Big City Blues Cruise 86: Witchcraft

 
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 86 features music by Red Prysock, The Spiders, The “5” Royales, The Five Satins, Albert King, B.B. King, Freddie King, James Brown, Dale Hawkins, Booker T & The MGs, Dr. Ross, Eddie “Cleanhead“ Vinson, John Lee Hooker, The Accents, The Glow-Tones, The Five Stars, The Coasters, Freddie King, Buddy Guy, and Lightning Hopkins.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WITCHCRAFT
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 86
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 5, 1983 [19093]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
The Spiders: Witchcraft
The “5” Royales: Think
The Five Satins: The Jones Girl
Albert King: Let’s Have A Natural Ball
B.B. King: I’m Gonna Do What They Do To Me
Freddie King: Play It Cool
James Brown: Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag
Dale Hawkins: Suzie-Q
Booker T & The MGs: Green Onions
Dr. Ross: Boogie Disease No. 2
Eddie “Cleanhead: Vinson” Juicehead Baby
John Lee Hooker: Just Me And My Telephone
The Accents: Wiggle Wiggle
The Glow-Tones: Ping Pong
The Five Stars: Dead Wrong
The Coasters: The Shadow Knows
Freddie King: Hideaway
Buddy Guy: When My Left Eye Get To Jumping
Lightning Hopkins: Mr. Charlie
 
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, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 85: Killing Floor





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 programsfrom the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 85 features music by Red Prysock, The Shells, The Dell Vikings, The Channels, John Lee Hooker, Freddie King, Fenton Robinson, The Five Keys, The Cadillacs, The Clovers, T-Bone Walker, Lonnie Brooks, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, James Brown, and Elmore James.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
KILLING FLOOR
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 85
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 23, 1983 [19079]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
The Shells: Baby Walk On In
The Dell Vikings: Summertime
The Channels: The Gleam In Your Eye
John Lee Hooker: It’s My Own Fault
Freddie King: Woke Up This Morning
Fenton Robinson: Killing Floor
The Five Keys: Oh Babe
The Cadillacs That’s All I Need
The Clovers: I Got My Eyes On You
The Cadillacs: Zoom Went The Strings Of My Heart
T-Bone Walker: Street Walking Woman
Lonnie Brooks: Move Over Little Dog
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: My Baby’s Coming Home
James Brown: Oh Mary Don’t You Weep
Elmore James: Fine Little Mama
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, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 84: Play It Cool


 
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 84 features music by Red Prysock, The Five Keys, The Jacks, The Wrens, Albert King, Guitar Junior, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, The Bop Chords, The Five Echoes, The Love Notes, James Williamson, The Legendary Blues Band, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, The El Dorados, The Doves, The Spaniels, Scotty & The Rib Tips, Howling Wolf, and Wilson Pickett.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PLAY IT COOL
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 84
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 26, 1983 [19065]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
The Five Keys:Hucklebuck With Jimmy
The Jacks: Ooh Wee Baby
The Wrens: Come Back My Love
Albert King: Overall Junction
Guitar Junior: Got To Have Money
Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson: Cleanhead’s Blues
The Bop Chords: Castle In The Sky
The Five Echoes: That’s My Baby
The Love Notes: If I Could Make You Mine
James Williamson: She’s Got Me Walking
The Legendary Blues Band: Hush Hush
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Ain’t Got Nobody
The El Durados: Rock & Roll’s For Me
The Doves: Please Don’t Ask Me To Be Lonely
The Spaniels: Play It Cool
Scotty & The Rib Tips: I Got You Road Blocked
Howling Wolf: Forty Four
Howling Wolf: My Country Sugar Mama
Wilson Pickett: Midnight Hour
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, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 83: Bleeding Heart

 
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 83 features music by Red Prysock, Freddie King, Elmore James, Howling Wolf, John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, Junior Parker, Big Walter Horton, Roomful of Blues, Johnny Copeland, and Otis Rush.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLEEDING HEART
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 83
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 7, 1982 [19051]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Freddie King: I Love The Woman
Elmore James: Bleeding Heart
Elmore James: Elmore’s Contribution to Jazz
Elmore James: Mean Mistreating Mama
Howling Wolf: My Life
Howling Wolf: You Can’t Be Beat
John Lee Hooker: Your Love
B.B. King: I’m In Love
Junior Parker: Next Time You See Me
Big Walter Horton: Have A Good Time
Big Walter Horton: Christine
Roomful of Blues: Suffering Mind
Johnny Copeland: The Third Party
Roomful of Blues: Something To Remember You By
B.B. King: Sleepless Nights
Otis Rush: Feel So Bad
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
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 82: Blues For A Living

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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 82 features music by Red Prysock, Junior Parker, Sonny Boy Williamson, Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang, Fenton Robinson, Left Hand Frank, B.B. King, Eddy Clearwater, and Muddy Waters.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLUES FOR A LIVING
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 82
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 7, 1982 [19037]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Junior Parker: That’s Alright
Sonny Boy Williamson: I Don’t Know
Sonny Boy Williamson: Decoration Day
Sonny Boy Williamson: Fattening Frogs For Snakes
Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang: Stoop Down Baby
Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang: Sitting On Top of the World
Fenton Robinson: Tell Me What’s The Reason
Left Hand Frank: Blues Won’t Let Me
B.B. King: Lucille
Eddy Clearwater: Blues For A Living
Muddy Waters: Hoochie Coochie Man
Muddy Waters: Long Distance Call
Muddy Waters: She’s Alright
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
Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 86: Witchcraft

 
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 86 features music by Red Prysock, The Spiders, The “5” Royales, The Five Satins, Albert King, B.B. King, Freddie King, James Brown, Dale Hawkins, Booker T & The MGs, Dr. Ross, Eddie “Cleanhead“ Vinson, John Lee Hooker, The Accents, The Glow-Tones, The Five Stars, The Coasters, Freddie King, Buddy Guy, and Lightning Hopkins.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WITCHCRAFT
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 86
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 5, 1983 [19093]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
The Spiders: Witchcraft
The “5” Royales: Think
The Five Satins: The Jones Girl
Albert King: Let’s Have A Natural Ball
B.B. King: I’m Gonna Do What They Do To Me
Freddie King: Play It Cool
James Brown: Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag
Dale Hawkins: Suzie-Q
Booker T & The MGs: Green Onions
Dr. Ross: Boogie Disease No. 2
Eddie “Cleanhead: Vinson” Juicehead Baby
John Lee Hooker: Just Me And My Telephone
The Accents: Wiggle Wiggle
The Glow-Tones: Ping Pong
The Five Stars: Dead Wrong
The Coasters: The Shadow Knows
Freddie King: Hideaway
Buddy Guy: When My Left Eye Get To Jumping
Lightning Hopkins: Mr. Charlie
 
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, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 81: Hello Central

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 81 features music by Red Prysock, Wilbert Harrison, B.B. King, Lightning Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Mac Rebennack, The Crows, James Cotton, The Cadillacs, and Lowell Fulson.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LET’S WORK TOGETHER

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 81

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 5, 1982 [19023]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Wilbert Harrison: Let’s Work Together

B.B. King: Respect Yourself

Lightning Hopkins: Hello Central

Lightning Hopkins: Mr. Charlie

T-Bone Walker: I’m In An Awful Mood

Mac Rebennack: Big Mac

The Crows: Call The Doctor

James Cotton: She Moves Me

The Cadillacs: Ding Dong Ding

Lowell Fulson: It Hurts Me Too

Mac Rebennack: The Nearness of You

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

© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 80: Learning The Blues

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 80 features music by Red Prysock, Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Choker Campbell, The Clovers, Faye Adams with the Joe Morris Orchestra, Jimmy Johnson, Carmen Taylor, The Coasters, The Cardinals, Eddie Taylor, The Isley Brothers, Billy Ward & The Dominos, Clyde McPhatter & Ruth Brown, and The Drifter.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LEARNING THE BLUES

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 80

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 5, 1982 [19009]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Muddy Waters: Young Fashioned Ways

Muddy Waters: Louisiana Blues

Little Walter: Aww Baby

Choker Campbell: Last Call For Whiskey

The Clovers: Hey Miss Fannie

Faye Adams with the Joe Morris Orchestra: Sweet Talk

Jimmy Johnson: Strange How I Miss You

Carmen Taylor: Ding Dong

The Coasters: Three Cool Cats

The Cardinals: Please Baby

Eddie Taylor: You Will Always Have A Home

Eddie Taylor: Do You Want Me To Cry

The Isley Brothers: Rocking McDonald

Billy Ward & The Dominos: Over The Rainbow

Billy Ward & The Dominos: Learning The Blues

Clyde McPhatter & Ruth Brown: I Got To Have You

Clyde McPhatter: Deep Sea Ball

The Drifters: Whatcha Gonna Do

The Drifters: Steamboat

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

© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.