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April 1 | April 8 | April 15 | April 22 | April 29 | archives | DJ Marilynn spins every Monday, 9:00 a.m.-Noon

April 1

April Fools! If Muskrat Love didn't tip you off, Tiny Tim surely gave it away. I thought about doing it for the entire show, but if I had, there wouldnot have been anyone around to hear that it was a prank. Your calls of outrage and dismay warmed the cockles of my heart.

Artist Song Title Album Label
Captain & Tennille Muskrat Love Captain & Tennille's Greatest Hits  
Tom Jones Delilah Greatest Hits  
Dolly Partoner & Porter Waggoner Put It Off Until Tomorrow RCA  
Mary Kay Place Vitamin L Tonight! At the Capri Lounge  
Sonny & Cher A Cowboy's Work Is Never Done All I Ever Need Is You  
Dean Martin Sway Ultra Lounge, Vol. 9  
Tiny Tim I Got You, Babe God Bless Tiny Tim  
John Lee Hooker Boogie Woman Jealous Mighty Tiger
B.B. King I Gotta Move    
Bobby Blue Bland Blues in the Night Turn On Your Love Light MCA
Ray Charles The Danger Zone Genius & Soul: The 50th Anniversary Collection  
James Brown Devil's Den (Live) Soul Pride: The Instrumentals  
Big Mama Thornton Hound Dog R&B Box Rhino
Dinah Washington Baby Get Lost R&B Box Rhino
Ruth Brown Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean Miss Rhythm  
Bessie Smith I Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl Sugar in My Bowl Buzzola
Georgia White If I Can't Sell It, I'll Keep Sitting on It Copulatin' Blues Mojo
Blanche Calloway Growlin' Dan Sugar Blues  
Cab Calloway Minnie the Moocher Reefer Songs  
Don Redmond Reefer Man Reefer Songs  
Karen Carroll Neked J Blues
How Blue Can You Get
Talk to the Hand Delmark
Katie Webster Red Negligee Two-Fisted Mama Alligator
Ike & Tina Turner Rock Me Baby Sing the Blues  
Etta James In the Basement, Part 1 Her Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
Sugar Pie DeSanto In the Basement, Part 2 Go Go Power Kent
Suge Avery Push Da Button The Color Purple  
Andre De Shields & Ken Page Your Feet's too Big Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Elmore James Look on Yonder Wall Shake Your Money Maker: Best of the Fire Sessions  
Aretha Franklin Muddy Water Jazz to Soul  
Jimmy Smith Back at the Chicken Shack The Sermon  
Paul Pena Kargyraa Moan Genghis Blues  
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings This Land Is Your Land Naturally Daptone Records
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Money I Learned the Hard Way Daptone Records
Jackie Shane Money (That's What I Want) All the Hits Plus the Concert  
Bill Cosby Noah - Me and You Lord Bill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow  
Graham Central Station The Jam Ain't No Bout Adoubt It Warner Brothers
Temptations Take a Stroll Through Your Mind Psychedelic Soul Motown
Us 3 Tukka Yoot's Riddim Hands on the Torch  
Tower of Power What Is Hip Tower of Power  
Madame X Just That Type of Girl Madame X  
Klymaxx Divas Need Love Too Klymaxx Greatest Hits  
Vanity Six If A Girl Answers Vanity Six  
Chef Chocolate Salty Balls    

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April 8

Artist Song Title Album Label
Blind John Davis I Know the Baby Loves Me Blind John Davis Evidence
John Lee Hooker Mama You Got a Daughter    
Sonny Terry Old Town Blues (Country Road) Hootin'  
Leadbelly In the Pines Where Did You Sleep Last Night  
Big Bill Broonzy Hush, Somebody's Calling Me Trouble in Mind  
Blind Willie Johnson Everybody Ought To Treat A Stranger Right Sweeter As the Years Go By  
Shiela Wilcoxon John the Revelator Backwater Blues  
Eric Bibb Tell Riley Natural Light  
Geno Delaphose C'est Pas La Peine Brailler Louisiana Spice Rounder
Wild Magnolias Brother John Is Gone Our New Orleans  
Dr. John How Come My Dog Don't Bark When You Come Around Goin' Back to New Orleans  
Little Milton We're Gonna Make It We're Gonna Make It Chess
Jackie Precious Precious    
Howlin' Wolf Shake for Me His Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection  
Erma Franklin Baby What You Want Me to Do    
James Brown Ants in My Pants Star Time Polydor
Aretha Franklin Just Right Tonight Hey Now Hey Atlanta
Jimmy Smith The Jumpin' Blues The Sermon  
Nina Simone Sinnerman Pastel Blues  
B.B. King Guess Who
All Over Again  
B.B. King How Blue Can You Get Fillmore East  
Ike & Tina Turner Whole Lotta Love Funkier Than a Mosquito's Tweeter  
Ike & Tina Turner Oo Pooh Pah Doo Working Together  
Ike & Tina Turner I Smell Trouble Live at Carnegie Hall  
Joe Williams Who She Do
Medley: All Blues/Going to Chicago/CC Rider
Joe Williams Live  
Jimmy Rushing If This Ain't the Blues The Essential Jimmy Rushing  
Richard Berry Jelly Roll Get Out of the Car  
Lonnie Johnson Jelly Roll Baker He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Eddie Miller Good Jelly Roll Ride Daddy Ride  
Floyd Dixon Too Much Jelly Roll He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Blind Boy Fuller Sweet Honey Hole Ride Daddy Ride  
Wynonie Harris Lollypop Mama Risque Blues  
Jimmy Rushing If This Ain't the Blues The Essential Jimmy Rushing  

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April 15

Artist Song Title Album Label
Ray Charles Busted    
Camille Howard & Her Boyfriends Money Blues Central Avenue Sounds: Jazz in Los Angeles 1921-1956  
James Brown I've Got Money I've Got You/I Feel Good  
James Brown Money Won't Change You Star Time  
Bobby Blue Bland Poverty Anthology  
Detroit Jr. Too Poor Chess Blues  
Ruth Brown If I Can't Sell It Blues on Broadway  
Ray Charles Greenback    
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Money I Learned the Hard Way  
Big Mama Thornton Gimme a Penny with the Muddy Waters Blues Band - 1966 Arhoolie
Jackie Shane Money All the Hits Plus the Concert  
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings What If We All Stopped Playing Taxes Dap-Tone Sampler  
B.B. King Mr. Pawnbroker Paying the Cost of Being the Boss  
Barbara Morrison I'm Getting 'long Alright    
Jimi Hendrix Born Under a Bad Sign Blues  
Nina Simone Pirate Jenny Ain't Times Hard  
Big Joe Williams Providence Help the Poor People Ain't Times Hard  
Bumble Bee Slim When I Get My Money Ain't Times Hard  
King Solomon Hill Time Has Done Got So Hard Ain't Times Hard  
Blind Blake No Dough Blues Ain't Times Hard  
Robert Lee McCoy I Have Spent My Bonus Ain't Times Hard  
Charlie Jordan Tough Times Blues Ain't Times Hard  
Dinah Washington Richest Guy in the Graveyard Ain't Times Hard  
Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band Hard Times Ain't Times Hard  
Wynonie Harris Young Man's Blues
Your Money Don't Mean a Thing
Rockin' the Boogie  
Slim Gaillard A Tip on the Numbers High Rollers  
Coasters Shopping for Clothes There's a Riot Going On Atco
Oscar Brown, Jr. Work Song Sin & Soul... and Then Some  
Ray Bryant Combo Madison Time, Part One Rock Instrumentals: The Sixties  
Red Garland Quintet Lazy Mae Dig It  
Howlin' Wolf Forty Four His Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection  
Big Bill Broonzy C.C. Rider Trouble in Mind  
Little Johnny Taylor How Can a Broke Man Survive From Chicago to Shreveport  
Bessie Smith Sugar in My Bowl Sugar in My Bowl  
Little Milton We're Gonna Make It We're Gonna Make It  
Wynonie Harris I Like My Baby's Pudding Risque Blues  
Jackson 5 Who's Loving You Greatest Hits  
Tipsy El Bombo Atomico The Seductive Sounds of  
Yoko Kano Carnivale Carnivore Cowboy Bebop  

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Artist Song Title Album Label
James Brown Medley James Brown Show  
Muddy Waters Nine Below Zero
The Blues Had a Baby
They Call It Stormy Monday
Live in Montreal, January 1977 Just a Memory
Carlos Zialcita I'll Take Care of You Train Through Oakland J&T Records
Jimmy Dawkins Marcelle Morgantini's Cassoulet* Tribute to Orange Evidence
Albert King As the Years Go Passing By
Funk Shun
You Sure Drive a Hard Bargain
King of the Blues Guitar  
Jimmy Smith All Day Long Best of Jimmy Smith  
Jimmy Smith After Hours Root Down  
John Lee Hooker Crazy 'Bout You
Back to Your Mother
Get Back Home  
Carl Weathersby Ace of Spades I'm Still Standing Here Magnolia
Kathleen Perry All Right OK You Win Buonasera Misilmeri: Live in Europe  
Doni Harvey Your Blues Ain't Like My Blues Your Blues Ain't Like My Blues Herman's
Aron Burton Good Blues to You Good Blues to You Delmark
Jimmy Dawkins Peeper's Music Hot Wire 81 Evidence
Byther Smith You Don't Know Me, Mary* I'm Mad Bullseye
Sista Monica Where's My Teddy Sista Monica Mo Muscle
Fillmore Slim Saturday Night Funky Mama's House Fedora
The Zydeco Flames Tu Le Ton Son Ton Burnin' Up the Tracks  
Mitch Woods Lil' Liza Jane**
Blue Monday
Gumbo Blues Club 88 Records
Wilson Williams Eating Ain't Cheating* Eating Ain't Cheating SDEG Records

Lee Shot Williams

I'm Tore Up
How Do You Want Your Thrill
Lee Shot Williams Sings Big Time Blues: Cold Shot Black Magic
Al Green I Can't Get Next to You Compact Command Performances Motown
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't Doing Too Bad, parts 1 & 2 Turn On Your Love Light MCA
James Brown three Hearts in a Tangle I Got You/I Feel Good  
  Your Funeral and My Trial   `
Yoko Kanno Sasurai No Cowboy (Karioke) Cowboy Bebop  

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Artist Song Title Album Label
James Brown Love Don't Love Nobody Messing with the Blues Polydor
Ruth Brown Mambo Baby More Music from Northern Exposure MCA
Bobby Blue Bland Today Turn On Your Love Light MCA
Aretha Franklin Today I Sing the Blues Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings Atlantic
Etta James Tomorrow Night These Foolish Things: The Classic Balladry of Etta James Chess
Freddie King Wake Up This Morning Atlantic Blues: Chicago Atlantic
Texas Johnny Brown There Goes the Blues Atlantic Blues:Guitar Atlantic
Lonnie Johnson Love Is the Answer This Is the Blues Direct Source
Muddy Waters

That's Why I Don't Mind

Chess Box Chess
Caravan of All-Stars Norm's Shuffle The Music They Played on 7th Street Fifty Fifty Records
Son Seals Sadie Hound Dog Taylor: A Tribute Alligator
Poonanny Hair on Her Legs (That Long) That Baby Ain't Black Enough Malaco
Lady Bianca Ugly Man Song A Woman Never Forgets Magic-O
Louisiana Guitar Red Dog In Me Live at the Blues Bouquet Ocala
Bo Diddley Say Man His Best:  
Joe Tex Skinny Legs and All Atlantic R&B 1947-74 Atlantic
James Brown Stone to the Bone
Take Some... Leave Some
The Payback  
Quinn Golden Big Rumps with a Lot of Bumps A Little Sumpin Sumpin  
Howling Wolf Back Door Man His Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
Taj Mahal Big Legged Women Are Back In Style Like Never Before  
Big Maybelle I'm Getting Along All Right The Complete Okeh Sessions  
Wynonie Harris I Wan't My Fanny Brown Let Me Squeeze Your Lemon  
Wynonie Harris Sitting on It All the Time Risque Blues  
Cannons Jug Stoppers Mule Get Up in the Alley Ride Daddy Ride  
Blind Willie McTell & Curley Weaver Southern Can Mama Them Dirty Blues Jazz
Little Esther Aged And Mellow Blues I Paid My Dues  
Barbara Morrison Confessin' the Blues I'm Gettin' 'Long All Right  
Eartha Kitt St. Louis Blues Miss Kitt to You  
Dinah Washington If I Never Get To Heaven Back to the Blues  
Bessie Smith Sinful Blues Chattanooga Gal Proper
Squirrel Nut Zippers Hell Hot  
Oscar Brown, Jr. Mr. Kicks Sin and Soul... and Then Some  
Robert Johnson Me and the Devil Blues King of the Delta Blues Singers  
Nina Simone Sinner Man Pastel Blues  
Staple Singers Masters of War Great Day  
Stevie Wonder Pasttime Paradise Songs in the Key of Life  
Sam Cooke One More River to Cross Specialty Story  
Big Mama Thornton Swing It on Home In Europe  
Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band Spreading Honey    
Stevie Wonder Hello Young Lovers Ma Cherie Amour  
The Treniers Say Hey (The Willie Mays Song) They Rock! They Roll! They Swing!  
Teo Usuelli Piacere Sequence Beat at Cinecitta  
Shinehead Billie Jean Upstream  

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