John Sinclair Radio Show 803: Viper Madness



Episode 803 is coming from the High Indotainment 420 Festival at the
M-40 Speedway in Cass County outside of Jones MI, where Adam Brook and I and my band are on hand to celebrate the holiday in style and, in honor of the occasion, I’ve dug out my Viper Madness album with he Planet D Nonet—whose new album we featured here last week—and I’m playing almost the whole thing today with Adam Brook riding shotgun,, and we’ll be sending the vipers from the very jump!
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
VIPER MADNESS
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 803
M-40 Speedway, Jones MI, April 20, 2019 [19223]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Sending The Vipers
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Really The Blues
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Struttin’ With Some Barbecue
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: There’ll Be Some Changes Made
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Everybody Loves My Baby
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet:  If You’se A Viper
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Tin Roof Blues
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: When The Saints Go Marching In
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Chant of the Weed (It’s All Good)
 
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 Adam Brook, Jeff Grand, Chris Rumel, Tino Gross, and Beyonce Sinclair
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blue & Roots 67: Mellow Chick Swing


Episode 67 has great bluess recordings by Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Big Bill Morganfield, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Magic Sam, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, June Yamagishi, Elmore James, Howling Wolf, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Bo Diddley, and Dr. Horse.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MELLOW CHICK SWING
BLUES & ROOTS 67
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 2001 [19213]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Muddy Waters: Walking Blues
Big Bill Morganfield: Mellow Chick Swing
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Country Boy
Magic Sam: 21 Days In Jail
John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: 21 Days In Jail
June Yamagishi: Blues Tripper
Elmore James: Shake Your Money Maker
Elmore James: The Sky Is Crying
Elmore James: Dust My Broom
Howling Wolf: Smokestack LIghtning
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Further Up The Road
Bo Diddley: I’m A Man
Dr. Horse: Jack That Cat Is Clean
Little Walter: Lights Out
 
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
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 802: Hungry For Love


Episode 802 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters
in the Cass Corridor at 55 Peterboro in Detroit with selections tonight from two new albums by friends of mine: the Orleans Records release by Carlo Ditta titled Hungry For Love that starts off the show, and the brand new CD by the Planet D Nonet called Kings of Kansas City Swing on the Eastlawn label with a couple of cuts featuring vocalist Camille Price
and a TBone Paxton vocal showcase. Great music to get ready for the 420 festivities next week.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HUNGRY FOR LOVE
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 802
Cass Corridor, Detroit, April 14, 2019 [19209]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Carlo Ditta: Hungry For Love
Carlo Ditta: I’m Here To Get My Baby Out of Jail
Carlo Ditta: Working Hard For My Baby’s Love
Carlo Ditta: Pass The Hatchet
Planet D Nonet: Rumba Negro
Planet D Nonet: Jones Law Blues
Planet D Nonet: Good Morning Blues
Planet D Nonet: Prince of Wails
Planet D Nonet: Moten Swing
Planet D Nonet: Bouncing Around
Planet D Nonet with Camille Price: If It’s Good
Planet D Nonet with Camille Price: Lotus Blossom
Planet D Nonet with TBone Paxton: Ya Got Love
Planet D Nonet: There’s A Squabbling
Planet D Nonet: Time Out
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
Special thanks to Carlo Ditta, RJ Spangler, Joel Landy and Ryan & Trudy
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blues & Roots 66: Congo Mambo


Episode 66 features an hour of great blues music by Little Walter, Lightning Slim, Guitar Gable, Lonesome Sundown, Lazy Lester, Slim Harpo, Chamion Jack Dupree, Eddie Bo, Davell Crawford, Corey Harrris & Henry Butler, Johnny Adams, and Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CONGO MAMBO
BLUES & ROOTS 66
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 2001 [19199]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Lightning Slim: Lightning’s Blues
Guitar Gable; Congo Mambo
Lonesome Sundown: My Home Is A Prison
Lightning Slim: Mean Old Lonesome Train
Lazy Lester: They Call Me Lazy
Slim Harpo: I’m A King Bee
Lightning Slim: Rooster Blues
Lazy Lester: I Hear You Knocking
Slim Harpo: Baby Scratch My Back
Lightning Slim: Bad Luck Blues
Chamion Jack Dupree: Dupree Special
Eddie Bo: Hard Times
Davell Crawford: Keep It Rolling
Corey Harrris & Henry Butler: Let It Roll
Johnny Adams: Walking On A Tightrope
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Use Me
Little Walter: Lights Out
 
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
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 801: We Come To Party


Episode 801 is coming from my room at the Wyndham Gardens Hotel on the west side of Ann Arbor, home of Adam Brooks’ annual Hash Bash Cup festivities, where I’m spending the weekend at the marijuana extravaganza and playing music tonight by the Rebirth Brass Band, the High Steppers Brass Band, Walter “Wolfman” Washington from his new solo album, Thornetta Davis “live” on KUVO-FM in Denver where she was appearing at the Dazzle club as part of Detroit Week In Denver, a cut from Dave McMurray and one from Tino G’s Dumpster Machine.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WE COME TO PARTY
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 801
Hash Bash Cup, Ann Arbor, April 5, 2019 [19195]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Rebirth Brass Band: We Come To Party
High Steppers Brass Band: Sixth Ward Jam
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: I Don’t Want To Be A Lone Ranger Thornetta Davis: Drink Muddy Water
Thornetta Davis: I Need A Whole Lotta Loving
Thornetta Davis: Honest Woman
Thornetta Davis: Get Up And Dance Your Blues Away
Dave McMurray: Turo’s Dream
Tino G’s Dumpster Machine: The Factory Built Her Blues Machine
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
Special thanks to AdamBrook, Ryan & Trudy, and Beyonce Sinclair
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Blues & Roots 65: Frog Hop


Episode 65 has blues from Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Earl Hooker, Junior Wells & Earl Hooker, Eddie Cotton, Luther “Guitar Junuir” Johnson:, Big Bill Morganfield:, Jody Williams, Lowell Fulson, and Eddy Clearwater.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FROG HOP
BLUES & ROOTS 65
John Sinclair, 9WOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 2001 [19185]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Muddy Waters: Louisiana Blues
Muddy Waters: Evans Shuffle
Muddy Waters: Long Distance Call
Muddy Waters: Too Young To Know
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: What’s Wrong
Earl Hooker: Two Bugs And A Roach
Junior Wells: Cha Cha Cha In Blue
Junior Wells: Two-Headed Woman
Junior Wells & Earl Hooker: Calling All Blues
Eddie Cotton: She’s Gone
Luther “Guitar Junuir” Johnson: I’m Gone
Big Bill Morganfield: Peopel Sure Act Funny;
Jody Williams: Lucky Lou
Earl Hooker: Frog Hop
Lowell Fulson: I Got The Blues
Eddy Clearwater: Easy Is My Style
Little Waltor: Lights Out
 
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
 
© 2001, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 800: Sendin’ The Vipers


Episode 800 is coming from my room at the Curtis Hotel in Denver where I’m staying this week while playing wih Tom Worrell and a bunch of fine Denver musicians at the Dazzle club as part of Detroit Week In Denver with Dave McMurray, Thornetta Davis, James Carter and myself. I’ll be back in Detroit on April 2nd (god willing) for Opening Day at Tiger Stadium and the Hash Bash weekend in Ann Arbor, which we’ll celebrate today with some classic weed selections by yours truly with LangeFrans & Baas B in Amsterdam and Fluxedo Junction in New York City. Plus there’s music from past 420 Parties in Detroit featuring Johnnie Bassett, Jeff Grand and Thornetta Davis, a cut from Dave McMurray, and numbers by th erecently departed Andre Williams and the pride of New Orleans
the great trio of Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Joe Krown & Russell Batiste Jr that plays at the Malpe Leaf Bar on Oak Street on Sunday nights.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SENDIN’ THE VIPERS
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 800
Curtis Hottel, Denver, March 30, 2019 [19181]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
John Sinclair with LangeFrans & Baas B: Send In the Vipers
Jack Van Impe: Marked For Death
John Sinclair with Fluxedo Junction: t’s All Good (Cannabis Cup Version)
Johnnie Bassett: Party My Blues Away
Jeff Grand: My Baby Never Gets Tired:
Thornetta Davis & Johnnie Bassett: Baby I Love You
Dave McMurray: Detroit Theme
Andre Williams: Hold Up
Jeff Grand: Travelin’ South
Krown- Washington-Batiste: Triple Threat
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
Special thanks to Tom Worrell and 622
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

Roots & Branches 40: Jazz From Armstrong Park


This gem of a modern jazz radio program hour was rescued from
cassette oblivion through the miracle of digital transfer and edited at the 420 Café in Amsterdam for exclusive presentation here. I’m filling in for Mr. Jazz, Mike Gourrier, on his Monday afternoon Jazz From The Park show in November 1996 and playing music by Roland Kirk & Jack McDuff, Lee Morgan with Jackie McLean, Yusef Lateef & His Men, Eddie Jefferson with the James Moody Orchestra, Ben Webster, the Count Basie Orchestra, Roy Haynes with Roland Kirk, and Charlie Parker with the fabulous Machito Orchestra.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JAZZ FROM ARMSTRONG PARK
ROOTS & BRANCHES 40
WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 4, 1996 {19172]
 
Roland Kirk & Jack McDuff: Doin’ The 68
Lee Morgan: Mr. Lion and Mr. Wolff
Yusef Lateef: Yusef’s Mood
Eddie Jefferson & James Moody Orchestra: I Cover The Waterfront
Ben Webster: Our Love Is Here To Stay
Count Basie Orchestra: Sleepwalker’s Serenade
Roy Haynes with Roland Kirk: Moon Ray
Charlie Parker with the Machito Orchestra:  Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by John Sinclair at WWOZ-FM, November 4, 1996
Digitally transferred from cassette, edited, assembled &
Produced by John Sinclair at the 420 Café, Amsterdam, May 20, 2010
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Celia Sinclair and Frank & Peggy Bach
 
© 1996, 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation. All Rights Reserved.