Retrospective 07: Soul Sister / Pursuit

In this double dose of Radio Free Amsterdam retrospectives, Linda Lexy throws down funk tracks for the party train to roll on, all the way from Detroit to the world.

Harry Duncan is in the soul kitchen cooking up some jazz and soul stew, featuring music from Rahsaan Roland Kirk,  Mahavishnu Orchestra, James Cotton, Chick Corea, and Casandra Wilson. Enjoy, and please stay tuned.

–Steve Fly


Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios where she’s playing music in Episode 13 by Tino Gross, The Contours, Elsie Mae, The LPTs, Edwin Starr, Tony Camillos Bazooka, P-Funk, Charles Bradley wirh the Menahan Street Band, Arlene Brown & Lee Shot Williams, Mable John, Charles Clark & the Wille Dixon Band, Margie Joseph, The Temptations, Jerry O & The Funk Brothers, Earl English & The Apaches, Jay Wiggen, Theola Kilgore, Awesome Jarvis & The Whales, the Howling Diablos, and Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SOUL SISTER

PARTY TRAIN 13

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, June 10, 2016 [LLPT-0013]

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

The Contours: Can You Jerk Like Me

Elsie Mae: Do You Really Wanna Rescue Me

The LPTs: Long Cool Summer

Edwin Starr; Easin’ In

Tony Camillo’s Bazooka: Dynomite

P-Funk: I Got A Thing, You Got A Thing

Charles Bradley wirh the Menahan Street Band: Hurricane

Arlene Brown & Lee Shot Williams: Impeach Me Baby

Mable John: Wait You Dog

Charles Clark & Wille Dixon Band: Hidden Charms

Margie Joseph: Let’s Go Somewhere & Love

Temptations: I Know I’m Losing You

Jerry O & The Funk Brothers: Soul Sister

Earl English & The Apaches: Tryin’ To Make Ends Meet

Jay Wiggens: Sad Girl

Theola Kilgore: This Is My Prayer

Awesome Jarvis & The Whales: Worse Things Have Happened To Me

Howling Diablos: Prison Train

Hound Dog Taylor: Wild About You Baby

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steven Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.


PURSUIT

This week’s episode of In The Soul Kitchen with Harry Duncan features great music by McCoy Tyner, Gigi, Illinois Jacquet, The Radiants, The “5” Royales, Cassandra Wilson, the James Cotton Blues Band, John McLaughlin & the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Chick Corea, and Jed Levy.

The john Sinclair Foundation Presents

PURSUIT

IN THE SOUL KITCHEN 07

Harry Duncan, KUSF-In Exile, San Francisco, May 17, 2011 [HDSK-0007]

McCoy Tyner: Pursuit

Gigi: Zumia

Illinois Jacquet: King Jacquet

The Radiants: Hold On

The “5” Royales: The Slummer The Slum

Cassandra Wilson: When It’s Darkness on the Delta

James Cotton Blues Band: Down At Your Burying Ground

John McLaughlin & the Mahavishnu Orchestra: Miles Out

Zakir Hussain & John McLaughlin: You And Me

Terrence Blanchard with Cornell West: Choices

Chick Corea: Windows

Jed Levy: The Inflated Tear

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Stomping Grounds

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Harry Duncan for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Harry Duncan at Light Rail Studios, San Francisco

Recorded, edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2011, 2017 Harry Duncan. Used with permission.

Retrospective 004: Warm The Pot / Big City Funk

Today, we present two show selections, on a upbeat funk tip. Warm The Pot by DJ Soul Lucille, and Big City Funk, by DJ Linda Lexy will lay down the beat you need.

Two shows jam packed with funk from all corners, from New Orleans, To Michigan, New York To L.A, mixes beaming out from Florence, Italy and Detroit, these shows highlight the international culture under a groove. Keepin’ the funk alive.

–Steve Fly


WARM THE POT

 

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Fontella Bass, Bobby Byrd, Chuck Jackson, Willard Burton & The Pacifiers, Leon Thomas, The Dramatics, Pat Lundy, Love Committee, Rebirth Brass Band, the Wild Magnolias, Rasputin’s Stash, Milton Wright, Gil Scott-Heron, O.V. Wright, The O’Jays, and Robert Parker.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WARM THE POT

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 119

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, November 15, 2017 [DLSL-0119]

Fontella Bass: Its Hard To Get Back In

Bobby Byrd: Never Get Enough

Chuck Jackson: I Keep Forgetting

Willard Burton & The Pacifiers: Warm The Pot

Leon Thomas: Bags’ Groove

The Dramatics: Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

Pat Lundy: Work Song

Love Committee: Just As Long As I Got You

Rebirth Brass Band: Buck

Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Oops Upside Your Head

Rasputin’s Stash: What’s On Your Mind

Milton Wright: Friends And Buddies

Gil Scott-Heron: Gun

O.V. Wright: I Don’t Know Why

The O’Jays: Put Your Hands Together

Robert Parker: Hip-Hugging

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2017 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.


BIG CITY FUNK

Episode 4 of the Party Train show with Linda Lexy features music by Tino Gross, Ray Charles, The Sultans, The Valentinos, Little Ann, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, The Intensions, Sly Stone, The Meters, The Commodores, Lee Fields Sugarman & Co., The Howling Diablos, Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Army, Pam Kellum, the Royal Blackbirds, the Staples Singers, Spearhead, and Longneck Strangler.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BIG CITY FUNK
PARTY TRAIN 04
Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 3, 2016 [LLPT-0004]

[01] Linda Lexy Opening Comments & ID
[02] Opening Theme: Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister >
[03] Ray Charles: Hit The Road Jack
[04] The Sultans: Lemon Squeezing Daddy
[05] The Valentinos: What About Me
[06] Little Ann: Possession
[07] Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Ain't That A Bitch
[08] Intensions: I Don't Get Down Like That
[09] Sly Stone: I Get High On You
[10] The Meters: Just Kissed My Baby
[11] Commodores: High On Sunshine
[12] Lee Fields & Sugarman & Co:.Stand Up
[13] Howling Diablos: Good Good Vibes
[14] Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Army: Big City Funk
[15] Pam Kellum: What You See You Can't Get
[16] Royal Blackbirds: I'm Goin’
[17] Staples Singers: Oh La De Da
[18] Spearhead: Nobody Right, Nobody Wrong

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2017 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

Party Train 58: Mr. Hot Stuff

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Chuck Berry, Frankie Newsome, Little Stevie Wonder, The Royalettes, The Hot Stuffs, Conquer The World, Bob Marley, Emperors Soul 69, The Love Experience, Allen Toussaint, Bobby Miller, Ann Peebles, The Staples Singers, The Chi-Lites, The Dramatics, Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack, the Royal Blackbirds, and Harmonica Shah.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

  1. HOT STUFF

PARTY TRAIN 58

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, June 25, 2017 [18586]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Chuck Berry: No Particular Place To Go

Frankie Newsome: My Lucky Day

Little Stevie Wonder: I Call It Pretty Music But The Old People Call It The Blues

The Royalettes: Don’t You Cry

The Hot Stuffs: Mr. Hot Stuff

Conquer The World: Yellow Sunshine

Bob Marley: Get Up, Stand Up

Emperors Soul 69: Bring Out Yourself

The Love Experience: Are You Together For The New Day

Allen Toussaint: We The People

Bobby Miller: This Is My Dance

Ann Peebles: I Take What I Want

The Staples Singers: You’ve Gotta Earn It

The Chi-Lites: Give It Away

The Dramatics: I Dedicate My Life To You

Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack: You’ve Got A Friend

Royal Blackbirds: You Hurt Me

Harmonica Shah: I Heard You Was At The Casino

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Party Train 57: Crazy Legs

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Roscoe Shelton, The Ideals, Emmanuel Lasky, Ella Washington, Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Little Beaver, 87th Off Broadway, David Washington, Albert Washington, Elmer & Brenda Parker & The Nightlighters, Little Rose Little, Betty Wright, The Manhattans, Duncan Brothers, Lee Williams & The Symbols, The Marvelettes, John Sinclair, and Johnnie Bassett.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CRAZY LEGS

PARTY TRAIN 57

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, June 25, 2017 [18572]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Roscoe Shelton: Runnin’ For My Life

The Ideals: Go Go Gorilla

Emmanuel Lasky: I’m A Peace Lovin’ Man

Ella Washington: Fragile, Handle With Care

Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band: A Dance, A Kiss And A Song

Little Beaver: Mama Forgot To Tell Me

87th Off Broadway: Moving Woman

David Washington: I’m A Carpenter

Albert Washington: Crazy Legs (Part 2)

Elmer & Brenda Parker & The Nightlighters: Got To Get Me Back To Louisiana (Parts 1 & 2)

Little Rose Little: He’s What I Need

Betty Wright: It’s Hard To Stop Doing Something When It’s Good To You

The Manhattans: I Don’t Wanna Go

Duncan Brothers: Things Go Better With Love

Lee Williams & The Symbols: I Love You More

The Marvelettes: Message To Michael

John Sinclair: Mobile Homestead

Johnnie Bassett: Weed Smoking Woman

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Party Train 56: Impeach Me Baby

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Rufus Thomas, O.V. Wright, JoJo Benson & Peggy Scott, Freda Payne, Syl Johnson, The Ambassadors, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Funkadelic, Magnum, Lee Dorsey, Jesse Anderson, Andre Williams & The Lancers, Arlene Brown & Lee Shot Williams, Bob & Gene, Freddie North, The Moments, the Howling Diablos, and Dr. John.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

IMPEACH ME BABY

PARTY TRAIN 56

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 24, 2017 [18558]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Rufus Thomas: Jump Back

O.V. Wright: Monkey Dog

JoJo Benson & Peggy Scott: Soulshake

Freda Payne: You Brought The Joy

Syl Johnson: Feelin’ Frisky

The Ambassadors: Music (Makes You Wanna Dance)

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings: Can’t Get Right

Funkadelic: You Can’t Miss What You Can’t Measure

Magnum: Your Mind

Lee Dorsey: O Me O My O

Jesse Anderson: Help Wanted

Andre Williams & The Lancers: Jivin’ Around (Part 2)

Arlene Brown & Lee Shot Williams: Impeach Me Baby

Bob & Gene: I Can Be Cool

Freddie North: She’s All I Got

The Moments: Look At Me, I’m In Love

Howling Diablos: Surfin In Detroit

Dr. John: Where Ya At Mule

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Party Train 55: Why Not Tonite

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Baby Washington, Melvin Davis, Leon & The Metronomes, The Rotations, Billy Byrd, The Beginning Of The End, The Five Stairsteps & Cubie Burkes, James Brown, Joe Tex, Maurice Simon & The Pie Men, Kool & The Gang, The Temptations, The Brothers of Soul, Bobby Patterson, Dorothy Price, Shirley Edwards, Horse Cave Trio, and the Fred Kemp Quartet with Smokey Johnson.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WHY NOT TONITE

PARTY TRAIN 55

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 24, 2017 [18544]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Jeannette “Baby” Washington: I’m Calling You Baby

Melvin Davis : I Don’t Want You

Leon & The Metronomes: Buy This Record For Me

The Rotations: Put A Dime on D9

Billy Byrd: Lost In The Crowd

The Beginning Of The End: Sleep On, Dream On

The Five Stairsteps & Cubie Burke: Don’t Change Your Love

James Brown: Problems

Joe Tex: Papa Was Too

Maurice Simon & The Pie Men: Sweet Potato Gravy

Kool & The Gang: Chocolate Buttermilk

The Temptations: You Make Your Own Heaven & Hell Right Here On Earth

The Brothers of Soul: You Better Believe It

Bobby Patterson: I’m In Love With You

Dorothy Price: Why Not Tonite

Shirley Edwards: It’s Your Love

Horse Cave Trio: Forever Forever

Fred Kemp Quartet: It Ain’t My Fault

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Party Train 54: Good & Plenty

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Chubby Checker, Dee Dee Sharp, The Showstoppers, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Ruby & The Party Gang, The Ebonys, Baby Huey & The Babysitters, Johnnie Taylor, Carolyn Crawford, Les Chansonettes, Bobby Thurston, The Natural Four, The Impressions, The Mob, Billy Butler, The Spinners, Jimmie Bones, and Thornetta Davis.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GOOD & PLENTY

PARTY TRAIN 54

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 24, 2017 [18530]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Chubby Checker: Dancin’ Party

Dee Dee Sharp: Never Pick A Pretty Boy

The Showstoppers: Ain’t Nothin But A Houseparty

Gladys Knight & The Pips: Ain’t No Sun Since You Been Gone

Ruby & The Party Gang: Ruby’s Surprise Party

The Ebonys: Do It

Baby Huey & The Babysitters: Mighty Mighty

Johnnie Taylor: Watermelon Man

Carolyn Crawford: Good & Plenty

Les Chansonettes: Deeper

Bobby Thurston: Foolish Man

The Natural Four: Count On Me

The Impressions: Sooner or Later

The Mob: I Dig Everything About You

Billy Butler: My Love For You Grows

The Spinners: Love Don’t Love Nobody

Jimmie Bones: I Can’t Get Enough of You

Thornetta Davis: Meet Me With Your Black Drawers On

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Party Train 53: Supernatural Feeling

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, The Dramatics, Laverne Baker, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, The Marvelettes, Primitive, Carlton Basco, War, Soul Brothers Six, Ann Sexton, the Blackbyrds, Al Green, Gino Parks, Gil Scott Heron, Barbara Acklin, David Ruffin, and Tino G’s Dumpster Machine.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SUPERNATURAL FEELING

PARTY TRAIN 53

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 24, 2017 [18516]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

The Dramatics: Bingo

Laverne Baker: Get Up, Get Up (You Sleepyhead)

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go

The Marvelettes: You’re The One

Primitive: Creation Of Music

Carlton Basco: Don’t Chain My Soul

Mandrill: Positive Thing

War: Southern Part of Texas

Soul Brothers Six: Let Me Do What He Ain’t Doin’

Ann Sexton: You Can’t Win

The Blackbyrds: Supernatural Feeling

Al Green:  So You’re Leaving

Gino Parks: My Sophisticated Lady

Gil Scott Heron: When You Are Who You Are

Barbara Acklin: Am I The Same Girl

David Ruffin: Common Man

Tino G’s Dumpster Machine: Walkin’ In The Rain

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.