Blues & Roots 07: Finger On The Trigger

Out of the Vintage Radio Vaults at Radio Free Amsterdam, this episode of Blues & Roots with John Sinclair from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans features music by Howlin’ Wolf, R.L. Burnside, Elmore James, H-Bomb Ferguson, Eddie Taylor, Albert King, Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Bo Diddley, Aretha Franklin, Eddie Burns, Luther Allison, and one unidentified artist.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FINGER ON THE TRIGGER

BLUES & ROOTS 07

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 1999-2000 [18090]

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Howlin’ Wolf: Driving The Highway

R.L. Burnside: Going Down South

Elmore James: Standing At The Crossroads

H-Bomb Ferguson: Don’t Leave Me

Eddie Taylot: Wreck On 83 Highway

Albert King: Finger On The Trigger

Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band: Express Yourself

Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band: 90 Day Cycle People

Bo Diddley: Who Do You Love

Aretha Franklin: Spirit In The Dark

Junior Wells: Shake ‘Em On Down

Eddie Burns: Orange Driver

Luther Allison; Bad News This Morning

 

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

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 1999, 2000, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 06: Indian Red

Episode 06 is a re-edited broadcast of John Sinclair’s Mardi Gras Indian Music Special for 1997 on WWOZ-FM in New Orleans with music & commentary from the Wild Magnolias, the Rebirth Brass Band, the Wild Indians interviewed by Samuel Charters in 1956, Dr. John, the Flaming Arrows, the Sask Northern Drum, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, the Guardians of the Flame, and the Golden Eagles.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

INDIAN RED

BLUES & ROOTS 06

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 9, 1997 [18076]

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Big Chief

Wild Indians Commentary from 1956 >

Indian Red > Commentary >

Red White & Blue Got The Golden Band

Dr. John: Mama Roux

Wild Magnolias: Indians, Here We Come

Flaming Arrows: Here Come The Indians Now

Sask Northern Drum:

Wild Magnolias: Meet de Boys on the Battlefront

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Hey, Hey (Indians Coming)

Dr. John Commentary for WWOZ Mardi Gras Music Special

Wild Indians: Indian Red > Big Chief Commentary

Wild Magnolias: Indians, Here They Come

Wild Magnolias: Smoke My Peace Pipe

Guardians of the Flame: My Gang Is Leaving Now

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 2001, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 05: Here Dey Come

Episode 05 in our rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program series from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans presents Part Two of the 1998 Mardi Gras indian Music Special just in time for Mardi Gras 2018 with selections by the Golden Eagles, Dr. John’s narration for the 1994 WWOZ Mardi Gras Special and excerpts from that special by White Eagles Big Chief Jake and Spy Boy Nat, the Wild Magnolias, Big Chief Donald Harrison & the Guardians of the Flame, Donald Harrison Jr & Dr. John, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, and the Flaming Arrows.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HERE DEY COME

BLUES & ROOTS 05

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 22, 1998 [18062]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Golden Eagles: Oo-Na-Ney

Dr. John Narration

Big Chief Testimony > Wild Magnolia Got A Golden Crown >

Indians, Here Dey Come > Wild Indian Testimoney

Dr. John: Big Chief >

Spy Boy Nat & Big Chief Jake Testimony >

Dr. John: Big Chief >

Spy Boy Nat & Big Chief Jake Testimony >

Big Chief Donald Harrison & Guardians of the Flame: Shallow Water O Mama > Iko Iko >

Donald Harrison Jr & Dr. John: Hu Ta Ney

Wild Magnolias: Two-Way-Pak-E-Way

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Big Chief Got A Golden Crown

Flaming Arrows: Hell Out The Way

Wild Magnolias: Meet the Boys On De Battlefront

Flaming Arrows: My Gang They Won’t Bow

Golden Eagles: Dive In Dat Gumbo

Flaming Arrows: Let’s Go Get ’Em

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 04: Indian Red

Episode 04 of our rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program series for WWOZ-FM in New Orleans around the turn of the century presents Part One of the Mardi Gras Indian Music Special for 1998 with selections from the Golden Eagles, the Wild Magnolias with the Rebirth Brass Band, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, the Flaming Arrows, the Golden Arrows, the Guardians of the Flame, the Ninth Ward Warriors, J. Monque’D & Marva Wright, Ernest Skipper & Spirit of Fi Yi Yi, June Victory & the Bayou Renegades, and Wild Indian testimony as told to Samuel Charters in 1956.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

INDIAN RED

BLUES & ROOTS 04

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 22, 1998 [18048]

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Let’s Go Get ’Em

Wild Magnolias: My Big Chief Got A Golden Crown

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Indians, Here Dey Come

Flaming Arrows: Here Comes The Indians Now

Golden Arrows: Two-Way-Pak-E-Way

Guardians of the Flame: Oo-Na-Nay

Ninth Ward Warriors & Rebirth Brass Band: Shoo Fly

  1. Monque’D & Marva Wright: Indian Princess

Wild Magnolias: Handa Wanda

Ernest Skipper & Spirit of Fi Yi Yi: Shotgun Joe

Bayou Renegades: Old Time Indian

Wild Indian Testimony from 1956 >

Tu-Way-Pak-E-Way > Wild Indian Testimony from 1956 >

Indian Red > Wild Indian Testimony from 1956 >

Red White & Blue Got The Golden Band

 

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

 

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Blues & Roots 03: Long Distance Call

The third installment in our series of rebroadcasts of the Blues & Roots show with John Sinclair on WWOZ-FM in New Orleans from early in the present century proudly presents an hour of Muddy Waters Aristocrat & Chess Records 78s and 45s from the late 1940s and early to mid-50s.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LONG DISTANCE CALL

BLUES & ROOTS 03

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 11, 2003 [18034]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Muddy Waters: Train Fare Home

Muddy Waters: Mean Red Spider

Muddy Waters: Standing Here Trembling

Muddy Waters: You Gonna Need My Help

Muddy Waters: Streamline Woman

Muddy Waters: Young Fashioned Ways

Muddy Waters: Rolling And Tumbling (Parts 1 & 2)

Muddy Waters: Rolling Stone

Muddy Waters: Walking Blues

Muddy Waters: Louisiana Blues

Muddy Waters: Long Distance Call

Muddy Waters: Honey Bee

Muddy Waters: Country Boy

Muddy Waters: She Moves Me

Muddy Waters: Still A Fool

Muddy Waters: Too Young To Know

Muddy Waters: Forty Days And Forty Nights

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunny Sinclair

 

© 2003, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 02: Easy Baby

Episode 02 in our rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots series for WWOZ-FM in New Orleans is the seond part of the final Blues & Roots program as aired on May 11, 2003 with music by Little Walter, Tabby Thomas, Little George Seuref, Magic Sam, Harmonica Shah, Thornetta Davis, Joe Weaver, Kenny Martin, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Nikki James, and Johnnie Bassett.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

EASY BABY

BLUES & ROOTS 02

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 11, 2003 [18020]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Tabby Thomas: The Blues Singer’s Prayer

Little George Seuref: I’m Leaving

Magic Sam: Easy Baby

Harmonica Shah: Slow And Easy

Thornetta Davis: Black Drawers On

Joe Weaver: Soft Pillow

Harmonica Shah: Tell It To Your Landlord

Kenny Martin: I’m Sorry

Thornetta Davis: Send Me To The Electric Chair

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Preaching The Blues

Nikki James: Don’t Lie To Me

Kenny Martin: All I Can Do

Johnnie Bassett: I Gave My Life To The Blues

Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro

 

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

 

© 2003, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 01: Since The Blues Began

The first episode in our rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots series for WWOZ-FM in New Orleans presents the final installment of the program as played on May 11, 2003 with a full program of Crescent City music by Deacon John, Earl King, Tommy Ridgley, Snooks Eaglin, Irma Thomas, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Rockie Charles, Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders, and Li’l Buck Sinegal.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SINCE THE BLUES BEGAN

BLUES & ROOTS 01

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 11, 2003 [18006]

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Deacon John: Losing Battle

Deacon John: Many Rivers To Cross

Earl King: A Mother’s Love

Earl King: I’m Your Best Bet Baby

Earl King: Until I Say Well Done

Tommy Ridgley: Since The Blues Began

Snooks Eaglin: Lock Doctor

Irma Thomas: Coming From Behind > Wish Someone Would care

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: I’ll Be Good

Rockie Charles: Taxi Cab and City Buses Passing

Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders: Don’t Look Any Further

Li’l Buck Sinigal: The Blues Is Killing Me

Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, digitally transferred, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 2003, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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