Blues & Roots 93: Shoot That Thang

Episode 93 has great blues music by Little Walter, Super Chikan, The Divine Ms. Mary Dukes, Lady Bianca, Ike Turner, South Side Slim, Sonny Rhodes, Big Time Sarah, Maurice John Vaughn, Joe Survival Caruso, Etta James, Steve Frund, and Henry Gray.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SHOOT THAT THANG
BLUES & ROOTS 93
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 24, 2001 [19578]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Super Chikan: Shoot That Thang
The Divine Ms. Mary Dukes: Money In My Pocket
Lady Bianca: Spending Money
Ike Turner: [Unidentified Instrumental]
South Side Slim: Almost Daylight
Sonny Rhodes: Driving Two Was
Big Time Sarah: Don’t Make Me Pay For Your Mistakes
Maurice John Vaughn: I Can’t Stand Being lone
Joe Survival Caruso: Times Getting Tougher
Etta James: Don’t Lose Your Good Thing’
Steve Frund: Fine Looking Woman
Henry Gray: Henry’s House Rocker
Henry Gray: Feel Like A Stranger
 
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 828: Monk’s Dream

Episode 828 is coming once again from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor in celebration of the greatest of the musicians of the Libra Nation, Thelonious Monk, born October 10, 1917, who was inadvertently left out of last week’s program and, in order to atone for this omission, is featured today for a full hour of music from the early 1950s recorded for Prestige Records.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MONK’S DREAM
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 828
Cass Corridor, Detroit, October 7, 2019 [19573]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Dream
Thelonious Monk: Work
Thelonious Monk: Let’s Call This
Thelonious Monk: Friday the 13th
Thelonious Monk: Nutty
Thelonious Monk: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Thelonious Monk: These Foolish Things
Thelonious Monk: Sweet and Lovely
Thelonious Monk: Trinkle, Tinkle
Thelonious Monk: Little Rootie Tootie
Thelonious Monk: Bemsha Swing
Thelonious Monk: We See
Thelonious Monk: Bye-Ya
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 827: Libra Nation

Episode 827 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor in celebration of the great wealth of musical talent born between September 23 and Ocotber 22—what we call the Libra Nation, featuring gigantic artists like John Coltrane, Ray Charles, Earl Turbinton, Charles Moore, Amiri Baraka, and Dizzy Gillespie, all featured in this week’s episode along with a cut by yours truly, born October 2, 1941.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LIBRA NATION
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 827
Cass Corridor, Detroit, October 6, 2019 [19559]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
John Coltrane Quartet: Out of This World
Ray Charles: The Spirit-Feel
Earl Turbinton: All Tied Up
John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: We Just Change The Beat
Charles Moore & CJQ: Form Kinetic
Amiri Baraka: Somebody Blew Up America
Dizzy Gillespie & Charlie Parker: A Night In Tunisia
Dizzy Gillespie & The Paradise Theater Orchestra: Manteca
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Blues & Roots 91: Soon Forgotten

Episode 91 from June 2001 features musicby Rico McFarlane with Syl Johnson, Lady Bianca, Phil Upchaurch, Liz McComb, Maurice John Vaughn, Howling Wolf, Muddy Waters, Olu Dara, and a pair of unidentified artists.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SOON FORGOTTEN
BLUES & ROOTS 91
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 17, 2001 [19550]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Rico McFarlane with Syl Johnson: It Ain’t No Fun To Me
Lady Bianca: Easy Loving
Phil Upchaurch: She’s Alright
Liz McComb: Let The Church Roll On
Maurice John Vaughn: Talking To Each Other With The Music
Howling Wolf: Somebody In My Home
Howling Wolf Speaks
Howling Wolf: I’m The Wolf
Howling Wolf: Rocker
Muddy Waters: Soon Forgotten
[Unidentified Artist]: Don’t Tell The Truth
Olu Dara: Nature
[Unidentified Artist]: {Unidentified Instrumental]
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 826: Blues Minor

Episode 826 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor in celebration of my own 78th birthday on October 2nd and I’m concentrating on music from Detroit in the 1960s in honor of the new book Jazz From Detroit by Mark Stryker and his conversation with Leslie Keros included in this episode, plus unreleased archival recordings by Charles Moore & the Detroit Contemporary 4 and the Lyman Woodard Ensemble, both groups based at the Detroit Artists Workshop in the 1960s.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLUES MINOR
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 826
Cass Corridor, Detroit, September 23, 2019 [19545]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Detroit Contemporary 4: Blues Minor
Mark Stryker Conversation with Leslie Keros
Detroit Contemporary 4: All Blues
Lyman Woodard Ensemble: Wiorkshop Jam #1
Lyman Woodard Ensemble: Wiorkshop Jam #2
Detroit Contemporary 4: Round Midnight
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 Leslie Keros & Mark Stryker
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Blues & Roots 90: Insane Asylum

Episode 90 feayures great sides by Little Walter, Luther Allison, B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Etta James, King Ernest, Mighty Sam McClain, Koko Taylor, Junior Wells, Elmore James, and Big Time Sarah.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
INSANE ASYLUM
BLUES & ROOTS 90
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 17, 2001 [19536]
        
Little Walter: Juke
Luther Allison: Bad News Is Coming
B.B. King: Everyday I Have The Blues
Muddy Waters: I Feel So Good
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: What’s Wrong
Etta James: You Took It
King Ernest: Musta Lost My Mind
Mighty Sam McClain: Here I Come Again
Koko Taylor: Insane Asylum
Koko Taylor: He Always Knocks Me Out
Junior Wells: Two Headed Woman
Elmore James: Sunnyland Train
Junior Wells: I’m A Stranger
Elmore James: Stranger Blues
Junior Wells: She’s A Sweet One
Big Time Sarah: A Million Of You
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
Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam
 
© 2001, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 825: Impressions

Episode 825 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor with a birthday celebration for John Coltrane, born September 23, 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina, featuring the complete set of music from a previously unknown March 1963 session for Impulse Records now available under the title Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album and topped off by a live version of “I Want To Talk About You” from the Newport Jazz Festival in the same year.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
IMPRESSIONS
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 825
Cass Corridor, Detroit, September 7, 2019 [19517]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
John Coltrane: One Up, One Down
John Coltrane: Slow Blues
John Coltrane: Impressions
John Coltrane: Nature Boy
John Coltrane: Vilia
John Coltrane: Untitled Original 11383
John Coltrane: Untitled Original 11386
John Coltrane: I Want to Talk About You
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Blues & Roots 89: You Got Me Dizzy

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
YOU GOT ME DIZZY
BLUES & ROOTS 89
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, July 2001 [19522]
        
Little Walter: Juke
The Delegates: The Convention
Eddie Bo: We Come To Party
Elmore James: Shake Your Moneymaker
Jimmy Reed: You Got Me Dizzy
Eddie Bo: Smoky Joe
Eddie Bo: Wrap Me In The Bosom Of Your Love
Irma Thomas: If You Want It, Come And Get It
Mem Shannon: Everybody Wanna Know
[Unidentified Artist]: Keeping The Blues Alive
Thornetta Davis: Wild Women Never Get The Blues
Harmonica Shah: I’m A Dirty Old Bastard
Bettye LaVette: You’ll Never Change
Magic Sam: Everything Gonna Be Alright
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