Sat, 31 July 2010
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You'll find our GoDaddy.com coupon codes at MeVIO.
Click on the button for the discount you'd like to use (it'll be copied to your computer's clipboard), then take it to GoDaddy.com.
Category:Special Offers -- posted at: 12:21pm CST
Thu, 29 July 2010
This episode's playlist:
• Tried So Hard (5:38) and Default Boogie (3:37) by the Cash Box Kings, from I-94 Blues (2010); available from CD Baby and the iTMS. Visit CashBoxKings.com, their Facebook page or their MySpace page for more information.
• When I Get Drunk (4:26) and Hit And Run (2:48) by Arsen Shomakhov, from On The Move (2010); available from the Blues Leaf Records page at CD Universe and the iTMS. Visit ArsenShomakhov.com for more information.
• Little Sister (You Ain't Suffered) (4:31) and Real Life Woman (3:08) by Lisa Mann, from Lisa Mann (2010); available from CDBaby and MusicMillennium.com (it's not easy to find - search the site for Lisa Mann). Visit LisaMannmusic.com for more information.
• Too Little Too Late (3:35) and Why You Keep Me Hangin (6:16) by The Kilborn Alley Blues Band, from Better Off Now (2010); available from CDUniverse and the iTMS. Visit KilbornAlley.com for more information.
Mentioned during this episode: ArielPublicity.com.
The music you hear on Murphy's Saloon comes to you courtesy of the artists, and their labels. One of the following fine organizations may have provided assistance as an intermediary: IODA PROMONET, AirplayDirect, RadioSubmit.com, the Podsafe Music Network or Download.com.
Sun, 25 July 2010
To contact me: send email to murphyssaloon (at) gmail (dot) com. You can also contact me through: Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. My Flickr photo collection is here. My Google profile is here. You can read items I share in Google Reader here. You are invited to write reviews of Murphy's Saloon Blues Podcast in the iTunes Music Store.
Primary sources of 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; TheBluesBlast.com; BigCityBluesMag.com, the online home of Big City Blues magazine; and BluesCritic.com.
Recommended reading: No Depression may have stopped publishing as an ink-on-paper magazine, but their website is as active as ever, and is a don't-miss-it source for news and reviews of blues and other subgenres of American roots music. Today's Chicago Blues (Amazon link) by Karen Hanson, an excellent guide to all things blues in present-day Chicago. Karen also blogs about the blues at Today's Chicago Blues.
(Something noteworthy being done by a hard working and very talented friend of mine: Flamenco Chicago)
Category:Links -- posted at: 11:25am CST
Sat, 24 July 2010
Y'know all the links to a variety of things I put at the end of the show notes for each episode? That whole block in each show notes post has gotten waaaay longer than it should be.
Therefore, the long-standing links are all going to take up residence in this category, and I'll add new posts in this category as I find more interesting things to which I want to link.
Category:Links -- posted at: 12:21pm CST
Sat, 24 July 2010
In the very near future, there will be blog posts here in the show notes that will include special disccount codes from a variety of advertisers. You will also hear me mention these special offers during episodes published after the
The first discounts will appear here in August and will appear under the Special Offers category on the right side of this page.
If you go to the advertisers' sites and use the discount codes I give you, you'll save some money - and I'll get paid. So it's a win-win for you and me.
Category:Special Offers -- posted at: 12:07am CST
Tue, 20 July 2010
This episode's playlist:
• Detroit "Motor City" Blues (3:57) and Going Down The Road Feeling Bad (2:41) by Marshall Lawrence, from Blues Intervention (2010); available from CD Baby and the iTunes Music Store. Visit DoctorBlues.com for more information.
• I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down (4:07) and The Devil Is An Angel (3:09) by Janiva Magness, from The Devil Is An Angel Too (2010); available from the store at JanivaMagness.com and the iTMS. Visit this page at Alligator.com for more information. Special thanks to AirPlay Direct.
• New Orleans Cooking (4:07) and Tipitina (5:12) by Cyril Neville, from The Essential Cyril Neville 1994-2007 (2010); available from MC-Records.com and the iTMS. Visit Nevilles.com and Cyril's MySpace page for more information.
Mentioned during this show: My friend Brian's two podcasts: The Frank Truth and The Comedic Genius Of Martin And Lewis; Music Maker Relief Foundation; Murphy's Saloon Blues Fans; Ray Wylie Hubbard Should Appear On Austin City Limits.
(The music you hear on Murphy's Saloon comes to you courtesy of the artists and their labels. One of the following may have provided assistance as an intermediary: IODA PROMONET, AirplayDirect, RadioSubmit.com, the Podsafe Music Network, Download.com or Garageband.com, )
Thu, 15 July 2010
This needs to be said - NOW!