Saturday, January 17, 2009

Friday Soundings 1/16/09

Take Me with You When You Go - Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers
It's My Own Fault (BB King tune) - same
If This Is Love (Joe Louis Walker tune) - same

Dedicated to George Briggs, executive director of the Glory Hole, and his wife June, who are leaving Juneau for sunny Arizona

Girl from Ipanema (Antonio Carlos Jobim song) - Stan Getz, with Joao Gilberto and his wife Astrid and Jobim on piano
Menina Moca (Young Girl) - Stan Getz, sax, and Laurindo Almeida, guitar

Com' by Y'Here, Good Lord (great version of Kumbaya) - Nina Simone
Just Like a Woman (Bob Dylan song) - Simone

Four songs from 1996 CD by the Muddy Waters Tribute Band, all written by Muddy Waters and all featuring great harmonica work:

Trouble No More
Goin' to Main Street
Blow Wind Blow (James Cotton on vocals and harmonica)
Walkin' Through the Park

Je Crois Entendre Encore (I Believe I Still Hear) (from Georges Bizet's opera The Pearlfishers) - Grover Washington, Jr on soprano sax - from a CD of operatic arias called Aria)
Until It's Time for You to Go (Buffy Sainte-Marie song) - Washington

Tobacco Road - Lou Rawls
Feel Like Makin' Love (Gene McDaniels song) - Rawls

A Fool in Love (Ike Turner song) - Marcia Ball, Lou Ann Barton, Angela Strehli
I Idolize You (Ike Turner again) - same trio
Dreams Come True (Marcia Ball) - same

Dedicated to my daughter, who today flies to No. Ireland for a semester abroad:

When She Smiled at Him - Suzy Boggess, with Chet Atkins

Dedicated to Bush, Cheney and their lackeys, with less than 100 left in their disastrous administration:

I'll Probably Feel a Whole Lot Better When You're Gone - Gene Clark (of The
Byrds fame)

Al Kooper on keyboards, Steve Stills on guitar, from the great 1968 album Supersessions:

Harvey's Tune
Season of the Witch (written by Donovan)

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