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June 4 | June 11 | June 18 | June 25 | archives | DJ Marilynn spins every Monday, 9:00 a.m.-Noon

June 4

Artist Song Title Album Label
Bert Logan Don't You Want To Be A Member The Sound of the Delta Testament
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Rollin' And Tumblin' Alone and Acoustic Alligator
Byther Smith Hold That Train Conductor Hold That Train Delmark
Hubert Sumlin Come Home Baby About Them Shoes Tone-Cool Records
Jimmy Johnson A Woman Ain't Supposed to be Hard North//South Delmark
Ruth Brown A Lover Is Forever A Good Day for the Blues Bullseye
Etta James I'd Rather Go Blind Live from San Francisco On the Spot
Amy Winehouse Me & Mr. Jones Back to Black  
Big Mama Thornton Swing It On Home In Europe Arhoolie
Shemekia Copeland My Turn Baby** Turn Up the Heat Alligator
Koko Taylor Blues Hotel Royal Blue Alligator
Irma Thomas I Needed Somebody Live! Simply the Best Rounder
Otis Redding These Arms of Mine
I've Been Loving You Too Long
Pain in My Heart
Mr. Pitiful
My Lover's Prayer
The Best of Otis Redding  
Little Willie John All Around the World
Leave My Kitten Alone
All 15 Of His Chart Hits 1953-1962  
Jackie Wilson Doggin' Around Mr. Excitement! Rhino
Blind Willie McTell Three Women Blues Statesboro Blues Arista
Jimmy Dawkins Peeper's Music Hot Wire '81 Evidence
Eddie Taylor Sittin' Here Thinkin' I Feel So Bad Hightone
Curtis Johnson Lonesome Bedroom Blues Blues From Up the Country Delmark
Willie Kent I Wonder Why Clark Street Ramblers Blue Chicago
Big Bill Broonzy Going to Chicago Black, Brown & White Evidence
Otis Taylor They Don't Want Me When Negroes Walked the Earth Shoelace Records
big Bones   So Low Bone A Fide
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Cut That Line Dap Dippin' Daptone Records
Sweet Inspirations Blues Stay Away From Me Best of the Sweet Inspirations  
Javon Jaxon Featuring Cassandra Wilson Country Girl The Last Time I Committed Suicide  
Cassandra Wilson Death Letter Ken Burns Jazz  
Jive Bombers Cherry Cry-Baby  
Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band Cherchez La Femme Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band  
Nina Simone Children Go Where I Send You The Amazing Nina Simone  
Aretha Franklin God Bless the Child The Queen In Waiting  
OutKast Idlewild Blue Idlewild  
Pee Wee Crayton Blues After Hours Central Avenue Sounds [box] Rhino
Sharps and Flats I Knew He Would He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo

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June 11

Artist Song Title Album Label
Peppermint Harris Penthouse in the Ghetto Texas on My Mind Collectables
John Lee Hooker Jr. Goin' Down to Baghdad Blues with a Vengeance Kent Records
John Lee Hooker I'll Never Get out of These Blues Alive Alone Blues Alliance
Zakiya Hooker Mean Mean World Mean Mean World Silvertone Records
Big Al Dupree Juice Head Baby Big Al Dupree Swings the Blues Dallas Blues Society
Johnny Dyer Overdose of Love Jukin' Blind Pig
Fillmore Slim Vegetable Man The Legend of Fillmore Slim Mountain Top
Bobbie Webb Good Morning Heartache October 1993 Sessions  
Katie Webster It's Mighty Hard No Foolin' Alligator
WC Clark Someday Lover's Plea Black Top
Elmore James The Sun Is Shining Chess Blues [box] Chess
Detroit Jr. Too Poor Chess Blues [box] Chess
Memphis Slim Blues with a Feeling Chess Blues [box] Chess
Walter Horton Good Moanin' Blues Chess Blues [box] Chess
Willie Mabon I'm Mad Chess Blues [box] Chess
Clarence Samuels Lollypop Mama Chess Blues [box] Chess
John Shines Joliet Blues Chess Blues [box] Chess
Little Walter Mother Earth Chess Blues [box] Chess
Little Walter My Babe Chess Blues [box] Chess
Muddy Waters That's Why I Don't Mind Chess Blues [box] Chess
Sunnyland Slim Rock Little Daddy (feat. Eunice Davis) Decoration Day Evidence
Karen Carroll Neked J Blues***
How Blue Can You Get
Talk to the Hand Delmark
Deborah Coleman Another Hoping Fool A Soft Place to Fall Blind Pig
Joan Armatrading Liza Into the Blues 429 Records
Ruth Brown Cabbage Head A Good Day for the Blues Bullseye
Lurie Bell If I Had A Hammer Blues Had A Baby Delmark
Otis Spann I Got A Feeling Blues Around the World Putumayo
James Cotton Muleskinner Blues Baby Don't You Tear My Clothes Telarc
Etta James W.O.M.A.N R&B Dynamite Flair
Amy Winehouse Me & Mr. Jones Back to Black  
Big Maybelle A Good Man Is Hard to Find Blues, Candy & Big Maybelle Savoy
Nell Carter & Armelia McQueen Find Out What They Like Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Christina Aguilara Nasty Naughty Boy Back to Basics  
Graham Central Station I Can't Stand the Rain Ain't No Bout Adoubt It Warner Brothers
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings My Man Is A Mean Man Naturally Daptone Records
Ike & Tina Turner The Wedding/Please Please Please Live!!!!! King

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June 18

Artist Song Title Album Label
Long John Hunter Ride With Me Ride With Me Alligator
Joe Williams Tell Me Where To Scratch
Medley: All Blues/Goin' To Chicago Blues/CC Rider
Joe Williams Live Fantasy
James Moody That Man O' Mine (feat. Iona Wade) Moody's Mood for Blues Prestige
Amy Winehouse Me & Mr. Jones Back To Black Universal Republic
Richard Berry Jelly Roll Get Out of the Car Flair
Big Maybelle Candy Blues, Candy, & Big Maybelle Savoy
James Brown Prisoner of Love Star Time Polydor
Etta James I Want To Be Loved These Foolish Things Chess
Amy Winehouse Wake Up Alone Back To Black Universal Republic
Aretha Franklin Running Out of Fools The Queen In Waiting Columbia
Bobby Bland I Pity the Fool Anthology MCA
Pops Staples Downward Road Father Father  
Ike & Tina Turner Revue A Fool In Love Live  
Sam Cooke Bring It On Home To Me The Man, The Music Rhino
Bettye Lavette Only Time Will Tell I've Got My Own Hell To Raise Anti, Inc.
Graham Central Station Ghetto Graham Central Station Warner Brothers
Tyrone Davis Can I Change My Mind
Is It Something You Got
Bobby Bland St. James Infirmary
The Greatest
ZZ Hill You Were Wrong
You Don't Love Me
Sugar Pie DeSanto

Baby It Ain't Right*
Slip-In Mules

Clifton Chenier Brown Skinned Woman Clifton Chenier Sings the Blues Arhoolie
Johnny Copeland Every Dog's Got His Day Catch Up With the Blues Gitanes
Trudy Lynn Trudy Sings the Blues Trudy Sings the Blues Ichiban
Denise LaSalle Caught In Your Own Mess Hittin' Where It Hurts Malaco
Julius Lester Cockroach Blues Julius Lester Vanguard
Willis Jackson This'll Get To Ya Giants of the Blues & Funk Tenor Sax Prestige
Julius Lester Pine Bluff Freight Train Blues Julius Lester Vanguard
Joe Louis Hill Gotta Let You Go*
Boogie In the Park
Lowdown Memphis Harmonica Jam 1950-1955 Nighthawk
Little alter & Baby Face Leroy Bad Acting Woman The Blues World of Little Walter Delmark
JB Lenoir I Wanna Play A Little While The Blues World of Little Walter Delmark
Willie Nix Seems Like A Million Years Lowdown Memphis Harmonica Jam 1950-1955 Nighthawk
Richard Berry There Will Be No Next Time Get Out of the Car Flair
Willie Mabon I Don't Know Atlantic Blues: Piano Atlantic
Floyd Dixon Hey Bartender Atlantic Blues: Piano Atlantic
The Chips Rubber Biscuit Cry Baby [soundtrack]  
Helen Humes They Raided the Joint Outside the Law Buzzola
Ray Charles I've Got News For You Genius + Soul = Jazz  
Golden Gate Quartet Atom & Evil Like An Bomb: Apocalyptic Songs from the Cold War Era Buzzola

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June 25

Artist Song Title Album Label
Bill Sims I Want To See You Again Bill Sims PBS Records
Roy Hargrove Blues for Booty Greens The Vibe BMG
Stanley Turrentine Lonely Avenue The Common Touch Blue Note
Ray Charles Danger Zone Uh Huh: His Greatest Hits Direct Source
Koko Taylor Can't Let Go Jump for Joy Alligator
Cassandra Wilson Death Letter Ken Burns Jazz [box]  
Grady Tate Naughty Number Nine Multiplication Rock Rhino
Lou Rawls I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water
Tobacco Road
The Legendary Lou Rawls Blue Note
Aretha Franklin Ain't Nobody Gonna Turn Me Around Queen of Soul [box] Atlantic
Bobby Blue Bland Dust Got In Daddy's Eyes Turn on Your Lovelight MCA
Bobby Blue Bland I Smell Trouble Anthology MCA
John Lee Hooker Too Much Boogie He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Brooke Benton & Dinah Washington Baby, You've Got What It Takes    
Christina Aguilera Nasty Naughty Boy Back To Basics RCA
Eartha Kitt Champagne Taste Eartha Kitt In Person at the Plaza Crescendo
Etta James I Just Want To Make Love to You Live from San Francisco On the Spot
Koko Taylor Wang Dang Doodle Audience With the Queen Alligator
Nell Carter Cash For Your Trash Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Cast Off-Time Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Lonnie Johnson Jelly Roll Baker He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Floyd Dixon Too Much Jelly Roll* He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Eddie Miller Good Jelly Blues Ride Daddy Ride Buzzola
Frankie Half-Pint Jaxon It Must Be Jelly Ride Daddy Ride Buzzola
Richard Berry Jelly Roll Get Out of the Car Flair
Christina Aguilera I Got Trouble Back To Basics RCA
Little Esther I'm A Bad Bad Girl Cry Baby [soundtrack] MCA
Tina Turner Darlin' You Know I Love You What's Love Got To Do With It Virgin
Marissa Jaret Winokur & Scott Wittman It Takes Two Hairspray Sony
James Brown

It's A Man's World

Star Time Polydor
James Brown I Got You (I Feel Good)
Lost Someone
Night Train
Youve Got The Power
LoveDont Love Nobody
Good Good Loving
I Cant Help It
Ive Got Money
Three Hearts In A Tangle
Dancin' Little Thing
I Got You (I Feel Good) King
Al Green I Can't Get Next To You Compact Command Performances Motown
OutKast Idlewild Idlewild  
Chaka Khan Hazel's Hips ClassiKhan  
Bill Withers Who Is He (And What Is He to You) Lean On Me: The Best of Bill Withers  
Cornell Dupree Teasin' Right On! Vol. 4  

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