Big City Blues Cruise 98: High Rise

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 98 features music by Red Prysock, Cecil Gant, T-Bone Walker, Stick McGhee, Big Joe Turner, Elmore James, Roy Brown, Otis Rush, James Cotton, Billy Wright, Gene Phillips & the Rhythm Rockers, Junior Wells & Buddy Guy, Freddie King, and Amos Milburn.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, July 25, 1982 [19261]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Cecil Gant: Don’t You Worry

T-Bone Walker: Shuffling The Blues

Stick McGhee: Things Have Changed

Big Joe Turner: Feeling Happy

Elmore James: Anna Lee

Roy Brown: Good Rocking Man

Otis Rush: I Can’t Quit You Baby

James Cotton: Don’t Start Me To Talking

Billy Wright: If I Didn’t Love You

Gene Phillips & the Rhythm Rockers: It Was A Dream

Gene Phillips & the Rhythm Rockers: Pumpkin Head

Junior Wells & Buddy Guy: You Don’t Love Me Baby

Freddie King: High Rise

Amos Milburn: There Ain’t Nothing Shaking

Otis Rush: So Many Roads

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.