Blues & Roots 21: Tra La La

Episode 21 was recorded at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans on August 29, 1999 on John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show and augmented with selections added in Amsterdam in 2010, with music from Tommy Ridgley, Alberta Adams, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Church Street, Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns, Bobby Marchan, Earl King, Joe & Ann, and Alvin “Red” Tyler.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 29, 1999 [18286]


Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Tommy Ridgley: Ooh Lawdy My Baby

Alberta Adams: Hello Little Boy

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Hootie Blues

Tommy Ridgley: Junie Mae

Tommy Ridgley: Looped

Tommy Ridgley: Shrewsbury Blues

Tommy Ridgley: Tra La La

Tommy Ridgley: Boogie Woogie Mama

Tommy Ridgley: Heartbreak

Alberta Adams: Blue Mood

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Gate Swings Again

Church Street: I Believe

Conversation with Leo Sachs

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns: High Blood Pressure

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns: Rocking Behind The Iron Curtain

Earl King: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Joe & Ann: Gee Baby

Alvin “Red” Tyler: Peanut Vendor



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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair


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