Blue Light Boogie

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"I got hooked on the blues the day I realized all of my favorite rock 'n' roll songs were really blues," says Art Hooker, host of YPR's Blue Light Boogie.

This two-hour program takes the listener from the blues' mighty traditions to its latest releases, with a bit of history and a lot of context from Art, who is also a musician with time logged in everything from polka bands to bar-burning boogie woogie combos.

Steve Snodgrass

Playlist #1845 Feb. 16, 2018

“Cupid Boogie”, Johnny Otis Orchestra, The R&B Box: 30 Years Of Rhythm And Blues (various artists), Rhino Records, http://www.johnnyotisworld.com http://www.rhino.com

“Cupid”, Johnny Nash, The Reggae Collection, SME UK Limited

“Iron Cupid”, Earl King, Glazed, Black Top Records

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Playlist #1844 Feb.9, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1, Delmark Records, http://wwwdelmark.com

“Big Chief”, Professor Longhair, Houseparty New Orleans Style, Rounder Records, http://www.rounder.com

“Mardi Gras In New Orleans” Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Live: Mardi Gras In Montreaux, Rounder Records, http://www.dirtydozenbrass.com http://www.rounder.com

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Playlist #1843 Feb. 2, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1, Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Black Wolf Blues”, Champion Jack Dupree, Classic Piano Blues (various artists), Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, http://www.folkways.si.edu

“Howling Wolf”, Muddy Waters, Muddy ‘Mississippi’ Waters Live, Blue Sky Records

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Playlist 1842 Jan. 26, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1, Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“All Around The World”, Little Richard, 22 Greatest Hits, Polygram Records

“Bottom Of The World”, Tom Waits, Orphans, Anti Records, http://www.tomwaits.com http://www.anti.com

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Playlist #1841 Jan. 19, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1, Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Easy Come, Easy Go Blues”, Bessie Smith, The Complete Recordings vol. 1, Columbia/Legacy Recordings, http://www.bessiesmith.com http://www.legacyrecordings.com

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Playlist #1840 Jan. 12, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1, Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Midnight In A Madhouse”, Chick Webb And His Orchestra, Spinnin’ The Webb, GRP Records

“’Round Midnight”, Jeni Fleming Acoustic Trio, The Trinity Tour, Flick The Fly Productions, http://www.jenifleming.com

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Playlist #1839 Jan. 5, 2018

“blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1, Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“What A Party”, Fats Domino, They Call Me The Fat Man The Legendary Imperial Recordings (box set), EMI Records, http://www.fatsdominoofficial.com

“House Rockin’ Boogie #7”, Jason Elmore And Hoodoo Witch, Champagne Velvet, Dag Nab Music, http://www.jasonelmore.net

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Playlist #1838 Dec. 29, 2017

“Soulful Dress”, Maria Muldaur, Steady Love, Stony Plain Records, http://www.mariamulduar.com http://www.stonyplainrecords.com

“Wang Dang Doodle”, Zora Young, The French Connection, Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Party Train”, Lamont Cranston Band, Shakedown, Waterhouse Records, http://www.lamontcranston.com

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Playlist #1837 Dec. 22, 2017

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1, Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“What Do Bad Girls Get?”, Joan Osborne, Christmas Means Love, Womanly Hips Records, http://www.joanosborne.com

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Playlist #1836 Dec. 15, 2017

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1, Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Celebrate Christmas”, B. B. King, Christmas In Blues, KRB Music Companies, http://www.bbking.com

“I Hear Jingle Bells”, Freddy King, Blues, Blues Christmas vol. 4 (various artists), Document Records, http://www.freddiekingsite.com

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