Big City Blues Cruise 54: Go Downtown

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 54 features guests Emmanuel Garza & Kenny Lang of the Detroit Blues Band with selections from their new album plus music by Red Prysock, Mighty Joe Young, Z.Z. Top, Lightning Hopkins, The Urbations, and the Traveling Wilburys.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, circa 1991 [18319]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

Mighty Joe Young: Love Bone

Z.Z. Top: My Head’s In Mississippi

Lightning Hopkins: Baby Child

Emmanuel Garza & Kenny Lang Conversation with Martin Gross

Detroit Blues Band: She Knows It

Detroit Blues Band: Go Downtown

Detroit Blues Band: Luanne

Detroit Blues Band: Going Back To Memphis

Emmanuel Garza & Kenny Lang Conversation with Martin Gross

The Urbations: Can’t Judge A Book By Looking At The Cover

Lightning Hopkins: Going To Louisiana

Lightning Hopkins: I Got A Letter This Morning

Traveling Wilburys: Wilbury Twist



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


© 1991, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.