Let’s raise a glass to legendary blues shouter Wynonie Harris and his classic King recordings, 1947-1954.
February 04, 2016
Moon Mullican was the vital link between R&B piano pounders like Amos Milburn and early rockers like Bill Haley and Jerry Lee Lewis.
September 27, 2014
The Voice just kicked off its 7th season on NBC… Seems like a good excuse to talk about Wynonie Harris – a truly badass blues shouter who…
April 12, 2014
I just read a fascinating book about one of my favorite singers… Seems like a good excuse to showcase the music of Little Willie John while…
August 16, 2013
Here’s a re-post from 2009 that looks back at one of America’s greatest independent labels, Cincinnati’s King Records. Its huge catalog includes seminal recordings by…
December 20, 2009
In the early 1980s, I lived in Cincinnati and edited one of those free entertainment newspapers you see blowing through the streets of big cities…