1. Blue Sunday Presents Robert Johnson

    On last weeks show I gave a brief history/overview of the most exotic/mysterious bluesman - Robert Johnson.

    1. RJ | Rambling on My Mind
    2. Charley Patton |Spoonfull Blues
    3. Leroy Carr | How Long How Long Blues
    4.Son House | Death Letter Blues
    5. RJ | Walking Blues
    6. RJ | Cross Road Blues
    7. RJ | Hell Hound on My Tail
    8. RJ | Terraplane Blues
    9. RJ | Sweet Home Chicago
    10. RJ | Me and the Devil Blues
    11. Bob Dylan | Kind Hearted Woman Blues
    12. Canned Heat | Dust My Broom
    13. Rolling Stones | Lone In Vain

    Tune in this week, Sunday 8-9pm (GMT) on Purple Radio for some more Blues Beauties.

  2. Playlist for 27/01/2013

    First show in the new term at Purple Radio

    1. Corey Harris |  Coahoma
    2. Peter Chatman | Two of a Kind
    3. Kokomo Arnold | Old Original Kokomo Blues
    4. Mississippi John Hurt | Nobody’s Dirty Business
    5. Muddy Waters | Rock Me Baby
    6. Robert Johnson | I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom
    7. RY Cooder | Feelin’ Bad Blues
    8. Skip James | Cypress Grove Blues
    9. Snooks Eaglin | Walking Blues
    10. Son House | Grinnin’ In Your Face
    11. Woody Guthrie | Guitar Blues [Instrumental]
    12. Tommy Johnson | Big Road Blues
    13. Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee | Me and Sonny
    14. David “Honeyboy” Edwards | Black Cat
    15. J.B. Lenoir and Sunnyland Slim | Louise
    16. Gov’t Mule | Gonna Send You Back To Georgia

    If you like what you see tune in Sundays 8-9pm [GMT]. Requests are welcome. 

  3. Its Gin O’Clock. Every hour till the day is done, or I run out of gin.

  4. Playlist for 22/03/2012

    The last playlist for Dino’s Drive Time Blues on Blyth105. Yep thats it for me, I am off to bum around Europe for the summer. But who knows, perhaps another radio station will take me on. Until then you will still get snippets of delicious Blues, just not in playlist format.

    1. Jimmy Reed | My Baby
    2. Blind Willie Johnson | I’m Gonna Do My Best
    3. Big Bill Broonzy | Conversation With The Blues
    4. T-Bone Walker | My Baby Left Me With The Blues
    5. Hound Dog Taylor | What’d I day
    6. Howlin’ Wolf | All Night Boogie
    7. John Lee Hooker | I’m In The Mood
    8. Amos Milburn | My Luck Is Bound To Change
    9. Muddy Waters | Mean Old Frisco Blues
    10. Robert Nighthawk | Maggie Campbell
    11. Ronnie Earl + The Broadcasters | My home Is A Prison
    12. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band | Look Over Yonders Wall
    13. Slim Harpo | Strange Love
    14. J.J. Cale | Cajun Moon
    15. Leroy Carr | Shinin’ Pistol
    16. Ma Rainey | Night Time Blues
    17. Son House | Sundown
    18. Little Brother Montgomery | Gin House Blues
    19. Earl Bostic | The Barefoot Boy
    20. Alvin Youngblood Hart | It’s Alright (Acoustic)
    21. Eddie Jackson | Rock & Roll Baby
    22. Alvis Wayne | Swing Bop Boogie
    23. Champion Jack Dupree | Me And My Mule
    24. Tom Waits | Get Behind The Mule
    25. Them | Here Comes The Night
    26. James Brown | It’s A Man’s World
    27. The Kinks | Strangers
    28. Willie Nelson | The Rainbow Connection
    29. Malvina Reynolds | Little Boxes (+Intro)
    30. Josh Ritter | Paths Will Cross
    31. Theme: Canned Heat | On The Road Again 

  5. Playlist for 08/03/2012

    Track list for Dino’s Drive Time Blues, aired on the 8th of March on Blyth105. Decided to play a bit of Rockabilly/Rock and Roll.

    1. Otis Blackwell | Daddy Rolling Stone
    2. Guitar Slim + Jelly Belly | That’s All Right With Me
    3. Big Bill Broonzy | You’ve Been Mistreating Me
    4. J. B. Lenoir | Mama What About Your Daughter
    5. Johnny Shines | Come On In My Kitchen
    6. Little Walter | Too Late
    7. Charles Brown | Fools Paradise
    8. Mississippi Fred McDowell | You Ain’t Gonna worry My Life Anymore
    9. Robert Nighthawk | Seventy-Four
    10. Memphis Minnie | Frisco Town
    11. Lead Belly | New York City
    12. Bukka White | Good Gin Blues
    13. Freddie King | How Many More Years
    14. Bessie Smith | Baby Won’t You Please Come Home
    15. Josh White | Greenville Sheik
    16. Duke Henderson | My Baby’s Boogyin’
    17. Elmore James | Dust My Broom
    18. Hugh Laurie | St. James Infirmary
    19. Hound Dog Taylor | Rock Me
    20. Paul James | Who Do You Love
    21. Peter Green | Oh Well!
    22. The Rolling Stones | Love In Vain
    23. Wilson Picket | Sweet Soul Music
    24. Big Joe Turner | Morning, Noon And Night
    25. Eddie Cochran | Summertime Blues
    26. Gene Vincent | Lotta Lovin’
    27. Carl Perkins | Blue Suede Shoes
    28. Bill Haley | See You Later, Alligator
    29. Wanda Jackson | Lets Have a Party
    30. Jerry Lee Lewis | Great Balls Of Fire
    31. Chuck Berry | Rock ‘n’ Roll Music
    32. Buddy Holly | Peggy Sue 
    33. John Hammond | Shake For Me
    34. Theme: Canned Heat | On The Road Again 

  6. Playlist for 01/03/2012

    I seem to have a backlog. This is the track list for Dino’s Drive Time Blues aired on the 1st of March 2012.

    1. Arthur “Bigboy” Crudup | Dirt Road Blues
    2. J. B. Lenoir + Sunnyland Slim | The Mojo Boogie
    3. Muddy Waters | Rolling Stone (Catfish Blues)
    4. Eddie Taylor | Moon Is Rising
    5. Taj Mahal | Every Body’s Got To Change Sometime
    6. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band | Mystery Train
    7. Son Seals | How Could She Leave Me
    8. Buddy Guy | Innocent Man
    9. Professor Longhair | Oh Well
    10. B.B. King | The Thrill Is Gone
    11. John Mayall & The Blues Breakers | Trenches
    12. John Lee Hooker | I’m Bad Like Jessie James
    13. T-Bone Walker | Midnight Blues
    14. Sonny Terry | Sporting Life
    15. David Honeyboy Edwards | Rocks In My Pillow
    16. Little Walter | I Don’t Play
    17. Snooks Eaglin | See See Rider
    18. Barbecue Bob | Yo-Yo Blues
    19. Sleepy John Estes | Stop That Thing
    20. Jimmy Reed | The Sun Is Shinning
    21. Lonnie Johnson | Hard Times Ain’t Going Nowhere
    22. Tampa Reed | So Much Trouble
    23. Roosevelt Sykes | Don’t Bat Your Eye
    24. Memphis Slim | Grinderman Blues
    25. Van Morrison | Who Drove The Red Sports Car?
    26. The Monkees | I’m A Believer
    27. Four Tops + The Supremes | River Deep
    28. Roy Orbison | You Got It
    29. Neil Young | Old Man
    30. Johnny Flynn | Been Listening
    31. Theme: Canned Heat | On The Road Again 

  7. Playlist for 23/02/2012

    Track list for Dinos Drive Time Blues on Blyth105. 

    1. Jimmy Witherspoon | When I’ve Been Drinking
    2. Deborah Coleman | I Got To Know 
    3. Mississippi Fred McDowell | Write Me A Few Lines
    4. John Lee Hooker | Blues Before Sunrise
    5. Candye Kane | Love To Love You
    6. Big Bill Broonzy | Long Tall Mama
    7. Rosalie Hill | Rolled & Tumbled
    8. Big Joe Turner | Ice Man
    9. Otis Rush | Three Times A Fool
    10. Son Of Dave | Devil Take My Soul
    11. T-Bone Walker | Call It Stormy Monday
    12. Mose Allison | Parchment Farms
    13. Jimmy Reed | I Wanna Be Loved
    14. Bottle Neck John | Tired Man Blues
    15. The Derek Trucks Band | Down In The Flood
    16. Albert King | Cold Feet
    17. Freddie King | Me And My Guitar
    18. B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck and Barack Obama | Sweet Home Chicago 
    19. Whitney Houston | Saving All My Love For You
    20. Rev. Gary Davis | Death Don’t Have No Mercy
    21. Michael Hill’s Blues Mob | She’s Gone
    22. Bo Diddley | Road Runner
    23. Woody Guthrie | Along In The Sun And Rain
    24. Buffalo Springfield | For What It’s Worth
    25. Pete Seeger | St. James Hospital
    26. Christy Moore | Nuke Power
    27. Gene Vincent | Be-Bop-A-Lula
    28. Canned Heat | On The Road Again

    Tune in every Thursday between 4-6pm (GMT) at http://www.blythvalleycommunityradio.co.uk/listen.html or watch this space for the  playlist.

  8. Just epic really. 

    tpmmedia:

    B.B. King and Mick Jagger got President Obama to sing a little of Robert Johnson’s classic ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ last night at an event honoring the Blues at the White House.

  9. Taj Mahal | Lovin’ In My Baby’s Arms 


    Possible top track of last weeks Show

    Title
    Lovin' In My Baby's Arms
    Artist
    Taj Mahal
    Album
    The Essential

About me

Astro-particle physicist and part time radio DJ with a passion for Blues. I currently present a show every Sunday 8-9pm on the Durham student radio station, Purple Radio. I have worked at two station prior to this, namely WHRB in Harvard and Blyth105 in Southwald, Soffolk. I am staring to get the hang of it. I mainly use this blog to post my playlists but I will also occasionally post some random tracks or trinkets.

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