Guitar Heroes

Join us this week for an exploration of the guitar in jazz, blues and country music. We’ll visit with modern jazz guitarist Pat Martino at his home in Philadelphia and find out more about his formulas for playing jazz solos. Then it’s a conversation with up and coming thumbpicking guitarist Ben Hall, who walks us through the Merle Travis songbook.

00:00 Open Hour 1 
segment A: INCUE: “AR is underwritten by the Genoa Nevada…” 
“Sugarfoot Rag” Junior Brown 
“Okie Dokie Stomp” Clarence Gatemouth Brown 
“Walkin’ the Strings” Merle Travis 
“Railroad Bill” John Jackson 
CLIP: John Jackson 
“You and My Old Guitar” Jimmie Rodgers 
“Sit Down” Sister Rosetta Tharp 
CLIP: Jerry Garcia 
“Morning Dew” Grateful Dead 
OUTCUE: “…guitar show continues on AR.” 
cutaway 1: “Windy & Warm” Doc Watson 
segment B: INCUE: “I’m NS with our program…” 
“Wildwood Flower” Carter Family 
CLIP: Maybelle Carter 
“Wildwood Flower” Chet Atkins 
Ben Hall interview 
OUTCUE: “…surf music when AR returns.” 
cutaway 2: “Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down” Etta Baker 
segment C: INCUE: “This is AR with serious electric guitar…” 
“Me and the Devil Blues” Robert Johnson 
“Hellhound on My Tail” Cassandra Wilson 
CLIP: Little Freddie King 
“Who Do You Love?” Bo Diddley 
CLIP: Duane Eddy 
“Moovin’ N’ Groovin’” Duane Eddy 
OUTCUE: “…this is AR from PRX.” 
cutwaway 3: “Trambone” Duane Eddy 
1:00:00 “Trambone” end 
00:00 Open Hour 2 
segment D: INCUE: “(music start) This is AR I’m NS…” 
“If I Could” Snooks Eaglin 
“Salée Dame” Baby Dodds Trio with Danny Barker, Albert Nicholas et al 
“I Never Told a Lie” Memphis Minnie 
“Somebody’s Been Fooling #1” Big Joe Williams 
CLIP: Bill Frisell 
“Chain of Fools” Bill Frisell 
“Who You Gonna Hoo-Doo Now” Tony Joe White 
OUTCUE: “…that will linger until AR returns.” 
cutaway 4: “Makin’ Whoopee” Charlie Byrd 
segment E: INCUE: “I’m NS with our romp and strum…” 
“Ain’t Misbehavin’ (I’m Savin’ My Love For You)” Leon Redbone 
“Somethin’ Like Bags” Wes Montgomery 
Pat Martino interview 
OUTCUE: “…when AR picks it back up.” 
cutaway 5: “Jitterbug Waltz” Joe Pass 
segment F: INCUE: “This is AR our guitarists and…” 
“In the Evening When the Sun Goes Down” Charles Brown 
“Six Appeal” Charlie Christian 
CLIP: Les Paul 
“Wabash Blues” Les Paul and Mary Ford 
“Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar” The Louvin Brothers 
OUTCUE: “…that time for AR from PRX (music end)” 
59:00 end 

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