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BEST ALBUM COVERS OF 2016
www.sablues.org gets Jerome Douvendahns to survey some of the so called top album covers of 2016
and present his top album covers

David Stoeckel chats with Wade Schman of Hazmat Modine' ahead of the band's 2016 WOMADelaide engagement.

JOEY BURNS (Calexico) interview
David Stoeckel chats with Joey Burns of Calexico ahead of the band's 2016 WOMADelaide engagement in March.
Nick Waterhouse
NICK WATERHOUSE Interview
David Stoeckel chats with Nick Waterhouse ahead of his WOMADelaide engagement in March
Sharkmouth
Making the album about Australia was a priority. I didn't however, want it to sound Jingoistic... David Stoeckel chats with Russell Morris about his latest album 'Sharkmouth'.

Russell Morris's 'Sharkmouth features in Podcast 178
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These days I'm playing a Collings twelve-fret cutaway that I'm in love with ... SARB chats with Chris Smither
'Time Stands Still' Chris Smither's latest CD is out now!
Catch this engaging roots and blues troubadour at The Trinity on March 11 and 12 ...and time will be arrested! See Touring for more
Patty Larkin
I've gotten into looping the electric guitar, and it's a lot of fun...

SARB chats with Patty Larkin.
“Take me where the sun is shining,
take me down the Highway Dancing.”
Latest CD by The Yearlings
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"South Australian duo The Yearlings (Robyn Chalklen and Chris Parkinson) have created an album of outstanding beauty. It breathes."
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Jen Cloher
's debut album 'Dead Wood Falls' was released on Monday March 20th. It is already receiving stellar reviews from the music press. Jen is scheduled to showcase the album along with her band "The Endless Sea" at Jive on Saturday the 10th of June. SARB was fortunate enough to catch up with Jen and chat to her about her music.

Kathleen Edwards, a 26-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter whose 2003 debut Failer started as an indie project recorded with friends in the Ottawa music scene. "No Depression" said the album marked "the arrival of a rare talent." Febuary sees the arrival of Kathleen Edwards in Australia for a quick tour of 4 engagements ...which doesn't include Adelaide. Maybe next time. In the mean time SA Roots and Blues was able to catch up with Kathleen Edwards and ask her a few things about her music.

"2005 ... on reflection!"

Best music events? Best CDs? Most impressive new artists? Books? Movies? SA Roots and Blues caught up with Phil Manning, Detonator "Doghouse Dave", "Streamliners" Nick Kipridis, Josh Bennett, Sweet Baby James and "Bob The Punter" and asked them to reflect on 2005.
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Barrie McAskill
Adelaide's own rock legend!

Derringers Music Blues Awards


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CEDRIC BURNSIDE interview
David Stoeckel chats with Cedric Burnside ahead of his 2036 WOMADelaide engagement in March.
Nick Waterhouse
CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE Interview
David Stoeckel chats with Charlie Musselwhite ahead of his WOMADelaide engagement in March
Charlie Patton
When I created and uploaded this video clip to YouTube as a homage to Charlie Pattyon, I had no idea it would create such a stink!
What was all the fuss about?

The Harmonics
A six piece Adelaide based quality dance blues band influenced by Electric Chicago Blues style music.They play swinging rhythm and blues and have a reputation for delivering energy filled live performances!
3DFM's 'Blues Time' host Sue Turner chats to Bobby Blues from The Harmonics!

'No Stranger to the blues' Jimmy Nalls.
Focusing on songwriting and studio work, Jimmy made his own solo CD, called No Stranger To The Blues. Jimmy wrote or co-wrote almost everything on the record and his guitar playing is as tasty as ever.
One of England's Premier slide guitarists, Michael Messer, has released two fantastic guitars built in the traditional 1930's style. The great part is they are very affordable in relation to anything else in the market and the quality is exceptional. Find out how to get yourself one!

...they really liked the idea of an aussie guy trucking around America with two guitars and a bag, riding Greyhounds and catching trains and living his dream of making it as a bluesman in the USA

Andy "Sugarcane" Collins reflects on his
3 month tour of the USA
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The Streamliners

Guitar influences ...Albert King, Freddie King, B.B. King ...what is it with these Kings?
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Jesse Deane-Freeman

Musician ...and blues historian!
Blues Power

For an hour and a half of the best in blues tune into BLUES POWER every Thursday evening from 7.30 (GMT+9.30) on Adelaide's Three D Radio, 93.7 FM
Stream here: http://www.threedradio.com/
Blog here:http://bluespoweradelaide.blogspot.com.au/


Festivals,
Folk,
Indie,
Jazz,
Rock n all! ...and Misc!
This could be big
Glastonbury
New Orleans Jazzfest
Unearthed from the Archives
The Beale Street Sheiks
Kid Bailey
Ishmon Bracey
Henry Thomas
Willie Brown
CC Rider
Charlie Patton
Cleoma Breaux Falcon
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"This Could Be Big! 30 Years at the Dag End of The Australian Music Industry" by Don Morrison. Read Lone Tony Joe's review.
"I reckon it offers invaluable cultural insights for generations X and Y (...what not available for my ipad!?!) For those baby boomers out there, it's just plain entertaining!"
SARB Editor .
SA Roots and Blues, curious about the UK music scene has prompted subscriber Shane to send through some reports. His first blog is about Glastonbury! Whether you are of the Woodstock vintage, a Womadelaidian, a Byron Bayer or a Big Day Outer we have all heard of Glastonbury. What's it like? A mixture of music genres on multiple stages and many difficult choices ...Shane reports.
Jazzfest in New Orleans 2003 and 22005
I guess the reason I put this together is because I would like to share some of the experiences I had at Jazzfest in New Orleans in 2003 and 2005. Ultimately it is what inspired myself and my mate Kieran to start our band, “Second Line”. Firstly though just a little background as to how I found myself there ...click to read on!
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The Beale Street Sheiks (Stokes & Sane) 1927 -1929
Kid Bailey
The mysterious Kid Bailey "Rowdy Blues"
Bracey
Born in Byram, Mississippi in January 1901, Ishmon Bracey was one of the foremost figures of the early Delta scene.
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Henry (Ragtime Texas) Thomas began his musical career as an itinerant songster (minstrel), and recorded twenty-three songs from 1927 to 1929.
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Willie Brown was an American delta blues guitarist and singer. He played with such notables as Charley Patton, Son House, and Robert Johnson.

JD gives the lowdown on the roots classic "CC Rider".

Charlie Patton (1891 - 1934) one of the first great Delta bluesman.

Cleoma Breaux Falcon 1905 - 1941
First Cajun lady to be inducted into the Cajun Music Hall of Fame.

'C'est Si Triste Sans Lui'
Anthology of American Folk Music. Disk 6. Track7.