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'Holes in my Pockets' by Tiny Ruins

Day 30 of the 31 days of May New Zealand Music Month via bandcamp challenge turns down the volume to a whisper. Mainly because my ears are still ringing from mixing a couple of live to air sessions for the mighty voice of Dunedin… 179 more words

Pop Lib

Songsters and Saints

“Songsters and Saints,” by Paul Oliver (Cambridge University Press, 1984)

Peg Leg Howell (and others) play “Chittlin’ Supper” (1926):


Music History

A Talk With Peg Leg Howell Leads to News of Blind Willie McTell

I wrote in a previous post about the youthful blues enthusiast Roger Brown’s discovery of a photograph of the bluesman Laughing Charley Lincoln in the later 1960s — obtained by convincing an Atlanta police detective to give him the mug shot of Charley Hicks on file at the police station off Decatur Street.   893 more words

Matthew Ismail

The Atlanta Bluesmen: Peg Leg Howell and His Gang

Author : Jas Obrecht

Source : http://jasobrecht.com/atlanta-bluesmen-peg-leg-howell-gang/


“Columbia Records came to Atlanta in November 1926 and recorded a variety of spiritual acts and blues guitarist Peg Leg Howell. 164 more words

Pre War Blues

Broke and Hungry Blues

One of those song titles that really just says it all! The song as well covers all the classic blues themes – no money, no women, no… 30 more words

Broke And Hungry