Tue, 7 July 2009
This week's playlist:
• Comin' Home To New Orleans (2:46) by The Dare Ya Blues Band, from Lonely Street (2004), available from CD Baby and the iTMS. Also available: Food For Song (2006) from CD Baby. Visit the band's page at Garageband.com for more information and other links.
• Hobo Man (4:44), King Snake (3:52) and Grits Ain't Groceries (2:58); all from Got Blues For You (2009); available from NorthernBlues.com and the iTMS. Visit HMJamzBluesBand.com for more information.
• Can't Stand To See You Go (3:36) by Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers Blues Quartet, from Soul Monster (2009), available from DeltaGrooveProductions.com and the iTMS. Visit TheMightyFlyers.com and Delta Groove Productions for more information.
• I'll Find Someone Who Will (5:10) by by Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps, from Oh Yeah (2003), available from the music page of her Web site, CD Baby and the iTMS. Visit TeresaJames.com 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.
(Something noteworthy being done by a very hard-working, steel-willed, long-ago friend of mine: Flamenco Chicago)