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-A DAY IN THE LIFE/TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS

GEORGE HARRISON-WHAT IS LIFE

THE BEATLES-FREE AS A BIRD/COME TOGETHER

RINGO STARR-NOT LOOKING BACK

THE BEATLES-THE END/HER MAJESTY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue March 24

Mar 26, 2019

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

TEDESCHI/TRUCKS BAND-I'M GONNA BE THERE

TOMMY CASTRO-SHE WANTED TO GIVE IT TO ME

WALTER TROUT-BE CAREFUL HOW YOU VOTE

BRANDON SANTINI-BACK TO YOU

SUGARAY RAYFORD-THE REVELATOR

ATOMIC ROAD KINGS-AIN'T FOR ME

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

DOUG DEMING-EXCLUSIVE IPR RECORDINGS, WINTER BLUES FEST-DES MOINES, 2/2/19

KEVIN BURT-EXCLUSIVE IPR RECORDINGS, ELECTRIC PARK BALLROOM-WATERLOO 2/9/19

6:00

Backtracks March 23

Mar 24, 2019

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

GREGG ALLMAN-PLEASE CALL HOME

THE J. GEILS BAND-BACK TO GET YA

THE GUESS WHO-HEARTBROKEN BOPPER

THE BEACH BOYS-STUDENT DEMONSTRATION TIME

LONG JOHN BALDRY-DON'T TRY TO LAY NO BOOGIE WOOGIE ON THE KING OF ROCK AND ROLL

JOHN HAMMOND w/THE NIGHTHAWKS-YOU BETTER WATCH YOURSELF

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

TRAFFIC-LIGHT UP OR LEAVE ME ALONE

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN-SHE'S THE ONE

BOB DYLAN-WHEN YOU GONNA WAKE UP

LINK WRAY-RUMBLE (EXCERPT)

3:00

JOHN LENNON-THE LUCK OF THE IRISH

PAUL MC CARTNEY-WITH A LITTLE LUCK

THE BEATLES-OH DARLING

JOHN LENNON-SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-MULL OF KINTYRE

THE BEATLES-I DON'T WANT TO SPOIL THE PARTY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH

THE BEATLES-I'LL FOLLOW THE SUN

PAUL MC CARTNEY-GIVE IRELAND BACK (INSTRUMENTAL)  (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue March 17

Mar 20, 2019

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

RORY GALLAGHER-BULL FROG BLUES

WALTER TROUT-NATURE'S DISAPPEARING

TOMMY CASTRO-CALLING SAN FRANCISCO

MAVIS STAPLES-WHAT YOU GONNA DO

ATOMIC ROAD KINGS-YOU GOT TO CHANGE

BOB CORRITORE-RUCKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

THEM-BABY, PLEASE DON'T GO

VAN MORRISON-YOU'RE MY WOMAN

VAN MORRISON AND JR. WELLS-HELP ME

KENNY 'BEEDY EYES' SMITH-SCRATCHIN' YOUR HEAD

BRANDON SANTINI-HEARTBREAKER

TINSLEY ELLIS-BERRY TOSSIN' (EXCERPT)

6:00

Backtracks March 16

Mar 18, 2019

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

EDDIE BOND-I'VE GOT A WOMAN

RAMON MAUPIN-ROCKING RUFUS

ALLEN PAGE-SHE'S THE ONE THAT'S GOT IT

TOMMY TUCKER-LOVING LIL

LYNN VERNON-MOON ROCKET

FATS DOMINO-EVERYBODY'S GOT SOMETHING TO HIDE...

AL GREEN-I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND

CHUBBY CHECKER-BACK IN THE USSR

GENE CHANDLER-ELENOR RIGBY

JUNIOR PARKER-LADY MADONNA

KING CURTIS-SOUL TWIST (EXCERPT)

THE HOLLIES-MICKEY'S MONKEY

BILLY J. KRAMER & THE DAKOTAS-I'LL BE DOGGONE

All singles from the spring (Mar. 21-June 21)

THE BEATLES-ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN/CAN'T BUY ME LOVE/LOVE ME DO

JOHN LENNON-WATCHING THE WHEELS

THE BEATLES-TICKET TO RIDE/LADY MADONNA/GET BACK

RINGO STARR-BACK OFF BOOGALOO

THE BEATLES-REAL LOVE

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue March 10

Mar 12, 2019

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

LITTLE RED ROOSTER BLUES BAND-LOCK UP THE LIQUOR

ATOMIC ROAD KINGS-CANDY MAN

BLUE DOG BAND-SHAKE YOUR MONEY MAKER

JOHN MAYALL-IT'S SO TOUGH

CHRIS O'LEARY-HEARTBREAK WAITIN' TO HAPPEN

WALTER TROUT-GOD'S WORD

TINSLEY ELLIS-FRONT ST. FREEZE (EXCERPT)

MAVIS STAPLES-TOUCH A HAND

TOMMY CASTRO-LEAVING TRUNK

KATARINA PEJAK-TURTLE BLUES

BRYCE JANEY-GAMBLIN' MAN'S BLUES

DENNIS KAIN-HARDWOOD BLUES

MATT WOODS-V8 FORD

MATT WOODS-TRAIN GOES BY (EXCERPT)

Backtracks March 9

Mar 10, 2019

Today's show originally aired 12/1/18

It's Guest DJ Day!

Hour #1 is guest hosted by Des Moines listener Scott Cochran

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE BUCKINGHAMS-SUSAN

YOUNG RASCALS-CARRY ME BACK

THE LOVIN' SPOONFUL-COCONUT GROVE

CRACKIN'-JUMP UP

JERRY LEE LEWIS-DOWN THE LINE

TOWER OF POWER-SOUL VACCINATION

JR. WALKER-CLEO'S MOOD (EXCERPT)

JANIS JOPLIN-TRY

ARTHUR CONLEY-SWEET SOUL MUSIC

CHUCK BERRY-NO PARTICULAR PLACE TO GO

KEITH RICHARDS-RUN RUDOLPH RUN

This week's playlist was suggested by Independence listener Mark Hoover with the theme: Songs with a little sobbing going on

THE BEATLES-I'LL CRY INSTEAD/WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS/FOR NO ONE

JOHN LENNON-JEALOUS GUY

THE BEATLES-IF I FELL/TELL ME WHY

JOHN LENNON-HOUND DOG

THE BEATLES-THIS BOY/DON'T PASS ME BY

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue March 3

Mar 3, 2019

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

JOHN MAYALL-THE MOON IS FULL

CHRIS O'LEARY-ONE MORE CHANCE AT LOVE

ATOMIC ROAD KINGS-I'VE GOT TIME

THE LITTLE RED ROOSTER BLUES BAND-THERE OUGHTA BE A LAW

SPRUCE BAUGHER-TACO BEANS AND GASOLINE

BOB CORITORE-T-TOWN RAMBLE (EXCERPT)

KATARINA PEJAK-DOWN WITH ME

WALTER TROUT w/SUGARAY RAYFORD-WOMAN DON'T LIE

WALTER TROUT w/ROBBY KRIEGER-GOIN' DOWN TO THE RIVER

DAVE WELD & THE IMPERIAL FLAMES-DOROTHY MAE

BRYCE JANEY-COUNTRY FEVER

Backtracks March 2

Mar 3, 2019

Boxes and Boxes of Boxsets!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

HANK WILLIAMS-MOVE IT ON OVER

ROY ORBISON-ROCK HOUSE

WERLY FAIRBURN-EVERYBODY'S ROCKIN'

BOBBY LORD-EVERYBODY'S ROCKIN' BUT ME

WANDA JACKSON-HONEY BOP

JOHNNY CASH-GET RHYTHM

CARL PERKINS-BOPPIN' THE BLUES

BILLY RILEY-TROUBLE BOUND

MALCOLM YELVINGTON-IT'S ME BABY

JEAN CHAPEL-WELCOME TO THE CLUB

JOE MAPHIS-GUITAR ROCK AND ROLL (EXCERPT)

HERMAN'S HERMITS-MY SENTIMENTAL FRIEND

CILLA BLACK-YOU'RE MY WORLD

The week's playlist comes from Cedar Rapids listener Matt Brandt. No theme, just "songs I like!"

THE BEATLES-NO REPLY/DRIVE MY CAR/I DON'T WANT TO SPOIL THE PARTY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-LIVE AND LET DIE

THE  BEATLES-IT'S ONLY LOVE/ELENOR RIGBY

CREAM-BADGE

THE BEATLES-YOU NEVER GIVE ME YOUR MONEY

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-NINETEEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY FIVE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue February 10

Feb 14, 2019

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

CHRIS O'LEARY-WHAT THE DEVIL MADE ME DO

WILLA VINCITORE-NEED A LITTLE HELP

FRANK BEY-BACK IN BUSINESS

DAVE WELD & THE IMPERIAL FLAMES-LOOKIN' FOR A MAN

SISTER MERCY-DIAMOND DORIS

WALTER TROUT-SADIE

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

ERIC GALES-IT JUST BEEZ THAT WAY

INA FORSMAN-BEEN MEANING TO TELL YOU

SETH ROSENBLOOM-COME BACK AROUND

MATT WOODS-ALWAYS TIRED

JOE LOUIS WALKER/BRUCE KATZ/GILES ROBSON-FEEL LIKE BLOWIN' MY HORN

Backtracks February 9

Feb 9, 2019

A potpourri of spotlight segments and an hour from Mrs. Dorr's rekkid collection!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE ANGELS-GLORY OF LOVE

THE ECHOES-DING DONG

THE DEVOTIONS-RIP VAN WINKLE

DICK & DEE DEE-NEW ORLEANS/DON'T THINK TWICE IT'S ALRIGHT/THOU SHALT NOT STEAL

JERRY LEE LEWIS-WHO'S GONNA PLAY THIS OLD PIANO/WE BOTH KNOW WHICH ONE OF US IS WRONG

FLOYD CRAMER-FLIP, FLOP, AND BOP (EXCERPT)

ELECTRIC FLAG-TEXAS

VAN MORRISON-GLORIA

BILLY JOEL-BIG SHOT

BOB DYLAN-IF YOU SEE HER.../TANGLED UP IN BLUE

This Medley originally aired 1/6/19

PAUL MC CARTNEY-CONFIDANTE

THE BEATLES-ROCKY RACCOON (DEMO)

PAUL MC CARTNEY-HUNT YOU DOWN

THE BEATLES-NOT GUILTY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-I DON'T KNOW

THE BEATLES-THE CONTINUING STORY OF BUNGALO BILL/BLACK BIRD (DEMO)

PAUL MC CARTNEY-STATION II

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue February 3

Feb 5, 2019

This trip down Blue Avenue originally aired 12/30/18

2018 review

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

KEVIN BURT-MAKIN' ME FEEL

COLIN JAMES-OOH BABY HOLD ME

NICK MOSS BAND-A PLEDGE TO YOU

CURTIS SALGADO & ALAN HAGER-MORNING TRAIN

CATFISH KEITH-JACK, I'M MELLOW

BIG HARP GEORGE-STANDING IN THE WEATHER

BIG HARP GEORGE-IN THE FIRST PLACE (EXCERPT)

DANIELLE NICOLE-HOT SPELL

JOYANN PARKER-ENVY

IVY FORD-HATE TO HAVE TO GO

HEATHER NEWMAN-HIGH MOUNTAIN BLUES

Backtracks February 2

Feb 3, 2019

Hour #1 was supplied from the collection of Cedar Rapids listener Bill Ray

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE EVERLY BROS-STICK WITH ME BABY

DION-RUNAWAY GIRL

JAN BRADLEY-MAMA DIDN'T LIE

JOHNNY HORTON-LOST HIGHWAY

BOB DYLAN-SHE BELONGS TO ME

SOUPY SALES-WHITE FANG

CHUCK HENDERSON-THE GATES OF GRACELAND

SUGAR LOAF-DON'T CALL US, WE'LL CALL YOU

FLOYD CRAMER-FLIP, FLOP, AND BOP (EXCERPT)

THE GUESS WHO-MISS FRIZZY

HUES CORPORATION-FREDOM FOR THE STALLION

J GEILS BAND-MUST OF GOT LOST

This week's playlist comes from listener Ryan O'Rien with the first letter of each song title spelling out FOR ALICIA (his wife)

THE BEATLES-FIXING A HOLE/OB-LA-DI, OB-LA-DA

PAUL MC CARTNEY-RAM ON

THE BEATLES-ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-LOVELY LINDA

THE BEATLES-I SAW HER STANDING THERE/COME TOGETHER

GEORGE HARRISON-IF NOT FOR YOU

THE BEATLES-ACROSS THE UNIVERSE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue January 27

Jan 28, 2019

All the music comes from artists scheduled to play at Winter Blues Fest in Des Moines, Feb. 1 &2

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMLY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

IVY FORD-MR. RIGHT

WALTER TROUT-BABY, YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO (IPR RECORDING)

NICK SCHNEBELEN-FOOL

JAMES HARMAN w/NATHAN JAMES-YO FAMILY (DON'T LIKE ME)

MATT WOODS-I AIN'T LEAVING THIS TOWN

MATT WOODS-TRAIN GOES BY (EXCERPT)

THE SOUL SEARCHERS-IPR RECORDING

ROB & TINA-IPR RECORDING

KEVIN BURT-I DON'T WANT TO SEE YOU NO MORE

WATERMELON SLIM-THE WHEEL MAN

Backtracks January 26

Jan 27, 2019

It's all Listener Leftovers! (Listener song suggestions for last week's Requestfest that I wasn't able to play on that show)

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

DONOVAN-SUNSHINE SUPERMAN

STEVIE RAY VAUGHN-THE SKY IS CRYING

REM-CRUSH WITH EYELINER

RORY GALLAGHER-WALK ON HOT COALS

THE TEEN BEATS-THE SLOP BEAT (EXCERPT)

JIMI HENDRIX BAND OF GYPSIES-WHO KNOWS

PROCOL HARUM-BUTTERFLY BOYS

WATERBOYS-THE THRILL IS GONE

ROGER MC GUINN-BALLAD OF EASY RIDER

ELTON JOHN-HAVE MERCY ON THE CRIMINAL

This week's Medley comes from listeners Robyn from Durant and Theresa from Cedar Rapids and is all songs beginning with the letter "S"

THE BEATLES-SOMETHING/SHE LOVES YOU/SEXY SADIE

GEORGE HARRISON-SEE YOURSELF

THE BEATLES-SHE CAME IN THROUGH THE BATHROOM WINDOW/SHE'S A WOMAN/STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER

GEORGE HARRISON-SIMPLY SHADY

THE BEATLES-SOLDIER OF LOVE

Blue Avenue January 20

Jan 22, 2019

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

RACHEL COBA-BAD REPUTATION

WILLA VINCITORE-JUST AIN'T THE SAME

SISTER MERCY-POISON

DAVE WELD-SWEET ROCKIN' SOUL

FRANK BEY-COOKIE JAR

KEVIN BURT-DAY DAY

BOB CORRITORE-POTATO STOMP (EXCERPT)

WATERMELON SLIM-CALL MY JOB

MORELAND & ARBUCKLE-MEAN AND EVIL

MATT WOODS-V8 FORD

AARON EARL SHORT-GOODBYE WHISKEY

SCOTTY & THE WINGTIPS-BLUE BLUE WORLD

ERIC GALES-CHANGE IN ME

ERIC GALES-SWAMP (EXCERPT)

6:00

Backtracks January 19

Jan 19, 2019

It's a LIVE Listener Picks show!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE ROLLING STONES-DOWN IN THE HOLE

STEVE MILLER BAND-GOING TO THE COUNTRY

SAVOY BROWN-GETTING TO THE POINT

TOM PETTY-MARY JANE'S LAST DANCE

JIM CROCE-BOX NUMBER 10

CREAM-I FEEL FREE

THE NASHVILLE TEENS-TOBACCO ROAD

MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER-WHY WALK WHEN YOU CAN FLY

TORI AMOS-CORNFLAKE GIRL

STEELY DAN-CAVES OF ALTAMIRA

ELECTRIC FLAG-GROOVIN' IS EASY

ERIC CLAPTON-SHE'S WAITING

SUPERTRAMP-LORD IS IT MINE

It's my birthday weekend. This Medley Playlist is totally self indulgent

THE BEATLES-BIRTHDAY/YER BLUES

JOHN LENNON-MOTHER

THE BEATLES-SGT. PEPPER'S REPRISE/A DAY IN THE LIFE/IT'S ONLY LOVE

GEORGE HARRISON-WHAT IS LIFE

THE BEATLES-I WILL

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue January 13

Jan 13, 2019

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DAVE WELD & THE IMPERIAL FLAMES-TAKE ME BACK

FRANK BEY-YESTERDAY'S DREAMS

WILLA & COMPANY-THESE DAYS

MATT WOODS-NOW I'M BUSTED

KEVIN BURT-WAKE UP, BABY

UNCLE CHUCK FINCH-TWO QUARTS OF COFFEE

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

SOUTHERN AVENUE-80 MILES FROM MEMPHIS

THE JIMMY'S-SHE DON'T LOVE ME

DOUG DEMMING & THE JEWEL TONES-WHAT'S IT GONNA TAKE

ROB LUMBARD & TINA HAAS FINDLEY-GEORGIA ON MY MIND

Backtracks January 12

Jan 13, 2019

It's my birthday party and I'll play what I want to!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

CHUBBY CHECKER-THE TWIST

THE DOVELLS-THE BRISTOL STOMP

THE ORLONS-THE WAH WATUSI

DEE DEE SHARP-MASHED POTATO

CHUBBY CHECKER-LET'S TWIST AGAIN

THE DAVE CLARK 5-CAN'T YOU SEE THAT SHE'S MINE

THE KINKS-TIL THE END OF THE DAY

THE ANIMALS-WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE

HERMAN'S HERMITS-I'M INTO SOMETHING GOOD

TORNADOS-TELSTAR (EXCERPT)

THE ZOMBIES-SHE'S NOT THERE

GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS-HOW DO YOU DO IT?

PAUL MC CARTNEY-CONFIDANTE

THE BEATLES-ROCKY RACCOON (DEMO)

PAUL MC CARTNEY-HUNT YOU DOWN

THE BEATLES-NOT GUILTY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-I DON'T KNOW

THE BEATLES-THE CONTINUING STORY OF BUNGALO BILL/BLACK BIRD (DEMO)

PAUL MC CARTNEY-STATION II

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue January 6

Jan 6, 2019

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

MATT WOODS-I'M A BLOODHOUND

PAUL OSCHER-POOR MAN BLUES

BRYAN LEE-I AIN'T GONNA STOP

FRANK BEY-GIVE IT TO GET IT

BOBBY BLACK HAT-PUT ON YOUR RED SHOES

COLIN JAMES-TEARS CAME ROLLING DOWN

BOB CORRITORE-POTATO STOMP (EXCERPT)

KEVIN BURT-COME ON SEE ABOUT ME

JAMES HARMAN & NATHAN JAMES-THE CLOCK IS TICKING

IVY FORD-MAMA DON'T

HEATHER NEWMAN-WILLIE JAMES

WALTER TROUT w/ERIC GALES-SOMEBODY GOIN' DOWN

SISTER MERCY-RIVER OF TEARS

Backtracks January 5

Jan 5, 2019

The annual Elvis Presley special

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

ELVIS PRESLEY-I GOT A WOMAN/HEARTBREAK HOTEL/BABY WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO

JIMMY REED-BABY WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO

SMILEY LEWIS-ONE NIGHT

ELVIS PRESLEY-ONE NIGHT

BIG MAMA THORNTON-HOUND DOG

ELVIS PRESLEY-HOUND DOG

LLOYD PRICE-LAWDY MISS CLAWDY

LONNIE MACK-MEMPHIS (EXCERPT)

ELVIS PRESLEY-LAWDY MISS CLAWDY/TIGER MAN/LOVE ME

THE MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET-JUST A LITTLE TALK/FARTHER ALONG/KEEPER OF THE KEY

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