My second last post (a great title for a mournful bugle solo, eh?), promised to tell you about the American guitarist, Helen Louise Ferera, who had a hit with ‘Palakiko Blues’, exactly a century ago, in 1917. The track, a Hawaiian guitar duet with Helen Louise’s husband, Frank, is one of the earliest recordings of… Continue reading Blues 100 years ago: from America’s first female guitar hero!
Every now and again, bands or individuals come along who, you feel, have that special something. The Nashville-based blues-rock band, The Bloody Nerve, is one such act, seemingly on the cusp of a deserved breakthrough, but more about them in later posts. Another super-talented blues-rock artist I’ve been keeping an eye on hails from that… Continue reading Coming soon. New Carlos Wilde tracks.