Blues and News: Captain Jack Watson

This episode aired on Sunday, August 5th, 2018. I had the pleasure of interviewing Dallas, Texas’ own, Captain Jack Watson! Below is the playlist from the show:

Members Only – Bobby “Blue” Bland
Red Hot Mama – Jimmy Burns
Gone to Main Street – Lurrie Bell and The Bell Dynasty
Mean Old Lady – Michael Burks
I’m an Old Dog – Latimore
The Only Thing I’ve Ever Done Right – Captain Jack
The Right Kind of Loving – Captain Jack
I Can Deal With It – Keith Little
How Much Longer – Deitra Farr
Gone On – Marvin Sease
What About My Love – Dante Hall
Dr. Jesus – Percy Griffin, Willie Rogers
Praise Him – Robert Blair and The Violinaires
We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

Blues and News: Joseph Morganfield

Photo Credit: Connie Carroll

On this episode, I interviewed Joseph “Mojo” Morganfield. He returned to the show to talk about his upcoming projects, experiences as a son of Muddy Waters and more. Below is the playlist:

Check Up On My Baby – Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater
Hold On TO What You Got – Katie Webster
Mannish Boy – Muddy Waters
You Shook Me – Muddy Waters
Bad Contract – Toronzo Cannon
They Call Me The Chief – Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater
I’m an Old Dog – Latimore
Good Man Gone Bad – Denise LaSalle
My Turn, My Time – Deitra Farr
Further On Down The Road – Keith Little
Call Home – Sharon Lewis
I Wish You Love – Gloria Lynne
Hey Bartender – Koko Taylor
Pray For Me – Clarence Fountain
I Shall Not Be Moved – Rev. Cleophus Robinson and Sister Josephine James
We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

Blues and News: April 30, 2018

There was no guest on this show which aired on April 30, 2018. Below is the playlist from the show:

I Believe To My Soul – Son Seals
Don’t Take Advantage of Me – Lonnie Brooks
The Hunter – Albert King
You’re The One I Choose – Otis Clay
Take Me To The River – Al Green
What About My Love – Dante Hall
Fine Seasoned Woman – Toronzo Cannon
Further On Down The Road – Keith Little
My Turn, My Time – Deitra Farr
The Richest One – Ruth Brown
Big Daddy E – Eddie Stovall
Cheatin’ 2gether – Mose Stovall (Ft. Tara Keith)
I Cheated Myself – Paul Richmond
I Hear You Thinkin’ Bobby “Blue” Bland
You Got To Serve Somebody – Pops Staples
Jesus Is My Rock – Rev. Gerald Thompson
Rockin’ in the Juke Joint – Johnny Drummer
Sue Medley – Brother Jacob
We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

Blues and News, April 22, 2018

This program aired on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Here is the playlist from the show:

Why I Sing The Blues – B.B. King
I’m an Old Dog – Latimore
Jackpot – Mr. Sipp
One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer – John Lee Hooker
Lonesome – Memphis Slim
Bad Boy – Eddie Taylor
My Turn, My Time – Deitra Farr
Even When I Win (Seems Like I Lose) – Otis Clay
Wet Match – Etta James
What Would I Do – Robbie Montgomery
If You’re Ready (Come Go With Me ) – The Staple Singers
I Never Loved a Man – Aretha Franklin
Hallelujah I Love Her So – Ray Charles
Hard to Handle – Otis Redding
I Can’t Take It No More – Demetria Taylor
Too Drunk To Drive – Joe Louis Walker
Sue Medley – Brother Jacob
I Cheated Myself – Paul Richmond
Jeremiah – The Canton Spirituals
Testify For Jesus – The Pilgrim Jubilees
Open Your Eyes – The Gospel Clefs
Greedy Man – Koko Taylor
We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

Blues and News: April 15, 2018

There was no guest on this show which aired on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Below is the playlist from the show:

I’m Lost Without You – Oscar Wilson
Three Hundred Pounds of Joy – Howlin’ Wolf
Rollin’ Stone – Muddy Waters
Mighty Gumbo – Peaches Staten
Take It Easy Baby – Pinetop Perkins
Flip, Flop, and Fly – Big Joe Turner
A Blind Man Can See – Mike Wheeler
They Call Me The Chief – Eddy Clearwater
My Turn, My Time – Deitra Farr
Got Me Accused – Bobby Rush
Taking Back – Rev. Clay Evans
Show Some Sign – The Caravans
Jesus Loves Me – The Barrett Sisters
Last Two Dollars – Johnnie Taylor
Down Home Blues – Z.Z. Hill
You Upset Me Baby – B.B. King
It Was a House Until You Made It a Home – Denise LaSalle
Shake the Sheets – Latimore
I Can Take You To Heaven Tonight – Otis Clay
We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

Blues and News: Ronnie Hicks


This episode of Blues and News aired on Sunday, April 8, 2018. I interviewed Blues Artist Ronnie Hicks. We talked about his musical history, upcoming projects, and more. Below is the playlist from the show:

Members Only – Bobby “Blue” Bland
Juke Joint – Mr. Sipp
Mississippi Boy – Ronnie Hicks
Because of Me – Ronnie Hicks Ft. Kenny Hampton
She’s No Lady – Ronnie Hicks
No Getting Over Me – Ronnie Hicks
Voodoo Daddy – Lonnie Brooks
Lovey Dovey – Clyde McPhatter
Sad Feeling – Cicero Blake
Still Called The Blues – Johnnie Taylor
Cheating in the Next Room – Z.Z. Hill
Smokestack Lightning – Howlin’ Wolf
You Upset Me Baby – B.B. King
We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

Blues and News: Wayne Baker Brooks

Photo Credit: Jean Freetz


This episode aired on Sunday, March 25th. I had the pleasure of interviewing Blues Artist, Wayne Baker Brooks. During the interview, we talked deeply about his upbringings, his father Lonnie Brooks, his latest recordings, and more. For more information about Wayne Baker Brooks, go to http://www.WayneBakerBrooks.com.

Below is a playlist from the show:

Someday – Otis Spann
Who’s Gonna Fill Those Shoes – Buddy Guy
Tricks Up My Sleeve – Wayne Baker Brooks
It Don’t Work Like That – Wayne Baker Brooks
I Can Read Your Mind – Wayne Baker Brooks ft. Sugar Blue
Bit Her in the Butt – Johnny Drummer
We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

 

 

Blues and News: March 18, 2018


There was no featured guest on today’s show. Next week, I will be interviewing Wayne Baker Brooks. You don’t want to miss that interview. Below is a playlist from the show:

Sweet Sixteen – B.B. King
Oh, Pretty Woman – Albert King
The Forecast – Bettye Lavette
I’m Mr. Jody – Marvin Sease
Hole in the Wall – Mel Waiters
Leavin’ – Tyrone Davis
Giving Up On Your Love – Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials
It Don’t Work Like That – Wayne Baker Brooks
I Asked For Water – Howlin’ Wolf
Further On Up The Road – Keith Little
How Much Longer – Deitra Farr
Poor Man Blues – John Primer
They Made a Blues Fan Out of Me – Denise LaSalle
Don’t Try To Judge Me – Sharon Lewis
One Heartache Too Late – Dorothy Moore
Just Enuff Rope – Theo Huff
Rich Man, Poor Man – The Pilgrim Jubilees
You Upset Me Baby – B.B. King
What About My Love – Dante Hall
We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

Blues and News: Latimore

This episode of Blues and News aired on March 4, 2018. I had the pleasure of interviewing the legendary Latimore. We discussed his illustrious career, experiences in the music industry, and more. Below is a playlist from the show:

Smokestack Lightnin’  – Howlin’ Wolf
I Ain’t Drunk – Albert Collins
You Shook Me – Etta James
Further On Up The Road – Keith Little
Snatching It Back – Clarence Carter
Woman to Woman – Shirley Brown
Keep The Home Fires Burning – Latimore
Let’s Straighten It Out – Latimore
City Limit Musicians – Sharrie Williams
Shake The Sheets – Latimore
Even When I Win (Seems Like I Lose) – Otis Clay
We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

Blues and News: Sharrie Williams

This episode of Blues and News aired on Sunday, February 18th. I interviewed the Princess of the Rockin’ Gospel Blues, Sharrie Williams! We talked about some of her upbringings, experience in the music industry, and more! For more information about Sharrie, go to her website: www.sharriewilliams.com.

Below is the playlist from the show:

I Can’t Leave – Benny Turner

The Blues Won’t Let Me Take My Rest – Henry Gray

Blues Lover – Sharrie Williams

I’m Lost Without You – Oscar Wilson

Just Like A Dog, Barking Up The Wrong Tree – Big Mama Thornton

Stay Out The Kitchen – Mable John

City Limit Musicians – Sharrie Williams

Big Fall – Sharrie Williams

They Made a Blues Fan Out of Me – Denise LaSalle

Be Careful With My Heart – Cicero Blake

We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker