A "Best of John Darkhorse" program dating from January 2009: a "Year in Review" show featuring some of the best blues releases from the previous year. NOTE: starting this week the show reverts back to two hours (11pm to 1am).
11pm-MidnightMuddy Waters & Son Simms: Burr Clover Blues (McKinley Morganfield) (1942 field recording by Alan Lomax) (3:13) CD TITLE: "Working Man Blues" (WG Productions)John Alex Mason: Bury My Boots (Mason) (3:15) CD TITLE: "Town and Country" (Naked Jaybird)Samuel James: Big Black Ben (James) (3:29) CD TITLE: "Songs Famed for Sorrow and Glory" (Northern Blues) Fiona Boyes & Mookie Brill: Two-Legged Dog (Boyes) (3:32) CD TITLE: "Live from Bluesville" (Blue Empress)Davis Coen: Don't Let Your Deal Go Down (B.Willis) (2:53) CD TITLE: "Blue Lights for Yours and Mine" (Soundview Productions)Gravel Road: Sammy (written by members of Gravel Road) (3:32) CD TITLE: "Shot the Devil" (Uncle Larry Records)Moreland & Arbuckle: Tell Me Why (Arbuckle/Moreland) (2:41) CD TITLE: "1861" (Northern Blues)Cedric Burnside & Lightnin' Malcolm: World Full of Trouble (Lightnin' Malcolm) (3:01) CD TITLE: "2 Man Wrecking Crew" (Delta Groove)Tripwire: Texas (author not listed) (8:48) CD TITLE: "8th Annual Memphis Bound Blues" (Blues Society of the Ozarks)Webb Wilder: Baby, Please Don't Go (J.Williams) (5:37) CD TITLE: "Born To Be Wilder" (Landslide/Blind Pig)Joe Bonamassa: One of These Days (Bonamassa) (5:45) CD TITLE: "Live from Nowhere in Particular" (J&R Adventures)Tommy Castro: I Feel That Old Feeling Coming On (7:03) CD TITLE: "Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue: Command Performance" (Delta Groove)
Midnight-1amDon Shipps/BeBop Brown/Dave Bedell: Early in the Morning (Dallas Bartley) (2:42) (privately-recorded cassette tape)Liz Mandeville: Corner Bar Blues (Liz Mandeville) (4:28) CD TITLE: "Red Top" (Earwig)Magic Slim & the Teardrops: Loving You is the Best Thing That Happened to Me (Milton Campbell) (4:23) CD TITLE: "Midnight Blues" (Blind Pig)Elvin Bishop.Warren Haynes/Kim Wilson: The Blues Rolls On (Elvin Bishop) (4:24) CD TITLE: "The Blues Rolls On" (Delta Groove)JW-Jones/Charlie Baty: Out of Service Blues (JW-Jones) (5:51) CD TITLE: "Bluelisted" (Northern Blues)Mannish Boys: Low Down Feeling (Mayes) (4:08) CD TITLE: Lowdown Feeling (Delta Groove)Michael Burks: Changed Man (Michael Burks/Bruce Iglauer) (4:46) CD TITLE: "Iron Man" (Alligator)Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials: Check My Baby's Oil (Ed Williams/Pam Williams) (5:34) CD TITLE: "Fult Tilt" (Alligator)Scott Ellison: Ice Storm (Ellison/Lupton) (3:10) CD TITLE: "Ice Storm" (Earwig)Homemade Jamz: Pay Me No Mind (Perry) (4:28) CD TITLE: "The Homemade Jamz Blues Band" (Northern Blues)Paul Reddick: Devilment (Colin Linden/Paul Reddick) (2:46) CD TITLE: "Sugarbird" (Northern Blues)Marcia Ball: I Wish You Well (Withers) (4:42) CD TITLE: "Peace, Love & BBQ" (Alligator)Eric Lindell: What I Got (Eric Lindell/Chris Mule) (3:54) CD TITLE: "Change!" (Hot Topic/Hopeless/Sub City)