Sun, 12 October 2008
This week's playlist:
• Backup Man, Bowin' to the Main Man and You Can't Go Up 'til You're Done Going Down, all by Kate Hart, and all from Alone Again With Friends (2008); currently available as individual tracks from Kate's MySpace page. Visit KateHart.com for more information.
• Don't Lose My Number by Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King, from Blood Brothers (2008); available from Alligator Records and the iTMS. Visit SmokinJoeKubek.com and this page at the Alligator Records site for more information.
Excellent resources for more information about the blues: The Blues Foundation and the Delta Blues Museum; be sure to download and listen to the DBM's top-notch (and free) podcast, the Uncensored History of the Blues; BluesRevue.com, the online home of Blues Revue magazine; BigCityBluesMag.com, the online home of Big City Blues magazine; BluesCritic.com.
Be sure to read Today's Chicago Blues by Karen Hanson, an excellent guide to all things blues in present-day Chicago.
For up-to-the-minute news about things to do in Chicago: TheLocalTourist.com.