Big City Blues Cruise 24: Beatnik Beat

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 24 features guitarist Freddie King recorded live at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival by John Sinclair, special guest on this episode,

preceded by music from Red Prysock, Sil Austin with the Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra, the Cecil Young Quartet, Paul Gayten, Albert King, and Ray Charles.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 2, 1983 [BCBC-0024]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Sil Austin with the Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra: Ping Pong

Cecil Young Quartet: Who Parked The Car

Paul Gayten: Beatnik Beat

Albert King: Breaking Up Somebody’s Home

Ray Charles: Sticks And Stones

Freddie King: Look On Yonder Wall

Freddie King: You Better Leave My Woman Alone

Freddie King: Ain’t Nobody’s Business

Freddie King: Sweet Home Chicago

Freddie King: Ain’t No Sunshine

Red Prysock: Jumbo


Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martino D’Lorenzo at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 1983, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.