Roots & Branches 38: Crescent City Special

This program called the Crescent City Special with John Sinclair wascreated for WGBH-FM in Boston by John Sinclair & Keith Keller at Chez Flames studio in New Orleans on October 31, 1992 with “live” recordings by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the Re-Birth Brass Band, the Wild Magnolias, Shirley & Lee, Buckwheat Zydeco, Earl King, Jon Cleary, Professor Longhair, Champion Jack Dupree, Snooks Eaglin, Irma Thomas, Dr. John, Fats Domino, Rockin’ Dopsie & the Twisters, Johnny Adams, Ernie K-Doe, The Meters, and the Olympia Brass Band.
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WGBH-FM, Boston [Demo], October 31, 1992 [19144]
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Re-Birth Brass Band: Take It to the Streets
Wild Magnolias: Bon Ton Roulet
Shirley & Lee: Let the Good Times Roll
Buckwheat Zydeco: Let the Good Times Roll
Earl King: Come On
Jon Cleary: C’Mon Second Line
Professor Longhair: Go to the Mardi Gras
Champion Jack Dupree: Yella Pocahontas
Re-Birth Brass Band: You Got the Same Thing On
Snooks Eaglin: Dizzy Miss Lizzy
Irma Thomas: Hip Shakin’ Mama
Dr. John: Rosalee > Scald Dog
Fats Domino: The Fat Man
Rockin’ Dopsie & the Twisters: I’m in the Mood
Johnny Adams: Lost Mind
Ernie K-Doe: Talkin’ Out of My Head
The Meters: They All Axed fo’ You
Olympia Brass Band: It Ain’t My Fault
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by John Sinclair & Keith Keller at Chez Flames,
New Orleans, October 31, 1992
Digitally transferred from cassette, edited, & assembled by John Sinclair
at the Headpress Bunker, London, June 2010
Produced & & annotated by John Sinclair at Atlanta GA, July 24, 2010
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Celia Sinclair, Dylan Harding, Chonita, Eric & Zoe
© 2002, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation