June 20, 2011. Playlist.

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Jun 202011
 

Here we are, approaching the winter solstice. That’s if you’re in the southern hemisphere, of course.

So, winter, when a man’s mind turns to … blues. And more.

First of all, this week I managed to grab some of the recordings from Jazzfest 2011, and there were, as we know, some awesome performances. But now I can share some of the love with you: James Andrews, and Luther Kent.

And Arlo. Whose performance of St James Infirmary was awesome.

So, I thought, why not play a few other versions of that fine song? Cisco Houston, Hugh Laurie, and Tom Jones, perhaps?

Add a few drinking songs, and the usual mix of whatever-I-feel-like, and there you have it.

Here’s the playlist

Artist: James Andrews
Title: Ghetto Funk Music
Album: Live at 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Artist: Bee Gees
Title: Jive talkin’
Album: The very best of the Bee Gees

Artist: Cisco Houston
Title: St. James Infirmary
Album: The Folkways Years, 1944-1961

Artist: Hugh Laurie
Title: St. James Infirmary
Album: Let Them Talk: Photobook

Artist: Tom Waits
Title: Pasties & A G-String (At The Two O’Clock Pub)
Album: Live in Bremen 1977

Artist: Dragon
Title: April Sun In Cuba
Album: 50 Years of Australian Rock & Roll [Disc 2]

Artist: Louis Jordan
Title: What’s The Use Of Gettin’ Sober (When You’re Gonna Get Drunk Again)
Album: Greatest Hits

Artist: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Title: Drunk Again
Album: In My Own Dream

Artist: Jimmy Buffett
Title: Why Don’t We Get Drunk
Album: Songs You Know by Heart

Artist: Storm Cellar
Title: Yamanote Line (Hi-Stylin’ Women)
Album: Whiskey Talking

Artist: James Andrews
Title: Oomp Oomp A Do
Album: Live at 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Artist: Jazz & Blues feat. Luther Kent, Phillip Manuel, and Big Al Carson
Title: Black Cat Bone
Album: Live at 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Artist: The Foreday Riders
Title: 5.Wind Blues
Album: Live @ Frenches

Artist: Sonny Boy Williamson
Title: Don’t Start Me Talkin’
Album: House of Blues: Essential Blues V.1

Artist: Tom Jones
Title: St. James’ Infirmary Blues
Album: Tom Jones & Jools Holland

Artist: Storm Cellar
Title: Refugee From The Heart
Album: Whiskey Talking

Artist: Anson Funderburgh And The Rockets featuring Sam Myers
Title: I Done Quit Getting Sloppy Drunk
Album: Tell Me What I Want To Hear

Artist: Ella Fitzgerald
Title: Hear Me Talking To Ya
Album: These Are The Blues

Artist: Marcia Ball
Title: St. Gabriel
Album: Blue House

Artist: Koko Taylor
Title: Old Woman
Album: Royal Blue

Artist: Bill Lupkin and the Chicago Blues Coalition
Title: Mean Mistreater
Album: Live at the Hot Spot

Artist: Storm Cellar
Title: Why I Sing The Blues
Album: Whiskey Talking

Artist: Arlo Guthrie
Title: St. James Infirmary
Album: Live at 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Artist: Margie Evans, Sunnyland Slim & Carey Bell’s Blues Harp Band
Title: Next Time I See You
Album: American Folk Blues Festival ’81