Tue, 1 April 2008
This week's playlist:
• To the River by Michael Holt and the Trophy 500's, from Boogalu (2007); available from the shop at Michael's site, and available soon at CD Baby and Amazon.com. Visit MichaelHolt.info and the band's MySpace page for more information.
• Whiskey and Luck by Slapback Jack and BadVoodoo; from The Gruff Side of the Blues (2005), available from CD Baby, Payplay.cd and the iTunes Music Store. Visit HoundawgMusic.com for more information.
• Another Bloody Day, Twister and Godfather Of The Blues; all by Albert Castiglia, and all from These Are The Days (2008); available April 1st from Blues Leaf Records. Visit Blues Leaf Records and AlbertCastiglia.com for more information.
• Variations on Juke by Moreland Arbuckle & Floyd; from Floyd's Market (2007), available from the store at their site and the iTunes Music Store. Visit KingSnakesBlues.com and their MySpace page for more information.
• Say You Love Me by Albert Cummings; from Working Man (2006); available from Blind Pig Records, the store at his site and the iTMS. Visit AlbertCummings.com and this page at the Blind Pig site for more information.
Mentioned during this show: Radio DJ Suspended For Playing Michael Holt and the Trophy 500s; special thanks to Cheryl and Mike.
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.