Campbell, Jody Williams, Calvin Newborn, Tony Joe White, Gerard Homan; Blues Festival Reports; Chris Bentleys Curiosities; Chris Smiths Words, Words; Words; Mike Stephensons Under The Radar; CD Book Reviews including Joe Louis Walker, Floyd Dixon, Helen Humes, Prince Buster, Trojan Records 50th Anniversary.
Duke fakir: The Four Tops fontana Duke Fakir talks to Seamus McGarvey about their pre-Motown recordings plus: Edinburgh Jazz Blues Festival; Poretta Soul Festival; Lazy Lester; Dancin Perkins; Bobby Leecan; Larry Garner; John Brim; Buck Owens; Chris Bentleys Curiosities; Chris Smiths Words, Words; Words; Mike Stephensons.
In our next issue we paperbacks will publish the second part of a lengthy conversation with Bobo Jenkins in our Mike Rowes Detroit Blues series.
Plus: Bill Sims, Jackie Shane, Izzy Young; Cedric Burnside, Rick Estrin The Nitecats gigs; Blues Unlimted Exhibition; Chris Bentleys Curiosities; Chris Smiths Words, Words; Words; Mike Stephensons Under The Radar; CD Book Reviews including Henry Townsend Roosevelt Sykes, Ivory Joe Hunter, Willie paperbacks Dixon, Texas Hillbillies.THE blues come TO texas: Special feature by Ray Templeton on fontana the newly published book from an paperbacks unpublished manuscript by Paul Oliver and Mack McCormick.Larry garner: The first in an occasional series of Lost Found interviews from the early 1990s by Neil Slaven.THE chicago soul series: The first in a brand news series from Robert Pruter on rare and obscure Chicago artists from the Windy City.Bill doggett centenary Rare photos and memorabilia compiled by Bill Doggetts nephew to celebrate 100 years paperbacks of the R B organist and pianist.Chicago blues sessions part TWO Ray Templeton looks at the great album reissues of recordings issued by Cadillac Baby and the Ralph Bass Sessions which produced the I Didnt Give A Damn If Whites Bought.OFF THE wall: Another double page spread of rare blues and R B gig posters and flyers this time from the George Moonoogian Collection plus: Rick Hall, Art Grayson, Denise LaSalle, Preston Shannon; Jimmy Reed Box Set; Words, Words, Words; Under The Radar; Chriss Curiosities; .Chuck berry Billy Vera pays a personal tribute fontana to Chuck with some great anecdotes and stories.Plus Lonnie Mack; Letters; News; Steppin Out as well as all our regular columns including: Chris Bentley Curiosities; Mike Stephensons Under The Radar (Chris Smiths Words, Words Words is taking a break this month.Menard; William Dicey Galloway; Words, Words, Words; Under The Radar; Chriss Curiosities; CD, DVD Book Reviews still available B R # 322 polydor juke blues series Ray Templeton pays tribute to Mike Leadbitter and finalises his Rudiments frank stokes AND THE memphis sound Great research.Paul Williams interviews Red Prysock (more interviews more to come). Jack Sheldon was responsible game for engineering and mastering some of paperbacks the great Chess blues walking and R B hits and albums.
THE googie rene story Great research by Steve Propes in this feature on record producer, label owner, songwriter and pianist Googie Rene.
Plus: Margaret Lewis; Hal Blaine; Fed Foster; walking Kent Harris; Cash McCall; Juke Joint Festival; Lil Jimmy Reed; Mike Stephensons Under The Radar; CD Reviews including Johnny Shines; Malaco Gospel; Magic Slim and The Teardrops; Tommy paperbacks Hunt.
THE bobby reed story: Dave Williams tells the story of west coast bluesman and bandleader of The Right Kind who recorded for Galaxy Records.Sherrill holly interview: Mike Stephenson interviews Jackson, Mississippi saxman about Trumpet Records and the Farsh Street music scene minecraft in he 1940s and 1950s.HOT ROD harry Dan Kochakian looks at a rare novelty disc by Scatman Crothers plus: Words, Words, Words; Under The Radar; Chriss Curiosities; Guitar Gable, Birmingham George Conner, Bobby Freeman, Screamin Jay Hawkins, CD, DVD Book radioget Reviews still available B R #317 THE screamin JAY.Paradise lost Mike Rowe looks at the blues and R B heritage of Detroit in the 1940s and 1950s, with unique photos and graphics.Louis DJ and R B artist Gabriel; Teddy Scott; Mississippi Blues Festival reports; More of Chris Bentleys Curiosities; Chris Smiths Words, Words; Words; Mike Stephensons Under The Radar; CD, DVD, Book Reviews still available : B R # 334 more great 1950s AND 1960s.Bock interviews a new blues star whos new album is due on Dialtone.
Still available: B R # 335 THE sheldon studios Dietmar Rudolfs extensive feature on the Sheldon Studios in Chicago.
Bock interviews this excellent Texas Bluesman theo huff Mike Stephenson interview this up and coming soul-blues the i r a fontana paperbacks artist.