Thursday, April 17, 2008

Here's the playist for this past Tuesday, by Larry Miller

Slippin’ and Slidin’- the Slide Guitar and the Blues Harp.

First, the slide guitar- *featured guitarist
The Allman Brothers Band: “Statesboro Blues” *Duane Allman
Bob Dylan: “Watching the River Flow” *Jesse Ed Davis (Leon Russell, piano and ‘vibes’)
Bonnie Raitt: “Can’t Find My Way Home” *Lowell George (Live radio concert, WLIR 1974)
Canned Heat: “Rollin’ and Tumblin’” * Al “Blind Owl” Wilson
Derek and the Dominoes: “Anyday” *Eric Clapton and Duane Allman

The harmonica: *featured harpist
Taj Mahal: “Leavin’Trunk” *Taj Mahal (plus Jesse Ed Davis and probably Ry Cooder on slide)
Charlie Musselwhite Band: “Help Me” *Memphis Charlie Musselwhite- Harvey Mandel on guitar
Loving Spoonful: “Night Owl Blues” *John Sebastian
John Mayall: “Sonny Boy Blow” * Mayall (all instruments- from the Blues Alone)

More Slide:
The Doors: “I Can’t See Your Face In My Mind” * Robbie Krieger
George Harrison: “If Not For You” *George? Eric? (request)
Little Feat: “Fat Man in the Bathtub” * Lowell George (another WLIR live concert) (request)
The Rolling Stones: “I Wanna Be Your Man” *Brian Jones (request)
John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers: “Dust My Broom” * Mayall (plus Peter Green on lead guitar)

More Harp: (choo-choo, whoo-whoo....)
James Montgomery Band: “Train” *James (from the First Time Out- great Boston song from a great album)
Cream: “Train Time” *Jack Bruce (Live at Royal Albert hall)
John Mayall: “Catch That Train” *Mayall, accompanied by an actual train...

Sliding around:
Johnny Winter: “Broke Down Engine” *J Winter (National steel-bodied guitar, from ‘The Progressive Blues Experiment)
Fleetwood Mac: “I Believe My Time Ain’t Long” *Jeremy Spencer (Blues Jam in Chicago)
Stephen Stills: “Down the Road” *Joe Walsh (Mannassas II) (request)
Led Zeppelin: “Traveling Riverside Blues” * Jimmy Page

Suck, don’t blow: (technique for cross-keying the harmonica)
J. Geils Band: “Whammer Jammer” *Magic Dick
Paul Butterfield Blues Band: “Good Morning Little Schoolgirl” * Paul Butterfield
Bob Dylan: “Pledging My Time” * Bob Dylan, aka Zimmy

Sliding into Home:
Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band: “Sure ‘Nuff and Yes I Do” *Ry Cooder (from “Safe as Milk”) (request)
Rising Sons: “Dust My Broom” *Ryland P. Cooder (with Taj Mahal on vocals)
The Rolling Stones: “Stop Breaking Down” *Mick Taylor (with Jagger on Harp)
The Faces: “Around the Plynth” *Ron Wood (Rod Stewart, vocals)

Howzat? (Did I also play "Walkin' Blues " by Butterfield and forget to write it down?)

Eli next week- I’ll be back in two.

Happy Springtime!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Larry - Thanks for the play! Check out the current band and NEW material soon - we're recording with Aerosmith members, James Cotton and Johnny Winter - possible guest by DMC Click on site and let me know which show you wish to attend - Thanks again - JM

10:00 AM  
Anonymous Dom said...

Wonderful playlist... not a dud track in the whole batch. And I love the way you never fail to come up with a new theme for your shows!

12:26 PM  

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