PLAYLIST: Smokestack Lightnin' on WUCF, 89.9FM, Orlando, Florida, May 26, 2018, 8pm to Midnight Opening: Smokestack Lightnin' by Govt Mule DJ: Rob McKinney Engineer: Tommy Thompson Show#1265(SMOKE_052618)


Smokestack Lightnin's Top25 New Blues CDs for May 2018

#25 Mud Morganfield/Howlin' Wolf/They Call Me Mud/Severn

#24 Dave Hole/Back Door Man/Goin' Back Down/Black Cat

#23 Johnny Fink & The Intrusions/Go Away/JFI

#22 Marcia Ball/Shine Bright/Shine Bright/Alligator

#21 Dana Fuchs/Sedative/Love Lives On/Get Along

#20 Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps/The Day The Blues Came To Call/Here In Babylon/Jesi Lu

#19 Nathaniel Rateliff & The Cold Sweats/Coolin' It/Tearin' at the Seams/Stax

#18 Lance Lopez/Mr. Lucky/Tell The Truth/Provogue

#17 Victor Wainwright & The Train/Money/Victor Wainwright & The Train/Ruf

#16 Laurie Morvan/Gravity/Gravity/Screamin' Lizard

#15 The Reverend Shawn Amos/The Jean Genie/...Breaks It Down/PUT Together

Sterling Ball et al/Baby Please Don't Go/Mutual Admiration Society/Favored Nation

Sterling Ball et al/Checkin' Up On My Baby/Mutual Admiration Society/Favored Nation

End Hour 1

#14 Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa/Why Don't You Di Right?/Black Coffee/J&R Adventures

#13 Little Boys Blue feat Kid Memphis//Might as Well/Hard Blue Space/Vizztone

#12 Ally Venable/Sleeping Through The Storm/Puppet Show/Connor Ray

#11 Too Slim & The Taildraggers/Time Has Come Today/High Desert Heat/Vizztone

#10 Nick Moss Band feat Dennis Gruenling/High Cost of Low Living/same/Alligator

#9 BB & The Blues Shacks/Lay Some Shuffle Down/Reservation Blues/Rhythm Bomb

#8 Johnny Tucker/Why Do You Let Me Down So Hard?/Seven Day Blues/Highjohn

#7 Danielle Nicole & Kenny Wayne Shepherd/Save me/Cry No More/Concord

#6 Kid Ramos/West Side Bumpin'/Old School//Rip Cat

#5 Wentus Blues Band/Fixin' To Die/Throwback/Ramasound

#4 Paul Barry & Willie Walker/Spoonful

End Hour #2

#3 Jimmie Vaughan Trio/ St. James Infirmary /Live at C-Boys/Last Music Co.

#2 James Harman/The Fruit of the Poisoned Tree[radio edit]/Fineprint/Electro Fi

#1 Rockwell Avenue Blues Band/Back To Chicago/Back To Chicago//Delmark


Top 25 Close Misses

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite/The Bottle Wins Again /No Mercy In This Land/ANTI

David Vest/Renoviction Man/David Vest/Cordova Bay

Freddie Pate/Nothin' Takes The Place of You/I Got The Blues/self produced

One Shot Johnny/I Wonder/Times Like These/self produced

John Clifton/Still A Fool/Nightlife/Rip Cat

Artur Menezes/Any Day Any Time/Keep Pushing/self produced

Mike Zito/Old Black Graveyard/First Class Life/Ruf

CLOSE Hour 3

Yuri Apsy/Magic Blues/Nothin' But The Blues/self produced

The Best of Smokestack Lightnin'

Albert Collins-Johnny Copeland-Robert Cray/The Moon is Full/Alligator 1985

Ronnie Baker Brooks & Lonnie Brooks/Twine Time/Times Have Changed/Provogue  2017

Rory Block/Low Down Dirty Dog Blues/Blues Walkin' Like A Man/Stony Plain 2008

Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King/Big Money Sonny/Road Dog's Life Delta groove 2013

O.V. Wright/A Nickel & A Nail/A Nickel & a Nail/Back Beat 1971

Dorothy Moore/Misty Blue/Mist Blue & Other Greatest Hits/Malaco 1972

Denise LaSalle/Trapped By A Thing Called/1971 Billboard Top 100/Billboard 1971

Muddy Waters/Key To The Highway/The London Muddy Waters Sessions/Chess 1972

The Black Keys/I Got Mine/Attack & Release/Nonesuch 2008

Geoffrey McBride/If It Wasn't For The heartbreak/same/Blues Destin 2008

Crystal Taliefero/Dude Looks Like A Lady/Sweet Emotion: Songs of Aerosmith/HOB 2001

Curtis Salgado/Love Man/Soul Shot/Alligator 2012

Ruthie Foster/Set Fire To The Rain/Let it Burn 2011



Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers/West Coast Midnight Blues/Keepin' it Real/Blind Pig 2004