PLAYLIST: Smokestack Lightnin’ on WUCF, 89.9FM, Orlando, Florida, 1/15/05 8pm-11pm


Smokestack Lightnin’s Top 65 Blues CDs for 2004, Part 2, (#34 - #1)

#34 Forrest McDonald Band/Goin’ Back To Memphis/Colorblind/World Talent
#33 Sue Foley/Goin’ Down The Road Again/Changes/Ruf
#32 Joe Bonamassa/When The Sun Goes Down/Had To Cry Today/Premier Artist
#31 Susan Tedeschi/Alone/Wait For Me/Tone Cool
#30 Willie Big Eyes Smith/Goin’ Away Baby/Bluesin’ It/Electro Fi
#29 Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers/Pretty Thing/Keepin’ It Real/Blind Pig
#28 Theodis Ealey/Baby You’ve Got What It Takes/Stand On In It/IFGAM
#27 Leo Key/Changes We All Go Through/Unlocked/self
#26 Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers/Send You Back To Georgia/Release The Hound/Alligator
#25 Wayne Baker Brooks/Nu Kinda Blues/Mystery/Blues Island
#24 Charles Wilson/If Heartaches Were Nickles/If Heartaches Were Nickles/Delmark
#23 W.C Clark/You Left The Water Running/Deep In The Heart/Alligator
#22 Aerosmith/I’m Ready/Honkin’ On Bobo/Columbia
#21 Nick Curran & The Nitelifes/She’s Evil/Player!/Blind Pig
#20 Chris Thomas King/Wicked/Why My Guitar Screams & Moans/21st. Century Blues
#19 Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King/My Heart’s In Texas/Show Me The Money/Blind Pig
#18 Jimmy D. Lane/Half Love/Its Timw APO
#17 Gary U.S. Bonds/Nothin’ But Blue/Back In 20/MC
#16 Mavis Staples/I Still Believe In You/Have A Little Faith/Alligator
#15 Etta James/Don’t Start Me Talkin’/Blues To The Bone/RCA
#14 Keb Mo/Prosperity Blues/Keep It Simple/Okeh
#13 E.G. Kight/Ain’t Got Nothin’ But The Blues/Takin’ It Easy/Blue South
#12 Carey Bell & Lurrie Bell/Five Long Years/Second Nature/Alligator
#11 Johnny Dyer & Mark Hummel/40 Days & 40 Nights/Rolling Fork Revisited
#10 Ray Charles & BB King/Sinners Prayer/Genius Loves Company/Concord
#9 The Groove Hogs/Soul Infatuation/Blue Rhythm White Lies/Pixel Max
#8 Eric Clapton/Stop Breakin’ Down Blues/Me & Mr. Johnson/Reprise
#7 The Mannish Boys/The Eagle Is Back/That Represent Man/Delta Groove
#6 Ellis Hooks/Slide The Gun/Uncomplicated/Artemis
#5 Nora Jean Bruso/ Goin’ Back To Mississippi/Goin’ Back To Mississippi/Severn
#4 Bobby Rush/Chicken Heads Revisited/Folk Funk/Deep Rush
#3 Duke Robillard/T Bone Shuffle/Blue Mood/Stony Plain
#2 Guitar Shorty/Right Tool For The Job/Watch Your Back/Alligator
#1 Michael Powers/Successful Son/Onyx Root/Baryon

More of The Best Historical Releases of 2004

John Lee Hooker/Trouble In Mind/Jack O’ Diamonds-The 1949 Recordings/Eagle
The Mississippi Shieks/Sittin’ On Top Of The World/Best Of The Mississippi Shieks/Columbia
Lightnin’ Hopkins/Baby Please Don’t Go/The Best Of Lightnin’ Hopkins/Bluesville
Sister Rosetta Tharpe/Down By The Riverside/Sing Sister Sing/Fuel 2000
Junior Wells/Cut That Out/The United Records Story/Delmark
Son House/Death letter/Warming By The Devil’s Fire/Sony