Big City Blues Cruise 58: Out On The Road

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 58 features music by Red Prysock, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Howling Wolf, Jimmy Rogers, John Lee Hooker, Bonnie Raitt, Dr. John, Rickie Lee Jones, Ray Charles, Big Mama Thornton, and

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

OUT ON THE ROAD

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 58

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, circa 1991 [18375]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: Gimme Back My Wig

Howling Wolf: Hidden Charms

Jimmy Rogers: That’s All Right

Jimmy Rogers: Going Away Baby

Jimmy Rogers: Out On The Road

John Lee Hooker: The Healer

John Lee Hooker & Bonnie Raitt: I’m In The Mood

Dr. John & Rickie Lee Jones: Making Whoopee

Ray Charles: Hit The Road Jack

Ray Charles: Georgia On My Mind

Ray Charles: Let’s Go Get Stoned

Big Mama Thornton: Early One Morning

Big Mama Thornton: Ball And Chain

Dr. John: Walk On Gilded Splinters

[Unidentified Artist]: The Ballad of Big Joe Phantom 309

 

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

 

© 1991, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

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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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Highway 61 Blues 46: I’m Tore Up

Scott Barretta is featuring blues from the Macon area of eastern Mississippi on this week’s edition of Highway 61, including selections by Eddie Clearwater, Carey Bell, Big Joe Williams, Austin Peete, John “Short Stuff” Macon, Amelia Johnson, and Willie King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

I‘M TORE UP

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 46

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, August 23, 2008 [18369]

 

Eddie Clearwater: Hillbilly Blues

Eddie Clearwater: I ‘m Tore Up

Eddie Clearwater: Blue Blue All Over You

Eddie Clearwater: I Wouldn’t Let My Guitar Down

Carey Bell: I Cry So Much

Carey Bell: What My Mama Told Me

Carey Bell: Baby Please Don’t Go

Big Joe Williams: Sugar Diabetes Blues

Austin Peete: Run Here jailer With The Key

John “Short Stuff” Macon: Bad Luck

Amelia Johnson & Big Joe Williams: Can’t Listen No More

Willie King Comments

Willie King: Twenty Long Years

Willie King: You’ve Got To Have Love

Eddie Clearwater: A Time For Peace

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2008. 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

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Red Rooster Lounge 311: Pomade

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by John Mooney, Johnny Winter, Howlin’ Wolf, Downchild Blues Band, John Nemeth, Taj Mahal, Barbara Morrison, Roomful of Blues, Johnny Otis with Charles Williams, Etta James, Brian Templeton, and Eddie Turner.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

POMADE

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 311

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, May 21, 2018 [18368]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

John Mooney: Broken Mold

Johnny Winter: Killing Floor

Howlin’ Wolf: Houserocking Boogie

Downchild Blues Band: Soaring

John Nemeth: Country Boy

Taj Mahal: Down Home Girl

Barbara Morrison: You’re My Meat

Roomful of Blues: Black Night

Johnny Otis with Charles Williams: Every Beat Of My Heart

Etta James: Don’t Start Me To Talking

Brian Templeton: Shame Shame Shame

Eddie Turner: Pomade

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1681]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

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The Blues Show 342: Honey Babe

Bruce Pingree is playing music in honor of the recent departure of the 88-year-old Pietmont0style guitarist, singer and buck jumper, Ms. Elga Mae Henton, including sides with Taj Mahal and Lightning Wells, abd the birthday of the great guitarist, vocalist and composer, Lonnie Johnson, includinghis recordings with Eddie Lang, Louis Armstrong & His Hot 5, and Victoria Spivey.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HONEY BABE

THE BLUES SHOW 342

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, February 18, 2018 [18367]

 

Elga Mae Henton: Honey Babe

Elga Mae Henton: Snap Your Fingers

Elga Mae Henton: Out Of Jail

Elga Mae Henton: When You Kill The Chicken Save Me The Head

Elga Mae Henton: Whatcha Gonna Do When Your Good Girl Turns You Down

Elga Mae Henton with Taj Mahal & Lightning Wells: You Don’t Have To Go

Elga Mae Henton with Taj Mahal: I Ain’t The One You Love

Elga Mae Henton: Cook Corn Bread For Your Husband

Elga Mae Henton: A Buck Dance

Elga Mae Henton: Step It Up And Go

Lonnie Johnson: Mister Johnson’s Blues

Lonnie Johnson: Sweet Potato Blues

Lonnie Johnson: To Do This You Gotta Know How

Lonnie Johnson: Stepping On The Blues

Lonnie Johnson: I Done Told You

Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang: You Have To Change The Keys To Play These Blues

Lonnie Johnson with Louis Armstrong & His Hot 5: I’m Not Rough:

Lonnie Johnson with Victoria Spivey: Idle Hour Blues

Lonnie Johnson: Tomorrow Night

 

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

 

© 2018 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

 

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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.

 

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Highway 61 Blues 45: Let The Doorbell Ring

Scott Baretta is featuring New Orleans piano blues in this weeks’ episode of Highway 61 with selections by Fats Domino, Jelly Roll Morton, Tuts Washington, Roosevelt Sykes, Archibald, James Booker, Champion Jack Dupree, Professor Longhair, Eddie Bo, Davell Crawford, Henry Butler & Corey Harris, and Dr. John & B.B. King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LET THE DOORBELL RING

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 45

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, August 16, 2008 [18355]

 

Fats Domino: The Fat Man

[Fats Domino: Hey La Bas Boogie

Fats Domino: Don’t Lie To Me

Fats Domino: Please Don’t Leave Me

Jelly Roll Morton: Honky Tonk Blues with Intro

Tuts Washington: Tee Nah Nah

Roosevelt Sykes: You Can’t Be Lucky All the Time

Archibald: Shake Baby Shake

James Booker: All By Myself

Champion Jack Dupree: Junker’s Blues

Champion Jack Dupree: Let the Doorbell Ring

Professor Longhair: Hadacol Bounce

Professor Longhair: No Buts No Maybes

Professor Longhair: Bald Head

Eddie Bo: Hard Times

Davell Crawford: Gumbo Boogie

Henry Butler & Corey Harris: Let ’Em Roll

Dr. John & B.B. King: Hen-Layin’ Rooster

Champion Jack Dupree: Nasty Boogie

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2008, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

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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

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, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

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