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Author: Don Wilcock
Now into his second half century as the warrior music journalist, Don Wilcock began his career writing “Sounds from The World” in Vietnam, a weekly reader’s digest of pop music news for grunts in the field for the then largest official Army newspaper in the world, The Army Reporter. He’s edited BluesWax, FolkWax, The King Biscuit Times, Elmore Magazine, and also BluesPrint as founder of the Northeast Blues Society. Internationally, he’s written for The Blues Foundation’s Blues Music Awards program, Blues Matters and Blues World. He wrote the definitive Buddy Guy biography 'Damn Right I’ve Got The Blues,' and is currently writing copy for a coffee table book of watercolor paintings of blues artists by Clint Herring.
If there was any doubt that blues has regained its sea legs in the post pandemic, the 36th annual King Biscuit Blues Festival’s lineup simply underlines the obvious.
Part two of our feature on William Bell, Interview with William Bell, architect of the Stax sound, who at 83 has just released his 15th album.
Interview with Suzanna Vega, who is in the middle of touring as well as a creative surge.
They’re second on the bill of an all-day extravaganza, headlining Paul Thorn, called The Delta Roots Music Festival on Saturday, April 22nd in downtown Helena, Arkansas.
Their second duo recording, ‘Leather and Dust,’ drops April Fool’s Day. But they’re selling advance copies on this tour.