Blues & Roots 13: Brand New Deal

Episode 13 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans features blues from Little Walter, Elmore James, Deacon John, Howling Wolf, Ted Taylor, Larry Birdsong with Louis Brooks & The HiToppers, Little Johnnie Taylor, Billy Boy Arnold, Muddy Waters, Robert Nighthawk, Sunnyland Slim, T-Model Ford, Luther Allison, Carey Bell, and R.L. Burnside.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BRAND NEW DEAL

BLUES & ROOTS 13

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 16, 1997 [18174]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Elmore James: The 12 Year Old Boy

Deacon John: Happy Home

Howling Wolf: Moaning At Midnight

Ted Taylor: Be Ever Wonderful

Larry Birdsong with Louis Brooks & The HiToppers: Pleading For Love

Little Johnnie Taylor: I Know You Hear Me Calling You

Billy Boy Arnold: I Wish You Would

Muddy Waters: Anna Mae

Muddy Waters: Good Looking Woman

Muddy Waters:Mean Disposition

Robert Nighthawk: My Sweet Loving Woman

Sunnyland Slim: Johnson Machine Gun

T-Model Ford: Sugar Farm

Luther Allison: Bad News Is Coming

Carey Bell: Brand New Deal

R.L. Burnside: Highway 7

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

 

© 1997, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Highway 61 Blues 32: Jelly Roll Kings

This week’s episode of Highway 61 with Scott Barretta investigates the music and career of the Jelly Roll Kings, the modern Delta blues trio comprising Frank Frost on harmonica, guitar & vocals, Sam Carr on drums, and Jack Johnson on guitar and vocals.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JELLY ROLL KINGS

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 32

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, January 5, 2008 [18173]

 

Frank Frost: Jelly Roll King

Jelly Roll Kings: Jack’s Jump

Jelly Roll Kings: My Back Scratcher

Frank Frost: Ride with Your Daddy Tonight

Jelly Roll Kings: Have Mercy Baby

Jelly Roll Kings: Mighty Long Time

Jelly Roll Kings: Sunshine Twist

Frank Frost: Undertaker

Frank Frost: Just Like a Rabbit

Robert Bilbo Walker: Hold That Train Conductor

Paul Wine Jones: Robbin’ Steel

Jelly Roll Kings: Shake Your Moneymaker

Big Jack Johnson: Catfish Blues

Jelly Roll Kings: Frank Frost Blues

Jelly Roll Kings: I’m A Big Boy Now

Jelly Roll Kings: Harp And Soul

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amstredam

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 297: Peace Of Mind

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Sean Costello, Koko Taylor, the Fantastic Violinaires, Johnny Embry, Otis Grand, Two Bones & A Pick, Little Willie John, LaVelle White, Taj Mahal, Steve Freund, Harmonica Shah, and Delta Moon.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

PEACE OF MIND

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 297

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, February 5, 2018 [18172]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Sean Costello: Peace Of Mind

Koko Taylor: I’m A Little Mixed Up

Fantastic Violinaires: He’s Alive

Johnny Embry: Johnny’s Bounce

Otis Grand: Waiting For The Hard Times To Go

Two Bones & A Pick: You Gotta Cry

Little Willie John: You Hurt Me

LaVelle White: Yes I’ve Been Crying

Taj Mahal: I Need Your Loving

Steve Freund: Mr. Jackson’s Boogie

Harmonica Shah: She Used To Be Beautiful

Delta Moon: Cabbagetown Shuffle

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1666]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

The Blues Show 328: You Got To Pay

Bruce Pingree is playing music for the WUNH-FM annual fund drive by Roy Gaines, Lloyd Glenn, Johnnie Johnson & The Kentucky Headhunters, Etta James, Sunny Crownhauser, Erline Johnson The Yas-Yas Girl, Big Mama Thornton with the Muddy Waters Band, Birmingham Jug Band, Kokomo Arnold, Kaiser Clifton, Charlie McCoy, Big Joe Burrell, Frank Frost, and the Treme Brass Band.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

YOU GOT TO PAY

THE BLUES SHOW 328

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, November 12, 2017 [18171]

 

Roy Gaines: The Hustle Is Really On

Lloyd Glenn: Sunday Morning Boogie

Johnnie Johnson & The Kentucky Headhunters: The Sunday Blues

Etta James: A Sunday Kind Of Love

Etta James: Security

Sunny Crownhauser: Right Here, Right Now

Erline Johnson The Yas-Yas Girl: You Got To Pay

Big Mama Thornton with the Muddy Waters Band: Gimme A Penny

Birmingham Jug Band: Bill Wilson

Kokomo Arnold: Black Money Blues

Kaiser Clifton: Cash Money Blues

Charlie McCoy: The Glad Hand Blues

Big Joe Burrell: Dead Presidents

Frank Frost: Pocket Full of Shells

Treme Brass Band: Gimme My Money Back

 

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 43: Chitlins Con Carne

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 43 features music by Red Prysock, Junior Wells, Guitar Junior Johnson, Johnny Otis Show with Delmar & Margie Evans, Titus Turner, Jimmy Witherspoon, Otis Spann, Big Joe Turner & Roomful of Blues, The Coasters, The Rivileers, The Delegates, Lee Dorsey, Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, and B.B. King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CHITLINS CON CARNE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 43

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 11, 1983 [18165]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Junior Wells: You Don’t Love Me

Junior Wells: Chitlins Con Carne

Junior Wells: Look Over Yonder’s Wall

Guitar Junior Johnson: Somebody Have Mercy

Johnny Otis Show with Delmar & Margie Evans: Double Crossing Blues

Titus Turner: Don’t Take Everybody To Be Your Friend

Jimmy Witherspoon: Going To Chicago

Otis Spann: I Wonder Why

Big Joe Turner & Roomful of Blues: Early In The Morning

The Coasters: Shopping For Clothes

The Rivileers: A Thousand Stars

The Delegates: Mother’s Son

Lee Dorsey: Ya Ya

Professor Longhair: Gone So Long

Fats Domino: Ain’t That Just Like A Woman

B.B. King: You Better Watch Yourself

 

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.

 

Sounds of Blue 133: Psychedelic Shack

Bob Putignano is playing sides this week by John Cacavas, The Temptations, The Crusaders, and Bobby Hutcherson.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

PSYCHEDELIC SHACK

SOUNDS OF BLUE 133

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, February 6, 2018 [18163]

 

Twilght Zone Theme

John Cacavas: Kojak Theme

Temptations: Psychedelic Shack

Temptations: Papa Was a Rolling Stone

Temptations: Take a Stroll Thru Your Mind

The Crusaders: Pass the Plate

Bobby Hutcherson: Goin’ Down South

The Crusaders: Goin’ Down South

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 12: Indians Coming

Episode 12 is another Mardi Gras Indian Music Special originally broadcast on WWOZ-FM in New Orleans in February 1997 with selections from the Wild Magnolias with the Rebirth Brass Band, the Wild Indians from 1956 in conversation with Samuel Charters, Dr. John, the Wild Magnolias, the Flaming Arrows, the Native American Sask Northern Drum ensemble, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, the Guardians of the Flame, and the Golden Eagles.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

INDIANS COMING

BLUES & ROOTS 12

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 9, 1997 [18160]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Big Chief

Wild Indians Commentary from 1956 >

Indian Red > Commentary >

Red White & Blue Got The Golden Band

Dr. John: Mama Roux

Wild Magnolias: Indians, Here We Come

Flaming Arrows: Here Come The Indians Now

Sask Northern Drum:

Wild Magnolias: Meet de Boys on the Battlefront

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Hey, Hey (Indians Coming)

Dr. John Commentary for WWOZ Mardi Gras Music Special

Wild Indians: Indian Red > Big Chief Commentary

Wild Magnolias: Indians, Here They Come

Wild Magnolias: Smoke My Peace Pipe

Guardians of the Flame: My Gang Is Leaving Now

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

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

 

© 1997, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Highway 61 Blues 29: You Got Me Dizzy

Highway 61 with Scott Barretta investigates the work of Mississippi blues artists recording in Chicago for VeeJay Records between 1953-59 including sides by Jimmy Reed, Eddie Taylor, Big Joe Williams, John Lee Hooker, J.B. Lenoir, Snooky Pryor, Floyd Jones, Billy Boy Arnold, and Elmore James.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

YOU GOT ME DIZZY

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 29

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, November 17, 2007 [18159]

 

Jimmy Reed: Bright Lights, Big City

Jimmy Reed: You Got Me Dizzy

Eddie Taylor: Big Town Playboy

Eddie Taylor: Bad Boy

Big Joe Williams: Eula Mae

Big Joe Williams: King’s Highway

John Lee Hooker: Wheel And Deal

John Lee Hooker: Dimples

J.B. Lenoir: Oh Baby

J.B. Lenoir: Do What I Say

Snooky Pryor: Judgment Day

Snooky Pryor: You Tried to Ruin Me

Floyd Jones: Ain’t Times Hard

Floyd Jones: Floyd’s Blues

Billy Boy Arnold: I Wish You Would

Billy Boy Arnold: Prisoner’s Plea

Elmore James: It Hurts Me Too

Elmore James: The 12 Year Old Boy

Jimmy Reed: High And Lonesome

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amstredam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2007, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.