The Blues Show 333: Ball And Chain

Bruce Pingree is playing a tribute this week to blues singers Denise LaSalle and Janis Joplin with cuts by Denise, Z.Z. Hill, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Garnett Mims & The Enchanters, Erma Franklin, Howard Tate, Big Mama Thornton, and Leadbelly.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BALL AND CHAIN

THE BLUES SHOW 333

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, January 21, 2018 [18241]

 

Z.Z. Hill: Someone Else Is Stepping In

Z.Z. Hill: You’re Ruining My Bad Reputation

Denise LaSalle: Right Arm For Your Love

Denise LaSalle: Holding Hands With The Blues

Denise LaSalle: Look What Can Happen To You

Big Brother & The Holding Company: Bye Bye Baby

Big Brother & The Holding Company: Turtle Blues

Big Brother & The Holding Company: One Good Man

Big Brother & The Holding Company: Move Over

Big Brother & The Holding Company: Down On Me

Garnett Mims & The Enchanters: Cry Baby

Erma Franklin: Piece Of My Heart

Howard Tate: Get It While You Can

Big Mama Thornton: Ball And Chain

Leadbelly: Jim Crowism

 

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 259: Nerve

Steve The Fly is playing music in Eissode 259 by Nerve, James Brown, The Isley brothers featuring Jimi Hendrix, Mulatu Astatke, Lambert Hendricks & Ross, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughn, Nora Jones, Ken Kesey, Jimi Hendrix, Charles Mingus, and John Zorn.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

NERVE

FLY BY NIGHT 259

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, April 1, 2018 [18240]

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Nerve: 7 x 7

James Brown: Think

The Isley brothers featuring Jimi Hendrix: Disappointed

Mulatu Astatke: Yegelle Tezeta

Lambert Hendricks & Ross: Twisted

Dinah Washington: What A Difference A Day Makes

Sarah Vaughn: Misty

Nora Jones: Travelin’ On

Ken Kesey: Strange Trip

Jimi Hendrix: Up From The Skies

Charles Mingus: Mood Indigo

John Zorn: Night Thoughts

101 Runners: Indiaxns, Here Dey Come

 

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 755: Feeling Freaky

 

Episode 755 is coming once again from the Radio Free Amsterdam studios in Detroit’s Cass Corridor, where I’m featuring the return this week of Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine for the third installment in their series of artist interviews on location, this time with bluesman John Nemeth at the Tampa Bay Blues Festival earler in April, plus songs by John Nemeth, Thornetta Davis, Bob & April Monteleone, the great pianist and composer Cecil Taylor who passed away this month at the age of 89, a band called Blue & The Worn Out Soles singing “The Ballad of Sugar & Junior,” Charlie Wooten’s Zabadodat featuring Laura Reed, Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza, Billy Davis, Robert Bradley, the Planet D Nonet, and Charlie Parker & strings with our closing theme.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FEELING FREAKY

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 755

Cass Corridor, Detroit, April 22, 2018 [18239]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Thornetta Davis: That Don’t Appease Me

Bob & April Monteleone: Toast

Cecil Taylor: Trance

Blue & The Worn Out Soles: The Ballad of Sugar & Junior

Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae: Theme Music & Interview with John Nemeth

John Nemeth: S.T.O.N.E.D.

John Nemeth: Feeling Freaky

Charlie Wooten’s Zabadodat featuring Laura Reed: Unite

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Honky Tonk

Billy Davis: Troubled Shoes

Robert Bradley: 24 Robbers

Planet D Nonet: Shuffling And Rolling

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

 

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 Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

 

 

Jazz Lunatique 174: Naked On The Floor

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

NAKED ON THE FLOOR

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 174

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 2006 [18238]

 

In The Jonathan Freilich Radio Documentary Producer David Kunian looks into the life and music of the very much alive New Orleans-based guitarist, composer and multiple bandleader Jonathan Freilich, incorporating conversations with friends & fellow musicians along with musical excerpts from the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars, the Naked Orchestra, Naked on the Floor and other creative manifestations of Freilich’s musical genius.

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, written, recorded, edited & assembled by David Kunian

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2006, 2018 David Kunian. Used with permission.

 

Ancestor Worship 91: We Travel The Spaceways

Tonight we begin our elongated celebration of the 100th birthday of Sun Ra, who descended on the Third Planet on May 22, 1914 and left on May 23, 1993, with a program of selections from his early years with the Arkestra in Chicago, recored bewteen 1956 and 1960 and issued on the albums We Travel the Spaceways (Saturn LP 409, 1956), Sun Ra Visits Planet Earth (Saturn LP 207, 1956-58), Jazz in Silhouette (Saturn LP 205, 1958), and Interstellar Low Ways (Saturn LP 203, 1960).

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WE TRAVEL THE SPACEWAYS

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 91

John Sinclair, Blackheath Studios, London, May 18, 2014 [18237]

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: We Travel the Spaceways

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Outer Spaceways Inc.

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Tapestry from an Asteroid

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: New Horizons

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Planet Earth

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Horoscope

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Enlightenment

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Blues at Midnight

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Rocket Number 9

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Images

 

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

 

Party Train 33: Hey Now Hey

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music in Episode 33 by Tino Gross, Lee Dorsey, The Sweet Three, Lee Rogers, Willie Dixon, Maceo & The Macks, Sly & The Family Stone, Mandrill, the Ohio Players, Trevor Dandy, The BarKays, Aretha Franklin, Betty Davis, Earl Harrison, James Phelps, Stevie Wonder, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, and the Howling Diablos.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HEY NOW HEY

PARTY TRAIN 33

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, December 6, 2016 [18236]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Lee Dorsey: Sneakin’ Sally Thru The Alley

The Sweet Three: That’s The Way It Is

Lee Rogers: Sock Some Love Power To Me

Willie Dixon: 29 Ways

Maceo & The Macks: Cross The Track (We Better Go Back)

Sly & The Family Stone: Shine It On

Mandrill: Love One Another

Ohio Players: Rattlesnake

Trevor Dandy: Is There Any Love In This World

The BarKays: In The Hole

Aretha Franklin: Sweetest Smile & The Funkiest Style (Hey Now Hey)

Betty Davis: They Say I’m Different

Earl Harrison: Can You Forgive Me

James Phelps: Love Is A Five Letter Word

Stevie Wonder: My Cherie Amour

Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings: We Get Along

Howling Diablos: Mean Little Town

 

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

 

© 2016, 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 48: Come See About Me

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 48 features music by Red Prysock, B.B. King, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, Booker T & The MGs, The Platters, Big Mama Thornton, James Brown, Chuck Berry, Robert Lockwood Jr., Stevie Ray Vaughn, and the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COME SEE ABOUT ME

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 48

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1983 [18235]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

B.B. King: Rock Me Baby

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Shake A Tail Feather

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Come See About Me

Booker T & The MGs: Green Onions

The Platters: Only You

Big Mama Thornton: They Call Me Big Mama

Big Mama Thornton: Tarzan And The Signifying Monkey

James Brown: I Got The Feeling

James Brown: I Feel That Old Age Coming On

Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode

James Brown: Messing With The Blues

James Brown: Don’t Let It Happen To Me

Robert Lockwood Jr.: Blues And Trouble

B.B. King: Eyesight To The Blind

James Brown: I Found Someone

James Brown: I’ll Go Crazy

Stevie Ray Vaughn: Honey Bee

Jimi Hendrix Experience: Red House

 

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, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

The Soul Lucille Show 142: Traffic Jammer

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 Little Richard, James Brown, Mel & Tim, Ann Peebles, Weldon Irvine, The Dynamic Tints & Pieces Of Peace Orchestra, Johnnie Taylor, Wayne Kramer, Thornetta Davis, Alphonse Mouzon, Sound Experience, The Bar-Keys, and The Ohio Players.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TRAFFIC JAMMER

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 142

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, April 2018 [18234]

 

Little Richard: Joy To The World

James Brown: Superbad, Superslick Dynamic Tints: Be My Lady

Mel & Tim: Making Love Is My Thing

Ann Peebles: Old Man With Young Ideas

The Dynamic Tints & Pieces Of Peace Orchestra: Be My Lady

Johnnie Taylor: Somebody’s Gettin’ It

Wayne Kramer: Adult World

Thornetta Davis: Can We Do It Again

Alphonse Mouzon: Funky Snakefoot

Sound Experience: Devil With The Bust

The Bar-Keys: Traffic Jammer

The Ohio Players: Jass-Ay-Lay-Dee

 

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.