Friday, February 26, 2016

Tartu Blues Lecture Playlists 1 & 2

Lecture 1 (plus live diddley bow):
1. Ed Young, Lonnie Young, G.D. Young "Jim and John"
2. Lead Belly "In New Orleans (House Of The Rising Sun)"
3. Charley Patton "High Water Everywhere"
4. Jim & Bob, The Genial Hawaiians "St. Louis Blues"
5. Blind Blake "Blind Arthur's Breakdown"
6. Blind Lemon Jefferson "Match Box Blues"
7. Garfield Akers "Dough Roller Blues"
8. Blind Willie McTell "Atlanta Strut"
9. Skip James "I'd Rather Be The Devil"
10. Mississippi Fred McDowell "Shake 'Em On Down"
11. Henry Thomas "Bull-Doze Blues"
12. Sonny Boy Williamson I "Good Morning School Girl"
13. Tampa Red & Georgia Tom "It's Tight Like That"
14. Blind Willie Johnson "Nobody's Fault But Mine"
15. Kokomo Arnold "Old Original Kokomo Blues"
16. Robert Johnson "Sweet Home Chicago"
17. Lonnie Johnson "Life Saver Blues"
18. Robert Johnson "Malted Milk"
19. Tommy Johnson "Cool Drink Of Water"
20. Howlin' Wolf "I Asked For Water"

Lecture 2: 
1. Muddy Waters "I Be's Troubled"
2. Muddy Waters "I Can't Be Satisfied"
3. John Lee Hooker "Boogie Chillen"
4. T-Bone Walker "They Call It Stormy Monday"
5. Muddy Waters "I'm Ready"
6. Little Walter "Fast Large One"
7. Freddie King "Hide Away"
8. Jimmy Reed "Bright Lights, Big City"
9. Elmore James "Done Somebody Wrong"
10. Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown "Dirty Work At The Crossroads"
11. Guitar Slim "The Things That I Used To Do"
12. Professor Longhair "Mardi Gras In New Orleans"
13. Albert Collins "Thaw Out"
14. Lightnin' Hopkins "Mojo Hand"
15. Rufus Thomas "Tiger Man"
16. Pat Hare "I'm Gonna Murder My Baby"
17. B.B. King "Woke Up This Morning"
18. Bukka White & Memphis Hot Shots "Aberdeen, Mississippi Blues"
19. Otis Rush "All Your Love"
20. Albert King "Born Under A Bad Sign"
21. Booker T. & The MG's "Green Onions"
22. Sonny Boy Williamson II "Help Me"
23. Junior Wells "Snatch It Back and Hold It"
24. Robert Nighthawk "Annie Lee/Sweet Black Angel"
25. J.B. Lenoir "The Whale Has Swallowed Me"
26. Paul Butterfield Blues Band "I Was Born In Chicago"
27. Muddy Waters "I Just Want To Make Love To You"
28. Rolling Stones "I Just Want To Make Love To You"

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Live Footage!

Live at the opening of two blues exhibitions at the Tartu Public Library: Finnish Blues Society's photo exhibit "Pictures at an Exhibition from Blues Finland – Half a Century of the Soul Landscapes of Finnish Blues Enthusiasm" and the public library's and University of Tartu Library's exhibition of blues records and literature, "Blues in Tartu Libraries". Setlist: "Waltzin' Blue" (incomplete), "Spanish Run", "Jook Jones". Video by Kalev Toom and Sirje Penjam.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Photos: Blues Month At The Library

Two blues exhibitions - "Pictures at an Exhibition from Blues Finland - Half a Century of the Soul Landscapes of Finnish Blues Enthusiasm"and "Blues in Tartu Libraries" - opened on Wednesday, February 17th at the Tartu Public Library. The former is a travelling photo exhibition compiled by the Finnish Blues Society and the Blues News Magazine, both in action since 1968; the latter presents blues records and literature from the collections of the public library's music department and the music department of the University of Tartu Library. Performing there that night were Alar Kriisa & Vilho Meier, Enn Vei & Priit Part, Louie Digman, and Andres Roots - photos by Ivan Chulkov.