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.

This Medley originally aired 10/21/18

Maybe something you haven't heard before!

PAUL MC CARTNEY-GET STARTED/COME ON TO ME

GEORGE HARRISON-DEEP PURPLE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-PEOPLE WANT PEACE/DOMINOES

GEORGE HARRISON-MISS O'DELL

THE BEATLES-WHEN I'M 64 (TAKE 2)/SGT. PEPPERS LHCB REPRISE (TAKE 8)

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue December 30

Dec 31, 2018

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

RUSH CLEVELAND w/MARY MO HINEMAN-NAGGING ON ME

BRYCE JANEY-TEARING ME DOWN

Backtracks December 29

Dec 29, 2018

This week's Backtracks is a reprise of my favorite show of the year, my on-air anniversary show from Oct. 6

Literally the vinyl LPs that I played on the old Progression show, 1972-1977

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

DR. FEELGOOD-BACK IN THE NIGHT

THE DOOBIE BROS.-FEELIN' DOWN FARTHER

GEOFF & MARIA MULDAUR-ME AND MY CHAUFFEUR

LITTLE FEAT-TWO TRAINS

LITTLE FEAT-ON THE WAY DOWN

BOOTS BROWN-CERVEZA (EXCERPT)

DEREK & THE DOMINOS-WHY DOES LOVE GOT TO BE SO SAD?

DEEP PURPLE-LAZY

This FAB Christmas originally aired 12/11/16

Merry Krimble!

RINGO STARR-COME ON CHRISTMAS, CHRISTMAS COME ON/DEAR SANTA

THE BEATLES-FAN CLUB CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 1967

PAUL MC CARTNEY-WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS TIME

THE BEATLES-FAN CLUB CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 1968

RINGO STARR-PEACE BE WITH YOU (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue December 23

Dec 25, 2018

This trip down Blue Avenue originally occured 12/18/16

Checking out all the Christmas decorations along the Avenue this week!

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

ALBERT KING-SANTA CLAUS WANTS SOME LOVIN'

FREDDIE KING-CHRISTMAS TEARS

B B KING-CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

RUFUS THOMAS-I'LL BE YOUR SANTA, BABY

CHUCK LEAVELL-EVEN SANTA GETS THE BLUES

CHUCK LEAVELL-HEY SANTA

ROOMFUL OF BLUES-I TOLD SANTA CLAUS

LLOYD GLENN-SLEIGH RIDE (EXCERPT)

JAMES ANDREWS-CHRISTMAS IN NEW ORLEANS

Backtracks December 22

Dec 22, 2018

This year's Christmas show is comprised of many segments from Christmases past

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

BIG JOE TURNER-CHRISTMAS DATE BOOGIE

DEXTER GORDON-JINGLE JANGLE JUMP

BIG MABEL-BOOGIE WOOGIE SANTA CLAUS

JOHNNY MOORE & THE 3 BLAZERS-CHRISTMAS EVE BABY

THE CADILLACS-RUDOLF THE RED NOSED REINDEER

THE DRIFTERS-WHITE CHRISTMAS

THE PENGUINS-JINGLE JANGLE

HARMONY GRITS-SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN

THE MARCELS-MERRY TWISTMAS

THE SHELLS-HAPPY HOLIDAY

THE BEATLES-OB LA DI OB LA DA/WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS (DEMO VERSIONS)

PAUL MC CARTNEY-HAPPY WITH YOU/BACK IN BRAZIL

THE BEATLES-JULIA/SEXY SADIE (DEMO VERSIONS)

PAUL MC CARTNEY-DESPITE REPEATED WARNINGS

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue December 16

Dec 17, 2018

This show originally aired 10/28/18

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

BRYAN LEE-THE GIFT

COLIN JAMES-40 LIGHT YEARS

CATFISH KEITH-PUT ON A BUZZ

REVEREND PAYTON'S BIG DAMN BAND-DIRTY SWERVE

DAMON FOWLER-FAIRWEATHER FRIEND

RACHELLE COBA-HIGH & DRY

BOB CORRITORE-POTATO STOMP (EXCERPT)

BRYCE JANEY-FALLIN' DOWN

BILLY HECTOR-BUSY MAN

J P SOARS-DOG CATCHER

IVY FORD-DON'T HANDLE ME

BIG HARP GEORGE-NOBODY'S LISTENING

JOYANN PARKER-WHAT HAPPENED TO ME

Backtracks December 15

Dec 15, 2018

This week's show is a reprise of the February 3, 2018 Listener Leftovers show

Listener Leftovers: songs suggested for last week's requestfest that I didn't have to time play

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

MAURICE WILLIAMS & THE ZODIACS-STAY

BILL WITHERS-USE ME

AVERAGE WHITE BAND-GOT THE LOVE

LITTLE FEAT-FAT MAN IN THE BATH TUB

PAUL SIMON-SILENT EYES

REO SPEEDWAGON-LITTLE QUEENIE

AVERAGE WHITE BAND-PICK UP THE PIECES (EXCERPT)

JIMI HENDRIX-HEAR MY TRAIN A COMIN'

PAPA JOHN CREACH-FILTHY FUNKY

Remembering John Lennon 38 years after his murder, special fundraising edition of the Medley

THE BEATLES-DEAR PRUDENCE/I'M SO TIRED/YER BLUES (Demo takes)

JOHN LENNON-I'M LOSING YOU

THE BEATLES-REVOLUTION (Demo take)

Blue Avenue December 9

Dec 12, 2018

Trying to raise gas money for the Blues Bus. Have you made your contribution yet? iowapublicradio.org

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

COLIN JAMES-ONE MORE MILE

FRANK BEY-GUN TOTING PREACHER

KEVIN BURT-THANK YOU

RUSH CLEVELAND-FRONT PICKUP FENDER JAGUAR BLUES

ERIC CLAPTON-LONESOME CHRISTMAS

PAUL OSCHER-HIDE OUT BABY

BRYAN LEE-FIGHT FOR THE LIGHT

JD MC PHERSON-SOCKS

CATFISH KEITH-WILLIE THE CHIMNEY SWEEPER

BRYCE JANEY w/BILLYLEE JANEY-KEY TO THE HIGHWAY

SISTER MERCY-TRAVELIN' SHOES

Backtracks December 8

Dec 8, 2018

Year-end fundraiser. Have you made your contribution yet? 800-235-2665  or  iowapublicradio.org

VARIOUS ARTIST- OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

EUNICE DAVIS-GET YOUR ENJOYS

BERTRICE READING-I GOTTA KNOW

SARAH MC LAWLER-READY, WILLIN' AND ABLE

DOLLY COOPER-AY LA BAH

LINDA HAYES-ATOMIC BABY

HAROLD JENKINS (CONWAY TWITTY)-ROCK HOUSE

CARL PERKINS-SWEETHEARTS OR STRANGERS

JERRY LEE LEWIS-HAND ME DOWN MY WALKIN' CANE

BOB DYLAN-SLOW TRAIN/AIN'T NO MAN RIGHTEOUS, NO NOT ONE

THE BEATLES-BACK IN THE USSR (DEMO AND REMIX)

This Medley originally aired 10/7/18

This week's Medley was suggested by Des Moines listener Partick Tape Fleming with the theme All Songs with Paul McCartney Playing Drums!

PAUL MC CARTNEY-DANCE TONIGHT

THE BEATLES-DEAR PRUDENCE/COME AND GET IT/THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO

PAUL MC CARTNEY-MAMA MISS AMERICA

THE BEATLES-MARTHA MY DEAR

PAUL MC CARTNEY-THE LOVELY LINDA

THE BEATLES-BACK IN THE USSR

WINGS-BAND ON THE RUN

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue December 2

Dec 3, 2018

This show originally aired 11/4/18

Linn County Blues Society officer and blues blogger Phil Smith (PhillyCheeze) is driving the bus for the first hour of this week's trip down The Avenue

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

LIGHTNIN' MALCOLM-WORKIN'

LOW SOCIETY-RACCOON SONG

ERIC HUGHES BAND-FREIGHT TRAIN OF PAIN

ANTHONY 'BIG A' SHERROD-FIND ME ANOTHER WOMAN

MS XENO THE MOJO QUEEN-WILLIE BROWN

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

GHOST TOWN BLUES BAND-COME TOGETHER

ROBERT BILBO WALKER-CUT YOU LOOSE

Backtracks December 1

Dec 3, 2018

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

LOS LOBOS-WILL THE WOLF SURVIVE?

PAUL MC CARTNEY-GET STARTED/CAESAR ROCK

GEORGE HARRISON-BANGLA DESH (SINGLE VERSION)/TRY SOME BUY SOME

PAUL MC CARTNEY-WHO CARES/DO IT NOW

RINGO STARR-POSTCARDS FROM PARADISE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue November 25

Nov 26, 2018

This show originally aired 10/14/18 and recaps the 2018 Blue Blast Award winners

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DANIELLE NICOLE-CRY NO MORE

KIM WILSON-SEARCHED ALL OVER

MUDDY WATERS-MANNISH BOY

MUDDY WATERS-GOT MY MOJO WORKIN'

SONNY LANDRETH-BLUES ATTACK

HEATHER NEWMAN-SHARE YOUR LOVE

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

HEATHER NEWMAN-HIGH MOUNTAIN BLUES

WALTER TROUT w/CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE-THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PILLOW

BETTYE LAVETTE-WHAT WAS IT YU WANTED

Backtracks November 24

Nov 26, 2018

Thanksgiving Leftovers!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

HAROLD DORMAN-MOUNTAIN OF LOVE

THE VELVATONES-REAL GONE BABY

JOHNNY CASH-OH LONESOME ME

NARVEL FELTS-CRY, BABY, CRY

BILLY RILEY-NO NAME GIRL

COUNTRY JOE MC DONDALD-BLOWIN' DOWN THAT DUSTY ROAD

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON-IF YOU DON'T LIKE HANK WILLIAMS

BOB DYLAN & JOHNNY CASH-GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY

JERRY JEFF WALKER-DRIFTIN' MY LIFE AWAY

THE BEACH BOYS-ALLY OOP

THE ASSOCIATION-DUBUQUE BLUES

DAVID BROMBERG-SWEET HOME CHICAGO

This week's playlist supplied by Quad Cities listener Jeff Johnston with the theme Missed Connections

THE BEATLES-THE ONE AFTER 909 (Anthology 1 version)/GIRL/YOU WON'T SEE ME

GEORGE HARRISON-ISN'T IT A PITY

THE BEATLES-FOR NO ONE/WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS

PAUL MC CARTNEY-HERE TODAY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue November 4

Nov 5, 2018

Linn County Blues Society officer and blues blogger Phil Smith (PhillyCheeze) is driving the bus for the first hour of this week's trip down The Avenue

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

LIGHTNIN' MALCOLM-WORKIN'

LOW SOCIETY-RACCOON SONG

ERIC HUGHES BAND-FREIGHT TRAIN OF PAIN

ANTHONY 'BIG A' SHERROD-FIND ME ANOTHER WOMAN

MS XENO THE MOJO QUEEN-WILLIE BROWN

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

GHOST TOWN BLUES BAND-COME TOGETHER

ROBERT BILBO WALKER-CUT YOU LOOSE

Backtracks November 3

Nov 3, 2018

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

WARREN SMITH-ROCK AND ROLL RUBY

JOHNNY CASH-SO DOGGONE LONESOME

BILLY ANDERSON-SOMETHING FOR NOTHING

CARL PERKINS-SURE TO FALL

JACK EARLS-SLOW DOWN

JERRY LEE LEWIS-IT'LL BE ME

BILLY RILEY-RED HOT

SONNY BURGESS-AIN'T GOT A THING

EDWIN BRUCE-ROCK BOPPIN' BABY

THE VIRTUES-GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE (EXCERPT)

THE ROLLING STONES-UNDER THE BOARDWALK

THE IVY LEAGUE-TOSSIN' & TURNIN'

ACKER BILK-STRANGER ON THE SHORE

THE DAKOTAS-THE CRUEL SEA

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) This Medley originally aired 7/1/18

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 October 28

Oct 28, 2018

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

BRYAN LEE-THE GIFT

COLIN JAMES-40 LIGHT YEARS

CATFISH KEITH-PUT ON A BUZZ

REVEREND PAYTON'S BIG DAMN BAND-DIRTY SWERVE

DAMON FOWLER-FAIRWEATHER FRIEND

RACHELLE COBA-HIGH & DRY

BOB CORRITORE-POTATO STOMP (EXCERPT)

BRYCE JANEY-FALLIN' DOWN

BILLY HECTOR-BUSY MAN

J P SOARS-DOG CATCHER

IVY FORD-DON'T HANDLE ME

BIG HARP GEORGE-NOBODY'S LISTENING

JOYANN PARKER-WHAT HAPPENED TO ME

TINSLEY ELLIS-BERRY TOSSIN' (EXCERPT)

6:00

Backtracks October 27

Oct 28, 2018

It's all Listener Leftovers!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

DELANEY & BONNIE & FRIENDS-COMING HOME

ELVIS PRESLEY-WAY DOWN

THE YARDBIRDS-I'M A MAN

FREE-FIRE & WATER

GEORGE HARRISON-ALL THINGS MUST PASS

JIMI HENDRIX-BOLD AS LOVE

DOC BAGBY-DUMPLINS (EXCERPT)

FRANK IFIELD-I REMEMBER YOU

MELANIE-PEACE WILL COME

THE JAYNETTES-SALLY GO ROUND THE ROSES

THE GRATEFUL DEAD-BROKEDOWN PALACE

TRAVELING WILBURYS-TWEETER & THE MONKEY MAN

REM-BEGIN THE BEGIN

Maybe something you haven't heard before!

PAUL MC CARTNEY-GET STARTED/COME ON TO ME

GEORGE HARRISON-DEEP PURPLE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-PEOPLE WANT PEACE/DOMINOES

GEORGE HARRISON-MISS O'DELL

THE BEATLES-WHEN I'M 64 (TAKE 2)/SGT. PEPPERS LHCB REPRISE (TAKE 8)

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue October 21

Oct 21, 2018

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

BRYCE JANEY-IN DEBT WITH THE BLUES

BILLY HECTOR-SOMEDAY BABY

DAMON FOWLER-UP THE LINE

J P SOARS-WHEN YOU WALK OUT THAT DOOR

ANTHONY GERACI-DON'T THE GRASS LOOK GREENER

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

KAT RIGGINS-TIGHTROPE

IVY FORD-MAMA DON'T

AVEY/GROUWS BAND-I'D RATHER BE DRUNK

COLIN JAMES-SOUL OF A MAN

BIG HARP GEORGE-STANDING IN THE WEATHER

GINA SICILIA-SUGAR

HECTOR ANCHONDO BAND-THAT'S HOW IT ALL GOES

Backtracks October 20

Oct 21, 2018

It's Listener Picks week!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

LOS LOBOS-ONE TIME ONE NIGHT

BONNIE RAITT-BIG ROAD BLUES

MARK/ALMOND BAND-ONE WAY SUNDAY

THE BYRDS-SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK AND ROLL STAR

THE ROLLING STONES-UNDER ASSISTANT WEST COAST PROMOTION MAN

GRATEFUL DEAD-UNCLE JOHN'S BAND

CAPTAIN BEYOND-SUFFICIENTLY BREATHLESS

LED ZEPPELIN-IMMIGRANT SONG

HUMBLE PIE-STONE COLD FEVER

CLIMAX BLUES BAND-SHOPPING BAG PEOPLE

GRAHAM PARKER-SOUL SHOES

UK-IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT

October 9 was John Lennon's 78th birthday. This week's Medley is all about John

THE BEATLES-STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER/DON'T LET ME DOWN (Naked version)/REVOLUTION #1

JOHN LENNON-NOBODY KNOWS YOU WHEN YOU'RE DOWN AND OUT

THE BEATLES-BABY'S IN BLACK (Hollywood Bowl Aug. 1965)/BAD BOY/YOU CAN'T DO THAT

JOHN LENNON-RIP IT UP/READY TEDDY

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue October 14

Oct 14, 2018

Hour #1 recaps the winners of the 2018 Blues Blast Awards (given out on Sept. 29)

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DANIELLE NICOLE-CRY NO MORE

KIM WILSON-SEARCHED ALL OVER

MUDDY WATERS-MANNISH BOY

MUDDY WATERS-GOT MY MOJO WORKIN'

SONNY LANDRETH-BLUES ATTACK

HEATHER NEWMAN-SHARE YOUR LOVE

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

HEATHER NEWMAN-HIGH MOUNTAIN BLUES

WALTER TROUT w/CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE-THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PILLOW

BETTYE LAVETTE-WHAT WAS IT YU WANTED

Backtracks October 13

Oct 14, 2018

A new show comprised of segments from old shows!

Hour #1 was originally aired 6/2/18

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)

Hour #2 originally aired 6/9/18

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