Party Train 24: True Fine Mama

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 24 starting with her theme song by Tino Gross and followed by tunes from Bettye LaVette, the Jackson 5, Little Richard, Otis Clay, Zeke Strong & The Ladyettes, Harvey & The Phenomenals, Diamond Joe, Alex Williams & The Mustangs, Vicki Anderson, Eugene Blacknell & New Breed, Esquires ’67, Friends of Distinction, Fats Domino, Marie Boubarere, Bobby Powell, Mable John, and John Sinclair.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TRUE FINE MAMA

PARTY TRAIN 24

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, September 30, 2016 [18110]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Bettye LaVette: My Train’s Comin’ In

Jackson 5: Oh How Happy

Little Richard: True Fine Mama

Otis Clay: Baby Jane

Diamond Joe: Gossip, Gossip

Alex Williams & The Mustangs: The Thrill Ain’t Gone

Vicki Anderson: Super Good (Answer to SuperBad

Eugene Blacknell & New Breed: We Know We Got To Live Together

Esquires ’67: Get On Up

Friends of Distinction: Grazing In The Grass

Fats Domino: I Want To Walk You Home

Marie Boubarere: I’m Goin’ Home

Bobby Powell: I Can’t Stop Loving You

Mable John: I’m A Big Girl Now

John Sinclair: Detroit Beat Down

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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

 

© 2016, 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 39: Blues Power

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 39 documents the Fall 1983 WEMU Fund Drive and features music by Red Prysock, Stevie Wonder, Albert King, Jackie Wilson, Roy Head, Bo Diddley, The Rivieras, Elmore James, The Yardbirds, Koko Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Peter Green with the John Mayall Blues Band, and James Brown.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUES POWER

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 39

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 9, 1983 [18109]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Stevie Wonder: Fingertips

Albert King: Blues Power

Jackie Wilson: Baby Work Out

Roy Head: Treat Her Right

Bo Diddley: Who Do You Love

Marvin Gaye Interview with Lorraine Alterman

The Rivieras: California Sun

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

The Yardbirds:

Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle

Aretha Franklin: Rock Steady

Muddy Waters: Mannish Boy

Chuck Berry: Promised Land

Peter Green with the John Mayall Blues Band: The Stumble

Elmore James: Red Hot Mama

James Brown: Cold Sweat

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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