Sunday, July 15, 2018

THE LAST MILE

Although June Cheeks was way past his 1950s Nightingales prime when he cut this 1963 track, he could still be a terrifically scarifying singer. . . .


Rev. Julius Cheeks (Four Gospel Knights) 
Last Mile Of The Way • 1963

Saturday, July 14, 2018

HAPPY WOODY DAY

Hey, kids, it’s Woody’s birthday today. . . .


Odetta with Will Geer & Peter Fonda
Why Oh Why & “A Kid Is...” (Narration) • 1970


Friday, July 13, 2018

ODDS & ENDS

He was a man and a friend always
He stuck with me in the hard old days


Tom Paxton • Rambling Boy • 1963


Get it: Newport Broadside

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

GIRL GROUPS DOWN FOR THE COUNT


Marge Tillman • The Little Miracle • 1950


Get it: Floyd Tillman - I Love You So Much It Hurts
Image: I Love You So Much It Hurts

Friday, July 06, 2018

ODDS & ENDS


The Corley Family • Give The World A Smile • 1929


Get it: Down in the Basement

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

GIRL GROUPS DOWN FOR THE COUNT


Sammi Smith • City Of New Orleans • 1973


Get it: The Best of Sammi Smith

Monday, July 02, 2018

BLUE MONDAY

More unissued Memphis Minnie from 1953, tough as ever. . . .


Memphis Minnie • In Love Again • 1953