Sun, 25 May 2008
This week's playlist:
• Everybody Wants To Be Somebody Else by Andy Cowan, from BAR, Volume 5 (2008); available from BluesAndRootsPromotions.com. Everybody Wants To Be Somebody Else is also a track on Andy's album Sweet Release (2004), available from Shop.abc.net.au. Visit TaraHall.com.au/AndyCowan for more information.
• Mellow Chick Swing by Billy Boy Arnold, from Billy Boy Sings Sonny Boy (2008); available from Electro-Fi Records and the iTMS. Visit Wikipedia.org, AllMusic.com and Arnold's page at the Alligator Records site for more information.
• Goodbye Daughters of The Revolution by The Black Crowes, a single from Warpaint (2008), first made available to podcasters through the Podsafe Music Network. Warpaint is available from their store and the iTMS. Visit BlackCrowes.com for more information.
Mentioned during this episode: the opening audio clip is from the documentary The Howlin' Wolf Story -The Secret History of Rock & Roll; The Ground Zero Blues Club; Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, Inc.; Delta Blues Museum; The Blues Music Awards; Harrah's Grand Casino Tunica.
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. Also highly recommended: Today's Chicago Blues by Karen Hanson, an excellent guide to all things blues in present-day Chicago.