Articles in the Blues Links Category

Eric Lindell
Posted in Blues Links on 6 February 2008

(Via Homepage for Alligator artists Eric Lindell.  bookmark this on – posted by steidler to blues music musicians – more about this bookmark…

Skip James
Posted in Blues Links on 4 February 2008

Vintage footage of Skip James, “Devil Got My Woman.”

Posted in Blues Links on 3 February 2008

There are simply no excuses for not sharing your thoughts on The Roadhouse with me. In the spirit of the ‘net, Roadhouse contact tools can be found all over the web. Email The Roadhouse Google Group Twitter The Roadhouse Frappr Map And, of course, you can always let the world know about The […]

Posted in Blues Links on 3 February 2008

The Roadhouse is a true labor of love, intended to present the full range of blues music to a broad Internet audience. I’ve often heard folks who are unfamiliar with blues note that it’s “such simple music.” Indeed, it is. But the range of blues styles is breathtaking. From the Delta to Chicago, from pre-war […]

Posted in Blues Links on 3 February 2008

The Roadhouse Podcast has been presenting a weekly hour of “the finest blues you’ve never heard” since February 2005. A complete archive of all show notes and other site items is below. 2022: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul2021: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec2020: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun […]

Mississippi John Hurt – “You Got To Walk That Lonesome Valley”
Posted in Blues Links on 21 November 2007

Footage of Mississippi John Hurt, one of the blues’ finest fingerpickers.

Roosevelt’s Gulf Coast Boogie
Posted in Blues Links on 10 November 2007

A little more Roosevelt Sykes to supplement the opening track in this weeks Roadhouse. He’s got the toughest left hand in the blues.

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 111
Posted in Blues Links on 31 March 2007

Old, new, it’s all blue in the 111th Roadhouse Podcast. This hour is chock full of fine blues, including some overlooked classics and cuts that have yet to be released. It’s also got some big names, including Solomon Burke, Johnny Copeland, Johnny Shines, Curtis Salgado, and John Hammond. Whether it’s new music to The Roadhouse […]

Label Binge Week
Posted in Blues Links on 21 March 2007

Add yet another label to the Roadhouse stable. Hightone Records has this morning provided permissions to play their artists in The Roadhouse. Hightone has a very nice catalog of blues artists. I looked at them for the broad range they cover, but, in particular, the focus on the artists of the Mississippi Hill Country: Jessie […]

Welcome to the Family
Posted in Blues Links on 20 March 2007

If you dig down a bit in the sidebar, you’ll find three new additions to The Roadhouse family of participating labels. A big roadhouse shout-out to Oh Boy!, Shanachie and Yazoo Records. Oh, Boy! has provided permissions to play their great young artist Slick Ballinger in The Roadhouse. He’s got a killer sound and is […]

The Roadhouse 108
Posted in Blues Links on 10 March 2007

Once again, we brush up against what might actually be a theme show in the 108th Roadhouse Podcast. It’s a boogie blast, full of rolling piano, growling harps and all the uptempo jump blues you’ll need to get through the week. This week’s edition features Roy Rogers and Norton Buffalo, Charlie Wood, John Long, Charlie […]

The Roadhouse Frappr Map
Posted in Blues Links on 24 February 2007
The Roadhouse 099
Posted in Blues Links on 6 January 2007

The 99th Roadhouse Podcast digs up some blues gems to fill your hour. Deborah Coleman, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Mitch Kashmar, Frankie Lee, and John Jackson lead us through another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard. Be sure to leave your comments on the show at (501) 588-2251 for inclusion in the upcoming […]

links for 2006-10-24
Posted in Blues Links on 23 October 2006

Ian Siegal – Sugar Rush (Live) YouTube video of Roadhouse-featured artist Ian Siegel live. (tags: blues music video) Boogie Chillun (Metro Times Detroit) Detroit blues historically has been largely a music of African-American migrants from the South √¢‚Ǩ‚Äù from Big Maceo to John Lee Hooker to Bobo Jenkins. Even more recent figures such as the […]