Blues Links for 2006-08-08
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 times of Robert Johnson.
(tags: blues musicians music)
Ali Farka Toure’s Savane: West African Blues Eulogy Conjures Desert Lightning
By the time Ali Farka Toure died of bone cancer in March, the Malian musician’s twangy guitar and raspy, rough-hewn voice were touted as proof that the blues had been born in West Africa. But while Toure cut his teeth playing traditional Songhai spirit po
(tags: blues music artists)