A Walkin’ Chunk a Mean-Mad: Pretty Boy Floyd & Robin Hood

I love a good man outside the law
 just as much as I hate a bad man inside the law. — Woody Guthrie (1940) Legend On October 22, 1934, Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd – a bank robber suspected by the FBI as a gunman in a 1933 Kansas City … → read more

ERNEST RANGLIN and AVILA: Bless Up

        Ernest Ranglin and Avila Bless Up Avila Street www.avilastreetrecords.com   A vividly enchanting, genre-bending 16-song project (eleven new Ranglin tunes among them) from the newly energized ska and reggae master guitarist – whose signature, muted upstroke and chord clustered sound was the backbone of a number … → read more