Mon, 15 September 2008
This week's playlist:
• Mr. Blues by Eddie Turner, from the compilation The Future of the Blues, Vol. 3 (2008); the track is from Miracles & Demons, due for release fall, 2008. Both the compilation and Miracles & Demons are distributed by NorthernBlues.com. Visit EddieDevilBoy.com for more information.
• Hattie Mae by Zac Harmon, from from the compilation The Future of the Blues, Vol. 3 (2008); the track is from Juke Joint Blues, due for release winter, 2009. Both the compilation and Juke Joint Blues are distributed by NorthernBlues.com. Visit ZacHarmon.com for more information.
• African Mask by Gary Bergeron, from Post Hip (2003); available from the iTMS.
Mentioned during this show: to make a donation to the American Red Cross for hurricane relief, go here.
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.
For up-to-the-minute news about things to do in Chicago: TheLocalTourist.com.