Sounds of Blue 133: Psychedelic Shack

Bob Putignano is playing sides this week by John Cacavas, The Temptations, The Crusaders, and Bobby Hutcherson.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

PSYCHEDELIC SHACK

SOUNDS OF BLUE 133

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, February 6, 2018 [18163]

 

Twilght Zone Theme

John Cacavas: Kojak Theme

Temptations: Psychedelic Shack

Temptations: Papa Was a Rolling Stone

Temptations: Take a Stroll Thru Your Mind

The Crusaders: Pass the Plate

Bobby Hutcherson: Goin’ Down South

The Crusaders: Goin’ Down South

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 73: Soulville

Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Monty Alexander, Horace Silver, Percy Mayfield, the Greg Hatza Organization, Barry Levenson, Vincent Herring, Houston Person & Ron Carter, and Sonny Rollins.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SOULVILLE

MOOD INDIGO 73

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, March 8, 2017 [18162]

 

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Joe Henderson: Soulville

Monty Alexander: Blue Rhapsody

Horace Silver: Filthy McNasty

Percy Mayfield: My Jug and I

Greg Hatza Organization: I Got a Woman

Barry Levenson: Crawford’s Grill

Vincent Herring: The Uptown Shuffle

Houston Person & Ron Carter: Blues for Two

Sonny Rollins: The Most Beautiful Girl In The World

 

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 221: Afro Beat Blues

George Klein remembers Hugh Masekela, the recently departed icon of South African jazz, with a survey of his recordings from his early days to sessions in the early 2000s, including music with fellow South African, world, and American musicians in styles ranging from straight ahead jazz to township jive to Afro-beat.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AFRO BEAT BLUES

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 221

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti MI, ­­­­­­January 30, 2018 [18161]

 

Father Huddleston Band: Ndenzeni Na

Jazz Epistles: Blues for Hughie

Hugh Masekela: Bajabbula Bobke

Hugh Masekela: Sharpville

Hugh Masekela: Vasco Da Gama

Herb Alpert-Hugh Masekela: African Summer

Hugh Masekela: Afro Beat Blues

Masakela-Semenya-Gwanga: To Get Ourselves Together

Hugh Masekela-Dudu Pukwana: Minawa

Hugh Masekela: Thanayi

 

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 12: Indians Coming

Episode 12 is another Mardi Gras Indian Music Special originally broadcast on WWOZ-FM in New Orleans in February 1997 with selections from the Wild Magnolias with the Rebirth Brass Band, the Wild Indians from 1956 in conversation with Samuel Charters, Dr. John, the Wild Magnolias, the Flaming Arrows, the Native American Sask Northern Drum ensemble, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, the Guardians of the Flame, and the Golden Eagles.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

INDIANS COMING

BLUES & ROOTS 12

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 9, 1997 [18160]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Big Chief

Wild Indians Commentary from 1956 >

Indian Red > Commentary >

Red White & Blue Got The Golden Band

Dr. John: Mama Roux

Wild Magnolias: Indians, Here We Come

Flaming Arrows: Here Come The Indians Now

Sask Northern Drum:

Wild Magnolias: Meet de Boys on the Battlefront

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Hey, Hey (Indians Coming)

Dr. John Commentary for WWOZ Mardi Gras Music Special

Wild Indians: Indian Red > Big Chief Commentary

Wild Magnolias: Indians, Here They Come

Wild Magnolias: Smoke My Peace Pipe

Guardians of the Flame: My Gang Is Leaving Now

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

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 29: You Got Me Dizzy

Highway 61 with Scott Barretta investigates the work of Mississippi blues artists recording in Chicago for VeeJay Records between 1953-59 including sides by Jimmy Reed, Eddie Taylor, Big Joe Williams, John Lee Hooker, J.B. Lenoir, Snooky Pryor, Floyd Jones, Billy Boy Arnold, and Elmore James.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

YOU GOT ME DIZZY

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 29

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, November 17, 2007 [18159]

 

Jimmy Reed: Bright Lights, Big City

Jimmy Reed: You Got Me Dizzy

Eddie Taylor: Big Town Playboy

Eddie Taylor: Bad Boy

Big Joe Williams: Eula Mae

Big Joe Williams: King’s Highway

John Lee Hooker: Wheel And Deal

John Lee Hooker: Dimples

J.B. Lenoir: Oh Baby

J.B. Lenoir: Do What I Say

Snooky Pryor: Judgment Day

Snooky Pryor: You Tried to Ruin Me

Floyd Jones: Ain’t Times Hard

Floyd Jones: Floyd’s Blues

Billy Boy Arnold: I Wish You Would

Billy Boy Arnold: Prisoner’s Plea

Elmore James: It Hurts Me Too

Elmore James: The 12 Year Old Boy

Jimmy Reed: High And Lonesome

 

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

 

© 2007, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

Red Rooster Lounge 296: Cold Shot

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Maria Muldaur & Tracy Nelson, Eddie Shaw, Preston Shannon, Muddy Waters, LaVelle White, Shuggie Otis, the Zen Blues Quartet, and Little Willie John.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COLD SHOT

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 296

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, January 29, 2018 [18158]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme:

Maria Muldaur & Tracy Nelson: Up Above My Head

Eddie Shaw: Howlin’ For My Darling

Eddie Shaw: Operator

Preston Shannon: Midnight In Memphis

Preston Shannon: Lookin’ For A Love

Preston Shannon: Can’t Lose What You Never Had

Muddy Waters: 40 Days & 40 Nights

Lavelle White: Voodoo Man

Shuggie Otis: Cold Shot

Zen Blues Quartet: What A Life

Little Willie John: All Around The World

Eddie Shaw: Chicago Man

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1665]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

The Blues Show 327: Western Horizon

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by B.J. Johnson, T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers, Memphis Slim, Mose Allison, Little Brother Montgomery, Lou Rawls, Joe Willie Wilkins, Robert Lockwood Jr., Hezekiah Early & The Houserockers, Henry Johnson with Peg Leg Sam, Luther “Snake Boy” Johnson, and Muddy Waters.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WESTERN HORIZON

THE BLUES SHOW 327

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, November 5, 2017 [18157]

 

B.J. Johnson with T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers: Kansas City

T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers: Back To Kansas City

B.J. Johnson with T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers: Fat Mama

T.J. Wheeler: Time Is Getting Tougher

Memphis Slim: I Guess I’m A Fool

Mose Allison: Everybody’s Crying Mercy

Little Brother Montgomery: The New Satellite Blues

Lou Rawls: Tobacco Road

Joe Willie Wilkins: It’s Sad To Be Alone

Robert Lockwood Jr.: Western Horizon

Hezekiah Early & The Houserockers: Baby What You Want Me To Do

Henry Johnson with Peg Leg Sam: My Dog Blues

Luther “Snake Boy” Johnson: Long Distrance Call

Muddy Waters: Blow Wind Blow

 

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 253: NOLA

Steve The Fly is playing music from New Orlweans this week by Bo Dollis & the New Orleans Project, Dr. John & Donald Harrison, James Andrews, Cosiner & James Andrews, John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet, The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn, Allen Toussaint, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the New Birth Brass Band, Rebirth Brass Band, Ed Sanders, and Professor Longhair.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

NOLA

FLY BY NIGHT 253

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, February 25, 2018 [18156]
Bo Dollis: New Orleans Project

Dr. John & Donald Harrison: Big Chief

James Andrews: Throw Down

Cosiner & James Andrews: Pathways To Hidden Dream

John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Chant Of The Weed

The Blue Vipers Of Brooklyn: Viperation

Allen Toussaint: Blue Drag

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Inner City Blues

New Birth Brass Band: Smoke That Fire

Rebirth Brass Band: Carnival Time

Ed Sanders: Some FEMA Trailers In Hope

Professor Longhair: No Buts & No Maybe’s

Bo Dollis: Bye Bye Bye Baby > We Love You The USA

Marvin Gaye: What’s Happening Brother

 

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.