Big City Blues Cruise 23: Hideaway

 

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 23 features an entire program of music by the great Freddie King, including performances recorded live at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival by John Sinclair, special guest on this episode, plus three great cuts by B.B. King and Red Prysock with Martino’s opening theme.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIDEAWAY

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 23

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 2, 1983 [BCBC-0023]

Red Prysock: Jumbo with Martino D’Lorenzo Opening Comments

Freddie King: Look On Yonder Wall

Freddie King: Stumble

Freddie King: I Wonder Why

Freddie King: Stormy Monday

B.B. King: You Upsets Me Baby

B.B. King: Whole Lotta Loving

B.B. King: Did You Ever Love A Woman

Freddie King Stage Intro

Freddie King: Big Legged Woman

Freddie King: Look On Yonders Wall

Freddie King: Have You Ever Loved A Woman

Freddie King: That’ll Never Do

Freddie King: Hideaway

Freddie King: I’m Tore Down

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.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 22: Roadrunner

 

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 22 features music by Red Prysock, Little Esther & the Johnny Otis Show, Albert King, Chuck Willis, Professor Longhair, Booker T & The MGs, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Lightning Hopkins, Sam & Dave, Junior Walker & The All Stars, James Brown, Elmore James, The Impressions, and B.B. King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ROADRUNNER
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 22
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, August 21, 1983 [BCBC-0022]

[01] Opening Theme: Red Prysock: Jumbo
[02] Little Esther & the Johnny Otis Show: Deceiving Blues
[03] Albert King: Cadillac Assembly Line
[04] Chuck Willis: Caledonia
[05] Professor Longhair: Staggolee
[06] Booker T & The MGs: Green Onions
[07] Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Spider In My Stew
[08] Lightning Hopkins: Shine On Moon
[09] Sam & Dave: Hold On I’m Coming
[10] Junior Walker & The All Stars: I’m A Roadrunner > These Things
[11] James Brown: I Got The Feeling
[12] Elmore James: Dust My Broom
[13] Elmore James: Cry For Me Baby
[14] Elmore James: I Need You
[15] The Impressions: It’s Alright
[16] B.B. King: I Don’t Want You Cutting Off All Your Hair
[17] B.B. King: The Thrill Is Gone
[18] Closing Theme: 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.

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Big City Blues Cruise 18: No Noise

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 18 features music by Red Prysock, Freddie King, Danny & The Juniors, Wade Flemons, Bill Doggett, Chick Willis, Chris Kenner, The Edsels, B.B. King, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Slim Harpo, Junior Wells, Betty James, Muddy Waters, T.V. Slim, Little Walter, John Lee Hooker, Felix & Jarvis, Frankie Lee Sims, and The Medallions.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

NO NOISE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 18

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 25, 1989 [BCBC-0018]

 

[01] Opening Theme: Red Prysock: Jumbo >

[02] Martino D’Lorenzo Opening Comments & ID

[03] Freddie King: Hideaway

[04] Danny & The Juniors: Rock And Roll Is Here To Stay

[05] Wade Flemons: My Baby Likes To Rock

[06] Bill Doggett: Honky Tonk > Martino D Comments

[07] Chick Willis: Stoop Down Baby

[08] Chris Kenner: No Noise

[09] The Edsels: Japanese Sandman > Martino D Comments

[10] B.B. King: Rock Me Baby

[11] Lightnin’ Hopkins: Automobile Blues

[12] Slim Harpo: Baby, Scratch My Back

[13] Martino D’Lorenzo Comments

[14] Junior Wells: Come On In This House

[15] Martino D’Lorenzo Comments

[16] Betty James: I’m A Little Mixed Up

[17] Muddy Waters: She’s 19 Years Old

[18] T.V. Slim: Flatfoot Sam

[19] Little Walter: Boom Boom

[20] John Lee Hooker: Leave My Wife Alone

[21] Martino D’Lorenzo Comments

[22] Felix & Jarvis: Clifford

[23] Frankie Lee Sims: Sold My Soul To The Devil

[24] Martino D’Lorenzo Comments over music

[25] The Medallions: Buick 59

[26] Closing Theme: Red Prysock: Jumbo >

[27] Martino D’Lorenzo Closing Comments, ID & Outro

 

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

 

© 1989, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 17: The Greasy Chicken

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 17 features music by Red Prysock, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, the Kinsey Report, Albert King, A.C. Reed, Chuck Berry, Z.Z. Top, Elmore James, Andre Williams, and Little Stevie Wonder.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE GREASY CHICKEN

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 17

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 27, 1987 [BCBC-0017]

 

[01] Opening Theme: Red Prysock: Jumbo >

[02] Martino D’Lorenzo Opening Comments & ID

[03] Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Kansas City

[04] Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Standing At The Crossroads

[05] Martino D’Lorenzo Comments

[06] Kinsey Report: The Edge Of The City

[07] Albert King: Crosscut Saw

[08] Albert King: Hard Bargain

[09] A.C. Reed: She’s Fine

[10] A.C. Reed: These Blues Is Killing Me

[11] Chuck Berry: Rockin’ At The Philharmonic

[12] Martino D’Lorenzo Comments

[13] Z.Z. Top: Taking Care Of Business

[14] Elmore James: Look On Yonder’s Wall

[15] Martino D’Lorenzo Comments

[16] Andre Williams: Bacon Fat

[17] Andre Williams: Jail Bait

[18] Andre Williams: Just Because Of A Kiss

[19] Andre Williams: The Greasy Chicken

[20] Martino D’Lorenzo Comments

[21] Andre Williams: My Tears

[22] Andre Williams: Come On And Save Me

[23] Little Stevie Wonder: Fingertips

[24] Closing Theme: Red Prysock: Jumbo >

[25] Martino D’Lorenzo Closing Comments, ID & Outro

 

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

 

© 1987, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 16: Pound Some Board

 

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 16 features music by Red Prysock, Little Walter, Joe Williams & the King Kolax Orchestra, B.B. King, Jimmy Reed, Muddy Waters, Larry Davis, Little Walter, The Clovers, Koko Taylor, Lloyd Glenn, Elmore James, Curtis Jones, The Blues Brothers, and Howlin’ Wolf.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

POUND SOME BOARD

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 16

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 18, 1982 [BCBC-0016]

 

[01] Opening Theme: Red Prysock: Jumbo >

[02] Little Walter: Who

[03] Joe Williams & the King Kolax Orchestra: Every Day I Have The Blues

[04] B.B. King: Baby, You’re On Top

[05] Jimmy Reed: I’m Gonna Get My Baby

[06] B.B. King: I’m In Love

[07] Muddy Waters: Going Home

[08] B.B. King: Tell Me What Can I Do

[09] Muddy Waters: You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had

[10] Larry Davis: She Don’t Love Me No More

[11] [Unidentified Artist]: You Got To Treat Me Right

[12] Little Walter: Nobody But You

[13] The Clovers: All Righty O Sweetie

[14] Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle

[15] Lloyd Glenn: Blue Ivories > Martino’s Blues Nightmare

[16] Elmore James: Done Somebody Wrong

[17] Curtis Jones: Blues And Trouble

[18] The Blues Brothers: Messin’ With The Kid

[19] Howlin’ Wolf: Tell Me What I Done

[20] Howlin’ Wolf: I Asked For Water

 

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

 

© 1982, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Party Train 66: Daddy-O

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, The Olympics, The Pretenders, The What-Nauts, Theresa Lindsay, Earth Wind & Fire, Honey & The Bees, Little Beaver, Lynne Collins, Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Ike & Tina Turner, The Groove Merchants, Bettye LaVette, Bobby Womack, The Love Committee, The Andantes, Johnny Taylor, Tino G, and The Stooges.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DADDY-O

PARTY TRAIN 66

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, August 2017 [LLPT-0066]

 

[01] Opening Theme: Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister >

[02] The Olympics: Baby, Do The Philly Dog

[03] The Pretenders: Broken Hearts

[04] The Whatnauts: My Thing

[05] Theresa Lindsay: Daddy-O

[06] Earth Wind & Fire: C’mon Children

[07] Honey & The Bees: Baby Do That Thing

[08] Little Beaver: Funkadelic Sound

[09] Lynne Collins: Take Me Just As I Am

[10] Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band: Your Love Means Everything To Me

[11] Ike & Tina Turner: Crazy About You Baby

[12] The Groove Merchants: There’s Got To Be Someone For Me

[13] Bettye LaVette: You’re A Man Of Words, I’m A Woman Of Action

[14] Bobby Womack: Come L’Amour

[15] The Love Committee: Darling, Come Back Home

[16] The Andantes: If You Were Mine

[17] Johnny Taylor: Mr. Nobody Is Somebody Now

[18] Tino G: Almost Played With The Stooges

[19] The Stooges: TV Eye

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 15: Welfare Store

 

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 15 features music by Red Prysock, Pee Wee Crayton, Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Conversations with Jeff Grand and Uncle Jesse White, and music from Uncle Jesse as well.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WELFARE STORE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 15

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1991 [BCBC-0015]

 

[01] Opening Theme: Red Prysock: Jumbo

[02] Pee Wee Crayton: [Unidentified Selection]

[03] Pee Wee Crayton: Sittin’ Here Thinking

[04] Jimmy Reed: Sugar Sugar Mama

[05] Jimmy Reed: Don’t Light My Fire

[06] Jimmy Reed: Floor Walkin’ Mama

[07] John Lee Hooker: Boom Boom

[08] Muddy Waters: Deep Down In Florida

[09] Martino D’Lorenzo Comments & Conversation with Jeff Grand

[10] Martino D’Lorenzo Conversation with Uncle Jesse White

[11] Uncle Jesse White: Welfare Store

[12] Uncle Jesse White: Annie Lou

[13] Uncle Jesse White: Blues Before Sunrise

[14] Closing Theme: 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

 

© 1991, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

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Big City Blues Cruise 14: Living With The Blues

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LIVING WITH THE BLUES

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 14

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, February 28 & September 12, 1993 [BCBC-0014]

[01] Opening Theme: Red Prysock: Jumbo

[02] Chuck Berry: You Never Can Tell

[03] Freddie King: Playing It Cool

[04] Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee: Living With The Blues

[05] Rolling Stones: Time Is On My Side

[06] B.B. King: Three O’Clock In The Morning

[07] B.B. King: You Know I Love You

[08] Howlin’ Wolf: I Walked From Dallas

[09] Eddy Clearwater: Promised Land

[10] Jimmy Reed: I Don’t Want To Go

[11] B.B. King & Koko Taylor: Something You Got

[12] B.B. King & Etta James: There Is Something On Your Mind

[13] Jamie James: My Mistake

[14] Jamie James: The American Dream

[15] Jamie James: I’m A Hoochie Coochie Man

[16] Big Walter Horton: Walter’s Swing

[17] Closing Theme: 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

 

© 1993, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

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