Blues & Roots 59: Long Gone Blues

 
Episode 59 featues music by Little Walter, Henry Grey & The Cats, Eddie Bo, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Mem Shannon, Joe “Survival” Caruso, Liz McComb, Olu Dara, Hot Lips Page & his Orchestra, Billie Holiday & her Orchestra, Muddy Waters, and B.B. King.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LONG GONE BLUES
BLUES & ROOTS 59
John Sinclair, 9WOZ-FM, New Orleans, circa 2001 [19101]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Henry Grey & The Cats: Somebody’s Got To Go
Eddie Bo: I’m Going Away
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Blues Has Got To Go
Mem Shannon: Memphis In The Morning
Joe “Survival” Caruso: Crying Won’t Help You
Liz McComb: The Wayfaring Stranger
Olu Dara: Strange Things Happen Every Day
Hot Lips Page & his Orchestra: Take Your Shoes Off Baby
Hot Lips Page & his Orchestra: Walking In A Daze
Hot Lips Page & his Orchestra: Now You’re Talking My Language
Billie Holiday & her Orchestra featuring Hot Lips Page: Why Did I Always Depend On You
Hot Lips Page & his Orchestra: I Got An Uncle In Harlem
Billie Holiday & her Orchestra featuring Hot Lips Page: Long Gone Blues
Muddy Waters: Soon Forgotten
B.B. King: Ain’t Nobody’s Business
Little Walter: Lights Out
 
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 Leni & Sunnny Sinclair
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blues & Roots 58: Howling For My Darling

 
Episode 58 is beaming out from WWOZ circa 2001 with music by the giants of the modern idiom featuring Little Walterr, Muddy Waters, Magic Sam, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Koko Taylor, Howling Wolf, Elmore James, Sonny Boy Williamson, B.B. King, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Junior Wells, Otis Rush, and Little Freddie King.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HOWLING FOR MY DARLING
BLUES & ROOTS 58
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, circa 2001 [19087]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Muddy Waters: Rolling And Tumbling (Parts 1 & 2)
Magic Sam: All Your Love
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: She’s Gone
Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle
Howling Wolf: Howling For My Darling
Elmore James: Standing At The Crossroads
Sonny Boy Williamson: Mr. Downchild
B.B. King: I Was Your Fool
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Little Boy Blue
Junior Wells: Vietnam Blues
Otis Rush: It’s My Own Fault Baby
Little Freddie King: Hobo Blues
Little Walter: Lights Out
 
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 Leni & Sunnny Sinclair
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blues & Roots 57: Brain Damage


Episode 57 features an hour of blues from Little Walter, T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers, Kipori Woods, The Big Doo-Wopper, Jimmy Reed, David “Honey Boy” Edwards, Zora Young, Olu Dara, John Sinclair & His Boston Blues Scholars, Eddy Clearwater, Jimmy Johnson, and ending in an elongated set by Muddy Waters.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BRAIN DAMAGE
BLUES & ROOTS 57
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 7 >14, 2001 [JSBR-0057]
        
Little Walter: Lights Out
T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers: I Can Hear Some Blues In There
Kipori Woods: They Call Me The Baby Wolf
The Big Doo-Wopper: Don’t It Make You Feel Bad
Jimmy Reed: Found Love
Jimmy Reed: Take Out Some Insurance
David “Honey Boy” Edwards: Monkey Faced Woman
Zora Young: Brain Damage
Olu Dara: Strange Things Happen Every Day
John Sinclair & His Boston Blues Scholars: monk in orbit
Eddy Clearwater: Find Yourself
Jimmy Johnson: Riding in The Moonlight
Muddy Waters: I Can’t Be Satisfied
Muddy Waters: I Feel Like Going Home
Muddy Waters: Train Fare Home
Muddy Waters: Down South Blues
Muddy Waters: You’re Gonna Miss Me
Muddy Waters: Mean Red Spider
Little Walter: Lights Out
 
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 Leni & Sunnny Sinclair
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blues & Roots 56: Don’t Hold Back


Episode 56 offers another hour of contemporary blues from the Motor City with cuts from Willie D. Warren, Harmonica Shah, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, The Griswold Brothers, Alberta Adams, Bill Heid & The Detroit Blues Masters, Joe Weaver, and Bobby Murray, plus a tune from New Orleans’ own Bryan Lee to close the show.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DON’T HOLD BACK
BLUES & ROOTS 56
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 7 > 14, 2001 [19059]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Willie D. Warren & Harmonica Shah: What Goes On In The Dark
John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Fattening Frogs For Snakes
Johnnie Bassett with Bill Heid: Ningyo Mambo
Harmonica Shah: I’m A Dirty Old Bastard
The Griswold Brothers: Never Make A Move Too Soon
Alberta Adams: Nothing More To Say
Bill Heid & The Detroit Blues Masters: Don’t Hold Back
Joe Weaver: Looka Here Pretty Baby
Bobby Murray: Conversation
Bryan Lee: Something’s Wrong
Little Walter: Lights Out
 
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 Leni & Sunnny Sinclair
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blues & Roots 55: Let Me Down Easy


Episode 55 in the Blues & Roots rebroadcast series features tunes by Coco Robicheaux and Mighty Sam McClain to kick off the show, followed closely bya long set of contemorary Detroit blues by Joe Weaver, Bettye LaVette, Bill Heid & The Detroit Blues Masters with Johnnie Bassett, Alberta Adams, Bobby Murray, The Griswold Brothers (from Toledo), and the late Willie D. Warren, who just passed away at the end of 2000. This show is deduicated to Willie D. and also to the Famous Coachman, who passed on Christmas Eve 2000.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LET ME DOWN EASY
BLUES & ROOTS 55
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 14, 2001 [19045]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Coco Robicheaux: Fair In Love
Mighty Sam McClain: The Battlefield of Love
Joe Weaver: Soft Pillow
Bettye LaVette: Your Turn To Cry
Bettye LaVette: He Made A Woman Out Of Me
Bettye LaVette: Let Me Down Easy
Bill Heid & The Detroit Blues Masters with Johnnie Bassett: We Play The Blues
Alberta Adams: Sax Man
Bobby Murray: Where I Went Wrong
The Griswold Brothers: Call My Job
Willie D. Warren: Killing Floor
Willie D. Warren: Every Day We Have The Blues
Little Walter: Lights Out
 
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 Leni & Sunnny Sinclair
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blues & Roots 54: Let’s Get High

Episode 54 in the Blues & Roots series presents an hour of the kind of blues we like, with selections from Little Walter, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater, Snooky Pryor, Carey Bell, Zora Young, South Side Slim, Jimmy Johnson, Roscoe Gordon, Olu Dara, Henry Gray & The Cats, The Big Doo-Wopper, and Jimmy Reed.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LET’S GET HIGH

BLUES & ROOTS 54

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 7, 2001 [19031]

        

Little Walter: Juke

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Have Mercy Darling

Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater: Everything To Gain

Snooky Pryor: Let Your Hair Down Baby

Carey Bell: Reap What You Sow

Zora Young: Johnny B.

South Side Slim: Five Steps

Jimmy Johnson: Pepper’s Hangout

Roscoe Gordon: Let’s Get High

Olu Dara: Herb Man

Henry Gray & The Cats: They Raided The Joint

The Big Doo-Wopper: You Better Be Careful

Jimmy Reed: Baby What You Want Me To Do

Little Walter: Lights Out

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 Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation

Blues & Roots 49: Black Hawk

Episode 49 is another hour of special White Buffalo Day programming for 2000 with selections by the Wild Magnolias, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, the Flaming Arrows, Wardell Quezergue’s Slamming Big Band, Rev. Goat Carson, Harvey Arden Reading from Leonard Peltier’s prison diaries  accompanied by New Orleans Light, the Golden Eagles, and John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLACK HAWK

BLUES & ROOTS 49

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 27, 2000 [19003]

        

Little Walter: Juke

Wild Magnolias: Cowboys And Indians

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Meet De Boys On The Battlefront

Wild Magnolias: Meet De Boys On The Battlefront

Flaming Arrows: My Gang They Won’t Bow

Wardell Quezergue’s Slamming Big Band: Pass It On

Rev. Goat Carson: Redskins

Harvey Arden Reads Leonard Peltier accompanied by New Orleans Light

Wild Magnolias: Black Hawk

Wild Magnolias: Smoke My Peace Pipe

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: History 101

Little Walter: Lights Out

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 Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

© 2000, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation

Blues & Roots 48: Heart of Steel

Episode 48 is the White Buffalo Day edition of Blues & Roots for the year 2000 with selections from the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Harvey Arden reading from Leonard Peltier’s autiobiography My Life Is My Sun Dance with accompaniment by New Orleans Light in three installments, the Young Guardians Of The Flame, the Wild Magnolias, the Rebirth Brass Band, the Bayou Renegades, John Boutte & Cubanismo with Donald Harrison Jr., the Golden Eagles, and Wardell Quezergue’s Slamming Big Band.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HEART OF STEEL

BLUES & ROOTS 48

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 27, 2000 [18663]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Indians, Here Dey Come

Harvey Arden Reads Leonard Peltier with New Orleans Light: Thunder Speaks

Young Guardians Of The Flame: My Big Chief Had A Heart Of Steel

Harvey Arden Reads Leonard Peltier with New Orleans Light: Prison Life

Wild Magnolias: Big Chief Got A Golden Crown

Harvey Arden Reads Leonard Peltier with New Orleans Light: My Name

Wild Magnolias: Angola Bound

Bayou Renegades: Down On The Bayou

Young Guardians Of The Flame: Big Chief Where Are You?

John Boutte & Cubanismo with Donald Harrison Jr.: Shallow Water Suite

Golden Eagles: Shallow Water O Mama

Wardell Quezergue’s Slamming Big Band; Pass It On

 

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 Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 2000, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation