While Rev. Billy takes a week off, Blues Revue Editor Art Tipaldi lets us back into his flashback file with some time he spent with Jesse Colin Young. Come on people..!
In this week’s Blues Bytes, Rev. Billy C. Wirtz sits down with Sacred Steel master Aubrey Ghent to talk about his musical influences and finds the music is all about heart and soul.
In the second installment of his “Desert Island” series, Rev. Billy C. Wirtz doesn’t really doesn’t really get the story he was after, but found another along the way. Check out this week’s column about Aubrey Ghent on this week’s Blues Bytes page.
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz sits down with piano master David Maxwell to talk about Maxwell’s influence. The Rev was taken aback (and around the world) at the reply. You might be also.
Each week Rev. Billy C. Wirtz tells us about artists, albums, and music that we need to know about. In this week’s “Slipped Discs” column Rev. Billy tells us about “The Man Who Hipped The World.” It’s a story you need to know.
In this week’s “Slipped Discs” column, Rev. Billy C. Wirtz takes us on a visit to the Planet Spo-Dee-o-Dee. See you there!
In this week’s “Slipped Discs” column, Rev. Billy C. Wirtz takes at look at one of the most-covered pop song ever. Do you know what it is?
Once again Rev. Billy C. Wirtz has dug up a box set that you need. Don’t ask why, just read all about it in this week’s “Slipped Discs” column on the Blues Bytes page.
This week Rev. Billy C. Wirtz looks at the musical progeny of Sam Cooke through a release that he says you will “absolutely love.” Find out what it is!
In this week’s “Gospel 101,” Rev. Billy C. Wirtz looks “One Night Stand: Sam Cooke Live at the Harlem Square Club” and why it is important and prophetic.