Big Chief: John Sinclair Radio Show 93

David Kunian’s Mardi Gras Indian Music Special was recorded in New Orleans at Mardi Gras time in 2006 on the Kitchen Sink Show, later edited and assembled by myself into a coherent Mardi Gras Indian music show from the great music Kunian provided by Professor Longhair, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Dr. John, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and plenty of Wild Magnolias.

 

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BIG CHIEF

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 93

John Sinclair & David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 21, 2006 [20-0607]

 

Professor Longhair: Big Chief

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Indian Red

Wild Magnolias: New Suit

Wild Magnolias/Big Chief Monk Boudreau: Shoo Fly

Dr. John: Mama Roux

Wild Magnolias:& White Eagles: Big Chief Got a Golden Crown

Wild Magnolias with Willie Tee: Hu Ta Nay

Wild Magnolias: Handa Wanda

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by David Kunian & John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by David Kunian

Edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Celia Sinclair & David Kunian

 

© 2006, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

Soul, Soul, Soul: John Sinclair Radio Show 77

Part 2 of Tom Morgan’s Mardi Gras Indian Music Special from 2006 with recordings by Big Chief Smiley Ricks, Big Chief Peppy with Troy Andrews, Big Chief Tootie Montana, Ernest Skipper & FiYiYi, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, J. Monque’D & the Creole Wild West, Big Chief Donald Harrison Sr, and the Wild Magnolias.

 

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SOUL, SOUL, SOUL

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 77

John Sinclair &Tom Morgan, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 21, 2006 [20-0606]

 

Chief Smiley Ricks: Nothin’ But Trouble

Big Chief Peppy/Troy Andrews: Got to Get Ready

Big Chief Tootie Montana: Interviewed by Tom Morgan

Ernest Skipper & FiYiYi: Shotgun Joe

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Shotgun Joe

J. Monque’D & the Creole Wild West: Indian Princess

Big Chief Tootie Montana: Interviewed by Tom Morgan

Big Chief Donald Harrison Sr: Chong Chong

Wild Magnolias: Soul, Soul, Soul

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Tom Morgan for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded, & edited by Tom Morgan at WWOZ-FM, New Orlean

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Celia Sinclair

 

© 2006, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

 

My Indian Red: John Sinclair Radio Show 76

TOM MORGAN’S MARDI GRAS SPECIAL (PART 1):  I met up with my good friend and colleague Tom Morgan at the new WWOZ studios in the French Market on the Tuesday morning before Mardi Gras to make a “joint production” with his New Orleans Music Show. Before I got to the studio Tom had laid down a beautiful tapestry of music and commentary on the Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans, including contributions from Dr. John, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Dumaine, a bunch of Mardi Gras Indians recorded in 1956 by Sam Charters, Donald Harrison Jr, the Meters, Algiers Brass Band, Big Chief Donald Harrison Sr, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Indians of the Nation, the Dixie Cups, the late Big Chief Tootie Montana of the Yellow Pocahontas, and the great Dave Bartholomew. 

 

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MY INDIAN RED

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 76

John Sinclair & Tom Morgan, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 21, 2006 [20-0605]

 

Paul Gayten: Back Trackin’

Dr. John: My Indian Red

Jelly Roll Morton on the Wild Indians & Tu-way-bac-a-way

Louis Dumaine: Tu-wa-bac-a-wa

Mardi Gras Indians: Conversation & Indian Race

Donald Harrison Jr: Hey Pocky Way

The Meters: Hey Pocky Way

Algiers Brass Band: Hey Pocky Way

Big Chief Donald Harrison Sr: Tu-way-pak-e-way

The Wild Tchoupitoulas: Hey Pocky Way

Indians of the Nation: Indian Red > Tu-way-pak-e-way

The Dixie Cups: Two-way-pak-a-way

Wild Magnolias: Indian Red

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Tom Morgan for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Tom Morgan at WWOZ-FM, New Orlean

Edited & mastered by Tom Morgan at Elysian Fields, New Orleans

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Celia Sinclair & Tom Morgan

 

© 2006, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

 

Got To Get Ready: John Sinclair Radio Show 75

Tom Morgan at WWOZ Radio in New Orleans is a key participant in our Radio Free Amsterdam internet radio project and we podcast episodes of his splendid Jazz Roots program every other Wednesday. I was in New Orleans to enjoy the 2005 Christmas holidays with my daughter Celia and do performances at the Gold Mine Saloon and the Louisiana Music Factory. On the Tuesday after Christmas I went down to the new WWOZ studios in the French Market and joined Tom for his New Orleans Music Show. Tom supplied all the music by the Golden Eagles, Big Chief Peppy & Troy Andrews, Junior “Izzycoo” Gordon, Eddie Bo, Dave Bartholomew, Sugar Boy & the Cane Cutters, Earl King, Lee Dorsey, Jessie Hill and Kermit Ruffins, and we had some good conversations about New Orleans after the Flood.

 

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GOT TO GET READY

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 75

Tom Morgan, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, December 27, 2005 [20-0549]

 

Golden Eagles Chant

Big Chief Peppy & Troy Andrews: Got To Get Ready

Junior “Izzycoo” Gordon: Blow Wind Blow

Earl King: I Wanna Take You Home

Eddie Bo: I Love to Rock & Roll

Dave Bartholomew: The Monkey Speaks His Mind

Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters: Overboard

Dave Bartholomew: Cinderella

Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters: I Bowed on My Knees

Earl King: I Can’t Help Myself

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair & Tom Morgan for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Tom Morgan at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans

Mastered by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Tom Morgan, Celia Sinclair & Wallace Lester

 

© 2006, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Pass The Hatchet: John Sinclair Radio Show 429

Episode 429 of the John Sinclair Radio Show is beaming out from the Gold Mine Saloon on Dauphine Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, where the great Dave Brinks holds forth with music & poetry every Thursday night, and we’re playing music today by the Stooges Brass Band, Chuck Perkins, Kermit Ruffins & the Barbeque Swingers, Cyril Neville, Roger & the Gypsies, 101 Runners, John Sinclair & His International Blues Scholars, the Golden Comanche, Big Chief Alfred Doucette, Jumbo Layer, Tom Worrell, and Allen Toussaint before driving across the lake with Gilles Riberolles & Tom Worrell to see Carlo Ditta, Rick Coleman and my pal Jerry Brock this evening, witha special shout out to my daughter Chonita, a leap-year baby who’s celebrating her 10th official birthday today.

 

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PASS THE HATCHET

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 429

Gold Mine Saloon, New Orleans, February 29, 2012 [20-1210]

 

Stooges Brass Band: Deal With This

Chuck Perkins: Let’s Go Get ‘Em

Kermit Ruffins: I’ll Drink to That

Cyril Neville: Big Chief Jolly

Roger & the Gypsies: Pass the Hatchet

101 Runners: Injuns Here Dey Come

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: We Love Big Chief

Golden Comanche: Golden Comanche

Big Chief Alfred Doucette: Fire on the Bayou

Jumbo Layer: Don’t Break It Down

Tom Worrell: Her Mind Is Gone

Allen Toussaint: When the Party’s Over

Stooges Brass Band: Can’t Be Faded

Wild Magnolias: Indian Red

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Celia Sinclair, Tom Worrell, Gilles Riberolles, Dave Brinks, Carlo Ditta, Rick Coleman & Jerry Brock

 

© 2012, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

The Main Event: John Sinclair Radio Show 427

Episode 427 of the John Sinclair Radio Show—our Mardi Gras show for 2012—is coming out of the Who Dat Café at the corner of Mandeville & Burgundy in the Bywater district of New Orleans, just down the street from where I’m staying with Dr. Prof. Barry Kaiser and Mary Gottschalk Moses during the Carnival season. This program was assembled last night at the Frenchy Gallery on Oak Street and finished off here at the Who Dat Café on this rainy Saturday evening before Fat Tuesday, with Carnival favorites by the ReBirth Brass Band—celebrating their Grammy award last week—and Professor Longhair, Roger & The Gypsies, the Wild Magnolias, Dr. John, 101 Runners, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters, and the BlueBrass Project.

 

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THE MAIN EVENT

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 427

Who Dat Cafe, New Orleans, February 18, 2012 [20-1208]

 

ReBirth Brass Band: Rollin’

Professor Longhair: Go To The Mardi Gras

Roger & The Gypsies: Pass The Hatchet

Wild Magnolias: Let’s Go Get ’Em

Professor Longhair: Big Chief

Dr. John: Mama Roux

101 Runners: My Big Chief On Fire

ReBirth Brass Band: The Main Event

Dr. John & the Dirty Dozen Brass Band: It’s All Over Now

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Just Like That

BlueBrass Project: Just A Closer Walk With Thee

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Frenchy, Celia Sinclair, Dr. Prof. Barry Kaiser & Mary Moses

 

© 2012, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Indians Jumpin’ On Fire: John Sinclair Radio Show 482

Episode 482 is my annual Mardi Gras Indian Music Special coming from the sidewalk outside the Oak Street Café in uptown New Orleans with classic selections by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Young Guardians of the Flame, Wild Magnolias, Neville Brothers, Wild Apaches with the Mahogany Brass Band, 101 Runners, Guardians of the Flame, Big Chief Peppy with Troy Andrews, and the Forgotten Souls Brass Band with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux.

 

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INDIANS JUMPIN’ ON FIRE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 482

Oak Street Cafe, New Orleans, February 8, 2013 [20-1306]

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Young Guardians of the Flame: Indian Red

Wild Magnolias: Injuns, Here We Come

Neville Brothers: Wild Indians

Wild Apaches/Mahagony Brass Band Indians Jumpin ‘ on Fire

101 Runners: My Big Chief On Fire

Young Guardians of the Flame: Big Chief Had a Heart of Steel

Guardians of the Flame: Tu Way Pak E Way

Wild Magnolias: Coochie Molly

Big Chief Peppy/Troy Andrews: Got to Get Ready

Forgotten Souls Brass Band & Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Don’t Forget ‘Em

Guardians of the Flame: My Gang Is Leaving Now

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Soul Lucille, Celia Sinclair, Frenchy, Tina & Li’l Leo, Legs McNeil & Amy, Henri Petras, & White Boy Joe of the Original Prince of Wales SA & PC

 

© 2013, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Go To The Mardi Gras: John Sinclair Radio Show 538

Episode 538 is coming out of Frenchy’s studio in New Orleans with the classic tunes of Mardi Gras by Professor Longhair, Bill Sinigal & the Skyliners, Dave Bartholomew, Sugar Boy & the Cane Cutters, The Hawketts, and Al Johnson, plus Wild Indian music by Los Hombres Calientes, Chief Smiley Ricks, Big Chief Peppy withTroy Andrews, Bayou Renegades, War Chief Juan, Chief Alfred Doucette & the Flaming Arrows, the Mandingo Warriors, and the Wild Magnolias.

 

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GO TO THE MARDI GRAS

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 538

Frenchy’s Studio, New Orleans, March 1, 2014 [20-1409]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Professor Longhair: Go To The Mardi Gras

Bill Sinigal & the Skyliners Second Line (Part 1)

Dave Bartholomew: Carnival Day

Sugar Boy & the Cane Cutters: Jock-A-Mo

The Hawketts: Mardi Gras Mambo

Al Johnson: Carnival Time

Los Hombres Calientes: Indians

Chief Smiley Ricks: Indians of the Nation Speech

Chief Smiley Ricks: Early in the Morning (Oo Na Nae)

Big Chief Peppy/Troy Andrews: Got to Get Ready

Bayou Renegades: Old Time Indian

War Chief Juan: Way Uptown

Chief Alfred Doucette & Flaming Arrows: Marie Laveau Is Coming Out

Mandingo Warriors: Back Street Jam

Wild Magnolias: Smoke My Peace Pipe

 

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 Celia Sinclair, Frenchy Tina & Two Bears

 

© 2014, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation