The Blues Show 320: Pick Your Poison

Bruce Pingree is playing a stunning variety of blues music with selections from Ben Hunter & Joe Siemens with Phil Wiggins, Rick Estrin & The Night Cats, Billy Flynn, Linsey Alexander, Selwyn Birchwood, The Brotherhood, Willie King & The Liberators, John Boutte & Uptown Okra, Ann Peebles, Sluefoot & The Angels, Tom Horski, Richard Zimmerman, Dick Hyman, and Fats Waller.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

PICK YOUR POISON

THE BLUES SHOW 320

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, September 10, 2017 [18059]

 

Ben Hunter & Joe Siemens with Phil Wiggins: Do You Call That A Buddy

Rick Estrin & The Night Cats: Living From Hand To Mouth

Billy Flynn: Hold On

Linsey Alexander: I’m Not Your Problem

Selwyn Birchwood: Pick Your Poison

The Brotherhood: The Monkey That Became President (Part 1)

Willie King & The Liberators: You’ve Got To Have Love

John Boutte & Uptown Okra: Let’s Make A Better World

Ann Peebles: Fill This World With Love

Sluefoot & The Angels: Give Your Love

Tom Horski: The New England Rag

Richard Zimmerman: The Harlem Rag

Dick Hyman: Peacherine Rag

Fats Waller: The Haitian Blues

 

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.

 

Sounds of Blue 125: Stretchin’ Out

Bob Putignano has some great music this week by Bob Weir, Bobby & the Midnights, Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones, Guitar Star, and Bobby Rush.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STRETCHIN’ OUT

SOUNDS OF BLUE 125

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, November 15, 2017 [18051]

 

Twilight Zone Theme
Bob Weir: Playing in the Band
Bob Weir: Easy to Slip
Bob Weir: Hypnotize Kingfish
Bobby & the Midnights: Too Many Losers
Bob Weir: Heaven Help the Fool
Bobby & the Midnights: Josephine
Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones: 6:30
Guitar Star: Stretchin’ Out
Bobby Rush: Got Me Accused

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 04: Indian Red

Episode 04 of our rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program series for WWOZ-FM in New Orleans around the turn of the century presents Part One of the Mardi Gras Indian Music Special for 1998 with selections from the Golden Eagles, the Wild Magnolias with the Rebirth Brass Band, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, the Flaming Arrows, the Golden Arrows, the Guardians of the Flame, the Ninth Ward Warriors, J. Monque’D & Marva Wright, Ernest Skipper & Spirit of Fi Yi Yi, June Victory & the Bayou Renegades, and Wild Indian testimony as told to Samuel Charters in 1956.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

INDIAN RED

BLUES & ROOTS 04

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 22, 1998 [18048]

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Let’s Go Get ’Em

Wild Magnolias: My Big Chief Got A Golden Crown

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Indians, Here Dey Come

Flaming Arrows: Here Comes The Indians Now

Golden Arrows: Two-Way-Pak-E-Way

Guardians of the Flame: Oo-Na-Nay

Ninth Ward Warriors & Rebirth Brass Band: Shoo Fly

  1. Monque’D & Marva Wright: Indian Princess

Wild Magnolias: Handa Wanda

Ernest Skipper & Spirit of Fi Yi Yi: Shotgun Joe

Bayou Renegades: Old Time Indian

Wild Indian Testimony from 1956 >

Tu-Way-Pak-E-Way > Wild Indian Testimony from 1956 >

Indian Red > Wild Indian Testimony from 1956 >

Red White & Blue Got The Golden Band

 

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 21: Ladies Who Sing The Blues

Highway 61 with Scott Barretta features the music of blueswomen from across the spectrum of the blues this week—Ladies Who Sing The Blues—including Billie Holiday, Alberta Hunter, Trixie Smith, Rosetta Howard & the Harlem Hamfats, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Blue Lu Barker, Georgia White, Dinah Washington, Margie Day, Julia Lee, Miss LaVelle, Big Mama Thornton, Marie Adams, Little Esther, Big Maybelle, Ruth Brown, Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto, and Koko Taylor.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LADIES WHO SING THE BLUES

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 21

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, August 12, 2006 [18047]

 

Billie Holiday: I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues

Alberta Hunter: Fine And Mellow

Trixie Smith: Jack I’m Mellow

Rosetta Howard & the Harlem Hamfats: If You’s A Viper

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: My Man And I

Rosetta Howard: Men Are Like Streetcars

Blue Lu Barker: Don’t You Get Me High

Georgia White: I’ll Keep Sittin’ On It

Dinah Washington: Blow Top Blues

Margie Day: Take Out Your False Teeth Daddy

Julia Lee: Don’t Save It Too Long

Julia Lee: Don’t Come Too Soon

Miss LaVelle: If I Could Be With You

Big Mama Thornton: They Call Me Big Mama

Marie Adams: I’m Gonna Latch On

Little Esther: Double Crossing Blues

Big Maybelle [Smith]: Foolin’ Blues

Ruth Brown: Teardrops In My Eyes

Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto: In The Basement

Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle

 

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

 

© 2006, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

Red Rooster Lounge 288: Do Me Right

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Lurrie Bell, James Cotton, B.B. King, Lloyd Glenn & His Orchestra, Lowell Fulson, Terry Hanck, Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire, Rl Griffin, Sena Ehrhardt, Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi, Hammie Nixon, Big Maybelle, and T-Bone Walker.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DO ME RIGHT

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 288

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, November 27, 2017 [18046]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Lurrie Bell: Bring Yourself Back To Me

James Cotton: Sweet Sixteen

B.B. King: Waiting On You

Lloyd Glenn & His Orchestra: Southbound Special

Lowell Fulson: Do Me Right

Terry Hanck: Whole Lotta Lovin’

Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire: Don’t Play That Song

Rl Griffin: Heaven Help The Blind Man

Sena Ehrhardt: If Trouble Was Money

Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi: Evil Hearted Me

Hammie Nixon: Viola Lee Blues

Big Maybelle: Big Maybelle Sings The Blues

T-Bone Walker: Blues For Marili

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1656]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

The Blues Show 319: Storm Warning

Bruce Pingree is playing music for people in Florida and the South currently affected by the hurricane season with selections by Mac Rebennack, James Black & Sister Mary, Jeremy Lyons & The Deltabilly Boys, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux with Tab Benoit, J. Monque’D, Charley Patton, Barbecue Bob, Bessie Smith, St. Louis Jimmy Oden with Muddy Waters, Cool John Ferguson, Ben Hunter, Kokomo Arnold, and Catfish Keith.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STORM WARNING

THE BLUES SHOW 319

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, September 10, 2017 [18045]

 

Mac Rebennack: Storm Warning

James Black & Sister Mary: There’s A Storm In The Gulf

Jeremy Lyons & The Deltabilly Boys: Hurricane Way

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux with Tab Benoit: Thunder And Lightning

  1. Monque’D: Hurricane

Charley Patton: High Water Everywhere (Parts 1 & 2)

Barbecue Bob: Motherless Child Blues

Bessie Smith: Backwater Blues

Bessie Smith: Gulf Coast Blues

St. Louis Jimmy Oden with Muddy Waters: Florida Hurricane

Cool John Ferguson: Sixteen Years

Ben Hunter: Longing For My Sugar

Kokomo Arnold: Monday Morning Blues

Catfish Keith: Please Baby

 

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.

 

Sounds of Blue 124: Listen Here

Bob Putignano has some great music this week by Howard Roberts, Coco Montoya, Deborah Coleman, Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers, Eddie Harris, and Les McCann.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LISTEN HERE

SOUNDS OF BLUE 124

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, October 24, 2017 [18037]

 

Howard Roberts: Roadwork
Coco Montoya: Got A Mind To Travel
Coco Montoya: My Side of the Fence
Deborah Coleman: Goodbye Misery
Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers: Not That Kind of Girl
Eddie Harris: I Need Some Money
Eddie Harris: Eddie Who?
Eddie Harris: Listen Here
Les McCann & Eddie Harris: Compared to What

 

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 03: Long Distance Call

The third installment in our series of rebroadcasts of the Blues & Roots show with John Sinclair on WWOZ-FM in New Orleans from early in the present century proudly presents an hour of Muddy Waters Aristocrat & Chess Records 78s and 45s from the late 1940s and early to mid-50s.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LONG DISTANCE CALL

BLUES & ROOTS 03

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 11, 2003 [18034]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Muddy Waters: Train Fare Home

Muddy Waters: Mean Red Spider

Muddy Waters: Standing Here Trembling

Muddy Waters: You Gonna Need My Help

Muddy Waters: Streamline Woman

Muddy Waters: Young Fashioned Ways

Muddy Waters: Rolling And Tumbling (Parts 1 & 2)

Muddy Waters: Rolling Stone

Muddy Waters: Walking Blues

Muddy Waters: Louisiana Blues

Muddy Waters: Long Distance Call

Muddy Waters: Honey Bee

Muddy Waters: Country Boy

Muddy Waters: She Moves Me

Muddy Waters: Still A Fool

Muddy Waters: Too Young To Know

Muddy Waters: Forty Days And Forty Nights

 

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 & Sunny Sinclair

 

© 2003, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation