Summer - Bobby Blue Bland


July 21st, 1999 ~ This week, we'll talk with the legendary Bobby 'Blue' Bland and visit summer roadside attractions, from candy stores to bait shops. Plus music by Les Paul & Mary Ford, Burning Spear, Sidney Bechet, and Mississippi John Hurt.

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  • In the Good Old Summertime Les Paul & Mary Ford
    All-Time Greatest Hits, Capitol
  • Summer Teeth Wilco
    Summer Teeth, Reprise
  • Rosa Maria Flaco Jimenez
    Ay Te Dejo en San Antonio, Arhoolie
  • Summer Samba (So Nice) Astrud Gilberto
    Astrud Gilberto, Verve
  • The Sun Burning Spear
    Chant Down Babylon: The Island Anthology, Island
  • Instrumental: 20.75 Roland Alphonso
  • Fishin' Blues Taj Majal
    The Real Thing, Columbia
  • Eternal Caravan of Reincarnation Santana
    Caravanserai, Columbia
  • INTERVIEW: Maria's Dixie Nut House bait shop
  • When you Wish Upon a Star Cliff Edwards as Jiminy Cricket
    And the Winner Is...A Collection of Honored Disney Classic Songs, Walt Disney
  • When you Wish Upon a Star Sonny Rollins
    The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, RCA Victor
  • Instrumental: Lulu's Back In Town Lyle Ritz
  • INTERVIEW: Bobby 'Blue' Bland
  • Stormy Monday Bobby 'Blue' Bland
  • Summertime Sidney Bechet
    Masters of Jazz Vol. 1: Traditional Jazz Classics, Rhino
  • Summertime Doc Watson
    Elementary Doctor Watson!, Poppy
  • Was a Sunny Day Paul Simon
    There Goes Rhymin' Simon, Warner Brothers
  • Let's Go Trippin' Dick Dale & the Del Tones
    Revenge of the Surf Instrumentals, MCA
  • Roamin-itus Eddie Bo
    Check Mr. Popeye, Rounder
  • Salt Pork, West Virginia Louie Jordan & his Tympany Five
    Let The Good Times Roll, 1938-1954, Bear Family
  • Coney Island Dizzy Gillespie
    The Cool World, Phillips
  • Coney Island The Barry Sisters
    Kosher Classics, RCA
  • Seaside Bar Song Bruce Springsteen
    Tracks, Columbia
  • Palisades Park Freddy Cannon
    Billboard Top Rock 'N' Roll Hits - 1962, Rhino
  • Instrumental: Candy Man Etta Baker
  • Candy Man John Hurt
    Avalon Blues: The Complete 1928 Okeh Recordings, Columbia/Legacy
  • Candyman Grateful Dead
    American Beauty, Warner Brothers
  • On the Good Ship Lollipop Shirley Temple
    Remember Shirley, 20th Century Records
  • SEGMENT: At the Way-Way candy store
  • Everlasting Gobstoppers/Oompa Loompa
    Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, Hip-O
  • Candy Man Cibo Matto
    Viva! La Woman, Warner Brothers
  • Instrumental: Hot and Bothered Combustible Edison
  • Watermelon Hangin' On A Vine Snuffy Jenkins
    Pioneer of the Bluegrass Banjo, Arhoolie
  • In the Summertime Mungo Jerry
    Super Hits of the '70s: Have A Nice Day Vol. 3, Rhino
  • The Sun is Shining Hound Dog Taylor
    Genuine Houserocking Music, Alligator
  • When the Sun Goes Down Part 2 Memphis Minnie
    Four Women Blues, RCA/Bluebird
  • Summer Wind Frank Sinatra
    Billboard Top Pop Hits 1960, Rhino