Options Weekly World Blues with Matt Fiveash: Playlist from December 18, 2019 Options

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All the blues all the time. An antidote to the moribund, corny and/or humorless blues programming generally found on the radio.

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Options December 18, 2019

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Gil Scott-Heron  New York Is Killing Me   Options Visions of the Blues: Oxford American Southern Music CD #18    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Earl Forest  Now It's Alright   Options Fernwood Rhythm 'N' Blues From Memphis  Stomper Time  0:08:24 (Pop‑up)
The Flamin' Groovies  The First One's Free   Options Supersnazz  Epic  0:14:02 (Pop‑up)
The Flamin' Groovies  32-20   Options Teenage Head  Kama Sutra  0:17:20 (Pop‑up)
The Flamin' Groovies  Doctor Boogie (Live at the Fillmore)   Options California Born and Bred  Norton  0:19:23 (Pop‑up)
Roy Loney & The Phantom Movers  Don't Believe Those Lies   Options Phantom Tracks  Solid Smoke  0:22:26 (Pop‑up)
Roy Loney & The A-Bones  Jump Into the River   Options 7"  Norton  0:25:21 (Pop‑up)
The Flamin' Groovies  Comin' After Me   Options Flamingo  Kama Sutra  0:28:00 (Pop‑up)
Elvis Presley   Santa Claus Is Back In Town/Blue Christmas   Options The King In The Ring  BMG  0:37:20 (Pop‑up)
Clarence Carter  Back Door Santa   Options Testifyin'  Atlantic  0:42:35 (Pop‑up)
Canned Heat   Christmas Blues   Options Blue Yule: Christmas Blues and R&B Classics  Rhino  0:44:42 (Pop‑up)
Bob & Ray  Wally Ballou Talks to Man Who Got Jaguar for Xmas   Options Bob & Ray Present Wally Ballou  Genesis  0:47:10 (Pop‑up)
Jimmy Butler  Trim Your Tree   Options Mr. Santa's Boogie (Santa's Secret)  Savoy Jazz  0:48:56 (Pop‑up)
Leroy Carr  Suicide Blues   Options Best Of  Columbia/Legacy  0:52:39 (Pop‑up)
Billie Holiday  Rocky Mountain Blues   Options Billie's Blues  Jazz Heritage  0:55:44 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  7:02pm G:

The blues scale! Very simple!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm Matt Fiveash:

  7:04pm Mark Golding:

Always great, Matt...............good evening and happy holidays !!
Avatar 7:04pm Little Danny:

Heya Matt, hey all
Avatar 7:06pm northguineahills:

New York was killing me when I lived there, now the lack of NYC is killing me....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:12pm ultradamno:

Hey red, white and bluesers on this 'peachy day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm doctorjazz:

Hey Matt and all!
Avatar 7:21pm JakeGould:

Hey Matt! Happy you survived the 15 to 20 minute snow squall.
  7:22pm Mark Golding:

Sad to hear about Roy..........I have quite a bit of his stuff.........definitely had his own brand and sound
  7:24pm Mark Golding:

Shake some action was a great one...........Charlie Pickett did a great job with tune also
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:25pm Matt Fiveash:

Shake Some Action is post-Roy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:27pm ultradamno:

A monster, a revved-up teenaged head.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm TomDash:

Love that guitar riff on Comin' After Me...
Avatar 7:33pm huomenta:

I have ignored Roy-Groovies all these years, so thank you for educating me!
  7:36pm Mark Golding:

did he ever go on tour? can't remember hearing about too many shows through the years......living a hundred miles an hour !!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:37pm ultradamno:

Enthusiastic not contrived.
  7:45pm BH:

Back Door Santa is a December mainstay of a blues station I've listened to that goes to Christmas music this time of year.
  7:45pm Miles:

I'm all f0r th Xmas blues tunes bUt I also "dig" Elvis' version of Tiger Man which we almost heard there
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:51pm ultradamno:

Well, the car was a notorious lemon, the cat might be more dependable
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