Blues & Roots 20: Jam Up

Episode 20 was recorded at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans on August 29, 1999 on John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show with music from the great New Orleans drummer, composer & producer Earl Palmer playing with Shirley & Lee, Amos Milburn, Lee Allen, Smiley Lewis, Roy Montrell, and Tommy Ridgley, plus a birthday salute to Charlie Parker, born this day in 1920, with recordings featuring Bird by the Jay McShann Orchestra, Slim Gaillard, and Tiny Grimes, with Eddie Jefferson closing the show with his immortal lyrics to “Parker’s Mood.”

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JAM UP

BLUES & ROOTS 20

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 29, 1999 [JSBR-0020]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Earl Palmer: Johnny’s House Party

Shirley & Lee: Rock All Night

Amos Milburn: Chicken Shack Boogie

Lee Allen: Rocking At Cosmos

Smiley Lewis: Shame, Shame, Shame

Roy Montrell: That Mellow Saxophone

Tommy Ridgley: Jam Up

Tommy Ridgley: Come Home Baby

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: The Jumping Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Swingmatism

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Confessing The Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie Blues

Slim Gaillard with Charlie Parker: Slim’s Jam

Tiny Grimes with Charlie Parker: Romance Without Finance

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie’s Ignunt Oil

Charlie Parker: Parker’s Mood

Eddie Jefferson: Bless My Soul :

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

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Highway 61 Blues 39: Rocket 88

Episode 39 of Highway 61 with Scott Barretta investigates the music of Mississippi native Ike Turner & his Kings of Rhythm, featuring vocalists Jackie Brenston, Johnny O’Neal, Billy “The Kid” Emerson, Dennis Binder, Lonnie “The Cat” Cation, Billy Gales, The Gardenias, Clayton Love, Tommy Hodges, Betty Everett, and the great Otis Rush on a thrilling series of 78s and 45s from Sun, Modern, King, Federal, and Cobra Records.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ROCKET 88

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 39

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, May 17, 2008 [18271]

 

Jackie Brenston with the Kings of Rhythm: Rocket 88

Johnny O’Neal with the Kings of Rhythm: Ugly Woman

Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm: Old Brother Jack

Billy “The Kid” Emerson with the Kings of Rhythm: The Woodchuck

Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm: Cuban Getaway

Dennis Binder with the Kings of Rhythm: Early Times

Lonnie “The Cat” Cation with the Kings of Rhythm: I Ain’t Drunk

Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm: Loosely

Billy Gales with the Kings of Rhythm: Just One More Time

Billy Gales with the Kings of Rhythm: Let’s Call It A Day

The Gardenias with the Kings of Rhythm: That’s Why I Love You

Jackie Brenston with the Kings of Rhythm: Much Later

Jackie Brenston with the Kings of Rhythm: Gonna Wait For My Chance

Clayton Love with the Kings of Rhythm: She Made My Blood Run Cold

Clayton Love with the Kings of Rhythm: The Big Question

Jackie Brenston with the Kings of Rhythm: You’ve Got To Lose

Tommy Hodges with the Kings of Rhythm: Matchbox

Tommy Hodges with the Kings of Rhythm: Get It Over Baby

Betty Everett: Tell Me Darling

Otis Rush: Keep On Loving Me Baby

Icky Renrut: Hi Ho

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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

 

© 2008, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

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