Big City Blues Cruise 112: Sitting And Thinking

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 112 features music by Red Prysock, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Junior Parker, Big Joe Turner, Lowell Fulson, The Flamingos, James Cotton, Elmore James, Lightning Hopkins, Jimmy McCracklin, Albert King, Junior Wells, and Chuck Berry.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SITTING AND THINKING
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 112
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 11, 1982 [19457]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Sonny Boy Williamson: Don’t Start Me To Talking
Little Junior Parker: Sitting And Thinking
Little Junior Parker: Pretty Baby
Big Joe Turner: Crawdad Hole
Lowell Fulson: It’s Your Fault Baby
Lowell Fulson: Reconsider Baby
The Flamingos: A Kiss From Your Lips
James Cotton: Worried Life Blues
Elmore James: Dark And Dreary
Lightning Hopkins: Gimme Back That Wig
Jimmy McCracklin: I Don’t Care
Albert King: I Love Lucy
Junior Wells: Yonder Wall
Chuck Berry: Thirty Days
Chuck Berry: Wee Wee Hours
Red Prysock: Jumbo
 
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
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Blues & Roots 84: You Better Know

Episode 84 is featuring the great Earl King at great length plus cuts from Kipori Woods, Olu Dara, LaVelle White, Joe Weaver, Alberta Adams, and an unidentified artist.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
YOU BETTER KNOW
BLUES & ROOTS 84
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, April 29, 2001 [19452]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Earl King: Sitting And Wondering
Earl King: Eating And Sleeping
Earl King: No One But Me
Earl King: Till  I Say Well Done
Earl King: My Love Is Strong
Earl King: Little Girl
Earl King: It Must Have Been Love
Earl King: I’ll Take You Back Home
Earl King: Trick Bag
Earl King: You Better Know
Earl King: Always A First Time
Earl King: Mama And Papa
Earl King: Love Me Now
Earl King: Come On (Parts 1 & 2)
Kipori Woods: I Had A Dream
[Unidentified Artist]: Never Had It Like That Before
Olu Dara: Herbman
LaVelle White: Stop Those Teardrops
Joe Weaver: Looka Here Pretty Baby
Alberta Adams: Say Baby Say
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
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

BluesTime International 02: Box of Blues

Episode 2 of BluesTime International with Roger White of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazineis comingfrom CJAM-FM in Windsor with music multiple selections from Moby Grape, Gary Moore, Dave Keyes, the Backtrack Blues Band, and the great Jeff Grand.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BOX OF BLUES
BLUESTIME INTERNATIONAL 02
Roger White, CJAM-FM, Windsor, January 21, 2018 [19451]
 
Moby Grape: Can’t Be So Bad
Moby Grape: Miller’s Blues
Moby Grape: Boysenberry Jam
Gary Moore: All Your Love
Gary Moore: You Don’t Love Me
Dave Keyes: Ain’t Looking For Love
Dave Keyes: Not So Nice Anymore
Dave Keyes: Box of Blues
Backtrack Blues Band: Checking on My Baby
Backtrack Blues Band: Tell Your Daddy
Jeff Grand: Going Down South
Jeff Grand: Rolling And Tumbling
Jeff Grand: When I First Met You Blues
 
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
 
© 2019 Roger White. All Rights Reserved
 
 

Red Rooster Lounge 365: Been Here Before

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Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Big Joe Duskin, Little Milton, Albert King, Terry Evans, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Kevin Burt, James Harman with Kid Ramos, Steve Freund, Magic Slim, and John Primer.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BEEN HERE BEFORE
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 365
Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, May 20, 2019 [19450]
 
Harlem Nocturne Theme
Big Joe Duskin: Stoop Down Baby
Little Milton: I Feel So Bad
Albert King: Blues At Sunrise
Terry Evans: Let Me Go Back To The Country
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram: Been Here Before
Kevin Burt: Come On See About Me
James Harman with Kid Ramos: Special Friend
Steve Freund: Please Love Me
Magic Slim: How Many More Years
John Primer: Meet Me In The Park
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1733]
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.
 

The Blues Show 395: Half Tight Boogie

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Juliet Simmons DiNello and a conversation with her husband and guitarist, Mike DiNello, plus tunes by Colin James, Catfish Keith, Kevin Burt, The Blues Doctors, Eric Lindell, Lightning Hopkins, Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Joe Turner & Pete Johnson, Sunnyland Slim, Studebaker John, Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers, and Jimmy Thackery, with the second half of the show provided by Country Bob filling in at another date for Bruce Pingree.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HALF TIGHT BOOGIE
THE BLUES SHOW 395
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, December 30, 2018 [19449]
 
Juliet Simmons DiNello: The Abyss
Mike DiNello Conversation with Bruce Pingree
Colin James: Dig Myself A Hole
Catfish Keith: Put On A Buzz
Kevin Burt: Thank You
The Blues Doctors: Cross Road Blues
Eric Lindell: How Can This Be
Lightning Hopkins: Happy New Year
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: C Jam Blues
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson: Half Tight Boogie
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson: Skid Row Boogie
Sunnyland Slim: Lee’s Boogie  
Studebaker John: Rolling And Tumbling Around
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers; Send You Back to Georgia
Jimmy Thackery: Detroit Iron
 
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
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 111: No Money Down

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 111 features music by Red Prysock, Little Junior Parker, Muddy Waters, Jimmy McCracklin, Howling Wolf, Lillian Offitt, Elmore James, Lightning Slim, Lightning Hopkins, Freddie King, Big Joe Turner, Albert King, Little Walter, Chuck Berry, Dale Hawkins, and Sonny Boy Williamson.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
NO MONEY DOWN
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 111
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 11, 1982 [19443]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Little Junior Parker: Next Time You See Me
Muddy Waters: Messing With The Man
Jimmy McCracklin: Suzie And Pat
Red Prysock: Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Howling Wolf: I Walked From Dallas.   
Muddy Waters: Don’t Go No Further
Lillian Offitt: Will My Man Be Home Tonight
Elmore James: Mean Mistreating Mama
Lightning Slim: I’m Tired of Waiting Baby
Lightning Hopkins: How Long Has The Train Been Gone
Freddie King: Hideaway
Big Joe Turner: Married Woman
Albert King: I’ve Made Nights By Myself
Elmore James: Bleeding Heart
Red Prysock: Little Jamie
Little Walter: My Babe
Chuck Berry: No Money Down
Dale Hawkins: Suzie Q
Red Prysock: Handclapping 
Sonny Boy Williamson: All My Love In Vain
Sonny Boy Williamson: Fattening Frogs For Snakes
Red Prysock: Jumbo
 
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
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Blues & Roots 83: I See The Light

Episode 83 features an unbroken program of great blues by Little Walter, Charlie Musselwhite & Big Walter Horton, T-Bone Walker, Jim McCarty, Bobby Blue Bland, James Cotton, Detroit Piano Fats, Harmonica Shah, Bettye LaVette, The Griswold Brothers, Joe Weaver, Eddie Kirkland, and Olu Dara.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
I SEE THE LIGHT
BLUES & ROOTS 83
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, April 22, 2001 [19438]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Charlie Musselwhite & Big Walter Horton: Rocking My Boogie
T-Bone Walker: Two Bones And A Pick
Jim McCarty: Help Me
Bobby Blue Bland: It’s My Life Baby
James Cotton: West Helena Blues
Detroit Piano Fats: Hastings Street Revisited
Harmonica Shah: Detroit Playboy
Bettye LaVette: My Man
The Griswold Brothers: Daddy Daddy
Joe Weaver: Soft Pillow
Eddie Kirkland: Going Back To The Back Woods
Olu Dara: I See The Light
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
 
© 2001, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

BluesTime International 01: Crying The Blues

Introducing the first episode of our new blues show with deejay Roger White of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazinefrom CJAM-FM in Windsor, Ontario, across the Detroit River from the Motor City, featuring great blues music by Muddy Waters, Clarence Samuels, Robert Nighthawk, Laura Rucker, Sunnyland Slim, Dr. Ross, Arbee Stidham, Johnny Shines, Howling Wolf, Wee Willie Walker, and Ronnie Earl.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CRYING THE BLUES
BLUESTIME INTERNATIONAL 01
Roger White, CJAM-FM, Wiindsor, January 21, 2018 [19437]
 
Muddy Waters: Little Anna Mae
Clarence Samuels: Lollipop Mama
Robert Nighthawk: My Sweet Loving Woman
Laura Rucker: Crying The Blues
Sunnyland Slim: She Ain’t Nowhere
Dr. Ross : Dr. Ross Boogie
Arbee Stidham: Mr. Commissioner
ohnny Shines: Joliet Blue
Howlin’ Wolf: Getting Old And Grey
Wee Willie Walker: Romance In The Dark
Wee Willie Walker: I Don’t Want To Know
Wee Willie Walker: Look What You Done To me
Wee Willie Walker If Only
Ronnie Ear: In The Wee Hoursl
Ronnie Earl: Marje’s Mood
 
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
 
© 2019 Roger White. All Rights Reserved