Sun, 20 June 2021
Number 900 goes out to all the supporters of Bandana Blues with a big thank you from Spinner.
01. Sam & Dave - I Thank You (2:52) (45 RPM Single, Stax Records, 1968)
Sun, 13 June 2021
This New Blue episode of Bandana Blues is filled with new music for you to enjoy.
01. Tia Carroll - Our Last Time (4:18) (You Gotta Have It, Little Village Foundation, 2021)
Sun, 6 June 2021
Spinner quickly produced a regular episode for you to enjoy.
01. Scott Weis Band - Simmer Me Down (3:23) (Simmer Me Down, Sleepy Lodge Records, 2020)
Sun, 30 May 2021
Bad News Blues
01. Tommy Z - Plug In & Play (4:41) (Plug In & Play, South Blossom Records, 2021)
Mon, 24 May 2021
RIP Bob Koester (1932-2021)
A show in honor of Bob Koester, founder of Delmark Records, who passed away on May 12 at age 88.
01. Junior Wells - In The Wee Wee Hours (3:45) (Hoodoo Man Blues, Delmark Records, 1965)
Sun, 16 May 2021
Goin' Back In Time
By goin'back in time Spinners treats you to a variety of great tunes.
01. Studebaker John & the Hawks - Outside Lookin' In (4:39) (Nothin' But Fun, Double Trouble Records, 1990)
Mon, 10 May 2021
Blues In The Night
01. Zechariah Lloyd - Down To The River (3:15) (Single, self-release, 2020)
Sun, 2 May 2021
More New Music
01. Kyle Culkin - So Damn Old (3:45) (Pork Chops & Blues, Tonebucker Records, 2021)
Sun, 25 April 2021
King Thing Once More
Because the Dutch King celebrates his birthday again this week.
01. Guy King - King Thing (5:42) (Truth, Delmark Records, 2016)
Sun, 18 April 2021
01. Chris Duarte Group - City Life Blues (8:08) (Infinite Energy, Blues Bureau International, 2010)
Mon, 12 April 2021
The show is late but now it's here and filled with mostly new music. Enjoy!
01. Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Too Cool To Dance (3:04) (Dance Songs For Hard Times, Family Owned Records, 2021)
Sun, 4 April 2021
Bunnies & Blues
An Easter show? Not really. And no animals were harmed in the making of this podcast episode.
01. Gary Cain Band - Live Wire (3:45) (Twangadelic Bluesophunk, self-release, 2017)
Sun, 28 March 2021
It Just Does Not Stop
The constant cycle of mass shootings continues. It gives Spinner the blues.
01. Popa Chubby - No Justice No Peace (5:06) (Tinfoil Hat, Dixiefrog Records, 2021)
Sun, 21 March 2021
Celebrating 50 years of Alligator Records & more.
01. Sandy Haley - Never Sleep Your Way To The Middle (3:33) (Blind Raccoon Nola Blue Collection Vol.3, Blue Heart Records, 2021)
Sun, 14 March 2021
Change The Game
01. Atomic 44's - My '49 (4:15) (Single, Bird Dog Records, 2021)
Sun, 7 March 2021
A naughty theme show.
01. Sean Costello - Who's Been Cheatin' Who? (2:50) (Cuttin' In, Landslide Records, 2000)
Mon, 1 March 2021
Worldclass Blues For A Troubled Planet
01. Robson Fernandes - Blues In The Dark (Sampa Blues, self-release, 2002)
Sun, 21 February 2021
An episode with a wide range of blues music.
01. Liz Mandville Greeson - Juicehead Man (5:00) (Back In Love Again, Earwig Music, 2003)
Sun, 14 February 2021
01. Shemekia Copeland - Happy Valentine's Day (5:37) (Talking To Strangers, Alligator Records, 2002)
Mon, 8 February 2021
Some blues and such to keep you warm.
01. Ben Reel - Tear it Down (4:07) (Single, B.Reel Records, 2021)
Sun, 31 January 2021
An episode with music of 40-plus years old.
01. ZZ Top - Precious And Grace (3:10) (Tres Hombres, London Records, 1973)
Tue, 26 January 2021
01. Albert Castiglia - Someone Else's Problem (A Stone's Throw, Blues Leaf Records, 2006)
Sun, 24 January 2021
An episode with a lot of new music. Can you dig it?
01. Selwyn Birchwood - You Can't Steal My Shine (3:53) (Living In A Burning House, Alligator Records, 2021)
Sun, 17 January 2021
This week's inauguration of Joe Biden & Kamala Harris is also the inauguration of a change in politics. It inspired Spinner in his song selection.
01. The Nighthawks - Inaugural Freeze (2:53) (Hard Living, Varrick, 1986)
Sun, 10 January 2021
All The Lies...
01. Mojo Morganfield - It's Good To Be King (3:52) (Single, Delmark Records, 2020)
Sun, 3 January 2021
Twenty Twenty One
First episode of the new year.
01. Chicken Shack - Remington Ride (3:02) (OK Ken?, Blue Horizon Records, 1969)
Sun, 27 December 2020
Happy New Year
01. Bees Deluxe - Prison Of Love (3:29) (Mouthful Of Bees, Slapping Cat Records, 2020)
Sun, 20 December 2020
Beardo's Birthday Bash 2020
An eclectic show in honor of Beardo with songs selected by a couple of faithful listeners to Bandana Blues.
01. Mothers Of Invention - Call Any Vegetable (7:22) (Just Another Band From L.A., Bizarre/Reprise Records, 1972)
Sun, 13 December 2020
Goin' Back In Time & A Bit Of Xmas
Spinner plays some older tracks and a few new Xmas songs.
01. Bad Brad & the Fat Cats - Lucky Man (6:28) (Take A Walk With Me, Tangle Eye Records, 2014)
Sun, 6 December 2020
01. McKee Brothers - Whistleblower Blues (5:08) (A Time Like This, self-release, 2020)
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)
Sun, 22 November 2020
01. Chris Daniels & the Kings - Nobody Knows (4:57) (Funky To The Bone, Moon Voyage Records, 2015)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)