PLAYLIST: Smokestack Lightnin’ Dot Com #0497

Artist/Song/CD/Label

Smokestack Lightnin’s Top Ten Blues CDs for the week of 7/24/04

#10 Theodis Ealey/All My Baby Left Me.../Stand Up In It!/IFGAM
#9 Charles Wilson/If Heartaches Were Nickles/If Heartaches Were Nickles/Delmark
#8 Nick Curran/She’s Evil/Player/Blind Pig
#7 Sam Myers/Country Boy/Coming From The Old School/Electro Fi
#6 Duke Robillard/T Bone Boogie/Blue Mood/Stony Plain
#5 W.C. Clark/Tip Of The Tongue/Deep In The Heart/Alligator
#4 Smokin Joe Kubek&Bnois King/Burnin’ To The Ground/Show Me The Money/Blind Pig
#3 Gary U.S. Bonds/Every Time I Roll The Dice/Back In 20/M.C.
#2 Etta James/Driving wheel/Blues To The Bone/RCA
#1 Bobby Rush/Ride In My Automobile/Folk Funk/Deep Rush

Featured Artist/Tinsley Ellis (By Request)

Tinsley Ellis/So Many Tears/Fanning The Flames/Alligator
Tinsley Ellis/Early In The Mornin’/Storm Warning/Alligator
Tinsley Ellis/The Last Song/The Hard Way/Telarc

Ray Charles Tribute Part 3 - The Best Jazz & Blues Record Ever Made: “Genius + Soul = Jazz”

Ray Charles/From The Heart/Genius + Soul = Jazz/Impulse
Ray Charles/I’ve Got News For You/same
Ray Charles/Moanin’/same
Ray Charles/One Mint Julip/same
Ray Charles/I’m Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town/same
Ray Charles/The Birth Of The Blues/same

Acoustic Blues

Sue Foley/Hard Working Woman/Change/Ruf
John Kay/Dodgin’ Bullets/Heretics & Privateers/Rainman
Kinzel & Hyde/Muddy Tribute/Oklahoma Credit Card/self
Anders Osborne/Kokomo Blues/Preachin’ The Blues/Telarc

New Blues

Jody Williams/Don’t Get Caught Sleeping In My Bed/You left me In The Dark/Evidence
Deborah Coleman/The River Wild/What About Love?/Telarc
Paul Oscher/Standing At The Crossroads/Alone With The Blues/Electro Fi

Classic Blues - All New Releases

John Lee Hooker/Catfish Blues/Jack O’ Diamonds 1949 Recordings/Eagle
Mississippi John Hurt/Avalon Blues/DC Blues/Fuel 2000
Bukka White/Sic ‘Em Dogs On Me/Big Daddy/Biograph-Shout
Roosevelt Sykes/Winter Time Blues/Chicago Boogie/Delmark
Mississippi Shieks/Your Good Man Caught The Train and Gone/The Best of The Mississippi Shieks

A New Generation Of Great Blues Vocalists

Ellis Hooks/Holding Out My Love/Up Your Mind/Evidence
Ricky Fante/I Let You Go/Rewind/Virgin
Tad Robinson/Dying From The Blues/Did You Ever Wonder/Severn
Curtis Salgado/I’ll Be Back/Strong Suspicion/Shanachie

All New Blues

Ronnie Earl/The Magic Of Sam/Now My Soul/Stony Plain
Pauline York/Muddy Water/Muddy Water/Billy Goat
J.W. Jones & Kim Wilson/Blue Monday/My Kind Of Evil/Northern Blues
Blue Lunch/The Fidget/Big Sound Blues/Wilberts
James Cotton&C.J. Chenier/Rainin’ In My Heart/Baby Don’t You Tear My Clothes/Telarc
Larry Taylor/Last $2/They Were In This House/AV
Sam Taylor/Damn Your Eyes/Sam Taylor/self
Bruce Katz/Blues In D Natural/A Deeper Blue/Severn