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ATTENTION BLUES DJs! Does the BLUES ACCESS new releases list leave you drooling? Want to get a huge improvement in your CD service from those hard-to-find record companies? BLUES ACCESS classifieds are a great way to reach hundreds of labels worldwide. Just 50¢ per word, 20 word minimum.

RADIO AIRPLAY: Acoustic and Electric blues, all periods and styles. Rhythm & Blues, classic soul, roots rock'n'roll, zydeco, gospel, etc. "Da Blues" and "Crawfish Circuit" are the programs on 88.3 KCCK. 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406. Bob DeForest, host. (319) 398-5446.

RADIO STATIONS WANT YOUR MUSIC! Blues Record Release Kit $30.00 postpaid, includes 500 gummed labels with additional hard copy, phone numbers, instructions, manufacturers and postcard templates for return information from deejays. Icebird Records, Box 216, Lakebay, WA 98349. (206) 884-9705.

BLUES SECRETS, beyond the pentatonic scale. Guitar course -- Cassette & Booklet $12.50. Practice your blues licks to a Blues Rhythm Section. Various grooves & keys. Cassette with chord charts $9.95. MCD Music, P.O. Box 264, Allentown, PA 18105.

PLAY BLUES HARP ... OR PLAY BETTER! David Harp's musical i press has videos, books and tapes for all styles and levels of players! State-of-the-Art harmonica instruction since 1975! Rated four "picks" in Blues Clues! Details in "Note-able Titles" ad on page 95.

RAY CHARLES. 100% cotton T's with Ray playing at the 1995 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. From the photo by Michael P. Smith that's featured in this issue of BLUES ACCESS. You will not be disappointed, or your money back. Send $14.95 to: ScreenArt, ink, Box 791, Portland, ME 04104. (207) 781-3500. Website:

THE BLUES AUDIENCE is for musicians and music lovers! Newsletter by and for musicians, promoting live New England blues bands. Also, the most comprehensive monthly guide to live and recorded blues music in N.E. $17 per year. Send check or M.O. to The Blues Audience, 104 Old Nelson Rd. Marlborough, NH 03455-4004. Is your band on tour in N.E.? Get your gigs listed where 10,500 readers will see it. Call Diana (603) 827-3952.

GENUINE BOTTLENECK: BLOOZE BOTTLE has the classic sound and feel you're looking for in a glass slide. $9.95 postpaid. FREE BROCHURE. Zapp Labs, Dept. BA, Box 3216, Boulder, CO 80307.

PROFESSOR LONGHAIR. 100% cotton T's with "Fess" playing in the yard of a Louisiana Parish prison from a photo by Michael P. Smith. The envy of any fan of Henry Roeland Byrd. You will not be disappointed. Send $14.95 to: ScreenArt, ink, 42 Foreside Road, Cumberland Foreside, ME, 04110. (207) 781-3500. A full refund if not satisfied. Website:

CAROLINA BLUES MAIL-ORDER. Specializing in hard-to-find blues of the Carolinas & Georgia on CD, tape, LP and 45. Send SASE or fax for our catalog. C.B.M., Box 291, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465. Fax: (803) 762-9124.

SLAP BASS, THE UNGENTLE ART (VIDEO). Mark Rubin and Kevin Smith show you how to play single, double and triple slaps on acoustic bass. Blues, rockabilly and many other styles of popular music. Close up and slowed down versions make learning easy. $33.45 ppd. Ridgerunner, Dept. BA-103, 84 York Creek Drive, Driftwood, TX 78619.

BLUES WITH A SWING! Free catalog of blues CDs from Blue Loon Records and other hard-to-find gems. New releases by Mojo Buford, the Joel Johnson Band, Joe T. Cook, and the Senders! Write: Blue Loon, Box 581364, Minneapolis, MN 55458.

WANTED: BLUES ACCESS #1 and 3; Whiskey Women and ... #1, 2, 3 and 16. Also: Six Sisters 101 (8-track) Larry Davis "In Search of the Blues;" Ace of Clubs (cassette) Boogie Woogie Red "Live at Club Sandwich;" Big J (cassette) Johnnie Heartsman; Stephan Grossman Ltd. (cassettes) Gary Davis "Babylon Is Falling" and Rev. Gary Davis/Bob Dylan; ? (cassette) Sam Franklin. Must be M-condition. Write, phone or fax. Gerard Homan, The Old Mill, Cotterstock, Peterborough PE8 5HE, England. Tel: 011 44 1832 226411. Fax: 011 44 1832 226443.

DISCOUNT BLUES CDS. Everything you ever wanted to hear. We ship world wide. Call or write for free catalog. Triangle Music, Box 52, Conover, WI 54519-0052. Phone or fax (715) 479-6615.

MISSISSIPPI SAXOPHONE, The Blues Harmonica Player's Magazine is a quarterly publication for the blues harp player. Each issue is packed with interviews, stories, product and music reviews with harp keys. Only $16 for four issues in the US, $20 for four issues in Canada and $24 for four issues overseas. US funds or IMO only! Delta Publications, Box 12185, Eugene, OR 97440. (503) 726-5992.

"BLUES, RAGS & HOLLERS": The Koerner, Ray and Glover Story. The feature-length performance/documentary on the life and times of the legendary trio whose recordings were a cornerstone of the '60s folk-blues revival. Written and produced by Tony "Little Sun" Glover. Ten full-length performances, interviews, rare archival photos, videotape and film. "Spider" John Koerner, Dave "Snaker" Ray, Tony "Little Sun" Glover, special appearances by Willie Murphy and Bill Hinkley. VHS only. Approx. 2 hours. Color and B&W. Not rated. Order by phone using Visa or MasterCard or send a check or money order for $29.98 plus $4.00 shipping & handling to: Latch Lake Music Products, 3115 Mike Collins Dr., St. Paul, MN 55121. 1-800-528-2437, Fax: (612) 688-6234.

BLUES LEGENDS PHOTOS in b/w 8 x 10. Muddy Waters, SRV, Janis Joplin, Johnny Shines, Paul Butterfield, Little Milton, Jerry Garcia, Blues Brothers. Contact Larry Hulst Photography, 1513 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80906.

VINTAGE HARP MICS: Shure, EV, Turner, Astatic, American, Calrad. Elements, connectors/cables, parts, repaints, overhauls. Sell and buy. Free inventory list and/or "A Basic Primer on Working With Amps" -- from the harp player's perspective. Tom's Mics -- Box 140093, Dallas, TX 75214. (214) 328-3225. Fax: (214) 328-4217.

MULE NEWMAN CD. Critically acclaimed Mule Newman CD now available. "Powerful vocals, killer keyboards, burnin' blues harp." Nine ass-kickin' cuts of progressive blues/rock for only $13 postpaid. Send check or money order to Mule Music, Studio City Studios, 11012 Ventura Blvd. #238, Studio City, CA 91604, USA. Phone/fax: (818) 762-6265. E-mail

TIRED OF THE SAME OLD BLUES? M.C. Productions presents critically acclaimed, exclusive recordings. Perfect for the blues lover who thinks they have everything. Call or write for your free catalog! Box 1788(A) Huntington Station, NY 11746. (516) 763-5767.

COLORADO BLUES ALERT: You can finally have a voice in the development of the Colorado blues scene! The Colorado Blues Society wants your input, energy and involvement. Your big payoff is more, more, more blues happenings in the Colorado Rocky Mountain region. Contact us now: CBS, Box 130, Lyons, CO 80540. (303) 823-9272.

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