Sounds of Blue 118: Mint Julep

Bob Putignano is playing music this week by Charles Brown, Ruth Brown, Dee Dee Bridgewater, The Pretenders, The Grateful Dead, Jimmy Rogers, Freddie King, and Tommy Castro & the Painkillers.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MINT JULEP

SOUNDS OF BLUE 118

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, September 29, 2017 [RPSB-0118]

Charles Brown: Mint Julep
Charles Brown with Ruth Brown: Tell Me Who
Dee Dee Bridgewater: I Can’t Get Next to You
The Pretenders: My City Was Gone
Grateful Dead: Big Boss Man
Jimmy Rogers with Freddie King: You’re the One
Grateful Dead: Good Loving
The Pretenders: Middle of the Road
Freddy King: Going Down
Tommy Castro & the Painkillers: Blues All Around Me
Freddy King: Remington Ride

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

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.

 

Highway 61 Blues 14: Nashville Jumps

Highway 61 host Scott Barretta spotlights the historic Nashville blues scene with a nod to WLAC Radio, the 50,000-watt clear-channel powerhouse that beamed crucial rhythm & blues recordings all over the eastern United States during the 1950s and beyond. Featured artists from the Nashville legacy are Pvt. Cecil Gant, Jimmy Sweeny, Billy McAllister, Christine Catrell, Ivory Joe Hunter, Shy Guy Douglas, Johnny Jones, Lillian Offitt, Esquezito, Arthur Gunter, Bernard Harrison, Gene Allison, Arthur Alexander, Roscoe Shelton, Herbert Hunter, Sam Baker, Joe Henderson, and Johnny Jones.

 

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NASHVILLE JUMPS

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 14

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, April 29, 2006 [SBHW-0014]

 

Pvt. Cecil Gant: Nashville Jumps

Jimmy Sweeny: Boogie Woogie Jockey

Billy McAllister: 31-E

Christine Catrell: Sittin’ Here Drinkin’

Ivory Joe Hunter: All State Boogie

Shy Guy Douglas: Monkey Doin’ Woman

Johnny Jones: Really (Part 1)

Lillian Offitt: Miss You So

Esquezito: Rockin’ the Joint

Christine Catrell: W-O-M-A-N

Arthur Gunter: Baby Let’s Play House

Bernard Harrison: Too Much

Gene Allison: You Can Make It If You Try

Arthur Alexander: Soldier of Love

Arthur Alexander: Anna

Little Richard Royal Crown Commercial for WLAC

Roscoe Shelton: Strain on My Heart

Herbert Hunter: Don’t Pity Me

Jumpin’ John R Promo & Soul Medallion Commercial

Sam Baker: Something Tells Me

Joe Henderson: Snap Your Fingers

Johnny Jones: Soul Poppin’

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at University of Mississippi for Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Post-production & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2006, 2017 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

Red Rooster Lounge 281: What A Life

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Chris Daniels & The Kings, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Wildcat O’Halloran, Mitch Woods with Elvin Bishop, Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers, Fenton Robinson, The Nightingales with Tommy Tate, Missy Andersen, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Linsey Alexander, The Zen Blues Band, Benny Turner, and Johnny Rawls.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WHAT A LIFE

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 281

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, October 16, 2017 [CWRR-0281]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Chris Daniels & The Kings: I Wouldn’t Treat A Dog

Tommy Castro & The Painkillers: Sticks & Stones

Wildcat O’Halloran: Hot Pulldown

Mitch Woods with Elvin Bishop: Keep A Dollar In Your Pocket

Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers: Had To Learn The Hard Way

Fenton Robinson: Somebody Loan Me A Dime

The Nightingales with Tommy Tate: Just A Little Overcome

Missy Andersen: More Than Enough

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Motorhead Baby

Linsey Alexander: Why I Sing The Blues

The Zen Blues Band: What A Life

Benny Turner: I’m Tore Down

Johnny Rawls: California Shake

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1650]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

The Blues Show 312: Done Got Old

Bruce Pingree is playing blues this week by Paul Butterfield’s Better Days, Champion Jack Dupree, Bluesiana Triangle, W.C. Clarke, Johnny Ace, Junior Kimbrough, Buster Benton, Chicago Bob Nelson, Irma Thomas, the Treme Brass Band, and some artists yet to be identified.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DONE GOT OLD

THE BLUES SHOW 312

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 20, 2017 [BPBS-0312]

 

Paul Butterfield’s Better Days: Buried Alive In The Blues

Champion Jack Dupree: Give Me Flowers While I’m Living

Bluesiana Triangle: Life’s A One Way Ticket

W.C. Clarke: Ain’t It Funny How Time Slips Away

Johnny Ace: The Clock

Junior Kimbrough: Done Got Old

Buster Benton: Born With The Blues

Chicago Bob Nelson: Retirement Plan

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Irma Thomas: Time Is On My Side

{Unidentified Artist]: Done with the Troubles of the World

Treme Brass Band: Just A Closer Walk With Thee

 

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

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 238: Dig On It

Steve The Fly is digging deep this week into an hour of music by Sunnyland Slim, Little Walter, Eddie Bo, Michael Longo, Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Screaming Jay Hawkins, The Spaniels, the Gil Evans Orchestra, Sonny Rollins-Dizzy Gillespie-Sonny Stitt, Jimmy McGriff, and King Tubby.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DIG ON IT

FLY BY NIGHT 238

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, June 26, 2014 [SFBN-0068]

 

Sunnyland Slim: I Done You Wrong

Little Walter: Just Your Fool

Eddie Bo: Hey Mama Here Comes The Preacher

Michael Longo: Samia

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Advice to Medics

Screaming Jay Hawkins: All Night

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: And Otherness

The Spaniels: Baby Its You

Gil Evans: Barry’s Tune

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: China Gates

Sonny Rollins-Dizzy Gillespie-Sonny Stitt: The Eternal Triangle

Jimmy McGriff: Dig On It

King Tubby: Dreadlocks Dub

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2014, 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

John Sinclair Radio Show 734: Troubled Shoes

Episode 734 is coming from the Detroit headquarters of Radio Free Amsterdam at 55 Peterboro in the Cass Corridor with an opening salvo from the new album by pianists Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza, a cut by the Planet D Nonet from their album A Salute To Strayhorn, four more cuts from the brand new album by singer Robert Bradley called Down In The Bend, produced by Tino Gross for Funky D Records, and a series of selections from the great new self-titled Billy Davis album on Jett Plastic Records.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TROUBLED SHOES

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 734

Cass Corridor, Detroit, November 30, 2017 [20-1749]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology with John Sinclair Intro

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Suitcase

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Sing Sing Sing

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Yancy Strut

Planet D Nonet: I’m Taking Off Goom Bye

Robert Bradley: Down In The Bend

Robert Bradley: Morning Comes The Night

Robert Bradley: Share My Dream

Robert Bradley: God’s Creation

Billy Davis: Going To The Crossroads

Billy Davis: Got A Mind To Ramble

Billy Davis: I Come A-Crawling

Billy Davis: Your One And Only Man

Billy Davis: Troubled Shoes

Billy Davis: Keep On Dreaming

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

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Bob Baldori, Tino Gross, Sunnny & Beyonce Sinclair, and Gary & Jared Koral of Jett Plastic Records

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Jazz Lunatique 153: Them That Got

David Kunian is playing music this week by the Egg Yolk Jubilee, Miles Mosely, Ray Charles, The Organic Trio, Jason Isbell, Steve Earle, Ani DeFranco, Bruce Springsteen,

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THEM THAT GOT

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 153

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, September 26, 2017 [DKJL-0153]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Miles Mosely: Shadow Of A Doubt

Ray Charles: Them That Got

The Organic Trio: The Place Is Now

Jason Isbell: Hope The High Road

Steve Earle: Fixing To Die

Ani DeFranco: Outta Me, Onto You

Bruce Springsteen: Reason To Believe

Jon Cleary: Unnecessarily Mercenary

Noah Preminger: Give Me Love, Give Me Peace On Earth

Ray Charles: America The Beautiful

John Coltrane: India

John Coltrane: After The Rain

 

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

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 David Kunian. Used with permission.

 

Mood Indigo 57: Sporting Crowd

Leslie Keros is honoring the work of the recently departed drummer and singer Grady Tate with selections by Grady with Jimmy Smith, Wes Montgomery, and on his own, plus salutes to Art Blakey and Billy Higgins on their October 11th birthdays and added cuts by Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine, Corey Reeds, Oscar Peterson, Eddie Harris, Katherine Russell, Russell Malone, and Benny Green.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SPORTING CROWD

MOOD INDIGO 57

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, October 11, 2017 [LKMI-0057]

 

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Jimmy Smith: The Cat

Grady Tate: Work Song

Wes Montgomery: Tequila

Corey Reeds: Imagination

Oscar Peterson: Tin Tin Deo

Eddie Harris: Freedom Jazz Dance

Katherine Russell: Romance In The Dark

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Sporting Crowd

Russell Malone: Theme from Chico &The Man

Benny Green: Inez 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

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.