Smokestack Lightnin'
Program # 0313
Recording Date 06-07-99
Synopsis: This special 5 hour edition of Smokestack Lightnin' features a 100 minute tribute to
all 18 W.C. Handy Award winners. There's also brand new music from Robert Cray, Little Al Thomas,
Larry McCray, U.P. Wilson, Steve Guyger, Taj Mahal,Savoy Brown, Greg Serrato, Gashouse Dave & The
Hardtails, Paul Brasch, Terrance Simien, Johnnie Marshall, Tyrone Davis and Keisha Brown. Special
features this week are new re-releases from Earl Hooker, Bobby Blue Bland and B.B. King. The show
concludes with a blockbuster tribute to Jimi Hendrix.
PLAYLIST:
Artist/Song/CD/Label
A Tribute to all 18 Handy Award Winners
SET 1
Keb Mo/Soon As I Get Paid/Slow Down/Okeh
BB King/Blues Man/Blues On The Bayou/MCA
Susan Tedeschi/It Hurt So Bad/Just Won't Burn/Tone Cool
Etta James/Here I Am, Come And Take Me/Life Love & The Blues/Private Music
SET 2
Bobby Bland/The Truth Will Set You Free/Memphis Monday Morning/Malaco
Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers/Strat-o-spheric/Here & Now/Tone Cool
Koko Taylor/Mother Nature/Force Of Nature/Alligator
Robert Lockwood Jr./Take A Little Walk With Me/I Got To Find Me A Woman/Verve
Set 3
W.C. Clark/Rough Edges/Texas Soul/Black Top
Ronnie Earl/Hippology/The Colour Of Love/Verve
Charlie Musselwhite/Movin & Groovin/In My Time/Alligator
Pinetop Perkins/How Long How Long Blues/Born In The Delta/Telarc
Set 4
Willie Kent/Help Me Make It/Make Room For The Blues/Delmark
Willie Big Eyes Smith w/ The Muddy Waters tribute Band/Clouds In My Heart/You're Gonna Miss me/Telarc
Clarence Gatemouth Brown/Mean & Evil/Long Way Home/Verve
Set 5
Peter Green/I Believe I'll Dust My Broom/The Robert Johnson Songbook/Artisan
Rory Block/Bo Wevil Blues/Confessions Of A Blues Singer/Rounder
Luther Allison/Stay With Me/Hand Me Down My Moonshine/Ruf
Set 6 (New Blues Debuting This week)
Robert Cray/Love Gone To Waste/Take Your Shoes Off/Ryko
Little Al Thomas/Memphis Girl/South Side Story/Cannonball
Larry McCray/Miss You/The Songs Of Eric Clapton/HouseofBlues
U.P. Wilson/Made Up My Mind/Booting/JSP
Steve Guyger/I Thought I Heard/Past Life Blues/Severn
Taj Mahal/Don't Call Us/Blue Light Boogie/PrivateMusic
Set 7 (All New Blues Rock)
Savoy Brown/Goin Down To Mobile/The Blues Keep Me Hangin On/Mystic Music
Greg Serrato/Val/Holey Smokes/J-Bird
Gashouse Dave & The Hardtails/Playing With A Broken Heart/Hollywood After Dark/Terra Nova
Big Dave & The Ultrasonics/I Hear Your Voice/Big Dave & The Ultrasonics/Burnside
Set 8 (Earl Hooker)
Earl Hooker/You Shook Me/Earl Hooker-Simply The Best/MCA
/Messin Around With The Blues/
/When I Was Drinkin/
/Hookin'/
Set 9(New Acoustic/New Zydeco)
R.L. Burnside/Come On In/Come On In/Fat Possom
Paul Brasch/Sittin In My Kitchen/Find My Way/Burnside
Cephas & Wiggins/Worried Life Blues/Homemade/Alligator
Terrance Simien/All Her Lovin/Positively Beadhead/Tone Cool
Chris Ardoin & Double Clutchin/Talk Talk/Turn The Page/Rounder
Beau Jocque/Rock Me Baby/Zydeco Giant/Mardi Gras
Set 10 (All New Blues)
Johnnie Marshall/Heart Of Gold/With All My Heart/JSP
Joe Louis Walker/Repay My Love/ Preacher & The President/Verve
Ruth Brown/Cabbage Head/A Good Day For The Blues/Bullseye
Set 11 ( Bobby Blue Bland)
Bobby Bland/Aint Nothin You Can Do/Blues & Ballads/MCA
/Georgia On My Mind/
/I've Got To Use My Imagination/
/Its All In The Game/
Set 12 ( Best of the New Soul/Blues)
Tyrone Davis/Call Tyrone/Call Tyrone/Malaco
Keisha Brown/Some Bridges Need Burning/The Keisha Brown Collection/Malaco
Mighty Sam McClain/Too Proud/Soul Survivor/Audioquest
Little Milton/A Rainy Night in Georgia/For Real/Malaco
Set 13 (The very Best New Blues)
Melvin Taylor/Floodin In California/Dirty Pool/Evidence
Jimmy D. Lane/Hey Little Girl/Legacy/Acoustech
Tail Dragger/Bertha/American People/Delmark
Chris Thomas King/Alive/Red Mud/Black Top
Clarence Brewer/Devil's Den/King Clarenz/HMG
Set 14 (BB KIng-Live In Japan)
BB King/Chains & Things/Live In Japan/MCA
/Sweet Sixteen/
/Hummingbird/
Set 15 (A Tribute to Jimi)
Jimmy Thackery/Still Rainin Still Dreamin/Switching Gears/Blind Pig
Guitar Shorty/Hey Joe/Roll Over Baby/Black Top
Jimi Hendrix/Love Or Confusion/Are You Experienced?/Polydor(vintage Vinyl)
Jimi Hendrix/I Don't Live Today/Are You Experienced?/Polydor(vintage Vinyl)