BLUES EDITION 09 – AIN’T THAT GOOD NEWS

Leslie Keros with blues music from Big Daddy Kinsey, Otis Rush, Barbara Lynn, the Cannonball Adderley Quintet, Harvey Mandel, Jerry Ricks, Dinah Washington, Hank Crawford, Memphis Slim, Andrew “Big Voice” Odom, Guitar Shorty (Henry Fortescue), Magic Slim, and Magic Sam.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AIN’T THAT GOOD NEWS

BLUES EDITION 09

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, February 25, 2012 [20368]

Big Daddy Kinsey: I Am the Blues >

Otis Rush: Ain’t That Good News

Barbara Lynn: Lynn’s Blues > Leslie Keros ID

Cannonball Adderley Quintet: Mercy, Mercy, Mercy

Harvey Mandel: Long Grey Mare

Jerry Ricks: Where’d You Get Your Liquor From/Hesitation Blues

Dinah Washington: Salty Papa Blues

Hank Crawford: Sleepin’ on the Sidewalk

Memphis Slim: M & S Boogie

Andrew Odom: Memo Blues

Guitar Shorty (Henry Fortescue): Boogie, Now

Magic Slim: Walking the Dog

Magic Sam: Blues for Odie Payne

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2012, 2020 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

BLUES EDITON 04 – JUST A DREAM

Blues Edition with Leslie Keros pays homage to Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement with a great program of music by Big Daddy Kinsey, Otis & Cassie Taylor, Otis Spann, Leadbelly, Solomon Burke, Big Bill Broonzy, Jim Brewer, Odetta, Joe Williams, Charles Brown, Lucky Peterson, the Southern Sons, Dave Specter & Steve Freund, the Soul Stirrers, the Pilgrim Travelers, and Liz McComb.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JUST A DREAM

BLUES EDITION 04

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, January 14, 2012 [20298]

Big Daddy Kinsey: I Am the Blues

Otis Taylor & Cassie Taylor: Buy Myself Some Freedom

Otis Spann: Blues for Martin Luther King

Leadbelly: Jim Crow Blues

Solomon Burke: None of Us Are Free

Big Bill Broonzy: When Will I Get To Be Called A Man

Jim Brewer: White, Black & Brown

Joe Williams: Just A Dream

Odetta: Freedom Trilogy: Oh Freedom/Come & Go with Me/I’m on My Way

Big Joe Williams: The Death of Dr. Martin Luther King

Charles Brown: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

Lucky Peterson: Change Is Gonna Come

Southern Sons: Lift Every Voice and Sing

Dave Specter & Steve Freund: People Get Ready

Soul Stirrers: The Last Mile Of The Way

Pilgrim Travelers: Jesus Met The Woman At The Well

Liz McComb: Just A Closer Walk With Thee

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros at WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2012, 2020 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

BLUES EDITON 03 – FREEDOM TRAIN

Blues Edition with Leslie Keros pays homage to Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement with a great program of music by Big Daddy Kinsey, Old Friends with Sunnyland Slim, Big Walter Horton and others, Nina Simone, Josh White, Irma Thomas, Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry, Ronnie Earl, the North Mississippi Allstars, Mavis Staples, Bob Dylan, Eva Cassidy, Champion Jack Dupree, Billie Holiday, and Otis Taylor.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FREEDOM TRAIN

BLUES EDITION 03

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, January 14, 2012 [20884]

Big Daddy Kinsey: I Am the Blues >

Old Friends: Freedom Train

Nina Simone: Old Jim Crow

Josh White: Free and Equal Blues

Irma Thomas: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free

Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry: John Henry

Ronnie Earl: Blues for Martin Luther King

North Mississippi Allstars: Freedom Highway

Mavis Staples: We Shall Not Be Moved

Bob Dylan: No More Auction Block

Eva Cassidy: Oh, Had I a Golden Thread

Champion Jack Dupree: Freedom

Billie Holiday: Strange Fruit

Otis Taylor: Saint Martha Blues

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros at WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2012, 2020 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

BLUES EDITON 02 – YOU GOT TO ROLL

Our second episode of Blues Edition with Leslie Keros is the second half of her special New Year’s Eve show from WDCB-FM in Chicago featuring music from blues artists who passed away in 2011, including Howard Tate, Doyle Bramhall,  Big Jack Johnson, Eddie Kirkland, Hubert Sumlin with Howlin’ Wolf and with Ronnie Earl, Pinetop Perkins with Marcia Ball and with Muddy Waters, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith with Kim Wilson and his own band, and the great David “Honey Boy” Edwards.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

YOU GOT TO ROLL

BLUES EDITION 02

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, December 31, 2011 [20270]

Big Daddy Kinsey: I Am

Howard Tate: Get It While You Can

Doyle Bramhall: Wee Wee Baby

Big Jack Johnson: Late Night with Jack

Eddie Kirkland: Have Mercy On Me

Howlin’ Wolf: Smokestack Lightnin’

Hubert Sumlin & Ronnie Earl: Blues for Henry

Pinetop Perkins & Marcia Ball: Pinetop’s New Boogie Woogie

Pinetop Perkins: Blues After Hours

Muddy Waters: Boom Boom

Willie “Big Eyes” Smith & Kim Wilson: WSKW Special

Willie “Big Eyes” Smith: Don’t Think I’m Crazy

David “Honey Boy” Edwards: Shake ’Em On Down

David “Honey Boy” Edwards: You Got To Roll

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros at WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2011, 2020 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

BLUES EDITON 01 – BOOGIE WOOGIE STOMP

Our first episode of Blues Edition with Leslie Keros is a special New Year’s Eve show from WDCB-FM in Chicago featuring music from 2011 blues CD releases by Ben Waters, Demetria Taylor, Paul Geremia, Clarence Johnson, Quintus McCormick, Grana Louise, the Cash Box Kings, Sharon Lewis and Texas Fire, Mary Flower with Curtis Salgado, Tracy Nelson, and Toronzo Cannon, with an opening theme by Big Daddy Kinsey.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BOOGIE WOOGIE STOMP

BLUES EDITION 01

Leslie Keros WDCB-FM, Chicago, December 31, 2011 [20256]

BOOGIE WOOGIE STOMP

Big Daddy Kinsey: I Am the Blues

Ben Waters: Boogie Woogie Stomp

Demetria Taylor: I’m a Woman/Hoochie Coochie Woman

Paul Geremia: Stray Dog Shuffle

Clarence Johnson: Moanin’ the Blues

Quintus McCormick: You Just Using Me

Grana Louise: Stagger Lee

Cash Box Kings: Holler & Stomp

Sharon Lewis and Texas Fire: Mother’s Blues

Mary Flower with Curtis Salgado: Hard Day Blues

Tracy Nelson: Feel So Bad

Toronzo Cannon: Do I Move You?

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros at WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2011, 2020 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.