Ancestor Worship 66: Freedom Time

 

A second hour of music this week from the box set called Freedom, Rhythm & Sound from Soul Jazz Records with cuts from the 1960s & ’70s from Gato Barbieri & Dollar Brand, Amina Claudine Myers, The Pharaohs, Ralph Thomas, Horace Tapscott & The Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, Michael White, Roy Brooks & The Artistic Truth, Errol Parker, and Sun Ra & His Arkestra.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FREEDOM TIME

ANCESTOR WORSHIP WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 66

Blackheath Studios, London, November 16, 2013 [JSAW-0066]

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

Gato Barbieri & Dollar Brand: Yes Lord

Amina Claudine Myers: 3/4’s Of 4/4

The Pharaohs: Freedom Time

Ralph Thomas: Big Spliff

Horace Tapscott & The Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra: Peyote Song No. III

Michael White: The Blessing Song

Roy Brooks & The Artistic Truth: Black Survival

Errol Parker: Street Ends

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Nuclear War

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Nick Smith & The Lesbian Horse

Sponsored by The Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

©  2013, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 201: Hotel Happiness

 

George Klein presents classic Blue Note recordings by organist Jimmy Smith in the 1950s & ‘60s, accompanied by Lee Morgan, Blue Mitchell, Curtis Fuller, Ike Quebec, Stanley Turrentine, and Kenny Burrell.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HOTEL HAPPINESS

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 201

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, August 10, 2017 [GKBG-0201]

Jimmy Smith:  Blues After All

Jimmy Snith: Big Fat Mama

Jimmy Smith: Messin’ Around

Jimmy Smith: Star Eyes

Jimmy Smith: I’m Movin’ On

Jimmy Smith: Hotel Happiness

Jimmy Smith: Blues No. 4

Jimmy Smith: A Subtle One

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 George Klein. Used with permission.

 

Sounds Of Blue 113: Let’s Straighten It Out

 

Bob Putignano is playing music this week by the Grateful Dead, Horace Silver, Steely Dan, Otis Redding, Barbara Morrison and Latimore.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LET’S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT

SOUNDS OF BLUE 113

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, July 7, 2017 [RPSB-0112]

Twilight Zone Opening Theme

Grateful Dead: Weather Report

Horace Silver: Song For My Father

Steely Dan: Rikki Don’t Lose That Number

Otis Redding: My Girl

Grateful Dead: Empty Pages

Otis Redding: I’ve Been Loving You Too Long

Barbara Morrison: Sundown

Latimore: Let’s Straighten It Out

Latimore: Stormy Monday

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bob Putignano for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bob Putignano at Sounds of Blue Studio, New York

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.

 

 

Highway 61 Blues 09: Drinking Blues

Scott Barretta raises a prolonged toast this week to music inspired by alcoholic spirits and the conduct resulting from serious imbibing, with a program of drinking music by Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Billy Gayles & the Kings of Rhythm, Billy “Red” Love, Jimmy Rogers, Big Bill Broonzy, Curly Weaver, Memphis Minnie, Merline Johnson, Washboard Sam, Al Jackson, Mr. Swing with Bobby Plater’s Orchestra, Amos Milburn, Jimmy Liggins, Milt Buckner & His Beale Street Gang, Dave Bartholomew, Tiny Grimes & His Rockin’ Highlanders, Sticks McGhee, Floyd Dixon, Big Joe Turner, and Jack McVea.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DRINKING BLUES

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 09

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, March 4, 2006 [SBHW-0009]

Howlin’ Wolf: Drinking C.V. Wine

John Lee Hooker: One Bourbon One Scotch One Beer

Billy Gayles & the Kings of Rhythm: I’m Tore Up

Billy “Red” Love: Juiced

Jimmy Rogers: Sloppy Drunk

Big Bill Broonzy: When I’ve Been Drinking

Curly Weaver: I Keep on Drinking

Memphis Minnie: Drunken Barrelhouse Blues

Merline Johnson: Bad Whiskey Blues

Washboard Sam: Bucket’s Got a Hole in It

Al Jackson: Let’s Drink Some Whiskey

Mr. Swing with Bobby Plater’s Orchestra: Beer Bottle Boogie

Amos Milburn: Let Me Go Home Whiskey

Jimmy Liggins: I Ain’t Drunk

Milt Buckner & His Beale Street Gang: Red Red Wine

Dave Bartholomew: Good Jax Boogie

Tiny Grimes & His Rockin’ Highlanders: Drinking Beer

Sticks McGhee: Drinking Wine Spo De O Dee

Floyd Dixon: Wine Wine Wine

Big Joe Turner: Wino Boogie

Jack McVea: Wino

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Written & programmed by Scott Barretta for Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the Center for Documentary Projects at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2006, 2017 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

Beatnik Youth Ambient: Album

Beatnik Youth Ambient Sleeve Artwork by Youth (2016)

 

 

Soul Lucille Show 116: Fast Lane

 

The Soul Lucille Show

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Thelma Houston, Merry Clayton, The Chi Lites, Clarence Reid, Esther Phillips, The Fatback Band, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Rebirth Brass Band, Isaac Hayes, Curtis Mayfield, Howard Tate, The O’Jays, Gil Scott-Heron, and the Roy Hargrove Quintet.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FAST LANE

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 116

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, October 24, 2017 [DLSL-0116]

 

Thelma Houston: Jumpin’ Jack Flash

Merry Clayton: Southern Man
The Chi Lites: Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler

Clarence Reid: Till I Get My Share

Esther Phillips: Your Love Is So Doggone Good

The Fatback Band: Mister Bass Man

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: At Night In The City

Rebirth Brass Band: H.B.N.S.

Isaac Hayes: Chocolate Chip

Curtis Mayfield: Make Me Believe In You

Howard Tate: Ain’t Nobody Home

The O’Jays: Survival

Gil Scott-Heron: Fast Lane

Roy Hargrove Quintet: Greens At The Chicken Shack

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.

John Sinclair Radio Show 729: Star Time

The John Sinclair Radio Show

Episode 729 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit with an hour of music by James Brown that has just been transferred from a cassette of my Blue Sensations radio show from WDET in Detroit on June 23, 1991 that featured the 4-CD box set titled Star Time. There’s another hour of James that will follow on next week’s John Sinclair Radio Show, making this a double dose of dynamite to mark Halloween and All Soul’s Day this year.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STAR TIME

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 729

WDET-FM, Detroit, June 23, 1991 [20-1744]

[01] Yusef Lateef: Happyology with John Sinclair Intro

[02] James Brown: Ain’t That A Groove

[03] James Brown: I Got The Feeling

[04] James Brown: Let Yourself Go

[05] James Brown: Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

[06] James Brown: There It Is

[07] James Brown: I Don’t Mind

[08] James Brown: Lost Someone

[09] James Brown: Baby, You’re Right

[10] Nate Kendricks & The Swans: Do The Mashed Potatoes

[11] James Brown: Why Do You Do Me

[12] The Poets: Devil’s Den

[13] James Brown: Tell Me What I Did Wrong

[14] James Brown: Out of the Blue

[15] James Brown: Grits

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

Special thanks to Beyonce & Sunny Sinclair

© 1991, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

John Sinclair Radio Show 728: Blues Sensations

The John Sinclair Radio Show

 

Episode 728 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit, where I just came across a box of cassettes of some of my radio shows from WWOZ in New Orleans between 1992-2003 and from WDET in Detroit in 1991. Using my trusty Super USB Cassette Capture device, I transferred the WDET Blue Sensations program from May 11, 1991 into the digital realm and hereby present it as Episode 728 of my current series, with selections by Yusef Lateef, The Meters, the Wild Magnolias with the Rebirth Brass Band, Professor Longhair, Earl King, Eddie Bo, Dr. John, James Brown, Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Lenny Bruce, Kenny “Pancho” Hagood with the II-V-I Orchestra,Clifford Brown & Max Roach, and the Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop. I’m transferring more programs now and will share some more episodes fro the past with you when the transfers are completed.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUE SENSATIONS
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 728
WDET-FM, Detroit, May 12, 1991 [20-1743]

[01] Yusef Lateef: Happyology with John Sinclair Intro

[02] The Meters: They All Axed Fo’ You

[03] Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Tipitina

[04] Professor Longhair: 501 Boogie

[05] Earl King: Come On

[06] Eddie Bo: Roaminitis

[07] Dr. John: Traveling Mood

[08] James Brown: Night Train

[09] Sun Ra & His Arkestra: We Travel The Spaceways

[10] Lenny Bruce: Lima, Ohio

[11] Pancho Hagood & the II-V-I Orchestra: In The Land of Ooh-Bla-Dee

[12] Clifford Brown & Max Roach: Parisien Thoroughfare

[13] Charles Mingus: A Foggy Day

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

Special thanks to Beyonce & Sunny Sinclair

 

© 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation