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Author: Hubert O'Hearn
“Although Waiting for Buddy Guy is not a biography of the guitar gunslinger, just as Harper chose to feature him for his book’s title so will I in this review.”
A horrific helicopter crash into a Glasgow blues bar contrasted a night-long BBC special on the blues, including Big Bill Broonzy The Yardbirds, Bessie Smith and more.
With wit, intensity and thoughtful words, “Bliss Avenue” is an album that will bear play after play and then discussion as it is an open conversation from the lonely directed to the listener.
In this documentary filmed in the infamous Angola Prison, deep in the bayou, blueswoman Rita Chiarelli discovers the sad defiance that defines the Blues in prison inmates.