Living Blues #268 September/October 2020


27th Annual Living Blues
Awards Winners!

Blues in the Mississippi Delta

Your Guide to Today’s Delta Blues Scene


By Scott Barretta

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram

By Scott Barretta

Delta Blues Today

By Scott Barretta

  • Lucious Spiller

  • Keith Johnson

  • Jake and the Pearl Street Jumpers

  • Jerry Fair

  • Bobby Whalen

  • John Horton

  • Elijah Newsome

Southern Soul in the Delta

By Scott Barretta

Across the Delta 

Seventeen more Delta Blues Musicians

By Scott Barretta, Brett J. Bonner, and Bill Steber

The Blues of Washington County:

The Heart and Soul of the Delta 

By Jim O’Neal

Down in the Delta

By Jim DeKoster

Voices from the Delta:

The First Blues I Heard 

By Jas Obrecht

Who Was It Sang That Song?

By Jim DeKoster

Let It Roll:

The Essential Blues Sessions 

John Lee Hooker, Live at the Café Au Go-Go, BluesWay Records, New York, August 30, 1966

By Jas Obrecht

Your Guide to the Mississippi Delta 

  • Clarksdale
  • Cleveland
  • Greenville
  • Greenwood
  • Yazoo City
  • Tunica
  • Vicksburg

Record Reviews 

  • New Releases: Fenton Robinson, Joe Louis Walker, and Maceo Parker
  • Reissues: B.B. King, T-Bone Walker, and James Booker


Blues News

Book Reviews


Radio Charts

2020 Living Blues Awards Winners

Cover photo by Bill Steber
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram at Stovall Farms, July 2020.

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