Listen: Episode 1603

The new 2016 releases are starting to trickle into the mailbox here at the workshop. There are three 2016 albums featured in this playlist, along with three 2015 albums that have never been featured on the show. In addition, Johnny Full-Time takes a few moments to honor the late Otis Clay, and we’ll hear a pair of recent releases that feature the late Soul giant.

Courtesy Davide Pannozzo

Courtesy Davide Pannozzo

The featured selection from inside “Johnny’s Mailbox” is a cover of Jimi Hendrix’s “Freedom.” The song is performed by Italian guitarist and singer Davide Pannozzo, and it appears on his EP 2015. The six-song set features a few songs off Davide’s previous full-length CD, A Portrait Of Jimi Hendrix. The EP also includes versions of “Feels Like Rain” (famously recorded by Buddy Guy) and Elmore James’ “It Hurts Me Too.”

Davide Pannozzo started playing classical guitar at the age of six, and he has incorporated that immense skill into his rock influenced Blues music, along with his love for guitarists like Hendrix, Eric Clapton, David Gilmour and others. Make sure to scroll down below this week’s playlist to watch Davide and his band perform another Hendrix cover, “If Six Was Nine.” You can also find complete information about Pannozzo, his music, and more at his official website, DavidePannozzo.com

1. Benny Turner – I Can’t Leave – When She’s Gone
2. Pinetop Perkins & Jimmy Rogers – For You My Love – Genuine Blues Legends
3. Laura Rain and the Caesars – Cherry Pickin’ – Gold
4. Jason Vivone & the Billy Bats – Kansas City Blues – The Avenue
5. EG Kight – Low Mileage Woman – A New Day
6. Billy Price & Otis Clay – You Got Me Hummin’ – This Time For Real
7. Otis Clay & Johnny Rawls – Poor Little Rich Girl – Soul Brothers
8. Tedeschi Trucks Band – Anyhow – Let Me Get By
9. Andy Cohen – Seldom Seen Slim – Road Be Kind
10. Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra – Shudder – Preach ‘Em Now! EP
11. Jack White – Entitlement – Lazaretto
12. Roscoe Levee & The Southern Slide – My Gospel – Get It While You Can
13. Davide Pannozzo – Freedom – EP 2015

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Listen: Episode 1411 – Solo Blues

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Think about Robert Johnson recording some of the greatest Blues songs in history unaccompanied. Now, think about Son House and his amazing acapella version of “John the Revelator.” Some of the greatest examples of Blues music have been by individuals performing alone, whether with simply their voice, or as they play an instrument. That tradition continues today, with a new crop of standout solo performances.

This week on Full-Time Blues Radio, we’ll spend the hour enjoying solo Blues from a variety of artists. There’s solo instrumentals, individuals playing and singing, and even one man bands!

Courtesy Blueblood Records

The featured selection from inside “Johnny’s Mailbox” is “Canada.” The track comes off Eddie Martin’s upcoming album Blues Toof ME By The Hand Vol. 1: Acoustic Sessions. The album is a perfect fit for this edition of Full-Time Blues Radio, because it is a compilation of Eddie Martin’s best solo acoustic material from throughout his career. This album comes out April 7, 2014 on digital platforms, and a limited number of autographed hard copies are available directly through Eddie Martin’s official website.
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1. Little G Weevil – Let’s Talk It Over (Come Back Baby) – Moving
2. Mighty Orq – Me and the Devil – Soulful City
3. Pinetop Perkins – Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie – Heaven
4. Kirsten Thien – Hold Onto Me – Solo Live At The Meisenfrei Blues Club
5. Rory Block – Everybody Loves John – Avalon: A Tribute To Mississippi John Hurt
6. Poplar Jake – Pretty Peggy – From The Delta To The Docks
7. Blind Dog Gatewood – Frustration Blues – High Water
8. Tommy Keys – That’s What I Love About The Blues – Devil’s Den
9. Claude Hay – Don’t Forget – Deep Fried Satisfied
10. Ben Prestage – The Ballad of Ray and Ruby – One Crow Murder
11. Dani Dorchin – Build A Home – One Man Band
12. Eddie Martin – Canada – Blues Took Me By The Hand Vol. 1: Acoustic Sessions

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Click Here to Listen to This Week’s Show!

Full-Time Blues Radio is back with a big time lineup of songs and big things on the horizon. This week’s show features highly anticipated new tunes from Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, Anders Osborne, and a selection from “Johnny’s Mailbox” by Grady Champion. There’s also music by the late Pinetop Perkins, French group Loretta and the Bad Kings, and our good friends Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo! In Blues News, I’ve got the full rundown of this year’s inductees into the Blues Hall of Fame.

Courtesy Grady Shady Music

As I mentioned, this week’s featured selection from inside “Johnny’s Mailbox” is by Grady Champion. “My Time Baby” comes off Grady’s brand new album Tough Times Don’t Last. That album is out now on his own Grady Shady Music label. The album is available through a variety of retailers, and wherever fine Blues music is sold.

For more information about Tough Times Don’t Last, Grady Champion, and his tour dates – Click Here to Visit GradyChampion.com

1. The 44’s – Mr. Operator – Americana
2. Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite – I’m In I’m Out And I’m Gone – Get Up!
3.  Brad Hatfield – Fit to be the Fool – Uphill From Anywhere
4. Dave Weld  And The Imperial Flames – She’s Mine – Burnin’ Love
5. Pinetop Perkins – 4 O’Clock In the Morning – Heaven
6. Anders Osborne – Jealous Love – Three Free Amigos
7. The Mike Eldred Trio – Ruby’s Blues – 61 & 49
8. Loretta and The Bad Kings – Livin’ In a Rubbish Dump – Loretta and  The Bad Kings
9. Davina and the Vagabonds – Bee Sting – Black Cloud
10. Hitman Blues Band – Fishing Where the Fish Are – Blues Enough
11. The John Pippus Band – Mean Hearted Woman – Howl At The Moon
12. Scott Ellison – No Way to Live – Walkin’ Through The Fire
13. Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo – My Turn – 10:49
14.  Grady Champion – My Time Baby – Tough Times Don’t Last

Playlist for the Week of September 10, 2012

This week, F.T.B. Radio is packed to the brim with music and news, including information on Blues artists ho have royalty checks waiting on them from SoundExchange. Click Here to See the Original Article and List There’s also news about the winners of the 2012 Blues Blast Awards AND the annual Pinetop Perkins Homecoming Celebration

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Playlist Format
Artist
– Song Title – Album

1. Davis Coen – Big Leg Woman – Jukebox Classic
2. Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo – Sick and Tired – 10:49
3. Cathy Lemons And Johnny Ace – Used To These Blues – LemonAce
4. Ray Manzarek/Roy Rogers – Greenhouse Blues – Translucent Blues
5. Mojo Watson – Please Tell Me Why – Geechy Woman
6. Mark “Pocket” Goldberg – This Train – Off The Alleyway
7. Matthew Stubbs – Tube Top Temptation – Medford & Main
8. Hugh Laurie – Guess I’m A Fool – Let Them Talk Special Edition
9. Susan Wylde – Three Hours Past Midnight – Into The Light
10. Tommy Castro – Gotta Serve Somebody – Presents The Legendary Rhythm And Blues Revue – Live!
11. Julius Pittman and the Revival – Miss Lovin’ Her – Live Tonite
12. Steve Gerard & The National Debonaires – One Of These Days – Voodoo Workin

Playlist for the Week of July 23, 2012

There are a ton of brand new releases throughout this week’s very diverse slate of tunes. There’s a set of piano Blues songs, some heavier stuff, more soulful material, and some stone cold Bluesers, too.
The featured selection from Johnny’s Mailbox this week is Zac Harmon’s new CD, Music Is Medicine, a self released CD available now. Click Here for ZacHarmon.com

Playlist Format

Artist – Song Title – Album

1. Pinetop Perkins – Pinetop’s Blues – Heaven
2. Johnny Neel – Johnny Needs a Shot – Every Kinda’ Blues
3. Lisa Biales – Blues Stay Away From Me ft. EG Kight – Just Like Honey
4. Too Slim & The Taildraggers – Inside of Me – Shiver
5. Johnny Mastro and Mama’s Boys – Thunder Roll – Luke’s Dream
6. The Jimmy Bowskill Band – Salty Dog – The Jimmy Bowskill Band
7. Les Copeland – Crying For An Angel – Don’t Let The Devil In
8. Eddie C. Campbell – Soup Bone (Reheated) – Spider Eating Preacher
9. Marion James – Man Size Job – Northside Soul
10. Johnny Rawls – Take You For A Ride – Memphis Still Got Soul
11. Debbie Davies – Don’t Put the Blame on Me – After The Fall
12. Jimmy Thackery And The Drivers – Hang Up And Drive – Feel The Heat
13. Zac Harmon – Country Boy – Music Is Medicine