Joe or Jane Ticketholder, with their Instamatics and Polaroids, sometimes caught images no one but their family and friends have seen - until now.
The fact is, without cover songs, some of the greatest songs ever written, may well have since been forgotten.
The book "... examines various aspects of blues music, the roles that it plays in the lives of fans, and why their hearts hold it so closely to them."
"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."
Dennis McNally's ah-ha moment in deciding to write his book, On Highway 61 – Music, Race and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom, came after Bob Dylan's comments.
Beautiful coffee table book gives stunning pictures of the greatest performers in Chicago's history
In staunch defiance of the familiar actors-turned-bad-musicians stereotype, there was a distinct magic in Hugh Laurie and The Copper Bottom Band's live set that evokes the rousing ghosts of a New Orleans vaudeville act.
For the month of December the American Blues Scene is going to take a trip down memory lane and we'll be digging out some of our favorite pieces that have previously appeared in our publication. We've experienced a year of phenomenal growth and we just want to make sure that our readers, old and new have the the opportunity to enjoy all of the great content that the American Blues Scene is known for.