Huddie_Ledbetter

Leadbelly’s Deeply American Story

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxykqBmUCwk Leadbelly -- Huddie Ledbetter -- is a legend. The outlines are contradictory: Leadbelly was a murderer who sang kids songs and became a bedrock of the folks...
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Little Feat Pianist Marches Onward

This is an interesting advanced story at St. Louis Today for an appearance at The Demo in St. Louis by pianist Bill Payne, who was a founding member of Little Feat. Payne, the story says, is presenting a...
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Electric and Acoustic Blues

Electric Blues T-Bone Walker (Photo: Heinrich Klaffs/http://www.flickr.com/photos/heiner1947/4387867125/in/photostream/) Luther Allison: Livin' in the House of the Blues/Soul Fixin' Man Big Bill Broonzy:...

Is Leon Redbone Serious?

Here is a rather odd line from Wikipedia's bio of Leon Redbone: According to the Toronto Star report in the 1980s, his birth name is Dickran Gobalian, he came to Canada from Cyprus in the mid-1960s...