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Magic Sam: Remembering Blues Hall of Famer

On Sunday February 14th 2016, Magic Sam would have been 79 years old… The following article was originally written in 2008, and is my memory of this amazing blues legend.


As far back as I can remember, I’ve had a … Read the rest


Janiva Magness: Stronger For It – New Alligator Release

“Hopefully, this recording will bring the rest of the world to Janiva, and then they’ll know, like I know, that she’s one of the “real deals” out there.” ~Bettye LaVette

After a few minutes of anxiously strumming my fingers on the steering wheel, I put … Read the rest