Big City Blues Cruise 38: Keep It Moving

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 38 features music by Red Prysock, Freddie King, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, The Ink Spots, Elmore James, Chuck Berry, Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns, Sister Sarah Brown, Peter Green with the John Mayall Blues Band, John Nicholas, The Clovers, Ronnie Earl, The Platters, The Channels, Gene Ammons, and Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

KEEP IT MOVING

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 38

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 18, 1983 [18095]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Freddie King: High Rise

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: The House With No Windows

The Ink Spots: Keep It Moving

Elmore James: Sunnyland Train

Elmore James: Stranger Blues

Elmore James: The Twelve Year Old Boy

Chuck Berry: Thirty Days

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns: Just Having A Good Time

Sister Sarah Brown: As Long As I’m Moving

Peter Green with the John Mayall Blues Band: Dust My Blues

John Nicholas: I Wish Your Picture Was You

Elmore James: Mean Mistreating Mama

The Clovers: In The Middle Of The night

Ronnie Earl: Blues In D Natural

The Platters: Don’t Let Go

The Channels: Now You Know

Gene Ammons: Rock Roll

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: See Me In The Evening

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: You Can’t Sit Down

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 37: Rocket 88

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 37 features music by Red Prysock, Buddy Guy, James Cotton, Junior Wells, The Glow-Tones, Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks, The Honey Combs, Son Seals, Doctor Ross, The “5” Royales, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Peter Green & the John Mayall Blues Band, Professor Longhair, Clifton Chenier, Little Richard, and John Lee Hooker.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ROCKET 88

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 37

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 18, 1983 [18081]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Buddy Guy: Money (That’s What I Want)

James Cotton: Rocket 88

Junior Wells: Five Long Years

The Glow-Tones: The Girl I Love

Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks: Mary Lou

The Honey Combs: Op

Son Seals: I’m Not Tired

Doctor Ross: That’s All Right Now Mama

The “5” Royales: You’re Mine Forevermore

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Roll Your Money Maker

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Buster’s Boogie

Peter Green & the John Mayall Blues Band: The Stumble

Professor Longhair: Oh Well

Clifton Chenier: Squeeze Box Boogie

Little Richard: She’s Got It

John Lee Hooker: It’s My Own Fault

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 36: Gimme Back My Wig

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 36 features music by Red Prysock, Lightning Hopkins, Doctor Ross, T-Bone Walker, Gene Vincent, Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Taj Mahal, Junior Wells, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, LaVerne Baker, The Coasters, Fats Domino, Elmore James, Freddie King, and Buddy Guy.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GIMME BACK MY WIG

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 36

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 11, 1983 [18067]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Lightning Hopkins: Mister Charlie

Doctor Ross: Rocking After Midnight

T-Bone Walker: Strolling With Bones

Gene Vincent: Lotta Lovin’

Chuck Berry: Rock And Roll Music

Muddy Waters: Louisiana Blues

Taj Mahal: She Caught The Katy and Left Me With A Mule To Ride

Junior Wells: You Got To Love Her With A Feeling

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Gimme Back My Wig

LaVerne Baker: Love Me Right

The Coasters: Sorry, But I’m Gonna Have To Pass

Fats Domino: Rose Mary

Elmore James: Something Inside Of Me

Elmore James: Coming Home

Freddie King: The Stumble

Buddy Guy: First Time I Met The Blues

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 35: Boogie Disease

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 35 features music by Red Prysock, The Spiders, The “5” Royales, The Five Satins, Albert King, B.B. King, Freddie King, James Brown, Dale Hawkins, Booker T & The MGs, Doctor Ross, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, John Lee Hooker, The Accents, The Glow Tones, The Five Stars, The Coasters, Buddy Guy, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BOOGIE DISEASE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 35

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 11, 1983 [18053]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

The Spiders: Witchcraft

The “5” Royales: Think

The Five Satins: That Jones Girl

Albert King: Let’s Have A Natural Ball

B.B. King: I’m Gonna Do What They Do To Me

Freddie King: Play It Cool

James Brown: Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag

Dale Hawkins: Suzie-Q

Booker T & The MGs: Green Onions

Doctor Ross: Boogie Disease No. 2

Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson: Juice Head Baby

John Lee Hooker: Just Me And My Telephone

The Accents: Wiggle Wiggle

The Glow Tones: Ping Pong

The Five Stars: Dead Wrong

The Coasters: The Shadow Knows

Freddie King: Hideaway

Buddy Guy: When My Left Eye Jumps

Little Walter: Roller Coaster

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 34: Come Over Here

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 34 features music by Red Prysock, James Brown, Clyde McPhatter, Lula Reed, Elmore James, Bill Doggett, The Surfaris, The “5” Royales—all from the July 3 program—and Bobby Charles, Ernie K-Doe, Johnny Adams, Fats Domino, Elmore James, The Robins, The Chords, The Drifters, Roger & The Gypsies, and Baby Boy Warren from the November 20 episode with special guest John Sinclair.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COME OVER HERE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 34

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, July 3 > November 20, 1983 [18039]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

James Brown: Come Over Here

Clyde McPhatter: Lover Please

Lula Reed: Going Back To Mexico

Elmore James: Standing At The Crossroads

Elmore James: Coming On Home

Elmore James: The Sky Is Crying

Bill Doggett: Blue Largo

The Surfaris: Wipe Out

James Brown: I Can’t Help It, I Just Do Do Do

The “5” Royales: I Need Your Loving

Bobby Charles: Put Your Arms Around Me

Ernie K-Doe: Hello My Lover

Johnny Adams: I Won’t Cry

Fats Domino: Where Did You Stay

Elmore James: I See My Baby

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

The Robins: Smoky Joe’s Cafe

The Chords: Sh-Boom

The Drifters: Money Honey

Roger & The Gypsies: Pass The Hatchet

Baby Boy Warren: Taxi Driver

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 33: Crazy Mixed Up World

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 33 features music by Red Prysock, Freddie King, Big Joe Turner, the Buddy Johnson Orchestra, The Moonglows, The Crows, Chris Kenner, Buddy Guy, Little Walter, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Chuck Berry, The Heartbeats, Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, The Champs, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, and Professor Longhair.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CRAZY MIXED UP WORLD

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 33

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, Summer 1983 [18025]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Freddie King: I’ve Got A Woman

Big Joe Turner: Crawdad Hole

Buddy Johnson Orchestra: Crazy About A Saxophone

The Moonglows: Kiss Me Baby

The Crows: Gee

Chris Kenner: Don’t Make No Noise

Buddy Guy: Strange Strange Feeling

Little Walter: Crazy Mixed Up World

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Spider In My Stew

Chuck Berry: Oh Carol

The Heartbeats: I Want To Know

Muddy Waters: Lonesome Room Blues

Howling Wolf: Tail Dragger

The Champs: Tequila

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Information Blues

Professor Longhair: Bye Bye Baby

Muddy Waters: Deep Down In My Heart

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Gate’s Salty Blues

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 32: Squeeze Box Boogie

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 32 features music by Red Prysock, Muddy Waters, Albert Collins, The “5” Royales, The Coasters, Amos Milburn, Jesse Powell, Elmore James, Arthur Lee Maye & The Crowns, Art Neville, Guitar Slim, Clifton Chenier, Buddy Guy, Slim Harpo, Professor Longhair, Benny Spellman, Bobby Charles, and Bill Sinegal.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SQUEEZE BOX BOOGIE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 32

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 12, 1983 [18011]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Muddy Waters: Still A Fool

Albert Collins: Frosty

The “5” Royales: What’s That

The Coasters: Wake Me, Shake Me

Amos Milburn: French Fried Potatoes And Ketchup

Jesse Powell: Cool

Elmore James: Fine Little Mama

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Elmore James: Done Somebody Wrong

Arthur Lee Maye & The Crowns: Ooh Ruba Lee

Art Neville: Ooh Wee Baby

Guitar Slim: You Give Me Nothing But The Blues

Clifton Chenier: Squeeze Box Boogie

Buddy Guy: Stone Crazy

Slim Harpo: Scratch My Back

Professor Longhair: Curly Haired Baby

Benny Spellman: Lipstick Traces

Bobby Charles: No Use Knocking

Bill Singal: Second Line

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI (#76)

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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