Roots & Branches 21: Dizzy Atmosphere

This episode of Roots & Branches was produced by Michael Anderson for In The Doctor’s Office, his program on Sirius Satellite Radio in New York City, in the Fall of 2002 with a series of pointed conversations with John Sinclair and illustrious recordings by Big Tree, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Al Green, Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Piano Red, Amos Milburn, Howlin’ Wolf, and R.L. Burnside, plus spoken actualities from Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman, Teddy Edwards, and Dewey Phillips.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DIZZY ATMOSPHERE

ROOTS & BRANCHES 21

Michael Anderson, Sirius Satellite Radio, New York City, Fall 2002 [18587]

 

Big Tree: {Unidentified Instrumental]

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: We Just Change The Beat

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

{Unidentified Artist]: Shake That Thing

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Al Green: Take Me to the River

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Billie Holiday: Good Morning Heartache

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman > Dizzy Gillespie: Dizzy Atmosphere

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Michael Anderson Interview with Teddy Edwards

Charlie Parker Selection

Michael Anderson Interview with Teddy Edwards

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Write Me A Letter > Dewey Phillips DJ Rap > Piano Red: Let’s Dig That Boogie >

Amos Milburn: Put Something In My Hand > Dewey Phillips DJ Rap

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Howlin’ Wolf: Mr. Highway Man

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

R.L. Burnside: Roll & Tumble

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Michael Anderson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Michael Anderson at Sirius Satellite Radio, NYC

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2002, 2018 Michael Anderson. Used with permission.

 

Roots & Branches 20: In The Doctor’s Office

This episode of Roots & Branches was produced by Michael Anderson for In The Doctor’s Office, his program on Sirius Satellite Radio in New York City, in the Fall of 2002 with a series of pointed conversations with John Sinclair and illustrious recordings by Buddy Guy, Elmore James, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Muddy Waters, Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Reed, John Lennon, the MC-5 and Albert King.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

IN THE DOCTOR’S OFFICE

ROOTS & BRANCHES 20

Michael Anderson, Sirius Satellite Radio, New York City, Fall 2002 [18575]

 

Buddy Guy: First Time I Met The Blues

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Elmore James: Bleeding Heart

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: Chicago Bound

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Muddy Waters: Roll & Tumble, Part 1

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: Bebop

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Jimmy Reed: Little School Girl

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

John Lennon: John Sinclair

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

John Lennon: Working Class Hero

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

MC-5: Jesse Crawford Intro > Kick Out The Jams >

MC-5: Jesse Crawford Intro > Motor City Is Burning

Michael Anderson Conversation with John Sinclair

Albert King: I’ll Play The Blues For You

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Michael Anderson for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Michael Anderson at Sirius Satellite Radio, New York City

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2002, 2018 Michael Anderson. Used with permission.

 

Roots & Branches 19: POET: The Life & Poetry of an African American Man

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

POET: THE LIFE & POETRY OF AN AFRICAN AMERICAN MAN

ROOTS & BRANCHES 19

David Henderson, KPFA-FM, Berkeley CA, 1991 [18561]

 

Poet and biographer David Henderson pays serious homage to the great Bob Kaufman, pioneering beat and surrealist poet from New Orleans, in

Bob Kaufman—POET: The Life & Poetry of an African American Man. Kaufman is remembered and explicated by friends and fellow poets including Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka, Ted Joans, Bob’s brother George, his widow Eileen, and many others, with their testimony set against music by Charlie Parker and Horace Silver and recitations of Kaufman’s poems by Roscoe Lee Browne, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Tony Seymour, and Bob Kaufman himself. Part Two looks into Bob Kaufman’s residency in New York City and return to San Francisco, his years of silence following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and his tortured final period.

Cast: David Henderson, writer & producer; hosted by Ed Markman; narrated by Al Young; family & friends George Kaufman, Eileen Kaufman, Raymond Foye, Jerry Kamstra, photographer Jerry Stoll, and Simon Alexander; scholars Nathaniel Mackie, Charles Nyland, and Maria Damon; fellow poets Allen Ginsberg, Ted Joans, Amiri Baraka abd Lawrence Ferlinghetti; recitations from Solitudes Crowded With Loneliness by Bob Kaufman, Roscoe Lee Browne, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Tony Seymour, Suzanne Cockrel; recorded music by Charlie Parker and Horace Silver.

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Written & produced by David Henderson

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1991, 2018 David Henderson. Used with permission.

 

Roots & Branches 18: Bob Kaufman—Poet

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BOB KAUFMAN—POET

ROOTS & BRANCHES 18

David Henderson, KPFA-FM, Berkeley CA, 1991 [18547]

 

Poet and biographer David Henderson pays serious homage to the great Bob Kaufman, pioneering beat and surrealist poet from New Orleans, in

Bob Kaufman—POET: The Life & Poetry of an African American Man. Kaufman is remembered and explicated by friends and fellow poets including Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka, Ted Joans, Bob’s brother George, his widow Eileen, and many others, with their testimony set against music by Charlie Parker and Horace Silver and recitations of Kaufman’s poems by Roscoe Lee Browne, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Tony Seymour, and Bob Kaufman himself. Part One investigates Kaufman’s youth, his early manhood as a merchant seaman and political organizer, and his impact on San Francisco in the 1950s.

Cast: David Henderson, writer & producer; hosted by Ed Markman; narrated by Al Young; family & friends George Kaufman, Eileen Kaufman, Raymond Foye, Jerry Kamstra, photographer Jerry Stoll, and Simon Alexander; scholars Nathaniel Mackie, Charles Nyland, and Maria Damon; fellow poets Allen Ginsberg, Ted Joans, Amiri Baraka abd Lawrence Ferlinghetti; recitations from Solitudes Crowded With Loneliness by Bob Kaufman, Roscoe Lee Browne, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Tony Seymour, Suzanne Cockrel; recorded music by Charlie Parker and Horace Silver.

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Written & produced by David Henderson

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1991, 2018 David Henderson. Used with permission.

 

Roots & Branches 17: Blue Ghetto

John Sinclair at The Dolphins coffeeshop in Amsterdam on a Tuesday evening in 2008 playing blues from New Orleans, Detroit and elsewhere with recordings by Brother Tyrone & the Mindbenders, T-Bone Walker, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Bobo Jenkins, Baby Boy Warren, Albert King, Harmonica Shah, Tuba Fats, Tommy Ridgley, Snooks Eaglin, Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters, and Johnny Adams.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUE GHETTO

ROOTS & BRANCHES 17

John Sinclair, The Dolphins, Amsterdam, March 18, 2008 [18531]

 

Bro. Tyrone & the Mindbenders: Blue Ghetto

T-Bone Walker: Tell Me What’s The Reason

B.B. King: Did You Ever Love A Woman

Magic Slim & the Teardrops: Crazy Woman

Bonnie Raitt: Tribute to Fred McDowell: Write Me a Few of Your Lines > Kokomo > Drop Down Mama

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Ain’t That Loving You

Bobo Jenkins: 24 Years

Baby Boy Warren: She’s Fine

Elmore James: Standing at the Crossroads

Albert King: Don’t Throw Your Love on Me So Strong

Harmonica Shah: I Wish a Thief Would Steal All My Burdens & Pain

Tuba Fats: Everyday I Have the Blues

Tommy Ridgley: Shrewsbury Blues

Snooks Eaglin: I’m Not Ashamed

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Don’t Say Goodbye

Johnny Adams: Come Rain Or Come Shine

 

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

Special tahnks to Raduane of The Dolphins, Amsterdam

 

© 2008, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

Roots & Branches 16: Cadillac Assembly Line

Blues from The Dolphins coffeeshop with John Sinclair spinning sides on a Tuesday evening in Amsterdam by Bro. Tyrone & the Mindbenders, Magic Slim & the Teardrops, T-Bone Walker, Willie King, Washboard Willie & His Super Suds of Rhythm, Victoria Spivey, Baby Boy Warren, Charles Walker Band with Wild Jimmy Spruill, Albert King, Alberta Adams, Sonny Boy Williamson, B.B. King, Sunnyland Slim, Thornetta Davis, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CADILLAC ASSEMBLY LINE

ROOTS & BRANCHES 16

John Sinclair, The Dolphins, Amsterdam, January 22, 2008 [18517]

 

Bro. Tyrone & the Mindbenders: Blue Dolphins Theme

Magic Slim & the Teardrops: Magic Boogie

T-Bone Walker: Party Girl

Willie King: Ain’t Gonna Work

Washboard Willie & His Super Suds of Rhythm: Do You Wanna Jump

Victoria Spivey: Detroit Moan

Baby Boy Warren: Too Many Drivers

Charles Walker Band with Wild Jimmy Spruill: Driving Home

Albert King: Cadillac Assembly Line

Alberta Adams: Hello Little Boy

Sonny Boy Williamson: Checkin’ Up on My Baby

B.B. King: I’m King

Sunnyland Slim: I Done You Wrong

Thornetta Davis: I’d Rather Drink Muddy Water

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

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

Special thanks to Raduane of The Dolphins, Amsterdam

 

© 2008, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Roots & Branches 15: The Stomper

 

Blues from The Dolphins coffeeshop with John Sinclair spinning sides on a Tuesday evening in Amsterdam by Bro. Tyrone & the Mindbenders, Magic Slim & the Teardrops, Muddy Waters, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Junior Cannady, the King Biscuit Boys, Koko Taylor, Willie King, Vincent Hayes Project, Olu Dara, Thornetta Davis, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE STOMPER

ROOTS & BRANCHES 15

John Sinclair, The Dolphins, Amsterdam, January 15, 2008 [18503]

 

Bro. Tyrone & the Mindbenders: Blue Dolphins Theme

Magic Slim & the Teardrops: Mind Your Own Business

Muddy Waters: Crosseyed Cat

Lightnin’ Hopkins: Black Cat Bone

[06] Sonny Boy Williamson: Bring It On Home

Little Junior Cannady: I Got My Eyes On You

King Biscuit Boys: Little Car Blues

Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle

Willie King: The Stomper

Vincent Hayes Project: Rollin’ Man

Olu Dara: I See The Light

Thornetta Davis: Meet Me With Your Black Drawers On

Little Walter: Hate To See You Go

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

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

Special thanks to Raduane of The Dolphins, Amsterdam

 

© 2008, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Roots & Branches 14: Sonic Boom

 

Blues from The Dolphins cofffeeshop with John Sinclair spinning sides on a Tuesday evening in Amsterdam by Bro. Tyrone & the Mindbenders, Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers, Charles “Buddy” Smith, Guitar Shorty, Charles Mingus, B.B. King, Johnnie Bassett & the Blues Insurgents, Harmonica Shah, Lightnin’ Malcolm, Elmore James, and Little Walter.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SONIC BOOM

ROOTS & BRANCHES 14

John Sinclair, The Dolphins, Amsterdam, January 8, 2008 [18489]

 

Bro. Tyrone & the Mindbenders: Blue Ghetto

Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: She’s Gone

Charles “Buddy” Smith: Ms. Callie

Guitar Shorty: Sonic Boom

Afrissippi: Nduumandii > Hands Off That Girl

Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop: Festival Blues

B.B. King: Blues Stay Away From Me

Johnnie Bassett & the Blues Insurgents: I’m Gonna Do, What I’m Gonna Do

Harmonica Shah: The Life of Every Party

Lightnin’ Malcolm: Stay All Night

Elmore James: Look On Yonder Wall > Outro >

Little Walter: Lights Out

 

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

Special thannks to Raduane of The Dolphins, Amsterdam

 

© 2008, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation