Sun, 18 February 2007
This week's playlist:
• Mississippi Grace by Matthew D and Random Tuesday, from Notes From The Edge (2006), available from CD Baby and the iTunes Music Store. Visit MattDWard.com or their Garageband page for more information.
• The Moon Is Full by Albert Collins, Johnny Copeland and Robert Cray, from Showdown! (1985) available from Alligator Records and the iTMS. Visit Collins' page, Copeland's page and Cray's page at the Alligator site for more information.
• 1,000 Feet Ahead by The Hitman Blues Band from Blooztown (2000), available at their online store, CD Baby and the iTMS. For more information about the band, visit HitmanBluesBand.com or their MySpace page.
• There's A River by Phil Circle, from Searching For Scorpio (2007). Visit Phil's MySpace page for more information and to buy the CD.
Also: the senders of the first three emails I receive with Detroit Women Rule! in the subject line will receive a copy of Detroit Women's new CD, Sassitude, and a Murphy's Saloon logo t-shirt; I'm going to the SXSW conference in March; and don't forget to send in your favorite jokes.
For more information about the blues, visit: The Blues Foundation and the Delta Blues Museum; and be sure to download and listen to the DBM's top-notch (and free) podcast, the Uncensored History of the Blues.
(Music on Murphy's Saloon #62 courtesy of the artists and the Podsafe Music Network, where I obtained many of these tracks)