We appreciate everyone who joined or renewed their membership during our show & thanks again to Jack & Fred for lending a hand on the air.
Avalon - Benny Goodman *1
My Home Town - Tom Lehrer
How Long How Long Blues - Hokum Jug Band
Do You Remember - Blind James Campbell
I Got Mine - The Charlatans
Crocodile Man - Dave Carter/Tracy Grammer
Forgetfulness - Billy Collins *2
The Panic Is On - Larry Hanks
Don't Mistreat Your Good Boyfriend - The Bubbling Over 5
My Little Grass Shack - Dave Van Ronk
Sitting On Top Of The World - Mississippi Sheiks
Bottle Music - The Chambers Brothers
The Old Time Shimmy - Seigel/Schwall
Open the Door Homer - Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians
Sophisticated Blues - Snooks Eaglin
Small Town Talk - Paul Butterfield's Better Days
Groundhog Blues - Nee Ningy Band *3
Don't Waste My Time - John Mayall
The Whiskey's Gone - Larry Penn
Strollin' - Champion Jack Dupree
Sugar Blues - Johnny Mercer
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*1 This is the Benny Goodman Quartet & they're all great on this classic Carnegie Hall live 1938 recording. Teddy Wilson on piano who set's the whole thing up, Lionel Hampton on vibes who takes it way away, Benny on clarinet who snatches it back & underneath it all the inevitable drum beat of Gene Krupa. If this doesn't get a smile on your face tell please me what will.
*2 Billy Collins is a 2 term poet laureate of the US (2001-03) & has been called our most popular poet, as opposed to our most understood poet who, according to Dick Cavett, is Rod McKuen - I always thought it was Black Bart the Wells Fargo stage coach robber (1875-83) & self proclaimed Po8.
*3 The Nee Ningy band worked the folk, old time festivals & colleges on the east coast from 1978-81. Not a guitar but a harmonica centric band with blues, Cajun, Celtic influences, among lots of others. Search for them on You Tube to get a small taste of what it must have been like to see them live.