Playlist: Blues Breakers With Artist of the Week: Robert Cray 8/30/2010
August 31, 2010 9:35 AM
On Monday, August 30, our Artist of the Week was Robert Cray. See the playlist with notes here.
- SONG – ARTIST
- YOU’VE GOT TO LOVE HER WITH A FEELING – [lastfm]FREDDIE KING[/lastfm]Born September 3, 1934, Texas. Died 1976, Dallas. This sing was recorded in Cincinatti in 1960.
- PHONE BOOTH – [lastfm]ROBERT CRAY[/lastfm]This song jump started Robert’s career when an [lastfm]Albert King[/lastfm] version won a Handy award and Robert won a songwriting award.
- BEER DRINKING WOMAN – [lastfm]MEMPHIS SLIM[/lastfm] Born September 3, 1915, Memphis. Died 1988, Paris. This record was made in Chicago in 1940.
- DON’T YOU LIE TO ME – [lastfm]DAVID “HONEYBOY” EDWARDS[/lastfm] Honeyboy will be at The Hideout tomorrow (Tuesday) with the Sanctified Grumblers. You can find this song on “White Windows.”
- WHO’S MAKING LOVE – [lastfm]KATIE WEBSTER w/ ROBERT CRAY[/lastfm] Katie was born on Setember 1, 1939, so to remember her here’s a song she did with our Artist of the Week, Robert Cray on guitar on her 1988 album, Swamp Boogie Queen.” Vocals on this song are handle by [lastfm]Kim Wilson[/lastfm] who will be at Chucksfest.
- CHICKEN IN THE KITCHEN – [lastfm]ROBERT CRAY[/lastfm] From a new DVD/CD, “Cookin’ in Mobile.”
- CHICAGO IS LOADED WITH THE BLUES – [lastfm]LURRIE BELL[/lastfm] Lurrie will be at B.L.U.E.S. this Friday night. This song comes from Lurrie’s 2007 album, “Let’s Talk About Love.”
- I SHIVER – [lastfm]ROBERT CRAY [/lastfm]From the 1993 record, “Shame and a Sin.”
- REMEMBERIN’ STEVIE – [lastfm]BUDDY GUY[/lastfm] Buddy is appearing this Friday night at Naperville’s Last Fling. This is a tribute to [lastfm]Stevie Ray Vaughan[/lastfm] who died on August 27, 1990. This song is from Buddy’s album, “Damn Right I’ve Got the Blues,” released on year later on August 27, 1991.