And The Money Makers - No No No
Hammond Gamble - Long Night Blues
Josh Durning - When I'm Sixty-Four
Chris Armour Quartet - Funderstruck
Paul Ubana Jones - I Need a Storm
Fiona Boyes - Can't Stay Here No More
Peter Karp - The Prophet
Samantha Fish - Chills & Fever
Sarah Spicer - Mr J
Etta James - That’s Alright
Joshua Jacobson - Twerkin' Lil' Mama
Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials - I’ll Cry Tomorrow

23 August 2017

#603 :: LIVE Recording Wednesday :: Albert King - Blues At Sunset (23 August 207)

The Blues Room #603
Wednesday 23 August 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0


Every fourth Wednesday we present a LIVE Blues Recording for your listening pleasure. Here's Albert King recorded live at two venues and on point at both. Enjoy!

Albert King - Match Box Blues
Albert King - Got To Be Some Changes Made
Albert King - I'll Play The Blues for You
Albert King - Killing Floor
Albert King - Angel Of Mercy
Albert King - Match Box Blues
Albert King - Watermelon Man
Albert King - Breaking Up Somebody's Home
Albert King - Call It Stormy Monday

16 August 2017

#602 :: Another Belly Fulla Blues With Fatt Max (16 August 2017)

The Blues Room #602
Wednesday 16 August 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0

Geoff Achison – Make My Stand 
Yard Birds – Boom Boom 
BB King & Van Morrison – Early In The Morning 
John Pagano Band – 99 Problems 
Dave Keller – 2am Talks 
Andy T Band – Doin’ Hard Time 
Buddy Guy & Brad Whitford – Evil Twin 
Eric Clapton – Blow Wind 
Blow Big Bill Morganfield – When You Love Someone 
Popa Chubby – Dirty Diesel 
Rev Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Devils Look Like Angels 
Biscuit Miller – Use To Love Me 
Bnois King & Smoking Joe Kubek – Freezer Burn 
Lloyd Spiegel – Lucille

9 August 2017

#601 :: Highways, Automobiles, and Route 66 (9 August 2017)

The Blues Room #601
Wednesday 9 August 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0




Inspired by Free FM manager, Phil Grey's trip up Route 66, here's an hour of tunes about 
Highways, Automobiles, and Route 66.

Billy Branch & Sugar Ray Norcia - Route 66
The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner
ZZ Top - She Loves My Automobile
George Thorogood & the Destroyers - Highway 49
William Clarke - Going Down This Highway
Jumpin' Jack Bluni - Too Many Drivers
Lightnin' Hopkins - Ride in your New Automobile
Memphis Gold - Standin' By The Highway
Howlin' Wolf - Cadillac Daddy (Mr.HighwayMan)
Red Devils - Mr. Highway Man
Mississippi Fred McDowell - 61 Highway
North Mississippi All Stars - 61 Highway
Eric Clapton with BB King - Key to the Highway

3 August 2017

#600 :: Darcy Perry presents the 600th episode of The Blues Room (2 August 2017)

The Blues Room #600
Wednesday 2 August 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0



Darcy Perry brings us the 600th episode of The Blues Room. Wow, theres soooo many people to thank and we are grateful to you all. Here's to another 600 episodes! Keeping the blues alive, one NZ blues tune at a time, here in Hamilton, New Zealand. Thanks Free FM 89.0

1. Lil Chuck - I Call On Jimmy
2. Amund Maarud - Wild Child
3. Kokomo - Holed Up in Karamea
4. Craig Bracken (Flaming Mudcats) - Mudcat Boogie
5. Mike Zito - Make Blues Not War
6. Doc Span - Swamp Thing
7. Chris Armour Quartet - Conchos
8. Darren Watson - Be Careful with a Fool
9. Fatt Max - Grab Me Some Life
10. Mike Garner with Neil Billington - Mother In-law Blues
11. Haggis McGuinness - Life is a Beautiful Thing
12. Remarkable Beat Roosters - One Mo' Man
13. Ric Jaz - So What

26 July 2017

#599 :: LIVE Blues Recording Wednesday :: Sonny Landreth Live In Lafayette (26 July 2017)

The Blues Room #599
Wednesday 26 July 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0
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LIVE Blues Recording Wednesday features music from the King of Slydeco, Sonny Landreth. Recorded live In Lafayette (2017).

Blues Attack
Hell At Home
Key To the Highway
The U.S.S. Zydecoldsmobile
True Blue
Brave New Girl
Soul Salvation
Walking Blues

19 July 2017

#598 :: Another Belly Fulla Blues With Fatt Max (9 July 2017)

The Blues Room #598
Wednesday 19 July 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0


The Flaming Mudcats – Heavy 
Biscuit Miller – Down At The Mississippi 
Cedric Davis – Keep On Snatching It Back 
The Graveltones – Running To You 
Sleepy John Estes – Brownsville Blues 
The Alexis P Suter Band – Another Place And Time 
James Luther Dickinson – Dixie Fried 
Shane Speal & His Snake Oil Band - Don’t Give Me None Of Yo’ Business 
Laurence Jones – Live It Up 
Albert Collins – Ice Pick 
Vaughn Brothers – Hard To Be 
Mike Zito – On The Road 
A C Reed & Bonnie Rait – She’s Fine 
Cyril Neville – Blues Is The Truth 
John Long – Suitcase Stomp 
B B King – Don’t Answer The Door

12 July 2017

#597 :: You Gotta Move (12 July 2017)

The Blues Room #597
Wednesday 12 July 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0

1. Buster Benton and Carey Bell - Born with the Blues
2. Roy Gaines - A Hell of a Night
3. North Mississippi All Stars - You Got To Move
4. Little Bushman - Te Oranga
5. Darren Watson's New Acoustic LP - Pledge Me Project
6. Darren Watson - I Still Feel The Same
7. Mike Garner -The Way I Feel
8. Moses Walker and Ronnie Shellist - Come On In My Kitchen
9. Flavio Guimaraes & Netto Rockfeller - Times Is Getting Faster
10. Victor Puertas & The Mellow Tones - She's My Baby
11. Bo Diddley - Don't Know Where I've Been
12. John Mayer - Crossroads
13. Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' - Diving Duck Blues
14. Big Bill Morganfield - I Don't Know Why
15. Paul Lamb & The Blues Burglars - Late One Evening