One man became a cultural icon, the other a cult figure. But James Brown and Harry Crews have more in common than you might think.
May 17, 2013
Johnny “Guitar” Watson died on this date in 1996 – on stage no less. Here’s a re-post in his honor. It’s time to bring back…
February 02, 2013
In our post on the Johnny Burnette Trio, The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach listed some of his main inspirations on guitar. Burnette sideman Paul Burlison….
May 07, 2011
Time for our long-overdue follow-up to this post, in which we reported that the soul music revival had finally made its way to the Rubber…
December 11, 2010
It’s time to bring back the funk of Johnny “Guitar” Watson. Why not? You can hear Seventies funk of every stripe on TV commercials and…
April 24, 2010
This is really just a cheap excuse to share a few samples of some pretty cool tunes I’ve been listening to lately. So if you’re one…
November 19, 2009
Since Brother Jack did such a great job of taking us down to New Orleans in his last post on James Booker, I decided to…