Sun, 15 July 2007
This week's playlist:
• Fairfax Station Rag by John Jackson, from Front Porch Blues (2006), available from Alligator Records and the iTunes Music Store.Visit John's bio page at the Alligator Records site and this page at BluesWorld.com for more information.
• Satisfaction by Toby, included on the compilation Blues And Roots, Vol. 4 (2007), available from BluesandRootsPromotions.com in Australia. Toby's latest album, Renaissance (2007), is available from MusicPlug.net/. Visit TobyMusic.com.au for more information.
• Low Dress Blues by Slapback Jack and BadVoodoo, also from The Gruff Side of the Blues (2005).
• Day of Reckoning by Amy Martin, from Deliverance (2004), available from The store at her site, CD Baby and the iTMS. Download and read this article (.pdf format), and visit AmyMartin.org for more information.
• Come Back Baby by Alex Wilson, from Bake Sale, Volume Four (2007), available from the Great Northern Blues Society. Come Back Baby is also a track on the Alex Wilson Band's album Tell Me Why (2007), available from the merchandise page at the band's site. Visit AlexWilsonBand.com for more information.
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. Be sure to read Today's Chicago Blues by Karen Hanson, an excellent guide to all things blues in present-day Chicago.