Mon, 14 January 2008
This week's playlist:
• How Many Times by Eric Coslop, from a single first released in 2001. Eric has a page at Garageband.com, as does his current band The Curbfinders. In the early '90s, Eric also contributed to a series of CDs by the Home At Last Band.
• Goodbye Daughters of The Revolution by The Black Crowes, from Warpaint, set for release on 3/4/08; the single was made available to podcasters through the Podsafe Music Network. Visit BlackCrowes.com for more information.
• Every Shut Eye Ain't Sleepin', Give Me Your Love and Keep On Pleasin' You by Nappy Brown, all from Long Time Coming (2007), and available from Blind Pig Records and the iTMS. Visit the Nappy Brown article at Wikipedia for more information.
• Get With You by The Ken DeRouchie Band, from Live At Jimmy Mak's (2007); available from CD Baby and the iTMS. For free downloads of other KDB tracks, go to this page. And visit KDBand.net and their MySpace page for more information.
• Trouble by Robb Alan McMahan, from the album Mojo Man (2006); available on CD from BuyDirect.com. There are more tracks on Robb's page at the Podsafe Music Network. Visit Robb's MySpace page for more information.
• Everybody Loves Me by Alejandro Escovedo, a previously unreleased live recording from 2005. The original version is available on the album Bourbonitis Blues (1999), while an acoustic version (with strings) is on Room of Songs (2005). A version by legendary harpist Charlie Musselwhite is included on Por Vida - A Tribute to the Songs of Alejandro Escovedo (2004). Visit AlejandroEscovedo.com and his MySpace page for more information.
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.