B&R Issue #366

DICK WATERMAN: Extensive interview with writer, critic, promoter and photographer by Art Shuna from 1999. Dick talked about Son House, Fred McDowell, Skip James, Junior Wells, Willie Brown, Mississippi John Hurt. Lots of unique photos.

ROOSEVELT SCOTT: Historic interview by Jim O’Neal with 1940s blues artist and Vocalion recording artist Roosevelt Scott.

GOOD READIN’ TONIGHT: Ray Templeton’s on the books you need for the complete blues library – this issue – ‘From Spirituals To Gospel’

CASH BOX CLASSICS 1945 – 1947: New feature by Simon Evans on the rhythm and blues

MANCE LIPSCOMB JUNIOR: Tary Owen’s unique interview with Mance Lipscomb’s son.

PLUS: Jackson & Clarksdale 1974; Mike Stephenson’s Young Bluebloods; Blues Discography 3rd edition updates and corrections; Peter Moody, Keith Woods, Sonny Rhodes, Joe Simon; Blues Heaven Festival, Denmark, Son House, Dixie Cups, New York R&B, Lowell Fulson, letters, news.

B&R Issue #365

DON GARDNER: Extensive feature/interview with legendary R&B artist, by Dan Kochakian and Seamus McGarvey with full discography.

THE STORY OF TOM MOORE’S FARM: Unique blues research by Jay Brakefield plus additional article on Lightnin’ Hopkins’ Modern/Gold Star recordings of ‘Tim Moore’s Farm’ by Chris Strachwitz.

GOOD READIN’ TONIGHT: Ray Templeton’s on the books you need for the complete blues library – this issue – ‘Anthologies Of Blues Writing’.

WORDS, WORDS, WORDS: More insights into blues lyrics edited by Chris Smith

PLUS: Letters, News, Mike Stephenson’s Young Bluebloods; Bob Fisher, Peter Grendysa, Lyle Ferbrache, Pee Wee Ellis, Willie Cobbs, Roger St. Pierre, Chuck Berry, Johnny Fuller, Huey Smith, Big Joe Turner, Marie Knight, The Drifters, 2022 Blues Calendar, Rev. James Cleveland.