B&R Issue #380

The Story of MARY DELOATCH aka MARILYN SCOTT – Gospel and R&B Recording Artist by Robert Ford and Chris Smith.

Chris Bentley previews Weinerworld’s third CHICAGO BLUES BOX SET of rare and unissued recordings.

Pre War bluesman CHARLIE PICKETT – another in Bob Eagle’s Blues & Gospel Insights series.

Part Five of WEST FLORIDA R&B – A photographic history by Ken Benedict, Steve Gronda and Chris Bentley.

John Cleary on HUEY SMITH’S Last New Orleans Show & His Legacy.

The Chicago Blues of JAZZ GILLUM – Guido van Rijn’s preview of his new biography & discography.

Blues Youngbloods EVAN NICOLE BELL by Mike Stephenson.

PLUS: Chicago Blues Festival 2023, Kingfish in London, Tina Turner, Otis Grand, Tony McPhee, Elder Jack Ward, Ray Agee, Black Gospel Ladies, Billy ‘The Kid’ Emerson, James Brown, Frankie Ford, Herald Records Doo Wop, Mississippi Fred McDowell, John Lee Hooker, Stax Songwriter Demo’s plus all our usual features.

B&R Issue #379 – Sorry! Sold Out!

Historic interview with R&B star PERCY MAYFIELD from 1969 by Barret Hansen and Art Rupe.

CHAMPION JACK DUPREE – another historic interview with Jack Dupree from 1968 by David Evans and Marina Bokelman about Jack’s piano pals.

Part Four of WEST FLORIDA R&B – A photographic history by Ken Benedict, Steve Gronda and Chris Bentley.

Mike Stephenson interviews LIL JIMMY REED.

TARY OWENS – Field Recordings In Central Texas 1964 – 1966 By Ray Templeton.

CHRIS SMITH’s Words, Words, Words.

Blues Youngbloods JACKIRUS SINGLETON by Mike Stephenson.

PLUS: David Dee, Billy ‘The Kid’ Emerson, Chris Strachwitz, Errol Dixon, Robin Gosden, Arthur Williams, Craig Horton, Shakedown Blues, Wiliam Bell, Mack McCormick’s field recordings, Clarence Edwards, Muddy Waters, Frank Motley, Cyril Davies plus all our usual features.