John Sinclair Radio Show 732: Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go

Newly transferred from cassette masters, Episode 732 presents my final program of Blue Sensations on WDET-FM in Detroit on June 30, 1991 before I moved to New Orleans and took up my duties at WWOZ-FM for the next 12 years. Blue Sensations 85 is dedicated to music from Detroit and features cuts by Yusef Lateef, the Lyman Woodard Organization, Nolan Strong & The Diablos, One String Sam, Nathaniel Mayer, Singing Sammy Ward, Andre Williams, Little Willie John, John Lee Hooker, Eddie Burns, Todd Rhodes & Connie Allen, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Jackie Wilson, Junior Walker & The All Stars, and The Refugees From Hastings Street, plus a special guest appearance by my inspiration, mentor and successor, the great Frantic Ernie Durham, who took over my program slot at WDET the following week.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 732

John Sinclair, WDET-FM, Detroit, June 30, 1991 [20-1747]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Lyman Woodard Organization: Don’t Stop The Groove

Nolan Strong & The Diablos: Mind Over Matter

One String Sam: I Need $100

Nathaniel Mayer: Village Of Love

Singing Sammy Ward: Bread Winner

Andre Williams: Going Down To Tiajuana

Little Willie John: Fever

John Lee Hooker: I’m In The Mood

Eddie Burns: That’ll Work Baby

Todd Rhodes & Connie Allen: Rocket 69

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go

Jackie Wilson: Lonely Teardrops

Junior Walker & The All Stars: How Sweet It Is

The Refugees From Hastings Street: The Joint Is Jumping

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by John Sinclair at WDET-FM, Detroit

as Blue Sensations 85

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 1991, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

Please follow share & share a like

John Sinclair Radio Show 730: It’s Too Funky In Here

The John Sinclair Radio Show

Episode 730 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit with a second hour of music by James Brown transferred from a cassette of my Blue Sensations radio show from WDET in Detroit on June 23, 1991 that featured the 4-CD box set titled Star Time, including a mix of James’s It’s Too Funky In Here with Kalamu ya Salaam’s poem “If We Don’t Make This Constant Music.”

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

IT’S TOO FUNKY IN HERE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 730

WDET-FM, Detroit, June 23, 1991 [20-1745]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

James Brown: Doin’ It To Death

James Brown: Stoned To The Bone

James Brown / Kalamu ya Salaam: It’s Too Funky In Here / If We Don’t

   Make This Constant Music

James Brown:  Get Up, Get Into It, And Get Involved

James Brown: Talking Loud And Saying Nothing

James Brown: King Heroin

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

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

Special thanks to Beyonce & Sunny Sinclair

© 1991, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Please follow share & share a like

John Sinclair Radio Show 734: Troubled Shoes

Episode 734 is coming from the Detroit headquarters of Radio Free Amsterdam at 55 Peterboro in the Cass Corridor with an opening salvo from the new album by pianists Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza, a cut by the Planet D Nonet from their album A Salute To Strayhorn, four more cuts from the brand new album by singer Robert Bradley called Down In The Bend, produced by Tino Gross for Funky D Records, and a series of selections from the great new self-titled Billy Davis album on Jett Plastic Records.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TROUBLED SHOES

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 734

Cass Corridor, Detroit, November 30, 2017 [20-1749]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology with John Sinclair Intro

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Suitcase

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Sing Sing Sing

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Yancy Strut

Planet D Nonet: I’m Taking Off Goom Bye

Robert Bradley: Down In The Bend

Robert Bradley: Morning Comes The Night

Robert Bradley: Share My Dream

Robert Bradley: God’s Creation

Billy Davis: Going To The Crossroads

Billy Davis: Got A Mind To Ramble

Billy Davis: I Come A-Crawling

Billy Davis: Your One And Only Man

Billy Davis: Troubled Shoes

Billy Davis: Keep On Dreaming

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

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Bob Baldori, Tino Gross, Sunnny & Beyonce Sinclair, and Gary & Jared Koral of Jett Plastic Records

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Please follow share & share a like

John Sinclair Radio Show 729: Star Time

The John Sinclair Radio Show

Episode 729 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit with an hour of music by James Brown that has just been transferred from a cassette of my Blue Sensations radio show from WDET in Detroit on June 23, 1991 that featured the 4-CD box set titled Star Time. There’s another hour of James that will follow on next week’s John Sinclair Radio Show, making this a double dose of dynamite to mark Halloween and All Soul’s Day this year.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STAR TIME

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 729

WDET-FM, Detroit, June 23, 1991 [20-1744]

[01] Yusef Lateef: Happyology with John Sinclair Intro

[02] James Brown: Ain’t That A Groove

[03] James Brown: I Got The Feeling

[04] James Brown: Let Yourself Go

[05] James Brown: Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

[06] James Brown: There It Is

[07] James Brown: I Don’t Mind

[08] James Brown: Lost Someone

[09] James Brown: Baby, You’re Right

[10] Nate Kendricks & The Swans: Do The Mashed Potatoes

[11] James Brown: Why Do You Do Me

[12] The Poets: Devil’s Den

[13] James Brown: Tell Me What I Did Wrong

[14] James Brown: Out of the Blue

[15] James Brown: Grits

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

Special thanks to Beyonce & Sunny Sinclair

© 1991, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

Please follow share & share a like

John Sinclair Radio Show 728: Blues Sensations

The John Sinclair Radio Show

 

Episode 728 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit, where I just came across a box of cassettes of some of my radio shows from WWOZ in New Orleans between 1992-2003 and from WDET in Detroit in 1991. Using my trusty Super USB Cassette Capture device, I transferred the WDET Blue Sensations program from May 11, 1991 into the digital realm and hereby present it as Episode 728 of my current series, with selections by Yusef Lateef, The Meters, the Wild Magnolias with the Rebirth Brass Band, Professor Longhair, Earl King, Eddie Bo, Dr. John, James Brown, Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Lenny Bruce, Kenny “Pancho” Hagood with the II-V-I Orchestra,Clifford Brown & Max Roach, and the Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop. I’m transferring more programs now and will share some more episodes fro the past with you when the transfers are completed.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUE SENSATIONS
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 728
WDET-FM, Detroit, May 12, 1991 [20-1743]

[01] Yusef Lateef: Happyology with John Sinclair Intro

[02] The Meters: They All Axed Fo’ You

[03] Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Tipitina

[04] Professor Longhair: 501 Boogie

[05] Earl King: Come On

[06] Eddie Bo: Roaminitis

[07] Dr. John: Traveling Mood

[08] James Brown: Night Train

[09] Sun Ra & His Arkestra: We Travel The Spaceways

[10] Lenny Bruce: Lima, Ohio

[11] Pancho Hagood & the II-V-I Orchestra: In The Land of Ooh-Bla-Dee

[12] Clifford Brown & Max Roach: Parisien Thoroughfare

[13] Charles Mingus: A Foggy Day

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

Special thanks to Beyonce & Sunny Sinclair

 

© 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

Please follow share & share a like

John Sinclair Radio Show 727: Thelonious

The John Sinclair Radio Show

Episode 727 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit, where we’re celebrating the 100th birthday of pianist and composer Thelonious Monk with an hour of his earliest recordings made for Blue Note Records between 1947 and 1952 and originally issued on 78 rpm Blue Note 10-inch singles.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THELONIOUS

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 727

Cass Corridor, Detroit, October 5, 2017 [20-1742]

[01] Opening Theme: Yusef Lateef: Happyology

[02] Thelonious Monk: Thelonious

[03] Thelonious Monk: Humphf

[04] Thelonious Monk: Ruby My Dear

[05] Thelonious Monk: Nice Work If You Can Get It

[06] Thelonious Monk: April in Paris

[07] Thelonious Monk: Well You Needn’t

[08] Thelonious Monk: Off Minor

[09] Thelonious Monk: In Walked Bud

[10] Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Mood

[11] Thelonious Monk: Round About Midnight

[12] Thelonious Monk: Evidence

[13] Thelonious Monk: Misterioso

[14] Thelonious Monk: Criss Cross

[15] Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser

[16] Thelonious Monk: Carolina Moon

[17] Thelonious Monk: I Mean You

[18] Thelonious Monk: Ask Me Now

[19] Thelonious Monk: Epistrophy

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

Special thanks to Beyonce & Sunny Sinclair

© 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

Please follow share & share a like

John Sinclair Radio Show 726: Tell The Truth

The John Sinclair Radio Show

Episode 726 is coming once again from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor, where we celebrated the September 23 birthday of John Coltrane and then the same birthday for Ray Charles a week later. Listening to the Ray Charles show made me want to hear another hour of his ground-breaking Atlantic Records productions made between 1952 and 1959. How can we go wrong with another solid hour of the great Ray Charles, Genius of the Blues?

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TELL THE TRUTH

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 726

Cass Corridor, Detroit, October 4, 2017 [20-1741]

[01] Opening Theme: Yusef Lateef: Happyology

[02] Ray Charles: Talkin’ About You

[03] Ray Charles: Hard Times

[04] Ray Charles: Losing Hand

[05] Ray Charles: A Bit of Soul

[06] Ray Charles: Rockhouse Parts 1 & 2

[07] Ray Charles: Swanee River Rock

[08] Ray Charles: Leave My Woman Alone

[09] Ray Charles: Tell All the World About You

[10] Ray Charles: The Right Time

[11] Ray Charles: Early in the Morning

[12] Ray Charles: You Be My Baby

[13] Ray Charles: Tell Me How Do You Feel

[14] Ray Charles: I Believe to My Soul

[15] Ray Charles: What’d I Say, Parts 1 & 2

[16] Ray Charles: My Bonnie

[17] Ray Charles: Tell the Truth

[18] Ray Charles: I’m Moving On

[19] Closing Theme: 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

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

Special thanks to Beyonce & Sunny Sinclair

 

© 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

Please follow share & share a like