PLAYLIST: Smokestack Lightnin' on WUCF, 89.9FM, Orlando, Florida, Feb. 17, 2018, 8pm to Midnight


Opening: Smokestack Lightnin' by The Howlin' Wolf

DJ: Tommy Thompson

Engineer: Tommy Thompson





Smokestack Lightnin's Top Ten New Blues CDs for The Week


#10 Bettye Lavette/Don't Fall Apart On me Tonight/Things Have Changed/Verve

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

#8 Katz Sass/If Heartaches Were Nickles/Just a Matter Of Time/self produced

#7 Samantha Fish/Don't Say You Love Me/Belle of The West/Ruf


#6 Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager/You Got To Move/Rough Cut/Alligator

#5 Larkin Poe/John The Revelator/Peach/Tricki Woo

#4 Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters feat. Diane Blue/Never Gonna Break My Faith/The Luckiest Man/Stony Plain


#3 Corey Dennison Band/Phone Keeps Ringin'/Night After Night/Delmark

#2 Tinsley Ellis/Nothin' But Fine/Winning Hand/Alligator

#1 Sweet Pea Atkinson/Are You Lonely For Me Baby?/Get What You Deserve/Blue Note


Top 10 Close Miss


Johnny Tucker/Why Do You Let me Down So Hard?/Seven Day Blues/Highjohn


Freddy King/Freddy's Midnight Dream/A Bonanza of Instrumentals/P-Vine


End Hour 1


All New This Week


Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa/Sittin' On Top Of The World/Black Coffee

Janiva Magness/Black To Blue/Love Is An Army/Blu Elan

Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion/The Blues and I Should Have a Party/same

Sugar Queen & The Straight Blues Band/Crab Boil/340 Blues/self produced


Mike Mettalia & Midnight Shift/Description Blues/Crescent Moon DeLuxe/Cabernet

Ghost Town Blues Band/I Get High [radio edit]/Backstage Pass/self produced

Peter Karp/The Arson's Match/Blue Flame/Rose Cottage

Laurie Morvan/My Moderation/Gravity/Screaming Lizard


New Blues Chart Movers


Greg Sover/Temptation (Live)/Jubilee/Grounded Soul

Mick Kolassa & Friends feat. Annika Chambers/Fever/Double Standards/Swing Suit

Heather Newman/Burn Me Alive/same/Vizztone

Mark Hummel/Harpoventilating/HardCore Harp/Electro Fi


End Hour 2


AJ Ghent/Wash Ya Hair/The Neo Soul Project/self produced

Chris Smither/Nobody Home/Call Me Luck B-Sides/Signature Sounds

Johnny Fink & The Intrusion/The Fall//JFI/self produced


Tyler Morris Band/Willie The Wimp/Next In Line/Vizztone

Billy Walton Band/Save The Last Dance/Soul Of A Man/Vizztone

Muddy Gurdy/Goin' Down South/Muddy Gurdy/Vizztone

Quinn Sullivan/While My Guitar Gently Weeps/Midnight Highway


New Blues Last Call


James Southwell/Bowning Rain/The Dockside Sessions/self produced

Henrik Freischlader/Parisienne Walkways/Blues For Gary/Cable Car

Terry Robb/Death Letter/Acoustic Blues Trio/Burnside


CLOSE Hour 3


Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers/Five Inch Knife/Spare Keys/White River

Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers/Same Page On Demand/White River


The Best of Smokestack Lightnin'


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

Gary Moore/Jumping at Shadows/Ballads and Blues 1982-94/Virgin 1994

Gina Sicilia/Don't Cry Baby/It Wasn't Real/Swingnation 2013

Harper/As Strange As It Seems/Way Down Deep Inside/On Core 2003


Ray Charles/Midnight Hour/The Birth Of Soul Disc 1/Atlantic 1959

Ruth Brown/Oh, What A Dream/The Best of Ruth Brown/Rhino 1954

Roy Head & The Traits/Treat Her Right/Duke Peacock Greatest Hits/Duke 1965

Rolling Stones/Ventilator Blues/Exile On Main Street/Rolling Stones 1972


Albert Cummings/Barrelhouse Blues/Feel So Good [Live]/Blind Pig 2008

James Cotton Blues Band feat. Lucky Peterson/Cotton Crop Blues/35th Anniversary Jam/Telarc 2002

Stevie Ray Vaughan/VooDoo Chile [Long Version}/Couldn't Stand The Weather/Epic 1984




Melvin Taylor/Blue Moon/Taylor Made/self produced 2013