Roots & Branches 10: Killer Joe

This episode is the second hour of The Frantic One’s Soul-dies Music Plus program on WDET-FM in Detroit for Saturday night, July 28, 1991 and features the inimitable delivery of Ernie Durham and music by Cal Tjader, Big Joe Turner, Quincy Jones, Roy Hamilton, Brook Benton, Little Walter, Ray Charles, Jesse Belvin, Aretha Frankln, Funkadelic, and Stevie Wonder.

 

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KILLER JOE

ROOTS & BRANCHES 10

Frantic Ernie Durham, WDET-FM, Detroit, July 28, 1991 [18433]

 

Cal Tjader: Doxy

Big Joe Turner: Stormy Monday

Quincy Jones: Killer Joe

Roy Hamilton: You’ll Never Walk Alone

Brook Benton: The Boll Weevil Song

Little Walter: Juke

Ray Charles: The Jealous Kind

Jesse Belvin: Goodnight My Love

Aretha Franklin: Dr. Feelgood

Funkadelic: Standing on the Verge of Getting It On

Stevie Wonder: Fingertips (Part 2)

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Frantic Ernie Durham for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Ernie Durham for WDET-FM, Detroit

Recorded by Frank Bach

Digital transfer, post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Frank & Peggy Bach and Celia Sinclair

 

© 2010, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Party Train 47: Gimme Some

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Etta James, Ann Sexton, Jackie Wilson, The Artistics, Isaac Hayes, Margie Joseph, The Dramatics, David Ruffin, The Webb People, Clarence Reid, Frankie & The Damons, Carolyn Franklin, Jerry Butler, Lou Rawls, Nina Simone, The Relatives, and Tino G.

 

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GIMME SOME

PARTY TRAIN 47

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, March 14, 2017 [LLPT-0047]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Etta James: W.O.M.A.N.

Ann Sexton: You’ve Got To Use What You Got

Jackie Wilson: Light My Fire

The Artistics: I’m Gonna Miss You

Isaac Hayes : Rock Me Easy Baby

Margie Joseph: I Been Down

The Dramatics: Gimme Some (Good Soul Music)

David Ruffin: I Pray Every Day That You Won’t Regret Loving Me

The Webb People: Bump With Me

Clarence Reid: Masterpiece

Frankie & The Damons: Bad Woman

Carolyn Franklin: Dead Man

Jerry Butler: I Dig You Baby

Lou Rawls: Soul Serenade

Nina Simone: To Love Somebody

The Relatives: No Man Is An Island

Tino G: Cat Squirrel

 

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.

 

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The Soul Lucille Show 156: I Need Help

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 Southshore Commission, Jimmy Norman, Ted Taylor, Phil Moore Jr., Brook Benton, Blue Rhythm Combo, Bobby Byrd, Martha & The Vandellas, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Contours, B.T. Express, Mable John, the Brides of Funkenstein, Dom Um Romao, and The House Guests.

 

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I NEED HELP

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 156

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, July 31, 2018 [18430]

 

Southshore Commission: You Got Me Hummin’

Jimmy Norman: Here Comes The Night

Ted Taylor: Help The Bear

Phil Moore Jr.: Funky Canyon

Brook Benton: My Way

Blue Rhythm Combo: Black Water Gold

Bobby Byrd: I Need Help (I Can’t Do It Alone)

Martha & The Vandellas: (Love Is Like A) Heat Wave

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles I Second That Emotion

The Contours: Do You Love Me

B.T. Express: Happiness

Mable John: Running Out

Brides of Funkenstein: Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy

Dom Um Romao: Samba Nago

The House Guests: My Mind Set Me Free (Part 1)

 

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

 

© 2018 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.

 

 

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Sounds of Blue 152: Churching

Bob Putignano is playing multiple selections this week by Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters, Charles Earland, Jimmy McGriff, and Melvin Sparks.

 

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CHURCHING

SOUNDS OF BLUE 152

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, April 5, 2018 [RPSB-0152]

 

Charles Earland: More Today than Yesterday

Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters: Alabama

Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters: I Am With You

Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters: Everyday Kinda Man

Charles Earland: Smoke

Ronnie Earl with Jimmy McGriff: Churching

Charles Earland: My Blues Is Funky

Melvin Sparks: I’m a Gittar Player

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bob Putignano for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bob Putignano at Sounds of Blue Studio, New York

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.

 

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Roots & Branches 09: Sugar In My Bowl

Detroit radio legend Ernie Durham—The Frantic One, retired from years of service to WJLB Radio, initiated a new program series at WDET-FM, Public Radio in Detroit, on Saturday, July 7, 1991, replacing the Blue Sensations show produced by John Sinclair every Saturday night from midnight to 2:00 am, immediately preceding Blues & Music After Hours with Famous Coachman. A box of cassettes containing the first 20 Ernie Durham shows on WDET was discovered in 2009 by Frank Bach in his garage on the east side of Detroit and the tapes were digitally transferred and edited for broadcast by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam and Detroit Life Radio. Here’s an hour of the first show…more to follow!

 

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SUGAR IN MY BOWL

ROOTS & BRANCHES 09

Ernie Durham, WDET-FM, Detroit, July 7, 1991 [18419]

 

Opening Theme

Marvin Gaye: Let’s Get It On

Dobie Gray: The In Crowd

The Dells: Oh What A Nite

Etta James: At Last

[Unidentified Artist]: When I See Her

Impressions: Keep On Pushing

Rick James: Give It to Me Baby

Night Liters: K.G.

Big Joe Turner: Shake Rattle & Roll

Marvin Gaye: Ain’t That Peculiar

Ruth Brown: Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean

Hugh Masekela: Grazing in the Grass

The Clovers: Blue Velvet

Kim Weston: Come Rain or Come Shine

Luther Ingram: For More Reasons Than One

Nina Simone: I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl

[Unidentified Artist]: Checking on You

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Frantic Ernie Durham for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Ernie Durham for WDET-FM, Detroit

Recorded by Frank Bach

Digital transfer, post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Frank & Peggy Bach and Celia Sinclair

 

© 2010, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Party Train 46: Gibble Gobble

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Big Maybelle, Melvin Davis, Andre Williams, Kim Weston, Soul Brothers Six, Willie Wright & His Sparklers, Gene Anderson, King Floyd, Cash McCall, Dennis Coffey, African Music Machine, War, The Temptations, Bettye Swann, Gene Allison, Laura Lee, and the Horse Cave Trio.

 

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GIBBLE GOBBLE

PARTY TRAIN 46

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, March 14, 2017 [18418]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Big Maybelle: 96 Tears

Melvin Davis: This Ain’t The Way

Andre Williams: You Got It & I Want It

Kim Weston: Another Train Comin’

Soul Brothers Six: You Gotta Come A Little Closer

Willie Wright & His Sparklers: Gibble Gobble

Gene Anderson: The Lonliest One

King Floyd: Feel Like Dynamite

Cash McCall: Junkie For Your Love

Dennis Coffey: Gimme That Funk

African Music Machine: Black Water Gold

War: L.A. Sunshine

The Temptations: I Truly, Truly Believe

Bettye Swann: Don’t Touch Me

Gene Allison: If I Ever Needed Your Love

Laura Lee: Dirty Man

Horse Cave Trio: Man Who Built Your Hotrod

 

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.

 

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The Soul Lucille Show 155: Fun House

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 Dee Dee Warwick, William Bell, Junior Mance, Johnnie Taylor, Lee Sain, Bobbi Humphrey, Black Heat, Bobby & Deborreh Williams, Donald Byrd, Kathy & The Kilowatts, Kelly’s Lot, Laurie Morvan, Monk Higgins, Black Sugar, The Soul Angels, and Wade Marcus.

 

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FUN HOUSE

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 155

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, July 24. 2018 [DLSL-0155]

 

Dee Dee Warwick: Rescue Me

William Bell: Eloise (Hang On In There)

Junior Mance: Don’t Worry About It

Johnnie Taylor: Blues In The Night

Lee Sain: She’s My Old Lady Too

Bobbi Humphrey: Fun House

Black Heat: Wanaoh

Bobby & Deborreh Williams: The Pusher’s Thang

Donald Byrd: The Emperor

Kathy & The Kilowatts: Let’s Do This Thing

Kelly’s Lot: Boom Boom Boom

Laurie Morvan: My Moderation

Monk Higgins: Gotta Be Funky

Black Sugar: The Loser

Soul Angels: It’s All in Your Mind

Wade Marcus: Spinning Wheel

 

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

 

© 2018 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.

 

 

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Sounds of Blue 151: All Day Music

Bob Putignano is playing music in Episode 151 by Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters, Harvey Mandel, Jimi Hendrix, Luther Kent with Melvin Sparks, Rico McFarland with Big Time Sarah, Lou Reed with Steve Hunter, Billy Stewart, War, and Charles Earland.

 

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ALL DAY MUSIC

SOUNDS OF BLUE 151

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, April 5, 2018 [18415]

 

Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters: Moanin’

Harvey Mandel: Campus Blues

Jimi Hendrix: Georgia Blues

Luther Kent with Melvin Sparks: Hoochie Coochie Man

Rico McFarland with Big Time Sarah: Blue Guitar

Lou Reed: Intro > Sweet Jane

Billy Stewart: Summertime

War: All Day Music

Billy Stewart: Sitting In the Park

Charles Earland: More Today than Yesterday

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bob Putignano for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bob Putignano at Sounds of Blue Studio, New York

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.

 

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