Bob Dorr http://iowapublicradio.org en Blue Avenue August 31 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-august-31 <p>On this Labor Day weekend, we get to enjoy the fruits of the labor of IPR's Live Music recording engineer, Phil Maass. Everything on this week's trip down The Avenue was recorded, mixed, produced by Mr. Maass, and can only be heard on IPR stations. Thanks, Phil!</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>WALTER TROUT-BOWLFUL OF BLUES FESTIVAL, NEWTON, 8/31/13</p><p>BIG JAMES AND THE CHICAGO PLAYBOYS-FRIENDS BLUES BLOWOUT, ELECTRIC PARK BALLROOM, WATERLOO, 2/8/14</p><p>DWAYNE DOPSIE &amp; THE ZYDECO HELLRAISERS-MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BLUES FEST, DAVENPORT, 7/1/11</p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:21:14 +0000 Bob Dorr 45805 at http://iowapublicradio.org Backtracks August 23 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/backtracks-august-23 <p>VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS</p><p>LAURA LEE PERKINS-COME ON BABY</p><p>SHIRLEY GUNTER-CRAZY LITTLE BABY</p><p>HELEN BOZEMAN-SUGAR BABY</p><p>THE MILLER SISTERS-10 CATS DOWN</p><p>MARY EDWARDS-CHILLY WILLY</p><p>THE JIVE FIVE-MY TRUE STORY</p><p>CURTIS LEE-PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES</p><p>THE JARMELS-A LITTLE BIT OF SOAP</p><p>CORSAIRS-SMOKY PLACES</p><p>RANDY &amp; THE RAINBOWS-DENISE</p><p>PRESTON EPPS-BONGO ROCK (EXCERPT)</p><p>THE BEATLES-THIS BOY/IF I FELL/AND I LOVE HER</p><p>THE YARDBIRDS-SHAPES OF THINGS</p><p>THE HOLLIES-STOP STOP STOP</p> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:59:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 45657 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Beatles Medley August 24 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/beatles-medley-august-24 <p>This week's Medley originally aired 2/16/14. Check that week's posting for a complete song list.</p> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:32:37 +0000 Bob Dorr 45655 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue August 24 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-august-24 <p>This week's trip down The Avenue originally aired 7/27/14. Check that week's page for a complete song list.</p> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:30:35 +0000 Bob Dorr 45654 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Beatles Medley August 17 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/beatles-medley-august-17 <p>No theme, totally at random!</p><p>THE BEATLES-TELL ME WHY/I'LL BE BACK/EVERY LITTLE THING</p><p>WINGS-HI HI HI</p><p>BEATLES-YOU WON'T SEE ME/RUN FOR YOUR LIFE/TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS</p><p>JOHN LENNON-GIVE ME SOME TRUTH</p><p>THE BEATLES-PIGGIES/TWO OF US</p><p>THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)</p> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:59:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 45174 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue August 17 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-august-17 <p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>RICK ESTRIN &amp; THE NIGHT CATS-KEEP YOUR BIG MOUTH SHUT</p><p>KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD-PALACE OF THE KING</p><p>WALTER TROUT-BORN IN THE CITY</p><p>SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-OVER WORKED AND UNDER PAID</p><p>ROD PIAZZA-SLEEPING IN THE GROUND</p><p>THE NIGHTHAWKS-WALK THAT WALK</p><p>BOB CORRITORE-TABOO (EXCERPT)</p><p>JANIVA MAGNESS-I NEED A MAN</p><p>EDEN BRENT-I WISH I KNEW HOW IT WOULD FEEL TO BE FREE</p><p>RACHEL COBA-CHICAGO</p><p>RAY BONNEVILLE-WHO DO CALL THE SHOTS</p><p>GUY DAVIS-DID YOU SEE MY BABY</p><p>CRAIG ERICKSON-IF YOU WILL</p> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 45173 at http://iowapublicradio.org Backtracks August 16 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/backtracks-august-16 <p>Elvis Presley died 37 years ago, Aug. 16, 1977. The first hour of this remembrance program was originally aired Jan. 4, 2014 (check that week's listing for complete song list), hour #2 (3-4pm) is a syndicated special on The King's recordings done at Stax Studios in Memphis in 1973 and 1974, and hour #3 is a syndicated special focusing on the 1968 Comeback Special done in the summer of 1968. Long Live The King!</p> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:35:34 +0000 Bob Dorr 45172 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Beatles Medley August 10 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/beatles-medley-august-10 <p>This week's Medley, "The Long and The Short Of It" originally aired 3/16/14. Check that week's listing for a complete song list</p> Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:59:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 44873 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue August 10 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-august-10 <p>This week's trip down Blue Avenue is a reprise of the Women In The Blues show that originally aired 5/11/14. Check that week's entry for a complete song list</p> Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 44872 at http://iowapublicradio.org Backtracks August 9 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/backtracks-august-9 <p>A reprise of the "ABCs of My Personal Vinyl Collection" show that originally aired 2/4/12</p><p>VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS</p><p>LAURIE ANDERSON-LET X=X/IT TANGO</p><p>THE BAND-RAG MAMA RAG</p><p>J J CALE-CLYDE</p><p>DEVO-BIG MESS</p><p>JOE ELY-MUSTA NOTTA GOTTA LOTTA SLEEP</p><p>THE FACES-STAY WITH ME</p><p>MARVIN GAYE-LET'S GET IT ON</p><p>THE HOODOO RHYTHM DEVILS-I FOUGHT THE LAW</p><p>THE ISLEY BROS-IT'S YOUR THING</p><p>THE JAMES GANG-WALK AWAY</p><p>THE KINGSTON TRIO-M.T.A.</p><p>LED ZEPPELIN-DAZED &amp; CONFUSED</p><p>HUGH MASEKELA-GRAZIN' IN THE GRASS (EXCERPT)</p> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 21:59:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 44871 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Beatles Medley August 3 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/beatles-medley-august-3 <p>The Fabs as a cover band</p><p>THE BEATLES-WORDS OF LOVE/I'M TALKING ABOUT YOU/CHAINS</p><p>PAUL MC CARTNEY-I GOT STUNG</p><p>THE BEATLES-SLOW DOWN/MR. MOONLIGHT/EVERYBODY'S TRYIN' TO BE MY BABY</p><p>GEORGE HARRISON-GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU</p><p>THE BEATLES-ANNA/YOU REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME</p><p>THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)</p> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 23:59:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 44597 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue August 3 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-august-3 <p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>THE TERRY HANCK BAND-RIGHT NOW IS THE HOUR</p><p>THE NIGHTHAWKS-NO SECRETS</p><p>EDEN BRENT-LOCOMOTIVE</p><p>ROD PIAZZA &amp; MIGHTY FLYERS-TRICKY WOMAN</p><p>RICK ESTRIN &amp; THE NIGHTCATS-THE CLOTHES LINE</p><p>SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-THE RIVER TURNED RED</p><p>BOB CORRITORE-SHUFF STUFF (EXCERPT)</p><p>KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD-I LOVE THE LIFE I LIVE</p><p>FLEETWOOD MAC BLUES BAND-LOOKING FOR SOMEBODY</p><p>ALEXIS KORNER'S BLUES INC.-I GOT MY BRAND ON YOU</p><p>SLEEPY JOHN ESTES &amp; HAMMIE NIXON-DIVIN' DUCK BLUES</p> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 44595 at http://iowapublicradio.org Backtracks August 2 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/backtracks-august-2 <p>VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS</p><p>DENNIS HERROLD-MAKE WITH THE LOVIN'</p><p>WELDON ROGERS-SO LONG, GOOD LUCK AND GOODBYE</p><p>LAURA LEE PERKINS-I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVIN'</p><p>JOHNNY GARNER-KISS ME SWEET</p><p>LEW WILLIAMS-ABRACADABRA</p><p>THE MARVELETTES-PLEASE MR. POSTMAN</p><p>THE BEATLES-PLEASE MR. POSTMAN</p><p>SHANGRILAS-LEADER OF THE PACK</p><p>THE DETERGENTS-LEADER OF THE LAUNDROMAT</p><p>DOC BAGBY-DUMPLINS (EXCERPT)</p><p>JAN &amp; DEAN-POPSUCLE</p><p>THE TODDS-POPSICLE</p><p>RAY CHARLES-I CAN'T STOP LOVIN' YOU</p><p>DON GIBSON-I CAN'T STOP LOVIN' YOU</p> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 21:59:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 44598 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue July 27 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-july-27 <p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>ROD PIAZZA-NEIGHBOR, NEIGHBOR</p><p>RICK ESTRIN &amp; THE NIGHTCATS-DON'T DO IT</p><p>THE NIGHTHAWKS-YOU'RE GONE</p><p>EDEN BRENT-OPPORTUNITY</p><p>JANIVA MAGNESS-LET ME BREATHE</p><p>DEANNA BOGART-FINE BY ME</p><p>BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)</p><p>KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD-LOOKING BACK</p><p>WALTER TROUT-THE WORLD IS GOIN' CRAZY</p><p>SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-HOODOO STEW</p><p>JOHN MAYALL-WHY DID YOU GO LAST NIGHT?</p><p>GUY DAVIS-MY EYES KEEP ME IN TROUBLE</p><p>RACHELLE COBA-WORRIED BLUES</p><p>BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)</p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 44351 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Beatles Medley July 27 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/beatles-medley-july-27 <p>This week's Medley was picked out by listener Tom Oates with the theme Beatle B-Sides. It originally aired 6/29/14. Check that day's posting for a complete song list.</p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:42:01 +0000 Bob Dorr 44352 at http://iowapublicradio.org Backtracks July 26 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/backtracks-july-26 <p>The entire program was picked out by Listener Suggestion! Thanks for being part of the show. bd</p><p>VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS</p><p>CHUCK BERRY-BROWN EYED HANDSOME MAN</p><p>THE COOKIES-CHAINS</p><p>JAN &amp; DEAN-POPSICLE</p><p>THEM-BABY PLEASE DON'T GO</p><p>THE MONKEES-STEPPIN' STONE (LIVE '67)</p><p>LES DUDEK-OLD JUDGE JONES</p><p>ELVIS COSTELLO-ALISON</p><p>YOUNG HOLT UNLIMITED-SOULFUL STRUT (EXCERPT)</p><p>LYDIA PENSE &amp; COLD BLOOD-I LOVE YOU MORE THAN YOU'LL EVER KNOW</p><p>JOANNA CONNER-SOUL'S ON FIRE</p><p>KEEF HARTLEY BAND-YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU</p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:25:41 +0000 Bob Dorr 44349 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Beatles Medley July 20 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/beatles-medley-july-20 <p>It's our annual summer trip to the movies with The Fabs!</p><p>THE BEATLES-I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER/TELL ME WHY/I NEED YOU</p><p>GEORGE MARTIN ORCH-FROM ME TO YOU FANTASY</p><p>THE BEATLES-THE NIGHT BEFORE/BLUE JAY WAY/HEY BULLDOG</p><p>GEORGE MARTIN ORCH-PEPPERLAND</p><p>THE BEATLES-FOR YOU BLUE/GET BACK</p> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:59:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 43779 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue July 20 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-july-20 <p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>WALTER TROUT-WILLIE</p><p>KIM SIMMONDS &amp; SAVOY BROWN-BACKSTREET WOMAN</p><p>THE NIGHTHAWKS-LIVIN' THE BLUES</p><p>ROD PIAZZA-EMERGENCY SITUATION</p><p>JOHN MAYALL-SPEAK OF THE DEVIL</p><p>TERRY HANCK-T'S GROOVE (EXCERPT)</p><p>DEANNA BOGART-TIGHT ROPE</p><p>JANIVA MAGNESS-TWICE AS STRONG</p><p>NOLA SHEPHERD-ROLLER COASTER MAN</p><p>GUY DAVIS-BLACK COFFEE</p><p>SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-DON'T CALL NO AMBULANCE</p><p>TERRY HANCK BAND-WHOLE LOTTA LOVIN'</p><p>BOB CORRITORE-RUCKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)</p> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 43778 at http://iowapublicradio.org Backtracks July 19 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/backtracks-july-19 <p>The new 3-hour format kicks off with portions of three "classic" Backtracks shows. Hour #1 is from 6/12/10:</p><p>VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS</p><p>LULA REED-ROCK LOVE</p><p>THE LAMPLIGHTERS-TURN ME LOOSE</p><p>CHAMPION JACK DUPREE-WALKING THE BLUES</p><p>THE SWALLOWS-IT AIN'T THE MEAT, IT'S THE MOTION</p><p>PIGMEAT PETERSON-EV'RYBODY LOVES A FAT MAN</p><p>PAUL PEEK-SWEET SKINNY JENNY</p><p>THE FOUR MINTS-WOLF</p><p>JOE SOUTH-I'M SNOWED</p><p>THE SHADES-SPLASHIN'</p><p>THE CHANTAYS-PIPELINE (EXCERPT)</p><p>JIMMY CASTOR &amp; THE JUNIORS-I PROMISE (TO REMEMBER)</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:59:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 43857 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Beatles Medley July 13 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/beatles-medley-july-13 <p>This week's Medley is a reprise of the show that aired June 1. Check that week's posting for a complete song list</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:01:24 +0000 Bob Dorr 43565 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue July 13 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-july-13 <p>This week's trip down The Avenue is a reprise of the show that originally aired June 15, check that week's post for a complete song list</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 05:59:38 +0000 Bob Dorr 43564 at http://iowapublicradio.org Backtracks July 12 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/backtracks-july-12 <p>It's another "Best Of" show this week with a reprise of the Duos &amp; Duets special that originally aired Apr. 12, 2014. Check that week's post for a complete song list</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 05:57:21 +0000 Bob Dorr 43563 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Beatles Medley July 6 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/beatles-medley-july-6 <p>Ringo's birthday is tomorrow (July 7) So let's give the drummer some!</p><p>THE BEATLES-BOYS</p><p>RINGO STARR-IN LIVERPOOL</p><p>THE BEATLES-ACT NATURALLY</p><p>RINGO STARR-THE OTHER SIDE OF LIVERPOOL</p><p>THE BEATLES-OCTOPUS' GARDEN</p><p>RINGO STARR-EARLY 1970/I'M THE GREATEST/BACK OFF BOOGALOO</p><p>THE BEATLES-GOOD NIGHT</p> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 23:59:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 43238 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue July 6 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-july-6 <p>This evening's show is a reprise of the program that originally aired June 1, 2014. Check that day's listing for a complete song list</p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 18:23:54 +0000 Bob Dorr 43237 at http://iowapublicradio.org Backtracks July 5 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/backtracks-july-5 <p>This afternoon's show is a reprise of the 3-FERS show that originally aired February 8, 2014. Check that day's post for a complete song list</p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 18:21:24 +0000 Bob Dorr 43236 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Beatles Medley June 29 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/beatles-medley-june-29 <p>Tonight's medley was picked out by listener Tom Oates from Solon IA with the theme Beatle&nbsp;B-sides</p><p>THE BEATLES-REVOLUTION/DON'T LET ME DOWN/BABY YOU'RE A RICH MAN</p><p>PAUL&nbsp;&amp; LINDA MC CARTNEY-TOO MANY PEOPLE</p><p>THE BEATLES-OLD BROWN SHOE/YOU KNOW MY NAME/A DAY IN THE LIFE</p><p>THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)</p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:59:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 42021 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue June 29 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-june-29 <p>This show previews The Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport July 3-5</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>DOUG DEMING &amp; THE JEWELTONES-LUCKY CHARM</p><p>PRESTON SHANNON-ARE YOU IN THE MOOD</p><p>ALBERT CASTIGLIA-TRIFLIN'</p><p>TERRANCE SIMIEN-DANCE EVERYDAY</p><p>SUNDAY WILDE-DESTITUTION BLUES</p><p>CURTIS SALGADO-NOBODY BUT YOU</p><p>TINSLEY ELLIS-DETOUR (EXCERPT)</p><p>ERNIE PENISTON-DO YOU WANNA BOOGIE</p><p>TAD ROBINSON-I'M IN GOOD</p><p>EDDIE SHAW-OH BABY</p><p>JAREKUS SINGLETON-PURPOSELY</p><p>JASON ELMORE &amp; HOODOO WITCH-SHE FINE</p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 42020 at http://iowapublicradio.org Backtracks June 21 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/backtracks-june-21 <div class="playlist"><div class="wrap main-playlist-view"><ul class="playlist-songs sortable ui-sortable"><li><ul class="song"><li><div class="song-meta-wrap"><ul class="song-data"><li data-editable="trackName">Rock Around The Clock (excerpt)</li><li data-editable="artistName">Bill Haley &amp; The Comets</li><li><div class="add-ellipsis" data-editable="collectionName" data-placeholder="add album">Best of</div></li></ul></div></li></ul></li><li><ul class="song"><li><div class="song-meta-wrap"><ul class="song-data"><li data-editable="trackName">&nbsp;</li><li data-editable="trackName">Lawdy Mis Fri, 27 Jun 2014 04:25:03 +0000 Bob Dorr 42876 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue June 22 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-june-22 <p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>SHAWN HOLT-DADDY TOLD ME</p><p>BOBBY RUSH-TIGHT MONEY</p><p>TEDESCHI/TRUCKS BAND-MISUNDERSTOOD</p><p>DOUG MAC LEOD-ST. ELMO'S ROOM &amp; POOL</p><p>JAMES COTTON-BONNIE BLUE</p><p>DIUNNA GREENLEAF W/CLAY SWAFFORD-29 WAYS</p><p>CLAY SWAFFORD-ROOSTER'S BOOGIE</p><p>VARIOUS ARTISTS-MY BABE</p><p>IF IT AIN'T BROKE-JOHN NEMEWTH</p><p>TRAMPLED UNDER FOOT-BAD BAD FEELING</p><p>CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE-JUST A FEELING</p><p>RONNIE EARL-S.O.S. (EXCERPT)</p><p>GARY CLARKE JR.-BRIGHT LIGHTS</p><p>VICTOR WAINWRIGHT-HONKEY TONK HEAVEN</p> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 43823 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue June 15 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-june-15 <p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>THE NICK MOSS BAND-NO REASON</p><p>MIKEY JUNIOR-KATIE LYNN</p><p>JAREKUS SINGLETON-BLAME GAME</p><p>ROBERT CRAY BAND-YOU'RE EVERYTHING</p><p>LISA MANN-THE BLUES IS ALRIGHT</p><p>4 JACKS-DEAL WITH IT (EXCERPT)</p><p>DEB RYDER-COME ON HOME TO ME</p><p>RACHELLE COBA-VIEW FROM HERE</p><p>ZOE SCHWARZ-PEBBLE IN MY POND</p><p>KIM SIMMONDS &amp; SAVOY BROWN-LAURA LEE</p><p>RUSH CLEVELAND WITH THE BLUE BAND-I'LL FORGET ABOUT YOU BABY</p><p>CATFISH KEITH-WHY DON'T YOU DO IT RIGHT</p><p>MUDDY WATERS BAND-FUNKY BUTT (EXCERPT)</p> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 43822 at http://iowapublicradio.org