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

September 2

Artist Song Title Album Label
B.B. King Paying the Cost of Being the Boss Living the Blues TimeLife
Oscar Brown, Jr. Work Song Sin and Soul... and Then Some  
Leo Dorsey Working in a Coal Mine Best of Leo Dorsey  
Ray Charles I'll Do Anything But Work In the Beginning, '49-52  
Bessie Smith Work House Blues Chattanooga Gal Proper
Tom Dickson Labor Blues Ain't Times Hard  
Blind Boy Fuller Working Man Blues Playin' the Blues Direct Source
Sounds of Blackness Ah Been Working Evolution of Gospel  
Little Joe Blue Dirty Work Going On Chess Blues Chess
Muddy Waters Got My Mojo Working Chess Blues Chess
Beyonce Knowles Work It Out Goldmember  
John Handy Hard Work The House That Trane Built Impulse
Brother Joe May I'm Happy Working for the Lord The Great 1955 Shrine Concert  
Hank Ballard & the Midnighters Work With Me Annie Risque Blues  
Que Martin Work at It Las Vegas Grind, Vol. 3  
Peetie Wheatstraw Working on the Project Ain't Times Hard  
Ike & Tina Turner Working Together Working Together  
James Moody Workshop Moody's Mood for Blues  
James Brown I Got You (I Feel Good) I Got You (I Feel Good) Polydor
James Brown Devil's Den (Live) Soul Pride Polydor
Bobby Blue Bland The Greatest Turn On Your Love Light MCA
Etta James In the Basement Her Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection  
Aretha Franklin Soulville Unforgettable  
Sugar Pie DeSanto In the Basement Go Go Power Chess
Koko Taylor Wang Dang Doodle Chess Blues Chess
King Curtis Dynamite at Midnight Honkers and Bar Walkers  
The Coasters Riot in Cell Block 9 There's a Riot Going On Atco
Rufus Thomas Walking the Dog Atlantic R&B Atlantic
Graham Central Station It's Alright Ain't No Bout Adoubt It Warner Brothers
Ray Charles What I Say, Parts 1 & 2 Uh-Huh Direct Source
Little Milton Have Mercy Baby Little Milton Sings Big Blues  
Little Milton Grits Ain't Groceries Living the Blues: Blues Masters TimeLife
Ike & Tina Turner Whole Lotta Love Funkier than a Mosquito's Tweeter  
Howling Wolf Spoonful His Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
Pops Staples, Albert King, Steve Cropper, Tupelo Stax Blues Brothers  
Paul Pena Terraplane Blues Genghis Blues  
Rufus Swing Down Chariot Rags to Rufus  
Nina Simone Pirate Jenny Greatest Hits: Sugar in My Bowl  
Nina Simone The Ballad of Hollis Brown Let It Out  
Leadbelly In the Pines Where Did You Sleep Last Night  
Otis Taylor They Don't Want Me When Negroes Walked the Earth  
Odetta Muleskinner Blues Absolutely the Best  
Big Bill Broonzy Hush, Somebody's Calling Me Trouble in Mind  
Eric Bibb I Heard the Angels Singing Painting Signs  
Joe Cocker Cry Me a River Joe Cocker  
Grady Tate Naughty Number Nine Multiplication Rock  
Machito Desert Dance More Than Mambo  
Sly and the Family Stone Family Affair    
Squirrel Nut Zippers Hell Hot  

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September 9

Artist Song Title Album Label
Rufus Thomas Today I Started Loving Your Again Rufus Thomas Ecko
Irma Thomas Time Is on My Side
Hip Shaking Mama
Live! Simply the Best Rounder
James Brown Kansas City
Soul Pride
Say It Live and Loud Polydor
Etta James Rock Me Baby
I Just Wanna Make Love to You/Rock Me Baby
Burnin' Down the House  
B.B. King Let the Good Times Roll
Don't Answer the Door
All Over Again  
R.L. Burnside Meet Me in the Bottom Acoustic Stories M.C. Records
J.C. Burris Loneliness Blues Professor Arhoolie
Magic Sam Love Me with a Feeling The Essential Magic Sam Fuel 2000
Solomon Burke My Babe Soul of the Blues  
Jennifer Holliday And I'm Telling You I'm Not Goin' YouTube  
Aretha Franklin Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This Morning Unforgettable  
Nell Carter Mean to Me Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Bobby Blue Bland Cry Cry Cry Anthology MCA
Sweet Inspirations Why Am I Treated So Bad Sweet Inspirations Ichiban
Otis Redding Pain in My Heart Best of Otis Redding BMG
Nina Simone I Don't Want Him Anymore At Town Hall Colpix
Donny Hathaway Giving Up The Donny Hathaway Collection  
Etta Jones Out in the Cold Again Lonely and Blue  
James Brown Lost Someone I Got You/I Feel Good Polydor
Aretha Franklin Until You Come Back to Me Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings Atlantic
Big Maybelle One Monkey Don't Stop No Show The Complete Okeh Sessions  
Lil Johnson Hot Nuts Sugar in My Bowl  
Bessie Smith A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Put It Right Here (Or Keep It Out There)
Chattanooga Gal Proper
Howlin' Wolf Howling for My Darling His Best Chess
Rosie Ledet I'm Gonna Take Care of Your Dog Zesty Zydeco Maison Du Soul
Ruth Brown If I Can't Sell It Blues on Broadway  
Bull Moose Jackson Big Ten Inch Record Risque Blues  
Dinah Washington Long John Blues The Queen Sings  
Dinah Washington Short John Blues If It Ain't a Hit, I'll Eat My...  
Champion Jack Dupree I'm a Doctor for Women He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Walter Davis I Think You Need a Shot He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Georgia Tom & Jane Lucas Terrible Operation Blues He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Four Jacks Sure Cure for the Blues Risque Blues  

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September 16

Artist Song Title Album Label
Jimi Hendrix Hear My Train A Comin (electric) Blues MCA
Albert King Personal Manager King of the Blues Guitar Atlantic
Big Mama Thornton My Heavy Load In Europe Arhoolie
John Lee Hooker Ninety Days Jealous Shout Factory
Etta James All the Way Down Burnin' Down the House RCA
Big Bill Broonzy Joe Turner Blues Number 2 Trouble in Mind Smithsonian Folkways
Taj Mahal Oh Mama Don't You Know Oooh So Good 'n' Blues Raven
Staple Singers Move Along Train Freedom Highway Sbme Special Mkts
Spiritual Corinthians Just Yesterday Second Chance  
Solomon Burke I'm Hanging My Heart The Definitive Soul Collection Atlantic
Ike & Tina Turner I Idolize You Jazz Blues Collection No. 6  
James Brown Don't Deceive Me (Please Don't Go) Messing with the Blues Polydor
Esther Phillips Til My Back Ain't Got No Bone Jazz Moods: Hot  
Willis Jackson This'll Get to Ya Giants of the Blues and Funk Tenor Sax Prestige
Joe Williams Medley: All Blues/Going to Chicago/CC Rider Live  
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't Doing Too Bad, Parts 1 & 2 Anthology MCA
Koko Taylor Find a Fool, Bump Her Head An Audience with the Queen Alligator
Little Milton Country Style We're Gonna Make It Chess
Little Milton Part Time Lover Little Milton Sings Big Blues Chess
B.B. King Every Day I Have the Blues    
Aretha Franklin Evil Gal Blues Unforgettable Sony
Ray Charles I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town Genius + Soul = Jazz Concord
Lou Rawls I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water Tobacco Road/Trouble in Mind  
Nina Simone Be My Husband Pastel Blues  
Sam Cooke Twisting the Night Away The Man and His Music BMG
Dinah Washington Me and My Gin Back to the Blues  
Lil Johnson Hot Nuts Sugar in My Bowl Buzzola
Alvon I Love to Play the Blues* Alvon Alvon
Jimmy Burns I Wanna Kiss You Back to the Delta* Delmark
Roscoe Chenier She Blows My Mind Roscoe Chenier Avenue Jazz
R.L. Burnside Monkey in the Poolroom Acoustic Stories M.C. Records
Ruth Brown H.B.'s Funky Fable A Good Day for the Blues  
Oscar Brown Jr. Dat Dere
Signifyin' Monkey
Sin and Soul... and Then Some  
K.D. Lang My Old Addiction Drag  
Queen Latifah Mercy, Mercy, Mercy The Dana Owens Album  
Marvin Gaye Hitchhike Greatest Hits Motown
Nation Funktasia Anti-Funky-World In Search of the Last Trump of Funk  
Yoko Kano Digging My Potato Cowboy Bebop  
Parliament Everything Is On the One
Children of Production
The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein  

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Week 23

Artist Song Title Album Label
Ray Charles At the Club Uh-Huh Direct Source
Bobby Blue Bland After It's Too Late Turn on Your Love Light MCA
Etta James Trust in Me Her Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
James Brown` I Go Crazy Star Time Polydor
Aretha Franklin So Swell When You're Well Hey Now Hey Atlantic
Ike & Tina Turner Whole Lot of Love Funkier than a Mosquito's Tweeter  
Ruth Brown If I Can't Sell It Blues on Broadway  
Eric Bibb Stagger Lee Blues, Ballads & Work Songs  
Eric Bibb Tell Riley Natural Light  
Big Time Sarah Lay It On Em Girls Lay It On Em Girls Delmark
Big Maybelle Maybelle's Blues The Complete Okeh Sessions  
Howling Wolf Spoonful His Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
John Lee Hooker My Baby Don't Love Me Atlantic Blues: Guitar Atlantic
John Lee Hooker Strike Blues Ain't Times Hard  
Big Bill Broonzy Lone Wolf Blues Livin' the Blues Direct Source
Jimmy Witherspoon No Rolling Blues Chasin' the Blues  
B.B. King Five Long Years Best of B.B. King, Vol. 1  
Nina Simone Sinnerman Pastel Blues  
Lou Rawls Tobacco Road
St. James Infirmary
Joe Cocker The Letter
Cry Me a River
Mad Dogs & Englishmen  
Rufus Swing Down Chariot Rags to Rufus  
Smokey Robinson Cruisin'    
Aretha Franklin Something He Can Feel Sparkle  
Aretha Franklin Tracks of My Tears    
Byther Smith What My Mama Told Me Hold That Train Delmark
Allen Toussaint Brickyard Blues (Play Something Sweet)* New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, 1976 Rhino
Dr. John Right Place, Wrong Time Most 'Scocious  
Sounds of Blackness Stand The Evolution of Gospel  
Staple Singers For What It's Worth Freedom Highway  
Take 6 Mary Take 6  
Bill Withers Grandma's Hands Lean on Me: the Best of Bill Withers  
Otis Redding I've Been Loving You Too Long Best of Otis Redding  
Irma Thomas I've Been Loving You Too Long/Please Please Please Live! Simply the Best Rounder
James Brown Please Please Please Say It Live and Loud  
Bessie Smith Gimme a Pigfoot
The Gin House Blues
Me and My Gin
Chattanooga Gal  
Sweet Honey in the Rock In the Morning When I Rise* You Tube  
Grace Jones I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango) Nightclubbing  
Kraftwerk Numbers    
Vanity Six Makeup    
Propellerheads Velvet Pants Decksanddrumsandrockandroll  

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Week 30

Artist Song Title Album Label
Freddy King Ain't Nobody's Business Freddy King Live  
Sugar Pie DeSanto Shopping Cart Blues    
Big Bones      

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