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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Highway 61 Blues 24: American Primitive

This week Scott Barretta investigates Volume Two of the Revenant Records album American Primitive featuring classic music from the 1920s by Otto Virgil, the Mississippi Moaner, Henry Spaulding, William Harris, Geechie Wiley, Mattie Mae Thomas, Elizabeth Johnson, Bailus Rose, Walter Taylor, Blues Birdhead, Pigmeat Terry, Alfred Harris, and Tennessee’s Two Poor Boys.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AMERICAN PRIMITIVE

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 24

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, September 16, 2006 [18089]

 

Otto Virgil: Little Girl in Rome

Mississippi Moaner: It’s Cold In China Blues

Henry Spaulding: Cairo Blues

William Harris: Kansas City Blues

Geechie Wiley: Last Kind Words

Mattie Mae Thomas: Work House Blues

Mattie Mae Thomas: Dangerous Blues

Elizabeth Johnson: Be My Kid Blues

Geechie Wiley: Pick Poor Robin Clean

Bailus Rose: Black Dog Blues

Walter Taylor: Deal Rag

William Harris: Hot Time Blues

Blues Birdhead: Mean Low Blues

Pigmeat Terry: Moaning the Blues

Alfred Harris: Mississippi Swamp Moan

Two Poor Boys: Two White Horses in a Line

Otto Virgil: Bad Notion Blues

William Harris: Bullfrog Blues

Bailus Rose: Frisco Blues

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2006, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

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Red Rooster Lounge 291: So Many Roads

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Howlin’ At Greaseland, the Siegel-Schwall Band, Howling Wolf, Ike Turner, Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager, Junior Watson, Gregg Martinez, the Chris English Band, Juke Boy Bonner, Van Morrison, Judy Henske, Otis Rush, and Randall Lee Rainwater.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SO MANY ROADS

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 291

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, December 25, 2017 [18088]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Howlin’ At Greaseland: Meet Me In The Bottom

Siegel-Schwall Band: Howlin’ For My Darlin’

Howlin’ Wolf: Riding In The Moonlight

Ike Turner: Nobody Wants Me

Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager: Too Young To Die

Junior Watson: Early In The Morning

Gregg Martinez: Mac Daddy

Chris English Band: Two Trains Running

Juke Boy Bonner: Houston, The Action Town

Van Morrison: Mean Old World

Judy Henske: Every Night When The Sun Goes In

Otis Rush: So Many Roads

Randall Lee Rainwater: Elijah’s Tune

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1660]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

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The Blues Show 322: Brand New Day

Bruce Pingree is playing music in honor of some great musicians who passed on in the last year: in this episode, Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, plus some seasonal music for New Year’s Eve by Jimmy Smith, Saffire, Ella Jenkins,The Women of the Calabash, Pops Staples, The Staples Singers, Branford Marsalis, Rev. A. W. Nix, Otis Redding & Carla Thomas, and Paul Oscher.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BRAND NEW DAY

THE BLUES SHOW 322

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, December 31, 2017 [18087]

 

Jimmy Smith: Baby It’s Cold Outside

Saffire: Peace On Eartth

Ella Jenkins: Kwaanza Time

The Women of the Calabash: Kuumba

Pops Staples: Will The Circle Be Unbroken

The Staples Singers: Brand New Day

Branford Marsalis: The Road You Choose

Rev. A. W. Nix: Mind Your Own Business—A New Year’s Sermon

Otis Redding & Carla Thomas: New Year’s Resolution

Paul Oscher: New Year’s Blues

Chuck Berry: Maybellene

Chuck Berry: Thirty Days

Chuck Berry: Almost Grown

Chuck Berry: Brown Eyed Handsome Man

Chuck Berry: Around And Around

Chuck Berry: Back In The USA

Fats Domino: The Fat Man

Fats Domino: Valley Of Tears

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH

Recorded by Joe McDonough

Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

 

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Sounds of Blue 127: The Scorpion

Bob Putignano has some great music this week by Traffic, Fuzz, Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones, Dennis Coffey, and Lou Donaldson with Melvin Sparks & Idris Muhammad.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE SCORPION

SOUNDS OF BLUE 127

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, November 15, 2017 [18079]

Traffic: Dear Mr. Fantasy

Fuzz: By the Time I Get to Phoenix
Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones: Someday We’ll be Together
Dennis Coffey: The Look of Love
Lou Donaldson with Melvin Sparks & Idris Muhammad: The Scorpion
Dennis Coffey: Maiden Voyage

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bob Putignano for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bob Putignano at Sounds of Blue Studio, New York

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.

 

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Highway 61 Blues 23: Hoodoo Man Blues

This week’s episode of Highway 61 Blues turns the spotlight on the music of Chicago’s Delmark Records and its blues recordings by Big Joe Williams, Arthur Big Boy” Crudup, Roosevelt Sykes, Sunnyland Slim, Junior Wells, Magic Sam, Otis Rush, Carey Bell, Lurrie Bell, Jimmy Johnson, Syl Johnson, Jimmy Burns, Charles Wilson, Zora Young, and Jimmy Dawkins.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HOODOO MAN BLUES

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 23

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, August 19, 2006 [18075]

 

Big Joe Williams: 49 Highway Blues

Arthur Big Boy” Crudup: Coal Black Mare

Roosevelt Sykes: North Gulfport Boogie

Sunnyland Slim: Every Time I Get To Drinking

Junior Wells: Hoodoo Man Blues

Magic Sam: I Need You So Bad

Otis Rush: Please Love Me

Carey Bell: I Gonna Buy Me A Train Ticket

Lurrie Bell: Rapid Transit

Jimmy Johnson: Same Old Blues

Syl Johnson: Driving Wheel

Jimmy Burns: Catfish Blues

Charles Wilson: I Talk To Myself

Zora Young: My Man’s An Undertaker

Jimmy Dawkins: Chitlins Con Carne

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2006, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

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Red Rooster Lounge 290: Zero Willpower

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Joe Bonamassa, O.V. Wright, Hash Brown with Sam Myers, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Joe Krown, Harry Van Walls, Professor Longhair, Albert Castiglia, Nina Simone, Dan Penn, Shane Dwight, Bob Margolin & the Mike Sponza Band, James Armstrong, and Smokin’ Joe Kubek & B’nois King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ZERO WILLPOWER

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 290

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, December 11, 2017 [18074]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Joe Bonamassa: Look Over Yonder’s Wall

O.V. Wright: Don’t Want To Sit Down

Hash Brown wth Sam Myers: Ways Of Man

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Solid Gold Plated Fool

Joe Krown: All That And Then Some

Harry Van Walls: Tee Nah Nah

Professor Longhair: Hey Little Girl

Albert Castiglia: Loan Me A Dime

Nina Simone: Porgy

Dan Penn: Zero Willpower

Shane Dwight: I’m Talkin’ To You

Bob Margolin & the Mike Sponza Band: Rolling & Tumbling

James Armstrong: Devil’s Candy

Smokin’ Joe Kubek & B’nois King: Spanish Trace

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1658]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

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The Blues Show 321: A Better Day To Come

Bruce Pingree is playing blues music with selections this week from Dave Van Ronk, Frank Stokes, Carl Martin, The W.C. Handy Orchestra, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Don Bryant, Irma Thomas, Muddy Waters, Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Winter, Marcia Ball, John Baldry, John Lee Hooker, Little Walter, and a total of three unidentified artists.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

A BETTER DAY TO COME

THE BLUES SHOW 321

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, September 10, 2017 [18059]

 

Dave Van Ronk: Maple Leaf Rag

Frank Stokes: Mr. Crump Don’t Like It

Carl Martin: The High Water Flood Blues

The W.C. Handy Orchestra: The Gulf Coast Blues

Robert Randolph & The Family Band: Be The Change

Don Bryant: How Do I Get There

[Unidentified Artist]: Call It Stormy Monday

Irma Thomas: Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor

[Unidentified Artist]: Hear The Wind Blowing

Muddy Waters: Clouds In My Heart

[Unidentified Artist]: Waiting For A Better Da y To Come

Bonnie Raitt: The Road Is My Middle Name

Johnny Winter: Greenville, Mississippi

Marcia Ball: Let Me Play With Your Poodle

John Baldry: Let’s Burn Down The Cornfield

John Lee Hooker: One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH

Recorded by Joe McDonough

Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

 

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