Sun, 19 August 2007
This week's playlist:
• Everybody Who Meets My Baby by Adam Morley, from his album Good Times (2007), available from TuneTribe.com. Visit AdamMorley.co.uk and Adam's MySpace page for more information. He's also got a page at last.fm.
• Smell Something by Mem Shannon, also from Live: A Night at Tipitina's (2007).
• Turn Around and Say Goodbye by C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, from Step It Up! (2001), available from Alligator Records and the iTMS. Visit C.J.'s bio page at the Alligator Records site for more information.
• Hail Hail Rock'n'Roll by Garland Jeffreys, from Don't Call Me Buckwheat (1993), available direct from GarlandJeffreys.com.
Mentioned during this show: the recent Entertainment Weekly story about the ongoing relief and restoration of New Orleans' music scene; the legendary New Orleans music venue Tipitina's; support the good work of the Tipitina's Foundation; and at YouTube - an old friend surprises Garland Jeffreys on stage.
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.