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Blue Light Boogie: Unheard Instruments, Guitar Instrumentals

Playlist #1247 Saturday Sep. 14, 2019

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

“Devil’s Punchbowl”, Mary Flower, Misery Loves Company, Yellow Dog Records

“Tri-Tar Shuffle Twist”, Nathan James And The Rhythm Scratchers, What You Make Of It, Delta Groove Music

“Nongharn Blues”, Bert Deivert, Kid Man Stuff, Hard Danger Studio

“Air”, Harper, Down To The Rhythm, Blind Pig Records

“Mississippi-Mali Blues”, Taj Mahal, Kulanjan, Hannibal/ Ryko Disc

“Njarka”, Corey Harris, Mississippi To Mali, Rounder Records

“Senegal To Senatobia”, Otha Turner And The Afrosippi Allstars, Senegal To Senatobia, Birdman Records

“A New York”, Lamine Konte, La Kora Du Senegal vol. 2, Arion Records

“The Woofy Girl Stroll”, Corky Siegal’s Traveling Chamber Blues Show, Live, Alligator Records

“Caravan”, Dick Dale, Tribal Thunder, Hightone Records

“Lucky Lou”, Jody Williams, Return Of A Legend, Evidence Records

“Slippin’ Into Darkness”, Tom Principato, Not One Word, Powerhouse Records

“Jimmy’s Rude Mood”, Jimmy Thackery, Guitar, Blind Pig Records

“San Catri”, Popa Chubby, Gas Money, Laughing Bear Records

“Ritmo De Las Almas”, Norton Buffalo and Roy Rogers, Roots Of Our Nature, Blind Pig Records

“After Hours”, Walter Trout, Full Circle, RUF Records

“Hideaway”, Anni Piper, Chasin’ Tail, Blues Leaf Records

“The Milky Way Home”, Sonny Landreth, From The Reach, Landfall Records

“Slideshow”, Ana Popovic, Unconditional, Eclecto Groove 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.