Big City Blues Cruise 105: Let’s Get High

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 105 features music by Red Prysock, Brownie McGhee, Willie Johnson, Leo Baxter, Eddie Johnson & His Orchestra, Paul Perryman, Willie Mabon, Big Joe Turner, LaMelle Prince with the Maxwell Davis Orchestra, Son Seals, Calvin Bowes, Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy, Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Howling Wolf, Magic Sam, Albert Collins, Eddie Boyd, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, and Freddie Hall.
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, August 8, 1982 [19359]
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Brownie McGhee: Having So Much Trouble
Willie Johnson: Love Me Til Dawn
Leo Baxter: No Longer Wanted
Eddie Johnson & His Orchestra: Sister Murphy
Paul Perryman: Just To Be Close To You
Willie Mabon: Would You Baby
Big Joe Turner: Lipstick Powder And Paint
LaMelle Prince with the Maxwell Davis Orchestra: Let’s Get High
Son Seals: Call My Job
Calvin Bowes: Safronia B.
Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy: Drunk
Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm: Down And Out
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: What’d I Say
Howling Wolf: Forty Four
Magic Sam: I Got Papers On You Baby
Albert Collins: Caledonia
Eddie Boyd: Life Gets To Be A Burden
Fabulous Thunderbirds: You Ain’t Nothing But Fine
Freddie Hall: This Crooked World
Red Prysock: Jumbo
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, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.