B&R Issue 384 – Out Now!

SLEEPY JOHN ESTES – Part One of Tom Moon’s three 1999 interviews on the life and recordings of Sleepy John – first interview with Delmark’s Bob Koester

ROBERT JOHNSON – Mark Humphrey interviews the late Lawrence Cohn about the big selling 1990 Robert Johnson Box Set

JOE & CHARLIE McCOY – David Evans previews Guido van Rijn’s upcoming book on The Original Blues Brothers

Martin Hawkins on SLIM HARPO at 100

CASH BOX CLASSICS – Simon Evans looks at the R&B scene in 1955

JOHN LEE – Ray Templeton discusses the post war downhome bluesman in his Blues Throwbacks feature

TOO TIGHT HENRY – Bob Eagle gives the lowdown on this obscure pre war blues artist in his Blues & Gospel Insights Series.

AFBF TOUR BRISTOL 1967 – Historic photo feature by Dave Williams

PLUS: Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry, Tony Middleton, Robert Sacre, W. C. Clark, Sandra Phillips, Donald Kinsey, Bri Backman, Memphis Jug Bands, Barbecue Bob, John Lee Hooker, Pat Hare, Big Joe Turner, Magic Slim, Lazy Lester, Memphis Slim, Big Mama Thornton and many more

B&R Issue 383 – Sorry! Sold Out!

BACK ROOM WIZARDS Opal Louis Nations looks at the double life and recording career of R&B singer CARMEN TAYLOR who was also a star of the Latin American music scene

Part Two Of Jim O’Neal’s extensive 1978 Interview with Chicago pianist and bluesman JOHNNY ‘BIG MOOSE’ WALKER

Ray Templeton’s series of BLUES THROWBACKS of Post War Downhome Blues Obscurities featuring bluesman LUTHER HUFF who recorded for Trumpet Records

CHANCE RECORDS REVISITED – Dan Kochakian rummages through the vaults of Art Sheridan’s labels

D. K. HARRELL – Mike Stephenson interviews up and coming young blues artist

Blues & Rhythm Goes On The Road With JOHN PRIMER

Plus: Neil Slaven, Norman Dayron, Dick Waterman, Melody Angel, Junior Wells & Buddy Guy Live CD reissues, Cedric Burnside, Lonnie Johnson, Big Joe Williams, Jazz Gillum, John Mayall and many more