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 Medley was suggested by Fairfield listener Geoff Shaffer with the theme Within/Without you

THE BEATLES-BECAUSE/STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER/WITHIN YOU WITHOUT YOU

GEORGE HARRISON-GIVE ME LOVE

THE BEATLES-THE INNER LIGHT

GEORGE HARRISON-MY SWEET LORD

THE BEATLES-ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue September 25

Sep 26, 2016

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SUGAR BLUE-TIME

DENNIS GRUENLING-LITTLE SUGAR

VANEESE THOMAS-I GOT A MAN IN TIN

J J THAMES-RAW SUGAR

OMAR COLEMAN-SNATCH IT BACK AND HOLD IT/WALL TO WALL

THE SOUL SEARCHERS-HIT IT (EXCERPT)

THE NICK MOSS BAND-LOST AND FOUND

SMOKY GREENWELL-I HAD A DREAM LAST NIGHT

KAT RIGGINS-BLUES IS MY BUSINESS

THE LUCKY LOSERS-STILL ENOUGH TIME TO CRY

LURRIE BELL-DRIFTING

NANCY WRIGHT-YES HE DO

NANCY WRIGHT-BLUES FOR THE WEST SIDE (EXCERPT)

6:00

Backtracks September 24

Sep 26, 2016

A LIVE Listener Picks show!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

PAUL MC CARTNEY-AND I LOVE HER

BEACH BOYS-HERE TODAY

LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III-HEAVEN & MUD

BOB DYLAN & THE BAND-PLEASE MRS. HENRY

MARIA MULDAUR-MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS

BOB SEGER-BO DIDDLEY

TRUTH & JANEY-NO REST FOR THE WICKED

UK-MENTAL MEDICATION

THE FABULOUS KNICKERBOCKERS-LIES

RANK & FILE-THE CONDUCTOR WORE BLACK

JANIS JOPLIN-AS GOOD AS YOU'VE BEEN TO THIS WORLD

THE MONKEES-VALERIE

LINK WRAY-RUMBLE (EXCERPT)

This week's Medley was suggested by Jeff Gibbons of Madrid IA with the theme: "I'm" songs

THE BEATLES-I'M A LOSER

PAUL MC CARTNEY-I'M CARRYING

THE BEATLES-I'M DOWN

JOHN LENNON-I'M LOSING YOU

THE BEATLES-I'M LOOKING THROUGH YOU

RINGO STARR-I'M THE GREATEST

THE BEATLES-I'M ONLY SLEEPING

JOHN LENNON-I'M STEPPING OUT

THE BEATLES-I'M SO TIRED

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue September 18

Sep 18, 2016

This show originally aired July 10, 2016

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE GOLDEN STATE LONE STAR BLUES REVUE-LUCKY KEWPIE DOLL

MARKEY BLUE-THE BLUES ARE KNOCKIN'

BIG HARP GEORGE-JUSTICE IN MY TIME

SHAUN MURPHY-HEY BABY (DON'T YOU REMEMBER ME?)

ALBERT CASTIGLIA-DROWNING AT THE BOTTOM

ALEXIS P. SUTER BAND-ALL FOR LOVING YOU

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

LOUISIANA RED-YOU DONE QUIT ME

LITTLE CHARLIE-SKRONKY TONK

SUGAR BLUE-MERCEDES BLUES

LITTLE BOYS BLUE-HEALTH INSURANCE BLUES

Backtracks September 17

Sep 18, 2016

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

JACK SCOTT-OH LITTLE ONE

RAL DONNER-I GOT BURNED

THE VELVETS-LANA

THE RAINDROPS-WHAT A GUY

TIMI YURO-HURT

PIXIES-442 GLENWOOD AVE.

OTIS REDDING-RESPECT

BEN E KING-I (WHO HAVE NOTHING)

NITE MOVES-EVERY BAR IN TOWN

LES BROWN JR.-SWINGIN' & SURFIN'

POCO-RIDE THE COUNTRY

NEIL YOUNG-COMES A TIME

STEPHEN STILLS-CHURCH

JOE COCKER-YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR HAT ON

THIN LIZZY-COWBOY SONG

THE DAVE CLARK 5-EVERYBODY KNOWS

a 9/11 theme

THE BEATLES-A DAY IN THE LIFE/BABY'S IN BLACK/REVOLUTION I

JOHN LENNON-REMEMBER

THE BEATLES-WITHIN YOU WITHOUT YOU

JOHN LENNON-GIVE PEACE A CHANCE

JOHN LENNON-GIVE PEACE A CHANCE (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue September 11

Sep 12, 2016

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

VANEESE THOMAS-SWEET TALK ME

J J THAMES-I DON'T FEEL NOTHING

KAT RIGGINS-QUEEN BEE

OMAR COLEMAN-SLOW DOWN BABY

TERRY HANCK BAND-AIN'T THAT JUST LIKE A WOMAN

JIM VINER'S INCREDIBLE B3 BAND-COMANGO! (EXCERPT)

THE NORMAN JACKSON BAND-WHAT'S YOUR THING

SMOKY GREENWELL-TWO HEADED WOMAN

DENNIS GRUENLING-SIMMER DOWN

THE LUCKY LOSERS-I CAN'T CHANGE YA

NANCY WRIGHT AND WEE WILLIE WALKER-WHY YOU WANNA DO IT?

Backtracks September 10

Sep 11, 2016

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE DAVE CLARK 5-BITS & PIECES

HERMAN'S HERMITS-I'M INTO SOMETHING GOOD

THE SEARCHERS-DON'T THROW YOUR LOVE AWAY

THE ROLLING STONES-TELL ME

THE ANIMALS-BOOM BOOM

MARIANNE FAITHFUL-AS TEARS GO BY

THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION-LITTLE GIRL

ZOOT MONEY'S BIG ROLL BAND-GET ON THE RIGHT TRACK BABY

THE FAIRIES-ANYTIME AT ALL

THE RUMBLERS-BOSS (EXCERPT)

BILLY J KRAMER & THE DAKOTAS-FROM A WINDOW

GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS-HELLO LITTLE GIRL

The Fabs as a blues band

THE BEATLES-YER BLUES/FOR YOU BLUE/DON'T LET ME DOWN

BILLY PRESTON-THAT'S THE WAY GOD PLANNED IT

THE BEATLES-OH! DARLING/SLOW DOWN

GEORGE HARRISON-SUE ME, SUE YOU BLUES

PAUL MC CARTNEY-ALL SHOOK UP

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue September 4

Sep 4, 2016

All exclusive IPR recordings from festivals across the state of Iowa

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

MISSISSIPPI HEAT-IPR RECORDINGS, BOWLFUL OF BLUES FESTIVAL-NEWTON 9/5/15

MARCIA BALL-IPR RECORDINGS, FRIENDS BLUES BLOWOUT, ELECTRIC PARK BALLROOM-WATERLOO, 2/8/14

LITTLE CHARLIE & ORGAN GRINDER SWING-GERONTOLOGY (EXCERPT)

JOHN PRIMER-IPR RECORDINGS, BOWLFUL OF BLUES FESTIVAL-NEWTON, 8/31/13

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-IPR RECORDINGS, BOWLFUL OF BLUES FESTIVAL-NEWTON, 9/5/15

Backtracks September 3

Sep 3, 2016

All vinyl LPs that I haven't heard in awhile!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE MONKEES-ZILCH/NO TIME

THE BEACH BOYS-STUDENT DEMONSTRATION TIME

BACHMAN TURNER OVERDRIVE-BLUE COLLAR/GIMME YOUR MONEY PLEASE

THE GUESS WHO-BUS RIDER/HAND ME DOWN WORLD

DOC BAGBY-DUMPLINS (EXCERPT)

THE GUESS WHO-HANG ON TO YOUR LIFE

THE CLASH-THIS IS RADIO CLASH/LONDON CALLING/BRAND NEW CADILLAC

HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS-THE TWIST

CHUBBY CHECKER-PONYTIME

THE ORLONS-THE WAH WATUSI

This week's Medley was submitted by Waterloo listener Dale Shaw with the theme Summer In The City

GEORGE HARRISON-IT'S WHAT YOU VALUE

RINGO STARR-YOU'RE 16

THE BEATLES-I SAW HER STANDING THERE/I'M ONLY SLEEPING/ONLY A NORTHERN SONG

JOHN LENNON-MEAT CITY

THE TRAVELING WILBURYS-LAST NIGHT/WILBURY TWIST

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue August 28

Aug 28, 2016

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DENNIS GRUENLING-READY OR NOT

TERRY HANCK-GOOD GOOD ROCKIN' GOIN' ON

BLUE HENRY-OLD TOO SOON

SMOKY GREENWELL-YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

THE LUCKY LOSERS-IT AIN'T ENOUGH

SMOKY GREENWELL-BOOGIE TWIST (EXCERPT)

OMAR COLEMAN-LUCKY MAN

NICK MOSS BAND-JUPITER FLORIDA

THE BLUE BAND-I LIKE TO ROCK IN THE MORNING

RUSH CLEVELAND-ALBERT'S SHUFFLE

ISAIAH BRUNT-THAT PLACE IN THE ROAD

RUSH CLEVELAND-C BOY BLUES (EXCERPT)

6:00

Backtracks August 27

Aug 27, 2016

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

CHUCK BERRY-JOHNNY B. GOODE

REO SPEEDWAGON-LITTLE QUEENIE

VAN MORRISON-INTO THE MYSTIC

STEVIE WONDER-FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL-BORN ON THE BAYOU

JOHNNY RIVERS-MAYBELLINE

FLOYD CRAMER-FLIP, FLOP & BOP (EXCERPT)

THE TRASHMEN-SURFIN' BIRD

THE HOLLYWOOD ARGYLES-ALLEY OOP

ELVIS PRESLEY-KENTUCKY RAIN

B B KING-WHY I SING THE BLUES

SWEET-LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN

STEVE MILLER BAND-THE WINDOW

This Medley originally aired 4/10/16

It's literally Ringo, John, Paul, George!

RINGO STARR-LOVE ME DO

THE BEATLES-THIS BOY

WINGS-BAND ON THE RUN

GEORGE HARRISON-LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD

THE BEATLES-I WANNA BE YOUR MAN/BAD BOY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-BLUE JEAN BOP

THE BEATLES-THE INNER LIGHT

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue August 21

Aug 22, 2016

This show originally aired 6/26/16

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SUGAR BLUE-MARY ANN

THE GOLDEN STATE LONESTAR BLUES REVUE-MIDNIGHT HOUR

BIG HARP GEORGE-MY BRIGHT FUTURE

NICK SCHNEBELEN BAND-BREAK OF DAY

LITTLE BOYS BLUE-IF ID'A KNOWN

BOB CORRITORE-POTATO STOMP (EXCERPT)

DANIELLE NICOLE-DIDN'T DO YOU NO GOOD

SHAUN MURPHY-FOOL FOR YOU

JOYANN PARKER-CLOSING SOMEONE ELSE'S BLINDS

RUSH CLEVELAND-WALKING DOWN THE STREET

THE BLUE BAND-WHAT LOVE'LL MAKE YOU DO

BRYCE JANEY-1973

Backtracks August 6

Aug 6, 2016

Elvis Presley died August 16, 1977. This program, which originally aired Jan. 9, 2016 (to honor his birthday) is all about The King.

VARIOUS ARTIST-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

ELVIS PRESLEY-IT'S NOW OR NEVER/AN AMERICAN TRILOGY

ELVIS PRESLEY AND MICHAEL BUBLE-FEVER

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

RUFUS THOMAS-TIGER MAN

LONNIE MACK-MEMPHIS (EXCERPT)

ELVIS PRESLEY-BOSOM OF ABRAHAM/BURNING LOVE/YOU WERE ALWAYS ON MY MIND

COL. TOM PARKER-TV GUIDE INTERVIEW 1956

ARTHUR GUNTER-BABY LET'S PLAY HOUSE

This week's Medley was picked out by San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay with the theme: Questions?      This Medley originally aired May 1, 2016

THE BEATLES-AIN'T SHE SWEET/WHAT GOES ON

RINGO STARR-WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO

PAUL MC CARTNEY-WHY SO BLUE/OH WOMAN, OH WHY

THE BEATLES-WHY DON'T WE DO IT IN THE ROAD/HOW DO YOU DO IT

GEORGE HARRISON-WHAT IS LIFE

THE BEATLES-IF I FELL

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue July 31

Aug 1, 2016

This program originally aired June 5, 2016

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

MIKE WHEELER-YEAH!

COREY DENNISON-ROOM TO BREATHE

BENNY TURNER-I CAN'T LEAVE

ANDY POXON-ALREADY GONE

BIG HARP GEORGE-COOL MISTAKE

DEBBIE DAVIES-IT'S ALL BLUES

NANCY WRIGHT-GROOVING EASY (EXCERPT)

JOYANN PARKER-EVIL HEARTED

SHAUN MURPHY-RUNNING OUT OF TIME

DANIELLE NICOLE-IT AIN'T YOU

SUGAR BLUE-ONE

GOLDEN STATE LONE STAR BLUES REVUE-END OF THE WORLD

SUGAR BLUE-SUGAR BLUE BOOGIE (EXCERPT)

Backtracks July 30

Jul 31, 2016

A LIVE Listener Picks show! All the music suggested by listeners

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

PAUL MC CARTNEY-MAYBE I'M AMAZED

BILLY PRESTON-WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES

LEON RUSSELL-TIGHT ROPE

THE BEATLES-YOU CAN'T DO THAT

HERMAN'S HERMITS-A MUST TO AVOID

MOUNTAIN-NEVER IN MY LIFE

STEPPENWOLF-HEY LAWDY MAMA

THE KINKS-TIRED OF WAITING

MATTHEW SWEET-GIRLFRIEND

COUNT 5-PSYCHOTIC REACTION

CANNED HEAT-GOIN' UP THE COUNTRY

HUMBLE PIE-BLACK COFFEE

RICHARD THOMPSON-TEAR STAINED LETTER

The Beatles Medley July 24

Jul 24, 2016

This week's Medley was suggested by Jack and Anne Cozad in celebration of their birthdays this coming week!

THE BEATLES-BEING FOR THE BENEFIT OF MR. KITE/AND YOUR BIRD CAN SING

WINGS-COMING UP (LIVE)

THE BEATLES-THE FOOL ON THE HILL

JOHN LENNON-REMEMBER

THE BEATLES-WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS/OH! DARLING/HERE COMES THE SUN

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue July 24

Jul 24, 2016

Ladies Night!

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

BONNIE RAITT-SHAKIN' SHAKIN' SHAKES

JANIVA MAGNESS-REAL SLOW

DANIELLE NICOLE-IN MY DREAMS

MARKEY BLUE-THE BLUES ARE KNOCKIN'

JOYANN PARKER-WHAT HAPPENED TO ME

CATHERINE HENRY w/THE BLUE BAND-BOBBY'S BLUES

NANCY WRIGHT-BOOGIE FOR JL (EXCERPT)

ALEXIS P. SUTER BAND-ANOTHER PLACE AND TIME

SAMANTHA FISH-SUCKER BORN

DEBBIE DAVIES-A DARKER SIDE OF ME

TRISH TOMA-BIGGEST FOOL IS ME

ZORA YOUNG-I'VE BEEN A FOOL TOO LONG

Backtracks July 23

Jul 23, 2016

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE BEACH BOYS-FUN FUN FUN/SURFER GIRL/LITTLE DEUCE COUPE

SURFARIS-WIPE OUT

RIP CHORDS-HEY LITTLE COBRA

BRUCE & TERRY-SUMMER MEANS FUN

JAN & DEAN-SIDEWALK SURFIN'/POPSICLE

FREDDY CANNON-PALISADES PARK

BILLY STEWART-SUMMERTIME

DICK DALE-LET'S GO (EXCERPT)

THE KINKS-SUNNY AFTERNOON

YOUNG RASCALS-GROOVIN'

MUNGO JERRY-IN THE SUMMERTIME

WAR-SUMMER

BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING CO. FEATURING JANIS JOPLIN-SUMMERTIME

JIMI HENDRIX-BOLD AS LOVE

The Beatles Medley July 17

Jul 18, 2016

Beatles 1967-1971 (This Medley originally aired 2/28/16)

THE BEATLES-LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS/DON'T PASS ME BY/I WANT YOU

PAUL MC CARTNEY-MAN WE WAS LONELY

THE BEATLES-TWO OF US/DIG A PONY/I WILL

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue July 17

Jul 18, 2016

I've got some suggestions for your summer blues listening list! (this program originally aired 6/19)

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

BIG HARP GEORGE-I AIN'T THE JUDGE OF YOU/LIGHT FROM DARKNESS

SHAUN MURPHY-IT WON'T STOP RAINING/PRICE OF LOVE

BRYCE JANEY-DOWN HOME BLUES/COUNTRY FEVER

BIG HARP GEORGE-MOJO WALTZ (EXCERPT)

THE GOLDEN STATE LONE STAR BLUES REVUE-HERE'S MY PICTURE/TAKE A CHANCE

SUGAR BLUE-12 STEPS/CYBER BLUES

RUSH CLEVELAND-WINDY IN CHICAGO/MISSING YOU SO LONG/ALBERT'S SHUFFLE (EXCERPT)

6:00

Backtracks July 16

Jul 16, 2016

It's Guest DJ Day! Ron Cooper from Grinnell does hour #1, Bob Dental from Victor does hour #2, and Steve Weiler from Ames covers hour #3 (This program was so nice, it had to air twice! It originally aired April 30)

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)

JOHNNY & EDGAR WINTER-BABY WHATCHA WANT ME TO DO

MERLE SAUNDERS & JERRY GARCIA-THAT'S ALRIGHT, MAMA

The Beatles Medley July 10

Jul 11, 2016

It's the annual trip to the movies with The Fabs!

THE BEATLES-TELL ME WHY/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER/AND I LOVE HER

THE GEORGE MARTIN ORCH.-FROM ME TO YOU FANTASY

THE BEATLES-THE NIGHT BEFORE/I NEED YOU/TICKET TO RIDE

THE GEORGE MARTIN ORCH.-MARCH OF THE MEANIES

THE BEATLES-ONLY A NORTHERN SONG/ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

THE GEORGE MARTIN ORCH.-PEPPERLAND (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue July 10

Jul 11, 2016

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE GOLDEN STATE LONE STAR BLUES REVUE-LUCKY KEWPIE DOLL

MARKEY BLUE-THE BLUES ARE KNOCKIN'

BIG HARP GEORGE-JUSTICE IN MY TIME

SHAUN MURPHY-HEY BABY (DON'T YOU REMEMBER ME?)

ALBERT CASTIGLIA-DROWNING AT THE BOTTOM

ALEXIS P. SUTER BAND-ALL FOR LOVING YOU

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

LOUISIANA RED-YOU DONE QUIT ME

LITTLE CHARLIE-SKRONKY TONK

SUGAR BLUE-MERCEDES BLUES

LITTLE BOYS BLUE-HEALTH INSURANCE BLUES

THE BLUE BAND-DRUGS, DRUGS, DRUG

Backtracks July 9

Jul 9, 2016

It's a 3-Fers show! This show originally aired 3/19/16

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

BOB DYLAN-IT TAKES A LOT TO LAUGH.../HIGHWAY 61 REVISTED/LEOPARD SKIN PILLBOX HAT (all alternate, previously unreleased takes)

THE GRATEFUL DEAD-CHINA CAT SUNFLOWER/SCARLET BEGONIAS/THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED

HUGH MASEKELA-GRAZING IN THE GRASS (EXCERPT)

GEORGE THOROGOOD-MADISON BLUES/I DRINK ALONE/IF YOU DON'T START DRINKIN'

MELANIE-WHAT HAVE THEY DONE TO MY SONG, MA/RUBY TUESDAY/BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

THE RONDELS-BACKBEAT #1 (EXCERPT)

3:00

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