Mississippi John Hurt

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Ramsay Midwood's Grooves of Wrath

    On a Scandinavian tour in 2002, the Gourds' friend and guide kept playing a recording by an old blues singer named Ramsay Midwood. So when a man with a scruffy beard and twinkling blue eyes came up to Kevin Russell after a gig in Austin in early 2002 and introduced himself, the Gourds singer had to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Unexpected Influences: Ishi's Taylor Rea Explains Her Inner Appreciation For The Blues

    Welcome to a new recurring feature here on DC9 where we talk to musicians about the music no one expects them to like. We're calling it Unexpected Influences -- because, we hope, that's what it will show. Everyone's favorite wannabe Bangle.​Very few bands can claim to have ever walloped Dallas ... More >>

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Soul Power

    The gospel according to Ruthie Foster

  • Calendar

    February 13, 2003

    Them Demolition Ball Blues

    Robert Mugge looks for Last of the Mississippi Jukes

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Dirty South

    For the North Mississippi Allstars, the blues ain't nothing but dance music

  • Music

    November 19, 1998

    Milking it

    Terri Hendrix proves you can't keep a girl down on the Farm

  • Music

    November 10, 1994

    Peace and happiness

    Ted Hawkins' music isn't about his difficult past, but his promising future