Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 30 December 2015

Some favourite releases from 2015 Part 1!

Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters – Moanin’ (Father’s Day)

Deb Ryder – You Won’t Be True (Let It Rain)

Kim Nalley – Never Make You Move Too Soon (Blues People)

Linda Dachtyl – Sister Francis (A Late One)

Clayton Doley – I Live For You (Bayou Billabong)

Dee Dee Bridgewater – Treme Song/Do Whatcha Wanna (Dee Dee’s Feathers)

The Texas Horns – Home Cookin’ (Blues Gotta Holda Me)

Slam Allen – You’re Wrong (Feel These Blues)

Lazy Eye – Organ Grinder (Single Malt Blues)

Omar Coleman – Raspberry Wine (Born & Raised)

Raphael Wressnig – Mustard Greens (Soul Gumbo)

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 23 December 2015


Happy Christmas!

Rick Holstrum – Sleigh Ride (Blues Mistletoe & Santa’s Little Helper)

Roomful Of Blues – I Told Santa Claus (Roomful of Christmas)

Chick Willis – All I Want For Christmas Is To Lay Around And Love On You (Ichiban Blues At Christmas)

Gospel Hummingbirds – Safety Zone (Steppin’ Out)

Eddy The Chief Clearwater – Good Times Are Coming (Soul Funky)

Larry Carlton – Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer (Four Hands & A Heart Christmas)

Alco Pops – Alco’s Christmas Tale (Live From The Hillbilly Hoot)

Cass Eager & the Mo Debleys – Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree (Santa’s Got Soul)

Travis Haddix – Summer Santa (Mean Ole Yesterday)

Saffire & the Uppity Blues Women – Really Been Good This Year (Genuine Houserockin’ Christmas)

Marlene Cummings – Santa Bring Me A Man for Christmas (Koori Woman Blues)

Blind Boys of Alabama – I Pray On Christmas (Go Tell It On The Mountain)

B B King – Back Door Santa (A Christmas Celebration Of Hope)

Jimmy McGriff – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town/White Christmas – (Ultra Lounge Christmas Cocktails Part 1) 

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T playlist 16 December 2015


Kevin Selfe – Pig Pickin’ (Buy My Soul Back)

Zora Young with Little Mike & the Tornadoes – True Love Is Hard To Find (Friday Night) 

Harmonica Shah, Jack de Keyser & Julian Fauth – Two legged Grey Mule (If You Live To Get Old…)

 Robben Ford – Top Down Blues (A Day In Nashville)

Cecelia Loforti – Doctor C (Blues Harp Women CD2)

 Mighty Reapers – New Kinda Groove (Mighty Reapers)

Dodge – Four Square (Offline)

Joe Williams – Alright Okay You Win  (Count Basie Swings Joe Williams Sings)

Danny Caron – Blues Alley (Jazz + Blues)

Liza Ohlback – Mr Too Hard (Give You Hell)

Lachy Doley – Betcha I’ll Getcha (Conviction)

Gil Scott-Heron – Is That Jazz (Ultimate Jazz Collection)

Ron Levy’s Wild Kingdom (Funky Fiesta) 

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 9 December 2015


Happy Birthday organ maestro Jimmy Smith! 

Jimmy Smith – Messin’ Around (Home Cookin’)

Trudy Lynn – Fat Daddy (Everything Comes With A Price)

Amos Milburn – Good Good Whiskey (The Best Of Amos Milburn)

Illya Szwec – Bad Bad Whiskey (Groove Depot EP)

Abare – Nightly News (Only Human)

Toni Swain – Bones (Deepest Water)

Regina Bonelli – Can You Fill His Shoes (Open Up the Door)

John Nemeth – Elbows On the Wheel (Memphis Grease)

Johnny Winter – Don’t Want No Woman (Step Back)

Bill Magee Blues Band – Further On Up the Road (Low Down Dirty Blues)

Ben Todd Band – Monday Night Special (Twenty10)

Joey DeFrancesco with Jimmy Smith – Back At The Chicken Shack (Legacy)

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 2 December 2015


Billy Gibbons & The BFG’s – Q Vo (Perfectamundo)

Kim Nalley – Listen here/Cold Duck/Compared To What (Blues People)

Lou Rawls – Stormy Monday (Live!)

Bill Jennings/Jack McDuff – Glide On (Title track)

Bobby Rush – Night Fishin’ – (Chicken heads- A Fifty Year History of Bobby Rush)

SharBaby & Dave Thomas – Alabama (Juke)

Double Wammy – Pigmy (Demo)

The Hiptones – Bon Ton Roulet (Meet Me At the Sands) 

Francine Reed – Girl’s Gotta Do (Wild Heated Woman)

John Mayall – Ain’t No Guarantees (Find A Way To Care)

John Patton – Pinto (Soul Connection)

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 25 November 2015


Happy 75th birthday Dr John and Happy 70th to Randy Brecker!

Dr John – When I’m Right I’m Wrong (Tribal)

Randy Brecker - The Vamp (Score)

Georgie Bonds – Let’s Get Down (Hit It Hard) 

Zora Young & Little Mike & The Tornadoes – Friday Night (Title track) 

Danny Gatton/Joey DeFrancesco – Fine (Relentless) 

Steve Crain Band – Blue Sofa (Kthwack)

Ward’s XPress – Trouble Again (The Back Roads)

Diane Blue – Day and Night (Blues In My Soul) 

Karl Denson Trio – Ghetto Fireworks Part 1 (Lunar Orbit) 

Billy Larkin & The Delegates – Blue Satin (Hole In the Wall)

Barbara Blue – Hands Off (Memphis Blue – Sweet Strong & Tight)

Chris Finnen – PMT (Ali Kat Guitar Boogie Shuffle) 

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 18 November 2015

Albare – FunkChue (Only Human)

Cedar Walton – Jive Talkin’ (Mobius/Beyond Mobius)

Zora Young & Little Mike & The Tornadoes – I’ve Been a Fool Too Long (Friday Night)

Key Grip – Stand By (Cuts And Takes)

Percy Mayfield – The Hunt Is On (His Tangerine & Atlantic Sides)

Reuben Wilson Trio – Here We Go (Reuben Wilson Trio Revisited)

Trudy Lynn – Fat Daddy (Everything Comes With A Price)

Zkye Blue – Early In The Morning (Live in Mixmasters Vol. 1)

The Word – Swamp Road (Soul Food)

Pugsley Buzzard – Big Edna Bites Back (Hammer These Tongs)

Anthony Geraci & the Boston Blues All Stars – Fifty Shades of Blue (Title track)

Bee Houston – The Hustler (Title track)

James Taylor Quartet – Grooving Home (Get Organized)

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 11 November 2015


The Word – Soul Food 11 (Soul Food)

Trudy Lynn – Everything Comes With  A Price (Title track)

Allen Toussaint – We The People (New Orleans Funk)

The Rev Shawn Amos – Hollywood Blues (The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves You)

Jesse Morrison – Shakey Pudding (The Vibes Vault)

Nancy Wright – Funkin’ It Up (Putting Down Roots)

Bobby Rush – Western Union Man (Chicken heads –A Fifty Year History of Bobby Rush)

Charles Brown – Seven long Days (Jazz & Blues `52)

Paul Winn – Down So Long (Live in New York City)

Johnny Adams – Roadblock (One Foot In The Blues)

Papa John DeFrancesco – The Thang (A Philadelphia Story)

Banana Oil –Guava Lampo (Title track)

Benny C & the Associates – Belt the Phelt (Red Dress)

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 4 November 2015


Happy 89th Birthday Lou Donaldson!

Lou Donaldson - Funky Mama (The Natural Soul of Lou Donaldson)

Taj Mahal & the Hula Blues Band - Gonna Move Up to The Country (Live In Kauai)

Ray Beadle  - It's My Soul (Ray Beadle Live)

Danny Caron - The Grand Lake Shuffle (How Sweet It Is)

Deb Callahan - Sweet Feeling (Sweet Soul)

Ebony Jo Ann - Just Rain (Please Save Your Love For Me)

Galactic - Black Eyed Pea (Late For The Future)

Mindi Abair - Haute Sauce (Wild Heart)

Jan Preston  - 20 Fingers on 88 Keys (My Life As A Piano)

Sonny Rhodes - Ain't No Blues In Town (Disciple Of the Blues)

Chris Finnen - South Australian Outback Blues (Ali Kat Guitar Boogie Shuffle)

Steve Crain Band – Greasetrap (Thwack)

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T 28 October 2015

Chris Finnen – PMT (Ali Kat Guitar Boogie Shuffle)

Royal Southern Brotherhood – The Big Greasy (Don’t Look Back- the Muscle Shoals Sessions)

Ike Stubblefield – Upper Crust (Old Souls On New Shoes)

Bondi Cigars – Tail Lights (Child In The Desert)

Diane Blue – Day And Night (Blues In My Soul)

Zkye Blue – Early In The Morning (Live in Mixmasters Vol 1)

Charlie Apicella – Donny Brook (The Business)

Joey Gilmore – That’s What Love (Brandon’s Blues)

Al Basile – I’m Runnin’ Late (B’s Expression)

Wee Willie Walker – Read Between The Lines (If Nothing Ever Changes)

Enrico Crivellaro – Say No More (Mojo Zone)

Poncho Sanchez – Moon Pie (Soul Of The Conga)

Shameless Dave & The Miracle Whips – Shameless Shuffle (Dog Gone Blues)

Travis Haddix – Cialis Before I See Alice (It’s My Time Now- The Best of..)

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 21 October 2015


Knickerbocker All Stars – Hokin’ (Go Back Home To the Blues)

Anthony Geraci & the Boston Blues All Stars – The Blues Never Sleeps (Fifty Shades of Blue)

Joey Gilmore – Just Can’t Take My Blues (Brandon’s Blues)

Foreday Riders – Baby Baby (Shake A Leg)

Double Wammy – Fender Bender (Title track)

Gene Ludwig – Pause For Fred’s Claws (The Groove ORGANisation)

Jimmy McGriff/Richard Groove Holmes – Things Ain’t What They Used To Be (Giants of The Organ Come Together)

Diane Blue –That’s What They Call the Blues (Blues In My Soul)

Deb Callahan – Way Down In the Hole (Sweet Soul)

Eugene Hideaway Bridges – Love You In Every Way (Hold On A Little Longer)

Dukesy & the Hazards – Runnin’ Outa Time (Didn’t Mean a Thing)

Houston Person – Brother H (Goodness)

Hank Crawford – Mr Blues (Wildflower)

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 14 October 2015


Deb Callahan – Seven States Away (Sweet Soul)

Joe Louis Walker – Young Girls Blues (Everybody Wants A Piece)

Tony Monaco – Ode To Brother Jack (Master Chops T)

Tony Zamagni – Don’t Fuss and Fight (Get Down With the Blues)

Diane Blue – Soulville (Blues In My Soul)

Anthony Geraci & The Boston Blues All Stars – Diamonds And Pearls (Fifty Shades of Blue)

Benny C & the Associates – Ladies & Gentlemen (Red Dress)

Pierre Sward & The Hammond Jazz & Soul Group – Can’t Get Satisfied (Jazz and Soul)

Eugene Hideaway Bridges – Love You In Every way (Hold On A Little Longer)

Shemekia Copeland – Isn’t That So (Outskirts of Love)

Gumbo Ya Ya – No Time (Overnight)

Rum Jungle - Butterfat (Demo)

Reuben Wilson – Cisco Kid (The Cisco Kid)

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 7 October 2015


Dave & Phil Alvin – Mister Kicks (Lost Time)

The Jimmys – Jacqui Juice (Hot Dish)

Lou Rawls – Long Gone Blues (The Best of Lou Rawls)

Mel Brown – Blues For We (Title track)

Jimmy McGriff – McGriffin’ (The Dream Team)  

Clayton Doley – Bayou Billabong (Title track)

Trudy Lynn – U Don’t Know What Time It Is (Title track)

Blue Eyes Cry - Sugar (Pull me In)

Jesse Deane Freeman – Canteloupe Woman (Introducing The Jesse Deane Freeman Trio)

Mick Kolassa – Mama Told Me Not To Come (Ghosts Of The Riverside Hotel)

Al Basile – It Wasn’t That Good (B’s Expression)

Duke Robillard – Sunday Mornin’ (Guitar Groove-A-Rama

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 30 September 2015


Starting and ending the show with tunes by the Crusaders as a tribute to Wilton Felder who passed this week. 

The Crusaders – Sugar Cane (Chain Reaction)

Paul Williamson’s Hammond Combo – On (Red Hot Go)

Mary Lane – Ride In Your Automobile (Angels Sing The Blues)

Johnny Drummer – Gonna Sell My Cadillac Buy Myself a Mule (Angels Sing The Blues)

John Earl Walker - Mustang Blues (Title track)

Jimmy Thackery – Big Long Buick (Live in Detroit)

The Harmonics – Low Rider  (Demo)

Charles Kynard – Greeze (Professor Soul)

Muddy Waters 100 feat Keb Mo – The Last Time I Fool Around With You  (Muddy Waters 100)  

Tommy McCoy – Ludella (25 Year Retrospective)

Souzi D Wilson & The Cool Mints – Back Off Baby (Rise Up!)

The Crusaders – Scratch  (Gold) 

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 23 September 2015


The Jimmys – Funk Schway (Hot Dish)

Blind Dog Smokin’ – Pimp Shoes (High Steppin’)

Al Basile – Somethins Missing (B’s Expression)

Lonnie Gasperini – Can You Hear Me Now (North Beach Blues)

Margret Roadknight – All Blues (Decade `75-`84)

Les McCann – Back Rub (On The Soul Side)

Harper & Midwest Kind – Does Anybody Really Care (Live At The Blues Museum)

Double Wammy – Wild Gentlelman Swing (Fender Bender)

Ebony Jo-Ann - Muddy Water (Please Save Your Love For Me)

Tommy McCoy – Blues Thing (25 Year Retrospect Disc 1)

Eric Gale – Thumboer (Multiplication)

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 16 September 2015


B B King – Hummingbird (Indianola Mississipi) (born 90 years ago today)

Big Mike & The Booty Papas – Hit It Freddie (Risky Bid’ness)  

Andrew Baxter Band – One’s Enough (Garagiste)

Blackburn – Railroad Song (Brothers In This World)

Pee Wee Ellis – Blues Alley (Ridin’ Mighty High)

Wee Willie Walker – Hands of Time (If Nothing Ever Changes)

Omar Coleman – Raspberry Wine (Born & Raised)

Ben Todd Band – Monday Night Special (Twenty20)

Barbara Blue – Memphis Stomp (Memphis Blue)

Jan Preston – 1968 Jaguar (My Life As A Piano)

Jack McDuff – Can’t be Satisfied (Tobacco Road)

Ron Eschete – Montegut Shuffle (Stump Jumper)

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 9 September 2015

Andy T/Nick Nixon Band - One Note Shuffle (Numbers Man)

Travis Haddix – Acute Blues Syndrome (It’s My Time Now – The Best Of)

Barbara Blue – Sweet Strong & Tight (Memphis Blue- Sweet Strong & Tight)

Galactic – Higher & Higher (Into The Deep)

Jon Cleary – Boneyard (GoGo Juice)

Harry Connick Jr – To Love The Language (She)

Eon Beats – Dog Face (About To Blow)

Angela Lewis Brown – I (Set Me Free)

Wee Willie Walker – Is That It (If Nothing Ever Changes)

John Mayall – River’s Invitation (Find A Way to Care)

Chris O’Leary – Hook Line & Sinker (Gonna Die Trying)

Lazy Eye – Do It Right (Move Me)

Hank Crawford/Jimmy McGriff – Mercy Mercy Mercy (Blues Groove)

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 2 September 2015

Kern Pratt - Cotton Pickin’ (Broken Chains)

John Mayall – I Want All My Money Back (Find A Way To Care)

Zac Harmon – Ain’t No Big Deal (Right Man Right Now)

Aaron & Art Neville – Go To the Mardi Gras (Higher Ground – Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert)

Jon Cleary – Pump It Up (GoGo Juice)

Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters – Moanin’ (Father’s Day)

Grant Green – Afro Party (The Final Comedown)

Zkye Blue – Love Thing (Live In Mixmasters Vol 1)

Clarence `The Blues Man’ Turner – Fame & Fortune (The Caster Blaster)

Billy Preston – Billy’s Bag (The UK Sue Label Story)

Bruce Hancock Quartet – Opus De Funk (Jody Grind)

Margret Roadknight – Two Ways (Decade ’75-’84)

Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys (feat Westside Andy) – Hot & Heavy (Live At the Big Bull)

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 26 August 2015


Lee Ritenour – Sweet Syncopation (A Twist of Rit)

Knut Reiserrud/Mighty Sam McLain – Friends (Tears of The World)

Deitra Farr – A Week From Yesterday (Let It Go!)

Raphael Wressnig – Soul Jazz Shuffle (Feat. Craig Handy) (Soul Gumbo)

Wild Bill Davis – Madison Time Part 1 (Jazz Anthology)

John Ginty – Rock ‘ N Roll Sunday (No Filter)

Edgar Winter – New Man (Jazzin’ the Blues)

Regina Bonelli – Daddy I’m A Big Girl Now (Open Up the Door)

Dutch Tilders – I’m A Bluesman (Going On A Journey)

Henry Gray/Bob Corritore – Can’t Afford To Do It (The Henry Gray/Bob Corritore Sessions Vol 1 Blues Won’t Let Me Take My Rest)

Ward’s Xpress – Live It Up (The Back Roads)

Boss Trio – McBlues (Boss Trio) 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 19 August 2015

Calvin Owens Orchestra – Mr Head (The Best of Calvin Owens)

Shemekia Copeland – Wrapped Up In Love Again) (Outskirts of Love)

Zac Harmon – Back of The Yards (Right Man Right Now)

David Michael Miller - Shoes To Shine (Same Soil)

Larry Carlton/David T Walker – Soul Food CafĂ© (Live @ Billboard Tokyo)

George Benson – Bluesadelic (I Got A Woman And Some Blues)

Travis Haddix – Put Your Finger In it (It’s My Time now, The Best Of)

Hammond Eggs Trio – Fungi Mama (Bringin’ Home The Bacon)

Lazy Eye – Loaded Gun (House of Trouble)

Betty Fox Band – Let The Light Shine (Slow Burn)

Andy Layfield – I’m Dreamin’ (Mad Time)

The Mar-Keys – One Degree North (Wait A Minute: The Stax And Satellite Story)

Reuben Wilson – Orange Peel (Blue Mode)

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 12 August 2015


David Michael Miller – Born to Lose (Same Soil)

Walter Wolfman Washington – Wolf Jazz (Doin’ The Funky Thing)

Paul Williamson Hammond Combo – Cry To Me (Month of Mondays)

Ward’s Xpress – Trouble Again (The Back Roads)

Omar Coleman – Sit Down baby (Born & Raised)

Original Legends Of the Blues – Taking Care Of Business (Still Carrying The Flame)

James Boogaloo Bolden – No News `Jus’ The Blues’ (Title track)

E Type – Why (E Type) 

Gene Walker Mean Greens (Last Night in Manhattan)

The Bey Paule Band – Not Going’ Away (Title track)

Jimmy Witherspoon – Corrinna Corrina (Ain’t Nobody’s Business)

Linda Dachtyl – Deep Purple (A Late One)

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 5 August 2015


James Taylor Quartet Mission Impossible (Blow Up! A JTQ Collection)

Charlie Apicella & Iron City Jazz - Idris (Big Boss) RIP Idris Muhammed

Buddy Guy with Joss Stone  – Baby You Got What It Takes (Born To Play Guitar)

Charles Wilson – Clean Out Of Love (Sweet & Sour Blues)

Omar Coleman – Lucky Man (Born & Raised)

Henry Gray/Bob Corritore – Honey Don’t Let Me Go (The Henry Gray/Bob Corritore Sessions Vol. 1 Blues Won’t Let Me Take My Rest)

Larry Carlton/David T Walker – Mellow Out (Live @ Billboard Tokyo)

Lily Dior – Wait & Worry (Invitation)

Souzi D Wilson & The Cool Mints – I’m A Woman (Rise Up)

The Bey Paule Band – Noel’s Haze (Title track)

Betty Fox Band – Goodbye (Slow Burn)

Nancy Wright Band – Bugalu (Moanin’)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 29 July 2015


Wards XPress – Ronnie’s Tune (The Back Roads)

Dave Specter – West Side Stroll (Message In Blue)

Lachy Doley – Betcha I’ll Getcha (Conviction)

Zkye Blue – Dog Wants In (Live in Mixmasters Vol. 1)

Texas Horns – Home Cookin’ (Blues Gotta Holda Me)

Billy Price/Otis Clay – Going To the Shack (This Time For Real)

Mr Sipp – Jackpot (The Mississipi Blues Child)

Linda Dachtyl – St Francis (A Late One)

Jay Power - Rush (The Missing)

Mahalia Barnes – Your Mama Wants You Back (Ooh Yeah – The Betty Davis Songbook)

John Tropea – Muff (Tropea)

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 22 July 2015


Yellowjackets – When The Lady Dances (A Rise In the Road)

Clayton Doley – Starting Right Now (Bayou Billabong)

Andrea Marr Band – Let’s Take it To The Bedroom (Live Blues Party at The House of Blues)

Deb Ryder – Can’t Go Back Again (Let It Rain)

Charles Wilson – Six Women In My Life (Sweet & Sour Blues)

Charles Kynard – Boogalooin’ (Reelin’ With The Feelin’)

Curtis King Band – Meet Me in Harlem (Fest Matthew Cadillac Cooper and Clinton Carnegie) (Steam Train Blues)

Melody Gardot – March for Mingus (Currency of Man)

Ronnie Earl – Higher Love (Father’s Day)

Charlie Hunter & Pound For Pound - Fly Like An Eagle (Return of The Candyman)

Johnny Lytle – The New Village Caller (The Soulful Rebel)

John Ginty – Elevators (No Filter)

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Groovin' With Sister T Playlist 15 July 2015


John Ginty – Ball of Fire (No Filter)

Billy Price & Otis Clay – Broadway Walk (This Time For Real)

Lucky Peterson – Funky Broadway (Live at Marciac July 28 1014)

Linda Dachtyl – Bucket Full of Soul (A Late One)

Merced Blue Notes – Mama Rufus (Mod Jazz)

Steampacket – Rock Candy (Bright Lights Big City)

Ronnie Earl – I Need You So Bad (Father’s Day)

Blue Eyes Cry – Turn Around (Pull Me In)

The Jackson Four – Work Song (Love The Life)

Mark Teixeira – Uh Huh (Saturday Night & Sunday Morning)

Diane Durrett – Whoo Hoo (Soul Suga & Diane Durrett)

Freddie McCoy – Collard Greens (Lonely Avenue)

Johnny Lytle – Sister Silver (Fast Hands)