Tag Archives: Memphis Minnie

Throwback Thursday: Ry Cooder’s Los Angeles Stories

Ry Cooder might be most known for his work as a musician, and a rather prolific one at that. He was a session guitarist on two legendary Rolling Stones albums Let it Bleed and Sticky Fingers. The slide guitar on “Sister Morphine”? – … Continue reading

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A Memphis Minnie Literary Playlist

One of our newest books is a reissue of a classic music biography of one of the most legendary artists of all time. Woman with Guitar: Memphis Minnie’s Blues by Paul & Beth Garon is the authoritative work about the … Continue reading

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New from City Lights Publishers: Woman With Guitar, Memphis Minnie’s Blues by Paul and Beth Garon

She is an icon of the blues. Her songs have been covered and recorded by Bob Wills, Muddy Waters, Mance Lipscomb, and Clifton Chenier. Musicians such as Eddie Boyd, Calvin Frazier, J. B. Hutto, and Chuck Berry have listed her … Continue reading

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