Mon, 17 December 2007
This week's playlist:
• Ready to Fight, Life in the Sun and Dimples, by Michael Holt and the Trophy 500's, from Boogalu (2007); the CD will soon be available from the shop at Michael's site, CD Baby and Amazon.com. Visit MichaelHolt.info and the band's MySpace page for more information.
• Come Back Baby by 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: if you want to let Adam Curry know you think his support for Ron Paul is the dumbest idea since the Ford Edsel, write to Adam at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or leave Adam voice mail at 1-201-625-6357 (U.S.) or 44-20-7681-3753 (U.K.); 2008 Blues Music Award nominees; visit ShelaghWatkins.co.uk.
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.