PLAYLIST: Smokestack Lightnin' on WUCF, 89.9FM, Orlando, Florida, Dec. 9, 2017, 8pm to Midnight


Opening: Smokestack Lightnin' by John Scooch Cugno

DJ: Tommy Thompson

Engineer: Tommy Thompson





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


#10 Corey Dennison/Phone Keeps Ringin'/Night After Night/Delmark

#9 Jake Kershaw/Never make Your Move Too Soon/Piece of My Mind/self produced

#8 Black Stone Cherry/Champagne & Reefer/Black To Blues/Mascot

#7 Marquise Knox/It's Not Right[radio edit]/Black & Blue/self produced


#6 Travis Moonchild Haddix/Ugliness/See What I Want To See/Wann Sonn

#5 Chris Thomas King/Friday Night Bleu/Hotel Voo Doo/21st Century Blues

#4 Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orch./I Don't Want To Take A Chance/After A While/Blue Dot


#3 Chris Cain/Sittin' Here Wonderin'/Chris Cain/LVF

#2 Dee Dee Bridgewater/Memphis - Yes I/m Ready/same/Okeh

#1 Kim Wilson/Searched All Over/Blues & Boogie Vol. 1/Severn


Top 10 Close Miss


Miss Freddye/A Losing Battle/Lady Of The Blues/MFB


Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers/Not That Kind Of Girl/East West Sessions/Pretty Good For A Girl


End Hour 1


All New Blues This Week


Heather Newman/Burn Me Alive/same/Vizztone

Sweet Pea Atkinson/Are You Lonely For me Baby?/Get What You Deserve/Blue Note

Little G Weevil/Here I Come Knockin'/Somethin' Poppin'/Vizztone

Bette Smith/I Found Love/Jetlagger/Big Legal Mess


Brick Fields/I'll Play The Blues For You/Blues habit/self produced

Mama SpanX/Rocket/State of Groove/Ideal Scene

Steinar Albrightsen/Junior Wells/The Daily Blues/Grammophon

Rae Gordon Band/Aint Gonna Wait/Better Than I Was/self produced


Michael Van Merwyk/Diddlie Boogie/Fight The Darkness/Time Zone

Larkin Poe/Preachin' Blues [son house]/Peach/Tricki Woo

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

Popa Chubby/Shakedown/Two Dogs/PCP

Andrea Marr/Credit/Natural/Only Blues


Stew Cutler/The Grind/Every Sunday Night/COGNA


End Hour 2


Some Christmas Blues


Sonny Rhodes/First Guitar-Texas Christmas/The Essential Sonny Rhodes/Skunk Works

Smoky Greenwell/The Christmas Song/Smokin' Christmas/Greenwell Records

Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orch./White Christmas/single/Blue Dot

Charlie Sayles/The Christmas Blues/A Colorful Christmas/Fetal


Clifford Curry/Christmas Ain't No Time For The Blues/single/self produced

Etta James/Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas/12 Songs of Christmas/Sony BMG

Kilborn Alley Blues Band/Christmas in County/The Tolano Tapes/Run It Back

Billy Flynn/Christmas Blues/Lonesome Highway/Delmark


Ecko's Blues Mix


Quinn Golden/Dance Party/Blues Mix Vol. 24/Ecko

O.B. Buchana/They Were Gone/Blues Mix Vol. 22/Ecko

Val McKnight/I'm A Love Starved Woman/Blues Mix Vol. 20/Ecko




Shuggie Otis/12:15 Slow Goonbash Blues/Shuggie's Boogie/Epic Legacy 1969


The Best of Smokestack Lightnin'


Ash Grunwald/The Devil Called me A Liar/Fish Out Of Water/PID 2008

LaVelle White/Tin Pan Alley/Miss LaVelle/Antones 1994

Lee Gates/Black Lucy Moanin' The Blues/Black Lucy's Deuce/Music Maker 2006

Brandon Santini/No Matter What I Do/Live and Extended/Vizztone 2015


Ray Charles/You Don't Know Me/ Modern Sounds of Country And Western Music/ABC Paramount 1962

Bobby Blue Bland/Georgia On My Mind/Blues and Ballads/MCA 1964

B.B. King/How Blue Can You Get?/Greatest Hits/MCA 1964

Willie Dixon & Koko Taylor/Insane Asylum/Koko Taylor 1965 to 1969/Chess 1968


Denise LaSalle/Smokin' In Bed/same/Malaco 1997

Derek Trucks Band feat. Gregg Allman/Drown In My Own Tears/Soul Serenade/Columbia 2003

Chris Isaak/Nothin's Changed/Heart Shaped World/Reprise 1989




Booker T & The MGs/Mo' Greens/That's The Way It Should Be/Columbia 1994