Blues & Roots 37: Boogie In The Dark

Episode 37 in our series of rebroadcasts of John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots program from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans is an hour of music from 1998 featuring Little Walter, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Howling Wolf, Jimmy Reed, Sonny Boy Williamson, Albert King, Freddie King, B.B. King, Little Johnnie Taylor, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Otis Spann, and Elmore James.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BOOGIE IN THE DARK

BLUES & ROOTS 37

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 14, 2000 [18510]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: What’s Wrong

Muddy Waters: She’s 19 Years Old

Little Walter: You’re So Fine

Howliiing Wolf: Moaning For My Baby

Jimmy Reed: Boogie In The Dark

Sonny Boy Williamson: Keep It To Yourself

Sonny Boy Williamson: Cool Disposition

Sonny Boy Williamson: Checking Up On My Baby

Albert King: Don’t Throw Your Love On Me So Strong

Freddie King: When The Welfare Turns Its Back On You

B.B. King: Beautician Blues

B.B. King: You Upsets Me Baby

B.B. King: Three O’Clock Blues

Little Johnnie Taylor: I Know You Hear Me Calling

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Three O’Clock In The Morning

Otis Spann: Otis In The Dark

Elmore James: Madison Blues

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

 

© 2000, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

John Sinclair Radio Show 774: Kokaine Karma

Episode 774 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor with a program of music selected to go with our special offering for this week, a broadcast of Kokaine Karma with co-hosts Bob “Righteous” Rudnick & Dennis Frawley—quite possibly the first free-form FM show in radio history—with John Sinclair, Wayne Kramer and the MC-5 “live’ in the WFMU-FM studios at Upsula College in East Orange, New Jersey in December 1968, sent to Radio Free Amsterdam this morning by our Los Angeles correspondent, brother Michael Simmons. I’ve posted tunes by the artists cited by the Karma twins: Malcolm X, Pharaoh Sanders, the MC-5, and Archie Shepp, plus cuts by James Brown and John Coltrane in the Kokaine Karma tradition.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

KOKAINE KARMA

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 774

Cass Corridor, Detroit, September 10, 2018 [18505]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

James Brown: Say It Loud

Malcolm X; World Wide Revolution

Pharaoh Sanders: Upper Egypt & Lower Egypt

MC-5: Motor City Is Burning

Archie Shepp: Mama Too Tight

Bob Rudnick & Dennis Frawley: Kokaine Karma Broadcast

MC-5: Come Together

MC-5: Rocket Reducer No. 62

MC-5: Rambling Rose

John Coltrane: Up Against The Wall

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

Roots & Branches 15: The Stomper

 

Blues from The Dolphins coffeeshop with John Sinclair spinning sides on a Tuesday evening in Amsterdam by Bro. Tyrone & the Mindbenders, Magic Slim & the Teardrops, Muddy Waters, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Junior Cannady, the King Biscuit Boys, Koko Taylor, Willie King, Vincent Hayes Project, Olu Dara, Thornetta Davis, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE STOMPER

ROOTS & BRANCHES 15

John Sinclair, The Dolphins, Amsterdam, January 15, 2008 [18503]

 

Bro. Tyrone & the Mindbenders: Blue Dolphins Theme

Magic Slim & the Teardrops: Mind Your Own Business

Muddy Waters: Crosseyed Cat

Lightnin’ Hopkins: Black Cat Bone

[06] Sonny Boy Williamson: Bring It On Home

Little Junior Cannady: I Got My Eyes On You

King Biscuit Boys: Little Car Blues

Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle

Willie King: The Stomper

Vincent Hayes Project: Rollin’ Man

Olu Dara: I See The Light

Thornetta Davis: Meet Me With Your Black Drawers On

Little Walter: Hate To See You Go

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Recorded by Larry Hayden

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Raduane of The Dolphins, Amsterdam

 

© 2008, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 36: Stop And Think

 

Episode 36 has music from Little Walter, James Wheeler, J.J. Jones, Les Getrex, Ronnie Earl, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Timothea, Kipori Woods, Matilda Jones, Billy Turquise, Coco Robicheaux, Paula & The Pontiacs, Butch Trevette & The Roulettes, and Jimmy Reed.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STOP AND THINK

BLUES & ROOTS 36

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 14, 2000 [JSBR-0036]

 

Little Walter: Juke

James Wheeler: This Can’t Be Happening to Me

J.J. Jones: My Timing Is So Bad

Les Getrex: Don’t Say A Mumbling Word

Ronnie Earl: Churching

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Stop And Think

Timothea: No Nonsense

Kipori Woods: Don’t Look, Don’t Touch

Matilda Jnes: Ace Of Spades

Billy Turquis: Cherry Red

Coco Robicheaux: Hoodoo Party

Paula & The Pontiacs: Harmonica Girl

Butch Trevette & The Roulettes: I Hear You Knocking

Jimmy Reed: Take Out Sme Insurance

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

 

© 2000, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

John Sinclair Radio Show 773: Still Kicking

Episode 773 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor with a program of music selected from our great archive of new and collected material, including Aretha Franklin Live At The Fillmore West, Johnny Nicholas from his album Fresh Air, Howard Glazer from his new release Looking In The Mirror, Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza, John Sinclair from my new Funky D Records album Still Kicking, the Planet D Nonet from their Billy Strayhorn tribute album, the Neville Brothers at Woodstock 1994, Eliza Neals from her album 10,000 Feet Below, and the great Coco Robicheaux on Orleans Records.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STILL KICKING

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 773

Cass Corridor, Detroit, September 7, 2018 [18491]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Aretha Franklin: Y-O-U

Johnny Nicholas: Play Me (Like You Play Your Guitar)

Howard Glazer: Broken Down Hotel Blues

Bob Baldori & Arthur Magliazza: Sing Sing Sing

John Sinclair: Consecutive Seconds

John Sinclair: Still Kicking

John Sinclair: Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness

John Sinclair: Steps

Planet D Nonet: A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing

Aretha Franklin: Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand)

The Neville Brothers: Wildflower

Eliza Neals: Burn The Tent Down

Coco Robicheaux: St. John’s Eve

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

Roots & Branches 14: Sonic Boom

 

Blues from The Dolphins cofffeeshop with John Sinclair spinning sides on a Tuesday evening in Amsterdam by Bro. Tyrone & the Mindbenders, Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers, Charles “Buddy” Smith, Guitar Shorty, Charles Mingus, B.B. King, Johnnie Bassett & the Blues Insurgents, Harmonica Shah, Lightnin’ Malcolm, Elmore James, and Little Walter.

 

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SONIC BOOM

ROOTS & BRANCHES 14

John Sinclair, The Dolphins, Amsterdam, January 8, 2008 [18489]

 

Bro. Tyrone & the Mindbenders: Blue Ghetto

Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: She’s Gone

Charles “Buddy” Smith: Ms. Callie

Guitar Shorty: Sonic Boom

Afrissippi: Nduumandii > Hands Off That Girl

Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop: Festival Blues

B.B. King: Blues Stay Away From Me

Johnnie Bassett & the Blues Insurgents: I’m Gonna Do, What I’m Gonna Do

Harmonica Shah: The Life of Every Party

Lightnin’ Malcolm: Stay All Night

Elmore James: Look On Yonder Wall > Outro >

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Recorded by Larry Hayden

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thannks to Raduane of The Dolphins, Amsterdam

 

© 2008, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Blues & Roots 35: Hot And Heavy

Episode 35 spotlights recordings by Little Walter, Joe Krown, Bryan Lee, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, B.B. King, Willie D. Warren, Uncle Jessie White, The Griswold Brothers, Harmonica Shah, The Big Doo-Wopper, T-Model Ford, the North Mississippi All Stars, Son Seals, Robert Ward, and Howling Wolf.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HOT AND HEAVY

BLUES & ROOTS 35

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 14, 2000 [18482]

 

Little Walter: Juke

Joe Krown: Hot And Heavy

Bryan Lee: Can’t Get Enough Of That Jelly Roll

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars; No Money Down

B.B. King: Let The Good Times Roll

Willie D. Warren: Every Day We Have The Blues

Uncle Jessie White: Bad Luck Is Falling

The Griswold Brothers: Daddy Daddy

Harmonica Shah: Bring Me My Shotgun

The Big Doo-Wopper: You Better Be Careful

T-Model Ford: She Asked Me So I Told Her

North Mississippi All Stars: Drop Down Mama

Son Seals: Bad Blood

Robert Ward: Something Funky Is Going On

Howling Wolf: Wang Dang Doodle

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

 

© 2000, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

John Sinclair Radio Show 772: Back In Business

Episode 772 is coming from the Detroit studios of Radio Free Amsterdam in the Cass Corridor with a program of music selected from the new Summer 2018 edition of the Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine CD sampler called Finger Licking Good, with tunes by Thornetta Davis, Billy Price, Markey Blue-Ric Latina-Eddy “Chief” Clearwater, the Little Red Rooster Band, Frank Bey, Little Freddie King, the J. Monque’D Blues Band, Keith Stone & Red Gravy, Billy Harris, Jonny T-Bird & The MP’s, Paul Filipowicz, Foco Bluz Band, and Bob & April Monteleone, with an intro and outro by our regular contributors Robert Jr & Sugar Mae backed by guitarist Bob Monteleone.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BACK IN BUSINESS

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 772

Cass Corridor, Detroit, August 17, 2018 [18477]

 

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Robert Jr-Sugar Mae-Bob Monteleone Intro

Thornetta Davis: I Believe Everything Will Be Alright

Billy Price: I Keep Holding On

Markey Blue-Ric Latina-Eddy “Chief” Clearwater: I Like It That Way

Little Red Rooster Band: Lock Up The Liquor

Frank Bey: Back In Business

Little Freddie King: Bad Chicken

Monque’D Blues Band: Mustard Greens

Keith Stone & Red Gravy: Ain’t That The Blues

Billy Harris: Sweaty Melons

Jonny T-Bird & The MP’s: Hot Stuff

Paul Filipowicz: Riding High

Foco Bluz Band: Tater Tot Blues

Bob & April Monteleone: Summer Song

Robert Jr-Sugar Mae-Bob Monteleone: Outro

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation