Songs of Hope

A playlist to perk you up: Aretha, Louis Jordan, Bob Wills, Howlin' Wolf, Derek Trucks, Little Feat, Devo, etc.

Bayou Maharajah (An Interview with Director Lily Keber)

RCR chats with the woman behind a fascinating doc about The Piano Prince of New Orleans, James Booker.

10 by Miles Davis

Some of my favorite recordings from Miles' acoustic years: Bag's Groove, My Funny Valentine, Generique, Milestones, Solea, Teo, Masqualero, etc.

Thankless Jobs I Have Known

I had a pretty good gig selling frozen meat off the back of a refrigerated semi trailer -- until my boss accused me of grand theft.

More Surf, Garage, Rockabilly

RCR's happy place, with Johnny Carroll, Link Wray, Southern Culture on the Skids, Sleepy LaBeef, and Robert Plant tackling a song by Akron's Bill Allen.

Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson

It’s hard to top the joyous sound of Cleanhead's asthmatic howl over some swingin’ horns and a hard-grinding rhythm section.

Beatles Under Cover

Some of our favorite Beatles covers: Steve Earle, The Black Keys, Ollabelle (w/ Amy Helm), Tommy Emmanuel, Grant Green, Wilson Pickett (w/ Duane Allman), etc.

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