Fly By Night 323: Lucky Seven

Steve The Fly recently uncovered this program in his mini-disc files, recorded September 16, 2000 and re-presented here as Episode 323 with music by David Axelrod, James Brown, Les De Merle, Cannonball Adderley, John Coltrane, Curtis Mayfield, The Skatalites, Jimi Hendrix, and Miles Davis.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LUCKY SEVEN
FLY BY NIGHT 323
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, September 16, 2000 [19462]
 
David Axelrod: The Fly
James Brown: The Funky Drummer
Les De Merle: A Day In The Life
Cannonball Adderley: Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
John Coltrane: Like Sonny
Curtis Mayfield: Right On For The Darkness
The Skatalites: Lucky Seven
Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train Comin’
Miles Davis: Dark Magus
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#116)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 322: 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 322
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, July 27, 2019 [19448]
 
Clarence Gatemouth Brown: The Drifter
Albert King: Murder
Sonny Boy Williamson III: You Killin’ Me
Eddie Boyd: Third Degree
Howling Wolf: Evil
Clarence Gatemouth Brown: Please, Mr. Nixon
Lowell Fulson: Do Me Right 
Albert King: Searching 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
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#115)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 321: King Ornette

Steve The Fly is alternating cuts by B.B King and Ornette Coleman in a killer display of their genius inventions while among us here on earth.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
KING ORNETTE
FLY BY NIGHT 321
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, July 27, 2019 [19434]
 
B.B King: We Can’t Agree
Ornette Coleman: Ballad
B.B King: Ghetto Woman
Ornette Coleman: Silence
B.B King: Blue Shadows
Ornette Coleman: Happy Fool
B.B King: Alexis Boogie
Ornette Coleman: Falling Stars
B.B King: The Power of The Blues
Ornette Coleman: Dough Nuts
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#114)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 320: Dark Summer Wax United

Steve The Fly is featuring plenty weirdness this week from William Levy, Michael Viner’s Incredible Bongo Band, Miles Davis, King Sunny Ade, The Heliocentrics & Melvin Van Peebles, Sun Ra: Sleeping Beauty, and the Kenny Clarke-Percy Boland Big Band.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DARK SUMMER WAX UNITED
FLY BY NIGHT 320
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, June 29,  2019 [19406]

William Levy: William Burroughs Birthday Party
Michael Viner’s Incredible Bongo Rock Band: Apache
Miles Davis: Wili
King Sunny Ade: E Falabe Lewe
The Heliocentrics & Melvin Van Peebles: Infinite List (Toss The Dice)
Sun Ra: Sleeping Beauty
Clarke Boland Big Band: Tween Dusk And Dawn In Yia Urbana
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 
 

Fly By Night 319: Shoo Spider Wax

Steve The Fly is featuring selections this week by Sun Ra, Pieces Of Peace, Marcus Belgrave, Kool & The Gang, Dr. John, Dizzy Gillespie, Tribe, Herbie Hancock, and John Sinclair.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SHOO SPIDER WAX 
FLY BY NIGHT 319
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, June 29, 2018 [19406[
 
Sun Ra: Hiroshima 
Sun Ra: Angels & Demons At Play 
Sun Ra: A House Of Beauty 
Pieces Of Peace: Yesterday’s Visions 
Marcus Belgrave: Gemini II 
Kool And The Gang: Dujii 
Dr John: One Night Late 
Dizzy Gillespie: Alligator 
Tribe: Ride 
Herbie Hancock: Spider 
John Sinclair: Just One Big Heart 
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 
 

Fly By Night 318: Shoo Fly

Steve The Fly is honoring the late great Dr. John with music by the Doctor, the Golden Eagles, Professor Longhair, Earl King, The Meters, and John Sinclair.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SHOO FLY 
FLY BY NIGHT 318
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, June 29,  2019 [19392]

Golden Eagles: Shoo Fly 
Dr. John: Shoo Fly 
Professor Longhair: Cry To Me 
Earl King: Mother’s Love 
Dr. John: Cat And Mouse Game 
The Meters: They All Ask’d For You 
Professor Longhair: Crawfish Fiesta 
Dr. John: I’m Qualified 
The Meters: Yeah, You’re Right 
Earl King: Mamma & Papa 
John Sinclair: Sending The Vipers
Dr. John: Shoo Ra 
The Golden Eagles: Indian Red 
Professor Longhair: Big Chief 
Earl King: Street Parade pt. 1 
Dr. John: Such A Night 
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 317: Ice Age


Steve The Fly is paying homage to the late great Dr. John with a second hour of his most significant modern recordings.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ICE AGE
FLY BY NIGHT 317
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, June 28, 2019 [19378]
 
Dr John: Ice Age
Dr John: Cabbage Head 
Dr John: I’ll Be Glad When You’re Dead, You Rascal You 
Dr John: Ja Ki Mo Fi Na Hay 
Dr John: Getaway 
Dr John: Since I Fell For You 
Dr John: Hu Ta Nay 
Dr John: Fess Up 
Dr John: Kingdom Of Isness 
Dr John: Good Night Irene 
Dr John: You Lie 
Dr John: How Come My Dog Don’t Bark (When You Come ‘Round) 
Dr John: Eleggua 
Dr John: Do You Call That A Buddy
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 316: You Might Be Surprised


Steve The Fly is paying homage to the late great Dr. John with an hour of his most significant modern recordings, including the Dr.’s salutes to Huey Piano Smith, Fats Domino, Cousin Joe, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Donald Harrison Jr. and others.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED
FLY BY NIGHT 316
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, June 28, 2019 [19364]

Dr John: You Might Be Surprised 
Dr John: Walkin’ Home 
Dr John: Going Back To New Orleans 
Dr John: Hu Ta Hay 
Dr John: Scald Dog 
Dr John: It’s All Over Now 
Dr John: Locked Down 
Dr John: You Ain’t So Sucha Much 
Dr John: Blue Moon 
Dr John: Revolution 
Dr John: Mamzelle Zizi 
Dr John: Going Home Tomorrow 
Dr John: Big Shot
Dr. John: Getaway

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.