Highway 61 Blues 45: Let The Doorbell Ring

Scott Baretta is featuring New Orleans piano blues in this weeks’ episode of Highway 61 with selections by Fats Domino, Jelly Roll Morton, Tuts Washington, Roosevelt Sykes, Archibald, James Booker, Champion Jack Dupree, Professor Longhair, Eddie Bo, Davell Crawford, Henry Butler & Corey Harris, and Dr. John & B.B. King.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, August 16, 2008 [18355]


Fats Domino: The Fat Man

[Fats Domino: Hey La Bas Boogie

Fats Domino: Don’t Lie To Me

Fats Domino: Please Don’t Leave Me

Jelly Roll Morton: Honky Tonk Blues with Intro

Tuts Washington: Tee Nah Nah

Roosevelt Sykes: You Can’t Be Lucky All the Time

Archibald: Shake Baby Shake

James Booker: All By Myself

Champion Jack Dupree: Junker’s Blues

Champion Jack Dupree: Let the Doorbell Ring

Professor Longhair: Hadacol Bounce

Professor Longhair: No Buts No Maybes

Professor Longhair: Bald Head

Eddie Bo: Hard Times

Davell Crawford: Gumbo Boogie

Henry Butler & Corey Harris: Let ’Em Roll

Dr. John & B.B. King: Hen-Layin’ Rooster

Champion Jack Dupree: Nasty Boogie



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.


Blues & Roots 26: High And Lonesome

Episode 26 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans around the turn of the century presents an hour of killer blues by Little Walter, Davell Crawford, Junior Wells, Jimmy Reed, Magic Sam, Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys, Mississippi Fred McDowell, T-Model Ford, Olu Dara, R.L. Burnside, Elmore James, Howling Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, and Jimmy Rogers.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 1998 [18356]


Little Walter: Juke

Davell Crawford: I Got A Woman

Junior Wells: Broke And Hungry

Jimmy Reed: High And Lonesome

Magic Sam: Everything Gonna Be Alright

Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys: Leaving In The Morning

Mississippi Fred McDowell: I Looked At The Sun

T-Model Ford: Nobody Gets Me Down

Olu Dara: Rain Shower

R.L. Burnside: Fireman, Ring The Bell

Elmore James: Stranger Blues

Howling Wolf: Killing Floor

Sonny Boy Williamson: Help Me

Jimmy Rogers: Walking By Myself

Little Walter: Lights Out



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


© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation