After a rainy Saturday the Big Muddy Blues Festival moved outside for Sunday, the festival's final day.
In the world of American music (and especially rhythm & blues and soul) who, I would ask, could ever presume to test Etta James?
Listed below are 15 of my favorite compilations and/or reissues from 2011. So much to choose from. I believe any of the following will provide hours of rewarding listening.
The great Cape Verdean singer Cesária Évora has passed away.