Cool, jazzy footage of Ella doing the Cream’s classic via SqueezeMyLemon. Somehow, she makes it sound more urgent.
A couple of tasty slices of pure soul from soul sides:
Cahl’s Juke Joint looks back at Rory Gallagher, a blues-rock legend from Ireland who influenced a generation of guitarists.
Review of new CD by L.A. -based band The Mescal Sheiks from the always-interesting Cahl’s Juke Joint.
Great little tribute to one of the most outrageous blues acts of all time, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins. He’s clearly one of the most flamboyant performers ever to don a cape and enter the stage in a coffin…
Longtime blues radio personality Scott “Hambone” Hammer has hosted “Hambone’s Blues Party” for 14 years on WDCB, Chicago’s west-suburban NPR outlet, including having bands play live in the studio almost every show. He’s featured in an interview in the northwest-suburban Daily Herald: