Highway 61 Blues 02: Smokestack Lightning

Our second episode of Highway 61 Blues with Scott Barretta is a tribute to the great Howlin’ Wolf and a preview of the festival in West Point, Mississippi dedicated to Wolf, with lots of Wolf’s recordings for Sun, RPM and Chess Records, interviews with Howlin’ Wolf and added bonuses in songs by Charley Patton and featured Festival artists Big George Brock and Willie King & the Liberators.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 02

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Radio, August 26, 2006 [SBHW-0002]

 

[01] Opening Theme: 61 Highway

[02] Howlin’ Wolf Speaks-1

[03] Charley Patton: Saddle My Pony

[04] Howlin’ Wolf: Saddle My Pony

[05] Howlin’ Wolf: How Many More Years

[06] Howlin’ Wolf: Moaning at Midnight

[07] Howlin’ Wolf: Rockin’ Daddy

[08] Howlin’ Wolf: Evil

[09] Howlin’ Wolf Speaks-2

[10] Howlin’ Wolf: I Asked for Water

[11] Howlin’ Wolf: Smokestack Lightning

[12] Howlin’ Wolf: Natchez Burning

[13] Howlin’ Wolf: Sitting on Top of the World

[14] Howlin’ Wolf: Down in the Bottom

[15] Howlin’ Wolf: I Ain’t Superstitious

[16] Howlin’ Wolf: Built for Comfort

[17] Howlin’ Wolf: I’ll Be Around

[18] Big George Brock with Hubert Sumlin: Shake for Me

[19] Willie King & the Liberators: I Am the Blues

[20] Howlin’ Wolf: 300 Pounds of Joy

[21] Howlin’ Wolf: House Rockin’ Boogie

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Written & programmed by Scott Barretta

Produced & recorded by Joe York at the Center for Documentary Projects at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2006, 2017 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

Sounds Of Blue 106: Blow Up

Bob Putignano is featuring music this week by The James Taylor Quartet, Brian Auger, Phil Upchurch, the Grateful Dead, and Derek & the Dominos.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLOW UP

SOUNDS OF BLUE 106

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, July 24, 2017 [RPSB-0106]

 

[01] Twilight Zone Theme

[02] The James Taylor Quartet: Starsky & Hutch Theme

[03] The James Taylor Quartet: Mission Impossible

[04] The James Taylor Quartet: Blow Up

[05] Brian Auger: Brain Damage

[06] Brian Auger: Inner City Blues

[07] Phil Upchurch: Inner City Blues

[08] Grateful Dead: Dancin’ In the Streets

[09] Derek & the Dominos: Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad?

 

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.

 

Blues Show 300: Democracy

Bruce Pingree is playing a tribute to the recently departed Allman Boothers drummer Butch Trucks in his 300th episode for Radio Free Amsterdam with music from the Allman Boothers Band and Johnny Jenkins, plus a series of songs by Mighty Sam McClain, and cuts from Eric Mingus, Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire, and Dr. John.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DEMOCRACY

THE BLUES SHOW 300

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, January 29, 2017 [BPBS-0300]

 

[01] Allman Brothers Band: Hoochie Coochie Man

[02] Johnny Jenkins: I Walk On Guilded Spliters

[03] Johnny Jenkins: Voodoo And You

[04] Allman Brothers Band: Done Somebody Wrong

[05] Mighty Sam McClain: Love One Another

[06] Mighty Sam McClain: Give It Up To Love

[07] Mighty Sam McClain: If It Wasn’t For The Blues

[08] Mighty Sam McClain: Lord Will Make A Way

[09] Mighty Sam McClain: A Change Is Gonna Come

[10] Eric Mingus: Democracy

[11] Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire: Freedom

[12] Dr. John: Huey “Piano” Smith Medley

[13] Dr. John: Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya

 

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.

 

Red Rooster Lounge 269: I Want To Know

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets, the Isley Brothers & Santana, Marcus King Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan with Jimmie Vaughan,         Jimmy Dawkins, Magic Sam, Anson Funderburgh–Otis Grand–Debbie Davies, William Clarke, and Bobby “Blue” Bland.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

I WANT TO KNOW

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 269

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, July 31, 2017 [CWRR-0269]

 

[01] Red Rooster Theme

[02] Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets: Tell Me What I Want To Hear

[03] Isley Brothers & Santana: I Just Want To Make Love To You

[04] Marcus King Band: Devil’s Hand

[05] Stevie Ray Vaughan with Jimmie Vaughan: Change It

[06] Jimmy Dawkins: I Want To Know

[07] Jimmy Dawkins: Sounds Of West Side Chicago

[08] Magic Sam: Sweet Home Chicago

[09] Anson Funderburgh–Otis Grand–Debbie Davies: A Little Too Late

[10] William Clarke: Telephone Is Ringing

[11] Bobby “Blue” Bland: Two Steps From The Blues

[12] William Clarke: A Good Girl Is Hard To Find

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1639]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

John Sinclair Radio Show 722: All Around The World

 

Episode 722 is coming from my friend Johanna’s studio in Amsterdam Noord where I’m being hosted this week while I’m recovering from a freak accident after being knocked down by a bicycle while walking down the street by the Spui and hitting the bricks with my head. I’m better today after spending 24 hours in the hospital and now playing some classic blues and R&B music I found in my archives, including cuts from collections called I Smell A Rat: Early Black Rock, The Blues Guitar Box (Disc 1), Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974 (Disc 1), Dance The Rock & Roll, Louisiana Swamp Blues, plus cuts from Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters and the Lyman Woodard Organization.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ALL AROUND THE WORLD

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 722

Johanna Studio, Amsterdam Noord, August 29, 2017 [20-1737]

 

[01] Opening Theme: Yusef Lateef: Happyology

[02] Little Willie John: All Around The World

[03] The 5 Royales: Think

[04] The Coasters: Three Cool Cats

[05] Junior Wells: Little By Little

[06] Lowell Fulson: Reconsider Baby

[07] Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Can’t Stop Loving You

[08] Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Gate Walks To Board

[09] Ruth Brown: Teardrops From My Eyes 

[10] The Clovers: Don’t You Know I Love You

[11] Harry Van Walls: Tee-Nah-Nah

[12] Arnett Cobb: Flying Home Mambo

[13] Willis Jackson: Gator’s Groove

[14] Guitar Slim: New Arrival

[15] Clarence ‘Bon Ton’ Garlow: Flip Flop

[16] Clifton Chenier: Louisiana Stomp

[17] Boo Breeding: Country Woman

[18] Boo Zoo Chavis: Boo Zoo Stomp

[19] Lyman Woodard Organization: Kimba

[20] Closing Theme: Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

Special thanks to Steve The Fly & Christian Greer

 

© 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

 

 

 

Fly By Night 226: Come Sunday

 

Steve The Fly is mixing it up come Sunday with music by Junior Wells, Snooks Eaglin, Little Walter, Howlin’ Wolf, Eddie Jefferson, Sun Ra & His Solar Myth Arkestra, and Eric Dolphy.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COME SUNDAY

FLY BY NIGHT 226

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, August 30, 2017 [SFBN-0226]

[01] Junior Wells: You Don’t Love Me
[02] Snooks Eaglin: Pine Top’s Boogie Woogie
[03] Snooks Eaglin: That Same Old Train
[04] Snooks Eaglin: I Get The Blues When It Rains
[05] Snooks Eaglin: Young Boy Blues
[06] Little Walter: My Babe
[07] Junior Wells: Snatch It Back And Hold It
[08] Howlin’ Wolf: Evil
[09] Eddie Jefferson: Confirmation
[10] Sun Ra & His Solar Myth Arkestra: The Lady With The Golden Stockings
[11] Eddie Jefferson: Lady Be Good
[12] Eric Dolphy: Come Sunday
[13] Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Island In The Sun
A JOINT PRODUCTION

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

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Mood Indigo 45: Soulville

Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Mike Longo & the New York State of the Art Jazz Ensemble, Hilton Ruiz, Alvin Batiste, Planet D Nonet, Eddy Louis & Michel Petrucciani, James Moody, Horace Silver, Ray Brown, Milt Jackson & Coleman Hawkins, Russ Freeman & Shelly Manne, and Lucy Smith.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SOULVILLE

MOOD INDIGO 45

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, November 30, 2016 [LKMI-0045]

 

[01] Opening Theme: Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2 >

[02] Mike Longo & the New York State of the Art Jazz Ensemble: Wee

[03] Hilton Ruiz: Why Don’t You Steal My Blues

[04] Alvin Batiste: Salty Dogs

[05] Planet D Nonet: Just a-Sittin’ and a-Rockin’

[06] Eddy Louis & Michel Petrucciani: Jean-Philippe Herbien

[07] James Moody: The Strut

[08] Horace Silver: Soulville

[09] Ray Brown: Blues for Eddie Lee

[10] Milt Jackson & Coleman Hawkins: Close Your Eyes

[11] Russ Freeman & Shelly Manne: How About That

[12] Lucy Smith: Jesus Gonna Be Here

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.

Jazz Lunatique 141: Now You Has Jazz

David Kunian is observing the birthday of Louis Armstrong with recordings from The Complete Decca Sessions and The Complete Live Columbia and RCA Victor Recordings, and celebrating the Women of Note exhibit at the U.S. Mint with selections by Louis Armstrong & His All Stars, Ella Fitzgerald, the Shotgun Jazz Band, Bonnie Raitt, Mischia Lake & The Little Big Horns, Sadie Goodson Kolar, and Billie & Dee Dee Pierce.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

NOW YOU HAS JAZZ

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 141

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 1, 2017 [DKJL-0141]

[01] Opening Theme: Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

[02] Louis Armstrong: Ain’t Misbehavin’

[03] Ella Fitzgerald: Frim Fram Sauce

[04] Louis Armstrong: Tin Roof Blues

[05] Shotgun Jazz Band: Guilty

[06] Bonnie Raitt: You Got To Know How >

[07] Michia Lake & The Little Big Horns: Lucky Devil

[08] Sadie Goodson Kolar: Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out

[09] Billie & Dee Dee Pierce: The Shoe Boogie

[10] Louis Armstrong: Now You Has Jazz

[11] Louis Armstrong: High Society Calypso

[12] Louis Armstrong: Yes! I’m In The Barrel

[13] Louis Armstrong: Sugar Foot Strut

[14] Louis Armstrong: Beau Koo Jack

[15] Louis Armstrong: Weather Bird

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.