Let’s get back to RCR’s sweet spot — the blues. Didn’t have to do much digging around for this post. About a third of my playlists focus on some facet of the blues — piano, harp, Chess, Vanguard, [...]
Bettye LaVette, Sen. Michael Bennet, Pony Bradshaw, snow plows... Just a few worms that, for better or worse, haven’t worked their way out of my brain yet.
It’s that time of year again… Time to dig through an avalanche of Russian spam and find the handful of questions that are worthy of replies from the drug-addled braintrust here at RCR. In their [...]
Let’s pretend that I’ve been posting regularly on this blog over the past year, rather than completely ignoring RCR’s vast global empire of digital assets. Fact is, I’ve written dozens of [...]
RIP Evan Johns: one of the most fearsome and original guitarists to never hit the big time.
A few nuggets the Stones can consider when they record a follow-up to their all-blues album Blue & Lonesome.
Is your head filled with dread during the holidays? RCR can help you cope, with The Mavericks, The Crown, Blue Note jazz, meditation and full-contact bocce.
Let's raise a glass to legendary blues shouter Wynonie Harris and his classic King recordings, 1947-1954.
What's the best way to honor blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf? Stage a virtual cutting contest.