JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 945 – QUARANTINE BLUES

Episode 944 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor on New Year’s Eve 2021 as one of three special programs drafted by my pal Jules Bauduc in Louisian, better known as The Maestro, who contributed tracks for programs on Quarantine Times, Doo Wop Classics, and Harmonica Classics, which make up episodes 945, 946 and 947. This is program 945 with songs remarking the 2019-2020 Covid-19 pandemic from which so many of us sought to be protected by injections and ong eriods of physical quarantine. The Maestro has assembled cuts by Van Morrison, Dr. John, Allen Tousaaint, Merle Haggard, The Beatles, Big Joe Turner, B.B. King & Irma Thomas, Clarence Clearwater Revival, Bill Withers, Jackie DeShannon, Delbert McClinton, John Prine & Lee Ann Womack, Deacon John with Davell Crawford, Jimmy Cliff, Lee Dorsey, Louis Armstrong, and John Lennon.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
QUARANTINE BLUES
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 945
Cass Corridor, Detroit, December 28, 2021 [22019]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Van Morrison: Days Like This
Dr. John: I Don’t Wanna Know
Allen Tousaaint: Optimism Blues
Merle Haggard: If We Make It Through December
The Beatles: Let It Be
Big Joe Turner: Shake Rattle & Roll
B.B. King & Irma Thomas: We Gonna Make It
Clarence Clearwater Revival: Have You Ever Seen The Rain
Bill Withers: Lean on Me
Jackie DeShannon: What The World Needs Now Is Love
Delbert McClinton: Have A Little Faith in Me
John Prine & Lee Ann Womack: Storms Never Last
Deacon John with Davell Crawford: Nobody Knows You When Youre Down and Out
Jimmy Cliff: Struggling Man
Lee Dorsey: Yes We Can
Louis Armstrong: What A Wonderful World
John Lennon: Imagine

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited & assembled by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve “Fly” Pratt
Special thanks to Tom Morgan, Ravi, Claudia, Steve Fly, Nick Smith, and Sunny, Celia & Beyonce Sinclair

© 2022 The John Sinclair Foundation

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 071 – MAKE ME KNOW IT

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning Episode 071 from 1982 featuring music by Red Prysock, Roy Brown, Buddy Guy, Roy Milton & His Solid Senders, Bob Gaddy, Nappy Brown, Mr. Google Eyes, Brownie McGhee, Byron “Slick” Gibson & The Sliders, B.B. King, Percy Mayfield, Luther “Guitar Jr.” Johnson, T-Bone Walker, Big Joe Turner, H-Bomb Ferguson, and Little Walter.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MAKE ME KNOW IT
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 071
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 1982 [22029]

Red Prysock: Jumbo
Roy Brown: Laughing But Crying
Buddy Guy: I Smell A Rat
Roy Milton & His Solid Senders: A Bird In The Hand
Bob Gaddy: Operator Operator
Roy Milton & His Solid Senders: Make Me Know It
Nappy Brown: The Lock On The Door
Mr. Google Eyes: Young Boy
Brownie McGhee: My Fault
Roy Brown: Mr. Hound Dog’s In Town
Bob Gaddy: I’ll Go My Way
Byron “Slick” Gibson & The Sliders: Honey Dew
B.B. King: Country Girl
Percy Mayfield: Bachelor Blues
Luther “Guitar Jr.” Johnson: Got To Have Money
T-Bone Walker: Cold Cold Feeling
Big Joe Turner: Chicken And The Hawk
H-Bomb Ferguson: Good Loving
Little Walter: Off The Wall
Red Prysock: Jumbo

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI (#71)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1982, 2022 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

LIVIN’ LARGE – SOUNDS OF BLUE 327

Sounds Of Blue With Bob Putignano

Bob Putignano is playing an hour of music by Walter “Wolfman” Washington on the Sounds of Blue this week with cuts by the Roadmasters, the JB Horns, and the Joe Krown-Wolfman Washington-Russell Batiste trio.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LIVIN’ LARGE
SOUNDS OF BLUE 327
Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, December 2021 [22028]

Twilight Zone Theme
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Hello Stranger
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Sada
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Are You the Lady?
Krown-Washington-Batiste: Livin’ Large
Krown-Washington-Batiste: Just Us 
Krown-Washington-Batiste: Only You
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: It Was Fun While It Lasted
Krown-Washington–Batiste: Can I Change My Mind
Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters with the JB Horns: Blue Moon Risin’ 
Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters with the JB Horns: Use Me

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bob Putignano for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bob Putignano at Sounds of Blue Studio, New York (SOB 326)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2022 Bob Putignano. Used with permission.

FACE THE MUSIC 156 – PERFECT

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music featuring Five Birmingham Babies, Five Musical Blackbirds, the Kansas City Five, Jimmy Lytell, Rosa Henderson, the Texas Blues Destroyers, Hot & Heavy, Boyd Senter, the Golden Gate Orchestra, Cliff Edwards, Fred Ozark’s Jug Blowers, the Famous Hokum Boys, Duke Ellington’s Washingtonians, Caroline Johnson, Sis Quander, Cab Calloway & his Orchestra, Big Bill Broonzy, and Robert Johnson.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PERFECT
FACE THE MUSIC 156
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, December 5, 2021 [22025]
 
Five Birmingham Babies: Indigo BluesFive Musical Blackbirds: 18th Street StrutKansas City Five: Louisville BluesJimmy Lytell: Red House BluesRosa Henderson: My Papa Doesn’t Two Time No TimeTexas Blues Destroyers: Lenox Avenue ShuffleHot & Heavy: Louisiana BreakdownBoyd Senter: PoisonGolden Gate Orchestra: Bee’s KneesCliff Edwards: Fascinating RhythmFred Ozark’s Jug Blowers: Savannah BluesFamous Hokum Boys: Barrelhouse RagDuke Ellington’s Washingtonians: Trombone BluesCaroline Johnson: Georgia GrindSis Quander: Soul and Body
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra: Sweet Jennie Lee
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra: Viper’s DragBig Bill Broonzy: Let’s Reel and Rock
Robert Johnson: They’re Red Hot

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by arwulf arwulf for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by arwulf arwulf at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2021 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.

BLUESTIME INTERNATIONAL 125 – STONE CRAZY

BluesTime 125 with Roger White from CJAM-FM in Windsor has music by Magic Dick & J. Geils, Wily Bo Walker & Danny Flan, Tas Cru, the Avery Grouws Band, Jim Gustin & Truth Jones, Ben Levin, Kevin Burt, Kat Riggins, the Mark May Band, Albert Castiglia, Rev. Shaun Amos & The Brotherhood, and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux with the Forgotten Souls Brass Band.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
STONE CRAZY
BLUESTIME INTERNATIONAL 125
Roger White, CJAM-FM, Windsor, January 10 > 17, 2021 [22023]

Magic Dick & J. Geils: BluesTime Theme
Wily Bo Walker & Danny Flan: St. James Infirmary
Tas Cru: Money Talks
Avery Grouws Band: Dirty Little Secret
Jim Gustin & Truth Jones: All You Ever Bring Me Is the Blues
Ben Levin: Carry Out Or Delivery
Kevin Burt: Stone Crazy
Kat Riggins: Cry Out
Mark May Band: Sweet Music
Albert Castiglia: Loving Cup
Rev. Shaun Amos & The Brotherhood: Keep the Faith & Have Some Fun
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Forgotten Souls Brass Band: Don’t Forget ’Em

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Roger White for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Roger White at CJAM-FM, Windsor, Ontario
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2022 Roger White. All Rights Reserved

THE BLUES SHOW 520 – KNOCKIN’ MYSELF OUT

Bruce Pingree with a program of blues music this week celebrating the life and music of Michael Bloomfield, including his recordings with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, and a closing set in tribute to Junior Kimbrough on the occasion of the 84th anniversary of his borth.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
KNOCKIN’ MYSELF OUT
THE BLUES SHOW 520
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, July 28, 2013 [22021]

Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Born In Chicago
Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Walking Blues
Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Just To Be With You
Michael Bloomfield: Going Down Slow
Michael Bloomfield: Peace In The Valley
Michael Bloomfield: Sweet Little Angel > Jelly, Jelly
Michael Bloomfield: Frankie And Johnny
Michael Bloomfield: Knockin’ Myself Out
Michael Bloomfield: See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
Michael Bloomfield: Your Friends
Junior Kimbrough: Sad Days, Lonely Mights
Junior Kimbrough: Work Me Baby

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#96)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2013, 2022 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 944 – IF I WERE A BELL

Episode 944 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor on New Year’s Eve 2021 as a breather between the 3 Xmas programs in December and the 3 special programs designed for us by my pal Jules Bauduc of southern Louisiana, better known as The Maestro, who contributed cuts for episodes on Quarantine Times, Harmonica Classics, and Doo Wop Killers which will soon appear as programs #94er5, 946, and 947. But this is #944 with cuts by Walter Noons, Eric Deaton, Ms. Lisa Simpson, a long cut by me with the Blues Scholars at the Detroit Jazz Festival in 2006, and a longer cut by the Miles Davis Quintet with John Coltrane on their first European tour in 1960.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
IF I WERE A BELL
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 944
Cass Corridor, Detroit, December 28, 2021 [22019]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Walter Noons: Where Is The Star
John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: The Screamers > 21 Days In Jail
Miles Davis Quintet: Intro > If I Were A Bell
Eric Deaton: Been So Long
Lisa Simpson: They Have The Plant, But We Have The Power
Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited & assembled by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve “Fly” Pratt

© 2022 The John Sinclair Foundation