Albert Cummings, a fourth generation home builder, is a man that Steel City folks will appreciate. Walking the well worn path of struggle and hardship and making an honest living out of sweat and strength, Albert is wielding more than a hammer these days.
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Fito de la Parra’s book “Living the Blues: Canned Heat’s Story of Music, Drugs, Death, Sex and Survival” is an incredible retelling of the band’s history from the inside out. The first 3 sentences of the book are worth the price of admission and you better hold on tight because Fito is taking you on one wild ride. American Blues News spoke with Fito about Bikes, Blues and Boogie…
American Blues News wanted to dive into what makes a great bass player, a great drummer, a combined percussion section, and yes, how about those Blues? I uncovered some interesting answers to these questions and more! So we met up with Scot Sutherland. Scot has quite a background. He has toured with Tommy Castro [...]
From the beginning of time, Bernard Allison knew what he wanted to do. He wanted to be a performer like his Dad, Luther Allison. Knowing the importance of an education, the elder Allison required Bernard to make his education a priority. However, in the summers he would take his son, Bernard, to festivals and shows that [...]
Jimmy Thackery had just wrapped up a tour and returned home to Arkansas when I caught up with him by phone. I was fortunate enough to witness his show a few days before and got to say hello in person. Jimmy is affable, honest and amusing. He makes no effort to hide his disgust with [...]