BEB 151 | Parker Playlist 2


empty chairsPlaylist

The Blue Lights Evil Bumblebee
Roomful of Blues She Walks Right In
Candye Kane Au Revoir Y’all
Truckstop Troubadours Act Naturally
Samantha Fish Go to Hell
Brian McDonald Mid Life Mambo
Shaka and the Soul Shakers Congo Square
Rachel Coba Never Been to Memphis
Bronze Radio Return Blurry Eyed Worries
Slim Washboard & the Blue Lights Rub That Rhythm Down
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers Ya-Ya
Brandt Taylor Nose in the Air
Branchwater Wake Me Mama
Trampled Underfoot Bad Bad Feeling
Honey Island Swamp Band Lose That Girl
Thorbjorn Risager Too Many Roads
Alexis P Suter Climbing Up the Moutain
Nikki Hill Ask Yourself
Sugar Ray & the Blue Tones I Like What You Got
Iko-Iko Bullets Jalapeno Be Thy Name
Balkun Brothers Lose Control
Davina and the Vagabonds You Must be Losing Your Mind

BEB 150 | Woman Showers In Gravy


Gravy ShowerPlaylist:

Brandon Santini-Help Me With The Blues, Brandon SAntini-Down To New Orleans,DAvina & the Vagabonds-You Must Be Losing your Mind, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds-Crawdaddies, Iko-Iko- Jalapeno Be Thy Name, Dennis Gruenling-Blue Beat Boogie, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers-Bye Bye Blues, Balkun Brothers-Eat Yo’ Vegetables(fonky Self), Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez-I Am Bound For The Promised Land, Michael Cleary Band-Burn Bright, Cedric Burnside Project-Bloodstone, Arsen Shomakhov-Swamp Train, Alexis P. Suter Band-Anything, Mike Zito-Dirty Blonde, Luther Allison-Living In The House of Blues, Joanne Shaw Taylor-Tried Tested and True,Victor Wainwright & the Wildroots- Subliminal Criminal, One Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers-Devil’s Dancin’, Spampinato Brothers- You Wanna Be Free, Brian Charette-Late Night Tv(opener), Mojomatics-Soy Baby(closer).

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BEB 149 | He Wants It Bigger


Little Ugly- Named After Saints, Midnight Snack-This Body, Greg Piccolo & Heavy Juice-Rockin’ Chair Shaka & the Soul Shakers-Congo Square… Take Me There, Jeff Pitchell- One DAy Away, Nikki Hill-Ask Yourself, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez-Another Country, Dennis Gruenling-Bloodshot Eyes, Dana Fuchs- Handful Too Many, Alexis P. Suter Band-Hang On, Cedric Burnside Project-Wash My Hands,Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds-Make It Rain, Balkun Brothers-Orange Soda(A Little More Time), Johnny Rawls-Oh Please Come Back,, Johnny Sansone-Sang With The Gypsy’s, Albert Castiglia-Could Not Ask For More, Davina & the Vagabonds-Sunshine, Joanne Shaw Taylor- The Dirty Truth, Iko-Iko -Party Car, Brian Charette- Late Night TV(opener), Mojomatics- Soy Baby(closer).

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BEB 148 | Corn Whiskey


mccormick corn whiskeyPlaylist:

Joanne Shaw Taylor- Time Has Come, The Mighty Soul Drivers-Let Your Hair Down, Brandt Taylor-Nose In The Air, Brian MacDonald-She’s Got Her New Life Now, Midnight Snack-Nowhere To Be, Little Ugly-And We Said…,Michael Cleary Band-Free James Brown,Jeff Pitchell-Magic Eyes, Greg Piccolo-Big Boss Man, Nick Moss Band-Was I Ever Heard, David Michael Miller-Hand Me Downs(featuring Darick Campbell), Shaka & the Soul Shakers-Mr. Levy’s Grave, Balkun Bros.-Lose Control, Debbie Davies-A.C. Strut, Johnny Sansone-Corn Whiskey, Johnny Rawls-Put Your Trust In Me, Albert Castiglia- Ghosts Of Mississippi, Truck Stop Troubadours-Act Naturally, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez-A Mighty Mighty Man, Brian Charette-Late Night Tv(opener), Mojomatics-Soy Baby(closer).

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BEB 147 | Light It Up


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Popa Chubby-I Need A Lil’ Mojo, West End Blend-Speak, John Fries & The Heat-Another Love, Brandon Santini-Been So Blue, Brandon SAntini-Help Me With The Blues, Rachelle Coba-Never Been To Memphis, Albert Castiglia- Night Time Is The Right Time, Nick Moss Band- Light It Up(featuring Michael Ledbetter), Samantha Fish-GoTo Hell, Alexis P. Suter Band-25 Years, JP Blues Band-I Will Not Go Quietly, The Mighty Soul Drivers-Just Like That, Arsen Shomakhov-Groove On!, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez-Highway 61, Honey Island Swamp Band- Change My Ways, Chris O’Leary Band-Louisiana Woman, Shaka & The Soul Shakers-So Called Friends, Brandt Taylor-Robbed Me Blind, Eight To The Bar-Party In Providence, Brian Charette- Late Night Tv(opener), Mojomatics-Soy Baby(closer).

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LRT | Nintendo vs. Sega in the 90’s

Interview with Console Wars Author Blake J. Harris – Nintendo vs. Sega in the 90’s.

BEB 146 | Love My Blues Away



The Blue Lights-Atomic Cocktail, Ryan Hartt & The Blue Hearts-Hangover Blues, Brandt Taylor-Nose In The Air, Tas Cru-One Eyed Jack, Bronze Radio Return-Blurry Eyed Worries, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez-There Ain’t No Cure, Alexis P. Suter Band- Nuthin’ In The World, Arsen Shomakhov-Whiskey Drinking Woman, Paul Gabriel-All That Time Gone, Mike Crandall Band-Howlin’ At The Wolf, Lydia Warren Band-Fireworks, Jr Krauss & the Shakes-Love My Blues Away, Dan Stevens-Ramblin, Easy Baby-Never Going Back To Memphis, Johnny Sansone-Ranton With Stanton, Duke Robillard-Do The Memphis Grind, Popa Chubby-Somebody Let The Devil Out, John Fries & the Heat-U.S. 50, Brandon Santini-What You Doing To Me, Mojomatics-Soy Baby, Brian Charette-Late Night Tv.

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Black-Eyed News:

This piece comes from Esquire Magazine:

You may find the voice familiar. As smooth as honey, with just the right bit of grit. Here and there, you might think it sounds like Sam Cooke. And you wouldn’t be wrong. It’s his younger brother, L.C., whose first studio album was delayed fifty years. Today, Cooke, at 81, is finally releasing his debut The Complete SAR Records Recordings, done in 1964.

Let’s get out and buy a few copies of this piece of music history. If you want a preview you can go to Esquire Magazine or preview the full album on itunes.

From our friends over at American Blues Scene:
Last year, on July 26th, the world lost an unsung hero, John “J.J.” Weldon Cale. This musician’s contributions to blues, country, and rock music have been immense. In fact, still to this day, most people are not fully aware of all that he contributed to the world of music.

A originator and the leading proponent of the Tulsa Sound, which draws on country, jazz, blues, rockabilly, and soul, it was largely Cale who brought awareness to this genre. His compositions have been covered by everyone from Eric Clapton to Bobby Bare, Santana, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Johnny Cash.

With The Breeze (An Appreciation of JJ Cale), on Bushbranch/Surfdog, Clapton gathered friends and fellow musicians that enjoyed Cale’s music, and wanted to pay tribute to him as well. Clapton decided that as a whole, the musicians would stay as close as possible to the sound of the original material as possible, believing that even so, each musician’s personality would still shine through.

Along with Clapton, guests on this album include Mark Knopfler, John Mayer, Don White, and Willie Nelson (with his faithful companion, “Trigger”). Also on board are Derek Trucks, Albert Lee, and Cale’s wife, Christine Lakeland.

This Friday and SAturday is the 22nd Annual Chenango Blues Fest in Norwich New York. We went last year for the first time and had a group of about 5 this year we have a much larger group going something like 12-14. This is one of the most affordable, best run festivals I have ever been to. The stages are close enough together that you never miss any of the music. The vendors were all first rate. I can’t say enough good things about the job they do. Their list of performers for this weekend is:

6:00 – 6:45 p.m. – Brandon Santini
7:15 – 8:30 p.m. – Mia Borders
9:00 – 10:30 p.m. – Moreland and Arbuckle
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Chenango County Fairgrounds
Sheffield Bio-Science Infield Stage
Gates open at 11:00 a.m.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Mia Borders
1:45 – 3:00 p.m. – Nick Moss Band
4:00 – 5:15 p.m. – Samantha Fish
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – Golden State Lone Star Revue
9:00 – Robert Randolph and the Family Band

Nelson & Flanagan/Grouse Ridge Kennel Tent Stage
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. – Robert Ross
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton
5:15 – 6:30 p.m. – Luke Winslow King
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Cedric Burnside Project

Blues In The Area:

Professor Louie & the Crowmatix – Infinity Music Hall (8pm) – Norfolk, CT
Dan Stevens – The Stomping Ground (8pm) – Putnam, CT
Brandt Taylor – Maury’s Pub (8pm) – Danielson, CT
Nick Moss – Hanafin’s Irish Pub (9pm) – New London, CT
Matt Schofield – Chan’s (8 & 10pm) – Woonsocket, RI
Easybaby – The Maple Tree Cafe – Simsbury, CT
Blu Union feat. Felicia’s Vibe – Black-eyed Sally’s (9pm) – Hartford
Dan Stevens – The Captain Daniel Packer Inn – Mystic, CT
Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts – Concert in the Park (6pm, Municipal Ctr. Gazebo) – Brookfield, CT
Brandt Taylor – The Black Sheep – Niantic, CT
The Cheryl Arena Band – Theodores’ – Springfield, MA
Roomful of Blues – Bridge Street Live (8pm) – Collinsville, CT
Brandon Santini / John Fries – Black-eyed Sally’s (9pm) – Hartford
Easybaby – The State Street Saloon & Smokehouse – New London, CT
Jeff Pitchell – Chan’s (8pm) – Woonsocket, RI
Dan Stevens – Farmers Market in Williams Park (1:30-4:30pm) – New London, CT
Dynamite Johnny – Theodores’ – Springfield, MA
Delusions of Grandeur – The Litchfield Inn (8:30-11pm) – Litchfield, CT
Tommy Castro & the Painkillers – Infinity Music Hall (7:30pm) – Norfolk, CT
Robert Randolph & the Family Band / Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds – Outside the District Court House (5-9pm) – Fall River, MA
The Mighty Soul Drivers – The Brass Horse (3pm) – Barkhamsted, CT
Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts – The Narragansett Cafe (4-7pm) – Jamestown, RI
Blues Jam – Gibson’s Bar & Grill at the Clarion (6-9pm) – East Windsor, CT

Black-Eyed Sally’s Weekly Rundown:

Wednesday Aug 13 Blues Open MIc hosted by Ed Bradley
Friday Aug 15 Blu Union featuring Felicia’s Vibe
Saturday Aug 16 Brandon Santini Band opening act John Fries
Monday Aug 18 Monday Night Jazz featured performer Michael Pallas Quartet
Tuesday Aug 19 MIke Palin’s Other Orchestra

I hope to see you out and about this week but if not please continue to support live music wherever you are.


OTH 1158 | Dave Walker for Lt. Governor Interview


Dave Walker HSLt Governor Candidate Dave Walker explains what Connecticut needs to do and why he is the man to help get it done.

No more budget games

No more business entity tax or surcharge

Celebrate Connecticut and its resources

Why I’m qualified

BEB 143 | James Bond vs Austin Powers



Mojomatics-Broadway Combination, Gracie Curran & the High-Falutin’ Band- With Friends Like These, The Cobalt Rhythm Kings-Cross-Eyed Mama, Paul Gabriel-What’s the Chance,The Bluelights- Evil Bumblebee, Royal Southern Brotherhood-Here It Is, Joanne Shaw Taylor-Dead & Gone, Thorbjorn Risager-Too Many Roads, Johnny Rawls- Bad Reputation, Debbie Davies-A.C. Strut, Albert CAstiglia-Cadillac Assembly Line, Johnny Sansone-First Shot, Easy Baby-Black Rat, Tas Cru-Prophet Of Lynchburg, Ryan Hart & the Blue Hearts-When It Rains, John Fries & The Heat-Another Love, Popa Chubby-I Don’t Want Nobody, Brandt Taylor-Out On A Ledge, B. Willie Smith- Don’t You Just Know It, Mojomatics-Soy Baby, Brian Charette-Late Night Tv.

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Black-Eyed News:

The first-ever Great American Blues Festival is bringing in eleven blues favorites, including Royal Southern Brotherhood. The band was nominated in 2011 for The Blues Foundation’s ‘Best Blues Rock’ award, and won 2010′s Blues Music Awards. Also playing will be the Legendary Blues Hall of Famer Joe Louis Walker, who has four Blues Awards and twenty-two albums to his credit. Another heavy-hitter performing at the festival, with thirty-eight albums and over 45 years to their credit is Canned Heat.
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BEB 142 | I Like What You Got

girl on luggagePlaylist:

Brian Charette-Late Night Tv, Jeff Pitchell-When It All Comes Down, Erin & Neil Harpe- Mississippi Delta Blues, Dave Fields-Black Dog, Eight To The Bar-Romeo, Easy Baby-Meet Me, David Foster-What A Life, Mystic Horns-Walkin’ In New Orleans, Neal Vitullo & the Vipers-Get Out Of My Life Woman, Spin Doctors-Scotch & Water Blues, Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers-Bad Weather Blues, Deanna Bogart-Hot Fun In The Summertime, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones-I Like What You Got, Greg Sherrod Band-Watching and Waiting, Roomful Of Blues-Gate Walks In, Brent Johnson & the Call Ups-Meet Me In The Bottom, Alexis P. Suter Band-Climbin’ On Up The Mountain, Ryan Hart & the Blue Hearts-Rock All Night, Gracie Curran & the High-Falutin’ Band-Told Me So, B. Willie Smith-Just A Little Bit, Mojomatics-Soy Baby.

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