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bit’s ‘n pieces…

April 21, 2014
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bit’s ‘n pieces…

*Thanks to all those who contributed to this “bit’s ‘n pieces”. NEW ghostwriters Joliet “the truth” Curt, and St Louis Frank, as well as some old friends turned what was an intended to be brief “bit’s ‘n pieces” into a “chunks ‘n hunks”.  Is fun y’all, thanks! *Joliet “the truth” Curt review- RESPECT YOURSELF:...

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two years gone…

April 16, 2014
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two years gone…

I pulled into Nazareth, was feelin’ about half past dead I just need some place where I can lay my head… The Weight- The Band/Levon Helm, 1968 After a long battle with cancer Levon Helm passed away two years ago April 19th, 2012. Born...

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“Ghost” in Wheeling

April 14, 2014
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“Ghost” in Wheeling

                                                                                                Special offer to Blues lovers…. $10.00 off!  ”Ghost of the Blues” will be appearing @ the beautiful Capitol Theatre in Wheeling, WV Saturday, May 17th curtain is 8:00 PM. *see video Ghost of the Blues  SAVE $10.00 on tickets by using the promo...

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missin’ mississippi…

April 11, 2014
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missin’ mississippi…

Plenty things here closer home I love to love. Mojo Mama, family ‘n friends, West Virginia hills, scenery of southeast Ohio, ’99 Cadillac DeVille, Appalachian spring, Pittsburgh Steelers, Court...

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“Da Real News”

April 2, 2014
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“Da Real News”

About a month or so ago, I was up late watching Steven Colbert interview a musician who later performed a song along with his band. Steven’s first question, typically...

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Remembering O.V. @ Court Street Grill

March 30, 2014
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Remembering O.V. @ Court Street Grill

If this is the end of my story, I’m goin’ out in a Blaze of Glory! Johnny Rawls – Remembering O.V., Catfood Records, 2013: O.V. Wright never quite made...

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Walter Trout hospitalized….

March 22, 2014
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Walter Trout hospitalized….

Walter Trout is currently hospitalized and in urgent need of a liver transplant.  To donate, click here. From Intrepid Artists International: Walter has been battling severe liver disease bravely...

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Bud Spires

March 21, 2014
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Bud Spires

Bud Spires of Bentonia, MS passed away Thursday March 20th, 2014. He was 82. Almost met Bud in 2011 at the Bentonia Blues Festival. While talking with Jimmy “Duck”...

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Tommy Johnson/Ishmon Bracey reissue

March 20, 2014
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Tommy Johnson/Ishmon Bracey reissue

  Located in South Wales UK, Red Lick records has released its latest list of reissues. This month includes on vinyl, 1928 recordings from Tommy Johnson & Ishman Bracey....

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Felix’s “Magic Bag of Tricks”

March 16, 2014
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Felix’s “Magic Bag of Tricks”

Functioning in the refrigeration of this year’s sagging polar vortex for the last few weather-weary weeks of January left many souls longing for the thaw. The long-lingering, fallen fahrenheit...

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Scanning for the Good Stuff

March 13, 2014
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Scanning for the Good Stuff

  This comes in from southeastern Pennsylvania blues buddy D-Bone Sellers: Just discovered my newest fav tune. By accident. Sunday afternoon radio. It’s one of those tunes that got...

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spring’s a comin’…

March 12, 2014
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spring’s a comin’…

Having just returned from Charleston and the Mountain East Conference (formally the WVIAC) basketball tournament; an event many us consider the start of spring. And with the River City...

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world famous juke joint to re-open

March 2, 2014
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world famous juke joint to re-open

Recently received word from Dr. C in north-west Ohio of a news release in the Toledo Blade newspaper. Wednesday Feb 26th they printed an article on Griffin Hines Farm...

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bits ‘n pieces….

February 24, 2014
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bits ‘n pieces….

Dear Lord, If we give you Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus, can we have Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker back? Amen The Mid-Ohio Valley BJFM Society recently held...

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1964

February 14, 2014
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1964

“…what’s the matter man? We’re gonna come around at twelve With some Puerto Rican girls that are just dyin’ to meet you. …bring a case of wine Let’s go...

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