Friday, March 29, 2013

Byron Bay Blues Festival 2013 Sampler

Byron Bay, NSW, Australia

An Indian American Thai Australian friend spends about her time on the gorgeous NSW coast near Byron Bay.  And she has reminded me, and requested me, to commemorate this year’s annual Blues Fest with a Washerman’s Dog sampler.   

As usual its an amazing lineup. Hope many of you made it. If not, here is a double slice of some of the biggest names on the list.

Surf’s up!

Track Listing: Vol 1

01 'Cuz I'm Here [Ruthie Foster]
02 Even in the Quietest Moments [Supertramp]
03 Fujiyama Mama [Wanda Jackson]
04 Lovestruck Baby [Robert Cray]
05 Jealousy [Bettye LaVette]
06 The Car Song [The Cat Empire]
07 Strut [Taj Mahal]
08 Bongo Man [Jimmy Cliff]
09 Rattlesnake Preacher [Chris Smither]
10 Flying [Chris Isaak]
11 Hearts And Bones [Paul Simon]
12 Let The Four Winds Blow [Robert Plant]
13 There's Hope For You [William Elliot Whitmore]
14 Takin' The Midnight Train [Tony Joe White]
15 Since I Fell for You [Mavis Staples]
16 Dear Old Southland [Allen Toussaint]
17 Wichita Skyline [Shawn Colvin]
18 Devil Got My Woman [Bonnie Raitt]
19 El Viento [Manu Chao]
20 St. Judy's Comet [Paul Simon]


Track Listing: Vol 2
01 Jesus Gonna Be Here [Blind Boys of Alabama]
02 Flying [Chris Isaak]
03 Down to Zero [Bettye LaVette]
04 People Grinnin' In Your Face [Ruthie Foster]
05 Funky Buttercup [The Bamboos]
06 Chelsea Hotel No. 2 [Rufus Wainwright]
07 Rattlesnake Preacher [Chris Smither]
08 The Train I'm On [Tony Joe White]
09 Blues On A Holiday [Susan Tedeschi]
10 Me Llaman Calle [Manu Chao]
11 Dreamer [Supertramp]
12 One Four Five [The Cat Empire]
13 The Harder They Come [Jimmy Cliff]
14 99 and 1/2 [Mavis Staples]
15 Slippin' & Slidin' [Wanda Jackson]
16 Swinging Doors [Wanda Jackson] 
17 Senor Blues [Taj Mahal]
18 American Music [Violent Femmes]
19 Tenderness [Paul Simon]
20 On Your Way Down (feat. Allen Toussaint) [Trombone Shorty]

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