THE BLUES SHOW 626 – FACE THE MUSIC

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FACE THE MUSIC
THE BLUES SHOW 626
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham NH, July 19, 2015 [24185]

Bluesman Bob is sitting in once again for Bruce Pingree and playing blues by Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughn, Leadbelly, David Maxwell, Leon Redbone, Piano Red, Pinetop Perkins, George Thorogood, T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers, Smokin’ Joe Kubick, and Luther Allison.

Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughn: Blues at Sunrise
Leadbelly: Jailhouse Blues
David Maxwell: Blues Don’t Bother Me
Leon Redbone: Nobody Cares About If I’m Blue
Piano Red: Red’s How Long Blues
Pinetop Perkins: Pinetop Blues
George Thorogood: Help Me
T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers: Midnight Blues
T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers: Face the Music
Smokin’ Joe Kubick: Boogie On Down
Luther Allison: Walking Blues
Luther Allison: Bad News Is Coming

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bluesman Bob for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#204)
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2024 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 624 – GREVIANCE BLUES

Bluesman Bob Is sitting in for Bruce Pingree again this week and playing plenty of bliues by Roy Buchanan, John Baldrie, Danny Gatton, Marcia Ball, Mississippi John Hurt, Champion Jack Dupree, Blind Willie Johnson, Jimmy Johnson, Black Jack Johnson & The Oilers, Howling Wolf, Lightnin’ Hopkins, John Lee Hooker, and Albert King.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GREVIANCE BLUES
THE BLUES SHOW 624
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, July 19, 2015 [23155]

Roy Buchanan: Blues For Gary
John Baldrie: Let’s Burn Down The Cornfield
Danny Gatton: The Elmira Street Boogie
Marcia Ball: You’ll Come Around
Mississippi John Hurt: Nobody’s Business But Mine
Champion Jack Dupree: Heavy Heart Blues
Blind Willie Johnson: Lord I Just Can’t Keep From Crying
Jimmy Johnson: Riding In The Moonlight
Jack Johnson & The Oilers: I’m Your Oil Man
Howlin’ Wolf: Wolf In The Mood
Howlin’ Wolf: Let My People Go
Lightnin’ Hopkins: Greviance Blues
John Lee Hooker: Talkin’ The Blues
Albert King: Blues At Sunrise

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

© 2015, 2024 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 623 – JORDAN FOR PRESIDENT

Bruce Pingree is playing more music in 2015 by the original R&B pioneer, Louis Jordan, born July 8, 1908 in Brinkley, Arkansas, plus music by Jimmy & Joe Liggins, Pee Wee Crayton, Lafayette Thomas, four unidentified artists, and Dinah Washington.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JORDAN FOR PRESIDENT
THE BLUES SHOW 623
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, July 12, 2015 [2410]

Louis Jordan: Beans And Cornbread
Louis Jordan: Salt Pork, West Virginia
Louis Jordan: Don’t Burn The Candle At Both Ends
Louis Jordan: Jordan For President
Louis Jordan: What’s The Use Of Getting Sober?
Louis Jordan: Weak Minded Blues
Louis Jordan: Do You Call That a Buddy?
Louis Jordan: Blue Light Boogie
Jimmy & Joe Liggins: I Ain’t Drunk
Jimmy & Joe Liggins: In The Wee Wee Hours
Joe Liggins & His Honey Drippers: The Honey Dripper
Pee Wee Crayton: Texas Hop
Lafayette Thomas: The Thing
[Unidentified Artist]: Did You Ever Love A Woman
[Unidentified Artist]: My Mother Think I’m Somethin’
[Unidentified Artist]: The Huckle Buck
[Unidentified Artist]: How I Need Your Love
Dinah Washington: A Foggy Day

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#201)
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2024 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 621 – THE HONEYDRIPPER


Bruce Pingree is playing music in 2015 by Ted Drozdowski’s Scissormen with Mighty Sam McClain, the Kentucky Headhunters & Johnnie Johnson, the Cashbox Kings, Albert Cummings, Sonny Landreth, and a long set by Joe Liggins & his Honeydrippers on Exclusive and Specialty Records in honor of the 100th birthday of the rhythm & blues pioneer, born July 9, 1915.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THE HONEYDRIPPER
THE BLUES SHOW 621
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, July 12, 2015 [24110]

Ted Drozdowski’s Scissormen with Mighty Sam McClain: Let’s Go To Memphis
Kentucky Headhunters & Johnnie Johnson: Shufflin’ Off To Memphis
Cashbox Kings: Everybody’s Fishin’
Albert Cummings: Old Dog
Sonny Landreth: Simco Street
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers: The Honeydripper (Parts 1 & 2)
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers: Darktown Strutters’ Ball
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers: Gal With A Whole Lotta Loot
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers: Got Your Love In My Heart
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers: Ruth
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers: I’ve Got A Rigt To Cry
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers: Louisiana
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers: I Know My Love Is True
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers: The Three O’Clock Jump (Parts 1 & 2)
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers: The Blues

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#199)
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2024 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 620 – COTTON IN THE KITCHEN

Bruce Pingree is honoring the great harmonica master James Cotton on his 80th birthday in 2015 with selections from his myriad albums with all sorts of terrific accompanists, plus a brief birthday salute to fellow harmonica star Annie Raines.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
COTTON IN THE KITCHEN
THE BLUES SHOW 620
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, July 5, 2015 [24095]

James Cotton: Bonnie Blue
James Cotton: Srange Things Happen
James Cotton: Cotton Jump Boogie
James Cotton & Superharp: The Hucklebuck
James Cotton: Blues for Koko
James Cotton: Boogie Thing
James Cotton: Take Me Back
James Cotton: All Walks of Life
James Cotton: Cotton in the Kitchen
James Cotton: Black Night
Annie Raines & Paul Rishell: Got to Fly
James Cotton: Off the Wall

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#198)
Recorded by Joe McDonough
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2024 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 608 – WE’LL NEVER TURN BACK

Bruce Pingree is honoring the 50th anniversary of the March on Selma, Aabama led by Dr. Martin Luther King with music by the SNCC Freedom Singers, Fontella Bass, Odetta, Jane Sapp, Mavis Staples, Sweet Honey In The Rock, the Staple Singers, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Rance Allen Group, Carlton Reese & the Birmingham Movement Choir, and Dr.Martin Luther King, followed by a salute to International Women’s Day with cuts from Etta James, Mr. B & Jeannie Carroll, Sippie Wallace, Precious Bryant, and Bessie Smith.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WE’LL NEVER TURN BACK

THE BLUES SHOW 608

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, March 8, 2015 [23708]

SNCC Freedom Singers; Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around

Fontella Bass: No Ways Tired

Odetta: The Freedom Trilogy

Jane Sapp: Moving On

Mavis Staples: We’ll Never Turn Back

Sweet Honey In The Rock: I Woke Up This Morning With My Mind

Staple Singers: Freedom Highway

Blind Boys of Alabama: Freedom Road

Rance Allen Group: If I Could Make The World Better

Carlton Reese & the Birmingham Movement Choir: 99-1/2 Won’t Do

Dr.Martin Luther King: Police Brutality Will Backfire

Etta James: How Strong Is A Woman

Mr. B & Jeannie Carroll: Wild Women Don’t Have The Blues

Sippie Wallace: Women Be Wise

Precious Bryant: Don’t Mess Up A Good Thing

Bessie Smith: Yonder Comes The Blues

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: Sidney Daniels

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

© 2015 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 607 – GRANDAD’S BLUES

Bruce Pingree is playing music by recently deceased trumpet great Clark Terry in a trbute to the long-time Universaity of New Hampshire music school faculty member, and a closing cut by the Duke Ellington Orchestra.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GRANDAD’S BLUES

THE BLUES SHOW 607

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, March 1, 2015 [23693]

Clark Terry: Grandad’s Blues

Clark Terry with Johnny Hartman: Ain’t Misbehavin’

Clark Terry Five: Things Ain’t What They Used To Be

Clark Terry Five: Memories of Duke

Clark Terry: Nastay Blues

Clark Terry with the Oscar Peterson Trio: Incoherent Blues

Clark Terry with Big Joe Turner: Morning Noon And Night

Clark Terry: [Unidentified Selection]

Clark Terry with Unidentified Vocalist: Lordy Lord

Duke Ellington Orchestra: Intro > Festival Junction

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#189)

Recorded by Joe McDonough

Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2023 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.

THE BLUES SHOW 570 – YOU NEVER MISS THE WATER

Bruce Pingree is playing music by Jimmy Scott in 2014 in commemoration of his recent demise, along with a salute to W.C. Handy and a tip of the hat to pianist Pinetop Smith.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
YOU NEVER MISS THE WATER
THE BLUES SHOW 570
Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, June 15, 2014 [23122]

Jimmy Scott: Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Jimmy Scott: You Never Miss The Water
Jimmy Scott: People Get Ready
Jimmy Scott: I Had A Dream
Jimmy Scott: Dream
Jimmy Scott: What Are They Doing In Heaven Today
W.C. Handy & His Memphis Blues Band: St. Louis Woman
Tuba Fats: St. Louis Blues
W.C. Handy’s Beale Street: Harlem Blues
Louis Armstrong: Yellow Dog Blues
W.C. Handy & His Memphis Blues Band: Yellow Dog Blues
Pine Top Smith: Pine Top’s Blues
Pine Top Smith: Pine Top Special
Pine Top Smith: Pine Top’s Boogie
[Unidentified Artist]: Pine Top’s Boogie

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham (#143)
Editing, post-production, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2014, 2023 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.