Blues & Roots 05: Here Dey Come

Episode 05 in our rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program series from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans presents Part Two of the 1998 Mardi Gras indian Music Special just in time for Mardi Gras 2018 with selections by the Golden Eagles, Dr. John’s narration for the 1994 WWOZ Mardi Gras Special and excerpts from that special by White Eagles Big Chief Jake and Spy Boy Nat, the Wild Magnolias, Big Chief Donald Harrison & the Guardians of the Flame, Donald Harrison Jr & Dr. John, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, and the Flaming Arrows.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 22, 1998 [18062]


Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Golden Eagles: Oo-Na-Ney

Dr. John Narration

Big Chief Testimony > Wild Magnolia Got A Golden Crown >

Indians, Here Dey Come > Wild Indian Testimoney

Dr. John: Big Chief >

Spy Boy Nat & Big Chief Jake Testimony >

Dr. John: Big Chief >

Spy Boy Nat & Big Chief Jake Testimony >

Big Chief Donald Harrison & Guardians of the Flame: Shallow Water O Mama > Iko Iko >

Donald Harrison Jr & Dr. John: Hu Ta Ney

Wild Magnolias: Two-Way-Pak-E-Way

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Big Chief Got A Golden Crown

Flaming Arrows: Hell Out The Way

Wild Magnolias: Meet the Boys On De Battlefront

Flaming Arrows: My Gang They Won’t Bow

Golden Eagles: Dive In Dat Gumbo

Flaming Arrows: Let’s Go Get ’Em



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


© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation


Highway 61 Blues 22: Deep South Blues Piano

This week’s episode of Highway 61 with Scott Barretta features the music of blues pianists from the Sparks Brothers of Tupelo, Mississippi to Skip James, Little Brother Montgomery, Walter Davis, Doctor Clayton with Blind John Davis, Sunnyland Slim, Leroy Carr, Big Joe Duskin, Memphis Slim, Little Johnny Jones, Willie Mabon, Henry Gray, Otis Spann, Detroit Junior, Professor Longhair, Champion Jack Dupree, Katie Webster, and James Booker.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, August 19, 2006 [18061]


The Sparks Brothers: 61 Highway

Skip James: 22-20 Blues

Little Brother Montgomery: Vicksburg Blues

Walter Davis: M&O Blues

Doctor Clayton with Blind John Davis: Moonshine Blues

Sunnyland Slim: No Whiskey Blues

Leroy Carr: Sloppy Drunk Blues

Big Joe Duskin: Beer Drinking Woman

Memphis Slim: Whiskey & Gin Blues

Little Johnny Jones: Big Town Playboy

Willie Mabon: I’m Mad

Henry Gray: I Declare That Ain’t Right

Otis Spann: What’s On Your Worried Mind

Detroit Junior: Call My Job

Professor Longhair: Bald Head

Champion Jack Dupree: Frankie & Johnny

Katie Webster: I Feel So Low

James Booker: Goodnight Irene

Little Brother Montgomery:: Farrish Street Jive



Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2006, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.