THE GROOVE YARD 191 – THE SONG IS YOU

George Klein presents an hour of music by guitarist Grant Green from four previously unreleased Blue Note albums from 1961-1962 that were
recently unearthed and issued by Mosaic Records in a box set called The Complete Blue Note Recordings of Grant Green with Sonny Clark.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THE SONG IS YOU
THE GROOVE YARD 191
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 3, 1991 [22538]

Grant Green: On Green Dolphin Street
Grant Green: Gooden’s Corner
Grant Green: The Things We Did Last Summer
Grant Green: The Song Is You
Grant Green: It Ain’t Necessarily So
Grant Green: Little Girl Blue
Grant Green: Tune-Up

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1991, 2022 George Klein. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 075 – STRANDED ON THE HIGHWAY

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning Episode 077 from 1983 featuring music by Red Prysock, B.B. King, The Coasters, Ben E. King, Nolan Strong & The Diablos, Buddy Guy, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Albert King, Chuck Berry, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, LaVerne Baker, Chuck Willis, and Magic Slim & The Teardrops.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
STRANDED ON THE HIGHWAY
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 075
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 2, 1983 [22085]

Red Prysock: Jumbo
B.B. King: Intro > You Upsets Me Baby
B.B. King: Worry, Worry
B.B. King: Woke Up This Morning
The Coasters: Yakety Yak
Ben E. King: Stand By Me
Nolan Strong & The Diablos: I Don’t Care
Buddy Guy: Broken Hearted Blues
Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson: Alimony Blues
Albert King: That’s What The Blues Is All About
Chuck Berry: Little Queenie
Little Walter: A Quarter To Twelve
Muddy Waters: Louisiana Blues
Little Walter: I Got To Find My Baby
Muddy Waters: You’re Gonna Need My Help
LaVerne Baker: Tweedle Dee Dee
Chuck Willis: Caledonia
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Stranded On The Highway
B.B. King: Every Day I Have The Blues
Red Prysock: Jumbo

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI (#20)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1983, 2021 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 074 BLOW TOP BLUES

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning Episode 075 from 1983 featuring music by Red Prysock, Howlin’ Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters, Sheriff & The Revels, The Moonglows, The Five Chances, Freddie King, Junior Wells, Eddie Taylor, Buddy Guy, Elmore James, Margie Evans with the Johnny Otis Show, Fluffy Hunter, Koko Taylor, Bull Moose Jackson, The Swallows, and Magic Slim & The Teardrops.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLOW TOP BLUES
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 074
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 5, 1983 [22071]

Red Prysock: Jumbo
Howlin’ Wolf: Nature
Sonny Boy Williamson: Bye Bye Bird
Muddy Waters: You Can’t Lose What You Never Had
Sheriff & The Revels: Shambala
The Moonglows: I’m Afraid The Masquerade Is Over
The Five Chances: I May Be Small
Freddie King: Hideaway
Junior Wells: Tobacco Road
Eddie Taylor: Big Town Playboy
Buddy Guy: Watch Yourself
Elmore James: Who’s That Knocking At Your Door
Margie Evans with the Johnny Otis Show: Evil Gal Blues
Fluffy Hunter: The Walking Blues
Koko Taylor: Blow Top Blues
Koko Taylor: Please Don’t Mess With My Man
Bull Moose Jackson: Big Ten Inch Record
The Swallows: It Ain’t The Meat It’s The Motion
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: I’m A Dirty Motha Fuyer

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI (#19)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1983, 2021 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 144 – HOT LITTLE MAMA

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 Ypsilant. Episode 144 features music by Red Prysock, Albert King, Freddie King, Chuck Berry, Eddie Cleanhead Vinson, Roomful of Blues, Johnny Guitar Watson, Lazy Lester, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter, Bobo Jenkins, Willie D. Warren, John Lee Hooker, Guitar Junior, and several unidentified artists.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HOT LITTLE MAMA
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 144
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 27, 1987 [20175]


Red Prysock: Jumbo
Albert King: Overall Junction
Albert King: Funk-tion
Freddie King: Just Picking
Freddie King: Manhole
Chuck Berry: Little Queenie
[Unidentified Artist]: I May Be Small
Eddie Cleanhead Vinson: Kidney Stew
Roomful of Blues: Hot Little Mama
Johnny Guitar Watson: Hot Little Mama
Lazy Lester: I Hear You Knocking
Sonny Boy Williamson: Bring It on Home
Little Walter: My Baby Is Sweeter
Bobo Jenkins: Fell In Love Again
[Unidentified Artist]: [Unidentified Selection]
Willie D. Warren: My Baby Likes To Boogie
[Unidentified Artist]: Gotta Get Out of Town
[Unidentified Artist]: What A Shame
John Lee Hooker: Brand New Man
Guitar Junior: The Crawl


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

© 1987, 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

Retrospective 005: Reeling And Rocking / Ain’t That Good News

Two shows of back to back blues from Martino D Lorenzo and John Sinclair. Featuring the music of Chuck Berry, Buddy Guy, Elmore James, Albert King, Earl King, and a large dose of Muddy Waters, plus many more legends of the blues. Thanks for tuning in.Enjoy,

–Steve Fly

Big City Blues Cruise 57: Reeling And Rocking

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 57 features music by Red Prysock, Dr. John, Rockin’ Dopsie, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Earl King, Percy Mayfield, Albert King, Clifton Chenier, Peter “Madcat” Ruth, The Blues Brothers, Elmore James, Chuck Berry, and Buddy Guy.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

REELING AND ROCKING

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 57

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, circa 1983 [18361]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Dr. John: Croaker Courtboullion

Rockin’ Dopsie: I’m Just A Country Boy

Rockin’ Dopsie: Let’s Do The Zydeco

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Oh Ba-Ba-Baby

Earl King: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Percy Mayfield: Vote For Me

Dr. John Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

Albert King: Pretty Woman

Clifton Chenier: Worried Life Blues

Peter “Madcat” Ruth: Scratch My Back

The Blues Brothers: Shotgun Blues

Martino D’Lorenzo: Blues Nightmare

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Chuck Berry: Let It Rock

Chuck Berry: Reeling And Rocking

Buddy Guy: Red House

 

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

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 


Blues & Roots 34: Ain’t That Good News

 

Episode 34 features live music by Muddy Waters and cuts from Magic Slim & The Teardrops, John Primer, Bobby Rush, Toni Lynn Washington, Mighty Sam McClain, the Lyman Woodard Trio, Albert Collins, and Little Walter.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AIN’T THAT GOOD NEWS

BLUES & ROOTS 34

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 14, 2000 [18468]

Little Walter: Juke

Muddy Waters: Rolling And Tumbling

Muddy Waters: Hoochie Coochie Man

Muddy Waters: Can’t Get No Grinding

Muddy Waters: I’m A Howling Wolf

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Country Boy

John Primer: Knocking At Your Door

Bobby Rush: Feeling Bad

Toni Lynn Washington: Oh What A Dream

Mighty Sam McClain: All We Need Is Love

Lyman Woodard Trio: Ain’t That Good News

Albert Collins: Mr. Collins, Mr. Collins

Little Walter: Lights Out

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 Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

© 2000, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

Big City Blues Cruise 21: Heavy Juice

 

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 21 features music by Red Prysock, The Ebonaires, Tiny Bradshaw, Hank Ballard & the Midnighters, Howlin’ Wolf, Junior Wells, Red Prysock with the Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra, Wilbert Harrison, The Dells, Koko Taylor, Eddy Clearwater, Buddy Guy, Robert Parker, Earl King, Lee Dorsey, The Regents, Bobby Darin, Phil Phillips, and a smoking unidentified instrumental.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HEAVY JUICE
BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 21
Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, August 21, 1983 [BCBC-0022]

[01] Opening Theme: Red Prysock: Jumbo
[02] The Ebonaires: Hey Baby Stop
[03] Tiny Bradshaw: The Blues Came Pouring Down
[04] Hank Ballard & the Midnighters: Cute Little Ways
[05] Howlin’ Wolf: Little Red Rooster
[06] Howlin’ Wolf: Moaning For My Baby
[07] Junior Wells: Snatch It Back And Hold It
[08] Red Prysock with the Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra: Heavy Juice
[09] Wilbert Harrison: Kansas City
[10] The Dells: Oh What A Nite
[11] Koko Taylor: Hey Bartender
[12] Eddy Clearwater: Chills
[13] Buddy Guy: First Time I Met The Blues
[14] Robert Parker: Barefootin’
[15] Earl King: Trick Bag
[16] Lee Dorsey: Working In A Coal Mine
[17] [Unidentified Instrumental]
[18] The Regents: Barbara Ann
[19] Bobby Darin: Mack The Knife
[20] Phil Phillips: Sea Of Love

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Martino D’Lorenzo at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam
© 1983, 2017 Tino Gross. Used with permission.