Big City Blues Cruise 36: Gimme Back My Wig

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 36 features music by Red Prysock, Lightning Hopkins, Doctor Ross, T-Bone Walker, Gene Vincent, Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Taj Mahal, Junior Wells, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, LaVerne Baker, The Coasters, Fats Domino, Elmore James, Freddie King, and Buddy Guy.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GIMME BACK MY WIG

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 36

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 11, 1983 [18067]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Lightning Hopkins: Mister Charlie

Doctor Ross: Rocking After Midnight

T-Bone Walker: Strolling With Bones

Gene Vincent: Lotta Lovin’

Chuck Berry: Rock And Roll Music

Muddy Waters: Louisiana Blues

Taj Mahal: She Caught The Katy and Left Me With A Mule To Ride

Junior Wells: You Got To Love Her With A Feeling

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Gimme Back My Wig

LaVerne Baker: Love Me Right

The Coasters: Sorry, But I’m Gonna Have To Pass

Fats Domino: Rose Mary

Elmore James: Something Inside Of Me

Elmore James: Coming Home

Freddie King: The Stumble

Buddy Guy: First Time I Met The Blues

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, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

The Soul Lucille Show 130: Can You Dig It

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 Bunny Sigler, Margo Thunder, The Undisputed Truth, Cymande, Betty Wright, Gail Anderson, Ann Sexton, Little Archie, The Temptations, David Ruffin, the Planet D Nonet, Richard Berry, Jesse Morgan, Rasputin’s Stash, Joni Haastrup.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CAN YOU DIG IT

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 130

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, February 1, 2018 [18066]

 

Bunny Sigler: Can You Dig It

Margo Thunder: Expressway To Your Heart

The Undisputed Truth: Show Time

Cymande: Brothers On The Slide

Betty Wright: Clean Up Woman

Gail Anderson: Just A Little Ugly

Ann Sexton: Color My World Blue

Little Archie: I’m A Carpet

The Temptations: Plastic Man

David Ruffin: Flower Child

Planet D Nonet: Weird Beard

Richard Berry: Trackin’ Machine

Jesse Morgan: You’ve Changed For The Worst

Rasputin’s Stash: Dance With Me

Joni Haastrup: Greetings

 

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 126: Hot Like Fire

Bob Putignano has some great music this week by Bonerama, Traffic, and Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HOT LIKE FIRE

SOUNDS OF BLUE 126

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, November 15, 2017 [18065]

 

Bonerama: Sun Lion Hot Like Fire

Traffic: The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys

Traffic: Glad > Freedom Rider

Traffic: Shouldn’t Have Took More Than You Gave

Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones: Dream on Little Dreamer

Traffic: Dear Mr. Fantasy

 

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 66: Sunset Eyes

Leslie Keros is playing music in Episode 66 by Stanley Turrentine, The Legacy Band, Reuben Wilson, the Jazz Crusaders, Jessica Williams & Leroy Vinnegar, Paul Chambers, Marcus Printup, John Coltrane, Cyrus Chestnut, Lee Morgan, and Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SUNSET EYES

MOOD INDIGO 66

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, February 1, 2017 [18064]

 

Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

The Legacy Band: Sunset Eyes

Reuben Wilson: Hot Rod

Jazz Crusaders: Scratch

Jessica Williams & Leroy Vinnegar: Mack the Knife

Paul Chambers: Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise

Marcus Printup: Leave Your Name and Number

John Coltrane: Trane’s Blues

Cyrus Chestnut: Sweet Potato Pie and Kool-Aid

Lee Morgan: The Gigolo

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Midriff

 

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.

Beyond The Groove Yard 214: Simply The Best

George Klein continues a survey of recordings on the Rounder Records label featuring Louisiana musicians including David Torkanowsky the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, Red Tyler, Marcia Ball, Michael Doucet, Steve Riley, and a set devoted to Irma Thomas.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SIMPLY THE BEST

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 214

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, December 22, 2017 [18063]

 

David Torkanowsky: Has Anyone Heard From Mickey P?

New Orleans Nightcrawlers: Purple Gazelle

Alvin “Red” Tyler: Here’s That Rainy Day

Irma Thomas: Another Man Done Gone

Irma Thomas: Walk Around Heaven

Irma Thomas: True Believer

Marcia Ball: The Right Tool for the Job

Michael Doucet & Cajun Brew: Zydeco Boogaloo

Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys: La Danse de Mardi Gras

Soul Rebels: Let Your Mind Be Free

 

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 05: Here Dey Come

Episode 05 in our rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program series from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans presents Part Two of the 1998 Mardi Gras indian Music Special just in time for Mardi Gras 2018 with selections by the Golden Eagles, Dr. John’s narration for the 1994 WWOZ Mardi Gras Special and excerpts from that special by White Eagles Big Chief Jake and Spy Boy Nat, the Wild Magnolias, Big Chief Donald Harrison & the Guardians of the Flame, Donald Harrison Jr & Dr. John, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, and the Flaming Arrows.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HERE DEY COME

BLUES & ROOTS 05

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 22, 1998 [18062]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Golden Eagles: Oo-Na-Ney

Dr. John Narration

Big Chief Testimony > Wild Magnolia Got A Golden Crown >

Indians, Here Dey Come > Wild Indian Testimoney

Dr. John: Big Chief >

Spy Boy Nat & Big Chief Jake Testimony >

Dr. John: Big Chief >

Spy Boy Nat & Big Chief Jake Testimony >

Big Chief Donald Harrison & Guardians of the Flame: Shallow Water O Mama > Iko Iko >

Donald Harrison Jr & Dr. John: Hu Ta Ney

Wild Magnolias: Two-Way-Pak-E-Way

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Big Chief Got A Golden Crown

Flaming Arrows: Hell Out The Way

Wild Magnolias: Meet the Boys On De Battlefront

Flaming Arrows: My Gang They Won’t Bow

Golden Eagles: Dive In Dat Gumbo

Flaming Arrows: Let’s Go Get ’Em

 

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

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Highway 61 Blues 22: Deep South Blues Piano

This week’s episode of Highway 61 with Scott Barretta features the music of blues pianists from the Sparks Brothers of Tupelo, Mississippi to Skip James, Little Brother Montgomery, Walter Davis, Doctor Clayton with Blind John Davis, Sunnyland Slim, Leroy Carr, Big Joe Duskin, Memphis Slim, Little Johnny Jones, Willie Mabon, Henry Gray, Otis Spann, Detroit Junior, Professor Longhair, Champion Jack Dupree, Katie Webster, and James Booker.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DEEP SOUTH BLUES PIANO

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 22

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, August 19, 2006 [18061]

 

The Sparks Brothers: 61 Highway

Skip James: 22-20 Blues

Little Brother Montgomery: Vicksburg Blues

Walter Davis: M&O Blues

Doctor Clayton with Blind John Davis: Moonshine Blues

Sunnyland Slim: No Whiskey Blues

Leroy Carr: Sloppy Drunk Blues

Big Joe Duskin: Beer Drinking Woman

Memphis Slim: Whiskey & Gin Blues

Little Johnny Jones: Big Town Playboy

Willie Mabon: I’m Mad

Henry Gray: I Declare That Ain’t Right

Otis Spann: What’s On Your Worried Mind

Detroit Junior: Call My Job

Professor Longhair: Bald Head

Champion Jack Dupree: Frankie & Johnny

Katie Webster: I Feel So Low

James Booker: Goodnight Irene

Little Brother Montgomery:: Farrish Street Jive

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2006, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.