THE BLUES SHOW 563 – MOTHER HEARD A VOICE

Bruce Pingree is paying his respects to Mother’s Day in 2014 with a program of music this week by Big Mama Thornton, Marcia Ball, Etta James & The Roots Band, Essa Mae Brooks, Katie Mae Young, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Mahalia Jackson, the Duke Ellington Orchestra, and Arizona Dranes.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MOTHER HEARD A VOICE
THE BLUES SHOW 563
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, May 11, 2014 [23021]

Big Mama Thornton: Ball And Chain
Marcia Ball: Under Love’s Spell
Etta James & The Roots Band: Love & Happiness > Take Me To The River

My Funny Valentine
Essa Mae Brooks: Mother Heard A Voice
Katie Mae Young: By The Grace of My Lord I’ve Come A Long Way
Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Precious Memories
Mahalia Jackson: Beautiful Tomorrow
Mahalia Jackson with Duke Ellington: Come Sunday
(Black, Brown And Beige, Part 4)
Arizona Dranes: By & By We’re Going To See The King
Arizona Dranes: Don’t You Want To Go
Arizona Dranes: [Title Unavailable]

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM (#135)
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2014, 2023 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 988 – BONESHAKERS

Episode 988 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s C ass Corridor at 55 Peterboro Street with an hour of music from the new release by Randy Jacobs’ group, the Boneshakers, with new vocalist Jenny Langer, and it’s called One Foot in the Groove. Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine introduce Randy Jacobs and conduct a conversation with the Detroit guitarist.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BONESHAKERS
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 988
Cass Corridor, Detroit, December 5, 2022 [23017]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens Conversation with Randy Jacobs
The Boneshakers: Powerful Notions
Randy Jacobs Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
The Boneshakers: Mr. Alice Don’t Live Here Anymore
The Boneshakers: Let’s Spend the Night Together
Randy Jacobs Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
The Boneshakers: One Foot in the Groove
The Boneshakers: I Am the Blues
Randy Jacobs Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
The Boneshakers: Ain’t Got the Fever No More
The Boneshakers: Big Legged Mama
Randy Jacobs Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
The Boneshakers: Ice Cream and Cigarettes
The Boneshakers: I Forgot to Be Your Lover
Randy Jacobs & Jenny Langer Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
The Boneshakers: More, More, More

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

© 2023 The John Sinclair Foundation

BLUESTIME INTERNATIONAL 165 – LET IT ROCK

BluesTime 165 with Roger White from CJAM-FM in Windsor has music by Magic Dick & J. Geils, the Rustians Blues Band, Eddie 9-B, Gabe Stillman, the Altered Five Blues Band, Colin Linden, Jason Ricci & Joe Krown, Reverend Payton & His Big Damn Band, King Biscuit Boy & Crowbar, Johnny Johnson, NRBQ, Chuck Berry, Johnnie Bassett, and Harmonica Shah.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LET IT ROCK
BLUESTIME INTERNATIONAL 165
Roger White, CJAM-FM, Windsor, December 26, 2021 [22577]

Magic Dick & J. Geils: BluesTime Theme
The Rustians Blues Band: A High-Powered Loving Man
Eddie 9-B: Reaching into Your Heart
Gabe Stillman: Ain’t Gonna Change
Gabe Stillman: Susquehanna 66
Altered Five Blues Band: Call Her If You Hear Me
Colin Linden: Boogie Let Me Be
Jason Ricci & Joe Krown: An Upshot
Reverend Payton & His Big Damn Band: Please Don’t Tell Me You’re Too Cool to Dance
King Biscuit Boy & Crowbar: Biscuit’s Boogie
Johnny Johnson: Johnny B. Bad
Johnny Johnson with NRBQ: Tanqueray
Chuck Berry: Let It Rock
Johnnie Bassett: Kissin’ Me Goodbye
Harmonica Shah: Motor City Confidential

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 560 – XMAS BLUES

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Preston Shannon Band, Trudy Lynn, Little Esther Phillips, Mel Walker, the Johnny Otis Orchestra, Charles Brown with Johnny Otis, Felix Gross, Big Joe Turner, Al Basile, Albert King, B.B. King, Bo Carter, Earl King, Hazel Scott, Ingrid Lucia, and James Brown.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
XMAS BLUES
THE BLUES SHOW 560
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, November 10, 2019 [22575]

Preston Shannon Band: Xmas Blues
Trudy Lynn: Please Come Home for Christmas
Little Esther Phillips & Mel Walker with the Johnny Otis Orchestra:
Christmas Greetings
Little Esther Phillips with the Johnny Otis Orchestra : Faraway Christmas
Blues
Charles Brown with Johnny Otis: Christmas Comes But Once a Year
Felix Gross: Love for Christmas
Big Joe Turner: Christmas Date Boogie
[Unidentified Artist]: It’s Christmas Time
Al Basile: Don’t Sleep On Santa
Albert King: Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’
B.B. King: Back Door Santa
Bo Carter: Santa Claus
Earl King: Santa Don’t Let Me Down
Hazel Scott: Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
Ingrid Lucia: ‘Zat You, Santa Claus
James Brown: Santa Claus, Santa Claus

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

© 2022 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 985 – DOIN’ WHAT I’M SUPPOSED TO DO

Episode 985 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor at 55 Peterboro Street with an hour of music by Chicago singing star Demetria Taylor, featuring the entire program of her Delmark album called Doin’ What I’m Supposed To Do. Good stuff!

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DOIN’ WHAT I’M SUPPOSED TO DO
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 985
Cass Corridor, Detroit, November 7, 2022 [22573]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Demetria Taylor: 83 Hwy
Demetria Taylor: Baby Be Good
Demetria Taylor: Bad Girl Day
Demetria Taylor: Welfare Blues
Demetria Taylor: Doin’ What I’m Supposed To Do
Demetria Taylor: Done
Demetria Taylor: I’m Gonna Tell It
Demetria Taylor: Nursin’ My Kitty Cat
Demetria Taylor: Young Gun Taylor
Demetria Taylor: Blues Early This Morning
Demetria Taylor: You Belong To Me
Demetria Taylor: Stay Gone

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 Robert Jr. Whitall

© 2022 The John Sinclair Foundation

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 984 – THINGS HAPPEN THAT WAY

Episode 984 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor at 55 Peterboro Street with an hour of music by the late Mac Rebennack, including his entire final Dr. John album called Things Happen That Way and some bonus cuts from the archives taken from some of his earliest albums: Gris Gris, Gumbo, and The Sun, Moon & Herbs.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THINGS HAPPEN THAT WAY
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 984
Cass Corridor, Detroit, October 28, 2022 [22559]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Dr. John: Funny How Time Slips Away
Dr. John: Ramblin’ Man
Dr. John: Gimme That Old Time Religion
Dr. John: I Walk On Guilded Splinters
Dr. John: I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
Dr. John: Guess Things Happen That Way
Dr. John: End Of The Line
Dr. John: Holy Water
Dr. John: Sleeping Dogs Best Left Alone
Dr. John: Give Myself A Good Talkin’ To
Dr. John: Big Chief
Dr. John: Jump Sturdy
Dr. John: Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya
Dr. John: Zu Zu Mamou

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 Robert Jr. Whitall

© 2022 The John Sinclair Foundation

THE GROOVE YARD 192 – HIP FUNK

George Klein presents an hour of music by guitarist Grant Green from four previously unreleased Blue Note albums from 1961-1962 that were
recently unearthed and issued by Mosaic Records in a box set called The Complete Blue Note Recordings of Grant Green with Sonny Clark.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HIP FUNK
THE GROOVE YARD 192
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 3, 1991 [22552]

Grant Green: Hip Funk
Grant Green: Someday My Prince Will Come
Grant Green: If I Should Lose You
Grant Green: Back in Your Own Back Yard
Grant Green: Cool Blues
Grant Green: Born to Be Blue
Grant Green: Granada

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1991, 2022 George Klein. Used with permission.

BLUESTIME INTERNATIONAL 163 – BLUE LIGHT BOOGIE

BluesTime 163 with Roger White from CJAM-FM in Windsor has music by Magic Dick & J. Geils, Harpdog Brown, Howlin’ Wolf, Big Joe Turner, Bull Moose Jackson, the Planet D Nonet, Kenny Parker, Matt LaMeio, and Mike Gilden.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLUE LIGHT BOOGIE
BLUESTIME INTERNATIONAL 163
Roger White, CJAM-FM, Windsor, December 26, 2021 [22549]

Magic Dick & J. Geils: BluesTime Theme
Harpdog Brown: What’s Your Real Name
Harpdog Brown: Whiskey Bottle
Harpdog Brown: No Eyes for Me
Harpdog Brown: If You Wanna Grow Old
Harpdog Brown: Better Days
Howlin’ Wolf: My Life
Howlin’ Wolf: Baby, How Long
Big Joe Turner: Jumpin’ at the Jubilee
Big Joe Turner: Bump Miss Suzie
Bull Moose Jackson: Heavyweight Baby
Bull Moose Jackson: Big Fat Mamas Are Back in Style
Planet D Nonet: Blue Light Boogie
Kenny Parker: She Might Meet Me
Matt LaMeio: Accepting Applications for a Broken Heart
Mike Gilden: Instrumental

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. Used with permission.