Articles Archive for October 2007

The Roadhouse 141
Posted in Shows on 27 October 2007

Digg The Roadhouse. $6.95 .COM domain names at GoDaddy.com! Some small format changes in this edition of The Roadhouse – all intended to keep me out of the way of the music. But that doesn’t diminish the fine quality of the music. Johnny Laws, Mofro, Memphis Minnie, Long John Hunter, and Susan Tedeschi lead the […]

The Roadhouse 140
Posted in Shows on 20 October 2007

Digg The Roadhouse. $6.95 .COM domain names at GoDaddy.com! Join The Roadhouse Group at last.fm. This edition of The Roadhouse returns, in part, to the roots of the show. More than half the artists featured are truly independent. They’re the artists that are out every night, gigging in your local clubs, and scraping to put […]

The Roadhouse 139
Posted in Shows on 13 October 2007

Digg The Roadhouse. $6.95 .COM domain names at GoDaddy.com! Join The Roadhouse Group at last.fm. This edition of The Roadhouse is served up as a series of seemingly unconnected threads. Step back, though, and it all starts to make sense. A little blues rock, some acoustic blues, some jump blues, a couple of cuts with […]

Table-Stompin’ Blues
Posted in Blues Links on 8 October 2007

Annie Raines shines in a foot-stompin’ version of Magic Sam’s “Lookin’ Good.”

The Alan Lomax Database
Posted in Blues Links on 8 October 2007

The Alan Lomax Database The Alan Lomax Database is a free multimedia catalog of the audio and video recordings and photographs made by Alan Lomax from 1946 to 1994, and by some of his colleagues, and of Lomax’s comparative research on world music and dance. It will also include one or two older collections of […]

Mississippi Blues Commission
Posted in Blues Links on 8 October 2007

Mississippi Blues Commission The Blues and Mississippi are synonymous to music lovers. The repertoire of any Blues or rock band is full of songs, guitar licks, and vocal inflections borrowed from Mississippi bluesmen such as Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, Tommy Johnson, and Son House to Skip James, Mississippi John Hurt, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Sonny Boy […]

Recovering Bluesman, Part 4
Posted in Blues Links on 8 October 2007

(Via Oh Papa Musings.) The seed that grew into the musical blues tree comes from an African flower. It traveled to the United States in the belly of a slave ship. It was sown in the fields of the southern plantation system and watered with the blood and sweat of slavery. It poked through the […]

New Look
Posted in Blues Links on 7 October 2007

I’ve upgraded the site to WordPress 2.3, and radically changed the look. I wanted a little more colorful feel – something that better reflected the music played in the show. I’m also planning on working out a better format for the show notes in the week to come. Like it? Hate it? Let me know […]

The Roadhouse Music Feed
Posted in Blues Links on 7 October 2007

For your purchasing convenience, I’ve added a Roadhouse Music feed. This feed lists the music played in each edition, and includes direct purchase links for each cut from iTunes, Amazon and eMusic. If you’d like to download the music from each edition directly from your feed reader, this is the feed for you. Subscribe Here. […]

The Roadhouse 138
Posted in Shows on 6 October 2007

Digg The Roadhouse. Join The Roadhouse Group at last.fm. You can ride the blues highway all week long, but the regular Saturday stop is a little dive with a small stage, a friendly barkeep and sawdust on the dance floor. You know that when the houselights go down, the temperature comes up and the opening […]


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