Jazz Lunatique 189: Freedom Tree

David Kunian is playing music his week by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Public Enemy, John Coltrane, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Lynn Drury, Chris Whitley, Nathaniel Ratliff & The Night Sweats, Calexico, The Balfa Family, Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio, Bob Dylan, Christian McBride with Matt Wilson, and Melody Gardeau.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, July 10, 2018 [18448]


Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Public Enemy: Fight The Power

John Coltrane; One Down, One Up

Dr. Lonnie Smith: Ju Ju

Lynn Drury: Freedom Tree

Chris Whitley: Her Furious Angels

Nathaniel Ratliff & The Night Sweats: Hey Mama

Calexico: Bridge To Nowhere

The Balfa Family: Tu Per Ponyea

Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio: It’s All Over Now

Bob Dylan: Just Like Tom Thumb;s Blues

Christian McBride with Matt Wilson: Anywhere And Everywhere People

Melody Gardeau: King of 52nd Street



Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by David Kunian at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2018 David Kunian. Used with permission.

Roots & Branches 11: Finger Popping Time

Your Ace from Inner Space is in the house again with a posthumous presentation of his Soul-dies show for Detroit’s WDET-FM in 1991 featuring music from Arthur Conley, Hank Ballard & the Midnighters, Ivory Joe Hunter, the “5” Royales, Jackie Wilson, Wynonie Harris, Lonnie Johnson, Joe Tex, Earl Bostic, Otis Williams & the Charms, Eddie Floyd, Marvin Gaye, Redd Foxx, and Mary Wells.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Frantic Ernie Durham, WDET-FM, Detroit, October 20, 1991 [18447]


Opening Theme

Arthur Conley: Funky Street

Hank Ballard & the Midnighters: Finger Popping Time

Ivory Joe Hunter: Guess Who

The “5” Royales: Dedicated to the One I Love

Jackie Wilson: Higher and Higher

Wynonie Harris: Good Rocking Tonight

Lonnie Johnson: Tomorrow Night

Joe Tex: Another Woman’s Man

Earl Bostic: Flamingo

Otis Williams & The Charms: Hearts of Stone

[Unidentified Artist & Selection]

Eddie Floyd: Ain’t No Love Like My Baby’s Love

Marvin Gaye: Your Unchanging Love

Redd Foxx: Dedications

Mary Wells: You Beat Me to the Punch



Hosted by Frantic Ernie Durham for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Ernie Durham for WDET-FM, Detroit

Recorded by Frank Bach

Digital transfer, post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Frank & Peggy Bach and Celia Sinclair


© 2010, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation