Wednesday, December 21, 2016


A "live" performance of Bill Davis performing, "Slipping Into Christmas."











From the "Tell It All - 1987" Christmas tape, Bill Davis with Walt Richmond performing an original Davis/Richmond composition, "I Just Want You For Christmas."








From the "Tell It All - 1987" Christmas tape, the late Debbie Campbell and Bill Davis performing "Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer." Piano by Walt Richmond.








Monday, December 5, 2016

LEON RUSSELL - SESSIONS FROM THE '70S, '80S, '90S AND BEYOND
BONUS PODCAST







Despite Russell's transition to a solo performing artist, he has continued to work actively as a session musician and producer for other artists. We've put together a wide variety of Russell's work beginning in the early '70s and continuing through the past four-decades. LIke Russell's session work in the '60s, this body of work reads like a who's who of popular music. Includes insights and commentary on each song by TAMA Founder Steve Todoroff.
Enjoy...

1. Hummingbird - B.B. King
2. Wild Horses - Flying Burrito Brothers
3. L.A. Getaway - Hill, Barbata & Etheridge
4. It Ain't Easy - Ron Davies
5. Blues Power - Eric Clapton
6. Vaya Con Dios - Doris Troy
7. The Song Of The Elves - John Simon
8. How The Web Was Woven - Jackie Lomax
9. Sweet Motor City - Jim Horn
10. Ask Me No Questions - B.B. King
11. Tandoori Chicken - Ronnie Spector
12. Live With Me - The Rolling Stones
13. Look At You Look At Me - Dave Mason
14. Day After Day - Badfinger
15. That Man Is My Weakness - Rita Coolidge
16. Bangla Desh - George Harrison
17. Will The Circle Be Unbroken - Delaney & Bonnie
18. Goodbye Old Missoula - Willis Alan Ramsey
19. Me and My Guitar - Freddie King
20. Be My Baby - John Lennon
21. Soothe Me - Mary McCreary
22. Rock and Roll Beat - Flash Terry
23. Watching The River Flow - Bob Dylan
24. My Captain - Jesse Ed Davis
25. Me and Baby Jane - Jose Feliciano
26. Woman, She Was Gentle - Eric Andersen
27. Tired of Midnight Blue - George Harrison
28. Shark (In The Dark) - The Dwight Twilley Band
29. Direct Me - Larry Hosford
30. The Choice - Andrae Crouch and The Disciples
31.Thinking of You - The Gap Band
32. Sold On You - Gary Ogan
33. Save The Last Dance For Me - Mary Kay Place
34. Lucky Old Sun - Willie Nelson
35. One Day I'll Walk - New Grass Revival
36. What Do You Expect - J.J. Cale
37. A Song For You - Phil Driscoll
38. Golden Rings - George Jones & Tammy Wynette
39. I Can't Trust My Heart - The Sky Kings
40. Little Piece of Your Love - Lee Rocker
41. That's What I Like About Love - Junior Markham
42. Foggy Mountain Breakdown - Earl Scruggs & Friends
43. Wade In The River of Jordan - Delaney & Bonnie



Direct from the vaults of the Tulsa Area Music Archives,
Preserving Tulsa’s Music History...

Running Time: 3:16:36
 


Compiled, mixed and edited by Steve Todoroff/Tulsa/USA

Thursday, November 24, 2016

The History of Leon Russell - The Session Years Part 1

LEON RUSSELL - THE SESSION YEARS PART 1.

Meticulously researched from documents obtained directly from the L.A. Musicians Union in Hollywood, California, Volume One is a full hour of songs from Leon’s session days, and focuses on Leon’s extensive body of L.A. session work from the Sixties, where he established himself as one of the most highly sought after session players in the business.






1. Tulsa - Wayne Hancock
2. “Leon Live” Medley - Leon Russell
3. Moody River - Johnny Burnette
4. Jambalaya - The Raiders
5. Breakaway - Jackie DeShannon
6. Telstar - The Ventures
7. Old Rivers - Walter Brennan
8. I Walk The Line - Herman Clebanoff And His Orchestra
9. I Fall To Pieces - Leon McAuliffe
10. Mr. Record Man - Willie Nelson
11. Jazz Waltz from “The Candidate” - Steve Karmen
12. Say It Isn’t So - Aretha Franklin
13. A Cock-Eyed Optimist - Linda Lloyd
14. Ain’t Gonna Try Anymore - Dean Martin
15. Sweet Little Sixteen - Pat Boone
16. Running On Faith - Eric Clapton (Unplugged)
Direct from the vaults of the Tulsa Area Music Archives, Preserving Tulsa’s Music History.

Compiled, mixed and edited by Steve Todoroff/Tulsa/USA

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

NEW YEARS EVE PODCAST 2012 - Repost


NEW YEARS EVE PODCAST 2012 - Repost

Wishing you a healthy, prosperous and Happy New Year!








1. Happy New Year - Abba
2. Happy New Year - Lightin' Hopkins
3. Bringing In A Brand New Year - B.B. King
4. Happy New Year - Oldies But Goodies Holiday Players
5. Happy New Year - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
6. Auld Lang Syne - Studio Group
7. Auld Lang Syne - The Lonesome Travelers
8. Auld Lang Syne - Barenaked Ladies
9. Auld Lang Syne - The Brothers Figaro Orchestra

Running time: 27:17

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

TAMA 2013 Christmas Podcast


TAMA 2013 Christmas Podcast
December 2013



In keeping with our Christmas tradition, here is this year's Christmas offering. We hope you enjoy it and to all of you out there a Merry Christmas and a Happy and prosperous 2014.


1. Intro -  Rev. A.W. Nix
2. When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter - Gene Autry
3. Boogie Woogie Santa Claus - Sonny Parker with Lionel Hampton Orchestra
4. O Come All Ye Faithful - Patty Loveless
5. Ring Christmas Bells - Ray Conniff
6. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Jethro Tull
7. Jingle Bells - Wilson Pickett
8. I Hear Jingle Bells - Freddy King
9. Christmas All Over Again - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
10. The North Pole Rock and Roll - Little Mindy Mince
11. Christmas Is A Joyful Day - Lord Executor
12. Christmas Blues - Canned Heat
13. Don't Plan No Party This Christmas - Mel Brown and The Homewreckers
14. Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy - Susan Raye & Buck Owens
15. Santa Claus Baby - The Voices
16. Even Santa Claus Gets The Blues - Marty Stuart
17. I Want To Spend Christmas With Elvis - Debbie Dabney
18. Santa Claus Is Back In Town (w/ Wynonna Judd) - Elvis Presley
19. Sleigh Ride - Darlene Love
20. Sweet Little Baby Boy, Pts. 1 & 2 - James Brown
21. Here Comes Santa Claus - Ramsey Lewis Trio
22. Merry Christmas Baby (live) - Sheryl Crow w/ Eric Clapton
23. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - The Four Seasons
24. Merry Christmas Everybody - Slade
25. Christmas Must Be Tonight - The Band
26. Must Be Santa - Bob Dylan
27. The Christmas Song - Paul McCartney
28. Twistin' Bells - Santo & Johnny
29. If We Make It Through December - Merle Haggard
30. Let's Make A Baby King - New Grass Revival
31. Christmas In Heaven - Billy Ward & The Dominoes
32. Captain Santa Claus - Bobby Helms
33. Ole Tex Kringle - Tex Ritter
34. This Time Of Year - Brook Benton
35. The Christmas Waltz - Frank Sinatra
36. Country Christmas Blues - Rick Fines
37. When It's Christmas Time In Texas - George Strait
38. December - Kay Starr
39. God Rest You Merry Gentlemen - The Platters
40. Christmas Blues - Ralph Willis
41. Rockin' Santa Claus - The Martels
42. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Kenny Burrell
43. If Santa Claus Could Bring You Back To Me - Jimmy Wakely
44. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Connee Boswell
45. White Christmas - Curley Bridges
46. Please Come Home For Christmas - Johnny Winter
47. The Christmas Blues - Jo Stafford
48. Sweet Little Jesus Boy - Mahalia Jackson
49. The Friendly Beasts - Riders In The Sky
50. We Wish You A Merry Christmas - Booker T & The MG's
51. What Will Santa Claus Say? - Louis Prima
52. Christmas Swing - Django Reinhardt
53. Silent Night - Keith Emerson & London Community Gospel Choir
54. I'll Be Home For Christmas - Elvis Presley
55. Crickets Sing For Ana Maria - Walter Wanderley
56. Happy New Year Darling - Lonnie Johnson
57. New Year's Eve Blues - Smokey Hogg
58. Auld Lang Syne - Guy Lombardo

Direct from the vaults of the Steve Todoroff Archives,
Preserving Tulsa’s Music History...

Running time: 2:51:54

Compiled, mixed and edited by Steve Todoroff/Tulsa/USA