Big City Blues Cruise 23: Hideaway


Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 23 features an entire program of music by the great Freddie King, including performances recorded live at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival by John Sinclair, special guest on this episode, plus three great cuts by B.B. King and Red Prysock with Martino’s opening theme.

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Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 2, 1983 [BCBC-0023]

Red Prysock: Jumbo with Martino D’Lorenzo Opening Comments

Freddie King: Look On Yonder Wall

Freddie King: Stumble

Freddie King: I Wonder Why

Freddie King: Stormy Monday

B.B. King: You Upsets Me Baby

B.B. King: Whole Lotta Loving

B.B. King: Did You Ever Love A Woman

Freddie King Stage Intro

Freddie King: Big Legged Woman

Freddie King: Look On Yonders Wall

Freddie King: Have You Ever Loved A Woman

Freddie King: That’ll Never Do

Freddie King: Hideaway

Freddie King: I’m Tore Down


Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martino D’Lorenzo at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 1983, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.


Party Train 08: Big Ten Inch Record

Detroit’s own Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Royal Oak, where she’s playing music in Episode 8 starting with her theme song by Tino Gross, Bull Moose Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats, Bobby Womack, Vicki Anderson, Cedric Burnside, The Chambers Brothers, Brainstorm, Al Green, Billy Sha-Rae, Sam & Dave, Chuck Berry, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Eddie Kirk, Dolly Gilmore, Booker T & The MGs, Cash McCall, Bloodstone, and Paul Stuart Davies with the original Vandellas.

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Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 3, 2016 [LLPT-0008]

[01] Opening Theme: Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister >

[02] Bull Moose Jackson: Big Ten Inch Record

[03] Bobby Womack: I’m A Midnight Mover

[04] Vicki Anderson: Don’t Throw Your Love In The Garbage Can

[05] Cedric Burnside: That Changes Everything

[06] The Chambers Brothers: Funky

[07] Brainstorm: Funky Entertainment

[08] Al Green: Take Me To The River

[09] Billy Sha-Rae: Let’s Do It Again

[10] Sam & Dave: Soul Sister, Brown Sugar

[11] Chuck Berry: No Particular Place To Go

[12] Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears: Sugarfoot

[13] Eddie Kirk: Them Bones

[14] Dolly Gilmore: Sweet Sweet Baby

[15] Booker T & The MGs: Can’t Be Still

[16] Cash McCall: Junkie For Your Love

[17] Bloodstone: Little Linda

[18] Paul Stuart Davies & The Vandellas: Wherever I Lay My Hat (Is My Home)


Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

John Sinclair Radio Show 734: Troubled Shoes

Episode 734 is coming from the Detroit headquarters of Radio Free Amsterdam at 55 Peterboro in the Cass Corridor with an opening salvo from the new album by pianists Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza, a cut by the Planet D Nonet from their album A Salute To Strayhorn, four more cuts from the brand new album by singer Robert Bradley called Down In The Bend, produced by Tino Gross for Funky D Records, and a series of selections from the great new self-titled Billy Davis album on Jett Plastic Records.


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Cass Corridor, Detroit, November 30, 2017 [20-1749]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology with John Sinclair Intro

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Suitcase

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Sing Sing Sing

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Yancy Strut

Planet D Nonet: I’m Taking Off Goom Bye

Robert Bradley: Down In The Bend

Robert Bradley: Morning Comes The Night

Robert Bradley: Share My Dream

Robert Bradley: God’s Creation

Billy Davis: Going To The Crossroads

Billy Davis: Got A Mind To Ramble

Billy Davis: I Come A-Crawling

Billy Davis: Your One And Only Man

Billy Davis: Troubled Shoes

Billy Davis: Keep On Dreaming

Charlie Parker; They Can’t Take That Away From Me



Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Bob Baldori, Tino Gross, Sunnny & Beyonce Sinclair, and Gary & Jared Koral of Jett Plastic Records

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam


© 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation