This Week in Blues History for July 8th

This time, we profile guitarist Blue Smitty, who cut his only session for Chess Records, this week in 1952.

“The Amazing Secret History of Elmore James” is the #1 New Release at the Amazon Kindle Store in Blues Books. On sale NOW at Amazon and at Apple Books.


Note to radio stations: “This Week in Blues History” is available for broadcast worldwide. The entire series is available directly from the producer (please use the contact form on our main website), or you can purchase individual episodes at PRX by clicking here.

This Week in Blues History for July 1st

This time, we profile Muddy Waters, who made an historic appearance at the Newport Jazz Festival, this week in 1960.

“The Amazing Secret History of Elmore James” was the #2 New Release and the #5 Best Seller in the Amazon Kindle Store last week in Blues Books. On sale now at Amazon and at Apple Books.


Note to radio stations: “This Week in Blues History” is available for broadcast worldwide. The entire series is available directly from the producer (please use the contact form on our main website), or you can purchase individual episodes at PRX by clicking here.