Big City Blues Cruise 104: Natural Born Lover


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 104 features music by Red Prysock, Little Walter, Junior Wells, Big Joe Turner, Howling Wolf, Lester Williams, Elmore James, Muddy Waters, Eddie Taylor, Buddy Guy, James Cotton, Guitar Johnny Nicholas, and the Legendary Blues Band.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
NATURAL BORN LOVER
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 104
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 4, 1982 [19345]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Little Walter: It’s Too Late Brother
Junior Wells: Come On In This House
Big Joe Turner: Tira-Lee
Howling Wolf: Smokestack Lightning
Lester Williams: If You Knew How Much I Loved You
Elmore James: Dust My Blues
Muddy Waters: Mannish Boy
Eddie Taylor: Big Town Playboy
Muddy Waters: Natural Born Lover
Little Walter: Mellow Down Easy
Junior Wells & Buddy Guy: Hoodoo Man
Junior Wells & Buddy Guy: Early In The Morning
James Cotton: Sweet Sixteen
Guitar Johnny Nicholas: Good Rocking Mama
Legendary Blues Band: For You My Love
Little Walter: Everybody Got Somebody
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
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

The Dr. Doo Wop Show 35: One Fine Day


Dr. Doo Wop is featuring the vocal group called the Chiffons in this episode along with other great music from the Golden Age of American Music as played on his programs for Radio 100 in Amsterdam back in 1988, including cuts by Big Joe Turner & The Cookies, Bruce Springsteen, The Persuasions, Gene Chandler, Teo & The Bottletops, The Shields, The Fleetwoods, Bill Doggett, and Curtis Mayfield.
 
The john Sinclair Foundation Presents
ONE FINE DAY
THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 35
William Levy, Radio 100, Amsterdam, July 22, 1988 [19344]
 
Big Joe Turner & The Cookies: Lipstick Powder & Paint
Bruce Springsteen: Boom Boom
The Persuasions: The Sun > Dr. Doo Wop Comments over music
The Chiffons: One Fine Day
The Chiffons: Sweet Talking Guy
The Chiffons: He’s So Fine
Gene Chandler: Duke of Earl
The Chiffons: It’s My Party
The Chiffons: A Love So Fine
The Chiffons: No One Knows What’s Going On In My Mind But Me
The Chiffons: My Block
The Chiffons: My Boyfriend’s Back
The Chiffons: Locomotion
Teo & The Bottletops: Why Do You Wanna Make Eyes At Me
Teo & The Bottletops: Rama Lama Ding Dong
The Shields: You Cheated, You Lied
The Fleetwoods: Mr. Blue
Bill Doggett: Honky Tonk > Dr. Doo Wop Comments over music
The Chiffons: Da Doo Run Run
The Chiffons: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
The Chiffons: I’m So Shy
Goodnight Sweetheart Theme
The Persuasions: Don’t It You Want To Go Home
Curtis Mayfield: Keep On Pushing
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bill Levy for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bill Levy at Radio 100, Amsterdam
Digital transfer from cassettes, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Ben Schot & Steve The Fly
 
© 1988, 2019 William Levy. Used with permission.
 

Sounds of Blue 194: Sunflower


Bob Putignano is examining several classic CTI Records releases by Freddie Hubbard with Milt Jackson, George Benson, Freddie Hubbard, and Stanley Turrentine, plus Dennis Coffey’s reading of Freddie Hubbard’s “Little Sunflower.”

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SUNFLOWER
SOUNDS OF BLUE 194
Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, March 5, 2019 [19357]
 
Twilight Zone Theme
Freddie Hubbard with Milt Jackson: Sunflower
Dennis Coffey: Little Sunflower
George Benson: Take Five
George Benson: Body Talk
Freddie Hubbard: First Light
Freddie Hubbard: Uncle Albert
Stanley Turrentine: Sugar

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
 
© 2019 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.
 

The Groove Yard 25: Juggin’ Around


George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ’60s recordings by Gene Ammons, Kai Winding, Jackie McLean, George Shearing, and Donald Byrd.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JUGGIN’ AROUND
THE GROOVE YARD 25
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 7, 1990 [19342]
 
Gene Ammons: Juggin’ Around
Gene Ammons: Sermonette
Kai Winding: I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
Kai Winding: Frankie and Johnny
Walter Bishop Jr: Don’t Blame Me
Jackie McLean: Condition Blue
George Shearing: Cocktails for Two
George Shearing: Lullaby of Birdland
Donald Byrd: Long Green
Donald Byrd: Star Eyes
 
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
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

Jazz At Daybreak 25: Move On Up


Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Jimmy Smith, Sonny Rollins, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Chuck Deardorf, Michael Wolff, Grant Green, Dave Stryker, Christian McBride with George Duke, and Charles Mingus.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MOVE ON UP
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 25
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, May 3, 2019 [19341]
 
Jimmy Smith: All Day Long
Sonny Rollins with the Modern Jazz Quartet: No Moe
Modern Jazz Quartet: Topsy
Chuck Deardorf: Can’t Find My Way Home
Michael Wolff: Allison
Grant Green: I Don’t Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing
Dave Stryker: Move On Up
Christian McBride with George Duke: McDukey Blues
Charles Mingus: Nostalgia In Times Square
 
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
 
© 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Roots & Branches 52: Totally Spinning


Destination Out with Kim Heron originated from WDET-FM in Detroit and this week’s episode presents music by Wycliff Gordon & Jay Leonhart, Joe Lovano & Joe Garzone, Conrad Herwig, the Rova Saxophone Quartet, the Ken Vandermark 5, Mark Feldma, Sidney Bechet, Sarah Martin, Matt Wilson, and Sun Ra & His Arkestra.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TOTALLY SPINNING
ROOTS & BRANCHES 52
Kim Heron, WDET-FM, Detroit, February 4, 2007 [19340]
 
Wycliff Gordon & Jay Leonhart: Eddie Harris (Freedom Jazz Dance)
Joe Lovano & Joe Garzone: Malaya
Conrad Herwig: Seven Steps To Heaven
Rova Saxophone Quartet: Totally Spinning
Ken Vandermark 5: The Cooler
Mark Feldman: What Exit
Sidney Bechet: [Unidentified Selection]
Sidney Bechet: [Unidentified Selection]
Sidney Bechet & Sarah Martin: [Unidentified Selection]
Matt Wilson: Feel The Sway
Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Beyond The Purple Star Zone
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by W. Kim Heron for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by W. Kim Heron at WDET-FM, Detroit
Digitally recorded as airchecks by Joe Peter
Post-production, editing, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to W. Kim Heron, Joe Peter, Dr. Tim & Steve The Fly
 
© 2007, 2019 W. Kim Heron. Used with permission.
 

Blues & Roots 76: Mean Disposition


John Sinclair is playing music on WWOZ from 2001 in Episode 76 with sides by Little Walter, Muddy Waters’ first three singles for Aristocrat Records, Honeyboy Edwards on Folkways Records, The Five Blind Boys, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Liz McComb, King Ernest, and Olu Dara.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MEAN DISPOSITION
BLUES & ROOTS 76
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, April 1, 2001 [19339]

Little Walter: Juke
Muddy Waters: Gypsy Woman
Muddy Waters: Anna Mae
Muddy Waters: Good Looking Woman
Muddy Waters: Mean Disposition
Muddy Waters: I Can’t Be Satisfied
Muddy Waters: I Feel Like Going Home
Honeyboy Edwards: Catfish Blues
Honeyboy Edwards: Pony Blues
The Five Blind Boys: No More
John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Sunnyland Train
Liz McComb: You Can’t Hurry God
King Ernest: Suffer And Stay
Olu Dara: Herb Man
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
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Red Rooster Lounge 357: Grits Ain’t Groceries


Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Rusty Zinn, Kevin Burt, James Harman & Kid Ramos, Muddy Waters, Johnny Dyer & Rick Holmstrom, Gary Clark Jr., Robert Johnson, William Clarke, John Primer, Zen Blues Quartet, Johnny Rawls, and Albert Collins.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GRITS AIN’T GROCERIES
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 357
Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, April 8m 2019 [19338]
 
Harlem Nocturne Theme
Rusty Zinn: Stand By Me
Kevin Burt: Smack Dab In The Middle
James Harman & Kid Ramos: Special Friend
Muddy Waters: Rolling And Tumbling (Part 1)
Johnny Dyer & Rick Holmstrom: Back Home
Gary Clark Jr.: Three O’Clock Blues
Robert Johnson: Rambling On My Mind
William Clarke: Chasing The Gator
John Primer: You Shouldn’t Tell A Lie
Zen Blues Quartet: Grits Ain’t Groceries
Johnny Rawls: Ace of Spades
Albert Collins: Melt Down
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1727]
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.