Blues & Roots 58: Howling For My Darling

 
Episode 58 is beaming out from WWOZ circa 2001 with music by the giants of the modern idiom featuring Little Walterr, Muddy Waters, Magic Sam, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Koko Taylor, Howling Wolf, Elmore James, Sonny Boy Williamson, B.B. King, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Junior Wells, Otis Rush, and Little Freddie King.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HOWLING FOR MY DARLING
BLUES & ROOTS 58
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, circa 2001 [19087]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Muddy Waters: Rolling And Tumbling (Parts 1 & 2)
Magic Sam: All Your Love
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: She’s Gone
Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle
Howling Wolf: Howling For My Darling
Elmore James: Standing At The Crossroads
Sonny Boy Williamson: Mr. Downchild
B.B. King: I Was Your Fool
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Little Boy Blue
Junior Wells: Vietnam Blues
Otis Rush: It’s My Own Fault Baby
Little Freddie King: Hobo Blues
Little Walter: Lights Out
 
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 & Sunnny Sinclair
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 793: Weed Head Woman

 
Episode 793 is coming from the John Sinclair Café in the Psychedelic Healing Shack in the north end of Detroit, where I’ve been beaming out on Mondays since the new year started. This week I’ve reached back into my archives to find recordings from a series of 420 parties held in Detroit strating around 2005 and featuring in this epriode performances by the 420 All Stars, Chris Codish, Larry McCray & Eddie Harsch, Johnny Bassett & The Blues Insurgents, and John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars featuring James McCarty.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WEED HEAD WOMAN
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 793
John Sinclair Cafe, Detroit, February 11, 2019 [19084]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Adam Brook Intro > 420 All Stars: Cissy Strut
Chris Codish: Right Place, Wrong Time
Larry McCray & Eddie Harsch: 420 Blues
Johnny Bassett & The Blues Insurgents: Weed Head Woman
John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars featuring James McCarty: Doctor Blues
John Sinclair Stage Outro
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blues & Roots 57: Brain Damage


Episode 57 features an hour of blues from Little Walter, T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers, Kipori Woods, The Big Doo-Wopper, Jimmy Reed, David “Honey Boy” Edwards, Zora Young, Olu Dara, John Sinclair & His Boston Blues Scholars, Eddy Clearwater, Jimmy Johnson, and ending in an elongated set by Muddy Waters.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BRAIN DAMAGE
BLUES & ROOTS 57
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 7 >14, 2001 [JSBR-0057]
        
Little Walter: Lights Out
T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers: I Can Hear Some Blues In There
Kipori Woods: They Call Me The Baby Wolf
The Big Doo-Wopper: Don’t It Make You Feel Bad
Jimmy Reed: Found Love
Jimmy Reed: Take Out Some Insurance
David “Honey Boy” Edwards: Monkey Faced Woman
Zora Young: Brain Damage
Olu Dara: Strange Things Happen Every Day
John Sinclair & His Boston Blues Scholars: monk in orbit
Eddy Clearwater: Find Yourself
Jimmy Johnson: Riding in The Moonlight
Muddy Waters: I Can’t Be Satisfied
Muddy Waters: I Feel Like Going Home
Muddy Waters: Train Fare Home
Muddy Waters: Down South Blues
Muddy Waters: You’re Gonna Miss Me
Muddy Waters: Mean Red Spider
Little Walter: Lights Out
 
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 & Sunnny Sinclair
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 792: On The Road To Nowhere


Episode 792 is coming from the John Sinclair Café in the Psychedelic Healing Shack in the north end of Detroit, where I’ve been beaming out on Mondays since the new year started and where I’m featuring this week the brand new Big Ciity Rhythm & Blues Magazine CD Sampler #25, titled On The  Road To Nowhere and offering selections by Little Freddie King, John Boutte, Paul Oscher, Ed Jackson’s Time Out, Willie Buck, the great Detroit guitarist Jim McCarty, Jim Allchin, Tiaxica & Pope, Dawn Tyler Watson, the Blues Disciples, the L&M Rhythm KIngs, Mortal Soul, Harpdog Brown, Duca Belintani:, WildCat O’Halloran, and Blair Miller, wih Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens starting & ending things tonight.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ON THE ROAD TO NOWHERE
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 792
John Sinclair Cafe, Detroit, February 4, 2019 [19070]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Robert Jr & Sugar Mae: Road To Nowhere
Little Freddie King: Kinghead Shuffle
John Boutte: Shake My Gate
Paul Oscher: Money Making Woman
Duca Belintani: Jumping Boy Blues
Willie Buck: You Want Me To Trust You
Jim McCarty: Memphis Two-Step
Dawn Tyler Watson: Love To Burn
Blues Disciples: Gravy Train
Jim Allchin: Voodoo Doll
Mortal Soul: Jubilee
Harpdog Brown: Reefer Loving Woman
WildCat O’Halloran: Can’t Get It Like That
Ed Jackson’s Time Out: Fields of Sorrow
Robert Jr & Sugar Mae: The Road Goes On Forever
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 Robert J. Whitall & Shirley Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues Magzine
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blues & Roots 56: Don’t Hold Back


Episode 56 offers another hour of contemporary blues from the Motor City with cuts from Willie D. Warren, Harmonica Shah, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, The Griswold Brothers, Alberta Adams, Bill Heid & The Detroit Blues Masters, Joe Weaver, and Bobby Murray, plus a tune from New Orleans’ own Bryan Lee to close the show.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DON’T HOLD BACK
BLUES & ROOTS 56
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 7 > 14, 2001 [19059]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Willie D. Warren & Harmonica Shah: What Goes On In The Dark
John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Fattening Frogs For Snakes
Johnnie Bassett with Bill Heid: Ningyo Mambo
Harmonica Shah: I’m A Dirty Old Bastard
The Griswold Brothers: Never Make A Move Too Soon
Alberta Adams: Nothing More To Say
Bill Heid & The Detroit Blues Masters: Don’t Hold Back
Joe Weaver: Looka Here Pretty Baby
Bobby Murray: Conversation
Bryan Lee: Something’s Wrong
Little Walter: Lights Out
 
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 & Sunnny Sinclair
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 791: Kicks Joy Darkness


Episode 791 is coming from Dr. Bob’s Garage on Goldengate Street where I sleep at night, and I’m broadcasting from here because it’s too cold and snowy today here in the north end of Detroit to go down the street to the John Sinclair Café in the Psychedelic Healing Shack, where I’ve been beaming out on Mondays since the new year started. Today we’ll start onny Boy Williamson’s number “Nine Below Zero,” this time as played by Bufddy Guy on his new album, then cuts by Dave McMurray, Benny Turner, and myself, a small series of pieces inspired by early BobDylan records hat are taken from an album assembled in France by my friend Philippe LeBras called He Took Us By Storm, a performance by the Detroit Contemporary 5 from the Detroit Artists Workshop in November 1964, and a series fo selections from an album called Kicks Joy Darkness: A Tribute To Jack Kerouac featuring Jack. Joe Strummer, Anna Domino, William Burroughs & Tomandandy, Allen Ginsberg, and Eric Andersen, available here courtesy of my pal Ted Jackson in Amsterdam.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
KICKS JOY DARKNESS
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 791
Dr. Bob’s Garage, Detroit, January 28, 2019 [19056]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Buddy Guy: Nine Below Zero
Dave McMurray: After The Storm
Benny Turner: You Can Run But You Can’t Hide
John Sinclair: Dance of the Infidels
Len Chandler: Feet First Baby
Barry McGuire: Don’t You Wonder Where It’s At
Dick Campbell: You’ve Got To Be Kidding
Detroit Contemporary 4: Impressions
Jack Kerouac & Joe Strummer: MacDougal Street Blues
Anna Domino: Pome On Doctor Sax
William Burroughs & Tomandandy: Old Western Movies
Allen Ginsberg: The Brooklyn Bridge Blues, Choruses 1-9
Eric Andersen: The Brooklyn Bridge Blues, Chorus 10
Dave McMurray: Time #5
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 Dr. Bob, Ryan & Trudy
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blues & Roots 55: Let Me Down Easy


Episode 55 in the Blues & Roots rebroadcast series features tunes by Coco Robicheaux and Mighty Sam McClain to kick off the show, followed closely bya long set of contemorary Detroit blues by Joe Weaver, Bettye LaVette, Bill Heid & The Detroit Blues Masters with Johnnie Bassett, Alberta Adams, Bobby Murray, The Griswold Brothers (from Toledo), and the late Willie D. Warren, who just passed away at the end of 2000. This show is deduicated to Willie D. and also to the Famous Coachman, who passed on Christmas Eve 2000.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LET ME DOWN EASY
BLUES & ROOTS 55
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 14, 2001 [19045]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Coco Robicheaux: Fair In Love
Mighty Sam McClain: The Battlefield of Love
Joe Weaver: Soft Pillow
Bettye LaVette: Your Turn To Cry
Bettye LaVette: He Made A Woman Out Of Me
Bettye LaVette: Let Me Down Easy
Bill Heid & The Detroit Blues Masters with Johnnie Bassett: We Play The Blues
Alberta Adams: Sax Man
Bobby Murray: Where I Went Wrong
The Griswold Brothers: Call My Job
Willie D. Warren: Killing Floor
Willie D. Warren: Every Day We Have The Blues
Little Walter: Lights Out
 
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 & Sunnny Sinclair
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 790: Me And My Guitar

 
Episode 790 is coming to you “live” from the John Sinclair Café in Dr. Bob’s Psychedelic Healing Shack at Woodward & Goldengate in the north end of Detroit, where I’ve got my beloved granddaughter Beyonce riding shortgun. It’s colder than cold today and we’ll start appropriately with the Sonny Boy Williamson classic “Nine Below Zero ,” add a couple more Sionny Boys on Checker and a pair of cuts from the brand new Buddy Guy album called The Blues Is Alive And Well, then we’ll turn things over to Robert Jr. Whitall and Sugar Mae Owns from Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine and their guest, the eminent new Orleans bluesman Benny Turner, with cuts from his new album deicated to his late brother Freddie King, and we’ll finish up with 3 sides by T-Bone Walker from the late 940so,”
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ME AND MY GUITAR
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 790
John Sinclair Foundation Café, Detroit, January 21, 2019 [19042]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Sonny Boy Williamson: Nine Below Zero
Sonny Boy Williamson: Cool Disposition
Sonny Boy Williamson: Your Imagination
Buddy Guy: Ooh Daddy
Buddy Guy: Whiskey For Sale
Benny Turner: Hideaway
Benny Turner Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Benny Turner: Boogie Man
Benny Turner Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Benny Turner: Going Down
Benny Turner Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Freddie King: Ain’t No Sunshine
Benny Turner Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Benny Turner: Me And My Guitar
T-Bone Walker: T-Bone Jumps Again
T-Bone Walker: Triflin’ Woman Blues
T-Bone Walker: Long Skirt Baby
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 Beyonce, Sunny, Dr. Bob & Adam Brook
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation