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Blue Light Boogie: I Like, Rain, Mess, Space, My Girl

Playlist #1425 Saturday Oct. 12, 2019

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

“I Like What You Did”, Roosevelt Sykes, The Original Honeydripper, Blind Pig Records

“The Part I Like Best”, Delbert McClinton, Cost Of Living, New West Records

“I Really Like Girls”, George Thorogood, Born To Be Bad, EMI Records

“I Like Ki Yoka”, Dr. John, Anutha Zone, Virgin Records

“Come Rain Or Come Shine”, B. B. King and Eric Clapton, Riding With The King, Reprise Records

“I Can’t Stand The Rain”, Linda Hornbuckle with No Delay, Soul Dive Meets The Blues Monsters, Criminal Records

“When It Rains It Pours”, Sugaray Rayford, Dangerous, Delta Groove Music

“Messin’ Around”, Memphis Slim, At The Gate Of Horn, Vee-Jay Records

“Mess Around”, Perry And The Pumpers, Movin’ At Midnight, Sweetgrass Music

“Messin’ With White Lightnin’”, Chris James and Patrick Rynn, Barrelhouse Stomp, Earwig Records

“Messin’ With The Kid”, Junior Wells, Better Off With The Blues, Telarc Records

“Messy Bessy”, Louis Jordan, One Guy Named Louis, Capitol Records

“Flying Saucer”, Little Walter, Boss Blues Harmonica, Charly Records

“Hell I’d Go”, Dan Hicks and the Acoustic Warriors, Shootin’ Straight, On The Spot Records

“Space Shot”, Midnight Creepers, Breaking Point, Wild Dog Records

“A Certain Girl”, Willie Harper, An Introduction To New Orleans R&B, Fuel 2000 Records

“I’m Talking About You”, Chuck Berry, Stone Rock Blues (various artists), MCA/Chess Records

“My Babe”, various artists, Remembering Little Walter (various artists), Blind Pig Records

“Who Do You Want Me To Be?”, Joanne Shaw Taylor, White Sugar RUF Records

“What Do You Want The Girl To Do”, Lowell George, Thanks I’ll Eat It Here, Warner Brothers Records

“I Can’t Always Be (What You Expect Of Me)”, Backbone Slip, Avenue Breakdown, Blue Wave Records

“Walking Blues”, Cash Box Kings, Black Toppin’, Blind Pig Records

“Walk On Boy”, Steve Howell And The Mighty Men, Yes, I Believe I Will, Out Of The Past Music

“Keep On Walking”, J. P. Blues, Make Room At The Table, Midnight Circus Productions

“Walking Alone”, Sugar Blue, Raw Sugar Blue Live, Beeble Music LLC

“Walking Funny”, Kevin Selfe, Long Walk Home, Delta Groove Music

“Walk Right Back”, Nicole Hart and Anni Piper, Split Second, Blues Leaf 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.