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January 5 | January 12 | January 19 | January 26 | archives | DJ Marilynn spins every Monday, 9:00 a.m.-Noon

January 5

Artist Song Title Album Label
John Lee Hooker Jealous
Ninety Days
Early One Morning
Jealous Shout Factory
Otis Taylor Cold at Midnight When Negroes Walked the Earth Shoelace Records
Big Mama Thornton Life Goes On
Everything Gonna Be Alright
Big Mama's Bumble Bee Blues
Big Mama Thornton with the
Muddy Waters Blues Band - 1966
Albert Collins Iceman
Honey Hush
Lights are On (But Nobody's Home)
If You Love Me Like You Say
Too Many Dirty Dishes
Put the Shoe on the Other Foot
Live at Montreaux 1992** Eagle Rock
Linda Hopkins Let the Good Times Roll
Down Home Blues
Drown in My Own Tears
Steppin' Out
The Living Legend Live! Free Ham Records
Rufus Thomas Walking the Dog
Big Fine Hunk of Woman
Rufus Live! Ecko
Screamin' Jay Hawkins Lawdy Miss Clawdy Live and Crazy Evidence
Nina Simone I Wish I Knew How It Feels to be Free Sugar in my Bowl  
Chris Thomas King Hard Time Killing Floor Blues    
Ruth Brown 5-10-15 Hours Miss Rhythm  
Jimi Hendrix If 6 Was 9    

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January 12

Artist Song Title Album Label
Tyrone Davis Ain't That Good Enough Simply Malaco
Bettye LaVette Just Say So I've Got My Own Hell to Raise  
Bobby & Sam King, Arnold McCuller,
& Willie Green Jr.
Hush! Somebody's Calling My Name Crossroads  
Jackie Wilson Doggin' Around Mr. Excitement! Rhino
Ray Charles Lonely Avenue The Best of Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years Atlantic
Sam Cooke Ain't That Good News The Man and His Music  
Aretha Franklin So Swell When You're Well Hey Now Hey Atlantic
Etta James Something's Got a Hold on Me Her Best Chess
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't Doing Too Bad (Parts 1 & 2) Anthology MCA
James Brown I've Got Money
Three Hearts in a Tangle
I Got You/I Feel Good King
Ruth Brown Mambo Baby Northern Exposure  
Lil Greenwood Grandpa Can Boogie Too Risque Blues King
The Sultans Lemon Squeezing Daddy He Got out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Jim Wynn Fat Meat Specialty Story Specialty
Don Redmond Reefer Man Reefer Songs Mojo
Andre deShields & Cast Viper's Drag Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Nell Carter & Armelia McQueen Find out What They Like Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Bessie Smith I Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl Sugar in My Bowl Buzzola
Queen Latifah Lush Life The Dana Owens Album  
Big Maybelle I Ain't Got Nobody Blues, Candy and Big Maybelle  
Taj Mahal Big Legged Women Are Back Like Never Before  
Taj Mahal & Etta James Mockingbird Dancing the Blues  
Aretha Franklin Tracks of My Tears Queen of Soul Atlantic
Queen Ida I-10 Express Cookin' with Queen Ida Rounder
Jive Bombers Cherry Cry-Baby  
Dinah Washington & Brooke Benton Baby, You've Got What It Takes    
Bob Dorough Naughty Number Nine Multiplication Rock  
Marvin Gaye Hitchhike Hitsville Motown
Barrett Strong Money Hitsville Motown
Booker T & the MGs Green Onions Hip Hug Her  
Christina Aguilera I Got Trouble Back to Basics  
Paul Pena Terraplane Blues Genghis Blues  
Nancy Wilson Ode to Billy Jo Welcome to My Love  
Nancy Wilson Saga of Billy Bailey Nancy Wilson Show  
Red Garland Quintet Soul Junction Soul Junction  
Little Milton Blues in the Night Little Milton Sings Big Blues  
Coleman Hawkins Soul Blues The Best of Coleman Hawkins  
Houston Person Goodness Giants of the Blues and Funk Tenor Sax Prestige
Muddy Waters Honey Bee Atlantic Blues  

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January 19

MLKJ Day today, innauguration tomorrow!

Artist Song Title Album Label
Nina Simone Feeling Good Verve Unmixed Verve
Aretha Franklin Young, Gifted and Black Young, Gifted and Black Atlantic
James Brown

Don't Be a Dropout

Star Time Polydor
Stevie Wonder Black Man Songs in the Key of Life  
Staples Singers

I'll Take You there

Movin' On Up, Vol. 2  
Staples Singers Why (Am I Treated So Bad)    
Pops Staples Black Boy The Complete Stax/Volt Singles Stax
Big Bill Broonzy Black, Brown, and White Trouble in Mind Smithsonian Folkways
Cast Black & Blue Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Nina Simone Why (The King of Love Is Dead)I Shall Be Released
The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar in My Bowl  
Stevie Wonder Blowin' in the Wind Movin' on Up  
Otis Redding Change Is Gonna Come Movin' on Up  
Curtis Mayfield Move On Up Movin' on Up  
Impressions We're a Winner Movin' on Up  
James Brown I Don't Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing
Say It Loud (I'm Black & I'm Proud)
Star Time Polydor
LaBelle Something in the Air/The Revolution Will Not Be Televised Movin' On Up, Vol. 2  
Nina Simone Pirate Jenny
I Hold No Grudge
Queen Latifah I Know Where I've Been Hairspray  
Aretha Franklin Some Day We'll All Be Free Malcolm X  
Donny Hathaway To Be Young, Gifted and Black Best of Donny Hathaway  
Staples Singers Respect Yourself Movin' on Up  
Staples Singers Masters of War Great Day  
Sly & the Family Stone Thank You For Talkin' to Me Africa There's a Riot Goin' On  
Sly & the Family Stone Everyday People Greatest Hits  
Graham Central Station Tell Me What It Is Graham Central Station Warner Brothers
Mahalia Jackson I'm On My Way The Promised Land  
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't Doing Too Bad Anthology MCA
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't Doing Too Bad (Part 2) Turn on Your Lovelight MCA
The Pilgrim Travelers I've Got a New Home Specialty Story Specialty
Ray Charles America the Beautiful    
Nina Simone Feeling Good Verve Unmixed Verve

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January 26

Artist Song Title Album Label
Albert King San-Ho-Zay
You Upset Me, Baby
Call It Stormy Monday
Everyday I Have the Blues
Drifting Blues
I've Made Nights by Myself
Crosscut Saw
I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
Ooh-Ee Baby
Thursday Night in San Francisco Stax
Sammy Davis Jr. Frankie and Johnny Something's Gotta Give  
Big Bill Broonzy Frankie and Johnny    
Taj Mahal Frankie and Albert
Built for Comfort
Oooh So Good 'n' Blues  
Taj Mahal Sweet Home Chicago
Gitano Negro
Recycling the Blues and Other Related Stuff  
Pointer Sisters Wang Dang Doodle The Pointer Sisters Blue Thumb
Ike & Tina Turner Whole Lotta Love Funkier Than a Mosquito's Tweeter  
Etta James You Can Leave Your Hat On    
Rufus Swing Down Chariot Rags to Rufus  
Aretha Franklin Pullin'    
Arthur Conley Sweet Soul Music    
Marvin Gaye I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby    
Etta Jones Cool Cool Daddy Lonely and Blue  
James Brown I Got You (I Feel Good) I Got You (I Feel Good) King
James Brown I Got Ants in My Pants Star Time Polydor
B.B. King Paying the Cost of Being the Boss Living the Blues Time Life
Little Milton Grits ain't Groceries Living the Blues Time Life
Johnnie Taylor Cheaper to Kep Her    
James Brown Further on up the Road Messing with the Blues  
Bobby Blue Bland Twisting up the Road
I Can't Stop Singing
Turn on Your Love Light MCA
Lou Rawls Stormy Monday
Street Corner Hustler's Blues
Ray Charles & Betty Carter Baby, It's Cold Outside Ray Charles & Betty Carter  
Coot Grant & Kid Wesley Wilson Take Your Hand off My Mojo Copulatin' Blues Mojo
Cast Finale Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Nina Simone Jelly Roll The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar in My Bowl  

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