The Interviews: Blues encounters 2000-2020 (Who Is Blues Vol. 2)

“Most of what [people] hear ain’t for real. They’re used to some phony shit. This ain’t no phony thing.”  – Bobby Rush

Fifteen interviews. Two decades of blues.

The Interviews: Blues Encounters 2000-2020 is a collection of candid uncut conversations with blues musicians past and present. Some, like B.B. King, are household names. Others – including blues harp master Paul deLay and Clarksdale, Mississippi’s “dark genius” Watermelon Slim – have been widely overlooked. The 265-page paperback gives readers the inside story in the artists’ own words, helping to enrich and deepen our understanding of the blues.

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Doug MacLeod: The authorized compact biography (Who Is Blues Vol. 1)

“I like to think my songs send a message about how to get through this life.”

Doug MacLeod: The authorized compact biography is an inspirational story of friendship, forgiveness, family and the great and mystical healing power of the blues.

The book traces the highs and lows of MacLeod’s six decades in music and reveals how he overcame an abusive childhood to become a celebrated singer, songwriter and master of the blues guitar.

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