Big City Blues Cruise 80: Learning 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 80 features music by Red Prysock, Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Choker Campbell, The Clovers, Faye Adams with the Joe Morris Orchestra, Jimmy Johnson, Carmen Taylor, The Coasters, The Cardinals, Eddie Taylor, The Isley Brothers, Billy Ward & The Dominos, Clyde McPhatter & Ruth Brown, and The Drifter.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 5, 1982 [19009]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Muddy Waters: Young Fashioned Ways

Muddy Waters: Louisiana Blues

Little Walter: Aww Baby

Choker Campbell: Last Call For Whiskey

The Clovers: Hey Miss Fannie

Faye Adams with the Joe Morris Orchestra: Sweet Talk

Jimmy Johnson: Strange How I Miss You

Carmen Taylor: Ding Dong

The Coasters: Three Cool Cats

The Cardinals: Please Baby

Eddie Taylor: You Will Always Have A Home

Eddie Taylor: Do You Want Me To Cry

The Isley Brothers: Rocking McDonald

Billy Ward & The Dominos: Over The Rainbow

Billy Ward & The Dominos: Learning The Blues

Clyde McPhatter & Ruth Brown: I Got To Have You

Clyde McPhatter: Deep Sea Ball

The Drifters: Whatcha Gonna Do

The Drifters: Steamboat

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, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.