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-HELLO-GOODBYE/ALL TOGETHER NOW/IT'S ALL TOO MUCH

RINGO STARR-SHAKE IT UP

THE BEATLES-TWO OF US/ONE AFTER 909 (NAKED VERSIONS)

PAUL MC CARTNEY-PEOPLE WANT PEACE

THE BEATLES-LONG, LONG, LONG

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue April 21

Apr 22, 2019

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

TOMMY CASTRO & THE PAINKILLERS-CAN'T KEEP A GOOD MAN DOWN

WALTER TROUT-IT TAKES TIME

JOHN MAYALL w/CAROLYN WONDERLAND-DISTANT LONESOME TRAIN

FIONA BOYES-EMBER

BENNY TURNER & CASH MC CALL-MONEY

THE ATOMIC ROAD KINGS-HAVE YOUR WAY

NANCY WRIGHT-BOOGIE FOR JL (EXCERPT)

JAMES HARMAN & KID RAMOS-GOIN' TO COURT

JOHN NEMETH-WOMAN NAMED TROUBLE

JOHN PRIMER w/BOB CORRITORE-TELL ME BABY

LUCA KIELLA-FIGURE IT OUT

BIG DADDY WILSON-TRIPPING ON YOU

Backtracks April 20

Apr 21, 2019

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

RAY HARRIS-COME ON LITTLE MAMA

THE MILLER SISTERS-TEN CATS DOWN

ROSCOE GORDON-CHEESE & CRACKERS

BILLY RILEY-FLYIN' SAUCERS ROCK AND ROLL

CARL PERKINS-YOUR TRUE LOVE

RONNIE DAWSON-ROCKIN' BONES

RONNIE ALLEN-JUVENILE DELINQUENTS

DWIGHT PULLEN-SUNGLASSES AFTER DARK

LARRY DOWD-PINK CADILLAC

JOYCE GREEN-BLACK CADILLAC

LINK WRAY-RUMBLE (EXCERPT)

DUANE EDDY-PETER GUNN

JOHNNY & THE HURRICANES-REVEILLE ROCK

THE BUSTERS-ALL AMERICAN SURFER

This Medley playlist originally aired 3/3/19

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 April 14

Apr 14, 2019

This trip down Blue Avenue originally happened 3/3/19

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

Backtracks April 13

Apr 14, 2019

It's Guest DJ Day!

2-3pm guest dj is Andrew McGinn, the Editor of the Jefferson Herald newspaper

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE TRIBE-GAMMA GOOCIE

THE CREATION-MAKING TIME

JACKIE DESHANNON-DON'T TURN YOUR BACK ON ME

GORGEOUS GEORGE-BIGGEST FOOL IN TOWN

LITTLE RICHARD-GET DOWN WITH IT

JAMES BROWN-I'VE GOT MONEY

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

DENISE & CO-BOY, WHAT'LL YOU DO THEN

THE LITTER-UNDER THE SCREAMING DOUBLE EAGLE

ROYAL FLAIRS-SUICIDE

This week's Playlist was submitted by listener Rachel Brandt with the theme: Can you guess my favorite Beatle?

THE BEATLES-SAVOY TRUFFLE

GEORGE HARRISON-WHEN WE WAS FAB/GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU

THE TRAVELING WILBURYS-HANDLE WITH CARE

THE BEATLES-I, ME, MINE

GEORGE HARRISON-ALL THOSE YEARS AGO

THE TRAVELING WILBURYS-INSIDE OUT

GEORGE HARRISON-HERE COMES THE SUN (LIVE)

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue April 7

Apr 9, 2019

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

TOMMY CASTRO-TWO HEARTS

BRANDON SANTINI-BEGGIN' BABY

KATARINA PEJAK-MOONLIGHT RIDER

FIONA BOYES-CALL THEIR NAME

JOHN MAYALL w/CAROLYN WONDERLAND-LIKE IT LIKE YOU DO

ATMOMIC ROAD KINGS-BACK DOWN SOUTH

BOB CORRITORE-T-TOWN RAMBLE (EXCERPT)

BOB CORRITORE w/OSCAR WILSON-TELL ME MAMA

BOB CORRITORE w/SUGARAY RAYFORD-STEAL YOUR JOY

BOB CORRITORE w/ALABAMA MIKE-LAUNDROMAT BLUES

KENNY 'BEEDY EYES' SMITH-KEEP ON PRETENDING

Backtracks April 6

Apr 8, 2019

Backtracks Flashbacks! Segments originally aired in 2003 and 2004

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

HUEY 'PIANO' SMITH-ROCKIN' PNEUMONIA & THE BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU

FRANKIE LEE SIMS-WALKIN' WITH FRANKIE

BOBBY MARCHAN-ROCKIN' BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN

JIMMY CLANTON-JUST A DREAM

EARL KING-WELL-O WELL-O BABY

HUEY 'PIANO' SMITH-HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

CHARLES BROWN & AMOS MILBURN-EDUCATED FOOL

FRANKIE FORD-WHAT'S GOING ON

FLOYD CRAMER-FLIP, FLOP & BOP (EXCERPT)

MERLE HAGGARD-OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE

Totally at random, no theme!

RINGO STARR-RORY & THE HURRICANES

THE BEATLES-DON'T LET ME DOWN (NAKED VERSION)/I CALL YOUR NAME/I WANT TO TELL YOU

PAUL MC CARTNEY-MAYBE I'M AMAZED

THE BEATLES-HEY BULLDOG/FROM ME TO YOU/LONG TALL SALLY

JOHN LENNON-DO YOU WANNA DANCE

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue March 31

Mar 31, 2019

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

WALTER TROUT-OUT OF BAD LUCK

TEDESCHI/TRUCKS BAND-THEY DON'T SHINE

THE CANDYMAKERS-JUST CAN'T KEEP FROM CRYING

TOMMY CASTRO-LOSE LOSE

FIONA BOYES-DON'T LEAVE YOUR FEET AT HOME

BOB CORRITORE-POTATO STOMP (EXCERPT)

ATOMIC ROAD KINGS-IN ARMS REACH

JOHN MAYALL w/LARRY MC CRAY-THE HURT INSIDE

KENNY 'BEEDY EYES' SMITH-SECOND HAND WOMAN

SUGARAY RAYFORD-YOU AND I

KEVIN BURT-YOUR SMILE

MARY LANE-AIN'T GONNA CRY NO MORE

BOB CORRITORE-T-TOWN RAMBLE (EXCERPT)

Backtracks March 30

Mar 31, 2019

This program was culled from shows that originally aired during the month of May, 2003!

VARIOUS ARTIST-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

CHUBBY CHECKER-THE CLASS

THE DIAMONDS-ZIP ZIP

JACK SCOTT-I NEVER FELT LIKE THIS

GARY US BONDS-SCHOOL'S OUT

THE DRIFTERS-I'LL TAKE YOU HOME

JIMMY DEAN-BIG BAD JOHN

SUE THOMPSON-NORMAN

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL-HEY TONIGHT

CHET ATKINS-BOO BOO STICK (EXCERPT)

THE FABULOUS FRYERS-BRINGING HOME THE ROSES

THE DAVE CLARK 5-CATCH US IF YOU CAN

WAYNE COCHRAN-HARLEM SHUFFLE

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

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