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August 16

On this day in 1977, Elvis Presley was found dead lying on the floor in his bathroom by his girlfriend Ginger Alden

Today in 1938, blues legend Robert Johnson died (probably poisoned by a jealous husband) at the age of 27… 123 more words

Today In Music

Book Review: Deep Blues by Robert Palmer

We often take music for granted for it is all around us.  At the push of a radio button.  To be bought with the click of a keyboard stroke.   808 more words

Sail Sale Sell...Sold!

“The Devil Inside” – recorded by INXS

In 1979-80, The Charlie Daniels Band song “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” became a very popular song in the South and would be used on the soundtrack for the 1980 film “Urban Cowboy” starring John Travolta and Debra Winger.  373 more words

Song of the Day: Me and the Devil by Soap&Skin (Robert Johnson cover)

This song is performed by Soap&Skin and appears on the single Sugarbread (2013)


Early this morning
When you knocked upon my door
Early this morning… 465 more words

Music And Musicians

Chris Thomas King - Revelations

Chris Thomas King is a blues guitarist who appeared in the film ‘O Brother Where Art Thou?’, where he portrays a skilled blues guitarist who claims he sold his soul to the devil in exchange for his skill on guitar. 97 more words

Bradford G. Wheler’s Inca’s Death Cave

I received this book courtesy of Mr. Wheler for a fair and honest review.

Professor Robert Johnson and his star graduate student, Abbey Summers, have been offered almost any archeologist would jump at. 206 more words

Book Apprasials

Blues, Brews & BBQs

What could be a better accompaniment to the glorious weather than some cracking tunes, the sizzle of choice cuts cooking on the barbie and an ice cold beer? 1,177 more words