Bob Dorr

Studio One host

Bob started his 40+ year career in Iowa Public Broadcasting (radio and TV) when he did the first rock 'n' roll show EVAH on an Iowa Public Radio station Oct. 2, 1972. He was honored/recognized for those years by being inducted into the Iowa Rock'n'Roll Music Association's Hall of Fame in Sept. of 2000.

Simultaneously, Bob has been the leader, singer, and harmonica player of The Blue Band for 30+ years for which he was inducted into the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame in 2005 and reinducted into the Iowa Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.

Bob has a BA in Radio/TV Speech from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Bob's favorite program on IPR is (what else?) Backtracks.

Ways to Connect

THE BEATLES-I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND/I FEEL FINE/HELP

PAUL MC CARTNEY-I'LL GIVE YOU A RING

PAUL MC CARTNEY-SIMPLE AS THAT

THE BEATLES-WE CAN WORK IT OUT/PENNY LANE/THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO

Blue Avenue December 6

Dec 7, 2015

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DEB RYDER-GUILTY AS SIN

WEE WILLIE WALKER-HANDS OF TIME

CASH BOX KINGS-EVERYBODY'S FISHIN'

SHAUN MURPHY-DON'T LIE TO ME

OMAR COLEMAN-LUCKY MAN

24TH ST. WAILERS-CURSED

ROB LUMBARD-BLUES IN A BOTTLE

FIONA BOYES-MAMA'S SANCTIFIED AMP

BRANDON SANTINI-EVIL WOMAN

SLAM ALLEN-ALL BECAUSE OF YOU

6:00

MARCIA BALL-LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP

KILBORN ALLEY BLUES BAND-YOU CAN HAVE THE TAIL

JOHN PRIMER-I AIN'T WORRIED 'BOUT MY BABY

Backtracks December 5

Dec 6, 2015

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPEN COLLAGE OF SONGS

PEARL GALLOWAY-GET WIT IT

LINDA HOPKINS-ROCK & ROLL BLUES

DOLLY COOPER-BIG ROCK INN

BUNNY PAUL-WATCHA GONNA DO?

LADY NELL-DON'T FORGET

BETTY EVERETT-I'VE GOT A CLAIM ON YOU

DON GARDNER & DEE DEE FORD-I NEED YOUR LOVIN'

WILBERT HARRISON-LET'S STICK TOGETHER

JR WALKER-CLEO'S MOOD

THE OUTLAWS-HIGH TIDES AND GREEN GRASS

THIN LIZZIE-WHISKEY IN THE JAR

BOB DYLAN-SHE BELONGS TO ME/SUBTERRANEAN HOMESICK BLUES/I WANT YOU

LONNIE MACK-MEMPHIS (EXCERPT)

Holiday season kickoff

WINGS-LET 'EM IN

THE BEATLES-SAVOY TRUFFLE/CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE AGAIN/I DON'T WANT TO SPOIL THE PARTY

JOHN LENNON-COLD TURKEY (EXCERPT)

THE BEATLES-STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER/ALL TOGETHER NOW/A TASTE OF HONEY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue November 29

Nov 29, 2015

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

FIONA BOYES-SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING

SUGARRAY RAYFORD-LIVE TO LOVE AGAIN

WEE WILLIE WALKER-FUNKY WAY

TAD ROBINSON-WHILE YOU WERE GONE

ZORA YOUNG w/LITTLE MIKE & THE TORNADOES-I'VE BEEN A FOOL TOO LONG

JOE LOUIS WALKER-YOUNG GIRL BLUES

JOE LOUIS WALKER-GOSPEL BLUES (EXCERPT)

RUSH CLEVELAND-THEN I MET YOU

THE LAKE PATROL-I'M A HOG FOR YOU BABY

THE JIMMYS-WHAT GIVES

MITCH WOODS-STORY OF CLUB 88/BROKE

D'MAR & GILL-I FELL IN LOVE WITH THE BLUES

Backtracks November 28

Nov 28, 2015

A Listener Picks edition of the show!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

CHUBBY CHECKER-LIMBO ROCK

THE NASHVILLE TEENS-TOBACCO ROAD

STEVIE RAY VAUGHN-SUPERSTITION

KING BISCUIT BOY-YOU DONE TORE YOUR PLAYHOUSE DOWN

JOHN D. LOUDERMILK-TOBACCO ROAD

THE LOVIN' SPOONFUL-NASHVILLE CATS

BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD-NOWADAYS CLANCY CAN'T EVEN SING

JOHN FOGERTY-CHANGE IN THE WEATHER

KLAATU-CALLING OCCUPANTS OF INTERPLANETARY CRAFT

COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH-FISH CHEER/I FEEL LIKE I'M FIXIN' TO DIE RAG

The latest Paul McCartney remixed/remastered reissues are out, Tug of War and Pipes of Peace. They're featured in this Medley.

PAUL MCCARTNEY-EBONY & IVORY (demo)/EBONY & IVORY (solo version)/TUG OF WAR (remix)

THE BEATLES-GET BACK (Naked version)

PAUL MCCARTNEY-SAY SAY SAY (2015 Remix)/AVERAGE PERSON (Demo)/PIPES OF PEACE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue November 22

Nov 22, 2015

This program originally aired 10/18/15

The first hour recaps the recent Blues Blast awards (bluesblastmagazine.com)

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

MUD MORGANFIELD AND KIM WILSON-STILL A FOOL

OTIS CLAY & JOHNNY RAWLS-MOMMA DIDN'T RAISE NO FOOL

MARCIA BALL-CAN'T BLAME NOBODY BUT MYSELF

JOHN MAYALL'S BLUES BREAKERS-SO MANY ROADS

TINSLEY ELLIS-IN FROM THE COLD

BOB CORRITORE-MR. TATE'S ADVICE (EXCERPT)

ELVIN BISHOP-EVERYBODY'S IN THE SAME BOAT

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-DON'T CALL NO AMBULANCE

Backtracks November 7

Nov 7, 2015

Hour #1 is all Leftover Listener Picks from the Oct. 24 LIVE show

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

JIM CROCE-RAPID ROY THAT STOCK CAR BOY

JOE COCKER-DELTA LADY

SPIRIT-CADILLAC COWBOYS

JOHN PRINE-ILLEGAL SMILE

BOB DYLAN-SHELTER FROM THE STORM

THE GRATEFUL DEAD-STANDING ON THE MOON

HUGH MASEKELA-GRAZIN' IN THE GRASS (EXCERPT)

LED ZEPPELIN-TANGERINE

GRAND FUNK RAILROAD-PEOPLE LET'S STOP THE WAR

SYD BARRETT-GIGOLO AUNT

BUBBLE PUPPY-HOT SMOKE AND SASAFRASS

THE 5 KEYS-LING TING TONG

This Halloween soundscape originally aired 10/28/12

THE BEATLES-I AM THE WALRUS/BLUE JAY WAY/DEVIL IN HER HEART

RINGO STARR-SPOOKY WEIRDNESS

THE BEATLES-OCTOPUS'S GARDEN/EVERYBODY'S GOT SOMETHING TO HIDE EXCEPT FOR ME AND MY MONKEY/THE INNER LIGHT

JOHN LENNON-MY MUMMY'S DEAD

THE BEATLES-WHAT'S THE NEW MARY JANE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-OOBU JOOBU

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue November 1

Nov 1, 2015

This Halloween oriented show originally aired 10/30/11

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

LAVERN BAKER-VOODOO VOODOO

JR. WELLS-HOODOO MAN

DEMETRIA TAYLOR-VOODOO WOMAN

TRAMPLED UNDER FOOT-THE EVIL TRAIN

TOO SLIM & THE TAIL DRAGGERS-SHE SEES GHOSTS

BO DIDDLEY-BO MEETS THE MONSTER

ALABAMA MIKE-MOONDOG HOWL

TINSLEY ELLIS-FRONT STREET FREEZE (EXCERPT)

SPENCER BOHREN-BAD LUCK BONE

SARAH JANE NELSON-I PUT A SPELL ON YOU

PAT DONAHUE-YOU HAUNT ME

HOWLIN' WOLF-EVIL

Backtracks October 31

Oct 31, 2015

The annual Halloween Spooktacular!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

BILLY DI MARCO-DRAC'S BACK

THE VERDICTS-THE MUMMY'S BALL

THE NEW TRENDS-SPOOKSVILLE

JOHN ZACHERLE-COOLEST LITTLE MONSTER

THE KAC-TIES-MR. WEREWOLF

ALLEN SHERMAN-MY SON THE VAMPIRE

BILLY LEE RILEY-THE NIGHTMARE MASH

SCREAMIN' JAY HAWKINS-FRANKENSTEIN'S PARTY

THE MARKETTES-OUT OF LIMITS (EXCERPT)

DAVID SEVILLE-WITCH DOCTOR

LAVERNE BAKER-VOODOO VOODOO

THE GREEN SLIME-THE GREEN SLIME

BOBBY PICKETT-ME & MY MUMMY

No theme, totally at random

THE BEATLES-TWO OF US/AND YOUR BIRD CAN SING/GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE

JOHN LENNON-CRIPPLED INSIDE

THE BEATLES-THE FOOL ON THE HILL/PENNY LANE/ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

TRAVELING WILBURYS-TWEETER & THE MONKEY MAN

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue October 25

Oct 25, 2015

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

JAMES HARMAN-BAD FEETS/BAD HAIR

FIONA BOYES-WALKING AROUND MONEY

CHICKENBONE SLIM-TRYIN' TO GET BY

BUDDY GUY-TURN ME WILD

TOMMY CASTRO-COMMON GROUND

SHAUN MURPHY-HOW STRONG IS A WOMAN

JOE & VICKI PRICE-WHOOPIE PIE (EXCERPT)

RUSH CLEVELAND-LEAVING ME

SHEMEKIA COPELAND-DEVIL'S HAND

WALTER TROUT-MY SHIP CAME IN

DIANE BLUE-THAT'S WHAT THEY CALL THE BLUES

RICK VITO-MISSY BROWN

ANDY T/NICK NIXON BAND-SUNDOWN BLUES

Backtracks October 24

Oct 24, 2015

All songs suggested by listeners!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

STEPHEN STILLS-RING OF LOVE

VAN MORRISON-DID YE GET HEALED

ELVIS COSTELLO-WATCHING THE DETECTIVES

SLADE-RUN RUNAWAY

JACKIE DE SHANNON-WHEN YOU WALK IN THE ROOM

THE YARDBIRDS-HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO

MOODY BLUES-EVENING

FLYING LIZARDS-MONEY

GRAHAM NASH-MILITARY MADNESS

THE MARVELLETTES-DON'T MESS WITH BILL

BE BOP DELUXE-PANIC IN THE WORLD

VELVET UNDERGROUND-WHITE LIGHT/WHITE HEAT

Blue Avenue October 18

Oct 18, 2015

The first hour recaps the recent Blues Blast awards (bluesblastmagazine.com)

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

MUD MORGANFIELD AND KIM WILSON-STILL A FOOL

OTIS CLAY & JOHNNY RAWLS-MOMMA DIDN'T RAISE NO FOOL

MARCIA BALL-CAN'T BLAME NOBODY BUT MYSELF

JOHN MAYALL'S BLUES BREAKERS-SO MANY ROADS

TINSLEY ELLIS-IN FROM THE COLD

BOB CORRITORE-MR. TATE'S ADVICE (EXCERPT)

ELVIN BISHOP-EVERYBODY'S IN THE SAME BOAT

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-DON'T CALL NO AMBULANCE

STEVE EARLE-YOU'RE THE BEST LOVER THAT I EVER HAD

This week's theme is Ringo, John, Paul, George, repeat

RINGO STARR-RORY & THE HURRICANES

THE BEATLES-IF I FELL/LET IT BE (NAKED)

GEORGE HARRISON-THIS IS LOVE

THE BEATLES-BOYS

JOHN LENNON-BE BOP A LULA

PAUL MC CARTNEY-APPRECIATE

THE BEATLES-DON'T BOTHER ME

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Backtracks October 17

Oct 17, 2015

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

CLIFF JOHNSON-GO AWAY HOUND DOG

TOMMY SCOTT-CAT MUSIC

AL TERRY-WATCH DOG

BILL FLAGG-GO CAT GO

DON WOOD-BIRD DOG

JOE MONTGOMERY-COOL CAT

ETTA JAMES-TOUGH MARY

THE SENSATIONS-LET ME IN

THE DELLS-ETERNALLY

CLARENCE 'FROGMAN' HENRY-A LITTLE TOO MUCH

THE RUMBLERS-BOSS (EXCERPT)

WAYNE FONTANA-PAMELA PAMELA

ERIC BURDON & THE ANIMALS-SEE SEE RIDER

THE SMOKE-MY FRIEND JACK

THE HOLLIES-CARRIE-ANNE

WILD UNCERTAINTY-A MAN WITHOUT MONEY

This Medley originally aired 8/23/15 and was suggested by the Cozad Family of the Quad Cities

THE BEATLES-HEY JUDE/ROCK & ROLL MUSIC/FOR NO ONE

GEORGE HARRISON-GIVE ME LOVE

THE BEATLES-BABY'S IN BLACK/DR. ROBERT/DIG IT

JOHN LENNON-INSTANT KARMA

THE BEATLES-PENNY LANE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue October 11

Oct 11, 2015

This show originally aired 8/16/15

Backtracks October 10

Oct 10, 2015

A "Best Of" show comprised of segments from many shows in 2015

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

LITTLE SYLVIA-AIN'T GONNA DO IT

MABEL SCOTT-MR. FINE

FAYE ADAMS-I'VE GOTTA LEAVE YOU

ETTA JAMES-MARKET PLACE

LITTLE ESTHER-TALKIN' ALL OUT OF MY HEAD

LITTLE WILLIE JOHN-FEVER

THE 5 ROYALES-MESSIN' UP

HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS-ANNIE'S AUNT FANNIE

BIG JAY MC NEELY-ROCK CANDY (EXCERPT)

BILLY HARLAN-SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK

JERRY LEE LEWIS-HIGH SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL

Totally at my whim/random picks. I LOVE my job! bd

THE BEATLES-I'M DOWN/WHAT YOU'RE DOING/THE NIGHT BEFORE

GEORGE HARRISON-SUE ME, SUE YOU BLUES

THE BEATLES-BACK IN THE USSR/CRY BABY CRY/DON'T PASS ME BY

JOHN LENNON-OH MY LOVE

THE BEATLES-ANY TIME AT ALL

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

This Medley originally aired March 29, 2015

Blue Avenue October 4

Oct 4, 2015

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

CHRIS JAMES AND PATRICK RYNN-LONESOME WHISTLE BLUES

CHRIS O'LEARY-GONNA DIE TRYIN'

SHAUN MURPHY-I PITY THE FOOL

DEB CALLAHAN-BIG LOVE

BRENT JOHNSON-MEET ME IN THE BOTTOM

RUSH CLEVELAND-HARD WAY TO GO

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

AARON WILLIAMS & THE HOODOO-LET ME LOVE YOU

BRYCE JANEY-=WORLD OF TROUBLE

CRAIG ERICKSON-MOJO IN MEMPHIS (REPRISE)

DAVE ALVIN & PHIL ALVIN-RATTLESNAKIN' DADDY

GREGG ALLMAN-LOVE LIKE KEROSENE

Backtracks October 3

Oct 3, 2015

A LIVE Listener Picks show. All the music selections suggested by listeners

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE TEMPTATIONS-PSYCHEDELIC SHACK

HUMBLE PIE-C'MON EVERYBODY

SHADOWS OF KNIGHT-GLORIA

JIMI HENDRIX-ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER

STEPPENWOLF-MAGIC CARPET RIDE

T-REX-RIDE A WHITE SWAN

EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER-FROM THE BEGINNING

QUEEN-'39

BLIND FAITH-WELL ALL RIGHT

THE GRATEFUL DEAD-US BLUES

LITTLE FEAT-SPANISH MOON

TONY JOE WHITE-POLK SALAD ANNIE

THE BEATLES-MONEY/I WANNA BE YOUR MAN/IT'S ONLY LOVE

RINGO STARR-IT DON'T COME EASY

THE BEATLES-COME TOGETHER/WHEN I'M 64

GEORGE HARRISON-WHEN WE WAS FAB

THE BEATLES-I CALL YOUR NAME

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue September 27

Sep 27, 2015

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SHAUN MURPHY-LORETTA

CHRIS O'LEARY-HOOK, LINE, AND SINKER

BUDDY GUY-CRYING OUT OF ONE EYE

CRAIG ERICKSON-BOOGIE FOR LOVE

BRYCE JANEY-SHAKE THE WALLS

BOB CORRITORE-POTATO STOMP (EXCERPT)

RUSH CLEVELAND-COME ON BABY

AARON WILLIAMS-BOOM BOOM

BRENT JOHNSON-DON'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

CHRIS JAMES/PATRICK RYNN-HARD TO KEEP A DOLLAR

DAVE ALVIN & PHIL ALVIN-PAPA'S ON THE HOUSETOP

ANDY T/NICK NIXON BAND-DEVIL'S WIFE

BOB CORRITORE-HARMONICA WATUSI (EXCERPT)

Backtracks September 26

Sep 26, 2015

It's a fundraising edition of the show. Make a pledge to keep it going: 800-235-2665 or www.iowapublicradio.org

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

CAROL JARVIS-LITTLE RED ROOSTER

VICKY LEE-GOIN' BACK HOME TO MAMA

BETTY JEAN MORRIS-SHACK DADDY

RUTH BROWN-WHAT'D I SAY

WILLIE MAE THORNTON-MY MAN CALLED ME

THE TEMPTATIONS-GET READY

THE FALCONS-YOU'RE SO FINE

MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS-JIMMY MACK

JR. WALKER-CLEO'S MOOD (EXCERPT)

THE BYRDS-THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGIN'/MR. TAMBORINE MAN/CHIMES OF FREEDOM

I can't seem to shake my new found interest in Ringo!

THE BEATLES-MATCHBOX

RINGO STARR-VERTICLE MAN/NOT LOOKING BACK/I'M THE GREATEST

THE BEATLES-WHAT GOES ON

RINGO STARR-TOUCH AND GO/CONFIRMATION/BYE BYE BLACKBIRD

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue September 20

Sep 20, 2015

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

BUDDY GUY-BACK UP MAMA

CHRIS JAMES & PATRICK RYNN-SHAMELESS

THE WORD-WHEN I SEE THE BLOOD

ANDY T & NICK NIXON BAND-DEEP BLUE SEA

SMOKY GREENWELL'S NEW ORLEANS BLUES JAM-POWER OF NOW

BOB CORRITORE-POTATO STOMP (EXCERPT)

BRYCE JANEY-KEEP MARCHIN' ON

CRAIG ERICKSON-MOJO IN MEMPHIS

SONNY LANDRETH-DUST MY BROOM

JACKIE PAYNE-I SAW THE BLUES

BRENT JOHNSON-LONG WAY BACK TO NEW ORLEANS

SHAUN MURPHY-DON'T LIE TO ME

6:00

Backtracks September 19

Sep 19, 2015

LOTS of spotlight segments!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

LARRY WILLIAMS-HIGH SCHOOL DANCE

CLIFF RICHARD-WORKING AFTER SCHOOL

HUELYN DUVALL-TEEN QUEEN

EDDIE COCHRAN-C'MON EVERYBODY

BOBBY RYDELL-SWINGIN' SCHOOL

DEE CLARK-HEY LITTLE GIRL

CHUCK BERRY-ALMOST GROWN

THE KNOCKOUTS-RIOT IN ROOM 3C

BOBBY NELSON QUARTET-ZAPP

RUSTY ISABEL-FIREWATER

PHIL UPCHURCH COMBO-YOU CAN'T SIT DOWN

LINK WRAY-TIJUANA (EXCERPT)

MARVIN GAYE-I'LL BE DOGGONE

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