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Steady Rollin' Man

Now that winter is almost upon us I find it’s time to grease the bearings on my rollers, lay them down on the kitchen floor, and rack up some evening winter mileage in the cosy warmth of my own home (well, I say ‘cosy warmth’, but anyone who has ever ridden rollers indoors will translate that more accurately as ‘steamy, humid sweat-box’.) 887 more words


8 Music Related Myths And Urban Legends For Halloween

Are you ready for Halloween? If a good costume is your problem, we touched on that a little bit here, but there’s more to Halloween than just dressing up. 1,026 more words


Monday Morning Blues

“There’s no way in the world I can feel the same blues the way I used to. When I play in Chicago, I’m playing up-to-date, not the blues I was born with. 20 more words


Impressions of Mississippi

Almost immediately we left Memphis for Mississippi the landscape changed.  The land flattened, the sky broadened, and the clouds formed an immense  armada shaded from dark grey to glowing white against a background of clear blue.  179 more words


Catfish Stephenson: Makin' Music For The People

By Greg Newman

Catfish Stephenson is Madison Wisconsin’s best known street musician. According to Wikipedia, he has been playing on State Street (downtown Madison’s funky pedestrian-only thoroughfare) since 1968. 568 more words


Mississippi Flood - Kings Of Lowertown

Think Robert Johnson, Tom Waits and Billy Gibbons setting up shop in the Ottawa Valley. Grooves wide enough to ride a freight train through. Scalding hot, super deluxe, alternative blues.