PLAYBACK! Listen To KEXP’s Roadhouse Radio 11/18/15: Drinking, Guns & Drugs!

This KEXP audio is available until Dec 2nd.

This show has it all; drinks, gun clubs, and drugs. Enjoy! And in the third hour there’s a sweet set of today’s folk, including a couple of my favorite records of 2015.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015 (LISTEN TO THIS SHOW)

Time Artist Song Album Label
6:02 The Gun Club Cool Drink of Water Fire of Love Slash Records
DJ Comments: Their debut album ; detailed history of the band that got its start in LA in 1979-80:
6:08 Daddy Long Legs Sittin’ Shotgun Evil Eye On You Norton
DJ Comments: Live vid of the album’s title track: ;
6:12 Case Studies Driving East, and Through Her This Is Another Life Sacred Bones
DJ Comments: Jesse Lortz, also of The Dutchess and the Duke ; live session @ KEXP in 2013: ; apparently working on new material:
6:16 Gary Clark, Jr. Next Door Neighbor Blues Blak And Blu Warner Bros.
DJ Comments: Sun 4/12/16 @ Moore ; live @ KEXP in 2013: ;
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6:22 Charlie Musselwhite Cha Cha the Blues Stand Back! Here Comes Charley Musselwhite’s Southside Band Vanguard Records
DJ Comments: Thu 2/4/16 – Sun 2/7/16 @ Jazz Alley ; performing “In Your Darkest Hour” with his daughter, Layla, a few years back: ;
6:25 Little Feat On Your Way Down Dixie Chicken Warner Bros. Records
DJ Comments: Toussaint doing this (his own) song live recently with Theresa Andersson: ; check the archive for last week’s show, a massive tribute to the late, great Allen Toussaint
6:28 Link Wray & Joey Welz Fire and Brimstone Rumble & Roll Music Avenue / Rokarola
DJ Comments: Recorded in 1970 ;
6:31 The Growlers Living in a Memory Hung At Heart Everloving Records
DJ Comments: They call themselves “beach goth” ; ;
6:34 The Abigails Medication Tundra Burger
DJ Comments: Self-described “Rugged Satanic Outlaw Country” music out of Costa Mesa, CA ; Official video: ;
6:37 Banditos Ain’t It Hard Banditos Bloodshot
DJ Comments: In-studio in The Roadhouse last summer: ; video of this song live: ;
6:41 Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs Little Mule Coulda Woulda Shoulda Transdreamer
DJ Comments: Played earlier this week at the Funhouse (in CA next, in case you’re there….) ;
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6:47 Geoff & Maria Muldaur Death Letter Blues Pottery Pie Hannibal
DJ Comments: Son House doing his own version of his tune:
6:53 John Mayall Saw Mill Gulch Road The Turning Point Polydor
DJ Comments: Recorded live at Bill Graham’s Fillmore East on 12 July 1969 ; “Room to Move” from this album, live in 1984:
6:58 Fleetwood Mac I Loved Another Woman Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac Blue Horizon
DJ Comments: Video of the Peter Green lineup (this is obvs not the Stevie / Christine deal) doing “Need Your Love So Bad”:
6:58 Johnny Winter You’ll Be the Death of Me A Lone Star Kind of Day Relix Records
DJ Comments: B-side of 1964 single “Eternally” on Atlantic Records ;
7:00 Robert Palmer Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley Island
DJ Comments: His debut solo album, recorded in New Orleans with Allen Toussaint and The Meters on some tracks; check the on demand archive to hear last week’s tribute to Allen Toussaint, who passed away just over a week ago
7:05 Lee Dorsey Give It Up The New Lee Dorsey Amy
DJ Comments: Another one with The Meters, and Allen Toussaint, RIP ; Video of Lee Dorsey doing Toussaint’s “Get Out of My Life, Woman” on the Dave & Sam Show in 1967:
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7:11 The Lonesome Billies The Bottom Of The Bottle Is Almost Dry It’s Good To Be Lonesome self-released
DJ Comments: Self-released debut album from the Portland band ; ;
7:15 Legendary Shack Shakers Demon Rum The Southern Surreal Alternative Tentacles
DJ Comments: Recent live footage: ; ;
7:17 James Leg Drink It Away Below The Belt Alive Naturalsound
DJ Comments: New album from one of the Black Diamond Heavies ;
7:20 Tom Waits Pasties and a G-String (at the Two O’Clock Club) Small Change Asylum Records
DJ Comments: The one and only, doing this song live on Rockpalast in 1977: ;
7:23 Tom Waits 16 Shells From a Thirty-Ought Six Swordfishtrombones Island Records
DJ Comments: And this gem live in 1985:
7:27 Banditos Long Gone, Anyway Banditos Bloodshot
DJ Comments: Video of this song live, right here in The Roadhouse: ;
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7:33 Easy Leaves Comin’ In Easy Fresno Omega
DJ Comments: 1/15/16 @ Conor Byrne (w/ Ganges River Band) ; new album from the Bay Area duo ;
7:38 GospelbeacH Damsel in Distress Pacific Surf Line Alive NaturalSound
DJ Comments: New supergroup of sorts, with Brent Rademaker, Tom Sanford, and Neal Casal from Beachwood Sparks, plus Watson Twins’ Kip Boardman and Jason Soda ; ;
7:41 Dave Rawlings Machine The Weekend Nashville Obsolete Acony
DJ Comments: Official video for this song: ; 2010 KEXP in-studio: ;
7:46 Gill Landry Bad Love Gill Landry ATO
DJ Comments: Mon 11/23 @ Triple Door ; solo from the Old Crow Medicine Show member ;
7:50 Jeremy Pinnell Rodeo OH/KY Sofa Burn
DJ Comments: Great in-store with Jeremy joining Greg Vandy at Easy Street last week! Live vid of this song: ;
7:53 Lee Bob & The Truth Famous DJ The Truth Brahma
DJ Comments: Fri 1/29 – Sat 1/30 @ Timbrrr Winter Music Festival in Leavenworth ; ; ;
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7:59 Arlo Guthrie Alice’s Restaurant Massacree Alice’s Restaurant Reprise Records
DJ Comments: 4/16/16 @ Moore, part of his tour celebrating the 50th anniversary of the events that led to this song and a Thanksgiving tradition: Arlo’s famous telling of how he avoided the Vietnam War because he littered ; ;
8:18 Bob Dylan Visions of Johanna (take 5) The Bootleg Series Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge Columbia/Legacy
DJ Comments: The latest in the Bootleg series, a collection of outtakes from the unbelievably prolific 1965-1966 sessions for Bringing it All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited and Blonde on Blonde ; ; check out all the good stuff in there:
8:26 Van Morrison Madame George The Bang Masters Columbia/Legacy
DJ Comments: This song live in 2008: ; and 10 seconds of it from Newport in 1969: ;
8:32 Mimi & Richard Fariña Mainline Prosperty Blues Reflections in a Crystal Wind Vanguard
DJ Comments: Mimi and Richard doing “House Un American Blues Activity Dream” on Pete Seeger’s Rainbow Quest show in 1966, just two months before Richard died:
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8:41 Joan Shelley Brighter Than The Blues Over And Even No Quarter
DJ Comments: Ms. Shelley’s recent Tiny Desk Concert: ; ;
8:44 Barna Howard Then and There Quite a Feelin’ Mama Bird
DJ Comments: Wonderful in-studio here in The Roadhouse last month: ; quite possibly The Roadhouse’s favorite album of 2015 ;
8:48 Alela Diane Dry Grass & Shadows To Be Still Rough Trade
DJ Comments: New album out recently with Ryan Francesconi, “Cold Moon” ; ;
8:51 Leyla McCalla Heart of Gold Vari-Colored Songs: Tribute to Langston Hughes Music Maker
DJ Comments: Solo from the Carolina Chocolate Drops cellist ; ;
8:54 Rhiannon Giddens Shake Sugaree Tomorrow Is My Turn Nonesuch
DJ Comments: Leyla’s bandmate in Carolina Chocolate Drops; this is Rhiannon’s solo debut as well ;
8:58 Lucinda Williams West Memphis Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone Highway 20/Thirty Tigers
DJ Comments: This song live @ KEXP: ;