Charley Patton

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Bob Dylan Croaks the Blues at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 10/18/12

    Bob Dylan and His Band Mark Knopfler Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Better than: Cutting deep scratches in your CD copy of Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, and then trying to enjoy it. Maybe the best part of seeing Bob Dylan in 2012 is getting to say you've seen Bob Dylan. At 71, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Chasing Trains (and a Sense of Belonging) with Son House, Charlie Patton, and the Country Blues

    ​I've come to understand that if you geek out over particle acceleration or cryobiology or creating special powders from a pig's bladder for the purpose of re-growing fingertips, then you're spared from ridicule as your infatuation largely benefits the species. However, if your thing is War of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Children's Artists Smile Way Too Fucking Much

    Moey's Music Party​For me, seeing children's artists perform live is akin to watching footage of horrific sports injuries (like Shaun Livingston). I am tormented, yet equally transfixed. So behold "I Gotta Go Potty!" by Moey's Music Party. The song's video features a grown woman, Moey, wildly ... More >>

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    November 19, 2008
  • News

    April 23, 2003

    Boogie for a New Millennium

    Zakiya Hooker preserves the legacy of her father, blues legend John Lee Hooker, plans her own musical career -- and tries to keep tradition from suffocating both

  • Music

    December 26, 2001

    Charley Patton

    Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues (Revenant)

  • Music

    November 13, 1996
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