The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
RADIO FREE AMSTERDAM 2017
BLUES, JAZZ & REEFER—KEEPING THE MUSIC ALIVE
The John Sinclair Radio Show
plus Fly By Night with Steve The Fly
The Blues Show with Bruce Pingree
plus Blues From the Red Rooster Lounge with Cary Wolfson
Messin’ With The Blues with Leslie Keros
plus Sounds of Blue with Bob Putignano
Beyond The Groove Yard with George Klein
plus Ancestor Worship with John Sinclair
Sounds of Blue with Bob Putignano
plus The Soul Lucille Show
The Dr. Doo Wop Show with Bill Levy
plus Party Train with Linda Lexy
Mood Indigo with Leslie Keros
plus Jazz Lunatique with David Kunian
Highest greetings for the New Year.
Radio Free Amsterdam programming continues in 2017 with two hours posted each day of musical episodes produced and contributed by our volunteer staff of radio creators: John Sinclair, Steve The Fly, Bruce Pingree, Cary Wolfson, Leslie Keros, Bob Putignano, George Klein, Lucille Mancini, William Levy, Linda Lexy, and David Kunian.
Steve Pratt has taken over the reins from Sidney Daniels as Executive Producer and will henceforth be responsible for seeing that all Radio Free Amsterdam programming makes it into cyberspace. Thanks a million to Sidney for making this experiment in community arts broadcasting possible for the past 12 years and for making it all happen for so long.
To hear our programming at its best, tune in to our 24/7 Stream and ride
JANUARY 2017 PROGRAM GUIDE
Sunday, January 1
MOOD INDIGO 09
Leslie Keros begins the new year deep into an indigo mood with music on New Year’s Day by Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine, Arturo Sandoval, Irene Reid, Dan Moretti & the Hammond Boys, George Benson, Les McCann, Helen Humes, Buckwheat Zydeco, Eric Reed, and the Cal Tjader-Stan Getz Sextet.
THE SATELLITES ARE SPINNING
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 105
David Kunian is ending 2016 and beginning 2017 with an hour of brilliant music by Sun Ra & His Arkestra drawn from the band’s voiuminous archive of recordings and masterfully presented by our Jazz Lunatique.
Monday, January 2
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 686
Episode 686, our first show for the bright new year of 2017, is coming from the Tariq Khan Studios in the Heesterveld Creative Community in the Bijlmer district in the southesst of Amsterdam, where I’ve been working as Artist In Residence during 2016 under the direction of Brother Tariq and his outfit called Jah Mission. I’ve got Tariq and Steve The Fly riding shotgun here in the Bijlmer at the end of the dread year of 2016 and we’re talking about our plans for the coming year, including our burning desire to move the John Sinclair Foundation into the Heesterveld community and establish our own offices and Artist In Residence quarters here in close proximity to the Tariq Khan Studios. To start the year off right, we’re playing music by Lee Morgan, the Hot 8 Brass Band, Esther Phillips, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars from my 75th birthday party in Ann Arbor last October, Angelo Oliviero with his “Blues For A White Panther,” Trombone Shorty, Kenny Burrell, Lou Donaldson, Hank Mobley, and Charlie Parker with strings to play our closing theme..
KISS & HUG
FLY BY NIGHT 190
Steve The Fly is on the scene with his crazy playing record machine in a program called Kiss & Hug, presenting tunes from The Moonglows, the ReBirth Brass Band, Wicked Knee, Leaf, Roy Burns, Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery, the Rashid Ali Quintet with Eddie Jefferson, the Cannonball Adderley Quintet, Dizzy Gillespie, John Sinclair, Thelonious Monk: Rhythm-A-Ning, and Bill Evans.
Tuesday, January 3
THE BLUES SHOW 264
Bruce Pingree is playing the blues in Episode 264 by Cooper Terry, Corey Harris, Otis Taylor, Howard Armstrong, Fontella Bass, Sippie Wallace, Leola B. Manning, Bessie Tucker, Victoria Spivey, Ida Cox, Zora Young, Percy Mayfield, Johnny Adams, and Nina Simone.
CUT YOU A-LOOSE
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 233
Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Jimmy Vaughn, Jenny Maldaur, Two Bones & A Pick, Magic Sam, Otis Rush, Mike Zito, The Soul Stirrers, Doug Quattlebaum, Ted Hawkins, Tad Robinson, Irma Thomas, and Frank O. Johnson.
Wednesday, January 4
LONE STAR SHOOTOUT
MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 117
Leslie Keros is honoring the late Otis Clay and Long John Hunter and wishing a happy 81st birthday to Eddy Clearwater with music from Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Otis Clay, Johnny Rawls, Billy Price, Magic Slim and the Teardrops, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Leroy Lloyd, Roy Gaines, Eddy Clearwater, and Long John Hunter.
SOUNDS OF BLUE 36
Bob Putignano is digging multiple sides by Deborah Coleman, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Howard Roberts, and Albert Collins, and one by Sue Foley with Deborah Coleman and Ruthie Potvin.
Thursday, January 5
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 158
George Klein presents an hour of blues-based jazz in Episode 158, including selections by Ramsey Lewis, Ray Charles, Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, Jimmy Smith, Oscar Peterson, Clark Terry, Molt Jackson, Yusef Lateef, Ernestine Anderson, and Sonny Stitt.
ANCESTOR WORSHIP 23
Episode 23 is the first of a series of programs investigating the work of Julian “Cannonball” Adderley in the 1950s, from his initial recordings for Savoy Records, his Mercury albums and his brilliant work for Riverside Records, usually featuring his brother Nat on cornet with support from Hank Jones, Kenny Clarke, Paul Chambers, Milt Jackson and a host of others.
Friday, January 6
GIMME WHATCHA GOT
SOUNDS OF BLUE 37
Bob Putignano is examining the sounds of blue created by Howard Wales & Jerry Garcia, Stevie Ray Vaughn, The Isley Brothers, Average White Band, Leon Thomas, Keb’ Mo’, Kool & The Gang, and Jeff Beck
THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 74
Lucille DJ is on the air from he heart of italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with cuts by Big Maybelle, Marie Adams, Eugene Blacknell, Rufus Thomas, Don Julian & The Larks, the Oceanliners, Dynamic Tints & Pieces Of Peace, the Ohio Players, Shelley Fisher, Soul Brothers Inc., Joe Tex, Alvin Robinson, Roy Porter, Bill Withers, Esther Marrow, Houston Person, Pearl Dowdell, and Filet Of Soul.
Saturday, January 7
WHADDA YA KNOW NEW
THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 28
Dr. Doo Wop brings some great music from the Golden Age of American Music as played on his programs for Radio 100 in Amsterdam from the turn of the century, with cuts this week from Sophie Tucker, Bessie Smith, The Unique Teens, The Illusions, The Del Vikings, The Cadillacs, The Velveteers, The Mello Kings, The Devotions, Younger Days, The Del Satins, The Marvelettes, Lester Flatt, Lee Andrews & The Hearts, Willis “Gator Tail” Jackson, and Ruth Brown.
HERE COME THE GIRLS
PARTY TRAIN 32
Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Detroit, where she’s spinning at the Funky D Studio and playing music by Tino Gross, The Capitols, The Soul Sisters, Eugene Church, Big Ella, Ripple, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Backyard Heavies, Parliament, River Front Band, Lil Buck & The Top Cats, Chet Ivey & His Fabulous Avengers, Ernie K-Doe, The Poets, THE Four Tops, Lyn Collins, Little Johnnie Taylor, and John Sinclair.
Sunday, January 8
BLUE ‘N’ BOOGIE
MOOD INDIGO 10
Leslie Keros has a full hour of captivating sounds this week with sides by Bobby Watson & James Williams, Ben Webster, Mr. B, Dexter Gordon, Jeff Hedberg & C-11, Jim Rotondi, Roseanna Vitro, Ehud Asherie, Raphael Wressnig, and Charles Mingus.
FIGHT THE POWER
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 106
David Kunian is lamenting the 2016 presidential election results with a defiant episode featuring Public Enemy, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Concrete Blonde, Egg Yolk Jubilee, Bob Dylan, Carole King, the Last Poets, Funkadelic, Mose Allison, and Joe Cuba.
Monday, January 9
RED LIGHT RADIO
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 687
Episode 687 will be coming from the red light window by the old church where the historical tenants have been replaced by a state-sponsored radio station that features an insane variety of programming and the opportunity for Steve The Fly and me to do a show on a Tuesday afternoon at the beginning of 2017, and we’ll be playing an appropriate program of music from the bawdy side of things.
FLY BY NIGHT 191
Steve The Fly is twisting his turntables today with a program of music & word kicked off by a live introduction from New York City by The Fly with Allen Hertz & Kai Eckhardt followed by the Subatomic Particle Homesick Blues, Charles Mingus, Yusef Lateef, John Sinclair, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie.
Tuesday, January 10
THE BLUES SHOW 265
Bruce Pingree is playing great blues and spiritual music this week by Big Jack Johnson & The Oilers, Li’l Ed & The Blues Imperials, Pops Staples, Wilbert Harrison, The Campbell Brothers, Buddy Guy, J.B. Lenoir, Josh White, Tom Waits, Babe Stoval, Willie J. Laws, and a pair of unidentified artists before it’s over,
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 234
Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by John Lee Hooker, Taj Mahal, Johnny Rawls, Jesse Dee with Rachael Price, Mel Brown & The Homewreckers, Maurice John Vaughn, Dave Thompson, Doyle Bramhall, Mojomama, Bobby Murray, Jimmy Reed, Muddy Waters, Ike Turner with Billy Gales, and Ray Charles.
Wednesday, January 11
GONE FOR GOOD
MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 118
Leslie Keros is mourning the loss of Otis Clay and Long John Hunter and celebrating the 81st birthday of Eddy Clearwater in Episode 119, with cuts from Dave Specter, Big George Brock, Tampa Red, Mr. B, and Magic Slim & The Teardrops.
GET YOUR BUSINESS STRAIGHT
SOUNDS OF BLUE 38
Bob Putignano is s[otlighting the new Jeff Beck album called Loud Hailer by playing the entire second side, plus cuts from Quicksilver Messenger Service and Dino Valenti, and a closing number by Albert Collins.
Thursday, January 12
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 159
George Klein presents a selection of vibraphonists from the 1950s and 60s, including Terry Gibbs, Bobby Hutcherson, Dave Pike, and Cal Tjader.
THINGS ARE GETTING BETTER
ANCESTOR WORSHIP 24
Episode 24 is Looking into the recordings of Julian “Cannonball” Adderley for Riverside Records in the late 1950s with his brother Nat on cornet, Milt Jackson on vibes and a host of jazz all stars.
Friday, January 13
PICK UP THE PIECES
SOUNDS OF BLUE 39
Bob Putignano is investigating sounds of blue by Howard Wales & Jerry Garcia, Albert Collins, Coco Montoya, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Leon Thomas, Barbara Denneline, and the Average White Band.
FUNCTION AT THE JUNCTION
THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 75
Lucille DJ is back on the air with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Gloria Taylor, Monguito Santamaria, Ramsey Lewis, Patti Drew, Sydney Joe Qualls, The Dramatics, The Temptations, Sons Of Slum, The Main Ingredient, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Lonnie Lester, Swamp Dogg, Boscoe, Honey Cone, Lee Dorsey, Harlem River Drive, and Weston Prim & Blacklash.
Saturday, January 14
THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 29
Dr. Doo Wop is hosting a doo-wop program this week called Rocket 88 contributed by his colleague Otto Fuchs in Austria, featuring music from the Doctor by The Five Keys, The Coasters, Ken Nordine, Milly Smalls, and a pair of unidentified artists, and from Rocket 88 by Billl Haley & The Comets, Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Rockin’ Teddy Reedell, Johnny Burnett, Dorsey Burnett, Gene Winston, Eddie Cochran, The Big Bopper, Richie Wellins, Buddy Holly, Jackie Wilson, Marty Waller, and Billy Fury as played on The Dr. Doowop Show for Radio 100 in Amsterdam just after the turn of the century.
HEY NOW HEY
PARTY TRAIN 33
Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music in Episode 33 by Tino Gross, Lee Dorsey, The Sweet Three, Lee Rogers, Willie Dixon, Maceo & The Macks, Sly & The Family Stone, Mandrill, the Ohio Players, Trevor Dandy, The BarKays, Aretha Franklin, Betty Davis, Earl Harrison, James Phelps, Stevie Wonder, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, and the Howling Diablos.
Sunday, January 15
MOOD INDIGO 11
Leslie Keros has a house full of music tonight with selections by Stanley Turrentine, Harold Mabern, Ray Brown-Joe Pass-Milt Jackson, Tony Monaco, Roomful of Blues, Norman Simmons Trio, Hal McKusick, Jaki Byard, Kate McGarry, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, and the Cannonball Adderley Quintet with John Coltrane.
THE HARDER THEY COME
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 107
David Kunian is offering a post-election mixture of music & word with selections by Joe Cuba, Liberation Muic Orchestra, Allen Ginsberg, Jazz at the Philharmoinic (JATP), Ani DiFranco, The Clash, Jimmy Cliff, Maceo Parker, and a mash-up of James Brown & Kalamu ya Salaam on “Too Funky In Here.”
Monday, January 16
JAMMIN’ IN THE DAM
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 688
Episode 688 will be coming from an unidentified location in Amsterdam in celebration of the birthday of my daughter Celia with a program of music yet to be selected but sure to be well worth hearing.
FLY BY NIGHT 192
Steve The Fly is tripping tonight with an elogated segment by the great American poet Charles Olson and numbers by John Zorn, Billy Martin, Robert Anton Wilson, Lalo Schifrin, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Ray Charles, John Sinclair, Eddie Jefferson, Lionel Hampton, Zebra, the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, Jimmy McGriff, The Supplicants, and Hank Mobley.
Tuesday, January 17
THE BLUES SHOW 266
Bruce Pingree is playing blues & spiritual music in Episode 266 by
Rev. Louis Overstreet, Denise Brown & The Campbell Brothers, Lonnie “Big Ben” Bennett & :Cheryl Lynn Bennett, Charles Bradley, and Aaron Neville & the Mt. Zion Mass Choir, plus two long beautiful sets by Booker T. & The MG’s with their recently departed original bassist Lewis Steinberg, and a pair of closing cuts by Canned Heart and Eddie Hinton.
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 235
Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Mike Kindred, Kid Ramos, Mojomama, Luther Allison, Kelly Brothers, Rusty Zinn, Ray Charles, Eddie Kirkland, Willie King &
“Birmingham” George Conner, Taildragger, Jimmy Reed, and Ronnie Earl.
Wednesday, January 18
MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 119
Leslie Keros is celebrating the reissue of Magic Sam’s classic Black Magic album by Delmark Records by playing some alternate cuts of well-known Magic Sam recordings and adding tunes by Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Syl Johnson, Junior Watson, Joe Hill Louis, Dr. Lonnie Smith, John Mayall, Little Sammy Davis, Merle Saunders, and B.B. King.
ALL NIGHT DANCE
SOUNDS OF BLUE 40
Bob Putignano is cooking like crazy with sounds of blue by Howard Wales & Jerry Garcia, Tower of Power, Roomful of Blues & Stevie Ray Vaughn, Bennie Wallace, Barbara Denneline, John Blair & Larry Coryell, Albert Collins, Jeff Beck & Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimmy Smith, and Horace Silver.
Thursday, January 19
MUCH IN COMMON
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 160
George Klein presents vibraphonist Milt Jackson paired with a variety of jazz greats including Lucky Thompson, Horace Silver, Coleman Hawkins, Ray Brown, Wes Montgomery, John Coltrane, Ray Charles, Bobby Jaspar, and Oscar Peterson.
BOHEMIA AFTER DARK
ANCESTOR WORSHIP 25
Episode 25, our final look at Cannonball Adderley in the late 1950s, starts with some hip cuts with Milt Jackson and Nat Adderley and concludes with the great Riverside album from 1959,The Cannanball Adderley Quintet Live at the Jazz Worshop in San Francisco, played here in its entirety..
Friday, January 20
LET’S GO GET STONED
SOUNDS OF BLUE 41
Bob Putignano is paying tribute to the recently departed pianist, composer and bandleader Leon Russell with this program of music sung mostly by Joe Cocker at the Fillmore East in 1970 with the band called Mad Dogs & Englishmen headed by Leon Russell.
THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 76
Lucille DJ is back on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot with John Sinclair with tunes by Rudy Lambert, Nina Simone, The Mar-Keys, James Brown, Ernie K-Doe, General Johnson, Don Julian, Dick Jordan, Lou Rawls, Marlena Shaw, Eddie Harris, The Two Things In One, Booker T. & The MG’s, Jimmy Hughes, and Osibisa.
Saturday, January 21
THE GEATER WITH THE HEATER
THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 30
Just when we were running out of episodes of The Dr. Doo Wop Show to share with you, dear listeners, the doctor has turned up a series of cassette tapes of shows from 1988 well into the 90s with more great music from the Golden Age of American Music as played on his programs for Radio 100 in Amsterdam, with cuts by The Penguins, Bobby Freeman, Ritchie Valens, and some unidentified artists, plus a segment from an LP hosted by DJ Jerry Blavatt of Philadelphia called Guess What with sides by The Duquenes, Jordan & The Fascinations, The Five Discs, The Five Satins, Johnny Maestro & The Crests, and the Magnificent Four. Then there’s some kind of atmospheric music to fill out the last few minutes of the program.
PARTY TRAIN 34
Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music in Episode 34 by Tino Gross, Rufus Thomas, The Impressions, Lee Rogers, James Brown& The JB’s, Beginning Of The End, Mark Holder & The Positives, Carrie Riley & The Fascinations, Brotherhood, Richi Corbin Trio featuring Barbara Trent, The Sisters Love, the Soul Merchants, Don Hollinger, Warren Lee, Martha & The Vandellas, Prince Charles, John Sinclair, and Howlin’ Wolf.
Sunday, January 22
MOOD INDIGO 12
Leslie Keros is playing music this week by the Cannonball Adderley Quintet with John Coltrane, Pete Malinverni, Willis “Gator Tail” Jackson, the Manhattan Jazz Quintet, Dakota Staton, Hank Crawford, Bill Mays & Ray Drummond, Chet Baker Quartet, Louis Jordan, and Brian Lynch & Bill Charlap.
SEND IN THE VIPERS
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 108
David Kunian is hosting his cannabis correspondent Deep Cough with an in-depth report on the Unity Cup in Amsterdam in November and playing music to suit the occasion, inlcuding some things by Ernie K-Doe as a salute to a series of tape recordings of the Emperor’s WWOZ programs that has ben donated to the Louisiana Jazz Museum and delivered to Jazz Lunatique by Ben Sandmel, as well as cuts by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Fireball, Robert Earl Key, Honey Island Swamp Band, Blitzentraver, Ray Charles, Sly & The Family Stone, James Chance & The Contortions, John Sinclair, and Bob Dylan.
Monday, January 23
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 689
Episode 689 will be beaming out from a location in Amsterdam yet to be selected with an hour of music and conversation improvised to fit the occasion as usual.
LETS GO MINGUS
FLY BY NIGHT 193
Steve The Fly is flying with a program inspired by Charles Mingus and incorporating two of the great composer’s finest works from the late 1950s plus cuts by John Sinclair & His International Blues Scholars, The Eureka Brass Band of New Orleans, George Russell with Jon Hendricks, William S. Burroughs, John Zorn, and Coleman Hawkins.
Tuesday, January 24
THE BLUES SHOW 267
Bruce Pingree is playing the blues in Episode 267 by Eddie Hinton, Eddie Floyd, Cool John Ferguson, John Littlejohn, Zakiya Hooker, Louise Hausten, Captain Luke & Cool John Ferguson, Andrew “B.V.” Odom & the Gold Tops, Jimmie Lee Robinson, Earl Hooker & Freddie Roulette, Darryl Nulisch, Little Anthony Gerassi & Sugar Ray Norcia, Little Buster & The Soul Brothers, and Floyd Daniels & The Blues Swingers.
ALL THESE BLUES
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 236
Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Mitch Kashmar, Big Jon Atkinson & Bob Corritore, Tim Gartland, John Long, The “5” Royales, Rusty Zinn, Kenny Parker, Big Mama Thornton, Elvin Bishop, Ebony Jo-Ann, the Charles Ford Band, Terry Evans, Otis Grand, and B.B. King.
Wednesday, January 25
IF I COULD REACH OUT
MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 120
Leslie Keros is mourning the loss of Otis Clay while playing music by Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Charles Brown, Kenny Burrell, Lou Donaldson, King Curtis, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Reginald R. Robinson, Ann Rabson, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Shoe Shine Johnny, George Bedard, Robert Cray, and Otis Clay himself.
SOUNDS OF BLUE 42
Bob Putignano is standing on solid ground and spinning music by Howard Wales & Jerry Garcia, Booker T. & the M.G.’s, Boogaloo Joe Jones, Jefferson Starship, Tom Scott, Frank Zappa, Delbert McClinton, and Lou Donaldson.
Thursday, January 26
WARM BLUE STREAM
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 161
George Klein presents tenor saxophonists Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis—with Shirley Scott and fronting a big Afro-Cuban band—and Johnny Griffin, with Nat Adderley, Thelonious Monk and Wes Montgomery.
FINE AND MELLOW
ANCESTOR WORSHIP 26
Episode 26 turns the spotlight on Ms. Billie Holiday tonight in the first of three one-hour presentations of her classic recordings from the 1930s, 40s and 50s, taken this week from the album Angel Of Harlem and a session for Aladdin Records on April 29, 1951.
Friday, January 27
SOUNDS OF BLUE 43
Bob Putignano has got it going on with some soulful sounds of blue by Howard Wales & Jerry Garcia, Lou Donaldson, Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones, Illinois Jacquet, Tom Scott, and Sun Ra & His Arkestra.
SURE IS GROOVY
THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 77
Lucille DJ is back on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot with John Sinclair with tunes by Bill Doggett, Ted Taylor, Earnest Jackson, Freddie North, Harry Belafonte, Charlie Rich, Irma Thomas, Ripple, Marlena Shaw, Milt Buckner & Hal Singer, and Curtis Mayfield.
Saturday, January 28
THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 31
William Levy has dug out a series of cassettes from his first years as Dr. Doo Wop on Radio 100 in Amsterdam, starting here in early 1988 with great music from the Golden Age of American Music as played by Gene & Eunice, The Turbans, The Caltons, Bo Diddley, The Shirelles, Little Caesar & The Romans, Bill Haley, Duval Potter, The Balladeers, The Magnificents, The Valentines, The Flamingos, The Cool Gents, The Supremes, The Hi-Lighters, and The Lyrics.
CALL THE SHERIFF
PARTY TRAIN WITH LINDA LEXY 35
Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music in Episode 35 by Tino Gross, Dyke & The Blazers, Senator Jones, Rosie Lopez, The Jewels, Billy Larkin & The Delegates, The Mighty Dogcatchers, Sam Baker, Betty Harris, Curtis Mayfield, Pamoja, Wally Coco, The Dominoes, Barbara Mason, Sam & Dave, Ortheia Barnes, Sunny & The Sunglows, the Royal Blackbirds, and the Howling Diablos.
Sunday, January 29
MR. FREDDIE BLUES
MOOD INDIGO 13
Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine, Vincent Herring, Junior Mance Trio, Harry Allen & John Pizzarelli, Bill Evans, Maceo Parker, Papa John Defrancesco, Art Tatum, Woody Shaw, and the Billy Taylor Trio.
CHAMPAGNE AND REEFER
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 109
David Kunian is pumping cannabis correspondent Deep Cough for details of the Unity Cup just held in Amsterdam and playing pertinent tunes by Bob Dylan, Muddy Watrers, 007, the Rolling Stones, Allen Toussaint, Louis Armstrong, and Professor Longhair.
Monday, January 30
RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 690
Episode 690 will be coming from somewhere in Amsterdam with music to be selected at the time of the occasion.
FLY BY NIGHT 194
Steve The Fly is spinning with distinction for this program of audio wierdness featuring Moondog, Dr John, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, Earl Hooker, Eddie Bo, Reuben Wilson, Errol Garner, and Amina & Amiri Baraka.
Tuesday, January 31
PAIN IN THE STREETS
THE BLUES SHOW 268
Bruce Pingree is playing music this week by Big Joe & The Dynaflows, Earl Gaines, Harmonica Shah, Marvin Gaye, The Rance Allen Group, Luther Allison, Mark Nomad, Joiners Five Trumpets, Horace Silver, Big Joe Burrell & The Unkniown Blues Band, Germaine Bazzle, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the last two recorded live at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1993.
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 237
Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Angel Rissoff, Memphis Minnie & Joe McCoy, Maria Muldaur, Marcia Ball-Louann Barton-Angela Strehli, Ray Charles, Doug Sahm, The Delta Sonics, Carey Bell, Dion Payton & the 43rd St. Band, Jimmy Johnson, and Rev. Raven & The Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys.
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