The Tuesday playlist no.10: R.I.P B.B. King

The Tuesday playlist no.10: R.I.P B.B. King

This week featuring the late BB King, as well as Gillian Welch, Dan Auerbach, PJ Harvey, Howlin’ Wolf, Amadou & Mariam, Daniel Johnston, T-Bone Walker & more! Welcome to the 10th installment of our weekly playlist, which of course had to kick off with the King of the Blues himself (see our tribute to him here). I thought I’d expand on the blues theme for the rest of the tracks, all of which have some element of the spirit of the blues running through them, or at least that’s what we hear. We hope you do too, and we hope Read more »

BB King – a tribute.

BB King – a tribute.

When the legendary blues singer and guitarist passed away on May 14th music lovers the world over mourned his passing. What was it that made BB King the ‘King of the Blues?’ “B.B. King bent the strings on a guitar like no one else, and we all owe him something now. Every guitar player that’s not known and well-known is playing something that man created on a guitar.” — Buddy Guy The world is full of musicians. Good, ones, bad ones, professional, amateur; musicians everywhere. Which is great, the world needs musicians. Every once in a while though a musician Read more »

The Tuesday playlist No.4: We got the blues

The Tuesday playlist No.4: We got the blues

This week’s mid-week blues busting collection features George Harrison, Kate Bush, Elliott Smith, The Whitest Boy Alive, B.B. King, John Renbourn and more… Most weeks these playlists will have some kind of loose theme or vibe running through them usually because without that to start with it can all get a bit too random. This week’s playlist though is lacking any over-arching theme and instead is compiled of tracks that all have some kind of tenuous connection in the title to the previous one. Actually tracks 2 and 3 don’t really have a connection at all, but hey…. As a Read more »