Blues & Roots 02: Easy Baby

Episode 02 in our rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots series for WWOZ-FM in New Orleans is the seond part of the final Blues & Roots program as aired on May 11, 2003 with music by Little Walter, Tabby Thomas, Little George Seuref, Magic Sam, Harmonica Shah, Thornetta Davis, Joe Weaver, Kenny Martin, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Nikki James, and Johnnie Bassett.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 11, 2003 [18020]


Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Tabby Thomas: The Blues Singer’s Prayer

Little George Seuref: I’m Leaving

Magic Sam: Easy Baby

Harmonica Shah: Slow And Easy

Thornetta Davis: Black Drawers On

Joe Weaver: Soft Pillow

Harmonica Shah: Tell It To Your Landlord

Kenny Martin: I’m Sorry

Thornetta Davis: Send Me To The Electric Chair

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Preaching The Blues

Nikki James: Don’t Lie To Me

Kenny Martin: All I Can Do

Johnnie Bassett: I Gave My Life To The Blues

Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro



Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair


© 2003, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation


Highway 61 Blues 19: Bring It When You Come

Highway 61 offers a program producer-host Scott Barretta calls “Good For What Ails You” featuring music by blues artists who performed as part of the traveling medicine shows of the first four decades of the 20th century., including Daddy Stovepipe & Mississippi Sarah, Frank Stokes, Cannon’s Jug Stompers, Henry Thomas, Coley Jones & the Dallas String Band, Banjo Joe (Gus Cannon), Pink Anderson & Semmie Dooley, Jim Jackson, Lil McClinnick, the Grant Brothers, Frank Hutchison, the Allen Brothers, Chris Beauchalon, Blind Willie McTell, Hezekiah Jenkins, Earl McDonald’s Original Louisville Jug Band, Papa Charlie Jackson, and the Three Tobacco Tags.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, July 29, 2006 [18019]


Daddy Stovepipe & Mississippi Sarah: The Spasm Frank Stokes: I Got Mine

Cannon’s Jug Stompers: Bring It When You Come

Henry Thomas: Railroadin’ Some

Coley Jones & the Dallas String Band: Hokum Blues

Banjo Joe: My Money Never Runs Out

Pink Anderson & Semmie Dooley: Pap’s About To Get Mad

Jim Jackson: I Heard the Voice of a Pork Chop

Lil McClinnick: Don’t Think I’m Santa Claus Just Because I Bring You Presents Once in a While

The Grant Brothers: Tell It To Me

Frank Hutchison: Stack-A-Lee

The Allen Brothers: Bow Wow Blues

Chris Beauchalon: Born in Hard Luck

Blind Willie McTell: Atlanta Strut

Hezekiah Jenkins: Shout You Cats

Earl McDonald’s Original Louisville Jug Band: Casey Bill

Papa Charlie Jackson: Skoodle-Um-Skoo

Three Tobacco Tags: Reno Blues



Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at University of Mississippi for Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2006, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.