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Daily Dose Of Blues 2.13.15

Mississippi John Hurt & Skip James On WTBS-FM 1964

Published on Aug 31, 2012

” Mississippi John Hurt (with guest Al Wilson) and Skip James each play a few songs and talk with Phil Spiro on WTBS-FM (Cambridge, MA) c.

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Monday Moan, #2, 2015 - Monday Morning Blues

It’s always a challenge, Monday, isn’t it?  Perhaps it’s because we let our guards down at the weekend – actually properly relax and turn down the sheer adrenalin pumping round our bodies, fuelling us through the week’s five employed days like addicts of the natural order – that, when Monday returns, it takes so much effort to get back into the rhythm of the working quotidian. 384 more words

Personal Blog

Thoughts On Mississippi John Hurt

Just finished reading a biography on one of my real and true heroes: Mississippi John Hurt.

To be honest, the book wasn’t totally to my liking. 502 more words

Blues Lyrics | Blues Songs

Where shall I be when the first trumpet sounds

Below my little banjo tribute to the great spiritual “WHERE SHALL I BE when the first trumpet sounds”:

title=”Mardi Gras New Orleans” – photo by Ray Devlin, kindly sent to my group BLOG IT! 20 more words


Michael Jerome Browne's Sliding Delta digs into blues roots

There aren’t many of us who can claim to have seen blues royalty the likes of Lightnin’ Hopkins, Muddy Waters and James Cotton by the time we were 15. 877 more words


Rooted in the blues: Michael Jerome Browne returns to his first love in new album

When Michael Jerome Browne was nine years old, he saw his first blues concert. It was an acoustic performance by the legendary harmonica-and-guitar duo of Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, and it was a moment that shaped his life. 680 more words

Local Arts

Music on Mondays (12-29-14)—An argument over politics

I have always liked music about actual historical events.

I am reminded of them each year because I get daily emails about historical events from history.com. 288 more words

Music On Mondays