Big City Blues Cruise 109: Tra La La

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 109 features Mardi Gras music from New Orleans by Professor Longhair, Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters, Lee Allen, Fats Domino, Larry Darnell, Tommy Ridgley with Dave Bartholomew, Chris Kenner, Guitar Slim, Little Booker, Hungry Williams, Huey Piano Smith & The Clowns, Chubby Newsome, Roy Montrell, and Alvin Red Tyler.
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, February 21, 1982 [19415]
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Professor Longhair: K.C. Blues
Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters: Jock A Mo
Professor Longhair: Curly Headed Baby
Lee Allen: Walking With Mr. Lee
Fats Domino: Mardi Gras In New Orleans
Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters: If I Loved You Darling
Larry Darnell: For You My Love
Lee Allen: Promenade
Tommy Ridgley with Dave Bartholomew: Tra La La
Chris Kenner: Don’t Make No Noise
Guitar Slim: You’re Gonna Miss Me
Little Booker: Teen Age Rock
Hungry Williams: So Glad She’s Mine
Huey Piano Smith & The Clowns: Rocking Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu (Parts 1 & 2)
Fats Domino: Reeling And Rocking
Chubby Newsome: Hip Shaking Mama
Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters: You You You
Roy Montrell: Ooh Wow
Professor Longhair: Gone So Long
Alvin Red Tyler: Walk On
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.