Blues & Roots 71: Two Steps From The Blues

Episode 71 features Junior Kimbrough & the Soul Blues Boys, a long set from the reissue CD of Bobby “Blue” Bland’s Two Steps From The Blues album, a segment of an historic Frantic Ernie Durham radio program on WBBC in Flint, Michigan in November 1958 with music by Jackie Wilson, The Quintones, The Miracles, Kenny Martin, Al Smith, The Imperials, and The Spaniels, plus sides by Olu Dara and Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders to close the show.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 2001 [19269]


Little Walter: Juke

Junior Kimbrough & the Soul Blues Boys: Sad Days Lonely Nights

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Two Steps From The Blues

Bobby “Blue” Bland: I’m Not Ashamed

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Don’t Cry No More

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Little Boy Blue

Bobby “Blue” Bland: St. James Infirmary

Bobby “Blue” Bland: I Just Got To Forget You

Frantic Ernie Durham Theme & Intro

Jackie Wilson: Lonely Teardrops

The Quintones: Down The Aisle of Love

The Miracles: Money

Kenny Martin: I’m Sorry

Al Smith: Wabash Blues

The Imperials: Tears On My Pillow

The Spaniels: Here’s Why I Love You

Olu Dara: Herb Man

Olu Dara: I See The Light

Olu Dara: Red Ant

Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders: Blue Ghetto


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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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