Wed, 30 September 2009
This week's playlist:
• Caterpillar Whine (Long Line Skinner) (4:14) by Watermelon Slim, from Escape From The Chicken Coop (2009), available from NorthernBlues Music and the iTunes Music Store. Visit WatermelonSlim.com for more information.
• Big Mouth (4:08), C'mon Baby (4:57) and Dirty Blonde (3:37), all by Mike Zito and all from Pearl River (2009); available from EclectoGroove.com and the iTMS. Visit MikeZito.com for more information.
• Katrina (5:40) by Jacks O' Diamonds, from Find Something New (2006). To buy Find Something New, send email to jdofjacksodiamonds (at) yahoo (dot) com. Visit JacksODiamonds.net for more information.
• Some Kind Of Hurricane (4:51) by the JP Blues Band, from Die Happy (2007); available from the iTMS. Visit the band's Electronic Press Kit (EPK) for more information.
• Pawnbroker (3:27) by Tinsley Ellis, from Fanning The Flames (1989); available from Alligator Records and the iTMS. Thanks also to AirplayDirect for helping make this track available. Visit TinsleyEllis.com for more information.
Mentioned during this show: Great Northern Blues Society's Blues ala Carte 2009.
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Primary 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.
For things to do in Chicago: The Local Tourist.
(Something noteworthy being done by a remarkable long-ago friend of mine: Flamenco Chicago)
Music on Murphy's Saloon #167 courtesy of the artists, their labels and (in one case this week) AirplayDirect.