Articles Archive for December 2008

The Roadhouse 202
Posted in Headline, Shows on 27 December 2008

The 202nd Roadhouse Podcast closes out the year on a high note. Johnny Dyer, Canned Heat, Kinsey Report, Sue Foley, and Chris Cain lead the charge out of 2008 and into 2009. And, everyone gets an ad-free version of the show, as has been the tradition for the past few years. It’s another hour of […]

The Roadhouse 201
Posted in Headline, Shows on 20 December 2008

As the end of the year rolls closer, the mood of The Roadhouse shifts to one that’s completely laid back. Aaron Morre, Mel Brown & The Homewreckers, R&B Bombers, Koko Taylor, and Shannon Boshears lead us through this edition with piano, guitar, harp, and great vocals. That makes for another hour of the finest blues […]

The Roadhouse 200
Posted in Headline, Shows on 13 December 2008

The 200th edition of The Roadhouse Podcast marks a strong year in the blues, with a look at my top 10 blues releases of 2008. We hold the milestone show celebration for the 4th anniversay in February and, instead, keep the spirit festive with more great blues Christmas cuts. It’s a celebration of the holidays […]

The Roadhouse 199
Posted in Headline, Shows on 6 December 2008

We mark the passing of a musical treasure in the 199th Roadhouse. In style and substance, we’re making connections to Odetta. We also pick up the December Roadhouse tradition of holiday blues music. We feature Braithwaite & Whiteley, Frank Morey, Scrapper Blackwell, Sue Foley, and Charlie Musselwhite in this edition. Folk blues and Christmas blues […]

Odetta Passes
Posted in Odds And Ends on 3 December 2008

From the New York Times: Her voice was an accompaniment to the black-and-white images of the freedom marchers who walked the roads of Alabama and Mississippi and the boulevards of Washington in the quest to end racial discrimination. Rosa Parks, the woman who started the boycott of segregated buses in Montgomery, Ala., was once asked […]