FLY BY NIGHT 356 – OCCUPY MENDACITY

Steve The Fly is in occupation mode for this episode of Fly By Night, “inspired and dedicated to the music, poetry and writing of John Sinclair.”


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
OCCUPY MENDACITY
FLY BY NIGHT 356

Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, May 14, 2013 [20194]
Robert Anton Wilson: Money Wars
David Amram: Occupie
Marshmallow Cubicle: Occupy Your Mind
Miles Davis: Chieftain
Archie Shepp: Frankenstein
John Sinclair & Pinkeye: Bloomdido
Bird & Diz: Bloomdido
Max Roach: Mendacity
Shipibo Shaman: Jack Kerouac: Skit


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#17)
Edited & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2013, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

BLUES & ROOTS 116 – CAN’T QUIT YOU

Episode 116 is playing great blues & gospel sides by Little Walter, The Word, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Precious Bryant, R.L. Burnside, Ike Turner, Joe “Survival” Caruso, Matilda Jones, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Mississippi Fred McDowell, and Richard Johnston.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CAN’T QUIT YOU
BLUES & ROOTS 116
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 12, 2003 [J20184]
Little Walter: Juke
The Word: Waiting On My Wings
Blind Boys of Alabama: No More
Precious Bryant: Don’t Let The Devil Ride
R.L. Burnside: Shake ’Em On Down
Ike Turner: Catfish Blues
Joe “Survival” Caruso: I Can’t Quit You Baby
Matilda Jones: Need Your Love So Bad
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Mustang Sally
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: I Ain’t Doing Too Bad
Mississippi Fred McDowell: Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
Mississippi Fred McDowell: Little Girl, Little Girl, How Old Are You
Mississippi Fred McDowell: Fred’s Rambling Blues
Richard Johnston: Do The Romp


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Leni & Sunny Sinclair

© 2003, 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 852 – ORNITHOLOGY

Episode 852 is coming for the fourth time from Radio Free Amsterdam’s temporary Detroit headquarters in the Hartford Rehab Clinic where I’m recuperating from open heart surgery on Valentine’s Day and observing the 65 th anniversary of the passing of the great Charlie Parker from our mortal sphere in 1955 as well as the centennial of his birth in Kansas City on August 29, 1920, with an hour of his earliest recordings starting with the Jay McShann Orchstra in 1942 and a survey of his 78 rpm singles for Dial & Savoy Records between 1945 & 1948, culminating with a live reading of “Salt Peanuts” with Dizzy Gillespie from their Carnegie Hall concert in 1947. Bird Lives!

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ORNITHOLOGY
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 852
Hartford Rehab Clinic, Detroit, March 12, 2020 [20179]
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Jay McShann Orchestra: Jumping The Blues
Charlie Parker: Ornithology
Charlie Parker: A Night In Tunisia
Charlie Parker: Yardbird Suite
Charlie Parker: Now’s The Time
Charlie Parker: Billie’s Bounce
Charlie Parker: Ko-Ko
Charlie Parker: Buzzy
Charlie Parker: Donna Lee
Charlie Parker: Parker’s Mood
Charlie Parker: Barbados
Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo
Charlie Parker: Bluebird
Charlie Parker: Chasing The Bird
Charlie Parker: This Is Always
Charlie Parker: Scrapple From The Apple
Charlie Parker: Klactoveedsedstene
Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: Salt Peanuts


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Program produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

BLUES & ROOTS 115 – JUKE WITH JOHN

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLUES & ROOTS 115
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 5, 2003 [JSBR-0115]


Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro
Lightning Hopkins: Move On Outta Here
Muddy Waters: She’s 19 Years Old
Big Walter Horton: Blues In The Morning
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: See You In The Evening
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers: She’s Gone
Elmore James: Early One Morning
B.B. King: You Upsets Me Baby
Super Chikan: Stingy With It
Mike Henderson: Throw The Dice On The Table
Kenny Martin: Blackjack Baby
Eddie Burns: Snake Eyes
Alberta Adams: Can’t Make No Honey
Detroit Slim & City Heat: Baby’s Got A Case
Little Walter: Lights Out with John Sinclair Outro


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

© 2003, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

BLUES & ROOTS 114 – JUMP FOR JOY

Episode 114 features great music from Little Walter, the Wild Magnolias & the White Eagles, The Campbell Brothers, The Big Doowopper, B.B. King, T-Bone Walker, Howling Wolf, Bo Diddley, Ike & Tina Turner, Eddie Chamblee, T.J. Fowler, Ouette “Sax” Mallard & Roosevelt Sykes, J.T. Brown, Al Green, Little George Seuref & The Blue Stars, and Robert Johnson.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JUMP FOR JOY
BLUES & ROOTS 114
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 5, 2003 [20156]
Little Walter: Juke
Wild Magnolias & White Eagles: Golden Crown
Wild Magnolias: Pass It On
The Campbell Brothers: Jump For Joy
The Big Doowopper: Every Time I Feel The Spirit
B.B. King: Everyday I Have The Blues
T Bone Walker: Call It Stormy Monday
Holwing Wolf: Moaning At Midnight
Bo Diddley: Who Do You Love
Ike & Tina Turner: I Can’t Believe What You Say
Eddie Chamblee: Come On In
T.J. Fowler: Take Off
Ouette Sax Mallard & Roosevelt Sykes: Fine And Brown
J.T. Brown: Walking Home
Al Green: Take Me To The River
Little George Seuref & The Blue Stars: Treat Your Daddy Right
Robert Johnson: Up Jumped The Devile


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

© 2003, 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 850 – BELIEVE IT

Episode 850 is coming once again from Radio Free Amsterdam’s temporary Detroit headquarters in the Hartford Rehab Clinic where I’m recuperating from open heart surgery on Valentine’s Day and making a program of music by bluesman Larry McCray of my home town of Davison, Michigan interspersed with a series of conversations between Larry and Robert Jr & Sugar Mae of BIg City Rhythm & Blues magazine recorded on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise liner in the Caribbean Sea last year.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BELIEVE IT!
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 850
Hartford Rehab Clinic, Detroit, March 10, 2020 [20151]
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Larry McCray: Blues Is My Business
Larry McCray Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens
Larry McCray: Best In Town
Larry McCray Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens
Larry McCray: Believe It
Larry McCray: Strong Companion
Larry McCray Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens
Larry McCray: That’s How Strong
Larry McCray: Cash Money
Larry McCray Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens
Larry McCray: You Don’t Know
Larry McCray Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens
Larry McCray: She’s A Wolf
Larry McCray: Burglar
Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens Outro

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Program produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Bg City Rhythm &
Blues magazine

© 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

FLY BY NIGHT 353 – CHANGING BEATS

Changing Beats with Steve The Fly and James Brown, Earl King, Medeski Martin & Wood, Archie Shepp, Lalo Schifrin, MC5, Head Hunters, Buddy Rich, John Sinclair & Beatnik Youth, and Under Mi Sensi.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CHANGING BEATS
FLY BY NIGHT 353
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric Studio, Amsterdam, November 1, 2012 [20152]
James Brown: I Got To Move
Earl King: Street Parade
Medeski Martin & Wood: Nostalgia in Times Square
Archie Shepp: Damn If I Know (The Stroller)
Lalo Schifrin: The Swimming Pool
MC-5: Skunk (Sonically Speaking)
Head Hunters: If you got it, you get it
Buddy Rich: Chameleon
John Sinclair & Beatnik Youth: Change My Life
Under Mi Sensi (x-project): Barrington Levy & Beenie Man
John Sinclair & Beatnik Youth: Everybody Needs Somebody


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#13)
Edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2012, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.