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THE BLEND PLAYLIST - SHOW #1



The Blend #1
Recorded 17/3/2016
Host: Ira
Engineer: Wayne Allen
For: ex-patradio.fr



Deep Blues – Dr. John – Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack
Tin Roof Blues – Pete Fountain – The Best of Dixieland Series
Baby Scratch My Back – Slim Harpo – The Best of Excello Records
Back Water Blues – Irma Thomas – Our New Orleans Benefit Album
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Mojo Boogie – Sonny Landreth – South of I-10
Brownskin Woman – Beau Jacque and the Zydeco Hi-Rollers – Classics
Le Danse de Mardi Gras – Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys – Allons a Lafayette/Louisiana Cajun
T’en As Eu – David Doucet - Allons a Lafayette/Louisiana Cajun
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L’Ouragon – Beausoleil - Our New Orleans Benefit Album
Canal Street Blues – Dr. Michael White - Our New Orleans Benefit Album
Louisiana 1927 – Randy Newman and the Louisiana Philharmonic with members of the NY Philharmonic - Our New Orleans Benefit Album
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St. James Infirmary – Allen Toussaint – The Bright Mississippi
Snap Bean – L’il Brian and the Zydeco Travelers – Bayou Dance Party
Outside People - Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-Chas – Bayou Dance Party
Crawfish Fiesta – Prof Longhair – Crawfish Fiesta
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One More Chance – Carol Fran – The Best of Excello Records
I’m Leaving It All Up to You – Dale & Grace – Swamp Gold, Vol I
Sea of Love – Phil Phillips – Soul Man, Vol I
Shed So Many Tears – Isaac Payton Sweat – Cotton-Eyed Joe
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Texas Flood – Larry Davis – The Best of Duke Peacock Blues
Catch Up with the Blues – Johnny Copeland – Catch Up with the Blues
The Call It Stormy Monday – T-Bone Walker – The Very Best of T-Bone Walker
Pride and Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble – Blues Masters, Vol 9: Postmodern Blues
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Love Me With A Feeling – Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets – Texas Blues Guitar
Texas Guitar Slinger – Joe ‘Guitar’ Hughes - Texas Blues Guitar
I’m Worried – Mike Morgan and the Crawl - Texas Blues Guitar
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Pretty Little Lady from Beaumont – George Jones – Texas Super Hits
Offshore Blues – Tommy Warren – Swamp Gold Classics, Vol I
Boomtown – Toby Keith – Boomtown



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  1. Familiar without about a third of these - sounds like an awesome playlist. Cheers Ira!

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