Sun, 17 May 2009
This week's playlist:
• Too Sweet for Me (4:54) by Tab Benoit & Louisiana's LeRoux, from Night Train to Nashville (2008); available from the music page at Tab's site, ConcordMusicGroup.com and the iTMS. Visit TabBenoit.com for more information.
• Keep The Blues Alive (3:09), Hattie Mae (4:58) and Since You Been Gone (4:32), all by Zac Harmon, and all from From The Root (2009); available from the NorthernBlues Music ordering page and the iTMS. Visit ZacHarmon.com for more information.
• Loser's Avenue (2:26) by Commander Cody, from Dopers, Drunks and Everyday Losers (2009); available from the Phoenix Digital Services Commander Cody Store and the iTMS. Visit CommanderCody.com for more information.
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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.