Big City Blues Cruise 86: Witchcraft

 
Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 86 features music by Red Prysock, The Spiders, The “5” Royales, The Five Satins, Albert King, B.B. King, Freddie King, James Brown, Dale Hawkins, Booker T & The MGs, Dr. Ross, Eddie “Cleanhead“ Vinson, John Lee Hooker, The Accents, The Glow-Tones, The Five Stars, The Coasters, Freddie King, Buddy Guy, and Lightning Hopkins.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WITCHCRAFT
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 86
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 5, 1983 [19093]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
The Spiders: Witchcraft
The “5” Royales: Think
The Five Satins: The Jones Girl
Albert King: Let’s Have A Natural Ball
B.B. King: I’m Gonna Do What They Do To Me
Freddie King: Play It Cool
James Brown: Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag
Dale Hawkins: Suzie-Q
Booker T & The MGs: Green Onions
Dr. Ross: Boogie Disease No. 2
Eddie “Cleanhead: Vinson” Juicehead Baby
John Lee Hooker: Just Me And My Telephone
The Accents: Wiggle Wiggle
The Glow-Tones: Ping Pong
The Five Stars: Dead Wrong
The Coasters: The Shadow Knows
Freddie King: Hideaway
Buddy Guy: When My Left Eye Get To Jumping
Lightning Hopkins: Mr. Charlie
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 1983, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Sounds of Blue 176: Shaky Ground

 
Bob Putignano is playing more music this week The Charlie Daniels Band and The Marshall Tucker Band in honor of the respective birthdays certain of their members, with guests Papa John Creach, Delbert McClinton, and Jimmy Hall.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SHAKY GROUND
SOUNDS OF BLUE 176
Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, November 12, 2018 [19091]

The Charlie Daniels Band: World Needs a Few More Rednecks
The Charlie Daniels Band: Saddle Tramp
The Charlie Daniels Band: Floreeda Road
The Marshall Tucker Band: The Thrill is Gone
The Marshall Tucker Band: Everyday I Have the Blues
The Charlie Daniels Band with Papa John Creach: Down Home Blues
The Charlie Daniels Band with Delbert McClinton: Shaky Ground
The Charlie Daniels Band with Jimmy Hall: The South’s Gonna Do it Again
NRBQ: Batman Theme
 

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
 
© 2019 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.
 

Blues & Roots 58: Howling For My Darling

 
Episode 58 is beaming out from WWOZ circa 2001 with music by the giants of the modern idiom featuring Little Walterr, Muddy Waters, Magic Sam, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Koko Taylor, Howling Wolf, Elmore James, Sonny Boy Williamson, B.B. King, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Junior Wells, Otis Rush, and Little Freddie King.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HOWLING FOR MY DARLING
BLUES & ROOTS 58
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, circa 2001 [19087]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Muddy Waters: Rolling And Tumbling (Parts 1 & 2)
Magic Sam: All Your Love
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: She’s Gone
Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle
Howling Wolf: Howling For My Darling
Elmore James: Standing At The Crossroads
Sonny Boy Williamson: Mr. Downchild
B.B. King: I Was Your Fool
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Little Boy Blue
Junior Wells: Vietnam Blues
Otis Rush: It’s My Own Fault Baby
Little Freddie King: Hobo Blues
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
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Red Rooster Lounge 339: Lucky Lou

 
Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Jody Williams, Otis Rush, Little Joe E. Lee, Howling Wolf, Billy Stewart, Bo Diddley, Billy Boy Arnold, Sonny Boy Williamson, Jimmy Witherspoon, Otis Spann, Harold Burrage, Otis Rush, and Billy Boy Arnold.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LUCKY LOU
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 339
Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, December 3, 2018 [19086]
 
Harlem Nocturne Theme
Jody Williams: Lucky Lou
Otis Rush: All Your Love (I Miss Loving)
Little Joe E. Lee: What Kind Of Gal Is That?
Howlin’ Wolf: 44 Blues
Billy Stewart: Billy’s Blues Pt. 2
Bo Diddley: Who Do You Love?
Billy Boy Arnold:  I Wish You Would
Sonny Boy Williamson: Don’t Start Me To Talking
Jody Williams: Come Over To My House
Jimmy Witherspoon: Ain’t Nobody’s Business
Otis Spann: It Must Have Been The Devil
Jody Williams: Don’t Get Caught Sleeping In My Bed
Jimmy Witherspoon: Congratulations
Harold Burrage: I Don’t Care Who Knows
Otis Rush: Three Times A Fool
Billy Boy Arnold: Here’s My Picture
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1709]
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.
 

The Blues Show 369: Jive Spot

 
Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Howling Wolf, Jody Williams, The Mannish Boys, Shuggie Otis, John Mayall, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Nighthawk, Brownie McGhee, Lou Rawls, Shemekia Copeland, and Martin Nomad.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JIVE SPOT
THE BLUES SHOW 369
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, December 2, 2018 [19085]
 
Howling Wolf: Evil
Howling Wolf: Forty Four
Jody Williams: Jive Spot
Jody Williams: You Left Me In The Dark
The Mannish Boys with Jody Williams: Groan My Blues Away
Shuggie Otis: Slow Goombash Blues
John Mayall: King of Kings
Jimi Hendrix: Mannish Boy
Robert Nighthawk: Bricks in My Pillow
Brownie McGhee: Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor
Lou Rawls: Tobacco Road
Shemekia Copeland: Ain’t Got Time For Hate
[Unidentified Artist]: We Gotta Live Together
 
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
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 85: Killing Floor





Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programsfrom the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 85 features music by Red Prysock, The Shells, The Dell Vikings, The Channels, John Lee Hooker, Freddie King, Fenton Robinson, The Five Keys, The Cadillacs, The Clovers, T-Bone Walker, Lonnie Brooks, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, James Brown, and Elmore James.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
KILLING FLOOR
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 85
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 23, 1983 [19079]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
The Shells: Baby Walk On In
The Dell Vikings: Summertime
The Channels: The Gleam In Your Eye
John Lee Hooker: It’s My Own Fault
Freddie King: Woke Up This Morning
Fenton Robinson: Killing Floor
The Five Keys: Oh Babe
The Cadillacs That’s All I Need
The Clovers: I Got My Eyes On You
The Cadillacs: Zoom Went The Strings Of My Heart
T-Bone Walker: Street Walking Woman
Lonnie Brooks: Move Over Little Dog
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: My Baby’s Coming Home
James Brown: Oh Mary Don’t You Weep
Elmore James: Fine Little Mama
Red Prysock: Jumbo
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 1983, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Sounds of Blue 175: Blues Walk

 
Bob Putignano is playing more music this week by Delbert McClinton and
Lyle Lovett in honor of thie respective birthdays.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLUES WALK
SOUNDS OF BLUE 175
Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, November 12, 2018 [19077]
 
Delbert McClinton: Weatherman
Lyle Lovett: Church
Delbert McClinton: Have a Little Faith in Me
Lyle Lovett: You’ve Been Good Up to Now
Delbert McClinton: Lay Around And Love On You
Lyle Lovett: She Makes Me Feel Good
Delbert McClinton: Lay Down Sally
Delbert McClinton: Why Me?
Delbert McClinton: He Will Break Your Heart
Don Wise with Delbert McClinton: No One
Lyle Lovett & His Large Band: Blues Walk
Doug Sahm: Papa Ain’t Salty
Delbert McClinton with B.B. King: Leap of Faith
Doug Sahm: San Francisco FM Blues
Delbert McClinton: Old Weakness (Coming On Strong)
 

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
 
© 2019 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.
 

Blues & Roots 57: Brain Damage


Episode 57 features an hour of blues from Little Walter, T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers, Kipori Woods, The Big Doo-Wopper, Jimmy Reed, David “Honey Boy” Edwards, Zora Young, Olu Dara, John Sinclair & His Boston Blues Scholars, Eddy Clearwater, Jimmy Johnson, and ending in an elongated set by Muddy Waters.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BRAIN DAMAGE
BLUES & ROOTS 57
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 7 >14, 2001 [JSBR-0057]
        
Little Walter: Lights Out
T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers: I Can Hear Some Blues In There
Kipori Woods: They Call Me The Baby Wolf
The Big Doo-Wopper: Don’t It Make You Feel Bad
Jimmy Reed: Found Love
Jimmy Reed: Take Out Some Insurance
David “Honey Boy” Edwards: Monkey Faced Woman
Zora Young: Brain Damage
Olu Dara: Strange Things Happen Every Day
John Sinclair & His Boston Blues Scholars: monk in orbit
Eddy Clearwater: Find Yourself
Jimmy Johnson: Riding in The Moonlight
Muddy Waters: I Can’t Be Satisfied
Muddy Waters: I Feel Like Going Home
Muddy Waters: Train Fare Home
Muddy Waters: Down South Blues
Muddy Waters: You’re Gonna Miss Me
Muddy Waters: Mean Red Spider
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
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation