Big City Blues Cruise 46: Double Dealing

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 46 features special guest John Sinclair and music by Red Prysock, T.V. Slim, Percy Mayfield, Little Walter, Big Walter Horton, Al Johnson, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Professor Longhair, the Wild Magnolias, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Jimmy Rogers, J.B. Hutto, Camille Howard, Dizzy Gillespie & Alice Roberts, Jay McShann & Priscilla Bowman, The Magnificents, The Coasters, and Son Seals.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DOUBLE DEALING

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 46

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1982 [18207]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

T.V. Slim: Flat Foot Sam

Percy Mayfield: Double Dealing

Little Walter: Boom Boom! Out Go The Lights

Big Walter Horton: Hard Hearted Woman

Al Johnson: Carnival Time

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Meet the Boys on de Battlefront

Professor Longhair: Big Chief (Part 2)

Wild Magnolias: Saints

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Scuffling

Jimmy Rogers: The World Is In A Tangle

J.B. Hutto: Things Are So Slow

Camille Howard: X-Temporaneous Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie & Alice Roberts: A Hand Fulla Gimme

Jay McShann & Priscilla Bowman: Hands Off Of Him

The Magnificents: Up On The Mountain

The Coasters: Poison Ivy

Son Seals: Telephone Baby

 

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, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 45: Long Distance Call

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 45 features music by Red Prysock, Al Johnson, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Professor Longhair, the Wild Magnolias, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Jimmy Rogers, J.B. Hutto, Camille Howard, Dizzy Gillespie with Alice Roberts, Priscilla Bowman with Jay McShann, Son Seals, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, and Muddy Waters.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LONG DISTANCE CALL

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 45

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1983 [18193]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Al Johnson: Carnival Time

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Meet the Boys on de Battlefront

Professor Longhair: Big Chief (Part 2)

Wild Magnolias: Saints

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Scuffling

Jimmy Rogers: The World Is In A Tangle

J.B. Hutto: Things Are So Slow

Camille Howard: X-Temporaneous Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie with Alice Roberts: A Hand Full of Gimme

Priscilla Bowman with Jay McShann: Hands Off Of Him

Son Seals: Telephone Baby

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Talk To Me Baby

Muddy Waters: Long Distance Call

Muddy Waters: Honey Bee

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.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 44: Dust My Broom

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 44 features music by Red Prysock, Ray Charles, James Brown, Jimmy Reed, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, the Johnny Otis Show with Delmar Evans, James Cotton, The Coasters, Bobby Darin, Clyde McPhatter, Elmore James, Koko Taylor, Esther Phillips, Etta James, and a pair of unidentified female artists.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DUST MY BROOM

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 44

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 11, 1983 [18179]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Ray Charles: Going Down Slow

Ray Charles: Now She’s Gone

James Brown: It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World

James Brown: If I Ruled The World

Jimmy Reed: Hush Hush

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: This Old Fool

Johnny Otis Show with Delmar Evans: It’s Good To Be Free

James Cotton: All Night Long

The Coasters: Yakety Yak

Bobby Darin: Splish Splash

Clyde McPhatter: A Lover’s Question

Martino D’Lorenzo Blues Nightmare

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Elmore James: The Twelve Year Old Boy

Koko Taylor: Never Never Never Trust A Man

[Unidentified Artist]: Evil Gal Blues

[Unidentified Artist]: Born No Good

Esther Phillips: I’m Getting Along Alright

Etta James: I’d Rather Go Blind

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.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 43: Chitlins Con Carne

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 43 features music by Red Prysock, Junior Wells, Guitar Junior Johnson, Johnny Otis Show with Delmar & Margie Evans, Titus Turner, Jimmy Witherspoon, Otis Spann, Big Joe Turner & Roomful of Blues, The Coasters, The Rivileers, The Delegates, Lee Dorsey, Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, and B.B. King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CHITLINS CON CARNE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 43

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 11, 1983 [18165]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Junior Wells: You Don’t Love Me

Junior Wells: Chitlins Con Carne

Junior Wells: Look Over Yonder’s Wall

Guitar Junior Johnson: Somebody Have Mercy

Johnny Otis Show with Delmar & Margie Evans: Double Crossing Blues

Titus Turner: Don’t Take Everybody To Be Your Friend

Jimmy Witherspoon: Going To Chicago

Otis Spann: I Wonder Why

Big Joe Turner & Roomful of Blues: Early In The Morning

The Coasters: Shopping For Clothes

The Rivileers: A Thousand Stars

The Delegates: Mother’s Son

Lee Dorsey: Ya Ya

Professor Longhair: Gone So Long

Fats Domino: Ain’t That Just Like A Woman

B.B. King: You Better Watch Yourself

 

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.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 42: Key To The Highway

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 42 features music by Red Prysock, Freddie King, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, Eric Clapton, T-Bone Walker, Bobby Day, James Brown, Magic Sam, Percy Sledge, Elmore James, Duke Robillard & The Pleasure Kings, Albert King, Little Walter, and an artist as yet unidentified.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

KEY TO THE HIGHWAY

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 42

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 30, 1983 [18151]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Freddie King: Shake Your Booty

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: I Don’t Know

Eric Clapton & Freddie King: Farther Up The Road

T-Bone Walker: Strolling With Bones

Bobby Day: Rocking Robin

James Brown: Come Over Here

[Unidentified Artist & Selection]

Freddie King: Surf Monkey

Magic Sam: Sweet Home Chicago

Percy Sledge: When A Man Loves A Woman

Martino D’Lorenzo Blues Nightmare

Elmore James: Standing At The Crossroads

Elmore James: Baby Please Set A Date

Duke Robillard & The Pleasure Kings: Let Me Love You

Albert King: Guitar Man

Little Walter: Key To The Highway

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.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 41: Big City 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 41 features music by Red Prysock, Frankie Lee Sims, Roscoe Gordon, Paul Perryman, B.B. King, Booker T & The MGs, The Robins, H-Bomb Ferguson, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Fats Domino, Ernie K-Doe, and Albert Collins.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BIG CITY BLUES

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 41

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 30, 1983 [18137]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Frankie Lee Sims: What Would Lucy Do

Roscoe Gordon: No More Dogging

Paul Perryman: Just To Be Close To You

B.B. King: Nobody Loves Me But My Mother

B.B. King: Hold That Train

B.B. King: Sweet Sixteen

Booker T & The MGs: Green Onions

The Robins: Riot In Cell Block Number 9

H-Bomb Ferguson: Big City Blues

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: See Me In The Evening

Little Walter: Crazy Mixed Up World

Muddy Waters: The Same Thing

Fats Domino: What Will I Tell My Heart

Ernie K-Doe: Tain’t It The Truth > Mother-In-Law

Albert Collins: Meltdown

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.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 40: Talk To Me Baby

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the Fall 1983 WEMU Fund Drive and featuring music by Red Prysock, James Brown, Elmore James, James Cotton, Little Walter, and Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TALK TO ME BABY

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 40

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 9, 1983 [18123]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

James Brown: Cold Sweat

Elmore James: Mean Mistreating Mama

Elevator Music Interlude

James Cotton: Sweet Sixteen

Little Walter: I Got To Go

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Talk To Me Baby

James Brown: Baby Don’t You Weep

Elmore James: Red Hot Mama

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Elmore James: It Hurts Me Too

 

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.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 39: Blues Power

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 39 documents the Fall 1983 WEMU Fund Drive and features music by Red Prysock, Stevie Wonder, Albert King, Jackie Wilson, Roy Head, Bo Diddley, The Rivieras, Elmore James, The Yardbirds, Koko Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Peter Green with the John Mayall Blues Band, and James Brown.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUES POWER

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 39

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 9, 1983 [18109]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Stevie Wonder: Fingertips

Albert King: Blues Power

Jackie Wilson: Baby Work Out

Roy Head: Treat Her Right

Bo Diddley: Who Do You Love

Marvin Gaye Interview with Lorraine Alterman

The Rivieras: California Sun

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

The Yardbirds:

Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle

Aretha Franklin: Rock Steady

Muddy Waters: Mannish Boy

Chuck Berry: Promised Land

Peter Green with the John Mayall Blues Band: The Stumble

Elmore James: Red Hot Mama

James Brown: Cold Sweat

 

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.

 

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