‘Delta Blues’ Archives
Kokomo Arnold is not a name you may be familiar with but you know his music. Perhaps most famously "Sweet Home Kokomo" which Robert Johnson later turned into "Sweet Home Chicago". As a matter of fact Wikipedia says Kokomo Arnold was particularly [...]
In Blues & Chaos: The Music Writing of Robert Palmer Robert Palmer clarifies why Robert Johnson has been honored with the title of King of the Delta Blues Singers while Charlie Patton has been long known as the Founder of the Delta Blues and the real [...]
Few Blues musician's are more frequently mentioned as a influence than Mississippi Fred McDowell. As blues fans we should all thank Mississippi Fred McDowel for his work in passing his influence to the likes of Bonnie Rait (slide guitar), R.L. Burnside [...]
John Lee Hooker recorded over 100 albums! I could put him in every category of blues and a category all his own because John Lee Hooker was an original. I'd say John Lee Hooker defined his own style of modern delta blues as he progressed and [...]
The Delta Blues Museum has a Delta Blues podcast and a wonderful website for all you Delta blues fans to enjoy !