Blues Routes II


November 17th, 2004 ~ This American Routes celebrates the blues by veering off Highway 61 to examine the east coast songster tradition and west coast/Kansas City jump blues. Maryland-based guitarist Warner Williams lets his guitar do most of the talking as he moves through a live set of Piedmont blues. Jump blues king and Creole chameleon, Deacon John, talks about his career as both a New Orleans sideman and fronting his own band, the Ivories. Plus great music from T-Bone Walker, Doc Watson, Mississippi John Hurt and more.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Open Bed: Step It Up Warner Williams
    Live at American Routes studio,
  • Nine Pound Hammer Cephas and Wiggins
    Cool Down, Alligator
  • John Henry Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys
    Classic Bluegrass, Rebel
  • St. James Infirmary Doc and Richard Watson
    Third Generation Blues, Sugar Hill
  • If You Lose Your Money Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry
    Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry Sing, Folkways
  • Outside Woman Blues Cream
    Disraeli Gears, Polydor
  • Instrumental: See You in Hell, Blind Boy Ry Cooder
    Crossroad soundtrack, Warner
  • Samson and Delilah Blind Gary Davis
    Harlem Street Singer, Fantasy
  • I Just Want Your Stingaree Les Paul with Georgia White
    Les Paul: The Trio's Complete Decca Recordings Plus 1936-47, Decca/MCA
  • INTERVIEW: Warner Williams
  • Instrumental: Requiem For John Hurt John Fahey
    Requia, Vanguard
  • Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor Mississippi John Hurt
    The Complete Studio Recordings, Vanguard
  • Angels Laid Him Away Lucinda Williams
    Avalon Blues: A Tribute To The Music Of Mississippi John Hurt, Vanguard
  • Moanin' the Blues Hank Williams
    The Complete Hank Williams, Mercury
  • Angel from Montgomery John Prine
    John Prine, Atlantic
  • She Thinks I Still Care Solomon Burke
    Proud Mary: The Bell Sessions, Sundazed
  • Open Bed: Going Back To New Orleans Deacon John
    Deacon John's Jump Blues, Vetter
  • Creole Blues Don Vappie and the Creole Jazz Serenaders
    Creole Blues, Vappielle
  • Empty Bed Blues Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
    San Antonio Rose, Bear Family
  • Pony Tail T-Bone Walker
    The Complete Imperial Recordings, 1950-1954, EMI
  • Ride Your Pony Lee Dorsey
    Working In The Coalmine: Golden Classics, Collectables
  • Green Door Eskew Reeder
    The Minit Records Story, EMI
  • Instrumental: Nobody Knows You (Reprise) Deacon John
    Deacon John's Jump Blues, Vetter
  • SEGMENT: Deacon John
  • Blues Around The Clock Count Basie & Joe Turner
    The Bosses, Pablo
  • Jumpin' The Blues Johnny Otis & His Orchestra
    Spirit Of The Black Territory Bands, Arhoolie
  • Tip On In Slim Harpo
    House Rockin' and Hip Shakin', Vol. 3: Killer Swamp Blues Guitar, Hip-O
  • Sax Shack Boogie Amos Milburn
    Blues, Barrelhouse & Boogie Woogie: The Best of Amos Milburn, 1946-1955, Capitol
  • Instrumental: Feedbag Dr. John
    Mac Rebennack Medical School: The Early Sessions of Mac ‘Dr. John' Rebennack, Ace
  • Blues All Day Long Richard ‘Groove' Homes
    Blues All Day Long, 32 Jazz
  • Things That I Used To Do Guitar Slim
    Crescent City Soul: The Sound Of New Orleans, 1947-1974, EMI
  • Rich Woman Blues Lil' Millet and his Creoles
    Creole Kings of New Orleans,
  • Gone A La Maison Clifton Chenier
    Sings The Blues, Arhoolie
  • End Bed: Lafayette Waltz Clifton Chenier
    Louisiana Blues and Zydeco, Arhoolie