Diggin’: Dave McGrew – D.O.C. Man

inTheir Musicon August 15, 2019

Blue Muse by Dave McGrewThe life of a fruit tramp is tough. Dave McGrew traveled with the harvests in the Great Northwest since he was young. D.O.C. Man speaks to the frustration of getting locked up, which would often happen for no reason at all and is an issue that hobos and traveling folks still […]

With a sound shaped by a life lived in the rural South working in tobacco fields and with heavy machinery, John Dee Holeman proves he’s still got it on his new release – Last Pair of Shoes. Backed up by Blues stalwarts Tad Walters (harmonica), Harvey Dalton Arnold (bass), Chuck Cotton and Bubba Norwood (drums), […]

Blue Muse by Theotis TaylorThere is a magical quality to the music of Theotis Taylor. This South Georgia natives piano playing is completely unique and was immediately recognized by Bruce Watson at Big Legal Mess Records who took this reel to reel tape and breathed new life into it. Adding sparse vocal accompaniments and instrumentation […]

Music Maker next generation artist Lakota John will be play at the Coolidge Auditorium on Wednesday, August 7th at 12pm and at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage at 6pm as part of the Homegrown Concerts from the Library of Congress, Co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Both events are FREE and open to the public. […]

Blue Muse by Willie FarmerOur longtime partner and dear friend Bruce Watson produced this album for new Music Maker partner artist Willie Farmer. Hailing from Duck Hill, Mississippi, Willie plays like he’s got mud coming out of his fingertips and when paired with Watson’s signature Fat Possum sound you get a raunchy sound that could […]

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