Big City Blues Cruise 77: Strange Things

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 77 features music by Red Prysock, B.B. King, Freddie King, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Fenton Robinson, Elmore James, Howling Wolf, and Jimmy Reed.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 26, 1982 [18641]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

B.B. King: The Wrong Road

Freddie King: Freeway 75

B.B. King: Strange Things

Freddie King: She’s The Kind

Freddie King: High Rise

Bobby “Blue” Bland: You Got Me Where You Want Me

Fenton Robinson: Somebody Loan Me A Dime

Fenton Robinson: The Getaway

Martino D’Lorenzo: Blues Nightmare

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Elmore James: Shake Your Moneymaker

Elmore James: My Bleeding Heart

B.B. King: So Excited

Howling Wolf: Tail Dragger

Howling Wolf: Tell Me

Jimmy Reed: Found Love

Red Prysock: Blow Red Blow

B.B. King: Why I Sing The Blues

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.