Options Steve Krinsky: Playlist from June 27, 2014 Options

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Options June 27, 2014: The blues rock. Yes, they do.

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Big Guitars from Texas  Lost Incas   Options Trash, Twang and Thunder  Ryko  I've been playing this CD as my intro for 25 years and I now realize there are songs on it that I never listen to or forgot about. Like this one.  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Big Guitars from Texas  Alamo Beach   Options Trash, Twang and Thunder  Ryko  This is more typical intro stuff.  0:02:16 (Pop‑up)
Sonny Sharrock  Dick Dogs   Options Seize the Rainbow  Enemy Records  From D:O Radio premium: "Jazz Guitar for People Who Don't Like Jazz Guitar." Just perfect.  0:03:45 (Pop‑up)
Texas Johnny Brown  The Blues Rock   Options Atlantic Blues: Guitar  Atlantic Records  They sure do! From a wonderful Atlantic Blues Guitar collection; recorded 1949 in NYC, although Brown is from Houston. Amos Milburn on piano.  0:09:03 (Pop‑up)
Ernest Ranglin  For Juni   Options Memories of Barber Mack  Island  Jamaica rocks. This tune is from "Memories of Barber Mack" (Island, 1997)  0:11:44 (Pop‑up)
Howard Alden/Andy Brown Quartet  Voce E Eu   Options Heavy Artillery  Delmark  New album on Delmark-- "Heavy Artillery"-- with two fine guitar players. HA in right channel, AB in left.  0:17:57 (Pop‑up)
Carlinhos Brown  Amantes Cinzas   Options Omelete Man  Metro Blue  This guy is so interesting. The CD is "Omelete Man" from 1998, filled with good stuff.  0:24:19 (Pop‑up)
Carlinhos Brown  Vitamina Ser   Options Omelete Man  Metro Blue  I feel like I should say something about soccer here.  0:32:49 (Pop‑up)
Mental Abstrato & DJ Tahira  'Baiao   Options Brazilian Bass: Inner City Tropical Soundblast  Faro  From a nice collection called "Brazilian Bass: Inner City Tropical Soundblast" (Faro, 2014)  0:36:00 (Pop‑up)
Toumani Diabaté & Sidiki Diabaté  Hamadoun Toure   Options Toumani & Sidiki   World Circuit  New music from Mali, father & son killer guitarists, on World Circuit  0:40:08 (Pop‑up)
Taj Mahal & Toumani Diabate  Atlanta Kaira   Options Kulanjan  Hannibal  A cool collaboration: "Kulanian" on Hannibal from 1998. I was very happy to find this CD at the Record Fair for $2.  0:45:14 (Pop‑up)
Debo Band  Akale Wube   Options Debo Band  SubPop  This brassy Ethiopian-American band is based in Boston. They sure can swing.  0:50:55 (Pop‑up)
Dirty Dozen Brass Band w/ Joss Stone & Buddy Guy  Every Night About This Time   Options Goin' Home  Vanguard  From "Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino." Fats lost his house during Katrina; the CD was a benefit sponsored by Tipitina's Foundation.  1:00:45 (Pop‑up)
Herbie Hancock with George Porter Jr, Zigaboo Modeliste and Renard Poche  I'm Gonna Be a Wheel Someday   Options Goin' Home  Vanguard  Also from the Fats tribute. Mean piano and meaner rhythm.  1:04:11 (Pop‑up)
Fishbone  Slow Bus Movin' (Howard Beach Party)   Options Truth and Soul  CBS Records  This is from 1988!! Hard to believe these guys have been around this long.  1:08:20 (Pop‑up)
Eddie Bo  Hard Times   Options Louisiana Spice  Rounder  Another great New Orleans piano man.  1:11:07 (Pop‑up)
D.L. Menard  Wildwood Flower   Options Louisiana Spice  Rounder  I saw him play back in the 80s at Mulates in Breaux Bridge, LA.  1:13:31 (Pop‑up)
Chip Taylor and Carrie Rodriguez  Elzick's Farewell   Options Red Dog Tracks  EMI  Bill Frisell on guitar, Carrie Rodriguez on fiddle. A great CD, from 2005. Except for this instrumental, the rest are Chip Taylor songs.  1:15:44 (Pop‑up)
The Waterboys  World Party   Options Fisherman's Blues  Chrysalis Records  What a rich sound from these Irish rockers! The album is "Fisherman's Blues" from 1988. From Matt's collection.  1:21:42 (Pop‑up)
Jonathon Richman  No One Was Like Vermeer   Options No Me Quejo De Mi Estrella  Munster Records  Jonathon into flamenco guitar but same wry sense of humor. From "No Me Quejo De Mi Estrella" (Munster Records, 2014)  1:25:38 (Pop‑up)
Laura Cantrell  No Way There From Here   Options No Way There From Here  Thrift Shop Records  Wonderful music. Title cut to new CD, on Thrift Shop Records. Track it down.  1:36:46 (Pop‑up)
Haden Triplets  Seven Year Blues   Options Rambling Boy  Decca  From "Rambling Boy" by Charlie Haden Family & Friends.  1:41:21 (Pop‑up)
Charlie Haden et al, featuring Dan Tyminski  Ocean of Diamonds   Options Rambling Boy  Decca  Lotsa good duets on this CD, including a charming "Old Joe Clark" with Jack Black.  1:43:54 (Pop‑up)
Norman Blake  Savannah Rag   Options A Tribute to John Hartford  Blue Plate Music  Record live at Mountain Stage, this tribute album to John Hartford is filled with good tunes. On Blue Plate Music, 2001. John was pretty sick at the time and died a few months later.  1:47:07 (Pop‑up)
John Hartford  Watching the River Go By   Options A Tribute to John Hartford  Blue Plate Music  Ever the charming wiseass, even while dying. A cool fellow.  1:52:05 (Pop‑up)
Ben Vaughn  Miss Me When I'm Gone   Options Texas Road Trip  Munster Records  From "Texas Road Trip" with help from the late Doug Sahm's band: Augie Meyers, Speedy Sparks et al. All tunes written by Ben Vaughn. Just great.  2:03:56 (Pop‑up)
Gene Clark  Mary Lou   Options Two Sides to Every Story  Polydor  Great cover by this late great Byrd. On a terrific solo album: "Two Sides to Every Story" (Polydor, 1877)  2:05:59 (Pop‑up)
John Hammond  Get Behind The Mule   Options Wicked Grin  Point Blank  Tom Waits tune, with Charlie Musselwhite helping out. Album of TW covers, produced by TW. BTW, John Hammond lives here in Jersey City.  2:09:30 (Pop‑up)
Los Lobos w/ Tom Waits and Martha Gonzales  Kitate   Options The Ride  Hollywood Records  Isn't this a blast!? From "The Ride" (Hollywood Records, 2004).  2:15:15 (Pop‑up)
Miriam  It Happens Every Time   Options Nobody's Baby  Norton  Tim Buckley song, on "Nobody's Baby" (Norton, 2014)  2:19:03 (Pop‑up)
NRBQ  Waitin' On My Sweetie Pie   Options Brass Tacks   Clang!  Terry Adams has some new bandmates but same great sound.  2:20:44 (Pop‑up)
Jean Knight  Doggin' Around   Options South Texas Rhythm & Soul   Ace  Huey Meaux produced some of the best Gulf Coast R&B and this is just a taste. From "South Texas Rhythm & Soul Review." (Ace, 2013)  2:24:07 (Pop‑up)
Barbara Lynn  You'll Lose a Good Thing   Options South Texas Rhythm & Soul   Ace  Stripped down demo version; produced by Huey Meaux.  2:30:48 (Pop‑up)
Tabby Thomas  I Don't Care   Options Rhythm 'n' Bluesin' By The Bayou  Ace  R&B from Baton Rouge  2:32:40 (Pop‑up)
Jimmy McGriff  Lonley Avenue   Options At the Apollo  Sue Records  Album is mislabeled so I wasn't sure if this was the right song. But it is. Great Doc Pomus cover, crackles and pops (hopefully not skips) and all.  2:36:05 (Pop‑up)
Silk Road Ensemble  Mongolian traditional love song   Options When Strangers Meet  Sony  Ganbaatar Khongorzul, vocals.  2:41:57 (Pop‑up)
Silk Road Ensemble  Avaz-e Dashti   Options When Strangers Meet  Sony  Persian traditional. Both songs from "Silk Road Journeys" (Sony Classical, 2001). With Yo Yo Ma.  2:43:12 (Pop‑up)
Paul Butterfield Blues Band  Blind Leading the Blind   Options Golden Butter  Elektra Records  From 1971. Hard to hear but Big Black on percussion.  2:49:37 (Pop‑up)
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band  Woody Creek   Options Welcome to Woody Creek  Dualtone Records  Nice instrumental outro, from the 2004 album, "Welcome to Woody Creek"   

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Listener comments!

Avatar 12:04pm t_J:

hi Steve .. great stuff thanks
Avatar 12:04pm Cheri Pi:

  12:06pm Dan:

Does anybody know the name of the last song that Chris just played underneath his speaking?
Avatar 12:06pm d¢ pät:

hmmm...this doesn't sound very brycey...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm mariano:

Hi everyone! Glad to be able to tune in live, it's been a few weeks.
Avatar 12:09pm bobdoesthings:

Avatar 12:10pm d¢ pät:

wow, I just started up a youtube video that started with a commercial with a piano playing the same key as this tune. Freaked me out for a second...
Avatar 12:13pm t_J:

who needs lyrics afterall in music hi Pat nice to see you
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14pm chris:

Bonanza riff, FTW!
Avatar 12:15pm Cory:

this song makes me think of Phish
Avatar 12:15pm Cory:

same playfulness
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15pm common:

hello steve. those here.
  12:16pm Danimal:

Dan it's a captain beefheart song off of moonbeams & bluejeans called constilation point
  Swag For Life Member 12:18pm Steve Krinsky:

Hello out there. I can't really chat much-- busy busy-- but like to read your thoughts. So nice to be in the hot seat again.
Avatar 12:19pm d¢ pät:

HI t_J!!!
Avatar 12:22pm t_J:

was hoping 4 a feeding of rumble green game-play after a round ball but no today.. probably will set some muscles on fire ..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm Whosondephone:

Wow what a pleasant surprise. Nice Music!
Avatar 12:30pm t_J:

means "you and me"
Avatar 12:32pm t_J:

você .. is like a sophisticated "you" and "eu" means "me"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm mark:

Great playlist today!
Avatar 12:34pm t_J:

a "formal you" we could say
Avatar 12:36pm t_J:

arguably some parents teach their kids to address to them in those terms, imo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:38pm chris:

muito obrigado, t_J
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:40pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Good Afternoon to all. The Great Krinsky returns! Gee Steve, you & Uncle M simultaneously. It boggles the brain! Gotta go to the archives on somethin'. Great show so far.
Avatar 12:48pm t_J:

carlinhos Brown worked with Yerba buena
Avatar 12:50pm d¢ pät:

OH YEAH! Going to see Debo Band tonight! Right on SK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:55pm Brian in UK:

Hello Steve. You were mentioned in despatches earlier on Doug Schulkind's show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:55pm fleep:

Oh yeah, man, the waves, the waves ...
Avatar 1:09pm t_J:

fishbone FTW .. wow Steve
Avatar 1:11pm steve:

hey Steve, i like your comments
Avatar 1:33pm TDK60:

That Waterboys LP had some heavy rotation on college radio back in the '80s. Good album, maybe even great.
Avatar 1:38pm βrian:

Good Lord, do I hear Auto-Chewn??
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm chris:

Tyminski has the quintessential Bluegrass/Appalachia voice. With Charlie Haden, its out of the park!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm chris:

Old Joe Clark track was *almost* enough to get my son to dig this music... but no (sigh)...
Avatar 1:55pm KP:

Hey i am watching the river go by.
Nice work, Steve.
Avatar 1:58pm t_J:

its that spirit of elevation
Avatar 1:59pm TDK60:

John Hartford was a walking institution.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm common:

wow. what a story! great song, too.
Avatar 2:05pm Perpetually New Listener:

howdy all
  2:07pm Mitch Hedberg:

You're playing some good tunes..!
Avatar 2:07pm Perpetually New Listener:

I played a game of chess with John Hartford at a bluegrass festival in 1975, and beat him while Earl Scruggs was watching us play
  2:07pm KP:

Gene! Now you done did it, Steve
  2:08pm KP:

Getting back Hartford, I saw him with the Dillards. What a show
Avatar 2:09pm Perpetually New Listener:

The Dillards were fabulous
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:16pm common:

that's also a good story, perpetually!
Avatar 2:18pm GeesyCreesy:

The spelling might be "Quitate" on that Los Lobos tune
Avatar 2:24pm Perpetually New Listener:

Thanks, Common. John was at a bluegrass festival in Mountain Home, Arkansas with all of us. Leo Kottke was there, too.
Avatar 2:24pm Perpetually New Listener:

Jackie Wilson had a great version of this tune....
Avatar 2:25pm GeesyCreesy:

whoops, nevermind. The album track is definitely "Kitate", regardless of interviews where they spell it differently.
Avatar 2:27pm TDK60:

Yes, Gene Clark was a great musician.
Avatar 2:34pm Perpetually New Listener:

Any Buddy Johnson ???
Avatar 2:38pm t_J:

thanks Steve off to stretch my body see ya some time thanks for the gr8 selection!
  2:40pm Mitch Hedberg:

Well, it seems I've been taken to school again !!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:44pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Great show, Steve... Brings back fond memories of your Friday morning show. Think you should be a GTDS rising star. Listening, Doug?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:46pm chris:

Avatar 2:55pm Perpetually New Listener:

Nice show...enjoyed it much.... thanks
Avatar 2:57pm steve:

wonderful show Steve, glad i stuck around
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