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 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

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 October 7

Oct 7, 2018

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

ELVIN BISHOP'S BIG FUN TRIO-SOMETHING SMELLS FUNKY 'ROUND HERE

JOE LOUIS WALKER/BRUCE KATZ/GILES ROBSON-HARD PILL TO SWALLOW

CURTIS SALGADO & ALAN HAGER-LONG TRAIN BLUES

BIG HARP GEORGE-UNTOWN COOL

ANTHONY GERACI-HAND YOU YOUR WALKING SHOES

J.P. SOARS-SURE AS HELL AIN'T FOOLIN' ME (RADIO EDIT)

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

IVY FORD-AIN'T HAD ENOUGH OF YOU

GINA SICILIA-HEARD THE LIE

RACHELLE COBA-DANCE THESE BLUES AWAY

Backtracks October 6

Oct 6, 2018

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

VAN MORRISON-DOMINO (LIVE)

THE PACKERS-HOLE IN THE WALL (EXCERPT)

3:00

THE BEATLES-THANK YOU GIRL/CAN'T BUY ME LOVE/TAXMAN

JOHN LENNON-POWER TO THE PEOPLE

GEORGE HARRISON-WHAT IS LIFE

THE BEATLES-SGT. PEPPER'S LHCB/WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

RINGO STARR-GIVE MORE LOVE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-PARTY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue September 30

Oct 1, 2018

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

TAS CRU-ONE EYED JACK

HEATHER NEWMAN-HOW MANY TIMES

MIKE ZITO-I WOULDN'T TREAT A DOG (THE WAY YOU TREATED ME)

J P SOARS-SOUTHBOUND I-95

GINA SICILIA w/JANIVA MAGNESS-BRIGHTER DAY

RACHELLE COBA-YOU STOLE MY HEART

NANCY WRIGHT-BOOGIE FOR JL (EXCERPT)

BIG HARP GEORGE-BULLETPROOF

IVY FORD-GIMME THAT GUITAR

COLIN JAMES-DIG MYSELF A HOLE

BRYCE JANEY-GUITAR PICKIN' MAN

AVEY/GROUWS BAND-YOU NEED LOVE

HECTOR ANCHONDO w/AMANDA FISH-DIG YOU BABY

Backtracks September 29

Sep 29, 2018

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

SLY & THE FAMILY STONE-THANK YOU (FALETTINME BE MICE ELF)

SAM & DAVE-I THANK YOU

THE JAMES GANG-THANKS

JOE COCKER-WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

LED ZEPPELIN-THANK YOU

Z Z TOP-I THANK YOU

THE RUMBLERS-BOSS (EXCERPT)

STEPPENWOLF-THE OSTRICH

STAPLES SINGERS-I'LL TAKE YOU THERE

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN-SHE'S THE ONE

JOHN KAY-MOVIN' ON

HANK SNOW-MOVIN' ON

SONIA DADA-YOU AIN'T THINKING 'BOUT ME

CHET ATKINS-BOO BOO STICK BEAT (EXCERPT)

3:00

No theme/totally at random

THE BEATLES-MATCHBOX/ONE AFTER 909/WHEN I GET HOME

PAUL MC CARTNEY-TEDDY BOY

THE BEATLES-AND YOUR BIRD CAN SING/REAL LOVE/BABY YOU'RE A RICH MAN

JOHN LENNON-OH YOKO

THE BEATLES-I WILL/PS I LOVE YOU/DIG IT

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue September 23

Sep 27, 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 September 22

Sep 22, 2018

A show of shows!

Hour # 1 originally aired 1/19/13

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

DENNIS HERROLD-MAKE WITH THE LOVIN'

WELDON ROGERS-SO LONG, GOOD LUCK, GOODBYE

LAURA LEE PERKINS-I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVIN'

JOHNNY GARNER-KISS ME SWEET

LEW WILLIAMS-ABRACADABRA

THE MARVELETTES-PLEASE, MR. POSTMAN

THE BEATLES-PLEASE, MR. POSTMAN

THE SHANGRILAS-LEADER OF THE PACK

THE DETERGENTS-LEADER OF THE LAUNDROMAT

DOC BAGBY-DUMPLINS (EXCERPT)

JAN & DEAN-POPSICLE

THE TODDS-POPSICLE

Backtracks September 15

Sep 22, 2018

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

JIMMY PRITCHETT-THAT'S WHAT I CALL A BALL

CARL PERKINS-YOU CAN DO NO WRONG

CHARLES SENNS-GEE WHIZ LIZ

ELVIS PRESLEY-TRYIN' TO GET TO YOU

SCOTTY MOORE TRIO-HAVE GUITAR WILL TRAVEL

IKE TURNER-DOUBLEMINT

EARL HOOKER-DYNAMITE

CHUCK BERRY-SURFIN' STEEL

BILL DOGGETT-HULLY GULLY TWIST

FREDDIE KING-SAN-HO-ZAY (EXCERPT)

ARETHA FRANKLIN-DR. FEELGOOD/CHAIN OF FOOLS/ROCK STEADY

OTIS REDDING-RESPECT

BOB DYLAN & THE GRATEFUL DEAD-SLOW TRAIN

THE BEATLES-HELP/FREE AS A BIRD/DON'T PASS ME BY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-WITH A LITTLE LUCK

THE BEATLES-MONEY/BEING FOR THE BENEFIT OF MR. KITE/TWO OF US

JOHN LENNON-PEGGY SUE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue September 16

Sep 17, 2018

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

BIG HARP GEORGE-I WANNA KNOW

J P SOARS-SHINING THROUGH THE DARK

BRYCE JANEY-KEY TO THE HIGHWAY

RUSH CLEVELAND-SO MANY WAYS TO GET THE BLUES

GINA SICILIA-LIGHT ME UP

BOB CORRITORE-HARMONICA WATUSI (EXCERPT)

LITTLE WALTER-BLUE & LONESOME

THE ROLLING STONES-BLUE & LONESOME

LITTLE WALTER-I GOTTA GO

THE ROLLING STONES-I GOTTA GO

LITTLE WALTER-I HATE TO SEE YOU GO

THE ROLLING STONES-I HATE TO SEE YOU GO

HOWLIN' WOLF-JUST LIKE I TREAT YOU

Backtracks September 8

Sep 9, 2018

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE NUTMEGS-STORY UNTOLD

THE ISLEY BROS.-DON'T BE JEALOUS

CHUCK JACKSON-THIS IS IT

BROOK BENTON-LOVE'S THAT WAY

JO ANN CAMPBELL-JIM DANDY

THE BOBBETTES-BILLY

DAVE 'BABY' CORTEZ-RINKY DINK

PRESTON EPPS-BONGO IN THE CONGO

BO DIDDLEY-SHANK

GOOGIE RENE-THE SLIDE (EXCERPT)

BENNY SPELLMAN-FORTUNE TELLER

THE ROLLING STONES-FORTUNE TELLER

CHUCK BERRY-BYE BYE JOHNNY

THE ROLLING STONES-BYE BYE JOHNNY

BARRETT STRONG-MONEY

THE ROLLING STONES-MONEY

This week's playlist comes from Cedar Falls listener Patrick Ashwood with the theme One Beatle Missing

THE BEATLES-I ME MINE/BACK IN THE USSR/SHE SAID SHE SAID

RINGO STARR-I'M THE GREATEST

THE BEATLES-THE INNER LIGHT/LONG LONG LONG

GEORGE HARRISON-ALL THOSE YEARS AGO

THE BEATLES-LOVE YOU TO

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue September 9

Sep 9, 2018

This program originally aired 7/15/18

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

This Medley originally aired 7/29/18

This week's Medley was suggested by Cedar Rapids listener Phillip Smith with the theme "Characters"

THE BEATLES-FOOL ON THE HILL/SEXY SADIE/LOVELY RITA

GEORGE HARRISON-SOFT-HEARTED HANNA

THE BEATLES-ROCKY RACCOON/MEAN MR. MUSTARD/DOCTOR ROBERT

RINGO STARR-DEVIL WOMAN

THE BEATLES-ELENOR RIGBY/MAGGIE MAE

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue September 2

Sep 9, 2018

This show originally aired 6/17/18

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

Backtracks September 1

Sep 9, 2018

This week's show is compiled from many different segments of previously aired Backtracks shows

2-3pm ORIGINALLY AIRED 3/24/18 PLEASE CHECK THAT DATE'S PLAYLIST FOR A COMPLETE SONG LIST

3-3:30pm ORIGINALLY AIRED 1/17/15 PLEASE CHECK THAT DATE'S PLAYLIST FOR A COMPLETE SONG LIST

3:30-4pm ORIGINALLY AIRED 8/29/15 PLEASE CHECK THAT DATE'S PLAYLIST FOR A COMPLETE SONG LIST

4-4:58:30pm ORIGINALLY AIRED 6/30/18 PLEASE CHECK THAT DATE'S PLAYLIST FOR A COMPLETE SONG LIST

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