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Little Walter, Blues Harmonica Bliss

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - NOVEMBER 01: Blues musician Little Walter plays the harmonica during a television show recording as part of the American Folk Blues Festival tour in Copenhagen, Denmark in November 1967. (Photo by Jan Persson/Redferns)

By JP Allen ~ How better than to fill your day with some classic harmonica blues than with the legend himself, Little Walter — one of THE blues pioneers: Tracklist : 00:00 – Sad Hours 03:08 – My Babe 05:39 – Juke 08:21 – Blues With a Feeling 11:25 – Last Night 14:06 – Mean Old World 16:58 – [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Harley Crain, 5,600 Harps and Counting

5,600 Harps!

By Jaine Rodack ~ Like a lot of us, Harland “Harley” Crain is, by nature, a collector. What does he collect? Well, “I like wine”, he says, “so I collect wine, but I drink almost everything I collect. And I collect corkscrews and beer coasters, and have a modest collection of kaleidoscopes.” But wait, there’s more! You see, Harley [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Harmonica Retreats on Hiatus for 2016


By JP Allen ~ HEADS UP: HAWAII OR CALIFORNIA IN 2017! JP has not yet made final plans for the next harmonica retreat, but it’s tentatively slotted for February of 2017 … and we’re considering both HAWAII and CALIFORNIA! If you would like to be one of the first to know ... Continue Reading »