Bobby Rush

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Trail of tunes

The best summer music festivals take something from the season: the smell of the surf, the sight of the mountains, fireworks, lawn seating — or, at least, fried dough.
Music al fresco at summer fests
By CLEA SIMON  |  June 12, 2009

Congress's war on toys

Incredible, but true: until this past Friday, America was on a fast track to outlaw grandmothers selling children's sweaters for charity.
A new US law threatens to handcuff local indie artisans — and could render certain kids' products contraband
By LISSA HARRIS  |  February 04, 2009

Luther Allison

What’s astounding about this eight-song album is that it’s just seeing daylight after 50 years on a shelf in the late blues singer/guitarist’s wife’s home.
Underground | Ruf
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 28, 2008

Basic black

Bluesman Bobby Rush is notorious for stage shows full of double entendres and hoochie dancers that have made him king of the chitlin circuit.
Bobby Rush digs his roots
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  August 07, 2007