Sun, 9 May 2010
This week's playlist:
• Lower on Your List of Priorities by Roomful of Blues, from Raisin' a Ruckus (2008); available from the store at their site, Alligator Records and the iTunes Music Store. Visit Roomful.com for more information.
• Let It Simmer (4:37) and The Panic Is On (4:04) by Maria Muldaur & Her Garden of Joy from Good Time Music for Hard Times (2009); available from StonyPlainRecords.com and the iTMS. Visit MariaMuldaur.com for more information.
• Take It Easy Baby (5:36) and Texas Blues (3:41) by Johnny Charles from Stratified (2010); available from Blues Leaf Records' page at CD Universe and the iTMS. Visit JohnnyCharles.com for more information.
• You Can't Be Beat (4:28) and Educated Ways (4:01) by The Mannish Boys, from Shake For Me (2010); available from DeltaGrooveProductions.com and the iTMS. Visit TheMannishBoys.com for more information.
• Eyes Like A Cat (3:50) and I've Been Down (5:33) by Joe Louis Walker, from Between a Rock and the Blues (2009);available from StonyPlainRecords.com and the iTMS. Visit JoeLouisWalker.com for more information.
• Hell Bound Train (4:11) by Delta Moon, from Hell Bound Train (2010); available from http://deltamoon.bandcamp.com/album/hellbound-train and the iTMS, and on CD from RedParlor.com. Visit DeltaMoon.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)
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