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.

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

The Beatles Medley October 26

Halloween soundscape!

THE BEATLES-LUCY IN THE SKY/I AM THE WALRUS/WITHIN YOU WITHOUT YOU

RINGO STARR-SPOOKY WEIRDNESS

THE BEATLES-SHE SAID SHE SAID/EVERYBODY'S GOT SOMETHING TO HIDE/FREE AS A BIRD

WINGS-SPIRITS OF ANCIENT EGYPT

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

Blue Avenue October 26

Halloween Party!!

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-NOTHING BUT THE DEVIL

OTIS CLAY & JOHNNY RAWLS-VOODOO QUEEN

EDDIE MARTIN & HIS BIG BLUES BAND-ZOMBIE ATTACK

HOWLIN' WOLF-EVIL

ERIC HUGHES BAND-MY BABY GOT A BLACK CAT

JEFF DALE-THE DEVIL I KNOW

BOB CORRITORE-MANY A DEVIL'S NIGHT (EXCERPT)

ROBERT JOHNSON-ME & THE DEVIL BLUES

JOHNNY WINTER-DEATH LETTER

E. G. KIGHT-GRAVEYARD DEAD BLUES

MARKEY BLUE-VOODOO DO

HURRICANE RUTH-COLD DAY IN HELL

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Studio One
7:01 pm
Sat October 25, 2014

Backtracks October 25

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

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

VAN MORRISON-HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY

DEREK-CINNAMON

PAUL SIMON-WAS A SUNNY DAY

WINGS-VENUS & MARS/ROCK SHOW

THE ROLLING STONES-DEAD FLOWERS

THE BYRDS-MY BACK PAGES

JOHNNY BURNETTE-TRAIN KEPT A ROLLIN'

DWIGHT TWILLEY-I'M ON FIRE

BIG STAR-FEEL

ELTON JOHN-CAPTAIN FANTASTIC & THE BROWN DIRT COWBOY

THE GRATEFUL DEAD-RIPPLE

ROY ORBISON-DREAM BABY

HUMBLE PIE-BLACK COFFEE

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun October 19, 2014

The Beatles Medley October 19

A new meaning for "I"-Tunes

THE BEATLES-I CALL YOUR NAME/I NEED YOU/I'LL FOLLOW THE SUN

RINGO STARR-I'LL STILL LOVE YOU

THE BEATLES-I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER/I'VE GOT A FEELING/I'M ONLY SLEEPING

GEORGE HARRISON-I DON'T WANT TO DO IT

THE BEATLES-I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND/I'M DOWN

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun October 19, 2014

Blue Avenue October 19

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

MISSISSIPPI HEAT-SWEET POISON

LIZ MANDEVILLE-SO CALLED BEST FRIEND

CHRIS O'LEARY-GIVE IT

DAVE ALVIN & PHIL ALVIN-SOUTHERN FLOOD BLUES

KEB MO-I'M GONNA BE YOUR MAN

BOB CORRITORE-TABOO (EXCERPT)

GARY CLARKE JR.-NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR BLUES

WALTER TROUT-TAKE A LITTLE TIME

KIM SIMMONDS & SAVOY BROWN-COBRA

KENT BURNSIDE-R. L. BURNSIDE

THE SOUL SEARCHERS-YOU'VE GOT TO LOVE HER WITH A FEELING

THE SOUL SEARCHERS-HIT IT (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat October 18, 2014

Backtracks October 18

This week's show is a Best Of spotlight segment show featuring spotlights that originally aired 10/10/09, 10/25/08, and 4/18/09

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE FASCINATORS-CUDDLE UP WITH CAROLYN

CATHY RYAN-24 HOURS A DAY

THE 5 KEYS-I TOOK YOUR LOVE FOR A TOY

THE HURRICANES-I'LL ALWAYS BE IN LOVE WITH YOU

THE SWALLOWS-IN THE PALM OF MY HAND

THE CHARMS-THE FIRST SIGN OF LOVE

THE MASCOTS-I WANT LOVE

THE ADMIRALS-OH YES

THE DELMORE BROS-PAN AMERICAN BOOGIE

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat October 11, 2014

Backtracks October 11

Today's show is a Best Of Spotlight Segment Show with segments originally aired in late 2008 and early 2009

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

JOHNNY BURNETTE'S ROCK'N'ROLL TRIO-ROCKABILLY BOOGIE

CARL PERKINS-DIXIE FRIED

EDDIE BOND-FLIP FLOP MAMA

JUNIOR THOMPSON-RAW DEAL

JERRY LEE LEWIS-END OF THE ROAD

THE MILLER SISTERS-TEN CATS DOWN

BILLY RILEY-ROCK WITH ME BABY

SONNY BURGESS-RED HEADED WOMAN

BARBARA PITTMAN-I NEED A MAN

BRAD SUGGS-CHARCOAL SUIT

STEVE ROLLAND-HOW MANY MILES

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Studio One
2:40 am
Sat October 11, 2014

The Beatles Medley October 12

This week's Beatles Medley originally aired August 17, 2014. Check that week's posting for a complete song list.

Studio One
2:38 am
Sat October 11, 2014

Blue Avenue October 12

This week's Blue Avenue show originally aired September 7, 2014. Check that week's posting for a complete song list

Studio One
10:58 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Backtracks October 4

Thank you for your pledges of support. We made the 50 call goal in the last minute!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

ELLA MAE MORSE-TEARDROPS FROM MY EYES

VARETTA DILLARD-MERCY, MR. PERCY

BIG MAYBELLE-I'VE GOT A FEELIN'

RUTH BROWN-SWEET BABY OF MINE

BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY-BALL & CHAIN

LINK WRAY-RAWHIDE

JOHNNY BURNETTE & THE ROCK AND ROLL TRIO-THE TRAIN KEPT A ROLLIN'

LINK WRAY-RUMBLE MAMBO

DON WILLIS-WARRIOR SAM

LINK WRAY-MISSING LINK

THE BYRDS-BALLAD OF EASY RIDER

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

The Beatles Medley October 5

THE BEATLES-SGT PEPPER'S LHCB/WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS/EVERY LITTLE THING

PAUL MC CARTNEY-WITH A LITTLE LUCK

THE BEATLES-DON'T LET ME DOWN

THE BEATLES-FOR YOU BLUE/YOU NEVER GIVE ME YOUR MONEY

GEORGE HARRISON-WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS (LIVE)

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Blue Avenue October 5

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE MANNISH BOYS-CAN'T MAKE A LIVIN'

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-NINETY NINE

LIZ MANDEVILLE-WHY WOULD A WOMAN SING THE BLUES?

JOHNNY WINTER-WHO DO YOU LOVE?

KIM SIMMONDS AND SAVOY BROWN-GOING BACK

MUD MORGANFIELD AND KIM WILSON-I DON'T KNOW WHY

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

WALTER TROUT-THE WHALE HAVE SWALLOWED ME

SHANE DWIGHT-NEVER BEFORE

RANDY OXFORD BAND-HOW COME YOU'RE NEVER HERE (WHEN I GET HOME)

SOUL SEARCHERS-SEE SEE BABY

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun September 28, 2014

The Beatles Medley September 28

THE BEATLES-THE ONE AFTER 909/NO REPLY/FIXING A HOLE

GEORGE HARRISON-WHAT IS LIFE

THE BEATLES-ALL TOGETHER NOW/THINK FOR YOURSELF/ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

PAUL MC CARTNEY & MICHAEL JACKSON-SAY SAY SAY

THE BEATLES-LOVE ME DO

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun September 28, 2014

Blue Avenue September 28

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-RAT TRAP

ELVIN BISHOP-EVERYBODY'S IN THE SAME BOAT

MARKEY BLUE-WHEN LOVE COMES ALONG

KAYE BOHLER-THE WAY I DO BUSINESS

RANDY OXFORD BAND-TROUBLE

ROD PIAZZA & THE MIGHTY FLYERS-BAD WEATHER BLUES

BOB CORRITORE-HARMONICA WATUSI (EXCERPT)

THE MANNISH BOYS-STRUGGLE IN MY HOMETOWN

DAVE ALVIN & PHIL ALVIN-I FEEL SO GOOD

MARCIA BALL-LIKE THERE'S NO TOMORROW

THE SOUL SEARCHERS-HARD WAY

MICHELLE BALDWIN-CHOCOLATE JESUS

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Studio One
12:08 am
Sun September 14, 2014

Backtracks September 13

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

BOB DYLAN-SUBTERRANEAN HOMESICK BLUES

ELVIN BISHOP-CALLING ALL COWS

BLIND FAITH-PRESENCE OF THE LORD

THE BEATLES-BIRTHDAY

SONS OF CHAMPLIN-ROOFTOP

THE DOORS-LA WOMAN

JACKIE DE SHANNON-WHEN YOU WALK IN THE ROOM

ROBERT PALMER-MAN SMART, WOMAN SMARTER

THE MOODY BLUES-DEPARTURE/RIDE MY SEE-SAW

THE WHO-I CAN SEE FOR MILES

THE GUESS WHO-ALBERT FLASHER

MEL CARTER-HOLD ME, THRILL ME, KISS ME

THE BEATLES-BABY IT'S YOU

VAN MORRISON-DOMINO

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun September 7, 2014

The Beatles Medley September 7

This week's playlist was suggested by listener Dash Dixon with a duo theme: Acrostic Beatles by The Numbers!

THE BEATLES-TAXMAN/HOLD ME TIGHT

RINGO STARR-EARLY 1970

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

PAUL MC CARTNEY-TAKE IT AWAY

THE BEATLES-LOVELY RITA/EVERYBODY'S TRYING TO BE MY BABY/SHE CAME IN THRU THE BATHROOM WINDOW

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun September 7, 2014

Blue Avenue September 7

Lots of new releases that came in during the summer months!

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS

JOHN PRIMER & THE TEARDROPS-DON'T YOU HEAR ME CRYING FOR YOU

ROD PIAZZA-GAMBLING WOMAN

EDEN BRENT-LET'S GO AHEAD AND FALL IN LOVE

TERRY HANCK-PEACE OF MIND

KAYE BOHLER-DIGGIN' ON MY MAN

ETTA BRITT-YOU WERE NEVER MINE

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-QUEEN OF HEARTS

WALTER TROUT-HARD TIME

J P SOARS-FULL MOON NIGHT IN MEMPHIS

JOHN EAST-BIG LEGGED WOMAN

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat September 6, 2014

Backtracks September 6

I'm baaaack! This afternoon, it's music I got on my summer vacation!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

SMILEY LEWIS-BUMPITY BUMP

BOO BREEDING-COUNTRY WOMAN

GUITAR SLIM-GUITAR SLIM

T-BONE WALKER-RAILROAD STATION BLUES

PEE WEE CRAYTON-DO UNTO OTHERS

LONNIE DONEGAN-ROCK ISLAND LINE

VIPERS-DON'T YOU ROCK ME DADDY

STATION SKIFFLE-HUGGED MY HONEY

THE FRANATICS-STRAIGHT FLUSH (EXCERPT)

THE DONTAYS-DEVIL IN HIS HEART

THE BEATLES-DEVIL IN HER HEART

BARRETT STRONG-MONEY

THE BEATLES-MONEY

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun August 31, 2014

The Beatles Medley August 31

This week's medley was picked out by San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay with the theme: Fabs messages to each other.

GEORGE HARRISON-ALL THOSE YEARS AGO

JOHN LENNON-HOW DO YOU SLEEP?

PAUL MC CARTNEY-DEAR BOY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-HERE TODAY

RINGO STARR-ENGLISH GARDEN

RINGO STARR-NEVER WITHOUT YOU

RINGO STARR-YOU & ME BABE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat August 30, 2014

Backtracks August 30

The first two hours are reprised from last year's Labor Day special with all the songs having something to do with the work experience (or at least having the word WORK in the title!) Hour #3 is all new and is comprised of Listener Picks "leftover" from the July LIVE show.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

JANIS JOPLIN-WORK ME LORD

BOB SEGER-I'VE BEEN WORKIN'

SAM COOKE-CHAIN GANG

HANK BALLARD-WORK WITH ME ANNIE

LEE DORSEY-WORKING IN A COAL MINE

DONNA SUMMER-SHE WORKS HARD FOR THE MONEY

THE RONDELS-BACK BEAT NO. 1 (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
4:21 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Blue Avenue August 31

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!

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

WALTER TROUT-BOWLFUL OF BLUES FESTIVAL, NEWTON, 8/31/13

BIG JAMES AND THE CHICAGO PLAYBOYS-FRIENDS BLUES BLOWOUT, ELECTRIC PARK BALLROOM, WATERLOO, 2/8/14

DWAYNE DOPSIE & THE ZYDECO HELLRAISERS-MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BLUES FEST, DAVENPORT, 7/1/11

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

Backtracks August 23

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

LAURA LEE PERKINS-COME ON BABY

SHIRLEY GUNTER-CRAZY LITTLE BABY

HELEN BOZEMAN-SUGAR BABY

THE MILLER SISTERS-10 CATS DOWN

MARY EDWARDS-CHILLY WILLY

THE JIVE FIVE-MY TRUE STORY

CURTIS LEE-PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES

THE JARMELS-A LITTLE BIT OF SOAP

CORSAIRS-SMOKY PLACES

RANDY & THE RAINBOWS-DENISE

PRESTON EPPS-BONGO ROCK (EXCERPT)

THE BEATLES-THIS BOY/IF I FELL/AND I LOVE HER

THE YARDBIRDS-SHAPES OF THINGS

THE HOLLIES-STOP STOP STOP

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Studio One
1:32 am
Sat August 23, 2014

The Beatles Medley August 24

This week's Medley originally aired 2/16/14. Check that week's posting for a complete song list.

Studio One
1:30 am
Sat August 23, 2014

Blue Avenue August 24

This week's trip down The Avenue originally aired 7/27/14. Check that week's page for a complete song list.

Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

The Beatles Medley August 17

No theme, totally at random!

THE BEATLES-TELL ME WHY/I'LL BE BACK/EVERY LITTLE THING

WINGS-HI HI HI

BEATLES-YOU WON'T SEE ME/RUN FOR YOUR LIFE/TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS

JOHN LENNON-GIVE ME SOME TRUTH

THE BEATLES-PIGGIES/TWO OF US

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

Blue Avenue August 17

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHT CATS-KEEP YOUR BIG MOUTH SHUT

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD-PALACE OF THE KING

WALTER TROUT-BORN IN THE CITY

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-OVER WORKED AND UNDER PAID

ROD PIAZZA-SLEEPING IN THE GROUND

THE NIGHTHAWKS-WALK THAT WALK

BOB CORRITORE-TABOO (EXCERPT)

JANIVA MAGNESS-I NEED A MAN

EDEN BRENT-I WISH I KNEW HOW IT WOULD FEEL TO BE FREE

RACHEL COBA-CHICAGO

RAY BONNEVILLE-WHO DO CALL THE SHOTS

GUY DAVIS-DID YOU SEE MY BABY

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Studio One
1:35 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Backtracks August 16

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!

Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun August 10, 2014

The Beatles Medley August 10

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

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun August 10, 2014

Blue Avenue August 10

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

Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

Backtracks August 9

A reprise of the "ABCs of My Personal Vinyl Collection" show that originally aired 2/4/12

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

LAURIE ANDERSON-LET X=X/IT TANGO

THE BAND-RAG MAMA RAG

J J CALE-CLYDE

DEVO-BIG MESS

JOE ELY-MUSTA NOTTA GOTTA LOTTA SLEEP

THE FACES-STAY WITH ME

MARVIN GAYE-LET'S GET IT ON

THE HOODOO RHYTHM DEVILS-I FOUGHT THE LAW

THE ISLEY BROS-IT'S YOUR THING

THE JAMES GANG-WALK AWAY

THE KINGSTON TRIO-M.T.A.

LED ZEPPELIN-DAZED & CONFUSED

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