Podcast: Fleet Fingers Pt. 1 The Blues
Episode #17-01 | airing 1-04-17

We begin a multiweek feature all about fingerstyle guitar. This week we focus on some of the finest blues players. We’ll hear classic tunes fro Elizabeth Cotten, Charlie Patton, Blind Willie Johnson and many more. We’ll also present contemporary players who took their inspiration from these masters from the past … → read more

JACK WHITE: Lazaretto

          Jack White Lazaretto Columbia Records www.columbiarecords.com   Blind Willie McTell’s 1928 Victor recording “Three Women Blues” was pure Piedmont blues with undertones of racial pride in his yellow, black and brown-skinned lovers. In Jack White’s hands, the song sounds like early-’70s arena-level British blues rock … → read more

Delia / Delia’s Gone: A Digital Compendium, 1900 – 1992

Fahm Street, west side. Row houses built around 1850 - Frances Benjamin Johnston, ca. 1939

Note:  This is Part 1 of a two-part series on “Delia’s Gone” – See also Part 2 Introduction – “O, I am fortune’s fool!” I wonder if you’ve seen that ‘meme’ that goes in part like this – “Romeo and Juliet is not a love story.  It’s a three day … → read more

GUY DAVIS: The Adventures of Fishy Waters

Guy Davis: The Adventures of Fishy Waters

        GUY DAVIS The Adventures Of Fishy Waters: In Bed With The Blues Smokeydoke www.guydavis.com   This “audio play” project marks the disc debut of a one-man production that singer-songwriter Guy Davis has performed on and off since 1994. Accompanying himself on various six and twelve string … → read more