Big City Blues Cruise 37: Rocket 88

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 37 features music by Red Prysock, Buddy Guy, James Cotton, Junior Wells, The Glow-Tones, Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks, The Honey Combs, Son Seals, Doctor Ross, The “5” Royales, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Peter Green & the John Mayall Blues Band, Professor Longhair, Clifton Chenier, Little Richard, and John Lee Hooker.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 18, 1983 [18081]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

Buddy Guy: Money (That’s What I Want)

James Cotton: Rocket 88

Junior Wells: Five Long Years

The Glow-Tones: The Girl I Love

Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks: Mary Lou

The Honey Combs: Op

Son Seals: I’m Not Tired

Doctor Ross: That’s All Right Now Mama

The “5” Royales: You’re Mine Forevermore

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Roll Your Money Maker

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Buster’s Boogie

Peter Green & the John Mayall Blues Band: The Stumble

Professor Longhair: Oh Well

Clifton Chenier: Squeeze Box Boogie

Little Richard: She’s Got It

John Lee Hooker: It’s My Own Fault

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


© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.