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August 7 | August 14 | August 21 | August 28 | archives | DJ Marilynn spins every Monday, 9:00 a.m.-Noon

August 7

Artist Song Title Album Label
Fontella Bass I Want Everyone To Know Free Varese Sarabande
Otis Redding Try A Little Tenderness    
Ray Charles Let's Go Get Stoned Uh-Huh Direct Source
James Brown Lost Someone I Got You/I Feel Good King
Aretha Franklin Drown In My Own Tears Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings Atlantic
Bobby Blue Bland That Did It Anthology MCA
Etta James Sunday Kind of Love Her Best: Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
Howlin' Wolf Red Rooster H Best: Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
Little Milton Blues In the Night We're Gonna Make It Chess
Eartha Kitt Come Onna My House Eartha Kitt In Person at the Plaza Gnp Crescendo
Koko Taylor Going Back To Iuka An Audience With The Queen Alligator
Nina Simone Feelin' Good    
Little Milton Grits Ain't Groceries Living the Blues Time Life
BB king Paying The Cost to Be the Boss Living the Blues Time Life
Muddy Waters Got My Mojo Working Living the Blues Time Life
John Lee Hooker Boom Boom Living the Blues Time Life
Little Walter My Babe Living the Blues Time Life
Bo Diddley I'm A Man Living the Blues Time Life
Dave Meyers Legs Up You Can't Do That Black Top
Jimmy Rogers All-Stars Sweet Home Chicago Blues Blues Blues Atlantic
Magic Slim & the Teardrops Jealous Black Tornado Blind Pig
Louisiana Guitar Red For You My Love
Your Love
Kansas City
Live at the Blues Bouquet Ocala
BB King The Thrill Is Gone Living the Blues Time Life
Bobby Bland I'm Gonna Cry Anthology MCA
Bill Withers Grandma's Hands Best of Bill Withers  
Al Green For the Good Times   Motown
Otis Redding I've Been Loving You Too Long Best of Otis Redding  
Ike & Tina Turner Use Me    
Manhattans Kiss and Say Good-Bye    
Andre DeShields Viper's Drag Ain' Misbehavin' RCA
Cab Calloway Minnie the Moocher Reefer Songs Mojo
Don Redmond Reefer Man Reefer Songs Mojo
Georgia White The Stuff Is Here Reefer Songs Mojo
Tampa Red's Hokum Jazz Band It's Tight Like That Sissy Man Blues Mojo
Connie McLean's Rhythm Boys Sissy Man Blues Copulatin' Blues Mojo
Al Miller & His Swing Stompers Ain't That A Mess Sissy Man Blues Mojo
Frankie Half-Pint Jaxon and the Harlem Hamfats Wet It! Copulatin' Blues Mojo
Julia Lee The Spinach Song A Proper Introduction to Julia Lee: That's What I Like Proper Introduction
The Swallows It Ain't the Meat Risqué Blues King
Wynonnie Harris I Like My Baby's Puddin' Risqué Blues King
Bull Moose Jackson Big Ten Inch Record Risqué Blues King
Hank Ballard and the Midnighters Work With Me Annie Risqué Blues King
Etta James Roll With Me Henry R&B Dynamite Flair
Fats Noel Ride Daddy Ride Risqué Blues King
Fluffy Hunter Walkin' Blues Risqué Blues King
Vanity Six If A Girl Answers Vanity Six  

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August 14

I'll be doing two interviews: Lu Read and Shelley Mars on the 11th annual SF Drag King Competition and Jennifer Clair on M. Butterfly at TheatreWorks. I'll also be giving away tix.

Artist Song Title Album Label
Pops Staples Black Boy The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles Stax
Sweet Inspirations Sweet Inspirations Sweet Inspirations  
Earl King Those Lonely Lonely Nights Living the Blues: Blues Legends Time Life
Aretha Franklin Evil Gal Blues Unforgettable Sony
Elmore James Dust My Broom Shake Your Money Maker: Best of the Fire Sessions  
Roy Carrier and the Night Rockers Bye Bye Black Girl Twist and Shout  
Bessie Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out Blues Masters Vol. 11: Classic Blues Women  
Johnny Otis Quintette with Little Esther and the Robins Double Crossing Blues Central Avenue Sounds Rhino
Albert King Watermelon Man
Why You So Mean To Me
I Get Evil
Got To Be Some Changes Made
Wednesday Night In San Francisco Stax
Richard Berry Jelly Roll Get Out of the Car Flair
Lonnie Johnson Jelly Roll Bker He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Bobby Blue Bland Jelly Jelly Jelly Turn On Your Love Light MCA
Floyd Dixon Too Much Jelly Roll He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Booker T & the MGs Jelly Bread Soul Dressing Atlantic
Jelly Roll Morton Jelly Roll Blues 1923-1924 Milestone
Bessie Smith Nobody In Town Can Bake a Sweet Jelly Roll Like Mine Sugar In My Bowl Buzzola
John Brim Ice Cream Man Chess Blues Chess
Roosevelt Sykes Ice Cream Freezer Specialty Story Specialty
Hunter and Jenkins Lollypop He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Wynonnie Harris Lollypop Mama Risqué Blues King
Wynonie Harris I Like My Baby's Pudding Risqué Blues King
Little Richard Tutti-Frutti Specialty Story Specialty
Jive Bombers Cherry Cry-Baby MCA
Lil Johnson You Stole My Cherry Copulatin' Blues Mojo
Big Maybelle Candy Blues, Candy & Big Maybelle Savoy
James Brown Licking Stick Star Time Polydor
Jack McDuff Rock Candy Brother Jack McDuff Live Prestige
Isaac Hayes aka Chef Chocolate Salty Balls Sout Park Chef Aid Sony

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August 21

Today I will be interviewing Peter Pitts, co-founder of Center for Medicine in the Public Interest and Senior Vice President for Health Affairs at Manning, Selvage & Lee. Prior to founding CMPI, Peter was a Senior Fellow for healthcare studies at the Pacific Research Institute, a San Francisco based think tank. I also interviewed Beth Wilmurt of "Salome." I'll give tix away.

Artist Song Title Album Label
Aretha Franklin So Swell When You're Well Hey Now Hey Atlantic
Willis Jackson This'll Get To Ya Giants of the Blues and FunkTenor Sax  
James Brown Somebody Done Changed the Locks
Wonder When You're Coming Home
Messing With the Blues  
James Brown Lowdown Popcorn
Fat Bag
Soul Pride  
James Brown Three Hearts In A Tango
I Can't Help It
Love Don't Love Nobody
Lost Someone
Dancin' Little Thing
I Got You
You Got the Power
Night Train
Good Good Lovin
I've Got Money
I Got You (I Feel Good) King
Little Milton I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water
Eight Men, Four Women
Friend of Mine
Bad Luck
You're the One
Loving You (Is the Best Thing That Happened to Me)
Live at Westville Prison Delmark
Bobby Bland

Yield Not to Temptation
That Did It
Dust Got In Daddy's Eyes
St. James Infirmary
Queen for a Day
I Smell Trouble
I Pity the Fool
Honky Tonk*
Ain't It A Good Thing

Anthology/Turn On Your Lovelight MCA
Big Time Sarah long Tall Daddy Wild About that thing.  
Little Esther I'm a Bad Girl
Rubber Biscuit

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August 28

I'll be interviewing Ouibenegroes. I'll be giving away tix to "Salome.". You guys are soooo lucky!

Artist Song Title Album Label
Sonny Boy Williamson Pontiac Blues 15 Down Home Urban Blues Classics Arhoolie
Leadbelly Diggin' My Potatoes Bourgeois Blues Smithsonian Folkways
Big Mama Thornton Bumble Bee 15 Down Home Urban Blues Classics Arhoolie
Leadbelly Fannin Street Bourgeois Blues Smithsonian Folkways
Bo Diddley I'm Lookin' For a Woman His Best Chess
Little Sammy Davis Devil's Train This Is the Blues Harmonica, Vol. 2 Delmark
Cast Hungry Blues Harlem Song Columbia
Chris Thomas King Going Home to Louisiana It's a Cold Ass World--The Beginning Arhoolie
JB Lenoir Eisenhower Blues Chess Blues Classics Chess
Brownie McGhee Betty and Dupree Classic Folk Music Smithsonian Folkways
Snooky Pryor Stop the Train Conductor Harp and Soul Fuel 2000
JB Hutto Dandruff Stompin' at Mother Blues Delmark
Muddy Waters Young Fashioned Ways His Best Chess
Jim Conley and Memphis Slim The Cat Creeps Honkers and Bar Walkers 3 Delmark
Dave Myers Legs Up You Can't Do That Black Top
Eddie Chamblee & the Four Blazes It Ain't Necessarily Blues Honkers and Bar Walkers 3 Delmark
Corey Harris Fish Ain't Bitin' Fish Ain't Bitin' Alligator
Aretha Franklin Running Out of Fools Queen In Waiting Columbia
Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles Spirit In the Dark Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings Atlantic
Ray Charles Makin' Whoopie
The Danger Zone
I Wonder
Birth of the Blues
Graham Central Station I Can't Stand the Rain Ain't No Bout Adoubt It Warner Brothers
Ike & Tina Turner Am I A Fool in Love    
Wild Bill Moore Blues at Dawn Honkers and Bar walkers 3 Delmark
Deborah Coleman Lie No better What About Love  
Floyd Taylor Bar B Q Honkers and Bar Walkers 3 Delmark
Bobby Bland Ain't Doin' Too Bad, Parts 1 & 2    
King Curtis Lazy Mae Dig It  
Otis Taylor Cold At Midnight    
James Brown

Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)
I Got Ants In My Pants

Sharon Jones

What Have You Done For Me Lately
Got A Thing on My Mind


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