valerie_june

More Valerie June

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfsA6EhvkAs I posted a couple of songs from Valerie June about a week ago. Here is one more. It's just tremendous. Everything she does is, and it's all different. I hope...
valerie_june

The Many Worlds of Valerie June

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSKJOwbKQ30 Valerie June Hockett -- who performs as Valerie June -- was  born in Tennessee, lived in Memphis and has relocated to Brooklyn. The 32-year-old singer...
jon_dee-graham

Jon Dee Graham: “October”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV4w4ng1YW4 H/T: Steve Karras People who attack their instruments are great. This is Jon Dee Graham and the song is "October." Here is more on Graham, who seems to be...
sonny_terry

Happy Birthday, Sonny Terry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsMW8t-8cVU Jazz Age Music notes that today is the 103rd birthday of the great harmonica player Sonny Terry, who was born in 1911 in Greensboro, GA. Terry's real name...
Memphis_Minnie

Memphis Minnie: Lady Sang the Blues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZvTWa3_fdY Memphis Minnie was a female blues guitarist and singer in what was an overwhelmingly man's world. They should make a movie about Minnie, who was born...
Canned_Heat_1970

Canned Heat is Going Up the Country

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXo6G5mfmro As may be expected, a band that was formed in 1965 and still is touring has a complicated history, with lots of personnel changes, drama and, unfortunately,...