Mon, 7 April 2008
This week's playlist:
• Fishin' Hole by Moreland & Arbuckle, from 1861 (2008); available from the store at their site, NorthernBlues.com and the iTunes Music Store. Visit KingSnakesBlues.com and their MySpace page for more information.
• Right Here, Right Now by Mississippi Shakedown, from BAR, Volume 5 (2008); available from BluesAndRootsPromotions.com. Right Here, Right Now is also the title track of the band's latest CD, released in 2007; and is available from MississippiShakedown.com.au and the iTMS. Visit MississippiShakedown.com.au for more information.
• Help Yourself and Crossover, by Eddy Clearwater, both from Help Yourself (1992), and Hypnotized, by Eddy Clearwater and Ronnie Baker Brooks, from West Side Strut (2008). Help Yourself is available from Blind Pig Records and the iTMS. West Side Strut is available from Alligator Records and the iTMS. Visit this page at the Alligator Records site and this page at the Blind Pig Records site for more information.
• She Don't Need Me by The Detonators, from BAR, Volume 5 (2008); available from BluesAndRootsPromotions.com. She Don't Need Me is also on The Detonators' album Top Night Out (2007); available from their online shop , CD Baby and the iTMS. Visit Detonators.com.au 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.