Blues & Roots 32: Soul Fixing Man

Episode 32 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans in the first months of the 21st century features live music by Muddy Waters and cuts from Lightning Hopkins, Lightning Slim, Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys, Henry Gray & The Cats, Jimmy “T-99” Nelson, Little Milton, and Luther Allison.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SOUL FIXING MAN

BLUES & ROOTS 32

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, April 22, 2000 [18440]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Muddy Waters: Honey Bee

Muddy Waters: Hoochie Coochie Man

Muddy Waters: Walking Through The Park

Muddy Waters: Just To Be With You

Lightning Hopkins: Late In he Evening

Lightning Slim: Somebody Knocking

Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys: I Feel Good Little Girl

Henry Gray & The Cats: Worried Life Blues

Jimmy “T-99” Nelson: House of the Blues

Little Milton: Mother Earth

Luther Allison: Soul Fixing Man

Luther Allison: Cherry Red Wine

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 2000, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 31: You Got Me Dizzy

Episode 31 continues our celebration of Howling Wolf’s 89th birthday with several more Chess cuts, followed by selections from Otis Clay, Guitar Slim Jr., Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Jimmy Johnson, Lightning Hopkins, Mojo Buford, Jimmy Reed, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

YOU GOT ME DIZZY

BLUES & ROOTS 31

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 13 > November 7, 1999 [18426]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Howling Wolf: You Gonna Wreck My Life

Howling Wolf: Who’s Been Talking

Howling Wolf: The Natchez Burning

Howling Wolf: Tell Me

Howling Wolf: Spoonful

Howling Wolf: Howling For My Darling

Howling Wolf: Back Door Man

Howling Wolf: Wang Dang Doodle

Otis Clay: This Time Around

Guitar Slim Jr.: I Feel So Bad

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: I Got A Crazy Crazy Woman

Jimmy Johnson: Can’t Go No Further

Lightning Hopkins: They Wonder Who I Am

Mojo Buford: Bird Nest On The Ground

Jimmy Reed: You Got Me Dizzy

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Wake Me Up Early

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 30: The Howling Blues

Episode 30 is celebrating the 89th birthday of the great Chester Arthur Burnett, known professionally as the Howling Wolf, born June 10, 1910, with an hour’s worth of his finest recordings for the Chess label in Chicago in the 1950s.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE HOWLING BLUES

BLUES & ROOTS 30

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 13, 1999 [18412]\

 

Little Walter: Juke

Howling Wolf: Come To Me Baby

Howling Wolf: Don’t Mess With My Baby

Howling Wolf: Smokestack Lightning

Howling Wolf: You Can’t Be Beat

Howling Wolf: Conversation with Pete Welding

Howling Wolf: I Asked For Water

Howling Wolf: So Glad

Howling Wolf: Going Back Home

Howling Wolf: My Life

Howling Wolf: Somebody In My Home

Howling Wolf: Nature

Howling Wolf: Poor Boy

Howling Wolf: Sitting On Top Of The World

Howling Wolf: False Start > I Didn’t Know

Howling Wolf: Moaning For My Baby

Howling Wolf: Change My Way

Howling Wolf: I’m Leaving You

Howling Wolf: The Howling Blues

Howling Wolf: I Better Go Now

Howling Wolf: Mr. Airplane Man

Howling Wolf: I Been Abused

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 29: Wolf Funk

Episode 29 is a rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program for WWZ-FM in New Orleans on March 29, 1998 featuring cuts from Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters’ current release plus selections from Earl King & Snooks Eaglin and a commemoration of Super Sunday 1998 featuring Big Chief Roddy Lewis & Big Chief Peppy with the Indians Of The Nation.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WOLF FUNK

BLUES & ROOTS 29

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 29, 1998 [18398]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Earl King: A Mother’s Love

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Funk Is In The House

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: I Stand Accused

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Mary Ann

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Wolf Funk

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: When The Answer Is Clear

Big Chief Roddy Lewis & the Indians Of The Nation: No No No No No

Big Chief Peppy & the Indians Of The Nation: Indian Story

Snooks Eaglin: Black Night

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 28: A Shoot From The Root

Episode 28 is a rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program for WWOZ-FM in New Orleans on March 29, 1998 with blues music from New Orleans by Kenny Holliday, Jeremy Lyons, Cookie Gabriel with Lars Edegran, Kermit Ruffins & The Barbeque Swingers, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Eddie Bo, Wallace Johnson, Chuck Carbo, Earl King, Professor Longhair, the Indians of The Nation, the Wild Magnolias, Walter “Wolman” Washington, and the Guardians of the Flame.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

A SHOOT FROM THE ROOT

BLUES & ROOTS 28

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 29, 1998 [18384]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Kenny Holliday: You Call Everybody Sweetheart But Me

Jeremy Lyons: In the Night

Cookie Gabriel with Lars Edegran: Romance In The Dark

Kermit Ruffins & The Barbeque Swingers: St. James Infirmary

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Gate Swings

Eddie Bo: A Shoot From The Root

Wallace Johnson: Don’t Make Me Beg

Chuck Carbo: I’d Rather Beg

Earl King: I’m Going Public

Professor Longhair: Big Chief

Indians of The Nation: Two-Way-Pak-E-Way

Wild Magnolias: Handa Wanda

Walter “Wolman” Washington: Trials And Tribulations

Guardians of the Flame: My Gang Is Leaving Now

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 27: Watch Out

Episode 27 presents an hour of pure-D blues originally broadcast on WWOZ-FM in New Orleans on March 29, 1998 with tunes by Little Walter, Jimmy Rogers, Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Albert King, Bo Diddley, Howling Wolf, Lowell Fulson, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Morris Pejoe, Buddy Guy, J.B. Lenoir, Robert Nighthawk, Albert Collins, Lee Dorsey, the Magnificent Sevenths, and Ray Charles.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WATCH OUT

BLUES & ROOTS 27

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 29, 1998 [18370]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Jimmy Rogers: Rock This House

Muddy Waters: Walking Through The Park

Little Walter: Blues With A Feeling

Elmoe James: Talk To Me Baby

Albert King: Won’t Be Hanging Around

Bo Diddley: Who Do You Love

Howling Wolf: Killing Floor

Lowell Fulson: Reconsider Baby

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Cross My Heart

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Watch Out

Morris Pejoe: Tired of Crying Over You

Buddy Guy: Broken Hearted Blues

J.B. Lenoir: Give Me One More Shot Bartender

Robert Nighthawk: Some Day

Albert Collins: Frosty

Lee Dorsey: Working In A Coal Mine

Magnificent Sevenths: I Got A Woman

Ray Charles: I’m Moving On

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1998, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 26: High And Lonesome

Episode 26 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans around the turn of the century presents an hour of killer blues by Little Walter, Davell Crawford, Junior Wells, Jimmy Reed, Magic Sam, Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys, Mississippi Fred McDowell, T-Model Ford, Olu Dara, R.L. Burnside, Elmore James, Howling Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, and Jimmy Rogers.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIGH AND LONESOME

BLUES & ROOTS 26

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 1998 [18356]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Davell Crawford: I Got A Woman

Junior Wells: Broke And Hungry

Jimmy Reed: High And Lonesome

Magic Sam: Everything Gonna Be Alright

Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys: Leaving In The Morning

Mississippi Fred McDowell: I Looked At The Sun

T-Model Ford: Nobody Gets Me Down

Olu Dara: Rain Shower

R.L. Burnside: Fireman, Ring The Bell

Elmore James: Stranger Blues

Howling Wolf: Killing Floor

Sonny Boy Williamson: Help Me

Jimmy Rogers: Walking By Myself

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 25: Bad Luck City

Episode 25 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans around the turn of the century presents an hour of blues by Little Walter, Detroit Junior, Johnnie Bassett & The Blues Insurgents, E.C. Scott, Otis Clay, Frankie Lee, Tony Matthews, Big Bad Smitty, Doug Quattlebaum, Clara Daniel, R.L. Burnside, Otis Spann, and Prince Dixon.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BAD LUCK CITY

BLUES & ROOTS 25

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 1998 [18342]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Detroit Junior: Trouble In Mind

Johnnie Bassett & The Blues Insurgents: That’s Fair Play

E.C. Scott: If You’re A Good Woman

Otis Clay: That’s How it Is

Otis Clay: You Want Me To Do The Things You Won’t Do

Otis Clay: Help Me Get Over You

Frankie Lee: The Ladies And The Babies

Tony Matthews: I Really Got The Blues Today

Big Bad Smitty: Don’t Mess With My Wife

Doug Quattlebaum: If You’ve Ever Been Mistreated

Clara Daniel: Unwanted Child

R.L. Burnside: Bad Luck City

Otis Spann: Tin Pan Alley

Prince Dixon: There Is No Excuse

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation