Blue Light Boogie

Fri. at 9 P.M. and Sat. at 4 P.M.

"I got hooked on the blues the day I realized all of my favorite rock 'n' roll songs were really blues," says Art Hooker, host of YPR's Blue Light Boogie.

This two-hour program takes the listener from the blues' mighty traditions to its latest releases, with a bit of history and a lot of context from Art, who is also a musician with time logged in everything from polka bands to bar-burning boogie woogie combos.

Playlist #1936 Friday Dec. 14, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Santa Claus Got Stuck In My Chimney”, Ella Fitzgerald, Santa Claus Blues (various artists), Jass Records, http://www.ellafitzgerald.com

“Stuck In The Smoke Hole Of Our Tipi”, Shoshone Elder Oldhands, single, self release

Playlist #1935 Friday Dec. 7, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“8 Days Of Hanukkah”, Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings, It’s A Holiday Soul Party, Daptone Records, http://www.sharonjonesandthedapkings.com http://www.daptonerecords.com

Playlist #1934 Friday Nov. 30, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight”, Mississippi John Hurt, The Complete Studio Recordings, Vanguard Records, http://www.mississippijohnhurtfoundation.org http://www.vanguardrecords.com

Playlist #1433 Friday Nov. 23, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Eggs And Sausage”, Tom Waits, Nighthawks At The Diner, Asylum Records, http://www.tomwaits.com

Playlist #009 Friday Nov. 16, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Shake It And Break It”, Charley Patton, Founder Of The Delta Blues, Yazoo Records

“Shake That Shimmy”, Blind Boy Fuller, Blind Boy Fuller 1935-1940, Travelin’ Man Records

“Shake, Shake, Mama”, Mance Lipscomb, Texas Songster, Arhoolie Records, http://www.folkways.si.edu/arhoolie

Playlist #1931  Friday Nov. 9, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1, Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Evil”, Howlin’ Wolf, The Chess Box, MCA/Chess Records, http://www.howlinwolf.com

“Evil Gal Blues”, Michelle Willson, Evil Gal Blues, Bullseye Blues, http://www.evilgal.com

Playlist #1935 Friday Dec. 7, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“8 Days Of Hanukkah”, Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings, It’s A Holiday Soul Party, Daptone Records, http://www.sharonjonesandthedapkings.com http://www.daptonerecords.com

Playlist #1334 Saturday Dec. 8, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“May Everyday Be Christmas”, Louis Jordan, Blue, Blues Christmas (various artists), Laserlight Records

“Cool Yule”, Louis Armstrong And The Commanders, Yule B’ Swingin’ (various artists), Hip-O Records, http://www.louisarmstronghouse.org

Playlist #1333 Saturday Dec. 1, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Prowling Nighthawk”, Robert Lee McCoy, Prowling Nighthawk: The Complete Robert Lee McCoy, Catfish Records, http://www.nighthawk.sundayblues.org

Blue Light Boogie: Food

Dec 10, 2018

Playlist #1332 Saturday Nov. 24, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Eggs And Sausage”, Tom Waits, Nighthawks At The Diner, Asylum Records, http://www.tomwaits.com

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