JAZZ LUNATIQUE 407 – COME ALIVE

David Kunian is playing an hour of music in honor of hs dearly departed friend Chauncey “Chad” Depew Steele IV featuring music they enjoyed together for many years until Chad’s passing last year, including (uncharacteristically) cuts by The Pixies, Fishbone, The B-52s, the Lyres, Steely Dan, David Bowie, Ray Charles, the J. Geils Band, Morphine, John Lee Hooker, the Gun Club, and Soundgarden.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
COME ALIVE
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 407
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 30, 2022 [23048]

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
The Pixies: In Heaven Everything Is Fine
Fishbone: Freddie’s Dead
The B-52s: You’re Living oin Your Own Private Idaho
Lyres: I Wanna Help You Anne
Steely Dan: Black Cow
David Bowie: Driving Saturday
Ray Charles: Let’s Go Get Stoned
J. Geils Band: Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher
Morphine: Come Alive
John Lee Hooker: One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer
Gun Club: She’s Like Heroin to Me
Soundgarden: Super Unknown

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by David Kunian at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2023 David Kunian. Used with permission.

FLY BY NIGHT 493 – PLENTY, PLENTY SOUL

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PLENTY, PLENTY SOUL
FLY BY NIGHT 493
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, August 29, 2015 [23046]

Steve The Fly is on the set from 2015 with an hour of great music from vibraharpist Milt Jackson with a variety of accompanists in Episode 493.

Milt Jackson: Ignunt Oil
Milt Jackson: Baggin’ The Blues
Milt Jackson: Blue’s Mood
Milt Jackson: Sometimes I’m Happy
Milt Jackson: Telefunken Blues
Milt Jackson: What’s New
Milt Jackson: Plenty, Plenty Soul
Milt Jackson: Sam Sack
Milt Jackson: All The Things You Are
Milt Jackson: Bags; Groove
Milt Jackson: On The Scene
Milt Jackson: Evidence

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#121)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2023 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

FLY BY NIGHT 492 – LET’S GO EVERYWHERE

Steve The Fly is still spinning from the Hoxton Hotel in Amsterdam in 2015 featuring double plays by Medeski Martin & Wood, Dr. John, and Howlin’ Wolf plus cuts from The Cadets, Cannonball Adderley, Gil Evans, Herbie Mann, Avishai Cohen, Lightnin’ Hopkins, and Breakestra.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LET’S GO EVERYWHERE
FLY BY NIGHT 492
Steve The Fly, Hoxton Hotel, Amsterdam, July 26, 2015 [23032]

The Cadets: Stranded In The Jungle
Medeski Martin & Wood: Let’s Go Everywhere
Cannonball Adderley: Do Do Do (What Now Is Next)
Gil Evans: Straight No Chaser
Herbie Mann: African Flute
Avishai Cohen: Safety Land
Medeski Martin & Wood: A Go Go
Dr. John: Locked Down
Dr. John: My Indian Red
Howlin’ Wolf: Spoonful
Howlin’ Wolf: Howlin’ For My Darling
Lightnin’ Hopkins: Shaggy Dad
Breakestra: Dark Clouds Rain Soul

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#120)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2023 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

FLY BY NIGHT 490 – KINGDOM OF IZZNESS

Steve The Fly is deeply ensconced in the Kingdom of Izzness for Episode 490, spinning from the Hoxton Hotel on a Sunday afternoon in Amsterdam in 2015 with cuts by The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn, Fontella Bass, Moondog, Daddy Cleanhead, The Flamingos, Unforscene, DJ Cam, the New Orleans Jazz Vipers, Will Bernard, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Nina Simone, the Miles Davis Sextet, and Dinah Washington.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
KINGDOM OF IZZNESS
FLY BY NIGHT 490
Steve The Fly, Hoxton Hotel, Amsterdam, July 26, 2015 [23004]

The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn: Viperation
Fontella Bass: Leave It In The Hands Of Love
Moondog: Heath On The Heather
Daddy Cleanhead: Something’s Going On In My Room
The Flamingos: I Only Have Eyes For You
Unforscene: 78th On 3rd
DJ Cam: Innervisions
New Orleans Jazz Vipers: Digga-Digga-Do
Will Bernard: Blister
Dr. John: Kingdon Of Izzness
Allen Toussaint: Blue Drag
Nina Simone: Funkier Than a Mosquito’s Tweeter
Miles Davis: So What
Dinah Washington: What a Difference A Day Makes

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#118)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2023 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

VINTAGE RADIO VAULTS 489 – STEVE FLY’S SATURNALIA

Fly sez: The last few weeks I’ve witnessed John Sinclair programming spontaneous radio shows across the table from me. John made a number of shows that knocked me off my stool, so I figured it was my duty as DJ Fly Agaric to respond with a festive selection of tunes. The tracks were selected from my LP collection, recorded Wednesday 22nd December 2009 on a H4 Zoom Recorder.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
STEVE FLY’S SATURNALIA
VINTAGE RADIO VAULTS 489
Fly Agaric Studio, Amsterdam, December 23, 2009 [22588]

Darlene Love: Marshmallow World
Channel One Studio: Ballistic Affair version
Miles Davis: Round About Midnight
Bobby Lester & the Moonglows: Hey Santa Claus
Clark-Boland Big Band: Sakara
Fel Kuti: Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am
The Larks: I Ain’t Fattening No Frogs For Snakes
The Ronettes: Sleigh Ride
Jimmy Reed: Rockin’ with Reed
Marcus Belgrave: Glue Finger (Part 2)
James Brown: Don’t Tell a Lie about Me
Bob Marley: No Water
Rage Against the Machine: Killing In The Name

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced, edited & assembled by DJ Fly Agaric 23
Vinyl spun on two Vestax turntables & recorded on Zoom H4 recorder
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Steve “Fly” Agaric & a Merry Xmas to all

© 2009, 2022 Steven Pratt. All Rights Reserved.

FLY BY NIGHT 486 – BOHEMIA AFTER DARK

Steve The Fly is mixing up a heady brew of music from bohemia after dark in Episode 115 featuring Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown, Albert King, Sonny Boy Williamson III, Eddie Boyd, Howlin’ Wolf, Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown, Lowell Fulson, Willie Dixon, Sun Ra, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Stitt, and Miles Davis with Charlie Parker & Sonny Rollins on tenors.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BOHEMIA AFTER DARK
FLY BY NIGHT 486
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, June 28, 2015 [22546]

Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown: The Drifter
Albert King: Murder
Sonny Boy Williamson III: You Killin’ Me
Eddie Boyd: Third Degree
Howlin’ Wolf: Evil
Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown: Please, Mr. Nixon
Lowell Fulson: Do Me Right 
Albert King: Searchin’ For A Women
Willie Dixon: Crazy For My Baby
Sun Ra: I’m So Glad You Love Me
Thelonious Monk: Just A Glance At Love
Sonny Stitt: Woody N’ You
Miles Davis: Compulsion
Sonny Stitt: Bohemia After Dark

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded at Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam (#115)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2022 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

FLY BY NIGHT 477 – SKYBOAT

Steve The Fly is playing music in Episode 477 by Alice Coltrane, John Sinclair featuring Kai Eckhart, Professor Longhair, Koko Taylor, Charles Mingus, Chuck Berry, Rebirth Brass Band, Buddy Rich, Muddy Waters, Banbarra, The Sons, Baby Face Willette, Thelonious Monk, and Howlin’ Wolf.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SKYBOAT
FLY BY NIGHT 477
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, September 23, 2022 [22420]

Alice Coltrane: Skyboat
John Sinclair featuring Kai Eckhardt: Mohawk
Professor Longhair: Go To The Mardi Gras
Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle
Charles Mingus: Boogie Stomp Shuffle
Chuck Berry: Johnny Be Goode
Rebirth Brass Band: Carnival Time
Buddy Rich: The Beat Goes On
Muddy Waters: Got My Mojo Working
Banbarra: Shack Up
The Sons: Boomp Boomp Chomp
Baby Face Willette: Somethin’ Strange
Thelonious Monk: In Walked Bud
Howlin’ Wolf: Forty Four

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Steve The Fly at Fly Agaric 23, Amterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2022 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

FLY BY NIGHT 475 – PAPA JO!

Steve The Fly is digging the drumming of the great “Papa” Jo Jones of Kansas City in Episode 475 from 2015.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PAPA JO!
FLY BY NIGHT 475
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, May 29, 2015 [22392]

Jo Jones: Take The ‘A’ Train
Jo Jones: My Last Affair
Jo Jones: Stompin’ At The Savoy
Jo Jones: Broadway
Jo Jones: As Time Goes By
Jo Jones: Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
Jo Jones: Solitude
Jo Jones: It Don’t Mean A Thing
Jo Jones: Our Delight
Jo Jones: I Waited For You Jo Jones: Bird

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#108)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2022 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.