Fly By Night 236: Mount Shasta

 

Steve The Fly visits the Motor City all the way from London with this beautiful program of music by Yusef Lateef, Adam Rudolph, Marcus Belgrave, Phil Ranelin, Tribe, and John Sinclair with the Planet D Nonet.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MOUNT SHASTA

FLY BY NIGHT 236

Steve The Fly, Blackheath Studios, London, June 2, 2014 [SFBN-0066]

Yusef Lateef: Coltrane Remembered
Adam Rudolph: Within Yourself
Yusef Lateef: 1st Movement, The African American Epic Suite
Adam Rudolph & Yusef Lateef: Mount Shasta
Marcus Belgrave: Space Odyssey
Phil Ranelin: Sounds from the village
Tribe: Beneficent
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Chant of the Weed

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.

John Sinclair Radio Show 732: Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go

Newly transferred from cassette masters, Episode 732 presents my final program of Blue Sensations on WDET-FM in Detroit on June 30, 1991 before I moved to New Orleans and took up my duties at WWOZ-FM for the next 12 years. Blue Sensations 85 is dedicated to music from Detroit and features cuts by Yusef Lateef, the Lyman Woodard Organization, Nolan Strong & The Diablos, One String Sam, Nathaniel Mayer, Singing Sammy Ward, Andre Williams, Little Willie John, John Lee Hooker, Eddie Burns, Todd Rhodes & Connie Allen, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Jackie Wilson, Junior Walker & The All Stars, and The Refugees From Hastings Street, plus a special guest appearance by my inspiration, mentor and successor, the great Frantic Ernie Durham, who took over my program slot at WDET the following week.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 732

John Sinclair, WDET-FM, Detroit, June 30, 1991 [20-1747]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Lyman Woodard Organization: Don’t Stop The Groove

Nolan Strong & The Diablos: Mind Over Matter

One String Sam: I Need $100

Nathaniel Mayer: Village Of Love

Singing Sammy Ward: Bread Winner

Andre Williams: Going Down To Tiajuana

Little Willie John: Fever

John Lee Hooker: I’m In The Mood

Eddie Burns: That’ll Work Baby

Todd Rhodes & Connie Allen: Rocket 69

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go

Jackie Wilson: Lonely Teardrops

Junior Walker & The All Stars: How Sweet It Is

The Refugees From Hastings Street: The Joint Is Jumping

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by John Sinclair at WDET-FM, Detroit

as Blue Sensations 85

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 1991, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

Jazz Lunatique 151: What’s Going On

David Kunian is playing music this week by Egg Yolk Jubilee:,Don Braden, Thelonious Monk, Bongo Joe:, Husker Du, the Patti Smith Group, Hoodoo Men, Lee Baines & The Glory Fires, and Idris Muhammad.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WHAT’S GOING ON

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 151

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, September 19, 2017 [DKJL-0151]

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Don Braden: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

Thelonious Monk: Bemsha Swing

Bongo Joe: I Wish That I Could Sing

Husker Du: Keep Hanging On

Patty Smith Group: Gloria

Hoodoo Men: Goofer Dust

Lee Baines & The Glory Fires: [Unidentified Selection]

Husker Du: What’s Going On

Husker Du: Reoccuring Dreams

Idris Muhammad: Wander

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 55: To Monk With Love

 

Leslie Keros is celebrating the 100th birthday of Thelonious Monk with a second hour of his music as played by Monk and as offered in dedication to the great pianist and composer by Larry Gales, Jessica Williams, Carmen MacRae, Barry Harris, and Johnny O’Neill.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TO MONK WITH LOVE

MOOD INDIGO 55

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, October 10, 2017 [LKMI- 0055]

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Thelonious Monk Quartet: In Walked Bud

Larry Gales: A Message From The High Priest

Jessica Williams: Monk’s Hat

Thelonious Monk & Coleman Hawkins: Ruby, My Dear

Thelonious Monk: Pannonica

Thelonious Monk Sextet: Skippy

Thelonious Monk: Crepescule With Nellie

Carmen MacRae: The Ballad of Thelonious Monk

Barry Harris: To Monk With Love

Johnny O’Neill: Sweet Monk

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.

Party Train 10: Funk Hand

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 10 starting with her theme song by Tino Gross, followed by Sugar Pie DeSanto, Andre Williams, Albert King, Betty Wright, Bettye Lavette, Black Heat, Rasputin Stash, War, Black Merda, Howling Diablos featuring Wayne Kramer, Bobo Jenkins, Bo Diddley, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Inell Young, The Whispers, and Joe L.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FUNK HAND

PARTY TRAIN 10

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 2016 [LLPT-0010]

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Sugar Pie DeSanto: Goin’ Back Where I Belong

Andre Williams: Jail Bait

Albert King: Cold Feet

Betty Wright: Sweet Lovin Daddy

Bettye LaVette: The Stealer

Black Heat: Drive My Car

Rasputin Stash: Mr. Cool

War: Slipping Into Darkness

Black Merda: Cynthy Ruth

Howling Diablos featuring Wayne Kramer: Funk Hand

Bobo Jenkins: Nothin’ But Love

Bo Diddley: Road Runner

James Brown: Tell Me What I Did Wrong

Aretha Franklin: Son Of A Preacher Man

Inell Young: What Do You See In Her

The Whispers: I Only Meant To Wet My Feet

Tino G: Orange Driver

Joe L: Please Mr. Foreman

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

© 2017 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 25: Gimme Me Back My Wig

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 26 features music by Red Prysock, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Lonnie Mack, Jerry Lee Lewis, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Ray Sharp, Ray Smith, The Impressions, The Orchids, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Albert Collins, Freddie King, Lou Rawls, and Buddy Guy & Junior Wells.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GIMME BACK MY WIG

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 25

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 13, 1983 [BCBC-0025]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Chuck Berry: Got To Find My Baby

Ray Charles: Sticks And Stones

Fats Domino: Blueberry Hill

Lonnie Mack: Memphis

Jerry Lee Lewis: Let The Good Times Roll

Ray Charles: Hallelujah, I Love Her So

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Gimme Back My Wig

Howlin’ Wolf: Down In The Bottom

Muddy Waters: Mannish Boy

Ray Sharp: Linda Lou

Ray Smith: Rocking Little Angel

The Impressions: A Long Time Ago

The Orchids: Newlywed

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Three Hours Past Midnight

Albert Collins: Don’t Lose Your Cool

Freddie King: King-A-Ling

Lou Rawls: Tobacco Road

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: A Man Of Many Words

Red Prysock: Jumbo

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.

The Soul Lucille Show 119: Warm The Pot

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 Fontella Bass, Bobby Byrd, Chuck Jackson, Willard Burton & The Pacifiers, Leon Thomas, The Dramatics, Pat Lundy, Love Committee, Rebirth Brass Band, the Wild Magnolias, Rasputin’s Stash, Milton Wright, Gil Scott-Heron, O.V. Wright, The O’Jays, and Robert Parker.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WARM THE POT

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 119

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, November 15, 2017 [DLSL-0119]

 

Fontella Bass: Its Hard To Get Back In

Bobby Byrd: Never Get Enough

Chuck Jackson: I Keep Forgetting

Willard Burton & The Pacifiers: Warm The Pot

Leon Thomas: Bags’ Groove

The Dramatics: Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

Pat Lundy: Work Song

Love Committee: Just As Long As I Got You

Rebirth Brass Band: Buck

Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Oops Upside Your Head

Rasputin’s Stash: What’s On Your Mind

Milton Wright: Friends And Buddies

Gil Scott-Heron: Gun

O.V. Wright: I Don’t Know Why

The O’Jays: Put Your Hands Together

Robert Parker: Hip-Hugging

 

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.

 

 

In The Soul Kitchen 10: Coming Home

Harry Duncan is In The Soul Kitchen with tunes by the Spinners, LaBelle, the Natural Four, The Emotions, Dottie Pierson, Laura Lee, Clarence Carter, Candi Staton, Howard Tate, Paul Kelly, Tyrone Davis, Walt Weiskopf, Robbie Amin, Ornette Coleman, Alice Coltrane, and Charles Lloyd.

The john Sinclair Foundation Presents

COMING HOME

IN THE SOUL KITCHEN 10

Harry Duncan, KUSF In Exile, San Francisco, May 31, 2011 [SK-0010]

The Spinners: Coming Home

LaBelle: Messing With My Mind

Natural Four: Hanging On To A Lie

The Emotions: Blind Alley

Dottie Pierson: The House Made of Love

Laura Lee: I Need It Just As Bad As You

Clarence Carter: Snatchin’ It Back

Candi Staton: The Best Thing You Ever Had

Howard Tate: Eight Days On The Road

Paul Kelly: Come Lay Some Loving On Me

Tyrone Davis: I Wish It Was Me

Walt Weiskopf: Lean And Green

Robbie Amin: Una Muy Anita

Ornette Coleman: Mothers of the Veil

Alice Coltrane: Oceanic Beloved

Charles Lloyd: Temple Bells

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Harry Duncan for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Harry Duncan at Light Rail Studios, San Francisco

Recorded, edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

© 2011, 2017 Harry Duncan. Used with permission.