Mon, 29 October 2007
This week's playlist:
• Is This Everything There Is by Ana Popovic, from Still Making History (2007), available from DeltaGrooveProductions.com and the iTMS. Visit AnaPopovic.com and Ana's MySpace page for more information.
• Miss Maebelle by Richard Johnston, from Foot Hill Stomp (2002).
• Do The Romp by Richard Johnston, from Official Bootleg #1 (2003).
• 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.
Mentioned during this show: the documentary film Richard Johnston: Hill Country Troubador, directed by Max Shores; The Illinois Entertainer's monthly blues column, Sweet Home/, and look me up at MySpace, Facebook, and/or Twitter. You'll find Murphy's Saloon here in the iTunes Music Store.
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.