Scott Billington – Making Tracks: A Record Producer’s Southern Roots Music Journey

Scott Billington – Making Tracks: A Record Producer’s Southern Roots Music Journey University Press of Mississippi https://www.upress.state.ms.us 324 Pages hardcover edition Rounder Records has long been one of the finest purveyors of American roots music. Many Blues Blast readers undoubtedly treasure many of the recordings that the label released starting in the early 1980s. One … Read more

Record Store Day Black Friday 2022

Journey into Jazz By Kyle Simpler November 14, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Steely Dan song from the 1975 album Katy Lied (ABC). For other music lovers, however, Black Friday is significant because it means there is another Record Store Day event. Originally established to promote independent record stores, each Record … Read more

Blues Rockers The Record Company Honor the Legacies of Big Mama Thornton and Elvis Presley with Reworking of “Hound Dog” – American Blues Scene

“Hound Dog” is one of those timeless rock and roll songs that feels indelibly etched on our collective consciousness. While Elvis Presley’s cover of the song is likely more widely known than Big Mama Thornton’s original, the latter was a game-changer that sounds as bold and alluring now as it did when it was first … Read more

Setting the Record Straight article @ All About Jazz

By Richard J Salvucci April 14, 2022 Sign in to view read count The Jazz Masters. Setting the Record Straight. Peter C. Zimmerman 324 pages ISBN: #978-1-4697-3743-1 University Press of Mississippi 2020 There us nothing quite like an interview for immediacy and intimacy. While some people are willing to talk endlessly about themselves, you sometimes … Read more