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.

 

Sounds of Blue 120: True Blue

Bob Putignano is playing music this week by Larry Carlton & the SWR Big Band, The Crusaders, B.B. King, Gary Burton & Friends: Six Pack

B.B. King, Cannonball Adderley with Lou Rawls, and Calvin Owens with B.B. King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TRUE BLUE

SOUNDS OF BLUE 120

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, September 29, 2017 [RPSB-0120

 

Twilight Zone Theme

Larry Carlton & the SWR Big Band: The Well’s Gone Dry

The Crusaders with B.B. King: Better Not Look Down

B.B. King: Never Make Your Move Too Soon

Gary Burton & Friends: Six Pack

B.B. King: Crying Won’t Help You Now > You’re Mean

B.B. King: If That Ain’t It I Quit

Cannonball Adderley with Lou Rawls: I’d Rather Drink Muddy Water
Calvin Owens with B.B. King: True Blue

B.B. King: You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now

 

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.

 

Highway 61 Blues 16: Misty Blue

Scott Barretta features the contemporary Mississippi blueswoman Dorothy Moore on this week’s episode of Highway 61 with excerpts from an elongated conversation with Ms. Moore and musical selections from her great Malaco Records singles and albums.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MISTY BLUE

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 16

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, June 10, 2006 [SBHW-0016]

 

Dorothy Moore: All Night Blue

Scott Barretta Conversation with Dorothy Moore-1

The Poppies: Lullaby of Love:

Scott Barretta Conversation with Dorothy Moore-2

Dorothy Moore: Misty Blue

Scott Barretta Conversation with Dorothy Moore-3

Dorothy Moore & King Floyd: Weak in Love

Scott Barretta Conversation with Dorothy Moore-4

Dorothy Moore: He Thinks I Still Care

Scott Barretta Conversation with Dorothy Moore-5

Dorothy Moore: Do Ya

Scott Barretta Conversation with Dorothy Moore-6

Dorothy Moore: Whatcha Doing With the Money

Scott Barretta Conversation with Dorothy Moore-7

Bessie Smith: Do Your Duty

Dorothy Moore: Do Your Duty

Scott Barretta Conversation with Dorothy Moore-8

Dorothy Moore: What Is This?

 

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 283: Juke Joint Jive

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Mitch Woods with James Cotton, Pinetop Perkins, Hubert Sumlin, Casey Hensley, Al Corte’, Lizz Wright, Leon Russell, Teeny Tucker, Charles Brown, Benny Turner, and Wild Jimmy Spruill.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JUKE JOINT JIVE

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 283

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, October 30, 2017 [CWRR-0283]

 

Theme: Harlem Nocturne

Mitch Woods with James Cotton: Chicago Express

Pinetop Perkins: Look On Yonder Wall

Hubert Sumlin: I Don’t Want No Woman

Hubert Sumlin: Makes Me Think About The One I Had

Casey Hensley: Big Mama’s Coming Home

Al Corte’: Juke Joint Jive

Lizz Wright: Singing In My Soul

Leon Russell: Black & Blue

Teeny Tucker: Heartbreak

Charles Brown: Trouble Blues

Benny Turner: Ghetto Woman

Wild Jimmy Spruill: Hard Grind

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

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

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 314: That’s My Story

Bruce Pingree is playing a second hour of great music by John Lee Hooker in honor of the 100th anniversary of Hooker’s birth.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THAT’S MY STORY

THE BLUES SHOW 314

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 27, 2017 [BPBS-0314]

 

John Lee Hooker: Burning Hell

John Lee Hooker: She’s Long, She’s Tall, She Weeps Like A Willow Tree

John Lee Hooker: That’s My Story

John Lee Hooker: I Can’t Quit You Now

John Lee Hooker: Tupelo

John Lee Hooker: Bus Station Blues

John Lee Hooker: The Great Fire of Natchez

John Lee Hooker: Boom Boom

John Lee Hooker & Canned Heat: Messing With The Hook

John Lee Hooker & Alan Wilson: TheWorld Today

John Lee Hooker: The Feeling Is Gone

John Lee Hooker & Canned Heat: Let’s Make It

John Lee Hooker: Boogie With The Hook

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

 

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.