Mon, 28 May 2007
This week's playlist:
• Bad Man by Haze The King. Visit the band's MySpace page for more information.
• Please Don't Waste My Time by Louisiana Bob Kirkpatrick & Short Fuse, from Drive Across Texas (2001), available from TopCat Records, CD Baby and the iTMS. Visit Bob's TopCat Records bio page for more information.
• I'm Looking For A Miracle by the Phantom Blues Band, from Out of Shadows (2006), available from DeltaGrooveProductions.com and the iTMS. Visit the Phantom Blues Band page at the Delta Groove site for more information.
Mentioned during this show: in Chicago - ChicagoBluesFestival.org and a very cool downloadable tour of Chicago blues sites narrated by Buddy Guy, available from DownloadChicagoTours.com in both enhanced (with photos) and audio-only versions. In Washington, D.C. - the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; in alphabetical order: Aditi Indian Cuisine, Bangkok Joe's for Thai food, Jaleo for tapas, The Melting Pot for fondue, Red, Hot & Blue for barbecue and Tony and Joe's Seafood Restaurant.
Excellent online resources for more information about the blues: 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. Also, be sure to read Today's Chicago Blues by Karen Hanson, an excellent guide to all things blues in Chicago.