Thursday, July 26, 2012

DIRTY ROOTS RADIO - July 26th Playlist

Tune in to Dirty Roots Radio every Thursday night from 8 to 10 p.m. (central) on WGRN 89.5 FM.  Listen online from anywhere in the world at

Amy Winehouse – Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (RIP)
The Louvin Brothers/Hank III – Satan Is Real (excerpt)
Rolling Stones – Far Away Eyes (HBD, Mick Jagger)
Carl Perkins – Her Love Rubbed Off
Jim Stafford – Spiders and Snakes
Johnny Cash – Understand Your Man
Willie Nelson – Just Breathe
Pearl Jam – Leavin’ Here
Jerry Lee Lewis – Drinkin’ Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee
Robert Cage – Get Out of Here (RIP)
The Standells – Riot On Sunset Strip
The Head Cat – Big River
Bob Log III – Settin’ the Woods On Fire
T-Model Ford – Bad Man
Mike Ness – Long Black Veil
Muddy Waters – Let’s Spend the Night Together
The Clash – Wrong ‘Em Boyo
The Clash – Death or Glory
Tom Waits – Mr. Siegal
Andre Williams – Bacon Fat
Andre Williams – Greasy Chicken
Marty Stuart – Badlands
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
Keith Richards & the X-pensive Winos – Too Rude
Parliament – Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker) (HBD, 7/22)
Curtis Mayfield – Little Child Runnin’ Wild
Suzi Quatro – Can the Can
Bob Dylan – Mississippi (Previously Unreleased Version)
Titus Andronicus – Titus Andronicus Forever
Steve Earle – All My Life
The Two Things In One – Snag Nasty
Hasil Adkins – Ugly Woman
Bruce Springsteen – Shackled and Drawn
Rolling Stones – Mother’s Little Helper

"Now every cheap hood strikes a bargain with the world...Ends up making payments on a sofa or a girl."  - Joe Strummer (The Clash)

"You got to tell me, brave captain...Why are the wicked so strong?  How do the angels get to sleep when the devil leaves his porch light on?"  - Tom Waits

Thursday, July 19, 2012

DIRTY ROOTS RADIO - July 19th Playlist

Tune in to Dirty Roots Radio every Thursday night from 8 to 10 p.m. (central) on WGRN 89.5 FM. Listen online from anywhere in the world at

Steve Earle – God Is God
Green Day – Oh Love
Andre Williams – Swamp Dogg’s Hot Spot
The Sonics – I’m a Man
Alex Chilton – Sugar, Sugar/I Got the Feelin’
James Brown – I Got the Feelin’
Bottle Rockets – Mountain to Climb
Reverend Deadeye – Jesus Is Knockin’
Iggy Pop – Success
Black Diamond Heavies – Numbers 22 (Balaam’s Wild Ass)
Tom Waits – Way Down In the Hole
Tom Waits – Make It Rain
The Clash – Pressure Drop
Jason and the Scorchers – Days of Wine and Roses
Rolling Stones – Mother’s Little Helper
Rolling Stones – 19th Nervous Breakdown
Jason and the Scorchers – 19th Nervous Breakdown
Handsome Dick Manitoba – Ju Ju Hand
New York Dolls – Personality Crisis
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – I Hear You Knockin’
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – There’s Somethin’ Wrong With You
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – Little Bitty Pretty One
Social Distortion – She’s a Knockout
Mike Ness – I Fought the Law
Lydia Loveless – Bad Way to Go
The Clash – White Riot
The Two Things In One – Let’s Get It Together
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich – Hold Tight
Johnny Cash – Orange Blossom Special (live)
Izzy Stradlin & the JuJu Hounds – Pressure Drop
R.L. Burnside w/Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Snake Drive
Rolling Stones – Rip This Joint
Steve Earle – I Am a Wanderer


"If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician.  I often think in music.  I live my daydreams in music.  I see my life in terms of music."  - Albert Einstein

"To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable."  - Aaron Copland

Thursday, July 12, 2012

DIRTY ROOTS RADIO - July 12th Playlist

Tune in to Dirty Roots Radio every Thursday night from 8 to 10 p.m. (central) on WGRN 89.5 FM. Listen online from anywhere in the world at

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts – Have You Ever Seen the Rain?
Dr. John – Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya
Jason & the Scorchers – Shop It Around
Jason & the Scorchers – Absolutely Sweet Marie
Jason & the Scorchers – Moonshine Guy/Releasing Celtic Prisoners
Rolling Stones – Before They Make Me Run
The WhiteTrash WhipLash – Spodie Odie Hey!
Willie Nelson – Whiskey River
The Renegades – Ghost Train (Unissued)
Bruce and Jerry – I Saw Her First
The Heavy – Short Change Hero
Tom Waits – Raised Right Men
Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers – Do You Love Me
Andre Williams – Bacon Fat
The Everly Brothers – Gone, Gone, Gone
Neil Diamond – Thank the Lord for the Night Time
The Staple Singers – The Weight
Screaming Lord Sutch – Bye Bye Johnny/Johnny B. Goode
Reverend Deadeye – Drunk On Jesus
The Persuasions – Buffalo Soldier
Baby Huey – Listen to Me
Ron McMaster – Acid, Pot Or Pills
Eugene McDaniels – The Lord Is Back
Tom Waits (w/Keith Richards) – That Feel
Rolling Stones – Happy
Pearl Harbour & the Explosions – You’re In Trouble Again
Bonnie Raitt – Million Miles
Johnny Cash – Thunderball
Sammy Davis Jr. – I Got a Woman
Elvis Presley – I Got a Woman
Ray Charles – I Got a Woman
Possessed by Paul James – Feed the Family
Woody Guthrie – Riding In My Car (Car Song)
Woody Guthrie – Ranger’s Command
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – This Land Is Your Land
Billy Bragg & Wilco – All You Fascists
Billy Bragg & Wilco (feat. Natalie Merchant) – Birds and Ships
Peter Case – Kokomo Prayer Vigil
Willie Nelson – Sad Songs and Waltzes
Cake – Italian Leather Sofa
The Jaynetts – Sally Go Round the Roses
John Lee Hooker – The Motor City Is Burning
MC5 – The Motor City Is Burning
Southern Culture On the Skids – Meximelt
Donnie and Joe Emerson – Give Me the Chance


"Life without music would be a mistake."  - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music."  - George Carlin

"Play it fuckin' loud!"  - Bob Dylan

Thursday, July 5, 2012

DIRTY ROOTS RADIO - July 5th Playlist

Tune in to Dirty Roots Radio every Thursday night from 8 to 10 p.m. (central) on WGRN 89.5 FM. Listen online from anywhere in the world at

Jimi Hendrix – Star Spangled Banner
Smith – Last Time
Tom Waits – The Pontiac
Muddy Waters – I Just Want to Make Love to You
New York Dolls – Personality Crisis
Bo Diddley – Pills
Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley
Dale Hawkins – Suzy Q
Mike Ness – Funnel of Love
Elmo & Hezekiah – Mother’s Dead
Rev. Lonnie Farris – Peace In the Valley
Lou Reed – Vicious
Lou Reed – Walk On the Wild Side
Johnny Burnette & the Rock and Roll Trio – Train Kept a-Rollin’
T-Model Ford & GravelRoad – Red Dress
T-Model Ford – T-Model Theme Song
Marty Stuart – A Matter of Time
BR5-49 – Even If it’s Wrong
Jimmy Snow – Sermon Against Rock & Roll
The Treniers – Rockin’ Is Our Bizness
Iggy and the Stooges – Raw Power
Larry & the Blue Notes – Night of the Sadist
The Monks – Monk Time
Suzi Quatro – The Wild One
Paul “Wine” Jones – Rob and Steal
HeadCat – Crossroads
Social Distortion – Can’t Take It With You
The Clash – Clash City Rockers
Left Lane Cruiser & James Leg – Shake It
Johnny Cash – Ain’t No Grave
Johnny Cash – Wreck of the Old 97
Jason & the Scorchers – White Lies
Steve Earle – I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive
Tom Waits – Jockey Full of Bourbon
Charles Bradley & the Menahan Street Band – Stay Away
Neil Young – My My, Hey Hey (Out of the Blue)


"Only sick music makes money today."  - Friederich Nietzsche

"Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned."  - George Bernard Shaw

"Music, like religion, unconditionally brings in its train all the moral virtues to the heart it enters, even though that heart is not the least worthy."  - Jean Baptiste Montegut

"Music is my religion."  - Jimi Hendrix