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.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 27: Orange Driver

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 28 features music by Red Prysock, Sonny Boy Williamson, Otis Rush, Eddie Burns, Red Prysock, Little Walter, Little Eddie Hurt & the Five Dollars. Lightning Hopkins, Jimmy Smith, Buddy Guy, Freddie King. H-Bomb Ferguson, The “5” Royales, Frankie Lee Sims, Little Junior Parker, Roy Milton & His Solid Senders, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, and Walter Hamilton.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ORANGE DRIVER
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 27
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, February 14, 1982 [BCBC-0027]

Red Prysock: Jumbo
Sonny Boy Williamson: Your Imagination
Otis Rush: Sit Down Baby
Eddie Burns: Orange Driver
Red Prysock: Getting Frantic
Little Walter: It Ain’t Right
Little Eddie Hurt & the Five Dollars: How To Do The Bacon Fat
Lightning Hopkins: Glory Be
Jimmy Smith: Jumping The Blues
Buddy Guy: Sweet Little Angel
Freddie King: She Put The Whammy On Me
Freddie King: Some Other Day, Some Other Time
H-Bomb Ferguson: Good Loving
The “5” Royales: I Like It Like That
Frankie Lee Sims: What Will Lucy Do
Little Junior Parker: That’s All Right
Roy Milton & His Solid Senders: Hop Skip And Jump
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Depression Blues
Walter Hamilton: Sherry 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
Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 1982, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 25: Gimme Me Back My Wig

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, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Lonnie Mack, Jerry Lee Lewis, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Ray Sharp, Ray Smith, The Impressions, The Orchids, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Albert Collins, Freddie King, Lou Rawls, and Buddy Guy & Junior Wells.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GIMME BACK MY WIG

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 25

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 13, 1983 [BCBC-0025]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Chuck Berry: Got To Find My Baby

Ray Charles: Sticks And Stones

Fats Domino: Blueberry Hill

Lonnie Mack: Memphis

Jerry Lee Lewis: Let The Good Times Roll

Ray Charles: Hallelujah, I Love Her So

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Gimme Back My Wig

Howlin’ Wolf: Down In The Bottom

Muddy Waters: Mannish Boy

Ray Sharp: Linda Lou

Ray Smith: Rocking Little Angel

The Impressions: A Long Time Ago

The Orchids: Newlywed

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Three Hours Past Midnight

Albert Collins: Don’t Lose Your Cool

Freddie King: King-A-Ling

Lou Rawls: Tobacco Road

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: A Man Of Many Words

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.