Party Train 64: Camel Walk

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Clarence Garlow, The Phillips Sisters, Big Mama Thornton, Sondra Mallett & The Vandellas, The Meters, Casey Jones, Bo Burrell’s Excursionists of Perception, Judy Clay, Curly Moore, The Chambers Brothers, James Brown, Sly Stone, Bettye Swann, Etta James, James & Bobby Purify, Lee Moses, Jimmy Bones, and the Howling Diablos.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CAMEL WALK

PARTY TRAIN 64

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, August 24, 2017 [18670]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Clarence Garlow: Train Come Down The Track

The Phillips Sisters: Where Did You Stay Last Night

Big Mama Thornton: They Call Me Big Mama

Sondra Mallett & The Vandellas: Camel Walk

The Meters: Ease Back

Casey Jones: Good Thing (Part One)

Bo Baral’s Excursionists of Perception: No Time To Wallow In The Myrrh

Judy Clay: Bed Of Roses

Curly Moore: Get Down Low

The Chambers Brothers: Love Peace And Happiness

James Brown: There It Is

Sly Stone: Searchin’

Bettye Swann: Words

Etta James: How Do You Speak To An Angel

James & Bobby Purify: My Adorable One

Lee Moses: Free At Last

Jimmy Bones: Put Your Hands Together

Howling Diablos: Junkyard Jesus

 

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 63: Crazy Mambo

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Classie Ballou, Singing Sammy Ward, Fay Ross, Ray Charles, Betty Davis, The Isley Brothers, Eighty Four, Lee Dorsey, Lenny White, Bobby Rush, Leon Haywood, Graham Central Station, Don Covay & the Jefferson Lemon Blues Band, Doris Troy, Helene Smith, The Originals, and the Horse Cave Trio

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CRAZY MAMBO

PARTY TRAIN 63

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, July 30, 2017 [18656]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Classie Ballou: Crazy Mambo

Singin’ Sammy Ward: Someday Pretty Baby

Faye Ross: Faith, Hope And Trust

Ray Charles: Mary Ann

Betty Davis: Walkin’ Up The Road

Isley Brothers: Pop That Thing

1984: There’s A Wrinkle In Our Time

Lee Dorsey: Yes We Can

Lenny White: Shoo Do Fu Fu Ooh

Bobby Rush: Bow-Legged Woman, Knock-Kneed Man

Leon Haywood: Who You Been Givin’ It Up To

Graham Central Station: Can You Handle It

Don Covay & the Jefferson Lemon Blues Band: Key To The Highway

Doris Troy: Draw Me Closer

Helene Smith: I Am Controlled By Your Love

The Originals: I’ve Never Begged Before

Horse Cave Trio: Snake At The Door

Singin’ Sammy Ward: Bread Winner

 

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 62: Better By The Pound

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Charles Sheffield, Dinah Washington & Brook Benton, Gino Parks, The Gems, Kool & The Gang, Curtis Mayfield, The House Guests, Funkadelic, Joe Tex, Ricky Allen, Mandrill, Gil Scott Heron, James Knight & The Butlers, Gloria Jones, Obie Jessie & Seeds of Freedom, The Stylistics, John Sinclair, and Aretha Franklin.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BETTER BY THE POUND

PARTY TRAIN 62

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, July 24, 2017 [18642]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Charles Sheffield: Rock & Roll Train

Dinah Washington & Brook Benton: A Rockin’ Good Way

Gino Parks: Fire

The Gems featuring Minnie Ripperton: All Of It

Kool & The Gang: Let The Music Take Your Mind

Curtis Mayfield: Get Down

The House Guests: My Mind Set Me Free

Funkadelic: Better By The Pound

Joe Tex: Show Me

Ricky Allen: Cut You A Loose

Mandrill: Fat City Strut

Gil Scott Heron: Chains

James Knight & The Butlers: Baby Please, Pretty Please

Gloria Jones: Why Can’t You Be Mine

Obie Jessie & Seeds of Freedom: Beautiful Day, My Brother (Keep Movin’ On)

The Stylistics: You Are Beautiful

John Sinclair: I Surrender Dear

Aretha Franklin: Spirit In The Dark

 

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 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.