Blues & Roots 14: At My Front Door

Eisode 14 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots how from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans from 1997 is an hour-long doo-wop program featuring classic recordings by The Drifters, The Clovers, The Flamingos, The “5” Royales, The Five Keys, Otis Williams & The Charms, The Turnbans, The Five Satins, The Nutmegs, The Pastels, The Moonglows, Lee Andrews & The Hearts, The El Dorados, Tony Allen & The Champs, and Arthur Lee Maye & The Crowns.

 

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AT MY FRONT DOOR

BLUES & ROOTS 14

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 16, 1997 [18188]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

The Drifters: Whatcha Gonna Do

The Clovers: Nip Sip

The Flamingos: A Kiss From Your Lips

The “5” Royales: Think

The Five Keys: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Otis Williams & The Charms: Two Hearts

The Turnbans: When You Dance

The Five Satins: In The Still of the Night

The Nutmegs: Story Untold

The Pastels: Been So Long

The Moonglows: See Saw

Lee Andrews & The Hearts: Teardops

The l Dorados: At My Front Door

Tony Allen & The Champs: Nite Owl

The Chimes: Chop Chop

Arthur Lee Maye & The Crowns: Don’t You Know

The Flamingos: Would I Be Crying

The Drifters: Ruby Baby

The Clovers: Blue Velvet

Otis Williams & The Charms: Gum Drop

The Five Keys: Ling Ting Tong

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, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Highway 61 Blues 33: U.S. Boogie

This week’s episode of Highway 61 with Scott Barretta features the music of Robert Nighthawk, his influences Tampa Red and Tommy Johnson, his contemporaries Big Joe Williams and John Lee Williamson, and his disciples B.B. King and Muddy Waters.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

U.S. BOOGIE

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 33

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, January 19, 2008 [18187]

 

Robert Lee McCoy: Prowlin’ Nighthawk

Robert Lee McCoy: Friars Point Blues

Big Joe Williams: Rootin’ Groundhog

John Lee Williamson: Frigidaire Blues

Tampa Red: Black Angel Blues

Robert Nighthawk: Black Angel Blues

B.B. King: Sweet Black Angel

Tommy Johnson: Maggie Campbell Blues

Robert Nighthawk: Maggie Campbell Blues:

Muddy Waters: Meanest Woman

Tampa Red: Crying Won’t Help You

Robert Nighthawk: Crying Won’t Help You

B.B. King: Crying Won’t Help You

Robert Nighthawk: Blues Before Sunrise

Robert Nighthawk: Everything Gonna Be Alright

Robert Nighthawk: U.S. Boogie

 

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 298: House Party

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Albert King, Michael Burks, Gregor Holden Organ Trio, Danielle Nicole, Howlin’ For Greaseland, LaVelle White, Phillip Walker & Otis Grand, Junior Watson, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, Lonesome Sundown, Marcia Ball & Mitch Woods, Shuggie Otis, Bobby “Blue” Bland, and Alan Hager.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HOUSE PARTY

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 298

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, February 12, 2018 [18186]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Albert King: Breakin’ Up Somebody’s Home

Michael Burks: Can You Feel It?

Gregor Holden Organ Trio: 8 Counts For Rita

Danielle Nicole: Cry No More

Howlin’ For Greaseland: Spoonful

LaVelle White: Stop These Teardrops

Phillip Walker & Otis Grand: Dressin’ Trashy

Junior Watson: House Party

Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters: Can’t Keep From Crying

Lonesome Sundown: Don’t Go

Marcia Ball & Mitch Woods: In The Night

Shuggie Otis: I Got The Walkin’ Blues

Bobby “Blue” Bland: You’ve Got Bad Intentions

Alan Hager: The Gift Of Robert Charles

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1667]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

The Blues Show 329: Bring The Money In

Bruce Pingree is playing great blues this week for the WUNH-fm Fund Drive with cuts by Eric “Two Scoops” Moore, The Daddy Mack Blues Band, Sam Carr’s Delta Jukes, PeeWee Crayton, Sugar Blue, Boo Boo Davis, Johnnie Jenkins, Marshall Jones, Elmore James. Homesick James, Leroy Carr, Scrapper Blackwell, The Harlem Hamfats, Jesse Thomas, Jazz Gillum, Chris Powell & The Blue Flames, and the Bill Davis Trio.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BRING THE MONEY IN

THE BLUES SHOW 329

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, November 12, 2017 [18185]

 

Eric “Two Scoops” Moore: Big Buffet

The Daddy Mack Blues Band: The Daddy Mack Shuffle

Sam Carr’s Delta Jukes: I Got Love

PeeWee Crayton: Phone Call From My Baby

Sugar Blue: The Cyber Blues

Boo Boo Davis: Ten Thousand Dollars

Johnnie Jenkins: Rock Bottom Blues

Marshall Jones: You Can Do It If You Want To

Elmore James: Shake Your Moneymaker

Homesick James: Can’t Hold Out

Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell: You Gotta Reap What You Sow

Scrapper Blackwell: The Life Of A Milllionaire

The Harlem Hamfats: I Feel Like A Millionaire

Jesse Thomas: Same Old Stuff

Jazz Gillum: Don’t Scandalize My Name

Chris Powell & The Blue Flames: Rock The Joint

Bill Davis Trio: Bring The Money In

 

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 255: Darktown Strut

Steve The Fly is playing music in Episode 255 by Ella Fitzgerald, Babs Gonzalez, Rosetta Howard, Charles Mingus, Wes Montgomery, Medeski Martin & Wood, Louis Armstrong, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Dr. John, Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee, and Lou Rawls.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DARKTOWN STRUT

FLY BY NIGHT 255

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 25, 2018 [18184]

 

Ella Fitzgerald: Darktown Strutters Ball

Babs Gonzalez: Professor Bop

Rosetta Howard: If You’se a Viper

Charles Mingus: Gunslinging Bird

Wes Montgomery: So Do It

Medeski Martin & Wood: Tizznit Stomp

Ella Fitzgerald: A Night In Tunisia

Louis Armstrong: Mack The Knife

Medeski Martin & Wood: Doppler

Screaming Jay Hawkins: She Put The Whammy On Me

Dr. John: Shave ’Em Dry

Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee: Theme One

Medeski Martin & Wood: Illmoan

Lou Rawls: Why Am I Treated So Bad

 

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 751: Come Rain Or Come Shine

 

Episode 751 is coming from the Radio Free Amsterdam studios in Detroit’s Cass Corridor, where I’m getting ready for the 47th annual Hash Bash and the 2nd Hash Bash Cup festivities in Ann Arbor this coming weekend and kicking off with a salute to Opening Day at Tiger Stadium (rained out today, rescheduled for tomorrow), a short set by our personal savior, Mr. Elmore James, and cuts from Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers, Lauryn Hill, Mitch Ryder, John Sinclair & the Funky D All Stars, the New York Art Quartet, M.L. Liebler, a pair of songs by the Planet D Nonet, and my rendition of “it’s All Good” with the Beatnik Youth Orchestra in honor of Hash Bash next week.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COME RAIN OR COME SHINE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 751

Cass Corridor, Detroit, March 28, 2018 [18183]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: let’s call this

Elmore James: Madison Blues

Elmore James: Cry For Me Baby

Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers: Does Your Mama Know About Me

Lauryn Hill: Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You

Mitch Ryder: The Terrorist

John Sinclair: Everything Happens To Me

New York Art Quartet: Banging On The White House Door

M.L. Liebler: Wade in the Water

Planet D Nonet: A Call For All Demons

Planet D Nonet: Come Rain Or Come Shine

John Sinclair & Beatnik Youth: Culture-Cide

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

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

 

 

Jazz Lunatique 170: Let Me Do My Thing

David Kunian returns to the WWOZ airwaves after a 3-week suspension to bring us a long conversation with art theater maker/producer John Greene and tunes by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Public Enemy, James Brown, Husker Du, T-Model Ford, the Rebirth Brass Band, Tom Waits, Amadee Ardoin, Pharaoh Sanders with Leon Thomas, and a couple of unidentified artists.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LET ME DO MY THING

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 170

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 13, 2018 [18182]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

[Unidentified Selection]

[Unidentified Artist]: Night People

Public Enemy: Fight The Power

James Brown: Get Up Offa That Thing

Husker Du: New Day Rising

T-Model Ford: Nothing Gets Me Down

Rebirth Brass Band: Let Me Do My Thing

David Kunian Conversation with John Greene

Tom Waits: Shore Leave

Amadee Ardoin: [Unidentified Selection]

Amadee Ardoin: [Unidentified Selection]

David Kunian Conversation with John Greene

Pharaoh Sanders: Isafo Zam

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by David Kunian at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 David Kunian. Used with permission.

 

Ancestor Worship 87: Sun Ship

This week’s investigation into the music of the John Coltrane Quartet on Impulse Records centers on two sessions from June 16 and August 16, 1965 with John Coltrane (tenor saxophone), McCoy Tyner (piano), Jimmy Garrison (bass) and Elvin Jones (drums).

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SUN SHIP

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 87

John Sinclair, Northeast Sector, Detroit, April 11, 2014 [18181]

 

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Quartet: Living Space

John Coltrane Quartet: Dusk Dawn

John Coltrane Quartet: Dearly Beloved

John Coltrane Quartet: Sun Ship

John Coltrane Quartet: Attaining

John Coltrane Quartet: Amen

John Coltrane Quartet: Joy (2nd Version)

 

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 Sunny & Beyonce Sinclair

 

© 2014, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation