Blues for the New Year

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for January 6, 2007
Hour 1: Blues for the New Year

First Set

Chris Smither, "Can't Shake These Blues," Up on the Lowdown, 3:28 Hightone Records

Bert Jansch & Beth Orton, "When the Sun Comes Up," The Black Swan, 3:53 Drag City Inc.

Davy Graham, "Blues Raga," The Quiet Revolution, 10:20 (compiled by Mojo Magazine)

Second Set

Dorris Henderson & John Renbourn, "Sally Free and Easy," There You Go, 3:51 Big Beat / FolkRoots Classic

Bert Jansch, "Just a Dream," When the Circus Comes to Town, 3:43 Cooking Vinyl

John & Beverley Martyn, "Go Out and Get It," Stormbringer, 3:02 Island

Midway Music

David Jacobs-Strain, "Yelapa Breakdown," Ocean or a Teardrop, 4:37 NorthernBlues Music

Third Set

Allen Toussaint, "Yes We Can Can," Our New Orleans, 4:00 Nonesuch

Keb' Mo', "I'll Be Your Water," Suitcase, 3:14 Epic

The Duhks, "Turtle Dove," Migration, 3:07 Signature Sounds

James Taylor, "Lo and Behold," Sweet Baby James, 2:31 Warner Bros.

Ruthie Foster, "Full Circle," Stages, 6:30 Blue Corn

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for January 6, 2007
Hour 2: New Year Blues from New Orleans to Mali

First Set

Allen Toussaint, "Tipitina And Me," Our New Orleans, 2:48 Nonesuch

Corey Harris & Henry Butler, "Mulberry Row," Vu Du Menz, 3:34 Alligator

Dorris Henderson & John Renbourn, "American Jail Song," There You Go, 2:42 Big Beat/FolkRoots Classics

Second Set

Malcolm Holcombe, "Sittin' Sad," I Never Heard You Knockin', 2:46 (self-produced)

Tom Waits, "Buzz Fledderjohn," Connections 2, 4:11 Jackalope Records (in benefit for KRCB)

Alvin Youngblood Hart, "Countrycide," Territory, 7:17 Hannibal

Third Set

Leadbelly, "Linin' Track," The Legend of Leadbelly, 0:56 Empire Musicwerks/Universal

Janis Ian, "This Train," Shout Sister Shout: A Tribute to Rosetta Tharp, 2:41

Gob Iron, "Death's Black Train," Death Songs for the Living, 3:46 Sony/Legacy

Boubacar Traoré, "Kar Kar / Vincent," Kongo Magni, 5:22 World Village

Fourth Set

Corey Harris & Ali Farka Touré, "Rokie," Mississippi to Mali, 3:45 Rounder

Rokia Traoré, "M'Bifo," Bowmboi, 6:14 Nonesuch

Queen Esther & James "Blood" Ulmer, "Sunnyland," Blues&Grass, 4:59 Chesky