Blues & Roots 93: Shoot That Thang

Episode 93 has great blues music by Little Walter, Super Chikan, The Divine Ms. Mary Dukes, Lady Bianca, Ike Turner, South Side Slim, Sonny Rhodes, Big Time Sarah, Maurice John Vaughn, Joe Survival Caruso, Etta James, Steve Frund, and Henry Gray.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SHOOT THAT THANG
BLUES & ROOTS 93
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 24, 2001 [19578]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Super Chikan: Shoot That Thang
The Divine Ms. Mary Dukes: Money In My Pocket
Lady Bianca: Spending Money
Ike Turner: [Unidentified Instrumental]
South Side Slim: Almost Daylight
Sonny Rhodes: Driving Two Was
Big Time Sarah: Don’t Make Me Pay For Your Mistakes
Maurice John Vaughn: I Can’t Stand Being lone
Joe Survival Caruso: Times Getting Tougher
Etta James: Don’t Lose Your Good Thing’
Steve Frund: Fine Looking Woman
Henry Gray: Henry’s House Rocker
Henry Gray: Feel Like A Stranger
 
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 92: Boogie Chillen

Episode 92 pays homage to the recently departed John Lee Hooker with a comprehensive selection of his great reciordings for Modern, Sensatiomn, JVB, Chess, VeeJay, Bluesway, Riverside, and Impulse Records.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BOOGIE CHILLEN
BLUES & ROOTS 92
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 17, 2001 [19564]
        
Little Walter: Juke
John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen
John Lee Hooker: Dimples
John Lee Hooker: I’m In The Mood
John Lee Hooker: House Rent Boogie
John Lee Hooker: Want Ad Blues
John Lee Hooker: No More Dogging
John Lee Hooker: Boom Boom
John Lee Hooker: Huckle Up Baby
John Lee Hooker: Shake It Baby
John Lee Hooker: I’m Bad Like Jesse James
John Lee Hooker: Bottle Up And Go
John Lee Hooker: Backbiters And Syndicators
John Lee Hooker: Think Twice Before You Go
John Lee Hooker: It Serve You Right To Suffer
John Lee Hooker: Let Your Daddy Ride
John Lee Hooker: Crawling Kingsnake
John Lee Hooker: Weeping Willow Boogie
 
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 91: Soon Forgotten

Episode 91 from June 2001 features musicby Rico McFarlane with Syl Johnson, Lady Bianca, Phil Upchaurch, Liz McComb, Maurice John Vaughn, Howling Wolf, Muddy Waters, Olu Dara, and a pair of unidentified artists.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SOON FORGOTTEN
BLUES & ROOTS 91
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 17, 2001 [19550]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Rico McFarlane with Syl Johnson: It Ain’t No Fun To Me
Lady Bianca: Easy Loving
Phil Upchaurch: She’s Alright
Liz McComb: Let The Church Roll On
Maurice John Vaughn: Talking To Each Other With The Music
Howling Wolf: Somebody In My Home
Howling Wolf Speaks
Howling Wolf: I’m The Wolf
Howling Wolf: Rocker
Muddy Waters: Soon Forgotten
[Unidentified Artist]: Don’t Tell The Truth
Olu Dara: Nature
[Unidentified Artist]: {Unidentified Instrumental]
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 90: Insane Asylum

Episode 90 feayures great sides by Little Walter, Luther Allison, B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Etta James, King Ernest, Mighty Sam McClain, Koko Taylor, Junior Wells, Elmore James, and Big Time Sarah.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
INSANE ASYLUM
BLUES & ROOTS 90
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 17, 2001 [19536]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Luther Allison: Bad News Is Coming
B.B. King: Everyday I Have The Blues
Muddy Waters: I Feel So Good
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: What’s Wrong
Etta James: You Took It
King Ernest: Musta Lost My Mind
Mighty Sam McClain: Here I Come Again
Koko Taylor: Insane Asylum
Koko Taylor: He Always Knocks Me Out
Junior Wells: Two Headed Woman
Elmore James: Sunnyland Train
Junior Wells: I’m A Stranger
Elmore James: Stranger Blues
Junior Wells: She’s A Sweet One
Big Time Sarah: A Million Of You
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
Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam
 
© 2001, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blues & Roots 89: You Got Me Dizzy

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
YOU GOT ME DIZZY
BLUES & ROOTS 89
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, July 2001 [19522]
        
Little Walter: Juke
The Delegates: The Convention
Eddie Bo: We Come To Party
Elmore James: Shake Your Moneymaker
Jimmy Reed: You Got Me Dizzy
Eddie Bo: Smoky Joe
Eddie Bo: Wrap Me In The Bosom Of Your Love
Irma Thomas: If You Want It, Come And Get It
Mem Shannon: Everybody Wanna Know
[Unidentified Artist]: Keeping The Blues Alive
Thornetta Davis: Wild Women Never Get The Blues
Harmonica Shah: I’m A Dirty Old Bastard
Bettye LaVette: You’ll Never Change
Magic Sam: Everything Gonna Be Alright
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
 

The Blues Show 400: Too Hurt To Cry

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week in honor of the birthday of the late great Willie Kent and from the new album Killin’ It Live by Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, plus a pair of closing cuts by Nina Simone.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TOO HURT TO CRY
THE BLUES SHOW 400
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, February 17, 2019 [19505]
 
Willie Kent & The Gents: Memory Of You
Willie Kent & The Gents: Too Hurt To Cry
Willie Kent & The Gents: Do You Love Me
Willie Kent & The Gents: A Long Way To Ole Miss
Willie Kent & The Gents: One More Mile To Go
Willie Kent & The Gents: Make Room or The Blues
Willie Kent & The Gents: Don’t Know About Love
Willie Kent & The Gents: Good Man Feeling Bad
Willie Kent & The Gents: Worried Worried
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers: Making It Back To Memphis
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers: Can’t Keep A Good Man Down
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers: Leaving Trunk
Nina Simone: Do I Move You
Nina Simone: Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.
 

Blues & Roots 88: You Got Me Dizzy

Episode 88 has music from Little Walter, Smoky Johnson, Huey Piano Smith & The Clowns, Bobby Mitchell, Curly Moore, Willie West, Irma Thomas, Johnny Adams, Andre Williams, Lord Buckley, Ernie K-Doe, and an unidentifed artist to close out the show.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SOUL TRAIN
BLUES & ROOTS 88
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 2001 [19508]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Smoky Johnson: It Ain’t My Fault
Huey Piano Smith & The Clowns: Through Fooling Around
Bobby Mitchell: I Done Got Over It
Curly Moore: Soul Train
Willie West: Willie Knows How
Smoky Johnson: Did You Heard What I Saw
Irma Thomas: She’s Taken My Part
Johnny Adams, Baby I Love You
Andre Williams: Jiving Around
Lord Buckley: My Own Railroad
Andre Williams: Hard Hustling
Lord Buckley: [Depiction of a Train]
Andre Williams: Soul Groove
Lord Buckley: The Nazz
Ernie K-Doe: Spinning
[Unidentifed Artist]: [Unidentified Selection]
 
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 92: Boogie Chillen

Episode 92 pays homage to the recently departed John Lee Hooker with a comprehensive selection of his great reciordings for Modern, Sensatiomn, JVB, Chess, VeeJay, Bluesway, Riverside, and Impulse Records.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BOOGIE CHILLEN
BLUES & ROOTS 92
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 17, 2001 [19564]
        
Little Walter: Juke
John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen
John Lee Hooker: Dimples
John Lee Hooker: I’m In The Mood
John Lee Hooker: House Rent Boogie
John Lee Hooker: Want Ad Blues
John Lee Hooker: No More Dogging
John Lee Hooker: Boom Boom
John Lee Hooker: Huckle Up Baby
John Lee Hooker: Shake It Baby
John Lee Hooker: I’m Bad Like Jesse James
John Lee Hooker: Bottle Up And Go
John Lee Hooker: Backbiters And Syndicators
John Lee Hooker: Think Twice Before You Go
John Lee Hooker: It Serve You Right To Suffer
John Lee Hooker: Let Your Daddy Ride
John Lee Hooker: Crawling Kingsnake
John Lee Hooker: Weeping Willow Boogie
 
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