The Blues Show 395: Half Tight Boogie

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Juliet Simmons DiNello and a conversation with her husband and guitarist, Mike DiNello, plus tunes by Colin James, Catfish Keith, Kevin Burt, The Blues Doctors, Eric Lindell, Lightning Hopkins, Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Joe Turner & Pete Johnson, Sunnyland Slim, Studebaker John, Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers, and Jimmy Thackery, with the second half of the show provided by Country Bob filling in at another date for Bruce Pingree.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HALF TIGHT BOOGIE
THE BLUES SHOW 395
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, December 30, 2018 [19449]
 
Juliet Simmons DiNello: The Abyss
Mike DiNello Conversation with Bruce Pingree
Colin James: Dig Myself A Hole
Catfish Keith: Put On A Buzz
Kevin Burt: Thank You
The Blues Doctors: Cross Road Blues
Eric Lindell: How Can This Be
Lightning Hopkins: Happy New Year
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: C Jam Blues
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson: Half Tight Boogie
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson: Skid Row Boogie
Sunnyland Slim: Lee’s Boogie  
Studebaker John: Rolling And Tumbling Around
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers; Send You Back to Georgia
Jimmy Thackery: Detroit Iron
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.
 

The Blues Show 394: Jive Spot

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Little Booker, Roscoe Gordon, Earl King, Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomew, The Campbell Brothers, Mabel Scott, Eddie C. Campbell, Etta James, Gatemouth Moore, Charles Brown, Whitney Shea, Shemekia Copeland, Lindsey Beaver, Michelle Wilson, Anthony Gerassi, Juliette Simmons, and the Radio Kings.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JIVE SPOT
THE BLUES SHOW 394
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, December 23, 2018 [19435]
 
Little Booker: Hambone
Roscoe Gordon: Little Sonny Jones
Earl King: Come On (Parts 1 & 2)
Fats Domino: Hey La Bas
Dave Bartholomew:  Saints Go Marching In Boogie
Dave Bartholomew: My Ding A Ling
Dave Bartholomew: Son of  Stack A Lee
The Campbell Brothers:
Mabel Scott: Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
Eddie C. Campbell: Santa’s Messing With The Kid
Etta James: Merry Christmas Baby
Gatemouth Moore: Christmas Blues
Charles Brown: Please Come Home For Christmas
Whitney Shea: A Woman Rules The World
Shemekia Copeland; Ain’t Got Time For Hate
Lindsey Beaver: I’ve Got Love If You Want It
Michelle Wilson: Two Steps From The Blues
Anthony Gerassi: Why Did You Have To Go
Juliet Simmons DiNello: Until I Go
Radio Kings: It Ain’t Easy
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.
 

The Blues Show 393: Uncloudy Day

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Bo Diddley, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, and Roebuck “Pops” Staples in honor of their respective birth dates.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
UNCLOUDY DAY
THE BLUES SHOW 393
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, December 30, 2018 [19421]
 
Bo Diddley: Who Do You Love
Bo Diddley: Bo Diddley Is A Gunslinger
Bo Diddley: Road Runner
Bo Diddley: Pretty Thing
Bo Diddley: Before You Accuse Me
Bo Diddley: I’m A Man
Bo Diddley: Ride On Josephine
Bo Diddley: Mona
Bo Diddley: Diddley Daddy
Matt Guitar Murphy: Buck’s Boogie
Matt Guitar Murphy: Some Sanctified Funk
Matt Guitar Murphy: What’s Up With You Baby
Matt Guitar Murphy: Blue Wall
Matt Guitar Murphy: The Blues Don’t Bother Me
Roebuck Pops Staples: Uncloudy Day
The Staple Singers: Freedom Hghway
Roebuck Pops Staples: Down In Mississippi
Roebuck Pops Staples: America
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bruce Pingree is playing music this week in celebration of the 100th birthday of Dave Bartholomew on December 24 by James Booker,
 
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December 23, 2018 [19421]
 
Little Booker: Doing The Hambone
Kittle Sonny Jones: I Got Booted
Earl King: Come On (Parts 1 & 2)
Fats Domino: Hey La Bas
Dave Bartholomew: Son of Stack A Lee
The Campbell Brothers: [Unidentified Selection]
Mabel Scott: Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
Eddie C. Campbell: Santa’s Messing With The Kid
Gatemouth Moore: Christmas Blues
Charles Brown: Please Come Home For Christmas
Etta James: Merry Christmas Baby
 
 

The Blues Show 392: Witchcraft

Bruce Pingree is celebrating the 100th birthday of Dave Bartholomew on December 24 by playing sides recorded by Dave on his own and with Fats Domino, Big Joe Turner, T-Bone Walker, Smiley Lewis, Jewel King, Shirley & Lee, The Spiders, Eddie Bo, Archibald, Tommy Ridgley, Lloyd Price, Earl King, and Bobby Mitchell.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WITCHCRAFT
THE BLUES SHOW 392
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, December 23, 2018 [19407]
 
Fats Domino: The Fat Man
Fats Domino: Detroit City Blues
Dave Bartholomew: Country Boy
Dave Bartholomew: Gert Town Blues
Dave Bartholomew: I Ain’t Gonna Do It
Big Joe Turner: Midnight Rocking
T-Bone Walker: Tell Me What’s The Reason
Smiley Lewis: Blue Monday
Jewel King: 3 x 7 = 21
Shirley & Lee: I’m Gone
T-Bone Walker: When The Sun Goes Down
The Spiders: Witchcraft
Eddie Bo: Every Dog Has His Day
Archibald: Stack O Lee
Tommy Ridgley: Boogie Woogie Mama
Dave Bartholomew: Jump Children:
Lloyd Price: Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Dave Bartholomew: Carnival Day  
Earl King: Trick Bag
Bobby Mitchell: I’m Gonna Be A Wheel Someday
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.
 

The Blues Show 391: Ubiquity


Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Odetta, The Holmes Brothers, Marie Knight, Fred McDowell, The Campbell Brothers, B.B. King, Calvin Newborn, Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats, Phineas Newborn Jr, Jody Williams, Billy Boy Arnold, Bo Diddley, Otis Rush, and Howling Wolf.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
UBIQUITY
THE BLUES SHOW 391
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, December 2, 2018 [19393]
 
Odetta with The Holmes Brothers: This Little Light of Mine
Marie Knight: I Am The Light of the World
The Holmes Brothers: I Saw The Light
Fred McDowell: Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning
The Campbell Brothers: Rock of Ages
B.B. King: You Know I Love You
Calvin Newborn: Ubiquity
Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats: Tuckered Out
Phineas Newborn Jr: All THe Things You Are
Jody Williams: Lucky Lou
Billy Boy Arnold: I Wish You Would
Bo Diddley: Diddy Wah Diddy
Otis Rush: Groaning The Blues
Howling Wolf: Sitting On Top of the World
Jody Williams: Come Over To My House
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.
 

The Blues Show 390: Searching


Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Kevin Burt, Anthony Gerassi, Lindsay Beaver, Angela Strehli, Dinah Washington, Marcia Ball, Alberta Adams, Bettye LaVette, Aretha Franklin, Barbara Lewis, Alice Coltrane, and Billie Holiday.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SEARCHING
THE BLUES SHOW 390
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, December 9, 2018 [19379]
 
Kevin Burt: Smack Dab in the Middle
Anthony Gerassi: A Minor Affair
Lindsay Beaver: Lost Cause
Angela Strehli: Telephone Blues
Dinah Washington: How Long How Long Blues
Marcia Ball: Under Love’s Spell
Alberta Adams: Searching
Bettye LaVette: Only Time Will Tell
Aretha Franklin: Evil Gal Blues
Barbara Lewis: Hello Stranger
Alice Coltrane: Shiva-Loka
Billie Holiday: It’s Like Reaching For The Moon
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.
 

The Blues Show 389: King Of The Jungle


Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Muddy Waters, the recently departed guitarist Eddie C. Campbell, Danny Heinz, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Baza, Catfish Keith, and the Joe Louis Walker-Bruce Katz-Giles Robson trio.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
KING OF THE JUNGLE
THE BLUES SHOW 389
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, November 25 > December 9, 2018 [BPBS-0389]
 
Muddy Waters: Mannish Boy  
Muddy Waters: Clouds In My Heart
Eddie C. Campbell: King of the Jungle
Eddie C. Campbell: Sister Taught Me To Play Guitar
Eddie C. Campbell: Cha Cha In Blues
Eddie C. Campbell: Weary Blues
Eddie C. Campbell: Hey The Blues Is Alright
Danny Heinz: Singing Flames
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings: Eight Days of Hannekah
Baza: Greasy Greens
Catfish Keith: Jack I’m Mellow
Joe Louis Walker-Bruce Katz-Giles Robson:  Feel Like Blowing My Horn
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.
 
 

The Blues Show 388: Speak The Truth


Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Marcia Ball, Robert Johnson, Bukka White, Furry Lewis, Big Joe Williams, Sweet Betty, Willie King & The Liberators, The Mighty Hannibal, Whitney Shea, Bernice Johnson Reagan, James Cotton, Clifton Chenier, Joe Thompson, Homesick James, Andre Williams, and James Brown.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SPEAK THE TRUTH
THE BLUES SHOW 388
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, November 18, 2018 [19323]
 
Marcia Ball: Hot Tamale Baby 
Robert Johnson: They’re Red Hot
Bukka White: Bedsprings Blues
Furry Lewis: Mary Tell Blues
Big Joe Williams: Saturday Night Ball
Sweet Betty: Live And Let Live
Willie King & The Liberators: Stand Up And Speak The Truth
The Mighty Hannibal: The Truth Shall Make You Free
Whitney Shea: Freedom Blues
Bernice Johnson Reagan: Come nd Go With Me To That Land
Jamed Cotton: Digging My Potatoes
Clifton Chenier: Hungry Man Blues
Joe Thompson: Pumpkin Pie
Homesick James: Farmer’s Blues
Andre Williams: Pass The Biscuits Please
James Brown: Grits
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.