- Doug Price/WVKR on New Blues Label Launch
- Christian on Shuggie Otis tour : Dogged by problems?
- John Tefteller on Robert Johnson 3rd Photo Controversy – not Johnny Shines and not Robert Johnson
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Category Archives: Rock & Roll
‘This Ain’t No Mouse Music!” is a feature length documentary made by Chris Simon and Maureen Gosling on Arhoolie Records boss – the legendary ChrisÂ Strachwitz. Strachwitz has been described “asÂ a detective of sounds, an archaeologist of the deep American music, … Continue reading
The 2014 Record Store Day (RSD) exclusives list is now available. There are 608 records that will only be available on this yearâ€™s Record Store Day, which will take place on April 19th. Its a long, long list, too many … Continue reading
Record Store DayÂ came into being in 2007 when over 700 independent records stores and outlets in the USA came together to celebrate their unique culture. The UK followed suit and 2014 will see the seventh celebration of the UK’s unique … Continue reading
‘Dust & Grooves – Adventures In Record Collecting’ is a forthcomingÂ 416-page coffee-table book illuminates over 130 vinyl collectors and their collections in the most intimate of environmentsâ€”their record rooms byÂ Eilon Paz. Â It will consist of “compelling photographic essays” which are … Continue reading
Well, he is Swedish and his real name is Sven-Ă…ke HĂ¶gberg, but is better known as ‘The Legendary Hank C. Burnette’. He has released over 70 records and CDs the first being on the US Blue Horizon label out of … Continue reading
Now here is something! AÂ 10 CD limited edition box set of obscure Texas Rockabilly, Hillbilly and Country Bop – comes complete withÂ 200 page hardback book, 12″ x 12″ style box-set – a stunning selection of rare records. Â Retailing at around … Continue reading
Fantastic cartoon of Santa and his Reindeers’ performing ‘White Christmas’ (or rather to the great 1954 version by The Drifters, with the legendary Clyde McPhatter taking the high notes!). You can’t fail to be impressed! Wonderful stuff!
Fantastic 48 minute film of the legendary rhythm & blues and rock ‘n’n roll group The Treniers from the private collection of Milt Trenier. Thanks to Doug Price for sending this over.
Washington DC bluesman Bobby Parker, who died on November 1st aged 76, will forever be associated with The Beatles and Led Zeppelin. Why? Well both bands adapted the guitar intro to his biggest number, ‘Watch Your Step’ cut for V … Continue reading
Chelsea Space is to present the first UK exhibition dedicated to American letterpress printed music industry posters from Nashville in November and December. The posters printed using the letterpress process provide a rare opportunity to view archive material and some … Continue reading