Rare 78 rpm recorded by Tommy Johnson in 1930 and purchased by John Tefteller in September, 2013 on Ebay for $37,100. Photo is from the collection of John Tefteller and Blues Images www.bluesimages.com. Used with permission.
On Saturday night, 12/14/13, at 11pm, join us for an hour special featuring early blues music recorded in the 1920's, plus an interview with blues expert John Tefteller who recently purchased a rare 78rpm by Tommy Johnson for over $37,000. He'll touch on record collecting, storage, other rare releases as well as King Records. We'll also include songs in the last set from a double-album set released by
The Cincy Blues Society (founded in 1990) celebrates over two decades of supporting the blues with its hottest Winter Blues Fest line-up yet! On February 7 & 8, 2014, The Phoenix will be rocking with more than 25 of the best local blues bands and two amazing touring headliners. There will be four stages. Headliners include Tinsley Ellis and Janiva Magness. Food will be available. Tickets $20 per night or $35 for the weekend. Tickets at cincybluesfest2014.brownpapertickets.com
Songs on this program includes favorites like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lonnie Mack, Leon Russell and Ken Nordine.
Concert calendar...Sonny Moorman's at McCauley's Pub in Sharonville on Monday, 11/25 and Willie's Sports Bar in Lawrenceburg on Tuesday, 11/26. And at the Aronoff in downtown Cincinnati on Friday, 12/6, Sweet Honey in the Rock.