Fly By Night 255: Darktown Strut

Steve The Fly is playing music in Episode 255 by Ella Fitzgerald, Babs Gonzalez, Rosetta Howard, Charles Mingus, Wes Montgomery, Medeski Martin & Wood, Louis Armstrong, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Dr. John, Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee, and Lou Rawls.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 25, 2018 [18184]


Ella Fitzgerald: Darktown Strutters Ball

Babs Gonzalez: Professor Bop

Rosetta Howard: If You’se a Viper

Charles Mingus: Gunslinging Bird

Wes Montgomery: So Do It

Medeski Martin & Wood: Tizznit Stomp

Ella Fitzgerald: A Night In Tunisia

Louis Armstrong: Mack The Knife

Medeski Martin & Wood: Doppler

Screaming Jay Hawkins: She Put The Whammy On Me

Dr. John: Shave ’Em Dry

Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee: Theme One

Medeski Martin & Wood: Illmoan

Lou Rawls: Why Am I Treated So Bad



Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.


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John Sinclair Radio Show 751: Come Rain Or Come Shine


Episode 751 is coming from the Radio Free Amsterdam studios in Detroit’s Cass Corridor, where I’m getting ready for the 47th annual Hash Bash and the 2nd Hash Bash Cup festivities in Ann Arbor this coming weekend and kicking off with a salute to Opening Day at Tiger Stadium (rained out today, rescheduled for tomorrow), a short set by our personal savior, Mr. Elmore James, and cuts from Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers, Lauryn Hill, Mitch Ryder, John Sinclair & the Funky D All Stars, the New York Art Quartet, M.L. Liebler, a pair of songs by the Planet D Nonet, and my rendition of “it’s All Good” with the Beatnik Youth Orchestra in honor of Hash Bash next week.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Cass Corridor, Detroit, March 28, 2018 [18183]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: let’s call this

Elmore James: Madison Blues

Elmore James: Cry For Me Baby

Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers: Does Your Mama Know About Me

Lauryn Hill: Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You

Mitch Ryder: The Terrorist

John Sinclair: Everything Happens To Me

New York Art Quartet: Banging On The White House Door

M.L. Liebler: Wade in the Water

Planet D Nonet: A Call For All Demons

Planet D Nonet: Come Rain Or Come Shine

John Sinclair & Beatnik Youth: Culture-Cide

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me



Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation




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