Big City Blues Cruise 95: Upside Your Head


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 95 features music by Red Prysock, Buddy Johnson & His Orchestra, The Moonglows, Buddy & Ella Johnson, Howling Wolf, The El Dorados, Fats Domino, The Chanceteers, Muddy Waters, The Cadillacs, Jimmy Reed, Percy Mayfield,
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
UPSIDE YOUR HEAD
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 95
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 25, 1982 [BCBC-0095]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Buddy Johnson & His Orchestra: Crazy About A Saxophone
The Moonglows: Lover Love Me
Buddy & Ella Johnson: Got To Go Upside Your Head
Howling Wolf: My Life
The El Dorados: What’s Bugging You Baby
Fats Domino: La La
The Chanceteers: Night Beat
Muddy Waters: Come Home Baby
The Cadillacs: Let Me Explain
Jimmy Reed: Found Love
Percy Mayfield: Double Dealing
The Drifters: Honey Bee
John Lee Hooker: Hobo Blues
Elmore James: Dust My Blues
Martino D’Lorenzo: Blues Nightmare
Elmore James: Standing At The Crossroads
Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode
Jerry Lee Lewis: Great Balls of Fire
Chuck Berry: Oh Carol
Chuck Berry: Sweet Little Sixteen
Carl Perkins: Honey Don’t
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
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Blue & Roots 67: Mellow Chick Swing


Episode 67 has great bluess recordings by Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Big Bill Morganfield, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Magic Sam, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, June Yamagishi, Elmore James, Howling Wolf, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Bo Diddley, and Dr. Horse.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MELLOW CHICK SWING
BLUES & ROOTS 67
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 2001 [19213]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Muddy Waters: Walking Blues
Big Bill Morganfield: Mellow Chick Swing
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Country Boy
Magic Sam: 21 Days In Jail
John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: 21 Days In Jail
June Yamagishi: Blues Tripper
Elmore James: Shake Your Money Maker
Elmore James: The Sky Is Crying
Elmore James: Dust My Broom
Howling Wolf: Smokestack LIghtning
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Further Up The Road
Bo Diddley: I’m A Man
Dr. Horse: Jack That Cat Is Clean
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 348: Going Upstairs


Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Big Joe Duskin, Muddy Waters, Johnny “Big Moose” Walker, Hash Brown, Bloodest Saxophone, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Chris Cain, Grateful Dead, Queen Sylvia Embry, Dinah Washington, Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson, Eddie Taylor Band, and the Ford Blues Band.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GOING UPSTAIRS
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 348
Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, February 24, 2019 [CWRR-0348]
 
Harlem Nocturne Theme
Big Joe Duskin: Mean Old Frisco
Muddy Waters: My Eyes Keep Me In Trouble
Johnny “Big Moose” Walker: Would You Baby?
Hash Brown: My Baby’s Gone
Bloodest Saxophone: Don’t Move Me
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Share Your Love
Chris Cain: Lonely Room
Grateful Dead: Easy Wind
Queen Sylvia Embry: Going Upstairs
Dinah Washington: Bad Case Of The Blues
Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson: Somebody Have Mercy
Eddie Taylor Band: Going To Virginia
Ford Blues Band: Blues For M.B.
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1718]
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.
 

The Blues Show 378: You Better Listen


Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Otis Rush, Eddie C. Campbell, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Fleetwood Mac, Roy Hargrove & Antonio Hart, Randy Weston, Calvin Newborn, Freddie King, Roy Clark, Aretha Franklin, and Lazy Lester.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
YOU BETTER LISTEN
THE BLUES SHOW 378
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, January 6, 2019 [19197]
 
Otis Rush: I Can’t Quit You Baby
Eddie C. Campbell: I Don’t Understand That Woman
Matt “Guitar” Murphy: Time To Move On
Fleetwood Mac: One Sunny Day
Roy Hargrove & Antonio Hart: Work Song
Randy Weston: Penny Packer Blues
Calvin Newborn: Ubiquity
Freddie King: Remington Ride
Roy Clark: Justice Blues
Aretha Franklin: Nobody Knows How I Feel This Morning
Lazy Lester: You Better Listen
 
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 94: Rip It Up


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 94 features music by Red Prysock,
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
RIP IT UP
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 94
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 25, 1982 [19205]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Chuck Berry: School Day
Chuck Berry: Maybellene
Little Walter: Boom Boom Out Goes he Lights
Noble “Thin Man” Watts: The Big 2-4
The Moonglows: I’m Afraid he Masquerade Is Over
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers: Why Do Fools Fall In Love
Little Richard: Rip It Up
The Jive Bombers: Bad Boy
John Lee Hooker: Solid Sender
Jerry Lee Lewis: High School Confidential
Red Prysock: [Unidentified Selection]
The “5” Royales: I Like It Like That
Jimmy Reed: Where Can You Be
Memphis Slim: The Comeback
Chuck Berry: The Promised Land
Howling Wolf: Going Back Home
Chuck Berry: The Things That I Used To Do
Elmore James: It Hurts Me Too
Muddy Waters: Good News
Elmore James: Elmore’s Contribution To Jazz
Red Prysock: [Unidentified Selection]
 
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
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Blues & Roots 66: Congo Mambo


Episode 66 features an hour of great blues music by Little Walter, Lightning Slim, Guitar Gable, Lonesome Sundown, Lazy Lester, Slim Harpo, Chamion Jack Dupree, Eddie Bo, Davell Crawford, Corey Harrris & Henry Butler, Johnny Adams, and Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CONGO MAMBO
BLUES & ROOTS 66
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 2001 [19199]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Lightning Slim: Lightning’s Blues
Guitar Gable; Congo Mambo
Lonesome Sundown: My Home Is A Prison
Lightning Slim: Mean Old Lonesome Train
Lazy Lester: They Call Me Lazy
Slim Harpo: I’m A King Bee
Lightning Slim: Rooster Blues
Lazy Lester: I Hear You Knocking
Slim Harpo: Baby Scratch My Back
Lightning Slim: Bad Luck Blues
Chamion Jack Dupree: Dupree Special
Eddie Bo: Hard Times
Davell Crawford: Keep It Rolling
Corey Harrris & Henry Butler: Let It Roll
Johnny Adams: Walking On A Tightrope
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Use Me
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 347: Two-Fisted Mama


Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Ray Charles, Johnny Copeland, King Biscuit with Crowbar, Katie Webster, Larkin-Poe, Taj Mahal, Ford Blues Band, Prof. Louie & The Crowmatix, Olabelle, Andrew “Big Voice” Odom, B.B. King, and the Nick Moss Band with Mike Ledbetter.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TWO-FISTED MAMA
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 347
Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, January 28, 2019 [19198]
 
Harlem Nocturne Theme
Ray Charles: The Right Time
Johnny Copeland: Everybody Wants A Piece Of Me
King Biscuit with Crowbar: Highway 61
Katie Webster: Two-Fisted Mama
Larkin-Poe: Hard Time Killing Floor Blues
Taj Mahal: That’s How Strong My Love Is
Ford Blues Band: 59th Street Bridge Song
Prof. Louie & The Crowmatix: Open Hand, Open Heart
Olabelle: John The Revelator
Andrew “Big Voice” Odom: The Thrill Is Gone
B.B. King: Sweet Sixteen
Nick Moss Band with Mike Ledbetter: Walking On A Ledge
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1717]
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.
 

The Blues Show 377: Looking Back


Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by artists who passed away in 2018, including members of The Staple Singers, Deborah Coleman, Aretha Franklin, Nancy Wilson, Denise LaSalle, Terry Evans, Lazy Lester, Henry Butler, Paul Broadnax, The Neville Brothers, the James Brown Soul Train with Jabbo Stark, and Big Jay McNeely.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LOOKING BACK
THE BLUES SHOW 377
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, January 6, 2019 [19197]
 
The Staple Singers: Respect Yourself
Deborah Coleman: The Dream
Aretha Franklin: Today I Sing The Blues
Nancy Wilson: Looking Back
Denise LaSalle: Going Through Changes
Terry Evans: The Story of My Life
Lazy Lester: Go Ahead
Henry Butler: I Realy Love You
Paul Broadnax: Hurry On Down
The Neville Brothers: Healing Chant
James Brown Soul Train: Honky Tonk
Big Jay McNeely: Deacon’s Hop
 
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.