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.”

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

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

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 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.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

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

 

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 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.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

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

 

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 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

 

Blues & Roots 16: Lost Weekend

Episode 16 is a compositie show assembled from elements of programs in 1997, 1998 and 2001 with music from Little Walter, Smiley Lewis, Fats Domino, Earl King, Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters, Paula & The Pontiacs, Joe Weaver, Alberta Adams, Big Walter Horton, and Magic Sam.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LOST WEEKEND

BLUES & ROOTS 16

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 9, 1997 > March 1, 1998 > February 11, 2001 >May 4, 2003 [18216]

 

Smiley Lewis: I’m Gonna Jump And Shout

Smiley Lewis: Hook Line And Sinker

Smiley Lewis: One Night

Smiley Lewis: Queen Of Hearts

Smiley Lewis: Lost Weekend

Fats Domino: The Fat Man

Fats Domino: Going Home

Fats Domino: Going To The River

Fats Domino: Please Don’t Leave Me

Earl King: It Hurts To Love Someone

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Stop And Think

Paula & The Pontiacs: Harmonica Girl

Joe Weaver: Soft Pillow

Alberta Adams: Don’t Worry Me

Big Walter Horton: Hard Hearted Woman

Magic Sam: Everything Gonna Be Alright

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

 

© 1997, 1998, 2001, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 15: In The Open

Episode 15 of our Blues & Roots rebroadcast series with John Sinclair on WWOZ-FM in New Orleans features blues by Little Walter, R.L. Burnside, Tami Lynn, The Moonglows, Johnny Copeland, Harmonica Sllm:, J.J. Malone, Johnnie Bassett, Sonny Rhodes, Black Mike Henderson, Bernard Allison, Sanging Clarence, and Big Al Dupree.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

IN THE OPEN

BLUES & ROOTS 15

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 16, 1997 [18202]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

R.L. Burnside: Highway 7

Tami Lynn: Mojo Hannah

The Moonglows: Sincerely

Johnny Copeland: Cut Off My Right Arm

Harmonica Sllm: That Woman Around My Door

J.J. Malone: Black Nights

Johnnie Bassett: Cold Winter Morning

Sonny Rhodes: I Can’t Get Enough

Black Mike Henderson: Homesick

Bernard Allison: In The Open

Sanging Clarence: Have Your Cake And Eat It Too

Big Al Dupree: Postiive Thinking

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

 

© 1997, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 14: At My Front Door

Eisode 14 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots how from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans from 1997 is an hour-long doo-wop program featuring classic recordings by The Drifters, The Clovers, The Flamingos, The “5” Royales, The Five Keys, Otis Williams & The Charms, The Turnbans, The Five Satins, The Nutmegs, The Pastels, The Moonglows, Lee Andrews & The Hearts, The El Dorados, Tony Allen & The Champs, and Arthur Lee Maye & The Crowns.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AT MY FRONT DOOR

BLUES & ROOTS 14

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 16, 1997 [18188]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

The Drifters: Whatcha Gonna Do

The Clovers: Nip Sip

The Flamingos: A Kiss From Your Lips

The “5” Royales: Think

The Five Keys: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Otis Williams & The Charms: Two Hearts

The Turnbans: When You Dance

The Five Satins: In The Still of the Night

The Nutmegs: Story Untold

The Pastels: Been So Long

The Moonglows: See Saw

Lee Andrews & The Hearts: Teardops

The l Dorados: At My Front Door

Tony Allen & The Champs: Nite Owl

The Chimes: Chop Chop

Arthur Lee Maye & The Crowns: Don’t You Know

The Flamingos: Would I Be Crying

The Drifters: Ruby Baby

The Clovers: Blue Velvet

Otis Williams & The Charms: Gum Drop

The Five Keys: Ling Ting Tong

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

 

© 1997, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 13: Brand New Deal

Episode 13 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans features blues from Little Walter, Elmore James, Deacon John, Howling Wolf, Ted Taylor, Larry Birdsong with Louis Brooks & The HiToppers, Little Johnnie Taylor, Billy Boy Arnold, Muddy Waters, Robert Nighthawk, Sunnyland Slim, T-Model Ford, Luther Allison, Carey Bell, and R.L. Burnside.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BRAND NEW DEAL

BLUES & ROOTS 13

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 16, 1997 [18174]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Elmore James: The 12 Year Old Boy

Deacon John: Happy Home

Howling Wolf: Moaning At Midnight

Ted Taylor: Be Ever Wonderful

Larry Birdsong with Louis Brooks & The HiToppers: Pleading For Love

Little Johnnie Taylor: I Know You Hear Me Calling You

Billy Boy Arnold: I Wish You Would

Muddy Waters: Anna Mae

Muddy Waters: Good Looking Woman

Muddy Waters:Mean Disposition

Robert Nighthawk: My Sweet Loving Woman

Sunnyland Slim: Johnson Machine Gun

T-Model Ford: Sugar Farm

Luther Allison: Bad News Is Coming

Carey Bell: Brand New Deal

R.L. Burnside: Highway 7

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

 

© 1997, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation