Bob Dorr

Studio One host

Bob started his 40+ year career in Iowa Public Broadcasting (radio and TV) when he did the first rock 'n' roll show EVAH on an Iowa Public Radio station Oct. 2, 1972. He was honored/recognized for those years by being inducted into the Iowa Rock'n'Roll Music Association's Hall of Fame in Sept. of 2000.

Simultaneously, Bob has been the leader, singer, and harmonica player of The Blue Band for 30+ years for which he was inducted into the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame in 2005 and reinducted into the Iowa Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.

Bob has a BA in Radio/TV Speech from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Bob's favorite program on IPR is (what else?) Backtracks.

The Beatles Medley July 15

Jul 18, 2018

This Medley originally aired 3/25/18

The Beatles as a cover band

THE BEATLES-TWIST & SHOUT/YOU REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME/MONEY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-SHE SAID YEAH

THE BEATLES-HONEY DON'T/WORDS OF LOVE/BAD BOY

GEORGE HARRISON-GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU

THE BEATLES-ACT NATURALLY

RINGO STARR-YOU'RE 16

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue July 15

Jul 18, 2018

It's all about The Rolling Stones as a blues band!

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

BO DIDDLEY-MONA

THE ROLLING STONES-MONA

HOWLIN' WOLF-RED ROOSTER

THE ROLLING STONES-RED ROOSTER

OTIS RUSH-I CAN'T QUIT YOU BABY

THE ROLLING STONES-I CAN'T QUIT YOU, BABY

LITTLE WALTER-JUST YOUR FOOL

THE ROLLING STONES-JUST YOUR FOOL

BOB CORRITORE-SHUFF STUFF (EXCERPT)

MUDDY WATERS-I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU

THE ROLLING STONES-I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU

CHUCK BERRY-YOU CAN'T CATCH ME

Backtracks July 14

Jul 16, 2018

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

GUY MITCHELL-ROCK-A-BILLY

ROSEMARY CLOONEY-THIS OL' HOUSE

RICKY NELSON-I'M WALKIN'

JIMMIE RODGERS-KISSES SWEETER THAN WINE

DON WOODY-YOU'RE BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE

EDDIE COCHRAN-THREE STEPS TO HEAVEN

CLIFF RICHARD-TRAVELIN' LIGHT

THE CRICKETS-WHEN YOU ASK ABOUT LOVE

JACKIE WILSON-REET PETITIE

THE ASTRONAUTS-BAJA (EXCERPT)

BRIAN HYLAND-SUMMER JOB

MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS-HEAT WAVE

THE DRIFTERS-UNDER THE BOARDWALK

THE BEACH BOYS-ALL SUMMER LONG

The Beatles Medley July 8

Jul 9, 2018

This week's Medley playlist was submitted by Des Moines area listener Shawn Plank, celebrating Ringo Starr's 78th Birthday (July 7)

THE BEATLES-BIRTHDAY/WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

RINGO STARR-EARLY 1970

JOHN LENNON-HOLD ON

RINGO STARR-WALK WITH YOU/IT DON'T COME EASY

THE BEATLES-TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS/A HARD DAY'S NIGHT

RINGO STARR-ELIZABETH REIGNS

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue July 8

Jul 9, 2018

This trip down Blue Avenue originally aired April 22, 2018

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

LAURIE MORGAN-TOO DUMB TO QUIT

SAMANTHA FISH w/LIGHTNIN' MALCOM-POOR BLACK MATTIE

JOYANN PARKER-JIGSAW HEART

BERNARD ALLISON-YOU'RE GONNA NEED ME

VICTOR WAINWRIGHT-WILTSHIRE GRAVE

KID RAMOS-KID'S JUMP (EXCERPT)

TERESA JAMES & THE RHYTHM TRAMPS-THE DAY THE BLUES CAME TO CALL

MARCIA BALL-TAKE A LITTLE LOUISIANA

JOHNNY TUCKER-LISTEN EVERYBODY

RUSH CLEVELAND-THE ICEMAN

KRIS LAGER BAND-YOU & I

Backtracks July 7

Jul 9, 2018

This Backtracks show originally aired April 7, 2018

It's Guest DJ Day!

Hour #1 is guest hosted by Des Moines listener Edward J. Shannon III

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

CHICAGO-DIALOG pt. 1 & 2

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA-TIGHTROPE

THE MOODY BLUES-THE STORY IN YOUR EYES

THE ZOMBIES-SHE'S NOT THERE

CHET ATKINS-BOO BOO STICK BEAT (EXCERPT)

JETHRO TULL-SONGS FROM THE WOOD

GRAND FUNK RAILROAD-FOOT STOMPIN' MUSIC

THE GUESS WHO-NO TIME

THE DOOBIE BROS-CHINA GROVE

The Beatles Medley July 1

Jul 3, 2018

This week's Medley playlist was submitted by Urbandale listener Russ Richardson with the theme: Brought to you by the letter "B" (all song titles starting with the letter B)

THE BEATLES-BABY YOU'RE A RICH MAN/BLUE JAY WAY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-BROWN EYED HANDSOME MAN/BLUE JEAN BOP

THE BEATLES-BECAUSE

GEORGE HARRISON-BLOOD FROM A CLONE

JOHN LENNON-BEAUTIFUL BOY

RINGO STARR-BEAUCOUP OF BLUES

THE BEATLES-BABY'S IN BLACK

THE BEATLES -FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue July 1

Jul 3, 2018

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

NICK MOSS BAND-TIGHT GRIP ON YOUR LEASH

MIKE ZITO-MAMA DON'T LIKE NO WAH-WAH

WALTER TROUT-AIN'T GOIN' BACK

IVY FORD-BABY COME HOME

JOYANN PARKER-DIZZY

ELLIS KELL & FRIENDS-I AIN'T GOT NO BLUES TODAY

TINSLEY ELLIS-SASSY STRAT (EXCERPT)

KRIS LAGER BAND-SWEET MAGNOLIA

CELSO SALIM-MAD DOG

TAS CRU-THAT LOOK

JONNY LANG-MAKE IT MOVE

BERNARD ALLISON-CRUISIN' FOR A BLUESIN'

THE PENA BROS-RUNS IN THE BLOOD

BOB CORRITORE-HARMONICA WATUSI (EXCERPT)

Backtracks June 30

Jul 1, 2018

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

JACKIE DEE-BUDDY

DEBBIE LYNN-FUJIYAMA MAMA

JANE BOWMAN-MAD MAMA

JOYCE POYNTER-CHILLI DIPPIN' BABY

JOYCE GREEN-BLACK CADILLAC

BENNY SPELLMAN-LIPSTICK TRACES

THE SHOWMEN-IT WILL STAND

CHICK CARBO-IN THE NIGHT

BARBARA GEORGE-SOMETHING YOU GOT

WILLIE HARPER-NEW KIND OF LOVE

DEAN & JEAN-I LOVE THE SUMMERTIME

BRIAN HYLAND-SEALED WITH A KISS

THE DRIFTERS-UP ON THE ROOF

THE RIVIERAS-CALIFORNIA SUN

JAN & DEAN-SURF CITY

The Beatles Medley June 24

Jun 25, 2018

This week's Medley playlist was submitted by Cedar Rapids listener Matt Brandt, with the theme 2018 Musings

THE BEATLES-BACK IN THE USSR/SEXY SADIE

WINGS-JUNIOR'S FARM

THE BEATLES-FOOL ON THE HILL

JOHN LENNON-INSTANT KARMA

THE BEATLES-YOUR MOTHER SHOULD KNOW/PIGGIES/I'M SO TIRED

GEORGE HARRISON-GIVE ME LOVE

Blue Avenue June 24

Jun 25, 2018

This show originally aired 6/3/18

A recap of The Blues Foundation's 2018 Blues Music Awards, given out May 10th in Memphis

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DOUG MAC LEOD-TRAVEL ON

MONSTER MIKE WELCH & MIKE LEDBETTER-I CAN'T PLEASE YOU

WALTER TROUT w/JOE BONAMASSA-WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

ROBERT CRAY-YOU HAD MY HEART

SOUTHERN AVENUE-DON'T GIVE UP

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

VICTOR WAINWRIGHT-I'LL START TOMORROW

TAJMO-DON'T LEAVE ME HERE

MIKE ZITO w/JASON RICCI-MAKE BLUES NOT WAR

Backtracks June 23

Jun 23, 2018

Listener Leftovers!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

ELECTRIC FLAG-KILLING FLOOR

LED ZEPPELIN-I'M GONNA CRAWL

SPIRIT-1984

THE MOODY BLUES-WILDEST DREAMS

THE WHO-BABA O'RILEY

KING CURTIS-WHOLE LOTTA LOVE (EXCERPT)

THE CHAMBERS BROS-TIME HAS COME TODAY

ARETHA FRANKLIN-RESPECT

OTIS REDDING-RESPECT

CARL & THE PASSIONS (THE BEACH BOYS)-MARCELLA

THE SEEDS-PUSHIN' TOO HARD

BEAT FARMERS-GUN SALE AT THE CHURCH

THE VIRTUES-GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE (EXCERPT)

3:00

The Beatles Medley June 17

Jun 21, 2018

This week's playlist comes from San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay, celebrating his favorite Beatle (Paul McCartney) 76th birthday on June 18

THE BEATLES-KANSAS CITY/HEY-HEY-HEY-HEY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-LAWDY MISS CLAWDY/I SAW HER STANDING THERE/THAT WAS ME

THE BEATLES-GET BACK/BACK IN THE USSR

PAUL MC CARTNEY-FLAMING PIE/ALL SHOOK UP

THE BEATLES-FIXING A HOLE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-THE END OF THE END

PAUL MC CARTNEY-MOMMA MISS AMERICA

Blue Avenue June 17

Jun 21, 2018

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

MUD MORGANFIELD-ROUGH AROUND THE EDGE

NICK MOSS BAND-THE HIGH COST OF LOW LIVIN'

CELSO SALIM-NO NEED TO BE ALONE

OSCAR WILSON-ONE ROOM COUNTRY SHACK

JOYANN PARKER-TAKE MY HEART AND RUN

GENE JACKSON-VOODOO GIRL

NANCY WRIGHT-TRAMPLED (EXCERPT)

KEESHEA PRATT BAND-MONKEY SEE, MONKEY DO

GHOST TOWN BLUES BAND-TIP OF MY HAT

TAS CRU-GIVE A LITTLE UP

MIKE ZITO-MISSISSIPPI NIGHTS

HEATHER NEWMAN-BURN ME ALIVE

TERESA JAMES & THE RHYTHM TRAMPS-I GOTTA ROLL

Backtracks June 16

Jun 17, 2018

A LIVE Listener Picks show!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

BOB SEGER-MAINSTREET

DEREK & THE DOMINOS-KEEP ON GROWING

CAPTAIN BEYOND-STARGLOW ENERGY

BADFINGER-BABY BLUE

THE LOVIN' SPOONFUL-SUMMER IN THE CITY

JR. WALKER-CLEO'S MOOD (EXCERPT)

FLEETWOOD MAC-STATION MAN

THE VAUGHN BROTHERS-GOOD TEXAN

RONNIE WOOD-AM I GROOVING YOU

TRAFFIC-HOLE IN MY SHOE

JEFF BECK-CAUSE WE'VE ENDED AS LOVERS

JANIS JOPLIN-MERCEDES BENZ

KING CURTIS-SOUL TWIST (EXCERPT)

3:00

The Beatles Medley June 10

Jun 12, 2018

JOHN LENNON-INSTANT KARMA/COME TOGETHER (LIVE)

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-BLUE BIRD/LET ME ROLL IT

THE BEATLES-YOU CAN'T DO THAT/THINGS WE SAID TODAY

JOHN LENNON-HOUND DOG (LIVE)

PAUL MC CARTNEY-I GOT STUNG

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue June 10

Jun 12, 2018

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

JOYANN PARKER-ENVY

GENE JACKSON-THAT'S WHY I LOVE YOU

EUGENE JOHNSON-THAT'S ALBERT KING

TERESA JAMES & THE RHYTHM TRAMPS-HOLD ON

HEATHER NEWMAN-BRING THE SWING

NICK MOSS BAND w/DENNIS GRUENLING-NO SENSE

BOB CORRITORE-POTATO STOMP (EXCERPT)

CURTIS SALGADO & ALAN HAGER-MORNING TRAIN

JOHNNY TUCKER-SOMETHING I WANT TO TELL YOU

CELSO SALIM-MAD DOG

OSCAR WILSON-BLACKJACK

KEESHEA PRATT BAND-HOME TO MISSISSIPPI

MIKE ZITO-THE WORLD WE LIVE IN

Backtracks June 9

Jun 10, 2018

Backtracks on a Budget!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

EDDIE FONTAINE-NOTHIN' SHAKIN' BUT THE LEAVES ON THE TREES

MEL ROBBINS-SAVE IT

JOHNNY FULLER-ALL NIGHT LONG

DALE HAWKINS-TAKE MY HEART

BAKER KNIGHT-HUNGRY FOR LOVE

RAY PRICE-NIGHT LIFE

RONNIE MILSAP-TOTAL DISASTER

THE CHEERS-BLACK DENIM TROUSERS

LES COOPER-THE WIGGLE WOBBLE (EXCERPT)

KINGSTON TRIO-SCOTCH & SODA (LIVE)

JIMMY REED-YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO/AIN'T THAT LOVIN' YOU BABY

BLOOD, SWEAT, AND TEARS-HI-DE-HO

The Beatles Medley June 3

Jun 5, 2018

This Medley playlist originally aired 2/25/18 with the theme: The Beatles 1968-72

The Beatles-The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill/Glass Onion/Savoy TruffleGeorge Harrison-I Dig LoveThe Beatles-You Never Give Me Your Money/Maxwell's Silver HammerPaul McCartney & Wings-Hi Hi HiThe Beatles-One After 909The Beatles-Flying (excerpt)

Blue Avenue June 3

Jun 5, 2018

A recap of The Blues Foundation's 2018 Blues Music Awards, given out May 10th in Memphis

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DOUG MAC LEOD-TRAVEL ON

MONSTER MIKE WELCH & MIKE LEDBETTER-I CAN'T PLEASE YOU

WALTER TROUT w/JOE BONAMASSA-WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

ROBERT CRAY-YOU HAD MY HEART

SOUTHERN AVENUE-DON'T GIVE UP

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

VICTOR WAINWRIGHT-I'LL START TOMORROW

TAJMO-DON'T LEAVE ME HERE

MIKE ZITO w/JASON RICCI-MAKE BLUES NOT WAR

BETH HART-LOVE GANSTER

Backtracks June 2

Jun 4, 2018

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

DALE HAWKINS-MY BABE

BOBBY SISCO-GO GO GO

BOBBY DEAN-JUST GO WILD OVER ROCK AND ROLL

DICK GLASSER-CRAZY LOVE

RUSTY YORK-SUGAREE

ROOSEVELT GREER-LOVER SET ME FREE

THE CRYSTALS-HE'S SURE THE BOY I LOVE

JOHN D. LOUDERMILK-RHYTHM AND BLUESY

BOBBY BARE-THAT'S HOW I GOT TO MEMPHIS

DAVE 'BABY' CORTEZ-RINKY DINK (EXCERPT)

THE EAGLES-TWENTYONE/OUT OF CONTROL/DOOLIN-DALTON/DESPERADO (REPRISE)

The Beatles Medley May 27

May 29, 2018

Memorial Day weekend, we remember John and George

THE BEATLES-DIZZY MISS LIZZY (HOLLY WOOD BOWL)/FOR YOU BLUE

JOHN LENNON-I'M LOSING YOU

GEORGE HARRISON-SOMETHING (LIVE IN JAPAN)

THE BEATLES-YER BLUES/SAVOY TRUFFLE

JOHN LENNON-DEAR YOKO

GEORGE HARRISON-HERE COMES THE SUN (LIVE-CONCERT FOR BANGLA DESH)

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue May 27

May 29, 2018

The first hour is a reprise of guest Blues Bus driver Phil Smith's visit in April. The last half-hour is all new

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

STANLEY SMITH-RIVERBOAT DREAMS

VALERIE JUNE-IF AND

SHERMAN HOLMES PROJECT-LIZA JANE

STARLITE/CAMPBELL BAND-BLUEBERRY PIE

TWEED FUNK-SWEET MUSIC

NANCY WRIGHT-TRAMPLED (EXCERPT)

ROCKY ATHAS-VILLANOVA JUNCTION

ELIZA NEALS-MERLE DIXON

TOMMY TALTON-PABLANO

JENNIFER WESTWOOD-WADE IN THE WATER

BRAD STIVERS-COLD SWEAT

Backtracks May 26

May 26, 2018

The annual Memorial Day Remembrance show

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

FATS DOMINO-AIN'T THAT A SHAME/ALL BY MYSELF/I'M WALKIN'

ROY ORBISON-ONLY THE LONELY/OH, PRETTY WOMAN

ELVIS PRESLEY-I DON'T CARE IF THE SUN DON'T SHINE/KENTUCKY WOMAN

STEPPENWOLF-MAGIC CARPET RIDE

JIMMY MC GRIFF-I'VE GOT A WOMAN (EXCERPT)

STEPPENWOLF-ROCK ME

THE DOORS-WHO DO YOU LOVE?

JANIS JOPLIN-KOZMIC BLUES

JIMI HENDRIX-FOXY LADY

SONNY BURGESS-RED HEADED WOMAN/SADIE'S BACK IN TOWN

LONNIE MACK-MEMPHIS (EXCERPT)

The Beatles Medley May 6

May 6, 2018

Ringo, John, Paul, George

THE BEATLES-MATCHBOX

JOHN LENNON-ISOLATION

PAUL MC CARTNEY-SAVE US

THE BEATLES-DON'T BOTHER ME

RINGO STARR-BRIDGES

THE BEATLES-REVOLUTION

THE BEATLES-THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD (Naked Version)

GEORGE HARRISON-WHEN WE WAS FAB

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue May 6

May 6, 2018

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

TERESA JAMES & THE RHYTHM TRAMPS-HERE IN BABYLON

NICK MOSS w/ DENNIS GRUENLING-LESSON TO LEARN

MUD MORGANFIELD-OH YEAH

JOYANN PARKER-YOUR MAMA

BERNARD ALLISON-LOOK OUT MABEL

CURTIS SALGADO & ALAN HAGER-DEPOT BLUES

BOB CORRITORE-POTATO STOMP (EXCERPT)

MARCIA BALL-THEY DON'T MAKE 'EM LIKE THAT

THE BLUE BAND-I LIKE TO ROCK IN THE MORNING

RUSH CLEVELAND w/CATHY HENRY ROHLF-I CAN'T GO ON THIS WAY

MIKE ZITO-FIRST CLASS LIFE

Backtracks May 5

May 5, 2018

Leftovers!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

JOE JACKSON-BEAT CRAZY

DONOVAN-BARABAJAGAL

THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND-LONG HAIRED MUSIC

THE ANIMALS-DON'T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD

THE ANIMALS-HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN

BOZ SCAGGS-JUMP STREET

THE CHAMPS-EL RANCHO ROCK (EXCERPT)

THE ROLLING STONES-MOONLIGHT MILE

ELVIN BISHOP-SO FINE

THE GRASSROOTS-LET'S LIVE FOR TODAY

TOMMY ROE-SWEET PEA

JOHNNY WINTER-AIN'T NOTHIN' TO ME

ZZ TOP-VIVA LAS VEGAS

DEVO-WHIP IT

Totally at random playlist!

THE BEATLES-ALL I'VE GOT TO DO/NORWEGIAN WOOD/GETTING BETTER

GEORGE HARRISON-ISN'T IT A PITY

THE BEATLES-HELP/TWO OF US/ONE AFTER 909

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-JET

PAUL MC CARTNEY-ROCKESTRA THEME (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue April 29

May 1, 2018

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

MUD MORGANFIELD-WHO'S FOOLIN' WHO

NICK MOSS BAND-NOTE ON THE DOOR

JOYANN PARKER-WHO WHAT WHEN WHERE WHY

THE LUCKY LOSERS-THE RIVER

JOHNNY TUCKER-TALKIN' ABOUT YOU BABY

CURTIS SALGADO-SO NEAR TO NOWHERE

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

MARKEY BLUE/RIC LATINA PROJECT-RAISED IN MUDDY WATER

VICTOR WAINWRIGHT-RIGHTEOUS

DANIELLE NICOLE-LORD I JUST CAN'T KEEP FROM CRYING

THE BLUE BAND-BOBBY'S BLUES

RUSH CLEVELAND w/AMY GUSTAFSON-LIFE OF REGRET

Backtracks April 28

May 1, 2018

Listener Picks Day!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SANGS

GARY 'US' BONDS-OUT OF WORK

XTC-HEAVEN IS PAVED WITH BROKEN GLASS

JOE WALSH-COUNTY FAIR

SAVOY BROWN-SUNDAY NIGHT

THE NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND-SOME OF SHELLY'S BLUES

THE GRATEFUL DEAD-RIPPLE

CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG-AMERICAN DREAM

BOB DYLAN-WATCHING THE RIVER FLOW

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART-ELECTRICITY

ROBERT FRIPP-YOU BURN ME UP

GRAND FUNK RAILROAD-BLACK LICORICE

THE DOORS-THE CHANGELING

JR. WALKER-CLEO'S MOOD (EXCERPT)

3:00

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