THE BLUES SHOW 565 – I CAN’T QUIT YOU

Bruce Pingree with another hour of blues in tribute to pianist Lafayette Leake, featuring Leake recordings with J.B. Lenoir, Homesick James, Otis Rush, Howling Wolf, Billy Boy Arnold, Mighty Joe Young, Bo Diddley, Willie Dixon, Koko Taylor, and Sonny Boy Williamson, plus a closing cut from the new album by Jakeris Singleton.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
I CAN’T QUIT YOU
THE BLUES SHOW 565
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, June 1, 2014 [23049]

J.B. Lenoir:I Feel So Good
Homesick James: My Baby’s Sweet
Otis Rush: Love That Woman
Howling Wolf: 300 Pounds of Joy
Billy Boy Arnold: You’re My Girl
Mighty Joe Young: I Can’t Quit You Baby
Bo Diddley: Dearest Darling
Willie Dixon: Study War No More
Willie Dixon: I Just Want To Make Love To You
Willie Dixon: Crazy For My Baby
Willie Dixon: You Can’t Make Peace
Willie Dixon: It Don’t Make Sense
Willie Dixon: Pain In My Heart
Koko Taylor: Don’t Mess With he Messer
Sonny Boy Williamson: One Way Out
Howling Wolf: Worried About My Baby
Homesick James: The Woman I’m Loving
Koko Taylor: Wang Dang Doodle
Jakeris Singleton: Gonna Let Go

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham (#138)
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2014, 2023 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 563 – MOTHER HEARD A VOICE

Bruce Pingree is paying his respects to Mother’s Day in 2014 with a program of music this week by Big Mama Thornton, Marcia Ball, Etta James & The Roots Band, Essa Mae Brooks, Katie Mae Young, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Mahalia Jackson, the Duke Ellington Orchestra, and Arizona Dranes.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MOTHER HEARD A VOICE
THE BLUES SHOW 563
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, May 11, 2014 [23021]

Big Mama Thornton: Ball And Chain
Marcia Ball: Under Love’s Spell
Etta James & The Roots Band: Love & Happiness > Take Me To The River

My Funny Valentine
Essa Mae Brooks: Mother Heard A Voice
Katie Mae Young: By The Grace of My Lord I’ve Come A Long Way
Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Precious Memories
Mahalia Jackson: Beautiful Tomorrow
Mahalia Jackson with Duke Ellington: Come Sunday
(Black, Brown And Beige, Part 4)
Arizona Dranes: By & By We’re Going To See The King
Arizona Dranes: Don’t You Want To Go
Arizona Dranes: [Title Unavailable]

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM (#135)
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2014, 2023 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 562 – MOTHER HEARD A VOICE

Bruce Pingree is paying respects to Mother’s Day in 2014 with a program of music this week by Big Mama Thornton, Marcia Ball, Etta James & The Roots Band, Essa Mae Brooks, Katie Mae Young, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Mahalia Jackson, the Duke Ellington Orchestra, and Arizona Dranes.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MOTHER HEARD A VOICE
THE BLUES SHOW 562
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, May 11, 2014 [23007]

Big Mama Thornton: Ball And Chain
Marcia Ball: Under Love’s Spell
Etta James & The Roots Band: Love & Happiness > Take Me To The River > My Funny Valentine
Essa Mae Brooks: Mother Heard A Voice
Katie Mae Young: By The Grace of My Lord I’ve Come A Long Way
Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Precious Memories
Mahalia Jackson: Beautiful Tomorrow
Mahalia Jackson with Duke Ellington: Come Sunday (Black, Brown And Beige, Part 4)
Arizona Dranes: By & By We’re Going To See The King
Arizona Dranes: Don’t You Want To Go
Arizona Dranes: [Title Unavailable]

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM (#134)
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2014, 2023 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

The Blues Show 532 – St. Louis Blues

Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Bessie Smith, Professor Longhair, Dave Bartholomew, Al Johnson, The Hawketts, Earl King, Dr. John, Wild Magnolias, Wild Tchoupitoulas, Golden Eagles, Big Chief Alfred Doucette, Bill Sinigal & The Skyliners, Milton Batiste & The Mardi Gras Big Shots, and the Rebirth Brasss Band.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STREET PARADE

THE BLUES SHOW 532 (434)

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, ________, 2020 [20279]

Bessie Smith: On Revival Day

Bessie Smith: Gimme A Pigfoot

Professor Longhair: Go To The Mardi Gras

Dave Bartholomew: Carnival Day

Al Johnson: Carnival Time

The Hawketts: Mardi Gras Mambo

Earl King: Street Parade

Dr. John: Mardi Gras Day

Willd Magnolias: Handa Wanda

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Golden Crown

Golden Eagles: Indian Red

Big Chief Alfred Doucette: We’re Going To Second Line All Over Town

Bill Sinigal & The Skyliners: Second Line

Milton Batiste & The Mardi Gras Big Shots: They All Axed Fo’ YouBig

Rebirth Brasss Band; Just A Little While To Stay Here

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

© 2020 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission


THE BLUES SHOW 531 – IT’S MY LIFE BABY

Bruce Pingree with a program of blues from 2013 in tribute to the late great Bobby “Blue” Bland. Including tunes by some of his influences like T-Bone Walker, Nat “King” Cole, Charles Brown, B.B. King, and Rev. C.L. Franklin, plus more of Bobby’s magnificent Duke Records singles.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
IT’S MY LIFE BABY
THE BLUES SHOW 531
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, June 30, 2013 [22175]

T-Bone Walker: Call It Stormy Monday
Nat “King” Cole: Sweet Lorraine
Charles Brown: Drifting Blues
B.B. King: 3 O’Clock Blues
Rev. C.L. Franklin: Your Mother Loves Her Children
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Black Night
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Ain’t Nobody’s Business
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Reconsider Baby
Bobby “Blue” Bland: You’re All I Need
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Save Your Love For Me
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Good Time Charley
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Where Do I Go From Here
Bobby “Blue” Bland: If Love Ruled The World
Bobby “Blue” Bland: It’s My Life Baby
Bobby “Blue” Bland: I Smell Touble
Bobby “Blue” Bland: You’ve Got Bad Intentions
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Rocking in the Same Old Boat

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#106)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Sidney Daniels
Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

© 2013, 2022 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 530 – TWO STEPS FROM THE BLUES

Bruce Pingree with another hour of music in tribute to the late great Bobby “Blue” Bland, who passed away the previous week, featuring some of the greatest of Bobby’s hits for Duke Records in the 1950s and ’60s.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TWO STEPS FROM THE BLUES
THE BLUES SHOW 530
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, June 30, 2013 [22161]

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Little Boy Blue
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Bobby’s Blues
Bobby “Blue” Bland: I’ll Take Care Of You
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Cry, Cry, Cry
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Lead Me On
Bobby “Blue” Bland: I’ve Been Wrong So Long
Bobby “Blue” Bland: I Pity The Fool
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Close To You
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Two Steps From The Blues
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Don’t Cry No More
Bobby “Blue” Bland: St. James Informary
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Stormy Monday
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Who Will The Next Fool Be
Bobby “Blue” Bland:Turn On Your Lve Light
Bobby “Blue” Bland:Yield Not To Temptation
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Sometimes You Gotta Cry
Bobby “Blue” Bland: That’s The Way Love Is
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Call On Me
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Ain’t Nothing You Can Do
Bobby “Blue” Bland: Ain’t It A Good Thing
Bobby “Blue” Bland: I Feel Like Singing
Bobby “Blue” Bland: I’m The Greatest

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#105)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2013, 2022 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 526 – STUFF YOU GOTTA WATCH

Bruce Pingree with a program of blues & gospel music this week commemoratinf the 20th anniversary of the passing of Jon Campbell, plus cuts from Joe Crown-Walter “Wolfman” Washington-Rusell Batiste, Davell Crawford, and Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ONE BELIEVER
THE BLUES SHOW 525
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, June 16, 2013 [22093]

10-Foot Polecats: Someday Your Pain Is Gonna End
John Campbell: Texas Country Boy
John Campbell: Voodoo Edge
John Campbell: Ain’t Afraid of Midnight
John Campbell: Judgment Day
John Campbell: When The Levee Breaks
John Campbell: One Believer
John Campbell: Bluebird
Joe Crown-Walter “Wolfman” Washington-Rusell Batiste: Livin’ Large
Davell Crawford: Going Back To Louisiana
Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Wolf Funk

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#101)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2013, 2022 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 525 – ONE BELIEVER

Bruce Pingree with a program of blues & gospel music this week commemoratinf the 20th anniversary of the passing of Jon Campbell, plus cuts from Joe Crown-Walter “Wolfman” Washington-Rusell Batiste, Davell Crawford, and Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ONE BELIEVER
THE BLUES SHOW 525
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, June 16, 2013 [22093]

10-Foot Polecats: Someday Your Pain Is Gonna End
John Campbell: Texas Country Boy
John Campbell: Voodoo Edge
John Campbell: Ain’t Afraid of Midnight
John Campbell: Judgment Day
John Campbell: When The Levee Breaks
John Campbell: One Believer
John Campbell: Bluebird
Joe Crown-Walter “Wolfman” Washington-Rusell Batiste: Livin’ Large
Davell Crawford: Going Back To Louisiana
Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters: Wolf Funk

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#101)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2013, 2022 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.