And it all began with the “Hit Parader.” Reverend Billy will explain.
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz looks back at his time at BluesWax and shares some cool music.
With Rev. Billy C. Wirtz off for the holidays, we looked through some of our favorites of his “Slipped Discs” columns from the year. This column first ran on May 2. We enjoyed looking back at it and thought you would, too.
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz is away from his desk so we looked back at some of our favorite Slipped Discs columns from the year and found one of our favorites. Check out this week’s Blues Bytes page for a Flashback with the Rev!
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz says that “Everyone, everyone, everyone, owes and acknowledges a debt to the Chicken Shack Man. Read more on this week’s Blues Bytes page.
Each week Rev. Billy C. Wirtz tells us about artists, albums, and music that we need to know about. This week he checking out some “Carr Tunes.”
” S’cuse Me, While I Kiss The Sky (Kiss This Guy?)” “And then Billy, he burned his guitar!” – My best buddy, Bobby McCoy, screaming into the phone, after seeing Monterey Pop. October, 1967 I was thirteen, and hanging out with new friends. One of them was Brain Sedore, a weird guy who lived [...]
With the holiday season in the United States and with Rev. Billy on vacation, on this week’s Blues Bytes page we share a little blues fable by Luther Badman Keith.
He was one of the most influential singers and James Brown’s favorite singer. Rev. Billy C. Wirtz looks at the music and the furious and short life of Little Willie John.
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz looks at the soundtrack to an historic moment, and of our lives.