Living Blues #268 September/October 2020

WHAT'S INSIDE:




27th Annual Living Blues
Awards Winners!


Blues in the Mississippi Delta

Your Guide to Today’s Delta Blues Scene

Introduction

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

Editorial

Blues News

Book Reviews

Obituaries

Radio Charts

2020 Living Blues Awards Winners


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

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