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Classic Blues Albums

12 Days of Blues-Mas | Episode #3

Written by Ross Woods

Choosing a set of classic albums is a very personal thing, something where there’s no right and wrong. 1,071 more words

12 Days Of Blue Christmas

Wednesday, December 14th

Chicago blues
day two

Junior Wells (1934-1998; vocal, harmonica), Buddy Guy (1936-; guitar), et al., “Cryin’ Shame” (AKA “Country Girl”), live, Chicago, 1970

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lagniappe… 24 more words

Music Clip Of The Day

Billy Boy Arnold – Part 3: On John Lee Curtis "Sonny Boy" Williamson, the Importance of Originality, and Making Good Use of Studio Time

I recently interviewed Billy Boy Arnold following a show at New York City’s City Winery. This is the third and final part of that interview (see… 1,975 more words

Interview

Bob Koester Talks About the Legendary "Hoodoo Man Blues"

In 1965 Bob Koester and Delmark Records recorded Junior Wells debut album, the legendary “Hoodoo Man Blues.” Featuring Junior Wells on harmonica and vocals and Buddy Guy (billed as “Friendly Chap”) on guitar and vocals, with the rhythm section of Jack Myers playing bass, and Bill Warren on drums, “Hoodoo Man Blues” is considered one of the greatest blues records ever. 302 more words

Interview

Blues and Rhythm Show 237 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, August 23rd (1:00 to 2:30pm)

                                                                                          

Mixed bag this week  – some R&B of the 50s and 60s, some of it might be considered early soul or proto-soul; Big Bill in 1940 Chicago; couple of Southwestern R&B performers recorded late in life; violin blues… 162 more words