The Blues Show 309: Freedom Highway

Bruce Pingree is playing music in Episode 309 by Taj Mahal, Keb’ Mo’, Satan & Adam, Curtis Mayfiedl, Mighty Sam McClain, the North Mississippi All Stars, Allen Toussaint, Willie Dixon, Georgianna Creola & Aryazola Pettway, and Pharaoh Sanders.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FREEDOM HIGHWAY

THE BLUES SHOW 309

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 13, 2017 [BPBS-0309]

Taj Mahal: Strong Man Holler

Taj Mahal & JKeb’ Mo’: Don’t Leave Me Here

Satan & Adam: Freedom For My People

Curtis Mayfiedl: We Gotta Have Peace

Mighty Sam McLain: Love One Another

North Mississippi All Stars: Freedom Highway

Allen Toussaint: We Are One

Willie Dixon: If You Got A Strong Brain

Georgianna Creola & Aryazola Pettway: This World Ain;t My Hoe

Pharaoh Sanders: The Craetor Has A Master Plan

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.

Fly By Night 235: Blue Midnight

Steve The Fly is smoking his way through a great set of music by Stevie Wonder, Funkadelic, Willie West, A Perfect Circle, The Philly Armada Orchestra, Jimi Hendrix, Betty Harris, Willie & The Sugarpoppers, Chuck Berry, Little Walter, Magic Sam, Allen Toussaint, Merry Clayton, John Coltrane, and Al Young.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUE MIDNIGHT

FLY BY NIGHT 235

Steve The Fly, Blackheath Studios, London, June 1, 2014 [SFBN-0065]

Stevie Wonder: Please Don’t Go

Funkadelic: Fish Chips And Sweat

Willie West: Fairchild

A Perfect Circle: Hands Of Time

The Philly Armada Orchestra: For The Love Of Money

jJimi Hendrix: Lover Man

Betty Harris: Trouble With My Lover

Willie & The Sugarpoppers: Oh Baby Babe

Chuck Berry: Too Much Monkey Business

Little Walter: Just Your Fool

Little Walter: My Baby’s Sweeter

Little Walter: Blue Midnight

Jimi Hendrix: Bleeding Heart

Magic Sam: You Don’t Love Me Anymore

Magic Sam: The Same Old Blues

Allen Toussaint: We Are The People

Merry Clayton: Gimme Shelter

John Coltrane: Up ‘Gainst The Wall

Al Young: For Poets

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

© 2014, 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 24: Beatnik Beat

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 24 features guitarist Freddie King recorded live at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival by John Sinclair, special guest on this episode,

preceded by music from Red Prysock, Sil Austin with the Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra, the Cecil Young Quartet, Paul Gayten, Albert King, and Ray Charles.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BEATNIK BEAT

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 24

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 2, 1983 [BCBC-0024]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Sil Austin with the Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra: Ping Pong

Cecil Young Quartet: Who Parked The Car

Paul Gayten: Beatnik Beat

Albert King: Breaking Up Somebody’s Home

Ray Charles: Sticks And Stones

Freddie King: Look On Yonder Wall

Freddie King: You Better Leave My Woman Alone

Freddie King: Ain’t Nobody’s Business

Freddie King: Sweet Home Chicago

Freddie King: Ain’t No Sunshine

Red Prysock: Jumbo

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martino D’Lorenzo at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 1983, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

Highway 61 Blues 10: Memphis Blues

This week Preston Lauderbach of the Stax Museum in Memphis sits in for Highway 61 host Scott Barretta with a program of stone Memphis blues from the Stax/Volt archives, including selections by Little Milton, Rufus Thomas, Gus Cannon, John Lee Hooker, Steve Cropper/Pops Staples/Albert King, Isaac Hayes, Little Sonny, Carla Thomas, Otis Redding, Mabel John, Sir Mack Rice, Deanie Parker, Johnnie Taylor, Sam & Dave, Wendy Renee, Booker T & the Mgs, and the great Albert King.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MEMPHIS BLUES AGAIN

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 10

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, March 11, 2006 [HW-0010]

Little Milton: Grits Ain’t Groceries

Rufus Thomas: Funky Chicken

Gus Cannon: Gonna Raise a Ruckus Tonight

John Lee Hooker: Grinder Man

Preston Lauderbach Comments

Steve Cropper/Pops Staples/Albert King: Tupelo

Isaac Hayes: Theme from Shaft

Little Sonny: Sonny’s Fever

Carla Thomas: Bring It On Home to Me

Otis Redding: Mr. Pitiful

Mabel John: Able Mabel

Sir Mack Rice: Mini Skirt Minnie

Deanie Parker: Each Step I Take

Johnnie Taylor: Blues in the Night

Sam & Dave: Hold On I’m Coming

Wendy Renee: Barbeque

Booker T & the MGs: Bootleg

Johnnie Taylor: I’d Rather Drink Muddy Water

Albert King: One Night

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

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2006, 2017 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

The Blues Show 308: Atomic Cocktail

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Charles Mingus, Slim Gaillard, Toronzo Cannon, Selwyn Birchwood, Li’l Ed & The Blues Imperials, Mark Nomad, Andy “T-Nick” Nixon Band, Larry Simon & Groove Bacteria with Eric Mingus, the Cash Box Kings, Willie King & The Liberators, the Rance Allen Group, Taj Mahal,  Keb’ Mo’.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ATOMIC COCKTAIL

THE BLUES SHOW 308

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 13, 2017 [BPBS-0308]

Charles Mingus: Oh Lord Don’t Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me

Slim Gaillard: Atomic Cocktail

Toronzo Cannon: Chickens Coming Home To Roost

Selwyn Birchwood: Police State

Li’l Ed & The Blues Imperials: Troubled World

Mark Nomad: We Gotta Live Together

Andy “T-Nick” Nixon Band: In This World We Live In

Larry Simon & Groove Bacteria with Eric Mingus: Democracy

Cash Box Kings: Build That Wall

Willie King & The Liberators: Stand Up And Speak The Truth

Rance Allen Group: If I Could Make The World Better

Keb’ Mo’: People Got To Be Free

Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’: Waiting On The World To Change

Keb’ Mo’: Talk

Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’: Soul

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.

Mood Indigo 53: Vamped By A Brownskin

 

Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Ehud Asherie, the Mike Jones Trio, Rhythm Future Quartet, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Lenny Marcus Trio & Friends, Herlin Riley, Corey Kendrick Trio, Houston Person & Ron Carter, Tony Lustig, Gregory Porter, and Duke Ellington.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

VAMPED BY A BROWNSKIN

MOOD INDIGO 53

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, December 28, 2016 [LKMI-0053]

[01] Opening Theme:  Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2 >

[02] Leslie Keros ID & Opening Comments

[03] Ehud Asherie: If You’ve Never Been Vamped by a Brownskin

[04] Mike Jones Trio: I Found a New Baby

[05] Rhythm Future Quartet: Bushwick Stomp

[06] Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: Orlando’s Walk

[07] Lenny Marcus Trio & Friends: Mocha

[08] Herlin Riley: A Spring Fantasy

[09] Corey Kendrick Trio: Blues al Pastor

[10] Houston Person & Ron Carter: Blue Monk

[11] Tony Lustig: Change Is Coming

[12] Gregory Porter: Take Me To The Alley

[13] Duke Ellington: Mood Indigo

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 23: Hideaway

 

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 23 features an entire program of music by the great Freddie King, including performances recorded live at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival by John Sinclair, special guest on this episode, plus three great cuts by B.B. King and Red Prysock with Martino’s opening theme.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIDEAWAY

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 23

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 2, 1983 [BCBC-0023]

Red Prysock: Jumbo with Martino D’Lorenzo Opening Comments

Freddie King: Look On Yonder Wall

Freddie King: Stumble

Freddie King: I Wonder Why

Freddie King: Stormy Monday

B.B. King: You Upsets Me Baby

B.B. King: Whole Lotta Loving

B.B. King: Did You Ever Love A Woman

Freddie King Stage Intro

Freddie King: Big Legged Woman

Freddie King: Look On Yonders Wall

Freddie King: Have You Ever Loved A Woman

Freddie King: That’ll Never Do

Freddie King: Hideaway

Freddie King: I’m Tore Down

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martino D’Lorenzo at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 1983, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Sounds Of Blue 113: Let’s Straighten It Out

 

Bob Putignano is playing music this week by the Grateful Dead, Horace Silver, Steely Dan, Otis Redding, Barbara Morrison and Latimore.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LET’S STRAIGHTEN IT OUT

SOUNDS OF BLUE 113

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, July 7, 2017 [RPSB-0112]

Twilight Zone Opening Theme

Grateful Dead: Weather Report

Horace Silver: Song For My Father

Steely Dan: Rikki Don’t Lose That Number

Otis Redding: My Girl

Grateful Dead: Empty Pages

Otis Redding: I’ve Been Loving You Too Long

Barbara Morrison: Sundown

Latimore: Let’s Straighten It Out

Latimore: Stormy Monday

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

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.