The Blues Show 346: Rise And Fly

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Tommy Castro & the Pain Killers, Tinsley Ellis, Curtis Salgado & Alan Hagar, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Peter Carp & Sue Foley, Peter Carp & Sue Foley, Deborah Coleman, Barbara Lynn, Rory Block: The Angola Singers, and Irma Thomas.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

RISE AND FLY

THE BLUES SHOW 346

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, February 25, 2018 [18423]

 

Tommy Castro & the Pain Killers: Enough Is Enough

Tinsley Ellis: I Got Mine

Curtis Salgado & Alan Hagar: I Will Not Surrender

Robert Randolph & The Family Band: You Got To Move

Peter Carp & Sue Foley: We’re Gonna Make It

Peter Carp & Sue Foley: Rules of Engagement

Deborah Coleman: What Goes Around

Barbara Lynn: Payback

Rory Block: The Gone Woman Blues

Angola Singers: Rise And Fly

Irma Thomas: Moments To Remember

Irma Thomas: What Can I Do

 

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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Big City Blues Cruise 61: Wrap 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 61 features music by Red Prysock, Dr. John, A.C. Reed, Otis Rush, Little Charlie & The Night Cats, Buddy Guy, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, B.B. King, Frankie Lee Sims, and Sam & Dave.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WRAP IT UP

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 61

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, circa 1991 [18417]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Dr. John: Mess Around

Dr. John: Let The Good Times Roll

A.C. Reed: Please Come Home

Otis Rush: Crosscut Saw

Little Charlie & The Night Cats: Don’t Boss Me Baby

Little Charlie & The Night Cats: I’ll Be Down At Your Burial

Little Charlie & The Night Cats: I Feel So Sorry

Little Charlie & The Night Cats: You Got To Run Me Down

Buddy Guy: First Time I Met The Blues

Buddy Guy: Let Me Love You Baby

Buddy Guy: That’s No Lie

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Oh Babe

B.B. King: Down Now

Frankie Lee Sims: Don’t Take It Out On Me

Sam & Dave: Wrap It Up

Sam & Dave: You Don’t Know What You Mean To Me

Sam & Dave: A Small Portion Of Your Love

Sam & Dave: You Got Me Humming

 

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

 

© 1991, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Blues & Roots 30: The Howling Blues

Episode 30 is celebrating the 89th birthday of the great Chester Arthur Burnett, known professionally as the Howling Wolf, born June 10, 1910, with an hour’s worth of his finest recordings for the Chess label in Chicago in the 1950s.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE HOWLING BLUES

BLUES & ROOTS 30

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 13, 1999 [18412]\

 

Little Walter: Juke

Howling Wolf: Come To Me Baby

Howling Wolf: Don’t Mess With My Baby

Howling Wolf: Smokestack Lightning

Howling Wolf: You Can’t Be Beat

Howling Wolf: Conversation with Pete Welding

Howling Wolf: I Asked For Water

Howling Wolf: So Glad

Howling Wolf: Going Back Home

Howling Wolf: My Life

Howling Wolf: Somebody In My Home

Howling Wolf: Nature

Howling Wolf: Poor Boy

Howling Wolf: Sitting On Top Of The World

Howling Wolf: False Start > I Didn’t Know

Howling Wolf: Moaning For My Baby

Howling Wolf: Change My Way

Howling Wolf: I’m Leaving You

Howling Wolf: The Howling Blues

Howling Wolf: I Better Go Now

Howling Wolf: Mr. Airplane Man

Howling Wolf: I Been Abused

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

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Highway 61 Blues 49: Dear Mr. President

Scott Barretta spotlights blues about presidents on this week’s episode of Highway 61 with selections by Big Joe Williams, Otis Jackson, Leadbelly, Harmon:Ray, the Jack McVea Orchestra with Rabon Tarrant, J.B. Lenoir, Memphis Slim, Bobo Jenkins, Fannie & James Brewer, Otis Spann, Sleepy John Estes, Bishop Perry Tillis, Louis Jordan, J.C . Burris, Louisiana Red, Bobby Rush, and Lula Reed & Freddie King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DEAR MR. PRESIDENT

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 49

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, September 20, 2008 [18411]

 

Big Joe Williams: His Spirit Lives On

Otis Jackson: Tell Me Why You Like Roosevelt

Leadbelly: Dear Mr. President

Harmon Ray: President’s Blues

Jack McVea Orchestra with Rabon Tarrant: Inflation Blues

J.B. Lenoir: Eisenhower Blues

Memphis Slim: Four Years of Torment

Bobo jenkins: Democrat Blues

Fannie & James Brewer: I Wanna Know Why

Otis Spann: Sad Day In Texas

Sleepy John Estes: President Kennedy Stayed Away Too Long

Bishop Perry Tillis: Kennedy Moon

Louis Jordan: Jordan For President

J.C . Burris: Black President

Louisiana Red: Red’s Dream

Bobby Rush: Bobby Rush For President

Lula Reed & Freddie King: Do The President Twist

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

 

© 2008, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

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Red Rooster Lounge 314: Mojo Hand

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Clifton Chenier, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Omar Coleman, Nina Simone, Dr. John, Percy Sledge, Irma Thomas-Tracy Nelson-Marcia Ball, the Heritage Blues Orchestra, Eddie C. Campbell, Big Brother & The Holding Co, Tracy Nelson, Shane Dwight, and Otis Spann & David Maxwell.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MOJO HAND

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 314

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, June 11, 2018 [18410]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Clifton Chenier: I’m On My Way (Part 1)

Lightning Hopkins: Baby Please Don’t Go

Omar Coleman: Mojo Hand

Nina Simone: House Of The Rising Sun

Dr. John: I Walk On Gilded Splinters

Percy Sledge: First You Cry

Irma Thomas-Tracy Nelson-Marcia Ball: Sing It!

Heritage Blues Orchestra: Don’t Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down

Eddie C. Campbell: Been Gone A Long Time

Big Brother & The Holding Co.: Call On Me

Tracy Nelson: Stranger In My Own Home Town

Shane Dwight: Call Me

Otis Spann & David Maxwell: Otis In The Dark

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1684]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

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The Blues Show 345: Didn’t He Ramble

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week in honor of the Okra Man of New Orleans, who just passed away, and in commemoration of the great pioneering blues deejay “Sunshine” Sonny Payne of KFFA Radio in Helena, Arknasas, who just passed on in January 2018, with selections from Olu Dara: Okra, Percy Randolph, Alvin “Red” Tyler, the Olympia Brass Band, Robert Lockwood Jr., Sonny Boy Williamson & The King Biscuit Boys, Joe Willie Wilkins & His King Biscuit Boys, Robert Nighthawk & The Blues Rhythm Boys, James “Peck” Curtis, and The Welch-Ledbetter Connection.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DIDN’T HE RAMBLE

THE BLUES SHOW 345

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, February 25, 2018 [18409]

 

Olu Dara: Okra

Percy Randolph: Street Cries

Alvin “Red” Tyler: Peanut Vendor

Olympia Brass Band: Didn’t He Ramble

Olympia Brass Band: We Shall Walk Through The streets Of The City

Robert Lockwood Jr.: King Biscuit Time Theme

Sonny Boy Williamson & The King Biscuit Boys: V-8 Ford

Sonny Boy Williamson & The King Biscuit Boys: Stormy Monday

Sonny Boy Williamson & The King Biscuit Boys: Right Now

Sonny Boy Williamson & The King Biscuit Boys: Come Go With Me

Joe Willie Wilkins & His King Biscuit Boys: Every Day I Have The Blues

Joe Willie Wilkins & His King Biscuit Boys: Right Around The Corner

Robert Nighthawk & The Blues Rhythm Boys: The Nighthawk Boogie

Sonny Boy Williamson: Too Close Together

James “Peck” Curtis & The Blues Rhythm Boys: The Death of Sonny Boy Williamson

The Welch-Ledbetter Connection: I’m Gonna Move To Another Country

 

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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Big City Blues Cruise 60: Tipping In

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 60 features music by Red Prysock, Professor Longhair, Elmore James, Slim Harpo, John Brim & His Gary Stompers, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and A.C. Reed.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TIPPING IN

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 60

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1988 [18403]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Professor Longhair: Ball The Wall

Professor Longhair: Who’s Been Fooling You

Professor Longhair: Boogie Woogie

Professor Longhair: Longhair’s Blues Rhumba

Professor Longhair: Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Elmore James: Look On Yonder’s Wall

Elmore James: It Hurts Me Too

Slim Harpo: Raining In My Heart

Slim Harpo: Still Raining In My Heart

Slim Harpo: Late Last Night

Slim Harpo: Tipping In

John Brim & His Gary Stompers: Tough Times

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Hot Little Mama

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Oh Babe

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: I’m Gonna Hit That Highway

The Fabulous Thunderbirds: Meet Me In The Bottom

The Fabulous Thunderbirds: You Ain’t Nothing But Fine

A.C. Reed: I’m In The Wrong Business

 

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

 

© 1991, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Blues & Roots 29: Wolf Funk

Episode 29 is a rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program for WWZ-FM in New Orleans on March 29, 1998 featuring cuts from Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters’ current release plus selections from Earl King & Snooks Eaglin and a commemoration of Super Sunday 1998 featuring Big Chief Roddy Lewis & Big Chief Peppy with the Indians Of The Nation.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WOLF FUNK

BLUES & ROOTS 29

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 29, 1998 [18398]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Earl King: A Mother’s Love

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Funk Is In The House

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: I Stand Accused

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Mary Ann

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Wolf Funk

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: When The Answer Is Clear

Big Chief Roddy Lewis & the Indians Of The Nation: No No No No No

Big Chief Peppy & the Indians Of The Nation: Indian Story

Snooks Eaglin: Black Night

 

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

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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