N’Walins Gumbo Playlist (August 27, 2011)

DJ: David “Vagabond Stomp” – Davina and the Vagabonds – Black Cloud [2011: Self] “Good Rocking Tonight” {For last week’s earthquake; Harris recorded this only after Roy Brown’s version was a hit in the New Orleans radio market} – Wynone Harris – More Greatest Hits [2004: EIMG] “What’s Going On” {RIP Nick Ashford, who who … Continue reading N’Walins Gumbo Playlist (August 27, 2011)

N’walins Gumbo

Vagabond Shoes is polishing its footwear to travel down to La Nouvelle-Orléans to honor the birthplace of jazz and commemorate the continuing reconstruction of the Crescent City on what is now the 6th anniversary of Katrina. We’ll play our usual gumbo of genres, with an emphasis on “N’awlins”-style, with our usual inspired detours to folks … Continue reading N’walins Gumbo

August 20, 2011 Playlist

Guest Host: The Jazz Messenger “It Ain’t What You Think” {Dirty Dozen Brass Band/Mad Musicians} – Dirty Dozen Brass Band – Live: Mardi Gras in Montreux [Rounder: 1985] “Tim Tam” {Toussaint/Tyler/Schack} – Allen Toussaint – The Wild Sound of New Orleans [Bear Family Records: 1958] “Shoo-Fly” {trad., arr. Dollis/Boudreaux/Levy} – Bo Dollis & Monk Boudreaux w/ReBirth Brass Band – The Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Showdown [Rounder: … Continue reading August 20, 2011 Playlist

August 13, 2011 Playlist

DJ: David “Get Rhythm” {RIP Marshall Grant} – Johnny Cash – Cash: The Legend [Sony: 2005] “I Walk the Line” – Johnny Cash – Cash:The Legend [Sony: 2005] “Girl from the North Country” – Bob Dylan/Johnny Cash – Nashville Skyline [Columbia: 1969] “Goin’ On Down the Road” {RIP Billy Grammer} – Paul Clayton – Paul Clayton Folk Singer [Omni (reissue): 2008] “Goin’ On Down the Road” – Bob Dylan – Self Portrait … Continue reading August 13, 2011 Playlist

August 6, 2011 Playlist

DJ: David I talked over selections from the Fishtank Ensemble (who’ll be at the Mockingbird on 9/3) “Empty Blue Shoes” – Lyle Lovett – Natural Forces [Lost Highway: 2009] “The Bicycle Song” – Miss Tess – The Waltz Set [Self: 2010] (Miss will be at the Mockingbird on 9/9) “Happy Birthday” {Happy 50th, President Obama} – Marilyn Monroe [public domain] “Obama Over the Rainbow” – Clare and the Reasons – Live … Continue reading August 6, 2011 Playlist