John Sinclair Radio Show 779: Handclapping

Episode 779 is coming from the Advantage Living Center rehab faciity at 12 Mile Rd & Hoover in Warren MI where I’m recovering from a fall on my ass.a couple of weeks ago. It’s my dad’s birthday and I’m putting together a program of music from Yusef Lateef, Charlie Parker, Wynonie Harris, Thornetta Davis, Little Victor, Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Louis Prima, Red Prysock, J. Monque’D, Jimmy Reed, Thelonious Monk, the Tony Dagradi Trio, Johnny Nicholas & Friends, JT Lauritsen & The Buckshot Hunters, Little Walter, and Charlie Parker with strings.

 

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HANDCLAPPING

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 779

Advantage Living Center, Warren MI, October 25, 2018 [18575]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Charlie Parker: Chasin’ the Bird

Wynonie Harris with Sun Ra: Dig This Boogie

Thornetta Davis: Get Up And Dance Away Your Blues

Little Victor: Going Back To Memphis

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Of Sounds And Something Else

Louis Prima: Hey Ba Ba Re Bop

Red Prysock: Handclapping

J. Monque’D: The Radio & Jimmy Reed

Jimmy Reed: Big Boss Man

Thelonious Monk: In Walked Bud

Tony Dagradi Trio: Nutty

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: That’s Alright Mama

JT Lauritsen & The Buckshot Hunters: Stay With Me

Thornetta Davis: Feels Like Religion

Little Walter: Roller Coaster

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

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

John Sinclair Radio Show 778: Thelonious

Episode 778 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor in celebration of the 101st birthday of Thelonious Monk with some early recordings by Monk, a poem of mine, cuts from Dave McMurray’s new Blue Note Records album, and three by Yusef Lateef as performed by McMurray at the Wright Museum of African American History earlier this month.

 

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THELONIOUS

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 778

Advantage Living Center, Warren MI, October 24, 2018 [18561]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

John Sinclair: fly right

Thelonious Monk: Thelonious

Thelonious Monk: Well You Needn’t

Thelonious Monk: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Thelonious Monk: Bye-Ya

Thelonious Monk: Epistrophy

Dave McMurray: Detroit Theme/Detroit 3

Dave McMurray: Naked Walk

Dave McMurray: Bop City D

Dave McMurray: Music Is Life (Live It)

Yusef Lateef: Yusef’s Mood

Yusef Lateef: Belle Isle

Yusef Lateef: Eastern Market

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

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Michael Simmons & Charles Ezra Farrell

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

John Sinclair Radio Show 777: Lucky Number

Episode 777 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor in celebration of my 77th birthday tomorrow, with selections from my new Funky D Records album called Still Kickin’, my previous Funky D release called Mobile Homeland, and recent live recordings from the Scarab Club with the Planet D Nonet and from the Derroit Instiutute of Arts with the Blues Scholars featuring Johnny Evans, Dave McMurray, Jeff Grand, Phil Hale, James Simonson and Skeeto Valdez.

 

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LUCKY NUMBER

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 777

Cass Corridor, Detroit, October 1, 2018 [18547]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

John Sinclair: Rhythm Inning

John Sinclair: Two Prayers

John Sinclair: Motor City Is Burning

John Sinclair: Crossroads

John Sinclair: Hell Hound On My Trail

John Sincalr & Planet D Nonet: Round About Midnight

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Intro > Mobile Homestead

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: everything happens to me

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

John Sinclair Radio Show 776: Afro Blue

Episode 776 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor with music by John Coltrane in celebration of his birth date on this day in 1926, with powerful selections from the Impulse albums Africa/Brass, Coltrane, and Coltrane Live At Birdland.

 

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AFRO BLUE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 776

Cass Corridor, Detroit, September 23, 2018 [18533]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

John Coltrane: Africa

John Coltrane Quartet: Out Of This World

John Coltrane: Blues Minor

John Coltrane: Afro Blue

John Coltrane: I Want to Talk About You

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

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

John Sinclair Radio Show 775: Another Order Of Being

Episode 775 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor with music from my friend Howard Glazer’s new album, three cuts from my forthcoming album on Funky D Records called Still Kicking, plus the Planet D Nonet, Little Freddie King, J. Monque’D in song and in conversation with Robert Jr Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine, Sun Ra & His Arkestra from the Savoy album The Futuristic Sounds of Sun Ra, and a collaboration between Steve The Fly & myself centered on my verse composition for Sun Ra titled “Another Order of Being.”

 

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ANOTHER ORDER OF BEING

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 775

Cass Corridor, Detroit, September 13, 2018 [18519]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Howard Glazer: Walking in Detroit

John Sinclair: Monk In Orbit

John Sinclair: All Alone

John Sinclair: When You Dance

Planet D Nonet: Imagine My Frustration

Little Freddie King: King Freddie’s Shuffle

J. Monque’D: Indian Princess

Robert Jr Whitall & Sugar Mae: Conversation with J. Monque’D

J. Monque’D Blues Band: Mustard Greens

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Where Is Tomorrow

John Sinclair & Steve The Fly: Another Order of Being

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

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

John Sinclair Radio Show 774: Kokaine Karma

Episode 774 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor with a program of music selected to go with our special offering for this week, a broadcast of Kokaine Karma with co-hosts Bob “Righteous” Rudnick & Dennis Frawley—quite possibly the first free-form FM show in radio history—with John Sinclair, Wayne Kramer and the MC-5 “live’ in the WFMU-FM studios at Upsula College in East Orange, New Jersey in December 1968, sent to Radio Free Amsterdam this morning by our Los Angeles correspondent, brother Michael Simmons. I’ve posted tunes by the artists cited by the Karma twins: Malcolm X, Pharaoh Sanders, the MC-5, and Archie Shepp, plus cuts by James Brown and John Coltrane in the Kokaine Karma tradition.

 

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KOKAINE KARMA

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 774

Cass Corridor, Detroit, September 10, 2018 [18505]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

James Brown: Say It Loud

Malcolm X; World Wide Revolution

Pharaoh Sanders: Upper Egypt & Lower Egypt

MC-5: Motor City Is Burning

Archie Shepp: Mama Too Tight

Bob Rudnick & Dennis Frawley: Kokaine Karma Broadcast

MC-5: Come Together

MC-5: Rocket Reducer No. 62

MC-5: Rambling Rose

John Coltrane: Up Against The Wall

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

John Sinclair Radio Show 773: Still Kicking

Episode 773 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor with a program of music selected from our great archive of new and collected material, including Aretha Franklin Live At The Fillmore West, Johnny Nicholas from his album Fresh Air, Howard Glazer from his new release Looking In The Mirror, Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza, John Sinclair from my new Funky D Records album Still Kicking, the Planet D Nonet from their Billy Strayhorn tribute album, the Neville Brothers at Woodstock 1994, Eliza Neals from her album 10,000 Feet Below, and the great Coco Robicheaux on Orleans Records.

 

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STILL KICKING

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 773

Cass Corridor, Detroit, September 7, 2018 [18491]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Aretha Franklin: Y-O-U

Johnny Nicholas: Play Me (Like You Play Your Guitar)

Howard Glazer: Broken Down Hotel Blues

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Sing Sing Sing

John Sinclair: Consecutive Seconds

John Sinclair: Still Kicking

John Sinclair: Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness

John Sinclair: Steps

Planet D Nonet: A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing

Aretha Franklin: Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand)

The Neville Brothers: Wildflower

Eliza Neals: Burn The Tent Down

Coco Robicheaux: St. John’s Eve

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

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

John Sinclair Radio Show 772: Back In Business

Episode 772 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor with a program of music selected from the new Summer 2018 edition of the Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine CD sampler called Finger Licking Good, with tunes by Thornetta Davis, Billy Price, Markey Blue-Ric Latina-Eddy “Chief” Clearwater, the Little Red Rooster Band, Frank Bey, Little Freddie King, the J. Monque’D Blues Band, Keith Stone & Red Gravy, Billy Harris, Jonny T-Bird & The MP’s, Paul Filipowicz, Foco Bluz Band, and Bob & April Monteleone, with an intro and outro by our regular contributors Robert Jr & Sugar Mae backed by guitarist Bob Monteleone.

 

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BACK IN BUSINESS

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 772

Cass Corridor, Detroit, August 17, 2018 [18477]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Robert Jr-Sugar Mae-Bob Monteleone Intro

Thornetta Davis: I Believe Everything Will Be Alright

Billy Price: I Keep Holding On

Markey Blue-Ric Latina-Eddy “Chief” Clearwater: I Like It That Way

Little Red Rooster Band: Lock Up The Liquor

Frank Bey: Back In Business

Little Freddie King: Bad Chicken

Monque’D Blues Band: Mustard Greens

Keith Stone & Red Gravy: Ain’t That The Blues

Billy Harris: Sweaty Melons

Jonny T-Bird & The MP’s: Hot Stuff

Paul Filipowicz: Riding High

Foco Bluz Band: Tater Tot Blues

Bob & April Monteleone: Summer Song

Robert Jr-Sugar Mae-Bob Monteleone: Outro

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

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation