Roots & Branches 12: No More Dogging

The Frantic One is back from the RFA Vintage Radio Vaults and on the scene with his crazy-playing record machine—nothing but the best, and later for the rest—spinning on WDET-FM in Detroit in October 1991 with recordings by Edwin Starr, B.B. King, The Ravens, Hank Crawford, Funkadelic, Brook Benton, Gene Allison, Roscoe Gordon, The Impressions, Rare Earth, and Erskine Hawkins.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

NO MORE DOGGING

ROOTS & BRANCHES 12

Frantic Ernie Durham, WDET-FM, Detroit, October 20, 1991 [18461]

 

Edwin Starr: 25 Miles

B.B. King: When Love Came to Town

B.B. King: Sweet Sixteen

The Ravens: Green Eyes

Hank Crawford: [Unidentified Selection]

Hank Crawford: [Unidentified Selection]

[Unidentified Artist & Selection]

Funkadelic: You and Your Folks

Brook Benton: I’d Rather Have It That Way

Gene Allison: You Can Make It If You Try

Roscoe Gordon: No More Dogging

The Impressions: Gypsy Woman

Rare Earth: Get Ready

Ernie Durham Outro Comments with Famous Coachman

Erskine Hawkins: After Hours

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Frantic Ernie Durham for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Ernie Durham for WDET-FM, Detroit

Recorded by Frank Bach

Digital transfer, post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Frank & Peggy Bach and Celia Sinclair

 

© 2010, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Party Train 49: Back In Our Minds

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Otis Redding, Betty Harris, The Temptations, Lee Dorsey, James Knight & The Butlers, O.C. Tolbert, The Lancers, Ohio Players, The Jimmy Castor Bunch, Funkadelic, Graham Central Station, The Continental Show-Stoppers, William Bell, Chuck Jackson & Maxine Brown, Chuck Berry, Shirley Walton, and John Sinclair.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BACK IN OUR MINDS

PARTY TRAIN 49

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, April 13, 2017 [18460]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Otis Redding: I Can’t Turn You Loose

Betty Harris: Ride Your Pony

The Temptations: I’ll Be In Trouble

Lee Dorsey: Who’s Gonna Help Brother Get Further

James Knight & The Butlers: Save Me

O.C. Tolbert: The Grown Folks Thing

The Lancers: Bassology

Ohio Players: Black Cat

The Jimmy Castor Bunch: It’s Just Begun

Funkadelic: Back In Our Minds

Graham Central Station: Last Train

The Continental Show Stoppers: Goo Bah

William Bell: I Forgot To Be Your Lover

Chuck Jackson & Maxine Brown: Something You Got

Chuck Berry: Wee Wee Hours

Shirley Walton: Send Peace And Harmony

John Sinclair: Cass Avenue Breakdown

 

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.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 64: I’m Coming Home

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 64 features music by Red Prysock, Albert Collins-Johnny Copeland-Robert Cray, Elmore James, A.C. Reed & Stevie Ray Vaughan, Barrence Whitfield & The Savages, and Muddy Waters.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

I’M COMING HOME

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 64

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, c. 1991 [18459]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

[Unidentified Artist]: Blues In My Heart

[Unidentified Artist]: Door To Door

Albert Collins-Johnny Copeland-Robert Cray: Albert’s Alley

Albert Collins-Johnny Copeland-Robert Cray: Black Jack

Elmore James: I’m Coming Home

Elmore James: Take Me Where You Go

Elmore James: [Unidentified Instrumental]

Elmore James: Who’s That Knocking At Your Door

Elmore James: It Hurts Me Too

Elmore James: The Twelve Year Old Boy

A.C. Reed & Stevie Ray Vaughan: I’m In The Wrong Business

A.C. Reed & Stevie Ray Vaughan: I Can’t Go On This Way

Barrence Whitfield & The Savages: Bread Box

Barrence Whitfield & The Savages: Dig Yourself

Barrence Whitfield & The Savages: Ow, Ow, Ow

Barrence Whitfield & The Savages: The Girl From Outer Space

Muddy Waters: Just To Make Love To You

 

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

 

© 1991, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Soul Lucille Show 158: Soul On Fire

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 The Carltons, Oscar Brown Jr., King Curtis, Stevie Wonder, Bernard Purdie, The Temptations, Tommy Stewart, Marvin Gaye, Jerry Butler, Curtis Mayfield,

The Pied Piper of Funkingham, Mike James Kirkland, and Charles Williams.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SOUL ON FIRE

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 158

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, August 13, 2018 [18458]

 

The Carltons: Can’t You Hear The Beat

Oscar Brown Jr.: Work Song

King Curtis: Free For All

Stevie Wonder: Uptight (Everything’s Alright)

Bernard Purdie: Heavy Soul Slinger

The Temptations: You’ve Got My Soul On Fire

Tommy Stewart: Atlanta Get Down

Marvin Gaye: I’ll Be Doggone

Jerry Butler: Only The Strong Survive

The Temptations: Ain’t Too Proud To Beg

Curtis Mayfield: Move On Up

The Pied Piper of Funkingham: Clap Song

Mike James Kirkland: Got To Do It Right

Charles Williams: Moving Up

 

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 154: Skin Tight

Bob Putignano is playing music in Episode 154 by Grant Green, Dennis Coffey, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Tower of Power.

 

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SKIN TIGHT

SOUNDS OF BLUE 154

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, April 16, 2018 [18458]

Grant Green: Vulcan Princess > Skin Tight

Grant Green: Woman’s Got to Have It > Boogie On

Grant Green: Reggae Woman > For The Love Of Money

Dennis Coffey: It’s Your Thing > Union Station

Grant Green: Omnivore

Dee Dee Bridgewater: Sex Machine

Grant Green: I Don’t Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing (Open Up the Door I’ll

Get It Myself)

Tower of Power: Hangin’ With My Baby

Grant Green: Untitled Blues

Dennis Coffey: Big City Lights

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.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 242: Hip Funk

George Klein presents more of guitarist Grant Green with various pianists, including Kenny Drew, Johnny Acea, Sonny Clark, and Barry Harris, as well as in a trio without a pianist.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIP FUNK

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 242

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, June 17, 2018 [18456]

 

Grant Green: So What

Grant Green: Tico Tico

Grant Green: Hip Funk

Grant Green: I’ll Remember April

Grant Green: Gooden’s Corner

Sonny Red: The Mode

Grant Green: Sunday Mornin’

 

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.

 

Mood Indigo 94: Yipes!

Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine, Michael Davis, Donald Byrd, Charles Brown, Monty Alexander, Alvin Queen, Diane “Little Sax” Ellis, Russell Malone, Johnnie Bassett, and Larry Goldings.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

YIPES!

MOOD INDIGO 94

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, June 14, 2017 [18455]

 

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Michael Davis: San Jose

Donald Byrd: Jelly Roll

Charles Brown: Lonesome Feeling

Monty Alexander: When The Saints Go Marching

Alvin Queen: There’s Blues Everywhere

Diane “Little Sax” Ellis: I Remember Stitt

Russell Malone: He Said What

Johnnie Bassett: My Old Flame

Larry Goldings: Yipes!

 

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.

Blues & Roots 33: Didn’t He Ramble

Episode 33 featurs blues & roots music from New Orleans by Kipori Woods, Coco Robicheaux, Deacon John, Brint Anderson, Leslie Smith, John Boutte, Tuba Fats, Charlie Miller, the Young Guardians Of The Flame, Wild Magnolias, and an artist I can’t remeMber with an extremely hip modern version of “Perdido.”

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DIDN’T HE RAMBLE

BLUES & ROOTS 33

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, April 23, 2000 [18454]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Kipori Woods: The Day I Started Playing the Blues

Coco Robicheaux: Little Black Hen

Deacon John: Standing At The Crossroads

Brint Anderson: She’s A Mess And A Half

Leslie Smith: I’ll Take You Back

John Boutte: If I Had My Life To Live Over

Tuba Fats: Didn’t He Ramble

Charlie Miller: If I Could Be With You

{Unidentified Artist]: Perdido

Young Guardians Of The Flame: Big Chief Donald Got A Heart Of Steel

Wild Magnolias: Old Time Indian

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

 

© 2000, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation