Blues & Roots 77: Orange Driver


Episode 77 features great music by Little Walter, Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Luther Allison, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Elmore James, Big Bill Morganfield, Jimmy Lee Robinson & the Ice Cream Men, Andre Williams, Eddie Burns, Bettye LaVette, Willie D. Warren, and Harmonca Shah.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ORANGE DRIVER
BLUES & ROOTS 77
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, April 2001 [19311]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders: Hungry For Your Love
Bobby Blue Bland: I’ll Take Care Of You
Luther Allison: Now You Got It
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Kep To Your Door
Elmore James: Standing At The Crossroads
Big Bill Morganfield: Rambling Mind
Jimmy Lee Robinson & the Ice Cream Men: Lonely Traveler
Andre Williams: Jiving Around
Eddie Burns: Orange Driver
Bettye LaVette: Right In The Middle
Willie D. Warren: What Goes On In The Dark
Harmonca Shah: Do You Remember
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 358: Back In Business

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Sheryl Warner & the Southside Homewreckers, J.W. Warren, J.J. Appleton & Jason Ricci, Johnny Tucker, Meg Williams, Robert Ward, Ann Peebles, Kenny Parker, FF Chickenhawks with Luther Kent, Bob Corritore & Friends, Bobby Murray, Frank Bey, and Joe Houston.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BACK IN BUSINESS
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 358
Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, April 15, 2019 [19352]
 
Harlem Nocturne Theme
Sheryl Warner & Southside Homewreckers: It’s Your Time To Worry
J.W. Warren: Hoboing Into Hollywood
J.J. Appleton & Jason Ricci: Nobody’s Fault But Mine
Johnny Tucker: Seven Day Blues
Meg Williams: Come On Over To Me
Robert Ward: I Found A Love
Ann Peebles: Trouble, Heartaches & Sadness
Kenny Parker: Backup Plan
FF Chickenhawks with Luther Kent: I Got News For You
Bob Corritore & Friends: You Better Slow Down
Bobby Murray: River’s Invitation
Frank Bey: Back In Business
Joe Houston: Celebrity Club Drag
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1728]
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.
 
 

The Blues Show 388: Speak The Truth


Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Marcia Ball, Robert Johnson, Bukka White, Furry Lewis, Big Joe Williams, Sweet Betty, Willie King & The Liberators, The Mighty Hannibal, Whitney Shea, Bernice Johnson Reagan, James Cotton, Clifton Chenier, Joe Thompson, Homesick James, Andre Williams, and James Brown.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SPEAK THE TRUTH
THE BLUES SHOW 388
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, November 18, 2018 [19323]
 
Marcia Ball: Hot Tamale Baby 
Robert Johnson: They’re Red Hot
Bukka White: Bedsprings Blues
Furry Lewis: Mary Tell Blues
Big Joe Williams: Saturday Night Ball
Sweet Betty: Live And Let Live
Willie King & The Liberators: Stand Up And Speak The Truth
The Mighty Hannibal: The Truth Shall Make You Free
Whitney Shea: Freedom Blues
Bernice Johnson Reagan: Come nd Go With Me To That Land
Jamed Cotton: Digging My Potatoes
Clifton Chenier: Hungry Man Blues
Joe Thompson: Pumpkin Pie
Homesick James: Farmer’s Blues
Andre Williams: Pass The Biscuits Please
James Brown: Grits
 
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 104: Natural Born Lover


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 104 features music by Red Prysock, Little Walter, Junior Wells, Big Joe Turner, Howling Wolf, Lester Williams, Elmore James, Muddy Waters, Eddie Taylor, Buddy Guy, James Cotton, Guitar Johnny Nicholas, and the Legendary Blues Band.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
NATURAL BORN LOVER
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 104
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 4, 1982 [19345]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Little Walter: It’s Too Late Brother
Junior Wells: Come On In This House
Big Joe Turner: Tira-Lee
Howling Wolf: Smokestack Lightning
Lester Williams: If You Knew How Much I Loved You
Elmore James: Dust My Blues
Muddy Waters: Mannish Boy
Eddie Taylor: Big Town Playboy
Muddy Waters: Natural Born Lover
Little Walter: Mellow Down Easy
Junior Wells & Buddy Guy: Hoodoo Man
Junior Wells & Buddy Guy: Early In The Morning
James Cotton: Sweet Sixteen
Guitar Johnny Nicholas: Good Rocking Mama
Legendary Blues Band: For You My Love
Little Walter: Everybody Got Somebody
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.
 

Blues & Roots 76: Mean Disposition


John Sinclair is playing music on WWOZ from 2001 in Episode 76 with sides by Little Walter, Muddy Waters’ first three singles for Aristocrat Records, Honeyboy Edwards on Folkways Records, The Five Blind Boys, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Liz McComb, King Ernest, and Olu Dara.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MEAN DISPOSITION
BLUES & ROOTS 76
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, April 1, 2001 [19339]

Little Walter: Juke
Muddy Waters: Gypsy Woman
Muddy Waters: Anna Mae
Muddy Waters: Good Looking Woman
Muddy Waters: Mean Disposition
Muddy Waters: I Can’t Be Satisfied
Muddy Waters: I Feel Like Going Home
Honeyboy Edwards: Catfish Blues
Honeyboy Edwards: Pony Blues
The Five Blind Boys: No More
John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Sunnyland Train
Liz McComb: You Can’t Hurry God
King Ernest: Suffer And Stay
Olu Dara: Herb Man
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 357: Grits Ain’t Groceries


Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Rusty Zinn, Kevin Burt, James Harman & Kid Ramos, Muddy Waters, Johnny Dyer & Rick Holmstrom, Gary Clark Jr., Robert Johnson, William Clarke, John Primer, Zen Blues Quartet, Johnny Rawls, and Albert Collins.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GRITS AIN’T GROCERIES
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 357
Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, April 8m 2019 [19338]
 
Harlem Nocturne Theme
Rusty Zinn: Stand By Me
Kevin Burt: Smack Dab In The Middle
James Harman & Kid Ramos: Special Friend
Muddy Waters: Rolling And Tumbling (Part 1)
Johnny Dyer & Rick Holmstrom: Back Home
Gary Clark Jr.: Three O’Clock Blues
Robert Johnson: Rambling On My Mind
William Clarke: Chasing The Gator
John Primer: You Shouldn’t Tell A Lie
Zen Blues Quartet: Grits Ain’t Groceries
Johnny Rawls: Ace of Spades
Albert Collins: Melt Down
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1727]
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.
 
 
 
 

The Blues Show 387: Soul Food


Bruce Pingree is playing music this week byAnthony Gerassi, Eric Lindell, Colin James, Curtis Salgado & Alan Hagar, the Blues Doctors, Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio, The Nick Moss Band, Tinsley Ellis, James Davis, Doug James, T.J. Wheeler, Hatrack Gallagher, and Sluefoot.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SOUL FOOD
THE BLUES SHOW 387
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, October 2017 > September 12, 2018 [19309]
 
Anthony Gerassi: What About Me
Eric Lindell: Revolution
Colin James: Soul of a Man
Curtis Salgado & Alan Hagar: Morning Train
Blues Doctors: Mery Mercy Mercy
Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio: Another Mule
The Nick Moss Band: Get Your Hands Out My Pockets
Tinsley Ellis: I Got Mine
James Davis: Blue Monday
Doug James: Blues For Leo
T.J. Wheeler: Hope Heroes and The Blues
T.J. Wheeler & Hatrack Gallagher: Hurry Up And Wait
T.J. Wheeler: Lucky So And So
T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers: Face The Music
T.J. Wheeler: Not To Look Like Christmas
Sluefoot: Give Your Love
 
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 103: Mojo Hand


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 103 features music by Red Prysock, Roscoe Gordon, Jimmy Liggins, Howling Wolf, Jimmy McCracklin, Willie Mabon, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, an unidentified saxophonist, Buster Brown, Floyd Dixon, Lightning Hopkins, Mercy Dee, Sunnyland Slim, Little Walter, Little Sonny, and T-Bone Walker.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MOJO HAND
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 103
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 4, 1982 [19331]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Roscoe Gordon: No More Dogging
Jimmy Liggins: I’ll Never Let You Go
Howling Wolf: Love Me Darling
Red Prysock: [Unidentified Selection]
Jimmy McCracklin: I’m To Blame
Willie Mabon: Say Man
Clarence Gatemouth Brown: Gate’s Salty Blues
[Unidentified Saxophonist & Selection]
Buster Brown: Lost In A Dream
Floyd Dixon: Hey Bartender
Lightning Hopkins: Mojo Hand
Mercy Dee: My Woman Knows The Score
Sunnyland Slim: Shake It Baby
Little Walter: Just A Feeling
Little Sonny: Don’t Ask Me No Questions
Howling Wolf: Somebody In My Home
T-Bone Walker: Kansas City
T-Bone Walker: Cold Cold Feeling
Little Walter:  Take Me Back Baby
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.