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

This week's playlist was submitted by San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay utilizing the OR NOT option with rule #2 (You can have a theme OR NOT)

JOHN LENNON-(JUST LIKE) STARTING OVER/IT'S SO HARD

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-DELIVER YOUR CHILDREN

PAUL MC CARTNEY-IT'S NOW OR NEVER

GEORGE HARRISON-ALL THOSE YEARS AGO/THIS IS LOVE

THE BEATLES-I WANNA BE YOUR MAN

RINGO STARR-DON'T PASS ME BY (LIVE)

THE BEATLES-FLYING

Blue Avenue March 19

Mar 19, 2017

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

MR. SIPP-TURN UP

RONNIE BAKER BROOKS-GIVE THE BABY ANYTHING SHE WANTS

SAMANTHA FISH-IT'S YOUR VOODOO WORKING

DR. DUKE TUMATOE-HOW MUCH CRAZY CAN YOU TAKE

ROBERT RANDOLPH-GOT SOUL

ELVIN BISHOP'S BIG FUN TRIO-KEEP ON ROLLIN'

ROBERT RANDOLPH-TRAVELIN' CHEEBA MAN (EXCERPT)

SOUTHERN AVENUE-80 MILES FROM MEMPHIS

LAZY EYE-BACK THE WAY I CAME

ZOE SCHWARZ-MY BABY TOLD ME SO

JACK MACK & THE HEART ATTACK HORNS-STANDIN' BEFORE THE KING

Backtracks March 18

Mar 19, 2017

Happy St. Patrick's Day weekend! All the music this week comes from Irish musicians.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THEM-GLORIA/MYSTIC EYES/HERE COMES THE NIGHT

THIN LIZZY-SHOWDOWN/WILD ONE/DON'T TALK ABOUT ME BABY

THE STRING-A-LONGS-MATHILDA (EXCERPT)

THE UNDERTONES-TEENAGE KICKS/GET OVER YOU/IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN

BOOMTOWN RATS-RAT TRAP/I DON'T LIKE MONDAYS/UP ALL NIGHT

BOB GELDOF-THIS IS THE WORLD CALLING (EXCERPT)

3:00

THE POGUES-BILLY BONES/THE GENTLEMAN SOLDIER/THE BAND PLAYED WALZING MATHILDA

This week's Medley Playlist was suggested by UNI Associate Professor David Grant, with the theme "Rockestra"

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-ROCKESTRA THEME

RINGO STARR-BACK OFF BOOGALOO (1981 VERSION)

GEORGE HARRISON-BEWARE OF THE DARKNESS

RINGO STARR-SNOOKEROO

PAUL MC CARTNEY-WE GOT MARRIED

THE BEATLES-GOLDEN SLUMBERS/CARRY THAT WEIGHT/THE END

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue March 12

Mar 12, 2017

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DR. DUKE TUMATOE-RIGHT NOW!

JACK MACK & THE HEART ATTACK HORNS-SERVES ME RIGHT TO SUFFER

TERESA JAMES & THE RHYTHM TRAMPS-SPIT IT OUT

MR. SIPP-GOTTA LET HER GO

LAZY EYE-POCKET THE BLACK

SEAN CHAMBERS-CUT OFF MY RIGHT ARM

NANCY WRIGHT-THERE IS SOMETHING ON YOUR MIND (EXCERPT)

PAULA RANGELL-HARMONICA GIRL

ROXY PERRY-ROAD MASTER

STACY JONES BAND-HEAVY WATER

BIG MAMA THORNTON-DOWN HOME SHAKEDOWN

BIG BILL MORGANFIELD-HELP SOMEONE

Backtracks March 11

Mar 11, 2017

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

GLEN CAMPBELL-BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX/GENTLE ON MY MIND/WICHITA LINEMAN

GUY CLARK-RITA BALLOU/L A FREEWAY/LET HIM ROLL

ROY ORBISON-DREAM YOU

LONNIE MACK-MEMPHIS (EXCERPT)

GENESIS-THE CARPET CRAWLERS

THE POLICE-DEMOLITION MAN

ELVIN BISHOP-CALLING ALL COWS

BB KING-THE THRILL IS GONE

SLY & THE FAMILY STONE-I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER

BILLY PRESTON-OUTA-SPACE (EXCERPT)

3:00

CHUBBY CHECKER-THE FLY

THE REGENTS-BARBARA ANN

THE VIBRATIONS-WATUSI

This week's playlist was submitted by Cedar Rapids' listener Matt Brandt

THE BEATLES-I SAW HER STANDING THERE/DRIVE MY CAR/I DON'T WANT TO SPOIL THE PARTY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-LIVE AND LET DIE

THE BEATLES-NO REPLY/YOU WON'T SEE ME/SERGEANT PEPPER'S REPRISE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-SAY SAY SAY

THE BEATLES-LADY MADONNA/I'LL CRY INSTEAD/HER MAJESTY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue March 5

Mar 5, 2017

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SHARON LEWIS-WHY I SING THE BLUES

BIG BILL MORGANFIELD-KEEP ON LOVING ME

LAZY EYE-SHACK O' MINE

MR. SIPP-JUKE JOINT

ROBERT RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND-FIND A WAY

ROBERT RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND-HEAVEN'S CALLING (EXCERPT)

ELVIN BISHOP'S BIG FUN TRIO-THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKIN' ABOUT

BETH HART-FAT MAN

QUINN SULLIVAN-SOMETHING FOR ME

JACK MACK & THE HEART ATTACK HORNS-SOMETHIN' IN THE WATER

TERESA JAMES-MY GOD IS BETTER THAN YOURS

Backtracks March 4

Mar 4, 2017

Listener Leftovers!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

BOBBY 'BLUE' BLAND-AIN'T NO LOVE IN THE HEART OF THE CITY

HARRY NILSSON-JUMP INTO THE FIRE

BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING CO.-DOWN ON ME

HUMBLE PIE-30 DAYS IN THE HOLE

THE SINGING NUN-DOMINIQUE

BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD-KIND WOMAN

SIL AUSTIN-SLOW WALK (EXCERPT)

ELVIN BISHOP-TRAVELIN' SHOES

ZAGER & EVANS-IN THE YEAR 2525

LOS INDIOS TABAJARAS-MARIA ELENA

THIN LIZZY-STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU

DAVID BOWIE-SPACE ODDITY

BUDDY HOLLY-HEARTBEAT

George Harrison's 74th birthday weekend!

THE BEATLES-SOMETHING/BLUE JAY WAY/I, ME, MINE

GEORGE HARRISON-WHEN WE WAS FAB/ISN'T IT A PITY

THE BEATLES-PIGGIES

GEORGE HARRISON-CHEER DOWN

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW

Blue Avenue February 26

Feb 27, 2017

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

NICK MOSS BAND-I DIG

TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND-DON'T KNOW WHAT IT MEANS

THE GOLDEN STATE LONESTAR BLUES REVUE-MIDNIGHT HOUR

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-BLIND DATE

LIL ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS-I WANT IT ALL

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU (EXCERPT)

BOBBY RUSH-PORCUPINE MEAT

WILLIAM BELL-POISON IN THE WELL

KENNY NEAL-BLOODLINE

TORONZO CANNON-BAD CONTRACT

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-GOT A GAL

Backtracks February 25

Feb 25, 2017

It's another Listener Picks show!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

CHUBBY CHECKER-HOOKA TOOKA

J. GEILS BAND-DETROIT BREAKDOWN

THE WHO-MAGIC BUS

LITTLE FEAT-A APOLITICAL BLUES

PRINCE-LET'S GO CRAZY

LEON RUSSELL-LADY BLUE

ROBIN TROWER-FOR EARTH BELOW

THE JAMES GANG-MUST BE LOVE

JOHN LENNON-MEAT CITY

STEVE MILLER BAND-MERCURY BLUES

POT LIQUOR-CHEER

THE BEACH BOYS-HEROES AND VILLAINS

ROY BUCHANAN-MULE TRAIN STOMP (EXCERPT)

3:00

KONK-LOVE ATTACK

The week's playlist was submitted by Independence listener Mark Hoover with the theme: songs with numbers in the lyric

THE BEATLES-I SAW HER STANDING THERE/8 DAYS A WEEK/TWO OF US

JOHN LENNON-CRIPPLED INSIDE

THE BEATLES-I'M A LOSER/THE ONE AFTER 909/EVERYBODY'S TRYIN' TO BE MY BABY

JOHN LENNON-IMAGINE

RINGO STARR-YOU'RE 16

THE BEATLES- FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue February 5

Feb 5, 2017

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

TORONZO CANNON-THE PAIN AROUND ME

MARK CAMERON-SOMEWHERE DOWN THE LINE

HOT TAMALE & THE RED HOTS-DANGEROUS MOOD

ERIC BIBB-THE HAPPIEST MAN IN THE WORLD

DOUG MAC LEOD-HOME COOKIN'

JOHN LONG-THINGS CAN'T BE DOWN ALWAYS

NANCY WRIGHT-BOOGIE FOR JL (EXCERPT)

LUTHER DICKINSON-HOW I WISH MY TRAIN WOULD COME

FIONA BOYES-STUBBORN OL' MULE

THE BLUE BAND w/CATHY HENRY-IN THE MOOD

DANIELLE NICOLE-IT AIN'T YOU

SENA EHRHARDT-DREAMIN' OR DYIN'

Backtracks February 4

Feb 4, 2017

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

ROBERT LUNN-YODELIN' BLUES

SONS OF THE SOIL-AUTOMATIC MAMA

MAC O'DELL & HIS ALABAMA JUBILEERS-RED BALL ROCKET TRAIN

JERRY BYRD-STEELIN' THE BLUES

EDDIE HILL-THE HOT GUITAR

LEWIS LYMON & THE TEENCHORDS-LYDIA

THE KODAKS-TEENAGER'S DREAM

THE CHANNELS-THE GIRL NEXT DOOR

JIMMY RIVERS COMBO-THE BLUE EAGLE pt. 1 (EXCERPT)

RAY CHARLES-HIT THE ROAD JACK

RICKY NELSON-TRAVELIN' MAN

THE SHADOWS-APACHE

BEAU MARKS-CLAP YOUR HANDS

SKIP & FLIP-IT WAS I

This week's Medley playlist was submitted by Quad Cities' listener Peter Caras with the theme 'Early 60s Beatles'

THE BEATLES-I WANNA BE YOUR MAN/THIS BOY/DON'T BOTHER ME

PAUL MC CARTNEY-FINE LINE

THE BEATLES-NO REPLY/I DON'T WANT TO SPOIL THE PARTY/I'M A LOSER

RINGO STARR-EYE TO EYE

THE BEATLES-BOYS/DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/PLEASE PLEASE M

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue January 29

Jan 29, 2017

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

RONNIE BAKER BROOKS-WHAM BAM THANK YOU SAM

BRANDON SANTINI-COME ON EVERYBODY

MARK CAMERON-DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE

SHANE JOHNSON'S BLUE TRAIN-BIG LEGGED WOMEN

BIG JON ATKINSON & BOB CORRITORE-SHE'S MY CRAZY LITTLE BABY

BOB MARGOLIN-I SHALL PREVAIL

LURRIE BELL-HOLD ME TIGHT

BIG JON ATKINSON & BOB CORRITORE-EL CENTRO (EXCERPT)

THE GOLDEN STATE LONESTAR REVUE-HERE'S MY PICTURE

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-SWEET BABY

Backtracks January 28

Jan 28, 2017

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

BARRY MC GUIRE-EVE OF DESTRUCTION

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL-WHO'LL STOP THE RAIN

THE BEACH BOYS-CATCH A WAVE

GARY US BONDS-A QUARTER TO THREE

LINK WRAY-ACE OF SPADES/RUN CHICKEN RUN

BOB SEGER-TURN THE PAGE

STRANGELOVES-I WANT CANDY

T-BONE WALKER-T-BONE JUMPS AGAIN (EXCERPT)

MOUTH & MAC NEAL-HOW DO YOU DO?

DEEP PURPLE-SMOKE ON THE WATER

HERMAN'S HERMITS-JUST A LITTLE BIT BETTER

MAMAS & PAPAS-CREEQUE ALLEY

Blue Avenue January 22

Jan 22, 2017

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

COREY DENNISON BAND-SHAME ON ME

THORNETTA DAVIS-I GOTTA SANG THE BLUES

GUY KING-COOKIN' IN STYLE

JOHN DEL TORO RICHARDSON-I'M HER MAN

TERRIE ODABI-WHEN YOU LOVE ME

JOHN DEL TORO RICHARDSON-TENGO BLUES (EXCERPT)

RONNIE BAKER BROOKS-LONG STORY SHORT

TORONZO CANNON-WALK IT OFF

SHANE JOHNSON'S BLUE TRAIN-ON THE PROWL AGAIN

J C ANDERSON-THE JOKE

SENA EHRHARDT-BABY VALENTINE

CATHY HENRY (w/THE BLUE BAND)-BOBBY'S BLUES

This week's Medley playlist comes from Des Moines listener Chris Biagini with the theme The Life & Death of Romantic Love!

THE BEATLES-GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER

PAUL MC CARTNEY-CALICO SKIES

THE BEATLES-GOOD DAY SUNSHINE/SOMETHING

JOHN LENNON-ONE DAY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-SONG WE WERE SINGING

THE BEATLES-THE NIGHT BEFORE/I'LL CRY INSTEAD

JOHN LENNON-ISOLATION

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Backtracks January 21

Jan 22, 2017

It's a LIVE Listener Picks show!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

DAN HICKS-CANNED MUSIC

THE GRATEFUL DEAD-I KNOW YOU RIDER

JAMES GANG-FUNK #49

THE MOODY BLUES-LOVELY TO SEE YOU

PAUL MC CARTNEY-I'VE HAD ENOUGH

GEORGE HARRISON-MY SWEET LORD

BADFINGER-MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE RANCH/SHOULD I SMOKE

REM-IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT

ELECTRIC PRUNES-I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM

JEFFERSON AIRPLANE-3/5 OF A MILE IN 10 SECONDS

BONNIE RAITT-I CAN'T MAKE YOU LOVE ME

THE BEATLES-LOVE ME DO/PS I LOVE YOU/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER

RINGO STARR-RORY & THE HURRICANES

THE BEATLES-I'M DOWN/DON'T LET ME DOWN/A DAY IN THE LIFE

JOHN LENNON-GOD

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue January 15

Jan 16, 2017

My birthday look back at how I became the big bluesaholic that I am today!

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

B B KING-HAPPY BIRTHDAY BLUES

THE YARDBIRDS-I'M A MAN

THE ANIMALS-I'M MAD

THE ROLLING STONES-LITTLE RED ROOSTER

THEM-BABY, PLEASE DON'T GO

BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY-TURTLE BLUES

GRATEFUL DEAD-MORNING DEW

BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY-COMBINATION OF THE TWO (EXCERPT)

10 YEARS AFTER-I'M GOIN' HOME

LED ZEPPELIN-I CAN'T QUIT YOU BABY

Backtracks January 14

Jan 14, 2017

It's my (birthday) party and I'll play what I want to!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

TOMMY SANDS-RING A DING DING

BILL HALEY & THE COMETS-I GOT A WOMAN

JERRY LEE LEWIS-IT'LL BE ME

JOHNNY OTIS-WILLIE DID THE CHA CHA

ARETHA FRANKLIN-THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT

THE ISLEY BROS.-IT'S YOUR THING

THE CRYAN SHAMES-SUGAR & SPICE

THE LOVIN' SPOONFUL-MONEY

THE YARDBIRDS-OVER, UNDER, SIDEWAYS, DOWN

THE YARDBIRDS-BECK'S BOOGIE (EXCERPT)

HUMAN BEINZ-TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT

This week's playlist was submitted by West Des Moines listener Julie Thomas with the theme Boys & Girls

THE BEATLES-PLEASE PLEASE ME/GIRL/ANOTHER GIRL

JOHN LENNON-BEAUTIFUL BOY

GEORGE HARRISON-BEAUTIFUL GIRL

THE BEATLES-YOU'RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL

RINGO STARR-BAD BOY

PAUL McCARTNEY-DEAR BOY

THE BEATLES-THIS BOY/BAD BOY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue January 8

Jan 8, 2017

2016 "best ofs"

WILLAIM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

TERRIE ODABI-I CAN'T KEEP

JOHN BLUES BOYD-I'M SO WEAK RIGHT NOW

JOHNNY NICHOLAS-SWEET KATRINA

GONZALO BERGARA-BEEN RUNNIN'/WON'T STAY WITH YOU

BIG JON ATKINSON w/BOB CORRITORE-GOIN' BACK TO TENNESSEE

GONZALO BERGARA-DRAWBACK (EXCERPT)

FIONA BOYES-LOVE ME ALL THE WAY

THORNETTA DAVIS-THAT DON'T APPEASE ME

DEB RYDER-SWEET MARY ANNE

BOBBY RUSH-I DON'T WANT NOBODY

MIKE ZITO-WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND

Backtracks January 7

Jan 7, 2017

All Elvis, All The Time! Elvis Presley's 82nd birthday is January 8.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

ELVIS PRESLEY-I'M COUNTING ON YOU/LAWDY MISS CLAWDY/I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU, I LOVE YOU

ELVIS PRESLEY-WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN

ELVIS PRESLEY-PEACE IN THE VALLEY/I NEED YOUR LOVE TONIGHT/A BIG HUNK O' LOVE

LONNIE MACK-MEMPHIS (EXCERPT)

ELVIS PRESLEY-TENNESSEE WALTZ/BLOWIN' IN THE WIND/I CAN'T HELP IT IF I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU

ELVIS PRESLEY-AFTER LOVING YOU/I GOT A WOMAN/TIGER MAN

Backtracks December 31

Jan 2, 2017

This show is comprised of previously aired Guest DJ segments, most from 2016, but some dating back to 2013

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE ALLMAN BROS.-DIMPLES

THE DOORS-LOVE ME TWO TIMES/BABY PLEASE DON'T GO/ST. JAMES INFIRMERY

SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET-MENDICINO/DYNOMITE WOMAN

THE CHAMPS-EL RANCHO ROCK (EXCERPT)

THE BEAU BRUMMELS-LAUGH LAUGH

THE SYNDICATE OF SOUND-LITTLE GIRL

THE STANDELLS-RIOT ON SUNSET STRIP

BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD-ROCK & ROLL WOMAN

LOVIN' SPOONFUL-SUMMER IN THE CITY

Blue Avenue January 1

Jan 2, 2017

This show originally aired 11/20/16

WILLIAN CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-SEEING IS BELIEVING

THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS-DROWNING ON DRY LAND

DEB RYDER-NEW MECHANIC

BOBBY RUSH-CATFISH STEW

LIZ MANDEVILLE-RIVER OF BLOOD

COLIN JAMES-GOIN' DOWN

JIM VINER'S INCREDIBLE B3 BAND-CUTLASS SUPREME (EXCERPT)

BIG JON ATKINSON & BOB CORRITORE-MOJO HAND

JOHN BLUES BOYD-I AM THE REAL DEAL

THORNETTA DAVIS-I GOTTA SANG THE BLUES

DELTA III-ALL MIGHTY DOLLAR

This Medley originally aired 11/20/16

This week's playlist comes from Madrid IA listener Jeff Gibbons with the theme "Baby Songs"

THE BEATLES-BABY IT'S YOU/BABY'S IN BLACK

JOHN LENNON-ANGEL BABY

THE BEATLES-EVERYBODY'S TRYING TO BE MY BABY

GEORGE HARRISON-BABY DON'T RUN AWAY

THE BEATLES-BABY YOU'RE A RICH MAN

RINGO STARR-HEY BABY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-BABY'S REQUEST

THE BEATLES-CRY BABY CRY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

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