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Blue Chicago is the name of one of the finest blues clubs in Chicago. With locations at 536 and 736…
As volatile and temperamental was Lurrie Bell was at the time, Mercurial Son was his jumping off point into a series of award winning albums, and a life-long career as an acknowledged Chicago blues master.
“I think you got to go through something to really understand what the blues is. It doesn’t always have to be pain, but you just don’t get the blues because you can play the blues.” – Mud Morganfield
Windy City Wednesday – ‘The Come Back’ by Memphis Slim ft. Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy
This edition focuses on the album ‘The Come Back’ by Memphis Slim and His House Rockers featuring Matt “Guitar” Murphy.
An interview with Bob Koester, conducted by Cary Baker circa 1982!
The song “I Need Some Easy Money,” won the award for Blues Single at the very first Blues Music Awards in 1980.
Windy City Wednesday – ‘Lonely Traveller’ by Jimmie Lee Robinson and The Ice Cream Men
Robinson’s style of playing transcends standard 12-bar blues, going beyond its simple formula, traversing numerous musical genres.
Windy City Wednesday – Edith Wilson’s ‘He May Be Your Man…But He Comes to See Me Sometimes!’
This album was recorded at Sound Studios, Chicago, Illinois on July 5th and September 3rd, 1973 and April 16th, 1975.
“‘Back To The Delta’ is a tribute to the delta region Mississippi where Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker and so many other greats came from.” Jimmy Burns
Born in Chicago on January 30, 1958, Carroll started singing in church at the age of six. In her first appearance on stage, she played guitar with her mother’s band at age 14.