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Music: New Beginning

From The Pacific Sun Blues guitarist John Maxwell gets a fresh start By Lily O’Brien In the early ’20s and ’30s, a lot of great blues came out of Chicago, launching careers for performers like Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. So it’s no great surprise that blues guitarist and singer John Maxwell, who was born […]

St. Louis Women

A little slide mandolin blues on a beautiful,warm summer evening. I hope you like it and if so, please share! Filmed by Roger Jones.

How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live

Written by Blind Alfred Reed in 1930. I learned this from Ry Cooder’s first album and now seemed like a good time to arrange my own version. I stayed with the original lyrics because, other than the prices of 1930, the lyrics are almost ridiculously timely.