Mon, 4 August 2008
This week's playlist:
• Master Charge, Lights Are On But Nobody's Home and Brick, all by Albert Collins. Master Charge is from Deluxe Edition: Albert Collins (1997); Lights Are On But Nobody's Home is from Cold Snap (1986); and Brick is from Frostbite (1980). All three albums are available from Alligator Records and the iTMS. Visit Wikipedia's entry about Albert and Albert's page at Alligator.com for more information.
• You're The One I Need by Watermelon Slim and the Workers, from No Paid Holidays (2008); available from the store at Slim's site, NorthernBlues.com and the iTMS. Visit WatermelonSlim.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; BluesRevue.com, the online home of Blues Revue magazine; Be sure to read Today's Chicago Blues by Karen Hanson, an excellent guide to all things blues in present-day Chicago.