Fly By Night 239: Silver Sunshine

Steve The Fly is basking in the silver sunshine of a beautiful Amsterdam afternoon listening to music & words by Horace Silver, Sun Ra, Amiri Baraka & the Billy Harper Sextet, Charles Mingus, Robert Anton Wilson, Medeski Martin Wood & Cline, Jimi Hendrix, John Sinclair & His Amsterdam Blues Scholars, Steve Fly Agaric 23, and Ken Campbell.

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The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SILVER SUNSHINE

FLY BY NIGHT 239

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, June 28, 2014 [SFBN-0069]

Horace Silver: Senor Blues

Horace Silver: Doodlin’
Sun Ra: The Ridiculous “I” and The Cosmos
Amiri Baraka & the Billy Harper Sextet: Oh…If Only
Charles Mingus: Bird Calls
Robert Anton Wilson: Government Corp.
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Jade
Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin’
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Cinders
Sun Ra: El Is A Sound Of Joy
John Sinclair & His Amsterdam Blues Scholars: learning to walk
Steve Fly Agaric 23: Music for Alan Moore
Ken Campbell: Illuminatus Trilogy
Steve Fly: Lull

 

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.

 

Fly By Night 238: Dig On It

Steve The Fly is digging deep this week into an hour of music by Sunnyland Slim, Little Walter, Eddie Bo, Michael Longo, Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Screaming Jay Hawkins, The Spaniels, the Gil Evans Orchestra, Sonny Rollins-Dizzy Gillespie-Sonny Stitt, Jimmy McGriff, and King Tubby.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DIG ON IT

FLY BY NIGHT 238

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, June 26, 2014 [SFBN-0068]

 

Sunnyland Slim: I Done You Wrong

Little Walter: Just Your Fool

Eddie Bo: Hey Mama Here Comes The Preacher

Michael Longo: Samia

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Advice to Medics

Screaming Jay Hawkins: All Night

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: And Otherness

The Spaniels: Baby Its You

Gil Evans: Barry’s Tune

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: China Gates

Sonny Rollins-Dizzy Gillespie-Sonny Stitt: The Eternal Triangle

Jimmy McGriff: Dig On It

King Tubby: Dreadlocks Dub

 

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.

 

Fly By Night 237: Let’s Go hang Out At Tesco

Steve The Fly pops into the local supermarket to hear some tunes by Medeski Martin Wood & Nils Cline, Steve Noble & Alan Wilkinson, and Sun Ra & His Arkestra, capped by a few words from the late Ken Campbell.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LET’S GO HANG OUT AT TESCO

FLY BY NIGHT 237

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, June 25, 2014 [SFBN-0067]

Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Arm & Leg
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Los Blank
Steve Noble & Alan Wilkinson: Let’s Go Hang out at Tesco
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Bonjour Beze
Sun Ra: A Call To All Demons
Sun Ra: We Travel The Spaceways
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Looters
Ken Campbell: Hagbard’s Booklet from Illuminatus Trilogy

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.

Fly By Night 236: Mount Shasta

 

Steve The Fly visits the Motor City all the way from London with this beautiful program of music by Yusef Lateef, Adam Rudolph, Marcus Belgrave, Phil Ranelin, Tribe, and John Sinclair with the Planet D Nonet.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MOUNT SHASTA

FLY BY NIGHT 236

Steve The Fly, Blackheath Studios, London, June 2, 2014 [SFBN-0066]

Yusef Lateef: Coltrane Remembered
Adam Rudolph: Within Yourself
Yusef Lateef: 1st Movement, The African American Epic Suite
Adam Rudolph & Yusef Lateef: Mount Shasta
Marcus Belgrave: Space Odyssey
Phil Ranelin: Sounds from the village
Tribe: Beneficent
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Chant of the Weed

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.

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.

Fly By Night 234: Lonely Fire

Steve The Fly is on fire this week with sides by Eldridge Holmes, Sly & The Family Stone, jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, the john Coltrane Quartet, and Joanna Newsome.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LONELY FIRE

FLY BY NIGHT 234

Steve The Fly, Blackheath Studios, London, May 30, 2014 [SFBN-0064]

Eldridge Holmes: The Book

Sly & The Family Stone: Poet

jimi Hendrix: If 6 Was 9

Miles Davis: Lonely Fire

john Coltrane: Dear Old Stockholm

Sly & The Family Stone: Thank You Falettin Me Be Mice Elf Again

Joanna Newsome: Baby Birch

Jimi Hendrix: Can You See Me

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.

Fly By Night 233: Money Is Not My God

Steve The Fly offers an artful program of music by The Spirit of Memphis Quartet, Magic Sam, Sly & The Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, Yoko Ono & Thurston Moore, Killing Joke, The Congos, The Upsetters, Da Grynch, Max Roach, and Kenny Burrell.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MONEY IS NOT MY GOD
FLY BY NIGHT 233
Steve The Fly, Blackheath Studios, London, May 28, 2014 [SFBN-0063]

[01] The Spirit of Memphis Quartet: Atomic Telephone
[02] Magic Sam: Stop! You’re Hurting Me
[03] Sly & The Family Stone: Just Like A Baby
[04] Jimi Hendrix: Ships Passing Through The Night
[05] Yoko Ono & Thurston Moore: Mirror Mirror
[06] Killing Joke in Dub: Money Is Not Our God
[07] Killing Joke in Dub: World Of Hell
[08] The Congos: Don’t Blame It On Me
[09] Upsetters: War In A Dub
[10] Da Grynch: Joker Smoker Dub
[11] Max Roach: The Profit
[12] Kenny Burrell: The Common Ground

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.

Fly By Night 232: Cosmic Hop


Steve Fly is hopping through the cosmos with this sleection of music & words
from Sun Ra, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Magic Sam, the Dirty
Dozen Brass Band, Parliament, and Robert Anton Wilson.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
COSMIC HOP
FLY BY NIGHT 232
Steve The Fly, Blackheath Studios, London, May 26, 2014 [SFBN-0062]

[01] Sun Ra: Spread Your Wings
[02] Miles Davis: Tatu (Part 2)
[03] Jimi Hendrix: Valleys Of Neptune
[04] Sun Ra: Galactic Voyage
[05] John Coltrane: After The Rain
[06] Magic Sam: Keep Loving Me Baby
[07] Jimi Hendrix: Little Miss Lover
[08] Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Do It Fluid
[09] Miles Davis: Wili (Part 1)
[10] Parliament: The Mothership Connection
[11] Robert Anton Wilson: Bugs Bunny UFO Abduction
[12] Sun Ra: Cosmic Hop

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam
© 2014, 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.