Dallas Blues – Centennial of First Published Blues Song

One hundred years ago, in 1912, the first Blues song was published—though, of course, the Blues was born long before that. In celebration of the centennial of this epic historical event, Brad Vickers & His Vestapolitans have released a digital single of Hart Wand’s “Dallas Blues” to benefit The Blues Foundation’s H.A.R.T. Fund. All proceeds from […]

CD Reviews: Old Friends, New Releases

Spring is here, at least for the moment, so it’s time to take stock and go thru closets and sort things out that matter. So what I have done for these reviews is to take some artists who, for whatever reasons, are considered ‘old friends’. I may have been listening some to them for years, […]