Friday, December 11, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 12/10/15

September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967
Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the first hour: Dexter Gordon - One Flight Up

Slim Harpo - "Lovin' You (The Way I Do)"
The Blues Busters - "How Sweet It Is"
Kenny Knight - "Carry Me Down"
George Harrison - "The Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)"
Albert King - "As the Years Go Passing By"

Gino Parks - "Blibberin' Blabberin' Blues"
Bobby Lewis - "Mumbles Blues"
The Wailers - "Bama Lama Bama Loo"
Eddy Bell - "Knock, Knock, Knock"
Billy Stewart & the Marquees - "Baby, You're My Only One"

Big Dee Irwin & Little Eva - "I Wish You a Merry Christmas"
Arthur Alexander - "You Got Me Knockin'"
Lou Johnson - "I Can't Change"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Mask - "Viet Nam Prayer"

Lee Michaels - "Who Could Want More?"

George Jackson - "Talking 'Bout the Love I Have for You"

A tribute to the Big 'O' on the 48th anniversary of his death in Madison, WI

Background music for the second hour: Odell Brown - Plays Otis Redding

Little Richard - "Heebie Jeebies"
Etta James - "I Got the Will"
Otis Redding - "Don't Leave Me This Way"
Arthur Conley - "A Year, a Month, and a Day"
Otis Redding III - "Leaving Me"

Otis Redding - "Things Go Better With Coke"
Aretha Franklin - "Respect"
James & Bobby Purify - "Keep Pushing Me"
Otis Redding - "Chained & Bound"
Jackie Hairston - "Hijack"

Steve Cropper - On "(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay"
Otis Redding - "(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay" [Take 2]

Arthur Conley - "Otis Sleep On"
William Bell - "A Tribute to a King"
Lattimore Brown - "Otis Is Gone, Pt.1"
Mark Johnson - "Ode to Otis Redding"

Outro: "It's Too Late" - Otis Redding

One WMBR Co-Music Director's Favorite 27 Records of the Year (plus 3 reissues)

Here you go...in alphabetical order for sanity's sake. Thoughts?

A Spotify playlist of the bands can be found HERE

(Please note that 6 artists listed below aren't on Spotify as of this writing. The bands in question are Vitamin Pets, Weather Weapon, Mark Gergis, Unions, Scott Fagan, and Brian Harnetty. This omission by Spotify should in no way be a reflection on them, however, as they put out AMAZING records last year. As such a link is provided for each of them with their album title.)

American Aquarium - Wolves (American Aquarium, LLC)
Archie & the Bunkers - S/T (Dirty Water Records) 
Brian Harnetty - Rawhead & Bloodybones (Dust-To-Digital)
Dungen - Allas Sak (Mexican Summer)
Erroll Garner - The Complete Concert By The Sea (Legacy)
The Grip Weeds - How I Won The War (Jem Records)
Hey Colossus - In Black and Gold (Rocket Recordings)
JD McPherson - Let the Good Times Roll (Rounder)
Joey Kneiser - The Wildness (This Is American Music)
Julia Holter - Have You In My Wildness (Domino)
Kenny Knight - Crossroads (Paradise of Bachelors) [Reissue]
Langhorne Slim & the Law - The Spirit Moves (Dualtone)
Leon Bridges - Coming Home (Columbia)
Liz Vice - There's a Light (Ramseur Recordings) 
Mark Gergis - Radio Vietnam (Sublime Frequencies)
Max Richter - Sleep (Deutsche Grammophon)
The Mumzees - Heavy Desert (Broken Hip Records)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats - S/T (Stax) 
Nicole Willis & the Soul Investigators - Happiness in Every Style (Timmion) 
Patrick Dennis - F├╝rst in the Dirt (Wharfchild)
Pops Staples - Don't Lose This (ANTI-/Epitaph)
Pugwash - Play this Intimately (As If Among Friends) (Omnivore Recordings) 
Ron Sexsmith - Carousel One (Cooking Vinyl) 
Scott Fagan - South Atlantic Blues (Saint Cecilia Knows) [Reissue]
Slim Twig - Thank You for Stickin' With Me (DFA)
Songhoy Blues - Music In Exile (Atlantic) 
Unions - Baby Let Your Heart Be Humble (S/R)
Vince Staples - Summertime '06 (Def Jam)
Vitamin Pets - Horse Helpers of the High Country (S/R)
Weather Weapon - S/T (S/R)

Monday, December 07, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 12/3/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling...

Don Covay - "Iron Out the Rough Spots"
The Blues Busters - "There's Always Sunshine"
Bobbie Gentry - "Delta Man"
Faces - "As Long As You Tell Him"
Scott Fagan - "Nothing But Love"

James Cotton - "Straighten Up, Baby"
J.C. Akins - "I Love You"
Brother Jack McDuff - "Butter for Your Popcorn"
Fats Domino - "Wigs"
Jerry Lee Lewis - "It All Depends"

Found Song of the Week: Marta Ren & the Groovelvets - "I'm Not Your Regular Woman"

Betty Wright - "Mr. Lucky"
Gloria Ann Taylor - "Love Is a Hurtin' Thing"
Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles - "C'est La Vie"
Candi Staton - "Now You've Got the Upper Hand"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Mask - "Christmas Letter"

Little Stevie & the Sensational Reynolds Singers - "Movin On"
Billy "The Kid" Emerson - "The Woodchuck"
The Organics - "Footstumpin'"
Jackie Brenston w/ Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm - "Much Later"

Fontella Bass - "Since I Fell for You"
Bobby Womack - "How I Miss You Baby"
Ella Washington - "The Grass Is Always Greener (On the Opposite Side of the Fence)"
Memphis Slim - "I Guess I'm a Fool"
Lou Monte - "Dominic the Donkey"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Baby Don't You Want a Man Like Me"

Toussaint McCall - "I'll Laugh Till I Cry"
The Entertainers IV - "Do It Right Now"
Ray Marchand - "Your Ship of Fools"
The Five Royales - "They Don't Know"

Johnny Copeland - "I Was Born to Love You"
George Jackson - "Let's Live for Ourselves"
Carla Thomas - "Every Ounce of Strength"
Otis Redding - "Pounds and Hundreds"

Outro: "Spreadin' Honey" - The Clangers

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 11/19/15

The Hot Chicken & Waffles Edition (with all the music coming from Tennessee shops)

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: Dexter Gordon - Our Man in Paris

Willie Williams - "Hot Pants Woman"
John Lee Hooker - "I Just Don't Know"
Howlin' Wolf - "Gettin' Old and Gray"
Big Al Dowling - "Down on the Farm"
Baby Dee - "Trapped"

Porter Wagoner - "Daddy & the Wine"
Elvis Presley - "My Happiness"
Joe South - "Games People Play"
The Magnolia Charms w/ Samuel T. Robinson - "Counterfeit Preacher"
The Sons of Truth - "I Don't Know Where We're Headed"

Faces - "You Can Make Me Dance, Sing, or Anything"
Emitt Rhodes - "Let's All Sing"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: John Prine - "Saigon"

Linda Ronstadt - "Are My Thoughts with You?"
Frankie Miller - "Shoo-Rah, Shoo-Rah"

Lou Johnson - "Transition"
Jona Lewie - "The Swan"
Bobby Moore & the Rhythm Aces - "Give Me Your Love Right Now"
Johnnie Taylor - "Baby, We Got Love"
Lyn Collins - "Fly Me to the Moon"

Yvonne Fair - "Say Yeah Yeah"
Dusty Springfield - "Crumbs Off the Table"
Otis Redding - "Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)" [Live in London]

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: - "Good Golly, Miss Molly" the 1964 VJ re-recorded version

Travis Wammack - "Love Being Your Fool"

Ferlin Husky - "Gone"
Gene Austin - "Lonesome Road"
Charles Vickers - "Lost My Faith in You"
Clint Blackshaw - "Still in the Night"
Albert King - "The Sky Is Crying"
Tami Young - "I Don't Wanna Lose You"

Outro: "Home Cookin'" - The Band

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 11/5/15


***Thank you to all who donated to the Thursday Lost & Found in particular and 
WMBR in general. We killed it this year hauling in over $120,000. Now, sit back, relax and enjoy great music, talk, and personalities the next 51 weeks! You're all done. Quick and painless. If you are keeping track I personally made $4,000+ for the station. I'm grateful and truly humbled by all the donations. I consider it a blessing.***




The Fundraising Show for 2015

Intro: "For the Love of Money" - The O'Jays

The Kinks - "I'm in Disgrace"

The Rolling Stones - "Connection"

Van Morrison - "I've Been Working"

Todd Rundgren - "Couldn't I Just Tell You"
Leon Bridges - "Better Man"

Freddie King - "Goin' Down"

Cher - "I Walk on Gilded Splinters"

Tom T. Hall - "That's How I Got to Memphis"

Rid Stewart - "Crying Laughing Loving Lying"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Auditions - "Returning Home from Vietnam"

Alton Ellis - "My Weeping Willow"

The Kinks - "Waterloo Sunset"

Dionne Warwick - "Loneliness Remembers What Happiness Forgets"

Brenton Wood - "A Change Is Gonna Come"

Bobbie Gentry - "Touch 'Em with Love"

Sonny Cleveland - "You've Got Me Running in Circles"

The Equals - "She Reminds Me of Spring in the Winter"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Hurry Sundown"

The Dixie Nightingales - "I Don't Know"

Marvin Gaye - "It's a Desperate Situation"

Warren Zevon - "Tenderness on the Block"

Outro: "Thank You" - The Remains

Lost & Found playlist for 10/29/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: St. Germain - Tourist

The Brothers Johnson - "Potted Shrimp"
Big Daddy Rogers - "I'm a Big Man"
Frank Frost - "My Back Scratcher"
Pinnochio James - "Mama Don't Love Me No More"
T-Bone Walker - "Evil Hearted Woman"

Candy MacKenzie & the Upsetters - "Long Enough"
Jackie Mittoo - "Night in Ethiopia"
The Equals - "Black Skin Blue Eyed Boys"
Wayne McGee & the Sounds of Joy - "Woman Be Good"
Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles - "What Kind of Heart"

George Jackson - "Talking About the Love I Have for You"
Muddy Waters - "Going Back to Memphis"
Eugene Knox - "My Carmelita"
Bill Withers - "Who Is He (And What Is He to You?)"
Tony Joe White - "Save Your Sugar for Me"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Bobby Jameson - "Viet Nam"

Bethea the Masked Man & the Agents - "One Eye Open"
Otis Redding - "Scratch My Back"
Tony Baxter - "What Is Taking So Long?"
Bobby 'Blue' Bland - "You're the One (That I Adore)"

The Swingingest Tune: Boogaloo Joe Jones - "Right On!" [Single Version]

Josh White - "Evil Hearted Man"
The Kinks - "Til Death Us Do Part"
Wynonie Harris - "Drinkin' By Myself"
Jonah Thompson - "Get Involved"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "My Wheels Been Slippin' All the Way"

Eddie Holland - "Day Dreamer"
Joe Tex - "You Keep Her"
Rufus Hunter - "Clean with Your Dirty Work"
Emma Donovan & the PutBacks - "Voodoo"

Fontella Bass - "I Want Everyone to Know"
Betty Everett - "Your Love Is Important to Me"
Bennie Conn - "I Don't Have"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 10/22/15

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: Dexter Gordon - Doin' Alright

B.B. King - "When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer"
Huey 'Piano' Smith & the Clowns - "If It Ain't One Thing, It's Another"
The Staple Singers - "Pop's Instrumental"
Elmore James - "She Just Won't Do Right"
The Shaw Singers - "Since He Touched Me"

The Shirelles - "Drowning in the Sea of Love"
Lenis Guess - "Why, Why, Why'd She Leave Me?"
Little Mack - "Goose Walk" [Instrumental]
Rodriguez - "Rich Folks Hoax"
Brenton Wood - "I Want Love"

Gino Washington - "Puppet on a String"
Ike & Tina Turner - "Chances Are"
Tommy & Leon - "Your Love Belongs to Me"
The Isley Brothers - "Your Old Lady"
Shorty Billups - "Black Cats"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Mass Confusion Rock Band - "The War Rages On"

The Kinks - "I'm in Disgrace"
The Chevrons - "Love I Love You"
Terri Rae - "It's Raining"
Russ Giguere - "Brother Speed"

The Swingingest Tune: Gene Harris & the Three Sounds - "Your Love is Just Too Much"

Baby Washington - "The Ballad of Bobby Dawn"
Bobby Patterson - "The Trial of Mary Maguire"
George Jackson - "If You Never See Me"
Sugar Pie DeSanto - "Can't Let You Go"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary): "Hey Hey Hey Hey (Going Back to Birmingham)"

Larry Hall - "Rebel Heart"
The Burning Bush - "Keeps on Burning"
The Cautions - "No Other Way"
Irene Scott - "Everyday Worries"

Sam Cooke - "These Foolish Things"
King Floyd - "I Feel Like Dynamite"
Rudolph Taylor - "Big City Lights"
Jeannie Trevor - "Tinklin' Bells"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 10/15/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: St. Germain - S/T [NEW]

Charles Chalmers - "Take Me (Just As I Am)"
Donny Hathaway - "What a Woman Really Wants"
The Impressions - "Stay Close to Me"
Muddy Waters - "Betty and Dupree"
Roy Hamilton - "Sweet Violet"

Otis Brown & the Delights - "South Side Chicago"
Spooner Oldham - "When a Man Loves a Woman" [Instrumental]
Johnny Watson - "Reconsider Baby"
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - "Jonah"
The Rolling Stones - "100 Years Ago"

Sonny Cleveland - "You've Got Me Running in Circles"
The Who - "I Don't Mind"
Sandra Wright - "Wounded Woman"
Linda Jones - "Fugitive From Love"
Delaney & Bonnie - "Pour Your Love on Me"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Madame Nellie Robinson - "Vietnam"

BPS Revolution - "Brotherly Love"
Bobby Fulton - "It's All Over"
Toussaint McCall - "What Part Do I Play?"
Johnny Wyatt - "I Wouldn't Change a Thing About You"

The Swingingest Tune: Errol Gardner - "It's All Right With Me" from The Complete Concert By The Sea, Columbia Records, 1955/2015

Alfredo Linares y su Sonora - "Boogaloo en Ambiente"
Albert Jones - "Monkey Boogaloo"
Nelson Sanders - "This Love is Here to Stay"
Alvin Cash - "Moanin' and Groanin'"

McKinley Mitchell - "The World is in Trouble"
Shirley Brown - "You'll Never Ever Know"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary): "Always"

The Hopson Family - "Hello Sunshine"
Leon Bridges - "River"

Earth, Wind, & Fire - "Evil"
Al Green - "Talk to Me"
Bobby Moore & the Rhythm Aces - "Come Back Baby"
The Tempo Rhythms - "Candy"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Monday, November 02, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 10/8/15

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: Max Richter - from Sleep

Esquerita - "Sinner Man"
Albert King - "(I Love) Lucy"
Muddy Waters - "Tomcat"
Cher - "I Walk On Guilded Splinters"
George Jackson - "Hold On, Hold Out"

The Hammond Brothers - "Thirty Miles of Railroad Track"
The Nutmegs - "Why Must We Go to School"
Little Alice - "Why Oh Why"

Found Song of the Week: Liz Vice - "Abide" from There's a Light on Deeper Well Records

The Holy Disciples of Chicago, IL - "I Know Him"

The Kinks - "Come On Now"
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels - "Jenny Take a Ride!"
Little Richard - "Why Don't You Love Me"
The Crow - "Your Autumn of Tomorrow"
Antonio Carlos & Jocafi - "Quem Vem La"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Eugene McDaniels - "Tell Me, Mr. President"

Julio Iglesias - "La Mer"
Aaron Collins - "Jamaican Farewell"
Evelyn Freeman - "Didn't It Rain"
Cassietta George & the Cassettes - "Let's Get Together"

The Swingingest Tune: The Art Tatum Group - "Gone With the Wind"

James Govan - "I Shall Be Released"
Bobby "Blue" Bland - "Cold Day in Hell"
Mark Murphy - "Love"
The Kinks - "Long Tall Shorty"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary): "Mississippi" [Instrumental Version]

Otis Redding - "I Need Your Lovin'"
Otis Rush - "You Know My Love"
Sammy Jones - "She Didn't Know"
The Soul Stirrers - "So Glad He's On My Side"

Liz Vice - "There's a Light"
Aretha Franklin - "Soulville"
Percy Sledge - "Come Softly to Me"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 9/24/15

The 10th Anniversary Show.

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: Grant Green - Idle Moments

B.B. King - "Ten Long Years"
Sammy Myers - "My Love Is Here to Stay"
Shakey Jake Harris - "Let Me Be Your Loverman"
Icewater Slim - "Your Love Is Good Enough for Me"
Mike & the Censations - "A Man Ain't Nothing"

Steely Dan - "Dallas"
Galt MacDermot - "Coffee Cold"
Gay Meadows & the Yobyalps - "Only One"
The Miracles - "If Your Mother Only Knew"
Richard Marks - "Don't Take It Out on Me"

Tina Turner - "Stand By Your Man"
Peggy Scott & JoJo Benson - "True Soul Lovin'"
Bethea the Masked Man & the Agents - "Never Would Have Made It"
Aretha Franklin - "Why Was I Born"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Harps of Melody - "Lord Bless the Weary Soldier in Vietnam"

Eddie Floyd - "Big Bird"
Lee Fields - "Cutting Out (On Me)"
Finis Tasby - "It Took a Long Time"
Smokey Wilson - "I Want You"
Jacki Ross - "Hard Times"

The Swingingest Tune: Charles Williams - "Trees and Grass and Things"

Nina Simone - "See Line Woman"
Doris Allen - "I'll Keep On Loving You"
Little Mac Simmons - "The Same One"
Lightnin' Slim - "Mean Ole Lonesome Train"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary): "Hurry Sundown"

Chris Powell & His Five Blue Flames - "I Come From Jamaica"
Willie Williams & the Brentford Disco Set - "Armagideon Time" [Version]
The Equals - "Hold Me Closer"
Marion Williams - "I Pity the Poor Immigrant"

Ray Charles - "Born to Lose"
Donnie Ebert - "Believe It Or Not" [Take 1]
Artie Golden & the Mighty Trojans - "Goodbye My Love"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Friday, September 11, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 9/10/15

Intro: "Spreadin' Honey" - The Watts 103rd Rhythm Band

Background music for the show: George Shearing - I Hear a Symphony

Tony Joe White - "The Change"
The Remains - "Mercy, Mercy"
Victor Green - "Giant Hamburger (Part Two)"
John Lee Hooker - "Let's Talk It Over"
George "Wild Child" Butler - "Hold Me Baby"

Bobby "Blue" Bland - "Blind Man"
Solomon Burke - "Go On Back to Him"
Johnny Clyde Copeland - "Coming to See About You"
Jimmy Witherspoon - "Handbags and Gladrags"
Candi Staton - "Never In Public"

The Kinks - "Skin and Bone"
Colin Blunstone - "I Want Some More"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Abner Jay - "Vietnam" [1968]

Darondo - "Packin' Up"
Mary Love - "Born to Live With Heartache"

The Swingingest Station Tune: Lou Donaldson - "Stardust" from Lust Life [1967]

Bob Dorough - "'Tis Autumn"
Grady Tate - "Slaves"

Billy Butler - "Tomorrow Is Another Day"
O.C. Tolbert - "All I Want Is You"
Willie Parker - "So Glad"
Earl Wright - "I Don't Know"
Sam Cooke - "Driftin' Blues"
Percy Sledge - "Feed the Flame"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary): "It Takes Everything to Serve the Lord"

The Gospel Ensemble - "What You Need"
Marvin Gaye - "Baby I'm Glad Things Worked Out So Well"
Eddie Holman - "I Love You"
Barbara & the Browns - "So Cruel"

Inez Foxx - "You Shouldn't Have Set My Soul on Fire"
Marcos Valle - "Malena"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 9/3/15

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: Zoot Sims - For Lady Day

Andre Williams - "Football" (For Roger Goodell on his no-good, horrible, very-bad day)
Otis Rush - "Keep On Loving Me"
Otis Spann - "Moon Blues"
The Traveling Echoes - "The Golden Gate"
Gwen McCrae - You Were Always on My Mind"

Travis Wammack - "I Forgot to Remember to Forget"
Otis Redding - "You Left the Water Running" [REQUEST]
The Equals - "You'd Better Tell Her"
George Jackson - "I Can't Love Without You"
Big Star - "I'm in Love with a Girl"

Penny & the Quarters - "I Cried a Tear"
The Animals - "Maudie"
The Rolling Stones - "Little By Little"
The Virgil Lights - "I've Got a New Home"
Billy Larkin - "Dirty Water"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Ram Ram Go Biz. Man - "Vietnam Cries U.S.A."

Rolando La Serie - "Mientras Tuyas"
Lou Johnson - "A Time to Love, A Time to Cry"
The Shirelles - "There Goes My Heart" [REQUEST]
Ketty Lester - "River of Salt"

Huey 'Piano' Smith & the Clowns - "Tuberculosis & Sinus Blues" [REQUEST]
Timmy Thomas - "Liquid Mood"
Sam Hawkins - "I Know It's All Right"
Freddie Scott - "Am I Groovin' You"
Manfred Mann with Paul Jones - "That's All I Ever Want from You Baby"

Jimmy Ricks - "Oh, What a Feeling"
Louis Paul - "The Change Will Do You Good"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary Selection): "Get Down With It" 'Live' Version, 1967

Mavis Staples - "It Makes Me Wanna Cry"
The L.A. Singing Travelers - "Step By Step We Are Going to Make It"

Clarence Carter - "What Was I Supposed to Do?"
Brenton Wood - "Catch You on the Rebound"
Floyd Brown - "Can I Have a Word"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 8/27/15

Hurricane Katrina 10 Years On...A Celebration of the Music of New Orleans

Preface: "Welcome to New Orleans" - Galactic

Introduction: Joe Chopper & the Swinging Seven Soul Band - "Soul Pusher"

Background music for the show: The Three Sounds - Elegant Soul

Bobby Charles - "Time Will Tell"
Otis Rush - "Homework"
Professor Longhair - "Misery"
Champion Jack Dupree - "Way Down"
The Staple Singers - "Hammer and Nails"

Betty Harris - "Show It"
Dr. John - "(Everybody Wanna Get Rich) Rite Away" [REQUEST]
Johnny Copeland - "Old Man Blues"
Willie Tee - "First Taste of Hurt"
Irma Thomas - "What's So Wrong With You Loving Me"

Gary Farr - "Rhythm King"
Little Bob & the Lollipops - "Are You Ever Coming Home" [REQUEST]
Tony Owens - "Got-a Get My Baby Back Home"
Boozoo Chavis - "Dog Hill"
The Melody Kings of Greenwood, MS - "If You Need the Lord Call Him"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Devotion - "So Glad You're Home"

The Tick Tocks - "Gonna Get You Yet"
Lee Dorsey - "Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further"
Ike & Tina Turner - "Early in the Morning"
Ernie & the Top Notes - "The Dap Walk"

Alberta Hall - "Oh! How I Need Your Love"
Howard Tate - "Everyday I Have the Blues"
Jimmy Walker - "Drown in My Broken Dreams"
Aaron Neville - "A Hard Nut to Crack"
Little Johnny Hamilton - "Keep On Moving"
Inell Young - "I've Never Considered"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary Selection): "Rocking Chair" Unreleased from December, 1966

Kermit Ruffins - "Drop Me Off in New Orleans"
Diamond Joe - "The ABC Song"
Eddie Bo - "If It's Good to You (It's Good For You)"
Warren Lee - "Mama Said We Can't Get Married"
Ellis Marsalis - "Dr. Jazz"

Willie Johnson - "That Night"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Friday, August 21, 2015

Saving Country Music!

In advance of my fill in on Lost Highway tomorrow from 8 am -10 am you can check out these suggestions to save country music from the industry and itself frankly.

I'll be doing my part tomorrow morning with new and underheard music from Emitt Rhodes, Patti Griffin, Robert Chaney, Glossary, Jesse Jackson, Voo Davis, Odetta Hartman and many, many others.

CV

Lost & Found playlist for 8/20/15

Intro: "Spreadin' Honey" - The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band

Background music for the show: V/A - Droppin' Science: Greatest Samples from the Blue Note Lab

Rod Steward - "I Just Got Some"
Baby Ray - "Mercy Have Pity"
Todd Rundgren - "Slut"
Bo Diddley - "I've Had It Hard"
Eugene McDaniels - "Supermarket Blues"

The Fabulous Playboys - "Honky Tonk Women"
Johnny Nash - "Don't Take Away Your Love"
Frank Pizani - "Steady Cha Cha"
George Guzman - "Marilu"
Rodriguez - "Jane S. Piddy"

Hank Williams - "Angel of Death"
Jack Cardwell - "Whiskey, Women and Loaded Dice"
Shortly Long - "Who Said I Said That?"
Jimmy Reed - "My Bitter Seed"
Jewel King - "3x7=21"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: People! - "Chant for Peace"

Toussaint McCall - "Baby, You've Got It"
Eldridge Holmes - "Worried Over You"
The Presidents - "The Sweetest Thing This Side of Heaven"
Marvin Gaye - "One of These Days"

Gil Scott- Heron & Brian Jackson - "H2Ogate Blues"
Jackie Mittoo - "El Bang Bang"
Ruth Copeland - "Your Love Been So Good to Me"
Jimmy Jones - "Live and Let Live"
Love - "Midnight Sun"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary Selection): "Rose Mary"

Bobby Marchan - "Rockin' Behind the Iron Curtain"
Eddie Wilson - "Toast to the Lady"
Otis Smith - "Let Her Go"
The Four Mints - "Too Far Gone"

Jackson Browne - "Jamaica Say You Will"
Lowell George - "20 Million Things"
The Spinners - "It Hurts to Be in Love"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Friday, August 14, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 8/13/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: Johnny Pate - Outrageous

Leon Bridges - "Better Man"
Grant & April - "It Feels So Good"
King Curtis - "Jay Walk"
The Kinks - "Bald Headed Woman"
Baby Ray - "Your Sweet Love (Rained All Over Me)"

Dr. John - "Right Place Wrong Time"
Elmore James - "Sho' Nuff I Do"
Linda Hopkins - "Mama Needs Your Lovin' Baby"
The Ikettes - "Those Words"
Eldridge Holmes - "Until the End"

Ike & Tina Turner - "I Wanna Jump"
Doug Anderson - "Mama, Here Comes the Preacher"
The Flamingos - "Straighten It Up"
Donald Jenkins - "A New World Beautiful"
Jackie Wilson - "Tears Don't Care Who Cries Them"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Lord Brynner - "Vietnam Moratorium"

Higgs & Wilson w/ Ken Richards & His Comets - "When You Tell Me Baby"
The Equals - "Leaving You Is Hard to Do"
Sammy Brown - "Got to Leave This Town"
The Blues Busters - "Little Vilma"

Aaron Neville - "The Ticks of a Clock"
Sam Cooke - "There I've Said it Again"
Otis Redding - "Don't Leave Me This Way"
Merry Clayton - "Glad Tidings"
Willie Hutch - "Keep On Doin' What You Do"

Muddy Waters - "Funny Sounds"
Bobby "Blue" Bland - "I Don't Want No Woman"
B.B. King - "Servant's Prayer"
The Meditation Singers - "Good Old Gospel Music"
George Jackson - "Things Are Getting Better"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary Selection): "Why Did You Leave?"

Tab Smith - "Because of You"
Laurel Aitken & the Boogie Cats - "Heavenly Angel"
Hank Ballard - "I'm Just a Fool (And Everybody Knows)"
Bobby Womack - "Where There's a Will, There's a Way"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 8/6/15

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: Explosions In The Sky - All of a Sudden I Miss Everybody

Lightnin' Hopkins - "Let's Move"
The J-Walkers - "Israeli Twist"
Jim Sullivan - "Plain as Your Eyes Can See"
Van Morrison - "Full Force Gale"
Willie Wright - "Right On for the Darkness"

Muddy Waters - "(My Eyes) Keep Me in Trouble"
Lotti Golden - "Sock It to Me Baby!"
Jimmy Reed - "Roll and Rhumba"
Rev. Willie Morganfield - "I Can't Let My Savior Down"
Big Maybelle - "Just Want Your Love"

The Invincibles - "Nobody"
Bobby Freeman - "That Little Old Heartbreaker Me"
The Ikettes w/ Ike & Tina Turner - "Here's Your Heart, Pt.1"
The Cooperettes - "Trouble"
Chuck Collins - "Your Heart Wasn't In It"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: - The Bob Seger System - "2+2=?"

The Kitchen Sinq - "Determination"
The Blues Busters - "I've Done You Wrong"
Nina Simone - "Do What You Gotta Do"
The Jewels & James Brown - "This Is My Story"
Joe Tex - "What Me and My Baby Ain't Got"

Dorothy Norwood - "There's Got to Be Rain in Your Life"
Ruth Christe - "Strange Exotic Melody"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary Selection): "Lonesome and Blue"

Patti Farrow - "They All Had a Good Time But Me"
The Four Mints - "No Longer"

Stella Parton - "You Kiss the Fire Out of Me"
Dan Penn - "Power of Love"
The City - "I Don't Believe It"
Ivory Joe Hunter - "She Thinks I Still Care"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 7/30/15

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: Freddie Hubbard - Red Clay

Rick Danko - "Tired of Waiting"
Faces - "If I'm On the Late Side"
Eli "Paperboy" Reed - "The Poor Side of Town"
Tony Joe White - "That On the Road Look"
Kitty Wells - "I've Been Loving You Too Long"

Solomon Burke - "I've Got to Tell It"
Buddy Guy - "No Lie"
John Anderson - "Five Steps to the Blues"
Madam Ira Mae Littlejohn - "Go, Devil, Go"
Etta James - "It Could Happen to You"

Shakey Jake Harris - "Ragged & Dirty"
Freddie North - "Cuss the Wind"
Freddie King - "Let Me Be (Stay Away From Me)"
Baby Ray - "The Wild Side of Life"
Barbara Lynn - "Maybe We Can Slip Away"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Sammy Brown - "Vietnam (You Son of a Gun)"

Jerry Moore - "This is My Time"
Bobby Taylor - "Out in the Country"
Freddi/Henchi & the Soul Setters - "Piranha"
Joe Simon - "Travelin' Man"

Burning Spear - "What a Happy Day!"
Betty Padgett - "Tonight is the Night"
Barbara & the Browns - "Plenty of Room"
LaVern Baker - "I Waited Too Long"
Lula Reed - "Jealous Love"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary Selection): "I Love You Baby"

Little Richard - "Sanctified, Satisfied Toe-Tapper"
Boogaloo Joe Jones - "Brown Bag"
Bobby Timmons - "The Telephone Song"
Demon Fuzz - "Message to Mankind"
Paul Davis - "Mississippi River"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Holiday LP coming...what do we think about this?

Here's the story from Rolling Stone.

LINK.

CV

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 7/23/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: Gil Evans - Bud & Bird

Amon Duul II - "Hands Up Fool"
Tim Buckley - "Sweet Surrender"
The Rolling Stones - "Fancy Man Blues"
Big Joe Turner - "Nobody In My Mind"
Eddie Hinton - "Cover Me"

The Salem Travelers - "Wade in the Water"
Marvin Gaye - "That's the Way Love Is"
David Ruffin - "Anything That You Ask For"
The Slim Willis Band - "I Sayed That"
Sugar Pie DeSanto - "Good Timin'"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Bitter & the Sweet - "P.O.W."

The Falcons - "Come On Home"
Roscoe & Barbara - "Could This Be Love"
The Ringleaders - "All of My Life"
Grand Prix - "I See Her Pretty Face"

Smith - "You Don't Love Me (Yes I Know)"
P.P. Arnold - "If You See What I Mean"
Chuck Edwards - "Morning Train"
Howlin' Wolf - "Shake for Me"
Frankie Newsome - "It's a Shame"

Ernie K.-Doe - "Fly Away with Me"
O.V. Wright - "Let's Straighten It Out"
Joe South - "Don't You Be Ashamed"
The Stormville Chasers - "Number One"
The Mike Cotton Sound - "Make Up Your Mind"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found [Honorary Selection]: "Well"

Hoagy Lands - "Cry Some Tears"
Charles Spurling - "Mr. Cool"
The Spinners - "Tomorrow May Never Come"
Oscar Toney, Jr. - "Everything I Own" [45 Version with Strings]

Otis Redding - "Everybody Makes a Mistake"
Candi Staton - "What Would Become of Me?"
Carmen McRae w/ the Dave Brubeck Quartet - "Take Five"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 7/16/15

Introduction: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: David Chesky - Primal Scream

Them - "Don't You Know"
Python Lee Jackson - "In a Broken Dream"
Freddie King - "I Love a Woman"
Memphis Slim - "Feel Like Screaming and Crying"
Lenis Guess - "That Beat's Got the Devil In It"

James Talley - "No Opener Needed"
Jackie DeShannon - "The Wonder of You"
Dusty Springfield - "Love Shine Down"
Linda Ronstadt - "Nobody's"
Billy Joe Young - "Give This Fool Another Chance"

Joe Bataan - "Es Tu Cosa"
Michael Stevens & His Orchestra - "Someday and Someway"
Stacy Johnson - "Consider Yourself"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Grand Funk Railroad (!) - "People Let's Stop the War"

The Box Tops - "Gotta Find Somebody"

Robert Palmer - "Give Me an Inch"
Gladys Knight & the Pips - "Window Raising Granny"
Ike & Tina Turner - "Workin' Together"
Jimmy Hughes - "Too Old to Play"
Joe Chopper & the Swinging 7 Soul Band - "Soul Pusher"

George Jackson - "Heart On a String"
Bobbie Gentry - "Touch 'Em with Love"
The Lamp Sisters - "No Cure for the Blues"
Eldridge Holmes - "Beverly"
Guitar Slim - "Twenty Five Lies"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found [Honorary Selection]: "Without Love (There Is Nothing)"

Charles Taylor - "Today"
Otis Redding - "Good to Me"
Wilson Pickett - "(Your Love Has Brought Me) A Mighty Long Way"
Lee Moses - "Bad Girl, Pt. 2"

Jewel Akens - "My First Lonely Night"
Dean & Jean - "Oh Yeah!"
Freddie Jaye - "Thinking of You"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 7/2/15

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: Various Artists - Roots Man Dub

The Rolling Stones - "Stop Breaking Down"
Shakey Jake Harris - "What a Fool"
Lee Moses - "If Lovin' You Is a Crime"
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels - "I Hope"
The Armstrong Brothers - "Can You Treat Him Like a Brother"

Little Feat - "Long Distance Love"
The Notations - "Gonna Get Ready"
Al Reed - "Magic Carpet"
The Right Kind - "Going Back"
Mickey Newbury - "Funny, Familiar, Forgotten Feelings"

The Found Song of the Week: Leon Bridges - "Smooth Sailin'" from the 2015 Columbia LP Coming Home

George Jackson - "Talking In Your Sleep"
Brenton Wood - "A Change Is Gonna Come"
Desmond Dekker - "King of Ska" [1964 Version]
The Frightnrs - "I'd Rather Go Blind" [NEW 7"]

The Fixin-To-Die Rag: Toussaint McCall - "Saigon to San Francisco"

Rev. Lofton & the Holy Travelers - "Lord I Will Never Forget"
September Jones - "Voo Doo Woman"
Della Reese - "Blow Out the Sun"
Esther Marrow - "Chains of Love"

Nina Simone - "Mood Indigo"
Aretha Franklin - "My Cup Runneth Over" [Outtake from Young, Gifted, and Black]
The Gospel Songbirds - "I Want to Be More Like Him"
Eugene Knox - "Miss You"
Bobby 'Blue' Bland - "Today"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (Honorary) - "Don't You Know I"

Mississippi John Hurt - "Trouble All My Days" [Live at WTBS (WMBR), 1964]
Jesse Winchester - "How Far to the Horizon?"
O.V. Wright - "This Hurt Is Real"
Jimmy Powell - "I Can't Go Down"

The Jubilee Hummingbirds - "Stop Laughing at Your Fellow Man"
Wayne Cochran - "The Peak of Love"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Monday, June 29, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 7/18/15

The Land of Enchantment Edition


Intro: "Spreadin' Honey" - The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band

Background music for the show: Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days

The Redemptions Harmonizers - "Amazing Grace"
Otis Rush - "So Many Roads"
Solomon Burke - "Got to Get You Off My Mind"
The High Numbers - "Zoot Suit"
Jeff Beck - "Rock My Plimsoul"

The Temptations - "You're My Everything"
Ike & Tina Turner w/ the Ikettes - "Stand By Me"
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels - "I Never Had It Better"
Bobby "Blue" Bland - "Lovin' On Borrowed Time"
Jo-Ann Kelly - "Louisiana Blues"

Les McCann & Eddie Harris - "Compared To What" [Live Version]

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Tom T. Hall - "Girls of Saigon City"

Jerry Reed - "Fine on My Mind"
Jimmy Rogers w/ His Rocking Four - "The World is a Tangle"
John Hammond - "Baby, Won't You Tell Me"

Toots & the Maytals - "Love Gonna Walk Out On Me"
Bobby Taylor - "I Need to Belong to Someone"
Ann Peebles - "The Handwriting is on the Wall"
Etta James - "Night People"
Gwen McCrae - "Lead Me On"

O.V. Wright - "You're So Good to Me"
Gabor Szabo - "I Remember When"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found (on hiatus after this week's) - "Go Play in the Yard"

The Royal Jokers - "What'cha Gonna Do 'Bout It?"
Fred Hughes - "Don't Let Me Down"

Charlie Feathers - "When You Come Around"
The Rolling Stones - "Love In Vain" [REQUEST]
Little Willie John - "Need Your Love So Bad"
McKinley Mitchell - "The Town I Live In"
Harold Burrage - "Got to Find a Way" [Extended Version]
Donny Hathaway - "Always the Same"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers




Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 5/21/15

Intro: "The Bossa Nova Watusi Twist" - Freddie King

Background music for the show: John Coltrane - Lush Life

Utopia - "All Smiles"
Emmit Rhodes - "Mary Will You Take My Hand?"
Cliff Chambers - "Just For You"
The Chambers Brothers - "People Get Ready" [7" Edit]
The Kinks - "Supersonic Rocket Ship"

B.B. King - "Country Girl" [R.I.P.]
Jimmy Reed - "I Know It's a Sin"
Rev. Lonnie Farris - "Peace in the Valley"
Gabriel Air's - "Stand By Me"
Koko Taylor - "Fire"

Etta James - "Someone"
Smith - "I'll Hold Out My Hand"
Tony Joe White - "Delta Love"
The Animals - "I'm in Love"
Priscilla Page & Rony Darrell - "Shoo Be Doo Be (Now That You're Gone)"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Seeds of Euphoria - "Let's Send Batman to Vietnam"

Otis Rush - "Violent Love"
Earl King - "Old Faithful and True Love"
Charles Brown - "Regardless"
Willie Dixon & the Big Wheels - "Our Kind of Love"

Nina Simone - "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free"
The Rolling Stones - "What a Shame"
Jimmy Armstrong - "Mystery"
Johny & Joe - "I Pray to Keep Our Love Strong"
Eddie Floyd - "Set My Soul on Fire"
The Dialtones - "If You Don't Know, You Just Don't Know"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Why Did You Leave?"

Bettye LaVette - "It Ain't Easy"
Todd Rundgren - "Hello It's Me" [Live Version, Back to the Bars]
Cher - "One Woman's Story" [Extended Alternative Version]

Sam Cooke - "Smoke Rings"
Marvin Gaye - "I Wonder"
Bobby "Blue" Bland - "Is It Real?"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 5/7/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: Johnny Hodges & Billy Strayhorn - S/T

Al Green - "Feels Like Summer"
Gladys Knight & the Pips - "(I Know) I'm Losing You"
Bobby Byrd - "I Found Out"
Doris Troy - "So Far"
Hot Chocolate - "Emma" [R.I.P. Errol Brown]

Bobby Womack - "Across 110th Street" [REQUEST]
Leon Bridges - "River" [NEW]
The Magnificent Soul Survivors - "Hold on to His Hand"
G.L. Crockett - "Watch My .32"
Bobby "Blue" Bland - "You're Worth It All"

Found Song of the Week: Little Big Town - "Girl Crush"

Bobbie Gentry - "Seasons Come, Seasons Go"
Kenny Knight - "Whiskey"
Elmore James - "Sinful Woman"
Shakey Jake Harris - "Sister Rose" [REQUEST]

The Falcons - "Since You've Been Gone"
Otis Rush - "I Had to Laugh"
Jimmy Hughes - "I'm a Man of Action"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Bill Withers - "I Can't Write Left-Handed"

Tarheel Slim & Little Ann - "Can't Stay Away"

The Fame Gang - "Twangin' My Thang"
Wayne Cochran - "If It Don't Fit, Don't Force It"
Johnny Copeland - "I'm Going to Make My Home Where I Hang My Hat"
Earl Wright - "Them Love Blues"
Hank Ballard - "How You Gonna Get Respect"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Prophet of Peace"

P.P. Arnold - "(If You Think You're) Groovy"
Eddy Giles - "Pins and Needles"
Ike & Tina Turner - "Keep On Pushin'" [Live Version from the Ike & Tina Show 2]
Jimmy McCracklin - "I Finally Got You"

Van Morrison - "You're My Woman"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 4/30/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: Lloyd McNeil & Marshall Hawkins - Tanner Suite

Little Richard - "Keep-a-Knockin'" [Uncensored Version]
Peto Marlow & the Rhythm Kings - "Rock and Roll Beat"
Lazy Lester - "Whoa Now!"
Shakey Jake Harris - "Sister Rose"
Leon Bridges - "Coming Home"

Marlena Shaw - "Liberation Conversation"
Van Morrison - "I've Been Working"
Tony Joe White - "Lustful Earl & the Married Woman"
Candi Staton - "Freedom is Just Behind the Door"
Alabama Shakes - "Future People"

Todd Rundgren - "We Gotta Get You a Woman"
The Three Sounds - "Once in a Lifetime"
Big Daddy Rucker - "He Made You Mine"
Alton Ellis - "Ain't No Music"
The Eric Grant Orchestra - "I Want to Be Happy"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Gerry Coleman & the Night Lighters - "The Ho Chi Minh Trail"

Love - "L.A. Blues"
Smokey Wilson - "I Want You"
Johnny Copeland - "It's Me"
Otis Rush - "You Know My Love"

Hopeton Lewis - "This Poor Boy"
The Gay Lads - "The Soul Beat"
Art Neville - "Arabian Love Song"
Don Powell - "Amici Miei"
Wayne Cochran - "Life's Little Ups and Down"

Johnnie Taylor - "Blues in the Night"
The Fame Gang - "Grits and Gravy"
Garnet Mimms - "Baby Don't You Weep"
Doug Charles & the Boogie Kings - "Talk to Your Daughter"
Hop Wilson w/ the Ivory Lee Semien Band - "Love's Got Me All Fenced In"

Todd Rundgren - "Sometimes I Don't Know What to Feel"
Saun & Starr - "In the Night"
Jimmy Witherspoon - "Hey, Mrs. Jones!"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Leon Bridges...

...the debut LP is out June 23rd on Columbia. I COULD NOT BE MORE EXCITED ABOUT THIS!




Leon plays live in Boston on Sunday night, May 3rd, at the Red Room at Cafe 939. Needless to say, it is SOLD OUT!

CV

Lost & Found playlist for 4/2/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: Herbie Hancock - "Chameleon" from Headhunters

Billie Holiday - "Billie's Blues"
Lula Reed - "Watch Dog"
Mickey Champion - "If You Can't Hold Your Man With Your Kiss"
Doris Duke - "Bad Water"
Fleetwood Mac - "Silver Springs"

Yusef Lateef - "Chang, Chang, Chang"
Inell Young - "What Do You See in Her"
Otis Williams & His Charms - "That's Your Mistake"
Roy Orbison - "Fool's Hall of Fame"
The Upsetters - "Every Night About This Time"

Otis Redding - "She's All Right"
The Sims Twins - "I've Got to Win Your Love for Me"
The Four Thoughts - "Kisses and Roses"
Leon & the Metronomes w/ the Kool Kings Band - "Buy This Record for Me"
Curtis Knight & the Squires - "You Don't Want Me"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Allen Orange - "V.C. Blues"

Magic Sam - "Love Me This Way"
Freddie King - "The Bossa Nova Watusi Twist"
Willie Thrasher - "We Got to Take You Higher"
Damon - "The Road of Life"

Mary B. - "Something for You Baby"
LaVern Baker - "Manana"
Marvin Gaye - "When I Had Your Love"
Dorothy Prince - "Seek and You'll Find"
Lee Fields & the Expressions - "My World is Empty Without You"

Helen Moore - "Get Away Blues"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Can I Count on You?"

Branding Iron - "Right, Tight, and Outta Sight"
Lincoln Chase - "I Love Your Many Ways"
Area Code 615 - "Ruby"

Jerry Williams, Jr. - "Oh, Lord, What Are You Doing to Me?"
Van Morrison - "I Will Be There"
Freddie North - "Raining on a Sunny Day"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 4/2/15

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: Weather Report - Live & Unreleased

R.I.P. Billy Butler, 1945-2015














Billy Butler - "(You Make Me Think) You Ain't Ready"
Billy Butler - "My Sweet Woman"
Billy Butler - "Gotta Get Away"
Leon Bridges - "Better Man"
Maggie Bell - "After Midnight"

Van Morrison - "I've Been Working"
Betty Bibbs - "First Come, First Served"
Curtis Knight & the Squires - "Don't Accuse Me"
The North Mississippi Allstars - "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning"
R.L. Burnside - "Don't Care How Long You're Gone"

The Kinks - "Hot Potatoes"
The 'Takers - "If I Don't Come Back"
Oscar Hamod & the Majestics - "Soul Finger"
The Rolling Stones - "Shake Your Hips" [Alternative Mix]

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: James Armstrong - "Thank God, Calley Wasn't Black"

Bobbie Gentry - "Casket Vignette"
Todd Rundgren - "Be Nice to Me"
Mickey Newbury - "Sunshine"
Galt McDermot - "Coffee Cold"
George Jackson - "Don't Wake Me Up"

Rod Stewart - "Crying Laughing Loving Lying"
Darrell Banks - "Love Is Not An Easy Thing" [Unreleased Demo]
Basil Gabbidon - "My Landlord"
Johnny Nash - "Love"
The Equals - "Can't Find a Girl to Love Me"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "I Brought It All on Myself"

The Sonics - "Have Love Will Travel"
Bobby Marchan & the Clowns - "You Can't Stop Her"
Willie Parker - "I Live the Life I Love"
The Accents - "New Girl"

Bo Diddley - "Love is a Secret"
Lou Johnson - "Wouldn't That Be Something"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 3/12/15

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: The Jimmy McGriff & Hank Crawford Quartet - Right Turn On Blue

Irma Thomas - "Two Winters Long"
Ruth Brown - "I Burned Your Letter"
Etta James - "I'm a Fool"
Maxine Brown - "Since I Found You"
Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles - "Just Love Me a Little"

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band - "I Got a Mind to Give Up Living"
Todd Rundgren - "Cliche"
The Three Sounds - "Sanctified Sue"
Brook Benton - "Poor Make Believer"
Baby Ray - "There Is Something On Your Mind"

Freddie King - "(Let Your Love) Watch Over Me"
Laura Johnson - "Wondering If You Still Miss Me"
The Fabulous Dinos - "Once I Had a Love"
The Soul Notes - "Don't Make Me Beg"
Billy Butler - "My Heart Is Hurting"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Bobby Bloom - "The Sign of the 'V'"

B.J. Thomas - "Walkin' Back"
Arthur Alexander - "In the Middle of It All"
Eddie Holland - "Just a Few More Days"
The Quotations - "I Don't Have to Worry"

Ike & Tina Turner - "Three O'Clock in the Morning Blues"
Little Milton - "Walking the Back Streets and Crying"
Jimmy Smith - "Misery" [Vocal Version]
Mabel John - "Shouldn't I Love Him?"
Candi Staton - "I'm Gonna Hold On (To What I Got This Time"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Good Golly Miss Molly" [1973 45 Version]

Songhoy Blues - "Kashmir"
The Royal Esquires - "Ain't Gonna Run"
Mill Evans - "Right Now"
Allen Toussaint - "Back Home Again in Indiana"

The Van Dellos - "I Need You"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Friday, March 06, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 3/5/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: Freddie Hubbard - First Light

Robert Johnson - "I'm a Steady Rollin' Man"
The Wailers - "Mercy Mercy"
Van Morrison - "Chica a Boom"
The Dixie Nightingales - "I Don't Know"
The Rolling Stones - "Can You Hear the Music"

Sam Cooke - "Somebody Have Mercy" [Live, Harlem Square Club, 1963]
The Impressions - "Gypsy Woman"
Pops Staples - "The Lady's Letter" from ANTI-'s 2015 release Don't Lose This
Dorothy Lee, Norma Jean, Shirley Marie Johnson, w/ Robert 'Nighthawk' Johnson - "You Got to Give An Account"
Venetta Fields - "Give Me a Chance (Try Me)"

Todd Rundgren - "Dust in the Wind"
Graham Parker - "Don't Ask Me Questions"
Johnny Nash - "Don't Look Back"
The Equals - "I Can't Let You Go"
The Embers - "Where Did I Go Wrong?"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Matt Jones & Elaine Laron - "Hell No, I Won't Go"

Leon Bridges - "Lisa Sawyer" [NEW]
Woody Carr - "Peace Dance"
Just Brothers - "Things Will Be Better"
Bettye LaVette - "Unbelievable" [NEW]

Phil Flowers - "You Little Devil"
Jimmy Breedlove - "My Guardian Angel"
Gerald Sims & the Daylighters - "Cool Breeze"
Johnny Walker - "What a Thrill"
Jesse Allen - "Baby Say You Will"
The Coasters - "Besame Mucho"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Two Time Loser"

Little Richard - "Only You"
Chuck Jackson - "In Between Tears"
Madeline Bell - "No Sun Today"
The Kinks - "So Long"

Ernie Andrews - "I'm Falling for You"
Gene Cooper - "Look Up and Smile"
Jimmy Witherspoon - "Goin' Down Slow"
Jerry & Naomi Jerkins - "May Be My Last Time"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 2/26/15

Intro: "Monkey Island" - The J. Geils Band

Background music for the show: Chris Joss - Sticks

Ernie K-Doe - "Here Come the Girls"
Jimmy Hughes - "Neighbor, Neighbor"
Charles Mingus - "Boogie Stop Shuffle" [Full Length Version]
Abbey Lincoln - "Would I Love You"
Etta James - "Be Mind"

The Kinks - "Complicated Life"
Chuck Bernard - "Calling Your Name"
Senator Jones - "Whatcha Gonna Do?"
The Falcons - "Just for Your Love"

Found Song(s) of the Week: Leon Bridges - "Coming Home" & "Better Man" from Columbia's 2015 LP to come out later this year.

Dusty Springfield - "Live Here With You"
Steve Karmen - "River in My Blood"
The Brooklyn Allstars - "I Stood on the Banks of Jordan"
Otis Redding - "Open the Door" [Skeleton Key Version]
Howard Tate - "I Learned It All the Hard Way"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Shah - "The My Lai Incident"

Willie Wright - "Jackie's Song"
Gil Scott-Heron - "Ready Or Not"
Bettye LaVette - "When I Was a Young Girl" from Cherry Red's 2015 release Worthy
Al Greene - "I'm Reachin' Out"

The Hitch Hikers w/ the Mighty Pope - "Mr. Fortune"
Ike & Tina Turner - "Pick Me Up (Take Me Where Your Home Is)"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Jenny, Jenny" [The re-cut from '65; released '71]

Ted Taylor - "Call the House Doctor"
LaVern Baker - "I Waited Too Long"

Sil Austin - "Hey Eula"
Bunny Sigler - "For Cryin' Out Loud"
James Fry - "I've Got Enough"
Paul Martin - "Snake in the Grass"
Winfield Parker - "Will There Ever Be Another Love for Me"
The Staple Singers - "Let's Go Home"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 2/20/15

Intro: "Jubo" - Eddy Senay

Background music for the show: Eddy Senay - Soul Preachin'

The Desires - "Hey Lena"
Arthur Alexander - "The Girl That Radiates That Charm"
Marshall & the Chi-Lites - "Baby It's Time"
Otis Redding - "Groovin' Time"
Marlena Shaw - "California Soul"

The Rolling Stones - "Love In Vain"
Larry Johnson - "Four Woman Blues"
Geater Davis - "Cry, Cry, Cry" [Full Length Version]
Doris Duke - "I Don't Know How (To Fall Out of Love With You)"
Colin Blunstone - "Mary Won't You Warm My Bed"

Aaron Neville - "Jailhouse"
Fred Williams - "Tell Her"
Bettye Crutcher - "I Forgive You" [Demo]
Tarheel Slim & Little Ann - "I Submit to You"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: J.B. Lenoir - "Vietnam"

Don Covay - "Stop By"
Ollie & the Nightingales - "Brace Myself for a Fall"
Bobby Powell - "Childhood Days"
Freddie Gorman - "The Day Will Come"
The Marathons - "Chicken Spaceman"

Aretha Franklin - "Baby Baby Baby"
Al Green - "I Stand Accused"
The Steelers - "The Flame Remains"
Johnny Sayles - "Whole Lot of Lovin'"
Kathy McCord - "New Horizons"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Wonderin'" [Take 3]

Little Richard - "The Most That I Can Offer (Just My Heart)"
Marv Johnson - "This Heart of Mine"
Yvonne Vaughn - "When You Gonna Tell Her About Me"
Paul Walters & the 521 Club Band - "I Know What Love Is All About"

Clyde McPhatter - "Next to Me"
Herbie Mann - "Amor Em Paz"
Joe Bataan - "Latin Soul Square Dance"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 2/13/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: V/A - Colemine Singles

Betty Harris - "Show It"
The Antennas - "Be Yourself"
The Flairs - "Let's Make With Some Love" [Take 2]
Captain Dax - "Dr. Beezar 'Soul Frankenstein'"
Dino & Doc - "Mighty Cold Winter"

Tower of Power - "Both Sorry Over Nothin'"
Etta James - "Crazy Feeling"
Earl Hines - "Hymn #5"
Nina Simone - "Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair"

Found Song of the Week: J.D. McPherson - "All Over But the Shouting" from Rounder's 2015 release Let the Good Times Roll

The Seeds - "Can't Seem to Make You Mine"
Magic Sam - "Hate to See You Go"
Percy Mayfield - "Nothing Stays the Same Forever"
Otis Redding - "Don't Mess With Cupid"
The Equals - "Don't Throw Your Love Away"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Nu Page - "When the Brothers Come Marching Home"

Deon Jackson - "That's What You Do to Me"
The Hollywood Flames - "Dance Senorita"
Don Swan & His Orchestra - "Hurray for Hollywood (Cha Cha)"
Doreen Schaeffer - "Ain't Gonna Change My Mind"

Marvin Gaye - "For Us Both I'll Be Concerned"
Pops Staples - "Somebody Was Watching" from ANTI-'s 2015 release Don't Lose This
Aretha Franklin - "Takin' Another Man's Place"
The Gospel Comforters - "Jesus Will Help Me"
The Premiers - "Lonely Weatherman"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "The Way You Do the Things You Do"

Sly Stone - "Searchin'"
B.J. Thomas - "Never Tell"
The Shirtails - "I Want You to Stay With Me"
The Exciters - "Say It With Love"

Sam Cooke - "(Somebody) Ease My Troublin' Mind"
The Summits - "Sleepwalking"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 2/5/15

Intro: "Spreadin' Honey" - The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band

Background music for the show: Red Garland - Red Garland's Piano

J.J. Jackson - "But It's Alright"
Stevie Wonder - "Can I Get a Witness"
Lavert Allison - "Please Send Me Someone to Love"
Mel Brown - "Greasy Spoon"
Nathaniel Rivers - "The Wicked Shall Cease from Troubling"

The Deuces of Rhythm w/ the Tempo Toppers - "Ain't That Good News"
Don Covay & the Goodtimers - "Take This Hurt Off Me" [R.I.P. Don Covay]
Etta James - "Be Honest With Me"
Bobby "Blue" Bland - "Honey Child"
Dolly Parton - "In the Ghetto"

George Jackson - "Doesn't It Make Sense to You"
The Ovations - "Won't You Call"
Tony Joe White - "I've Got a Thing About You Baby"
Percy Mayfield - "Lost Love"
Elvis Presley - "Rubberneckin'"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Bill Moss & the Celestials - "Welcome the Boys Home"

Johnny Nash - "Hold Me Tight"
Archie McKay - "Pick Up the Pieces"
The Bermuda Strollers - "Stick With Me"
The Equals - "She Reminds Me of Spring in the Winter"

Wilson Pickett - "Nothing You Can Do"
Johnny Darrow - "Love is a Nightmare"
The Five Fabulous Demons - "You Better Come Home"
Bliss - "Gangster of Love" from 2015 HDM release The Best Arizona Garage Bands 1967-1970
Kenny Graham's Afro Cubists - "Rockin' in Rhythm"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "She's Together"

Lee Williams & the Cymbals - "A Girl from a Country Town"
George Jackson & Dan Greer - "Coming Home to You Baby"
Bobby Womack & the Brotherhood - "Home Is Where the Heart Is"
The O'Jays - "Time to Get Down"

Solomon Burke - "I Really Don't Want to Know"
O.C. Smith - "On Easy Street"
Barbara Lynn - "This Is the Thanks I Get"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 1/29/15

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: Joe Lovano - Joyous Encounter

Darondo - "How I Got Over"
Rodriguez - "Can't Get Away"
Willie Wright - "Indian Reservation"
Larry Williams & Johnny Watson - "Nobody"
Bettye LaVette - "Step Away" from 2015's Cherry Red release Worthy

Bettye Swann - "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye"
Willie Williams w/ the Howlin' Wolf Band - "Going Back Home"
Ricky Rezell - "What You Bet?"
O.V. Wright - "Ace of Spades" [Album Version]
Jackie Wilson - "Mama of My Song"

Lead Belly - "There's a Man Going Around Taking Names" from 2015's Smithsonian release Lead Belly: A Smithsonian Folkways Collection (5 Vols.)

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Joe Medwick - "Letter to a Buddie"

Marvin Gaye - "You're the One for Me"
Free - "My Brother Jake"
Eddie Ray - "You Are Mine"

Duke & Leonard - "Just Do the Best You Can"
Syl Johnson - "Half a Love"
Lee Wilson - "Knock In for a Second Chance"
Aaron Neville - "For the Good Time"
Willie Wright & His Sparklers - "What Will I Say"

Timmy Thomas - "Let Me Be Your Eyes"
Johnny Jenkins - "Spunky"
Albert Stone - "The Blue Shadow"
Bob Sargent & His Buddies - "Voodoo Kiss"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "You Really Got Me"

Sammy Brown - "Got to Leave This Town"
Jose Prates - "Fa-eu-a"
Candy Mackenzie & the Upsetters - "Long Enough"
Buddy Lamp - "Promised Land"
James Duncan - "Three Little Pigs"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Friday, January 23, 2015

Gerry Rafferty - "Days Gone Down"



Yea or nah?

Lost & Found playlist for 01/22/15

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background Music for the Show: Zoot Sims - The Rare Dawn Sessions

Billy Fury - "Wonderous Place"
Free - "Lying in the Sunshine"
Mouse & the Traps - "Cryin' Inside"
The Kinks - "Till Death Us Do Part"
The Aztecs - "World of Woe"

Marvin Gaye - "I Want You"
Sarah Vaughan - "That'll Be Johnny"
Dusty Springfield - "Natchez Trace"
Gil Scott-Heron - "Free Will" [Alternate Take 1]
Herbie Mann - "What I'd Say"

Sam Cooke - "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen"
Brother Willie Blue - "I'm Pressing On"
Sly Stone - "Walking in Jesus' Name"

The Fixin-To-Die Rag: Myrtis Hardeman - "Speak to Vietnam" & "Mercy On Saigon"

Valerie Carr - "Rockin' Bed"
Little Ann - "Sweep it Out in the Shed"
Marie "Queenie" Lyons - "Your Thing Ain't No Good Without My Thing"
Ann Bailey - "Sweeping Your Dirt Under My Rug"
C & the Shells - "On Your Way Home"

Wganda Kenya - "El Nativo"
Joe Bataan - "Crystal Blue Persuasion"
Harold Burrage - "Things Ain't What They Used to Be"
Maxine Brown - "One Step at a Time"
Chuck Carbo & His Band - "Lover of Love"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "In the Name"

Chuck Jackson - "Salty Tears"
J.J. Jones - "Darkness"
Lee Moses - "Free At Last"
Demon Fuzz - "Past, Present, and Future"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 01/15/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: Jack McDuff - The Honeydripper

Gene Chandler - "In My Body's House"
Baby Huey & the Babysitters - "Hard Times"
Ike & Tina Turner - "Hard Times"
Eugene Blacknell - "The Trip"
Johnny Jenkins - "Sick and Tired"

The Kinks - "Nothing in The World Can Stop Me Worrying About That Girl"
Elmore James & His Broomdusters - "Goodbye"
Jimmy Witherspoon - "Trouble In Mind"
Muddy Waters - "You Can't Lose What You Ain't Never Had"
Percy Sledge - "That's How Strong My Love Is"

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - "Little Boys with Shiny Toys" [NEW 7"]
Apple & the Three Oranges - "Love Brings Out the Best in You"
Together - "Good Morning World"

The Fixin-To-Die Rag: Chuck Blake & the Enterprisers - "Please, Mr. Johnson"

Tom T. Hall - "That's How I Got to Memphis"

Helen McGiver & the McGiver Singers - "I'm Just a Voice"
Penny & the Quarters - "You and Me"
Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs - "Come and Get It"
Carl Douglas - "Why Hurt"
Jimmy Cliff - "The Price of Peace"

Allen Toussaint - "The Chokin' Kind"
The Equals - "Soul Brother Clifford"
Jewel Akens - "My First Lonely Night"
Johnny Sayles - "Tell Me Where I Stand"
Vernon Green & the Medallions - "Shimmy Shimmy Shake"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Precious Lord"

James Brown - "Wonder When You're Coming Home"
Cody Black - "Keep On Keeping On"
Eddie & Ernie - "That's the Way It Is"
Bobbie Gentry - "I'll Never Fall in Love Again"

The Ebony Rhythm Funk Campaign - "Oh Baby"
The Up Tights - "How Long Must I Wait for You"
Dino & the Dell Tones - "Sticks and Stones"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 01/08/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: The Either/Orchestra - "Suriname" from Mood Music for Time Travelers

Ruth Brown - "Please Don't Freeze"
Art Neville - "Arabian Love Song"
The Falcons - "Oh Baby"
Earl Bostic - "Flamingo"
Rose Mitchell - "Baby Please Don't Go"

Junior Kimbrough - "Done Got Old"
Robert Johnson - "Drunken Hearted Man" [Alternative Take]
Tom T. Hall - "That's How I Got to Memphis"
Rick Danko - "New Mexicoe"
The Soul Superiors of Detroit, MI - "What Ever You Do-Do Good"

J.J. Jackson - "The Stones That I Throw"
Bettye Everett - "Please Love Me"
Dorothy Berry - "Shindig City"
The Equals - "No Love Could Be Sweeter"
Otis Redding - "It's Growing"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Barons - "Don't Burn It"

The Maytals - "Sweet and Dandy"
Jimmy Cliff - "My World is Blue"
Antonio Castro - "W.E.L.F.A.R.E."
Paul Perryman - "Look at My Baby"

George Jackson - "Double Lovin'"
Ernie K-Doe - "A Long Way Back Home"
Love - "Keep On Shining"
Graham Parker - "You Hit the Spot"
Jackie Moore - "Sweet Charlie Babe"

The Up Tights - "How Long Must I Wait for You"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Crying in the Chapel"

Ronnie Love - "Detroit, MI"
Marva Josie - "Later For You, Baby"
Otis Clay - "Nothing to Look Forward To"

The Three Sounds - "Let's Go Get Stoned"
The Slickers - "Johnny Too Bad"
Zilla Mayes - "Calypso Blues"
The Chanters - "She Wants to Mambo"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers