Playlist: Blues Breakers With Artist of the Week: Robert Cray 8/30/2010

robertcray 385 Playlist: Blues Breakers With Artist of the Week: Robert Cray 8/30/2010
blues 125 Playlist: Blues Breakers With Artist of the Week: Robert Cray 8/30/2010On Monday, August 30, our Artist of the Week was Robert Cray. See the playlist with notes here.

  • 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.

One Comment

  1. Ron Reardon says:

    Best Show in town!

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