Mood Indigo 77: Them Dirty Blues

Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine, Dexter Gordon, Andy Bey, Count Basie, Conrad Herwig, Cannonball Adderley, Clark Terry & Red Holloway, and Arnett Cobb.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THEM DIRTY BLUES

MOOD INDIGO 77

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, March 29, 2017 [18218]

 

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Dexter Gordon: Wee Dot

Andy Bey: Worried Life Blues

Count Basie: Apollo Daze

Conrad Herwig: Tom Thumb

Cannonball Adderley: Them Dirty Blues

Clark Terry & Red Holloway: Cotton Tail

Arnett Cobb: Slow Blues

 

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

 

© 2018 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Beyond The Groove Yard 225: Black Coffee

George Klein presents recordings by alto saxophonist Sonny Criss, including sessions for Prestige, Xanadu and Muse, and featuring sidemen Walter Davis Jr., Cedar Walton, Tal Farlow, Hampton Hawes, Shelly Manne, Barry Harris, Ray Crawford, and Dolo Coker.

 

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BLACK COFFEE

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 225

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, February 27, 2018 [18217]

 

Sonny Criss: Intermission Riff

Sonny Criss: Black Coffee

Sonny Criss: Wee

Sonny Criss: Sonny’s Dream

Sonny Criss: Willow Weep for Me

Sonny Criss: I’ll Catch the Sun

Sonny Criss: Tin Tin Deo > Saturday Morning

Sonny Criss: All Night Long

Sonny Criss: El Tiante

 

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 16: Lost Weekend

Episode 16 is a compositie show assembled from elements of programs in 1997, 1998 and 2001 with music from Little Walter, Smiley Lewis, Fats Domino, Earl King, Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters, Paula & The Pontiacs, Joe Weaver, Alberta Adams, Big Walter Horton, and Magic Sam.

 

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LOST WEEKEND

BLUES & ROOTS 16

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 9, 1997 > March 1, 1998 > February 11, 2001 >May 4, 2003 [18216]

 

Smiley Lewis: I’m Gonna Jump And Shout

Smiley Lewis: Hook Line And Sinker

Smiley Lewis: One Night

Smiley Lewis: Queen Of Hearts

Smiley Lewis: Lost Weekend

Fats Domino: The Fat Man

Fats Domino: Going Home

Fats Domino: Going To The River

Fats Domino: Please Don’t Leave Me

Earl King: It Hurts To Love Someone

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Stop And Think

Paula & The Pontiacs: Harmonica Girl

Joe Weaver: Soft Pillow

Alberta Adams: Don’t Worry Me

Big Walter Horton: Hard Hearted Woman

Magic Sam: Everything Gonna Be Alright

Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro

 

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

 

© 1997, 1998, 2001, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Highway 61 Blues 35: The Great Debate

Scott Barretta features music fromThe Great Debate soundtrack in this week’s episode of Highway 61, including numbers by Alvin Youngblood Hart, Sharon Jones, and the Carolina Chocolate Drops, plus original versions by Booker White, Clara Smith, the Mississippi Sheiks, Bessie Smith, Rev. Utah Smith, Blind Willie Johnson, and Blind Boy Fuller.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE GREAT DEBATE

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 35

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, March 8, 2008 [18215]

 

Alvin Youngblood Hart: Change My Clothes

Booker White: Change My Clothes

Sharon Jones: It’s Tight Like That

Clara Smith: It’s Tight Like That

Mississippi Sheiks: I’ve Got Blood In My Eyes

Alvin Youngblood Hart & Carolina Chocolate Drops: Blood In My Eyes

Bessie Smith: I’m Wild About That Thing

Sharon Jones: Wild About That Thing

Rev. U. Utah Smith: I Got Two Wings

Alvin Youngblood Hart: Two Wings

Blind Willie Johnson: I’m Gonna Run to the City of Refuge

Alvin Youngblood Hart & Carolina Chocolate Drops: City of Refuge

Alvin Youngblood Hart & Carolina Chocolate Drops: Step It Up and Go

Blind Boy Fuller: Step It Up and Go

Alvin Youngblood Hart: Busy Bootin’

Alvin Youngblood Hart: My Soul Is A Witness

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amstredam

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.

 

Red Rooster Lounge 300: Baby Please Don’t Go

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Rosco Gordon, the Nick Moss Band, Billy Thompson, Michael Landau, Mutual Admiration Society, King Biscuit Boy, Bobby King & Terry Evans, Eddie Taylor, Alan Hager & Curtis Salgado, Son House, and the Willie Lomax Blues Revue.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BABY PLEASE DON’T GO

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 300

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, February 26, 2018 [18214]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Rosco Gordon: Just A Little Bit

Nick Moss Band: Crazy Mixed Up Baby

Billy Thompson: Black Rain

Michael Landau: Speak Now, Make Your Peace

Mutual Admiration Society: Baby Please Don’t Go

King Biscuit Boy: Biscuit’s Boogie

Bobby King & Terry Evans: One Way Ticket To Memphis

Eddie Taylor: I’m A Country Boy

Alan Hager & Curtis Salgado: Depot Blues

Son House: Death Letter Blues

Willie Lomax Blues Revue: Blues For Pee Wee

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1669]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

The Blues Show 331: We Go High

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Mavis Staples, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Curtis Salgado & Alan Hagar, Tinsley Ellis, Rev. Charley Jackson, Nina Simone, Mavis & Yvonne Staples with the North Mississippi All Stars, The Staple Singers, The Big Doowopper, Sam Cooke, Kim Weston, Eric Mingus & David Amram with Groove Bacteria, the SNCC Freedom Singers, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WE GO HIGH

THE BLUES SHOW 331

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, January 14, 2018 [18213]

 

Mavis Staples: We Go High

Tommy Castro & The Painkillers: Love Is

Curtis Salgado & Alan Hagar: I Will Not Surrender

Tinsley Ellis: Saving Grace

Rev. Charley Jackson: Something To Think About

Nina Simone: Why The King of Love Is Dead

Mavis & Yvonne Staples with the North Mississippi All Stars: I’ve Been ‘Buked

The Staple Singers: Hammer And Nail

The Big Doowopper: Dig A Little Deeper

Sam Cooke: A Change Is Gonna Come

Kim Weston: Lift Every Voice And Sing

Eric Mingus & David Amram with Groove Bacteria: The Weary Blues

SNCC Freedom Singers: We Shall Overcome

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

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.

 

Fly By Night 257: The Mental Traveller

Steve The Fly is playing music in Episode 257 by The Dirty Strangers featuring John Sinclair, Cal Tjader, Dale  Hawkins, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, Little Richard, Blo, Water Colour, David Axelrod, Eddie Jefferson, Lalo Shifirin, Dr. John, King Solomon, and Breakestra.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE MENTAL TRAVELLER

FLY BY NIGHT 257

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 25, 2018 [18212

 

The Dirty Strangers featuring John Sinclair: Lock & Key

Cal Tjader: Guarachi Guaro

Dale Hawkins: Susie Q

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: Country Girl

Little Richard: Baby Don’t You Tear My Clothes

Blo: Chant To Mother Earth

Water Colour: All Bundled Into One

David Axelrod: Kukuchi

David Axelrod: The Mental Traveller

Eddie Jefferson: Oh Gee

Lalo Shifirin: Red Light District

David Axelrod: General ConfessionalDr. John: You Lie

King Solomon: Politician Rag

Breakestra: Dark Clouds Rain Soul

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

John Sinclair Radio Show 753: We Jukin’ Here

Episode 753 is coming from the Radio Free Amsterdam studios in Detroit’s Cass Corridor, where I’m featuring music this week from the new blues compilation called We Jukin’ Here, Volume 23 from Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine in Detroit produced by my dear friends & colleagues Robert Jr. Whitall and his wife & companion Sugar Mae, with selections by Scott Morgan, Kathy & The Kilowatts, Kelly’s Lot, Alastair Greene, Little G Weevil, Mike Skill, Jesse Cotton Stone, Little Red Rooster, Peter V & Blues Train, Laurie Morvan, and the Backtrack Blues Band.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WE JUKIN’ HERE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 753

Cass Corridor, Detroit, April 11, 2018 [18211]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Scott Morgan: Radio Revolution

Kathy & The Kilowatts: Let’s Do This Thing

Kelly’s Lot: Boom Boom Boom

Alastair Greene: Dream Train

Little G Weevil: Here I Come Knocking

Mike Skill: 67 Riot

Jesse Cotton Stone: Unbreakable

Little Red Rooster: 27 Dollars

Peter V & Blues Train: Running Out of Time

Laurie Morvan: My Moderation

Backtrack Blues Band: Heavy Built Woman

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

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

We Jukin’ Here selections produced by Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation