Sun, 28 September 2008
This week's playlist:
• Hard Luck Woman by Sean Costello, from We Can Get Together (2008); available from Delta Groove Music and the iTMS. Visit SeanCostello.com and this page at the Delta Groove Productions site for more information.
• Spider In My Stew, Let Me Love You and Crosseyed Cat, all by Magic Slim & The Teardrops, and all from Midnight Blues (2008); available from Blind Pig Records and the iTMS. Visit this page at the Blind Pig Records site for more information.
• You Were A Long Time Coming and Bye Bye Baby by Nappy Brown, both from Long Time Coming (2007); available from Blind Pig Records and the iTMS. Visit this page at the Blind Pig Records site, and the Nappy Brown article at Wikipedia for more information.
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.