THE BLUES SHOW 565 – I CAN’T QUIT YOU

Bruce Pingree with another hour of blues in tribute to pianist Lafayette Leake, featuring Leake recordings with J.B. Lenoir, Homesick James, Otis Rush, Howling Wolf, Billy Boy Arnold, Mighty Joe Young, Bo Diddley, Willie Dixon, Koko Taylor, and Sonny Boy Williamson, plus a closing cut from the new album by Jakeris Singleton.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
I CAN’T QUIT YOU
THE BLUES SHOW 565
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, June 1, 2014 [23049]

J.B. Lenoir:I Feel So Good
Homesick James: My Baby’s Sweet
Otis Rush: Love That Woman
Howling Wolf: 300 Pounds of Joy
Billy Boy Arnold: You’re My Girl
Mighty Joe Young: I Can’t Quit You Baby
Bo Diddley: Dearest Darling
Willie Dixon: Study War No More
Willie Dixon: I Just Want To Make Love To You
Willie Dixon: Crazy For My Baby
Willie Dixon: You Can’t Make Peace
Willie Dixon: It Don’t Make Sense
Willie Dixon: Pain In My Heart
Koko Taylor: Don’t Mess With he Messer
Sonny Boy Williamson: One Way Out
Howling Wolf: Worried About My Baby
Homesick James: The Woman I’m Loving
Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle
Jakeris Singleton: Gonna Let Go

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham (#138)
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2014, 2023 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 562 – MOTHER HEARD A VOICE

Bruce Pingree is paying 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 562
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, May 11, 2014 [23007]

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 (#134)
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2014, 2023 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 561 – CRIME SCENE

Bruce Pingree is playing the blues with music this week by Terika Singleton, Joe Louis Walker, The Holmes Brothers, Mark Hummel, The Charles Burton, Blues Band, The Blues Doctors, Kim Simmons & Savoy Brown, Damon Fowler, Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, Mark Nomad, The Robert Cray Band, and Catfish Keith.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CRIME SCENE
THE BLUES SHOW 561
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, May 11, 2014 [22589]

Terika Singleton: Hero
Joe Louis Walker: Ramblin’ Soul
Terika Singleton: Purposefully
The Holmes Brothers: Passing Through
Terika Singleton: Crime Scene
Mark Hummel: The Hustle Is On
Charles Burton Blues Band: The New Boogie
The Blues Doctors: The Southern Jump
Kim Simmons & Savoy Brown: Cobra
Damon Fowler: Do It For The Love
Tommy Castro & the Painkillers: Second Mind
Mark Nomad: Squeeze Me In
Robert Cray Band: Nobody’s Fault But Mine
Catfish Keith: The Best Jelly In The Neighborhood

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

© 2014, 2022 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

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.

THE BLUES SHOW 558 – LAST KIND WORD

Bruce Pingree with a program of Mother’s Day music in 2014 by the Rev. Edward W. Claibourne, Mattie Delaney, Geechie Wiley, Elvie Thomas, Louise Johnson, Victoria Spivey, and Ella Fitzgerald.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LAST KIND WORD
THE BLUES SHOW 558
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, May 11, 2014 [22547]

Rev. Edward W. Claibourne: Everybody Ought To Treat Their Mother Right
Mattie Delaney: Down The Big Road Blues
Mattie Delaney: Tallahatchie River Blues
Geechie Wiley: Last Kind Word Blues
Elvie Thomas & Geechie Wiley: Motherless Child Blues
Louise Johnson: On The Wall
Louise Johnson:By The Moon And Stars
Louise Johnson: Long Ways From Home
Louise Johnson: All Night Long Blues
Victoria Spivey: I Got The Blues So Bad
Ella Fitzgerald: St. Louis Blues
Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson: Mean To Me
Ella Fitzgerald: Cherry Red
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: The Nearness Of You
Ella Fitzgerald: Down Hearted Blues

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#132)
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2014, 2022 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

The Blues Show 532 – St. Louis Blues

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Bessie Smith, Professor Longhair, Dave Bartholomew, Al Johnson, The Hawketts, Earl King, Dr. John, Wild Magnolias, Wild Tchoupitoulas, Golden Eagles, Big Chief Alfred Doucette, Bill Sinigal & The Skyliners, Milton Batiste & The Mardi Gras Big Shots, and the Rebirth Brasss Band.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STREET PARADE

THE BLUES SHOW 532 (434)

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, ________, 2020 [20279]

Bessie Smith: On Revival Day

Bessie Smith: Gimme A Pigfoot

Professor Longhair: Go To The Mardi Gras

Dave Bartholomew: Carnival Day

Al Johnson: Carnival Time

The Hawketts: Mardi Gras Mambo

Earl King: Street Parade

Dr. John: Mardi Gras Day

Willd Magnolias: Handa Wanda

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Golden Crown

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

Big Chief Alfred Doucette: We’re Going To Second Line All Over Town

Bill Sinigal & The Skyliners: Second Line

Milton Batiste & The Mardi Gras Big Shots: They All Axed Fo’ YouBig

Rebirth Brasss Band; Just A Little While To Stay Here

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

© 2020 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission


THE BLUES SHOW 531 – IT’S MY LIFE BABY

Bruce Pingree with a program of blues from 2013 in tribute to the late great Bobby “Blue” Bland. Including tunes by some of his influences like T-Bone Walker, Nat “King” Cole, Charles Brown, B.B. King, and Rev. C.L. Franklin, plus more of Bobby’s magnificent Duke Records singles.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
IT’S MY LIFE BABY
THE BLUES SHOW 531
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, June 30, 2013 [22175]

T-Bone Walker: Call It Stormy Monday
Nat “King” Cole: Sweet Lorraine
Charles Brown: Drifting Blues
B.B. King: 3 O’Clock Blues
Rev. C.L. Franklin: Your Mother Loves Her Children
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Black Night
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Ain’t Nobody’s Business
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Reconsider Baby
Bobby “Blue” Bland: You’re All I Need
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Save Your Love For Me
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Good Time Charley
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Where Do I Go From Here
Bobby “Blue” Bland: If Love Ruled The World
Bobby “Blue” Bland: It’s My Life Baby
Bobby “Blue” Bland: I Smell Touble
Bobby “Blue” Bland: You’ve Got Bad Intentions
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Rocking in the Same Old Boat

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#106)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Sidney Daniels
Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

© 2013, 2022 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 529 – NO BLOW, NO SHOW

Bruce Pingree is coming all the way from WUNH-FM in New Hampshire in 2013 with a program of blues & gospel music this week in tribute to the gigantic bluesman Bobby “Blue” Bland, who passed away the previous week at the age of 83, including his earliest recordings and hits for Duke, a pair of live duets with B.B. King, and a live ut from the 1972 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
NO BLOW, NO SHOW
THE BLUES SHOW 529
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, June 30, 2013 [22147]

B.B. King & Bobby “Blue” Bland: Blues Medley
B.B. King & Bobby “Blue” Bland: Let The Good Times Roll
Bobby “Blue” Bland: As Soon As The Weather Breaks
Bobby “Blue” Bland: I Smell Trouble
Bobby “Blue” Bland: I Wake Up Screaming
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Good Loving
Bobby “Blue” Bland: No Blow, No Show
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Loving Blues
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Army Life Blues
Bobby “Blue” Bland: You Don’t Love Me No More
Bobby “Blue” Bland: It’s My Life, Baby
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Little Boy Blue
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Farther Up The Road
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Ain’t That Loving You

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#104)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2013, 2022s Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.