Blues & Roots 24: Super Sunday Showdown

Episode 24 in our series of rebrodcasts of the Blues & Roots show with John Sinclair on WWOZ-FM, New Orleans from the turn of the century presents the Super Sunday Showdown program from 1998 with music by the Guardians Of The Flame, the Wild Magnolias, the Bayou Renegades, the Wild Tchoupiloulas, the Flaming Arrows, Dr. John, the Ninth Ward Hunters with the Rebirth Brass Band, J. Monque’D with the Creole Wild West,Wild Magnolias with the Rebirth Brass Band, and the Golden Eagles with the Forgotten Souls Brass Band.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SUPER SUNDAY SHOWDOWN

BLUES & ROOTS 24

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, Super Sunday 1998 [18328]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Guardians Of The Flame: Oo Na Nay

Wild Magnolias: Indians, Here We Come

Bayou Renegades: Here Come The Indians Now

Wild Tchoupiloulas: Indians, Here They Come

Flaming Arrows: Indians, Here We Come

Dr. John: Big Chief

Bayou Renegades: Down On The Bayou

Bayou Renegades: Don’t Rock The Bough

Golden Eagles: Hoo Na Nay

Ninth Ward Hunters with the Rebirth Brass Band: Shoo Fly

J. Monque’D with the Creole Wild West: Indian Princess

Bayou Renegades: Old Time Indian

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

Wild Magnolias: Smoke My Peace Pipe

Golden Eagles with the Forgotten Souls Brass Band: Don’t Forget ’Em: Little Walter: Lights Out

 

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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 23: Big Chief

Episode 23 is another Mardi Gras Indian Special on the Blues & Roots show, aired on Super Sunday morning 1998 with selections by the Golden Eagles, the Wild Magnolias, Professor Longhair, Dr. John, Roger & The Gypsies, the Flaming Arrows, Snooks Eaglin, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Donald Harrison Jr. & Dr. John with Guardians of the Flame, and Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, plus blues from Willie Mabon and Muddy Waters to start off the show.

 

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BIG CHIEF

BLUES & ROOTS 23

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, Super Sunday 1998 [JSBR-0023]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Willie Mabon: Seventh Son

Muddy Waters: Trouble No More

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

Wild Magnolias: Oops Upside Your Head

Professor Longhair: Big Chief

Dr. John: Mama Roux

Roger & The Gypsies: Pass The Hatchet

Wild Magnolias: New Suit

Flaming Arrows: Sew Sew Sew

Snooks Eaglin: Big Chief

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Big Chief Got A Golden Crown

Wild Magnolias: Golden Crown

Donald Harrison Jr. & Dr. John with Guardians Of The Flame: Hu Ta Nay

Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen: Big Chief

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

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Blues & Roots 22: Festival Blues

Episode 22 is featuring recordings produced by John Sinclair at the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival and oher Detroit-area venues from his personal archives, including cuts by Eddie Kirkland, The Rockets, Mister Bo, Boogie Woogie Red, Roosevelt Sykes, Victoria Spivey, Eddie Taylor, Mojo Boogie Band, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Baby Boy Warren, Eddie Burns, and the Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop with George Adams and Don Pullen.

 

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FESTIVAL BLUES

BLUES & ROOTS 22

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 1998 [18300]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Eddie Kirkland: I Got The Blues

The Rockets: Who Do You Love

Mister Bo: Don’t Want No Woman

Boogie Woogie Red: If You’se A Viper

Roosevelt Sykes: Dirty Mother For Ya

Victoria Spivey: Black Snake Moan

Eddie Taylor: Big Town Playboy

Mojo Boogie Band: Traveling Riverside Blues

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: friday the 13th

Baby Boy Warren: She’s Fine

Eddie Burns: Better Watch You’re Doing

Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop: Festival Blues

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

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Blues & Roots 21: Tra La La

Episode 21 was recorded at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans on August 29, 1999 on John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show and augmented with selections added in Amsterdam in 2010, with music from Tommy Ridgley, Alberta Adams, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Church Street, Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns, Bobby Marchan, Earl King, Joe & Ann, and Alvin “Red” Tyler.

 

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TRA LA LA

BLUES & ROOTS 21

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 29, 1999 [18286]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Tommy Ridgley: Ooh Lawdy My Baby

Alberta Adams: Hello Little Boy

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Hootie Blues

Tommy Ridgley: Junie Mae

Tommy Ridgley: Looped

Tommy Ridgley: Shrewsbury Blues

Tommy Ridgley: Tra La La

Tommy Ridgley: Boogie Woogie Mama

Tommy Ridgley: Heartbreak

Alberta Adams: Blue Mood

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Gate Swings Again

Church Street: I Believe

Conversation with Leo Sachs

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns: High Blood Pressure

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns: Rocking Behind The Iron Curtain

Earl King: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Joe & Ann: Gee Baby

Alvin “Red” Tyler: Peanut Vendor

 

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 20: Jam Up

Episode 20 was recorded at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans on August 29, 1999 on John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show with music from the great New Orleans drummer, composer & producer Earl Palmer playing with Shirley & Lee, Amos Milburn, Lee Allen, Smiley Lewis, Roy Montrell, and Tommy Ridgley, plus a birthday salute to Charlie Parker, born this day in 1920, with recordings featuring Bird by the Jay McShann Orchestra, Slim Gaillard, and Tiny Grimes, with Eddie Jefferson closing the show with his immortal lyrics to “Parker’s Mood.”

 

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JAM UP

BLUES & ROOTS 20

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 29, 1999 [JSBR-0020]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Earl Palmer: Johnny’s House Party

Shirley & Lee: Rock All Night

Amos Milburn: Chicken Shack Boogie

Lee Allen: Rocking At Cosmos

Smiley Lewis: Shame, Shame, Shame

Roy Montrell: That Mellow Saxophone

Tommy Ridgley: Jam Up

Tommy Ridgley: Come Home Baby

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: The Jumping Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Swingmatism

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Confessing The Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie Blues

Slim Gaillard with Charlie Parker: Slim’s Jam

Tiny Grimes with Charlie Parker: Romance Without Finance

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie’s Ignunt Oil

Charlie Parker: Parker’s Mood

Eddie Jefferson: Bless My Soul :

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

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 19: Poison Ivy

Out of the Vintage Radio Vaults at Radio Free Amsterdam comes this special episode of Blues & Roots with John Sinclair from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans on January 16, 2000 with music by B.B. King, T-Bone Walker, Amos Milburn, Little Esther & the Johnny Otis Orchestra, Willie Mabon, Ruth Brown, Clyde McPhatter & the Drifters, Big Joe Turner, Ray Charles, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Elmore James, Buddy Guy, Albert King, Jimmy Reed, and Little Walter.

 

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POISON IVY

BLUES & ROOTS 19

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 16, 2000 [18258]

       

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

B.B. King: You Upsets Me Baby

T-Bone Walker: Mean Old World

T-Bone Walker: I Know Your Wig Is Gone

T-Bone Walker: They Call It Stormy Monday

T-Bone Walker: T-Bone Jumps Again

Amos Milburn: Chicken Shack Boogie

Little Esther with the Johnny Otis Shows: Deceiving Blues

Willie Mabon: Poison Ivy

Ruth Brown: Wild Wild Young Men

The Drifters: Money Honey

Big Joe Turner: Shake Rattle And Roll

Ray Charles: Mary Ann

Ray Charles: Lonely Avenue

Ray Charles: I Got A Woman

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Hot Little Mama

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Buddy Guy: First Time I Met The Blues

Albert King: Let’s Have A Natural Ball

Jimy Reed: Can’t Stand To See You Go

Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro

 

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 2000, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 18: Shout Brother Shout

Episode 18 features Trumpet Records artists Willie Love & His Three Aces, the St. Andrews Gospelaires, the Argo Singers & the Southern Sons, the Blue Jay Gospel Singers, Brother Hugh Dent, the Carolina Kings of Harmony, and Sonny Boy Williamson, plus cuts by Wally Mercer, Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters, James Andrews, Danny & Blue Lu Barker, Henry Butler, Muddy Waters, Lafayette “Thing” Thomas, J.B. Lenoir, Joe Hil Louis, and Little Walter.

 

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SHOUT BROTHER SHOUT

BLUES & ROOTS 18

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 8 > 22, 1998 [18244]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Willie Love & His Three Aces: Shout Brother Shout

St. Andrews Gospelaires: Tone Them Bells

Argo Singers & Southern Sons: Going Home

Blue Jay Gospel Singers: Shall I Meert You Over Yonder

Brother Hugh Dent: Let Us Glory

Carolina Kings of Harmony: There’s A Narrow Pathway To Heaven

Sonny Boy Williamson: Going In Your Direction

Sonny Boy Williamson: Nary A Night By Myself

Wally Mercer: Tightwad

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Mary Ann

James Andrews: New Love Thing

Danny & Blue Lu Barker: Doing The Georgia Grind

Henry Butler: I Got My Eyes On You

Muddy Waters: You Shook Me

Lafayette “Thing” Thomas: Old Memories

J.B. Lenoir: Gimme One More Shot Bartender Before I Go

Muddy Waters: Loving Man

Joe Hil Louis: When I Am Gone

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

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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 17: Pull On Your Clothes

Episode 17 in our Blues & Roots series with John Sinclair from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans in March 1998 features great blues recordings by Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Jimmy Reed, Elmore James, T-Bone Walker, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Jimmy Witherspoon, B.B. King, Howling Wolf, Junior Kimbrough, Willie Love, Lonnie Holmes & His Darktown Boys, The Four Sharps, Sherman “Blues” Johnson with Phineas Newborn, and Beverly White & Her Trio.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

PULL ON YOUR CLOTHES

BLUES & ROOTS 17

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 8, 1998 [18230]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Muddy Waters: You’re Gonna Need My Help

Jimmy Reed: Come On Baby

Elmore James: Shake Your Money Maker

T-Bone Walker: Two Bones And A Pick

Little Walter: Can’t Hold Out Much Longer

Bobby “Blue” Bland: 36-22-36

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Ain’t That Loving You

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Ain’t It A Good Thing

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Queen For A Day

Jimmy Witherspoon: Cane River

B.B. King: Why I Sing The Blues

Howling Wolf: Who Will Be Next

Junior Kimbrough: Pull On Your Clothes, Baby

Willie Love: Way Back

Lonnie Holmes & His Darktown Boys: The 51 Boogie

The Four Sharps: My Baby

Sherman “Blues” Johnson with Phineas Newborn: Lost In Korea

Beverly White & Her Trio: Cling To Me Baby

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

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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