2016—10 October Program Guide

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
RADIO FREE AMSTERDAM 2016
BLUES, JAZZ & REEFER—KEEPING THE MUSIC ALIVE

Mondays
The John Sinclair Radio Show
plus Fly By Night with Steve The Fly

Tuesdays
The Blues Show with Bruce Pingree
plus Blues From the Red Rooster Lounge with Cary Wolfson

Wednesdays
Messin’ With The Blues with Leslie Keros
plus Sounds of Blue with Bob Putignano

Thursdays
Beyond The Groove Yard with George Klein
plus Ancestor Worship with John Sinclair

Friday
Sounds of Blue with Bob Putignano
plus The Soul Lucille Show

Saturdays
The Dr. Doo Wop Show with Bill Levy
plus Party Train with Linda Lexy

Sundays
Beyond The Groove Yard with George Klein
plus Jazz Lunatique with David Kunian

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October starts with The Dr. Doo Wop Show with the legendary Bill Levy and Party Time with Linda Lexy of Funky D Records and ends with Halloween episodes by John Sinclair & Steve The Fly with another 58 hours of music in between, highlighted by dual episodes each week from George Klein with Beyond The Groove Yard and Bob Putignano with Sounds of Blue, plus weekly explorations of the blues by Bruce Pingree, Cary Wolfson and Leslie Keros. Tom Morgan’s long reign at Radio Free Amsterdam has ended but Lucille DJ and David Kunian continue to reign. Tune in to our 24/7 Stream for continuous wall-to-wall programming.

OCTOBER 2016 PROGRAM GUIDE

Saturday, October 1
DO THE DO
THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 14

Dr. Doo Wop has risen from the ashes of the past like a rock & roll phoenix to bring 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, starting in Episode 14 with Hateful Head Helene, Howlin’ Wolf, The Darts, Edgar Allen Poe, Donnie & the DelChords, The Jovations, Henry Wadswortth Longfellow, The Angels, The Legends, The Five Discs, the El Dorados, The Bob Knight Four, Prince Five, The Harptones, The “5” Royales, Billy Ward & The Dominoes, and The Moonglows.

SOUL POWER
PARTY TRAIN WITH LINDA LEXY 18

Detroit’s own Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Royal Oak, where she’s playing music in Episode 18 starting with her theme song by Tino Gross, followed by Big Jack Reynolds, The Shirelles & King Curtis, Eldridge Holmes, Cindy Scott, Isaac Clark, James Brown, Ron & Candy, Undisputed Truth, Rhetta Hughes, Sly & The Family Stone, Nina Simone, Tina Turner, Joe Valentine, Titus Turner, Fontella Bass, Shirley Jean & The Relations, Jimmie Bones featuring Jim McCarty, and the Howling Diablos.

Sunday, October 2
SEEING RED
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 144

George Klein presents a series of stellar blowing sessions led by Red Garland and as a sideman with Miles Davis and John Coltrane on Prestige Records in the 1950s.

CHAOS AND DISORDER
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 92

David Kunian is playing an intriguing mixture of music this week by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Bob Dylan, the J. Geils Band, Shelby Lynn, Randall Bramlett, Jimbo Mathis, Prince, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Guns & Roses, Mike Reid & People, Places & Thing, John Erbegon Quintet, Pete Fountain, Charles Neville & Diversity, and Lou Reed.

Monday, October 3
THE BLESSING
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 673

Episode 673 is coming from the 13th Michigan Medical Marijuana Conference at the Orbit Room in Grand Rapids, where I’m still quietly celebrating the September 23rd birthdays of John Coltrane, Ray Charles, and my late friends Earl Turbinton and Allsion Miner, getting ready to play an hour of their music for you, and thinking ahead to celebrating my 75th birthday on October 2nd with a pair of musical parties in Ann Arbor and Detroit. But now it’s time for John Coltrane & Don Cherry, Earl Turbinton, Ray Charles, the Blues Scholars with a salute to Allison Miner, and Tadd Dameron with John Coltrane.

FUNK POTS
FLY BY NIGHT 177

Steve The Fly has got his funk pots on in this 2013 episode with music & poetry from Robert Anton Wilson, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Medeski Martin & Wood, William S. Burroughs, Ken Nordine, the Heliocentrics, Mamie Galore, The Mohawks, Dr. John, Professor Longhair, Hot 8 Brass Band, Fontella Bass, the Capitols, Betty Harris, The Meters, Lee Dorsey, Horace Andy, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Elliott Levin, and Bireli Lagrene.

Tuesday, October 4
MAGIC BOOGIE
THE BLUES SHOW 251

Bruce Pingree is playing music by Magic Slim & his band, The Teardrops, in honor of Slim’s recent birthday, plus classic sides by Mississippi bluesmen Papa Harvey Hull and Willie Brown.

MYSTIFIED
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 220

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Gary Clark, Jr., Debbie Davies, John Mayall, Lurrie Bell, Jimmy Dawkins, Big Time Sarah, Vaneese Thomas, Snooks Eaglin, Red Devils, J.J. Appleton & Jason Ricci, Johnny Moeller, and Jimmy Vaughn.

Wednesday, October 5
MONSTER MASH
MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 103

Leslie Keros has assembled a spooky show for Halloween of 2015 with selections by Bobby “Boris” Pickett, Sam Myers, Hop Wilson, Professor Longhair, Jimmy Thackery, Debbie Davies, Kid Ramos: Lightnin’ Hopkins, Alice Stuart, Josh White, Junior Watson, T-Bone Walker, James Booker, and Louis Armstrong.

CHILLIN’ OUT
SOUNDS OF BLUE 10

Bob Putignano is spinning a heady mixture of tunes by
Red Holloway, Ron Levy & Albert Collins, Tinsley Ellis, Jerry Garcia & Merl Saunders, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and The Rolling Stones.

Thursday, October 6
ASIATIC RAES
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 140

George Klein presents one set each of Cannonball Adderley on alto, Sonny Rollins on tenor, and Pepper Adams on baritone saxophone.

SOLID
ANCESTOR WORSHIP 10

Sonny Rollins is in the Ancestor Worship spotlight again this week with classic recordings from 1954 and 1955 on Prestige Records.

Friday, October 7
SOLAR STRUT
SOUNDS OF BLUE 14

Bob Putignano Is spinning the Grateful Dead: Dark Star, Pat Metheny, The Fabulous Rhinestones, Warren Wolf with John Scofield, Edgar Winter, and Full Moon in Episode 14.

PSYCHEDELIC SALLY
THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 61

Lucille DJ is back on the air from the heart of Italy with another killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Deidre Wilson Tabac, Marlena Shaw, Baby Huey & the Babysitters, Albert King, Eddie Jefferson, Johnny Pate & Adam Wade, The Isley Brothers, King Hannibal, Sly & The Family Stone, Hearts Of Stone, Lee Fields, The Dramatics, Yusef Lateef, Lonnie Smith, and Willis Jackson.

Saturday, October 8
LIFE IS BUT A DREAM
THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 15

Dr. Doo Wop has risen from the ashes of the past like a rock & roll phoenix to bring 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, starting in Episode 15 with The Mello Kings, Odetta, Sonny Til & The Orioles, The Harptones, Ike & Tina Turner, Darlene Love, Bob B. Soxx & The Blue Jeans, Nino & The Empires, The Four Fellows, Evelyn Steinfeller, Little Joe Cook & The Thrillers, and Brook Benton.

GOODY GOODY
PARTY TRAIN WITH LINDA LEXY 19

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Royal Oak, where she’s playing music in Episode 19 starting with her theme song by Tino Gross, followed by Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, Martha & The Vandellas, Archie Bell & The Drells, Guitar Ray: Patty Cake Shake, Ben E. King, Brenda & The Tabulations, Mr. Thing & The Soulful Illusions, Henry Peters & The Imperials, Bobby Womack, Stop, Inc., Lee Dorsey, Leo “Bud” Welch, Howlin’ Wolf, Jackie Wilson, The Emotions, Elsie Mae aka TV Mama, and the Royal Blackbirds.

Sunday, October 9
BLUESOLOGY
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 145

George Klein presents vintage live and studio recordings by the classic Modern Jazz Quartet—John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath & Connie Kay—on Atlantic Records in the 1950’s and 60’s.

STOMPIN’ GROUNDS
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 93

David Kunian starts off with a number called “Atom Bomb” by an unidentified artist inherited from the Notorious Neil show along with a Professor Longhair cut, then Egg Yolk Jubilee, Gogo Bordello, New Orleans Klezmer All Stars, The Meters, Aaron Neville, Albie Begosian & Jane Grenier, Charlie Parker with strings, Johnny Sansone, Joe Callicot, and Freddie Hubbard.

Monday, October 10
YES INDEED
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 674

Episode 674 is coming from Dr. Bob’s Psychedelic Healing Shack on Woodward Avenue just south of 7 Miile Road in Detroit where I’m still celebrating the September 23rd birthdays of John Coltrane and Ray Charles and getting ready to celebrate my 75th birthday on October 2nd with a pair of musical parties in Ann Arbor and Detroit, where I’ll be joined by Don Was, Tino Gross, Jeff “Baby” Grand, Phil Hale, Showtime Johnny Evans and special guests as heard on tonight’s program: Harmonica Shah, Bettye LaVette, the Billy Davis Rhythm Machine, Laith Al-Saadi, Boogie Bob Baldori, Ron English, the Blues Scholars, and Wendell Harrison.

SPYGATE SWING
FLY BY NIGHT 178

Steve The Fly is mixing things up big time with selections from Robert Anton Wilson, James Brown, Allen Ginsberg, Klause Schulze, Alan Moore & Gary Lloyd, Mezz Mezzrow, Count Basie, Ezra Pound, Charles Mingus, William S. Burroughs, Lester Young, Sun Ra, James Joyce & DJ Spooky, Thelonious Monk, Ken Campbell, Miles Davis, John Zorn, The Flamingos, and Eddie Jefferson.

Tuesday, October 11
TELL ME SOMEBODY
THE BLUES SHOW 252

Bruce Pingree is playing a stunning mixture of music by Willie Brown, Papa Harvey Hull & Long Cleve Reed as the Down Home Boys, Joe Hill Louis, Willie Nix, Big Walter Horton, Josh White, Sidney Maiden, Snuff Johnson, Ted Bogan & Howard Armstrong, Branford Marsalis, B.B. King, Robert Cray, and Maria Muldaur with Rockin’ Jake.

TROUBLE NO MORE
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 221

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues
sides by John Lee Hooker, Eddie Taylor, Chick Willis, Jesse Fortune & Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter, Mike Morgan & The Crawl, Lurrie Bell & Billy Branch, Dave Keller, Ronnie Earl, Lavelle White, Phil Guy, Lurrie Bel, and The Barcodes.

Wednesday, October 12
YOU’RE GONNA MISS ME
MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 104

Leslie Keros is featuring the works of the influential composer Tampa Red (Hudson Whitaker) performed by Red and in versions by Duke Robillard, Freddie King, Bobo Jenkins, Otis Rush, Marcia Ball, Kenny Neal, B.B. King, and Chuck Berry.

MILLION DOLLAR SECRET
SOUNDS OF BLUE 11

Bob Putignano is spinning from home with tunes by Creedence Clearwater Revival, Christian McBride, Red Holloway, Ron Levy, The Rolling Stones, Porky Cohen, the Wide Hive Players, and Jimmy Rogers & Ronnie Earl.

Thursday, October 13
UPTOWNSHIP
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 141

George Klein presents South African trumpeter and flugelhornist Hugh Masekela performing with various South African and American musicians over a 40-year span.

AH-LEU-CHA
ANCESTOR WORSHIP 11

Miles Davis and his quintet with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers And Philly Joe Jones in their first recordings for Columbia Records in 1955-56, including the entire ‘Round Midnight album, and one cut from the Miles Davis sextet adding Cannonball Adderley, replacing Philly Joe with Jimmy Cobb and Red Garland with Bill Evans, to close the show.

Friday, October 14
CURSE LIFTER
SOUNDS OF BLUE 15

Bob Putignano is back with an hour of music in Episode 15 by Beck & David Sanborn, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Eric Krasnow with Derek Trucks, and Dire Straits.

GETTING FUNKY ROUND HERE
THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 62

Lucille DJ is back on the air from the heart of Italy with another killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Black Nasty, The Chi-Lites, Patti Jo, Cross Bronx Expressway, Merry Clayton, Eugene McDaniels, Fela Kuti, The O’Jays, Melvin Sparks, Edwin Starr, Margie Joseph, Madhouse, and Esther Phillips.

Saturday, October 15
EARTH ANGEL
THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 16

Dr. Doo Wop brings more great music from the Golden Age of American Music this week with tunes by The Heartbeats, Eveline Steinhalter, The KingTones, The Five Boroughs, Sonny Til & The Orioles, The MelloKings, Little Joe Cook & The Thrillers, and three unidentified artists with songs about Indians,

GIVE EVERYBODY SOME
PARTY TRAIN WITH LINDA LEXY 20

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Royal Oak, where she’s playing music in Episode 20 starting with her theme song by Tino Gross, followed by Aretha Franklin with the Ray Bryant Combo, The Bar-Kays, The Dells, Lydia Marcelle, Marie “Queenie” Lyons, Wilson Pickett, People In The News, James Brown, Dream Machine, Mary Jane Hooper, Leon Mitchison & the Eastex Freeway Band, Carol Ford, Lee Rogers, Patti Drew, Howard Tate, Ann Cole, and Leavin’ Trunk.

Sunday, October 16
OLÉ COLTRANE
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 146

George Klein presents recordings by John Coltrane made for Atlantic Records during the years 1959-61, including the first sides by his distinctive quartet with McCoy Tyner & Elvin Jones.

BIRD OF PARADISE
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 94

David Kunian is celebrating the birthday of Charlie Parker on August 29, 1920 with cuts by Bird and lamenrting the end of summer with selections from Alex MacMurray, Terence Blanchard, Afghan Whigs, Husker Du, and Linda Loveless, plus Eric Krasnow, Theo Croaker, Bad Bad Not Good, Prince, Dr. Michael White, and Spencer Bohren.

Monday, October 17
MOTOR CITY IS BURNING
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 675

Episode 671 will be coming from Detroit with a location and more music from the Motor City yet to be selected.

LET’S LOOT THE SUPERMARKET
FLY BY NIGHT 179

Steve The Fly is out the back door with selections by Billy Martin’s Wounded Knee, Mick Farren & Jack Lancaster, Eddie Jefferson, Ed Sanders, DKT-MC5 with John Sinclair, Beatnik Youth Orchestra with Howard Marks, Mick Farren & The Deviants, and Subatomic Particle Homesick Blues.

Tuesday, October 18
BYE AND BYE
THE BLUES SHOW 253

Bruce Pingree is playing music in Episode 253 by Mavis Staples, Pops Staples, Jo “Cool” Davis, Pete Fountain, Dr. John, Treme Brass Band, the Algiers Brass Band, and some unidentified artists.

LET’S DO SOMETHING
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 222

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Nancy Wright, Bobby Rush, Mary Jo Curry, Mighty Sam Mcclain, Lurrie Bell, Li’l Ed & The Blues Imperials, Omar Coleman, Vaneese Thomas, Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch, Sparky Rucker, Rich Del Grosso & John Del Toro Richardson, Ted Hawkins, and Kenny “Blue” Ray.

Wednesday, October 19
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 105

Leslie Keros is spinning the blues in Episode 105 by Erwin Helfer, Kenny Carr, Sam Burckhardt, Kevin Selfe, Hank Crawford, Ben Paterson, Chris Foreman, Leadbelly, Eric Bibb & J.J. Milteau, the Geof Bradfield Quintet, and Dr. John.

SHOUT BROTHER
SOUNDS OF BLUE 12

Bob Putignano is stone on the case in Episode 12 with music by Tinsley Ellis, Porky Cohen, Ron Levy, The Rolling Stones, Red Holloway, Huey Lewis, the Jazz Soul Seven, Curtis Mayfield, Nelson Riddle, and Christian McBride.

Thursday, October 20
STABLEMATES
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 142

George Klein presents Miles Davis on Prestige Records in 1955-56 with his first great quintet featuring John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers & Philly Joe Jones.

STRAIGHT NO CHASER
ANCESTOR WORSHIP 12

Continuing our investigation into the classic music of Miles Davis from the 1950s, here’s the stellar Miles Davis Sextet recording for Columbia Records in 1958—in the studio, live at the Plaza Hotel in New York City and onstage at the Newport Jazz Festival.

Friday, October 21
NIGHT TRAIN
SOUNDS OF BLUE 16

Bob Putignano has another splendid hour of music in Episode 16 with Merl Saunders & Friends, Edgar Winter with his brother Johnny, Son Seals, Jimmy McCracklin, Taj Mahal, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Phil Upchurch, Son Seals with Trey Anastasio, and Pat Metheny.

I’M COMING TO YOUR RESCUE
THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 63

Lucille DJ is back on the air from the heart of Italy with another killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by The Triumphs, Felice Taylor, Dyke & The Blazers, Joe Bataan, Millie Jackson, Isaac Hayes, Betty Wright, Osibisa, Maceo & The King’s Men, James Brown, Donny Hathaway, Eddie Kendricks, Melvin Van Peebles, and Ray Charles.

Saturday, October 22
NATURE’S CREATION
THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 17

Dr. Doo Wop has risen from the ashes of the past like a rock & roll phoenix to bring 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, starting in Episode 17 with tunes by The Tune Weavers, The Valentines, Jan & Dean, The Coasters, Bobby Rydell, the Beach Boys, Bobby Darin, The Doowoppers, The Cufflinks, Juanita Rogers, Yocannon, Bill Levy Reading from Psalm 137, Pete Seeger, Sha Na Na, and Fontella Bass.

LOVE POTION #9
PARTY TRAIN WITH LINDA LEXY 21

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Royal Oak, where she’s playing music in Episode 21 starting with her theme song by Tino Gross and following with tunes by The Coasters, Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto, Ike Turner & The Kings Of Rhythm, Nathanial Mayer, Bill Wright, Anna Raye, Graham Central Station, Parliament, Don Ray & Hobbit, The O’Jays, The M&S Band, Little Walter, Stevie Wonder, King Floyd, Denise LaSalle, Albert King, the Howling Diablos, and Joe Weaver.

Sunday, October 23
HAPPY TIME
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 147

George Klein presents an eclectic survey of Riverside Records, one of the important independent labels of the 1950s & 60s, and its subsidiary Jazzland, featuring artists including Thelonious Monk, the Adderleys, Clark Terry, Johnny Griffin, Milt Jackson with Wes Montgomery, and soulful piano by Bobby Timmons, Junior Mance and Wynton Kelly.

PRETTY VACANT
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 95

David Kunian is throwing up some creative noise in the face of the presidential election season by Egg Yolk Jubilee, the Sex Pistols, Die Like A Dog Quartet, the Music Man Soundtrack, Frank Wright, Rob Stabinsky, Wadada Leo Smith & Vijay Ayer, and Bobby Avey.

Monday, October 24
SOON COME
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 676

Episode 676 will likely be coming from somewhere in the Motor City yet to be determined, but there’s no way of knowing quite yet what will happen or what we’ll be playing in this episode.

TAPPING MY OWN PHONE
FLY BY NIGHT 180

Steve The Fly is tapping his own phone to come up with this week’s mind-boggling selections by Lalo Schifrin, Charles Olson, David Amram, Alan Moore, Amiri Baraka, James Blood Ulmer, Robert Anton Wilson, Thelonious Monk, John Sinclair & Beatnik Youth, Dizzy Gillespie, and Ezra Pound.

Tuesday, October 25
THE TOUGHEST GIRL ALIVE
THE BLUES SHOW 254

Bruce Pingree is remembering the recently departed Candy Kane with two long sets of her music plus cuts by T.J. Wheeler & The Smokers, Michelle Wilson, and Big Maybelle.

SACRED GROUND
RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 223

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Ray Charles, Mel Brown & The Homewreckers, Otis Rush, Carol Fran & Clarence Hollimon, Chris Cain, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Sparky Rucker, Roy Buchanan, Larry Garner, John Nemeth, Lurrie Bell, and Dmitri Resnik.

Wednesday, October 26
RIP IT UP
MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 106

Leslie Keros is celebrating Little Richard’s 83rd birthday with music by the maestro and additional cuts by Bill Jennings with Willis “Gator” Jackson & Brother Jack McDuff, Bobby Parker, Dan Moretti & the Hammond Boys, Chuck Leavell, Eric Bibb & J.J. Milteau, Marcia Ball, and Westside Andy.

DARK STAR
SOUNDS OF BLUE 13

Bob Putignano leads off with the theme from “Twilight Zone” and then sticks with Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead fro the rest of the hour in Episode 13.

Thursday, October 27
TRANEING IN
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 143

George Klein presents pianist Red Garland as leader & sideman with John Coltrane and Miles Davis on Prestige in the 1950s.

CHANCE IT
ANCESTOR WORSHIP 13

Epiode 13 features a newly-released live concert by the classic Miles Davis Quintet recorded at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in 1956 with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers & Philly Joe Jones and recently released by Sony as the second disc in a new reissue of Round About Midnight, plus the two cuts recorded by Miles & Trane in May 1961 for the Columbia album Someday My Prince Will Come.

Friday, October 28
LET’S HANG OUT
SOUNDS OF BLUE 17

Bob Pitignano is lamenting the passing of Gene Wilder and celebrating the birthdays of Isaac Hayes and Pat Martino with music from Mel Brooks, Isaac Hayes, Eric Kloss, Pat Martino, and The Crusaders.

GET IN THE GROOVE
THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 64

Lucille DJ is back on the air from the heart of Italy with another killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by The Foundations, Denise LaSalle, Wanda Robinson, Stevie Wonder, The Mighty Hannibal, Solomon Burke, Clarence Carter, Tammi Terrell, Willie Bobo, Curtis Mayfield, Aaron Neville, The Pointer Sisters, Letta Mbulu, and Les McCann.

Saturday, October 29
TEEN AGE IDOL
THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 18

Bill Levy is back as Dr. Doo Wop to bring more great tunes from the Golden Age of American Music as played on his programs for Radio 100 in Amsterdam from the turn of the century, with girl group tunes this week by The Teen Queens, The Dixie Cups, The Chantels, The Orlons, Cross Your Heart & The Playtex, The Bobettes, The Tonettes, The Ronettes, The Marvelettes, and The Supremes, with a parting five-gun salute to the great John Lee Hooker of Clarksdale, Cincinnati, Detroit, and Oakland, California.

FUNKY STREET
PARTY TRAIN WITH LINDA LEXY 22

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Royal Oak, where she’s playing music in Episode 22 starting with her theme song by Tino Gross, followed by Gary U.S. Bonds, Sister Rosetta Tharpe & Lucky Millender, LaVerne Baker, Arthur Conley, Curtis Mayfield, Mack Rice, Detroit Emeralds, Betty Harris, Althea Spencer, The Interpretations, Darondo, Donny Thompson, The Dramatics, Al Hibbler, Carla Thomas, Solomon Burke, and the Motor City Sheiks.

Sunday, October 30
REVELATION
BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 148

George Klein continues an eclectic survey of Riverside Records and its subsidiary Jazzland, with artists including Thelonious Monk with Clark Terry, Cannonball Adderley, Sonny Rollins, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Charlie Byrd, and Detroiters Yusef Lateef, Barry Harris and Sonny Red.

CALL TO ARMS
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 96

David Kunian is playing some pretty far out sounds this week from Egg Yolk Jubilee, Bobby Avey, Mike Dillon, Sturgill Simpson, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Ornette Coleman, Don Cherry, and Miles Davis.

Monday, October 31
PRETTY SCARY
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 677

Episode 677 will be a Halloween show coming from somewhere in the Motor City yet to be determined, but there’s no way of knowing quite yet what will happen except that it should be pretty scary.

SCARY BOO
FLY BY NIGHT 181
Steve The Fly is will have a Halloween program in this spot, not yet constructed but sure to be spine-chilling in its intensity and erudition.

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