Out now! – B&R 371

Previously unpublished interview with Texas blues artist HOSEA HARGROVE – Part of Tary Owens’ ‘Texas Blues Tapes’ series.

WALLY MERCER: Dan Kochakian and Bob McGrath research the story and discography of an obscure R&B artist who recorded for Trumpet Records.

Bill Greensmith asks ‘What Ever Happened To SAM LAZAR?’ The story behind the short career of St. Louis jazz/R&B organist.

Guido van Rijn gives B&R a preview of his forthcoming book on ‘The Naptown Blues of LEROY CARR.’

Mike Stephenson interviews the up and coming blues artist BUFFALO NICHOLS.

PLUS: Chris Smith’s Words, Words, Words; News; Letters; Mike Stephenson’s Blues Young Bloods; Blues Discography 3rd Edition Updates & Corrections; Robert Cray; King Solomon Hicks; Jimmy Thomas; Joel Whitburn; Ronnie Hawkins, Dennis Walker; Phil Guy & Jimmy Dawkins; New York City Blues; Cleo Page; Red Saunders; Big Jack Johnson; Jackie Brenston and many more.

B&R Issue #370

ARBEE STIDHAM: Jonas Bernholm’s 1981 interview with the R&B singer who recorded for RCA, Sittin’ In With, Checker, Abco & States.

DICK ‘CANE’ COLE: Interview with the influential Memphis DJ on WLOK by Jim O’Neal from 1987.

Robert Johnson associate SOL HENDERSON, great research by Bob Groom.

GOOD READIN’ TONIGHT: Ray Templeton on blues books – ‘The Ones That Got Away’.

Tribute To ART RUPE owner of Specialty Records by Billy Vera.

PLUS: Blues Records 3rd edition updates, D. K. Harrell, Henry Spaulding, Bobby Hendricks, Guitar Shorty, Glen Glenn, Jimmy McCracklin, Bobby Bland, Joe Simon, Ink Spots, Earl Hooker, Alan Freed, Charlie Musselwhite and much more.