WFHB's Blue Monday Playlist: Celebrating the Birthday of Jimmie Lunceford 

On this show, I featured the music of Jimmie Lunceford, on what would have been his 120th birthday!

Artist / Song 
Nina Simone / Blues On Purpose 
Pete Johnson / G-Flat Blues 
Albert Collins / Ice Pick 
B.B. King / Really the Blues Aka Slidin' and Glidin' 
Sugar Ray and the Bluetones / Reel Burner 
Jerry 'Boogie' McCain / Steady 
Jimmy Lunceford & His Orchestra / Tain't What You Do 
Jimmie Lunceford / Rhythm Is Our Business 
Jimmie Lunceford / Uptown Blues 
Jimmy Lunceford & His Orchestra / Lunceford Special 

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WFHB's Blue Monday Playlist: Celebrating 2022 Blues Music Award Winners 

This show celebrated the 2022 Blues Music Award Winners.

Here's the playlist:

Artist / Song 
Nina Simone / Blues on Purpose 
George Barnes / Bass Guitar Blues 
Melvin Sparks / Texas Twister 
The Gas Lantern featuring Charlie McCoy / Mach 1 
Freddie King / Butterscotch 
Big Joe and The Dynaflows / Smells Like Bar-B-Q 
Jason Ricci & The Bad Kind / Listen Here 
John Németh / Throw Me in the Water 
Sue Foley / Dallas Man 
Selwyn Birchwood / I'd Climb Mountains 
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram / 662 
Tommy Castro / Somewhere 

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WFHB's Blue Monday Playlist: Celebrating Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson 

April 11, 2022 playlist

Nina Simone / Blues On Purpose 
Bobby Rush / Bobby Rush Shuffle 
Bill Boyd's Cowboy Ramblers / Boyd’s Tin Roof Blues 
Les Paul / Dance Hall Blues 
Charlie McCoy & The Escorts / Juke 
Kevin Greenwood / New Shoes 
Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson / Get On the Floor 
Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson / I Gotta Move Out of My Neighborhood 
Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson / Walkin' With You Baby 
John Campbell / Judgement Day 
Dorothy Moore / Funny How Time Slips Away 
Denise LaSalle / Don't Mess with My…

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WFHB's Blue Monday Playlist -- celebrating Doc Pomus -- March 14, 2022 

Nina Simone / Blues On Purpose 
Frank Frost / Jack's Jump 
Sue Foley / Pinky's Blues 
Billy F Gibbons / Crackin’ Up 
Mad Dog Lester Davenport / West Side Blues Harp 
Elvis Presley / A Mess Of Blues 
Charlie McCoy & The Escorts / Juke 
Irma Thomas / There Must Be A Better World Somewhere 
Los Lobos / Lonely Avenue 
B.B. King / Blinded By Love 
Freddy King / The Stumble 
Big Jack Johnson / Oil Man 
B.B. King / Why I Sing the Blues (Summer of Soul Soundtrack - Live at the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival) 
Koko Taylor / 63…

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WFHB's Blue Monday Playlist: Magic Sam's Birthday 

This WFHB Blue Monday playlist from 2/14/2022 featured some tunes from Magic Sam on his birthday:

Nina Simone / Blues On Purpose 

Harmonica George / Sputnik Music 

Snooks Eaglin / You and Me 

Joe Louis Walker / 2120 South Michigan Avenue 

Magic Sam / I Need You so Bad 

Magic Sam / Sweet Home Chicago 

Magic Sam / Lookin' Good 

Magic Sam / It's All Your Fault 

Dinah Washington / Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This Morning 

Joanne Shaw Taylor feat. Mike Farris / I Don't Know What You've Got

Barbara Lynn / Sweet…

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WFHB's Blue Monday playlist: Featuring Paul Rishell 

This WFHB Blue Monday playlist from 1/17/2022 featured some tunes from Paul Rishell on his birthday!


Nina Simone / Blues On Purpose 

Little Charlie & the Nightcats / Jump Start 

Jody Williams / Hideout 

Albert Collins / The Freeze 

The Bar-Kays / Soul Finger (Remastered Album Version) 

Little Walter & His Night Cats / Juke 

Jimmy Reed / Ends And Odds 

Billy Stewart / Billy’s Blues, Pt. 1 

Billy Stewart / Billy's Blues, Pt. 2 

Junior Kimbrough / All Night Long 

Junior Kimbrough / Sad Days, Lonely…

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WFHB's Blue Monday: Special Xmas Blues show 

The one featured some Christmas Blues gems:

Nina Simone / Blues on Purpose 

Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown / Cold Strings 

Bill Doggett / Honky Tonk Pt.1 

Bill Dogget / Honky Tonk Pt 2 

Earl Hooker / The Hucklebuck 

Don Covay & The Goodtimers / Love Boat 

The Fabulous Thunderbirds / Winter Wonderland (Album Version) 

Chuck Berry / Run Rudolph Run 

Ella Fitzgerald / Good Morning Blues 

Elvis Presley / Blue Christmas 

Bob Dylan / The Christmas Blues 

Sonny Boy Williamson / Santa Claus 

Willie Nelson / Christmas…

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WFHB's Blue Monday: Celebrating the Birthday of Bonnie Raitt 

Featured artist: Bonnie Raitt (on her Birthday)


Nina Simone / Blues On Purpose 

Paul Gayten / The Sweeper 

Freddie King / Butterscotch 

Kim Wilson / Strollin' 

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats / Bo Dee's Bounce 

Rusty Zinn / Jr. Jives 

The James Harman Band / Torqueflite 727 

Bonnie Raitt / Walking Blues 

Bonnie Raitt / I Believe I'm In Love With You 

Bonnie Raitt / Unintended Consequence Of Love 

Mississippi Fred McDowell / 61 Highway 

Lonnie Pitchford / Boogie Chillun 

Lightning Hopkins / Sad News…

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WFHB's Blue Monday radio show: Celebrating Sippie Wallace 

This show's featured artist is Sippie Wallace, born on November 1, 1898, and died on November 1, 1986.  Includes tunes from her peers and proteges. Here's the playlist:

Nina Simone / Blues On Purpose 

Sue Foley / Okie Dokie Stomp 

Dave Specter / Soul Drop 

Cleo Brown / Pinetop's Boogie Woogie 

Kim Wilson / Out of the Fryin' Pan 

Sippie Wallace / I'm a Mighty Tight Woman 

Sippie Wallace / Suitcase Blues 

Bonnie Raitt / Women Be Wise (Remastered Version) 

Hociel Thomas / Go Down Sunshine (feat. Mutt Carey) 

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WFHB's Blue Monday: A Whole Lotta Little Milton 

This show featured Little Milton: songs recorded by him plus some tunes he's known for, covered by others: including Allman and Woman's "We're Gonna Make It" (!!)

Nina Simone / Blues On Purpose 

Floyd Cramer / Trouble In Mind 

Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown / Cold Strings 

Billy Byrd / Teen Age Blues 

Lowell Fulson / Pico 

Bo Diddley / Crackin' Up 

Little Milton / Lookin' For My Baby 

Little Milton / Who's Cheating Who? 

Little Milton / Grits Ain't Groceries 

Little Milton / A Possum In My Tree 

Little Milton…

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Jason Fickel / 

Jason & Ginger

Jason performs with Ginger Curry as Jason & Ginger




Jason Fickel on WFHB's Blue Monday

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I'm the DJ on WFHB's long-running blues-music radio show, Blue Monday. I spin classic and contemporary blues tunes, 9-11pm eastern time. Ways to listen: