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TRIX 3319 – Honeyboy Edwards: “I’ve Been Around”

3319: David “Honeyboy” Edwards – “I’ve Been Around”   Original LP and CD re-release       When David “Honeyboy” Edwards finally decided to settle in Chicago, he’d had a good twenty years on the road as an itinerant blues musician. He has travelled … Continue reading

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TRIX 3317 – Robert Jr. Lockwood: “…Does 12”

3317: Robert Jr. Lockwood – “…Does 12”       Robert Lockwood is different. He is different from many of his contemporaries because he is into musical evolution. He is entirely unlike many bluesmen who, for years, played the same songs In … Continue reading

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TRIX 3316 – Big Chief Ellis: “Big Chief Ellis”

3316: Big Chief Ellis – “Big Chief Ellis”    Those who seek after music often remind me of anthropologists. We rarely consider an area ripe for research unless it is geographically and culturally remote. How else to explain the fact … Continue reading

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TRIX 3315 – Homesick James: “Goin’ Back Home”

3315: HOMESICK JAMES – “Goin’ Back Home” LP, CD & digital release         In the articles that have been written about Homesick James, here and especially abroad, much has been made of the uncertainty of has “true” name and actual … Continue reading

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TRIX 3314 – Dan DelSanto: “White Feathers in the Coop”

3314: Dan DelSanto – “White Feathers in the Coop”   SIDE ONE –  FROM GREENVILLE TO RICHMOND – see the last tune. THE C.M. JORDAN BLUES – I ran across the guitar this song is played on while employed at … Continue reading

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TRIX 3312 – Roy Dunn: “Know’d Them All”

3312: Roy Dunn – “Know’d Them All” Original LP and CD re-release Atlanta, Georgia was always a major blues center, starting with Barbecue Bob or Peg Leg Howell in the ’20s, on to Curley Weaver, Blind Willie McTe|l, or Buddy Moss in … Continue reading

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TRIX 3311 – V.A.: “Detroit After Hours”

3311: Various Artists – “Detroit After Hours”              This album of piano blues from Detroit is truly “underground music”. Even by the time that demolition for the Chrysler freeway had inflicted wounds of a mortal nature in Detroit’s Black Bottom, … Continue reading

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