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Favoriting June 26, 2007: Honeydripper

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Big Guitars from Texas  Groovus   Favoriting The intro theme tune to this web-only show started midway through; hope you didn't mind 
Tinariwen  Matadjem Yinmixan   Favoriting These Tuareg nomads from North Africa sure can plug in and play; from a great new album-- "Water is Life"-- on World Village, 2007 
Sedo Um Ehl Aida  Ya Moulana   Favoriting Recorded in Mali as part of Le Festival Au Desert in 2003, this group from Mauritania was one of dozens that performed at this amazing event 
Vieux Farka Toure  Sangare   Favoriting Son of Ali Farka Toure-- also on World Village 
Ralph Alessi  Soy Ink   Favoriting Trumpeter Alessi has help here from Don Byron (clarinet), David Gilmore (guitar), Drew Gress (bass) and others 
Don Byron  I'll Follow the Sun   Favoriting Bill Frisell plays guitar on this Lennon/McCartney tune, from DB's 1999 "Romance with the Unseen" on Blue Note 
Traffic  Walking in the Wind   Favoriting Originally on "When the Eagle Flies" (1974), now part of a double-CD of Traffic tunes called "Smiling Phases" on Island 
Ibiza Sound  Ad Lib (Parte 2)   Favoriting The CD is "Andergraun Vibrations-- Spanish Hard Psych & Beyond, 1970-1978" on Hundergum 
Modificacion  Across the Time   Favoriting Despite the title, this is more psychedelic rock from Spain 
Spam All Stars  El Ultimo   Favoriting This Miami-based group likes to mix it up; from their 2000 CD "Pigs in Space" 
Balkan Beat Box  Balcasio   Favoriting Not sure where Spam All Stars ends and Balkan Beat Box begins but it sounds good to me! 
Rabbits & Carrots  Hip City   Favoriting And how about this 1969 Mexican music, from "Soul Latino" on Vampisoul 
Lauren Hooker  You Needn't Call Me   Favoriting Lauren will be around-- check out upcoming gigs in NY & NJ at laurenhooker.com 
Damn Glad  Lighten the Load   Favoriting Jersey City band with a nice sound; see their website: damnglad.com 
Paul Iorio  Pretty Women at the Funeral   Favoriting Paul's debut album is called "About Myself" and was recorded in L.A. in 2005 
Lou Russo  Better Off Dead   Favoriting Longtime friend of the station. I used to see Lou and band decades ago play the bars of Hudson County. 
Greg Englesson  That Last Phone Call   Favoriting aka Mr. E. Lots of nice tunes on his "Demystified" CD; you can email Greg in Woodstock: GE@netstep.net 
Bazza  Savage Season   Favoriting I like this stuff: interesting lyrics, good band, cool album covers. Out of Portland. Oregon. Website: vachss.com 
Wilco  Either Way   Favoriting Nice new CD on Nonesuch: "Sky Blue Sky" 
The Special Pillow  Goodnight Morning, Hello Moon   Favoriting Local band makes good 
Nick Lowe  The Man in Love   Favoriting I didn't realize this was a Charlie Feathers' tune; NL knows how to make that old rockabilly stuff sound fresh 
The Walkabouts  Satisfied Mind   Favoriting From a reissue of their 1993 CD 
Sheb Wooley  Blue Guitar   Favoriting Of "Purple People Eater" fame, from the "Roots of Elvis" CD on Rev-Ola 
Ivory Joe Hunter  I Almost Lost My Mind   Favoriting Elvis listened to this one too 
Bobby Blue Bland  Lovin' Blues   Favoriting Deep South BBB, on "The Earls of Duke" (Rev-Ola, 2007) 
Joe Liggins  Honeydripper   Favoriting A 2-for-1 Honeydripper, Parts 1 & 2 combined. This was a huge hit, sold a million records in 1945-46-- and it still sounds great 
Eddie Shaw  Chicago Man   Favoriting Shaw heads the house band for the new John Sayles movie--"Honeydripper"-- and he still blows a mean sax, as this cool instrumental shows 
Eddie Shaw  Blues at the Crossroads   Favoriting In 1992, he recorded "In the Land of the Crossroads" for Rooster Blues in Clarksdale, Mississippi 
Little Willie John  I Need Your Love So Bad   Favoriting What a voice! Although he died in prison in 1968-- he killed a man in a bar fight-- his music lives on. His older sister Mabel is in the Honeydripper band 
Wynonie Harris  Good Rockin' Tonight   Favoriting This was a smash R&B hit in 1948, with Hal Cornbread Singer playing sax. A hot number 
Joe Ely  Good Rockin' Tonight   Favoriting Joe Ely's version is even hotter, a rock & rock powerhouse-- from "Musta Notta Gotta Lotta" (SouthCoast Records, 1981) 
Mahalia Jackson  Move On Up A LIttle Higher   Favoriting Can a gospel tune be a hit? This 1963 song sure has all the makings! 
Six Pack  There Was A Time   Favoriting From "Good God! James Brown Covers from the 60s & 70s" 
The Dave Pike Set  I Got the Feelin'   Favoriting More JB style funk 
OFS Unlimited  Mr. Kidneys   Favoriting Mr. Kidneys?! I guess that's why they call it "Eccentric Soul: The Prix Label" 
Mardigras.bb  Junge Telegraph   Favoriting Great stuff out of Frankfurt, Germany; the CD is "Alligatorsoup" (Hazlewood Music) 
Jose Roberto  Crioula Multicolorida   Favoriting From "Brazilian Beats Brooklyn" on Mr. Bongo 
Erasmo Carlos  Jeep   Favoriting More Brooklyn Brazilian Beats 
Rockin' Dopsie  My Baby She's Gone`   Favoriting My favorite Dopsie album is "Hold On!" on Sonet Records out of London in 1979 
[from "Gypsy Caravan"]  Smoking Bass   Favoriting Super soundtrack on World Village from new movie 
Esma's Ensemble Teodosievski  Romano Horo   Favoriting According to the Liner Notes, Esma Redzepova, from Macedonia, has been performing for more than 40 years and is the musical "Queen of the Gypsies." 
[from "Gypsy Caravan"]  Spoons   Favoriting Food and music go hand in hand 
Taraf de Hajouks  Carolina   Favoriting This group from Macedonia is the best known of the Gypsy bands 
Fred Anderson & Hamid Drake  Planet E   Favoriting These two Chicago guys have been playing together for decades; Allmusic says their new CD-- "From the River to the Ocean"-- "is not only among Anderson's finest albums to date, it has to be among the top jazz albums of 2007." 

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