Blues and News: Dorothy Moore

On this episode that aired on December 10, 2017, I interviewed music legend, Dorothy Moore. We talked about her upbringing, experiences in the music industry, and more. Below is the playlist from the show:

Last Night – Little Walter

Back Door Santa – Clarence Carter

Please Come Home For Christmas – Dorothy Moore

How Can I Miss You, When You Won’t Leave – Vance Kelly

Three Into Two Won’t Go – Z.Z. Hill

Turning Point – Tyrone Davis

How Much Longer – Deitra Farr

You Upset Me Baby – B.B. King

One Heartache Too Late – Dorothy Moore

Misty Blue – Dorothy Moore

I Can See So Much (Live) – Reverence Cleophus Robinson and Sister Josephine James

I’ve Got Shoes – Spencer Taylor & The Highway QC’s

You Didn’t Have To (Wake Me This Morning – Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC’s

Poor Man’s Blues – John Primer

We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

Blues and News: December 3, 2017

On today’s episode that aired on December 3, 2017, there was no guest scheduled for the show. Below is the playlist:

I Like To Live The Love – B.B. King

Don’t Start Me Talkin’ – Sonny Boy Williamson

Merry Christmas Baby – Charles Brown

Breaking Up Somebody’s Home – Albert King

Texas Party – Johnny Copeland

I Got A Feeling – Otis Spann

Back in the Game – Syl Johnson

I Ain’t Drunk – Albert Collins

A Blind Man Can See – Mike Wheeler Band

Pops Recipe – Mavis Staples

Fine Seasoned Woman – Toronzo Cannon

You Got Money – Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown

Merry, Merry Christmas – Koko Taylor

Christmas Party – Keith Little

That’s Enough – Dorothy love Coates

Word of Prayer – Canton Spirituals

I Don’t’ Feel No Ways Tired – The Mighty Clouds of Joy

I Wouldn’t Treat a Dog (The Way You Treated Me) – Bobby “Blue” Bland

I Wish It Was Me – Tyrone Davis

Key To The Highway – Brother Jacob Feat. Deitra Farr

Blow Wind Blow – Muddy Waters

We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

Blues and News: Bruce Iglauer

On this episode that aired on November 26, 2017, I interviewed Founder and President of Alligator Records, Bruce Iglauer. During the interview, we talked about the history of Alligator Records, some of the artists he has worked with and much more.

Here are the additional parts of the interview that were not aired during the broadcast:

Part 6: 

Part 7:

Part 8:

Here is the playlist from the show:

Christmas Party – Keith Little Ft. Deitra Farr

All I Want For Christmas (Is To Be With You) – Lonnie Brooks

Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get The Blues – Roomful of Blues

Good Morning Little Schoolgirl – Mississippi Fred McDowell

How Many More Years – Howlin’ Wolf

Stop Breaking Down – Junior Wells

Give Me Back My Wig – Hound Dog Taylor

I Got What It Takes – Koko Taylor

Going Home (Where Woman Got Mean On Their Bones) – Son Seals

Cherry Red Wine – Luther Allison

We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

Blues and News: September 24, 2017

There was no guest on this episode of Blues and News, however, there was plenty of good music. Next week, tune in for my interview with Cookie Taylor, daughter of the late great Queen of the Blues, Koko Taylor. Below is the playlist from the show:

Please Don’t Dog Me – Koko Taylor

Shake Your Moneymaker – Elmore James

I Can’t Leave – Benny Turner

I Am Louisiana Red – Louisiana Red

Jackpot – Mr. Sipp

Big Head Hundreds – Johnnie Taylor

The End of the Rainbow – McKinley Mitchell

Just Your Fool – Chicago Wind

How Much Longer – Deitra Farr

Don’t Take Advantage of This – Lonnie Brooks

The Richest One – Ruth Brown

Nobody But You – Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC’s

He’s Got Me – Jackson Southernaires

Lord, Don’t Move The Mountain – Inez Andrews

A Good Leavin’ Alone – Eddy Clearwater

Smokestack Lightning – Howlin’ Wolf

Further On Up The Road – Keith Little

Dollar Got The Blues – Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown

Shake The Sheets – Latimore

Big Fat Mama – Pinetop Perkins

You Can’t Take Out – Mary Lane

We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker


Blues and News: Wayne Baker Brooks, Freddie Dixon, Joseph Morganfield, Ivy Ahmed (PCa Blue Inc.)

Photo Credit: Connie Carroll

On this episode of Blues and News, I had the pleasure of interviewing Blues Artists: Wayne Baker Brooks (Son of the Legendary Lonnie Brooks), Freddie Dixon (Son of the Legendary Willie Dixon), and Joseph Morganfield (Son of the Legendary Muddy Waters). Additionally, we heard from Ivy Ahmed and Lynn Orman Weiss who have helped coordinate a music tour featuring Blues Musicians for Prostate Cancer Awareness through a great organization, PCa Blue Inc. (

During the interview, Wayne, Freddie, and Joseph discussed some of their experiences growing up as the descendants of legendary Bluesmen, their involvement with PCa Blue Inc. and the Sons and Daughters of the Blues Show which took place at Buddy Guy’s Legends on Monday, September 18th.

Below is a playlist from the show:

Never Make a Move Too Soon – B.B. King

Got My Mojo Working – Muddy Waters

Tricks Up My Sleeve – Wayne Baker Brooks

Hoochie Coochie Man – The Original Chicago Blues All Stars (Freddie Dixon on Lead Vocals)

Turn Back The Clock – Tyrone Davis

Last Two Dollars – Johnnie Taylor

Members Only – Bobby “Blue” Bland

We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker