Big City Blues Cruise 35: Boogie Disease

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 35 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, Doctor Ross, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, John Lee Hooker, The Accents, The Glow Tones, The Five Stars, The Coasters, Buddy Guy, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BOOGIE DISEASE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 35

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 11, 1983 [18053]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

The Spiders: Witchcraft

The “5” Royales: Think

The Five Satins: That 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

Doctor Ross: Boogie Disease No. 2

Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson: Juice Head 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 Jumps

Little Walter: Roller Coaster

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.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 34: Come Over Here

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 34 features music by Red Prysock, James Brown, Clyde McPhatter, Lula Reed, Elmore James, Bill Doggett, The Surfaris, The “5” Royales—all from the July 3 program—and Bobby Charles, Ernie K-Doe, Johnny Adams, Fats Domino, Elmore James, The Robins, The Chords, The Drifters, Roger & The Gypsies, and Baby Boy Warren from the November 20 episode with special guest John Sinclair.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COME OVER HERE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 34

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, July 3 > November 20, 1983 [18039]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

James Brown: Come Over Here

Clyde McPhatter: Lover Please

Lula Reed: Going Back To Mexico

Elmore James: Standing At The Crossroads

Elmore James: Coming On Home

Elmore James: The Sky Is Crying

Bill Doggett: Blue Largo

The Surfaris: Wipe Out

James Brown: I Can’t Help It, I Just Do Do Do

The “5” Royales: I Need Your Loving

Bobby Charles: Put Your Arms Around Me

Ernie K-Doe: Hello My Lover

Johnny Adams: I Won’t Cry

Fats Domino: Where Did You Stay

Elmore James: I See My Baby

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

The Robins: Smoky Joe’s Cafe

The Chords: Sh-Boom

The Drifters: Money Honey

Roger & The Gypsies: Pass The Hatchet

Baby Boy Warren: Taxi Driver

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.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 33: Crazy Mixed Up World

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 33 features music by Red Prysock, Freddie King, Big Joe Turner, the Buddy Johnson Orchestra, The Moonglows, The Crows, Chris Kenner, Buddy Guy, Little Walter, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Chuck Berry, The Heartbeats, Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, The Champs, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, and Professor Longhair.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CRAZY MIXED UP WORLD

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 33

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, Summer 1983 [18025]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Freddie King: I’ve Got A Woman

Big Joe Turner: Crawdad Hole

Buddy Johnson Orchestra: Crazy About A Saxophone

The Moonglows: Kiss Me Baby

The Crows: Gee

Chris Kenner: Don’t Make No Noise

Buddy Guy: Strange Strange Feeling

Little Walter: Crazy Mixed Up World

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Spider In My Stew

Chuck Berry: Oh Carol

The Heartbeats: I Want To Know

Muddy Waters: Lonesome Room Blues

Howling Wolf: Tail Dragger

The Champs: Tequila

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Information Blues

Professor Longhair: Bye Bye Baby

Muddy Waters: Deep Down In My Heart

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Gate’s Salty Blues

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.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 32: Squeeze Box Boogie

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 32 features music by Red Prysock, Muddy Waters, Albert Collins, The “5” Royales, The Coasters, Amos Milburn, Jesse Powell, Elmore James, Arthur Lee Maye & The Crowns, Art Neville, Guitar Slim, Clifton Chenier, Buddy Guy, Slim Harpo, Professor Longhair, Benny Spellman, Bobby Charles, and Bill Sinegal.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SQUEEZE BOX BOOGIE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 32

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 12, 1983 [18011]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Muddy Waters: Still A Fool

Albert Collins: Frosty

The “5” Royales: What’s That

The Coasters: Wake Me, Shake Me

Amos Milburn: French Fried Potatoes And Ketchup

Jesse Powell: Cool

Elmore James: Fine Little Mama

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Elmore James: Done Somebody Wrong

Arthur Lee Maye & The Crowns: Ooh Ruba Lee

Art Neville: Ooh Wee Baby

Guitar Slim: You Give Me Nothing But The Blues

Clifton Chenier: Squeeze Box Boogie

Buddy Guy: Stone Crazy

Slim Harpo: Scratch My Back

Professor Longhair: Curly Haired Baby

Benny Spellman: Lipstick Traces

Bobby Charles: No Use Knocking

Bill Singal: Second Line

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI (#76)

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 31: Sermon From The Mount

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 31 features music by Red Prysock, Freddie King, Lester Williams, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, The Moonglows, Andre Williams, The Coasters, Buddy Guy, Howling Wolf, Elmore James, King Curtis, Eddie Bo, Little Walter, Eddie Boyd, T-Bone Walker, Kenny Burrell & Red Prysock, The Spiders, Paul Gayten, Little Booker, Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns, Aaron Neville, Willis “Gator Tail” Jackson, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, and Muddy Waters.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SERMON FROM THE MOUNT

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 31

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 12, 1983 [BCBC-0031]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Freddie King: Monkey Donkey

Lester Williams: Brand New Baby

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Rock My Blues Away

The Moonglows: When I’m With You

Andre Williams: Just Because Of A Kiss

The Coasters: Stewball

Buddy Guy: First Time I Met The Blues

Howling Wolf: Who’s Been Talking

Elmore James: Look On Yonder’s Wall

King Curtis: Free For All

Eddie Bo: I’m Wise

Little Walter: Mean Ole Frisco

Eddie Boyd: Third Degree

T-Bone Walker: I Got News For You Baby

Kenny Burrell & Red Prysock: Kenny’s Blues

The Spiders: Witchcraft

Paul Gayten: You Better Believe It

Little Booker: Teen Age Rock

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns: Free Single And Disengaged

Aaron Neville: Why Worry

Willis “Gator Tail” Jackson: Sermon From The Mount

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: We’re Ready

Muddy Waters: Still A Fool

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI (#76)

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 1983, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 30: Ball The Wall

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 30 features music by Red Prysock, Junior Wells, Albert Collins, Jimmy Liggins, Sonny Boy Williamson, The Vocaleers, Professor Longhair, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Jimmy Rogers. Clarence “Frogman” Henry, Elmore James, Freddie King, The Spaniels, and James Brown.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BALL THE WALL

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 30

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, Summer 1983 [BCBC-0030]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Junior Wells: Poor Man’s Plea

Albert Collins: Broke

Jimmy Liggins: Drunk

Sonny Boy Williamson: Born Blind

The Vocaleers: I Need Your Love So Bad

Professor Longhair: Ball The Wall

Buddy Guy: I Found A True Love

B.B. King: Looking The World Over

Jimmy Rogers: Chicago Bound

Clarence “Frogman” Henry: Ain’t Got No Home

Professor Longhair: Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Elmore James: Mean Mistreating Mama

Freddie King: [Unidentified Selection]

The Spaniels: These Three Words

James Brown: Mother Popcorn

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: She Left Me A Mule To Ride

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

 

© 1983, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 29: I Got The Feeling

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 29 features music by Red Prysock, The Spiders, Little Richard, Fats Domino, J.B. Lenoir, Buddy Guy, Sonny Boy Williamson, the Emmit Slay Trio, Dale Hawkins, The Coasters, Jimmy Rogers, Freddie King, James Cotton, B.B. King, The Dells, Little Walter, and James Brown.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

I GOT THE FEELING

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 29

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, Summer 1983 [BCBC-0029]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

The Spiders: Witchcraft

Little Richard: All Around The World

Fats Domino: Honey Chile

J.B. Lenoir: Let Me Die With The One I Love

Buddy Guy: T-Bone Shuffle

Sonny Boy Williamson: One Way Out

Emmit Slay Trio: My Kinda Woman

Dale Hawkins: Suzie-Q

The Coasters: What About Us

Jimmy Rogers: You’re The One

Freddie King: Washout

James Cotton: Caledonia

B.B. King: You Done Lost Your Good Thing

The Dells: Dance Dance Dance

Little Walter: Take Me Back Baby

James Brown: I Got The Feeling

James Brown: Prisoner Of Love

James Brown: Cold Sweat

James Brown: I’ll Go Crazy

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

 

© 1983, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 28: Gangster Of Love

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 27 features music by Red Prysock, Freddie King, James Cotton, Otis Rush, Junior Wells, Nappy Brown, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Elmore Nixon, B.B. King, Martino D’Lorenzo, James Brown, H-Bomb Ferguson, Lafayette “Thing” Thomas, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Professor Longhair, Muddy Waters, Sonny Stitt, and one unidentified artist.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GANGSTER OF LOVE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 28

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, July 25, 1982 [BCBC-0028]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Freddie King: Play It Cool

James Cotton: Sweet Sixteen

Otis Rush: Three Times A Fool

Junior Wells: Come On In This House

Nappy Brown: I Have Had My Fun

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Gangster Of Love

Elmore Nixon: Elmore’s Blues

B.B. King: Three O’Clock in The Morning

Martino D’Lorenzo: Blues Nightmare

James Brown: Superbad

H-Bomb Ferguson: Slowly Going Crazy

Lafayette “Thing” Thomas: Please Come Back To Me

Fabulous Thunderbirds: Let Me In

Professor Longhair: Bald Head

Muddy Waters: Rolling Stone

Sonny Stitt: Constellation

{Unidentified Artist]: Don’t You Worry

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, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.