Catfish Blues

Catfish Blues Voodoo Child. One of Jimi Hendrix’s most famous and influential songs. An example of some of the greatest..

Tommy Johnson

     Tommy Johnson “Canned Heat Blues” In the film O Brother Where Art Thou Chris Thomas King plays traveling..

Mailman Blues

“Mailman Blues” I got a letter this morning. What do you reckon it read? Take a look at the history..

Skip James

Skip James “Hard Time Killing Floor” It was the winter of 1931 when a light-skinned black man with piercing blue..

Sister Wynona Carr

  Sister Wynona Carr “Dragnet For Jesus” – Overview Sister Wynona Carr walked the spectacular line between gospel and blues...

Leroy Carr

Leroy Carr “How Long-How Long Blues” – Overview The song of a life done wrong, a train long gone—and it’s..

Robert Wilkins

Robert Wilkins : “Prodigal Son” In 1931, his beloved wife lay dying, so Wilkins got down on his knees to..

R.I.P. Bobby “Blue” Bland

[soundcloud url="" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] On June 23, 2013 we lost one of the greatest blues balladeers..