Fly By Night 278: Reefer Head Woman

Steve The Fly is shavin’ ‘em dry with tunes by Lou Millet, Lightnin’ Hopkins, John Sinclair, Dr. John, Magic Sam, Louis Armstrong, Bill ‘Jazz’ Gillum, Buddy Guy, Max Roach, MC5, Little Walter, The Impressions, Kenny Burrell, Idris Muhammad, and Yusef Lateef.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

REEFER HEAD WOMEN

FLY BY NIGHT 278

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, January 14, 2015 [18506]

 

Lou Millet: Shorty The Barber

Lightning Hopkins: Short Haired Women

John Sinclair featuring Kai Eckhardt: Mohawk

Dr John: Shave Em Dry

Magic Sam: Stop You’re Hurting Me

Louis Armstrong: Potato Head Blues

Bill ‘Jazz’ Gillum: Reefer Head Women

Buddy Guy: Im Not So Good

Max Roach: Tender Warriors

MC5: The Human Being Lawnmower

Little Walter: Red Headed Women

The Impressions: Try Me

Kenny Burrell: Soulful Brothers

Idris Muhammad: Power of Soul

Yusef Lateef: Get Over Get Off And Get On

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 277: Corner Music

Steve The Fly meets Miles Davis On The Corner and brings Medeski Martin Scofield & Wood and The Fugs along with him. Look out!

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CORNER MUSIC

FLY BY NIGHT 277

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, December 30, 2014 [18492]

 

Thelonious Monk: Crepuscule with Nellie

Miles Davis Medley: On The Corner > New York Girl > Thinkin’ Of One Thing And Doin’ Another > Vote For Miles

Miles Davis: Helen Butte > Mr. Freedom X

Medeski Martin Scofield & Wood: A Go-Go

The Fugs: Banshee

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 276: American Porn

Steve The Fly is featuring a recent album acquisition (thanks to Ben Schot of Sea-Urchin Press) of the work of the great British poet Heathcote Williams caled American Porn which he has accompanied with his own drum tracks (thanks to Tim Eggmond at EI Studios in Amsterdam) and some Youth soundscapes from the files for the play Cosmic Trigger.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AMERICAN PORN

FLY BY NIGHT 276

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, December 29, 2014 [18478]

 

Heathcote Williams & Fly: The United States of Porn

Heathcote Williams & Fly: Forbidden Fruit, or The Cybernetic Apple Core

Heathcote Williams & Fly: Mr. President

Heathcote Williams & Fly: Snuff Films at the White House

Heathcote Williams & Fly: I Will Not Pay Taxes Until

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

 

Fly By Night 275: Tonight’s The Viper

Steve The Fly with a program of super tokes from Kermit Ruffins, John Sinclair & the Planet D Nonet, Louis Armstrong, New Birth Brass Band, Howling Diablos, Jimmy Witherspoon, John Sinclair & his Blues Scholars, the Wild Magnolias, Mezz Mezzrow, Rozetta Howard, John Sinclair & Steve The Fly, and Johnnie Bassett & the Blues Insurgents.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TONIGHT’S THE VIPER

FLY BY NIGHT 275

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, December 23, 2014 [18464]

 

Kermit Ruffins: If You’re A Viper

John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: If You’se A Viper

Louis Armstrong: Hep Cats Ball

New Birth Brass Band: Smoke That Fire

Kermit Ruffins: Light Up

Howlin’ Diablos: Reefer Man

Jimmy Witherspoon: Ain’t Nobody’s Business

John Sinclair & his Blues Scholars: Ain’t Nobody’s Business

John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Sendin’ the Vipers

Wild Magnolias: Smoke my Peace Pipe

Mezz Mezzrow: Sendin’ the Vipers

Rozetta Howard: If You’re A Viper:

John Sinclair & Steve The Fly: Relaxin’ With Lee

John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Chant of the Weed

Johnnie Bassett & the Blues Insurgents: Weed Head Woman

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. 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

GET A JOB

FLY BY NIGHT 274

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

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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

 

 

Fly By Night 273: Compulsion

Steve The Fly features modern jazz classics this week from Clifford Brown, James Moody, Yusef Lateef, Sun Ra, Max Roach, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderly & John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, and Sonny Rollins.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COMPULSION

FLY BY NIGHT 273

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, September 30, 2014 [18436]

 

Clifford Brown: YesterdayJames Moody: Heritage Hum

Yusef Lateef: Woodward Avenue

Sun Ra: Reflections (Part 2)

Max Roach: St. Louis Blues

John Coltrane: Crescent

Cannonball Adderly & John Coltrane: The Sleeper

Thelonious Monk: Four In One

Miles Davis: Compulsion

Sonny Rollins: Tune Up

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 272: Ricorsi Funkey

Steve The Fly is feeling the funk with sides by the New Dance Orchestra, Cannonball Adderley, Mulatu Astatke, Gary Burton, Dizzy Gilespie, Bjame Rostveld, The Brass Game, Okay Temiz, Lee Michaesls, The Headhunters, The Returners, Grady Tate, David Shire, Keith Popworth, Black Heat, and Freddie Roach.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

RICORSI FUNKEY

FLY BY NIGHT 272

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, September 30, 2014 [18422]

 

New Dance Orchestra: Relentless

Cannonball Adderley: Make Your Own Temple

Mulatu Astatke: Dewel

Gary Burton: Las Vegas Tango

Dizzy Gilespie: Matrix

Bjame Rostveld: Magonde

The Brass Game: Rock Bed

Okay Temiz: Penguin

Lee Michaels: Tell Me How It Feels

Headhunters: I Remember I Made You Cry

The Returners: It Seems That Way

Grady Tate: Be Black Baby

David Shire: The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

Keith Popworth: Hard Hitter

Black Heat: Time To Burn

Freddie Roach: Brown Sugar

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 271: Tale Of The Tribe

Steve The Fly is spinning the Talwe of the Tribe, the Detroit-based musical collective featuring Wendell Harrison on reeds, Marcus Belgrave on trumet & flugelhorn, Phil Ranelin on trombone and a modern rhythm section. Offered in honor of the birth day of Wendell Harrison on October 1, 1942.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TALE OF THE TRIBE

FLY BY NIGHT 271

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, September 30, 2014 [18408]

 

Tribe: Son Of Tribe

Tribe: Ride

Tribe: Lesli

Tribe: Glue Fingers

Tribe: Vibes From The Tribe

Tribe: 13th and Senate

Tribe: Jazz On The Run

Tribe: Space Odyssey

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.