Party Train 29: Shoot Your Shot

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music in Episode 29 by Tino Gross, Bo Diddley, Jr. Walker & the All Stars, Melvin Davis, Lillian DuPree, Billy Sha-Rae, Bobby Byrd, The Genies, Al Green, The Four Shades, Gwen McCrae, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Cookie & His Cupcakes, Billie Holiday, Ruby & The Romantics, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the Howling Diablos, and Willie King & The Liberators.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SHOOT YOUR SHOT

PARTY TRAIN 29

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, October 31, 2016 [18180]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Bo Diddley: Mona

Jr. Walker & the All Stars: Shoot Your Shot

Melvin Davis: Find A Quiet Place & Be Lonely

Lillian DuPree: (I’ve Got A Shield) Around My Heart

Billy Sha-Rae: Let’s Do It Again

Bobby Byrd: Sayin’ It & Doin’ It (Are Two Different Things)

The Genies: Prove It

Al Green: Driving Wheel

The Four Shades : My World –

Gwen McCrae: All This Love

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Funk Beyond The Call of Duty

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins: I Put A Spell On You

Cookie & His Cupcakes: I’ve Been So Lonely

Billie Holiday: Them There Eyes

Ruby & The Romantics: Our Day Will Come

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: This Train

Howling Diablos: You Make Me Good

Willie King & The Liberators: Terrorized

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

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

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2016, 20218 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 44: Dust My Broom

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 44 features music by Red Prysock, Ray Charles, James Brown, Jimmy Reed, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, the Johnny Otis Show with Delmar Evans, James Cotton, The Coasters, Bobby Darin, Clyde McPhatter, Elmore James, Koko Taylor, Esther Phillips, Etta James, and a pair of unidentified female artists.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DUST MY BROOM

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 44

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 11, 1983 [18179]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Ray Charles: Going Down Slow

Ray Charles: Now She’s Gone

James Brown: It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World

James Brown: If I Ruled The World

Jimmy Reed: Hush Hush

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: This Old Fool

Johnny Otis Show with Delmar Evans: It’s Good To Be Free

James Cotton: All Night Long

The Coasters: Yakety Yak

Bobby Darin: Splish Splash

Clyde McPhatter: A Lover’s Question

Martino D’Lorenzo Blues Nightmare

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Elmore James: The Twelve Year Old Boy

Koko Taylor: Never Never Never Trust A Man

[Unidentified Artist]: Evil Gal Blues

[Unidentified Artist]: Born No Good

Esther Phillips: I’m Getting Along Alright

Etta James: I’d Rather Go Blind

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

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.

 

The Soul Lucille Show 138: 90 Day Cycle People

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Barbara & The Browns, Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, The Impressions, Stevie Wonder, Jr. Walker & The All Stars, Brother To Brother, C.L. Blast, The Meters, Deacon John Moore, Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Frankie Ford, Joni Haastrup, Maceo & The Macks, and Moody Scott.

e People

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

90 DAY CYCLE PEOPLE

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 138

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, March 28, 2018 [18178]

 

Barbara & The Browns: You Don’t Love Me

Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band: 90 Day Cycle People

The Impressions: Somebody Help Me

Stevie Wonder: Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours

Jr. Walker & The All Stars: Roadrunner

Brother To Brother: The Bottle

C.L. Blast: I Wanna Get Down

The Meters: Ain’t No Use

Deacon John Moore: Going Back To New Orleans

Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen: More Hipper

Frankie Ford: Sea Cruise

Joni Haastrup: Wake Up Your Mind

Maceo & The Macks: Cross The Track (We Better Go Back)

Moody Scott: (We Gotta) Bust Out Of The Ghetto

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.

 

 

Sounds of Blue 134: Skyscrapers

Bob Putignano is playing sides this week by Bobby Hutcherson, Hugh Masekela, Deodato, The Temptations, and Lucky Peterson.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SKYSCRAPERS

SOUNDS OF BLUE 134

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, February 6, 2018 [18177]

Bobby Hutcherson: UMMH
Bobby Hutcherson: People Make the World Go Round
Hugh Masekela: U-Owi
Deodato: Nights In White Satin
Temptations: Masterpiece
Deodato Skyscrapers
Deodato: Peter Gunn
Lucky Peterson: Jimmy Wants To Groove

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bob Putignano for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bob Putignano at Sounds of Blue Studio, New York

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 222: Uptownship

George Klein continues his tribute to Hugh Masekela, the recently departed icon of South African jazz, with a survey of his recordings from the 1960s to sessions from the early 2000s, including fellow South African, world, and American musicians in styles ranging from straight ahead jazz to township jive to Afro-beat.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

UPTOWNSHIP

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 222

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti MI, ­­­­­­­January 30, 2017 [18175]

 

Hugh Masekela: Sekunjalo

Hugh Masekela: Unohilo

Herb Alpert-Hugh Masekela: She-been

Hugh Masekela: Happy Mama

Hugh Masekela: Marketplace

Hugh Masekela: District Six

Hugh Masekela: Excuse Me Please

Hugh Masekela: Uptownship

Hugh Masekela: Mandela

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.

Mood Indigo 74: Sack O’ Woe

Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine, Cannonball Adderley, Ricky Woodard, Frank Wess & Kenny Burrell, Hank Crawford, Floyd McDaniel, John Hicks, Sonny Clark, and Herb Ellis.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SACK O’ WOE

MOOD INDIGO 74

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, March 8, 2017 [18176]

 

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Cannonball Adderley: Sack O’ Woe

Ricky Woodard: Tippin’ the Jug

Frank Wess & Kenny Burrell: Listen to the Dawn

Hank Crawford: Crunch Time

Floyd McDaniel: Evenin’

John Hicks: I Deal

Sonny Clark: Some Clark Bars

Herb Ellis: Till the Hurt Goes Away

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Blues & Roots 13: Brand New Deal

Episode 13 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans features blues from Little Walter, Elmore James, Deacon John, Howling Wolf, Ted Taylor, Larry Birdsong with Louis Brooks & The HiToppers, Little Johnnie Taylor, Billy Boy Arnold, Muddy Waters, Robert Nighthawk, Sunnyland Slim, T-Model Ford, Luther Allison, Carey Bell, and R.L. Burnside.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BRAND NEW DEAL

BLUES & ROOTS 13

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 16, 1997 [18174]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Elmore James: The 12 Year Old Boy

Deacon John: Happy Home

Howling Wolf: Moaning At Midnight

Ted Taylor: Be Ever Wonderful

Larry Birdsong with Louis Brooks & The HiToppers: Pleading For Love

Little Johnnie Taylor: I Know You Hear Me Calling You

Billy Boy Arnold: I Wish You Would

Muddy Waters: Anna Mae

Muddy Waters: Good Looking Woman

Muddy Waters:Mean Disposition

Robert Nighthawk: My Sweet Loving Woman

Sunnyland Slim: Johnson Machine Gun

T-Model Ford: Sugar Farm

Luther Allison: Bad News Is Coming

Carey Bell: Brand New Deal

R.L. Burnside: Highway 7

Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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

 

© 1997, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Highway 61 Blues 32: Jelly Roll Kings

This week’s episode of Highway 61 with Scott Barretta investigates the music and career of the Jelly Roll Kings, the modern Delta blues trio comprising Frank Frost on harmonica, guitar & vocals, Sam Carr on drums, and Jack Johnson on guitar and vocals.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JELLY ROLL KINGS

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 32

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, January 5, 2008 [18173]

 

Frank Frost: Jelly Roll King

Jelly Roll Kings: Jack’s Jump

Jelly Roll Kings: My Back Scratcher

Frank Frost: Ride with Your Daddy Tonight

Jelly Roll Kings: Have Mercy Baby

Jelly Roll Kings: Mighty Long Time

Jelly Roll Kings: Sunshine Twist

Frank Frost: Undertaker

Frank Frost: Just Like a Rabbit

Robert Bilbo Walker: Hold That Train Conductor

Paul Wine Jones: Robbin’ Steel

Jelly Roll Kings: Shake Your Moneymaker

Big Jack Johnson: Catfish Blues

Jelly Roll Kings: Frank Frost Blues

Jelly Roll Kings: I’m A Big Boy Now

Jelly Roll Kings: Harp And Soul

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amstredam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2008, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.