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SB III goes Desert Cruising

Oct 26, 2022 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM


With Sonny Boy Williamson III

The latest and greatest in stoner rock, doom metal, fuzz and more.

Every Wednesday 3–5pm on 103.3fm WPRB.

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SB III goes Desert Cruising
2:59 PM
John Fahey - When the Catfish Is In Bloom
John Fahey When the Catfish Is In Bloom
Requia and Other Compositions for Solo Guitar Vanguard Records 2006
3:05 PM
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Here I Am I Always Am
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band Here I Am I Always Am
The Legendary A&M Sessions - EP A&M 1984
3:08 PM
Led Zeppelin - What Is and What Should Never Be
Led Zeppelin What Is and What Should Never Be
Led Zeppelin II (Remastered) Rhino Atlantic 1969
3:13 PM
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3:13 PM
Jimi Hendrix - Fire
Jimi Hendrix Fire
The Essential Jimi Hendrix, Vol. 2
3:15 PM
Harry Nilsson - Gotta Get Up
Harry Nilsson Gotta Get Up
Nilsson Schmilsson RCA Records Label 1971
3:18 PM
The Stooges - 1969
The Stooges 1969
The Stooges (Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Elektra 2005
3:24 PM
David Bowie - Ashes to Ashes (Single Version)
David Bowie Ashes to Ashes (Single Version)
ChangesTwoBowie (2018 Remaster) Parlophone UK 1981
3:27 PM
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3:27 PM
Radiohead - We Suck Young Blood
Radiohead We Suck Young Blood
Hail to the Thief XL Recordings 2003
3:32 PM
Kraftwerk - Radioactivity
Kraftwerk Radioactivity
Radio-Activity (Remastered) Parlophone UK 2009
3:38 PM
Black Sabbath - FX / Supernaut
Black Sabbath FX / Supernaut
Vol. 4
3:44 PM
Ramones - Teenage Lobotomy / Do You Wanna Dance
Ramones Teenage Lobotomy / Do You Wanna Dance
Rocket to Russia (Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Warner Records 2005
3:48 PM
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3:50 PM
The Replacements - Answering Machine
The Replacements Answering Machine
Let It Be Ryko/Rhino 1984
3:54 PM
Sonic Youth - Green Light
Sonic Youth Green Light
Evol Squeaky Squawk 1986
3:58 PM
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Talk About the Blues
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Talk About the Blues
Talk About the Blues
4:02 PM
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4:06 PM
The Velvet Underground - Candy Says
The Velvet Underground Candy Says
The Velvet Underground Polydor 2014
4:10 PM
John Cale - Macbeth
John Cale Macbeth
Paris 1919 Domino Recording Co 1973
4:13 PM
The Lollipop Shoppe - You Must Be a Witch
The Lollipop Shoppe You Must Be a Witch
Pebbles Vol. 8
4:16 PM
Fink-Muncx Four - Coffee, Tea, or Me
Fink-Muncx Four Coffee, Tea, or Me
Garage Punk Unknowns
4:19 PM
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4:19 PM
Sleater-Kinney - Little Babies
Sleater-Kinney Little Babies
Dig Me Out (Remastered) Sub Pop Records 2014
4:22 PM
Blind Willie McTell - East St. Louis Blues (Fare You Well)
Blind Willie McTell East St. Louis Blues (Fare You Well)
The Definitive Blind Willie McTell Legacy/Columbia 1994
4:24 PM
Blind James Campbell - Have I Stayed Away Too Long
Blind James Campbell Have I Stayed Away Too Long
Blind Campbell and His Nashville Street Band Arhoolie Records 1963
4:27 PM
Papa Lightfoot - Wine, Women, Whiskey
Papa Lightfoot Wine, Women, Whiskey
4:30 PM
Sly & The Family Stone - Poet
Sly & The Family Stone Poet
The Essential Sly & The Family Stone Epic/Legacy 2003
4:32 PM
Tom Waits - Walking Spanish
Tom Waits Walking Spanish
Rain Dogs Island Records 1985
4:36 PM
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4:37 PM
The Byrds - Nothing Was Delivered
The Byrds Nothing Was Delivered
Sweetheart of the Rodeo (Reissue Edition with Bonus Tracks) Columbia/Legacy 1990
4:40 PM
Townes Van Zandt - Waiting Around to Die / Tecumseh Valley
Townes Van Zandt Waiting Around to Die / Tecumseh Valley
Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas
4:47 PM
Tye-tongue Hanley - You Got My Nose Wide Open
Tye-tongue Hanley You Got My Nose Wide Open
4:50 PM
Nat the Cool Cat - Come By Here
Nat the Cool Cat Come By Here
4:52 PM
Tom Ridgley - Jam Up
Tom Ridgley Jam Up
Atlantic Rhythm and Blues
4:55 PM
Joe Morris - Weasel Walk
Joe Morris Weasel Walk
Atlantic Honkers
4:58 PM
John Fahey - Requiem for John Hurt
John Fahey Requiem for John Hurt
Requia and Other Compositions for Solo Guitar Vanguard Records 2006
Chat is archived.
Jon "" Solomon 3:00:33 PM
The best SBIII since Colts / Jets!
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:01:44 PM
Matt says donate 3:02:35 PM
We need the stanky riffs, SBW3
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:03:12 PM
We'll see what I can do! I'm a bit out of my wheelhouse here so the riffs may be less odiferous than those Ahab usually harpoons.
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:03:24 PM
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:05:14 PM
DJ Pup did that great Christmas Fahey experiment last year. Digitally stretched out versions of Fahey's Christmas lp. Guitar notes sounded like a thousand church organs
Ambrose Hughes 3:06:09 PM
Sonny Boy III ???🤗
Matt says donate 3:06:21 PM
Beefheart is desert. Lancaster, CA! 🏜️
Matt says donate 3:07:13 PM
Awesome, Brian
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:07:14 PM
Here I Am I Always Am ! First heard this on wprb back when Grow Fins box came out
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:08:29 PM
These sessions were produced by the leader of the band Bread
Matt says donate 3:08:48 PM
If you freak out, SBW3, just play Sgt. Papers albums in their entirety
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:10:56 PM
Always an option
Ambrose Hughes 3:11:34 PM
This sounds strange!
Jason DiVirgilio 3:11:49 PM
snap...crackle...pop. Vinyl?
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:12:07 PM
Sure is
Matt says donate 3:12:16 PM
Rice Krispies
Ambrose Hughes 3:12:27 PM
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:12:46 PM
Ya sounds like vinyl in a closet?
Matt says donate 3:12:51 PM
Ambrose Hughes 3:13:20 PM
Sounds funny even on mono.
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:13:35 PM
Let me know if quality issues persist...
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:14:07 PM
Was your mic on? During the LZ?
Matt says donate 3:14:18 PM
Lol James Hendricks
Ambrose Hughes 3:14:37 PM
This is A OK!
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:14:41 PM
@Brian nope!
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:15:13 PM
Ya it sounded kinda "squashed". weird.
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:15:48 PM
How's Hendrix sound?
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:15:59 PM
Good far as I can tell
Ambrose Hughes 3:16:06 PM
...some of JH's recordings do that in and out back and forth between speakers thing though.
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:16:31 PM
Gotta get up
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:16:43 PM
Matt says donate 3:17:03 PM
Ambrose Eagle Ears Hughes 👍
Ambrose Hughes 3:18:58 PM
@Matt haha!🙅
Matt says donate 3:19:07 PM
Wooden Shjips might could be a good SWB3/DC common ground
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:19:08 PM
Aww yeah!
Ambrose Hughes 3:19:33 PM
Matt says donate 3:19:48 PM
The almighty STOOGES 👍
Matt says donate 3:20:41 PM
Or as Dean Ween calls em, the Splooges
Matt says donate 3:23:53 PM
David Boo-ie?
Matt says donate 3:24:30 PM
Matt says donate 3:25:04 PM
Funny when artists reference their own works
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:25:53 PM
Does this track sound ok?
Matt says donate 3:26:11 PM
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:27:20 PM
Yeah I want to see that Bowie docu and hear the soundtrack
Matt says donate 3:32:12 PM
Can I request blues songs, or only desert fare? How does this work? @sbw3
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:32:36 PM
This is freeform radio. You can request anything you like!
Matt says donate 3:32:52 PM
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:32:53 PM
But I do have to be able to find it in our stacks...
Matt says donate 3:33:15 PM
East St. Louis Blues by Blind Willie McTell if you can
Matt says donate 3:34:05 PM
Kraftwerk !!
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:37:40 PM
I'll see what I can do, Matt!
Matt says donate 3:39:51 PM
Thanks! Good set so far 💪
Matt says donate 3:40:34 PM
Supernaut is some stanky riffage -- on vinyl!
Captain Ahab 3:40:58 PM
Oi oi oi
Captain Ahab 3:41:03 PM
How goes it
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:41:07 PM
Captain Ahab 3:41:15 PM
Here to give my blessing and say hai
Matt says donate 3:41:31 PM
Stankface unlocked 🔓
Captain Ahab 3:41:31 PM
Thanks again Sonny Boy!
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:41:35 PM
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:41:44 PM
Sounding strange again... but it kinda makes sense. Like hearing Sabbath on a boom box...
Matt says donate 3:41:45 PM
We're hazing SBW3, Capn
Captain Ahab 3:42:03 PM
lol Matt
Matt says donate 3:42:04 PM
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 3:42:46 PM
I'm wondering if there's a tech problem or if it's just the quality of these old LPs
Ambrose Hughes 3:42:50 PM
Black Sabboombath
Matt says donate 3:43:01 PM
Matt says donate 3:43:16 PM
Lol Ambrose
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:44:02 PM
Sounds tech related. I've heard the old lps recently on in studio shows. It just sounds like there's a sock over the speaker ha
Captain Ahab 3:44:36 PM
Let me see if i can pull up the stream on this spotty cell service
Ambrose Hughes 3:44:37 PM
Sock over Ozzy!
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:44:46 PM
Zappa's favorite Sabbath song
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:45:04 PM
He wanted to play it on stage w Sabbath and sit in
Matt says donate 3:45:05 PM
The only band that caused a worldwide cocaine shortage once
Matt says donate 3:45:19 PM
Brian aint lyin
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:45:42 PM
This one sounds good! Maybe 1 table vs another?
Captain Ahab 3:45:47 PM
Sounds clear to me
Matt says donate 3:46:03 PM
Ambrose Hughes 3:46:19 PM
Nothin' wrong sound wise here.
Matt says donate 3:46:45 PM
Ambrose has spoken.
Ambrose Hughes 3:46:55 PM
Yo Captain Ahab!
Captain Ahab 3:47:01 PM
Hey Ambrose!
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:47:03 PM
Yeah this one song is ok. But some other songs today sounded weird
Matt says donate 3:47:25 PM
Black Sab with a SUS sock over the speaker ewwwwwwwwwwww
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:47:26 PM
This one ok too
Ambrose Hughes 3:47:44 PM
Matt says donate 3:48:51 PM
The mighty Ramones
Matt says donate 3:51:00 PM
pledge those American dollars, folx!
Matt says donate 3:51:12 PM
The Mats!
Matt says donate 3:52:18 PM
Paul Westerberg = Brian Adams' drunk darker brother 🤣
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:55:42 PM
Matt says donate 3:56:14 PM
The ol' Hoboken art rockers
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:56:51 PM
always thought of them as straight up NYC hmmm
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:57:10 PM
Tengo definitely Hoboken
Matt says donate 3:58:35 PM
I can smell a Hobokener from 50 yards
Matt says donate 3:58:58 PM
Matt says donate 3:59:40 PM
Yesssssss distorted drums
Ambrose Hughes 4:00:50 PM
Distorted is the word.
Matt says donate 4:00:56 PM
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:01:18 PM
Ya sonic youth definitely a New York City band. But no doubt played in Hoboken. And had a studio there
Matt says donate 4:01:37 PM
Matt says donate 4:03:09 PM
Autopilot is a great Queens of the Stone Age song
Captain Ahab 4:03:30 PM
Mmm yes
Matt says donate 4:04:23 PM
Send teeth to Flex Luther
Matt says donate 4:04:38 PM
Or his Latin handle, Flexum Lutherium
Freddie Furia 4:05:31 PM
WPRBottle opener !!!
Matt says donate 4:06:12 PM
I'm smoking some swag presently
Richard Lyons (1) 4:06:18 PM
Looks like a blood hound
Captain Ahab 4:06:29 PM
I think it’s a bloodhound or basset hound
Captain Ahab 4:06:33 PM
Yeah Richard!
Jon "" Solomon 4:06:35 PM
Make pledges? ✅ Mail teeth? ❌
Matt says donate 4:06:39 PM
Blood Hound Gang
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:07:48 PM
Dogtooth pattern sticker
Matt says donate 4:07:51 PM
Captain Ahab 4:09:41 PM
Jon "" Solomon 4:09:46 PM
Mailing live scorpions remains legal according to the USPS chart up at my local post office.
Jon "" Solomon 4:09:47 PM
Jon "" Solomon 4:09:54 PM
(Please do not do this.)
Matt says donate 4:10:35 PM
FLEXUM LUTHERIUM, scorpions comin in hot, dude
Captain Ahab 4:10:44 PM
“Small, Harmless, Cold–Blooded Animals (Except Snakes, Turtles, and Turtle Eggs)”
Ambrose Hughes 4:11:16 PM
@Captain, looks more foxhound, bassett's have long ears and faces.
Jon "" Solomon 4:11:41 PM
21" lizard? Nope. 19" Baby Caiman? AOK!
Captain Ahab 4:11:52 PM
I should go back to hound school
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:12:31 PM
Great album this. Cale Paris 1919. Little Feat meets Cale!
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 4:12:35 PM
regardless, it's not a dog you could mail
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:13:31 PM
Lowell George on slide gtr
Mike Lupica 4:14:29 PM
ALL HAIL FRED COLE AND THE LOLLIPOP SHOPPE. I'd know that intro anywhere.
Matt says donate 4:14:45 PM
I just donated. Looking forward to receiving my thank you scorpions and teeth.
Donating Sustaining Monthly 4:16:17 PM
SB 3? Howdy sir. Ahoy Captain, hallo chat
Matt says donate 4:16:55 PM
DSM join us in hazing and bullying SBW3
Ambrose Hughes 4:17:26 PM
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 4:17:37 PM
I have no one to sit with at lunch
Donating Sustaining Monthly 4:18:05 PM
*pours beer over SB3's head*
Matt says donate 4:18:12 PM
the great garage punk unknowns
Matt says donate 4:18:29 PM
Matt says donate 4:18:47 PM
Donating Sustaining Monthly 4:18:55 PM
gonna have to go with the coffee
Matt says donate 4:19:19 PM
Donating Sustaining Monthly 4:19:57 PM
Spin an 80 grit sanding disc!
Matt says donate 4:20:08 PM
Matt says donate 4:20:18 PM
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 4:20:51 PM
This may be bad for the turntable stylus -- I'll run it by the tech director
Matt says donate 4:21:13 PM
spin a floppy disc like in Strange Brew
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:22:19 PM
Pizza on the turntable... some morning after the big party scene in an 80s flick
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 4:22:43 PM
what toppings? any requests?
Matt says donate 4:22:54 PM
Yesssssss Blind Willie McTell. Motherfucka is blind and shot and killed a dog from a distance
Donating Sustaining Monthly 4:23:45 PM
Damn he didn't have to flex that hard lol
Matt says donate 4:24:08 PM
Play that thing Roy
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:24:09 PM
These cleaned up nice. Great sounding release
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:25:47 PM
Good ol Arhoolie Records.
Matt says donate 4:27:17 PM
Play that thing Roy
Matt says donate 4:28:58 PM
Papa Lightfoot aint lyin
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 4:29:54 PM
Apparently he was known for singing distorted vocals through his harmonica mic
Matt says donate 4:30:20 PM
Very cool
Matt says donate 4:32:26 PM
Remember Doo Rag? Vox thru a by goddamn vacuum hose
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:33:53 PM
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:34:20 PM
Walking Spanish down the hall... got a homemade 'Special"
Matt says donate 4:34:41 PM
the piano has been drinking
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:36:10 PM
Bob Log III - slide guitar player with the helmet/ microphone/ telephone receiver combination
Matt says donate 4:36:25 PM
love bob log iii
Matt says donate 4:38:01 PM
Golden multi-part harmonies!
Ambrose Hughes 4:40:25 PM
How bout some boob scotch!
Matt says donate 4:41:00 PM
Beeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwbbbbbbbb Scotch !!
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:41:15 PM
Ambrose Hughes 4:41:27 PM
Matt says donate 4:41:31 PM
My gf and I got INTO IT over Boob Scotch back in the day 🤣
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:42:16 PM
The song that has the heartbreaking moment in Heartworn Highways
Matt says donate 4:42:37 PM
I love the TVZ documentary
Matt says donate 4:42:56 PM
He goes ham with a bb rifle
Ambrose Hughes 4:43:01 PM
Bit of a weeper this
Matt says donate 4:44:03 PM
Matt says donate 4:44:27 PM
Lighters out and up
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 4:46:03 PM
Did people see the movie "Blaze"?
Matt says donate 4:46:07 PM
New Cormac McCarthy book out today, after 16 years
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 4:46:22 PM
Charlie Sexton plays Townes
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 4:46:45 PM
Ethan Hawke directed
Ambrose Hughes 4:47:54 PM
@ Sonny Boy, I did not, noted.
Ambrose Hughes 4:49:07 PM
Richard from Rocky Hill 4:49:12 PM
@ Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) What a pleasure to hear you spinnin' the blues again on 'PRB ... plus country-rock, singer-songwriter and even some funk-soul. Hope you'll be guest hostin' again soon, cruisin' the desert or wherever!.
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:49:45 PM
Yes i plan on getting the new Cormac McCarthy books. The twinned 2nd book due in a few weeks
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 4:49:59 PM
I'm covering Stitchin' Pink Monday AM
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 4:50:21 PM
Planning some spooky R n B!
Matt says donate 4:50:32 PM
nicely said Rocky Hill Richard!
Matt says donate 4:52:06 PM
I always love Halloween/fall cuz I hear more Cramps
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:53:01 PM
Liked that movie about Hank Garland "Crazy". Great session player and writer/ performer of classic instrumental gtr piece "Sugarfoot Rag ".
Ambrose Hughes 4:53:48 PM
CRAMPS and more CRAMPS @ Matt.
Matt says donate 4:54:25 PM
Yessssssss Ambrose
Matt says donate 4:54:59 PM
and then MORE CRAMPS
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:55:10 PM
Can Your Pledge Do the Donate?
Ambrose Hughes 4:55:17 PM
Gotta love the jump blues!😍
Matt says donate 4:55:54 PM
Do the Collapse
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:56:25 PM
You can hear the glasses clinking and the dancing feet to that Jump Blues Jam Up
Matt says donate 4:57:17 PM
I just cracked a bottle over DSM's head
Donating Sustaining Monthly 4:58:56 PM
!!! I am lapping up contents of said bottle that was cracked over me noggin
Ambrose Hughes 4:58:56 PM
Thanks for this great show Sonny Boy III !
Matt says donate 4:59:21 PM
Great show sbw3!
Richard from Rocky Hill 4:59:27 PM
@ Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) See & hear ya Monday! Thanks!
Donating Sustaining Monthly 4:59:43 PM
Thanks SB3! Fun tunes for a foggy one
Richard from Rocky Hill 5:00:07 PM
@ Matt says donate Thanks!
Sonny Boy Williamson III (host) 5:00:19 PM
Thanks everyone!