RCR’s Got the Blues

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, [...]

A Few Current Obsessions

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.

RCR’s Year-End Mail Purge

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 [...]

Where did the year go (and where did I put my meds)?

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 [...]

Evan Johns and the H-Bombs

RIP Evan Johns: one of the most fearsome and original guitarists to never hit the big time.

10 Songs for the Next Rolling Stones Album

A few nuggets the Stones can consider when they record a follow-up to their all-blues album Blue & Lonesome.

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