#711 : Final Show with LIVE Jam (25 Sept 2019)
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by Nate Ness Monster
4y ago
After 13 years of bringing you a weekly Blues Room show each Wednesday evening on Free FM, year in and year out, 52 weeks a year, with no holiday breaks (or holiday pay lol) we bring this labor of love - or as my father would say, 'community service' - to an end. I wish to thank you ALL for your wonderful support, your friendship, and your generosity shown me over the years. I couldn't have done it on my own. To bring it all to a close I invited a few excellent local musicians up into the studio to jam live to air and that's exactly what they did. And we even had birthday cake to celebrate ..read more
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#710 :: Belly Fulla Blues With Fatt Max (18 Sept 2019)
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by Nate Ness Monster
4y ago
The final episode of Belly Fulla Blues with Fatt Max. We thank Mark 'Fatt Max' Hill for all his support and great shows he's hosted. He takes over from October with his own show called, The Blues Machine. We have our final episode of The Blues Room next week and it'll be a LIVE to air blues jam with a special appearance of Fatt Max plus many seasoned blues musicians from in and around Kirikiriroa so come back! 1. The Allman Brothers Band – Wasted Words  2. T Bone Walker – I Gat A Break Baby  3. Shaw Davis & The Black Ties – Tales From The West  4. Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry – Jo ..read more
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#709 :: Acoustically Blue (11 Sept 2019)
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by Nate Ness Monster
4y ago
Mostly acoustic blues in this episode. Be sure to enter the draw to win a copy of Greg Copeland's new CD. And be sure to catch him on tour around New Zealand during Oct-Nov 2019. And stay locked to The Blues Room for the final episode of Belly Fulla Blues. From October Fatt Max will be hosting The Blues Machine on FreeFM, 10pm NZ time so be sure to tune in.  1 Greg Copeland - Brown-Eyed Handsome Man 2 Gerry Hundt (Acoustic) - Make Me a Pallet 3 Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee - Better Day 4 Big Bill Broonzy - Tell Me Who 5 Darren Watson - Every Morning 6 Darcy Perry & Craig Bracken - W ..read more
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#708 :: Songs That Influenced The Rolling Stones (4 Sept 2019)
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by Nate Ness Monster
5y ago
Its a celebration of the songs that influenced the Rolling Stones and  Fatt Max is Diggin' Deeper to find those songs. Enjoy! 1. Howlin’ Wolf – Little Red Rooster  2. Buddy Holly – Not Fade Away  3. Blind Boy Fuller – Get Your Ya Ya’s Out  4. Muddy Waters – Just Make Love To Me  5. Robert Wilkins – That’s No Way To Get Along  6. Barrett Strong – Money  7. Joe Williams – Confessin’ The Blues  8. Robert Johnson – Stop Breaking Down Blues  9. Lead Belly – Midnight Special  10. Big Mama Thornton – Hound Dog  11. Jackie Brenston – Rocket 88  12. B B King – Every Day I have The Blues  13. Elmore ..read more
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#707 :: The Blues Done Made Me Drunk (28 Aug 2019)
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by Nate Ness Monster
5y ago
"I see no whiskey but the blues done made me drunk." ~ Johnny Young Blues is a tonic for whatever ails you.  I could play the blues and then not be blue anymore. ~ B. B. King Corey Harris - Moosemilk Blues Johnny Young's South Side Blues Band - Kid Man Blues Billy Boy Arnold - Whiskey, Beer And Reefer Buddy Guy - Whiskey, Beer & Wine Pinetop Perkins - Just Keep On Drinking Jimmy Rodgers - Sloppy Drunk Bob Margolin - Brown Liquor The Flaming Mudcats - Drinking My Life Away George Thorogood & the Destroyers - One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer Robert Garret - Quit My Drinkin  J Gei ..read more
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#706 :: Another Belly Fulla Blues With Fatt Max (21 August 2019)
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by Nate Ness Monster
5y ago
This week: Fatt Max serves up another great selection of modern blues with some old gems in the mix to help keep the blues alive. From the Roots of the Blues to the Fruits of the Blues 1. Billy Price – Working On Your Chain Gang  2. Bobby Rush – Good Stuff  3. Heather Newman – She Sure Looks A Lot Like Me  4. Laura Collins & The Back Porch Blues Band  5. Laura Collins & The Back Porch Blues Band  6. Texas Storm – White Room  7. Texas Storm – Cheap Sunglasses  8. Bonita & The Blues Shacks – Hottest Wings In Town  9. Misty Blues – Mountain Blu  10. Shady Frank – Crossroads  11. Su ..read more
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#705 :: More Tunes From the 88s (14 August 2019)
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by Nate Ness Monster
5y ago
More tunes from the 88s. 1 The Blues & Boogie Kings w/ Mitch Kashmar - Route 66 2 Maria Muldaur with Doc John piano - Don't You Feel My Leg 3 Milt Buckner - Red Red Wine 4 Taj Mahal - Built For Comfort 5 Jan Preston - The Boogie Gal 6 Oscar Peterson - C Jam Blues 7 Muddy Waters w/ Otis Spann, Mike Bloomfield & Paul Butterfield - Blow Wind blow 8 Henry Gray - That Ain't Right 9 Champion Jack Dupree - When I'm Drinkin' 10 Art Neville (Tribute To Fats Domino) - Please Don't Leave Me 11 Van Morrison - Worried Blues-Rollin' And Tumblin' 12 Otis Spann - It Must Have Been The Devil Down ..read more
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#704 :: Digging Deeper with Fatt Max (7 August 2019)
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by Nate Ness Monster
5y ago
Fatt Max explores a set of really old jug, kazoo and cowbell type traditional old school blues  from a collection called, 'Good Time Blues.'  1. Mississippi Jook Band – Hittin’ The Bottle  2. Mississippi Jook Band – Skippy Whippy  3. Memphis Jug Band – Mary Anna Cutoff  4. Memphis Jug Band – Gator Wobble  5. Memphis Jug Band – Mistreated Washboard Blues  6. Charlie Burse – Baby You Win  7. Charlie Burse – Oil It Up And Go  8. Georgia Browns – Tampa Strut  9. Georgia Cotton Pickers – Diddle Da Diddle  10. Georgia Cotton Pickers – She’s Coming Back Day  11. Big Joe And His Washboard Band ..read more
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#703 :: Interview with Australia's Queen of Boogie Woogie, Jan Preston (31 Aug 2019)
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by Nate Ness Monster
5y ago
I interview the lovely, the talented, the real deal JAN PRESTON on air The Blues Room.  http://www.janpreston.com/ NZ Tour - Aug, 2019 In her show '88 Pianos i have known', pianist extraordinaire JAN PRESTON, together with her band, shares with us her passion for pianos. Projected images combine with unforgettable biographical stories, original songs and piano trio music, which will move you from tears to laughter. Underpinned by Jan’s thrilling virtuosity (together with her trio) audiences will be tapping and clapping, and may leave never looking at a piano in quite the same way again! Che ..read more
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#702 :: LIVE Recording Wednesday :: Robert Johnson Covered By Blues Greats (24 July 2019)
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by Nate Ness Monster
5y ago
More than 100 years ago, a child was born in Mississippi – a dirt-poor, African-American who would grow up, learn to sing and play the blues, and eventually achieve worldwide renown. In the decades after his death, he has become known as the King of the Delta Blues Singers, his music expanding in influence to the point that rock stars of the greatest magnitude – the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, the Allman Brothers – all sing his praise and have recorded his songs. Here's an hour of live recordings of great artists covering Robert Johnson songs. From the Roots of the Blues to the F ..read more
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