Thursday, May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 Playlist

Tune in to Dirty Roots Radio every Thursday night from 8 to 10 p.m. (central). Listen live HERE.  Can't listen live?  Catch up with the archive of the show each week HERE.  Keep up on FACEBOOK and follow along on TWITTER.

Jimmy Cliff – Many Rivers to Cross
Steve Earle – Copperhead Road
Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings – 100 Days, 100 Nights
Townes Van Zandt – Lungs
Junior Kimbrough w/Charlie Feathers – Release Me
Bob Dylan – Masters of War
Pearl Jam – Spin the Black Circle
X – Johnny Hit and Run Pauline
Chuck Berry – Crazy Arms
Chuck Berry – Carol
Merry Clayton – Gimme Shelter
Social Distortion – Under My Thumb
Andre Williams – I Wanna Go Back to Detroit City
Andre Williams – What Now?
North Mississippi All Stars – Shimmy She Wobble/Station Blues [live]
R.L. Burnside w/Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Shake ‘Em on Down
The Runaways – You Drive Me Wild
Pony Boy – Greatest Unknown
Roy Acuff – Great Speckled Bird
John Lee Hooker – Boom Boom
Tom Waits – Hang on St. Christopher
Lydia Loveless – Alison
James Leg – Nobody’s Fault
James Leg – Fire And Brimstone
James Cleveland & the Angelic Choir – Peace Be Still
Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers – Do You Love Me
The Clash – Tommy Gun
Tim Timebomb – Long Black Veil
Bob Dylan – Melancholy Mood
Bob Dylan – Love Sick
Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros – Coma Girl
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – The Last DJ


Thursday, May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016 Playlist

Tune in to Dirty Roots Radio every Thursday night from 8 to 10 p.m. (central). Listen live HERE.  Can't listen live?  Catch up with the archive of the show each week HERE.  Keep up on FACEBOOK and follow along on TWITTER.


The Highwaymen – Desperadoes Waiting For A Train [live]
Guy Clark – L.A. Freeway
The Highwaymen – Highwayman [live]
John Doe – Get on Board
Sturgill Simpson – In Bloom
Charles Bradley – Stay Away
Charles Bradley – Ain’t It A Sin
The Backbeat Band – Bad Boy
The Head Cat – Big River
Ramones – Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
The Clash – White Riot
The Detroit Cobras – Village of Love
Lone Justice – Nothing Can Stop My Loving You
Old 97s & Waylon Jennings – Iron Road
The Blind Boys of Alabama – Way Down In The Hole [live]
The Blind Boys of Alabama – Run On For A Long Time [live]
Big John Hamilton – The Train
ZZ Top – Jesus Just Left Chicago
Harry Dean Stanton – Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
Tom Jones – Burning Hell
Bruce Springsteen – Adam Raised A Cain
Jonny Two Bags – One Foot in the Gutter
X – Your Phone’s off the Hook, But You’re Not
Shooter Jennings – 4th of July
Johnny Cash & Carl Perkins – Brown Eyed Handsome Man
Johnny Cash & Carl Perkins – Brown Eyed Handsome Man
Chuck Berry – Havana Moon
T-Model Ford – Hi-Heel Sneakers
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – I’ve Got You Under My Skin
James Brown – King Heroin
John Paul Keith – The Man That Time Forgot
Bob Reuter – Dark Night Of The Soul
Tom Waits – Soul of a Man
The Blasters – Long White Cadillac
Dwight Yoakam – Baby Why Not
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – The Last DJ


Wednesday, May 18, 2016

John Doe Interview

Enjoy my interview with John Doe, founding member of the legendary L.A. punk band "X".
John Doe (photo by Jim Harrington, courtesy of Da Capo Press)

Here, we touch on his new album, "The Westerner", his new book, "Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk", and his acting career.
Cover art courtesy of Da Capo Press
Be sure to catch Dirty Roots Radio, live, Thursday nights from 8 to 10 PM (central). The show streams online at www.wgrn.net. Archived shows are available at www.DirtyRootsRadio.Podomatic.com. Keep up with the show on Facebook and Twitter.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016 Playlist

Tune in to Dirty Roots Radio every Thursday night from 8 to 10 p.m. (central). Listen live HERE.  Can't listen live?  Catch up with the archive of the show each week HERE.

Charles Bradley – Ain’t It A Sin
Charles Bradley – You Think I Don’t Know (But I Know)
Jimi Hendrix – Hey Joe
Albert King – Born Under a Bad Sign
Solomon Burke – Cry to Me
The Misfits – Rat Fink
Social Distortion – Can’t Take It With You
Los Angeles – X
John Doe – Get on Board
The Clash – Spanish Bombs
Tom Waits – Train Song
Eric Church – Knives of New Orleans
Charles Bradley – Change For The World
Bob Dylan – Thunder on the Mountain
Asie Payton – I Love You
Bo Diddley – Gun Slinger
George Jones & Keith Richards – Burn Your Playhouse Down
Townes Van Zandt – Pancho and Lefty
The Mavericks – Come Unto Me
John Doe – Just For the Hell of It
X – Wild Thing
X – We’re Desperate
The Bottle Rockets – Ship It on the Frisco
The Prisonaires – Just Walkin’ in the Rain
The Persuasions – Buffalo Soldier
Scott H. Biram – Amazing Grace
X – The World’s a Mess, It’s in My Kiss
Charles Bradley – Changes
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – The Last DJ