Big City Blues Cruise 103: Mojo Hand


Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 103 features music by Red Prysock, Roscoe Gordon, Jimmy Liggins, Howling Wolf, Jimmy McCracklin, Willie Mabon, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, an unidentified saxophonist, Buster Brown, Floyd Dixon, Lightning Hopkins, Mercy Dee, Sunnyland Slim, Little Walter, Little Sonny, and T-Bone Walker.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MOJO HAND
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 103
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 4, 1982 [19331]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Roscoe Gordon: No More Dogging
Jimmy Liggins: I’ll Never Let You Go
Howling Wolf: Love Me Darling
Red Prysock: [Unidentified Selection]
Jimmy McCracklin: I’m To Blame
Willie Mabon: Say Man
Clarence Gatemouth Brown: Gate’s Salty Blues
[Unidentified Saxophonist & Selection]
Buster Brown: Lost In A Dream
Floyd Dixon: Hey Bartender
Lightning Hopkins: Mojo Hand
Mercy Dee: My Woman Knows The Score
Sunnyland Slim: Shake It Baby
Little Walter: Just A Feeling
Little Sonny: Don’t Ask Me No Questions
Howling Wolf: Somebody In My Home
T-Bone Walker: Kansas City
T-Bone Walker: Cold Cold Feeling
Little Walter:  Take Me Back Baby
Red Prysock: Jumbo
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 102: The Big Payback


Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on the WEMU-FM Fund Drive in 1982 and now heard on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 102 features music by Red Prysock, James Brown, Elmore James, Albert Collins, The Legendary Blues Band, Jimmy McCracklin, Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson, and Little Walter.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THE BIG PAYBACK
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 102
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 10, 1982 [19317]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
James Brown: Cold Sweat
James Brown: There Was A Time
Elmore James: Look On Yonder Wall
James Brown: (I Got You) I Feel Good
Elmore James: My Baby’s Gone
Albert Collins: Brick
The Legendary Blues Band: Life of Ease
Albert Collins: Frosty
Albert Collins: Angel of Mercy
Albert Collins: Baby What’s Wrong With You
James Brown: Get On The Good Foot
James Brown: The Big Payback
Red Prysock: Blow Your Horn
Jimmy McCracklin: Suzie And Pat
Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson: Got To have Money
Little Walter: Mellow Down Easy
Red Prysock: Jumbo
 
, A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 101: Give It Up


Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode101 features music by Red Prysock, Eddie Burns, H-Bomb Ferguson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Sonny Parker, Dr. Ross, The Dizzy Dixon Quartet, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Chuck Berry, Freddie King, Willie Mabon, James Brown, James Cotton, and Ronnie Earl, all on behalf of the WEMU Fund drive.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GIVE IT UP
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 101
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 10, 1982 [19303]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Eddie Burns: Mean And Evil Baby
H-Bomb Ferguson: Give It Up
Sonny Boy Williamson: Help Me
Red Prysock: Handclapping
Sonny Parker: Money Ain’t Everything
Dr. Ross: 32-20
The Dizzy Dixon Quartet: Soup Line
Clarence Gatemouth Brown: Depression Blues
Chuck Berry: No Money Down
Freddie King: Some Other Day, Some Other Time
Ray Charles: Greenbacks
Willie Mabon: I’m Mad
James Brown: Please Please Please
James Cotton: Sweet Sixteen
Ronnie Earl: Walking And Crying
Ronnie Earl: Down In Guadaloupe
Ronnie Earl: Anna Mae
Red Prysock: Jumbo
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 100: Blow Your Horn


Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 100 features music by Red Prysock, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Ray Agee, Lawyer Houston, Junior Wells, Freddie King, Albert Collins, Amos Milburn, and Buddy Guy & Junior Wells.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLOW YOUR HORN
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 100
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 19, 1982 [19289]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: I Feel Alright Again
Ray Agee: Tin Pan Alley
Lawyer Houston: Hug Me Baby
Junior Wells: You Got To Love Her With A Feeling
Freddie King: I’m Tore Down
Albert Collins: Snowed In
Junior Wells: What My Mama Told Me
Albert Collins: Brick
Amos Milburn: Chicken Shack
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: Smoking Dynamite
Red Prysock: Blow Your Horn
Albert Collins: Caledonia
Red Prysock: Jumbo
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.
 

Big City Blues Cruise 99: Cadillac Assembly LIne

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 99 features music by Red Prysock, Fleetwood Mac, Elmore James, Wilbert Harrison, Professor Longhair, Billy Boy Arnold, Johnnie Jones, Albert King, Freddie King, B.B. King, James Brown, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, and Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CADILLAC ASSEMBLY LINE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 99

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 19, 1982 [19275]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Fleetwood Mac: I’m Worried

Fleetwood Mac: I Held My Baby Last Night

Elmore James: The Sky Is Crying

Wilbert Harrison: Kansas City

Professor Longhair: Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Professor Longhair: Gone So Long

Professor Longhair: Stagolee

Billy Boy Arnold: You Have Got To Go

Johnnie Jones: You Got To Love Her With A Feeling

Albert King; Cadillac Assembly Line

Freddie King: Meet Me At The Station

B.B. King:Rock Me Baby

James Brown: Get On The Good Foot

Fabulous Thunderbirds: Walking To My Bab

Fabulous Thunderbirds: Rock With Me

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: I Feel Alright Again

Red Prysock: Jumbo

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 98: High Rise

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 98 features music by Red Prysock, Cecil Gant, T-Bone Walker, Stick McGhee, Big Joe Turner, Elmore James, Roy Brown, Otis Rush, James Cotton, Billy Wright, Gene Phillips & the Rhythm Rockers, Junior Wells & Buddy Guy, Freddie King, and Amos Milburn.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIGH RISE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 98

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, July 25, 1982 [19261]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Cecil Gant: Don’t You Worry

T-Bone Walker: Shuffling The Blues

Stick McGhee: Things Have Changed

Big Joe Turner: Feeling Happy

Elmore James: Anna Lee

Roy Brown: Good Rocking Man

Otis Rush: I Can’t Quit You Baby

James Cotton: Don’t Start Me To Talking

Billy Wright: If I Didn’t Love You

Gene Phillips & the Rhythm Rockers: It Was A Dream

Gene Phillips & the Rhythm Rockers: Pumpkin Head

Junior Wells & Buddy Guy: You Don’t Love Me Baby

Freddie King: High Rise

Amos Milburn: There Ain’t Nothing Shaking

Otis Rush: So Many Roads

Red Prysock: Jumbo

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 97: Mojo Hand

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 97 features Martino’s special guest saxophonist Johnny Evans and music by Red Prysock, Sonny Boy Williamson, Big Walter Horton, Chuck Berry, The Earls, Andre Williams & The Don Juans, Lowell Fulson, Bennie Green, Professor Longhair, Louis Jordan & The Tympani Five, Percy Mayfield, Lightning Hopkins, Sticks McGhee, Chuck Berry, Little Walter, Baby Face Leroy & His Trio, and Archibald.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MOJO HAND

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 97

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 16, 1982 [19247]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Sonny Boy Williamson: The Key

Big Walter Horton: Stop Clowning

Chuck Berry: You Never Can Tell

The Earls: Remember Then

Andre Williams & The Don Juans: Going Down To Tijuana

Lowell Fulson: Lonely Hours

Bennie Green: Jim Dog

Professor Longhair: Big Chief

Louis Jordan & The Tympani Five: Run Joe

Percy Mayfield: River’s Invitation

Percy Mayfield: I Need Love So Bad

Lightning Hopkins: Mojo Hand

Sticks McGhee: Things Have Changed

Chuck Berry: Vacation Time

Little Walter: Just As Long As I Have You

Baby Face Leroy & His Trio: Moonshine Baby

Archibald: Stack A Lee (Parts 1 & 2)

Red Prysock: Jumbo

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 96: Happy Feet


Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 96 features music by Red Prysock, Big Joe Turner, Sonny Terry, Otis Rush, Wilson Pickett, The Dandeliers, Little Richard, Magic Sam, Little Walter, Harold Burrage, Big Jay McNeely, Elmore James, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Dr. Ross, Elmore James, Eddie Burns, Chick Willis, Jimmy Reed, The Coasters, and an unidentified tenor saxophonist.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HAPPY FEET
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 96
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 16, 1982 [19233]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Big Joe Turner: Tira-Lee
Sonny Terry: Hooting The Blues
Otis Rush: Keep On Loving Me Baby
Red Prysock: Happy Feet
Wilson Pickett: Three Time Loser
The Dandeliers: Cha Cha Boom
Little Richard: Tutti Frutti
Magic Sam: You Don’t Have To Work
Little Walter: It’s Too Late Brother
Harold Burrage: She Knocks Me Out
Big Jay McNeely: [Unidentified Selection]
Elmore James: Fine Little Mama
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: Henry’s Got Flat Feet
Dr. Ross: Industrial Boogie
Elmore James: Done Somebody Wrong
Eddie Burns: Mean And Evil Baby
Chick Willis: Stoop Down Baby
Jimmy Reed: Can’t Stand To See You Go
[Unidentified Artist]: The Glory of Love
The Coasters: Young Blood
[Unidentified Artist]: [Unidentified Selection]
Red Prysock: Jumbo
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 1982, 2019 Tino Gross. Used with permission.