Sounds of Blue 127: The Scorpion

Bob Putignano has some great music this week by Traffic, Fuzz, Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones, Dennis Coffey, and Lou Donaldson with Melvin Sparks & Idris Muhammad.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE SCORPION

SOUNDS OF BLUE 127

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, November 15, 2017 [18079]

Traffic: Dear Mr. Fantasy

Fuzz: By the Time I Get to Phoenix
Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones: Someday We’ll be Together
Dennis Coffey: The Look of Love
Lou Donaldson with Melvin Sparks & Idris Muhammad: The Scorpion
Dennis Coffey: Maiden Voyage

 

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

 

© 2018 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.

 

Highway 61 Blues 23: Hoodoo Man Blues

This week’s episode of Highway 61 Blues turns the spotlight on the music of Chicago’s Delmark Records and its blues recordings by Big Joe Williams, Arthur Big Boy” Crudup, Roosevelt Sykes, Sunnyland Slim, Junior Wells, Magic Sam, Otis Rush, Carey Bell, Lurrie Bell, Jimmy Johnson, Syl Johnson, Jimmy Burns, Charles Wilson, Zora Young, and Jimmy Dawkins.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HOODOO MAN BLUES

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 23

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, August 19, 2006 [18075]

 

Big Joe Williams: 49 Highway Blues

Arthur Big Boy” Crudup: Coal Black Mare

Roosevelt Sykes: North Gulfport Boogie

Sunnyland Slim: Every Time I Get To Drinking

Junior Wells: Hoodoo Man Blues

Magic Sam: I Need You So Bad

Otis Rush: Please Love Me

Carey Bell: I Gonna Buy Me A Train Ticket

Lurrie Bell: Rapid Transit

Jimmy Johnson: Same Old Blues

Syl Johnson: Driving Wheel

Jimmy Burns: Catfish Blues

Charles Wilson: I Talk To Myself

Zora Young: My Man’s An Undertaker

Jimmy Dawkins: Chitlins Con Carne

 

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

 

© 2006, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

Red Rooster Lounge 290: Zero Willpower

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Joe Bonamassa, O.V. Wright, Hash Brown with Sam Myers, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Joe Krown, Harry Van Walls, Professor Longhair, Albert Castiglia, Nina Simone, Dan Penn, Shane Dwight, Bob Margolin & the Mike Sponza Band, James Armstrong, and Smokin’ Joe Kubek & B’nois King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ZERO WILLPOWER

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 290

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, December 11, 2017 [18074]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Joe Bonamassa: Look Over Yonder’s Wall

O.V. Wright: Don’t Want To Sit Down

Hash Brown wth Sam Myers: Ways Of Man

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Solid Gold Plated Fool

Joe Krown: All That And Then Some

Harry Van Walls: Tee Nah Nah

Professor Longhair: Hey Little Girl

Albert Castiglia: Loan Me A Dime

Nina Simone: Porgy

Dan Penn: Zero Willpower

Shane Dwight: I’m Talkin’ To You

Bob Margolin & the Mike Sponza Band: Rolling & Tumbling

James Armstrong: Devil’s Candy

Smokin’ Joe Kubek & B’nois King: Spanish Trace

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1658]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

The Blues Show 321: A Better Day To Come

Bruce Pingree is playing blues music with selections this week from Dave Van Ronk, Frank Stokes, Carl Martin, The W.C. Handy Orchestra, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Don Bryant, Irma Thomas, Muddy Waters, Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Winter, Marcia Ball, John Baldry, John Lee Hooker, Little Walter, and a total of three unidentified artists.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

A BETTER DAY TO COME

THE BLUES SHOW 321

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, September 10, 2017 [18059]

 

Dave Van Ronk: Maple Leaf Rag

Frank Stokes: Mr. Crump Don’t Like It

Carl Martin: The High Water Flood Blues

The W.C. Handy Orchestra: The Gulf Coast Blues

Robert Randolph & The Family Band: Be The Change

Don Bryant: How Do I Get There

[Unidentified Artist]: Call It Stormy Monday

Irma Thomas: Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor

[Unidentified Artist]: Hear The Wind Blowing

Muddy Waters: Clouds In My Heart

[Unidentified Artist]: Waiting For A Better Da y To Come

Bonnie Raitt: The Road Is My Middle Name

Johnny Winter: Greenville, Mississippi

Marcia Ball: Let Me Play With Your Poodle

John Baldry: Let’s Burn Down The Cornfield

John Lee Hooker: One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

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.

 

Sounds of Blue 126: Hot Like Fire

Bob Putignano has some great music this week by Bonerama, Traffic, and Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HOT LIKE FIRE

SOUNDS OF BLUE 126

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, November 15, 2017 [18065]

 

Bonerama: Sun Lion Hot Like Fire

Traffic: The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys

Traffic: Glad > Freedom Rider

Traffic: Shouldn’t Have Took More Than You Gave

Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones: Dream on Little Dreamer

Traffic: Dear Mr. Fantasy

 

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

 

© 2018 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.

 

Blues & Roots 05: Here Dey Come

Episode 05 in our rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program series from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans presents Part Two of the 1998 Mardi Gras indian Music Special just in time for Mardi Gras 2018 with selections by the Golden Eagles, Dr. John’s narration for the 1994 WWOZ Mardi Gras Special and excerpts from that special by White Eagles Big Chief Jake and Spy Boy Nat, the Wild Magnolias, Big Chief Donald Harrison & the Guardians of the Flame, Donald Harrison Jr & Dr. John, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, and the Flaming Arrows.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HERE DEY COME

BLUES & ROOTS 05

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 22, 1998 [18062]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Golden Eagles: Oo-Na-Ney

Dr. John Narration

Big Chief Testimony > Wild Magnolia Got A Golden Crown >

Indians, Here Dey Come > Wild Indian Testimoney

Dr. John: Big Chief >

Spy Boy Nat & Big Chief Jake Testimony >

Dr. John: Big Chief >

Spy Boy Nat & Big Chief Jake Testimony >

Big Chief Donald Harrison & Guardians of the Flame: Shallow Water O Mama > Iko Iko >

Donald Harrison Jr & Dr. John: Hu Ta Ney

Wild Magnolias: Two-Way-Pak-E-Way

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Big Chief Got A Golden Crown

Flaming Arrows: Hell Out The Way

Wild Magnolias: Meet the Boys On De Battlefront

Flaming Arrows: My Gang They Won’t Bow

Golden Eagles: Dive In Dat Gumbo

Flaming Arrows: Let’s Go Get ’Em

 

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

 

Highway 61 Blues 22: Deep South Blues Piano

This week’s episode of Highway 61 with Scott Barretta features the music of blues pianists from the Sparks Brothers of Tupelo, Mississippi to Skip James, Little Brother Montgomery, Walter Davis, Doctor Clayton with Blind John Davis, Sunnyland Slim, Leroy Carr, Big Joe Duskin, Memphis Slim, Little Johnny Jones, Willie Mabon, Henry Gray, Otis Spann, Detroit Junior, Professor Longhair, Champion Jack Dupree, Katie Webster, and James Booker.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DEEP SOUTH BLUES PIANO

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 22

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, August 19, 2006 [18061]

 

The Sparks Brothers: 61 Highway

Skip James: 22-20 Blues

Little Brother Montgomery: Vicksburg Blues

Walter Davis: M&O Blues

Doctor Clayton with Blind John Davis: Moonshine Blues

Sunnyland Slim: No Whiskey Blues

Leroy Carr: Sloppy Drunk Blues

Big Joe Duskin: Beer Drinking Woman

Memphis Slim: Whiskey & Gin Blues

Little Johnny Jones: Big Town Playboy

Willie Mabon: I’m Mad

Henry Gray: I Declare That Ain’t Right

Otis Spann: What’s On Your Worried Mind

Detroit Junior: Call My Job

Professor Longhair: Bald Head

Champion Jack Dupree: Frankie & Johnny

Katie Webster: I Feel So Low

James Booker: Goodnight Irene

Little Brother Montgomery:: Farrish Street Jive

 

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

 

© 2006, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.