The Hear and Now

Mark Hummel brings the blues to The Hear and Now – August 31, 2017

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Bay Area harmonica ace Mark Hummel brings in a cache of great blues and talks with host Derk Richardson about the Golden State Lone Star Revue band and tour. Plus, music from this day, Aug. 31, in music history, and more.


MARK HUMMEL interviewand music from his Golden State Lone Star Revuelive in the KPFA studion.a.
Van Morrison (72nd birthday, Aug. 31)Here Comes the NightThe Essential Van MorrisonPolydor
Mark HummelBlues Stop Knockin'The Hustle Is Really OnElectro-Fi
Mark HumelThe Hustle Is OnThe Hustle Is Really OnElectro-Fi
Golden State Lone Star Blues RevueMidnight HourGolden State Lone Star Blues RevueElectro-Fi
Sam MyersSweet Home ChicagoMark Hummel's Blues Harmonica BlowoutsElectro-Fi
Golden State Lone Star Blues RevueWalking with Mr. LeeGolden State Lone Star Blues RevueElectro-Fi
Mark HummelHoney Do WomanGolden State BluesElectro-Fi
The Rolling StonesStreet Fighting Man (released Aug. 31, 1968)Beggars BanquetABKCO
Van MorrisonReal Real GoneThe Essential Van MorrisonPolydor
The Move (appeared at Isle of Wight Festival, Aug. 31, 1968)I Can Hear the Grass Grow (lead singer Carl Wayne died Aug. 31, 2004)MovementsWestSide
George HarrisonMy Sweet Lord (George found guilty of "subconscious plagiarism" Aug. 31, 1976All Things Must PassCapitol
Gateway (John Abercrombie [RIP], Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette)Waltz NewHomecomingECM
San Francisco String TrioWithin You Without YouMay I Introduce to YouRidgeway Records
John Reischman and the JaybirdsTwo of UsOn That Other ShoreCorvus Records
Van MorrisonKeep Me SingingKeep Me SingingExile / Caroline
Tom RussellAll on a Belfast MorningFolk HotelFrontera Records
Rob ReichTraceriesShadowboxBAG Production Records
Tyshawn SoreyCascade in Slow MotionVersimilitudePi Recordings
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