Articles Archive for August 2006

The Roadhouse 080
Posted in Uncategorized on 26 August 2006

I’ve taken a long weekend to sail Lake Michigan off Racine, Wisconsin. But, you know I’d never leave you without The Roadhouse. I’m the blues pusher-man who fixes your weekly jones. And, this week, it’s the high-grade stuff. Jimi “Prime Time” Smith, Charlie Musselwhite, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Luther Allison, Elvin Bishop and nine other artists fill […]

Texas Flood
Posted in Blues Links on 20 August 2006

With the worst drought conditions in 52 years, Texas could use a good flood. This will have to do …

The Roadhouse 079
Posted in Uncategorized on 19 August 2006

The 79th edition of The Roadhouse Podcast is tough and loose. Let’s just say we’re chair-dancing on the ragged edge in this edition. Alvin Youngblood Hart, Stephen Dale Petit, Big Bill Broonzy, John Long, and The Love Dogs step out front and center. I’ve also got some news about The Roadhouse for you. Tough and […]

The Roadhouse 078
Posted in Uncategorized on 12 August 2006

The 78th edition of The Roadhouse Podcast provides a little shelter from the storm – the storm of a tough old world that seemed to get even tougher and colder in the past week. Though The Roadhouse might be a little rundown shack at the end of the street, the roof doesn’t leak and the […]

The Roadhouse Live
Posted in Uncategorized on 10 August 2006

I’ve been talking with Ray at for the past few days about the future of The Roadhouse on his network. I’ve been part of his lineup for a good chunk of the show’s life, but only in the podcast version. I’m excited to tell you that The Roadhouse will join the live lineup […]

Podcasting and Linux
Posted in Uncategorized on 8 August 2006

The first in a series of articles I’m writing is up at LinuxWorld. If you’ve ever wondered, “Why use Linux for podcasting?” I can only answer, “Why not?”

Welcome To The Family
Posted in Uncategorized on 8 August 2006

The Roadhouse is glad to welcome another addition to the family of visionary permissions-based labels. Document Records confirmed their permissions this morning and have sent along a package of music. Document specializes in pre-war blues. They’ve got some true blues classics, including Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Alberta Hunter and Leadbelly. The catalog of “the finest blues […]

Blues Links for 2006-08-08
Posted in Blues Links on 8 August 2006

Blues by NiX is blues the NiX way (tags: blues artist) Blues Festival Guide Magazine and Online Directory of Blues Festivals A comprehensive guide to blues festivals around the world. (tags: blues festivals) Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues Summary of a new book and CD on the life and […]

The Roadhouse 077
Posted in Uncategorized on 5 August 2006

This edition of The Roadhouse Podcast is like a solid wooden floor: every tongue fits perfectly into the groove next to it, and it all provides a solid foundation to keep your weekly blues jones satisfied. Quite a few artists who provided the solid foundation for blues into the 21st century participate this week, including […]