The Blues Show 312: Done Got Old

Bruce Pingree is playing blues this week by Paul Butterfield’s Better Days, Champion Jack Dupree, Bluesiana Triangle, W.C. Clarke, Johnny Ace, Junior Kimbrough, Buster Benton, Chicago Bob Nelson, Irma Thomas, the Treme Brass Band, and some artists yet to be identified.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DONE GOT OLD

THE BLUES SHOW 312

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 20, 2017 [BPBS-0312]

 

Paul Butterfield’s Better Days: Buried Alive In The Blues

Champion Jack Dupree: Give Me Flowers While I’m Living

Bluesiana Triangle: Life’s A One Way Ticket

W.C. Clarke: Ain’t It Funny How Time Slips Away

Johnny Ace: The Clock

Junior Kimbrough: Done Got Old

Buster Benton: Born With The Blues

Chicago Bob Nelson: Retirement Plan

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Irma Thomas: Time Is On My Side

{Unidentified Artist]: Done with the Troubles of the World

Treme Brass Band: Just A Closer Walk With Thee

 

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.

 

The Blues Show 311: Birthday Blues

Bruce Pingree is playing blues this week by Shirley Johnson, Al Casey & Cousin Joe, Smiley Lewis, Wynonie Harris, Gatemouth Moore, Ruth Brown, Roscoe Chenier, Guitar Slim, Houston Guitar Slim, Louisiana Red with Little Victor, Hard Bargain, Paul Gayten, Roy Brown, Floyd Dixon, Lightning Slim, Alvin Robinson, Albert King, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, and Little Walter.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BIRTHDAY BLUES

THE BLUES SHOW 311

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 20, 2017 [BPBS-0311]

Shirley Johnson: As The Years Go Passing By

Al Casey & Cousin Joe: The Old Age Blues

Smiley Lewis: Growing Old

Wynonie Harris: I Feel That Old Age Coming On

Gatemouth Moore: My Mother Thinks I’m Something

Ruth Brown: Can’t Get Excited

Roscoe Chneier: Lucky To Be Living

Guitar Slim: If I Had My Life To Live Over

Houston Guitar Slim: Things I Used To Do

Louisiana Red with Little Victor: Too Poor To Die

Hard Bargain: Birthday Blues

Paul Gayten: Happy Birthday To You

Roy Brown: A Tick of the Clock

Floyd Dixon: Till I Grow Old

Lightning Slim: You’re Old Enough To Understand

Alvin Robinson: Better Be Cool

Albert King: Born Under A Bad Sign

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: My Time Is Expensive

Little Walter: Hate to See You Go

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.

The Blues Show 310: Younger All The Time

 

Bruce Pingree is playing music on his own birthday by Homeless Bob & The Living Room Gypsies, Larry Garland & Stanley Longstaff, Quintavius Willis, Taj Mahal, Watermelon Slim, Carl Martn, Rosie Mae Moore, Odetta, Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis, Tracy Nelsn, Bessie Jackson, Charlie McCoy, and Big Mama Thornton with the Muddy Waters Blues Band.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

YOUNGER ALL THE TIME

THE BLUES SHOW 310

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 20, 2017 [BPBS-0310]

Homeless Bob & The Living Room Gypsies: I Got Mine

Larry Garland & Stanley Longstaff: Blue Monk

Homeless Bob & The Living Room Gypsies: Framed

Quintavius Willis: Ancestor Blues

Taj Mahal: Leaving Trunk

Watermelon Slim: Too Old Is Getting Younger All The Time

Carl Martin: Old Time Blues

Rosie Mae Moore & Charlie McCoy: The Staggering Blues

Odetta: I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago > The Biggest Thing

Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis: I’ve Been A Fool For A Long Time

Tracy Nelson: Victim Of The Blues

Bessie Jackson: You Gotta Die Someday

Charlie McCoy: Times Ain’t What They Used To Be

Big Mama Thornton: Life Goes On

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.

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.

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.

The Blues Show 307: Danger Zone

Bruce Pingree is playing music in Episode 307 by Doug McCloud, Lindsey Alexander, Dennis Donnnelly, the Golden Gate Quartet, The Charming Bells, Bill Perry, The Staple Singers, Nina Simone, The Freedom Singers, Alberta Hunter, Johnny Adams, The Four Jacks, Mavis Staples, Barbara Dane & The chambers Brothers, Percy Mayfield, Camille Howard, and Pete Johnson.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DANGER ZONE
THE BLUES SHOW 307
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 13, 2017 [BPBS-0307]

[01] Doug McCloud: Whose Truth Whose Lies
[02] Lindsey Alexander: The Comb Over Blues
[03] Dennis Donnnelly: The New Clear Song
[04] Golden Gate Quartet: Adam And Evil
[05] The Charming Bells: Jesus Hits Like An Atom Bomb
[06] Bill Perry: Ball Of Confusion
[07] The Staple Singers: For What It’s Worth
[08] Nina Simone: The Backlash Blues
[09] The Freedom Singers: Which Side Are You On
[10] Alberta Hunter: You Gotta Reap What You Sow
[11] Johnny Adams; Danger Zone
[12] The Four Jacks: I Don’t Want To Be President
[13] Mavis Staples; Have A Little Faith
[14] Barbara Dane &The chambers Brothers: You Can’t Make It By Yoursef
[15] Percy Mayfield: Please Send Me Someone To Love
[16] Camille Howard: Fireball Boogie
[17] Pete Johnson: The Atomic Boogie

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.

The Blues Show 306: Let’s Work Together

Bruce Pingree is playing music in Episode 306 by Paul Gayten, Frankie Lee, the Smokin’ Joe Kubek Band, Earl King, Howard Armstrong, Rory Block, Paul Rishell & Annie Rains, Big Maybelle, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Wilbert Harrison, Maria Muldaur, Jesse Thomas, Willie King & The Liberators, and Howlin’ Wolf.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LET’S WORK TOGETHER
THE BLUES SHOW 306
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 6, 2017 [BPBS-0306]

[01] Paul Gayten: For You My Love
[02] Frankie Lee: Where You Been All My Life
[03] Smokin’ Joe Kubek Band: The Life You Save
[04] Earl King: Love Can Save The World
[05] Howard Armstrong: You’re Nobody Til Somebody Loves You
[06] Rory Block: Old Friends
[07] Paul Rishell & Annie Rains: It’ll Be Me
[08] Big Maybelle: I Will Never Tuen My Back On You
[09] Bobby “Blue” Bland: I’ll Take Crae Of You
[10] Wilbert Harrison: Let’s Work Together
[11] Maria Muldaur: Without A Friend Like You
[12] Jesse Thomas: Another Friend Like Me
[13] Willie King & The Liberators: Let’s Come Together As One Community
[14] Howlin’ Wolf: Highway 49

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.

The Blues Show 305: Mojo Hannah

Bruce Pingree is playing music in Episode 305 by Aaron Neville, The Neville Brothers, Candy Kane, John Carey, The Cash Box Kings, Lindsey Alexander, Billy Flynn, the Homemade Jams Blues Band, Robin Rogers, and the Matthew Stubbs Band with Kit Holiday.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MOJO HANNAH
THE BLUES SHOW 305
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 6, 2017 [BPBS-0305]

[01] Aaron Neville: Struttin’ On Sunday
[02] Aaron Neville: Angola Bound
[03] Aaron Neville: Hercules
[04] Aaron Neville: Louisiana 1927
[05] Aaron Neville: Mojo Hannah
[06] The Neville Brothers: A Change Is Gonna Come
[07] Candy Kane: Back With My Old Friends
[08] John Carey: People You Love
[09] The Cash Box Kings: Build That Wall
[10] Lindsey Alexander: That Ain’t Right
[11] Billy Flynn: Lonesome Highway
[12] Homemade Jams Blues Band: Who Your Real Friends Are
[13] Robin Rogers: Colorblind Angel
[14] Matthew Stubbs Band with Kit Holiday: It’s You 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
Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam
© 2017 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.