Sounds of Blue 122: Red Wine And Moonshine

Bob Putignano is playing music this week by Johnnie Bassett with the Bill Heid Band, The Detroit Blues Masters, Alberta Adams, Mel Brown, Enrico Crivellaro, Corey Dennison, Coco Montoya, and Deborah Coleman with Sue Foley and Ruth Potvin.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

RED WINE AND MOONSHINE

SOUNDS OF BLUE 122

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, October 24, 2017 [18009]

Johnnie Bassett with the Bill Heid Band: Party My Blues Away
Bill Heid & the Detroit Blues Masters: I’m Glad She’s Gone
Alberta Adams with Johnnie Bassett: I Want a Man
Mel Brown with Enrico Crivellaro: Red Wine and Moonshine
Mel Brown: Ode to Billie Joe
Mel Brown: Shanty
Corey Dennison: Misti
Coco Montoya: Cool Like That
Coco Montoya: Don’t Go Makin’ Plans
Coco Montoya: Same Old Thing
Sue Foley-Deborah Coleman-Ruth Potvin: Talking Loud

 

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 01: Since The Blues Began

The first episode in our rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots series for WWOZ-FM in New Orleans presents the final installment of the program as played on May 11, 2003 with a full program of Crescent City music by Deacon John, Earl King, Tommy Ridgley, Snooks Eaglin, Irma Thomas, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Rockie Charles, Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders, and Li’l Buck Sinegal.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SINCE THE BLUES BEGAN

BLUES & ROOTS 01

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 11, 2003 [18006]

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Deacon John: Losing Battle

Deacon John: Many Rivers To Cross

Earl King: A Mother’s Love

Earl King: I’m Your Best Bet Baby

Earl King: Until I Say Well Done

Tommy Ridgley: Since The Blues Began

Snooks Eaglin: Lock Doctor

Irma Thomas: Coming From Behind > Wish Someone Would care

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: I’ll Be Good

Rockie Charles: Taxi Cab and City Buses Passing

Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders: Don’t Look Any Further

Li’l Buck Sinigal: The Blues Is Killing Me

Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, digitally transferred, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 2003, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Highway 61 Blues 18: Coming From The Old School

Highway 61 offers a tribute to the late, great harmonica star Sam Myers a week following his demise in 2006 by playing Sam’s early recordings and sides with guitarists Elmore James, Tommy Lee Thompson, King Edward, Mel Brown, and Anson Funderburg & the Rockets.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COMING FROM THE OLD SCHOOL

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 18

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, July 22, 2006 [18005]

 

Sam Myers: Sleeping in the Ground

Sam Myers: My Love Is Here to Stay

Sam Myers: You Don’t Have to Go

Elmore James: Look On Yonder Wall

Sam Myers & Tommy Lee Thompson: From Now On

Sam Myers & Tommy Lee Thompson: I Just Found Out

Sam Myers & King Edward: Gold Tailed Bird

Sam Myers & King Edward: Money Is My Downfall

Anson Funderburg & the Rockets: Can We Get Together

Anson Funderburg & the Rockets: Some Sunny Day

Anson Funderburg & the Rockets: Jungle

Anson Funderburg & the Rockets: Crutch and Cane

Sam Myers & Mel Brown: Tired of Your Jive

Sam Myers & Mel Brown: 99

Sam Myers & Mel Brown: Country Boy

Sam Myers & Mel Brown: Coming From the Old School

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at University of Mississippi for Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2006, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

Red Rooster Lounge 285: Blue House

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Freddy King, Kid Ramos with Charlie Musselwhite, Billy Boy Arnold, Chris Daniels & The Kings, Marcia Ball, Paul Oscher, Otis Grand, Mitch Woods & John Hammond, Sherman Robertson, Hubert Sumlin, Bobby “Blue” Bland, and Ronnie Earl.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUE HOUSE

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 285

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, November 6, 2017 [18004]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Freddy King: In The Open

Kid Ramos with Charlie Musselwhite: Charlie’s Old Highway 51 Blues

Billy Boy Arnold: Prisoner’s Plea

Chris Daniels & The Kings: Soothe Me

Marcia Ball: Blue House

Paul Oscher: Mean Old World

Otis Grand: Satan’s Blues

Mitch Woods & John Hammond: Mother In Law Blues

Sherman Robertson: Am I Losing You

Hubert Sumlin: I Don’t Want To Hear About Yours

Bobby “Blue” Bland: You’ve Got Bad Intentions

Ronnie Earl: Through Floods And Storms

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1653]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

The Blues Show 316: Gearheads

Bob Knight is sitting in for Bruce Pingree this week and playing the blues by Marcia Ball, Johnny Fury, Roy Buchanan, Danny Gatton & Joey DeFrancesco, B.B. King & Eric Clapton, Smokin’ Joe Kubek Band, Eddie Cotton, the Jaywalkers, Al Kooper & Michael Bloomfield, John Lee Hooker, Champion Jack Dupree, and Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GEARHEADS

THE BLUES SHOW 316

Bob Knight, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, September 3, 2017 [18003]

 

Marcia Ball: Let Me Play With Your Poodle

Johnny Fury: Without Me

Roy Buchanan: Whiplash

Danny Gatton & Joey DeFrancesco: Gearheads

B.B. King & Eric Clapton: Three O’Clock Blues

Smokin’ Joe Kubek Band: Just For A Little While

Eddie Cotton: Better Deal

Jaywalkers: Mean Bug Boogie

Al Kooper & Michael Bloomfield: Albert’s Shuffle

John Lee Hooker: I Put My Trust In You

Champion Jack Dupree: Black Woman Swing

Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson: If The Blues Was Whiskey

 

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.

 

Highway 61 Blues 17: Boogie Rock

This week’s episode of Highway 61 features the early recordings of B.B. King and some of the artists who influenced him during his formative years in Memphis in the late 1940s and early 1950s, including Lowell Fulson, John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson, Tampa Red, Robert Nighthawk, Jimmy Witherspoon, Gatemouth Moore, Dr. Clayton, and Lonnie Johnson.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BOOGIE ROCK

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 17

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, July 15, 2006 [SBHW-0017]

 

Lowell Fulson: 3 O’Clock Blues

B.B. King: 3 O’Clock Blues

John Lee Williamson: Million Years Blues

B.B. King: When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer

Tampa Red: She’s Dynamite

B.B. King: She’s Dynamite

Robert Nighthawk: Sweet Black Angel

B.B. King: Sweet Little Angel

Robert Nighthawk: Crying Won’t Help You

B.B. King: Crying Won’t Help You

Jimmy Witherspoon: Ain’t Nobody’s Business

B.B. King: Ain’t Nobody’s Business

Gatemouth Moore: Have You Ever Loved a Woman

B.B. King: Have You Ever Loved a Woman

Dr. Clayton: I Need My Baby

B.B. King: Walking Dr. Bill

Lonnie Johnson: Blues Stay Away from Me

B.B. King: Blues Stay Away from Me

B.B. King: Boogie Rock

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at University of Mississippi for Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Post-production & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2006, 2017 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

Red Rooster Lounge 284: Blue Christmas 2017

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great Christmas blues sides for 2017 by The Enchanters, Chuck Blevins, Dee Dee Ford, Johnny Otis Orchestra, Little T-Bone, Rev. J.M. Gates, The Youngsters, J.B. Summers & Doc Bagby Orchestr, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Floyd Dixon, The Moonglows, Freddie King, The Voices, John Lee Hooker, Victoria Spivey, Irma Thomas, and Charles Brown.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUE CHRISTMAS 2017

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 284

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, November 6, 2017 [CWRR-0284]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

The Enchanters: Mambo Santa Mambo

Chuck Blevins: Sleighbell Rock

Dee Dee Ford: Good Morning Blues

Johnny Otis Orchestra: Happy New Year Baby

Little T-Bone: Christmas Time

Rev. J.M. Gates: Did You Spend Christmas Day In Jail?

The Youngsters: Christmas In Jail

J.B. Summers & the Doc Bagby Orchestra: I Want A Present For Christmas

Lightning Hopkins: Happy New Year

Floyd Dixon: Empty Stocking Blues

The Moonglows: Hey Santa Claus

Freddie King: Christmas Tears

The Voices: Santa Claus Boogie

John Lee Hooker: Blues For Christmas

Victoria Spivey: I Aint Gonnna Let You See My Santa Claus

Irma Thomas: O Holy Night

Charles Brown: Merry Christmas Baby

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1659]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

 

The Blues Show 315: The Healer

Bruce Pingree is playing a third hour of the fantastic music of John Lee Hooker in honor of the 100th anniversary of Hooker’s birth on August 22, 1917, or so many say.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE HEALER

THE BLUES SHOW 315

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 27, 2017 [BPBS-0315]

 

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

John Lee Hooker with the Muddy Waters Band: I’m Bad

John Lee Hooker: Serves You Right To Suffer

John Lee Hooker: House Rent Boogie

John Lee Hooker & Ry Cooder: This Is Hip

John Lee Hooker & Charles Brown Kiddo

John Lee Hooker with Los Lobos: Dimples

John Lee Hooker & Johnnie Johnson: I Wanna Hug You

John Lee Hooker & the Carlos Santana Band: The Healer

John Lee Hooker & Bonnie Raitt: I’m In The Mood

John Lee & Zadaija Hooker: Loving People

John Lee Hooker & Van Morrison: I’ll Never Get Out of These Blues Alive

 

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

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.