Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tele Shaped Guitar Parts Tray…

August 30, 2012
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Tele Shaped Guitar Parts Tray…

…or something for your nightstand or dresser, etc. to hold your keys and such. If you’re into guitars, especially Telecasters, this things have all kinds of uses around the house, shop, or wherever — even could hold picks and slides for a gig. STEWMAC.COM : Guitar Repair Parts Tray

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Lady D & Vera…

August 29, 2012
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Lady D & Vera…

Following is a continuation of the Tommy Johnson Update post on Friday Aug 24th… This Sunday, Sept 2nd tune in to “Simply Jazz & Blues” with Lady D on Groovy 94.1 Beckley, WV and across the internet at groovy94.com. Each and every Sunday evening 7-9pm Lady D puts together an great blues/jazz program covering...

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more bit’s ‘n pieces…

August 27, 2012
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more bit’s ‘n pieces…

1st things 1st ~ with the coming of Isaac, hoping our friends on or near the gulf coast are hunkered down safe and sound. Charly in Sarasota, Laura in Mobile, Chris on Dauphin Island and Vera in Jackson. y’all in our thoughts and prayers. and this word just in from Gumbo Charly, “appears… chances...

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Tommy Johnson Update….

August 24, 2012
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Tommy Johnson Update….

This “update” is a small part of ongoing efforts by many people to re-open the Warm Springs Methodist Cemetery in Copiah County, MS. And to place a headstone on the grave of legendary Delta bluesman Tommy Johnson. A headstone commissioned in 2001 by members of the family and the Mt Zion Memorial Fund and...

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word from Chaz ‘n The Effects!

August 21, 2012
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word from Chaz ‘n The Effects!

We wanted to give everyone an update on what’s going on with our trip to Memphis. First, we’re (Chaz Humley & The Effects) playing a fundraiser on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the Court Street Grill in Pomeroy, Ohio, starting at 9:00 PM.  (editors note: WOOHOO!) Opening for us is Pett Crow, the IBC...

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Be Cool

August 20, 2012
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Be Cool

I imagine that soon the EPA will have cause for concern crossing its desk. During one of the most sizzling summers on record, The Right Reverend JW Juke, The Fessor of Ohlinger Amplifiers, and the Pomeroy Blues & Jazz Society audaciously turned up the musical heat to such a degree in Pomeroy as to...

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Announcing: Local Luthier to Unveil Guitar at Grill

August 19, 2012
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Announcing: Local Luthier to Unveil Guitar at Grill

Guitar players, guitar collectors, and guitar enthusiasts, as well as music lovers in general: Come to Rev’s Court Street Grill this coming Saturday, August 25th at 8:00 P.M. to witness the unveiling of the first creation (serial number 20120001) in a new series of signature, hand-made electric guitars by respected local luthier, C.J. Spencer....

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The missing years of legendary guitarist Eric Johnson

August 19, 2012
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The missing years of legendary guitarist Eric Johnson

How long does it take to become a legend?  In the case of Eric Johnson, he started playing guitar in 1965 and joined his first professional band in 1969. He continued to play through some rough years until a major label, Warner Bros., finally signed him 17 years later. The same year, Guitar Player magazine...

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Fender Factory Tour, 1959

August 17, 2012
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Checkout this very cool video showing the Fender Factory in 1959

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Aretha in Gospel Hall of Fame

August 16, 2012
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Aretha in Gospel Hall of Fame

via The Soul & Blues Report, the Best in Southern Soul/Blues/R&B Music News: Hendersonville, TN— For one night, Aretha Franklin was the Queen of Gospel — not just Soul. Franklin has been inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame along with country and bluegrass star Ricky Skaggs, singer-songwriter Dallas Holm, family group...

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