MORE BIG JOE WILLIAMS: Mike Rowe’s historic article on Big Joe’s St. Louis acetates.
CAJUN & ZYDECO ESSENTIALS: Ray Templeton’s looks at the great accordion players of Cajun music including Joe Falcon and Amédée Breaux
HATTIE BURLESON: Pre war blues history by Michael Corcoran
FATS DOMONO RARITIES: Pete Goldsmith tracks down some of Fats’ most obscure and rare recordings.
PLUS: The Blues Discography (3rd edition) Updates and Corrections; Wee Willie Walker; George Chambers; Phil Tricker; Blues Boy Hubbard; Jackie Moore; Jimmy Cavello; Jacques Morgantini; Lucerne Festival; Detroit A Go Go; R. L. Boyce; Gospel CD’s; Rare Pre War Blues and Blind Willie McTell; Ralph Willis; Kings Of Baton Rouge. Mike Stephenson’s Under The Radar; Chris Bentley’s Curiosities.
BIG JOE WILLIAMS: Second Part of a great two part interview by D. Thomas Moon with Charlie Musselwhite, Bob Koester and George Mitchell on life on the road with Big Joe Williams.
JOHNNY NICHOLAS INTERVIEW: Scott M. Bock interviews guitar player Johnny Nicholas who talks about Walter Horton, Boogie Woogie Red, Snooky Pryor and other bluesmen he has recorded and toured with.
FATS DOMINO BOX SET: Tony Burke looks at the new Fats Domino box set (and now withdrawn) issued by Bear Family.
CAJUN & ZYDECO ESSENTIALS: Ray Templeton’s on the the great Cajun string bands and fiddle swing bands.
PLUS: The Blues Discography (3rd edition) Updates and Corrections; Mike Stephenson’s Under The Radar; Chris Bentley’s Curiosities; Words, Words Word by Chris Smith herb Con; Sleepy LaBeef; Jack Scott; Robert Parker; Hal Singer; Filmore Slim; Accordion Revolution; Hollywood Fats