Big City Blues Cruise 26: Talk To me Baby

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 26 features music by Red Prysock, Jessie Hill, Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Jimmy Rogers, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Walter Brennan, Buddy Guy, Otis Rush, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elmore James, The Flamingos, Joe Williams & The Count Basie Orchestra, The Rivingtons, Little Walter, and B.B. King.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TALK TO ME BABY

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 26

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 13, 1983 [BCBC-0026]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Jessie Hill: Ooh Poo Pah Doo

Fats Domino: Ain’t It A Shame

Professor Longhair: Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Rough Dried Woman

Jimmy Rogers: Blues Leave Me Alone

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Coming Around The Mountain

Walter Brennan: Old Rivers

Buddy Guy: First Time I Met The Blues

Otis Rush: Three Times A Fool

Jerry Lee Lewis: High School Confidential

Elmore James: Talk To Me Baby

Elmore James: I Believe

The Flamingos: Golden Teardrops

Joe Williams & The Count Basie Orchestra: Just A Dream

Joe Williams & The Count Basie Orchestra: Cherry Red

The Rivingtons: Papa Ooh Mow Mow

Little Walter: Temperature

B.B. King: What Happened

Red Prysock: Jumbo

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martino D’Lorenzo at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 1983, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

Ancestor Worship 68: Attica Blues

Archie Shepp is in the Ancestor Worship spotlight this week with recordings taken from the Impulse Record albums New Thing At Newport and Attica Blues, the first featuring a small band with Bobby Hutcherson on vbes and the Attica set utilizing a large ensemble with voices and a guest speaking appearance by the late great attorney William Kunstler.

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ATTICA BLUES

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 68

John Sinclair, Blackheath Studios, London, November 16, 2013 [JSAW-0068]

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

Archie Shepp: Le Matin Des Noire

Archie Shepp:Call Me By My Rightful Name

Archie Shepp: Rufus (Swung His Face At Last To The Wind, Then His Neck Snapped)

Archie Shepp: Attica Blues

Archie Shepp & William Kunstler: Invocation: Attica Blues

Archie Shepp: Steam (Part 1)

Archie Shepp: Invocation To Mr. Parker

Archie Shepp: Steam (Part 2)

Archie Shepp: Blues For Brother George Jackson

Archie Shepp & William Kunstler: Invocation: Ballad For A Child

Archie Shepp: Ballad For A Child

Archie Shepp: Good Bye Sweet Pops

Archie Shepp: Quiet Dawn

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 Nick Smith & The Lesbian Horse

Sponsored by The Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

©  2013, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

Red Rooster Lounge 279: Long Time Gone

 

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Kilborn Alley, the Bob Margolin & Mike Sponza Band, Ruthie Foster, Harrison Kennedy/Mix&Dorp, James Cotton, Muddy Waters, the Bluesmasters with Big Al Carson, Bee Houston & His Highsteppers, Little Johnny Taylor, Elvin Bishop, and Magic Slim & The Teardrops.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LONG TIME GONE

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 279

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, October 9, 2017 [CWRR-0279]

Harlem Nocturne Theme:

Kilborn Alley: Couple Of Days (Change My Ways)

Bob Margolin & Mike Sponza Band: Down In The Alley

Ruthie Foster: Long Time Gone

Harrison Kennedy/Mix&Dorp: 40 Acres & A Mule

James Cotton: Off The Wall

Muddy Waters: Louisiana Blues

Bluesmasters with Big Al Carson: I’ll Play The Blues For You

Bee Houston & His Highsteppers: Things Gonna Get Better

Little Johnny Taylor: I Know You Hear Me Calling

Elvin Bishop: I’ll Be Glad

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Mojo

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1649]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

© 2017 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

Beyond The Groove Yard 203: Down The Track

George Klein presents 1950s & ‘60s recordings by The Three Sounds—Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums—mostly on Blue Note Records.

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DOWN THE TRACK

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 203

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, August 15, 2017 [GKBG-0203]

Three Sounds:  Wouldn’t You

Three Sounds: Down the Track

Nat Adderley with the Three Sounds: Sister Caroline

Three Sounds: When I Fall in Love

Three Sounds: Green Dolphin Street

Stanley Turrentine with the Three Sounds: Since I Fell For You

Three Sounds: One For Renee

Three Sounds: Stompin’ at the Savoy

Three Sounds: Black Orchid

Three Sounds: Poinciana

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

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 George Klein. Used with permission.

Sounds Of Blue 115: Out The Gate

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
OUT THE GATE
SOUNDS OF BLUE 115
Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, September 2017 [RPSB-0115]

[01] Twilight Zone Theme
[02] Papa John DeFrancesco: Papa Was a Rolling Stone
[03] Keith Crossen: Out The Gate
[04] Keith Crossen with Tommy Castro: Blues for Mianna
[05] Danny Gatton: Sky King
[06] Christian McBride Big Band: Getting’ To It
[07] Larry Ridley: Well You Needn’t
[08] If: What Did I Say About the Box, Jack
[09] If: I Couldn’t Write To Tell You

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 11: Red Hot

This week on Highway 61 Scott Barretta investigates the blues output generated by Sam Phillips at Sun Records in Memphis in the early 1950s, including classic blues and R&B recordings by Billy “The Kid” Emerson, Pat Hare, Memphis Ma Rainey, Johnny O’Neal, Earl Hooker, Sammy Lewis, Rufus Thomas, Pinetop Perkins, Roscoe Gordon, James Cotton, Little Milton, Billy Lee Riley, Little Junior Parker, Elvis Presley, Frank Frost, Willie Nix, Sleepy John Estes, Dr. Ross, and Hot Shot Love.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

RED HOT

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 11

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, March 18, 2006 [SBHW-0011]

Billy “The Kid” Emerson: Shim Sham Shimmy

Pat Hare: I’m Gonna Murder My Baby

Memphis Ma Rainey: Baby, No, No

Johnny O’Neal: Ugly Woman

Earl Hooker: Hucklebuck

Sammy Lewis: So Long, Baby, Goodbye

Rufus Thomas: Bear Cat

Pinetop Perkins: Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie

Roscoe Gordon: I Found a New Love

James Cotton: Cotton Crop Blues

Little Milton: Looking for My Baby

Billy “The Kid” Emerson: Red Hot

Billy Lee Riley: Red Hot

Little Junior Parker: Love My Baby

Little Junior Parker: Mystery Train

Elvis Presley: Mystery Train

Frank Frost: Jelly Roll King

Willie Nix: Baker Shop Boogie

Sleepy John Estes: Registration Day Blues

Dr. Ross; Boogie Disease

Hot Shot Love: Harmonica Jam

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at The University of Mississippi for

   Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2006, 2017 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

Red Rooster Lounge 278: So Many Roads

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Sticks McGhee, Boo Boo Davis, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Joe Louis Walker, James Brown, Otis Rush, Carolyn Wonderland, Louann Barton, Hadden Sayers, Janiva Magness, Tracy Nelson, Little Johnny Taylor, Paul Geremia, and Henry Johnson.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SO MANY ROADS

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 278

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, October 2, 2017 [CWRR-0278]

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Sticks McGhee: Drinkin’ Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee

Boo Boo Davis/Mix&Dorp: Keep On Lovin’ Me Baby

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Mary Ann

Joe Louis Walker: Black Girls

James Brown: I Don’t Mind

Otis Rush: So Many Roads

Carolyn Wonderland: Dust My Broom

Louann Barton: Sugar Coated Love

Hadden Sayers: Crush On You

Janiva Magness:Thought I Knew You

Tracy Nelson: The Love You Save

Little Johnny Taylor: You’ll Need Another Favor

Paul Geremia: Where Did I Lose You?

Henry Johnson: Rufe’s Impromptu Rag

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1648]

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 309: Freedom Highway

Bruce Pingree is playing music in Episode 309 by Taj Mahal, Keb’ Mo’, Satan & Adam, Curtis Mayfiedl, Mighty Sam McClain, the North Mississippi All Stars, Allen Toussaint, Willie Dixon, Georgianna Creola & Aryazola Pettway, and Pharaoh Sanders.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FREEDOM HIGHWAY

THE BLUES SHOW 309

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 13, 2017 [BPBS-0309]

Taj Mahal: Strong Man Holler

Taj Mahal & JKeb’ Mo’: Don’t Leave Me Here

Satan & Adam: Freedom For My People

Curtis Mayfiedl: We Gotta Have Peace

Mighty Sam McLain: Love One Another

North Mississippi All Stars: Freedom Highway

Allen Toussaint: We Are One

Willie Dixon: If You Got A Strong Brain

Georgianna Creola & Aryazola Pettway: This World Ain;t My Hoe

Pharaoh Sanders: The Craetor Has A Master Plan

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.