Blues & Roots 37: Boogie In The Dark

Episode 37 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans is an hour of music from 1998 featuring Little Walter, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Howling Wolf, Jimmy Reed, Sonny Boy Williamson, Albert King, Freddie King, B.B. King, Little Johnnie Taylor, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Otis Spann, and Elmore James.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BOOGIE IN THE DARK

BLUES & ROOTS 37

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 14, 2000 [18510]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: What’s Wrong

Muddy Waters: She’s 19 Years Old

Little Walter: You’re So Fine

Howliiing Wolf: Moaning For My Baby

Jimmy Reed: Boogie In The Dark

Sonny Boy Williamson: Keep It To Yourself

Sonny Boy Williamson: Cool Disposition

Sonny Boy Williamson: Checking Up On My Baby

Albert King: Don’t Throw Your Love On Me So Strong

Freddie King: When The Welfare Turns Its Back On You

B.B. King: Beautician Blues

B.B. King: You Upsets Me Baby

B.B. King: Three O’Clock Blues

Little Johnnie Taylor: I Know You Hear Me Calling

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Three O’Clock In The Morning

Otis Spann: Otis In The Dark

Elmore James: Madison 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

 

© 2000, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 36: Stop And Think

 

Episode 36 has music from Little Walter, James Wheeler, J.J. Jones, Les Getrex, Ronnie Earl, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Timothea, Kipori Woods, Matilda Jones, Billy Turquise, Coco Robicheaux, Paula & The Pontiacs, Butch Trevette & The Roulettes, and Jimmy Reed.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STOP AND THINK

BLUES & ROOTS 36

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 14, 2000 [JSBR-0036]

 

Little Walter: Juke

James Wheeler: This Can’t Be Happening to Me

J.J. Jones: My Timing Is So Bad

Les Getrex: Don’t Say A Mumbling Word

Ronnie Earl: Churching

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Stop And Think

Timothea: No Nonsense

Kipori Woods: Don’t Look, Don’t Touch

Matilda Jnes: Ace Of Spades

Billy Turquis: Cherry Red

Coco Robicheaux: Hoodoo Party

Paula & The Pontiacs: Harmonica Girl

Butch Trevette & The Roulettes: I Hear You Knocking

Jimmy Reed: Take Out Sme Insurance

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

 

© 2000, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 35: Hot And Heavy

Episode 35 spotlights recordings by Little Walter, Joe Krown, Bryan Lee, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, B.B. King, Willie D. Warren, Uncle Jessie White, The Griswold Brothers, Harmonica Shah, The Big Doo-Wopper, T-Model Ford, the North Mississippi All Stars, Son Seals, Robert Ward, and Howling Wolf.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HOT AND HEAVY

BLUES & ROOTS 35

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 14, 2000 [18482]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Joe Krown: Hot And Heavy

Bryan Lee: Can’t Get Enough Of That Jelly Roll

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars; No Money Down

B.B. King: Let The Good Times Roll

Willie D. Warren: Every Day We Have The Blues

Uncle Jessie White: Bad Luck Is Falling

The Griswold Brothers: Daddy Daddy

Harmonica Shah: Bring Me My Shotgun

The Big Doo-Wopper: You Better Be Careful

T-Model Ford: She Asked Me So I Told Her

North Mississippi All Stars: Drop Down Mama

Son Seals: Bad Blood

Robert Ward: Something Funky Is Going On

Howling Wolf: Wang Dang Doodle

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, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 34: Ain’t That Good News

Episode 34 features live music by Muddy Waters and cuts from Magic Slim & The Teardrops, John Primer, Bobby Rush, Toni Lynn Washington, Mighty Sam McClain, the Lyman Woodard Trio, Albert Collins, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AIN’T THAT GOOD NEWS

BLUES & ROOTS 34

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 14, 2000 [18468]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Muddy Waters: Rolling And Tumbling

Muddy Waters: Hoochie Coochie Man

Muddy Waters: Can’t Get No Grinding

Muddy Waters: I’m A Howling Wolf

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Country Boy

John Primer: Knocking At Your Door

Bobby Rush: Feeling Bad

Toni Lynn Washington: Oh What A Dream

Mighty Sam McClain: All We Need Is Love

Lyman Woodard Trio: Ain’t That Good News

Albert Collins: Mr. Collins, Mr. Collins

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, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 33: Didn’t He Ramble

Episode 33 featurs blues & roots music from New Orleans by Kipori Woods, Coco Robicheaux, Deacon John, Brint Anderson, Leslie Smith, John Boutte, Tuba Fats, Charlie Miller, the Young Guardians Of The Flame, Wild Magnolias, and an artist I can’t remeMber with an extremely hip modern version of “Perdido.”

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DIDN’T HE RAMBLE

BLUES & ROOTS 33

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, April 23, 2000 [18454]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Kipori Woods: The Day I Started Playing the Blues

Coco Robicheaux: Little Black Hen

Deacon John: Standing At The Crossroads

Brint Anderson: She’s A Mess And A Half

Leslie Smith: I’ll Take You Back

John Boutte: If I Had My Life To Live Over

Tuba Fats: Didn’t He Ramble

Charlie Miller: If I Could Be With You

{Unidentified Artist]: Perdido

Young Guardians Of The Flame: Big Chief Donald Got A Heart Of Steel

Wild Magnolias: Old Time Indian

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, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 32: Soul Fixing Man

Episode 32 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans in the first months of the 21st century features live music by Muddy Waters and cuts from Lightning Hopkins, Lightning Slim, Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys, Henry Gray & The Cats, Jimmy “T-99” Nelson, Little Milton, and Luther Allison.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SOUL FIXING MAN

BLUES & ROOTS 32

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, April 22, 2000 [18440]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Muddy Waters: Honey Bee

Muddy Waters: Hoochie Coochie Man

Muddy Waters: Walking Through The Park

Muddy Waters: Just To Be With You

Lightning Hopkins: Late In he Evening

Lightning Slim: Somebody Knocking

Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys: I Feel Good Little Girl

Henry Gray & The Cats: Worried Life Blues

Jimmy “T-99” Nelson: House of the Blues

Little Milton: Mother Earth

Luther Allison: Soul Fixing Man

Luther Allison: Cherry Red Wine

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, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 31: You Got Me Dizzy

Episode 31 continues our celebration of Howling Wolf’s 89th birthday with several more Chess cuts, followed by selections from Otis Clay, Guitar Slim Jr., Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Jimmy Johnson, Lightning Hopkins, Mojo Buford, Jimmy Reed, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

YOU GOT ME DIZZY

BLUES & ROOTS 31

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 13 > November 7, 1999 [18426]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Howling Wolf: You Gonna Wreck My Life

Howling Wolf: Who’s Been Talking

Howling Wolf: The Natchez Burning

Howling Wolf: Tell Me

Howling Wolf: Spoonful

Howling Wolf: Howling For My Darling

Howling Wolf: Back Door Man

Howling Wolf: Wang Dang Doodle

Otis Clay: This Time Around

Guitar Slim Jr.: I Feel So Bad

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: I Got A Crazy Crazy Woman

Jimmy Johnson: Can’t Go No Further

Lightning Hopkins: They Wonder Who I Am

Mojo Buford: Bird Nest On The Ground

Jimmy Reed: You Got Me Dizzy

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Wake Me Up Early

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

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 30: The Howling Blues

Episode 30 is celebrating the 89th birthday of the great Chester Arthur Burnett, known professionally as the Howling Wolf, born June 10, 1910, with an hour’s worth of his finest recordings for the Chess label in Chicago in the 1950s.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE HOWLING BLUES

BLUES & ROOTS 30

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 13, 1999 [18412]\

 

Little Walter: Juke

Howling Wolf: Come To Me Baby

Howling Wolf: Don’t Mess With My Baby

Howling Wolf: Smokestack Lightning

Howling Wolf: You Can’t Be Beat

Howling Wolf: Conversation with Pete Welding

Howling Wolf: I Asked For Water

Howling Wolf: So Glad

Howling Wolf: Going Back Home

Howling Wolf: My Life

Howling Wolf: Somebody In My Home

Howling Wolf: Nature

Howling Wolf: Poor Boy

Howling Wolf: Sitting On Top Of The World

Howling Wolf: False Start > I Didn’t Know

Howling Wolf: Moaning For My Baby

Howling Wolf: Change My Way

Howling Wolf: I’m Leaving You

Howling Wolf: The Howling Blues

Howling Wolf: I Better Go Now

Howling Wolf: Mr. Airplane Man

Howling Wolf: I Been Abused

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

 

© 1999, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation