Through extensive research and interviews, 'Shake Your Hips: The Excello Records Story' chronicles the tale of one of the most unusual labels to emerge from the 1950s. Shedding new light on Nashville’s rich history as much more than a country-music town.
His friendship with Levon Helm led to an introduction to Leon Russell, who got Davis into session work. He joined Taj Mahal around that same time, playing guitar and piano on Mahal's first three albums and co-writing some of the songs.
"I grew up poor man. I grew up with black folks and white folks, and the common denominator was that we were poor folks." - Boscoe France
'Poor Until Payday' is the group's second offering on their own Family Owned Records label through Thirty Tigers.
If folks have a chance to experience any touring exhibit of the National Guitar Museum in their hometown, they should jump all over it.
As one of the first big blues festivals of the season each year, the Tampa Bay Blues Festival is a great way to start your annual blues music experience with a bang!
Lake is the new kid in town. A 16-year-old guitarist/singer hailing from Baltimore who chose the blues path, and he's shaking things up.
With 'Benton County Relic,' Burnside showcases his electric and acoustic guitar prowess, recording the record in just two days with drummer/slide guitarist Brian Jay in the latter’s Brooklyn home studio.