Wed, 14 November 2007
This week's playlist:
• Listen To The Wind by The Hitman Blues Band, from Angel in the Shadow (2003), available from CD Baby and the iTunes Music Store. Visit HitmanBluesBand.com and their MySpace page for more information.
• She's Leavin' by The Phantom Freeway Rhythm & Blues Revue, from Callin' In Rich. The band's page at the Podsafe Music network is here (where you can hear several more tracks).
• They Call Me Watermelon Slim by Watermelon Slim, from Big Shoes to Fill (2003), available from the store at Slim's site, NorthernBlues.com, and the iTMS. Visit WatermelonSlim.com for more information.
For more information about the blues: Sweet Home, The Illinois Entertainer's monthly blues column; The Blues Foundation and the Delta Blues Museum; and be sure to download and listen to the DBM's top-notch (and free) podcast, the Uncensored History of the Blues. Be sure to read Today's Chicago Blues by Karen Hanson, an excellent guide to all things blues in present-day Chicago. Also, look me up at MySpace, Facebook, and/or Twitter.