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


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