Big City Blues Cruise 78:Dim The Lights

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 78 features music by Red Prysock, J.B. Hutto, Junior Parker, Big Tom Collins, Ivory Joe Hunter, Lonnie Brooks, B.B. King, Jimmy Guiffre, Howling Wolf, Little Milton, Otis Rush, Muddy Waters, and James Cotton.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 3, 1982 [18655]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

J.B. Hutto: Dim The Lights

Junior Parker: Pretty Baby

Big Tom Collins: A Real Good Feeling

Ivory Joe Hunter: Changing Blues

Lonnie Brooks: TV Mama

B.B. King: Downhearted

Lonnie Brooks: Mother Nature

Jimmy Guiffre: Big Boy

Howling Wolf: Tell Me What I’ve Done

Howling Wolf: Don’t Laugh At Me

Howling Wolf: You Can’t Be Beat

Little Milton: Worried Dreamer

Otis Rush: Three Times A Fool

Muddy Waters: I’m Ready

James Cotton: Oh Why

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.