14 February 2018

#628 :: Walter Trout Interview, Bluefest Byron Bay, BayFM, Valentines Blues and more!

Anthony Mulè of Blues From The Bay on BayFM in Byron Bay, Australia, recently caught up with blues rock legend, Walter Trout and we play that interview in this episode. Walter Trout plays Bluesfest Byron Bay on Sunday 1 April and Monday 2 April 2018.


1 Peter Karp - Valentines Day
2 Casey Hensley Live feat. Laura Chavez - I Just Want To Make Love To You
Walter Trout Interview
3 Walter Trout feat. Joe Bonamassa - We're All In This Together 
Walter Trout Interview
4 Walter Trout feat. Mike Zito - She Listens To The Blackbird Sing 
Walter Trout Interview
5 Sonia Bullot - My Funny Valentine
6 Etta James - The Man I Love
7 Gina Sicilia - He Called Me Baby
8 The James Hunter Six - I Don't Wanna Be Without You

The Blues Room first airs on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand
and is sponsored by Hamilton Blues Society.



13 February 2018

#627 :: G-Love, Rick Estrin, Nick Cave, R.L. Burnside, Hendrix & Holiday and more!!

Darcy Perry brings us another hour of Blues Power!

1. The Animals - Boom Boom
2. Muddy Waters - The Blues Had A Baby
3. G Love and the Special Sauce - I Like Cold Beverage
4. Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue
5. Rick Estrin and The Nightcats - Callin’ All Fools
6. Steve Earl - Tom Ames’ Prayer
7. Johnny Winter (with Eric Clapton) - Don’t Want No Woman
8. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - The Good Son
9. Steve Kozak Band - Every Night and Every Day
10. R.L. Burnside - Chain of Fools
11. Fleetwood Mac - Tusk
12. Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)
13. Billy Holiday - Summertime

The Blues Room first airs on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand 
and is sponsored by Hamilton Blues Society.



1 February 2018

#626 :: Walter Trout, Oscar Wilson, Harmonica Fats, Bobby Rush, Van Morrison and more (31 Jan 2018)

Artists on the *Bluesfest Byron Bay 2018 lineup.

*Walter Trout feat. Eric Gales - Somebody Goin' Down 
*Original Blues Brothers Band - Baby What You Want Me to Do
Electro Blues Society feat Roscoe Chenier - Will The Circle Be Unbroken
Oscar Wilson - When I Was Young
*Little Charlie & the Night Cats - My Way or the Highway
*Bobby Rush feat. Vasti Jackson - Porcupine Meat
Wilbanks - Healin' My Blues
*The Teskey Brothers - I Love A Woman
Hollywood Fats - Tribute To T-Bone Walker
Harmonica Fats - My Baby Didn't Come Home 
Sara Lee - Hey Bartender!
Van Morrison - Stormy Monday/Lonely Avenue

This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand.
The Blues Room is sponsored by Hamilton Blues Society.



25 January 2018

#625 :: LIVE Recording Wednesday :: Canned Heat with John Lee Hooker (24 Jan 2018)


This is a LIVE Recording Wednesday episode where we feature live recordings 
of great blues bands/artists. This week we feature a band that's playing Bluesfest Byron Bay, Canned Heat, and some of their collaborations with a blues legend, John Lee Hooker. Enjoy! 

1 Canned Heat (Live At Montreux 1973) On The Road Again
2 Tommy Johnson - Canned Heat Blues (1928)
3 Canned Heat - Hell Hound
4 Canned Heat - It Hurts Me Too
5 Canned Heat - Medley; Let's Work Together-Going Up The Country
6 Canned Heat & John Lee Hooker - Tease Me Baby
7 Canned Heat & John Lee Hooker - It Serves Me Right To Suffer
8 Canned Heat & John Lee Hooker - Nobody Else But You
9 Canned Heat & John Lee Hooker (Hooker 'N Heat) Boogie Chillen No. 2

This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand.
The Blues Room is sponsored by Hamilton Blues Society.



18 January 2018

#624 :: Belly Fulla Blues With Fatt Max (17 Jan 2018)


Buck & Evans – Run Cold 
Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry – Key To The Highway 
Joe Bonnamassa – Bridge To Better Days 
Jimmy Rogers – That’s Alright 
Keb’ Mo’ – Move On 
Eric Clapton – Floating Bridge 
Frank Bang & The Cook County Chiefs – The Dream 
Blackberry Smoke – No Way Back To Eden 
Ron ‘Oily’ Sprague – Rug Doctor 
Greg Copeland – Crossroads 
Chris Armour Quartet – Wellywood 
Fats Jimmy Bennet & Sean Chambers - Handyman 
Darcy Perry Band – Little Girl Blue

This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand.
The Blues Room is sponsored by Hamilton Blues Society.



11 January 2018

#623 :: Best Of 2017 (10 January 2018)


Happy New Year!
Nate's picks for best 2017 releases, with a little help from his *friends.

Larkin Poe (Peach) - Preachin Blues *James Ormsby
Egidio Juke Ingala & The Jacknives (Switcharoo) - Money Takin' Mama
Otis Taylor (Fantasizing About Being Black) - Twelve String Mile
Tedeschi Trucks Band (Live From The Fox Oakland) - Crying Over You
North Mississippi All Stars (Prayer For Peace) - Miss Maybelle
Big Daddy Wilson (Neckbone Stew) - Neckbone Stew *Stephan Gilberg
Robert Finley (Goin' Platinum!) - Three Jumpers
John Mayall (Blues from Laurel Canyon) - 2401 *Phil Grey
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats (Groovin' In Greaseland) - The Blues Ain’t Going Nowhere *Kevin Johnson
Chris Cain (Chris Cain) - Sittin' And Wonderin'

This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand.
The Blues Room is sponsored by Hamilton Blues Society.


4 January 2018

#622 :: Hour of Blues Power with Darcy Perry (3 January 2018)

Darcy Perry welcomes in the new year with another hour of blues power. Happy New Year everybody! This mix is something else, turn it up!

The Record Company - Off The Ground
Black Pistol Fire - Hipster Shakes
Gary Clark Jr. - Catfish Blues (Live)
Derek Trucks Band - Crow Jane
Marcia Ball - Watermelon Time
Marc Broussard - Yes We Can, Can
Snooks Eaglin - Funky Malaguena
Albert King - That's What The Blues Is All About
Mavis Staples - Have A Little Faith
Southern Avenue - Love Me Right
Eddie Boyd - The Cannonball
Robert Randolph & The Family Band - Find A Way

This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand.

#621 :: LIVE Recording Wednesday :: Tedeschi Trucks Band LIVE from Fox Oakland (27 Dec 2017)


One of my favorite Live recordings released in 2017 was by the Tedeschi Trucks Band called 
Live from Fox Oakland.

Live from the Fox Oakland is the second live album from American rock ensemble Tedeschi Trucks Band. Released on March 17, 2017 through Fantasy Records in both audio and video, the work was recorded on the second night of a two day September 2016 show in California.

Live from the Fox Oakland was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album.


Featured Tracks
01 - Don't Know What It Means
02 - Keep On Growing
03 - Bird On The Wire
04 - Within You, Without You
05 - Leavin' Trunk
06 - I Pity The Fool
07 - Let Me Get By



This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand.

23 December 2017

#620 :: Belly Fulla Blues with Fatt Max (20 Dec 2017)


Fatt Max brings you another Belly Fulla Blues featuring his top picks from 2017.

Taj Mahal – Leaving Trunk 
Sweet Pea Atkinson – Last Two Dollars 
Ultrasound – Dirty Habits 
The Mighty Duck Blues Band – You’re Driving Me Crazy 
Albert Castiglia – Where The Devil Makes His Deals 
John Ginty & Astor Phoenix – Lucky 13 
Peter Karp – That’s How I Like It 
Vika Bull – Roll 
John Long – Stand Your Ground 
Sean Chambers – Be Careful With A Fool 
Biscuit Miller – Down To The Mississippi 
Dave Keller – 2am Talks 
Big Daddy Wilson – Peanut Butter Pie 
Jimmy Anderson – Baby Lets Burn 
John Long – One Earth Many Colours

This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand.


14 December 2017

#619 :: Music from Bette Smith, Robert Finley, Darren Watson, Cecil Barfield and more


New tunes, old tunes, groove tunes, soulful tunes, blues tunes. Enjoy!

Harry Manx - Long Black Veil
Baba Sissoko feat Corey Harris - Dhe Dhe Dhe 
Don Bryant - A Nickel and a Nail
Robert Finley - Three Jumpers
Bette Smith - Shackle Chain
Walter Trout - Mayall's Piano Boogie
John Primer & Bob Corritore - Harmonica Boogaloo
Sam Frazier Jr - Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms
Darren Watson - Come On In My Kitchen (free download) 
Cecil Barfield - Root_Blues
Sugaray Rayford feat The Italian Royal Family - Keep Moving

This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand, on Weds 13 Dec 2017.