John Sinclair Radio Show 817: Dr. John Memorial

Episode 817 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters at 55 Peterboro in Detroit’s Cass Corridor with the seventh hour in our elongated homage to the late great Mac Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, with material selected from the recording I made from the audience on my little digital recorder at the Orpheum Theater in downtown New Orleans on Saturday, June 22, edited down from the two-hour event produced and hosted by Quint Davis in Mac’s honor to a full house of invited mourners, including my granddaughter Beyonce and myself.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DR. JOHN MEMORIAL
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 817
Cass Corrdidor, Detroit, July 11, 2019 [19419]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Wild Indian Chiefs: Tu-Way-Pak-E-Way
Mac’s Cousin Robert Hubbard from Baton Rouge: Speech
Papa John Groh with the Dr. John All Star Band: Speech > Qualified
Jon Cleary with the Dr. John All Star Band: Let’s Make A Better World
Davell Crawford: My Buddy
Davell Crawford with the Dr. John All Star Band: Such A Night
Mayor LaToya Cantrell: Speech
Deacon John: Speech > I Shall Be Released
Irma Thomas with the Dr. John All Star Band: Speech > Never Fooled Nobody But Me >
All Star Jam
All Star Brass Band: Second Line
Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Live audience recording by John Sinclair at the Orpheum Theater, New Orleans, June 22, 2019
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Beyonce Sinclair
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 814: Honey Dripper


Episode 814 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters at 55 Peterboro in Detroit’s Cass Corridor with the fourth hour in our long salute to the late great Dr. John, with music selected from his solo piano album called Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack (1981) recorded for Clean Cuts Records.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HONEY DRIPPER
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 814
Cass Corrdidor, Detroit, June 28, 2019 [19377]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Dr. John: Mac’s Boogie
Dr. John: Dorothy
Dr. John: Memories of Professor Longhair
Dr. John: The Nearness of You
Dr. John: Dance a la Negres
Dr. John: Big Mac
Dr. John: Honey Dripper
Dr. John: Delicado
Dr. John: Wade in the Water
Dr. John: Ti-Na-Na
Dr. John: Pinetop
Dr. John: Deep Blues
Dr. John: Saints
Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 813: Wild Honey


Episode 813 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters at 55 Peterboro in Detroit’s Cass Corridor with the third hour in our long salute to the late great Dr. John, with music selected from his hit Atco album Desitively Bonnaroo produced by Allen Toussaint with The Meters (1974), and the albums titled Hollywood Be Thy Name (1975), City Lights (1978), and Tango Palace (1979).
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WILD HONEY
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 813
Cass Corrdidor, Detroit, June 27, 2019 [19363]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Dr. John: Mos’ Scocious
Dr. John: Everybody Wanna Get Rich
Dr. John: Quitters Never Win
Dr. John: What Comes Around (Goes Around)
Dr. John: Let’s Make a Better World
Dr. John: I Wanna Rock
Dr. John: Back by the River
Dr. John: Wild Honey
Dr. John: Street Side
Dr. John: Snake Eyes
Dr. John: Tango Palace
Dr. John: Bon Temps Rouler
Dr. John: I Thought I Heard New Orleans Say
Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 812: Peace Brother Peace


Episode 812 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters at 55 Peterboro in Detroit’s Cass Corridor with the second hour in our long salute to the late great Dr. John, with music selected from his Atco albums Sun, Moon & Herbs (1971), Dr. John’s Gumbo (1972), and In The Right Place (1973), with the Meters in support and Allen Toussaint producing.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PEACE BROTHER PEACE
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 812
Cass Corrdidor, Detroit, June 10, 2019 [19349]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Dr. John: Black John The Conqueror
Dr. John: Pots on Fiyo
Dr. John: Zu Zu Mamou
Dr. John: Iko Iko
Dr. John: Blow Wind Blow
Dr. John: Big Chief
Dr. John: Tipitina
Dr. John: Those Lonely Lonely Nights
Dr. John: Let The Good Times Roll
Dr. John: Right Place Wrong Time
Dr. John: Such A Night
Dr. John: Qualified
Dr. John: I Been Hoodood
Dr. John: Peace Brother Peace
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 811: Gris Gris


Episode 811 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit with the first part of a multi-houred salute to my recently departed friend, mentor, and personal physician called Dr. John but known to his intimates as Mac (or Max) Rebennack, the one-of-a-kind New Orleans pianist, guitarist, singer, composer, producer and indelible character who put in 77 years on this severe planet before succumbing to a heart attack early on June 5th Our first segment presents music from Mac’s first three albums for Atco Records: Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya (1968), Babylon (1969), and Remedies (1970).  
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GRIS GRIS
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW  811
Cass Corrdidor, Detroit, June 9, 2019 [19335]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Dr. John: Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya
Dr. John: Jump Sturdy
Dr. John: Mama Roux
Dr. John: I Walk On Gilded Splinters
Dr. John: Babylon
Dr. John: The Patriotic Flag Waver
Dr. John: Glowing
Dr. John: The Lonesome Guitar Strangler
Dr. John: Wash Mama Wash
Dr. John: Loop Garoo
Dr. John: Chippy Chippy
Dr. John: All On A Mardi Gras Day
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation