Party Train 61: Raise Your Hand

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, The Falcons, Marie Knight, Charles Sheffield, The Charmettes, Abraham & The Metronomes, The Fantastic Johnny C, Clarence Reid, Nathan Bartell, The Bar-Kays, James Brown, The Isley Brothers, Leroy Hutson, Eddie Floyd, The Staples Singers, Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens, The Mighty Hannibal, Tino G’s Dumpster Machine, and Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

RAISE YOUR HAND

PARTY TRAIN 61

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, July 6, 2017 [18628]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

The Falcons: Let’s Kiss & Make Up

Marie Knight: Come On Baby (Hold My Hand)

Charles Sheffield: It’s Your Voodoo Working

The Charmettes: Please Don’t Kiss Me Again

Abraham & The Metronomes: Party

The Fantastic Johnny C: Hitch It To The Horse

Clarence Reid: Nobody But You Babe

Nathan Bartell: Top Going Down, Bottom Going Up

The Bar-Kays: Sang And Dance

James Brown: Give It Up Turnit Loose

The Isley Brothers: Livin’ In The Life

Leroy Hutson: After The Fight

Eddie Floyd: Raise Your Hand

The Staples Singers: I’m A Lover

Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens: What Have You Done

The Mighty Hannibal: I’ll Come Back To You

Tino G’s Dumpster Machine: Funky Business

Walter “Wolfman” Washingtons: Wolf Funk

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Party Train 60: Clap Your Hands

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Mitty Collier, Little Willie John, Cookie & His Cupcakes, Sherri Taylor & Singin’ Sammy Ward, Reginald Milton & The Soul Jets, Gladys Knight & The Pips, The Showstoppers, The Marathons, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Phil Flowers, The Rollers, Bobby Patterson, Jackson 5, Helene Smith, Etta James, Otis Redding, the Howling Diablos.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CLAP YOUR HANDS

PARTY TRAIN 60

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, June 25, 2017 [LLPT-0060]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister >

Mitty Collier: Do It With Confidence

Little Willie John: Uh Uh Baby

Cookie & His Cupcakes: Got You On My Mind

Sherri Taylor & Singin’ Sammy Ward: Lover

Reginald Milton & The Soul Jets: Clap Your Hands

Gladys Knight & The Pips: Feelin’ Alright

The Showstoppers: Eeny Meeny

The Marathons: Peanut Butter

Rufus featuring Chaka Khan: Have A Good Time

Phil Flowers: If It Feels Good Do It

The Rollers: Knocking At The Wrong Door

Bobby Patterson: I Get My Groove From You

Jackson 5: Big Boy

Helene Smith: Pot Can’t Talk About The Kettle

Etta James: Don’t Cry Baby

Otis Redding: Cigarettes And Coffee

Howling Diablos: Car Wash

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

 

Party Train 59: Soul Train

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Don Covay, Bobby Miller, The Sapphires, The Soul Fantastics, James Brown, Soul Devalents, Leon Haywood, Deep Street Soul feat Tia Hunter, Gwen McCrae, Dyke & The Blazers, Mr. Wiggles, Jimmy Gilford, Irma Thomas, JT Rhythm, Fontella Bass, the Howling Diablos, and R.L. Burnside.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SOUL TRAIN

PARTY TRAIN 59

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, June 25, 2017 [18600]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles: Gotta Dance To Keep From Crying

Don Covay: Yo-Yo (Part 1)

Bobby Miller: Simon Says

The Sapphires: The Slow Fizz

The Soul Fantastics: Soul Train

James Brown: My Thang

Soul Devalents: Grasshopper

Leon Haywood: Soul Cargo

Deep Street Soul featuring Tia Hunter: Kick Out The Jams

Gwen McCrae: Damn Right It’s Good

Dyke & The Blazers: Stuff

Mr. Wiggles: Wash My Back

Jimmy Gilford: Nobody Loves Me Like My Baby

Irma Thomas: Time Is On My Side

JT Rhythm   My Sweet Baby

Fontella Bass: I Want Everyone To Know

Howling Diablos: Rainin’ In Mississippi

R.L. Burnside: Snake Drive

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Retrospective 007: Soul Sister / Pursuit

In this double dose of Radio Free Amsterdam retrospectives, Linda Lexy throws down funk tracks for the party train to roll on, all the way from Detroit to the world.

Harry Duncan is in the soul kitchen cooking up some jazz and soul stew, featuring music from Rahsaan Roland Kirk,  Mahavishnu Orchestra, James Cotton, Chick Corea, and Casandra Wilson. Enjoy, and please stay tuned.

–Steve Fly


Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios where she’s playing music in Episode 13 by Tino Gross, The Contours, Elsie Mae, The LPTs, Edwin Starr, Tony Camillos Bazooka, P-Funk, Charles Bradley wirh the Menahan Street Band, Arlene Brown & Lee Shot Williams, Mable John, Charles Clark & the Wille Dixon Band, Margie Joseph, The Temptations, Jerry O & The Funk Brothers, Earl English & The Apaches, Jay Wiggen, Theola Kilgore, Awesome Jarvis & The Whales, the Howling Diablos, and Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SOUL SISTER

PARTY TRAIN 13

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, June 10, 2016 [LLPT-0013]

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

The Contours: Can You Jerk Like Me

Elsie Mae: Do You Really Wanna Rescue Me

The LPTs: Long Cool Summer

Edwin Starr; Easin’ In

Tony Camillo’s Bazooka: Dynomite

P-Funk: I Got A Thing, You Got A Thing

Charles Bradley wirh the Menahan Street Band: Hurricane

Arlene Brown & Lee Shot Williams: Impeach Me Baby

Mable John: Wait You Dog

Charles Clark & Wille Dixon Band: Hidden Charms

Margie Joseph: Let’s Go Somewhere & Love

Temptations: I Know I’m Losing You

Jerry O & The Funk Brothers: Soul Sister

Earl English & The Apaches: Tryin’ To Make Ends Meet

Jay Wiggens: Sad Girl

Theola Kilgore: This Is My Prayer

Awesome Jarvis & The Whales: Worse Things Have Happened To Me

Howling Diablos: Prison Train

Hound Dog Taylor: Wild About You Baby

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steven Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.


PURSUIT

 

This week’s episode of In The Soul Kitchen with Harry Duncan features great music by McCoy Tyner, Gigi, Illinois Jacquet, The Radiants, The “5” Royales, Cassandra Wilson, the James Cotton Blues Band, John McLaughlin & the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Chick Corea, and Jed Levy.

The john Sinclair Foundation Presents

PURSUIT

IN THE SOUL KITCHEN 07

Harry Duncan, KUSF-In Exile, San Francisco, May 17, 2011 [HDSK-0007]

McCoy Tyner: Pursuit

Gigi: Zumia

Illinois Jacquet: King Jacquet

The Radiants: Hold On

The “5” Royales: The Slummer The Slum

Cassandra Wilson: When It’s Darkness on the Delta

James Cotton Blues Band: Down At Your Burying Ground

John McLaughlin & the Mahavishnu Orchestra: Miles Out

Zakir Hussain & John McLaughlin: You And Me

Terrence Blanchard with Cornell West: Choices

Chick Corea: Windows

Jed Levy: The Inflated Tear

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Stomping Grounds

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Harry Duncan for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Harry Duncan at Light Rail Studios, San Francisco

Recorded, edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2011, 2017 Harry Duncan. Used with permission.

Retrospective 004: Warm The Pot / Big City Funk

Today, we present two show selections, on a upbeat funk tip. Warm The Pot by DJ Soul Lucille, and Big City Funk, by DJ Linda Lexy will lay down the beat you need.

Two shows jam packed with funk from all corners, from New Orleans, To Michigan, New York To L.A, mixes beaming out from Florence, Italy and Detroit, these shows highlight the international culture under a groove. Keepin’ the funk alive.

–Steve Fly


WARM THE POT

 

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Fontella Bass, Bobby Byrd, Chuck Jackson, Willard Burton & The Pacifiers, Leon Thomas, The Dramatics, Pat Lundy, Love Committee, Rebirth Brass Band, the Wild Magnolias, Rasputin’s Stash, Milton Wright, Gil Scott-Heron, O.V. Wright, The O’Jays, and Robert Parker.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WARM THE POT

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 119

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, November 15, 2017 [DLSL-0119]

Fontella Bass: Its Hard To Get Back In

Bobby Byrd: Never Get Enough

Chuck Jackson: I Keep Forgetting

Willard Burton & The Pacifiers: Warm The Pot

Leon Thomas: Bags’ Groove

The Dramatics: Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

Pat Lundy: Work Song

Love Committee: Just As Long As I Got You

Rebirth Brass Band: Buck

Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Oops Upside Your Head

Rasputin’s Stash: What’s On Your Mind

Milton Wright: Friends And Buddies

Gil Scott-Heron: Gun

O.V. Wright: I Don’t Know Why

The O’Jays: Put Your Hands Together

Robert Parker: Hip-Hugging

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2017 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.


BIG CITY FUNK

Episode 4 of the Party Train show with Linda Lexy features music by Tino Gross, Ray Charles, The Sultans, The Valentinos, Little Ann, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, The Intensions, Sly Stone, The Meters, The Commodores, Lee Fields Sugarman & Co., The Howling Diablos, Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Army, Pam Kellum, the Royal Blackbirds, the Staples Singers, Spearhead, and Longneck Strangler.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BIG CITY FUNK
PARTY TRAIN 04
Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 3, 2016 [LLPT-0004]

[01] Linda Lexy Opening Comments & ID
[02] Opening Theme: Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister >
[03] Ray Charles: Hit The Road Jack
[04] The Sultans: Lemon Squeezing Daddy
[05] The Valentinos: What About Me
[06] Little Ann: Possession
[07] Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Ain't That A Bitch
[08] Intensions: I Don't Get Down Like That
[09] Sly Stone: I Get High On You
[10] The Meters: Just Kissed My Baby
[11] Commodores: High On Sunshine
[12] Lee Fields & Sugarman & Co:.Stand Up
[13] Howling Diablos: Good Good Vibes
[14] Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Army: Big City Funk
[15] Pam Kellum: What You See You Can't Get
[16] Royal Blackbirds: I'm Goin’
[17] Staples Singers: Oh La De Da
[18] Spearhead: Nobody Right, Nobody Wrong

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2017 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

Party Train 58: Mr. Hot Stuff

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Chuck Berry, Frankie Newsome, Little Stevie Wonder, The Royalettes, The Hot Stuffs, Conquer The World, Bob Marley, Emperors Soul 69, The Love Experience, Allen Toussaint, Bobby Miller, Ann Peebles, The Staples Singers, The Chi-Lites, The Dramatics, Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack, the Royal Blackbirds, and Harmonica Shah.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

  1. HOT STUFF

PARTY TRAIN 58

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, June 25, 2017 [18586]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Chuck Berry: No Particular Place To Go

Frankie Newsome: My Lucky Day

Little Stevie Wonder: I Call It Pretty Music But The Old People Call It The Blues

The Royalettes: Don’t You Cry

The Hot Stuffs: Mr. Hot Stuff

Conquer The World: Yellow Sunshine

Bob Marley: Get Up, Stand Up

Emperors Soul 69: Bring Out Yourself

The Love Experience: Are You Together For The New Day

Allen Toussaint: We The People

Bobby Miller: This Is My Dance

Ann Peebles: I Take What I Want

The Staples Singers: You’ve Gotta Earn It

The Chi-Lites: Give It Away

The Dramatics: I Dedicate My Life To You

Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack: You’ve Got A Friend

Royal Blackbirds: You Hurt Me

Harmonica Shah: I Heard You Was At The Casino

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Party Train 57: Crazy Legs

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Roscoe Shelton, The Ideals, Emmanuel Lasky, Ella Washington, Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Little Beaver, 87th Off Broadway, David Washington, Albert Washington, Elmer & Brenda Parker & The Nightlighters, Little Rose Little, Betty Wright, The Manhattans, Duncan Brothers, Lee Williams & The Symbols, The Marvelettes, John Sinclair, and Johnnie Bassett.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CRAZY LEGS

PARTY TRAIN 57

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, June 25, 2017 [18572]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Roscoe Shelton: Runnin’ For My Life

The Ideals: Go Go Gorilla

Emmanuel Lasky: I’m A Peace Lovin’ Man

Ella Washington: Fragile, Handle With Care

Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band: A Dance, A Kiss And A Song

Little Beaver: Mama Forgot To Tell Me

87th Off Broadway: Moving Woman

David Washington: I’m A Carpenter

Albert Washington: Crazy Legs (Part 2)

Elmer & Brenda Parker & The Nightlighters: Got To Get Me Back To Louisiana (Parts 1 & 2)

Little Rose Little: He’s What I Need

Betty Wright: It’s Hard To Stop Doing Something When It’s Good To You

The Manhattans: I Don’t Wanna Go

Duncan Brothers: Things Go Better With Love

Lee Williams & The Symbols: I Love You More

The Marvelettes: Message To Michael

John Sinclair: Mobile Homestead

Johnnie Bassett: Weed Smoking Woman

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Party Train 56: Impeach Me Baby

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Rufus Thomas, O.V. Wright, JoJo Benson & Peggy Scott, Freda Payne, Syl Johnson, The Ambassadors, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Funkadelic, Magnum, Lee Dorsey, Jesse Anderson, Andre Williams & The Lancers, Arlene Brown & Lee Shot Williams, Bob & Gene, Freddie North, The Moments, the Howling Diablos, and Dr. John.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

IMPEACH ME BABY

PARTY TRAIN 56

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 24, 2017 [18558]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Rufus Thomas: Jump Back

O.V. Wright: Monkey Dog

JoJo Benson & Peggy Scott: Soulshake

Freda Payne: You Brought The Joy

Syl Johnson: Feelin’ Frisky

The Ambassadors: Music (Makes You Wanna Dance)

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings: Can’t Get Right

Funkadelic: You Can’t Miss What You Can’t Measure

Magnum: Your Mind

Lee Dorsey: O Me O My O

Jesse Anderson: Help Wanted

Andre Williams & The Lancers: Jivin’ Around (Part 2)

Arlene Brown & Lee Shot Williams: Impeach Me Baby

Bob & Gene: I Can Be Cool

Freddie North: She’s All I Got

The Moments: Look At Me, I’m In Love

Howling Diablos: Surfin In Detroit

Dr. John: Where Ya At Mule

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.