Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Wednesday Crosscurrents 10/28

Host - John Gaguine

Blues Project - Al Kooper's great group from the mid-60s - You Can't Catch Me (Chuck Berry), I Want to Be Your Driver (Berry again), Steve's Song (Blues Project member Steve Katz)

Blood, Sweat and Tears - Sometime in Winter (Katz, performed by the post-Al Kooper BS&T), So Much Love (Gerry Goffin/Carole King, vocals by Kooper), And When I Die (Laura Nyro; post-Kooper group, David Clayton-Thomas, vocals)

Laura Nyro - Lazy Susan (from her album First Songs), Stoned Soul Picnic (live in 1989)
Nyro and LaBelle - Up on the Roof (the Drifters' big hit, written by Goffin/King), Gonna Take a Miracle (Philly soul)

James Talley - W. Lee O'Daniel and the Light Crust Dough Boys, Bluesman, The Song of Chief Joseph (all written by Talley, and all live from Italy, from his CD Journey)

Grateful Dead - Operator, Uncle John's Band, Box of Rain

Michelle Shocked - Anchorage (Shocked)
Kate Wolf - Across the Great Divide
Alison Krauss - Away Down the River

Kathy Mattea - Standing Knee Deep in a River (Dying of Thirst)
Krauss - Stay
Pretenders, with Chryssie Hynde - Brass in Pocket (Hynde)

Michelle Shocked - Prodigal Daughter (Cotton-Eyed Joe) (Shocked)

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