BEHIND THE MUSIC: What it took to put on “The Legends of Blues” concert in New York City.
BLUES TOWN: When the originals left the Delta,many made their first home in Chicago.
Free Elmore Sampler with your subscription: Hooker, Hot Tuna, Thorogood, Mayall and more.
Long John Baldry: The loss of an English legend who planted his roots in America.
Kickin’ in Your Stall: So you think you know Sonny Boy Williamson.
On the Record: New music reviewed — The Sophisticated Country of Charlie Poole, to the real life adventure of Otis Taylor … Sonny Landreth, Bill Monroe, Alvin Lee, Jimmy Thackery,Gov’t Mule, and many more.
Collecting … Heavyweight Champions: Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters dominated the Chicago sound.
Also Appearing: Elmore James, Chicago’s Mecurial Son, and Bonnie Raitt plays Montreux, circa 1977.
Re.issues: When Dave Mason was behind the wheel in Traffic.
Festive Occasion: Images from the Chicago Blues Festival.
Festival Map: Who made American Music, and where they’re playing this month, and next.
Your guide to the event, with schedule, headliner bios and interesting stuff. (PULLOUT)