Blues & Roots 06: Indian Red

Episode 06 is a re-edited broadcast of John Sinclair’s Mardi Gras Indian Music Special for 1997 on WWOZ-FM in New Orleans with music & commentary from the Wild Magnolias, the Rebirth Brass Band, the Wild Indians interviewed by Samuel Charters in 1956, Dr. John, the Flaming Arrows, the Sask Northern Drum, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, the Guardians of the Flame, and the Golden Eagles.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 9, 1997 [18076]

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Big Chief

Wild Indians Commentary from 1956 >

Indian Red > Commentary >

Red White & Blue Got The Golden Band

Dr. John: Mama Roux

Wild Magnolias: Indians, Here We Come

Flaming Arrows: Here Come The Indians Now

Sask Northern Drum:

Wild Magnolias: Meet de Boys on the Battlefront

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Hey, Hey (Indians Coming)

Dr. John Commentary for WWOZ Mardi Gras Music Special

Wild Indians: Indian Red > Big Chief Commentary

Wild Magnolias: Indians, Here They Come

Wild Magnolias: Smoke My Peace Pipe

Guardians of the Flame: My Gang Is Leaving Now

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro



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


© 2001, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation


Highway 61 Blues 23: Hoodoo Man Blues

This week’s episode of Highway 61 Blues turns the spotlight on the music of Chicago’s Delmark Records and its blues recordings by Big Joe Williams, Arthur Big Boy” Crudup, Roosevelt Sykes, Sunnyland Slim, Junior Wells, Magic Sam, Otis Rush, Carey Bell, Lurrie Bell, Jimmy Johnson, Syl Johnson, Jimmy Burns, Charles Wilson, Zora Young, and Jimmy Dawkins.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, August 19, 2006 [18075]


Big Joe Williams: 49 Highway Blues

Arthur Big Boy” Crudup: Coal Black Mare

Roosevelt Sykes: North Gulfport Boogie

Sunnyland Slim: Every Time I Get To Drinking

Junior Wells: Hoodoo Man Blues

Magic Sam: I Need You So Bad

Otis Rush: Please Love Me

Carey Bell: I Gonna Buy Me A Train Ticket

Lurrie Bell: Rapid Transit

Jimmy Johnson: Same Old Blues

Syl Johnson: Driving Wheel

Jimmy Burns: Catfish Blues

Charles Wilson: I Talk To Myself

Zora Young: My Man’s An Undertaker

Jimmy Dawkins: Chitlins Con Carne



Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2006, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.