American Folk Blues Festival UnEarthed

Published: 2004-08-04
More performances from the American Folk Blues Festival have been unearthed. This time it came in the form of footage shot in a German television studio while the festival was on a European tour in the 60s. The 18 track CD "The American Folk Blues Festival 1962 – 1966 Volume 3" features previously unreleased songs by Muddy Waters, Son House, Earl Hooker, Little Walter and Big Mamma Thornton. The CD comes with bonus DVD cuts. Volume 3 will be packaged with Volume 2 as a package release on August 31.

On the same day a DVD "Gunsmoke Blues" will be released. The DVD was shot by members of the crew from the long running television series "Gunsmoke" "Gunsmoke Blues" features performances from Big Mamma Thornton, Big Joe Turner, George "Harmonica" Smith, and Muddy Waters.

Writer: Sherrill Fulghum



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