Mon, 3 December 2007
This week's playlist:
• Highway 61 by Watermelon Slim, from Up Close And Personal (2004); available from NorthernBlues.com, the merchandise page of his Web site and the iTMS. Visit WatermelonSlim.com and his MySpace page for more information.
• Postmarked Illinois, My Endless Blue Mood and Ain't Gonna Hurt Me No More, all by the Rene Trossman Band, from Postmarked Illinois (2007). Visit ReneTrossman.com and his MySpace page for more information.
• Why Don't You Tell Me by the Red Mercury Blues Band from nothing purdy boutda blues (2004); available from CD Baby and the iTMS. Visit the Red Mercury Blues Band page at Download.com for more information and free downloads.
Mentioned during this show: Ron Paul, Adam Curry, Stormfront.org, Michael Medved's open letter to Ron Paul, Stormfront Radio's video endorsement of Ron Paul and a Southern Poverty Law Center intelligence report about Stormfront. Also - MOJO magazine and U Maleho Glena, Prague's leading blues and jazz club.
Excellent online resources for more information about the blues: 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.