Mon, 18 January 2010
This week's playlist:
• Pawnbroker (3:27) by Tinsley Ellis, from Fanning The Flames (1989); available from Alligator Records and the iTunes Music Store. Thanks also to AirplayDirect for helping make this track available. Visit TinsleyEllis.com for more information.
• I'll Break Your Promise (3:28), Cryin' Blind (4:14) and John Ross Said (2:48), all by Samuel James and all from For Rose, Maeve and Noreen (2009), available from NorthernBlues Music and the iTMS. Visit Samuel James in MySpace and this page at PiedmontTalent.com for more information.
• Down Home Country Blues (3:02), Pots and Pans (4:02) and Tornado Ripe (5:35), all by Ray Wylie Hubbard and all from A. Enlightenment B. Endarkenment (Hint: There is no C) (2010); available from the store at RayWylie.com and the iTMS. Visit RayWylie.com 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; and BluesCritic.com.
(Something noteworthy being done by a hard working and very talented friend of mine: Flamenco Chicago)
(The music you hear on Murphy's Saloon comes to you courtesy of the artists and their labels. One of the following may have provided assistance: IODA PROMONET, AirplayDirect, RadioSubmit.com, the Podsafe Music Network, Download.com or Garageband.com, )