Big City Blues Cruise 50: Walk On Gilded Splinters

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 50 features a long interview with Dr. John, interspersed with selections by the Doctor, Robert Parker, and The Party Boys.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WALK ON GILDED SPLINTERS

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 50

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1983 [18263]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Dr. John conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

Dr. John: Walk On Gilded Splinters

Dr. John conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

Robert Parker: All Night Long

Party Boys: We Got The Party Tonight

Dr. John conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

Dr. John: Black Night

Dr. John: Improvisation at WEMU

Dr. John: Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying

 

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 49: Mr. Highway Man

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 49 features music by Red Prysock,

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIGHWAY MAN

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 49

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1983 [18249]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Link Wray: Rumble

Z.Z. Top: My Head’s In Mississippi

Howlin’ Wolf: Bluebird Blues

Howlin’ Wolf: Mr. Highway Man

Slim Harpo: I‘m A King Bee

{Unidentified Artist]: I’m Leaving You Baby

B.B. King: Everyday I Have The Blues >

B.B. King: Sweet Little Angel > It’s My Own Fault Baby

Eric Clapton: Crosscut Saw

Eric Clapton: Slow Down Linda

James Brown: Hot Pants

James Brown: Mother Popcorn

Clifton Chenier: In The Mood

Charlie Musselwhite: Back At The Chicken Shack

Guitar Slim: I Done Got Over It

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 48: Come See About Me

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 48 features music by Red Prysock, B.B. King, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, Booker T & The MGs, The Platters, Big Mama Thornton, James Brown, Chuck Berry, Robert Lockwood Jr., Stevie Ray Vaughn, and the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COME SEE ABOUT ME

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 48

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1983 [18235]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

B.B. King: Rock Me Baby

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Shake A Tail Feather

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Come See About Me

Booker T & The MGs: Green Onions

The Platters: Only You

Big Mama Thornton: They Call Me Big Mama

Big Mama Thornton: Tarzan And The Signifying Monkey

James Brown: I Got The Feeling

James Brown: I Feel That Old Age Coming On

Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode

James Brown: Messing With The Blues

James Brown: Don’t Let It Happen To Me

Robert Lockwood Jr.: Blues And Trouble

B.B. King: Eyesight To The Blind

James Brown: I Found Someone

James Brown: I’ll Go Crazy

Stevie Ray Vaughn: Honey Bee

Jimi Hendrix Experience: 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.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 47: Wrong Business

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 47 features music by Red Prysock, A.C. Reed with Stevie Ray Vaughn, Amos Milburn, Lowell Fulson, Marvin & Johnny, The Five Keys, Earl King & Roomful of Blues, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Tom Waits, Steve Nardella, Louis Armstrong, Lightning Hopkins, Lazy Lester, Ozzie Ware with Duke Ellington’s Hot 5, Clarence Williams Blue 5 with Eva Taylor, and Johnny Winter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WRONG BUSINESS

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 47

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 1983 [18221]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

A.C. Reed: I’m In The Wrong Business

A.C. Reed with Stevie Ray Vaughn: Please Come Home

A.C. Reed with Stevie Ray Vaughn: These Blues Is Killing Me

Amos Milburn: Let’s Make Christmas Merry, Baby

Lowell Fulson: I Wanna Spend Christmas With You

Marvin & Johnny: It’s Christmas

The Five Keys: It’s Christmas Time

Earl King & Roomful of Blues: It’s Mardi Gras In The City

Earl King & Roomful of Blues: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Tom Waits: Step Right Up

Steve Nardella: That’s Where I Belong

Louis Armstrong: Christmas Time In New Orleans

Lightning Hopkins: Merry Christmas

Lazy Lester: Nothing But The Devil

Ozzie Ware with Duke Ellington’s Hot 5: Santa Claus, Bring My Man Back

Clarence Williams Blue 5 with Eva Taylor: Santa Claus Blues

Johnny Winter: Mojo Boogie

 

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 46: Double Dealing

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 46 features special guest John Sinclair and music by Red Prysock, T.V. Slim, Percy Mayfield, Little Walter, Big Walter Horton, Al Johnson, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Professor Longhair, the Wild Magnolias, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Jimmy Rogers, J.B. Hutto, Camille Howard, Dizzy Gillespie & Alice Roberts, Jay McShann & Priscilla Bowman, The Magnificents, The Coasters, and Son Seals.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DOUBLE DEALING

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 46

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1982 [18207]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

T.V. Slim: Flat Foot Sam

Percy Mayfield: Double Dealing

Little Walter: Boom Boom! Out Go The Lights

Big Walter Horton: Hard Hearted Woman

Al Johnson: Carnival Time

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Meet the Boys on de Battlefront

Professor Longhair: Big Chief (Part 2)

Wild Magnolias: Saints

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Scuffling

Jimmy Rogers: The World Is In A Tangle

J.B. Hutto: Things Are So Slow

Camille Howard: X-Temporaneous Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie & Alice Roberts: A Hand Fulla Gimme

Jay McShann & Priscilla Bowman: Hands Off Of Him

The Magnificents: Up On The Mountain

The Coasters: Poison Ivy

Son Seals: Telephone Baby

 

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.

 

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Big City Blues Cruise 45: Long Distance Call

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 45 features music by Red Prysock, Al Johnson, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Professor Longhair, the Wild Magnolias, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Jimmy Rogers, J.B. Hutto, Camille Howard, Dizzy Gillespie with Alice Roberts, Priscilla Bowman with Jay McShann, Son Seals, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, and Muddy Waters.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LONG DISTANCE CALL

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 45

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1983 [18193]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Al Johnson: Carnival Time

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Meet the Boys on de Battlefront

Professor Longhair: Big Chief (Part 2)

Wild Magnolias: Saints

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Scuffling

Jimmy Rogers: The World Is In A Tangle

J.B. Hutto: Things Are So Slow

Camille Howard: X-Temporaneous Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie with Alice Roberts: A Hand Full of Gimme

Priscilla Bowman with Jay McShann: Hands Off Of Him

Son Seals: Telephone Baby

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Talk To Me Baby

Muddy Waters: Long Distance Call

Muddy Waters: Honey Bee

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 44: Dust My Broom

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 44 features music by Red Prysock, Ray Charles, James Brown, Jimmy Reed, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, the Johnny Otis Show with Delmar Evans, James Cotton, The Coasters, Bobby Darin, Clyde McPhatter, Elmore James, Koko Taylor, Esther Phillips, Etta James, and a pair of unidentified female artists.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DUST MY BROOM

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 44

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 11, 1983 [18179]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Ray Charles: Going Down Slow

Ray Charles: Now She’s Gone

James Brown: It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World

James Brown: If I Ruled The World

Jimmy Reed: Hush Hush

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: This Old Fool

Johnny Otis Show with Delmar Evans: It’s Good To Be Free

James Cotton: All Night Long

The Coasters: Yakety Yak

Bobby Darin: Splish Splash

Clyde McPhatter: A Lover’s Question

Martino D’Lorenzo Blues Nightmare

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Elmore James: The Twelve Year Old Boy

Koko Taylor: Never Never Never Trust A Man

[Unidentified Artist]: Evil Gal Blues

[Unidentified Artist]: Born No Good

Esther Phillips: I’m Getting Along Alright

Etta James: I’d Rather Go Blind

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 43: Chitlins Con Carne

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 43 features music by Red Prysock, Junior Wells, Guitar Junior Johnson, Johnny Otis Show with Delmar & Margie Evans, Titus Turner, Jimmy Witherspoon, Otis Spann, Big Joe Turner & Roomful of Blues, The Coasters, The Rivileers, The Delegates, Lee Dorsey, Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, and B.B. King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CHITLINS CON CARNE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 43

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 11, 1983 [18165]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Junior Wells: You Don’t Love Me

Junior Wells: Chitlins Con Carne

Junior Wells: Look Over Yonder’s Wall

Guitar Junior Johnson: Somebody Have Mercy

Johnny Otis Show with Delmar & Margie Evans: Double Crossing Blues

Titus Turner: Don’t Take Everybody To Be Your Friend

Jimmy Witherspoon: Going To Chicago

Otis Spann: I Wonder Why

Big Joe Turner & Roomful of Blues: Early In The Morning

The Coasters: Shopping For Clothes

The Rivileers: A Thousand Stars

The Delegates: Mother’s Son

Lee Dorsey: Ya Ya

Professor Longhair: Gone So Long

Fats Domino: Ain’t That Just Like A Woman

B.B. King: You Better Watch Yourself

 

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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