Big City Blues Cruise 76: Leaping On Lenox

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 76 features music by Red Prysock, Earl Hooker, Big Walter Horton, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Billy Wright, Magic Sam, James Cotton, Lightning Hopkins, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Robert Johnson, Albert Collins, Eddie Burns, and John Lee Hooker.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 26, 1982 [18627]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

Earl Hooker: Blue Guitar

Big Walter Horton: Little Boy Blue

Earl Hooker: Is You Ever Seen A One-Eyed Woman Cry

Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis: Leaping On Lenox

Billy Wright: Every Evening

Magic Sam: I Need You So Bad

Magic Sam: San Jose

James Cotton: Rocket 88

Lightning Hopkins: My Starter Won’t Start

Mississippi Fred McDowell: I Don’t Need No Heater

Robert Johnson: Stop Breaking Down Blues

Albert Collins: Gimme My Blues

Eddie Burns: Don’t Even Try

John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen

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.