American Jukebox Playlist- with a Paris Flair

Hello Cats and Jammers! I am back from France and have lots of fab adventures to share once I get unpacked and go through my email inbox- ugh, the worst part of holidays to be sure. (Well, except for sea sickness- handy travel tip: those sea bands accupressure wrist cuffs work fine on calm water, but during a boat-tossing-stomach churning storm, not so much.)

But I hit the ground running with American Jukebox on Monday night. And in celebration of my trip to Paris, I threw in some Sidney Bechet and Josephine Baker, both hugely talented jazz artists of the 1920’s who left a segregated Jim Crow America to settle in Paris, where they found an adoring fan base and the respect they could never find in their home country.

Thanks to everyone who tuned in and requested songs this week! You can catch American Jukebox each Monday from 10 pm to midnight GMT (that’s 4pm to 6pm CST) live on the internet at Oban FM. Feel free to request a song and I’ll dedicate it to you or a loved one live on air. Au revoir mes amours!


  1. Steely Dan-FM

  2. Billie Holiday-All of Me

  3. Alvin Youngblood Hart-Mobile Line

  4. Robert Johnson-me and the Devil Blues

  5. Junior Kimbrough -Meet me in the City

  6. Chimney Choir-Going down South

  7. Leftover Salmon-

  8. Dr. John-Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya

  9. Woody  Guthrie-This Land is your Land

  10. Peter Rowan-The Wild Geese

  11. The Wilders-Setting the woods on Fire

  12. The Osborne Bros-Hillbilly Fever

  13. Mike Seeger-Bonaparte’s Retreat

  14. Hayseed Dixie-Moonshiners Daughter

  15. Sam and Kirk McGee-Don’t let your deal go down

  16. Jerry Garcia-Deal

  17. Sidney Bechet-Si tu vu ma mere

  18. Hot Club of San Francisco-Yerba Buena Bounce

  19. Josephine Baker-Bye Bye Blackbird

  20. Big Mama Thornton-Bumble Bee

  21. Memphis Jug Band-KC Moan

  22. The Williamson Brothers-Gonna Die with the Hammer in my hand

  23. Van Morrison-John Henry

  24. JJ Cale-The Sensitive Kind

  25. Mickey Hart-Where Love Goes

  26. Patti Smith-Because the Night

  27. Velvet Underground-Sweet Jane

  28. Frank Zappa-Camarillo Brillo

  29. Calexico-Gypsy’s Curse

  30. North MS All Stars-Shake Em on Down

  31. Staple Singers-New Born Soul

  32. Jimi Hendrix-Burning the Midnight Lamp













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