WFHB's Blue Monday Playlist: Celebrating Sonny Boy Williamson + Merry Christmas Baby! 

Nina Simone "Blues On Purpose" 
Otis Spann "Otis in the Dark" 
Big Bill Broonzy "House Rent Stomp" 
Louis Myers "Top Of The Harp" 
Johnny Littlejohn "Take One" 
Jody Williams "Hideout" 
The Fabulous Thunderbirds "Winter Wonderland" 
King Bee & the Stingers "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" 
Bobby "Blue" Bland "New Merry Christmas Baby" 
Bobby "Blue" Bland "You Are My Christmas" 
Sister Rosetta Tharpe "Strange Things Happening Every Day" 
Sonny Boy Williamson "Cool, Cool Blues" 
Sonny Boy Williamson "Don't Start Me To…

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WFHB's Blue Monday Playlist: Remembering Duane Allman 

Nina Simone "Blues On Purpose" 
Jimmy Yancey "Yancey stomp" 
Little Walter "Rocker" 
Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters "Dave's Groove" 
Freddy King "High Rise" 
Buddy Guy "Blues Don't Lie" 
Taj Mahal "The Midnight Special" 
Charlie Musselwhite "Crawling King Snake" 
Bonnie Raitt "Made Up Mind" 
Keb' Mo' "So Easy" 
Shemekia Copeland "Done Come Too Far feat. Cedric Burnside" 
Miko Marks "Feel Like Going Home" 
Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames "Mary Who" 
Duane Allman "B.B. King Medley: Sweet Little Angel / It's My Own Fault /…

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WFHB's Blue Monday Playlist: Celebrating the Birthday of Bettye Swann 

Etta James "Mean Mother" 
Nina Simone "Blues On Purpose" 
George Barnes "Bass Guitar Blues" 
Duke Robillard "Swingin' For Four Bills" 
Frank Frost & The Nighthawks "Jack's Jump" 
Count Basie And His Orchestra "One O'Clock Jump" 
Sonny Landreth "Heavy Heart Rising" 
Asleep At The Wheel "The Wheel Boogie" 
Asleep At The Wheel "It's the Same Old South" 
Louis Jordan "Choo Choo Ch'boogie" 
Bettye Swann "Make Me Yours" 
Bettye Swann "Don't Touch Me" 
Bettye Swann "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye" 
Rory Block "I Cried Like A…

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WFHB's Blue Monday Playlist: September 2022 

Nina Simone "Blues On Purpose" 
William Clarke "Greasy Gravy" 
Roomful of Blues "Albi's Boogie" 
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble "Chitlins Con Carne" 
Eddie Rivers "Perdido" 
Grant Dermody, Frank Fotusky "Papa's On The Housetop" 
Donna Herula "Pass the Biscuits feat. Doug Hammer" 
Kilborn Alley "Illinois" 
Shemekia Copeland "Nobody But You" 
John Németh "Feeling Good" 
Janiva Magness "Don't You Forget About Me" 
Ann Peebles "I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down" 
Ella Johnson "Till My Baby Comes Back" 
Billie Holiday…

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WFHB's Blue Monday Playlist: Celebrating Dinah Washington 

Nina Simone "Blues On Purpose" 
Frank Frost "Jack's Jump" 
Little Walter "Off the Wall" 
Jimmy Yancey "Yancey Stomp" 
Meade Lux Lewis "Doll House Boogie" 
Noble "Thin Man" Watts "Skunky" 
Alex Chilton "Frame For the Blues" 
Les Paul "Les's Country Blues" 
Duke Robillard "Swingin' For Four Bills" 
Freddie King "Butterscotch" 
Freddy King "Just Pickin' (Instrumental)" 
Bob Dylan "Cry a While" 
Muddy Waters "I Be's Troubled" 
Bonnie Raitt "Made Up Mind" 
Paul Gayten "You Better Believe It" 
Jim Jackson "Jim Jackson's…

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WFHB's Blue Monday Playlist: July 2022 

Nina Simone "Blues On Purpose" 
Jimmy Smith "C Jam Blues" 
Anson Funderburgh and The Rockets "Meanstreak" 
The Fabulous Thunderbirds "Jumpin' Bad" 
Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters "Soul Searching" 
Albert Collins "The Freeze (Studio Version)" 
Jerry "Boogie" McCain "Steady (Fifties Classic)" 
Nancy Sinatra "What'd I say" 
Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder "The Midnight Special" 
Charlie Musselwhite "Blues Up The River" 
Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames "Don't Ever Change Your Ways" 
Carolyn Wonderland "Honey Bee" 
Jerry "Boogie"…

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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 
Sugar…

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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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Apr22

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: wfhb.org/listen

Apr29

Jason Fickel on WFHB's Blue Monday

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WFHB

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: wfhb.org/listen