"Know thy history. Let it horrify you; let it inspire you. Let it show you how the future can look, for nothing in this world has not come around before. These songs are based on slave narratives from the 1800s, African American experiences of the last century, and the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and headlines from streets of Ferguson and Baltimore today. Voices demanding to be heard, to impart the hard-earned wisdom of a tangled, difficult, complicated history; we just try to open the door and let them through." —Rhiannon Giddens
Freedom Highway, Grammy Award–winner and 2017 Grammy nominee Rhiannon Giddens...
~~A new compilation of previously unreleased tracks featuring the iconic Reverend Gary Davis, whose enormous impact on American roots music influenced many of the most revered troubadours of our time including Bob Dylan, Dave Van Ronk, Townes Van Zandt, and many others. Joining the Reverend are the equally iconic Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, the best known blues duo to ever emerge, and the unforgettable Louisiana Red, the last of the giants from the classic age of blues noted for his abundant guitar skills and soulful singing. Also prominently featured are blues singer George Higgs, multiple Piedmont blues winner, and veteran folk sing...
Rooibus was the perfect tonic for the artist as it encourages the creative process by strengthening the systems of the body without the ups and downs of caffeine."
Now and again you can catch Jorma sneaking off to the camp gourmet kitchen for a cup of his favorite tea. We decided it was time to let you in on his secret blends.
Contains: Rooibus Tea, Hibiscus Flowers, Rosemary, Cinnamon, and Star Anise. With 16 tea bags.
Jorma's Rhythm Tonic Tea is rich in anti-oxidants......
~~Twelve newly minted songs from one of the most prolific and creative musicians from the old school
1. The Land of Plenty
2. What Was I Really Worth to You
3. I'm Gone
4. Bitten by the Snake
5. Returned in Kind
6. If You Believe in Me
7. You're the One
8. Can't Turn Back the Clock
9. Make Up Your Mind
10. Try Love
11. Time and Emotion...
Indispensible 25-track set features Blind Willie McTell, Big Bill Broonzy, Mississippi John Hurt, Charley Patton, Reverend Gary Davis, Blind Boy Fuller and others!
Ragtime had a profound influence on many early blues performers who strived to reproduce its complicated piano sounds on the guitar. With its faster rhythm and good-time feel, this danceable style was performed with mesmerizing skill by blues greats such as Blind Blake, Reverend Gary Davis and Blind Boy Fuller.
1. Southern Can Is Mine - Blind Willie McTell
2. South Caroline Rag (Take 2) - Willie Walker
3. Piccolo Rag - Blind Boy Fuller