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SYNOPSIS: This 5 hour edition of Smokestack Lightnin' begins as usual with our Top 5
tunes in the Blues for this week, plus brand new releases from Troy Turner, Alvon, Odetta,
Little Milton, Blue Chamber, Kenny Traylor, The Radiotones, Jimmy Johnson, Marty Grebb, Holland
K. Smith, Ola Dixon, Jimmy Carslake, The Janiva Magness Band, One Eyed Cat, and Gwen Ashton.
Other brand new releases receiving airplay this week are "Chicago Ain't Nothin' But A Blues Band"
on Delmark Records, a superb 3 CD collection entitled "Living Country Blues-An Anthology" on
Evidence Records, and "Whole Lotta Blues-The Songs of Led Zeppelin" on House of Blues Records.
We close this weeks show with a tribute to recently deceased Zydeco great, Beau Jocque, and
our fifth essential CD of the Blues, "Deguello" by ZZ Top.


SET #1 ( The Top 5 songs in the Blues according to Smokestack Lightnin')
#1 Murali Coryell/All Your Love/2120/CZYZ
#2 Scott Holt/Crosstown Traffic/Dark Of The Night/Mystic Music
#3 Grady Champion/Good As New/Payin' For My Sins/Shanachie
#4 Walter Wolfman Washington/Blues Has Got To Go/Blue Moon Risin'/Arteller
#5 Mojo Buford/Big Leg Woman/Champagne & Reefer/Fedora

SET #2 (Brand New Blues This Week)
Troy Turner/Lonely Cafe/Blues On My Back/Telarc
Alvon/Hoochie Coochie Man/Alvon/self
Odetta/Trouble Everywhere/Blues Everywhere I Go/MC
Little Milton-Govt. Mule/I Can't Quit You Baby/Welcome To Little Milton/Malaco

Set #3 ( Brand New Blues This Week )
Blue Chamber/Reap What You Sow/Arms Of The Blues/Cannonball
Kenny Traylor/Third Time Wrong/Somethings Gotta Change/Topcat

Set#4 ( Brand New Blues This Week )
The Radiotones/Where Were You/Gravel Road/Buzz
Jimmy Johnson/Can't Go No Further/North South/Delmark
Marty Grebb/Hen House/Smooth Sailin'/Telarc
Holland K. Smith/Little Boy Blues/Walkin' Heart Attack

SET#5 ( Brand New Blues This Week )
Ola Dixon/One More Chance/Labor Of LOve/Severn
Jimmy Carslake/Love's A Hurtin' Thing/Blues On The Rocks/Lakestreet
The Janiva Magness Band/What's the Matter With The Mill/My Bad Luck Soul/Blues Leaf

SET #6 (New Blues Rock )
One Eyed Cat/Pretty Thing/Nasty Snake/self
Gwyn Ashton/Someone Like You/Feel The Heat/Riverside
Mudpuppy/Thank You/One Night Only/Venture
The Alligators/Dark Dark Side/Take The Bait/Venture
Eric Culberson/Broken Family Blues/No Rules To The Game/Kingsnake

SET #7 (More of The Songs Of......)
Alvin Youngblood Hart/Heartbreaker/Whole Lotta Blues-The Songs Of Led Zeppelin/HouseofBlues
Isaac Hayes/Lay Lady Lay/Tangled Up In The Blues-The Songs Of Bob Dylan/HouseofBlues
Otis Rush/Old Love/Blues Power/The Song Of Eric Clapton/HouseofBlues
Kenny Neal/Bring It On Home/The Songs Of Willie Dixon/Telarc

SET #8 (Blues Classics from Atomic H Records)
Sunnyland Slim/Recession Blues/Chicago Ain't Nothin' But A Blues Band/Delmark-Atomic H
Eddy Clearwater/I Don't Know Why/
Morris Pejoe/Let's Get High/
unknown(maybe Magic Sam)/Why Do We Have To Part/

SET #9 ( The Best Of The New Blues )
Lil Buck Sinegal/Standing In The Rain/The Buck Starts Here/Nyno
Joe Louis Walker/I'm Not Messin' Around/Preacher & The President/Verve
The Fat City Blues Band/Still I'm Satisfied/Cool Shooz/Reet
Clarence Gatemouth Brown/Midnight Hour/Gate Swings/Verve

SET #10 (The Best Of The New Blues)
Jimmy Johnson/Roots Of All Evil/Every Road Ends Somewhere/Ruf
The Willie Lomax Blues Revue/For Better Or Worse/Ribs Are Ready/Big Boss
Mississippi Heat/One More Chance/Handyman/Van Der Linden
Sean Costello/Blues Para Mi Angelita/Call The Cops/Blue Wave

SET #11 ( Living Country Blues )
Lonnie Pitchford/Shake Your Moneymaker/Living Country Blues-An Anthology/Evidence
Boyd Rivers/You Gonna Take Sick and Die/
Boogie Bill Webb/Big Road Blues/

SET #12 (The Best New Blues)
Curtis Salgado/I Want everyone To Know/Wiggle Outa This/Shanachie
Taj Mahal/Feets Don't Fail Me Now/Blue Light Boogie/Private Music
Jimmy Nalls/I Got The Fever/Ain't No Stranger/MRL
Junior Markham/Love Is A Battlefield/Wound Up Tight/Kingsnake
Luther Allison/All The Kings Horses/Luther Allison Live in Chicago/Alligator

SET #13 (A Tribute To Beau Jocque)
Beau Jocque/Keep A Knockin'/Check It Out, Lock It In, Crank It Up!/Rounder
/Rock Me Baby/Zydeco Giant/Mardi Gras
/Goin' To The Country/Check It Out....../Rounder

SET #14 (Essential Blues CD #5)
ZZ Top/I Thank You/Deguello/Warner
/Dust My Broom/
/A Fool For Your Stockings/
/Cheap Sunglasses/

SET #15 ( The Very Best New Blues )
Louisianna Red/Too Poor To Die/Millenium Blues/Earwig
R. L. Burnside-Bob Corritore/Goin' Down South/All Star Blues Sessions/HMG
Little Al Thomas/Rollin and Tumblin/South Side Story/Cannonball
Kelly Joe Phelps/Train Carried My Girl From Town/Shine Eyed Mr. Zen/Rykodisc