Kara Grainger opens the show and we close the podcast with some Eddy The Chief Clearwater, the Chicago blues icon who passed away earlier this month.
Chicago blues icon Eddy The Chief Clearwater passed away earlier this month, we honor his passing with a few of his songs. Alse we hear from Australian, Kara Grainger and The Claudettes from just down the road a piece.
The TOB take responsibility this week, with two different songs called Nobody's Fault but Mine. The first one will feature Dana Fuchs doing the Otis Redding song, and a little bit later we'll hear the Blind Willie Johnson standard in a new recording by Ry Cooder.
Kid Ramos hasn't had an album out since Greasy Kid Stuff clear back in 2001. He had a cancer scare in 2012 also he had to raise a singer. Son, Johnny is now 18 and old enough to contribute to the family business with his strong tenor voice, reminiscent of a young Magic Sam.
James Harman gets us going, Sue Foley teams up with Charlie Sexton, and we also hear from Charlie's former band mate from The Arc Angels Doyle Bramhall II. We also get wild with Webb Wilder and freaky with Rev. Freakchild.
Rev. Freakchild starts us down the path to righteousness (and excellent blues) on this week's edition of the TOB. Also we hear from Kenny Wayne Shepherd, the late Magic Slim and Nathaniel Rateliff and the Nightsweats.