Big City Blues Cruise 30: Ball The Wall

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 30 features music by Red Prysock, Junior Wells, Albert Collins, Jimmy Liggins, Sonny Boy Williamson, The Vocaleers, Professor Longhair, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Jimmy Rogers. Clarence “Frogman” Henry, Elmore James, Freddie King, The Spaniels, and James Brown.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, Summer 1983 [BCBC-0030]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

Junior Wells: Poor Man’s Plea

Albert Collins: Broke

Jimmy Liggins: Drunk

Sonny Boy Williamson: Born Blind

The Vocaleers: I Need Your Love So Bad

Professor Longhair: Ball The Wall

Buddy Guy: I Found A True Love

B.B. King: Looking The World Over

Jimmy Rogers: Chicago Bound

Clarence “Frogman” Henry: Ain’t Got No Home

Professor Longhair: Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Elmore James: Mean Mistreating Mama

Freddie King: [Unidentified Selection]

The Spaniels: These Three Words

James Brown: Mother Popcorn

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: She Left Me A Mule To Ride

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

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam


© 1983, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.