Ancestor Worship 94: Heliocentric

This week’s episode of music from Sun Ra & His Arkestra in celebration of the composer’s 100th birthday presents the elongated title track of the album Other Planes of There (Saturn LP 206, 1964) and the music from Ra’s breakthrough album with the public, The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra, Volume 1 (ESP-Disk 1014, 1965).

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HELIOCENTRIC

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 94

John Sinclair, Blackheath Studios, London, May 15, 2014 [18279]

 

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Other Planes of There

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Heliocentric

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Outer Nothingness

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Nebulae

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: The Cosmos

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Other Worlds

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Of Heavenly Things

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Dancing In The Sun

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Nick Smith & Steve The Fly

 

© 2014, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Big City Blues Cruise 51: Long Distance Love

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning one of his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI featuring the recently released album by the Butler Twins on Blues Factory Records and several conversations with Clarence & Curtis Butler and Blues Factory head Steve Sanchez plus cuts from the album and a live performance in the WEMU studios by the Twins.

 

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LONG DISTANCE LOVE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 51

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 1983 [18277]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Steve Sanchez Conversation re: The Butler Twins with Martino D’Lorenzo

The Butler Twins: Long Distance Love

Clarence & Curtis Butler Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

The Butler Twins: Oh Baby

Clarence & Curtis Butler Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

The Butler Twins: The Fat Man

Clarence & Curtis Butler Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

The Butler Twins: I’ve Got To Move Out of My Neighborhood

The Butler Twins: Juke

The Butler Twins: Take Me Back

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, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Party Train 36: Smell The Funk

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 by Tino Gross, The Fabulous Peps, The Sherrys, Priscilla Page, The Main Ingredient, Carolyn Franklin, Bobby Dee, Jo Armstead, The Inner Drive, Jeanette Willliams, The Energetics, Marvin Holmes & The Uptights, the Dee Felice Trio, John Lee Hooker, Marvin Gaye, Yvonne Fair, Otis Redding, Jimmie Bones, and Andre Williams.

 

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SMELL THE FUNK

PARTY TRAIN 36

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, January 2, 2017 [18278]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

The Fabulous Peps: Gypsy Woman

The Sherrys: That Guy Of Mine

Priscilla Page: I’m Pretending

The Main Ingredient: Everybody Plays The Fool

Carolyn Franklin: Deal With It

Bobby Dee: Sweet Thing (Part 1)

Jo Armstead: I’ve Been Turned On

The Inner Drive: Smell The Funk

Jeanette Willliams: Stuff

The Energetics: You Make Me Nothing

Marvin Holmes & The Uptights: The Funky Mule

Dee Felice Trio: There Was a Time

John Lee Hooker: Bluebird

Marvin Gaye: Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)

Yvonne Fair: If I Knew

Otis Redding: I’ve Got Dreams To Remember

Jimmie Bones: Bring It On Over

Andre Williams: Car With A Star

 

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.

 

The Soul Lucille Show 145: Take Care of Business

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 Arthur Alexander, Nina Simone, Timmy Thomas, James “Big Sambo” Young, Vanessa Kendrick, The Clovers, Marlena Shaw, The Meters, Gwen McCrae, Bill Withers, Joe Weaver, Bettye LaVette, Patrice Rushen, Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes, Rudy Ray Moore,Isley Brothers, and The JB’s.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 145

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, May 17, 2018 [18276]

 

Arthur Alexander: I’m Coming Home

Nina Simone: Take Care Of Business

Timmy Thomas: It’s My Life

James “Big Sambo” Young: Barkin’ Up The Wrong Tree

Vanessa Kendrick: 90% Of Me Is You

The Clovers: Love Potion No. 9

Marlena Shaw: Liberation Conversation

The Meters: People Say

Gwen McCrae: Move Me Baby

Bill Withers: Sometimes A Song

Joe Weaver: Soft Pillow

Bettye LaVette: Living On A Shoestring

Patrice Rushen: The Hump

Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes: A Chance For Peace

Rudy Ray Moore: Human Tornado

Isley Brothers: Work To Do

The JB’s: All Aboard The Soul Funky Train

 

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 141: Come And Get It

Bob Putignano is commemorating the birthdays of John Handy, Al Kooper, Tina Turner, Bobby “Blue” Bland, and Irma Thomas this week.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COME AND GET IT

SOUNDS OF BLUE 141

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, February 22, 2018 [18275]

 

Twilight Zone Theme

John Handy Quintet: Naima

Al Kooper: You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Al Kooper: Season of The Witch > Al’s Witch Hunt

Ike & Tina Turner: She Came In Through The Bathroom Window

Bobby “Blue” Bland: I Wouldn’t Treat a Dog (The Way You Treated Me)

Ike & Tina Turner: Help Him

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Who’s Foolin’ Who

Ike & Tina Turner: Kay Got Laid (Joe Got Paid)

Irma Thomas: Till I Can’t Take It Anymore

Ike & Tina Turner: All I Can Do Is Cry

Irma Thomas: If You Want It, Come and Get It

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 81: Groove Blues

Leslie Keros is spinning some soulful jazz by Sonny Stitt, Steve Heckman Quintet, Andre Previn, Tina Brooks, Martin Sasse Trio, Don Stille, Bud Shank & Bill Mays, and Louie Bellson’s Magic 7, plus a salute to B.B. King in this rebroadcast of her third Mood Indigo episode.

 

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GROOVE BLUES

MOOD INDIGO 81

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, September 14, 2016 [18274]

 

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Sonny Stitt: Dig Dr. Woody’s Blues

Steve Heckman Quintet: Fungii Mama

Andre Previn: Andre’s Blues

Tina Brooks: The Blues and I

Martin Sasse Trio: Groove Machine

B.B. King: Early Every Morning

B.B. King: The Other Night Blues

B.B. King: Paying the Cost to Be the Boss

Don Stille: See See Rider

Bud Shank & Bill Mays: Red Door

Louie Bellson’s Magic 7: Groove 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

 

© 2016, 2018 Leslie Keros. Used with

Beyond The Groove Yard 229: Que Pasa

George Klein presents a survey of Latin & Afro-Caribbean jazz recorded on the Blue Note label from the 1940s through the ‘60s, including bands led by Tadd Dameron, James Moody, Horace Silver, Kenny Dorham, Sabu Martinez, Art Taylor, Ike Quebec, Lee Morgan, Grant Green, and Jackie McLean.

 

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QUE PASA

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 229

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, March 16, 2018 [18273]

 

Tadd Dameron: Jahbero

James Moody: Cu Ba

James Moody: Tin Tin Deo

Horace Silver: Que Pasa

Kenny Dorham: Afrodisia

Sabu Martinez: Asabache

Art Taylor: Move

Ike Quebec: Loie

Lee Morgan: Ca Lee So

Grant Green: Mama Inez

Jackie McLean: Bluesanova

 

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 20: Jam Up

Episode 20 was recorded at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans on August 29, 1999 on John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show with music from the great New Orleans drummer, composer & producer Earl Palmer playing with Shirley & Lee, Amos Milburn, Lee Allen, Smiley Lewis, Roy Montrell, and Tommy Ridgley, plus a birthday salute to Charlie Parker, born this day in 1920, with recordings featuring Bird by the Jay McShann Orchestra, Slim Gaillard, and Tiny Grimes, with Eddie Jefferson closing the show with his immortal lyrics to “Parker’s Mood.”

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JAM UP

BLUES & ROOTS 20

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 29, 1999 [JSBR-0020]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Earl Palmer: Johnny’s House Party

Shirley & Lee: Rock All Night

Amos Milburn: Chicken Shack Boogie

Lee Allen: Rocking At Cosmos

Smiley Lewis: Shame, Shame, Shame

Roy Montrell: That Mellow Saxophone

Tommy Ridgley: Jam Up

Tommy Ridgley: Come Home Baby

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: The Jumping Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Swingmatism

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Confessing The Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie Blues

Slim Gaillard with Charlie Parker: Slim’s Jam

Tiny Grimes with Charlie Parker: Romance Without Finance

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie’s Ignunt Oil

Charlie Parker: Parker’s Mood

Eddie Jefferson: Bless My Soul :

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

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation