The Blues Show 348: Got My Eyes On You

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis, Little Joe Washington, Little Victor & His Jiving Five, Jimmy Nolan, Eddie Lang, Big Walter, Sam Myers & Anson Funderburg.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, March 4, 2018 [18451]


Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis: Man’s A Fool

Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis: Crying Won’t Make Me Stay

Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis: Two Trains Running

Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis: Got My Eyes On You

Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis: I Been A Fool A Long Time

Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis: Long Haired Doney

Little Joe Washington: Bossa Nova And Grits

Little Victor & His Jiving Five: Loca Lee

Jimmy Nolan: The Way You Do

Eddie Lang: Troubles, Troubles

Big Walter: If The Blues Was Money

Sam Myers & Anson Funderburg: Hep Cats In Big Town

Sam Myers: Rhythm With Me

Sam Myers: Sleeping In The Ground

Sam Myers & Anson Funderburg: My Heart Cries Out For You

Sam Myers: My Love Is Here To Stay


Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH

Recorded by Joe McDonough

Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2018 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.


Fly By Night 274: Get A Job

Steve The Fly is spinning some wiggy shit on this episode of Fly By Night with selections from Illuminatus Audio Book, The Drifters, The Velours, The Fugs, The Cadets, Daddy Cleanhead & the Chuck Higgins Band, The Silhouettes, The Flamingos, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, The Spaniels, Jerry Butler & The Impressions, The Flamingos, The Spaniels, Eddie Jefferson, Betty Harris, Cannonball Adderly, and Screamin’ Jay Hawkins.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, October 30, 2014 [18450]


Illuminatus Audio Book: High Atlantis

The Drifters: Fools Fall In Love

The Velours: Can I Come Over Tonight

The Fugs: Ramses II Is Dead, My Love

The Cadets: Wiggie Waggie Woo

Daddy Cleanhead & Chuck Higgins Band: Something’s Goin’ On In My Room

The Silhouettes: Get A Job

Tne Flamingos: A Kiss From Your Lips

Ella Fitzgerald: Tenderly

Aretha Franklin: Sweet Lover

The Spaniels: Baby It’s You

Jerry Butler & The Impressions: For Your Precious Love

The Flamingos: I Only Have Eyes For You

The Spaniels: You Gave Me Peace Of Mind

Eddie Jefferson: Sister Sadie

Betty Harris: There’s A Break In The Road

Cannonball Adderly: Space Spiritual

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins: Baptize Me In Wine

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins: Little Demon

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins: Knock-Kneed Nana

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins: I Put A Spell On You



Produced, edited & assembled by DJ Fly Agaric 23

Vinyl spun on two Vestax turntables & recorded on Zoom H4 recorder

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2009, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation



John Sinclair Radio Show 770: Motor City Blues

Episode 770 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor with a salute to the revived Ann Arbor Blues Festival to be held next weekend, using the music recorded by Rainbow Multi-Media at the Detroit Blues Review afternoon at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival by Little Junior Cannady, Joe L., Bobo Jenkins, One String Sam, Johnny Mae Matthews, Washboard Willie & His Super Suds of Rhythm, Dr. Ross, Boogie Woogie Red, Baby Boy Warren, Eddie ‘Guitar’ Burns, Mr. Bo, Eddie Kirkland, and Little Mac Collins & the Partymakers Inc. The album was produced by your host for Big Chief Productions and released variously on Schoolkids Records, Alive Records and labels in England, Europe and Japan but now long out of print..


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Cass Corridor, Detroit, August 10, 2018 [18449]


Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Introductions by Chinner Mitchell And Mack Collins

Little Junior Cannady: I Got My Eyes On You

Joe L: .Please Mr. Foreman

Bobo Jenkins: 24 Years

One String Sam: I Need $100

Johnny Mae Matthews: Send You Back To Georgia

Washboard Willie & His Super Suds of Rhythm: Wee Baby Blues

Dr. Ross: Boogie Disease

Boogie Woogie Red: The Viper Song

Baby Boy Warren: Too Many Drivers

Eddie ‘Guitar’ Burns: Better Watch What You’re Doing

Mr. Bo: Don’t Want No Woman

Eddie Kirkland: I Got The Blues

Bobo Jenkins: Reelin’ And Rockin’

Baby Boy Warren: She’s Fine

Boogie Woogie Red: Red’s Boogie

Joe L: In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)

Partymakers Inc:. Move It (Partymakers Theme)



Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation





Jazz Lunatique 189: Freedom Tree

David Kunian is playing music his week by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Public Enemy, John Coltrane, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Lynn Drury, Chris Whitley, Nathaniel Ratliff & The Night Sweats, Calexico, The Balfa Family, Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio, Bob Dylan, Christian McBride with Matt Wilson, and Melody Gardeau.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, July 10, 2018 [18448]


Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Public Enemy: Fight The Power

John Coltrane; One Down, One Up

Dr. Lonnie Smith: Ju Ju

Lynn Drury: Freedom Tree

Chris Whitley: Her Furious Angels

Nathaniel Ratliff & The Night Sweats: Hey Mama

Calexico: Bridge To Nowhere

The Balfa Family: Tu Per Ponyea

Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio: It’s All Over Now

Bob Dylan: Just Like Tom Thumb;s Blues

Christian McBride with Matt Wilson: Anywhere And Everywhere People

Melody Gardeau: King of 52nd Street



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


© 2018 David Kunian. Used with permission.

Roots & Branches 11: Finger Popping Time

Your Ace from Inner Space is in the house again with a posthumous presentation of his Soul-dies show for Detroit’s WDET-FM in 1991 featuring music from Arthur Conley, Hank Ballard & the Midnighters, Ivory Joe Hunter, the “5” Royales, Jackie Wilson, Wynonie Harris, Lonnie Johnson, Joe Tex, Earl Bostic, Otis Williams & the Charms, Eddie Floyd, Marvin Gaye, Redd Foxx, and Mary Wells.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Frantic Ernie Durham, WDET-FM, Detroit, October 20, 1991 [18447]


Opening Theme

Arthur Conley: Funky Street

Hank Ballard & the Midnighters: Finger Popping Time

Ivory Joe Hunter: Guess Who

The “5” Royales: Dedicated to the One I Love

Jackie Wilson: Higher and Higher

Wynonie Harris: Good Rocking Tonight

Lonnie Johnson: Tomorrow Night

Joe Tex: Another Woman’s Man

Earl Bostic: Flamingo

Otis Williams & The Charms: Hearts of Stone

[Unidentified Artist & Selection]

Eddie Floyd: Ain’t No Love Like My Baby’s Love

Marvin Gaye: Your Unchanging Love

Redd Foxx: Dedications

Mary Wells: You Beat Me to the Punch



Hosted by Frantic Ernie Durham for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Ernie Durham for WDET-FM, Detroit

Recorded by Frank Bach

Digital transfer, post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Frank & Peggy Bach and Celia Sinclair


© 2010, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation


Party Train 48: Love Uprising

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, The Bar-Kays, Bonnie & Sheila, Dyke & The Blazers, Spooky & Sue, the James Brown Band, the Skull Snaps, The JD’s, Ann Peebles, Fats Gallen, Nathaniel Mayer, the Dave Hamilton Voices, Sly & The Family Stone, Otis Leaville, The Chi-Lites, Solomon Burke, Carla Thomas, Jimmy Bones, and Mister Bo.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, March 2017 [18446]


Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

The Bar-Kays: Copy Kat

Bonnie & Sheila: You Keep Me Hangin’ On

Dyke & The Blazers: So Sharp

Spooky & Sue: You Got What It Takes

James Brown Band: The Chicken

Skull Snaps: It’s A New Day

The JD’s: Funky Party Time

Ann Peebles: Somebody’s On Your Case

Fats Gallon: Life Is A Beautiful Thing

Nathaniel Mayer: I Wanna Dance With You

The Dave Hamilton Voices: Because I Love You

Sly & The Family Stone: We Love All

Otis Leavill: Love Uprising

The Chi-Lites: Oh Girl

Solomon Burke: Got To Get You Off My Mind

Carla Thomas: A Woman’s Love

Jimmy Bones: Cross That I Bear

Mister Bo: If Trouble Was Money



Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.


Big City Blues Cruise 63: Sugar Too

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 63 features music by Red Prysock, Katie Webster, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson, Elmore James, and some Christmas selections by Charles Brown and a pair of unidentified artists.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, c. December 1983 [18445]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

Katie Webster: Stood Up Again

Katie Webster: The Time Has Come

Katie Webster: Piano Boogie

Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Born In Chicago

Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Shake Your Moneymaker

Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Mellow Down Easy

Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Good Love Gone Bad

Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Mystery Train

Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Look On Yonder Wall

Charles Brown: Merry Christmas Baby

[Unidentified Artist]: Christmas The Whole Year Through

[Unidentified Artist]: Santa’s Messing With The KId

Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson: Doing The Sugar Too

Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson: Flipping And Flopping

Elmore James: Catfish Blues

Elmore James: Mean Mistreating Mama

Elmore James: Make A Little Love With Me

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


© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.


Soul Lucille Show 157: Across 110th Street

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Etta James, Rufus Thomas, Lee Dorsey, Marlena Shaw, Bobby Womack, The Vashonettes, The Spinners, Vee Jay, Joe Tex, Wilson Pickett, Jr. Walker & The All Stars, The Marvellettes, Diana Ross & The Supremes, the Ohio Players, The Emotions, Clarence Reid, Isaac Hayes, Chairmen Of The Board, Brother To Brother, and Eugene McDaniels.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, August 7, 2018 [18444]


Etta James: Tell Mama

Rufus Thomas: Memphis Train

Lee Dorsey: A Lover Was Born

Marlena Shaw: Easy Evil

Bobby Womack: Across 110th Street

The Vashonettes: A Mighty Good Lover

The Spinners: Bad, Bad Weather (Till You Come Home)

Vee Jay: Don’t Rain On My Parade

Joe Tex: I’m A Man

Wilson Pickett: Soft Soul Boogie Woogie

Jr. Walker & The All Stars: Shotgun

The Marvellettes: Please Mr. Postman

Diana Ross & The Supremes: Where Did Our Love Go

Ohio Players: Who’d She Coo

The Emotions: Blind Alley

Clarence Reid: Shop Around

Isaac Hayes: Theme From Shaft

Chairmen Of The Boar: Finders Keepers

Brother To Brother: Let Your Mind Be Free

Eugene McDaniels: The Lord Is Back



Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2018 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.



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