Jazz Lunatique 226: Song Of The Vipers

This episode of Jazz Lunatique was produced by David Kunian for the Overnight Jazz program and originally broadcast on WWOZ-FM in New Orleans during the Louis Armstrong Festival in August 2001 in commemoration of Pops’ life-long devotion to marijuana smoking and featuring reefer music from Louis, Kermit Ruffins, Fats Waller, Ray Charles, the Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra, John Sinclair with Ed Moss’ Hot 5, Sidney Bechet, the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, and Ms. Billie Holiday.
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 2001 [19282]
Louis Armstrong: Song of the Vipers
Kermit Ruffins: If You’re A Viper
Fats Waller: Tea For Two
[04] David Kunian Comments & ID over Fats Waller
Kermit Ruffins: Light Up
Ray Charles: Let’s Go Get Stoned
Louis Armstrong: Muggles
Fats Waller: The Viper’s Drag
Kermit Ruffins: Hide The Reefer
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra: Manteca
John Sinclair with Ed Moss’ Hot 5: Sendin’ The Vipers
Louis Armstrong: Mahagony Hall Stomp
Sidney Bechet: I’m Viper Mad
New Orleans Nightcrawlers: Stone Puppy
Billie Holiday: Fine and Mellow
John Sinclair with Ed Moss’ Hot 5: If You’se A Viper
Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by David Kunian at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to David Kunian, Joeri Pfeiffer & Steve the Fly
© 2001, 2019 David Kunian. Used with permission.