Options Steve Krinsky: Playlist from July 27, 2007 Options

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Options July 27, 2007: Very Entertaining (Muy Divertido)
It sure was nice to be back in that Friday morning slot-- which I did for years, between 1985-1995-- playing hot guitar music, among other things. Muy divertido, no? Austin/San Antonio drummer Ernie Durawa (who has worked with Delbert McClinton, Doug Sahm and others) sent me the new Monstas' CD and I built a show around it

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Artist Track Comments Approx. start time
Big Guitars from Texas  Ride of the Ruthless   Options One of the Big Guitar players is Don Leady of the Tailgators; Don used to play in the original LeRoi Brothers. This is one of his tunes  0:00:00 (Real)
Big Guitars from Texas  Sunburn   Options This one is by Ray Benson from Asleep at the Wheel  0:04:16 (Real)
The Monstas  Crawfish Funk   Options Hot new album--"Meet the Monstas"-- a Texas/NY collaboration, with Ernie Durawa, Brian Mitchell, Matt Smith, Joe Morales, Rich Stanmyre & Aaron Lack. More later  0:08:26 (Real)
Mark Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos  El Gaucho Rojo   Options This is a great side project for guitar whiz Ribot: Cuban music that swings, on "Muy Divertido (Very Entertaining)" on Atlantic (2000)  0:11:12 (Real)
Bokoor Band  Yeah Yeah ku Yeah   Options Coolness. 70s pop from Ghana  0:18:37 (Real)
Andre Tanker  Call of the Water Dancer   Options A 1996 CD from Trinidad: "Children of the Big Bang" with help from David Rudder & Andy Narell  0:22:27 (Real)
Joe Bataan  Keep the Change   Options I played this same song in 2005. From "Call My Name" on Vampisoul  0:28:48 (Real)
Rail Band  Armee Malienne   Options Recorded in the 70s & 80s, this Mory Kante tune can be found on a new double-CD-- "Sundiata"-- from Sterns Africa/Belle Epoque  0:39:56 (Real)
Aaron Neville  She Took You For A Ride   Options Early Aaron. What a sweet voice! I think this song is 1967, post-"Tell It Like It Is"  0:42:56 (Real)
Benny Wallace  Saint Expedito   Options New Orleans jazz from 1985, on Blue Note. With Dr. John, John Scofield, Stevie Ray Vaugn and others  0:46:25 (Real)
Champion Jack Dupree  Yellow Pocahontas   Options Dupree grew up in New Orleans' Colored Waifs' Home for Boys-- where Louis Armstrong also lived-- and worked as a prizefighter until the music took over; this is from the Complete Blue Horizon Sessions (2007)  0:51:25 (Real)
Rolling Stones  You Don't Have to Mean It   Options Keith  0:57:37 (Real)
Delbert McClinton & Glen Clarke ??  Lost in a Dream   Options Beware "Don't Let Go" CD (Music Club, 2000): It's not Delbert singing on most cuts. Delbert is on harmonica but it sounds like Glen Clark doing the vocals  1:06:44 (Real)
Delbert McClinton  Mr. Pitiful   Options This one is Delbert, doing an Otis Redding/Steve Cropper tune  1:07:40 (Real)
Delbert McClinton  Pledging My Love   Options In the late 1970s, Delbert did some great albums for ABC Records. This one is from "Genuine Cowhide"-- all covers of classic R&B tunes, all good  1:11:39 (Real)
Charles Brown  Graveyard Blues   Options Not Hendrix. This is the late Charles Brown, from 1971; Brown began as a crooner in the late 40s and still made great music fifty years later. He died in 1999  1:14:45 (Real)
Denny Freeman  Crusading   Options Denny-- who recently toured with Dylan & played lead for Angela Strehli for years-- is one of the Big Guitars from Texas. This is from a 1987 solo album--"Out of the Blue"-- on Amazing Records  1:17:41 (Real)
The Monstas  Tango   Options Cool lyrics, by Brian Mitchell. The new CD is "Meet the Monstas"  1:27:23 (Real)
The Monstas  Rainy Daze   Options Does anyone out there know either of these NY Monstas-- Brian Mitchell or Matt Smith? If so, tell them to get in touch: stevek@wfmu.org.  1:32:21 (Real)
Doug Sahm  Crazy Daisy   Options Doug, from San Antonie, recorded this in 1959 with his own band, the Pharoahs-- (not to be confused with the Pharoahs from Dallas who played with Sam the Sham) (not to be confused with Doug the Sahm)  1:37:57 (Real)
LeRoi Brothers  Mambo Leroi   Options Rick "Casper" Rawls-- another Big Guitar from Texas-- wrote this one; from "Crown Royale" (Rounder, 1992)  1:39:53 (Real)
Hellecasters  Back on Terra Firma   Options John Jorgenson wrote this and plays lead guitar; great twang band out of Los Angeles. JJ in NYC for Django Reinhardt festival  1:42:47 (Real)
Everly Brothers  I Wonder If I Care As Much   Options This song is so good that I have to stand up while it plays! I heard Laura play Tracy Nelson's cover-- which was nice-- but the original is just breathtaking  1:52:03 (Real)
Sid Selvidge  Do I Ever Cross Your Mind?   Options One of the Memphis mob that hangs with Jim Dickinson; from "A Little Bit of Rain" (Archer Records, 2003), produced by JD  1:56:16 (Real)
Sid Selvidge  Boll Weevil   Options I first heard of Sid Selvidge from the great "It Came from Memphis" compilation, although I never saw the documentary  1:59:45 (Real)
Jesse Mae Hemphill  She Wolf   Options From North Mississippi, this one-woman band put out some great music in the 1980s; sadly, she died last year. This tune is the title cut to her first album and can also be found on "It Came from Memphis"  2:03:02 (Real)
The Siegel-Schwall Band  Bring It With You, When You Come   Options Late 60s Chicago blues band now on a double CD from Vanguard (2001)  2:06:27 (Real)
Dry Branch Fire Squad  Golden Ring   Options These guys just put out their 30th Anniversary Special CD on Rounder!!  2:10:06 (Real)
Bobby Bare  Me & Jimmy Rodgers   Options In 1983, Bobby Bare (himself a decent songwriter) put out an album of songs all written by Shel Silverstein: now on CD as "Bobby Bare Sings Lullabys, Legends and Lies" (Legacy, 2007)  2:14:11 (Real)
Gil Trythall  Gentle on My Mind   Options John Hartford is, as the say, rolling over in his grave. Yup, it's Country Moog: Switched On Nashville.  2:19:18 (Real)
Jimmie Dale Gilmore  Darcy Farrow   Options In 2000, Jimmie worked with Buddy Miller-- guitarist & producer-- on "One Endless Night" for Rounder  2:21:48 (Real)
Flatlanders  Wheel of Fortune   Options Early Butch Hancock tune, lead vocals by Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely helps with vocals. All three play instruments too! Title cut to their 2004 New West album. Flatlanders playing, for free, at Castle Clinton next Thursday  2:33:52 (Real)
Mavis Staples  99 and 1/2   Options See Mavis, for free, at Rockefeller Park, on 8/1. New CD-- "We'll Never Turn Back"-- produced by Ry Cooder  2:36:12 (Real)
Solomon Burke  I'll Be Doggone   Options Writer's credit-- among others-- William Robinson. Smokey. Recorded in 1969 as part of the Bell Sessions, released on CD by Sundazed  2:42:00 (Real)
Malvina Reyonds  Hole In My Head   Options Great new album from "the groovy grandmother of folk" on a new CD of her stuff from Century City Records  2:44:54 (Real)
Malvina Reynolds  Alcatraz (Pelican Island)   Options Backed up by Byrds & Dillards & others  2:47:42 (Real)
Nat King Cole  Mona Lisa   Options Recorded in the 1940s, this tune (with strings by Nelson Riddle) became a hit for Cole in 1950  2:54:19 (Real)
Nat King Cole  El Choclo   Options Nat en espanol  2:58:13 (Real)

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