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This show is Dedicated to the Memory of Fergie: Steve Ferguson, 1948-2009, guitarist extraordinaire and founder of NRBQ, The Midwest Creole Ensemble, etc.
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Artist Track Album / Format Year Comments Approx. start time
Hank Levine Orch / Timothy Leary  Image, Part One / The Psychedelic Experience   Options (MP3) from the Brainen Archive   1961 / 1966    0:00:00 )  
NRBQ  Kentucky Slop Song   Options Ludlow Garage 1970 (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1970 / 2006    0:03:09 )  
NRBQ  Someday Maybe   Options Ludlow Garage 1970 (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1970 / 2006    0:11:53 )  
Steve Ferguson and the Midwest Creole Ensemble  We Be Go   Options Jack Salmon & Derby Sauce (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1992    0:13:13 )  
Carl Perkins & NRBQ  Turn Around   Options Boppin' The Blues (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1970    0:17:56 )  
NRBQ  Ida   Options NRBQ (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1969    0:19:58 )  
Hoopy Ferguson & The Wild Dogs  I Need Good Lovin'   Options (45) from the Brainen Archive   1971  Thanks to Terry Adams  0:21:48 )  
Johnnie Johnson  Fault Line Tremor   Options Johnnie B. Bad (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1991  w/ NRBQ: Fergie & Big Al on guitars,
written by Steve,
produced by Terry 
0:26:38 )  
NRBQ  Sourpuss   Options RC Cola & A Moon Pie (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1974 / 1986  written & sung by Steve, w/ Steve and Big Al on guitars  0:29:51 )  
 
Music behind DJ:
"birds @ 302" 
        0:31:20 )  
Merseybeats USA  Nobody Loves Me that Way   Options (MP3) from the Brainen Archive   1966    0:41:05 )  
NRBQ  Fergie's Prayer   Options NRBQ (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1969    0:42:55 )  
Steve Ferguson and the Midwest Creole Ensemble  Cops & Robbers   Options Mama-U-Seapa (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1996    0:45:13 )  
Carl Perkins & NRBQ  Step Aside   Options Boppin' The Blues (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1970    0:52:49 )  
NRBQ  Down in My Heart   Options Stay With We (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1970  b-side of the above song
King Curtis - Tenor sax 
0:53:56 )  
 
Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's 
        0:56:15 )  
NRBQ  Flat Foot Flewzy   Options NRBQ (w/o Carl Perkins) Boppin' The Blues (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1970    1:07:17 )  
NRBQ  Flat Foot Flewzy   Options Ludlow Garage 1970 (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1970 / 2006    1:11:54 )  
Terry Adams & Steve Ferguson  Ichabod   Options Louisville Sluggers (CD) from the Brainen Archive   2006    1:18:28 )  
Brother Stephen & The Humanitarians  Outer Space Boogie   Options Fun For Fools (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1983    1:21:29 )  
Steve Ferguson & NRBQ  Hey Little Brother   Options Steve Ferguson & The Midwest Creole Ensemble - Mama-U-Seapa (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1996    1:25:31 )  
 
Music behind DJ:
"birds @ 302" 
        1:27:13 )  
Merseybeats USA  Stop Look & Listen   Options (MP3) from the Brainen Archive   1966    1:36:47 )  
Hoopy Ferguson & The Wild Dogs  You Snooze, You Lose   Options (45) from the Brainen Archive   1971  b-side of I Need Good Lovin'  1:39:00 )  
Brother Stephen & The Humanitarians  The Pain From Tenderness   Options Fun For Fools (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1983    1:41:43 )  
NRBQ  Dogwood Winter   Options Stay With We (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1969 / 1993    1:45:52 )  
NRBQ  Wando / Dance With Me   Options Ludlow Garage 1970 (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1970 / 2006    1:47:27 )  
Terry Adams & Steve Ferguson  Knucklehead   Options Louisville Sluggers (CD) from the Brainen Archive   2006    1:49:49 )  
NRBQ  Ain' It Alright   Options Scraps (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1972    1:52:41 )  
 
Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's 
        1:54:21 )  
NRBQ  Mama Get Down Those Rock & Roll Shoes   Options (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1969  Steve's favorite song from the debut NRBQ album  1:59:36 )  


(from the Brainen Archive The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)


Listener comments!

  Sat. 10/10/09 9:04am SmokinJ:

We're ready bb! Good morning!
  Sat. 10/10/09 9:12am david rose:

Keep 'em coming, Bob. Let's remember Steve with a nice tribute.
  Sat. 10/10/09 9:35am annie:

checking in, stayin..... mornin everyone..
  Sat. 10/10/09 9:43am Peter K.:

Beautiful tribute, Bob. It puts that joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart (which I hope you'll be playing later). Fergie lives!
  Sat. 10/10/09 9:46am Peter K.:

Oh, and how about a little "Outer Space Boogie"?
  Sat. 10/10/09 10:07am jamie:

i wonder if you meant "school kids" records, instead of "school boys", in ann arbor. there was definitely a "school kids" records.
  Sat. 10/10/09 10:53am Keith:

Thanks for a wonderful tribute to a wonderful musician.
  Sat. 10/10/09 10:56am another keith:

great show -- i was boogie-ing at my desk all morning.
  Sat. 10/10/09 10:59am SmokinJ:

This adventure was primo bb. Thanks
  Sat. 10/10/09 11:01am another keith:

did captain lou albino manage nrbq at one time or am i making that up in my mind?
  Sat. 10/10/09 11:09am Keith:

Yes - NRBQ were the first musical artists to utilize Lou's talents. There's a great photo of Lou wagging his finger at Albert Grossman during NRBQ's signing to Albert's Bearsville label.
  Sat. 10/10/09 3:28pm P. J. O'Connell:

Thanks Bob. Long live Fergie!
  Sat. 10/10/09 6:48pm Ted Porter:

Wow, never knew all this music coming outa the man. Was a true great and tks for the tribute. I'm gonna shhot off the archive URL to a few folks I know will appreciate it.
  Sun. 10/11/09 12:34am Rebecca:

listening to NRBQ ~ good for my soul tonight - thanks! Although I've seen/heard them many times - I never had a conversation with Steve - sure do wish I had.
  Wed. 10/14/09 3:49pm joe:

Bob.....Just listened to the show (wed. PM)....sad,but what a fitting send off for Ferggie...Thanks as always
  Thu. 10/15/09 2:13pm Rich:

Glad you paid tribute to a great player. When's Terry coming back? Also, when you get around to part 2 of the Fergie Tribute, please play Here Comes the Whistleman from Ludlow Garage. It's Fergie at his Fergiest!
  Thu. 10/15/09 2:50pm Bailey:

Bob,

Thanks for the tribute. Sadly under appreciated in life...Steve's legend will surely grow. RIP
  Fri. 10/16/09 5:53pm Stu B.:

Wonderful Tribute Mr. Brainen , Steve will be missed
  Tue. 6/14/11 9:50pm Cat (Radio Free Americana):

A beautiful tribute to a true original. Thanks, Bob, for this first-rate sampling of and commentary on Fergie's music. And, thanks for keeping the love goin' with all of your stellar Q-centric shows in the Brainen archive. They're simply the best that radio has to offer.
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