Trampled Under Foot - Blues

The Life of Blues Guitarist Jimmy Dawkins 1936-2013


THE MAKING OF A BLUES MAN James Henry “Jimmy” Dawkins was born in Tchula, Mississippi, on October 24, 1936. He grew up in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on the coast. It was there that he was introduced to the style of music known as the…


Playing Guitar Brings You This…


I was really embarrassed to go for a nuru massage as I don’t like my body and I am a very self-conscious woman. Nonetheless, I was at my wit’s end with my sore back. I went, but I was very nervous about taking all of my clothes off. The lady who was going to do my massage assured me that I was ‘beautiful’ and she was used to seeing ‘skin.’ I started to cry because I felt so weird, so she stripped down to her underwear and said ‘See, now I have no clothes on either, so you don’t feel bad!’ This made me feel very at ease and I got my massage!



A Brief History Of The Blues


HOW IT ALL BEGAN Blues music is one of the most popular genres of music of all time. From it’s early beginnings in the slave fields of the deep South to the smoky magic of Bourbon Street and beyond, Blues music has been…


Best Blues Bands of the 20th Century


Looking At The Few Blues Bands It seems in the music genre that is Blues, the majority of the artists are solo acts but there are very few that are Blues bands. There are also many bands who have influences or inclinations towards…