Blues & Roots 18: Shout Brother Shout

Episode 18 features Trumpet Records artists Willie Love & His Three Aces, the St. Andrews Gospelaires, the Argo Singers & the Southern Sons, the Blue Jay Gospel Singers, Brother Hugh Dent, the Carolina Kings of Harmony, and Sonny Boy Williamson, plus cuts by Wally Mercer, Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters, James Andrews, Danny & Blue Lu Barker, Henry Butler, Muddy Waters, Lafayette “Thing” Thomas, J.B. Lenoir, Joe Hil Louis, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SHOUT BROTHER SHOUT

BLUES & ROOTS 18

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 8 > 22, 1998 [18244]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Willie Love & His Three Aces: Shout Brother Shout

St. Andrews Gospelaires: Tone Them Bells

Argo Singers & Southern Sons: Going Home

Blue Jay Gospel Singers: Shall I Meert You Over Yonder

Brother Hugh Dent: Let Us Glory

Carolina Kings of Harmony: There’s A Narrow Pathway To Heaven

Sonny Boy Williamson: Going In Your Direction

Sonny Boy Williamson: Nary A Night By Myself

Wally Mercer: Tightwad

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Mary Ann

James Andrews: New Love Thing

Danny & Blue Lu Barker: Doing The Georgia Grind

Henry Butler: I Got My Eyes On You

Muddy Waters: You Shook Me

Lafayette “Thing” Thomas: Old Memories

J.B. Lenoir: Gimme One More Shot Bartender Before I Go

Muddy Waters: Loving Man

Joe Hil Louis: When I Am Gone

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

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Highway 61 Blues 37: Bring It On Home To Me

Scott Barretta takes a good long look at the bluesier side of the great Clarksdale singer and producer Sam Cooke on this week’s episode of Highway 61 with a series of “live” recordings featuring Sam in full action.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BRING IT ON HOME TO ME

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 37

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, April 12, 2008 [18243]

 

Sam Cooke: Little Red Rooster

Sam Cooke: Laughing & Clowning

Sam Cooke & the Soul Stirrers: Mean Old World

Sam Cooke: Mean Old World

Sam Cooke: Somebody Have Mercy

Sam Cooke: Bring It On Home To Me

Sam Cooke: Trouble Blues

Sam Cooke: You Gotta Move

Sam Cooke: Lost And Looking

Sam Cooke: Drifting Blues

Sam Cooke: Please Don’t Drive Me Away

Sam Cooke: It’s Alright >

Sam Cooke: For Sentimental Reasons

Sam Cooke: Having A Party

Sam Cooke: Chain Gang

Sam Cooke: Cupid

Sam Cooke: I’ll Come Running Back To You

 

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.

 

Red Rooster Lounge 302: Yield Not To Temptation

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by John Hammond, Jimmy Reed, Eddie Taylor, Freddie King, B.B. King, Esther Phillips, Margie Evans, Kenny Parker, Andrew “Big Voice” Odom  , Bobby “Blue” Bland, Curtis Salgado & Alan Hagar, and the Gregor Hilden Organ Trio.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

YIELD NOT TO TEMPTATION

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 302

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, March 12, 2018 [18242]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

John Hammond: Heart Attack & Vine

Jimmy Reed:Ain’t That Lovin’ You Baby

Eddie Taylor: Goin’ To Virginia

Freddie King: Let The Good Times Roll

Bb King: Please Love Me

Esther Phillips: Little Esther’s Blues Medley

Margie Evans: Giving Up The Street For Love

Kenny Parker: Baby Cakes Bop

Andrew “Big Voice” Odom: Mother In Law Blues

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Yield Not To Temptation

Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager: One Night Only

Gregor Hilden Organ Trio: I Can’t Hold Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1671]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

The Blues Show 333: Ball And Chain

Bruce Pingree is playing a tribute this week to blues singers Denise LaSalle and Janis Joplin with cuts by Denise, Z.Z. Hill, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Garnett Mims & The Enchanters, Erma Franklin, Howard Tate, Big Mama Thornton, and Leadbelly.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BALL AND CHAIN

THE BLUES SHOW 333

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, January 21, 2018 [18241]

 

Z.Z. Hill: Someone Else Is Stepping In

Z.Z. Hill: You’re Ruining My Bad Reputation

Denise LaSalle: Right Arm For Your Love

Denise LaSalle: Holding Hands With The Blues

Denise LaSalle: Look What Can Happen To You

Big Brother & The Holding Company: Bye Bye Baby

Big Brother & The Holding Company: Turtle Blues

Big Brother & The Holding Company: One Good Man

Big Brother & The Holding Company: Move Over

Big Brother & The Holding Company: Down On Me

Garnett Mims & The Enchanters: Cry Baby

Erma Franklin: Piece Of My Heart

Howard Tate: Get It While You Can

Big Mama Thornton: Ball And Chain

Leadbelly: Jim Crowism

 

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.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 48: Come See About Me

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 48 features music by Red Prysock, B.B. King, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, Booker T & The MGs, The Platters, Big Mama Thornton, James Brown, Chuck Berry, Robert Lockwood Jr., Stevie Ray Vaughn, and the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COME SEE ABOUT ME

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 48

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1983 [18235]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

B.B. King: Rock Me Baby

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Shake A Tail Feather

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Come See About Me

Booker T & The MGs: Green Onions

The Platters: Only You

Big Mama Thornton: They Call Me Big Mama

Big Mama Thornton: Tarzan And The Signifying Monkey

James Brown: I Got The Feeling

James Brown: I Feel That Old Age Coming On

Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode

James Brown: Messing With The Blues

James Brown: Don’t Let It Happen To Me

Robert Lockwood Jr.: Blues And Trouble

B.B. King: Eyesight To The Blind

James Brown: I Found Someone

James Brown: I’ll Go Crazy

Stevie Ray Vaughn: Honey Bee

Jimi Hendrix Experience: Red House

 

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

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Blues & Roots 17: Pull On Your Clothes

Episode 17 in our Blues & Roots series with John Sinclair from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans in March 1998 features great blues recordings by Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Jimmy Reed, Elmore James, T-Bone Walker, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Jimmy Witherspoon, B.B. King, Howling Wolf, Junior Kimbrough, Willie Love, Lonnie Holmes & His Darktown Boys, The Four Sharps, Sherman “Blues” Johnson with Phineas Newborn, and Beverly White & Her Trio.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

PULL ON YOUR CLOTHES

BLUES & ROOTS 17

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 8, 1998 [18230]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Muddy Waters: You’re Gonna Need My Help

Jimmy Reed: Come On Baby

Elmore James: Shake Your Money Maker

T-Bone Walker: Two Bones And A Pick

Little Walter: Can’t Hold Out Much Longer

Bobby “Blue” Bland: 36-22-36

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Ain’t That Loving You

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Ain’t It A Good Thing

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Queen For A Day

Jimmy Witherspoon: Cane River

B.B. King: Why I Sing The Blues

Howling Wolf: Who Will Be Next

Junior Kimbrough: Pull On Your Clothes, Baby

Willie Love: Way Back

Lonnie Holmes & His Darktown Boys: The 51 Boogie

The Four Sharps: My Baby

Sherman “Blues” Johnson with Phineas Newborn: Lost In Korea

Beverly White & Her Trio: Cling To Me Baby

Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro

 

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 36: What’s Good For The Goose

Episode 36 of Highway 61 Blues with Scott Barretta features a long telephone conversation with bluesman Bobby Rush and a fantastic succession of Bobby Rush recordings rarely heard anywhere.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WHAT‘S GOOD FOR THE GOOSE

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 36

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, April 5, 2008 [18229]

 

Scott Barretta Telephone Conversation with Bobby Rush 1

Bobby Rush: Sock It To Me Boogaloo

Scott Barretta Telephone Conversation with Bobby Rush 2

Bobby Rush: Chicken Heads

Scott Barretta Telephone Conversation with Bobby Rush 3

Bobby Rush: Bow Legged Woman, Knock Kneed Man

Bobby Rush: Nikki Hokey

Scott Barretta Telephone Conversation with Bobby Rush 4

Bobby Rush: Evil Is

Scott Barretta Telephone Conversation with Bobby Rush 5

Bobby Rush: Sue

Scott Barretta Telephone Conversation with Bobby Rush 6

Bobby Rush: What‘s Good For The Goose

Scott Barretta Telephone Conversation with Bobby Rush 7

Bobby Rush: I’m Not Studdin’ You

Scott Barretta Telephone Conversation with Bobby Rush 8

Bobby Rush: One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show

Scott Barretta Telephone Conversation with Bobby Rush 9

Bobby Rush: Uncle Esau

Scott Barretta Telephone Conversation with Bobby Rush 10

Bobby Rush: Night Fishing

Scott Barretta Telephone Conversation with Bobby Rush 11

Bobby Rush: 99

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.

 

Red Rooster Lounge 301: Go ‘Head On

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by H-Bomb Ferguson, Willie Lomax Blues Revue, Ronnie Baker Brooks, the Nick Moss Band, James Kinds, Hadden Sayers, James Brown, B.B. King & The Crusaders, Sugaray Rayford, the Charles Ford Band, Billy Thompson, Kenny Neal & Mitch Woods, King Curtis.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GO ‘HEAD ON

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 301

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, March 5, 2018 [18228]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

H-Bomb Ferguson : Go ‘Head On

Willie Lomax Blues Revue: Give Me Back My Teeth

Ronnie Baker Brooks: Wham Bam Thank You Sam

Nick Moss Band: He Walked With Giants

James Kinds: Katie

Hadden Sayers: All I Want Is You

James Brown: Suffering With The Blues

B.B. King & The Crusaders: Night Life

Sugaray Rayford: I’m Dangerous

Charles Ford Band: Wild Woman

Billy Thompson: That Devil

Kenny Neal & Mitch Woods: Blues Mobile

King Curtis: Soul Serenade

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1670]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.