Big City Blues Cruise 72: High Head 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 72 features music by Red Prysock, Little Walter, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Sonny Boy Williamson, Sammy Myers, Frankie Lee Sims, Lightning Slim, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Lightning Hopkins, Big Joe Turner, Jessie Hill, Nolan Strong & The Diablos, Willie Mabon, and Sweet Sammy J.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 20, 1982 [18571]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

Little Walter: Take Me Back

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee: Shake Down Blues

Sonny Boy Williamson: Trying To Get Back On My Feet

Sammy Meyers: My Love Is Here To Stay

Frankie Lee Sims: My Talk Didn’t Do Any Good

Lightning Slim: Hello Mary Lee

Muddy Waters: I’m A Loving Man

John Lee Hooker: We’re All God’s Chillen

Lightning Hopkins: Loving Arms

Little Walter: Key To The Highway

Big Joe Turner: Ti-Ri-Lee

Jessie Hill: High Head Blues

Nolan Strong & The Diablos: The Way You Dog Me Around

Nolan Strong & The Diablos: Daddy Rocking Strong

Willie Mabon: Poison Ivy

Sweet Sammy J.: Her Heart Must Be Made Of Stone

Muddy Waters: Young Fashioned Ways

Red Prysock: Handclapping

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.