Mon, 7 July 2008
This week's playlist:
• Postcard From Mexico by Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch and Fats Kaplin from Lost John Dean (2006); available through the store at their site and the iTunes Music Store. Full albums and individual tracks can be downloaded here. Visit DeadReckoners.com for more information.
• That's What Love Will Make You Do by Janiva Magness, from What Love Will Do (2008), available from the store at Janiva's site, Alligator Records, and the iTMS. Visit JanivaMagness.com for more information.
• Bubba's Blues by Watermelon Slim and the Workers, from No Paid Holidays (2008); available from the store at Slim's site, NorthernBlues.com and the iTMS. The announced release date is for No Paid Holidays is June 24th, 2008. Visit WatermelonSlim.com for more information.
• These Blues Are Kicking My Ass, Ghost in My House and My Baby Don't Wear No Panties, all by Mean Gene Kelton & The Die Hards; These Blues Are Kicking My Ass andGhost in My House are from Mean Guitar (2003), while My Baby Don't Wear No Panties is from Most Requested (1999). Both albums are available from the store at Mean Gene's site, CD Baby and the iTunes Music Store. Visit GeneKelton.com for more information.
• I'm Looking For A Miracle by the Phantom Blues Band, from Out of Shadows (2006), available from DeltaGrooveProductions.com and the iTMS. Visit the Phantom Blues Band page at the Delta Groove site for more information.
• Sloppy Drunk by Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women, from Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women: Deluxe Edition (1994); available from Alligator Records or the iTunes Music Store. Visit UppityBluesWomen.com 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.