B.B. King

The celebration of B.B. King’s life and contributions continued this past week with events in Memphis and Indianola. There is a lot of stuff on YouTube and Facebook if you wish to see some of the events, just do a bit of searching. The top 13 pretty much stayed in tact this week, we have…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: June 1, 2015

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A sad week, our Blues Ambassador has passed on. Riley B. King has left us for another world. The time for healing and moving forward is upon us. I will no go to legnths here let the others do that, just saying thank you good sir, and you will live inour hearts and our childrens…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: May 18, 2015

Two years ago at the International Blues Challenge I had the good fortune to meet a young bluesman out of Mississippi. We chatted and hung out and as the week went along I became a fan of not only his music but him as a person. We spoke about life’s road and music and perception vs. reality –…

Read More Interview: Jarekus Singleton

A somewhat quieter week as we prepare to head to Tampa Bay for the Tampa Bay Blues Festival, April 11. 12 & 13th.  The festival will be featuring a splendid line up of artists and a super VIP package — plus great after parties including a B-3 special Friday night. This week we see the…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: March 31, 2014