30 January 2013

The Blues Room # 366 Badjelly Blues Band LIVE In Studio

It was wonderful having friend, Max Mac Donald, bring members of his current band into the studio to tell us all about the Blues Extravaganza happening at Morrinsville. They performed some live to air blues - woohoo! Guitar master Billy TK Junior and the Grooveshakers headlined the Blues Extravaganza. Enjoy!

Episode 366, 23 January 2012
1. Billy TK Jnr and the Grove Shakers - Flyin' Kiwi Shuffle (Waitara Shuffle)
2. Albert Castigilia - Lovin' Cup
3. Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite - She Got Kick
4. Badjelly Blues Band (LIVE in studio) - Damn Right I Got The Blues [NZ]
5. Big Joe Louis & His Blues Kings - Treat Your Daddy Right
6. Mud Morganfield - Love To Flirt
7. Badjelly Blues Band (LIVE in studio) - Honey Pot [NZ]
7. Billy TK Jnr and the Groove Shakers - Bubba Rhumba [NZ]
8. Billy TK Jnr and the Groove Shakers - Little Wing [NZ]
9. Ronnie Shellist - Eyesight To The Blind
10. Robert Band Cray - Fix This
11. Eddie Taylor Jr. - Easy Baby

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25 January 2013

The Blues Room # 365 New From David Phillips

New music from David Phillips in this episode, a great Black and Tan recording artist.
Plus some blues I downloaded for FREE from The Blues Blast and The Blues Revue E-Zines. If you have subscribed to these e-zines (and Black and Tan) do so now! Enjoy!
Episode 365, 16 January 2013
1. Blues Revue - Baptised In Muddy's Sweat - Fiona Boyes
2. Blues Blast - Wayne Baker Brooks - I Can Read Your Mind ft. Sugar Blue
3. Blues Blast - Cee Cee Janes - Blood Red Blues
4. Blues Blast - Billy Thompson - A Better Man
5. Blues Revue - Bob Margolin with Mike Sponza Band - Blues Lover
6. David Philips - Big things
7. David Philips - December wine
8. David Philips - Waiting on the rain
9. David Philips - Link in the chain
10. Blues Buffet - Too Nice, Too Long
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The Blues Room # 364 Marshall Chess: The Chess Story

Chess Records is one of my favorite labels for authentic blues. On this episode you'll hear many great Chess cuts plus snippets of Marshall Chess reciting some great Chess moments and stories. Enjoy!
Episode 364, 9 January 2013
1 Little Walter - Blues With A Feeling
2 Sugar Boy Crawford - Jock-A-Mo
3 Muddy Waters - Mad Love (I Want You To Love Me)
4 Little Walter - You're So Fine
5 Jimmy Binkley - Wine Wine Wine
6 Jimmy Rogers - Chicago Bound
7 Big Ed & His Combo (Eddie Burns) - Biscuit Baking Woman
8 Leon D Tarver & His Chordones - I'm A Young Rooster
9  Muddy Waters - Just Make Love To Me (I Just Want)
10 Jimmy Rogers - Sloppy Drunk
11 Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley
12 Bo Diddley - Diddley Daddy
13 Clarence Frogman Henry - Ain't Got No Home
14 Bobby Charles - See You Later Alligator
15 Howlin Wolf - Howlin' For My Darlin'
16 Willie Dixon - 29 Ways
Downloadd link for this episode: 364
Brothers Leonard and Phil Chess were responsible for creating the preeminent blues label of the fifties and sixties. Polish immigrants who settled in Chicago, the brothers formed Aristocrat Records in 1947 before launching their eponymous label two years later. They assembled an unparalleled roster of blues, R&B and rock and roll artists, including Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Willie Dixon, Etta James, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. While Phil focused on jazz, Leonard honed in on roots music, making Chess the greatest repository of blues music by the late Fifties. It was under Leonard's tutelage that Muddy Waters’ electric blues fomented a revolution that led directly to rock and roll in the person of Chuck Berry.
The reach of the label's music extended far across the Atlantic, where a band of impressionable twentysomethings billing themselves as the Rolling Stones sought to emulate the hard-driving R&B sounds they heard on songs like Waters' "I Can't Be Satisfied," Big Bill Broonzy's "Tell Me Baby" and Berry's "Around and Around" — all songs the group covered when Leonard's son Marshall Chess allowed the band to record at the label's 2120 South Michigan Avenue studio in 1964. More trips to Chess followed, including sessions in 1965 that would lead to "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction."
After working alongside his father Leonard and uncle Phil for more than 16 years, Marshall eventually came to be president of the family's namesake imprint in 1969, while continuing to produce albums, including Muddy Waters' Electric Mud (1969) and Howlin' Wolf's The Howlin' Wolf Album (1969) — both released on Marshall's Cadet Concept label, a division of Chess. Shortly after his father passed away, Marshall left Chess in 1970, and was hired as the Rolling Stones' manager and president of Rolling Stones Records, which was created after the group's Decca contract expired.

The Blues Room # 363 The history Of Chicago Blues as narrated by Buddy Guy

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2013!
I love hearing about the history of the blues, especially when its Buddy Guy telling the story. Here Buddy recites the history of Chicago Blues, you won't want to miss this one. For the original source of this audio documentary please visit: http://www.downloadchicagotours.com/
Episode 363, 2 January 2013
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The Blues Room # 362

I'll call this episode 'Nate's Inner City Blues Mix' because thats literally what it is ... a blues mix made up from living in the city with no voice breaks. Enjoy!
Episode 362, 26 December 2012
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The Blues Room # 361

Some hot shots from 2012. Enjoy!!
Episode 361, 19 December 2012
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The Blues Room # 360

Hope you all had a great Christmas! This is going up a little late but here tis!
Episode 360, 12 December 2013
1. RJ Mischo - The Biscuit Is Back
2. Ian Siegal and the Mississippi Mudbloods - I Am The Train
3. Gary U.S. Bonds - Christmas Is On
4. Gatemouth Moore - Christmas Blues
5. Bob Dylan - Christmas Blues
6. Gary U.S. Bonds - It's Christmas In Nu Awlins
7. John Lee Hooker Jr. - Hard Times
8. Eddie Taylor Jr. - I've Made Nights By Myself
9. Omar and the Howlers - Goni' Back To Texas
10. Franck Goldwasser - Chicago Blues Festival
11. Jon Cleary - Everything I Do Goin' Be Funky
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18 January 2013

The Blues Room 359

Joined by Tony Kaye of Hamilton Blue Society in the studio tonight.
Episode 359, 5 December 2012
1. Charlie Musselwhite - Blues Overtook Me
2. Magic Dick and Jay Geils - The Jumpin Blues
3. Blues Buffet - Cold Turkey For Christmas [NZ]
4. Tony Kaye and Nate - My Babe
5. Tony Kaye and Nate - Got My Mojo Working
6. David Gogo - Merry Christmas Baby
7. Keb Mo - Shopping On Christmas Eve
Download link for this episode 359