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"Close Up the Honky Tonks" with Dan (archive)

Bluest ever blue
Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 12:00 to 14:00 | Specialty

Artist Song Album Label
The Gun Club Preachin' the Blues Fire of Love New Rose
Son House Pearline Father of the Delta Blues Legacy
Willie Baker Rag Baby I Woke Up One Morning in May Mississippi
Leonard Bowles and Irvin Cook I Wish to the Lord I'd Never Been Born Virginia Traditions: Non-Blues Secular Black Music BRI Records
Blind Willie Johnson Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed Praise God I'm Satisfied Yazoo
Bukka White Special Stream Line The Slide Guitar: Bottles, Knives & Steel Columbia
Othar Turner & the Rising Star Fife and Drum Band My Babe Everybody Hollerin' Goat Birdman
Junior Kimbrough Crawling King Snake Sad Days, Lonely Nights Fat Possum
Koko Taylor Insane Asylum s/t MCA
R.L. Burnside Miss Maybelle Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down Fat Possum
Reverend Charlie Jackson God's Got It God's Got It CaseQuarter
Tom Waits Jesus Gonna Be Here Bone Machine Island
Rev. Timothy Hayes, etc. Wade in the Water Virginia Traditions: Virginia Work Songs BRI Records
Joe Turner with Pete Johnson's Orchestra B & O Blues Tell Me Pretty Baby Arhoolie
J.B. Lenoir The Whale Has Swallowed Me Vietnam Blues Evidence
Carolina Chocolate Drops Tom Dooley Live on WXDU February 4, 2006 s/r
Furry Lewis I Will Turn Your Money Green In His Prime 1927-28 Yazoo
Terry Callier 900 Miles New Folk Sounds of Terry Callier Prestige
James Lowry Tampa Blues Virginia Traditions: Western Piedmont Blues BRI
Little Brother Montgomery Vicksburg Blues Crescent City Blues Bluebird
Blue Lou Baker He Caught That B & O Sorry But I Can't Take You: Women's Railroad Blues Rosetta Records
Utah Smith Take a Trip …But Where There is Life, There is Hope. Mississippi
Mississippi John Hurt Casey Jones Avalon Blues 1963 Rounder
Joseph Spence That Glad Reunion Day The Real Bahamas, Vol. II Nonesuch
Margaret Johnson Second-Hand Blues Oh, Run Into Me, But Don't Hurt Me! Sub Rosa
Bessie Johnson Great Reaping Day Fight On, Your Time Ain't Long Mississippi
Memphis Minnie Meningitis Blues Four Women Blues Bluebird
Willie Dixon and Memphis Slim How Make You Do Me Like You Do Aux Trois Mailletz Verve
Don Howland Judge The Land Beyond the Mountain Birdman
Geechie Wiley Last Kind Word Blues Last Kind Word Blues Mississippi