Big City Blues Cruise 70: Confessing The Blues

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 70 features music by Red Prysock, Sonny Boy Williamson, Willie Johnson, Elmo Nixon & the Henry Haines Orchestra, the Jimmy Dawkins Band, Otis Rush, Buddy Guy, Frank “Honeyboy” Patt, B.B. King, Buddy & Ella Johnson, Doc Jones, Frankie Lee Sims, and Roy Brown.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, August 1, 1982 [18543]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

Sonny Boy Williamson: In My Younger Days

Willie Johnson: Here Comes My Baby

Elmo Nixon & the Henry Haines Orchestra: Forgive Me Baby

Jimmy Dawkins Band: All For Business

Jimmy Dawkins Band: Moon Man

Otis Rush: Homework

Buddy Guy: Outskirts Of Town

Frank “Honeyboy” Patt: Bloodstains On The Wall

B.B. King: Confessing The Blues

Buddy & Ella Johnson: I Don’t Want Nobody

Doc Jones: I’m Gonna Love And Be Loved

Frankie Lee Sims: Rhumba My Boogie

B.B. King: Sweet Sixteen

Roy Brown: Crazy Crazy Women

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


© 1982, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.