The Original Chicago Blues: Part Three

The Original Chicago Blues: Part Three

At last! It’s only taken me 10 attempts to upload this video onto YouTube over the last two days. YouTube!  What are you playing at? But finally, the Original Chicago Blues Part Three is up. You’ve got to be dedicated to persevere as a blues hound, haven’t you? This...
The Original Chicago Blues: Part Two

The Original Chicago Blues: Part Two

When Things Go Wrong (It Hurts Me Too) and Key To The Highway: two of the most covered blues songs of all time   This second clip in the Original Chicago Blues series concentrates on the most prolific blues recording artists of the 1930s and 1940s: Tampa Red and...
Has Iggy Pop recorded his last album?

Has Iggy Pop recorded his last album?

Released Friday, 18th March 2016 Will “Post Pop Depression”, Iggy Pop’s 17th studio album, be his last? Produced by Queens of the Stone Age frontman, Josh Homme, the album,15 months in the making, is due for release on March 18th 2016. “I thought it might be an...
Original Chicago Blues. Part 1

Original Chicago Blues. Part 1

Updated January 13 2017. Check the video below for King Oliver with Louis Armstrong on slide whistle, Tampa Red and Georgia Tom. But, first, a mention of Mayo ‘Jay’ Williams, neglectfully not included. Surprisingly, most of the earliest blues recordings,...