SEPTEMBER 2012 PROGRAM GUIDE
RADIO FREE AMSTERDAM
John Sinclair Radio Show AND
John Sinclair Radio Show Archive Extras
New OrleansMusic Show with Tom Morgan
Blues from the Red Rooster Lounge withCaryWolfson
Blues Edition with Leslie Keros OR
Crossroads: Where Jazz Meets Blues with Leslie Keros
Ancestor Worship with John Sinclair
Toke Time: Funky Soul from the Hempshopper
Caleb Selah Presents The Fuck You Sound
And much more ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 PROGRAM GUIDE
Saturday, September 1
TOKE TIME: FUNKY SOUL FROM THE HEMPSHOPPER 01
John Sinclair kicks off the initial episode in a new series of programs from the Hempshopper on the Singel canal inAmsterdamwith music drawn from a 3-disc set of funky soul from the Mid-South called
The Sound Stage 7 Story
—the saga of the deep soul label operated by John Richbourg out of Nashville with selections by Jumpin’ John R himself, Jimmy Church, Sam Baker, Soul Ambassadors, Roscoe Robinson, Brief Encounter, Bobby King, Ella Washington, Gwen Davis, Ann Sexton, Earl Gaines, Electrifying Cashmeres, Roscoe Shelton, Joe Simon, and the Tears Of Joy
Sunday, September 2
CALEB SELAH PRESENTS THE FUCK YOU SOUND 10
Discard and Destroy with Caleb Selah from his secret location in London with another insane barrage of music & words by George Harrison, Mumbai Mafia, The Cinematic Orchestra, Pretty Lights, the Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Joanna Newsome, Lenin Not In, Betty Davis, Blockhead, Kelis, Space Lizards, Assault Rifle, Konono No1, Richie Havens, and Richard Pryor.
Monday, September 3
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 455
Every week there’s a new episode of the John Sinclair Radio Show, now in its 8th year as the flagship program of Radio Free Amsterdam. The John Sinclair Radio Show emanates from coffeeshops, bars, art galleries, concert halls and public locations all over the world—no two programs are alike. Episode 455 will be coming from the Detroit International Jazz Festival in theMotorCity
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW ARCHIVE EXTRA 411
Episode 411 of the John Sinclair Radio Show is beaming out of the Hempshopper in Amsterdam on November 21, 2011 incelebration of the 24th annual Cannabis Cup by spinning a twisted program of music from Clarence Wheeler & the Enforcers, the Wild Magnolias, Willie West, the Vibrettes, Warren Lee, Gabe “Undisco Kidd” Gonzalez, George Bedard, Ike & Tina Turner, Curtis Mayfield, The Clovers, Howlin’ Wolf, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, the Webber Sisters, the Upsetters, Albert King, and John Sinclair & Carlo Ditta.
Tuesday, September 4
NEW ORLEANSMUSIC SHOW WITH TOM MORGAN 44
Tom Morgan presents New Orleansmusic recorded in 1951 by Paul Gayten, Earl Williams, Louis Prima, Chubby Newsome, Percy Mayfield, Guitar Slim, Cousin Joe, Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino, and Mr. Google Eyes, plus closing cuts by Jonathan Batiste, James Booker, and Professor Longhair
Wednesday, September 5
BLUES FROM THE RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 29
Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Doug Deming & the Jeweltones, Mark Hummel & the Blues Survivors, Jimmy Burns, Skip James, John Martin, Coco Robicheaux, Muddy Waters, Irma Thomas, Terry Hank, and Michael Williams.
Thursday, September 6
BLUES EDITION WITH LESLIE KEROS 13
Leslie Keros with blues music from Big Daddy Kinsey, Bobby Rush, Pete Mayes, E.G. Kight, Albert Collins & Debbie Davies, Sonny Boy Williamson & Matt Guitar Murphy, John Littlejohn, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Jimmy Dawkins Band, Walter Trout, John Lee Hooker, Floyd Dixon, Dave Specter, Janiva Magness, and Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne.
Friday, September 7
ANCESTOR WORSHIP WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 01
The initial episode of another new program series hosted by John Sinclair, featuring classic recordings by the giants of modern jazz starting with this hour-long investigation into the music of Charlie Parker recorded by Norman Granz for his Clef and Verve labels in the early 1950s.
Ancestor Worship was originally broadcast on WCBN-FM in Ann Arbor during 1976-77 and has been revived to replace the Jazz from the Hempshopper show in the Friday slot on Radio Free Amsterdam.
Saturday, September 8
TOKE TIME: FUNKY SOUL FROM THE HEMPSHOPPER 02
John Sinclair digs deeper into The Sound Stage 7 Story with another hour of funky soul from the Mid-South by Betty Everett, Ella Washington, Alder Ray Black, the Valentines, Margie Hendrix, Piney Brown, Joe Simon, Allen Orange, Fenton Robinson, Chuck Armstrong, Sam Baker, Willie Hobbs, Geater Davis, Roscoe Robinson, and Roscoe Shelton.
Sunday, September 9
CALEB SELAH PRESENTS FUCK YOU SOUND 11
Caleb and Beefy return from the Secret Garden Party full of new sounds and exciting new diseases. Please remember to wash your hands!
Sounds from Nina Simone, Smoove, Nostalgia 77 featuring Alice Russell, Hot 8 Brass Band, Marvin Gaye, Marbet Rocel, The Drums, KwikFiks, The Stone Roses, Nike And The Dove, Nicolas Jaar, Ed Solo & DJ Deekline, Ray Charles, Richie Havens, George Harrison, and Richard Pryor.
Monday, September 10
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 456
Another new episode of the John Sinclair Radio Show, now in its 8th year as the flagship program of Radio Free Amsterdam, emanating from coffeeshops, bars, art galleries, concert halls and public locations all over the world—no two programs are alike. Episode 456 will likely be coming from the Hempstalk Festival inPortland,Oregon.
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW ARCHIVE EXTRA 412
Episode 412 is the 7th anniversary celebration of the John Sinclair Radio Show, beaming out of the Coffeeshop Amnesia inAmsterdam where Henk Botwinik, Larry Hayden and I did our first radio show on November 22, 2004. This year we’re at the 2011 Cannabis Cup and spinning the records from our first program by Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Forgotten Souls Brass Band, James Brown, Little Richard, Andre Williams, and John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars, playing back the late Lee Bridges in performance at the Amnesia, and filling out the proceedings with conversations with Henk Botwinik and Kenny Post and cuts by me with Beatnik Youth, the Amsterdam Blues Scholars, and the Planet D Nonet.
Tuesday, September 11
NEW ORLEANSMUSIC SHOW WITH TOM MORGAN 45
Tom Morgan investigatesNew Orleansrecords cut in 1952 with classic sides by Paul Gayten, Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Paul Barbarin, Sharkey Bonano, and Papa Celestin.
Wednesday, September 12
BLUES FROM THE RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 30
Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Elvin Bishop, Howlin’ Wolf, Jimmy Burns, Joe Louis Walker, Little Buster, Little Milton, Snooks Eaglin, Coco Robicheaux, David Egan, Preston Shannon, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Doug Deming & Bill Heid.
Thursday, September 13
. CROSSROADS: WHERE JAZZ MEETS BLUES WITH LESLIE KEROS 17
Music from Leslie Keros tonight by Stevie Ray Vaughn, Gene Harris & Scott Hamilton, Bruce Katz, Joe Krown, Johnnie Bassett, Wynton Kelly, Eddie Cleanhead Vinson, Miles Davis, and Sonny Rollins.
Friday, September 14
ANCESTOR WORSHIP WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 02
The second edition of the Ancestor Worship program features a series of recordings by Miles Davis for Blue Note and Prestige Records in the early 1950s, including sides with Jimmy Heath, a very young Jackie McLean, Sonny Rollins, and Charlie Parker on tenor saxophone.
Saturday, September 15
TOKE TIME: FUNKY SOUL FROM THE HEMPSHOPPER 03
The third & final installment of The Sound Stage 7 Story, a 3-disc set highlighting the tremendous output of Deep Soul from the Nashville-based label headed by John Richbourg, including these sides by Joe Simon, Earl Gaines, Billy Mills, Ted Ford, Sam Baker, Fenton Robinson, Willie Hobbs, Charles Smith, and Ann Sexton.
Sunday, September 16
CALEB SELAH PRESENTS FUCK YOU SOUND 12
Life Is Good: Caleb Selah dips into package X with Rev D. Wayne Love and discovers his love of life….to the sounds of A.Skillz, Timo Maas, Major Lazer, Stickybuds, Slynk, Son House, Virus, The Associates, Dun Tell, 12, Amy Winehouse, and Alix Perez.
Monday, September 17
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 457
This new episode of the John Sinclair Radio Show will likely be coming from the Medical Marijuana Cannabis Cup inSeattle.
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW ARCHIVE EXTRA 413
Another show from the 2011 Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam, emanating from the Cannabis College with special guests Walter Noons and Kenny Post and musical appearances by Michael & The Cats, Laith Al-Saadi, the Amsterdam Blues Scholars, the Hot 8 Brass Band at the Paradiso, Harmonica Shah at the Bimhaus, the 6th Ward All Star Brass Band live in Treme, Kenny Post live at the Cannabis College today, Harmonica George & the RFA All Stars at Clay Windham’s Easter Hill Studio in Amsterdam Suid-Oost in May 2006, and actualities by Lee Bridges and Eagle Bill with Don E. Wirtschafter recorded on the John Sinclair Radio Show at the Cannabis College in 2004.
Tuesday, September 18
NEW ORLEANSMUSIC SHOW WITH TOM MORGAN 46
Tom Morgan continues his investigation intoNew Orleansrecords cut in 1952 with classic sides by Paul Gayten, Louis Prima, Annie Laurie, Smiley Lewis, Fats Domino, Cousin Joe, Clarence ‘Bon Ton’ Garlow, Tommy Ridgley, Lloyd Price, Dave Bartholomew, and Percy Mayfield.
Wednesday, September 19
BLUES FROM THE RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 31
Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Sue Foley, Tab Benoit,Coco Montoya & the Kick Brothers, LaVelle White, Charles Brown, Eva Cassidy, Scott Ainslie, Luther Allison, Elmore James, Darrell Nullisch, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, and Michael Williams.
Thursday, September 20
BLUES EDITION WITH LESLIE KEROS 14
Leslie Keros with blues music from Big Daddy Kinsey, Tracy Nelson, Luther Johnson, Tampa Red, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Angela Strehli, Lil’ Ed & Dave Weld, David Maxwell & Otis Spann, Linsey Alexander, Little Walter, Howlin’ Wolf, Andrew Brown, Barbara Lynn, and Johnnie Bassett & Bill Heid
Friday, September 21
ANCESTOR WORSHIP WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 03
John Sinclair visits two important Miles Davis recording sessions for Prestige Records from the early 1950s: a sextet date on October 5, 1951 with the youngsters Sonny Rollins on tenor saxophone and Jackie McLean on alto, and The Musings of Miles session from the spring of 1955 with Red Garland on piano, Oscar Pettiford on bass and Philly Joe Jones on drums.
Saturday, September 22
TOKE TIME: FUNKY SOUL FROM THE HEMPSHOPPER 04
Musical tokes & tasty tads from the collection of Philippe LeBras inParisfeaturing Arthur Alexander, Chris Clark, Eunice Collins, James Royal, Margie Hendrix, B. Lance, James Anderson, Joann Garrett, and Bettye Swann, plus cuts by the Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De Cotonou, El Rego Et Ses Commandos, and Roger Damawuzan from an album called
African Scream Contest.
Sunday, September 23
CALEB SELAH PRESENTS FUCK YOU SOUND 13
Life Is Good 2 with Caleb Selah from his underground bunker at housedem.com in London with Dominic G Tabone in the house as a bear faced fucker, Beefy is ill and Selah is…happy? Massive thanks and raw respect to BASSMYTH AND ACES R with music from Freda Payne, Sly & the Family Stone, Skinnyman, Blockhead, Rodney P, Bassmyth, Louis Armstrong, Robots Roc, Aces R, The Dynamics, Temazo, The Wild Magnolias, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Splatinum, and South Rakkas Crew.
Monday, September 24
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 458
This week’s installment of the John Sinclair Radio Show will likely be coming from the Roots Music Gathering at the Cutting Edge music conference in the Cradle of American Civilization As We Know It,
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW ARCHIVE EXTRA 414
We’re continuing our 7th anniversary celebration of the John Sinclair Radio Show this evening at the 420 Cafe in Amsterdam during the 2011 Cannabis Cup with my special guest Laith Al-Saadi, in town from Ann Arbor, and we’re observing American Thanksgiving by playing music from Laith’s album In The Round and recordings by Harmonica George, Lee Bridges recorded on the John Sinclair Radio Show 13 in 2004, Charlie Parker by special request of Lee Bridges, Clay Windham himself on guitar, a favorite Charles Mingus cut requested by Laith and my poem for Soul Lucille in response, Cha Wa from New Orleans, Gilles Riberolles & Jumbo Layer from Paris, and the Drumbo Brown Blues Band from Rotterdam to close out the show. Happy Thanksgiving 2011, everyone!
Tuesday, September 25
NEW ORLEANS MUSIC SHOW WITH TOM MORGAN 47
Tom Morgan concludes his investigation into New Orleans records cut in 1952 with classic sides by Paul Gayten, Dave Bartholomew, The Royal Kings, Shirley & Lee, Wee Willie Wayne, Mr. Google Eyes, Archibald, Fats Domino, Clarence ‘Bon Ton’ Garlow, Annie Laurie, Lloyd Price, Louis Prima, Louis Armstrong, Tommy Ridgley, and Professor Longhair.
Wednesday, September 26
BLUES FROM THE RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 32
Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Johnny Guitar Watson, Little Smokey Smothers, Mel Brown & the Homewreckers, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Mike Zito, James Brown, Doyle Bramhall, Zora Young, Otis Grand, Felix Cabrera Band, and
Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters.
Thursday, September 27
CROSSROADS: WHERE JAZZ MEETS BLUES WITH LESLIE KEROS 18
Music from Leslie Keros tonight by Stevie Ray Vaughn, Ken Chaney, Ari Brown, Mike Freeman, Cedar Walton, Donald Byrd, Don Byas, Phil Upchurch, Lee Morgan, and Charlie Parker with strings & voices.
Friday, September 28
ANCESTOR WORSHIP WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 04
Episode 4 of the Ancestor Worship show investigates the early recordings of Sonny Rollins for Prestige Records, including dates with J.J. Johnson’s Boppers (May 26, 1949), the Miles Davis Sextet (January 17, 1951 and October 5, 1951), the Sonny Rollins Quartet (December 17, 1951} and the Modern Jazz Quartet (October 7, 1953).
Saturday, September 29
TOKE TIME: FUNKY SOUL FROM THE HEMPSHOPPER 05
Toke Time steps farther back into the past for a program of music drawn from a compilation called 1954 • The Year That Rocked The World, featuring classic and obscure recordings by the Rockin’ Brothers, Pee Wee Crayton, Wynonie Harris, Roy Milton, Roy Brown, Eddie ‘Cleanhead’ Vinson, Percy Mayfield, Big Joe Turner, Ruth Brown, Lula Reed, Blanche Thomas, Annisteen Allen,La Vern Baker, the Du Droppers, Oscar McLollie & The Honey Jumpers, Ray Charles, Nappy Brown, Big John & The Buzzards, Louis Jordan, the Robins, the Daps, and the one and only Smiley Lewis.
Sunday, September 30
CALEB SELAH PRESENTS FUCK YOU SOUND 14
God only knows what the dangerously ill Caleb Selah will be up to in this week’s episode of The Fuck You Sound from housedem.com inLondon.
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