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the BEST soul anywhere!

September 11, 2014
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the BEST soul anywhere!

Soul Music is?… music that became popular in the 60′s during the civil rights movement. Combination of gospel, r&b, jazz on labels like Motown, Atlantic & Stax. Wikipedia says, “…music that came out of the black experience in America through the transmutation of gospel and rhythm & blues into a form of funky, secular...

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bits ‘n pieces…

September 2, 2014
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bits ‘n pieces…

*looking forward to hearing soon from our newest contributing PB&J’s authors… Curt “the truth” via Montana and D-Bone outa eastern Pennsylvania! *”the Ohio River juke joint” Right Reverend- JW Juke of the Court Street Grill tells us of some great blues coming… Fri Sept...

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summer’s winding down, but…

August 21, 2014
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summer’s winding down, but…

As summer 2014 winds down, they’s still much worth checking out comin’ straight at ya. This Saturday, Aug 23rd in Huntington, WV is the 5th Annual Diamond Teeth Mary Blues & Arts Festival. Located on the banks of the Ohio River at beautiful Harris...

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thinkin’ of our blues brother

August 16, 2014
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thinkin’ of our blues brother

Our thoughts and prayers go out to our old friend St Louis Frank in Clarksdale, MS. Frank has been dealing with some health issues lately and is now under...

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The Muddy Waters Tribute

August 12, 2014
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The Muddy Waters Tribute

*The following comes our way via our friends at Columbus Blues Alliance. thx CBA! CBA Members (and others)… there is a show we don’t want to miss. It’s that...

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Roving the Blues World by Ms. Chili

August 2, 2014
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Roving the Blues World by Ms. Chili

This report comes to us from our dear blues friend Ms. Chili: When the blue disappeared from the sky above the river bank, it landed in the form of...

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A WEEKEND IN POMEROY

July 31, 2014
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A WEEKEND IN POMEROY

After meeting that most prolific writer of fine articles, ‘crawlinkingsnake’, several years ago in Clarksdale, MS during the Juke Joint Festival, we have become good friends, meeting each other...

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here’s to ya!

July 25, 2014
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here’s to ya!

During some light hearted bs’n thru social media had told Gumbo Charly and Curt “the truth” to think of us around 9:00pm and we’d raise a glass to both....

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soul from Montana!

July 24, 2014
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soul from Montana!

After much discussion on this site (I’m certain others too) about St Paul & The Broken Bones; we received the following from our buddy Curt “the truth” in Big...

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Paul Geremia suffers a stroke

July 21, 2014
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Paul Geremia suffers a stroke

A little late with this but just got word today. The following was posted July 2nd, 2014 on Weenie Campbell and also on The Woodshed “Hello all fans of...

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RIP Johnny Winter

July 17, 2014
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RIP Johnny Winter

In this Friday, June 19, 2009 file photo, Johnny Winter plays during the Canton Blues Festival 2009 in downtown Canton, OH. Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to...

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2 new additions…….

July 17, 2014
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2 new additions…….

Two NEW additions to the “Ohio River juke joint” lineup: The Chris O’Leary Band who recently performed on the riverfront for Rhythm on the River will be at Court...

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Blues at Burr Oak!

July 13, 2014
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Blues at Burr Oak!

  These last 2 dollars, I’m not gonna lose… One’s goin’ for my bus fare, others goin for the jukebox… I just got ta hear me some blues!  ...

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Recently Caught in the Web – (Thelonius Monk maxims, Johnny Rawls, Lady D, and more…)

July 9, 2014
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Recently Caught in the Web – (Thelonius Monk maxims, Johnny Rawls, Lady D, and more…)

  On May 25th of this year, Herb Jeffries passed on at the estimated age of 100. So, who is Herb Jeffries? In the ‘30s he was the first...

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Roving the Blues World – Tinner Hills Blues Festival by Ms. Chili

July 7, 2014
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Roving the Blues World – Tinner Hills Blues Festival by Ms. Chili

This is another in a series of articles written by our good post-modern juke joint friend and blues lover Ms. Chili:   Near a stone encrusted arch commemorating the...

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