Highway 61 Blues 43: Maxwell Street Market

Highway 61 takes us to Chicago this week, to the Maxwell Street Market that was a blues center for years, now torn down but well documented in a film called And This Is Free in 1964, with Maxwell Street Market performances by Robert Nighthawk, Big Mojo Elem, Carey Bell, Big John Wrencher, Johnny Young, Arvella Gray, Blind James Brewer, and Fanny Brewer.

 

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MAXWELL STREET MARKET

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 43

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, July 26, 2008 [18327]

 

Robert Nighthawk: Annie Lee >

Robert Nighthawk: Sweet Black Angel

Big Mojo Elem: Mama Talk to Your Daughter

Carey Bell: I’m Ready

Big John Wrencher: Can’t Hold Out Much Longer

Big John Wrencher: Lucille

Carey Bell: Cruisin’ in a Cadillac

Johnny Young: The Sun Is Shining

Johnny Young: All I Want For My Breakfast

Robert Nighthawk: Cheating & Lying Blues

Arvella Gray: There’s More Pretty Girls Than One

Blind James Brewer: Hair Like Drops of Rain

Fanny Brewer: I Shall Overcome

Robert Nighthawk: Honky Tonk

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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.

 

 

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Red Rooster Lounge 308: Red Mud

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Mike Kindred & Dexter Walker, J.B. Lenoir, Rick Holmstrom & L.A. Holmes, Cary Bell, Bee Houston, Chris Thomas King, Mud Morganfield, Blind Mississippi Morris, Lady Bianca, Andrew “Big Voice” Odom with Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Albert King, Chris Daniels & The Kings, Barry Levinson with Finis Tasby, and Chuck Berry

 

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RED MUD

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 308

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, April 30, 2018 [18326]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Mike Kindred & Dexter Walker: Bankable Boogie

J.B. Lenoir: How Much More

Rick Holmstrom & L.A. Holmes: North of Montana

Cary Bell: Cary’s Rhumba

Bee Houston: You Think I’m Your Good Thing

Chris Thomas King: Red Mud

Mud Morganfield: Catfishing

Blind Mississippi Morris: You Know I Like That

Lady Bianca: More Than I Can Chew

Andrew “Big Voice” Odom with Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Mother In Law Blues

Albert King: You’re Gonna Need Me

Chris Daniels & The Kings: Can’t Even Do Wrong Right

Barry Levinson with Finis Tasby: Slipping Down

Chuck Berry: Blue Guitar

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1678]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

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The Blues Show 339: King Cake

Bruce Pingree is playing more Mardi Gras music with cuts by the Hot 8 Brass Band, Sugar Boy Crawford & The Cane Cutters, Davell Crawford, Eddie Bo, The Hawketts, Danny Barker & The Creole Cats, Bill Sinegal & The Skyliners, Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi Rollers, Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas, Earl King & Roomful of Blues, Zydeco Force, Marcia Ball, Al Johnson, The Dixie Cups, Big Al Carson, Sammy Harris, and the Wild Magnolias.

 

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KING CAKE

THE BLUES SHOW 339

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, February 4, 2018 [18325]

 

Hot 8 Brass Band: What’s My Name? Rock With The Hot 8

Sugat Boy Crawford & The Cane Cutters: Jock-A-Mo

Davell Crawford: The Mardi Gras Song

Eddie Bo: Mardi Gras at the Boiler Room

The Hawketts: Mardi Gras Mambo

Danny Barker & The Creole Cats: Corinne Died On the Battlefield

Bill Sinegal & The Skyliners: Second Line (Part 1)

Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi Rollers: Second Line > The Back Door

Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas: Mardi Gras Zydeco

Earl King & Roomful of Blues: Mardi Gras In the City

Zydeco Force: Do What You Wanna

Marcia Ball: Big Shot

Al Johnson: Carnival Time

The Dixie Cups: Iko Iko

Big Al Carson: King Cake

Sammy Harris: King Zulu

Wild Magnolias: New Suit

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH

Recorded by Joe McDonough

Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

 

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Fly By Night 265: Kirk Regard

Steve The Fly has the great Rahsaan Roland Kirk in the spotlight tonight with selections from his Mercury albums and his Prestige album with Brother Jack McDuff, ending with Kirk’s salute to his former empliyer Charles Mingus.

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KIRK REGARD

FLY BY NIGHT 265

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, July 27, 2014 [18324]

 

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: 3 in 1 Without The Oil
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Triple Threat
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Three for the Festival
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Three for Dizzy
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: I See with My Third Eye
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Time
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: A Stritch in Time
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Stiit’s Tune
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Snap Crackle
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Funk Underneath
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Fly By Night
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Oh Lord Don’t Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Siteve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

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John Sinclair Radio Show 761: Meterman

Episode 761 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam up above the Carl Lundgren Art Studio in the Cass Corridor, and we’ve got a new installment of the On The Road feature by Robert Jr. Whitall and Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine in Detroit all the way from the recent New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, where they had a nice talk backstage with the greatest bass player in the world, George Porter Jr., surrounded by music from The Meters. the Funky Meters, and the incomparable Snooks Eaglin with George on bass.

 

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METERMAN

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 761

Cass Corridor, Detroit, June 3, 2018 [18323]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

The Meters: Good Old Funky Music

Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae Conversation with Geirge Porter Jr.

The Meters: Here Comes The Meterman

Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae Conversation with Geirge Porter Jr.

Snooks Eaglin: Aw’ Some Funk

Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae Conversation with Geirge Porter Jr.

Funky Meters: We Be Jammin’

The Meters: Fiyo On The Bayou

Snooks Eaglin: Thrill on the Hill

The Meters: They All Axed for You

Funky Meters: Too Funky

The Meters: Just Kissed My Baby

The Meters: Hang ’Em High

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take that Away From Me

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

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Jazz Lunatique 180: Pan Afro

David Kunian is playing music from Volume 2 of the Centennial Triolgy by New Orleans trumpeter/composer Christian Scott Atunde Adua and commemorating the birth day of Sun Ra on May 22, 1914.

 

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PAN AFRO

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 180

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 22, 2018 [18322]

 

Christian Scott Atunde Adua: Interlude

Christian Scott Atunde Adua: Desire And The Burning Girl

Christian Scott Atunde Adua: Uncrown Her

Christian Scott Atunde Adua: Lawless

Christian Scott Atunde Adua: Complexity

Christian Scott Atunde Adua: New Jack Bounce Interlude

Christian Scott Atunde Adua: No Love

Christian Scott Atunde Adua: The Walk

Sun Ra & His Aekestra: Sunset On The River Nile

Sun Ra & His Aekestra: Pan Afro

Sun Ra & His Aekestra: Hidden Sphere

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Don Paul 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.

 

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Roots & Branches 02: Use Your Brain

Don Paul is conversing with the great New Orleans saxophonist and educator Kidd Jordan and with Dirty Dozen Brass Band stalwarts Kirk Joseph & Roger Lewis while playing selections by the Kidd Jordan Trio with William Parker & Hamid Drake, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Galactic with the Dirty Dozen and Juvenile, and the Forgotten Souls Brass Band with Kirk Joseph and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux.

 

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USE YOUR BRAIN

ROOTS & BRANCHES 02

Don Paul, Spiritual: New Orleans, December 2, 2017 [18321]

 

Kidd Jordan-William Parker-Hamid Drake: Living Peace

Kidd Jordan Conversation with Don Paul

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Kidd Jordan’s Second Line

Kidd Jordan Conversation with Don Paul

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Use Your Brain

Kirk Joseph & Roger Lewis Conversation with Don Paul

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Juke

Galactic-Dirty Dozen Brass Band-Juvenile: From The Corner To The Block

Kidd Jordan Conversation with Don Paul

Kidd Jordan-William Parker-Hamid Drake: [Unidentified Selection]

Dirty Dozen Brass Band with Dizzy Gillespie: Oop-Pop-A-Dah

Forgotten Souls Brass Band with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Don’t Forget ’Em

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Don Paul for Radio Free Amsterdam

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

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Don Paul. Used with permission.

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Party Train 39: Chitlin’ Juice

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 Love Notes, E. Rodney Jones, Irma Thomas, J.T. Rhythm, Tommy Bush, The Stony Island Band, Eddie Long, Donnie Brown, Cliff Coburn, Gene Ludwig, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Little Ann, Al Green, Bea Ford & James Brown, Big Sambo & The House Wreckers, Gene Cooper, StaggoLee, and the Bayou Renegades.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CHITLIN’ JUICE

PARTY TRAIN 39

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, January 2, 2017 [LLPT-0039]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

The Lovenotes: Beg Me

Rodney Jones: R&B Time

Irma Thomas: In Between Tears

J.T. Rhythm: My Sweet Baby

Tommy Bush: Some Leaving Alone

The Stony Island Band: Stony Island Band

Eddie Long: It Don’t Make Sense But It Sure Sounds Good

Donnie Brown: Funky Mind

Cliff Gober: Poor Wayfaring Stranger

Gene Ludwig: Chitlin’ Juice

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings: Just Dropped In

Little Ann: Possession

Al Green: I’m Glad You’re Mine

Bea Ford & James Brown: You’ve Got The Power

Big Sambo & The House Wreckers: The Rains Came

Gene Cooper: Look Up And Smile

StaggoLee: Cadieux

Bayou Renegades: Down On The Bayou

 

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

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

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