BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 071 – MAKE ME KNOW IT

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning Episode 071 from 1982 featuring music by Red Prysock, Roy Brown, Buddy Guy, Roy Milton & His Solid Senders, Bob Gaddy, Nappy Brown, Mr. Google Eyes, Brownie McGhee, Byron “Slick” Gibson & The Sliders, B.B. King, Percy Mayfield, Luther “Guitar Jr.” Johnson, T-Bone Walker, Big Joe Turner, H-Bomb Ferguson, and Little Walter.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MAKE ME KNOW IT
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 071
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 1982 [22029]

Red Prysock: Jumbo
Roy Brown: Laughing But Crying
Buddy Guy: I Smell A Rat
Roy Milton & His Solid Senders: A Bird In The Hand
Bob Gaddy: Operator Operator
Roy Milton & His Solid Senders: Make Me Know It
Nappy Brown: The Lock On The Door
Mr. Google Eyes: Young Boy
Brownie McGhee: My Fault
Roy Brown: Mr. Hound Dog’s In Town
Bob Gaddy: I’ll Go My Way
Byron “Slick” Gibson & The Sliders: Honey Dew
B.B. King: Country Girl
Percy Mayfield: Bachelor Blues
Luther “Guitar Jr.” Johnson: Got To Have Money
T-Bone Walker: Cold Cold Feeling
Big Joe Turner: Chicken And The Hawk
H-Bomb Ferguson: Good Loving
Little Walter: Off The Wall
Red Prysock: Jumbo

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI (#71)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1982, 2022 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 153 – SAXOPHONICS

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 Ypsilant. Episode 153 features music by Red Prysock and an unannounced succession of saxophonic recordings for an entire hour.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SAXOPHONICS

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 153

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, July 20, 1987 [20303]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

One hour of saxophonics without announcements, final program in BCBC series

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

© 1987, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 152 – THE CRAWL

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 Ypsilant. Episode 152 features music by Red Prysock, Los Lobos, Muddy Waters, Eddie “Guitar” Burns, Sonny Boy Williamson, Guitar Junior, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier, Big Twist & The Mellow Fellows, Bull Moose Jacksonm and Arthur Alexander.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE CRAWL

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 152

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, Jult 20, 1987 [20289]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Los Lobos: Will The Wolf Survive

Muddy Waters: Louisiana Blues

Muddy Waters: I’m Ready

Muddy Waters: Honey Bee

Eddie “Guitar” Burns: You Better Cut That Out

Sonny Boy Williamson: Eyesight To The Blind

Sonny Boy Williamson: All Alone

Guitar Junior: The Crawl

The Fabulous Thunderbirds: The Crawl

Buckwheat Zydeco” Someone Else Is Stepping in

Clifton Chenier: Sweeter Than Anything I Know

Clifton Chenier: In The Mood

Big Twist & The Mellow Fellows: I Live The Life I Love

Big Twist & The Mellow Fellows: The Turning Point

Bull Moose Jackson: Big Ten Inch Record

It Ain’t The Meat, It’s The Motion

Aethur Alexander: A Shot of Rhythm & Blues

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

© 1987, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 151 – I LEARNED MY LESSON

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 Ypsilant. Episode 151 features music by Red Prysock, B.B. King, Queen Ida, Clifton Chenier, Bobby Marchan, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Roomful of Blues, Big Joe Turner, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Jimi Hendrix, Bobo Jenkins, Elmore James, and Johnny Littlejohn.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

I LEARNED MY LESSON

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 151

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, Jult 20, 1987 [20275]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

B.B. King: If I Lost You

B.B. King: What Coud Have Been

Queen Ida: Half A Boy And Half A Man

Clifton Chenier: Let It Roll

Bobby Marchan: The Things That I Used To Do

Home to New Orleans

Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson:

Roomful of Blues:

Big Joe Turner:

Johnny “Guitar” Watson:

Jimi Hendrix: Space Jazz

Bobo Jenkins: Shake ’Em On Down

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Johnny Littlejohn: Chips Flying Everywhere

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

© 1987, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 150 – I LEARNED MY LESSON

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 Ypsilant. Episode 150 features music by Red Prysock, Emmit Slay Trio, Dave Hamilton & The Cooters, Muddy Waters, Hubert Sumlin, John Hammond, Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets, an Unknown Artist, Robert Cray, two more Unknown Artists, and Johnnie Bassett.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

I LEARNED MY LESSON

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 150

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 26, 1989 [20261]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Emmit Slay Trio: I Learned My Lesson

Dave Hamilton & His Peppers: Cooter Bug

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Muddy Waters: 40 Days And 40 Nights

Muddy Waters: Standing Around Crying

Hubert Sumlin: Please Come Back To Me

John Hammond Phone Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

John Hammond: Nobody But You

Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets: Papa Wants Cookng

[Unknown Artist]: What Have I Done Wrong

Robert Cray: Sleeping in the Ground

[Unknown Artist]: I’m Gonna Forget About You

[Unknown Artist]:But You’re So High

Johnnie Bassett: Raise The Roof, Raise The Rent

Johnnie Bassett: Get Over Here Baby

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

© 1989, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 149 – AVALANCHE

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 Ypsilant. Episode 149 features music by Red Prysock, Sammy Myers, Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns, Bo Diddley, T-Bone Walker, Albert Collins, Johnny Winter, Carl Perkins, Madcat & The Pressure Cooker, Marcia Ball, Ray Charles, The Drivers, and Jimmy McCraccklin.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AVALANCHE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 149

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 25, 1989 [20245]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Sammy Myers: Sleeping in the Ground

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns: Free Single & Disengaged

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns:Don’’t You Know Yockamo

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns: I’m Just A Lonely Clown

Bo Diddley: The Surfer’s Love Call

T-Bone Walker: Cold Cold Feeling

Albert Collins: Avalanche

Johnny Winter: Sweet Love and Evil Women

Johnny Winter:  Everybody’s Blues

Carl Perkins: Blue Suede Shoes

Madcat & The Pressure Cooker: Feel So Bad

Marcia Ball: Under Love’s Spell

Ray Charles: Heartbreaker

The Drivers: Smooth Slow & Easy

Jimmy McCraccklin: Don’t Deceive Me

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

© 1989, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 147 – TOO MUCH BARBECUE

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 Ypsilant. Episode 147 features music by Red Prysock, BBig Twist & The Mellow Fellows, Big Twist & The Mellow Fellows, Tom Waits, Big Joe Turner, Jim Gustafson, Jimmy Smith, Sonny Boy Williamson, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Doule Trouble, Dr. John, Shirley & Lee, Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters, Nappy Brown, and The Five Jets


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TOO MUCH BARBECUE
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 147
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 26, 1988 [20217]
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Big Twist & The Mellow Fellows: Too Much Barbecue
Tom Waits: Rafael’s Silver Cloud Lounge
Big Joe Turner: Wee Baby Blues
Jim Gustafson Conversation with Martin Gross
Jim Gustafson/Jimmy Smith: Jukebox >
Jimmy Smith: The Sermon >
Jim Gustafson Conversation with Martin Gross
Sonny Boy Williamson One Way Out
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: Texas Flood
Dr. John: Don’t You Just Know It
Dr. John: Little Liza Jane
Shirley & Lee: I Feel Good
Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters: I Bowed On My Knees
Nappy Brown: I’ve Had My Fun
The Five Jets: Everybody Do The Chicken

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

© 1988, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 145 – REMINGTON RIDE

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 Ypsilant. Episode 145 features music by Red Prysock, Little Willlie John, Fredde King, Chuck Berry, Johnny Copeland, Red Prysock, Z.Z. Hill, Carl Perkins, Little Milton, Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters, Johnny Adams, Slim Harpo, B.B. King, Savoy, Brown, Jimmy Reed, Elmore James, and one unidentified artist.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
REMINGTON RIDE
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 145
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 17, 1988 [20189]
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Little Willlie John: Let’s Rock While The Rocking’s Good
Fredde King: Remington Ride
Chuck Berry: The Things That I Used To Do
Johnny Copeland: Dedicated To The Greatest
Red Prysock: Move
Z.Z. Hill: Early In The Morning
Carl Perkins: Honey Don’t
Little Milton: I’m Gonna Move On Out To The Country
Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters: No More Heartaches
Johnny Adams: Body And Fender Man
Slim Harpo: Baby Scratch My Back
B.B. King: Sweet Sixteen
Savoy Brown: On The Prowl with Savoy Brown
[Unidentified Artist]: Going Down Slow
Jimmy Reed: Big Boss Man
Elmore James: Wild About You Baby


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

© 1988, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.