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Random Play 

Episode 15 

Jan 13, 2021 

Set 1 

Sweet Honey In The Rock – Breaths 

Novelle Vague – I Melt With You – Best Of 

The Doobie Brothers – Tell Me What You Want (And I'll Give You What You Need ) What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits 

Arlo Guthrie and Pete Seeger – Circles – Precious Friend 

Stephen Stills – Piece Of me – Man Alive! 

Chris Barber & Dr John – Perdido Street Blues 

Set 2 

Levon Helm –Little Birdies - Dirt Farmer 

Leon Redbone – Diddy Wa Diddy – Portland Oregon 1984 

KD Lang – Helpless – Baltimore Symphony Orchestra – 2004 

Justin Townes Earle – Flint City Shake – Melbourne 2019 

Nils Landgren, Cecile Norby, Celine Bonacina - Love Is Real – Hamburg 2012 

The Heavyweights Brass Band – Why Can't We Be Friends – Don't Bring Me Down 

Alan Parson Project – Eye In The Sky - 

Set 3 

BettySoo & Doug Cox – Light In Your Window – Lie To Me 

Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers – I'm Not A Juvenile Delinquent 

Tennessee Ernie Ford and the Starlighters – Cincinnati Dancing Pig 

Tony Rice – Fine As Fine Can Be – Me & My Guitar 

Neil Diamond - Slow It Down – Home Before Dark 

Bert Jansch Inspired – Robert Plant 

The Seldom Scene – The Railroad Line – 2017 

Set 3 

Antonio Carlos and Jocafi sing the Music of Jorge Amado – Capitaes De Areia 

The Beatles (Buck Owens) – Act Naturally – Help 

Roxy Music – Dance Away – Manifesto 

The Stones Project – Miss You – Tim Ries 

The Holmes Brothers – Farther Along - Speaking in Tongues 

Dixie Chicks – Ready To Run – Fly 

Slavek Hanzlik – Spring In The Old Country

Random Play 

Episode 14 

Jan 16, 2021 

Set 1 

Ray Charles – Oh Lonesome Me – Modern Sounds In Country & Western Music 

Bill Frisell (Robin Holcomb) – The End Of The World – Nashville 

Big Al Anderson & The Balls – Pawn Shop Guitars 

Sam Cooke – Shake Rattle & Roll – Nightbeat 

Keith Whiteley – Don't Close Your Eyes 

Shawn Camp – Would You Go With Me – Fireball 

The Cold Club – Nagasaki – The Cold Club 

Rick Danko – Twilight – Live in Northhampton – 1995 

Set 2 

Rod Stewart – Hot Legs – The Sessions 

The Haoles – Because – Hawaiian Holiday 

The Sons Of The Pioneers – Cool Water 

New Grass Revival – One Love/People Get Ready – On The Boulevard 

Los Lobos – Guantanamera – Live 2005 

Louis Bellson Big Band – Time Check – 1980 

Set 3 

The Left Banke – Walk Away Renee – There's Gonna Be A Storm 

Sam Cooke – You Send Me (Demo Version) 

Alison Krauss & Union Station – Wouldn't Be So Bad 

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Delilah – Live 

Duke Ellington – Take The A Train 

The Spinners – Could It Be I'm Falling In Love 

Josh Graves – Just Joshin' – The Great Dobro Sessions 

Elvis Presley – In The Ghetto 

Set 4 

Jimmy LaFave – Sweetheart Like You 

Cowboy – Please Be With Me 

Ken Hamm – Burns Lake Bounce 

Olu Dara – Your Lips – From Natchez to New York 

Mary Flower – Baby Please Don't Go – Green Onions 

Ray Davies with Paloma Faith – Lola – See My Friends 

Keith Richards and George Jones - Say It's Not So – The Bradley Barn Session

Random Play 

Episode 13 

Jan 9, 2021 

Set 1 

Russell Malone Quartet – You Should Know Better – Montreal Jazz Fest 2002 

Tom Paxton – Virginia Morning – Redemption Road 

Doug Cox – While My Guitar Gently Weeps – Without Words 

Eddie Hinton – Everybody Meets Mister Blue – Letters From 

Mississippi 

Kevin Breit – Empty – Empty 2007 

Jerry Douglas (with Mumford & Sons & Paul Smon ) – The Boxer -from the Traveler 

Aviva Chernick – A Ti Espanya – Le Serena 

Set 2 

Michael Franks – Popsicle Toes – The Art of Tea 

Nduduzo Makhathini – Beneath The Earth – Modes of Communication: Letters From The Underworld (2020) 

Stevie Wonder w Sting – Higher Ground/Roxanne - 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 

Dave Harris – I'm On My Way – Slim's Blue Dream 

Patrick Godfrey – Here In My Arms – That's Why 

Set 3 

Dennis Ellsworth – Anywhere But Here – Things Change 

John Prine – Ubangi Stomp – Pink Cadillac 

Queen – Doing All Right – Queen 

Hank Snow – The Anniversary Of A Broken Heart 

Ruthie Foster – Hole In My Pocket – Runaway Soul 

Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin – Letter(Unsent) – Edgelarks 

Charles Loyd and the Marvels w Lucinda Williams – Angel 

Set 4 

Jethro Tull – Skating Away – Bursting Out 

Filippo Gambetta – Berzezi/Garbanzo/Aquilone – Otto Baffi 

The Bluegrass Sessions – Wheel Hoss – 1999 Greensboro/NC 

John Martyn – May You Never – Solid Air 

Beyries – You Are – Landing 

Dr John (with the Blind Boys and Nicholas Payton) – What A Wonderful World – Ske-Dat-De-Dat – The Spirit of Satch 

The Silhouettes – Get A Job 

Dyad – Early Early In The Spring – Who's Been Here Since I've Been Gone

Random Play 

Episode 12 

Jan 2, 2021 

Set 1 

The Clovers – Fool, Fool Fool – American Graffiti 

Bobby Charles – Why Are People Like That? - Last Train To Memphis 

Dan Hicks – I Wear A 13D, Doin It, Doin It – 1992 Soundstage 

Edmund Paul Nicodemi – Waiting For The Sunset - Parallel Solitudes 

Nic Jones Trio – Ruins By The Shore – Sidmouth 2013 

Eric Clapton – Sick and Tired – Pilgrim 

Set 2 

Gurrumul – Gathu Mawula 

Bear McCreary – Helo Rescued – BattleStar Gallactica 

Colin Hay – I Came Into Your Store – American Sunshine 

Bill Evans – Stella By Starlight – California Here I Come (Live) 

The Cars – I'm In Touch With Your World – The Cars 

Nils Landgren – Ghost In This House – Sentimental Journey 

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer – Wings Like An Eagle – Get Up And Do It Right 

Federspiel – Mit em Dampfschiff um de Piz Palu 

Set 3 

Duane Allman (John Hammond Jr) – Shake For Me – Anthology 

Georgie Fame and the Aussie Blue Fames – Riverboat Shuffle – 1987 Melbourne 

Lou Rawls – Groovy People – The Essential Lou Rawls 

David Francey – Long Long Road – So Say We All 

Martin Simpson and Martin Taylor – Time After Time – Liverpool 2012 

Stevie Wonder – Looking For Another Pure Love – Talking Book 

John Mayer – Belief – Continuum 

Set 4 

Booker T Jones – Hang Em High – Live Demo 

Ella Fitzgerald and Count Basie – Robbins Nest Take 3 – Ella & Basie! 

David Grisman and Martin Taylor – Mood Indigo – Santa Rosa, CA 1996 

India.Arie – Wings of Forgiveness – Testimony 

Junior Brown – Joe The Singing Janitor – Semi Crazy 

John Martyn – Fines Lines – Sweet Little Memories 

The Persuasions – Brokedown Palace - NY 2001

Random Play 

Episode 11 

Dec 26, 2020 

Set 1 

Raul Malo (The Mavericks) , Rob Ickes, Pat Flynn, Dave Pomeroy – Hot Burrito #1 – The Nashville Acoustic Sessions 

Robben Ford – Born Under A Bad Sign – Talk To Your Daughter 

Dan Fogelberg – Down The Road / Mountain Pass – High Country Snows 

Heart – Love Alive – Little Queen 

Webb Pierce – Wondering - Country Meets Rockabilly 

Holly Cole Trio – Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday – Don't Smoke In Bed (David Piltch Bass – Aaron Davis – Piano) 

Crosby Stills & Nash – Carried Away – CSN 

Set 2 

Lisa Rose Bradford – Awake 

(Natalie & Sean – The Atlantic String Section) 

Firefall – Just Remember I Love You 

The Staple Singers – I'll Take You There – Be Altitude: Respect Yourself (David Hood – Bass) 

David Byrne – I Dance Like This – American Utopia 

Corey Hamm – Theme - Frederick Rzewski – The People United Will Never Be Defeated 

John Hartford, Tony Rice & Vassar Clements – Long Journey Home 

Cindy Cashdollar – How Many More Years – Waltz for Abilene w Omar Kent Dykes (Omar and the Howlers) 

Chet Atkins & Jethro Burns - Autumn Leaves – A Prairie Home Companion : Duets 

Set 3 

Kris DeMeanor – One Of Two Things – Lark 

Bogus Ben Covington – Adam and Eve In The Garden – The Rough Guide To Ragtime Blues and Hokum 

Paul Simon – Late In The Evening – Live In New York City 

Phil Baugh – Take One – Live Wire! 

Steve Earle and The Dukes – Willin' – Station Inn in Nashville 1999 

Buck Owens - How Long Will My Baby Be Gone 

Hans Zimmer – The Crown Main Title 

Stephen Fearing – Early Morning Rain – Between Hurricanes 

Elan – Nothing Is Worth Losing You – Together As One 

Set 4 

Michael Jerome Browne – Walk On – Self Titled 

Moe Koffman – Swingin Shepard Blues - Moncton INTL Jazz Fest – 90 

John Mills Cockell - Melina's Torch – Panagalactic Performer 

NRBQ -Music Goes Round and Round – Tiddly Winks 

The Eagles – Already Gone – Their Greatest Hits 71-75 

Amazing Rhythm Aces – Ella B – Stacked Deck 

Soweto Gospel Choir – Forever Young – African Spirit

Random Play Episode 10 

Dec 19, 2020 

Set 1 

Leon Redbone & Dr John – Frosty the Snowman – Christmas Island 

Stacy Phillips and Paul Howard – Perry Mason Theme and Sleigh Ride 

Nat King Cole – The Happiest Christmas Tree – The Christmas Song 

David Essig – Desert Way – Moon On Rough Bay 

The Beatles – Maggie May – Let It Be Remastered 

Snooks Eaglin – Veal Chop & Pork Chop – Country Boy Down In New Orleans 

Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie – C-Jam Blues – 1971 Live in Stuttgard 

Tom Jackson – The Huron Carol 

Orchestra – Welcome Christmas – How the Grinch (1966) 

Set 2 

Doug Cox – Silent Night 

Jose Feliciano – Feliz Navidad 

Sarah McLachlin - River - Wintersong 

Al Hirt & Ann Margaret – Baby It's Cold Outside – Beauty & The Beard 

Brenda Lee – Jingle Bell Rock – Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree 

Merry Christmas From The Family – Robert Earl Keen – Best 

Christmas In Prison – John Prine – Sweet Revenge 

Nat King Cole – The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot 

Kathy Kallick – Ring The Bells At Midnight 

Set 3 

Vince Guaraldi Trio – Christmas Time Is Here – Charlie Brown Chreistmas 

Townes Van Zandt – Snowin' On Raton 

Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem – Snowbird – Cocktail Swing 

Lonesome River Band – All I Want Is Mary For Christmas 

George Winston – Carol Of The Bells – December 

Sam Bush – Sleigh Ride 

Wendell Ferguson – Why Does Every Christmas Song Have So Many Chords – Cranky Christmas 

You're A Mean One Mr Grinch - How The Grinch Stole Christmas 

Set 4 

Jerry Jeff Walker – Walkin In A Winter Wonderland 

Nana Mouskouri – Go Tell It On The Mountain 

Homer & Jethro – Santa Claus, The Original Hippie – A Cool Crazy Christmas 

Jeff Beck – Amazing Grace 

The Blind Boys of Alabama with Taj Mahal – Christ Was Born On Christmas Morn – Talkin' Christmas 

Pretty Paper – Willie Nelson 

Milton Batiste – Big Fat Santa Coming To Town 

Sammy Davis Jr – Jingle Bells 

Christmas Island – Leon Redbone

Random Play Episode 9 

Dec 12th, 2020 

Set 1 

Los Super Seven w Rick Trevino – Ojitos Traidores - Heard It On The X 

Jerry Douglas – Mexican Rex – Plant Early – MCA Masterseries 

Payday Blues – Dan Hicks and the Acoustic Warriors – 1998 – San Rafael, California 

Maria Dunn – Bedrock Bedroll – Gathering 

Rob Lutes – Spence – Walk In The Dark 

Jackson Browne & Friends – Will The Circle Be Unbroken – Clamshell Benefit 1978 

Loggins and Messina – Same Old Wine – Sittin In Again 

Set 2 

Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road – Harvest Time – Fear or Faith 

George Benson – Sailing – Songs and Stories 

Lucia Micarelli – Meditation From “Thais” - Music From A Farther Room 

Tab Tabscott – Rototiller – Resophonics Anonymous 

Dueling Banjos – Dueling Banjos – More Bluegrass Banjo 

The Velvelettes – Needle In A Haystack – Hitsville USA 

The Westside Horns – You Don't Have To Go – San Quintas 

Set 3 

Donnie Fritts – If You Say So – Everybody's Got A Song 

Scott Boyer & Tommy Talton – River to the Sea – Live at the Nutthouse 

Jon Hassell & Ry Cooder – Secretly Happy – Fascinoma 

Los Super Seven – Heard It On The X 

Terence Blanshard – Ghost of Congo Square - A Tale Of God's Will (A Requiem For Katrina) 

Oh My Darling – Won't Need My Shoes (On Heavens Floor) 

Set 4 

John Prine – Aw Heck – Bruised Orange 

Rodney Crowell – I Walk The Line – The Houston Kid 

Quinn Bachands Brishen – Get Rich Quick – Brishen 

The Monkees – Saturday's Child – The Monkees 

Alex Graham featuring John Boutte – Basin Street Blues – Live In New York 

Peppino D'Agostino – Sergio – Penumbra 

T-Bone Burnett – The Bird That I Held In My Hand 

Kate & Anna McGarrigle – Talk To Me Of Mendicino

Random Play Episode 8 

Dec 5th, 2020 

Set 1 

Lisa Maxwell – Shiney – Shiney 

Flaco Jiminez (w Dwight Yokum) – Amor – Sleepytown 

Chet Atkins & Doc Watson – Black and White/Ragtime Annie – Reflections 

The Beez – Spanish Fly – In The House (Berlin) 

`Alexis Korner & Colin Hodgkinson – Got My Mojo Working 

Set 2 

Rhiannon Giddens – Waterboy – Transatlantic Gateshead 2016 

Joan Armatrading – You Rope You Tie Me – Steppin' Out Live 

Ann Murray – I'll Be Your Baby Tonight – This Way Is My Way 

Dr John – Careless Love – Plays Mac Rebbenack 

Bob Brozman – Mysterious Moze – Hello Central, Give Me Dr Jazz 

Otis Taylor – Five Hundred Roses – Recapturing the Banjo 

Joo Kraus & Tales In Tones Trio – Blame It On The Boogie – Songs From Neverland 

Set 3 

Muddy Waters – Hoochie Coochie Man 

Dixie Chicks with James Taylor – Shower the People 

Dann Penn – Things Happen – Living On Mercy 

Pink Floyd – Time – The Dark Side Of The Moon 

Joe Cocker – You Are So Beautiful – Organic 

Loudon Wainwright III – Revenge 

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – Nami Danam Chi 

Set 4 

Don Williams – I Believe In You 

Jeff Beck & Jed Leiber – Vihn's Funeral – Frankies House 

David Lindley – Pretty Polly - Vienna 2016 

Curly Strings – Hoolima - Edasi Anda 

Linda McRae – Rough Edges & Ragged Hearts – Fifty Shades of Red 

Elton John – Someone Saved My Life Tonight

Random Play Episode 7 

NOV 28, 2012 

set 1 

Johnny Griffith – Cherokee 

Jimmy Reed – Aw Shucks, Shut Your Mouth 

The Blues Band – Fat City 

The Fairfield Four (with Elvis Costello) – That Day Is Done 

Jimmy Elledge – Swanee River Rocket 

Doug Cox & Al Hume – Any Age 

set 2 

Muddy Waters – Rollin & Tumblin PT 1 

The Band – Amazon (River of Dreams) 

Chic Gamine – Je Pense A Lui – City City 

The Blind Boys of Alabama – Free At Last – Down In New Orleans 

Marion Williams – Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen – Can't Keep It To Myself 

Minnie Ripperton – Lovin You 

set 3 

Los Texmaniacs with Jason Roberts – Waltz Across Texas 

Henry Butler – How Insensitive – For All Seasons 

David Wilcox – Bad Apple – Out Of The Woods 

Queen – Your My Best Friend – A Night At The Opera 

Jackson Browne – I'm Alive – I'm Alive 

Travels With Charley – Great To Be Gone – Red Rome Beauty 

Set 4 

NRBQ – I Want You To Feel Good Too – Wally, Stu, Lou & The Q 

The Beatles – I Should Have Known Better – A Hard Days Night 

Rev Gary Davis – Walkin Dog Blues – 1968 Denver Living Room 

Ricky Skaggs & Tony Rice – The Old Crossroads – Skaggs and Rice 

John Prine – Sweet Revenge 

Neil Diamond – If I Don't See You Again - Home Before Dark