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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday September 6th, 2017 with Retro Renny
BLUES HARP HEAVEN: Some of the greatest blues harmonica players including Little Walter, Big Walter, both Sonny Boy Williamsons, Sonny Terry, Snooky Pryor, King Biscuit Boy and more.

Blowin' up a storm with some of the best in blues harp.
Shake The Boogie
JOHN LEE “SONNY BOY” WILLIAMSON - American Blues Legends - Sonny Boy Williamson - '46 Bluebird Records/'98 Charly Records
A Good One
RICK "L.A. HOLMES" HOLMSTROM with JOHNNY DYER on harp - Lookout! (originally released on the Johnny Dyer release Shake It!) - '95/'96 Blacktop Records
Lost John
SONNY TERRY & HIS WASHBOARD BAND - Sonny Terry - '55 Folkways Records/Le Chant Du Monde
Help Me
SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON II a.k.a. ALEC "RICE" MILLER - Chess Blues Classics: 1957 To 1967 - '63 Checker Records/'97 MCA Records
Love Me Or Leave Me
THE JIMMY COTTON BLUES QUARTET - The Best Of Chicago Blues - '73/'87 Vanguard Records
Walkin' With Snooky
SNOOKY PRYOR - Too Cool To Move - '92 Antone's Records & Tapes
When My Baby Left Me
JUNIOR WELLS - The Best Of Chicago Blues - '73/'87 Vanguard Records
Boom-Boom (Out Go The Lights)
KING BISCUIT BOY a.k.a. RICHARD NEWELL - Gooduns - '71 Daffodil Records/Unidisc Music Canadian
Juke
LITTLE WALTER - The Essential Little Walter - '52 Checker Records/'93 MCA Records
Avenue Stomp
BIG WALTER HORTON & CAREY BELL - Low Blows: An Anthology Of Chicago Harmonica Blues - (recorded in '72) '88 Rooster Blues
Rockin' My Boogie
BIG WALTER HORTON'S BLUES HARP BAND with MEMPHIS CHARLIE - The Best Of Chicago Blues - '73/'87 Vanguard Records
Have Mercy
BIG WALTER HORTON with CAREY BELL - Big Walter Horton With Carey Bell - '89 Alligator Records
Jack Pot a.k.a. At The Woodchopper's Ball
CHICAGO SUNNY BOY - The Complete Meteor: Blues, R&B & Gospel Recordings - '53 Meteor Records/'06 Ace Records
Kicking Up Dust
BIG LEON BROOKS - Low Blows: An Anthology Of Chicago Harmonica Blues - (recorded in '80) '88 Rooster Blues
The Floater
RICK "L.A. HOLMES" HOLMSTROM with KING OF THE JUNGLE (probably ROD PIAZZA) on harp - Lookout! - '96 Blacktop Records
In Orbit
THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS (KIM WILSON on chromatic harp) - Butt Rockin' - '81 Chrysalis Records
Interactive CKCU
Renny G (host)
Blues harp. I hear the angels playing!

8:07 PM, September 6th, 2017
Renny G (host)
Any one about? Listening? Enjoying perhaps?

8:15 PM, September 6th, 2017
kevo
im diggin it! Renny ;)

8:17 PM, September 6th, 2017
Renny G (host)
There used to be an amazing harp player from Ottawa but he died a few years back. Can anyone remember his name?

8:19 PM, September 6th, 2017
Renny G (host)
Hey Kevo, thanks for tuning in.

8:19 PM, September 6th, 2017