Big City Blues Cruise 21: Heavy Juice

 

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 21 features music by Red Prysock, The Ebonaires, Tiny Bradshaw, Hank Ballard & the Midnighters, Howlin’ Wolf, Junior Wells, Red Prysock with the Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra, Wilbert Harrison, The Dells, Koko Taylor, Eddy Clearwater, Buddy Guy, Robert Parker, Earl King, Lee Dorsey, The Regents, Bobby Darin, Phil Phillips, and a smoking unidentified instrumental.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HEAVY JUICE
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 21
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, August 21, 1983 [BCBC-0022]

[01] Opening Theme: Red Prysock: Jumbo
[02] The Ebonaires: Hey Baby Stop
[03] Tiny Bradshaw: The Blues Came Pouring Down
[04] Hank Ballard & the Midnighters: Cute Little Ways
[05] Howlin’ Wolf: Little Red Rooster
[06] Howlin’ Wolf: Moaning For My Baby
[07] Junior Wells: Snatch It Back And Hold It
[08] Red Prysock with the Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra: Heavy Juice
[09] Wilbert Harrison: Kansas City
[10] The Dells: Oh What A Nite
[11] Koko Taylor: Hey Bartender
[12] Eddy Clearwater: Chills
[13] Buddy Guy: First Time I Met The Blues
[14] Robert Parker: Barefootin’
[15] Earl King: Trick Bag
[16] Lee Dorsey: Working In A Coal Mine
[17] [Unidentified Instrumental]
[18] The Regents: Barbara Ann
[19] Bobby Darin: Mack The Knife
[20] Phil Phillips: Sea Of Love

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martino D’Lorenzo at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam
© 1983, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

Sounds Of Blue 114: Smack Dab In The Middle

Bob Putignano is playing music in Episode 114 by The Leslie Drayton Orchestra, Barbara Morrison, Horace Silver, Danny Gatton with Joey DeFrancesco, “Papa” John DeFrancesco, and Melvin Sparks.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SMACK DAB IN THE MIDDLE

SOUNDS OF BLUE 114

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, September 2017 [RPSB-0114]

The Leslie Drayton Orchestra with Barbara Morrison: Stormy Monday
Barbara Morrison: I’d Rather Drink Muddy Water
Horace Silver: Sister Sadie
Barbara Morrison: Never Make Your Move To Soon
Barbara Morrison: Smack Dab in the Middle
Danny Gatton with Joey DeFrancesco The Pitts
Joey & “Papa” John DeFrancesco with Melvin Sparks: Slammin’ at Slims
“Papa” John DeFrancesco: What Big Shot
“Papa” John DeFrancesco: 160 Million Dollar Chinese Man Walking
“Papa” John DeFrancesco: Papa Was a Rolling Stone

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.

Red Rooster Lounge 276: Groove Me

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Papa Juke, Otis Taylor, Joe Louis Walker, Hadden Sayers, Tracy Nelson, Ruthie Foster, Paul Geremia, Marty Grebb, Big James & The Chicago Playboys, Joel Da Silva & Midnight Howl, Etta James, Arsen Chomakhov, and Joel Da Silva.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GROOVE ME
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 276
Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, September 18, 2017 [CWRR0276]

[01] Opening Theme: Harlem Nocturne
[02] Papa Juke: Never Enough
[03] Otis Taylor: Banjo Boogie Blues
[04] Joe Louis Walker: Movin’ On
[05] Hadden Sayers: Hippie Getaway
[06] Tracy Nelson: You’ll Be Mine
[07] Ruthie Foster: The Titanic
[08] Paul Geremia: Death Don’t Have No Mercy
[09] Marty Grebb: One Night
[10] Big James &The Chicago Playboys: All Your Love
[11] Joel Da Silva & Midnight Howl: Nitro’s Grease
[12] Etta James: Groove Me
[13] Arsen Chomakhov: Big City Blue
[14] Joel Da Silva: For Don

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1646]
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam
© 2017 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

Party Train 07: Feelin’ Funky

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 in Episode 7 starting with her theme song by Tino Gross, Don Covey & the Jefferson Lemon Blues Band, Howlin’ Wolf, Freda Harris &The Birmingham Rhythm, Ruth Brown, James Brown, Sly & The Family Stone, The Isley Bros featuring Jimi Hendrix, Funkadelic, Dr. John, Jackie Dee, Howling Diablos, Millie Jackson, Otis Redding & Carla Thomas, Billy Gayle & His Orchestra featuring Ike Turner, Bob Marley, LaVerne Baker. and Pat In The Hat & the Blue Funk.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FEELIN’ FUNKY
PARTY TRAIN 07
Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 3, 2016 [LLPT-0007]

[01] Opening Theme: Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister
[02] Don Covey & the Jefferson Lemon Blues Band: Sookie Sookie
[03] Howlin’ Wolf: Evil
[04] Freda Harris & The Birmingham Rhythm: Feelin’ Funky
[05] Ruth Brown: Lucky Lips
[06] James Brown: Soul Power
[07] Sly & The Family Stone: Underdog
[08] The Isley Brothers featuring Jimi Hendrix: Testify (Parts 1 & 2)
[09] Funkadelic: Standing On The Verge of Getting it On
[10] Dr. John: Ellegua
[11] Jackie Dee: Who
[12] Howling Diablos: Nobody In Detroit
[13] Millie Jackson: My Heart Took A Lickin’
[14] Otis Redding & Carla Thomas: Lovey Dovey
[15] Billy Gayle & His Orchestra featuring Ike Turner: Night Howler
[16] Bob Marley: Waiting In Vain
[17] LaVerne Baker: Soul on Fire
[18] Pat In The Hat & the Blue Funk: Love Is

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: Sidney Daniels
Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam
© 2016 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

The Blues Show 307: Danger Zone

Bruce Pingree is playing music in Episode 307 by Doug McCloud, Lindsey Alexander, Dennis Donnnelly, the Golden Gate Quartet, The Charming Bells, Bill Perry, The Staple Singers, Nina Simone, The Freedom Singers, Alberta Hunter, Johnny Adams, The Four Jacks, Mavis Staples, Barbara Dane & The chambers Brothers, Percy Mayfield, Camille Howard, and Pete Johnson.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DANGER ZONE
THE BLUES SHOW 307
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 13, 2017 [BPBS-0307]

[01] Doug McCloud: Whose Truth Whose Lies
[02] Lindsey Alexander: The Comb Over Blues
[03] Dennis Donnnelly: The New Clear Song
[04] Golden Gate Quartet: Adam And Evil
[05] The Charming Bells: Jesus Hits Like An Atom Bomb
[06] Bill Perry: Ball Of Confusion
[07] The Staple Singers: For What It’s Worth
[08] Nina Simone: The Backlash Blues
[09] The Freedom Singers: Which Side Are You On
[10] Alberta Hunter: You Gotta Reap What You Sow
[11] Johnny Adams; Danger Zone
[12] The Four Jacks: I Don’t Want To Be President
[13] Mavis Staples; Have A Little Faith
[14] Barbara Dane &The chambers Brothers: You Can’t Make It By Yoursef
[15] Percy Mayfield: Please Send Me Someone To Love
[16] Camille Howard: Fireball Boogie
[17] Pete Johnson: The Atomic Boogie

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
Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam
© 2017 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

Fly By Night 233: Money Is Not My God

Steve The Fly offers an artful program of music by The Spirit of Memphis Quartet, Magic Sam, Sly & The Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, Yoko Ono & Thurston Moore, Killing Joke, The Congos, The Upsetters, Da Grynch, Max Roach, and Kenny Burrell.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MONEY IS NOT MY GOD
FLY BY NIGHT 233
Steve The Fly, Blackheath Studios, London, May 28, 2014 [SFBN-0063]

[01] The Spirit of Memphis Quartet: Atomic Telephone
[02] Magic Sam: Stop! You’re Hurting Me
[03] Sly & The Family Stone: Just Like A Baby
[04] Jimi Hendrix: Ships Passing Through The Night
[05] Yoko Ono & Thurston Moore: Mirror Mirror
[06] Killing Joke in Dub: Money Is Not Our God
[07] Killing Joke in Dub: World Of Hell
[08] The Congos: Don’t Blame It On Me
[09] Upsetters: War In A Dub
[10] Da Grynch: Joker Smoker Dub
[11] Max Roach: The Profit
[12] Kenny Burrell: The Common Ground

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Edited & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam
© 2014, 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

Jazz Lunatique 148: Pretzel Logic

David Kunian is honoring the dearly departed poet and performer Jim Carroll on the anniversary of his passing in 2009 and the more recently departed Walter Becker of Steely Dan, plus cuts from Egg Yolk Jubilee, Public Enemy, the Jim Carroll Band, Steely Dan, Thelonious Monk, Samantha Crain, Sweet Crude, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Jim Carroll & Keith Richards, Rickie Lee Jones, the Thirteenth Floor Elevators, and the Hoo Doo Men.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PRETZEL LOGIC
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 148
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, September 12, 2017 [DKJL-0148]

[01] Opening Theme: Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
[02] Public Enemy: Fight The Power
[03] Jim Carroll Band: Wicked Gravity
[04] Steely Dan: FM
[05] Thelonious Monk: Light Blue
[06] Samantha Crain: Wise One
[07] Sweet Crude: Honest Paray
[08] Hurray For The Riff Raff: Reekin’ Beach
[09] Jim Carroll: The City Drops Into The Night
[10] Rickie Lee Jones: The Show Biz Kids
[11] Steely Dan: Pretzel Logic
[12] Thirteenth Floor Elevators: You’re Gonna Miss Me
[13] Hoo Doo Men: The Hill Country Picnic

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by David Kunian 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
Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam
© 2017 David Kunian. Used with permission.

Mood Indigo 42: Fruit Cake

 

Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Frank Catalano-Jimmy Chamberlin-
David Sanborn, Sari Kessler, Davell Crawford, Allen Toussaint, Jeff Coffin with
Caleb Chapman’s Crescent Superband, Harold Lopez-Nussa, Dave Victorino,
One for All, Tierney Sutton, Matthew Kaminski, and Freddie Cole.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FRUITCAKE
MOOD INDIGO 52
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, December 28, 2016 [LKMI-0052]

[01] Opening Theme: Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2
[02] Frank CatalanoJimmy ChamberlinDavid Sanborn: Chicago Eddie
[03] Sari Kessler: After You’ve Gone
[04] Davell Crawford: Song for James
[05] Allen Toussaint: Big Chief
[06] Jeff Coffin with Caleb Chapman’s Crescent Superband: Fruitcake
[07] Harold Lopez-Nussa: Bacalao con Pan
[08] Dave Victorino: Tres Palabras
[09] One for All: Babataytay
[10] Tierney Sutton: Walking in Your Footsteps
[11] Matthew Kaminski: Sail on Sailor
[12] Freddie Cole: He Was the King

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
Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam
© 2017 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.