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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.

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


East Orange, NJ




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




My Heart Is Mended from Nov 24, 2021

Ray Charles - "You're Just About To Lose Your Clown" Charles Brown - "My Heart Is Mended" Doctor Ross - "Cat Squirrel" Doctor Ross - "Turkey Leg Woman" Music behind DJ: Freddy King - "In the Open" Lavern Baker - "Saved" Clyde McPhatter - "Thirty Days" Jo Ann & Troy - "Who Do You Love" The Clovers - "Blue Velvet" Music behind DJ: Cozy Cole - "Cozy's Mambo" Jimmy Peterson - "One Buffalo (You Mean A Nickel)" Linda Hopkins - "Mama Needs Your Lovin' Baby" Lu Mac - "I'll Never...


Episode from Nov 17, 2021

Eddie Kirkland - "You Know I Love You" - 3 Shades of the Blues Little Walter - "I Got To Go" - 7" Big Joe Turner - "Shake, Rattle and Roll" - The Very Best Of Big Joe Turner Ramblin' Thomas - "Shake It Gal" - Texas Blues Box Mae Barnes - "They Raided The Joint" - Monica's Thigh High and Low Down: Marathon Premium 2009 Lonnie "The Cat" - "I Ain't Drunk" - Rhythm Rockin' Blues Earl Forest - "Now It's Alright" - Fernwood Rhythm 'N' Blues From Memphis Left Hand Charlie - "Honey Bee" -...


Episode from Nov 10, 2021

The Ohio Untouchables - "Forgive Me Darling" - 3 Shades of the Blues Bo Diddley - "Mess Around" - Wrinkles: Classic And Rare Chess Instrumentals Robert Ward & the Ohio Untouchables - "Hot Stuff" - 3 Shades of the Blues Bo Diddley - "Bo's Bounce" - His Greatest Sides, Volume One Ohio Players - "Funky Worm" - 7" Lowell Fulson - "Lady In The Rain" - 7" Mercy Baby - "Pleadin'" - 7" Hound Dog Taylor - "Alley Music" - 7" Lightnin' Hopkins - "Let's Move" - 7" Jimmy Dee & The Offbeats -...


Episode from Nov 3, 2021

The Tennessee Chocolate Drops - "Vine Street Drag" Ray Charles - "Mess Around" Thelma Baxter - "Poppa Stoppa" Doctor Ross - "Dr. Ross Boogie" Baby Boy Warren - "Baby Boy Blues" Henry Gray - "I'm A Lucky Lucky Man" Memphis Minnie - "I'm So Glad" Charlie Feathers - "Wide River" Lottie Kimbrough & Winston Holmes - "Lost Lover Blues" Solomon Linda's Original Evening Birds - "Mbube" Shorty Rogers & His Giants - "Martians Go Home" The Clovers - "Middle of the Night" Cookie & the...


Blues is love (Ira the K fills in) from Oct 27, 2021

Kid King's Combo - "Mambino" Ray Bryant - "These Boots Were Made for Walkin'" Flamin' Groovies - "Don't You Lie to Me" James Quintet - "Paw's in the Kitchen" Homesick James and His Dusters - "So Mean to Me" Freddie Hubbard - "Blues for Diane" Music behind DJ: Midori Ono - "Love Is Blue" Velvet Underground - "It's Just Too Much" Robert Pete Williams - "High as I Want to Be" Captain Beefheart - "I'm Gonna Booglarize You Baby" Pee Wee Crayton - "Boogie Bop" The Battlebeats -...


Singles Going Steady week! from Oct 20, 2021

The Chips - "Rubber Biscuit" - 7" Lyres - "How Do You Know?" - 7" Dead Kennedys - "Kill the Poor" - 7" Rico & The Ravens - "Don't You Know" - 7" Link Wray and The Wraymen - "Comanche" - 7" The Undertones - "Teenage Kicks" - 7" Kid Creole & the Coconuts - "Stool Pigeon" - 7" The Pretenders - "Middle Of The Road" - 7" Waylon Jennings - "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way" - 7" Dee Dee Warwick - "You're No Good" - 7" Rufus Thomas - "The Memphis Train" - 7" Big Youth - "Sky Juice" -...


One hour of electric guitar brutality from Oct 13, 2021

Link Wray - "Big City After Dark" Philip Walker Band - "Louisiana Walk" Magic Sam - "Backstroke" Albert Collins - "The Freeze" Bobby Gregg & His Friends - "Potato Peeler" Booker T. & the MG's - "Green Onions (Live at the 5/4 Ballroom)" Dave Bartholomew - "Shout Sister Shout" Art Nevillle - "Cha Dooky Doo" Don & Dewey - "Mammer Jammer" Howlin' Wolf - "I Have a Little Girl" Howlin' Wolf - "Do the Do" Set: Mickey Baker set Jack Dupree - "Stumbling Block" Larry Dale - "Down To The...


Episode from Oct 6, 2021

Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm - "All The Blues All The Time (Medley)" Guitar Junior - "The Crawl" Memphis Jug Band - "Going Back to Memphis" Walter Miller - "Hop's Boogie" Jessie Mae Hemphill - "Streamline Train" Johnny Cash & the Tennessee Two - "Big River" Larry Williams - "Let Me Tell You Baby" Young John Watson - "Half Pint-a-Whiskey" Slim Smith & Freedom Singers - "Mercy Mercy Mercy" Larry Williams & Johnny Watson with The Kaleidoscope - "Nobody" Jimmy Reed - "The Moon Is...


Episode from Sep 29, 2021

Dexter Gordon Trio - "Nursery Blues" The Midnighters - "Rock, Granny, Roll" John Lee Hooker - "Dimples" Guitar Frank - "Wild Track" Leroy Washington - "Wild Cherry" Varetta Dillard & the Four Students - "That's Why I Cry" Jocko Henderson - "A Little Bit Of Everything" Bobby Peterson Quintet - "Piano Rock" Jerry Lee Lewis - "Money (That's What I Want)" Barrett Strong - "You Knows What To Do" Etta James - "The Pick Up" Nina Simone - "Do I Move You?" Muddy Waters - "Just To Be With...


Episode from Sep 22, 2021

Bobby Marchan - "Tiddley Winks" Owen Gray - "Jenny Lee" Little Walter - "Shake Dancer" Guitar Slim Green - "Shake Em Up" Roy Smeck - "Tough Pickin'" Magic Sam - "21 Days in Jail" Sonny Terry - "Harmonica with Slaps" Birmingham Jones - "Drinkin' Again" Buckwheat Zydeco - "Hot Tamale Baby" Tami Lynn - "Mojo Hannah" Will Shade - "Better Leave That Stuff Alone" Junior Wells & His Eagle Rockers - "Hoodoo Man" Christine Kittrell - "Sittin' Here Drinking" Percy Mayfield - "My Jug And...


Episode from Sep 15, 2021

Fats Domino - "Swanee River Hop" Steve Gibson & the Original Red Caps - "Big Game Hunter" Annie Laurie - "Stop Talkin' & Start Walkin'" Slim Harpo - "I'm A King Bee (outtake)" Hound Dog Taylor & the House Rockers - "Sadie (Live)" Jessie Mae Hemphill - "Bullyin' Well" Ali Farka Touré - "Machengoidi" Robert Johnson - "Preachin' Blues (Up Jumped The Devil)" Cannonball Adderley Quintet - "This Here" King Curtis - "I Stand Accused" Mississippi Nightingales - "Don't Let Him Ride" Otis...

Episode from Sep 8, 2021

Slim Gaillard - "Slim's Jam" Guitar Slim - "Well I Done Got Over It" The Clovers - "In the Morning Time" Lyres - "Beat Guitar (Live at The Rat)" Rufus Thomas - "I Want To Be Loved" Alvin Robinson - "Oh Red" Little Joe Washington - "Bossa Nova and Grits" Oscar Peterson Trio with Milt Jackson - "Work Song" Joe Turner & his Blues Kings - "Ti-Ri-Lee" Blind Willie McTell - "Lord Send Me An Angel" Skip James - "Crow Jane" Charley Jordan - "Dollar Bill Blues" Warren Storm - "Prisoner's...


Episode from Sep 1, 2021

Billie Holiday with Count Basie & his Orchestra - "Swing Brother Swing" Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant - "Railroadin'" Tiny Bradshaw - "Take The Hands Off The Clock" Frankie Lee Sims - "She Likes To Boogie Real Low" Clarence Garlow - "Za Belle" The Rolling Stones - "My First Plea" [RIP Charlie Watts] The Rolling Stones - "Gimme Shelter (isolated drums & percussion)" Lee Perry - "Soul Fire" [RIP Lee "Scratch" Perry] Sleepy John Estes - "Everybody Oughta Make A Change" Tommy McClennan -...


Greg from ZONE 5 guest hosted tonight from Aug 25, 2021

Mississippi Fred McDowell - "Shake 'Em On Down" Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five - "Let the Good Times Roll" Paul Gayten - "Cow Cow Blues" Bukka White - "Special Streamline" Marvin Philips - "Salty Dog" Frank Brunson - "How Are You Gonna Live?" Etta James - "W-O-M-A-N" Fay Simmons - "Ella Weaver" The Ravens - "Honey I Don't Want You" The Noc-Tunes - "Lazy Daisy" Kitty Stevenson w/ Todd Rhodes & His Toddlers - "How Long, How Long, How Long" Skip James - "How Long "Buck"" Cleoma...


Roy Gaines tribute show from Aug 18, 2021

Garfield Akers - "Dough Roller Blues" Lonesome Sundown - "If Anybody Asks You" Set: So long, Roy Gaines Roy Gaines - "Night Beat" Coleman Hawkins - "Stasch" [Roy Gaines, guitar] Jimmy Rushing - "I Can't Understand" [Roy Gaines, guitar] Bobby Bland - "It's My Life, Baby" [Roy Gaines, guitar] Roy "Mr. Guitar" Gaines featuring Mickey "Guitar" Baker - "Worried About You Baby" Set: So long, Roy Gaines, some more Roy Gaines - "Skippy Is a Sissy" Big Mama Thornton - "You Don't Move Me No...


Episode from Aug 11, 2021

Prince Buster - "Too Hot" - FABulous Greatest Hits Little Walter - "I Got To Go" - 7" Muddy Waters - "She's Alright" - More Real Folk Blues Charley Musselwhite - "Strange Land" - Stand Back! Here Comes Charley Musselwhite's South Side Band Lonnie Johnson - "Monkey and the Baboon (pt 1)" - It Feels So Good Lonnie Johnson - "Monkey and the Baboon (pt 2)" - It Feels So Good Luis & the Wildfires - "I'm A Man" - 7" John Lee Hooker - "Slim's Stomp" - I'm A Boogie Man Lightnin' Slim -...


Episode from Aug 4, 2021

The "5" Royales - "I Could Love You" - Soul & Swagger: The Complete "5" Royales 1951-1967 Wynonie Harris - "Down Boy Down" - Rock Mr. Blues Ray Charles - "Jumpin' in the Morning" - The Birth of Soul 1952-1959 Louis Jordan - "Salt Pork, West Virginia" - No Moe! Louis Jordan's Greatest Hits Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five with Lonnie Johnson - "Hotter Than That" - The Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings Louis Armstrong & His Dixieland Seven - "You Don't Learn That in School" - The...


Episode from Jul 28, 2021

Santo & Johnny - "Summertime" Nina Simone - "Work Song (Live)" Bob Dylan - "It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry (Take 8)" [HBD Mike Bloomfield] Junior Kimbrough - "I Feel Alright" [HBD Junior Kimbrough] Slim Harpo - "Shake Your Hips" Snooky Pryor - "Boogie Twist" ZZ Top - "Thunderbird" [RIP Dusty Hill] Lieber and Stoller Big Band - "Hound Dog" Rufus Thomas - "Bear Cat (The Answer to Hound Dog)" Little Esther Phillips - "Hound Dog" Big Mama Thornton - "I Smell a...


Episode from Jul 21, 2021

Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five - "It's a Great, Great Pleasure" Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra - "Ool-Ya-Koo" Spade Cooley & His Orchestra - "Oklahoma Stomp" Howlin' Wolf - "Spoonful" Frank Frost - "My Back Scratcher" Booker T. & The MGs - "Slim Jenkins' Place" Taj Mahal - "Chevrolet" Biz Markie - "Family Tree" Walter Davis - "I Can Tell By the Way You Smell" Rockin' Dupsee - "Run Here To Me Baby" Hop Wilson & His Two Buddies - "Chicken Stuff" Memphis Minnie - "Squat It" Little...


Episode from Jul 14, 2021

Tampa Red - "Keep Jumping" Big Duke Henderson & His Orchestra - "Baby Beat It" Pee Wee Crayton - "Pee Wee's Wild" Cripple Clarence Lofton - "I Don't Know" Bo Carter - "Twist It, Baby" Lloyd Smith's Gut-Bucketeers - "Rub Me Some More" Lonnie Johnson - "Wipe it Off" Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers - "Hipsippy Blues" Nellie Lutcher - "Fine Brown Frame" Buddy & Ella Johnson - "My Old Man" Little Willie John - "My Love Is" Michael Tarbox - "Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?"...