Big City Blues Cruise 51: Long Distance Love

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning one of his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI featuring the recently released album by the Butler Twins on Blues Factory Records and several conversations with Clarence & Curtis Butler and Blues Factory head Steve Sanchez plus cuts from the album and a live performance in the WEMU studios by the Twins.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LONG DISTANCE LOVE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 51

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 1983 [18277]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Steve Sanchez Conversation re: The Butler Twins with Martino D’Lorenzo

The Butler Twins: Long Distance Love

Clarence & Curtis Butler Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

The Butler Twins: Oh Baby

Clarence & Curtis Butler Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

The Butler Twins: The Fat Man

Clarence & Curtis Butler Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

The Butler Twins: I’ve Got To Move Out of My Neighborhood

The Butler Twins: Juke

The Butler Twins: Take Me Back

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, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Party Train 36: Smell The Funk

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 by Tino Gross, The Fabulous Peps, The Sherrys, Priscilla Page, The Main Ingredient, Carolyn Franklin, Bobby Dee, Jo Armstead, The Inner Drive, Jeanette Willliams, The Energetics, Marvin Holmes & The Uptights, the Dee Felice Trio, John Lee Hooker, Marvin Gaye, Yvonne Fair, Otis Redding, Jimmie Bones, and Andre Williams.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SMELL THE FUNK

PARTY TRAIN 36

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, January 2, 2017 [18278]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

The Fabulous Peps: Gypsy Woman

The Sherrys: That Guy Of Mine

Priscilla Page: I’m Pretending

The Main Ingredient: Everybody Plays The Fool

Carolyn Franklin: Deal With It

Bobby Dee: Sweet Thing (Part 1)

Jo Armstead: I’ve Been Turned On

The Inner Drive: Smell The Funk

Jeanette Willliams: Stuff

The Energetics: You Make Me Nothing

Marvin Holmes & The Uptights: The Funky Mule

Dee Felice Trio: There Was a Time

John Lee Hooker: Bluebird

Marvin Gaye: Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)

Yvonne Fair: If I Knew

Otis Redding: I’ve Got Dreams To Remember

Jimmie Bones: Bring It On Over

Andre Williams: Car With A Star

 

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

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.