PLAYLIST: Smokestack Lightnin’ Dot Com #0501

Artist/Song/CD/Label

Smokestack Lightnin’s Top 10 Blues CDs for the week of August 7, 2004

#10 The Groove Hogs/Soul Infatuation/Blue Rhythm White Lies/Pixel Max
#9 Ray Charles & BB King/A Sinners Prayer/Genius Loves Company/Concord
#8 Mavis Staples/A Dying Man’s Plea/Have A Little Faith/Alligator
#7 Nick Curran/Leavin’/Player/Blind Pig
#6 W.C. Clark/Ain’t Lost Nothin’/Deep In The Heart/Alligator
#5 Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King/She Can Smell Another Woman/Show Me The Money/Blind Pig
#4 Sam Myers/Let You Slowly Bring me Down/Coming From The Old School/Electro Fi
#3 Etta james/I Got My Mojo Workin’/Blues To The Bone/RCA
#2 Bobby Rush/Everybody Wants To Know/Folk Funk/Deep Rush
#1 Gary U.S. Bonds/I Got Dreams To Remember/Back In 20/MC

Mr. Clapton Meets Mr. Johnson

Robert Johnson/Kind Hearted Woman Blues/King Of The Delta Blues Singers/Columbia
Eric Clapton/Kind Hearted Woman Blues/Me & mr. Johnson/Reprise
Robert Johnson/Little Queen Of Spades/King....
Eric Clapton/Little Queen Of Spades/Me...
Robert Johnson/Stop Breakin’ Down Blues/King...
Eric Clapton/Stop Breakin’ Down Blues/Me...

Stax Blues

Albert King/Angel Of Mercy/We’ll Play The Blues For You./Stax
Otis Spann/Dust My Broom/Windy City Blues/Stax
Little Sonny/Baby What You Want Me To Do/We’ll....
Homesick James/Gotta Move/Windy...
John Lee Hooker/Baby Please Don’t Go/We’ll...

All New Blues

Joe Bonamassa/Reconsider Baby/Had To Cry Today/Premier Artists
Tim Gonzalea/Walkin’ Blues/Straight From The Heart/SVR
Tinsley Ellis/12 Pack Poet/The Hard Way/Telarc

Best Blues From The Recent Past

Snooky Pryor/Keyhole In Your Door/Superharps II/Telarc
Jimmie Vaughan/Dirty Girl/Do You get The Blues?/Artemis
U.P. Wilson/You Say You Love Me/Booting/JSP
Robert Cray/Already Gone/Shoulda Been Home/Ryko


Smokestack Lightnin’s Contribution to Living Blues Magazine’s Radio Chart for July 2004 (Partial)

#25 Tinsley Ellis/Love Bomb/The Hard Way/Telarc
#24 Tony Vega Band/Devil’s Daughter/Tastes Like Love/Blue Texas
#23 Ronnie Earl&Kim Wilson/My Buddy Buddy Friends/Now My Soul/Stony Plain
#22 J.W. Jones Blues Band/Aching Pain/My Kind Of Evil/Northern Blues
#21 Pauline York Blues Band/Keep Loving Me Baby/Muddy Water/Billy Goat
#20 James Cotton&Rory Block/Mississippi Blues/Baby Don’t You Tear My Clothes/Telarc
#19 Tad Robinson/They Say/Did You Ever Wonder?/ Severn
#18 Eric Clapton/Hellhound On My Trail/Me & Mr. Johnson/Reprise
#17 Curtis Salgado/The Sum Of Something/Strong Suspicion/Shanachie
#16 Carrie & Lurrie Bell/Heartaches & Pain/Second Nature/Alligator
#15 Paul Oscher/Standing At The Crossroads/Alone With The Blues/Electro Fi
#14 Deborah Coleman/Undeniable/What About Love?/Telarc
#13 Larry Taylor/Don’t Make Me Pay For His Mistake/They Were In This House/AV
#12 Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers/Pretty Thing/Keepin’ It Real/Blind Pig

All new Acoustic blues

Sue Foley/Bad Luck Woman/Change/Ruf

CLOSE

Bruce Katz/Stovepipe Boogie/A Deeper Blue/Severn