Big City Blues Cruise 97: 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 97 features Martino’s special guest saxophonist Johnny Evans and music by Red Prysock, Sonny Boy Williamson, Big Walter Horton, Chuck Berry, The Earls, Andre Williams & The Don Juans, Lowell Fulson, Bennie Green, Professor Longhair, Louis Jordan & The Tympani Five, Percy Mayfield, Lightning Hopkins, Sticks McGhee, Chuck Berry, Little Walter, Baby Face Leroy & His Trio, and Archibald.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MOJO HAND

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 97

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 16, 1982 [19247]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Sonny Boy Williamson: The Key

Big Walter Horton: Stop Clowning

Chuck Berry: You Never Can Tell

The Earls: Remember Then

Andre Williams & The Don Juans: Going Down To Tijuana

Lowell Fulson: Lonely Hours

Bennie Green: Jim Dog

Professor Longhair: Big Chief

Louis Jordan & The Tympani Five: Run Joe

Percy Mayfield: River’s Invitation

Percy Mayfield: I Need Love So Bad

Lightning Hopkins: Mojo Hand

Sticks McGhee: Things Have Changed

Chuck Berry: Vacation Time

Little Walter: Just As Long As I Have You

Baby Face Leroy & His Trio: Moonshine Baby

Archibald: Stack A Lee (Parts 1 & 2)

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 69: Boogie Disease


Episode 69 features music from the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival by Big Walter Horton, Freddie King, Otis Rush, Little Junior Cannady, Joe L., Bobo Jenkins, One String Sam, Johnnie Mae Matthews, Washboard Willie & His Supersuds of Rhythm, Dr. Ross, Mojo Boogie Band, Magic Sam, and Junior Wells.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BOOGIE DISEASE
BLUES & ROOTS 69
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 2001 [19241]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Big Walter Horton: It Hurts Me Too
Freddie King: Ain’t No Sunshine
Otis Rush: I Can’t Quit You Baby
Little Junior Cannady: I Got My Eyes On You
Joe L.: Please Mr. Foreman
Bobo Jenkins: 24 Years
One String Sam: I Need $100
Johnnie Mae Matthews: Send You Back To Georgia
Washboard Willie & His Supersuds of Rhythm: Wee Baby Blues
Dr. Ross: Boogie Disease
Mojo Boogie Band: Traveling Riverside Blues
Magic Sam: Everything Goinna Be Alright
Magic Sam: All My Whole LIfe
Magic Sam: Love Me With A Feeling
Magic Sam: Easy Baby
Junior Wells: Messing With The Kid
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 Foundati2001

Red Rooster Lounge 350: Book Of The Blues


Cary Wolfson is spinnng at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Lady Bianca, Johnny Dyer & Rick Holmstrom, Glenn Lane, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Ann Peebles, Etta James, Glenn Clark, Bloodest Saxophone, Kevin Burt, Pinetop Perkins:, Robert “Bilbo” Walker, and Kenny Parker.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BOOK OF THE BLUES
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 350
Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, February 18, 2019 [19240]
 
Harlem Nocturne Theme
Lady Bianca: License To Steal
Johnny Dyer & Rick Holmstrom: Can’t You See
Glenn Lane: Book of the Blues
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers: Leaving Trunk
Ann Peebles: I Pity The Fool
Etta James: Let’s Burn Down The Cornfield
Glenn Clark: Accept My Love
Bloodest Saxophone: Cockroach Run
Kevin Burt: Real Love
Pinetop Perkins: Just Keep On Drinking
Robert “Bilbo” Walker: You Took My Love
Kenny Parker: Blues For Mr. Bo
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted By Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & Rrecorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1719]
Post-Production, Editing & Annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.




The Blues Show 380: Gut Bucket Blues


Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Lloyd Thaler, the recently departed singer Mike Ledbetter with Monster Mike Welch, and a long set of music by Louis Armstrong in honor of Bruce’s father, plus an ending cut from Ms. Billie Holiday.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GUT BUCKET BLUES
THE BLUES SHOW 380
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, January 13, 2019 [19225]
 
Lloyd Thaler: Killing War
Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter: Cry For Me Baby
Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter: I Can’t Please You
Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter: Kay Marie
Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter: I Can’t Stop You Baby
Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter: Down Home Girl
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five: Gut Bucket Blues
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five: Gully Low Blues
Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines: Basin Street Blues
Louis Armstrong: Black And Blue
Louis Armstrong: St. James Infirmary
Louis Armstrong: When The Saints Go Marching In
Louis Armstrong: West End Blues
Billie Holiday: Billies Blues
 
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 96: Happy Feet


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 96 features music by Red Prysock, Big Joe Turner, Sonny Terry, Otis Rush, Wilson Pickett, The Dandeliers, Little Richard, Magic Sam, Little Walter, Harold Burrage, Big Jay McNeely, Elmore James, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Dr. Ross, Elmore James, Eddie Burns, Chick Willis, Jimmy Reed, The Coasters, and an unidentified tenor saxophonist.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HAPPY FEET
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 96
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 16, 1982 [19233]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Big Joe Turner: Tira-Lee
Sonny Terry: Hooting The Blues
Otis Rush: Keep On Loving Me Baby
Red Prysock: Happy Feet
Wilson Pickett: Three Time Loser
The Dandeliers: Cha Cha Boom
Little Richard: Tutti Frutti
Magic Sam: You Don’t Have To Work
Little Walter: It’s Too Late Brother
Harold Burrage: She Knocks Me Out
Big Jay McNeely: [Unidentified Selection]
Elmore James: Fine Little Mama
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: Henry’s Got Flat Feet
Dr. Ross: Industrial Boogie
Elmore James: Done Somebody Wrong
Eddie Burns: Mean And Evil Baby
Chick Willis: Stoop Down Baby
Jimmy Reed: Can’t Stand To See You Go
[Unidentified Artist]: The Glory of Love
The Coasters: Young Blood
[Unidentified Artist]: [Unidentified Selection]
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 68: Found Love


Episode 68 features a great long set by Jimmy Reed, surrounded by “live” music from New Orleans by Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters and Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders and from the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival by Victoria Spivey, Eddie Kirkland, Roosevelt Sykes, Bobo Jenkins, The Original King Biscuit Boys, and Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FOUND LOVE
BLUES & ROOTS 68
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 2001 [19227]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Funk Is In The House
Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders: The Feeling Is Gone
Jimmy Reed: High And Lonesome
Jimmy Reed: Take Out Some Insurance
Jimmy Reed: You Don’t Have To Go
Jimmy Reed: Going To New York
Jimmy Reed: I Ain’t Got You
Jimmy Reed: Found Love
Jimmy Reed: Big Boss Man
Victoria Spivey: Black Snake Blues
Eddie Kirkland: Mojo In Her Backbone
Roosevelt Sykes: Dirty Mother For Ya
Bobo Jenkins: She Wanna Sell My Monkey
Original King Biscuit Boys: Mr. Downchild
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Wild About You Baby
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 349: Ways Of Man


Cary Wolfson is spinnng at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Chris English, Kevin Burt, Cary Morin, Scott Ainslie, John & Sylvia Embry, Robert “Bilbo” Walker, Bobby Parker, Luther Allison, Philip Walker & Otis Grand, Johnny Rawls, Irma Thomas, Bloodest Ssaxophone, and Hash Brown with Sam Myers.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WAYS OF MAN
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 349
Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, February 11, 2019 [19226]
 
Harlem Nocturne Theme
Chris English:Dust My Blues
Kevin Burt: Come On See About Me
Cary Morin: Dire Wolf
Scott Ainslie: Down In Mississippi
John & Sylvia Embry: Lie To Me
Robert “Bilbo” Walker: How Much More > Mama Talk To Your Daughter
Bobby Parker: Somebody’s Comin’ In My Back Door
Luther Allison: Luther’s Boogie
Philip Walker & Otis Grand: Dressin’ Trashy
Johnny Rawls: I’ve Been Searching
Irma Thomas: I’m Gonna Hold You To Your Promise
Bloodest Saxophone: Don’t Hit Me No More
Hash Brown with Sam Myers: Ways Of Man
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted By Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & Rrecorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1719]
Post-Production, Editing & Annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.
 

The Blues Show 379: Cutting No Slack


Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Katie Webster and Mississippi Fred McDowell in honor of their resspective borthdays, plus tunes by Whitney Shea, Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire, The Holmes Brothers, Eric Bibb: and Odetta.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CUTTING NO SLACK
THE BLUES SHOW 379
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, January 13, 2019 [19225]
 
Katie Webster: Sea of Love
Katie Webster: Two Fisted Mama
Katie Webster: Mama Cat Cutting No Slack
Katie Webster: Katie’s Boogie Woogie
Katie Webster: What In The World Are You Gonna Do
Katie Webster & Tabby Thomas: Hoodoo Party
Mississippi Fred McDowell; Going Down The River
Mississippi Fred McDowell; Diving Duck Blues
Mississippi Fred McDowell; When The Saints Go Marching In
Mississippi Fred McDowell; 61 Hughwway
Mississippi Fred McDowell; Write Me A Few Of Your Lines
Mississippi Fred McDowell; Jesus On The Mainline
Whitney Shea: Freedom Blues
Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire: Freedom
Holmes Brothers: What’s So Funny About Peace, Love & Understanding
Eric Bibb: Stayed On Freedom
Odetta: The Freedom Trilogy: Oh Freedom > Come Go With Me > I’m On My Way
 
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.