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And The Winner Of The CD/DVD Prize Giveaway Is ...

And The Winner Of The CD/DVD Prize Giveaway Is ...

A random draw was just placed and ... Congratulations Goes To mottvilles2cool You are the lucky winner of 55 Years of Blues. I will email you shortly to get the details of where to ship your prize. I just want to thank everyone who signed up and participated in my first CD/DVD Giveaway... Lately...Read Entire Article
Hill Country Revue: Debut Release Makes a Move

Hill Country Revue: Debut Release Makes a Move

Father’s Day Weekend 2009 Now that summer has definitely arrived, it was time to work on some long overdue yardwork. My deck was starting to rot and was in need of a slight overhaul. So Friday night I got all the necessities for the job and setup delivery for the following...Read Entire Article
Murali Coryell: Sweet New Release Sugar Lips - CD Review

Murali Coryell: Sweet New Release Sugar Lips - CD Review

A few weeks back I received a message from a friend informing me about a new release by Murali Coryell called Sugar Lips. This immediately brought to mind an album review I did last October for Joe Louis Walker’s latest Between A Rock And The Blues. There were many memorable...Read Entire Article
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band: East West (1966)

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band: East West (1966)

Classic Album Celebrates 50 Years Since Release The following article was written back in October 2009… At the time it was the 2nd anniversary of my blog, and I was reminiscing about the Paul Butterfield Blues Band's album East West, and the influence it had on so many people. In 2009 PBBB still...Read Entire Article
Willie Dixon: 100th Birthday of Blues Music Legend

Willie Dixon: 100th Birthday of Blues Music Legend

“The blues will always be, because the blues are the roots of all American music. As long as American music survives, so will the blues.” ~Willie Dixon Today music legend Willie Dixon would have been 100 years old... When I close my eyes and think of some of the tunes Dixon...Read Entire Article
Remembering Joe Zawinul

Remembering Joe Zawinul

"There is nothing wrong with electronic music as long as you're putting some soul behind the technology." ~ Joe Zawinul Today marks what would have been Joe Zawinul's 78th birthday. I remember first hearing Zawinul in my early teens when I worked part time in the blues and jazz department of...Read Entire Article
Nina Simone: My Baby Just Cares For Me

Nina Simone: My Baby Just Cares For Me

It’s Sunday and I’m recovering (believe it or not) from a Christmas party I attended with my wife last night. In spite of not feeling in the holiday spirit just yet, it was a good time and the function gave my wife and I the opportunity to spend some quality...Read Entire Article
Clarksdale, Mississippi: MS  Delta Tour (Part 3)

Clarksdale, Mississippi: MS Delta Tour (Part 3)

(If you missed the previous two articles in my Mississippi Delta Tour Series, you can click on the corresponding links below) • Part 1, Desoto County, Mississippi: MS Delta Tour • Part 2, Tunica, Mississippi: MS Delta Tour DAY 3 – Mid Afternoon After leaving The Hollywood Café, we were on our way to...Read Entire Article
Bob Malone: Electrifying New Album Release - Mojo Deluxe

Bob Malone: Electrifying New Album Release - Mojo Deluxe

"John Fogerty's five-man backup band was slouch-free — with the show-stealer trophy going to a shaggy-haired Bob Malone." ~ EDMONTON JOURNAL This past weekend was extremely damp and dreary. With all the storm warnings in effect, I decided to stick indoors. I like rainy weekends once in a while, as it gives...Read Entire Article
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