Saturday, March 03, 2018


The Morning After, Sunday, March 4th of 2018

2018.  Already two month down and onto #3.  Winter's been re-occuring showing that Global Warming, while a climate thing, has not hurt the winter weather thing yet.  So, a comfy day to sequester oneself and do a Sunday's worth of reminiscing over warm beverages and calming music (mainly).  Here's the playlist for Sunday's show.

Artist : Jacques Louissier Trio Song: Gymnopedie No. 1 / Var 3 Album/CD : Satie - Gymnopedies
Artist : Krmaer Featuring Bill Frisell Song: Solitary Man Album/CD : The Brill Building, Book Two
Artist : Leonard Cohen Song: Leaving The Table Album/CD : You Want It Darker
Artist : Jamie Saft Song: Naima Album/CD : Solo a Genova
Artist : Giovanni Mirabessi Trio Song: It Is What It Is Album/CD : Live @ The Blue Note, Tokyo
Artist : Wolfgang Muthspiel Song: Triad Song Album/CD : Rising Grace
Artist : Lizz Wright Song: Wash Me Clean Album/CD : Grace
Artist : Shawn Colvin Song: Hoild On Album/CD : Uncovered
Artist : Laurie Anderson Song: The Release of Love Album/CD : Heart of a Dog
Artist : Max Richter Song: The Blue Notebooks Album/CD : The Blue Notebooks
Artist : Gustavo Santaolalla Song: Way up Album/CD : Ron Rico
Artist : Houston  Person Song: Everything Must Change Album/CD : Rain or Shine
Artist : Eddie Moore & The Outer Circle Song: The LBC Album/CD : Kings & Queens
Artist : DeJohnette Grenadier Medeski Scofield Song: Lay Lady Lay Album/CD : Hudson
Artist : Bill Frisell Song: Have A Little Faith In Me Album/CD : Have A Little Faith In Me
Artist : Charlie Hunter w/ Theryl De'Clouet Song: Spoonful Album/CD : Songs From The Analog Playgroound
Artist : Danielle Nicole Song: Easin' Into The Night Album/CD : Wolf Den
Artist : Wilko Johnson / Roger Daltrey Song: Keep It Out of Sight Album/CD : Going Back Home
Artist : Ruthie Foster Song: This Time Album/CD : Let It Burn
Artist : William Bell Song: All The Things You Can't Remember Album/CD : This Is Where I Live
Artist : Emily Gimble Song: East of Kearns Album/CD : Certain Kinda
Artist : Soullive Song: Sidekick Album/CD : Cinemtaics, Vol. 1
Artist : Menahan Street Band Song: Esma Album/CD : Make The Road By Walking
Artist : Sharon Jones & The dap-Tones Song: Just Give Me Your Time Album/CD : Soul Of A Woman
Artist : Booker T Jones Song: Representing Memphis Album/CD : The Road From Memphis
Artist : The Original Blues Brothers Song: You Left The Water Running Album/CD : The Last Shade
Artist : Valerie June Song: Shakedown Album/CD : The Order of Time
Artist : Manu Chao Song: Bongo Bong Album/CD : Clandestino
Artist : Manu Chao Song: Je Ne T'aime Plus Album/CD : Clandestino
Artist : Joan Soriano Song: Tus Cartas Llegan Album/CD : Me Decidi
Artist : Jorge Drexler Song: La Luna de Rasqui Album/CD : Bailar En La Cueva
Artist : Bridget Kearney & Benjamin Lazar Davis Song: Slow Rider Album/CD : Bawa
Artist : Charlie Hunter & Scot Amendola Song: Good Times Roll Album/CD : The Cars
Artist : Leonard Cohen Song: I'm your Man Album/CD : Live in London
Artist : Adrian Raso & Fanfare Ciocarlia Song: The Absinthe Monded Gypsy Album/CD : Devil's Tale
Artist : Jerry Granelli Song: Meet Me In The Morning Album/CD : Dance Hall
Artist : Bob Dylan Song: Things Have Chnanged Album/CD : S/T from "The Wonder Boys"
Artist : Matthew Ryan Song: Run Rabbit Run Album/CD : Starlings Unbound
Artist : Matthew Ryan Song: God's Not Here Tonight Album/CD : Boxers

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Saturday, February 10, 2018


The Morning After, Sunday, February 11, 2018

What will most probably be a rainy day on Sunday, why not laze back, converse, read, cogitate, and tune into WVUD 91.3 for this week's The Morning After.  Here's the playlist.

Artist : Anouar Brahem Song: Le Voyage de Sahar Album/CD : Anouar Brahem
Artist : Ludovic & Kruno Song: Philadelphie sur Seine Album/CD : Ludovic Beier
Artist : DanNewton's Café Accordian Orchestra Song: C'est Si Bon Album/CD : Scelen / Hornez / Betti
Artist : Ruoa & the April Fishes Song: Maintenant Album/CD : Rupa Marya
Artist : Michelle Shocked Song: Match Burns Twice Album/CD : Michelle Shocked
Artist : Peggy Lee Song: I Ain't Got Nobody Album/CD : Graham / Williams / Peyton
Artist : Danny Caron Song: Shine On Album/CD : Danny Caron
Artist : Delfeayo Marsalis Song: She's Funny That Way Album/CD : Moret / Whiting
Artist : Pauseland Song: When The Stars Retire Album/CD : Pauseland
Artist : Tortoise Song: I Set My Face To The Hillside Album/CD : Tortoise
Artist : Brendab Power Song: My Lagan Love Album/CD : Brendan Power
Artist : Joe Henry Song: Stop Album/CD : Joe Henry
Artist : Garland Jeffreys Song: Streets of Philadelphia Album/CD : Bruce Springsteen
Artist : Leon Parker Song: All My Life Album/CD : Leon Parker
Artist : Brad Allen williams Song: More Than You Know Album/CD : Youmans / Eliscu / Rose
Artist : Leon Parker Song: Close Your Eyes Album/CD : Bernice Petkere
Artist : Ben Wendel Song: Amian Album/CD : Ben Wendel
Artist : Ranky Tanky Song: That's Alright Album/CD : Traditional
Artist : William Tyler Song: Highway Anxiety Album/CD : William Tyler
Artist : Jonah Tolchin Song: Thousand Mile Night Album/CD : Jonah Tolchin
Artist : Bo Ramsey & The Backsliders Song: I Don't know Album/CD : Bo Ramsey
Artist : James McMurtry Song: These Tjings I've Come To Know Album/CD : James McMurtry
Artist : The Greyhounds Song: Get Back Album/CD : Farrell; Trube
Artist : Patterson Hood Song: I Understand Now Album/CD : Patterson Hood
Artist : Black Keys Song: Tighten Up Album/CD : Carney; Auerbach
Artist : Jeffrey Foucault Song: Left This Town Album/CD : Jeffrey Foucault
Artist : The Greyhounds Song: Cuz I'm Here Album/CD : Farrell; Trube
Artist : Billy Bragg Song: Not Everything That Counts Can Be counted Album/CD : Billy Bragg
Artist : Bob Dylan Song: Queen Jane Approximately Album/CD : Bob Dylan
Artist : Natlaia Zukerman Song: Gas Station Roses Album/CD : Natalia Zukerman
Artist : Jason Ringenberg Song: My Hometown Album/CD : Bruce Springsteen
Artist : Jason & The Scorchers Song: Mona Lee Album/CD : Walls; Ringenberg; Hodges
Artist : Dan Baird Song: I Love You Period Album/CD : Dan Baird
Artist : Dan Auerbach Song: Shine On Me Album/CD : Dan Auerbach
Artist : Courtney Barnett Song: Don't Apply Compression Gently Album/CD : Courtney Barnett
Artist : Badlands Song: I Didn't Try Album/CD : Trampled Under Fott
Artist : Dayna Kurtz Song: One More Kiss Album/CD : John Watson
Artist : William Bell Song: Poison In The Well Album/CD : William Bell / John Leventhal / Marc Cohn
Artist : William Bell Song: You don't Miss Your Water Album/CD : William Bell
Artist : Curtis Harding Song: Need Your Love Album/CD : Curtis Harding
Artist : Lee Fields Song: I Still Got It Album/CD : V. John; L. Michels; N Movshon; J. Silverman; N. Wray
Artist : Steve Cropper & Feliz Cavaliere Song: One Of Those Days Album/CD : Steve Cropper

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Thursday, February 08, 2018


Red, Hot & Blue Friday, February 9, 2018

Sitting in for Ron "Roadblock" Smith a day after the Eagles Super Bowl Parade, quite the joyous day in Philly.  Just opened for an eclectic selection of old and new blues for this show.  Yes...the Allman Brothers snuck in.

Artist : Bo Ramsey Song: Stranger Blues Album/CD : Stranger Blues
Artist : Junior Wells Song: I Could Have Had Religion Album/CD : Southside Blues Jam
Artist : Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder Song: Corin, Corinna Album/CD : Traditional
Artist : john Lee Hooker Song: I Need Some Money Album/CD : John Lee Hooker
Artist : The Mannish Boys Song: Educated Ways Album/CD : Randy Chartkoff
Artist : Clarence spady Song: Built for Comfort Album/CD : Willie Dixon
Artist : Danielle Nicol Song: How You Gonna Do Me Like That Album/CD : Danielle Nichol Schnebelen; Anders Osborne
Artist : Ron Levy Song: u rockin' me Album/CD : Ron Levy
Artist : Stacy Mitchhart Song: Ain't No Sunshine Album/CD : Bill Withers
Artist : Danny Caron Song: Blues Alley (For R.L.J.) Album/CD : Danny Caron
Artist : Junior Mance Song: Atlanta Blues Album/CD : W. C. Handy
Artist : John Mayall Song: Country Road Album/CD : John Mayall
Artist : Allman Brothers Band Song: Stormy Monday Album/CD : T Bone Walker
Artist : Howlin Wolf Song: Smokestack Lightning Album/CD : Chester Burnett
Artist : The Hourglass Song: B.B. King Medley (Sweet Little Angel, It's My Own Fault, How Blue Can You Get?) Album/CD : B.B. King
Artist : Stacy Mitchhart Song: The Blues Have Got you Bad Album/CD : Stacy Mitchhart
Artist : Harmonica Fats & Bernie Pearl Song: She's Way Out Of My Class Album/CD : H. Blackston; B. Pearl
Artist : Junior Wells Song: Little by Little Album/CD : Amos Blackmore
Artist : Junior Wells Song: Junior's Thing Album/CD : Junior Wells
Artist : Fenton Robinson Song: Somebody Loan Me A Dime Album/CD : Somebody Loan Me A Dime
Artist : Scott Henderson Song: Same As You Album/CD : Scott Henderson
Artist : John Mooney Song: Baby Please Album/CD : John Mooney
Artist : Jimmy Vaughan Song: You Can't Sit Down Album/CD : Clark/Mudrow/Mann
Artist : Jimmy Smith Song: The Swingin' Shepard Blues Album/CD : Moe Koffman

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Saturday, January 20, 2018


The Morning After, Sunday, January 21, 2018

A day of significant football to be played so the music will be calming as the balance of the day will tend toward the opposite, especially when the Iggles-Vikings comes on.

So, lots of jazz, some blues, and minor songs of blood pressure raising tendencies.

Artist : Max Richter Song: On The Nature Of Daylight Album/CD : The Blue Notebooks
Artist : Anuoar Brahem Song: The Astounding Eyes of Rita Album/CD : The Astounding Eyes of Rita
Artist : Robert Glasper Song: So Beautiful Album/CD : Covered
Artist : Kramer Featuring Bill Frisell Song: Crying in the Rain Album/CD : The Brill Building Book Two
Artist : Mali Song: Cryin' Album/CD : The Transition of Mali
Artist : Esbjirn Svensson Trio Song: The Message Album/CD : Strange Place For Snow
Artist : Manu Katche Song: Loving You Album/CD : Manu Katche
Artist : Brad Mehldau Song: Dear Prudence Album/CD : Largo
Artist : Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge Song: Everything Must Go Album/CD : Mount Royal
Artist : Emily Gimble Song: Certain Kinda Album/CD : Certain Kinda
Artist : Manu Katche Song: Flam&Co Album/CD : Unstatic
Artist : Miles Davis & Robert Glasper Song: Maiysha (So Long) Album/CD : Everything's Beautiful
Artist : Logan Richardson Song: Imagine Album/CD : Shift
Artist : Jenny Scheinmman Song: Hard Sole Shoe Album/CD : Crossing The Field
Artist : Snarky Puppy Song: Thing of Gold Album/CD : Ground Up
Artist : Lizz Wright Song: Stop Album/CD : Dreaming Wide Awake
Artist : Houston Person w/ Bill Charlap Song: If I Ruled The World Album/CD : You Taught My Heart To Sing
Artist : Betty Joplin Song: I'm Getting' "Long Alright Album/CD : Blinded by Love
Artist : Ian Shaw w/ Cedar Walton Song: I Thought About You Album/CD : In A New York Minute
Artist : E. C. Scott Song: That'll Do Man Album/CD : The Other Side Of ME
Artist : Jerry Granelli Song: The Great Pretender Album/CD : Dance Hall
Artist : Robert Glasper Experience Song: You & Me Album/CD : ArtScience
Artist : Motown remixed Song: I want You Back Album/CD : Motown Remixed
Artist : fo/mo/deep Song: Peach Cobbler Album/CD : The Groovy Goodness
Artist : In Business Song: Ya Mama Got Me Thinkin' Album/CD : Cop Show
Artist : fo/mo/deep Song: My Baby Gots The Blues, Blues Album/CD : A Beautiful Bang
Artist : Angie Wells & Raphael Lemonnier Song: Nice Girls Don't Stay For Breakfast Album/CD : Love & Mischief
Artist : Cecile McLorin Slavant Song: Stepsister's Lament Album/CD : For One To Love
Artist : Jenny Scheinman Song: A Ride With Polly Jean Album/CD : Mischief & Mayhem
Artist : Laverne Butler Song: Speak Low Album/CD : No Looking Back
Artist : Edward Simon Trio Song: The Messenger Album/CD : Unicity
Artist : Jimmy Forrest Song: Bolo Blues Album/CD : Out of the Forest

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Saturday, December 09, 2017


The Morning After Sunday, December 10, 2017

Last show of the year for me, Folks.  So, seasonal music, some new 2017 music, some new music to me in 2017.  Of course, always at this time of the year old favorites.  Check in your ears...

here's the playlist.

Artist : Cyrus Chestnut Song: Over My Head Album/CD : Blessed Quietness
Artist : Eric Reed Song: Angels In the Snow Album/CD : Merry Magic
Artist : Danny Caron Song: It Ain't Necessarily So Album/CD : Jazz & Blues
Artist : Bill Charlap Trio Song: Uptown, Downtown Album/CD : Uptown Downtown
Artist : Cartoon Christmas Trio Song: Sleigh Ride Album/CD : Cartoon Christmas Trio
Artist : Oscar Peterson Song: Christmas Waltz Album/CD : An Oscar Peterson Christmas
Artist : Butch Thompson Song: I'll Be Home For Christmas Album/CD : Yulestride
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant Song: You've Got To Give Me Some Album/CD : Dreams & Daggers
Artist : Charles Brown Song: Merry Christmas Baby Album/CD : Cool Christmas Blues
Artist : Danny Caron Song: I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone Album/CD : Good Hands
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant Song: Frosty Morning Blues (#8) Album/CD : Cecile & The Jean-Francois Bonnel Paris quintet
Artist : Frank Vignola & David Grisman Song: These Foolish Things Album/CD : Frank 'N' Dawg
Artist : Joe Henry Song: You Can't Fail Me Now Album/CD : Civilians
Artist : Greg Brown & Dream City Song: Christmas Song Album/CD : Essential Recordings, Vol 2 (1997-2006)
Artist : Tom Waits Song: Big Joe & Phantom 309 Album/CD : Nighthawks at the Diner
Artist : Brad Allen Williams Song: Galveston Album/CD : Lamar
Artist : Kacey Musgraves Song: Present Without a Bow (feat. Leon Bridges) Album/CD : A Very Kacey Christmas
Artist : Cassandra Williams Song: Harvest Moon Album/CD : New Moon Daughter
Artist : Neil Young Song: Pocahontas Album/CD : Unplugged
Artist : Jerry Granelli Song: This Bitter Earth Album/CD : Dance Hall
Artist : Charlie Hunter & Bobby Previte Song: Deck The Halls Album/CD : We Two Kings
Artist : Respect Sextet Song: Suddenly, It's Christmas Album/CD : Respect In Yule
Artist : Loudon Wainwright, III Song: Suddenly, It's Christmas #7 & #8) Album/CD : Career Moves
Artist : Brave Combo Song: Feliz Navidad Album/CD : It's Christmas, Man
Artist : Robert Earl Keen Song: Merry Christmas From The Family Album/CD : Gringo Honeymoon
Artist : Los Straitjackets Song: Feliz Navidad Album/CD : Tis the Season for…
Artist : Los Lobos Song: Jockey Full of Bourbon Album/CD : Ride This (EP)
Artist : Bob Dylan Song: Things Have Changed Album/CD : S/T for Wonder Boys
Artist : Emily Gimble Song: Have In Common Album/CD :  Emily Gimble (EP)
Artist : The Greyhounds Song: What's On Your Mind Album/CD : Heaven On Earth
Artist : Chet Baker Song: Nobody Knows The Troubles I've Seen Album/CD : Silent Nightd
Artist : Cecile MclOrin Salvant Song: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Album/CD : It's Christmas on Mack Avenue
Artist : Ted RosenthalTrio Song: Snowscape Album/CD : Wonderland
Artist : Aaron Diehl Song: Sleigh Ride Album/CD : It's Christmas on Mack Avenue
Artist : Bill Evans Song: Emily Album/CD : Another Time
Artist : Norah Jones Song: Peace Album/CD : Holidays Rule #2
Artist : Lake Street Dive Song: I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas Album/CD : Holidays Rule #2

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Thursday, November 09, 2017


Red, Hot & Blue WVUD Blues Show Friday, November 10, 2017

Sitting in for WVUD legend Ron "Roadblock" Smith on his weekly Blues show on WVUD.  Different take on the usual. Let's hear how it works out...

Artist : Jimmie Vaughan Trio Song: Cleo's Mood Album/CD : Live at C-Boys
Artist : Danielle Nicole Song: It Ain't You Album/CD : Wolf Den
Artist : Andre Williams & The New Orleans Hellhounds Song: Hear Ya Dance Album/CD : Can You Deal With It?
Artist : Shemekia Copeland Song: Better Not Touch Album/CD : The Soul Truth
Artist : Stac Mitchhart Song: I'll Play The Blues For You Album/CD : Gotta Get The Feeling Back Again
Artist : Wallace Coleman Song: Hard Life Album/CD : Live At Joe's
Artist : Jimmy Reed Song: I Ain't Got You Album/CD : His Greatest Recorings
Artist : Omar Kent Dykes / Jimmie Vaughan Song: Bbay what You Want Me To Do / Bright Lights Big City Album/CD : On The Jimmy Reed Highway
Artist : Jimmie Vaughan Trio Song: Dirty Wor At The Crossroads Album/CD : Live at C-Boys
Artist : Mike Flanigan Song: The Drifter Album/CD : The Drifter
Artist : Bo Ramsey Song: Stranger Blues Album/CD : Stranger Blues
Artist : Henry Butler Song: Relaxin' Blues Album/CD : Blues After Sunset
Artist : Wallace Coleman Song: Seems Like Album/CD : The Bad Weather Blues
Artist : Janiva Magness Song: Don't Let Your Memories Album/CD : Do I Move You?
Artist : Stacy Mitchhart Song: I Wish He Didn't Trust Me So Much Album/CD : Stacy Mitchhart
Artist : Dr John Song: Your Average Kind of Guy Album/CD : Dr John Plays Mac Rebenneck Vol 2
Artist : Holmes Brothers Song: Hey Baby Album/CD : Simple Truths
Artist : Gary Primich Song: Mr Lucky Album/CD : Dog House
Artist : Scott Henderson Song: Too Many Gittars Album/CD : Dog Party
Artist : Trampled Under Foot Song: I Didn't Try Album/CD : Badlands
Artist : Magic Slim & The Teardrops Song: Strange Things Happen Album/CD : That Ain't Right
Artist : John Primer Song: Power of Attorney Album/CD : Blues On Solid Ground
Artist : Jimmie Vaughan Trio Song: Hey Baby! Album/CD : Live at C-Boy's
Artist : Earl Hooker Song: Conversion Blues Album/CD : The Moon Is Rising
Artist : Magic Slim & The Teardrops Song: What's Wrong Album/CD : Snakebite
Artist : Janiva Magness Song: Stormy Blues Album/CD : Use What You Got

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Saturday, October 14, 2017


The Morning After WVUD 91.3, Sunday October 15, 2017

Lots of organ-tinged songs today.  Good stuff to hear on an overcast day here in the North East.  The playlist is..

Artist : Charlie Haden & Hank Jones Song: Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen Album/CD : Steal Away
Artist : Charlie Haden & Hank Jones Song: Come Sunday Album/CD : Come Sunday
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant Song: Tell Me What They're Saying Can't Be True Album/CD : Dreams & Daggers
Artist : The Greyhounds Song: What's On Your Mind Album/CD : Heaen on Earth
Artist : Lucinda Williams Song: Something About What Happens When We Talk Album/CD : This Sweet Old World
Artist : Cassandra Wilson Song: Wichita Lineman Album/CD : Belly of the Sun
Artist : Sheryl Bailey Song: Broken Glass Album/CD : A Meeting of Minds
Artist : Jimmy Forrest Song: I've Got A right To Cry Album/CD : Out of the Forrest
Artist : Angie Wells & Raphael Lemonnier Song: Nice Girls Don't Stay For Brekfast Album/CD : Love & Mischief
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant Song: If A Girl Isn't Pretty Album/CD : Dreams & Daggers
Artist : Lizz Wright Song: Stop Album/CD : Dreaming Wide Awake
Artist : Joe Henry Song: Trampoline Album/CD : Trampoline
Artist : Matthew Ryan Song: Beautiful Fool Album/CD : May Day
Artist : Matthew Ryan Song: Close Your Eyes Album/CD : Hustle Up Starlings
Artist : The War on Drugs Song: Pain Album/CD : A Deeper Understanding
Artist : Chris Hazelton's Boogaloo 7 Song: Suit & Tie Album/CD : Soul Jazz Fridays
Artist : The Greyhounds Song: I Remember Album/CD : Accumulator
Artist : Dr. Lonnie Smith Song: Paper Tiger Album/CD : Boogaloo to Beck
Artist : Bettye LaVette Song: Dirty Old Town Album/CD : Thankful N' Thoughtful
Artist : Anders Osborne Song: Me & Lola Album/CD : Ash Wednesday Blues
Artist : Bo Ramsey Song: Crazy Mixed up World Album/CD : Stranger Blues
Artist : Bill Kirchen Song: I Don't Work That Cheap Album/CD : Word To The Wise
Artist : The James Hunter Six Song: Minute by Minute Album/CD : Minute by Minute
Artist : Booker T. Song: 66 Impala Album/CD : Sound The Alarm
Artist : Deep Blue Organ Trio Song: You've Got It Bad Girl Album/CD : Wonderful !
Artist : Organ Jazz Trio Song: West L.A. Fadeaway Album/CD : New Standards for The Green Lady
Artist : Jazz Is Dead Song: Scarlet Begonias Album/CD : Blue Light Piano
Artist : The Persuasions Song: Bertha Album/CD : Persuasions of the Dead
Artist : Heritage Blues Orchestra Song: Get Right Church Album/CD : Heritage Blues Orchestra
Artist : Michael Kiwanuka Song: One More Night Album/CD : Love & Hate
Artist : Danya Kurtz Song: From The Bottom Up Album/CD : Another Black Feather….
Artist : Lucinda Williams Song: Passionate Kisses Album/CD : Lucinda Williams
Artist : Kathleen Edwards Song: In State Album/CD : Back To Me
Artist : The Word Song: Soul Food I Album/CD : Soul Food
Artist : North Mississippi All Stars Song: Deep Blue Sea Album/CD : Electric Blue Watermelon
Artist : Badlands Song: Don't Want No Woman Album/CD : Trampled Under Foot
Artist : Danielle Nicole Song: How You Gonna Do Me Like That Album/CD : Wolf Den

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