Blues & Roots 22: Festival Blues

Episode 22 is featuring recordings produced by John Sinclair at the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival and oher Detroit-area venues from his personal archives, including cuts by Eddie Kirkland, The Rockets, Mister Bo, Boogie Woogie Red, Roosevelt Sykes, Victoria Spivey, Eddie Taylor, Mojo Boogie Band, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Baby Boy Warren, Eddie Burns, and the Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop with George Adams and Don Pullen.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 1998 [18300]


Little Walter: Juke

Eddie Kirkland: I Got The Blues

The Rockets: Who Do You Love

Mister Bo: Don’t Want No Woman

Boogie Woogie Red: If You’se A Viper

Roosevelt Sykes: Dirty Mother For Ya

Victoria Spivey: Black Snake Moan

Eddie Taylor: Big Town Playboy

Mojo Boogie Band: Traveling Riverside Blues

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: friday the 13th

Baby Boy Warren: She’s Fine

Eddie Burns: Better Watch You’re Doing

Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop: Festival Blues

Little Walter: Lights Out



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


© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation


Highway 61 Blues 41: Boogie Chillen

Highway 61 takes us to Clarksdale, Mississippi, Detroit, Michigan and Oakland, California in Episode 41 to investigate the works of the great John Lee Hooker from the late 1940s to the 1990s with commentary by Scott Barretta.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, July 5, 2008 [18299]


John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen

John Lee Hooker: Hobo Blues

John Lee Hooker: House Rent Boogie

John Lee Hooker: I’m in The Mood

John Lee Hooker: It Hurts Me Too

John Lee Hooker: It’s A Long Time Baby

John Lee Hooker: Taxi Driver

John Lee Hooker: I’m Ready

John Lee Hooker: That’s My Story

John Lee Hooker: Tupelo Blues

John Lee Hooker: Blues For Abraham Lincoln

John Lee Hooker: One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

John Lee Hooker: Peace Loving Man

John Lee Hooker: Mustang Sally & GTO

John Lee Hooker: Don’t Look Back

John Lee Hooker: Dimples



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


© 2008, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.