FLY BY NIGHT 463 – BANGING ON THE WHITEHOUSE DOOR

Steve The Fly is making jazz sing in Episode 101 with selections by Jimi Hendrix, Dr. John, John Sinclair & His Vipers, Sun Ra, New Birth Brass Band, Ray Charles, Jihad, Bob Marley, the New York Art Quartet,The Meters, and The Impressions.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BANGING ON THE WHITE HOUSE DOOR
FLY BY NIGHT 463
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 28, 2015 [22230]

Jimi Hendrix: Machine Gun 
Dr. John: Eleggua
John Sinclair & His Vipers: Chant of the Weed
Sun Ra: What’s New
New Birth Brass Band: Smoke That Fire
Ray Charles: Let’s Go Get Stoned
Sun Ra: Nuclear War
Jihad: Beautiful Black Women
Bob Marley: Pass It On
New York Art Quartet: Banging on the White House Door
The Meters: Doodle Oop
The Impressions : Seven Years

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#101)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2022 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

FLY BY NIGHT 456 – JAZZ BREAKS SUCKER

Steve Fly skims the vinyl trenches of his collection for Jazz breaks with a certain swing. Cuts are roasting on rotation and reproduce music by Buddy Rich, David Axelrod, the Upsetters, Dizzy Gillespie, Modern Jazz Group Freiburg, Tyrone Washington, Funkadelic, Billy Cobham, Bobbi Humphrey, The Heliocentrics, Bunk Johnson, Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra, John Handy III, and Wanda Robinson. Listen for the breaks in the jazz and the jazz in the breaks.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JAZZ BREAKS SUCKER
FLY BY NIGHT 456
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 3, 2015 [22132]

Buddy Rich: Three Day Sucker
David Axelrod: Urizen
Upsetters: Popcorn
Dizzy Gilespie: Alligator
Modern Jazz Group Freiburg: Big P
Tyrone Washington: Submission
Funkadelic: One Of Those Funky Things
Billy Cobham: Moon Germs
Bobbi Humphrey: Jasper Country Man
The Heliocentrics: Big Bang Reincarnation
Bunk Johnson: Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra: Two Tones
John Handy III: No Smiles Please
Wanda Robinson: A Possibility (Back Home)

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#97)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2022 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

FLY BY NIGHT 454 – ROACHA-CHA BLAKEBEATS

Steve Fly dips into his wax collection and constructs a hanging garden of jazz drum delights featuring Art Blakey and Max Roach. Featuring songs by Thelonious Monk, Blakey’s Jazz Messangers, and Roach, the Fly spins bare back to back rhythms of the Afro-jazz bop persuasion. Special thanks to John Sinclair.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ROACHA-CHA BLAKEBEATS
FLY BY NIGHT 454
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, February 23, 2015 [22104]

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Dawn On The Harvest
Art Blakey: The High Priest
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Woody N’ You
Thelonious Monk: Who Knows
Max Roach: Jodie’s Cha-Cha
Thelonious Monk: Skippy
Max Roach: Conversation
Thelonious Monk: Hornin’ In
Buddy Rich vs. Max Roach: Casbah
Max Roach: Larry Larue
Thelonious Monk: Carolina Moon
Buddy Rich vs. Max Roach: Toot, Toot, Tootsie Goodbye

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#95)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2022 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

FLY BY NIGHT 447 – STRANGE LOVE

Steve The Fly is loving some strange in Episode 93 from 2015 with tunes by Medeski, Martin, Scofield & Wood, Moondog, Jimi Hendrix, Larry Young, The Sound Dimensions, Etta James, Little Milton, James Brown, Chocolate Milk, Funkadelic, Lowell Fulson, B.B. King, and Elmore James.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
STRANGE LOVE
FLY BY NIGHT 447
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, January 29, 2015 [22006]

Medeski, Martin, Scofield & Wood: Miles Behind

Medeski, Martin, Scofield & Wood: In Case The World Changes Its Mind

Moondog: Tree Trail

Jimi Hendrix: Crying Blue Rain

Larry Young: Turn Off The Lights

The Sound Dimensions: Great Mu Ga Ru Ga

The Sound Dimensions: Mojo Rocksteady

Etta James: Tough Love

Little Milton: That’s What Love Will Make You Do

James Brown: Hang Out And Hustle With Your Friends

Chocolate Milk: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Funkadelic: I Wanna Know If It’s Good To You

Lowell Fulson: Mellow Together

B.B. King: Whole Lotta Love

Elmore James: Strange Kinda Feeling

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#93)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2022s Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

FLY BY NIGHT 365 – LOVE FOR REAL

Recorded by Steve The Fly at Fly Agaric Studios, Amsterdam, with recordings by Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Wonder, Eddie Jefferson , Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Koko Taylor, King Curtis & Champion Jack Dupree, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Lionel Hampton, and the Modern Jazz Quartet.

The John LOVE FOR REALSinclair Foundation Presents
LOVE FOR REAL
FLY BY NIGHT 365
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, May 24, 2020 [20322]
Ray Charles: Come Rain Or Come Shine
Ella Fitzgerald: Midnight Sun
Stevie Wonder: Loves In Need Of Love
Eddie Jefferson : Soft And Furry
Aretha Franklin: Do Right Women
B.B. King: How Blue Can You Get
Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle
King Curtis & Champion Jack Dupree: Get With It
Miles Davis: The Sorcerer
John Coltrane: Giant Steps
Lionel Hampton: Mr P.C.
Modern Jazz Quartet: The Sheriff


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#19)
Edited & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

(c) 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

FLY BY NIGHT 360 – DON’T WORRY

Recorded from vinyl by Steve The Fly at Fly Agaric Studios, Amsterdam, with music from Aretha Franklin, John Barry, Sun Ra, Lee Scratch Perry & Adrian Sherwood, Dj Cam, Pat Metheny, Henry Mancini, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Magic Sam, Muddy Waters, James Brown, Bob Marley, Eddie Jefferson, Bobby McFerrin, George Benson, and David Axelrod.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DON’T WORRY

FLY BY NIGHT 360

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, ­­­­­­­April 26, 2020 [20252]


Aretha Franklin: Call Me
John Barry: All The Time In The World
Sun Ra: Dreaming
Lee Scratch Perry & Adrian Sherwood: Taboo
Dj Cam: Skit
Pat Metheny: Fallen Star
Henry Mancini: Bluesy
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Stars Over Alabama
Magic Sam: The Same Old Blues
Muddy Waters: I’m Ready
James Brown: Never Can Say Goodbye
Bob Marley: My Cup
Eddie Jefferson: Baby Girl
Bobby McFerrin: Don’t Worry Be Happy
George Benson: Give Me The Night
David Axelrod: Holy Thursday

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

Fly By Night 235: Blue Midnight

Steve The Fly is smoking his way through a great set of music by Stevie Wonder, Funkadelic, Willie West, A Perfect Circle, The Philly Armada Orchestra, Jimi Hendrix, Betty Harris, Willie & The Sugarpoppers, Chuck Berry, Little Walter, Magic Sam, Allen Toussaint, Merry Clayton, John Coltrane, and Al Young.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUE MIDNIGHT

FLY BY NIGHT 235

Steve The Fly, Blackheath Studios, London, June 1, 2014 [SFBN-0065]

Stevie Wonder: Please Don’t Go

Funkadelic: Fish Chips And Sweat

Willie West: Fairchild

A Perfect Circle: Hands Of Time

The Philly Armada Orchestra: For The Love Of Money

jJimi Hendrix: Lover Man

Betty Harris: Trouble With My Lover

Willie & The Sugarpoppers: Oh Baby Babe

Chuck Berry: Too Much Monkey Business

Little Walter: Just Your Fool

Little Walter: My Baby’s Sweeter

Little Walter: Blue Midnight

Jimi Hendrix: Bleeding Heart

Magic Sam: You Don’t Love Me Anymore

Magic Sam: The Same Old Blues

Allen Toussaint: We Are The People

Merry Clayton: Gimme Shelter

John Coltrane: Up ‘Gainst The Wall

Al Young: For Poets

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

© 2014, 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.