Tue, 25 November 2008
This week's playlist:
• I Will Vanish, Every Temptation and Block Of Wood, all by Paul Reddick, and all from SugarBird (2008), available from NorthernBlues.com and the iTunes Music Store. Visit PaulReddick.ca for more information.
Mentioned during this episode: Studs Terkel and his book Division Street: America; Roger Ebert's remembrance of Studs, To Studs: With love and memories and two other columns - Happy 95th, Studs! and How Studs helps me lead my life; and James T. Farrell and the Studs Lonigan Trilogy.
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.