Mulligan Stew August 25th

If you went to the Bonnie Raitt closer concert at Edmonton Folk Fest this year, you would have noticed her keyboard player Mike Finnegan

Bonnie gave him his own spotlight and he sang like a mockingbird.

I’ve been playing Mike for years now and am so happy he’s still around and finally getting the break he earned years ago,

And THATS why he starts off Saturdays Stew.

On Vinyl my friends.

Lyle Lovett sings a Holiday song – well, it mentions the Holidays. Girl with the Holiday Smile which begins

“I met a hooker at the grocery store”

Brand new Van Morrison music  Born to Sing

Tom Waits

 

New Whitehorse. Radiator Blues

 New Scenic Route, Royal Wood

Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top) shows up with a down and dirty  version of Peter Greens Oh Well on the Tribute to Fleetwood Mac.  I’m happy to see that the producers we aware there were two different Fleetwood Macs. The first was by far the best.

 

 

 

 

 

LIVE tracks from 

U2

Bruce Cockburn

 Allman Brothers

Blue Rodeo

Tom Petty

Otis redding

Jackson Browne and David Lindley.  This is a very powerful LP.  Recorded on a tour of Spain in 2006.  The band consisted of some of Spains greatest players. 

Check out the remarkable version of Late for the Sky. 

Etta James – doing Jimmy Reeds Baby what you want me to do.   

Show closes with one of the best singles ever recorded…Mongo SantaMaria  Watermelon Man.  

TURN IT UP 

Artist

Song

Album

Mike Finnegan Baby, I found out Mike Finnegan
U2 Angel of Harlem (live) Rattle and Hum
Bruce Cockburn/Kathryn Moses Barrelhouse all night long Waiting for a Miracle (Singles)
Roomful of Blues Loan me helping hand Blues’ll make you happy too
Allman Bros Statesboro Blues (live) Live at Stoneybrook
Lyle Lovett Girl with the Holiday Smile Release Me
Van Morrison Pagan heart Born to Sing.  No Plan B
Blue Rodeo Trust Yourself (live) Just like a vacation
Tom Petty/Heartbreakers Breakdown (live) Live Anthology
Whitehorse Radiator Blues Fate of the World
Paul Simon Graceland 25th Anniversary
Scenic Route to Alaska Time All these years
Royal Wood I want your love We were born to Glory
David Bowie Growing Up Pinups (re-issue)
James Brown Get on up (Sex Machine) Best of Vol 2
Otis Redding Respect (live) Otis Blue
Ry Cooder Crazy bout an automobile Borderline
Jackson Browne/David Lindley Late for the Sky (live) Love is strange
Billy Gibbons Oh Well Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
Tom Waits Satisfied Bad as Me
Etta James Baby what u want me 2 do Chess 50th Ann
Mongo Santamaria Watermelon Man Mojo
     
     
     

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