Mood Indigo 98: Amen Corner

Leslie Keros is playing music before dawn this week by Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Tardo Hammer, Terrell Stafford, Steven Kroon, Aretha Franklin, John Wright, Donald Byrd, Carl Saunders, Jacques Lesure, and Kenny Burrell.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AMEN CORNER

MOOD INDIGO 98

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, August 17, 2018 [18511]

 

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Duke Ellington Orchestra: U.M.M.G.

Tardo Hammer: Numero Uno

Terrell Stafford: Carolyn

Steven Kroon: The Gift

Aretha Franklin: You’ll Never Walk Alone

John Wright: Amen Corner

Donald Byrd: Once More

Carl Saunders: Perceptive Hindsight

Jacques Lesure: That’s Mr. Burrell, Thank You

Kenny Burrell: Jeannine

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

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

 

Highway 61 Blues 56: Take It Easy Baby

Scott Barretta spotlights recently released CDs by Mavis Staples, Pinetop Perkins, B.B. King, Dave Spector featuring Sharon Lewis, Alberta Adams, Mississippi Heat featuring Inetta Vizor, Travis “Moonchild” Haddix, Byther Smith, Dave Riley, Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins, Eric Bibb & Ruthie Foster, and Taj Mahal.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TAKE IT EASY BABY

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 56

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, November 15, 2008 [18509]

Mavis Staples: Freedom Highway

Pinetop Perkins: Take It Easy Baby

B.B. King: The World Gone Wrong

Dave Spector featuring Sharon Lewis: In Too Deep

Alberta Adams: Wet Clothes

Mississippi Heat featuring Inetta Vizor: Forgot You Had A Home

Travis “Moonchild” Haddix: Way Back In The Country

Byther Smith: If I Misuse Someone

Dave Riley: I’m Not Your Junk Man

Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins: Richmond Blues

Eric Bibb & Ruthie Foster: A Conversation

Taj Mahal: Slow Drag

Dave Spector: Texas Top

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2008, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

 

Red Rooster Lounge 321: Enjoy The Ride

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Rod Piazza & MFBQ, Bobby Parker, Hound Dog Taylor, Sugar Brown, Gary Primich, Shemekia Copeland, Boz Scaggs, Buddy Guy, Dennis Jones, Etta James, and Otis Rush.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ENJOY THE RIDE

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 321

Cary Wolfson, Red Rooster Radio Network, July 23, 2018 [18508]

 

Harlem Nocturne Theme

Rod Piazza & MFBQ: Hate To See You Go/Shake Your Hips

Bobby Parker: Watch Your Step

Hound Dog Taylor: Give Me Back My Wig

Sugar Brown: Hummingbird

Gary Primich: House Rockin’ Party

Shemekia Copeland: Promised Myself

Boz Scaggs: I’ve Just Got To Know

Buddy Guy: Bad Day

Dennis Jones: Enjoy The Ride

Etta James: Don’t Start Me To Talking

Otis Rush: Gambler’s Blues

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Cary Wolfson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Cary Wolfson at Red Rooster Studios [#1691]

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Cary Wolfson. Used with permission.

 

The Blues Show 352: Today I Sing The Blues

Bruce Pingree is playing music from the Columbia and Atlantic recordings of the late Aretha Franklin for an hour today.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TODAY I SING THE BLUES

THE BLUES SHOW 352

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, August 18, 2018 [18507]

 

Aretha Franklin: Today I Sing The Blues

Aretha Franklin: It Won’t Be Long

Aretha Franklin: Who Needs You

Aretha Franklin: Are You Sure

Aretha Franklin: Maybe I’m A Fool

Aretha Franklin: Without The One You Love

Aretha Franklin: Trouble In Mind

Aretha Franklin: Drink Muddy Water

Aretha Franklin: Skylark

Aretha Franklin: Try A Little Tenderness

Aretha Franklin: Evil Gal Blues

Aretha Franklin: Don’t Cry Baby

Aretha Franklin: God Bless The Child

Aretha Franklin: I Never Loved A Man

Aretha Franklin: Respect

Aretha Franklin: Do Right Woman—Do Right Man

Aretha Franklin: Dr. Feelgood

Aretha Franklin: Rock Steady

Aretha Franklin: Say A Little Prayer

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH

Recorded by Joe McDonough

Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 278: Reefer Head Woman

Steve The Fly is shavin’ ‘em dry with tunes by Lou Millet, Lightnin’ Hopkins, John Sinclair, Dr. John, Magic Sam, Louis Armstrong, Bill ‘Jazz’ Gillum, Buddy Guy, Max Roach, MC5, Little Walter, The Impressions, Kenny Burrell, Idris Muhammad, and Yusef Lateef.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

REEFER HEAD WOMEN

FLY BY NIGHT 278

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, January 14, 2015 [18506]

 

Lou Millet: Shorty The Barber

Lightning Hopkins: Short Haired Women

John Sinclair featuring Kai Eckhardt: Mohawk

Dr John: Shave Em Dry

Magic Sam: Stop You’re Hurting Me

Louis Armstrong: Potato Head Blues

Bill ‘Jazz’ Gillum: Reefer Head Women

Buddy Guy: Im Not So Good

Max Roach: Tender Warriors

MC5: The Human Being Lawnmower

Little Walter: Red Headed Women

The Impressions: Try Me

Kenny Burrell: Soulful Brothers

Idris Muhammad: Power of Soul

Yusef Lateef: Get Over Get Off And Get On

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

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

Jazz Lunatique 193: In The Night

David Kunian is commemorating the officisl birthday of Louis Armstrong and celebrating the opening of the Profesor Longhair exhibit at the New Orleans Jazz Museum in the U.S. Mint by playing cuts from both of the artists today.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

IN THE NIGHT

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 193

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, July 31, 2018 [18504]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Professor Longhair & His Blues Scholars: In The Night

Louis Armstrong: Memphis Blues

Professor Longhair: Sick And Tired

Louis Armstrong & His Hot 5: Potato Head Blues

Professor Longhair: Doing It

Louis Armstrong: Shadrack

Louis Armstrong: Honeysuckle Rose

Professor Longhair: Ball The Wall

Louis Armstrong: Tin Roof Blues

Professor Longhair: She Walks Right In

Professor Longhair: Cherry Pie

Louis Armstrong: I’ll Be Glad When You’re Dead You Rascal You

Professor Longhair: Mess Around

Louis Armstrong: Muscat Ramble

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by David Kunian at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 David Kunian. Used with permission.