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

July 1

Artist Song Title Album Label
Luther Allison Little Red Rooster Bad News Is Coming Motown
Etta James Tell Mama Her Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
B.B. King The Thrill Is Gone Greatest Hits MCA
Lady Bianca Wake Up Baby Servin' Notice Magic-O Records
Big Bones Date with the Blues So Low The Pen
Faye Carol I'm Gonna Do What They Do to Me The Flow World Stage Records
Fenton Robinson I Hear Some Blues Downstairs I Hear Some Blues Downstairs Alligator
Johnnie Taylor Still Called the Blues The Best of Johnnie Taylor Malaco
King Curtis Change Is Gonna Come The Best of King Curtis  
Nina Simone Feelin' Good Verve Unmixed Verve
James Brown Ain't That a Groove Star Time Polydor
Ike & Tina Turner Ain't Nobody's Business    
Tampa Red's Hokum Jazz Band It's Tight Like That Sissy Man Blues Mojo
Ken Page & Nell Carter Honeysuckle Rose Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Little Esther Wedding Boogie I Paid My Dues  
Dixie Cups Chapel of Love Gold for the Road  
The Flamingoes I Only Have Eyes for You R&B Box Rhino
Al Green Let's Get Married Today Compact Command Performances Motown
Staple Singers Be Careful of Stones that You Throw
For What It's Worth
Freedom Highway  
Ray Charles Smack Dab in the Middle Uh-Huh Direct Source
Ray Charles Bein' Green Renaissance  
Aretha Franklin Soulville Unforgettable Sony
Aretha Franklin Dr. Feelgood The Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings Atlantic
Bobby Blue Bland Turn On Your Love Light Here's the Man Duke
Bobby Blue Bland I Can't Stop Singing Turn on Your Love Light MCA
Jimmy Rushing See See Rider The Essential Jimmy Rushing Vanguard
Julius Lester Cockroach Blues Julius Lester Vanguard
Lazy Lester I'm So Tired They Call Me Lazy Flyright
B.B. King Whole Lotta Love
Nobody Loves Me But My Mother
Fillmore East  
Jimi Hendrix Experience Born under a Bad Sign Blues  
Howling Wolf Spoonful His Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
Floyd Dixon Too Much Jelly Roll He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Esther Phillips Use Me Jazz Moods: Hot  
Me'Shell Ndegeocello Who Is He (And What Is He to You) Peace Beyond Passion  
Jackie Shane Any Other Way All the Hits and the Concert  
Jimmy Rushing If This Ain't the Blues The Essential Jimmy Rushing Vanguard
Ann Peebles Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody's Home Hi Record Years: Best of Ann Peebles  
Little Willie John Leave My Kitten Alone All 15 of His Chart Hits  
Coasters Riot in Cell Block 9 There's a Riot Going On Atco
James Brown Papa's Got a Brand New Bag Star Time Polydor
Graham Central Station Entrow The Jam: Greatest Hits Warner Brothers
Ike & Tina Turner Revue A Fool in Love Live!!!  
Chinese Man Artichaut    
Elephant Man Sesame Street    

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July 8

Artist Song Title Album Label
B.B. King Ain't Nobody Home Best of B.B. King MCA
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't Nothing You Can Do Anthology MCA
Willie McTell Broke Down Engine Atlantic Blues Atlantic
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee Blues from the Lowlands Chasin' the Blues Direct Source
Howlin' Wolf Break of Day Chess Blues Chess
Memphis Minnie Gambling Woman High Rollers Buzzola
Little Milton Grits Ain't Groceries Living the Blues Time Life
Peetie Wheatstraw Gangster Blues Outside the Law Buzzola
Julia Lee Lotus Blossom Reefer Songs Mojo
Roy Milton & His Solid Senders Best Wishes Specialty Story Specialty
John Lee Hooker Burnin' Hell The Best of Friends Virgin
Lou Rawls Gloomy Sunday Black and Blue/Tobacco Road  
Sam Cooke Laughin' and Clownin' Night Beat  
Jimmy Smith The Jumpin' Blues Best of Jimmy Smith  
Oscar Brown, Jr. Somebody Buy Me a Drink Sin and Soul... and Then Some  
Big Maybelle That's a Pretty Good Love Blues, Candy, & Big Maybelle Flair
Oscar Brown, Jr. Humdrum Blues Sin and Soul... and Then Some  
Wynonie Harris From Bad to Good Blues Rockin' the Boogie! Proper
Ruth Brown Wild, Wild Young Men Miss Rhythm  
Muddy Waters Walking through the Park Muddy & the Wolf Chess
James Brown Make It Funky, Parts 1 & 2
The King
Devil's Den
Soul Pride Polydor
Louisiana Red I'm Going Down South The Best of Louisiana Red Evidence
Jimmy Yancy Bear Trap Blues Playin' the Blues Direct Source
Lowell Fulson Country Boy Blues Chasin' the Blues Direct Source
Champion Jack Dupree Everybody's Blues Livin' the Blues Direct Source
Leadbelly Good Morning Blues Playin' the Blues Direct Source
Tampa Red Kingfish Blues Playin the Blues Direct Source
Memphis Minnie Me and My Chauffeur Blues Playin the Blues Direct Source
Joe Turner Piney Brown Blues This Is the Blues Direct Source
Robert Lockwood, Jr. Blues on the Hour Just the Blues Bullseye
John Littlejohn Shake Your Money Maker
Reelin' and Rockin'
Slidin' Home Arhoolie
Richard Berry Jelly Roll Get Out of the Car Flair
Etta James Come to Mama
Medley: I Just Want to Make Love to You/Born to Be Wild
Burnin' Down the House  
Bettye LaVette Dirty Old Town Thankful 'n' Thoughtful Anti Records
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings My Man Is a Mean Man Naturally Daptone Records
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Mama Don't Like My Man I Learned the Hard Way Daptone Records
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings What Have You Done for Me Lately Dap-Dippin' Daptone Records
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Knocking   Daptone Records
Al Green I Can't Get Next to You Compact Command Performances Motown
Otis Redding Mr. Pitiful Best of Otis Redding  
Jefferson Airplane White Rabbit Surrealistic Pillow  
Yoko Kano Carnivale Carnivore Cowboy Bebop  
Ursula 1000 Kinda Kinky Kinda Kinky  
Fifth Dimension Last Night (I Didn't Get to Sleep at all)    
Queen Latifah When You're Good to Mama Chicago  

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July 15

Artist Song Title Album Label
Johnny Griffin/Edwin Williams Wade in the Water Giants of the Blues and Funk Tenor Sax Prestige
Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express Blues All Alone Lay It On 'em Girls Delmark
Zakiya Hooker Hug U Kiss U* Keeping It Real Boogie with the Hook
Jimmy Dawkins You Just a Baby Child Hot Wire 81 Evidence
Jimmy Rogers Sloppy Drunk Sloppy Drunk Evidence
Jimmy Rushing Good Morning Blues The Scene: Live in New York Highnote
Sugar Pie DeSanto Hello, San Francisco A Slice of Pie Jasman
Junior Wells Little By Little 55 Years of Blues Delmark
Sista Monica Leave the Door Open** Can't Keep a Good Woman Down Mo Muscle
Etta James Night Time Is the Right Time The Right Time Elektra
Shemekia Copeland Beat Up Guitar* Wicked Alligator
Al Jackson Boogie Shuffle New Orleans Music Kolab
B.B. King Hummingbird Best of B.B. King MCA
Ray Charles I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town Genius + Soul = Jazz Concord
Nell Carter Mean to Me Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Ken Page Your Feets too Big Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Andre deShields Viper's Drag Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Albert King Watermelon Man
Why You So Mean to Me
Wednesday Night in San Francisco Stax
Faye Carol Kito's Blues
Long John Blues
The Flow World Stage
Barbara Carr Ain't Nothing in the Streets That You Can't Get at Home Down Low Brother Ecko
Jimmy Smith The Sermon The Sermon  
Sugar Pie deSanto Nobody's Home Refined Sugar Jasman
Al Jackson Moaning My Blues for You New Orleans Music Kolab
Shemekia Copeland Up on 1-2-5 Wicked Alligator
Queen Ida Lady Be Mine Cookin' with Queen Ida Rounder
The Original Pinstripe Brass Band Ooh Na Nay I Want to Go Back to New Orleans  
Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias Coconut Milk Louisiana Spice Rounder
  Shoo-Fly Louisiana Spice Rounder
Wild Magnolias Brother John Is Gone/Herc Jolly-John Our New Orleans  
Dr. John How Come My Dog Don't Bark (When You Come Around) Going Back to New Orleans  
Rosie Ledet I'm Gonna Take Care of Your Dog Zesty Zydeco Maison du Soul
Irma Thomas Yield Not to Temptation If Your Want It, Come and Get It  
Janelle Monae Mr. President Metropolis  
Honey Honey Little Toy Gun First Rodeo  
Leo Nocentelli Que Sera Sera    

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I'm in Croatia!!!! I'll have to type the official playlist when I get back, so for now here's a PDF of the list. I added the first song to the list.

Artist Song Title Album Label
Bull Moose Jackson Big Ten Inch Record Risque Blues  

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July 29

Still in Croatia, and I ran out of time, so here's a repeat of a show lineupI did back in 2005. Of course, I won't be talking.

Artist Song Title Album Label

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