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June 4

Artist Song Title Album Label
Arthur Prysock I Didn't Sleep a Wink Last Night    
Nina Simone Tell Me More and More and Then Some Pastel Blues Verve
Robert Nighthawk Cheating and Lying Blues
Juke Medley
The Time Have Com
Live on Maxwell Street 1964 Bullseye
Sonny Rhodes House Without Love Just Blues Evidence
Johnny Otis & His Orchestra Swinging the Blues Spirit of the Black Territory Bands Arhoolie
Lou Rawls Good Morning Blues Legendary  
Aretha Franklin The Weight Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings Atlantic
Staple Singers For What It's Worth Freedom Highway Sbme Special Mkts
Graham Central Station Ghetto Graham Central Station Warner Brothers
Ike & Tina Turner I've Been Loving You Too Long Sing the Blues Acrobat Music
Otis Redding These Arms of Mine
I've Got Dreams to Remember
The Best of Otis Redding Rhino
Clifton Chenier Louisiana Blues Louisiana Blues & Zydeco Arhoolie
Clifton Chenier Squeezebox Boogie Specialty Story Specialty
Clifton Chenier You Can't Sit Down   Maison du Soul
Clifton Chenier Brown Skinned woman Clifton Chenier Sings the Blues Arhoolie
James Brown I Got You (I Feel Good)
Funky Drummer
Star Time Polydor
Ann Peebles I Can't Stand the Rain Hi Record Years Hi Records
Bobby Blue Bland Soon As the Weather Breaks
Stormy Monday
Anthology MCA
Esther Phillips I Can Stand a Little Rain Jazz Moods: Hot  
Bessie Smith Rainy Weather Blues Chattanooga Gal Proper
Ruth Brown Rain is A Bringdown Atlantic Blues: Vocalists Atlantic
Lafayette Leake Slow Leake Chess Blues Chess
Elmore James The Sky Is Crying Shake Your Moneymaker: The Best of the Fire Sessions  
Jimmy Reed Little Rain Blues Masters: The Best of Jimmy Reed  
Ray Charles Come Rain or Come Shine Atlantic Jazz: The Best of the 50s Atlantic
Graham Central Station I Can't Stand the Rain Ain't No Bout Adoubt It Warner Brothers
Faye Carol Long John's Blues The Flow World Stage
Al Rapone & His Zydeco Expressmen Good Ole Cajun Music Zydeco to Go Blind Pig
Shemekia Copeland Talking to Strangers Talking to Strangers Alligator
Jimmy Dawkins Ode to Billie Joe Blistering Delmark
Nancy Wilson Ode to Billie Joe Welcome to My Love  
Take 6 Mary Take 6  
Coldtrain Blues Jodine The Party Train Rizing Sun
Little Junior Cruddup Gates of Hell The Baddest Man Alive SoSwell
The Jody Christian Trio Chicago Delta Blues Reminiscing Delmark
Grady Champion Wine and Women Buck in Mississippi Live Blues Cafe
Roger Collins The Driving 2 Step Through My Eyes  
Taj Mahal Big Legged Women Are Back In Style    
Little Jimmy Scott Adios A Rage in Harlem  
Bessie Smith Lonesome Desert Blues
I've Been Mistreated and I Don't Like It
Chattanooga Gal Proper
Floyd Dixon Hey Bartender Atlantic Blues: Piano Atlantic
Laverne Baker Gimme a Pigfoot Atlantic Blues: Vocalist Atlantic
Bull Moose Jackson Big Ten Inch Record Risque Blues  
Wynonie Harris Keep on Churning Risque Blues  

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June 11

Artist Song Title Album Label
Denise LaSalle Your Husband Is Cheating on Us    
Marvin Sease Bad Love Affair    
Magic Sam Keep on Loving Me Rockin' Wild in Chicago Delmark
Sonny Boy Williamson Nine Below Zero Chess Blues Chess
Buddy Guy Stone Crazy Living the Blues: Blues Masters Time Life
Texas Johnny Brown The Blues Rock Atlantic Blues: Guitar Atlantic
Little Milton Blues in the Night We're Gonna Make It Chess
Ann Peebles I Pity the Fool Hi Records Years: The Best of Ann Peebles Hi Records
Sonny Boy Williamson Coal and Iceman Blues Playin' the Blues Direct Source
Sonny Boy Williamson Thinking My Blues Away Living the Blues Direct Source
Sonny Boy Williamson Little Low Woman Blues This Is the Blues Direct Source
Sonny Boy Williamson Don't Start Me To Talkin' Chasin' the Blues Direct Source
Sonny Boy Williamson Keep It To Yourself
The Goat (Band)
Fattening Frogs For Snakes (Alternate)
Chess Blues Chess
Sonny Boy Williamson Bring It On Home Living the Blues: Blues Greats Time Life
Aretha Franklin You Are My Sunshine Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings Atlantic
Rufus Walking in the Sun Rags to Rufus  
Bessie Smith There'll Be A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight Chattanooga Gal Proper
Odetta House of the Rising Sun :Livin' with the Blues  
Gil Evans Better Git It In Your Soul (The Hot And The Cool) Absolute Beginners  
Lil Johnson Hot Nuts (Get 'Em From The Peanut Man)
Sam the Hot Dog Man
Sugar in My Bowl Buzzola
  Please Warm My Wiener Copulatin' Blues Mojo
James Brown Hot (I Need to Be Loved)
Hot Pants
Cold Sweat
Star Time Polydor
Elmore James Sunnyland Shake Your Money Maker  
Elmore James The Sun Is Shining Chess Blues Chess
Stevie Wonder A Place in the Sun Greatest Hits Motown
Ray Charles Blues Before Sunrise In the Beginning, '49-52  
Ray Charles In the Heat of the Night Uh-Huh Direct Source
Tommy Edwards Please Mr. Sun The Best of Tommy Edwards PSM
Johnny Shines Evening Sun Back to the Country Blind Pig
The Mar-Keys Pop Eye Stroll The Complete Stax Volt Singles Stax
Magic Sam Rockin' Wild Rockin' Wild in Chicago Delmark
Van Morrison Wild Night    
Nina Simone Four Women Verve Jazz Masters 17 Verve
Cast Black and Blue Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Oscar Brown, Jr. Afro Blue Sin and Soul... and Then Some  
Nina Simone Be My Husband Pastel Blue  
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings My Man Is a Mean Man Naturally Daptone Records
Nova Payton Defying Gravity 3 Mo' Divas (Smashing Musical Barriers)  
Queen Latifah I Know Where I've Been Hairspray  
Otis Redding Change Is Gonna Come Move On Up The Right Stuff
Mary Bond Davis Big, Blonde, & Beautiful Hairspray (Original Broadway Musical)  
Queen Latifah Lush Life Living Out Loud  
Henry Mancini Blue Steel Peter Gunn  
Klymaxx The Men All Paused Greatest Hits  
Madame X Just That Type of Girl    
One Way Cutie Pie Phat Trax, Vol. 3 Rhino
Leon Haywood I Wanna Do Something Freaky to You Old School, Vol.4 Thump Records

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June 18

Artist Song Title Album Label
Willis Jackson This'll Get to Ya Giants of the Blues and Funk Tenor Sax Prestige
Joe Turner Kick the Front Door In Blues around the Clock Prestige
Memphis Slim and His House Rockers 5 O'Clock Blues The Come Back Delmark
Woodie Guthrie Grand Coulee Dam Folkways: The Original Vision Smithsonian Folkways
Leadbelly 4, 5, and 9 Folkways: The Original Vision Smithsonian Folkways
Al Jackson Boogie Shuffle Poor Man's Blues Kolab
Faye Carol I'm Gonna Do What They Do to Me The Flow World Stage
Etta James Taking Up Another Man's Place The Right Time Elektra
James Brown Papa's Got a Brand New Bag Star Time Polydor
James Brown Devil's Den
Soul Pride
Soul Pride Polydor
B.B. King I've Got To Move Blues Summit  
Joe Cocker Feelin' Alright
The Letter
Joe Cocker  
Professor Longhair Tipitina Louisiana Spice Rounder
Bo Dollis, Monk Boudreux & the Rebirth Brass Band Shoefly Louisiana Spice Rounder
Wild Magnolias Brother John Is Gone/Herc Jolie John Our New Orleans  
Queen Ida Zydeco
I-10 Express
Cooking with Queen Ida Rounder
Tammi Lynn Mojo Hanna Gumbo Stew  
Irma Thomas Yield Not to Temptation If You Want It, Come and Get it  
Rosie Ledet I'm Gonna Take Care of Your Dog Zesty Zydeco Maison du Soul
Cast Ain't Misbehavin' Medley Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Dinah Washington Ain't Nobody's Business The Queen Sings Proper
Jimmy Witherspoon Ain't Nobody's Business Central Avenue Sounds Rhino
Ike & Tina Turner Ain't Nobody's Business    
3 Mo' Divas Let The Good Times Roll 3 Mo' Divas  
Bobby Bland Let the Good Times Roll Anthology MCA
Ray Charles Let The Good Times Roll Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-74  
Memphis Slim Let The Good Times Roll Creole Livin' the Blues  
Aretha Franklin Good Times
Dr. Feelgood
I Never Loved a Man Atlantic
Nina Simone Do I Move You The Blues Novus
Oscar Brown, Jr. Hazel's Hips

Sin and Soul... And Then Some

Elisabeth Withers-Mendes & Ensemble Push Da Button The Color Purple Harpo
Christina Aguilera Guy What Takes His Time Burlesque  
Christina Aguilera Nasty Naughty Boy Back to Basics  
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Let Them Knock 100 Days, 100 Nights Daptone Record
Cast Jitterbug Waltz Ain't Misbehavin RCA
Ike & Tina Turner Let Me Touch Your Mind Let Me Touch Your Mind  

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June 25

Artist Song Title Album Label
Sista Monica Parker Leave the Door Open Soul Blues and Ballads Mo' Muscle
Irma Thomas Back Water Blues
The Soul Queen of New Orleans
50th Anniversary Celebration
Ann Peebles Breaking Up Somebody's Home Hi Record Years: The Best of Ann Peebles  
B.B. King Ain't Nobody Home Best of B.B. King MCA
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't Doing Too Bad Anthology MCA
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't Doing Too Bad, Part 2 Turn On Your Love Light MCA
Staple Singers Move Along Train Freedom Highway  
Staple Singers Wish I Had Answered Great Day  
Esther Phillips Black-Eyed Blues Jazz Moods: Hot  
James Brown What Have I Done Wrong
Baby You Right
Star Time Polydor
Graham Central Station Ole Smokey Ain't No Bout Adoubt It Warner Brothers
Johnnie Taylor Cheaper to Keep Her Greatest Hits  
Stanley Turrentine Lonely Avenue Common Touch  
Ray Charles Lonely Avenue Best of Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years Atlantic
Lou Rawls Room with a View Legendary  
Big Mama Thornton Hound Dog (Take 1) In Europe  
Etta James Tell Mama Her Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
Ike & Tina Turner Am I a Fool in Love Ike & Tina Turner Revue Live!!!!!  
Aretha Franklin Running Out of Fools Queen in Waiting Columbia
Big Chief Ellis Dices Blue Classic Piano Blues Smithsonian Folkways
Grady Champion Lonesome Bedroom Blues Buck in Mississippi Live at the 930 Blues Cafe Blues Cafe
Nina Simone Sinnerman
Be My Husband
Pastel Blues/Let It All Out  
Leadbelly Good Morning Blues Playin' the Blues Direct Source
Lonnie Johnson I Can't Sleep Any More* Chasin' the Blues Direct Source
Howlin' Wolf All My Life Livin' the Blues Direct Source
Otis Spann This Is the Blues This Is the Blues Direct Source
Jackie Shane Money
All the Hits Plus the Concert  
Dana Fuchs & Martin Luther McCoy Oh Darlin' Across the Universe  
Solomon Burke Everybody Needs Somebody The Definitive Soul Collection  
King Curtis Little Brother Soul The New Scene of King Curtis  
James Brown Doing It to Death Star Time Polydor
Clyde McPhatter Money Honey Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-74 Atlantic
Coasters Shopping for Clothes Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-74 Atlantic
Chick Willis C.C. Rider Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-74 Atlantic
Rufus Thomas Walking the Dog Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-74 Atlantic
Denise LaSalle Trapped by This Thing They Call Love This Real Woman  
Joe Cocker Cry Me a River Joe Cocker  
Bob Dorough Conjunction Junction
Naughty Number Nine
A Noun Is a Person, Place, or Thing
Schoolhouse Rock  
5th Dimension Puppet Man Greatest Hits  
Tower of Power What Is Hip Bump City  
Whoa Nellies Papa Jeans Blues    
Grady Champion I'm Ready
Baby What You Want To Do/Bright Lights
You Got Some Explaining to Do
Buck in Mississippi `Blues Cafe`
Dinah Washington Blues Ain't Nothin' But a Woman Cry9ng for Her Man    
Ella Fitzgerald You'll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganini) Verve Verve
Nina Simone Pirate Jenny    

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