Sun, 17 August 2008
This week's playlist:
• Thinkin About You by the Red Mercury Blues Band, from nothing purdy boutda blues (2004); available from CD Baby and the iTunes Music Store. Visit the Red Mercury Blues Band page at Download.com for more information and free downloads.
• Take A Chance On Me by the Jackie Payne Steve Edmonson Band, from Overnight Sensation (2008); available from CD Baby, Delta Groove Productions and the iTMS. Visit the band's official Website for more information.
• Just The One and Mean Evil Woman by the Jackie Payne Steve Edmonson Band, both from Master Of The Game (2006); available from CD Baby, Delta Groove Productions and the iTMS. Visit the band's official Website for more information.
• Leaving Blues (All Around The World) by Mike Gerner, from Harmonica Masters of New Zealand (2008); available from HarmonicaMasters.co.nz, Amplifier.co.nz and the iTMS. Visit HarmonicaMasters.co.nz for more information.
Mentioned during this show: my friend Nate Taiapa hosts The Blues Room on Community Radio Hamilton, New Zealand.
Excellent resources for more information about the blues: The Blues Foundation and the Delta Blues Museum; 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; BigCityBluesMag.com, the online home of Big City Blues magazine; BluesCritic.com. Be sure to read Today's Chicago Blues by Karen Hanson, an excellent guide to all things blues in present-day Chicago.
(Music on Murphy's Saloon #135 courtesy of the artists and one of the following: Podsafe Music Network, the PROMONET program of the Independent Online Distribution Alliance, Download.com or Garageband.com)