Party Train 34: Super Cool

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music in Episode 34 by Tino Gross, Rufus Thomas, The Impressions, Lee Rogers, James Brown& The JB’s, Beginning Of The End, Mark Holder & The Positives, Carrie Riley & The Fascinations, Brotherhood, Richi Corbin Trio featuring Barbara Trent, The Sisters Love, the Soul Merchants, Don Hollinger, Warren Lee, Martha & The Vandellas, Prince Charles, John Sinclair, and Howlin’ Wolf.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SUPER COOL

PARTY TRAIN 34

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, December 6, 2016 [18250]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Rufus Thomas: The Memphis Train

The Impressions: Woman’s Got Soul

Lee Rogers: How Are You Fixed For Love

Mary Wells : Come To Me

James Brown& The JB’s: Blind Man Can See It

Beginning Of The End: Come On Baby

Mark Holder & The Positives: Whatever’s Fair

Carrie Riley & The Fascinations: Super Cool

Brotherhood: The Monkey That Became President

Richie Corbin Trio featuring Barbara Trent: A Woman Was Made For A Man

The Sisters Love: I Know You Love Me

Soul Merchants: Ain’t Gonna Go For That

Don Hollinger: I Had A Nightmare

Warren Lee: Oh Anna, We’re Gonna Get Married

Martha & The Vandellas: Bless You

Prince Charles: Come On Home

John Sinclair: Just One Big Heart

Howlin’ Wolf: Highway 49

 

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

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 49: Mr. Highway Man

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 49 features music by Red Prysock,

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIGHWAY MAN

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 49

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1983 [18249]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Link Wray: Rumble

Z.Z. Top: My Head’s In Mississippi

Howlin’ Wolf: Bluebird Blues

Howlin’ Wolf: Mr. Highway Man

Slim Harpo: I‘m A King Bee

{Unidentified Artist]: I’m Leaving You Baby

B.B. King: Everyday I Have The Blues >

B.B. King: Sweet Little Angel > It’s My Own Fault Baby

Eric Clapton: Crosscut Saw

Eric Clapton: Slow Down Linda

James Brown: Hot Pants

James Brown: Mother Popcorn

Clifton Chenier: In The Mood

Charlie Musselwhite: Back At The Chicken Shack

Guitar Slim: I Done Got Over It

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Soul Lucille Show 143: Sugar Plum

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 Johnnie Taylor & Carla Thomas, Ernie Hines, Funk Inc., Herbie Hancock, Milton Wright, Yusef Lateef, Idris Muhammad, Wynonie Harris, Eddie Burns, Sir Mack Rice, Butterball, Billy Hawks, and The Sweet Inspirations.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SUGAR PLUM

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 143

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, April 26, 2018 [18234]

 

Johnnie Taylor & Carla Thomas: Just Keep On Lovin’ Me

Ernie Hines: Sugar Plum (Gimme Some)

Funk Inc.: Kool Is Back

Sons Of Slum: Right On

Herbie Hancock: Doin’ It

Milton Wright: Po’ Man

Yusef Lateef: Live Humble

Idris Muhammad: Hey Pocky A-Way

Wynonie Harris: Dig This Boogie

Eddie Burns: Orange Driver

Sir Mack Rice: Cadillac Assembly Line

Butterball: Butterballs

Billy Hawks: John The Revelator

The Sweet Inspirations: Shut-Up!!!

 

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

 

© 2018 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.

 

Sounds of Blue 139: Time After Time

Bob Putignano is playing music in Episode 139 by Michael Bloomfield & Al Kooper, Chicago Transit Authority, Johnnie Taylor, Joe Sample & David T. Walker, Al Kooper with Shuggie Otis, and Kimberly “KC” Allison.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TIME AFTER TIME

SOUNDS OF BLUE 139

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, February 17, 2018 [RPSB-0139]

 

Michael Bloomfield-Al Kooper: His Holy Modal Majesty

Chicago Transit Authority: South California Purples

Johnnie Taylor: Time After Time

Michael Bloomfield-Al Kooper: Stop

Johnnie Taylor: Doing My Own Thing

Michael Bloomfield-Al Kooper: Really

Joe Sample-David T. Walker: After Hours

Michael Bloomfield-Al Kooper: Albert’s Shuffle

Al Kooper with Shuggie Otis: Slow Goonbash Blues

Kimberly “KC” Allison: Still Remember

 

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

 

© 2018 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.

 

 

Mood Indigo 79: Swing Time

Leslie Keros is featured in a rebroadcast of her first episode of Mood Indigo with an opening theme by Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine and sides by Lou Rawls, Melvin Sparks, David Egan, Oscar Pettiford, Lenny Marcus Trio, Dave Clark’s Blues Swingers, Elias Haslanger, Erwin Helfer & Katherine Davis, Lavelle Lacy, Terry Moore & Richard Gibbs, and Wycliffe Gordon.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SWING TIME

MOOD INDIGO 79

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, September 7, 2016 [18246]

 

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Lou Rawls: Kansas City

Melvin Sparks: Another Joe

David Egan: Sad Sad Satisfaction

Oscar Pettiford: Bohemia after Dark

Lenny Marcus Trio: Tonk

Dave Clark’s Blues Swingers: Swing Time

Elias Haslanger: Goin’ Down

Erwin Helfer & Katherine Davis: Bright Lights, Big City

Lavelle Lacy, Terry Moore & Richard Gibbs: The Lord Is Blessing Me

Wycliffe Gordon: Arabia

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2016, 2018 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Beyond The Groove Yard 227: Don’t Mess With Mr. T

George Klein presents tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine with Hammond B-3 organist Shirley Scott. Stanley & Shirley recorfed togerher frequently and were married in the 60’s. Stanley is also heard on various Blue Note albums as a leader and as a sideman with Horace Parlan.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DON’T MESS WITH MR. T

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 227

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, March 9, 2018 [GKBG-0227]

 

Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Stanley Turrentine: Never Let Me Go

Stanley Turrentine: You’ll Never Get Away From Me

Stanley Turrentine: Little Sheri

Horace Parlan: And That I am So in Love

Stanley Turrentine: River’s Invitation

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Five Spot After Dark

Shirley Scott: At Last

Stanley Turrentine: Don’t Mess with Mr. T

 

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

 

© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.

 

Blues & Roots 18: Shout Brother Shout

Episode 18 features Trumpet Records artists Willie Love & His Three Aces, the St. Andrews Gospelaires, the Argo Singers & the Southern Sons, the Blue Jay Gospel Singers, Brother Hugh Dent, the Carolina Kings of Harmony, and Sonny Boy Williamson, plus cuts by Wally Mercer, Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters, James Andrews, Danny & Blue Lu Barker, Henry Butler, Muddy Waters, Lafayette “Thing” Thomas, J.B. Lenoir, Joe Hil Louis, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SHOUT BROTHER SHOUT

BLUES & ROOTS 18

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 8 > 22, 1998 [18244]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Willie Love & His Three Aces: Shout Brother Shout

St. Andrews Gospelaires: Tone Them Bells

Argo Singers & Southern Sons: Going Home

Blue Jay Gospel Singers: Shall I Meert You Over Yonder

Brother Hugh Dent: Let Us Glory

Carolina Kings of Harmony: There’s A Narrow Pathway To Heaven

Sonny Boy Williamson: Going In Your Direction

Sonny Boy Williamson: Nary A Night By Myself

Wally Mercer: Tightwad

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Mary Ann

James Andrews: New Love Thing

Danny & Blue Lu Barker: Doing The Georgia Grind

Henry Butler: I Got My Eyes On You

Muddy Waters: You Shook Me

Lafayette “Thing” Thomas: Old Memories

J.B. Lenoir: Gimme One More Shot Bartender Before I Go

Muddy Waters: Loving Man

Joe Hil Louis: When I Am Gone

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

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Highway 61 Blues 37: Bring It On Home To Me

Scott Barretta takes a good long look at the bluesier side of the great Clarksdale singer and producer Sam Cooke on this week’s episode of Highway 61 with a series of “live” recordings featuring Sam in full action.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BRING IT ON HOME TO ME

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 37

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, April 12, 2008 [18243]

 

Sam Cooke: Little Red Rooster

Sam Cooke: Laughing & Clowning

Sam Cooke & the Soul Stirrers: Mean Old World

Sam Cooke: Mean Old World

Sam Cooke: Somebody Have Mercy

Sam Cooke: Bring It On Home To Me

Sam Cooke: Trouble Blues

Sam Cooke: You Gotta Move

Sam Cooke: Lost And Looking

Sam Cooke: Drifting Blues

Sam Cooke: Please Don’t Drive Me Away

Sam Cooke: It’s Alright >

Sam Cooke: For Sentimental Reasons

Sam Cooke: Having A Party

Sam Cooke: Chain Gang

Sam Cooke: Cupid

Sam Cooke: I’ll Come Running Back To You

 

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.