Sun, 6 January 2008
This week's playlist:
• I Called My Baby Long Distance by Archie Edwards, from The Toronto Sessions (2001), available from NorthernBlues.com and the iTMS. Visit the biographies page at AcousticBlues.com for more information.
• When Malindy Sings, A Fool For You and Barnyard Blues, all from Footprints (2007); available direct from the band when you click the "CD" link at their site, and the iTMS. Visit PhantomBluesBand.com for more information.
• Comin' Home To New Orleans by The Dare Ya Blues Band, from Lonely Street (2004), available from CD Baby and the iTMS. Also available: Food For Song (2006) from CD Baby. Visit the band's page at Garageband.com for more information and other links.
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.