JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 905 – HEAVY MUSIC

Episode 905 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit’s Cass Corridor with music from the 420 All Stars with Chris Codish, Wendell Harrison & Tribe, Bob Seger, Martha & The Vandellas, Melba Joyce Boyd, the Lyman Woodard Organization, The Stooges, Luther “Bad Man” Keith, M.L. Liebler & the Magic Poetry Band, and Mitch Ryder.

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JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 896 – LIVE WIRE

Episode 896 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in the Cass Corridor of Detroit with a wide-ranging hour of music by Yusef Lateef, Little Wiilie John, Little Sonny, Jay McShann with Lamonte Hamilton, Larry McCray, Walter Noons, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Robin Eichele, ML Liebler & the Magic Poetry Band, Martha & the Vandellas, Laith al-Saadi, Laura Rain & The Caesars, and Charlie Parker with strings with our closing theme.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LIVE WIRE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 896

Cass Corridor, Detroit, January 19, 2021 [21077]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Little Wiilie John: All Around The World

Little Sonny: Blues Medley

Jay McShann with Lamonte Hamilton: Hard Working Man’s Blues

Larry McCray: Strong Companion

Walter Noons: Funky Soulstice

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: monk suite

Robin Eichele: Journal Entries—October 2020

M.L. Liebler & the Magic Poetry Band: I Ain’t Never Gonna See Bobby Rush No More

Martha & the Vandellas: Live Wire

Laith al-Saadi: No One Left To Blame

Laura Rain & The Caesars: Bus Stop

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Program produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2021 The John Sinclair Foundation

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 886 – 100 YEARS OF BLUES

Episode 886 is coming again from the Center for the Study of World Religions at the Harvard University Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts where I’ve been in residence for the month of October, and tonight I’m featuring a program of music from the brand new album by Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite called 100 Years of Blues, interspersed with segments of a long conversation between Elvin Bishop and Robert Jr. Whiitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

100 YEARS OF BLUES

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 886

Cass Corridor, Detroit, October 22, 2020 [20663]

                       

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite: One Hundred Years of Blues

Elvin Bishop Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite: What The Hell?

Elvin Bishop Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite: Birds of a Feather

Elvin Bishop Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite: Old School

Elvin Bishop Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite: If I Should Have Bad Luck

Elvin Bishop Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite: Good Times

Elvin Bishop Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite: Blues For Yesterday

Elvin Bishop Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite: Help Me

Elvin Bishop Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite: Blues Why Do You Worry Me

Elvin Bishop Conversation with Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite: South Side Slide

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me (July 5, 1950)

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Program produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 884 – K.C. BLUES

Episode 884 is coming from the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts where I’m featuring a fourth hour of music from Charlie Parker in honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth on August 29, 1920 in Kansas City. This hour features music Bird recorded for Norman Granz releases on the Norgran, Mercury & Verve labels in the early 1950s prior to Bird’s passing at the age of 34 on March 12, 1955.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

K.C. BLUES

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 884

Cass Corridor, Detroit, October 8, 2020 [20635]                       

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Charlie Parker: Au Privave (January 17, 1951)

Charlie Parker: She Rote (January 17, 1951)

Charlie Parker: K.C. Blues (January 17, 1951)

Charlie Parker: Tico Tico (March 12, 1951)

Charlie Parker: My Little Suede Shoes (March 12, 1951)

Charlie Parker: Blues For Alice (August 8, 1951)

Charlie Parker: Swedish Schnapps (August 8, 1951)

Charlie Parker: Lover Man (August 8, 1951)

Charlie Parker: La Cucaracha (January 23, 1952)

Charlie Parker: What Is This Thing Called Love (July 1952)

Charlie Parker: Funky Blues (July 1952)

Charlie Parker: Laird Baird (December 30, 1952)

Charlie Parker with the Miles Davis Sextet: Compulsiion (January 30, 1953)

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me (July 5, 1950)

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Program produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

NEW ORLEANS MUSIC SHOW 10 – FOOD STAMP BLUES

 

Jamming at the 420 Café in Amsterdam on a Wednesday afternoon with thrilling sides by Eluard Burt & Co, the ReBirth Brass Band, the Golden Eagles, James Andrews, Tommy Ridgley, Roy Brown, Lloyd Price, Professor Longhair, Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters, Rockie Charles, the Treme Brass Band, the Wild Magnolias, Little Richard, Snooks Eaglin, Smiley Lewis, Shirley & Lee, and Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FOOD STAMP BLUES

NEW ORLEANS MUSIC SHOW 10

John Sinclair, 420 Café, Amsterdam, April 9, 2008  [20371]

Eluard & Co: Gumbolia        

ReBirth Brass Band: Tornado Special/Ooh Nah Nay

Golden Eagles: The Tambourine

James Andrews: The Old Rugged Cross

Tommy Ridgley: Boogie Woogie Mama

Roy Brown: Big Town

Lloyd Price: Chee Koo Baby

Professor Longhair: Her Mind Is Gone

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Educated Fool

Rockie Charles: Am I Surely Blind

Treme Brass Band: Food Stamp Blues

Wild Magnolias: Coochie Molly

Little Richard: Heebie Jeebies

Snooks Eaglin: That Certain Door

Smiley Lewis: Slide Me Down

Astral Project: Retroactive

Shirley & Lee: I’m Gone

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Recorded by Larry Hayden

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2008, 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation