Mon, 16 February 2009
This week's playlist:
• Baby's Like A Train (4:53) by Robert Stanley, from Roadman's Hammer (2008); available from DigStation.com, CDConnection.com and the iTunes Music Store. Visit RoadmansHammer.com and Robert's MySpace page for more information.
• Going Down to the River (3:14) by Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women, from Havin' the Last Word (2009); available from the store at their site and the iTMS. Visit UppityBluesWomen.com for more information.
• Catfish Blues (4:51), The Philly Shimmy (3:06) and That's Right (4:09), all by Steve Guyger and all from Last Train To Dover (1997); available from Blues Leaf Records' page at CD Universe and the iTMS. Visit SteveGuyger.com for more information.
• Love Gone Crazy (4:51), Just Like You (4:02) and Country Boy (4:13), all by John Nemeth and all from Love Me Tonight (2009); available from Blind Pig Records and the iTunes Music Store. Visit JohnNemethBlues.com for more information.
• Stay Here In Your Arms (3:17) by Cedric Burnside & Lightnin' Malcolm, from 2 Man Wrecking Crew (2008); available from DeltaGrooveProductions.com and the iTMS. Visit LightninMalcolm.com and their MySpace page for more information.
Excellent sources of 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.