Blues Images’ 2013 wall calendar offers vintage illustrated ads for 1920s-30s blues recordings plus as CD of the songs whose ads on the calendar.
We’ve turned our Market Watch countdown all the way up to 11 — but for a good cause. We’ve got Hank Mobley two-fer, and we wanted to give another artist a chance to shine in the spotlight, too. What else made the cut?
Decades before there were burning bras, hyphenated last names or girl power in general, blues queen Ida Cox laid out a game plan for the ladies: Kick back with a drink, have a good time, and don’t take any crap from some sorry man.
The coolest annual wall calendar I know of comes from the blues fanatics at Blues Images
With Byron Luiters on bass and Nicky Bomba on drums, Butler dug into various facets of the blues (rural slide guitar, then electric urban) without watering down any of their flavors
Before there were 45 RPM records, there were 78s. These records are incredible fragile, but if you can find a rock and roll 78 in one piece, you’ve found a great treasure.
This Stax release is more for a casual fan or first-time listener, for whom it’s bound to be a treasure trove.
Some collectors have written off Bumble Bee Slim as a lightweight for his later work, but his early songs, like ‘Rough Rugged Road,’ show off his skills
Johnny Winter will release his new studio album “Roots” on September 27, 2011 via Megaforce Record, paying homage to the iconic blues heroes.
The blues group hit its peak with a release on Okeh. But in 1932, The Sheiks produced a six-pack of records with Paramount that are very hard to find today.