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Blues, Soul and Rhythm & Blues with Chas Lewis
Friday 7-10pm KHUM 104.7 and 104.3 FMHumboldt County, CA

Luther the Blues Hound

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Show host  Chas Lewis  • Email Chas | Email the studio during the show

KHUM's studio is in Ferndale - on the coast about 2 hrs. south of the Oregon border
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Blogs | Record Labels | Publications / News || Organizations || Art/Photography

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| No. CA / Humboldt Co. || Venues || Blues Societies || Festivals

General  link pages, artist info, reviews, essays and much more for blues fans...
Blues Junction Productions
| American Blues Scene | Blues on Stage | Early Blues
Rhythm & Blues Primer | Blues Record Labels | | Blues Search Engine
Big Road Blues Forum | Open Directory: Blues | Blindman's Blues Forum | Live Blues World

History / Artists Bios
Southern Music Networkv All kinds of southern music, organized by decades & states
It's A Girl Thang Profiles, links, Divas . . .
Blues 101 What is the blues?...history and styles
Big Road Blues
vintage blues radio and writing - exploration of blues 20's through 70's
The Odyssey of Otis Rush: Hardboiled Blues
account of his haunted recording career
Mississippi Juke Joints • the passing of Miss. jukes in words and pictures
Language of the blues • what's a 'mojo' and who's 'ridin' the blinds?"
"Piedmont" blues style • artists such as Blind Willie McTell, Elizabeth Cotton, Rev Gary Davis etc.
"The Blues" seven-part PBS film series with personal perspectives of each filmmaker
"The Blues" •  public radio series with thirteen one-hour episodes on how the blues evolved
Dead Blues Guys final resting places of blues artists and, stories etc
Blues Online Organized by regions & musical styles
Blues & Race Relations   How the blues affected race relations in the United States
BB King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center
in Indianola, Miss
Delta Blues Museum Clarksdale, Mississippi & home to "Muddy's Cabin"
Mississippi Folklife Artist Directory traditional artists living and working in Mississippi
Delta Center for Culture   promoting the history and culture of Miss delta
Traveling the Blues Highway National Geographic story
Mardi Gras Indian krewes part of the New Orleans tradition of Fat Tuesday (more here)
Robert Johnson Foundation story of the bluesman, the devil and the deal that went down at the crossroads

Blues / Soul Blogs
Home of the Groove • commentary on selected rare New Orleans-related R&B and funk
In a Blue Mood a collection of blues observations, reviews and more
Son Henry's Blues Blog • travel stories and gig notes from blues guitarist Son Henry
The Stepfather of Soul • vintage Soul, Funk, Blues, Jazz & Gospel blog & podcasts
Blues Harp Amps • links, reviews & discussions of harp ams
t's the Blues • random writings of a long time blues fan and archivist
Jet City Blues • observations of the Northwest blues scene
Back in the Day • a view of the blues
n a Blue Mood • a collection of observations, reviews and more
The Soul Shack • reviews and features dedicated to all things Soulful
Soul Sides • reviews and sound files
The B Sides • dedicated neglected "B" sides of 45s

Classic Record Labels
Historic Record Labels | Label Discographies
Artistocrat Records   Started in 1947, owned by the Chess brothers by 1950 & forerunner to Chess Records
Chess Records story premier post-war Chicago blues label
Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story companion site to the PBS special
Vee-Jay Records one of the most successful black-owned record companies in the US
Modern Records history/discography based in LA - early recordings by BB King, Wolf & others
Excello Records discography   Nashville based swamp blues label
Jay "J.D." Miller credited with discovering & recording Slim Harpo, Lightnin' Slim, Lazy Lester
Sam Phillips & Sun Records   before Elvis walked in his door, Phillips recorded great blues artists
Arhoolie Records Story
Chris Strachwitz and Arhoolie Records
Memories of Stax
Memories from a former session player and Stax employee
Antone's Records Clifford Antone's Austin, Texas label
The Blues Database • artist discographies, links, forum
Label Discographies
extensive listings for several blues and R & B labels

Publications / E-Zines / News
Blueswax a weekly e-zine delivered to the inbox of subscribers
Blues Revue magazine artist profiles, interviews, album reviews, and columns
Living Blues magazine since 1970, interviews, reviews, and features for blues fans
Blues and Rhythm blues and R & B publication from UK
Offbeat magazine New Orleans & Louisiana music
Blues Bytes monthly online magazine of blues CD reviews
Real Blues Magazine news, reviews etc for Blues, Soul, Gospel and Zydeco music
Blues Access Magazine quit publishing in Jan '02, but archived online & back issues available
Blues News international blues updates
Blues Connections news, links etc
Blues Matters UK magazine intending to support and promote the Blues in all forms

Art / Photography
Stones in My Pathway a photo-essay of Delta music and culture
Ann Arbor Blues Fest 1969 & 1970
photos by Stanley Livingston
Dick Waterman's Blues Photography check out his book, "Between Midnight & Day"
Shooting the Blues a photo-essay on South Side Chicago blues club "Theresa's"
Mardis Gras 2006 • great post-Katrina Mardis Gras photos
Les Blank Bay Area independent filmmaker (Lightnin' Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb)
Art by Grego folk art blues portraits & song visuals from Austin
Portraits in Performance
from photographer Chuck Winans
Jef Jaisun Photography
photo archive of great blues & jazz musicians
Jeff Dunas Photography
“State of the Blues”
click on 'performance' to see shots of blues musicians
Robert Corwin
"Images of Folk" including 60's Newport Folk Festival shots
The Kardboard Kid's Concert Posters
view the collection (NFS) , others for sale or trade

Blues Lyrics Online searchable by title or artist
Harry's Blues Lyrics indexed by artist, title, style + guitar tab
Harptab dot com blues lyrics and harmonica instruction
The Blues Online blues lyrics
Blues for Peace
blues lyrics and guitar tab
Blues Lyrics dot net
blues lyrics and a few mp3s
Blues Lyrics and Hoodoo African-American folk myth & magic in blues lyrics

Humboldt  County / Northern California
Humboldt Music dot com Humboldt Co. music resources, including music calendar
The Humboldt Folklife Society supporting folk and traditional arts on the North Coast
SF Blues dot net San Francisco Bay Area blues news, artists, and venues
North Bay Music guide to live music in the SF Bay Area
East Bay Blues Network connects blues bands & jammers across East SF Bay Area

Six Rivers Brewery •  McKinleyville | Jambalaya • Arcata | Humboldt Brews • Arcata
Riverwood Inn •  Phillipsville

Mystic Theatre  •  Petaluma | Tradewinds • Cotati | Rancho Nicasio • Marin Co
Sweetwater Music Hall • Mill Valley | Biscuits and Blues
San Francisco |
The Boom Boom Room • SF The Saloon • SF | Lou's Pier 47
SF |
Last Day Saloon • SF & Santa Rosa | Cafe Van Kleef
Oakland Dotha's Juke Joint • Oakland | Bobby G's Pizzeria
Berkeley |
The Mojo Lounge • Fremont Little Fox Theatre • Redwood City
JJ's Blues Lounge • San Jose | Old Princeton Landing • Half Moon Bay
Moe's Alley • Santa Cruz | Henflings Tavern • Ben Lomand
Kuumbwa Jazz Center • Santa Cruz
Torch Club • Sacramento | Palms Playhouse
Winters | 
Powerhouse Pub • Folsom

The Blues Foundation  preserving blues history & promoting music education
Music Maker Relief Foundation
helps pioneers & forgotten heroes of Southern music 
Year of the Blues 2003 was declared the "Year of the Blues" by Congress

Blues Societies
Sonoma County | Shasta Redding | Siskiyou Mt. Shasta | Klamath Klamath Falls, OR
Golden Gate |
Bay Area | Sacramento

Russian River Blues Fest Guerneville
Sonoma County Blues Fest Santa Rosa
Waterfront Blues Fest Portland, OR
Metro Fountain Blues Festival San Jose
Santa Cruz Blues Fest Aptos
Blues, Brews & BBQ Monterey
Hayward-Russell City Blues Fest Hayward
Bay Area Blues Festival
Red, White and Blues Festival Pleasanton
Northern California Blues Festival Auburn, CA
Klamath Falls Blues Festival Klamath Falls, OR
Delta Blues Fest Antioch
Sonora Music Fest Blues/Rock Sonora

Blues Festivals dot com searchable database of blues festivals world-wide
Blues Festival Guide blues festivals, searchable by month - directory of links

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