O’er the ramparts of 190-year-old Fort Adams, we watched the keyboardist and bandleader urge us to “Believe In Love,” accompanied by his Stay Human band, and then saunter away.
Charley Patton’s music set the template for all the Delta Blues players who would come after him. Take a listen to “High Water Everywhere,” which Patton recorded in 1929. But Patton’s records weren’t made in the South; they were recorded in Grafton, Wisconsin by Paramount Records, a subsidiary of the Wisconsin Chair Company. Now it […]