Blues & Roots 27: Watch Out

Episode 27 presents an hour of pure-D blues originally broadcast on WWOZ-FM in New Orleans on March 29, 1998 with tunes by Little Walter, Jimmy Rogers, Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Albert King, Bo Diddley, Howling Wolf, Lowell Fulson, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Morris Pejoe, Buddy Guy, J.B. Lenoir, Robert Nighthawk, Albert Collins, Lee Dorsey, the Magnificent Sevenths, and Ray Charles.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WATCH OUT

BLUES & ROOTS 27

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 29, 1998 [18370]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Jimmy Rogers: Rock This House

Muddy Waters: Walking Through The Park

Little Walter: Blues With A Feeling

Elmoe James: Talk To Me Baby

Albert King: Won’t Be Hanging Around

Bo Diddley: Who Do You Love

Howling Wolf: Killing Floor

Lowell Fulson: Reconsider Baby

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Cross My Heart

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Watch Out

Morris Pejoe: Tired of Crying Over You

Buddy Guy: Broken Hearted Blues

J.B. Lenoir: Give Me One More Shot Bartender

Robert Nighthawk: Some Day

Albert Collins: Frosty

Lee Dorsey: Working In A Coal Mine

Magnificent Sevenths: I Got A Woman

Ray Charles: I’m Moving On

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

 

© 1998, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 26: High And Lonesome

Episode 26 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans around the turn of the century presents an hour of killer blues by Little Walter, Davell Crawford, Junior Wells, Jimmy Reed, Magic Sam, Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys, Mississippi Fred McDowell, T-Model Ford, Olu Dara, R.L. Burnside, Elmore James, Howling Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, and Jimmy Rogers.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIGH AND LONESOME

BLUES & ROOTS 26

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 1998 [18356]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Davell Crawford: I Got A Woman

Junior Wells: Broke And Hungry

Jimmy Reed: High And Lonesome

Magic Sam: Everything Gonna Be Alright

Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys: Leaving In The Morning

Mississippi Fred McDowell: I Looked At The Sun

T-Model Ford: Nobody Gets Me Down

Olu Dara: Rain Shower

R.L. Burnside: Fireman, Ring The Bell

Elmore James: Stranger Blues

Howling Wolf: Killing Floor

Sonny Boy Williamson: Help Me

Jimmy Rogers: Walking By Myself

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 25: Bad Luck City

Episode 25 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans around the turn of the century presents an hour of blues by Little Walter, Detroit Junior, Johnnie Bassett & The Blues Insurgents, E.C. Scott, Otis Clay, Frankie Lee, Tony Matthews, Big Bad Smitty, Doug Quattlebaum, Clara Daniel, R.L. Burnside, Otis Spann, and Prince Dixon.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BAD LUCK CITY

BLUES & ROOTS 25

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 1998 [18342]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Detroit Junior: Trouble In Mind

Johnnie Bassett & The Blues Insurgents: That’s Fair Play

E.C. Scott: If You’re A Good Woman

Otis Clay: That’s How it Is

Otis Clay: You Want Me To Do The Things You Won’t Do

Otis Clay: Help Me Get Over You

Frankie Lee: The Ladies And The Babies

Tony Matthews: I Really Got The Blues Today

Big Bad Smitty: Don’t Mess With My Wife

Doug Quattlebaum: If You’ve Ever Been Mistreated

Clara Daniel: Unwanted Child

R.L. Burnside: Bad Luck City

Otis Spann: Tin Pan Alley

Prince Dixon: There Is No Excuse

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 24: Super Sunday Showdown

Episode 24 in our series of rebrodcasts of the Blues & Roots show with John Sinclair on WWOZ-FM, New Orleans from the turn of the century presents the Super Sunday Showdown program from 1998 with music by the Guardians Of The Flame, the Wild Magnolias, the Bayou Renegades, the Wild Tchoupiloulas, the Flaming Arrows, Dr. John, the Ninth Ward Hunters with the Rebirth Brass Band, J. Monque’D with the Creole Wild West,Wild Magnolias with the Rebirth Brass Band, and the Golden Eagles with the Forgotten Souls Brass Band.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SUPER SUNDAY SHOWDOWN

BLUES & ROOTS 24

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, Super Sunday 1998 [18328]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Guardians Of The Flame: Oo Na Nay

Wild Magnolias: Indians, Here We Come

Bayou Renegades: Here Come The Indians Now

Wild Tchoupiloulas: Indians, Here They Come

Flaming Arrows: Indians, Here We Come

Dr. John: Big Chief

Bayou Renegades: Down On The Bayou

Bayou Renegades: Don’t Rock The Bough

Golden Eagles: Hoo Na Nay

Ninth Ward Hunters with the Rebirth Brass Band: Shoo Fly

J. Monque’D with the Creole Wild West: Indian Princess

Bayou Renegades: Old Time Indian

Wild Magnolias with the Rebirth Brass Band: Let’s Go Get ’Em

Wild Magnolias: Smoke My Peace Pipe

Golden Eagles with the Forgotten Souls Brass Band: Don’t Forget ’Em: Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

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Blues & Roots 23: Big Chief

Episode 23 is another Mardi Gras Indian Special on the Blues & Roots show, aired on Super Sunday morning 1998 with selections by the Golden Eagles, the Wild Magnolias, Professor Longhair, Dr. John, Roger & The Gypsies, the Flaming Arrows, Snooks Eaglin, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Donald Harrison Jr. & Dr. John with Guardians of the Flame, and Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, plus blues from Willie Mabon and Muddy Waters to start off the show.

 

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BIG CHIEF

BLUES & ROOTS 23

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, Super Sunday 1998 [JSBR-0023]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Willie Mabon: Seventh Son

Muddy Waters: Trouble No More

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

Wild Magnolias: Oops Upside Your Head

Professor Longhair: Big Chief

Dr. John: Mama Roux

Roger & The Gypsies: Pass The Hatchet

Wild Magnolias: New Suit

Flaming Arrows: Sew Sew Sew

Snooks Eaglin: Big Chief

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Big Chief Got A Golden Crown

Wild Magnolias: Golden Crown

Donald Harrison Jr. & Dr. John with Guardians Of The Flame: Hu Ta Nay

Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen: Big Chief

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 22: Festival Blues

Episode 22 is featuring recordings produced by John Sinclair at the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival and oher Detroit-area venues from his personal archives, including cuts by Eddie Kirkland, The Rockets, Mister Bo, Boogie Woogie Red, Roosevelt Sykes, Victoria Spivey, Eddie Taylor, Mojo Boogie Band, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Baby Boy Warren, Eddie Burns, and the Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop with George Adams and Don Pullen.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FESTIVAL BLUES

BLUES & ROOTS 22

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 1998 [18300]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Eddie Kirkland: I Got The Blues

The Rockets: Who Do You Love

Mister Bo: Don’t Want No Woman

Boogie Woogie Red: If You’se A Viper

Roosevelt Sykes: Dirty Mother For Ya

Victoria Spivey: Black Snake Moan

Eddie Taylor: Big Town Playboy

Mojo Boogie Band: Traveling Riverside Blues

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: friday the 13th

Baby Boy Warren: She’s Fine

Eddie Burns: Better Watch You’re Doing

Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop: Festival Blues

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1998, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 21: Tra La La

Episode 21 was recorded at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans on August 29, 1999 on John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show and augmented with selections added in Amsterdam in 2010, with music from Tommy Ridgley, Alberta Adams, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Church Street, Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns, Bobby Marchan, Earl King, Joe & Ann, and Alvin “Red” Tyler.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TRA LA LA

BLUES & ROOTS 21

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 29, 1999 [18286]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Tommy Ridgley: Ooh Lawdy My Baby

Alberta Adams: Hello Little Boy

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Hootie Blues

Tommy Ridgley: Junie Mae

Tommy Ridgley: Looped

Tommy Ridgley: Shrewsbury Blues

Tommy Ridgley: Tra La La

Tommy Ridgley: Boogie Woogie Mama

Tommy Ridgley: Heartbreak

Alberta Adams: Blue Mood

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Gate Swings Again

Church Street: I Believe

Conversation with Leo Sachs

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns: High Blood Pressure

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns: Rocking Behind The Iron Curtain

Earl King: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Joe & Ann: Gee Baby

Alvin “Red” Tyler: Peanut Vendor

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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Blues & Roots 20: Jam Up

Episode 20 was recorded at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans on August 29, 1999 on John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show with music from the great New Orleans drummer, composer & producer Earl Palmer playing with Shirley & Lee, Amos Milburn, Lee Allen, Smiley Lewis, Roy Montrell, and Tommy Ridgley, plus a birthday salute to Charlie Parker, born this day in 1920, with recordings featuring Bird by the Jay McShann Orchestra, Slim Gaillard, and Tiny Grimes, with Eddie Jefferson closing the show with his immortal lyrics to “Parker’s Mood.”

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JAM UP

BLUES & ROOTS 20

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 29, 1999 [JSBR-0020]

 

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Earl Palmer: Johnny’s House Party

Shirley & Lee: Rock All Night

Amos Milburn: Chicken Shack Boogie

Lee Allen: Rocking At Cosmos

Smiley Lewis: Shame, Shame, Shame

Roy Montrell: That Mellow Saxophone

Tommy Ridgley: Jam Up

Tommy Ridgley: Come Home Baby

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: The Jumping Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Swingmatism

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Confessing The Blues

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie Blues

Slim Gaillard with Charlie Parker: Slim’s Jam

Tiny Grimes with Charlie Parker: Romance Without Finance

Jay McShann Orchestra with Charlie Parker: Hootie’s Ignunt Oil

Charlie Parker: Parker’s Mood

Eddie Jefferson: Bless My Soul :

Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro

 

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

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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