On yonder hill there stands a creature, Who she is I do not know. I go and court her for her beauty, She must answer yes or no… These words could conjure a beauty standing atop a [...]
It is always interesting when stories are told and there is no photographic evidence to validate the story. This is particularly true when the story is so outrageous that it is borderline [...]
Tim Duffy and BB King in 1995 I met B.B. King in 1995 at Ocean Way Studio in Los Angeles, CA when he was recording with the Rolling Stones. I showed him photographs and played him our first CD [...]
I never got the chance to meet Etta Baker but was a long time fan of her music even before I started to work at the Music Maker Relief Foundation. Her style of guitar playing is the most eloquent [...]
The Bitter Southerner Read High John written by the Bitter Southerner founder Chuck Reece – here NPR Weekend Edition PBS NewsHour TIME Lightbox These Portraits of Southern Blues [...]
J.C. McCool composed the fiddle standard “the Black Mountain rag.” he began his career when he was just 10 years old playing with Walter Davis and Clarence Greene, who recorded in the [...]
Photo by Jimmy Williams Listen: Dr. Feelgood This track was on our Listener’s Circle #6, which I was listening to the other day as we were printing this month’s [...]
After Music Maker’s 20th Anniversary Homecoming Party Peter O’Dowd from NPR’s Here and Now came to Music Maker studio to interview Captain Luke and Boo Hanks.
Tim recently did an interview with the Tavis Smiley Radio Show to discuss our 20th Anniversary and the Music Maker mission. Listen to the interview below.