Big City Blues Cruise 76: Leaping On Lenox

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 76 features music by Red Prysock, Earl Hooker, Big Walter Horton, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Billy Wright, Magic Sam, James Cotton, Lightning Hopkins, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Robert Johnson, Albert Collins, Eddie Burns, and John Lee Hooker.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LEAPING ON LENOX

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 76

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 26, 1982 [18627]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Earl Hooker: Blue Guitar

Big Walter Horton: Little Boy Blue

Earl Hooker: Is You Ever Seen A One-Eyed Woman Cry

Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis: Leaping On Lenox

Billy Wright: Every Evening

Magic Sam: I Need You So Bad

Magic Sam: San Jose

James Cotton: Rocket 88

Lightning Hopkins: My Starter Won’t Start

Mississippi Fred McDowell: I Don’t Need No Heater

Robert Johnson: Stop Breaking Down Blues

Albert Collins: Gimme My Blues

Eddie Burns: Don’t Even Try

John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen

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

 

© 1982, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 75: Boom Boom

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 75 features music by Red Prysock, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, T-Bone Walker, Professor Longhair, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Guitar Junior, B.B. King, and Buddy Guy.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BOOM BOOM

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 75

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, August 22, 1982 [18613]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Frosty

Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson: Cleanhead Blues

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Sometimes I Slip

T-Bone Walker: For B.B. King

Professor Longhair; Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand

Little Walter: Aww Baby

Little Walter: Boom Boom Out Goes The Lights

Muddy Waters: She Moves Me

Muddy Waters: Walking Through The Park

Muddy Waters: Standing Around Crying

Guitar Junior: Texas Flood

Guitar Junior: Go To The Mardi Gras

B.B. King: No Good

Buddy Guy: Moving Back South

Buddy Guy: This Is The End

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

 

© 1982, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 74: Okey Dokey Stomp

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 74 features music by Red Prysock, Little Walter, the Felix Gross Sextet, Brownie McGhee, Lucky Thompson, Buddy & Ella Johnson, Lowell Fulson, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, LaMelle Prince, an unidentified artist, Albert King, Sunnyland Slim & His Playboys, Jimmy Dawkins, Jimmy “T-99” Nelson, Robert Johnson, Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats, and Professor Longhair.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

OKEY DOKEY STOMP

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 74

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, August 22, 1982 [18599]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Little Walter: Mellow Down Easy

Felix Gross Sextet: Leap Year Baby

Brownie McGhee: Gone, Baby, Gone

Lucky Thompson: Slam’s Mishap

Buddy & Ella Johnson: Gotta Go Upside Your Head

Lowell Fulson: Every Day I Have The Blues

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Okey Dokey Stomp

LaMelle Prince: Haven’t Heard From My Baby

[Unidentified Artist]: Mean Mistreating Woman

Little Walter & His Jukes: Teen Age Beat

Lowell Fulson: It’s Your Fault Baby

Albert King: Born Under A Bad Sign

Sunnyland Slim & His Playboys: The Fore Day Bounce

Jimmy Dawkins: Chitlings Con Carne

Jimmy “T-99” Nelson: Great Big Hunk of Man

Robert Johnson: I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom

Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats: My Real Gone Rocket

Robert Johnson: Love In Vain

Professor Longhair: East St. Louis Baby

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

 

© 1982, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Retrospective 005: Reeling And Rocking / Ain’t That Good News

Two shows of back to back blues from Martino D Lorenzo and John Sinclair. Featuring the music of Chuck Berry, Buddy Guy, Elmore James, Albert King, Earl King, and a large dose of Muddy Waters, plus many more legends of the blues. Thanks for tuning in.Enjoy,

–Steve Fly

Big City Blues Cruise 57: Reeling And Rocking

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 57 features music by Red Prysock, Dr. John, Rockin’ Dopsie, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Earl King, Percy Mayfield, Albert King, Clifton Chenier, Peter “Madcat” Ruth, The Blues Brothers, Elmore James, Chuck Berry, and Buddy Guy.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

REELING AND ROCKING

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 57

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, circa 1983 [18361]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Dr. John: Croaker Courtboullion

Rockin’ Dopsie: I’m Just A Country Boy

Rockin’ Dopsie: Let’s Do The Zydeco

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Oh Ba-Ba-Baby

Earl King: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Percy Mayfield: Vote For Me

Dr. John Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

Albert King: Pretty Woman

Clifton Chenier: Worried Life Blues

Peter “Madcat” Ruth: Scratch My Back

The Blues Brothers: Shotgun Blues

Martino D’Lorenzo: Blues Nightmare

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Chuck Berry: Let It Rock

Chuck Berry: Reeling And Rocking

Buddy Guy: Red House

 

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.

 


Blues & Roots 34: Ain’t That Good News

 

Episode 34 features live music by Muddy Waters and cuts from Magic Slim & The Teardrops, John Primer, Bobby Rush, Toni Lynn Washington, Mighty Sam McClain, the Lyman Woodard Trio, Albert Collins, and Little Walter.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AIN’T THAT GOOD NEWS

BLUES & ROOTS 34

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 14, 2000 [18468]

Little Walter: Juke

Muddy Waters: Rolling And Tumbling

Muddy Waters: Hoochie Coochie Man

Muddy Waters: Can’t Get No Grinding

Muddy Waters: I’m A Howling Wolf

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Country Boy

John Primer: Knocking At Your Door

Bobby Rush: Feeling Bad

Toni Lynn Washington: Oh What A Dream

Mighty Sam McClain: All We Need Is Love

Lyman Woodard Trio: Ain’t That Good News

Albert Collins: Mr. Collins, Mr. Collins

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

Big City Blues Cruise 73: Double Trouble

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 73 features music by Red Prysock, Little Walter, Otis Rush, Walter Hamilton, Ivory Joe Hunter, Albert King, Champion Jack Dupree, Smiley Lewis, Clifton Chenier, Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Lloyd Price, Professor Longhair, and Fats Domino.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DOUBLE TROUBLE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 73

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 20, 1982 [18585]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Little Walter: It’s Too Late Brother

Otis Rush: Double Trouble

Walter Hamilton: Sherry Blues

Ivory Joe Hunter: Since I Met You Baby

Albert King: I’m Gonna Call You

Champion Jack Dupree: Weed Head Woman

Smiley Lewis: Tore Up

Clifton Chenier: The Cat Is Dreaming

Muddy Waters: The Same Thing

Chuck Berry: Childhood Sweetheart

Lloyd Price: I’m Glad, Glad

Lloyd Price: Woe Woe Hoe

Lloyd Price: Forgive Me Clawdy

Lloyd Price: I Yi Gomen Ai Si

Professor Longhair: Ball The Wall

Fats Domino: Detroit City Blues

Smiley Lewis: The Bells Are Ringing

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

 

© 1982, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 72: High Head Blues

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 72 features music by Red Prysock, Little Walter, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Sonny Boy Williamson, Sammy Myers, Frankie Lee Sims, Lightning Slim, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Lightning Hopkins, Big Joe Turner, Jessie Hill, Nolan Strong & The Diablos, Willie Mabon, and Sweet Sammy J.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIGH HEAD BLUES

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 72

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 20, 1982 [18571]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Little Walter: Take Me Back

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee: Shake Down Blues

Sonny Boy Williamson: Trying To Get Back On My Feet

Sammy Meyers: My Love Is Here To Stay

Frankie Lee Sims: My Talk Didn’t Do Any Good

Lightning Slim: Hello Mary Lee

Muddy Waters: I’m A Loving Man

John Lee Hooker: We’re All God’s Chillen

Lightning Hopkins: Loving Arms

Little Walter: Key To The Highway

Big Joe Turner: Ti-Ri-Lee

Jessie Hill: High Head Blues

Nolan Strong & The Diablos: The Way You Dog Me Around

Nolan Strong & The Diablos: Daddy Rocking Strong

Willie Mabon: Poison Ivy

Sweet Sammy J.: Her Heart Must Be Made Of Stone

Muddy Waters: Young Fashioned Ways

Red Prysock: Handclapping

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

 

© 1982, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 71: Make Me Know It

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 71 features music by Red Prysock, Roy Brown, Buddy Guy, Roy Milton & His Solid Senders, Bob Gaddy, Nappy Brown, Mr. Google Eyes, Brownie McGhee, Byron “Slick” Gibson & The Sliders, B.B. King, Percy Mayfield, Luther “Guitar Jr.” Johnson, T-Bone Walker, Big Joe Turner, H-Bomb Ferguson, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MAKE ME KNOW IT

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 71

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, August 1, 1982 [18557]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Roy Brown: Laughing But Crying

Buddy Guy: I Smell A Rat

Roy Milton & His Solid Senders: A Bird In The Hand

Bob Gaddy: Operator Operator

Roy Milton & His Solid Senders: Make Me Know It

Nappy Brown: The Lock On The Door

Mr. Google Eyes: Young Boy

Brownie McGhee: My Fault

Roy Brown: Mr. Hound Dog’s In Town

Bob Gaddy: I’ll Go My Way

Byron “Slick” Gibson & The Sliders: Honey Dew

B.B. King: Country Girl

Percy Mayfield: Bachelor Blues

Luther “Guitar Jr.” Johnson: Got To Have Money

T-Bone Walker: Cold Cold Feeling

Big Joe Turner: Chicken And The Hawk

H-Bomb Ferguson: Good Loving

Little Walter: Off The Wall

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

 

© 1982, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 70: Confessing The Blues

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 70 features music by Red Prysock, Sonny Boy Williamson, Willie Johnson, Elmo Nixon & the Henry Haines Orchestra, the Jimmy Dawkins Band, Otis Rush, Buddy Guy, Frank “Honeyboy” Patt, B.B. King, Buddy & Ella Johnson, Doc Jones, Frankie Lee Sims, and Roy Brown.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CONFESSING THE BLUES

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 70

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, August 1, 1982 [18543]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Sonny Boy Williamson: In My Younger Days

Willie Johnson: Here Comes My Baby

Elmo Nixon & the Henry Haines Orchestra: Forgive Me Baby

Jimmy Dawkins Band: All For Business

Jimmy Dawkins Band: Moon Man

Otis Rush: Homework

Buddy Guy: Outskirts Of Town

Frank “Honeyboy” Patt: Bloodstains On The Wall

B.B. King: Confessing The Blues

Buddy & Ella Johnson: I Don’t Want Nobody

Doc Jones: I’m Gonna Love And Be Loved

Frankie Lee Sims: Rhumba My Boogie

B.B. King: Sweet Sixteen

Roy Brown: Crazy Crazy Women

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

 

© 1982, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.