Big City Blues Cruise 44: Dust My Broom

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 44 features music by Red Prysock, Ray Charles, James Brown, Jimmy Reed, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, the Johnny Otis Show with Delmar Evans, James Cotton, The Coasters, Bobby Darin, Clyde McPhatter, Elmore James, Koko Taylor, Esther Phillips, Etta James, and a pair of unidentified female artists.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 11, 1983 [18179]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

Ray Charles: Going Down Slow

Ray Charles: Now She’s Gone

James Brown: It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World

James Brown: If I Ruled The World

Jimmy Reed: Hush Hush

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: This Old Fool

Johnny Otis Show with Delmar Evans: It’s Good To Be Free

James Cotton: All Night Long

The Coasters: Yakety Yak

Bobby Darin: Splish Splash

Clyde McPhatter: A Lover’s Question

Martino D’Lorenzo Blues Nightmare

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Elmore James: The Twelve Year Old Boy

Koko Taylor: Never Never Never Trust A Man

[Unidentified Artist]: Evil Gal Blues

[Unidentified Artist]: Born No Good

Esther Phillips: I’m Getting Along Alright

Etta James: I’d Rather Go Blind

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.