Blues & Roots 10: Boogie Rambler

Episode 10 is coming from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans on May 4, 2003 with an hour of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show featuring cuts from Joe Weaver, Thornetta Davis, Willie D. Warren, Smiley Lewis, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Snooks Eaglin, Rockie Charles, Tabby Thomas, Little George Seuref’s Blue Stars with Lazy Lester, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, and B.B. King.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 4, 2003 [18132]


Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Joe Weaver: Hurts So Bad

Thornetta Davis: Meet Me With Your Black Drawers On

Willie D. Warren: Hello Detroit

Smiley Lewis: Gumbo Blues

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Nobody’s Fault But Mine

Snooks Eaglin: Boogie Rambler

Rockie Charles: Have You Seen My Uncle Steve

Tabby Thomas: That’s The Way It Was

Little George Seuref’s Blue Stars with Lazy Lester: I’m Leaving

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Louisiana Blues

B.B. King: You Upsets Me Baby



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 27: Baby Please Don’t Go

Scott Barretta investigates the recordings of Big Joe Williams in this week’s episode of Highway 61, including sessions with John Lee Williamson and Robert Nighthawk, Lightning Hopkins, and Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, and recordings for BlueBird Records, Trumpet, Delmark, Testament and other labels, plus Muddy Waters’ version of Big Joe’s classic “Baby Please Don’t Go.”


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, 2007 [18131]


Big Joe Williams: Baby Please Don’t Go

Muddy Waters: Baby Please Don’t Go

Big Joe Williams: Wild Cow Blues

Big Joe Williams: Gonna Throw a Boogie Woogie

Sonny Boy Williamson: Good Morning Little Schoolgirl

Robert Lee McCoy: Prowling Nighthawk

Big Joe Williams: Rootin’ Groundhog

Big Joe Williams: Delta Blues

Big Joe Williams: Whispering Pines

Big Joe Williams: Mellow Peaches

Big Joe Williams: I’ve Been ‘Buked and I’ve Been Scorned

Big Joe Williams: A Man Amongst Men

Big Joe Williams: Watergate Blues

Big Joe Williams: You Gonna Need King Jesus On Your Bond

Big Joe Williams: This Little Light of Mine

Big Joe Williams: When the Saints Go Marching In



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 Pfatt


© 2007, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.