Blues & Roots 37: Boogie In The Dark

Episode 37 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans is an hour of music from 1998 featuring Little Walter, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Howling Wolf, Jimmy Reed, Sonny Boy Williamson, Albert King, Freddie King, B.B. King, Little Johnnie Taylor, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Otis Spann, and Elmore James.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 14, 2000 [18510]


Little Walter: Juke

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: What’s Wrong

Muddy Waters: She’s 19 Years Old

Little Walter: You’re So Fine

Howliiing Wolf: Moaning For My Baby

Jimmy Reed: Boogie In The Dark

Sonny Boy Williamson: Keep It To Yourself

Sonny Boy Williamson: Cool Disposition

Sonny Boy Williamson: Checking Up On My Baby

Albert King: Don’t Throw Your Love On Me So Strong

Freddie King: When The Welfare Turns Its Back On You

B.B. King: Beautician Blues

B.B. King: You Upsets Me Baby

B.B. King: Three O’Clock Blues

Little Johnnie Taylor: I Know You Hear Me Calling

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Three O’Clock In The Morning

Otis Spann: Otis In The Dark

Elmore James: Madison Blues

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


© 2000, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation


Highway 61 Blues 56: Take It Easy Baby

Scott Barretta spotlights recently released CDs by Mavis Staples, Pinetop Perkins, B.B. King, Dave Spector featuring Sharon Lewis, Alberta Adams, Mississippi Heat featuring Inetta Vizor, Travis “Moonchild” Haddix, Byther Smith, Dave Riley, Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins, Eric Bibb & Ruthie Foster, and Taj Mahal.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, November 15, 2008 [18509]

Mavis Staples: Freedom Highway

Pinetop Perkins: Take It Easy Baby

B.B. King: The World Gone Wrong

Dave Spector featuring Sharon Lewis: In Too Deep

Alberta Adams: Wet Clothes

Mississippi Heat featuring Inetta Vizor: Forgot You Had A Home

Travis “Moonchild” Haddix: Way Back In The Country

Byther Smith: If I Misuse Someone

Dave Riley: I’m Not Your Junk Man

Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins: Richmond Blues

Eric Bibb & Ruthie Foster: A Conversation

Taj Mahal: Slow Drag

Dave Spector: Texas Top


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.