Blues & Roots 32: Soul Fixing Man

Episode 32 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans in the first months of the 21st century features live music by Muddy Waters and cuts from Lightning Hopkins, Lightning Slim, Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys, Henry Gray & The Cats, Jimmy “T-99” Nelson, Little Milton, and Luther Allison.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SOUL FIXING MAN

BLUES & ROOTS 32

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, April 22, 2000 [18440]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Muddy Waters: Honey Bee

Muddy Waters: Hoochie Coochie Man

Muddy Waters: Walking Through The Park

Muddy Waters: Just To Be With You

Lightning Hopkins: Late In he Evening

Lightning Slim: Somebody Knocking

Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys: I Feel Good Little Girl

Henry Gray & The Cats: Worried Life Blues

Jimmy “T-99” Nelson: House of the Blues

Little Milton: Mother Earth

Luther Allison: Soul Fixing Man

Luther Allison: Cherry Red Wine

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

 

© 2000, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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John Sinclair Radio Show 769: Wang Dang Doodle

Episode 769 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor with another edition of On The Road with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Bues magazine, this time featuring an interview with James Partridge, producer of the revived Ann Arbor Blues Festival which takes place this month. The music for this week’s program is taken from the recordings of the 1972 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival made by Atlantic Records on Howling Wolf, Muddy Waters, Koko Taylor, Bonnie Raitt, Sippie Wallace, Jr. Walker & The All Stars, Freddie King, and Luther Allison, plus an opening cut by Little Sonny from 1972 and a number from Full Circle by John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with Wayne Kramer.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WANG DANG DOODLE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 769

Cass Corridor, Detroit, August 2, 2018 [18435]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Little Sonny: The Creeper Returns

Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Conversation with James Partridge

Howling Wolf: Highway 49

Muddy Waters: Honey Bee

Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle

Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Conversation with James Partridge

John Sinclair & His Blues Schaolrs: Doctor Blues

Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Conversation with James Partridge

Bonnie Raitt: Homage To Mississippi Fred McDowell

Sippie Wallace: Women Be Wise

Jr. Walker & The All Stars: Roadrunner > These Things Will Keep Me Loving You

Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Conversation with James Partridge

Freddie King: Going Down

Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Conversation with James Partridge

Luther Allison: Please Send Me Someone To Love

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Bues magazine

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

 

 

 

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Blues & Roots 31: You Got Me Dizzy

Episode 31 continues our celebration of Howling Wolf’s 89th birthday with several more Chess cuts, followed by selections from Otis Clay, Guitar Slim Jr., Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Jimmy Johnson, Lightning Hopkins, Mojo Buford, Jimmy Reed, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

YOU GOT ME DIZZY

BLUES & ROOTS 31

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 13 > November 7, 1999 [18426]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Howling Wolf: You Gonna Wreck My Life

Howling Wolf: Who’s Been Talking

Howling Wolf: The Natchez Burning

Howling Wolf: Tell Me

Howling Wolf: Spoonful

Howling Wolf: Howling For My Darling

Howling Wolf: Back Door Man

Howling Wolf: Wang Dang Doodle

Otis Clay: This Time Around

Guitar Slim Jr.: I Feel So Bad

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: I Got A Crazy Crazy Woman

Jimmy Johnson: Can’t Go No Further

Lightning Hopkins: They Wonder Who I Am

Mojo Buford: Bird Nest On The Ground

Jimmy Reed: You Got Me Dizzy

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Wake Me Up Early

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

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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John Sinclair Radio Show 768: Still Kicking

Episode 768 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor, and I’m playing another round of music tonight by Guitar Johnny Nicholas from his 2-disc set called Too Many Bad Habits featuring cuts with Big Walter Horton, Boogie Woogie Red and Johnny Shines, plus two rough mixes from my new Funky D Records album, a cut from the Thelonious Monk concert I did with the Planet D Nonet at the Scarab Club last October, several cuts from a great release on Mighty Joe Young called Blues From The North Side of Chicago, and a closing little salute to Sun Ra by the Planet D Nonet that I’m sending down to David Kunian in New Orleans.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STILL KICKING

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 768

Cass Corridor, Detroit, July 26, 2018 [18421]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Blues Walk

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: West Wind

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Blues Came Fallin’ Down

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Hootie Blues

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Move On Down The Line

John Sinclair: Still Kicking

John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: round about midnigh

John Sinclair: Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness

Mighty Joe Young: Cruisin’ Down Highway 99

Mighty Joe Young: That’s All Right

Mighty Joe Young: I Can’t Quit You Baby

Mighty Joe Young: Wise Fool’s Express

Planet D Nonet: A Call For All Demons

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 Johnny Nicholas, Tino Gross, RJ Spangler, & Leni Sinclair

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

 

 

 

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Blues & Roots 30: The Howling Blues

Episode 30 is celebrating the 89th birthday of the great Chester Arthur Burnett, known professionally as the Howling Wolf, born June 10, 1910, with an hour’s worth of his finest recordings for the Chess label in Chicago in the 1950s.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE HOWLING BLUES

BLUES & ROOTS 30

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 13, 1999 [18412]\

 

Little Walter: Juke

Howling Wolf: Come To Me Baby

Howling Wolf: Don’t Mess With My Baby

Howling Wolf: Smokestack Lightning

Howling Wolf: You Can’t Be Beat

Howling Wolf: Conversation with Pete Welding

Howling Wolf: I Asked For Water

Howling Wolf: So Glad

Howling Wolf: Going Back Home

Howling Wolf: My Life

Howling Wolf: Somebody In My Home

Howling Wolf: Nature

Howling Wolf: Poor Boy

Howling Wolf: Sitting On Top Of The World

Howling Wolf: False Start > I Didn’t Know

Howling Wolf: Moaning For My Baby

Howling Wolf: Change My Way

Howling Wolf: I’m Leaving You

Howling Wolf: The Howling Blues

Howling Wolf: I Better Go Now

Howling Wolf: Mr. Airplane Man

Howling Wolf: I Been Abused

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

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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John Sinclair Radio Show 767: Too Many Bad Habits

Episode 767 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam up above the Carl Lundgren Art Studio in the Cass Corridor, and I’m playing music tonight by Guitar Johnny Nicholas from his 2-disc set called Too Many Bad Habits featuring cuts with Big Walter Horton, Boogie Woogie Red and Johnny Shines, plus the last three cuts from my concert with the Blues Scholars at the Detroit Institute of Arts in July 2017 in commemoration of the Detroit Rebellion of 1967.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TOO MANY BAD HABITS

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 767

Cass Corridor, Detroit, July 19, 2018 [18407]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Rock My Blues Away

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Too Many Bad Habits

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Looks Can Be Deceiving

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Apple Grove Rhumba

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Mandolin Boogie

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Intro > Friday the 13th

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Intro > Motor City is Burning

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Intro > The Screamers

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Pump Jockey Blues

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Got The Train

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Gettin’ Outta Town

Johnny Nicholas & Friends: Soon Forgotten

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 Johnny Nicholas & Johnny Evans

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

 

 

 

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Blues & Roots 29: Wolf Funk

Episode 29 is a rebroadcast of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program for WWZ-FM in New Orleans on March 29, 1998 featuring cuts from Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters’ current release plus selections from Earl King & Snooks Eaglin and a commemoration of Super Sunday 1998 featuring Big Chief Roddy Lewis & Big Chief Peppy with the Indians Of The Nation.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WOLF FUNK

BLUES & ROOTS 29

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 29, 1998 [18398]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Earl King: A Mother’s Love

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Funk Is In The House

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: I Stand Accused

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Mary Ann

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Wolf Funk

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: When The Answer Is Clear

Big Chief Roddy Lewis & the Indians Of The Nation: No No No No No

Big Chief Peppy & the Indians Of The Nation: Indian Story

Snooks Eaglin: Black Night

 

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

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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John Sinclair Radio Show 766: Chasing The Blues

Episode 766 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam up above the Carl Lundgren Art Studio in the Cass Corridor, where I’m playing music tonight from Little Freddie King’s new album Chasing Tha Blues and listening to the conversation between LFK and Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens from Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine, recorded backstage at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival this past May.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CHASING THE BLUES

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 766

Cass Corridor, Detroit, July 17, 2018 [18393]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Little Freddie King: King Freddie’s Shuffle

Little Freddie King: Louisiana Train Wreck

Little Freddie King: Back In New Orleans

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Bywater Crawl

Little Freddie King: Night Time In Treme

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Standin At Your Door

Little Freddie King: Pocket Full Of Money

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Great Great Bamboozle

Little Freddie King: Crackho Flo

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Got Tha Blues On My Back

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

 

 

 

 

he Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam up above the Carl Lundgren Art Studio in the Cass Corridor, where I’m playing music tonight from Little Freddie King’s new album Chasing Tha Blues and listening to the conversation between LFK and Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens from Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine, recorded backstage at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival this past May.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CHASING THE BLUES

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 766

Cass Corridor, Detroit, July 17, 2018 [18393]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Little Freddie King: King Freddie’s Shuffle

Little Freddie King: Louisiana Train Wreck

Little Freddie King: Back In New Orleans

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Bywater Crawl

Little Freddie King: Night Time In Treme

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Standin At Your Door

Little Freddie King: Pocket Full Of Money

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Great Great Bamboozle

Little Freddie King: Crackho Flo

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Got Tha Blues On My Back

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

 

 

 

 

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