Finger Lickin’ Good: Music Sampler #25

Big City Rhythm And Blues Magazine are continuing with their series of music samplers called Finger Lickin’

The latest iteration, number 25 features tunes and links to all your favourite Rhythm and Blues artists. Thanks guys! The October / November edition of the physical magazine is now available.

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–Steve Fly

Finger Lickin’ Good!
Sampler #24 2018

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1. ROBERT JR,
SUGAR MAE AND
HANDSOME BOB

“Smoke and Fire” (:52)
Sampler #24
BCRB Records
www.bigcitybluesmag.com


2. THORNETTA DAVIS
“I Believe (Everything Will Be Alright)” (5:44)
Honest Woman
Sweet Mama Music
www.thornettadavis.com


3. BILLY PRICE 
“I Keep Holding On” (3:49)
Reckoning
Vizztone Records
www.billyprice.com


4. MARKEY BLUE/ RIC LATINA PROJECT
w/special guest EDDY THE CHIEF CLEARWATER

“I Like It Like That” (4:58)
Raised In Muddy Water
Ellersoul Records
www.markeyblue.com


5. LITTLE FREDDIE KING

“Bad Chicken” (3:32)
Fried Rice &Chicken
Orleans Records
www.orleansrecords.com


6. JT LAURITSEN & THE BUCKSHOT HUNTERS

“Stay With Me”, (3:14),
Blue Eyed Soul Volume 1
Hunters Records
www.jtlauritsen.com


7 . BILLY HARRIS

“Sweaty Melons” (4:23)
Rise Above
Self Produced
www.billyjjams.com


8. JOHNNY FEDS & FRIENDS
“Deacon Of The
Blues” (5:04)
Pinky Gets The Blues
Elfedmo Music
www.facebook.com/Johnny-Feds-Da-Bluez-Boys-100210370066027

 
| 9. PETER V AND BLUES TRAIN

“I Don’t Want To Leave Memphis” (4:25)
Shaken But Not Deterred
Self Produced
www.petervbluestrain.com


10. J’MONQUE’D BLUES BAND 

“Mustard Greens” (3:28)
Old & New, Borrowed & Blue,
Reel Blues Music
jmonqued@yahoo.com


11. JONNY T-BIRD & THE MP’S 
“Hot Stuff” (3:53)
Hot Stuff
Neon Grub Jeer Music
www.jonnytbird.com


12. WHISKEY HAULERS
“Mardi Gras Beads” (4:08)
Whiskey Haulers
WHRecords
www.whiskeyhaulers.com


13. KEITH STONE with RED GRAVY
“Ain’t That The Blues” (3:54)
Keith Stone with Red Gravy
Self Produced
www.keithstonemusic.com


14. PAUL FILIPOWICZ
“Riding High” (3:55)
Unfiltered
BigJake Records
www.paulfilipowicz.com


15. FRANK BEY 

“Back In Business” (2:43)
Back In Business
Magg Records
www.frankbeymusic.com


16. The Little Red Rooster Blues Band
“Lock Up The Liquor” (3:29)
Lock Up The Liquor
LRRBB Records
www.littleredrooster.com

 
17. BOB AND APRIL
“Summer Song” (4:40)
Ying/Yang
Hanzie Records
www.hanzierecords.com


18. FOCO BLUZ BAND
“Tater Tot Blues” (4:32)
FOCO BLUZ BAND
FOCOBLUZRECORDS
Davidj6929@gmail.com

19. ROBERT JR,
SUGAR MAE AND HANDSOME BOB 

“Fingerlickin’Good” (:30)
Sampler #24
BCRB Records
www.bigcitybluesmag.com

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Retrospective 005: Reeling And Rocking / Ain’t That Good News

Two shows of back to back blues from Martino D Lorenzo and John Sinclair. Featuring the music of Chuck Berry, Buddy Guy, Elmore James, Albert King, Earl King, and a large dose of Muddy Waters, plus many more legends of the blues. Thanks for tuning in.Enjoy,

–Steve Fly

Big City Blues Cruise 57: Reeling And Rocking

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 57 features music by Red Prysock, Dr. John, Rockin’ Dopsie, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Earl King, Percy Mayfield, Albert King, Clifton Chenier, Peter “Madcat” Ruth, The Blues Brothers, Elmore James, Chuck Berry, and Buddy Guy.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

REELING AND ROCKING

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 57

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, circa 1983 [18361]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Dr. John: Croaker Courtboullion

Rockin’ Dopsie: I’m Just A Country Boy

Rockin’ Dopsie: Let’s Do The Zydeco

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Oh Ba-Ba-Baby

Earl King: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Percy Mayfield: Vote For Me

Dr. John Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

Albert King: Pretty Woman

Clifton Chenier: Worried Life Blues

Peter “Madcat” Ruth: Scratch My Back

The Blues Brothers: Shotgun Blues

Martino D’Lorenzo: Blues Nightmare

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Chuck Berry: Let It Rock

Chuck Berry: Reeling And Rocking

Buddy Guy: Red House

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 


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

Retrospective 001: Democracy & The Freedom Suite

For the month of November we’ll present a series of posts highlighting past shows, connected by way of different themes., and including news items, video and audio releases and commentary.  Stay tuned with the Radio Free Amsterdam 24/7 player.

Here are two shows from the archives: Democracy by Bruce Pingree, and Freedom Suite by John Sinclair. Enjoy. Turn it up.

–Steve Fly


BLUES SHOW 300: DEMOCRACY

 

Bruce Pingree is playing a tribute to the recently departed Allman Boothers drummer Butch Trucks in his 300th episode for Radio Free Amsterdam with music from the Allman Boothers Band and Johnny Jenkins, plus a series of songs by Mighty Sam McClain, and cuts from Eric Mingus, Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire, and Dr. John.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DEMOCRACY

THE BLUES SHOW 300

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, January 29, 2017 [BPBS-0300]

 

[01] Allman Brothers Band: Hoochie Coochie Man

[02] Johnny Jenkins: I Walk On Guilded Spliters

[03] Johnny Jenkins: Voodoo And You

[04] Allman Brothers Band: Done Somebody Wrong

[05] Mighty Sam McClain: Love One Another

[06] Mighty Sam McClain: Give It Up To Love

[07] Mighty Sam McClain: If It Wasn’t For The Blues

[08] Mighty Sam McClain: Lord Will Make A Way

[09] Mighty Sam McClain: A Change Is Gonna Come

[10] Eric Mingus: Democracy

[11] Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire: Freedom

[12] Dr. John: Huey “Piano” Smith Medley

[13] Dr. John: Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya

 

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

© 2017 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.


ANCESTOR WORSHIP 59: THE FREEDOM SUITE

Our project for this month is an investigation into the music recorded by BYG Records following a music festival held in Paris in 1969, collected on a 3-disc boox set called JazzActuel produced by Thurston Moore & Byron Coley that I found in the collection of Mark Ritsema in Rotterdam. Tonight’s program features Volume 1, which includes cuts by Steve Lacy, Archie Shepp, Sunny Murray, Sonny Sharrock, Grachan Moncur III, Clifford Thornton, and Jacques Coursil.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

EXPLORATION

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 60

John Sinclair, Hightop Circle, Hamden CT, October 23, 2013 [JSAW-0060]

 

[01] Opening Theme: Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

[02] Steve Lacy: Note

[03] Archie Shepp: Blasé

[04] Sunny Murray: Red Cross

[05] Sonny Sharrock: Soon

[06] Grachan Moncur III: Exploration

[07] Clifford Thornton: Pan-African Festival

[08] Jacques Coursil: Black Suite (Part 2)

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Mark Ritsema, Steve The Fly, and Kathy Sinclair

© 2013, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation.

Blues & Roots 43: Mighty Crazy

Episode 43 in our Blues & Roots series with John Sinclair from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans in 2000 presents an hour of blues by Little Walter, Joe Weaver, Alberta Adams, Harmonica Shah, Lightning Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Big Mama Thornton, B.B. King & Eric Clapton, Bernard Allison, Bryan Lee, and Little Buster.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MIGHTY CRAZY

BLUES & ROOTS 43

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, July 2, 2000 [18593]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Joe Weaver: Looka Here Pretty Baby

Alberta Adams: Sax Man

Harmonica Shah: Detroit Playboy

Lightning Hopkins: Hello Central, Give Me 209

Lightning Hopkins: Mighty Crazy

T-Bone Walker: Railroad Station Blues

T-Bone Walker: Strolling With Bones

Big Mama Thornton: Ball And Chain

B.B. King & Eric Clapton: When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer

Bernard Allison: The River’s Rising

Bryan Lee: Can’t Get Enough

Little Buster: I Love To See You Smile

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

 

Red Rooster Lounge 327: Soon Forgotten

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Nick Moss Band, the Original Blues Brothers Band, the Hollywood Blue Flames, Deitra Farr, Fillmore Slim, Little Milton, Dave Thompson, John Mayall, Johnny Otis, and Frank Bey.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SOON FORGOTTEN

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 327

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, Setember 10, 2018 [18592]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Nick Moss Band: Crazy Mixed Up Baby

Original Blues Brothers Band: Don’t Go No Further

Hollywood Blue Flames: Soon Forgotten

Deitra Farr: Anywhere But Here

Fillmore Slim: Other Side Of The Road

Little Milton: I Feel So Bad

Dave Thompson: Hey Moma

John Mayall: Tears Came Rolling Down

Johnny Otis: Why Don’t You Do Right

Frank Bey: Where You Been So Long

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1697]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

The Blues Show 358: Roll And Tumble

Bruce Pingree is off this month so Country Bob is finishing it out with blues by Champion Jack Dupree, Mississippi John Hurt, Danny Gatton, Pinetop Perkins, John Lee Hooker, Bonnie Raitt, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Sonny Landreth, Eric Hovey, Bob Lanza Blues Band, Vince Congers & Nathaniel Peterson, The Shirley Lewis Experience, and Robert Johnson.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ROLL AND TUMBLE

THE BLUES SHOW 358

Country Bob, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, June 12, 2016 [18591]

 

Champion Jack Dupree: Dupree Special

Mississippi John Hurt: Angels Laid Him Away

Danny Gatton: Sliding Home

Pinetop Perkins: Pine Top’s Boogie Woogie

John Lee Hooker: Roll And Tumble

Bonnie Raitt: The Road Is My Middle Name

John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers: Have You Heard

Sonny Landreth: Broken Hearted Road

Eric Hovey: Soda Pop Girl

Bob Lanza Blues Band: My Home Is A Prison

Vince Congers & Nathaniel Peterson: I Walked All Night

The Shirley Lewis Experience: Good Time Blues

Robert Johnson: When You Got A Good Friend

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Country Bob for Bruce Pingree on 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

 

© 2018 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

 

Roots & Branches 21: Dizzy Atmosphere

This episode of Roots & Branches was produced by Michael Anderson for In The Doctor’s Office, his program on Sirius Satellite Radio in New York City, in the Fall of 2002 with a series of pointed conversations with John Sinclair and illustrious recordings by Big Tree, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Al Green, Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Piano Red, Amos Milburn, Howlin’ Wolf, and R.L. Burnside, plus spoken actualities from Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman, Teddy Edwards, and Dewey Phillips.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DIZZY ATMOSPHERE

ROOTS & BRANCHES 21

Michael Anderson, Sirius Satellite Radio, New York City, Fall 2002 [18587]

 

Big Tree: {Unidentified Instrumental]

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: We Just Change The Beat

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

{Unidentified Artist]: Shake That Thing

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Al Green: Take Me to the River

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Billie Holiday: Good Morning Heartache

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman > Dizzy Gillespie: Dizzy Atmosphere

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Michael Anderson Interview with Teddy Edwards

Charlie Parker Selection

Michael Anderson Interview with Teddy Edwards

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Write Me A Letter > Dewey Phillips DJ Rap > Piano Red: Let’s Dig That Boogie >

Amos Milburn: Put Something In My Hand > Dewey Phillips DJ Rap

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Howlin’ Wolf: Mr. Highway Man

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

R.L. Burnside: Roll & Tumble

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Michael Anderson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Michael Anderson at Sirius Satellite Radio, NYC

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2002, 2018 Michael Anderson. Used with permission.