Third Man Records is releasing reissues today from Charley Patton, Blind Willie McTell and the Mississippi Sheiks… But do we need more Charley Patton reissues?
Godfather of the Go-Go genre and a bluesman to the bone, hard working music legend passes.
On April 22nd, incredibly talented performers took the stage at the Howard Theater. The outcome was legendary.
Preston Lauterbachs new book, The Chitlin Circuit and the Road to Rock N Roll explores the electrifying & colorful origins of the famous Chitlin Circuit, a loose trail of small town venues hosting black entertainers.
Son House was and continues to be a towering pillar of delta blues. His new biography by Daniel Beaumont puts Son’s unique and amazing story together, with some familiar notes and surprising new revelations.
In the latest John Hurt biography,researcher Philip Ratcliffe deals with the lack of direct sources about John Hurt’s early life by plunging into census records and information about Avalon, Mississippi.