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Bad Luck Blues

Posted in blues, finger-style, guitar, live

Slim Eppinger, Fats Hardy, Thomas Bumpas, et al

Here is another video snippette from fieldwork and documentary projects I’ve conducted over the past 30 years or so. It’s on YouTube here. This is part of the Ninth Street Revival project in Chattanooga in 1994 (see earlier post). I’ll

Posted in blues, Chattanooga, frat parties, funk, gospel, jazz, Ninth Street, RnB, soul, Tennessee, Wahoo

Ninth Street Revival Chattanooga

View Album Get your own From around the turn of the 20th Century until roughly 1970, old Ninth Street in Chattanooga (now Martin Luther King Boulevard) was a hot bed of Black musical innovation and small business entrepreneurship. From the

Posted in bands, Bessie Smith, Big Nine, blues, Chattanooga, funk, jazz, McCallie, MLK Boulevard, Ninth Street, R n B, rhythm and blues, soul, Tennessee