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May 2 | May 9 | May 16 | May 23 | May 30 | archives | DJ Marilynn spins every Monday, 9:00 a.m.-Noon

May 2

Artist Song Title Album Label
Sista Monica Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is Can't Keep a Good Woman Down Mo Muscle
Buddy Guy Show Me the Money* Skin Deep  
Koko Taylor I Don't Want No Leftovers Jump for Joy Alligator
Lowell Fulson Ten More Shows to Play One More Blues Evidence
Blues Queen Sylvia New York Bound Midnight Baby Evidence
Jimmy Rogers Blue and Lonesome Feelin' Good Blind Pig
Shemekia Copeland Steamy Windows Wicked Alligator
Mem Shannon Taxicab Driver A Cab Driver's Blues Rykodisc
Roosevelt Dean Big Legged Woman I Dont Wanna Leave Z-K Records
Karen Carroll Neked J Blues
How Blue Can You Get
Talk to the Hand Delmark
Lester Chambers Evil Woman Lester Chambers Explosive
Howling Wolf Killing Floor Chess Blues [Box] Chess
Sonny Boy Williamson Your Funeral and My Trial Chess Blues [Box] Chess
Rocky Fuller Funeral Hearse at My Door Chess Blues [Box] Chess
Memphis Slim Mother Earth Chess Blues [Box] Chess
Little Joe Blue Dirty Work Goin' On Chess Blues [Box] Chess
Henry Gray I Declare That Ain't Right Chess Blues [Box] Chess
Muddy Waters That's Why I Don't Mind Chess Blues [Box] Chess
Andrew Tibbs Bilbo Is Dead Chess Blues [Box] Chess
Lady Bianca Ugly Man Song*** A Woman Never Forgets Magic-O
Little Sammy Davis Shorty I Ain't Lyin' Delmark
Eric Bibb Blacksmith Island Good Stuff Earth Beat
Jimmy Rogers the World's In a Tangle The Complete Chess Recordings Chess
Willie Dixon & Memphis Slim Don't You Tell Nobody Willie Dixon/Memphis Slim Prestige
Otis Clay Sho' Wasn't Me Respect Yourself Blind Pig
Sista Monica The Walking Wounded People Love the Blues Mo Muscle
Etta James Only Time Will Tell These Foolish Things Chess
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't No Telling Turn On Your Love Light MCA
Ray Charles I'm Wondering and Wondering In the Beginning 1949-52  
Ray Charles I Wonder Genius & Soul: The 50th Anniversary Collection  
Ike & Tina Turner I Smell Trouble Sing the Blues  
Elmore James I'm Worried Shake Your Moneymaker  
Nina Simone Backlash Blues The Blues Novus
Jimmy Reed Hush Hush Blues Masters: The Very Best of Jimmy Reed  
Aretha Franklin When the Battle Is Over The Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings Atlantic
Staple Singers Masters of War Great Day  

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May 9

Artist Song Title Album Label
Oscar Brown, Jr. Somebody Buy Me a Drink Then & Now Weasel Disc
Babs Gonzales Got Out of that Bed Real Crazy Proper Records
Goree Carter I'm Your Boogie Man Ham Hocks & Cornbread JSP
Richard Berry Next Time Get Out of the Car Flair
Big Maybelle Maybelle's Blues The Complete Okeh Sessions 1952-55 Sony
Lady Bianca I'm in Love with You Baby A Woman Never Forgets Magic-0
Richard Berry Get Out of the Car Get Out of the Car Flair
Isaac Hayes Medley: I Just Want to Make Love to You
Rock Me Baby
Introducing Isaac Hayes Stax
Tail Dragger My Head is Bald Jimmy Dawkins Presents the Leric Story Delmark
Queen Sylvia I Know I Ain't Number One
Too Bad Baby
Jimmy Dawkins Presents the Leric Story Delmark
Vance Kelly Use What You Got* Jimmy Dawkins Presents the Leric Story Delmark
Ike & Tina Turner I'm a Motherless Child
Sing the Blues  
Bobby Blue Bland I'll Call You Tomorrow**
If I Hadn't Called You Back
Turn on Your Love Light MCA
Etta James It Must Be Your Love** At Last Chess
James Brown Don't Deceive Me* Messing with the Blues Polydor
James Brown Soul Pride Soul Pride Polydor
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings 100 Days, 100 Nights 100 Days, 100 Nights Daptone Records
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings I'll Still Be True I Learned the Hard Way Daptone Records
Esther Phillips Use Me Jazz Moods: Hot  
Staple Singers For What It's Worth
Move Along Train
Freedom Highway  
Nina Simone Revolution, Parts 1 & 2 Forever Young, Gifted and Black  
Aretha Franklin The Weight
River's Invitation
Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home
The Queen of Soul Atlantic
B.B. King Ain't Nobody Home Best of B.B. King MCA
Joe Williams Medley    
Al Green I Can't Get Next to You Compact Command Performances Motown
Lou Rawls Room With a View Legendary  
Cast Jitterbug Waltz Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Bessie Smith I Ain't Got Nobody
Take Me for a Buggy Ride
Chattanooga Gal  
Dinah Washington Richest Guy in the Graveyard
Hey Good Looking
the Queen Sings Proper
Wynonie Harris Young Man's Blues Rockin' the Boogie Proper
Memphis Minnie Me and My Chauffer Blues Playin' the Blues  
Julia Lee Spinach Song A Proper Introduction Proper
Lil Johnson Hot Nuts Sugar in My Bowl Buzzola
Hunter & Jenkins Lollypop He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Al Miller I Found Your Key Hole Bed Spring Poker  
Charlie Lincoln Doodle Hole Ride Daddy Ride  

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May 16

Artist Song Title Album Label
  Liftr Me Up Like a Dove Gospel at Colonus  
Pilgrim Travelers I've Got a New Home Specialty Story  
Robert Johnson If I had Possession over Judgement Day King of the Delta Blues Singers  
Bessie Smith Devil's Gonna Get You Chattanooga Gal  
Bobby Blue Bland Let the Good Times Roll Anthology MCA
Rufus Swing Down Chariot Rags to Rufus  
Aretha Franklin Evil Gal Blues Unforgettable Sony
Eartha Kitt I Want To Be Evil That Bad Eartha  
Staple Singers Will He Remember Us Great Day  
Barbara Carr Bone Me Like You Own Me Bone Me Like You Own Me Ecko
Howling Wolf Evil His Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
Little Esther I'm a Bad, Bad Girl Cry-baby  
Otis Span It Must Have Been the Devil Chasin' the Blues  
Nina Simone Go to Hell Sugar in My Bowl: The Very Best of Nina Simone  
Blind Boys of Alabama Amazing Grace Spirit of the Century  
Shorty Long Devil with the Blue Dress Hitsville Motown
James Brown Maybe the Last Time Star Time Polydor
Sam Cooke One More River to Cross The Man and His Music Rhino
B.B. King Ain't Nobody Home Best of B.B. King MCA
Stanley Turrentine Lonely Avenue The Common Touch  
James Brown Devil's Den Star Time  
Koko Taylor The Devil's Gonna Have a Field Day An Audience with the Queen Alligator
Oscar Brown. Jr. Mr. Kicks Sin and Soul... And then Some  
John Lee Hooker Devil's Jump Chasin' the Blues  
Robert Johnson Up Jumped the Devil King of the Delta Blues Singers  
Squirrel Nut Zippers Hell Hot  
Eric Bibb I Hear the Angels Singing Painting Signs EarthBeat
Aretha Franklin Angel Hey Now Hey Atlantic
Clovers Devil or Angel Atlantic R&B 1947-74  
Impressions Amen Greatest Hits  
Robert Johnson Me and the Devil Blues King of the Delta Blues Singers  
Elmore James Standing at the Crossroads Shake Your Moneymaker  
Bobby & Sam King, Arnold McCuller,
& Willie Green Jr.
Hush! Somebody's Calling My Name Crossroads  
Staple Singers Wish I Had Answered Great Day  
B.B. King Sweet Little Angel Sweet Little Angel Flair
Bobby Blue Bland Recess in Heaven Anthology  
James Brown Evil Soul Pride  
Ray Charles Hide Nor Hair Uh Huh  
Taj Mahal Rise Up Children (Shake the Devil out of Your Soul) Recycled Blues  
Champion Jack Dupree Too Evil to Cry Playin the Blues  
Bessie Smith Sinful Blues Chattanooga Gal  
Mitty Collier Git Out Shades of Mitty Collier  
Bessie Smiths The Bye-Bye Blues Chattanooga Gal  
G.C. Cameron It's Hard to Say Good-bye to Yesterday Hitsville Vol. 2  
James Brown Maybe the Last Time Star Time  
Manhattans Kiss and Say Good-Bye    

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May 23

Artist Song Title Album Label
Byther Smith Daddy's Gone All Night Long Delmark
Jimmy Dawkins Mississippi Bound Tribute to Orange Evidence
Sir Stan

Collard Greens and Yams

The Nitty Gritty's inTown Blues B Us
Lowell Fulson L&L Special Them Update Blues Bullseye
Willie Big Eyes Smith Tired of Crying Bag Full of Blues Blind Pig
Howlin' Wolf Hidden Charms His Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
John Lee Hooker Boom Boom Living the Blues Time Life
John Lee Hooker Walking the Boogie (Alternate) Chess Blues Box Chess
Dr. Isaiah Ross Dr. Ross's Boogie Chess Blues Box Chess
Little Walter Fast Boogie Chess Blues Box Chess
Forrest Sykes Tonky Boogie Chess Blues Box Chess
Texas Johnny Brown Bongo Boogie Atlantic Blues: Guitar Atlantic
Little Brother Montgomery Talking Boogie Atlantic Blues: Piano Atlantic
Joe Liggins Boom Chick-a-Boogie Chasin' the Blues Direct Source
Roy Brown Boogie at Midnight Risque Blues King
Lil Greenwood Grandpa Can Boogie Too Risque Blues  
Oscar Brown, Jr. Somebody Buy Me a Drink Sin and Soul... and Then Some  
Aretha Franklin Drinking Again Unforgettable Sony
Joe Liggins & His 3-D Music Drunk R&B Box Rhino
Floyd Dixon Hey Bartender Atlantic Blues: Piano Atlantic
Joe Liggins Whiskey, Women and Loaded Dice High Rollers Buzzola
Wynonie Harris Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well Rockin' the Boogie A Proper Introduction
Bessie Smith Moonshine Blues Chattanooga Gal A Proper Introduction
Amos Milburn One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer Living the Blues Time Life
Stick McGhee & His Buddies Drinking Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee R&B Box Rhino
Georgia White The Stuff Is Here Reefer Songs Mojo
Cast The Viper's Drag Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Lil Green Knocking Myself Out Reefer Songs Mojo
Stuff Smith Here Comes the Man with the Jive Reefer Songs Mojo
Helen Hume They Raided the Joint Outside the Law Buzzola
Don Redmond and His Orchestra Chant of the Weed When Hemp as Hip Jass
Trixie Smith Jack, I'm Mellow Reefer Songs Mojo
Cee Pee Johnson The "G" Man Got The "T" Man Reefer Songs Mojo
Cab Calloway Reefer Man When Hemp Was Hip Jass
James Brown I Know It's True
Baby, You're Right
Good, Good Loving
Star Time Polydor
Ike & Tina Turner Early One Morming Let Me Touch Your Mind Atlantic
Ike & Tina Turner Rock Me Baby Sing the Blues  
Ike & Tina Turner Sweet Rhode Island Red Jazz & Blues Collection No. 6  
Bobby Blue Bland I Pity the Fool
Farther Up the Road
I Smell Trouble
Nina Simone Jelly Roll Best of Nina Simone: Sugar in My Bowl  
Byther Smith Look Over Your Shoulder All Night Long Delmark

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May 30

Artist Song Title Album Label
Johnny Adams Laughin' and Clownin' The Great Johnny Adams Blues Album Rounder
Eddie Burns Candy Baby 2nd Degee Burns Blue Suit
Solomon Burke I Got the Blues* Make Do With What You Got Shout Factory
Shirley Brown Better You Go Your Way* Diva of Soul Malaco
Henry Butler C.C. Rider Blues after Sunset Black Top
Bobby Blue Bland Queen for a Day Anthology MCA
Sam Cooke Ain't That Good News The Man and His Music Rhino
Ray Charles I Wonder Genius and Soul: The 50th Anniversary Collection  
Barbara Carr That Sho Was Me at the Hole in the Wall* It's My Time Ecko
Cephas and Wiggins Evil Twin Blues From Richmond to Atlanta Bullseye
Geno Delaphose Go Geno French Rockin' Boogie Rounder
Shemekia Copeland Not Tonight Wicked Alligator
George Cooke We All Have the Blues Livin' in the Ghetto Double-Beat
Jimmy Dawkins You Got to Keep on Trying Fast Fingers Delmark
Etta James I Want to Be Loved These Foolish Things  
Franklin & Baytop Champagne Charlie Searching for Frank Patuxent
Eric Bibb I Heard the Angels Sing Painting Signs EarthBeat
Aretha Franklin Spanish Harlem
Tracks of My Tears
The Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings Atlantic
Theodis Ealey I Feel Good about Myself Going Back to Hurtsville Ichiban
Freddie King Dust My Broom Live at the Electric Ballroom 1974 Black Top
Buddy Guy I Got My Eyes on You The Real Deal Silvertone
Long John Hunter Looking for a Party Looking for a Party Blues Express
Corey Harris You Got to Move Fish Ain't Bitin' Alligator
Leadbelly John Henry Bourgeois Blues Smithsonian Folkways
Mance Lipscomb Frankie and Albert Captain, Captain Arhoolie
Queen Isabella Size Six* Loving a Married Man KonKord
Al Jackson The Fat Man Poor Man's Blues Kolab
Big Daddy Kinsey The Queen without a King I Am the Blues Gitanes
Ms. Jody Get Drunk Party** You're My Angel Ecko
Lou Rawls I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water
Going to Chicago Blues
Lou Rawls - Live!  
James Brown Three Hearts in a Tangle
Dancin' Little Thing
I Can't Help It
I Got You (I Feel Good) King
Sheba Potts-Wright I Need a Cowboy to Ride My Pony I Need a Cowboy to Ride My Pony Ecko
Eddie Taylor Hoy Hoy Long Way from Home Blind Pig
Francine Reed Wild Women** I Want You to Love Me Ichiban
O.B. Buchana She's Got the Best Lovin' That Ever Put on a Pair of Drawers** Southern Soul Country Boy Ecko
Brewer Phillips Hen House Boogie Homebrew Delmark
Queen Emily Use Me Queen Emily Sings Malaco
Dan Nolan and Carl Snyder Party Man Birdnest on the Ground Lost World Music
Lorraine Turner Party Night Shake It Down Ecko
Donny Ray It's Just a Party Thing I'll Be Good To You Ecko

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