Sun, 29 November 2020
It May All Be Mayall
Dedicated to John Mayall who turned 87 on November 29, 2020.
01. John Mayall - I'm As Good As Gone (4:23) (Single, Forty Below Records, 2020)
Bandana Blues is and will always be a labor of love.
Sun, 22 November 2020
01. Chris Daniels & the Kings - Nobody Knows (4:57) (Funky To The Bone, Moon Voyage Records, 2015)
Bandana Blues is and will always be a labor of love.
Sun, 15 November 2020
Let's Move On
01. Austin John - Take It Easy Baby (4:00) (Diggin' In, Rock n’ Roll Ranch Records, 2020)
Bandana Blues is and will always be a labor of love.
Sun, 8 November 2020
Losing was not an option. But when reality kicked in... it was 'game over'.
01. Anthony Gomes - Losing Game (3:32) (Electric Field Holler, Up 2 Zero Entertainment, 2015)
Sun, 1 November 2020
Spinner serves you a blue choice of music this week in which it is election day in the USA on November 3.
01. Dudley Taft - Hey Hey Hey (4:17) (Cosmic Radio, American Blues Artist Group, 2020)
Fri, 30 October 2020
Bandana Blues Special
Spinner's Seventies #4
Using up left-over bandwidth with other music Spinner (still) listens to.
01. Ben Sidran - The Funky Elephant (3:22) (Don't Let Go, Blue Thumb Records, 1974)
Sun, 25 October 2020
No Tricks, Just Treats
Spinner treats you with new music, an in memoriam for Spencer Davis and some Halloween tunes.
01. Greg Sover Band - Wake Up (3:56) (The Parade, Grounded Soul Records, 2020)
Sun, 18 October 2020
No Gigs, No Glory
Due to the pandemic most artists are stuck at home without making any money.
01. Dennis Jones - When I Wake Up (4:12) (Soft Hard & Loud, Blue Rock Records, 2020)
Sun, 11 October 2020
Blues On The Fly
01. Bluesiana Triangle - Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me (10:14) (Bluesiana Triangle, Windham Hill Records, 1990)
Mon, 5 October 2020
Do Not Play It Down
The corona virus is still around. And playing it down is not wise.
01. Skylar Rogers - Like Father Like Daughter (3:01) (Single, self-release, 2020)
Sun, 27 September 2020
Another episode with the usual Bandana treatment.
01. Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite - Birds Of A Feather (3:21) (100 Years Of Blues, Alligator Records, 2020)
Sun, 20 September 2020
Back To Regular
Spinner put together a regular show with a lot of new music. Enjoy.
01. Clay Melton - Say That You Love Me (3:48) (Single, Watchtower Entertainment, 2020)
Sun, 13 September 2020
Memorial for Beardo 2020
Spinner put together another memorial show for Beardo because this week on september 17 it is 3 year ago that his dear friend and partner at Bandana Blues suddenly passed away.
01. B.B. King - 3 O'Clock Blues  (3:01) (Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey, Document Records, 2001)
Sun, 6 September 2020
Another Covers Show
The last covers show was about a year ago, so Spinner figured it was time again.
01. Leslie West - I Feel Fine (2:56) (Unusual Suspects, Provogue Records, 2011)
Mon, 31 August 2020
01. Adam Sweet - Trouble (3:44) (Single, self-release, 2020)
Sun, 23 August 2020
Yes the show must go on, but Spinner has also some sad news to share.
01. Downchild Blues Band - Can You Hear The Music (4:15) (Live At The Toronto Jazz Festival, Diesel Management Productions, 2020)
Sun, 16 August 2020
Here's some eligible blues and there's no doubt about it.
01. Johnny Fink & the Intrusion - Let's Hear Some Blues (3:53) (JFI, self-release, 2017)
Sun, 9 August 2020
01. Chris McKay & The Masketeers - If You Don't Wear A Mask (You're Showing What An Ass You Are) (3:57) (Single, self-release, 2020)
Sun, 2 August 2020
Get ready for some soulful, horn drenched blues music.
01. Wily Bo Walker & Danny Flam - Velvet Windows (Treme Trippin') (3:53) (Ain't No Man A Good Man, Mescal Canyon Records, 2020)
Thu, 30 July 2020
Bandana Blues Special
Spinner's Funhouse #7
It's been 3 years since the last Funhouse show, but now here's Spinner's Funhouse #7.
01. Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen - Too Much Fun (3:22) (Live From Deep In The Heart Of Texas, Paramount Records, 1974)
Sun, 26 July 2020
It is wholesome to feel bluesome.
01. Head Honchos - That Driving Beat (3:22) (Bring It On Home, self-release, 2018)
Sun, 19 July 2020
So Many Reasons For The Blues
01. Eric Johanson - Down To The Bottom (3:44) (Single, Nola Blue, 2020)
Sun, 12 July 2020
Again We Mourn
Again some icons in music have died. We got the blues.
01. Backtrack Blues Band - Girl On Bordeaux Mountain (5:06) (Your Baby Has Left, VizzTone Records, 2020)
Sun, 5 July 2020
Here's some damn good new music.
01. Hurricane Ruth - What You Never Had (4:14) (Good Life, American Showplace Music, 2020)
Sun, 28 June 2020
Sort Of Regular
Spinner put a regular but long show together with great music to enjoy!
01. Hi-Jivers - Knee High & Risin' (3:01) (45 RPM Single, self-release, 2020)
Sun, 21 June 2020
01. Shemekia Copeland - Uncivil War (4:46) (Single, Alligator Records, 2020)
Sun, 14 June 2020
Good Blues & Sad News
The 'southern gentleman of the blues' has passed away, but the music lives on. We got the blues.
01. Vanja Sky - Shadow Play (4:03) (Woman Named Trouble, Ruf Records, 2020)
Mon, 8 June 2020
Bandana Blues At Any Time
The show is late due to some audio obstacles Spinner had to overcome.
01. Backtrack Blues Band - Best Friend's Grave (5:22) (Your Baby Has Left, VizzTone Records, 2020)
Sun, 31 May 2020
Black Page Blues
Excessive police violence added another black page to American history.
01. Biscuit Miller & the Mix - Get Ready (4:31) (Chicken Grease, American Showplace Music, 2019)
Sun, 24 May 2020
The title says it all.
01. Giles Robson - Giles' Theme (3:42) (Don't Give Up On The Blues, American Showplace Music, 2019)
Sun, 17 May 2020
Hand Picked & Hand Mixed
Lots of new music and a few oldies, hand picked and hand mixed by Spinner.
01. Scott Ellison - Something About You (3:30) (Skyline Drive, Red Parlor Records, 2020)
Sun, 10 May 2020
Blues At Home
We're advised to stay home as much as possible, so Spinner serves you some blues at home.
01. Hank Mowery - My Home (4:21) (Account To Me, Old Pal Records, 2013)
Mon, 4 May 2020
Spinner produced an episode with mostly new or recent blue notes to listen to while you stay at home.
01. The Proven Ones - Nothing Left To Give (5:35) (You Ain't Done, Gulf Coast Records, 2020)
Sun, 26 April 2020
King Thing Again
It is the Dutch king's birthday this week. So Spinner put together a royal show agian.
01. ZZ Top - Nasty Dogs And Funky Kings (2:46) (Fandango!, London Records, 1975)
Mon, 20 April 2020
The whole world is affected by the lockdown. But some folks are being hurt more than other people.
01. Popa Chubby - Buyer Beware (3:32) (It's A Mighty Hard Road, Dixiefrog Records, 2020)
Sun, 12 April 2020
An episode full of good music to chase away the Easter blues.
01. TopJaw - Queen's Crown (Digital Single, self-release, 2020)
Sun, 5 April 2020
United In Blues
Somehow this corona situation, as awkward as it is, has us united. United in blues.
01. Mike Zito - Don't Let The World Get You Down (3:56) (Quarantine Blues, Gulf Coast Records, 2020)
Sun, 29 March 2020
An episode dedicated to the hard times caused by the corona pandemic.
01. Metropolitan Blues Allstars - Trying Times (3:38) (Trying Times, June Appal Records, 1988)
Sun, 22 March 2020
Keep Calm And Blues On
With the corona virus all around us, we gotta wait for better times.
01. Sparky Parker - In The Dark (4:05) (In The Dark, self-release, 2019)
Sun, 15 March 2020
Just another Bandana Blues show which is, actually like always, kinda pandemic eclectic.
01. Saverio Maccne - Riding On My Mind (4:24) (Digital Single, Velvet Utopia, 2020)
Sun, 8 March 2020
Infected With The Blues
Stay away from corona and instead get infected with the blues. Enjoy.
01. Spencer Mackenzie - Infected With The Blues (3:45) (Infected With The Blues, self-release, 2016)
Mon, 2 March 2020
Spinner is serving lots of great earfood. So start listening!
01. Albert Castiglia - Too Much Seconal (8:12) (Wild And Free, Gulf Coast Records, 2020)
Fri, 28 February 2020
Bandana Blues Special
Spinner's Jazz Adventure #4
Once more a Bandana Blues Special with jazz music from Spinner's jazz collection.
01. JJ Johnson - Sketch One (4:25) (The Eminent JJ Johnson Vol. 1, Blue Note, 1953)
You will find...
Sun, 23 February 2020
Sponsors Of The Blues
A show dedicated to 2 loyal sponsors and filled with lots of new music. Enjoy!
01. Alex Dixon's Vintage Dixon - Nothing New Under The Sun (2:45) (The Real McCoy, Dixon Landing Music, 2020)
Mon, 17 February 2020
More 21st Century Blues
No need to elaborate on this. Just listen and enjoy!
01. Lee Delray - I Don't Know Why (4:14) (570-Blues, self-release, 2013)
Sun, 9 February 2020
Some New, Some Older
While confined to the house because of storm Ciara, Spinner put together a show with some new and some older music.
01. Jeremiah Johnson - Tornado (3:35) (Heavens To Betsy, Ruf Records, 2020)
Sun, 2 February 2020
The Way It Is Blue
Spinner put a show together of music he likes for the way it is blue.
01. Mike Zito - Down Bound Train (4:03) (Rock 'N' Roll: A Tribute to Chuck Berry, Ruf Records, 2019)
Sun, 26 January 2020
An untitled episode but nevertheless with some damn good music. Enjoy!
01. Head Honchos - Come Strong (4:25) (Bring It On Home, self-release, 2018)
Sun, 19 January 2020
Blues With Horns Vol. 1
The title says it all: an episode of blues music with a lot of horns in it.
01. Delbert McClinton & Self-Made Men - Mr. Smith (4:02) (Tall Dark & Handsome, Hot Shot Records, 2019)
Sun, 12 January 2020
More Of That Stuff
An episode with more of that (good) stuff to enjoy!
01. Jay Gordon's Blues Venom - El Diablo Blues (3:43) (Slide Rules!, Shuttle Music, 2019)
Sun, 5 January 2020
The Start Of A New Year
In this show Spinner mixed tracks of releases from last year with new stuff that's gonna be released this month and some tracks from a few older albums that only just now got to him. All interesting stuff, so enjoy.
01. Spencer MacKenzie - Shut The Door (Baby Don't Look Back) (3:58) (Cold November, Gypsy Soul Records, 2018)
Sun, 29 December 2019
Happy New Year
The last episode of 2019 with music from this year, two tracks that are a bit older and two previews of albums from the future.
01. David Alex-Barton - I'm Your Huckleberry (3:38) (Digital Single, Outlets Records, 2019)
Sun, 22 December 2019
Some Sort Of Xmas Show
01. Val Starr & The Blues Rocket - Spending Christmas With The Blues (4:03) (Woman On A Mission, self-release, 2016)
Numbers 1, 3, 9, 11 and 14 are also included in the Blind Raccoon Sampler 2017.
More Xmas shows:
Sun, 15 December 2019
Beardo's Birthday Bash 2019
A Bandana Blues episode dedicated to Beardo, founder of Bandana Blues, and filled with some interesting contributions from a couple of faithful listeners to the podcast. It turned out to be an intriguing and eclectic show. So go get it!
01. Matty T Wall - Quicksand (3:12) (Transpacific Blues Vol. 1, Hipsterdumpster Records, 2019)
Sun, 8 December 2019
Spinner did some travelling and decided to make it the theme of this episode.
01. Spencer Bohren - Traveling Blues (2:29) (Full Moon, Loft Records, 1991)
Sun, 1 December 2019
Criss-Cross Thru The Years
An episode with great music coming from a variety of years. Have fun listening!
01. Pat Ramsey - Jammin' In The Jungle (5:07) (It's About Time, Rampat Records, 1996)
Sun, 24 November 2019
All 21st Century Blues
Spinner put an episode together with real 21st century blues. Enjoy!
01. Screamin' John & TD Lind - Way Past Midnight (2:23) (Mr Little Big Man, Down In The Alley Records, 2019)
Sun, 17 November 2019
In The Groove
Spinner produced a groovy episode with all the music coming from those old fashioned 12" vinyl platters. Can you dig it?
01. Dick Destiny & the Highway Kings - The Jack (3:09) (Brutality, Destination Records, 1987)
Sun, 10 November 2019
It's All Good
Spinner made a selection of songs from albums that all came out this year. And it came out good!
01. Ally Venable - Texas Honey (2:27) (Texas Honey, Ruf Records, 2019)
Sun, 3 November 2019
A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues
An episode that delivers your weekly shot of rhythm & blues. Enjoy!
01. Arthur Alexander - A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues  (1:54) (A Shot Of Rhythm And Soul, Ace Records, 1982)
Sun, 27 October 2019
Some Blues & Some More
An episode with blues from a few new & recent releases and some more stuff that might tickle your ears.
01. Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps - In The Pink (4:00) (Live!, Jesi-lu Records, 2019)
Sun, 20 October 2019
Blues Bandana Style
Just a regular Bandana Blues episode, so you will get to hear some blues Bandana style. Check it out!
01. Jeff Chaz - Blues Buffet (3:48) (No Paint, JCP Records, 2019)
Mon, 14 October 2019
All Sorts Of Blues
In this episode you'll find all sorts of blues. Eclectic as Bandana Blues usually is.
01. Dudley Taft - I Can't Live Without You (4:31) (Simple Life, American Blues Artist Group, 2019)
Sun, 6 October 2019
Spinner plays electric blues again. Some of it is brand new and the rest is from recent releases.
01. Tommy Castro & the Painkillers - Calling San Francisco (5:25) (Killin' It Live, Alligator Records, 2019)
Mon, 30 September 2019
All 2019 & All Acoustic
Spinner put an all acousic episode together with music from albums that came out this year.
01. Giles Robson - Boogie At The Showplace (3:29) (Don't Give Up On The Blues, American Showplace Music, 2019)
Sun, 22 September 2019
Although feeling blue about all the troubles and challenges mankind faces, Spinner managed to put another great episode together with new stuff and a few dedications. Enjoy!
01. Percy Mayfield - Danger Zone (3:00) (Walking On A Tightrope, Brunswick Records, 1969)
Sun, 15 September 2019
Memorial for Beardo 2019
This week on september 17 it is 2 year ago that Spinner's lifelong friend and partner at Bandana Blues suddenly passed away. So this all instrumental show is dedicated to Beardo, founder of Bandana Blues.
01. Matty T Wall - Sophia's Strut (1:45) (Sidewinder, Hipsterdumpster Records, 2018)
Sun, 8 September 2019
In Memoriam Art Neville
This episode of Bandana Blues is dedicated to Art Neville who passed away on July 22, 2019 at age 81.
01. The Hawketts - Mardi Gras Mambo (2:15) (45 RPM Single, Chess Records, 1955)
Sun, 1 September 2019
Old & New & All Blue
Spinner put an episode together with old and new music. But ofcourse it is all blue of some sort.
01. Blues Meets Girl - Shifting Gears (3:32) (Blues Meets Girl, self-release, 2019)
Sun, 25 August 2019
Spinner's bond with the blues is pure chemistry. It is blues chemistry.
01. Savoy Brown - City Night (6:13) (City Night, Quarto Valley Records, 2019)
Sun, 18 August 2019
Playing Around With The Blues
Spinner played around with the blues, which resulted in a great episode with a lot of new and recent music.
01. Moonshine Society - Southern Road (3:45) (Sweet Thing, self-release, 2019)
Mon, 12 August 2019
Late... but Spinner put an episode together with all covers, because it's been about a year since the last cover show.
01. Hubert Sumlin - Letter To My Girlfriend (2:16) (Hubert Sumlin's Blues Part, Black Top/Demon Records, 1987)
Sun, 4 August 2019
More Music All The Time
Spinner put together a great episode with lots of new and recent music.
01. Nat Bolden - Good Morning Mr. Blues (3:51) (Battle Of The Blues: Chicago Vs Oakland, Delta Roots Records, 2019)
Sun, 28 July 2019
And Then There Is The Moon
On July 20 it was the 50st anniversary of the first moon landing.
01. Cesar Rosas - Racing The Moon (3:26) (Soul Disguise, Rykodisc, 1999)
Sun, 21 July 2019
Reaching A New Milestone
To celebrate the milestone of #800 I put an eclectic, bluezy mix together of music from then and now.
01. Los Lonely Boys - Oye Mamacita (3:32) (Sacred, Epic Records, 2006)
Sat, 13 July 2019
Enjoy The Music
Just a usual Bandana Blues episode filled with great music, new and old. So enjoy the music.
01. Dennis Jones - Enjoy The Ride (3:46) (Both Sides Of The Track, Blue Rock Records, 2016)
Sun, 7 July 2019
Havin' A Ball
Spinner is havin' a ball because the Dutch-American connection of Bandana Blues is nicely reflected in the Women's Soccer World Championship Final with the American Women soccer team playing against the Dutch Women soccer team.
01. Blues Company - Having A Ball (3:23) (Then And Now, Inakustik, 2001)
Sun, 30 June 2019
The summer heat made Spinner go slow, but it didn't stop him from producing a nice Bandana Blues episode.
01. Jersey Swamp Cats - Cupcake! (3:30) (Go Cat Go!, self-release, 2019)
Sun, 23 June 2019
Blues & Oddities
Spinner might surprise you with a few odd songs in this episode.
01. Tailgators - Carolee (4:15) (OK Let's Go!, Restless Records, 1988)
Sun, 16 June 2019
On With The Show
Just a regular episode with new and recent music.
01. Savoy Brown - Don't Hang Me Out To Dry (4:19) (City Night, Quarto Valley Records, 2019)
Sun, 9 June 2019
The Doctor Is Gone
This episode of Bandana Blues is Spinner's In Memoriam for Dr. John who passed away last week on june 6, 2019.
01. Dr. John - Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya (5:36) (Gris-Gris, Atco Records, 1968)
Mon, 3 June 2019
Again, We Lost Some...
In this episode of Bandana Blues Spinner pays respect to a few artists who passed away recently.
01. Los Lonely Boys - Can't Slow Down (3:16) (Revelation, Blue Rose/Playing In Traffic Records, 2014)
Fri, 31 May 2019
Bandana Blues Special
Spinner's Seventies #3 - Southern Rock
This is volume 3 of Spinner's music from the 1970s filled with southern rock music.
01. Winters Brothers Band - I Can't Help It (3:24) (The Winters Brothers Band, Atco Reords, 1976)
Mon, 27 May 2019
Late... But Not Too Late For The Blues
Spinner has been busy all week beeing in different places for various reasons.
01. Angela Strehli (with Doug Sahm) - Too Late (4:51) (Deja Blue, House Of Blues/A&M, 1998)
Sun, 19 May 2019
Spinner got help... so he made it the theme for this Bandana Blues episode.
01. Triple Trouble - Help! (4:04) (Wanted, Telarc Records, 2003)
Sun, 12 May 2019
It's a Blues Thing
An episode just as eclectic as most of the Bandana Blues shows. But also bluesy as usual.
01. Luther Allison - It's A Blues Thing (5:40) (Reckless, Alligator Records, 1997)
Sun, 5 May 2019
Almost All New
Spinner has loaded this episode with lots of new or very, very recent music. You'll love it.
01. Regina Bonelli - Killing Floor (Digital Download Single, self-release, 2019)
Sun, 28 April 2019
Another King Thing
The Dutch king had another birthday on April 27, so Spinner put together another King Thing show.
01. Guy King - King Thing (5:42) (Truth, Delmark Records, 2016)
Sun, 21 April 2019
Blues As In Bandana Blues
So you get what you can expect: a regular Bandana Blues show with new, recent and older music.
01. Sugaray Rayford - Sometimes You Get The Bear (4:35) (Somebody Save Me, Forty Below Records, 2019)
Sun, 14 April 2019
A Regular Bandana
This episode is simply a regular Bandana Blues with new music and some older stuff, plus a vinyl trio.
01. Tony Campanella - Mr. Cleanhead (5:22) (Taking It To The Street, Gulf Coast Records, 2019)
Sun, 7 April 2019
Another Quick One
Again Spinner didn't have much time to produce this episode.
01. Paul Mark & the Van Dorens - Dead End Town (6:34) (IndigoVertigo, Radiation Records, 2002)
Sun, 31 March 2019
A Quick One
Spinner didn't have much time to produce this episode, so it's a quick one, but with lots of great recent music.
01. Wily Bo Walker & E.D. Brayshaw - Night Of The Hunter (5:58) (The Roads We Ride, Mescal Canyon Records, 2019)
Sun, 24 March 2019
In Memoriam Dave Raven
With a deep bow out of respect for Dave Raven and to honor his dedication to the blues, this Bandana Blues episode is filled with some of the live recordings Dave produced for The Raven and The Blues in his small houseboat studio.
01. Magda Piskorczyk - Life Is Like The Good Old Tasty Wine (Raven 'n' Blues session, Oct 2014) (4:08)
Sun, 17 March 2019
Blues As Usual
There is lots of new music in this episode. And ofcourse it's blues as usual.
01. AG Weinberger - Cadillac Blues (4:14) (Reborn, Bigfoot Records, 2018)
Sun, 10 March 2019
Nice 'n' Easy
Spinner put together an episode that turned out to be nice 'n' easy.
01. Laura Tate - Can't Say No (5:11) (Let's Just Be Real, 811 Gold Records, 2017)
Sun, 3 March 2019
More Cool Stuff
In this episode Spinner tickles your ears with some more cool stuff.
01. Fabulous Thunderbirds - Love In Common (4:49) (Hot Number, Epic Records, 1987)
Mon, 25 February 2019
Due to a busy weekend and a cold that slowed Spinner down, this show got online later than usual.
01. Kenny Parker - Back Up Plan (6:58) (Hellfire, Rock-A-While Records, 2019)
Sun, 17 February 2019
Thru The Cracks
In this episode of Bandana Blues Spinner presents to you music that fell thru the cracks, so to speak, but definitely deserves some attention. Enjoy.
01. Phantom Blues Band - A Good Time With The Blues (3:15) (Inside Out, VizzTone Records, 2012)
Sun, 10 February 2019
Variety In Blue
In this show Spinner plays songs of your favorite musical color: a variety in blue.
01. Big Joe & the Dynaflows - So Mean To Me (3:15) (Rockhouse Party, Severn Records, 2019)
Sun, 3 February 2019
In this episode of Bandana Blues you will find many different shades of blue.
01. Anthony Geraci - Fifty Shades Of Blue (3:27) (Fifty Shades Of Blue, Delta Groove Records, 2015)