BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 145 – REMINGTON RIDE

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 Ypsilant. Episode 145 features music by Red Prysock, Little Willlie John, Fredde King, Chuck Berry, Johnny Copeland, Red Prysock, Z.Z. Hill, Carl Perkins, Little Milton, Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters, Johnny Adams, Slim Harpo, B.B. King, Savoy, Brown, Jimmy Reed, Elmore James, and one unidentified artist.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
REMINGTON RIDE
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 145
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 17, 1988 [20189]
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Little Willlie John: Let’s Rock While The Rocking’s Good
Fredde King: Remington Ride
Chuck Berry: The Things That I Used To Do
Johnny Copeland: Dedicated To The Greatest
Red Prysock: Move
Z.Z. Hill: Early In The Morning
Carl Perkins: Honey Don’t
Little Milton: I’m Gonna Move On Out To The Country
Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters: No More Heartaches
Johnny Adams: Body And Fender Man
Slim Harpo: Baby Scratch My Back
B.B. King: Sweet Sixteen
Savoy Brown: On The Prowl with Savoy Brown
[Unidentified Artist]: Going Down Slow
Jimmy Reed: Big Boss Man
Elmore James: Wild About You Baby


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

© 1988, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 144 – HOT LITTLE MAMA

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 Ypsilant. Episode 144 features music by Red Prysock, Albert King, Freddie King, Chuck Berry, Eddie Cleanhead Vinson, Roomful of Blues, Johnny Guitar Watson, Lazy Lester, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter, Bobo Jenkins, Willie D. Warren, John Lee Hooker, Guitar Junior, and several unidentified artists.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HOT LITTLE MAMA
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 144
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 27, 1987 [20175]


Red Prysock: Jumbo
Albert King: Overall Junction
Albert King: Funk-tion
Freddie King: Just Picking
Freddie King: Manhole
Chuck Berry: Little Queenie
[Unidentified Artist]: I May Be Small
Eddie Cleanhead Vinson: Kidney Stew
Roomful of Blues: Hot Little Mama
Johnny Guitar Watson: Hot Little Mama
Lazy Lester: I Hear You Knocking
Sonny Boy Williamson: Bring It on Home
Little Walter: My Baby Is Sweeter
Bobo Jenkins: Fell In Love Again
[Unidentified Artist]: [Unidentified Selection]
Willie D. Warren: My Baby Likes To Boogie
[Unidentified Artist]: Gotta Get Out of Town
[Unidentified Artist]: What A Shame
John Lee Hooker: Brand New Man
Guitar Junior: The Crawl


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

© 1987, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 143

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 Ypsilant. Episode 143 features music by Red Prysock,the El Dorados: The Ventures, Lightning Hopkins, Chuck Berry,

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 143
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 27, 1987 [20161]
Red Prysock: Jumbo
B.B. King: Don’t Lie To Me
B.B. King: If I Lost You
B.B. King: You’re On Top Now
Queen Ida: Half A Boy and Half A Man
[Unidentified Artist]: Love Me Baby
[Unidentified Artist]: My Home In New Orleans
[Unidentified Artist]: Things That I Used To Do
Big Joe Turner: Married Woman Blues
Big Joe Turner: Rock A While
Fabulous Thunderbirds: Looka There, Looka There
Johnny Guitar Watson: Urban
Johnny Guitar Watson with Cordella DeMilo: Lonely Girl
Johnny Guitar Watson with Cordella DeMilo:: Aching Heart
Jimi Hendrix: Third Stone From The Sun
Bobo Jenkins: Shake ’Em On Down
Elmore James: Dust My Broom
Johnny Littlejohn: Chips Flying Everywhere

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

© 1987, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 142 – BAD INFLUENCE

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 Ypsilant. Episode 142 features music by Red Prysock, James Brown, Robert Cray, Dusty Fetcher, Buddy Guy, Johnny Copeland, Omar & The Howlers, Chuck Berry, and closing with an unidentified artist.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BAD INFLUENCE
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 142
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, July 20, 1987 [20147]
Red Prysock: Jumbo
James Brown: Hot Pants
James Brown: Ain’t That A Groove
James Brown: Bring It Up
James Brown: Think
James Brown: Baby You’re Right
Robert Cray: Phone Booth
Robert Cray: Bad Influence
Dusty Fetcher: Open The Door Richard
Buddy Guy: Stone Crazy
Johnny Copeland: Claim Jumper
Omar & The Howlers: Mississippi Hoodoo Man
Chuck Berry: Reeling And Rocking
Red Prysock: Blow Red Blow
[Unidentified Artist]: [Unidentified Selection]


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

© 1987, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 141 – THE BEAT PATCH

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 Ypsilant. Episode 141 features music by Red Prysock, Howling Wolf, Little Milton, Elmore James, The Ventures, Eric Clapton with the John Mayall & the Blues Breakers, the Todd Rhodes Orchestra, John Lee Hooker, The Richard Brothers with Boogie Woogie Red, Peter Debree & The Wanderers, Andre Williams, Eddie “Guitar” Burns, and Jackie Wilson.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THE BEAT PATCH
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 141
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 27, 1985 > March 9, 1982
[20133]
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Howling Wolf: Baby How Long
Howling Wolf: 300 Pounds of Joy
Little Milton: Have Mercy Baby
Elmore James: Hand In Hand
Elmore James: Roll And Tumble
The Ventures: Penetration
Eric Clapton with the John Mayall & the Blues Breakers Hideaway:
Red Prysock: Red’s Blues
Todd Rhodes Orchestra: The Beat Patch
John Lee Hooker: No Shoes
The Richard Brothers with Boogie Woogie Red: Root Hog
Peter Debree & The Wanderers: Long Tall Lou
Todd Rhodes Orchestra: Gin Gin Gin
Andre Williams: Jailhouse Blues
Eddie Guitar Burns: You Better Cut That Out
Jackie Wilson: Baby Work Out
John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen
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, 1985, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

Big City Blues Cruise 79: Flying Saucer

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 79 features music by Red Prysock, Little Walter, J.B. Hutto, Elmore James, Big Walter Horton, Eddie Taylor, Professor Longhair, Howling Wolf: Little Red Rooster, James Brown, St. Louis Jimmy, Freddie King, and B.B. King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FLYING SAUCER

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 79

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 3, 1982 [18669]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Little Walter: Just Your Fool

Little Walter: Flying Saucer

J.B. Hutto: Letter From My Baby

Elmore James: Talk To Me Baby

Elmore James: The Sky Is Crying

Elmore James: Something Inside of Me

Big Walter Horton: That Ain’t It

Eddie Taylor: Big Town Playboy

Professor Longhair: Tipitina

Howling Wolf: Love Me Darling

Howling Wolf: Built For Comfort

Howling Wolf: Little Red Rooster

Martino D’Lorenzo: Blues Nightmare

James Brown: Get On The Good Foot

St. Louis Jimmy: Going Down Slow

Freddie King: She Put The Whammy On Me

Freddie King: Nickel Plated

B.B. King: Three O’Clock In The Morning

B.B. King: Darling, You Know I Love You

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, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 78:Dim The Lights

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 78 features music by Red Prysock, J.B. Hutto, Junior Parker, Big Tom Collins, Ivory Joe Hunter, Lonnie Brooks, B.B. King, Jimmy Guiffre, Howling Wolf, Little Milton, Otis Rush, Muddy Waters, and James Cotton.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DIM THE LIGHTS

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 78

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, October 3, 1982 [18655]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

J.B. Hutto: Dim The Lights

Junior Parker: Pretty Baby

Big Tom Collins: A Real Good Feeling

Ivory Joe Hunter: Changing Blues

Lonnie Brooks: TV Mama

B.B. King: Downhearted

Lonnie Brooks: Mother Nature

Jimmy Guiffre: Big Boy

Howling Wolf: Tell Me What I’ve Done

Howling Wolf: Don’t Laugh At Me

Howling Wolf: You Can’t Be Beat

Little Milton: Worried Dreamer

Otis Rush: Three Times A Fool

Muddy Waters: I’m Ready

James Cotton: Oh Why

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, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 77: Strange Things

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 77 features music by Red Prysock, B.B. King, Freddie King, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Fenton Robinson, Elmore James, Howling Wolf, and Jimmy Reed.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STRANGE THINGS

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 77

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 26, 1982 [18641]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

B.B. King: The Wrong Road

Freddie King: Freeway 75

B.B. King: Strange Things

Freddie King: She’s The Kind

Freddie King: High Rise

Bobby “Blue” Bland: You Got Me Where You Want Me

Fenton Robinson: Somebody Loan Me A Dime

Fenton Robinson: The Getaway

Martino D’Lorenzo: Blues Nightmare

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Elmore James: Shake Your Moneymaker

Elmore James: My Bleeding Heart

B.B. King: So Excited

Howling Wolf: Tail Dragger

Howling Wolf: Tell Me

Jimmy Reed: Found Love

Red Prysock: Blow Red Blow

B.B. King: Why I Sing The Blues

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, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.