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Blue Light Boogie: Down, Going Back, Beans, Gin, Tequila

Playlist #1423 Saturday Sep. 21, 2019

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records

“Down Now”, B. B. King, Blues Around Midnight (various artists), Flair Records

“Down On Me”, Janis Joplin, Janis (box set), Columbia/Legacy Records

“Down On The Farm”, Little Feat, Live From Neon Park, Zoo Entertainment

“Down In Virginia”, Shawn Holt, Daddy Told Me, Blind Pig Records

“Down In Mississippi”, Pinetop Perkins, Back On Top, Telarc Records

“Deep Down In Florida”, Muddy Waters, Muddy ‘Mississippi’ Waters Live, Blue Sky Records

“Back On The Bayou Road”, Walter Jr., Back On The Bayou Road, Gatortone Records

“Going Back To Louisiana”, Davell Crawford, My Gift To You, Basin Street Records

“Going Back To New Orleans”, Deacon John, Deacon John’s Jump Blues, Velter Communications

“Red Beans”, Kingsnakes, 19 Lucky Strikes, Blue Wave Records

“Zydeco Sont Pas Sale”, Chubby Carrier And The Bayou Swamp Band, Who Stole The Hot Sauce?, Blind Pig Records

“Jambalaya”, Roomful Of Blues, 45 Live, Alligator Records

“The Gin House Blues”, Bessie Smith, The Complete Recordings vol. 3, Columbia/ Legacy Records

“Gin Mill Blues”, The Hokum Boys, Roots n’ Blues The Retrospective 1925-1950 (various artists”, Columbia/ Legacy Records

“Gin Soaked Boy”, Tom Waits, Swordfishtrombones, Island Records

“Gin Guzzlin’ Frenzy”, Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper, Bo-Day-Shus!!!, I.R.S. Records

“Gin And Tonic Blues”, Reverend Horton Heat, The Full Custom Gospel Sounds Of Rev. Horton Heat, Sub Pop Records

“Gin Blossoms”, G.E. Smith And The Saturday Night Band, Get A Little, Liberty Records

“Tequila Blues”, Rose City Kings, Holler Out For More, self release

“Too Much Tequila”, The Soul Of John Black, A Sunshine State Of Mind, Yellow Dog Records

“Tequila”, Melvin Taylor And The Slack Band, Melvin Taylor And The Slack Band, Evidence Records

“Sloppy Drunk”, Mac Arnold’s Blues Revival, Live At The Grey Eagle, Vizztone Label Group

“Sloppy Drunk”, David Bromberg, How Late’ll Ya Play ‘til vol. 1 Live, Fantasy Records

“I Ain’t Drunk’, Albert Collins, Cold Snap, Alligator Records

“Too Drunk To Drive Drunk”, Joe Louis Walker, Hellfire, Alligator Records

“Don’t Drive Drunk”, A.C. Reed, I’m In The Wrong Business, Alligator Records

Art Hooker was born in Wisconsin and trained on tuba at Hortonville Union High School and Lawrence Conservatory. As a self-taught flutist he traveled throughout the western U.S. as a busker. He studied radio production technology at Mount Hood Community College in Oregon. He also ad libbed flute music beds for a locally produced poetry program on public radio. He currently plays tenor saxophone, flute, rhythm guitar, percussive devices and vocals. He has performed with the Siegal/Schwall Blues Band, Seafood Mama (later known as Quarterflash), Sweet Betty and Nathaniel Mayer, as a solo artist and as a member of the bands King Rat, The Bushwhackers, FM Band, Two Flat Blues Band, Mumblin’ Eddy, Art Hooker, Hot Tomato, and the Big Jones Blues Band. He has opened for John Lee Hooker, James Cotton, Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy, Ben E. King, Luther ‘Guitar Jr.’ Johnson, Marshall Tucker, The Guess Who and Chris Duarte.