Messin’ With The Blues: Up Above My Head

Messin’ With The Blues: Up Above My Head

Leslie Keros is investigating the gospel music tradition this week with selections by Toots Lorraine, Ruthie Foster, Rory Block with Annie Raines & Paul Rishell, Reverend Charlie Jackson, Shirley Smith, Marion Williams, Mavis Staples, The Dixie Hummingbirds, Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles, Erwin Helfer, Harrison Kennedy, Diunna Greenleaf, and Rev. Gary Davis.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
UP ABOVE MY HEAD
MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 132
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, April 4, 2015 [LKMB-0132]

[01] Theme Music: Erwin Helfer, Stop Time Boogie
[02] Leslie Keros Intro & Opening Comments
[03] Toots Lorraine: Wade in the Water
[04] Ruthie Foster: Up Above My Head
[05] Rory Block with Annie Raines & Paul Rishell: Rock Island Line
[06] Leslie Keros Comments
[07] Reverend Charlie Jackson: Holy Ghost Boogie
[08] Shirley Smith: I Know It Was the Blood
[09] Marion Williams: Live the Life I Sing About in My Song
[10] Leslie Keros Comments
[11] Mavis Staples: Woke Up This Morning (With My Mind on Jesus)
[12] The Dixie Hummingbirds: Nobody’s Fault
[13] Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles: Ain’t But the One
[14] Leslie Keros Comments
[15] Erwin Helfer: Take My Hand, Precious Lord
[16] Harrison Kennedy: Shame the Devil
[17] Diunna Greenleaf: He Is Everything to Me
[18] Leslie Keros Closing Comments & Outro
[19] Closing Music: Rev. Gary Davis: He’s My King

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros at WDCB-FM, Chicago
Editing, post-production & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

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