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Favoriting August 14, 2006: Cape Cod

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Big Guitars from Texas  Bulldoggin' Boogie   Favoriting I shoulda played "High Tide in Hub City" 
Ronnie Earl  Churchin'   Favoriting Forner Roomful of Blues guitarist, working here with Jimmy McGriff; from "Healing Time" (Telarc, 2000) 
Charlie Hunter Quintet  Mestre Tata   Favoriting Recorded in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in 2002; released on "Right Now Move" (Rope@Dope Records, 2003) 
Bounty Hunters  Echo Express   Favoriting Garage twang from "Strummin' Mental, Vol.2"-- a cool collection of bands 
Martin Denny  Goony Birds   Favoriting Recorded in 1958, released on CD by RevOla in 2006: "Forbidden Planet" 
Eric Johnson  Tribute to Jerry Reed   Favoriting Austin guitar tribute to Nashville picker Reed; recorded in 1999 but released on the amazing 3-CD box put out by KGSR radio 
Dick Dale  Let's Go Trippin'   Favoriting Surf guitar from 1961 
Dick Dale  Hava Nagila   Favoriting Middle Eastern surf guitar from 1994 
Hamell on Trial  The Seven Seas   Favoriting A clever fellow, that Ed Hamell 
Melancholy Ramblers  Amelia Earhardt's Last Ride   Favoriting Austin acoustic combo 
Bob Dylan  Bob Dylan's 115th Dream   Favoriting "They asked me for some collateral & I pulled down my pants" 
Stuart Frank  Blood Red Roses   Favoriting The first version of this sea shanty that I heard was when Richard Farina did a solo a capella version in the 1960s 
Ewen McColl & A.L.Lloyd  Blow Boys Blow   Favoriting "When everyone else was listening to Cream, I was listening to A.L. Lloyd and Ewan McColl. These were two old guys who used to record together, trying to replicate the original instrumentation of sea shanties...Some of the words were absolutely unbelievable...I loaned the LP to Beefheart and he probably still has it." - FRANK ZAPPA 
Taj Mahal  When I Feel the Sea Beneath My Soul   Favoriting Beautiful instrumental from Taj's excellent 1975 Caribbean flavored album: "Music Keeps Me Together" 
Joseph Spence  Out on the Rolling Sea   Favoriting Bahamian guitarist sings of god and the ocean 
(Orchestra) Baobab  Cheri Takama   Favoriting New album: "N'Wolof: Dakar Sound, Volume 7) 
Ali Farka Toure  Erdi   Favoriting The final album from the great Malian guitarist: "Savane" (World Circuit, 2006) 
John Holt  Soolaiman   Favoriting Early reggae, from "I Can't Get You Off My Mind" (Heartbeat, 20060 
Steven Bernstein's Millenial Territory Orchestra  Boy In A Boat   Favoriting Hot new jazz on Sunnyside. This band really swings! 
NRBQ  Jump Man Jump   Favoriting These guys can swing too; from "You Gotta Be Loose" (Rounder, 1998) 
NRBQ  A Little Bit of Bad   Favoriting Great Al Anderson composition; from "Message from the Mess Age" (Rhino, 1994) 
Chandler Travis  I Threw Some Meat Into the Pond   Favoriting Leader of the Incredible Casuals-- who play every Sunday in the summer at the Beachcomber in Wellfleet-- recites a poem 
Steven Bernstein's Millenial Territory Orchestra  ???   Another hot Millenial Territory Orchestra tune: first as talkover music, then the last 30 seconds or so 
Roomful of Blues  I Left My Baby   Favoriting A soulful cover of an Andy Gibson tune-- written for Count Basie/Jimmy Rushing-- on Roombul's 1995 "Turn It On! Turn It Up!" CD. Gibson is the guy who wrote "D'Natural Blues" which later became the "Hucklebuck" 
Roomful of Blues  Two Bones & A Pick   Favoriting T-Bone Walker instrumental, from their 1981 Hot Little Mama" album; Ronnie Earl plays a mean guitar, trombonist Porky Cohen was in the horn section 
T-Bone Walker  Done Got Over It   Favoriting In 1974, Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller brought a group of music heavies-- Dizzy Gillespie, James Booker, Zoot Sims, etc-- to record with guitar whiz Walker 
Roomful of Blues  Walking Slow Behind You   Favoriting I tried to find the Basie/Rushing version of this one but no luck 
Count Basie w/ Jimmy Rushing  Brand New Wagon   Favoriting Few contemporary bands cover Basie/Rushing better than Roomful; here's one of their best originals 
Count Basie w/ Big Joe Turner  Flip, Flop & Fly   Favoriting In 1983, Turner recorded an album ("Blues Train") with Roomful; Big Joe died two years later 
Roomful of Blues  Slam Jam   Favoriting Another from "Turn It On! Turn It Up!" 
Joe Liggins  Honeydripper (Part 1)   Favoriting I was about to play a Joe Turner tune, a great Johnny Otis collection, when I noticed this tune and I just had to play it 
Big Joe Turner  Nother From Nothin' Blues   Favoriting Big Joe wrote this with Johnny Otis; from an excellent 1996 British compilation ("Blues Brothers") with Otis and band backing many of the best R&B guys 
Roomful of Blues  Albi's Boogie   Favoriting Swinging finale to our Roomful tribute 
Lou Ann Barton  Shake Your Hips   Favoriting Lou Ann-- one of the best of the modern Texas blues women-- sang with Roomful form 1979--80; this Slim Harpo cover is from her 1989 "Read My Lips" album on Antones 
Buddy Holly  I Wanna Play House   Favoriting Rev-Ola just released "Gotta Roll: The Early Recordings, 1949-1955" 
Sonny Curtis  One in a Million   Favoriting Curtis was from Lubbock and worked with Buddy Holly; after Holly's death, he became leader of the Crickets 
Old 97s  Stoned   Favoriting Rhino just released "Hit By a Train"-- a best of... collection 
Jule Brown  Rhythm & Booze   Favoriting Out of Chapel Hill comes "Smoke & Mirrors" (Enabler, 2006) 
Rod Bernard  Teach Me To Forget   Favoriting Cajun crooner from Opelousas, Louisiana does a nice job on "Swamp Gold Country, Volume 1" on Jin 
Stone Poneys  Up to My Neck in High Muddy Water   Favoriting Linda Ronstadt and band cover the Greenbriar Boys tune 
Gram Parsons & Emmy Lou Harris  Love Hurts   Favoriting Gram was so excited to find someone to sing harmony with him! Rhino just put out a box set of Gram's "Complete Reprise Sessions"-- same great music, nice new package 
Alejandro Escovedo  Arizona   Favoriting Produced by John Cale, here's another terrific album from Alejandro, his first in years: "Boxing Mirror" (Back Porch, 2006) 

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