Topic: Howlin' Wolf
Jimmy Dawkins dies: A Chicago guitarist, known as Jimmy 'Fast Fingers' Dawkins, helped pioneer a percussive, aggressive West Side style, in contrast to the mellower grooves of South Side Blues.
Cathead biscuits are a feature of the Mississippi Delta. The name comes from the size of these biscuits – the size of a cat’s head.
03/24/2011 08:05 am
Willie Nelson, Tupac Shakur, and Creole Jazz were included by the Library of Congress's National Recording Registry, highlighting 'diverse beauty, humanity and artistry" of the American soundscape.
06/24/2010 03:27 pm
This raw and rootsy soundtrack is period-perfect.
12/26/2008 12:00 am
Set in 1950s Chicago, the story follows Chess record label's influential role in launching the careers of some musical greats.
12/06/2008 12:00 am
Foreign-born players and whites pick up the slack creating a global appeal and expanded songbook.
11/07/2008 12:00 am