The Blues Show 396: Memory Of You

Bruce Pingree is playing music by the late Willie Kent in honor of his 83rd birthday anniversary, plus cuts from Tommy Castro & the Pankillers’ live Alligator album, Killing It Live, and a pair of selections from Nina Simone in honor of the anniversary of her birth in 1933.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MEMORY OF YOU
THE BLUES SHOW 396
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, February 17, 2019 [19463]
 
Willie Kent & The Gents: Memory of You
Willie Kent & The Gents: Too Hurt To Cry
Willie Kent & The Gents: Do You Love Me
Willie Kent & The Gents: A Long Way To Ole Miss
Willie Kent & The Gents: One More Mile To Go
Willie Kent & The Gents: Make Room For the Blues
Willie Kent & The Gents: Don’t Know About Love
Willie Kent & The Gents: Good Man Feeling Bad
Willie Kent & The Gents: Worried Worried
Tommy Castro & the Painkillers: Make It Back To Memphis
Tommy Castro & the Painkillers:Can’t Keep A Good Man Down
Tommy Castro & the Painkillers: Leaving Trunk
Nine Simone: Do I Move You
Nine Simone: Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
 
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
 
© 2019 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 323: Lucky Seven

Steve The Fly recently uncovered this program in his mini-disc files, recorded September 16, 2000 and re-presented here as Episode 323 with music by David Axelrod, James Brown, Les De Merle, Cannonball Adderley, John Coltrane, Curtis Mayfield, The Skatalites, Jimi Hendrix, and Miles Davis.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LUCKY SEVEN
FLY BY NIGHT 323
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, September 16, 2000 [19462]
 
David Axelrod: The Fly
James Brown: The Funky Drummer
Les De Merle: A Day In The Life
Cannonball Adderley: Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
John Coltrane: Like Sonny
Curtis Mayfield: Right On For The Darkness
The Skatalites: Lucky Seven
Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train Comin’
Miles Davis: Dark Magus
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#116)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

John Sinclair Radio Show 820: Chills & Fever

Episode 820 is coming from my room at the Westin Hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio where I’m speaking this afternoon to a medical conference about the use of marijuana to combat pain and playing now an hour of music and conversation centered on the Kansas City/New Orleans guitarist and singer Samantha Fish and her album Chills & Fever plus a conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine and a pair of cuts from her performance in Ann Arbor at my 75th birthday party in 2016.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CHILLS & FEVER
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 820
Westin Hotel, Cincinnati, August 8, 2019 [19461]
 
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Samantha Fish: Crow Jane
Samantha Fish Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Samantha Fish: Chills & Fever
Samantha Fish Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Samantha Fish: It’s Your Voodoo Working
Samantha Fish: You Can’t Go
Samantha Fish Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Samantha Fish: Hello Stranger
Samantha Fish: Either Way I Lose
Samantha Fish Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Samantha Fish: Stay All Night
Samantha Fish: Going Down
Samantha Fish Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Samantha Fish: You’ll Never Change
Samantha Fish: Nearer To You
Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me
 
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 Rueben Williams, Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens
 
© 2019 The John Sinclair Foundation
 
 
 
 
 

Jazz Lunatique 238: Gris Gris

David Kunian is memorializing the late Mac Rebennack this week with his signature tune, a long recording of the Dr. playing piano and talking with producer Jerry Wexler in a recording studio in 1972 that led to their collaboration on the album called Gumbo, plus the Wade—Hurricane Suite that was the Dr.’s musical response to Hurrican Katrina, and capped with a birthday salute to the progranmer’s dad by the Beatles.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GRIS GRIS
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 238
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 11, 2019 [19460]
 
Dr. John WWOZ ID
Dr. John: Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya
Dr. John Plays Piano & Talks with Jerry Wexler at Great Length
The Beatles: Birthday
Dr. John: Wade—Hurricane Suite I: Storm Warning
Dr. John: Wade—Hurricane Suite II: Storm Surge
Dr. John: Wade—Hurricane Suite III: Calm In The Storm
Dr. John: Wade—Hurricane Suite IV: Aftermath
 
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
 
© 2019 David Kunian. Used with permission.
 

Face The Music 33: Second Joe Show

arwulf arwulf is offering a second hour of the Joe Show this week at WCBN-FM in Ann Arbor with music by Wilbur Sweatman’s Jazz Band, James P. Johnson, Harry Reser, Josie Miles, Bob Milne, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra featuring Joe Cornell, Cab Calloway & his Orchestra, Stuff Smith & his Onyx Club Boys, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, Joe ‘Wingy’ Manone, Slim Gaillard & his Flat Foot Floogie Boys, Hot Lips Page & his Band, Bull Moose Jackson & his Buffalo Bearcats, The Robins, and Joe Houston.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SECOND JOE SHOW
FACE THE MUSIC 33
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, August 25, 2016 [19459]
 
Wilbur Sweatman’s Jazz Band: Joe Turner Blues
James P. Johnson: Stop It Joe
Harry Reser:  Crazy Jo’
Josie Miles: Sweet Man Joe
Bob Milne: Down at Papa Joe’s
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra featuring Joe Cornell: Accordion Joe
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra: Kickin’ the Gong Around
Stuff Smith & his Onyx Club Boys: Old Joe’s Hittin’ the Jug
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: Whatcha Know Joe?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: That Gets It Mr. Joe
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra: The Gal From Joe’s
Joe ‘Wingy’ Manone: The Mosquito Song
Slim Gaillard & his Flat Foot Floogie Boys: A-Well-A-Take-Em-A-Joe
Hot Lips Page & his Band: Cheetie Bo Joe
Bull Moose Jackson & his Buffalo Bearcats: Hold Em Joe
The Robins: Smokey Joe’s Cafe
Moose Jackson: Nosey Joe
Joe Houston: Joe’s Lament
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by arwulf arwulf for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by arwulf arwulf at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor
Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclar
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2016, 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.
 
 

Big City Blues Cruise 112: Sitting And Thinking

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 112 features music by Red Prysock, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Junior Parker, Big Joe Turner, Lowell Fulson, The Flamingos, James Cotton, Elmore James, Lightning Hopkins, Jimmy McCracklin, Albert King, Junior Wells, and Chuck Berry.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SITTING AND THINKING
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 112
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 11, 1982 [19457]
 
Red Prysock: Jumbo
Sonny Boy Williamson: Don’t Start Me To Talking
Little Junior Parker: Sitting And Thinking
Little Junior Parker: Pretty Baby
Big Joe Turner: Crawdad Hole
Lowell Fulson: It’s Your Fault Baby
Lowell Fulson: Reconsider Baby
The Flamingos: A Kiss From Your Lips
James Cotton: Worried Life Blues
Elmore James: Dark And Dreary
Lightning Hopkins: Gimme Back That Wig
Jimmy McCracklin: I Don’t Care
Albert King: I Love Lucy
Junior Wells: Yonder Wall
Chuck Berry: Thirty Days
Chuck Berry: Wee Wee Hours
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.
 

The Dr. Doo Wop Show 43: Mad Daddy

Episode 43 of The Dr. Doo Wop Show is a composite program put together with the truncated edition of November 27, 1992 and added music from Dr. Doo Wop outtakes and the Radio Free Amsterdam archives, including cuts from The El Dorados, The Nutmegs, The Velvet Angels, some unidentified artists, The Blues Brothers, The Avons, The Cleftones, Little Joe Cook & The Thrillers, The Crabs, Chuck Berry, Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters, and Earl King.
 
The john Sinclair Foundation Presents
MAD DADDY
THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 43
William Levy, Radio 100, Amsterdam, November 27, 1992 [19456]
 
The El Dorados: I’ll Be Forever Loving You
The Nutmegs: Down In Mexico
The Velvet Angels: Blue Moon
The El Dorados: She Don’t Run Around
[Unidentified Artist]: [Unidentified Selection]
The Blues Brothers: Rubber Biscuit
[Unidentified Artist]: Come Go With Me
[Unidentified Artist]: Me And You
[Unidentified Artists]: [Medley]
[Unidentified Artist]: A Slave To You
[Unidentified Artist]: Meet Me Down In Soulville
The Avons: Baby Baby
The Cleftones: Lover Boy
Little Joe Cook & The Thrillers: String Bean
Little Joe Cook & The Thrillers: Peanuts
The Crabs: Mad Daddy
[Unidentified Artist]: Do You Want The Real Thing
Chuck Berry: Thirty Days
Chuck Berry: Wee Wee Hours
Sugar Boy Crawford & The Cane Cutters: Ooh Wee Sugar
Earl King: I’m Packing Up
Goodnight Sweetheart Theme
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by William Levy for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by William Levy at Radio 100, Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Ben Schot & Steve The Fly
 
© 1992, 2019 William Levy. Used with permission.
 
 

Sounds of Blue 202: Paying The Cost

Bob Putignano is playing music in this week’s episode by Dennis Coffey, Milt Jackson, Jimmie Vaughan, the B.B. King Blues Band with Taj Mahal, Carl Verheyen with Robben Ford, and Larry Carlton.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PAYING THE COST
SOUNDS OF BLUE 202
Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, June 6, 2019 [19455]
 
Twilight Zone Theme
Dennis Coffey: Little Sunflower
Dennis Coffey: Little Sunflower Live at Baker’s
Milt Jackson: Sunflower
Milt Jackson: People Make the World Go Round
Dennis Coffey: Baby What You Want Me To Do
Jimmie Vaughan: Baby What’s Wrong
Jimmie Vaughan: Baby Please Come Home
B.B. King Blues Band with Taj Mahal: Paying the Cost To Be The Boss
Carl Verheyen with Robben Ford: New Year’s Day
Larry Carlton: Blues
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bob Putignano for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bob Putignano at Sounds of Blue Studio, New York
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.