Blues Valley

Saturday 8p - Sunday 1am

Since 1985, Greg Versen, "The Professah", has been playing the best blues music right here on WMRA. Blues Valley with Greg Versen airs Saturday nights 8:00 pm to 1:00 am.

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Playlist

December 21, 2013

8:03 PM
Deck the Halls with Boogie Woogie
Artist : Katie Webster
Album : Alligator Christmas Collection
Catalog : 9201
Label : Alligator
8:05 PM
Christmas Holidays
Artist : Texas Pete Mayes and His Houserockers Blues Band
Album : Blue Yule
Catalog : 70568
Label : Rhino
8:08 PM
Merry Christmas Baby
Artist : Charles Brown
Album : Blue Yule
Catalog : 70568
Label : Rhino
8:11 PM
Christmas Tears
Artist : Eli Cook
Album : Psych Out Christmas
Catalog : 0994
Label : Cleopatra
8:17 PM
# Jingle Bells
Artist : Etta James
Album : 12 Songs of Christmas
Catalog : 01005-82162-2
Label : Private Music
8:22 PM
Christmas by the BBQ
Artist : Lynn August
Album : Blues Mistletoe & Santa's Little Helper
Catalog : 1122
Label : Black Top
8:27 PM
Christmas in Paradise
Artist : Mike Morgan and the Crawl
Album : Blues Mistletoe & Santa's Little Helper
Catalog : 1122
Label : Balck Top
8:31 PM
Lonesome Christmas
Artist : Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets
Album : Blues Mistletoe & Santa's Little Helper
Catalog : 1122
Label : Black Top
8:37 PM
# Little Drummer Boy
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Spirit of Christmas
Catalog : 72842
Label : The Little Drummer Boy
8:42 PM
Last Month of the Year
Artist : Blind Boys from Alabama
Album : Go Tell It on the Mountain
Catalog : 90600
Label : Real World
8:47 PM
# It Came Up a Midnight Clear
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald
Album : Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas
Catalog : 27674
Label : Capitol Jazz
8:50 PM
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Artist : Diana Krall
Album : Jazz to the World
Catalog : 32127
Label : Blue Note
8:54 PM
Let It Snow
Artist : Michael Franks
Album : Jazz to the World
Catalog : 32127
Label : Blue Note
9:00 PM
# Christmas Day
Artist : Detroit Junior
Album : Blue Yule
Catalog : 70568
Label : Rhino
9:02 PM
The Christmas Song
Artist : Carmen McRae
Album : Jingle Bell Jazz
Catalog : 40166
Label : Columbia
9:06 PM
It’s Christmas Time Again
Artist : Little Charlie and the Night Cats
Album : Genuine Houserockin' Christmas
Catalog : 9202
Label : Alligator
9:09 PM
Fattening Up the Turkey
Artist : Dave Hole
Album : Genuine Houserockin' Christmas
Catalog : 9202
Label : Alliator
9:14 PM
# We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Artist : Gary US Bonds
Album : Christmas Is On
Catalog : 1002
Label : GLA
9:18 PM
Santa Claus Is Back in Town
Artist : Nappy Brown
Album : Ichiban Blues at Christmas
Catalog : 1126
Label : Ichiban
9:21 PM
Christmas Is Here Again
Artist : Little Johnny Taylor
Album : Ichiban Blues at Christmas
Catalog : 1126
Label : Ichiban
9:25 PM
Christmas Time (comes but once a year)
Artist : Trudy Lynn
Album : Ichiban Blues at Christmas
Catalog : 1126
Label : Ichiban
9:30 PM
# Cool Yule
Artist : Cool John Ferguson
Album : Cool Yule
Catalog : 32
Label : Music Maker
9:34 PM
This Time of Year
Artist : The Persuasions
Album : You're All I Want for Christmas
Catalog : 9594
Label : Bullseye Blues
9:38 PM
The Christmas Song
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : Jazz for a Christmas Present
Catalog : 17264
Label : Savoy Jazz
9:44 PM
# Santa Baby
Artist : Charmaine Neville
Album : Christmas in New Orleans
Catalog : 1015
Label : Mardis Gras
9:48 PM
Please Come Home for Christmas
Artist : Tommy Ridgley
Album : Christmas in New Orleans
Catalog : 1015
Label : Mardis Gras
9:54 PM
Silent Night
Artist : The Impressions
Album : A Soulful Christmas
Catalog : 12 248
Label : Laserlight
9:58 PM
May Christmas Bring You Happiness
Artist : Luther Vandross
Album : Soul Christmas
Catalog : 82316
Label : Atllantic
10:02 PM
White Christmas
Artist : Otis Redding
Album : Soul Christmas
Catalog : 82316
Label : Atlantic
10:08 PM
# Something About the Snow
Artist : Barbara Martin & Mac Walter
Album : Tis the Season
Upc : 91022
Label : Rare Bird
10:12 PM
I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
Artist : Billie Holiday
Album : Holiday Classics
Catalog : 68021
Label : Universal
10:16 PM
Silver Bells
Artist : Joe Williams
Album : Holiday Classics
Catalog : 68021
Label : Universal
10:20 PM
So Glad You Were Born
Artist : Issac Hayes
Album : Even Santa Gets the Blues
Catalog : 40654
Label : Pointbland
9:07 PM
Christmas Celebration
Artist : BB King
Album : Even Santa Gets the Blues
Catalog : 40654
Label : Pointblank
10:29 PM
# Let It Snow
Artist : The Miracles
Album : The Miracles' Christmas
Catalog : 8110
Label : KRB
10:32 PM
Poor Man’s Xmas
Artist : The Smoking Joe Kubek Band w/Bnois King
Album : Bullseye Blues Christmas
Catalog : 9567
Label : Bulsleye Blues
10:35 PM
Help the Poor
Artist : Larry Davis with the Memphis Hourns
Album : Bullseye Blues Christmas
Catalog : 9567
Label : Bullseye Blues
10:39 PM
Christmas Comes but Once a Year
Artist : Charles Brown & Johnny Otis
Album : Bullseye Blues Christmas
Catalog : 9567
Label : Bullseye Blues
10:46 PM
# Winter Weather
Artist : Benny Goodman & Orchestra w/ Peggy Lee
Album : Jingle Bell Swing
Catalog : 59970
Label : Sony
10:49 PM
What Will Santa Say When He Sees Everyone Swingin’
Artist : Louis Prima
Album : Jingle Bell Swing
Catalog : 59970
Label : Sony
10:52 PM
Blues on Christmas
Artist : Grady Champion
Album : The Mississippi Bluesman
Upc : 65481 43322
Label : Grady Shady
11:00 PM
# Merry Christmas Baby
Artist : Elvis Presley
Album : Reconsider Baby
Catalog : 85418
Label : RCA
11:07 PM
I’ve Got the Christmas Spirit
Artist : Brook Benton
Album : Christmas in Blues
Catalog : 6156
Label : KRB
11:11 PM
Let’s Make Everyday Like Christmas
Artist : Charles Brown
Album : Christmas in Blues
Catalog : 6156
Label : KRB
11:13 PM
Celebrate Christmas
Artist : BB King
Album : Christmas in Blues
Catalog : 6156
Label : KRB
11:19 PM
# Jingle Bells
Artist : Wilson Pickett
Album : Christmas Soul Special
Catalog : 015
Label : Rounder
11:22 PM
Silent Night
Artist : Mary Wells
Album : Christmas Soul Special
Catalog : 015
Label : Varrick Rounder
11:26 PM
Drummer Boy
Artist : Ben E King
Album : Christmas Soul Special
Catalog : 015
Label : Varrick Rounder
11:30 PM
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Artist : The Temptations
Album : Christmas Card
Catalog : 3522512
Label : Motown
11:36 PM
# White Christmas
Artist : Roomful of Blues
Album : Roomful of Christmas
Catalog : 9591
Label : Bullseye Blues
11:40 PM
It Came Upn a Midnight Clear
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : Christmas Songs with the Roy Brown Trio
Catalog : 83437
Label : Telarc Jazz
11:44 PM
Rudolph-the-Red-Nosed Reindeer
Artist : Ralph Moore
Album : Christmas Songs with the Roy Brown Trio
Catalog : 83437
Label : Telarc Jazz
11:48 PM
Winter Wonderland
Artist : Nancy King
Album : Christmas Songs with the Roy Brown Trio
Catalog : 83437
Label : Telarc Jazz
11:52 PM
# Mary Had a Baby
Artist : Odettta
Album : Gonna Let It Shine
Catalog : 0055
Label : MC
11:54 PM
O Christmas Tree
Artist : The Impressions
Album : A Soulful Christmas
Catalog : 12 248
Label : Laser Light
11:57 PM
What Made the Baby Cry
Artist : The Platters w/ Franchesca Robi
Album : A Soulful Christmas
Catalog : 12 248
Label : Laserlight
12:04 AM
# Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Artist : Jimmy Smith
Album : Christmas Cookin'
Catalog : 513 711
Label : Verve
12:09 AM
Merry Christmas Baby
Artist : Luther Guitar Jr Johnson
Album : Cool Christmas Tunes
Catalog : HS1
Label : Bullseye Blues
12:16 AM
X-Mas Blues
Artist : The Preston Shannon Band
Album : Cool Christmas Tunes
Catalog : HS1
Label : Bullseye Blues
12:17 AM
Five Pound Box of Candy
Artist : Michelle Evil Gal Willson
Album : Cool Christmas Tunes
Catalog : HS1
Label : Bullseye Blues
12:22 AM
# Baby It’s Cold Outside
Artist : Ray Charles & Betty Carter
Album : The Spirit of Christmas
Catalog : 72842
Label : Rhino
12:26 AM
Sleigh Ride
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald
Album : Wishes You a Swinging Christmas
Catalog : 827 150
Label : Verve
12:30 AM
Santa Claus Is coming to Town
Artist : Big Al Carson w/ Lars Edegran & His Santa Claus Revelers
Album : New Orleans Christmas
Catalog : 256
Label : Putumayo
12:33 AM
Christmas in New Orleans
Artist : James Andrews
Album : New Orleans Christmas
Catalog : 256-2
Label : Putumayo
12:37 AM
Zat You Santa Claus
Artist : Ingrid Lucia
Album : New Orleans Christmas
Catalog : 256
Label : Putumayo
12:42 AM
Go Tell It On the Mountain
Artist : Robert Bradley’s Blackwater Surprse
Album : Wish You a Merry Christmas
Catalog : 795
Label : Vangurad
12:45 AM
Sleigh Ride
Artist : Duke Pearson
Album : Jingle Bell Jam: Jazz Christmas
Catalog : 71786
Label : Rhino
12:51 AM
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Artist : Lou Rawls
Album : Jingle Bell Jam: Jazz Christmas
Catalog : 71786
Label : Rhino
12:56 AM
Please Come Home for Christmas
Artist : The Insight
Album : Blue Yule
Catalog : 70568
Label : Rhino
Arts & Culture
2:06 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Blues Valley 30th Anniversary Bash SOLD OUT

Greg Versen a.k.a. "The Professah"

-- SOLD OUT -- WMRA and Clementine Café present 30 Years of Blues Valley with The Professah!

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