John Sinclair Radio Show 824: Talk To My Baby

Episode 824 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor with a spotlight on Chicago bluesman Willie Buck featuring several of his recordings and a conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine conducted backstage at the 2019 Chicago Blues Festival. New Orleans drummer Shannon Powell opens the show with four selections and closes it with another, all from his album Powell’s Place, in honor of his visit to the Motor City for the Detroit Jazz Festival earlier this month.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TALK TO MY BABY
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 824
Cass Corridor, Detroit, August 26, 2019 [19503]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Shannon Powell: SP
Shannon Powell: Air Mail Special
Shannon Powell: Lord Lord Lord
Shannon Powell: Powell’s Place
Willie Buck: Doing Good And Bad At The Same Time
Willie Buck Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Willie Buck: She’s All Right
Willie Buck Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Willie Buck: I Wanna Talk To My Baby
Willie Buck Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Willie Buck: Strange Woman
Willie Buck Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Willie Buck: I’ve Got A Right To Love My Baby
Willie Buck Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Willie Buck: Two Trains Running
Willie Buck & the Rocking Johnny Band: The Love We Share
Shannon Powell: The Way You Look Tonight
Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 823: What Would Junior Do

Episode 823 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor with an hour of music taken from the new CD from Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine (Number 26) titled What Would Junior Do? and produced by Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens with new selections by Handsome Bob, Jimmy T & Sidetracked, Bobby Rush, The Jimmys with Marcia Hall, Terry Hanck, Mama Spanx with Deanna Bogart, the Backtrack Blues Band, Brenda Taylor Ricci with Eddie Taylor Jr:, Johnny Burgin with Charlie Musselwhite, Big James, Pas Smillie, Big Mike And The Blu City Allstars, and Sugar Mae & Junior.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WHAT WOULD JUNIOR DO
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 823
Cass Corridor, Detroit, August 26, 2019 [19503]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Handsome Bob, Sugar Mae And Junior: What Would Junior Do?
Jimmy T & Sidetracked: Big City
Bobby Rush: Good Stuff
Mary Lane: Traveling Woman
The Jimmys with Marcia Hall: Write A Hit
Terry Hanck: I Still Get Excited
Mama Spanx with Deanna Bogart: Agent Of Chaos
Backtrack Blues Band: Best Friend’s Grave
Brenda Taylor Ricci with Eddie Taylor Jr: You Don’t Treat Me Right
Johnny Burgin with Charlie Musselwhite: California
Big James: A Dose Of The Blues
Pas Smillie: Lonesome For A Long Time
Big Mike And The Blu City Allstars: Deal With The Devil
Handsome Bob, Sugar Mae & Junior: Dat Crow Who?
Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 822: Neal And Prey

Episode 822 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor with an hour of music by second-generation Baton Rouge bluesman Kenny Neal alone and in the company of Tab Benoit, Billy Branch, and Mitch Woods, plus several installments of a  conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine conducted backstage at the 50th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
NEAL AND PREY
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 822
Cass Corridor, Detroit, August 10, 2019 [19489]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Kenny Neal & Tab Benoit: Down In The Swamp
Kenny Neal Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Henry Gray: Stagger Lee
Kenny Neal Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Kenny Neal: Neal And Prey
Kenny Neal: Bitter With The Sweet
Kenny Neal Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Kenny Neal & Billy Branch: Billy & Kenny’s Stomp
Kenny Neal & Billy Branch: Going To The Country
Kenny Neal & Billy Branch: Going Down Slow
Kenny Neal Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Kenny Neal: Early In The Morning
Kenny Neal: It Hurts Me Too
Kenny Neal Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Kenny Neal & Mitch Woods: Blues Mobile  
Kenny Neal Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Kenny Neal: Thank You B.B. King
Kenny Neal Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens, David Kunian, Scott Barretta, Linda Lexy and the late Don Scherdin
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 820: Chills & Fever

Episode 820 is coming from my room at the Westin Hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio where I’m speaking this afternoon to a medical conference about the use of marijuana to combat pain and playing now an hour of music and conversation centered on the Kansas City/New Orleans guitarist and singer Samantha Fish and her album Chills & Fever plus a conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine and a pair of cuts from her performance in Ann Arbor at my 75th birthday party in 2016.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CHILLS & FEVER
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 820
Westin Hotel, Cincinnati, August 8, 2019 [19461]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Samantha Fish: Crow Jane
Samantha Fish Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Samantha Fish: Chills & Fever
Samantha Fish Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Samantha Fish: It’s Your Voodoo Working
Samantha Fish: You Can’t Go
Samantha Fish Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Samantha Fish: Hello Stranger
Samantha Fish: Either Way I Lose
Samantha Fish Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Samantha Fish: Stay All Night
Samantha Fish: Going Down
Samantha Fish Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Samantha Fish: You’ll Never Change
Samantha Fish: Nearer To You
Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Rueben Williams, Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 772: Back In Business

Episode 772 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor with a program of music selected from the new Summer 2018 edition of the Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine CD sampler called Finger Licking Good, with tunes by Thornetta Davis, Billy Price, Markey Blue-Ric Latina-Eddy “Chief” Clearwater, the Little Red Rooster Band, Frank Bey, Little Freddie King, the J. Monque’D Blues Band, Keith Stone & Red Gravy, Billy Harris, Jonny T-Bird & The MP’s, Paul Filipowicz, Foco Bluz Band, and Bob & April Monteleone, with an intro and outro by our regular contributors Robert Jr & Sugar Mae backed by guitarist Bob Monteleone.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BACK IN BUSINESS

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 772

Cass Corridor, Detroit, August 17, 2018 [18477]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Robert Jr-Sugar Mae-Bob Monteleone Intro

Thornetta Davis: I Believe Everything Will Be Alright

Billy Price: I Keep Holding On

Markey Blue-Ric Latina-Eddy “Chief” Clearwater: I Like It That Way

Little Red Rooster Band: Lock Up The Liquor

Frank Bey: Back In Business

Little Freddie King: Bad Chicken

Monque’D Blues Band: Mustard Greens

Keith Stone & Red Gravy: Ain’t That The Blues

Billy Harris: Sweaty Melons

Jonny T-Bird & The MP’s: Hot Stuff

Paul Filipowicz: Riding High

Foco Bluz Band: Tater Tot Blues

Bob & April Monteleone: Summer Song

Robert Jr-Sugar Mae-Bob Monteleone: Outro

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

John Sinclair Radio Show 766: Chasing The Blues

Episode 766 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam up above the Carl Lundgren Art Studio in the Cass Corridor, where I’m playing music tonight from Little Freddie King’s new album Chasing Tha Blues and listening to the conversation between LFK and Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens from Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine, recorded backstage at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival this past May.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CHASING THE BLUES

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 766

Cass Corridor, Detroit, July 17, 2018 [18393]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Little Freddie King: King Freddie’s Shuffle

Little Freddie King: Louisiana Train Wreck

Little Freddie King: Back In New Orleans

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Bywater Crawl

Little Freddie King: Night Time In Treme

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Standin At Your Door

Little Freddie King: Pocket Full Of Money

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Great Great Bamboozle

Little Freddie King: Crackho Flo

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Got Tha Blues On My Back

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

 

 

 

he Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam up above the Carl Lundgren Art Studio in the Cass Corridor, where I’m playing music tonight from Little Freddie King’s new album Chasing Tha Blues and listening to the conversation between LFK and Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens from Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine, recorded backstage at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival this past May.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CHASING THE BLUES

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 766

Cass Corridor, Detroit, July 17, 2018 [18393]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Little Freddie King: King Freddie’s Shuffle

Little Freddie King: Louisiana Train Wreck

Little Freddie King: Back In New Orleans

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Bywater Crawl

Little Freddie King: Night Time In Treme

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Standin At Your Door

Little Freddie King: Pocket Full Of Money

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Great Great Bamboozle

Little Freddie King: Crackho Flo

Little Freddie King Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae

Little Freddie King: Got Tha Blues On My Back

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation