Monthly Archives: July 2014

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 almost every year back in Clarksdale and by regularly exchanging emails.  The ‘crawlinkingsnake’ got me involved in writing occasional articles in this blog after the...

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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. With more bs’n (something we do very well) with The Right Reverend/JW Juke about a toast to the guys… seems one thing led to another...

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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 Sky Country. This goes out extra special delivery to Spider, Queen Biscuit, D-Bone and all those in attendance at the recent St Paul & The...

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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 Paul Geremia… If you haven’t heard, Paul suffered a stroke a few days ago. At this point he is stable and going through intensive therapy...

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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 fame in the late 1960s and ‘70s with his energetic performances and recordings that included producing his childhood hero Muddy Waters, died in Zurich, Switzerland...

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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 Street Grill on Thursday July 24th. Back by popular demand (The Right Reverend/JW Juke calls it “a MUST see!”) makes this the “official- unofficial” kickoff...

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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!   This one y’all, kinda sneaked up on me. Actually it came completely outa left field. After talking with Shirley King in Chicago last month we...

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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 black singing cowboy hero in the then popular tradition set by Gene Autry and Roy Rogers. In the late ‘30s he found funding for and...

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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 Civil War is Tinner Hill Park in Falls Church, Virginia. This small forested little plot right outside of Washington, D.C. is home to the Tinner...

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Wuz That A Man? Spelled M-A-N

July 1, 2014
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Wuz That A Man? Spelled M-A-N

Bobby Womack passed away June 27th, 2014. Word from someone we know quite well is he was seen walking the streets of Muscle Shoals, AL later that same day…… also we received the following from our buddy Curt “the truth” in Big Sky Country. thanks Curt! “I was just reading the bio of Bobby...

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