Roots & Branches 29: New Direction

Part Two of “Herlin Riley Plays for Powers of the Most High” features converations with the drummer by Don Paul and Maryse Déjean where Herlin reveals more of what moves his playing, interspersed with tracks from Herlin’s 2005 Cream Of The Crescent and 2016 New Direction albums plus songs by Ray Charles, Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin, the TBC Brass Band, James Black, John Boudreaux, and Earl Palmer as well as a poem by q.r. hand.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

NEW DIRECTION

ROOTS & BRANCHES 29

Don Paul, Spiritual: New Orleans, December 28, 2018 [19018]

Herlin Riley Conversation with Maryse Dejean & Don Paul

Ray Charles: The Sun Has Died

Louis Armstrong: After She’s Gone

Aretha Franklin: Spirit In The Dark

Herlin Riley Conversation with Maryse Dejean & Don Paul

TBC Brass Band: Second-Line Rhythms

Herlin Riley Conversation with Maryse Dejean & Don Paul

James Blac: Monkey Puzzle >

Eddie Bo: Hook And Sling

Lee Dorsey: Riverboat”

AFO Executivess: WYLD

Dr. John: I Walk On Gilded Splinters

Earl Palmer Medley

Smokey Johnson

Idris Muhammad.

Herlin Riley Conversation with Maryse Dejean & Don Paul

Herlin Riley: from New Direction and Cream Of The Crescent

q. r. hand: All Asound Us

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Don Paul for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Don Paul at Sticking Up For Kids in New Orleans

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2019 Don Paul. Used with permission.

Blues & Roots 50: Herb Man

Episode 50 in John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots series originally broadcast on WWOZ-FM in New Orleans in 2000 features an hour of blues music by Little Walter, Barbara Lynn, Willie King & The Liberators, Mighty Sam McClain, Pine Top Perkins, Professor Longhair, Olu Dara, Don Covay, Lacy Gibson, and Big Walter Horton.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HERB MAN

BLUES & ROOTS 50

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 12, 2000 [19017]

        

Little Walter: Juke

Barbara Lynn: Lynn’s Blues

Willie King & The Liberators: Vicking County Payback

Mighty Sam McClain: Dark Side Of The Street

Pine Top Perkins: Just A Little Bit

[Unidentified Selection]

Professor Longhair: Stagolee

Olu Dara: Herb Man

Don Covay: One Stop Woman

Olu Dara: Massamba

Lacy Gibson: Easy Woman

Big Walter Horton: Going Home To Mama

Little Walter: Lights Out

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

© 2000, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation