1st Anniversary of Publication of

1st Anniversary of Publication of

“Fleetwood Mac in Chicago January 4th 1969 – The Legendary Chess Blues Sessions” By Jeff Lowenthal & Robert Schaffner (Schiffer Publishing) November 12th 2023, a chilly Sunday night in Chicago, but inside Reggie’s Chicago, the atmosphere was warm and the music was hot. “Legendary” Jeff Lowenthal (photographer) and Robert Schaffner (author) were celebrating the first […]

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Songlines: ‘Call It Stormy Monday But Tuesday is just as Bad’ Part 2

John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers – Eric Clapton & Peter Green In 1965 new recordings of T-Bone Walker’s song were released in the U.K. in August, September and October see Part 1). There was also a live performance of the song by John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers caught on tape in early November, though it wouldn’t see […]

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Peter Green & Eddie Boyd – The Stroller

At the time that Eddie Boyd joined the 1965 American Folk Blues Festival tour of Europe he had been playing professionally for more than thirty years.  He had recorded his first session as a leader almost twenty-years earlier and in the ensuing decades had released records on nine different labels.  The labels had become progressively […]

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