Sun, 22 July 2007
This week's playlist:
• The Lonely Traveller by Fruteland Jackson, from Blues 2.0 (2005), available direct from the store at his site, Electro-Fi Records and the iTunes Music Store. Visit Fruteland.com for more information.
• Hoochie Coochie Man by Muddy Water, from The Lost Tapes (1999), available from BlindPigRecords.com and the iTMS. Visit this page at the Blind Pig site, which provides excellent background information about The Lost Tapes and the players who appear on the album.
• I Called My Baby Long Distance by Archie Edwards, from The Toronto Sessions (2001), available from NorthernBlues.com and the iTMS. Visit the biographies page at AcousticBlues.com for more information.
• One Thin Dime Blues by Archie Edwards, also from The Toronto Sessions (2001).
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.