Big City Blues Cruise 117: Blow Your Horn

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.  Our first episode features music by Red Prysock, Elmore James, Johnny Littlejohn, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, Willie Mabon, James Brown, Jimmy McCracklin, Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson, Little Walter, John Lee Hooker, and an interview with Koko Taylor followed by a few of her classic numbers.
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 27, 1988 [19527]
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Elmore James: Dust My Broom
Johnny Littlejohn: Seven Day Blues
Johnny Littlejohn: Black Cat
Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters: West Side Soul
Willie Mabon: Willie’s Blues
Willie Mabon: Someday You’ll Have To Pay
Red Prysock: Blow Your Horn
James Brown: I Got You (I Feel Good)
Jimmy McCracklin: Susie And Pat
Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson: Got To Have Money
Little Walter: Mellow Down Easy
John Lee Hooker: I’m Bad
Koko Taylor Phone Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo
Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle
Koko Taylor: I Got What It Takes
Koko Taylor: Insane Asylum
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
© 1988, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.