2013—05 May Program Guide

 

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MAY 2013 PROGRAM GUIDE

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Mondays

John Sinclair Radio Show

Tuesdays

The Blues Show with Bruce Pingree

Wednesdays

New Orleans Music Show with John Sinclair

Thursdays

Blues Edition or Crossroads—Where Jazz Meets Blues with Leslie Keros

plus Blues from the Red Rooster Lounge

Fridays

 Ancestor Worship with John Sinclair

Saturdays

Toke Time with John Sinclair

Sundays

Caleb Selah Presents The Fuck You Sound

plus Vintage Radio Vaults with John Sinclair

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MAY 2013 PROGRAM GUIDE

 

Wednesday, May 1

FEEL SO GOOD

New Orleans Music Show with John Sinclair 18

Music from New Orleans by Eluard & Co, Roy “Baldhead” Byrd, Shirley & Lee, Roy Montrell, the Sha-Weez, the Royal Kings, Big Boy Myles, Bobby Charles, Bobby Mitchell, Tommy Ridgley with Dave Bartholemew, Clarence “Frogman” Henry, Bernie Williams & the Barons, Champion Jack Dupree, Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters, James Andrews, Wee Willie Wayne, T-Bone Walker with the Cosimo Studio Orchestra, Bobby Marchan, Lucien Barbarin, and Marva Wright.

Thursday, May 2

DIP MY DIPPER

Blues Edition with Leslie Keros 30

Another all-request edition of Leslie Keros’ Blues Edition show with music by Big Daddy Kinsey, Muddy Waters, Luther Allison, Cicero Blake, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Charley Patton, Saffire—The Uppity Blues Women, David Honeyboy Edwards, Jimmy Rogers, Muddy Waters & Johnny Winter, Albert King, Albert Collins, B.B. King, and Magic Slim & The Teardrops.

Thursday, May 2

WHAT’D I SAY?

Blues from the Red Rooster Lounge 41

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Hound Dog Taylor, Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang, Magic Sam, Lillian Offitt, Luther Allison, Koko Taylor, Sugar Blue, Otis Rush, Jimmy Dawkins, Buddy Guy, and Lucky Lopez Evans.

Friday, May 3

GOODNESS!

Ancestor Worship with John Sinclair 34

An hour of Hammond B-3 organ power courtesy of Sul Lucille, Wes Race & Dave Ranney with cuts from Brother Jack McDuff, Houston Person, Hank Marr, Jimmy McGriff & Richard ‘Groove’ Holmes, Sonny Phillips, Grant Green, Sonny Stitt, Gene Ammons, and Curtis Amy.

Saturday, May 4

MUSIC CAME

Toke Time with John Sinclair  35

Super tokes “live” from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in the mighty 1990s by Alvin Batiste & the Jazztronauts featuring Muriel Jennings, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Charles Neville & Diversity, Snooks Eaglin, Eddie Bo, Deacon John, Re-Birth Brass Band, Germaine Bazzle with the Red Tyler Quartet, First Revolution, Golden Eagles, and Guardians of the Flame, all taken from Volumes 1 & 3 of WWOZ on CD: The Sounds of New Orleans, produced for WWOZ back in the day by yours truly.

 

Sunday, May 5

THE FUCK YOU SOUND HATES THE LOVE OF MONEY

Caleb Selah Presents The Fuck You Sound 42

It has been said that The Fuck You Sound doesn’t act rich…words spoken from the mouth of wanna get rich bitch? This set sees The Fuck You Sound sitting off the beats and the result is another fine set brimming with Special K and Dope. Both of these Wonderful Examples of Sound & Fury go well with drugs. The Fuck You Sound encourages Responsible Drug Use. Also here is a link to the set that Soundcloud wouldn’t upload: www.mixcloud.com/achenswing/was-d…dical-than-punk/

Sunday, May 5

BLUES & ROOTS WITH JOHN SINCLAIR

Vintage Radio Vaults 62

Vintage Radio Vaults 62 was recorded at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans on August 29, 1999 on John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show with music from the great New Orleans drummer, composer & producer Earl Palmer playing with Shirley & Lee, Amos Milburn, Lee Allen, Smiley Lewis, Roy Montrell, and Tommy Ridgley, plus a birthday salute to Charlie Parker, born this day in 1920, with recordings featuring Bird by the Jay McShann Orchestra, Slim Gaillard, and Tiny Grimes, with Eddie Jefferson closing the show with his immortal lyrics to “Parker’s Mood.”

Monday, May 6

DOOR POPPIN’

John Sinclair Radio Show 494

It’s JazzFest in New Orleans this weekend and we’ve got another program of New Orleans music recorded “live” at JazzFest time in the 1990s and released on disc by WWOZ in its Sounds of New Orleans  series, of which these are Volumes 1, 2 & 3 produced by yours truly, with cuts from the Fairgrounds and JazzFest venues like the House of Blues, Tower Records, Louisiana Music Factory, Piano Night at Tipitina’s, and the WWOZ studio by Carole Fran & Clarence Hollimon, John Mooney & Bluesiana, Beau Jocque & the Zydeco Hi-Rollers, Willie Lockett & the Blues Krewe, Walter Payton’s Snap Bean Revue featuring Sharon Martin, Steve Masakowski, Robert Lowery & Virgil Thrasher, First Revolution Singers, Zion Harmonizers, Chosen Few Brass Band & Lady Linda Young, Ironing Board Sam, Jon Cleary, and the Guardians of the Flame.

Tuesday, May 7

A SOUL THAT’S BEEN ABUSED

The Blues Show with Bruce Pingree 73

Bruce Pingree with a program of blues & gospel music this week celebrating the 60th birthday of guitarist Ronnie Earl with accompaniment by the Boaadcasters, Pinetop Perkins, Robert Lockwood, Hubert Sumlin, and the Silver Leaf Gospel Singers, plus a short salute to the great Lloyd Price.

Wednesday, May 8

STEPPING HIGH

New Orleans Music Show with John Sinclair 19

From our opening theme by Eluard Burt & Co. to the final strains of the Treme Brass Band, we’ve got a program of first-class New Orleans music by James Andrews, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Eddie Bo: Shirley & Lee, the Royal Kings, Li’l Millett, Fats Domino, Jimmy Beasley, Ernie Kador (K-Doe), Edgar Blanchard, the Dukes, Smiley Lewis, the Spiders, Dave Bartholomew, Jewel King, Huey “Piano” Smith & the Clowns, and the Treme Brass Band.

Thursday, May 9

KUSH

Crossroads: Where Jazz Meets Blues with Leslie Keros 33

Leslie Keros brings blues & jazz from the heart of Chicago by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmy Raney & Kenny Burrell, Lester Young, Ray Bryant, Houston Person, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Mulgrew Miller.

Thursday, May 9

MOVE OVER

Blues From The Red Rooster Lounge 42

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Erma Franklin, Tad Robinson, Cathy Richardson & Sugar Blue, Luann Barton, Big Brother & The Holding Co, Frankie Lee, Lil’ Buck Sinegal, Murali Coryell, Arnold McCuller, Lady Bianca, Ray Charles, John Nemeth, and Barry Goldberg & Mike Bloomfield.

Friday. May 10

CHANGE OF THE CENTURY

Ancestor Worship with John Sinclair 35

This epriosde of Ancestor Worship begins a month-long investigation into the music created by Ornettet Coleman for Atlantic Records between 1959 and 1964Ornette Coleman with reciordings originally issued on the albums Change of the Century and This Is Our Music, now collected in a multi-disc box set titled Beauty Is A Rare Thing: The Complete Atlantic Recordings, featuring Quartet members Don Cherry, Charlie Haden, Scott LaFaro, and Billy Higgins alongside Ornette’s saxophones.

Saturday, May 11

THE GENIUS OF DAVE BARTHOLOMEW

Toke Time with John Sinclair 36

 This week’s tokes are drawn from a great 2-disc set called The Genius of Dave Bartholomew with selections produced by Mr. Dave featuring his studio orchestra plus Jewel King, Archibald, Tommy Ridgley, Fats Domino, Smiley Lewis, Little Sonny Jones, Earl King, Roy Brown, Bobby Mitchell, Chris Kenner, James “Sugar Boy” Crawford, Ford “Little Snook” Eaglin, Little Booker, Billy Tate, T-Bone Walker, Al Reed, and Shirley & Lee.

Sunday, May 12

LESBIAN HORSE FOOD FOR THE FUCK YOU SOUND

Caleb Selah Presents The Fuck You Sound 43

The only church that illuminates is a burning church.-—Buenaventura Durruti
The Fuck You Sound are getting fucking serious: Sunny Weather, Sake and Love are nearly enough but not quite!  This set is strictly for re-posting porpoises. It is long and joyous, just like life should be. Now listen and re-post and The Fuck You Sound will salute you!

Sunday, May 12

BLUES & ROOTS WITH JOHN SINCLAIR

Vintage Radio Vaults 63

Vintage Radio Vaults 63 was recorded at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans on August 29, 1999 on John Sinclair’s Blues & Roots show and augmented with selections added in Amsterdam in 2010, with music from Tommy Ridgley, Alberta Adams, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Church Street, Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns, Bobby Marchan, Earl King, Joe & Ann, and Alvin “Red” Tyler.

Monday, May 13

MOBILE HOMESTEAD

John Sinclair Radio Show 495

Episode 495 is coming from Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead now rooted in the parking lot of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) at Woodward and Alexandrine in the City of Detroit on a cold Sunday afternoon following a performance by Cary Loren, Jim Shaw & Monster Island with Johnny Evans & myself in the garage of the Homestead during the Grand Opening weekend festivities at MOCAD, with a guest appearance by Cary Loren on the mike and an excerpt from a radio interview with David Amram & myself at WUML-FM in Lowell MA during the Jack Kerouac festival last October, plus music throughout from the new album by the Planet D Nonet called            Swinging The D.

Tuesday, May 14

WHERE YA AT

The Blues Show with Bruce Pingree 74

Bruce Pingree in honoring Lloyd Price on his 80th birthday with selections from his Specialty Recordings (1952-54) and then for ABC-Paramount after returning from the service circa 1957, plus a birthday salute to harmonica man John Nemeth and a closing cut my the late great Magic Slim & his Teardrops.

Wednesday, May 15

RIP IT UP

New Orleans Music Show with John Sinclair 20

John Sinclair’s New Orleans Music Show from the 420 Café in Amsterdam was podcast by Radio Free Amsterdam in the first half of 2008. This episode features music by Eluard Burt & Co, Lee Allen, Little Bo, Shirley & Lee, Little Leo, Little Richard, Lowell Fulson, James Wayne, the Hawketts, Lloyd Price, Fats Domino, the Barons, Bobby Charles, Smiley Lewis, Fats & Dave, Big Boy Myles & the Sha-Weez, Art Neville, Bobby Mitchell & the Toppers, Earl King, and the Treme Brass Band.

Thursday, May 16

HOMAGE TO JIMMY DAWKINS

Blues Edition with Leslie Keros 31

Leslie Keros pays homage to the recently departed guitarist Jimmy Dawkins with a program of selections from his albums and his appearances on the recordings of Shirley King, Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup, Cousin Joe, Mad Dog Lester Davenport, Luther Allison, Johnny Young, Little Johnny Christian, Big Mojo Elem, and Otis Rush.

Thursday, May 16

BIG MAMA’S DOOR

Blues From The Red Rooster Lounge 43

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by the Hollywood Blue Flames, Mike Wheeler, the All-Purpose Blues Band, Willie Buck, Champion Jack Dupree, David Egan, Bryan Lee, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Hollywood Fats Band, Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps, Jack Yoder & 2-Piece Suit, and Anders Osborne.

Friday, May 17

MUSIC ALWAYS

Ancestor Worship with John Sinclair 36

A  second look into the multi-disc box set called Beauty Is A Rare Thing: The Complete Atlantic Recordings with selections from 1959-60 from the albums Change of the Century and This Is Our Music plus a number of sides that weren’t released at the time, with Ornette on alto saxophone, Don Cherry on pocket trumpet, Charlie Haden or Scott LaFaro on bass, and Billy Higgins or Ed Blackwell on drums

Saturday, May 18

CRESCENT CITY FUNK

Toke Time with John Sinclair 37

Tokes tonight are coming from a collection called Crescent City Funk and More… with selections by Lee Dorsey, the Soul Continentals, Salt, Gus ‘The Groove’ Lewis, Al Trahan, Willie West, Eldridge Holmes, the Backyard Heavies, the Prime Mates, the Fantoms, Bo Jr., B.B. Daddy, The Dynamic 7, Jimmy Hicks, Pee Wee Ellis, Anthony Butler & the Invaders, Warren Lee, and the O’Jahs.

Sunday May 19

LESBIAN HORSE FOOD FOR THE FUCK YOU SOUND [Part 2]

Caleb Selah Presents The Fuck You Sound 44

The Fuck You Sound are getting fucking serious:  This set is long and joyous, just like life should be, now listen and re-post and The Fuck You Sound will salute you! Venceremos!

Sunday May 19

BLUES & ROOTS WITH JOHN SINCLAIR

Vintage Radio Vaults 67

Out of the Vintage Radio Vaults at Radio Free Amsterdam, this episode of Blues & Roots with John Sinclair from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans features music by Howlin’ Wolf, R.L. Burnside, Elmore James, H-Bomb Ferguson, Eddie Taylor, Albert King, Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Bo Diddley, Aretha Franklin, Eddie Burns, Luther Allison, and one unidentified artist.

Monday, May 20

ROCKIN’ THE BOP

John Sinclair Radio Show 496

I’m back at the secret underground location of the New Orleans Institute for the Imagination for episode 496 with a selection of obscurities from three WWOZ CDs and assorted sources, with cuts by Clifton Chenier, Huey ‘Piano’ Smith & the Clowns, Annie Laurie, Inell Young, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, the Burnside Exploration, Bettye LaVette, Planet D Nonet with T-Bone Paxton, Germaine Bazzle, René Marie, and the Rebirth Jazz Band.

Tuesday, May 21

GOLDEN CROWN

The Blues Show with Bruce Pingree 75

Bruce Pingree starts with a 70th birthday salute to guitarist Bryan Lee, then visits the Wild Indians of New Orleans on Super Sunday with the Wild Magnolias, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Big Chief Smiley Ricks, Indians of the Nation, and the Forgotten Souls Brass Band, and leaves with a parting shot from the one & only One String Sam.

Wednesday, May 22

MAN OF MY WORD

New Orleans Music Show with John Sinclair 21

John Sinclair has music from the 420 Café this week from Eluard & Co, Davell Crawford, James Andrews, Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton, Johnny Adams, Kermit Ruffins, John Boutté, Earl Turbinton, Fats Domino, Little Booker, Kirk Joseph’s Backyard Groove, Louis Armstrong, Louis Prima, and Alvin “Red” Tyler.

Thursday, May 23

THINK OF ONE

Crossroads: Where Jazz Meets Blues with Leslie Keros 34

Leslie Keros at the intersection of jazz & blues with recordings by Stevie Ray Vaughn, Ed Reed, Herbie Hancock, Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery, Thelonious Monk: Think of One, Eric Reed, Charlie Rouse & Frank Foster, Sonny Stitt , Eddie Lockjaw Davis & Harry Edison, Jimmy Smith, Lewis Nash, and Jimmy Forrest.

Thursday, May 23

COMING FOR YOU

Blues From The Red Rooster Lounge 44

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Dion Payton & the 43rd Street Band, the James Montgomery Band, Andy T/Nick Nixon Band, Buddy Guy, Irma Thomas, Maria Muldaur, Muralyi Coryell,  Jimi Hendrix, Li’l Buck Sinegal, Snooks Eaglin, Bobby “Blue” Bland, and Ronnie Earl.

Friday, May 24

CHECK UP

Ancestor Worship with John Sinclair 37

A third hour of music from the multi-disc box set called Beauty Is A Rare Thing: The Complete Atlantic Recordings with selections from 1959-60 from the albums Ornette! and The Art of the Improvisor plus sides that weren’t released at the time, with Ornette on alto saxophone, Don Cherry on pocket trumpet, Charlie Haden or Scott LaFaro on bass, and Billy Higgins or Ed Blackwell on drums.

Saturday, May 25

DON’T BE NO SQUARE, GET HIP TO WARDELL QUEZERGUE

Toke Time with John Sinclair 38

This week’s New Orleans super tokes come from a great collection assembled by Aaron Fuchs for Funky Delicacies Records called Don’t Be No Square, Get Hip To Wardell Quesergue, an assemblage of obscure singles produced by the Creole Beethoven on Wardell himself, Smokey Johnson, Elliot Small, Reggie Hall, Willie Tee, Robert Parker, Earl Harrison, Raymond Anthony Myles, Denise Keeble, Donald Lee Richardson, Joe “Flip” Wilson, June Gardner, Jim Cotton, Irma Thomas, The Barons, and Edward Jones.

Sunday, May 26

FUCK YOU MO’ WAX

Caleb Selah Presents The Fuck You Sound 45

LESBIAN HORSE RUINS THE REPUTATION OF THE 90S GREATEST RECORD LABEL: A mess of 1990s Mo’ Wax sides, now with extra Abbie Hoffman, Country Joe and vintage Drug PSAs. Check out classics from the Mo’ Wax back catalogue on Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/morewaxdotcom

Sunday, May 26

BLUES & ROOTS WITH JOHN SINCLAIR

Vintage Radio Vaults 68

Out of the Vintage Radio Vaults at Radio Free Amsterdam, this episode of Blues & Roots with John Sinclair from WWOZ-FM in New Orleans on an early Easter Sunday morning features music by Boston Blackie, Big Smokey Smothers, the Clovers, Johnny Adams, Root Doctor, Johnny “Yard Dog” Jones, Smokey Wilson, Super Chikan, and Little Walter.

Monday. May 27

HELLO GOD

John Sinclair Radio Show 497

Episode 497 was inspired by the photo printed with this program depicting the Dalai Lama on his recent visit to New Orleans on stage with Allen Toussaint and Dr. John at the keyboards. I was back from my visit to Detroit and working at the secret underground location of the New Orleans Institute for the Imagination deep in the Upper 9th Ward, trying to picture what music these august gentlemen—our own spiritual leaders—might have been offering for the Dalai’s edification and delight, and this is what I came up with. David Torkanowsky & George Porter, Jr. start off the show with a salte to the Big Chief of the Tibetan Buddhists and then Dr. John and

Tuesday, May 28

SWEET

The Blues Show with Bruce Pingree 76

Bruce Pingree is celebrating Easter Sunday with a propgram of spiritual, gospel & blues music by the McCullough Sons of Thunder, Madison Hummingbirds, The Clouds of Heaven, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Slide Brothers, The Word, Robert Randolph, Rev. Utah Smith, and Rev. Lonnie Farris.

Wednesday, May 29

ROYAL FLUSH

New Orleans Music Show with John Sinclair 22

John Sinclair is emanating from the 420 Café in Amsterdam with music by Eluard & Co, Kermit Ruffins, Davell Crawford, Charles “Hungry” Williams, Los Hombres Calientes, the New Orleans Jazz Vipers, Irma Thomas, New Orleans Nightcrawlers, Louis Prima, Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton, Matt Perrine, Johnny Adams, and Astral Project.

Thursday, May 30

DECORATION DAY

Blues Edition with Leslie Keros 32

Leslie Keros is blowing in from Chicago with a Memorial Day program featuring great music by Big Daddy Kinsey, Jazz Gillum, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Jimmy Yancey, Charlie Christian, Reverend Gary Davis, Michael Bloomfield, Big Bill Broonzy, Big Joe Williams, Popa Chubby, Henry Butler, Son House, Sunnyland Slim, Candye Kane, Eddie Kirkland, and Sonny Boy Williamson.

Thursday, May 30

CHAMPAGNE & REEFER

Blues From The Red Rooster Lounge 45

The Red Rooster is wailing with music by Robert Ward, Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Champagne & Reefer, The Rev Jimmy Bratcher, Tab Benoit, Hubert Sumlin, Andy T-Nick Nixon Band, Toni Price, Maria Muldaur:, and Snooks Eaglin.

Friday, May 31

FREE JAZZ

Ancestor Worship with John Sinclair 38

Our month-long investigation into the recordings of Ornette Coleman for Atlantic Records between 1959-61 is completed with this presentation of two major extended works, the first featuring Ornette & Eric Dolphy with the Gunther Schuller Orchestra and the second featuring the issued take of Free Jazz with the Ornette Coleman Double Quartet, plus the closing number by the Quartet, all taken from the multi-isc box set called Beauty Is A Rare Thing: The Complete Atlantic Recordings of Ornette Coleman.


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