Sun, 22 November 2009
This week's playlist:
• Crazy (3:47), Running On Empty (4:01) and Sugar Low (2:49), all by Aynsley Lister, and all from Equilibrium (2009); available from Aynsley's online store and the iTMS. Visit AynsleyLister.co.uk for more information.
• It's My Life, Baby (3:42) by Dave Gross, from Crawling the Walls (2009); available from the store at Dave's site, from the VizzTone Label Group store and the iTMS. Visit DaveGross.net for more information.
• Never Miss Your Water (4:19) by Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials, from Head's Up! (2002); available from Alligator Records or the iTMS. Visit Lil Ed's page at the Alligator Records site for more information.
• Slave Driver (8:43), Blue Blue Water (2:43), and Cream The Beans (4:06), all by Cyril Neville, and all from Brand New Blues (2009); available from MC-Records.com and the iTMS. Visit for more information.
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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.
LiveBluesWorld.com is a great place to interact with other blues fans.
For things to do in Chicago: The Local Tourist.
(Something noteworthy being done by a remarkable long-ago friend of mine: Flamenco Chicago)