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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The Blues Show 341: Rocking With Eddie

Bruce Pingree is paying tribute to the recently departed blues saxophonost and bandleader Eddie Shaw with cuts under his leadership and with Howling Wolf, Eddie Van Shaw Jr., Magic Sam, and Jimmy Dawkins.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ROCKING WITH EDDIE

THE BLUES SHOW 341

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, February 11, 2018 [18353]

 

Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang: Rocking With Eddie

Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang: Playing With The Blues

Howling Wolf: Dust My Broom

Eddie Shaw: Delta Bound

Eddie Shaw: Blues For West Side

Eddie Van Shaw: Bluesmen Of Yesterday

Eddie Shaw: Blues At The Crossroads

Howling Wolf: Ooh Baby, Hold Me

Magic Sam: Looking Good

Jimmy Dawkins: I’m Good For Nothing

Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang: Sitting On Top Of The World

Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang: I Don’t Trust Nobody

Eddie Shaw: Built For Comfort

Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang: Howling For My Baby

 

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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The Blues Show 340: Mardi Gras Iko

Bruce Pingree is playing more Mardi Gras music with cuts by the Wild Magnolias. the Chosen Few Brass Band, Smokey Johnson, Rebirth Brass Band with Chief Black Feather, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Sammy Ridgley, Sunpie & The Louisiana Sunspots, Derrick Shezby, George Lewis, Leroy Jones, and the Original Pin Stripe Brass Band.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MARDI GRAS IKO

THE BLUES SHOW 340

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, February 4, 2018 [18339]

 

Wild Magnolias: New Suit

Chosen Few Brass Band: Mardi Gras Iko

Smokey Johnson: It Ain’t My Fault

Rebirth Brass Band with Chief Black Feather: Let’s Go Get ’Em

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Big Chief Got A Golden Crown

Sammy Ridgley: Mardi Gras Chief

Sunpie & The Louisiana Sunspots: La Chanson de Mardi Gras

Derrick Shezby: Dancing At The Mardi Gras

George Lewis: Burgundy Street Blues

Leroy Jones: When The Saints Go Marching In

Original Pin Stripe Brass Band: I Wanna Go Back To New Orleans

 

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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The Blues Show 339: King Cake

Bruce Pingree is playing more Mardi Gras music with cuts by the Hot 8 Brass Band, Sugar Boy Crawford & The Cane Cutters, Davell Crawford, Eddie Bo, The Hawketts, Danny Barker & The Creole Cats, Bill Sinegal & The Skyliners, Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi Rollers, Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas, Earl King & Roomful of Blues, Zydeco Force, Marcia Ball, Al Johnson, The Dixie Cups, Big Al Carson, Sammy Harris, and the Wild Magnolias.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

KING CAKE

THE BLUES SHOW 339

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, February 4, 2018 [18325]

 

Hot 8 Brass Band: What’s My Name? Rock With The Hot 8

Sugat Boy Crawford & The Cane Cutters: Jock-A-Mo

Davell Crawford: The Mardi Gras Song

Eddie Bo: Mardi Gras at the Boiler Room

The Hawketts: Mardi Gras Mambo

Danny Barker & The Creole Cats: Corinne Died On the Battlefield

Bill Sinegal & The Skyliners: Second Line (Part 1)

Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi Rollers: Second Line > The Back Door

Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas: Mardi Gras Zydeco

Earl King & Roomful of Blues: Mardi Gras In the City

Zydeco Force: Do What You Wanna

Marcia Ball: Big Shot

Al Johnson: Carnival Time

The Dixie Cups: Iko Iko

Big Al Carson: King Cake

Sammy Harris: King Zulu

Wild Magnolias: New Suit

 

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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The Blues Show 338: Dive In Dat Gumbo

Bruce Pingree is playing Mardi Gras music for Fat Tuesday with cuts by the Forgotten Souls Brass Band with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, the Golden Eagles, Anders Osborne, Voice of the Wetlands, Galactic, Professor Longhair, Dave Bartholomew, and James & Troy Andrews.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DIVE IN DAT GUMBO

THE BLUES SHOW 338

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, February 4, 2018 [18311]

 

Forgotten Souls Brass Band with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Indian Red

Golden Eagles: Shallow Water O Mama

Anders Osborne with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Meet De Boys On The Battlefront

Voice of the Wetlands with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Lightning And Thunder

Galactic with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: 2nd & Dryades

Golden Eagles: In The Morning

Golden Eagles: Sew, Sew, Sew

Professor Longhair: Go To The Mardi Gras

Dave Bartholomew: Carnival Day

Professor Longhair: Big Chief

Anders Osborne with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Dive In Dat Gumbo

James & Troy Andrews: Talking About That Zulu King

 

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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The Blues Show 337: Hell In A Handbasket

Bruce Pingree is playing in Episode 337 by Joiners Five Trumpets, Walter Trout, Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager, Tinsley Ellis, Tommy Castro & The Pain Killers, Cash Box Kings, Preston Shannon, Barry Goldberg & Harvey Mandel, Catfish Keith, Afrissippi, and Ali Farka Toure.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HELL IN A HANDBASKET

THE BLUES SHOW 337

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, January 28, 2018 [18297]

 

Joiners Five Trumpets: This Changing World

Walter Trout: We’re All In This Together

Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager: Hell In A Handbasket

Tinsley Ellis: Sound of a Broken Man

Tommy Castro & The Pain Killers: Live Every Day

Cash Box Kings: Don’t Let Life Tether You Down

Preston Shannon: All In Time

Barry Goldberg & Harvey Mandel: Low Down Funk

Catfish Keith: Mississippi River Blues

Afrissippi: We Have Some Stuff Right From Africa

Ali Farka Toure: Savane

 

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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The Blues Show 336: Midnight In Memphis

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week in honor of the recently departed Memphis bluesman Preston Shannon, plus cuts by Hans Theesink, Ry Cooder & the Chicken Skin Band, Pops Staples, and Lloyd Fair.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MIDNIGHT IN MEMPHIS

THE BLUES SHOW 336

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, January 28, 2018 [18283]

 

Preston Shannon: Beale Street Boogaloo

Preston Shannon: Honky Tonk

Preston Shannon: Wrapped Up, Tied Up

Preston Shannon: Easy Money

Preston Shannon: Midnight In Memphis

Preston Shannon: Cross Cut Saw

Preston Shannon: Cold Beer, Good Time

Preston Shannon: Forty Days And Forty Nights

Preston Shannon: Just Between Me And My Woman

Preston Shannon: Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had

Hans Theesink: The Planet

Ry Cooder & the Chicken Skin Band: Stand By Me

Pops Staples: Love Is A Precious Thing

Lloyd Fair: Killing War

 

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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The Blues Show 335: Live And Let Live

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week in tribute to the recently departed Terry Evans by Evans alone, with Bobby King, and with Ry Cooder & Chicken Skin Music.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LIVE AND LET LIVE

THE BLUES SHOW 335

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, January 28, 2018 [18269]

 

Ry Cooder & Chicken Skin Music: Smack Dab In The Middle

Bobby King & Terry Evans: Live And Let Live

Bobby King & Terry Evans: Where Do We Go From Here

Terry Evans: Too Many Ups And Downs

Ry Cooder & Chicken Skin Music: Jesus On The Mainline

Terry Evans:The Story Of My Life

Terry Evans: Walk That Walk

Terry Evans: Shaekespeare Didn’t Quote That

Terry Evans: Turn On Your Lovelight

Terry Evans: Down In Mississippi

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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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