Big City Blues Cruise 99: Cadillac Assembly LIne

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 99 features music by Red Prysock, Fleetwood Mac, Elmore James, Wilbert Harrison, Professor Longhair, Billy Boy Arnold, Johnnie Jones, Albert King, Freddie King, B.B. King, James Brown, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, and Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CADILLAC ASSEMBLY LINE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 99

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 19, 1982 [19275]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Fleetwood Mac: I’m Worried

Fleetwood Mac: I Held My Baby Last Night

Elmore James: The Sky Is Crying

Wilbert Harrison: Kansas City

Professor Longhair: Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Professor Longhair: Gone So Long

Professor Longhair: Stagolee

Billy Boy Arnold: You Have Got To Go

Johnnie Jones: You Got To Love Her With A Feeling

Albert King; Cadillac Assembly Line

Freddie King: Meet Me At The Station

B.B. King:Rock Me Baby

James Brown: Get On The Good Foot

Fabulous Thunderbirds: Walking To My Bab

Fabulous Thunderbirds: Rock With Me

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: I Feel Alright Again

Red Prysock: Jumbo

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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

© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 98: High Rise

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 98 features music by Red Prysock, Cecil Gant, T-Bone Walker, Stick McGhee, Big Joe Turner, Elmore James, Roy Brown, Otis Rush, James Cotton, Billy Wright, Gene Phillips & the Rhythm Rockers, Junior Wells & Buddy Guy, Freddie King, and Amos Milburn.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIGH RISE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 98

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, July 25, 1982 [19261]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Cecil Gant: Don’t You Worry

T-Bone Walker: Shuffling The Blues

Stick McGhee: Things Have Changed

Big Joe Turner: Feeling Happy

Elmore James: Anna Lee

Roy Brown: Good Rocking Man

Otis Rush: I Can’t Quit You Baby

James Cotton: Don’t Start Me To Talking

Billy Wright: If I Didn’t Love You

Gene Phillips & the Rhythm Rockers: It Was A Dream

Gene Phillips & the Rhythm Rockers: Pumpkin Head

Junior Wells & Buddy Guy: You Don’t Love Me Baby

Freddie King: High Rise

Amos Milburn: There Ain’t Nothing Shaking

Otis Rush: So Many Roads

Red Prysock: Jumbo

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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

© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 97: Mojo Hand

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 97 features Martino’s special guest saxophonist Johnny Evans and music by Red Prysock, Sonny Boy Williamson, Big Walter Horton, Chuck Berry, The Earls, Andre Williams & The Don Juans, Lowell Fulson, Bennie Green, Professor Longhair, Louis Jordan & The Tympani Five, Percy Mayfield, Lightning Hopkins, Sticks McGhee, Chuck Berry, Little Walter, Baby Face Leroy & His Trio, and Archibald.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MOJO HAND

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 97

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 16, 1982 [19247]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Sonny Boy Williamson: The Key

Big Walter Horton: Stop Clowning

Chuck Berry: You Never Can Tell

The Earls: Remember Then

Andre Williams & The Don Juans: Going Down To Tijuana

Lowell Fulson: Lonely Hours

Bennie Green: Jim Dog

Professor Longhair: Big Chief

Louis Jordan & The Tympani Five: Run Joe

Percy Mayfield: River’s Invitation

Percy Mayfield: I Need Love So Bad

Lightning Hopkins: Mojo Hand

Sticks McGhee: Things Have Changed

Chuck Berry: Vacation Time

Little Walter: Just As Long As I Have You

Baby Face Leroy & His Trio: Moonshine Baby

Archibald: Stack A Lee (Parts 1 & 2)

Red Prysock: Jumbo

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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

© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 96: Happy Feet


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 96 features music by Red Prysock, Big Joe Turner, Sonny Terry, Otis Rush, Wilson Pickett, The Dandeliers, Little Richard, Magic Sam, Little Walter, Harold Burrage, Big Jay McNeely, Elmore James, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Dr. Ross, Elmore James, Eddie Burns, Chick Willis, Jimmy Reed, The Coasters, and an unidentified tenor saxophonist.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HAPPY FEET
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 96
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 16, 1982 [19233]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Big Joe Turner: Tira-Lee
Sonny Terry: Hooting The Blues
Otis Rush: Keep On Loving Me Baby
Red Prysock: Happy Feet
Wilson Pickett: Three Time Loser
The Dandeliers: Cha Cha Boom
Little Richard: Tutti Frutti
Magic Sam: You Don’t Have To Work
Little Walter: It’s Too Late Brother
Harold Burrage: She Knocks Me Out
Big Jay McNeely: [Unidentified Selection]
Elmore James: Fine Little Mama
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: Henry’s Got Flat Feet
Dr. Ross: Industrial Boogie
Elmore James: Done Somebody Wrong
Eddie Burns: Mean And Evil Baby
Chick Willis: Stoop Down Baby
Jimmy Reed: Can’t Stand To See You Go
[Unidentified Artist]: The Glory of Love
The Coasters: Young Blood
[Unidentified Artist]: [Unidentified Selection]
Red Prysock: Jumbo
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
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
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 95: Upside Your Head


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 95 features music by Red Prysock, Buddy Johnson & His Orchestra, The Moonglows, Buddy & Ella Johnson, Howling Wolf, The El Dorados, Fats Domino, The Chanceteers, Muddy Waters, The Cadillacs, Jimmy Reed, Percy Mayfield,
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
UPSIDE YOUR HEAD
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 95
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 25, 1982 [BCBC-0095]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Buddy Johnson & His Orchestra: Crazy About A Saxophone
The Moonglows: Lover Love Me
Buddy & Ella Johnson: Got To Go Upside Your Head
Howling Wolf: My Life
The El Dorados: What’s Bugging You Baby
Fats Domino: La La
The Chanceteers: Night Beat
Muddy Waters: Come Home Baby
The Cadillacs: Let Me Explain
Jimmy Reed: Found Love
Percy Mayfield: Double Dealing
The Drifters: Honey Bee
John Lee Hooker: Hobo Blues
Elmore James: Dust My Blues
Martino D’Lorenzo: Blues Nightmare
Elmore James: Standing At The Crossroads
Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode
Jerry Lee Lewis: Great Balls of Fire
Chuck Berry: Oh Carol
Chuck Berry: Sweet Little Sixteen
Carl Perkins: Honey Don’t
Red Prysock: Jumbo
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
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
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 94: Rip It Up


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 94 features music by Red Prysock,
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
RIP IT UP
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 94
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 25, 1982 [19205]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Chuck Berry: School Day
Chuck Berry: Maybellene
Little Walter: Boom Boom Out Goes he Lights
Noble “Thin Man” Watts: The Big 2-4
The Moonglows: I’m Afraid he Masquerade Is Over
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers: Why Do Fools Fall In Love
Little Richard: Rip It Up
The Jive Bombers: Bad Boy
John Lee Hooker: Solid Sender
Jerry Lee Lewis: High School Confidential
Red Prysock: [Unidentified Selection]
The “5” Royales: I Like It Like That
Jimmy Reed: Where Can You Be
Memphis Slim: The Comeback
Chuck Berry: The Promised Land
Howling Wolf: Going Back Home
Chuck Berry: The Things That I Used To Do
Elmore James: It Hurts Me Too
Muddy Waters: Good News
Elmore James: Elmore’s Contribution To Jazz
Red Prysock: [Unidentified Selection]
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
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
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 93: Reconsider Baby


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 93 features music by Red Prysock, Baby Boy Warren, Lowell Fulson, Amos Milburn, The Clovers, The Moonglows, The Nite Caps, Professor Longhair, Papa Lightfoot, Roy Brown, Tony Allen & The Champs, Lee Andrews & The Hearts, The Royaltones, Little Walter, Roy Milton, and Little Esther Phillips & Little Willie Littlefield.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
RECONSIDER BABY
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 93
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 23, 1982 [19191]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Baby Boy Warren: Bad Lover Blues
Lowell Fulson: Reconsider Baby
Lowell Fulson: It’s Your Fault Baby
Amos Milburn: Ain’t Nothing Shaking
The Clovers: If I Could Be Loved By You
The Moonglows: In My Diary
The Nite Caps: Be My Girl
Professor Longhair: In The Wee Wee Hours
Papa Lightfoot: Wild Fire
Roy Brown: Ain’t No Rocking No More
Roy Brown: Long About Sundown
Red Prysock: Rock And Roll Party
Tony Allen & The Champs: Nite Owl
Lee Andrews & The Hearts: The Clock
The Royaltones: Crazy Love
Little Walter: Too Late
Roy Milton: Bye Bye Baby Blues
Little Esther & Little Willie Littlefield: Turn The Lamps Down Low
Red Prysock: Jumbo
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
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
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 92: Jump Man Jump


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 92 features music by Red Prysock, The Spaniels, The “5” Royales, The Chords, Junior Parker, Elmore James, Pfc. Cecil Gant, Mickey & Sylvia, Piano Red, Hal Paige & The Wailers, Howling Wolf, Lightning Hopkins, and Baby Boy Warrren.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JUMP MAN JUMP
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 92
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 23, 1982 [19177]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
The Spaniels: Red Sails In The Sunset
The “5” Royales: I Wanna Thank You
The Chords: Little Maiden
Junior Parker: Pretty Baby
Elmore James: Every Day I Have The Blues
Junior Parker: That’s Alright
Pfc. Cecil Gant: Little Baby 
Mickey & Sylvia: No Good Lover
Piano Red: Jump Man Jump
Hal Paige & The Wailers: Don’t Have To Cry No More
Red Prysock: Red’s Blues
Howling Wolf: Tell Me What I Done
Lightning Hopkins: Gimme Back My Wig
Lightning Hopkins: Ain’t It Lonesome
Baby Boy Warrren: Hello Stranger
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
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
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.