Tag Archives: Elvin Bishop

Friday Desk Clearing:

Amidst various computer challenges, I did come across some interesting music news items this week that I wanted to share. Pride And Joy, the documentary that heralded filmmaker Robert Mugge made on Alligator Records in 1992 gets its Blu-Ray release … Continue reading

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What’s News: Slobberbone, Feelies and Hard Working Americans

  The Hard Working Americans are living up to their name. The group – Todd Snider (vocals, guitar), Dave Schools (bass guitar, background vocals), Neal Casal (guitars, background vocals), Duane Trucks (drums and percussion), Chad Staehly (keyboards, background vocals) and … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 24- March 2 (The Lord Huron/Dr. Dog/Bishop, Elvin Edition)

  February ends on a brilliant note as Friday the 28th holds a trifecta of terrific shows. Lord Huron and Night Beds – whose respective debuts were among the top releases for the past two years – come to the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 1-4 (The Spain/Desaparecidos edition)

While you enjoy your Halloween candy, you may want to check out some local shows. Fri. 1  Top Show(s): The Canadian country rockers the Sadies have been a long-time favorite. They’ve just released another super album, Internal Sounds, and will … Continue reading

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Chicago Blues In Memoriams and Living On

Two major figures in the Chicago music scene passed on last week. Cleotha Staples, who was the eldest daughter of Pops Staples, died on February 20 on the South Side of Chicago at the age of 78. She had been … Continue reading

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This is no Love Boat – the All Jams On Deck documentary

Fabled music documentarian Robert Mugge turned his lens on the 2010 Blue Cruise which has been turned into the film, All Jams On Deck documentary. The movie boasts a bevy of big-time blues acts: Tommy Castro, Elvin Bishop, Marcia Ball, … Continue reading

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