Blues

New, Old Music by Blind Blake

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This early classic of ragtime blues guitar continues to inspire musicians and entertain music lovers to today. We enhanced the […]

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New, Old Music by Dick Justice

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This song is still significant some 75 plus years later. Originally written and recorded by Luke Jordan in 1927, Justice […]

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Kid Bailey – “Rowdy Blues”

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Enigmatic blues legend Kid Bailey (AKA Willie Brown) left behind scant few recordings, and clean copies are difficult or perhaps […]

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Memphis Slim – “I Just Landed In Your Town”

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John Len Chatman, better known as Memphis Slim, started his life in (you guessed it) Memphis, Tennessee before emigrating to […]

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Bogus Ben Covington – “Adam And Eve In The Garden”

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Legend has it that “Bogus” Ben Covington earned his title by pretending to be a blind man on the minstrel […]

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Jack Kelly & His South Memphis Jug Band – “Highway No. 61”

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Several decades before Bob Dylan recorded his breakthrough “Highway 61 Revisited” album, the folk-blues song “Highway No. 61” was interpreted […]

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King David’s Jug Band – “Sweet Potato Blues”

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King David’s Jug Band was a popular attraction in Cincinnati, Ohio’s West End in the early 20’th century. Named for […]

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Blind Blake – “Hookworm Blues”

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The “King Of Ragtime Guitar,” Blind Blake makes his 6-string sing on this swinging uptempo blues rag, “Hookworm Blues,” which […]

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Peg Leg Howell – “Peg Leg Stomp”

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Born on a farm in Eatonton, Georgia in March of 1888, Joshua Barnes Howell taught himself to play guitar at […]

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Bessie Smith – “A Good Man is Hard to Find”

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To say Bessie Smith was a superstar in her time is no overstatement. She had no less than fifteen chart-topping […]

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Big Bill Broonzy – “How You Want It Done”

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In his long career, Big Bill Broonzy wrote and copyrighted over 300 songs. Many were original, some were adaptations of […]

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The Mississippi Sheiks – “Please Baby”

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The Mississippi Sheiks from Bolton, Mississippi were a popular band in their time, and their recorded songs have been covered […]

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Tommie Bradley and James Cole – “Where You Been So Long?”

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Guitarist Tommie Bradley and fiddler James Cole recorded “Where You Been So Long?” in Richmond, Indiana. Their music, a unique […]

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EricDin.com

din-profile-cactus-100This site is curated by Uptones founder and East Bay musician Eric Din. It reflects his sensibilities and the music he’s helped make during his lifetime. Besides the great music Eric has on his site, you’ll find insights from a devoted music maker.

JoelSelvin.com

Joel-Selvin-100pxA tremendous resource of San Francisco musical history, this site is hosted by renown author and former beat writer and columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, Joel Selvin. Excepts from his many books, links to his Chronicle stories and podcasts of his radio show “Selvin on the City” are all on this wonderful music site.

MatthewKingKaufman.com

Son-Of-Pete-label-100pxThis site is a blog about music from the perspective of independent record company founder and hit producer, Matthew King Kaufman. Matthew has made scores of significant recordings as the record producer for Beserkley Records, which had international hit recordings with Jonathan Richman and Greg Kihn.

PlanetSixString.com

pss-les-pauls-100Lou Parmelee, ultimate guitar roadie and tech wizard, has created the complete guitar and guitar accessory web site. His mission is simple: to bring you the most comprehensive guitar resource on the web. It is!

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