Category: Videos

Lightnin’ Hopkins

Sam ‘Lightning’ Hopkins was a very influential Texas Blues musician whose songs have inspired everyone from the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughn to The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and many points in between.

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Bumble Bee Slim – Rough, Rugged Blues

Bumblebee Slim was a highly prolific singer, songwriter and guitarist. He recorded over 150 songs for Parmount Records, Decca, Bluebird and Vocalion, accompanied frequently by such top notch musicians such as Big Bill Broonzy, Peetie Wheatstraw, Tampa Red, Memphis Minnie, and Washboard Sam.

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Bull doze Blues

This catchy song was written and recorded by Henry Thomas between 1927 and 1929 for Vocalion Records. Thomas played guitar and accompanied himself on quills (an instrument similar to a pan flute).

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Black Ace – I am the Black Ace

Black Ace is a Texas bluesman whose music unfortunately has gone largely unheard of and unappreciated. This is a rare clip of the man at home. Beautiful and articulate slide playing.

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