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Playlist: Interplanetary Music

with JAV on Thursday, November 3, 2016

Show Notes:

Some important historical sports thing involving a goat and Chicago happened, which coalesces nicely with this mornings show focusing on Sun Ra's work as an arranger in Chicago in the late 1940s and early 1950s for the Red Saunders Orchestra featuring Joe Williams.
Joe Williams was born Joseph Goreed December 12, 1918 in Cordele, GA and moved to Chicago around age 3. He performed in gospel groups as a teenager including the Jubilee Boys. He began singing as a soloist in 1937, working as a bouncer and singer in Chicago clubs.

Time Artist Song Title Album Label Year
9:05 am
Sun Ra Interplanetary Music No. 1 (talkover) Interstellar Low Ways Saturn 1966
9:07 am
Otis Spann Blues is a Botheration - S.P. Blues The Best of the Chicago Blues Vanguard
9:15 am
Reuben Reeves' River Boys Papa Skag Stomp Rare Bands of the Twenties Historical Records
9:18 am
Clarence Williams and his Orchestra 1933 Chocolate Avenue (Sun Ra) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Transparency 2011
9:39 am
Joe Williams with the Red Saunders Orchestra Blow Mr. Low Blow - Chi - Lyin' Girl Blues (6/15/1950) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Vol. 1 Transparency 2011
9:41 am
Joe Williams with the Red Saunders Orchestra Stop Pretty Baby, Stop - Weekday Blues - 4 AM Blues (4/21/1951) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Vol. 1 Transparency 2011
9:44 am
Joe Williams with the Red Saunders Orchestra Mambo in Trumpet - Honky Tonk Train Blues - Probably - Voodoo Blues (1/21/1953) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Vol. 1 Transparency 2011
9:56 am
Joe Williams with the Red Saunders Orchestra It's Raining Again - On the Blue Side (9/28/1953) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Vol. 1 Transparency 2011
10:07 am
Joe Williams with the Red Saunders Orchestra Detour Ahead - Blow Mr. Low Blow (remake) (9/28/1953 or 12/31/1953 ) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Vol. 1 Transparency 2011
10:12 am
Little Miss Sharecropper (Laverne Baker) with the Red Saunders Orchestra Take Some Time Out - I've Tried - How Long - I Want to Rock (12-17-1950) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Vol. 1 Transparency 2011
10:27 am
Alberta Adams with the Red Saunders Orchestra Messin' With The Blues - Remember (7/16/1953) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Transparency 2011
10:28 am
Dorothy Donegan (piano) with the Red Saunders Orchestra D.D.D. - Ridin' the Boogie (6/10/1950) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Vol. 1 Transparency 2011
10:35 am
Billy Brooks with the Red Saunders Orchestra Mambo Is Everywhere - Song of a Dreamer - I Want Your Love Tonight - This Is My Prayer (2/18/1955) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Vol. 1 Transparency 2011
10:49 am
Jo Jo Adams with the Tom Archia All-Stars Love Me - Drinkin' Blues - If I Feel Like This Tomorrow - Cryin' By My Window (7/3/1947) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Transparency 2011
11:01 am
Jo Jo Adams with the Red Saunders Orchestra Call My Baby - Rebecca (Sept 1953) Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Transparency 2011
11:08 am
Nu Sounds with Sun Ra and Pat Patrick Chicago USA Spaceship Lullaby Atavistic
11:10 am
Sun Ra I'm Not to Blame - I Am an Instrument (1958) Strange Worlds in My Mind Norton 2010
11:13 am
Sun Ra The Bridge (1967) The Singles Evidence 1996
11:16 am
Chicago Underground Trio Pisces Possible Cube Delmark 1999
11:20 am
Art Ensemble Of Chicago Nfamoudou - Boudougou Bap-tizum: Great Black Music Recorded in Performance at the Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival 1972 Atlantic 1973
11:45 am
Exploding Star Orchestra Three Blocks of Light Stars Have Shapes Delmark 2010