Jo Harman People We Become

Jo Harman People We Become What a great start to 2017 in terms of music. Here’s a long awaited album by Jo Harman, ‘People We Become’ that I recently purchased. I was familiar with her…Read more


T Model Ford – Chicken Head Man

T Model Ford Born in 1921, T-Model Ford waited until he was 58 to start playing the guitar and until he was 75 to start recording. “He has been shot, stabbed, and poisoned,” wrote…Read more


Big Bill Broonzy In Photographs

These photographs are from the book about Big Bill Broonzy, ‘I Feel So Good’ by Bob Riesman and published by The University of Chicago Press. Source: universityofchicagopressbooks


James Cotton – Little Red Rooster

James Cotton On Thursday, 8th May, Grammy Award-winning harmonica master James Cotton received the Blues Music Award for Traditional Blues Male Artist Of The Year. The Blues Foundation announced the winners of the 35th…Read more


Arthur Neilson

Ask any blues music fan in New York City who their favourite guitar player is and you’ll probably end up with three names, one of which will be Arthur Neilson. Born and raised in…Read more

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, often referred to as the ‘Godmother of Rock and Roll’ was born and raised in America. Singer, songwriter, guitar player and recording artist, she was a pioneer of the blues attaining…Read more