Retrospective 004: Warm The Pot / Big City Funk

Today, we present two show selections, on a upbeat funk tip. Warm The Pot by DJ Soul Lucille, and Big City Funk, by DJ Linda Lexy will lay down the beat you need.

Two shows jam packed with funk from all corners, from New Orleans, To Michigan, New York To L.A, mixes beaming out from Florence, Italy and Detroit, these shows highlight the international culture under a groove. Keepin’ the funk alive.

–Steve Fly


WARM THE POT

 

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Fontella Bass, Bobby Byrd, Chuck Jackson, Willard Burton & The Pacifiers, Leon Thomas, The Dramatics, Pat Lundy, Love Committee, Rebirth Brass Band, the Wild Magnolias, Rasputin’s Stash, Milton Wright, Gil Scott-Heron, O.V. Wright, The O’Jays, and Robert Parker.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WARM THE POT

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 119

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, November 15, 2017 [DLSL-0119]

Fontella Bass: Its Hard To Get Back In

Bobby Byrd: Never Get Enough

Chuck Jackson: I Keep Forgetting

Willard Burton & The Pacifiers: Warm The Pot

Leon Thomas: Bags’ Groove

The Dramatics: Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

Pat Lundy: Work Song

Love Committee: Just As Long As I Got You

Rebirth Brass Band: Buck

Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Oops Upside Your Head

Rasputin’s Stash: What’s On Your Mind

Milton Wright: Friends And Buddies

Gil Scott-Heron: Gun

O.V. Wright: I Don’t Know Why

The O’Jays: Put Your Hands Together

Robert Parker: Hip-Hugging

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2017 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.


BIG CITY FUNK

Episode 4 of the Party Train show with Linda Lexy features music by Tino Gross, Ray Charles, The Sultans, The Valentinos, Little Ann, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, The Intensions, Sly Stone, The Meters, The Commodores, Lee Fields Sugarman & Co., The Howling Diablos, Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Army, Pam Kellum, the Royal Blackbirds, the Staples Singers, Spearhead, and Longneck Strangler.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BIG CITY FUNK
PARTY TRAIN 04
Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 3, 2016 [LLPT-0004]

[01] Linda Lexy Opening Comments & ID
[02] Opening Theme: Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister >
[03] Ray Charles: Hit The Road Jack
[04] The Sultans: Lemon Squeezing Daddy
[05] The Valentinos: What About Me
[06] Little Ann: Possession
[07] Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Ain't That A Bitch
[08] Intensions: I Don't Get Down Like That
[09] Sly Stone: I Get High On You
[10] The Meters: Just Kissed My Baby
[11] Commodores: High On Sunshine
[12] Lee Fields & Sugarman & Co:.Stand Up
[13] Howling Diablos: Good Good Vibes
[14] Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Army: Big City Funk
[15] Pam Kellum: What You See You Can't Get
[16] Royal Blackbirds: I'm Goin’
[17] Staples Singers: Oh La De Da
[18] Spearhead: Nobody Right, Nobody Wrong

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2017 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

John Sinclair Radio Show 758: The Big D

Episode 758 is coming from the Radio Free Amsterdam studios in Detroit’s Cass Corridor, where I continue to be holed up and healing from my many negative physical issues in my old age, but I’m starting to get a clean bill of health from my doctors with only one more cataract surgery next week and a breathing test to follow next month. Last week I played a cut by Dennis Coffey with the Lyman Woodard Trio from a recent album called Hot Coffey In The D released under Dennis’s name but in reality a live recording of the Lyman Woodard Trio with Melvin Davis on drums, Woodard on Hammond B-3 and Coffey on guitars, recorded live at Morey Baker’s Showplace Lounge in 1968. Here’s the remainder of the album, courtesy of Leni Sinclair, produced by Coffey and Mike Theodore and issued on Resonance Records. Plus there’s another cut featuring the late great drummer Jabo Starks with James Brown and his orchestra, just so we won’t forget how great he was!

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE BIG D

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 758

Cass Corridor, Detroit, May 17, 2018 [18281]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Dennis Coffey with the Lyman Woodard Trio: The Big D

Dennis Coffey with the Lyman Woodard Trio: By The Time I Get To Phoenix

Dennis Coffey with the Lyman Woodard Trio: Fuzz

James Brown: Super Bad

Dennis Coffey with the Lyman Woodard Trio: Casanova (Your Playing Days Are Over)

Dennis Coffey with the Lyman Woodard Trio: Maiden Voyage

Dennis Coffey with the Lyman Woodard Trio: The Look Of Love

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me

 

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 Sinclair

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation