Big City Blues Cruise 45: Long Distance Call

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 45 features music by Red Prysock, Al Johnson, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Professor Longhair, the Wild Magnolias, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Jimmy Rogers, J.B. Hutto, Camille Howard, Dizzy Gillespie with Alice Roberts, Priscilla Bowman with Jay McShann, Son Seals, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, and Muddy Waters.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, 1983 [18193]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

Al Johnson: Carnival Time

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Meet the Boys on de Battlefront

Professor Longhair: Big Chief (Part 2)

Wild Magnolias: Saints

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Scuffling

Jimmy Rogers: The World Is In A Tangle

J.B. Hutto: Things Are So Slow

Camille Howard: X-Temporaneous Boogie

Dizzy Gillespie with Alice Roberts: A Hand Full of Gimme

Priscilla Bowman with Jay McShann: Hands Off Of Him

Son Seals: Telephone Baby

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Talk To Me Baby

Muddy Waters: Long Distance Call

Muddy Waters: Honey Bee

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.