(Part Two of our adventures in Europe this summer. You can read Part One here.) July 18 – A cousin once told me, “I love being places, but I hate to travel.” Often, in the interest of getting places fast, the sense of being anywhere at all gets sucked out of traveling. But not always. […]
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Every time Delta Moon comes to Europe I have ambitious plans to post regular blogs chronicling our experiences. But the reality of a band on tour — constant travel, rare and often useless wifi, food and sleep caught in irregular snatches — makes the job tough. But today, riding through tall Italian cornfields, passing castles […]
We’re honored to learn that Delta Moon’s album Cabbagetown is the Number One CD on Blues411 Internet Radio this week. Thanks, guys!
Seems like we just got back, and here we go again. We’re pleased to be playing so many wonderful venues this summer. Our friend Paolo Xeres, a seasoned Delta Moon veteran, will join us on drums. See you soon, Europe!
Wasser-Prawda (Click here for original German text.) Refugees, Violence and Poverty – Political Issues in Current Blues Songs If you listen to new blues albums, more and more frequently you will find the most up-to-date political and social issues. Or old songs are re-interpreted, with the message still or always up-to-date. Here is small cross-section […]
People say Italians talk with their hands. Certainly in my experience Italians are the easiest Europeans to communicate with when neither party understands a word spoken by the other. On this trip we discovered a new dimension — Italian sign language. I’m not talking about the basic traffic signals: the stink-eye, the finger or the […]
This journal entry was written a couple weeks ago while Delta Moon was touring heavily and there was neither time nor internet access to post it. Now that I’m home with plenty of both, it still seems worth sharing. On this the last day of April, the weather in Germany is finally warming up. We […]
Col. Bruce Hampton, who died on stage at the Fox Theater in Atlanta last week, was a huge influence on Delta Moon, as he was for half a century on the entire Atlanta music community. Seeing the Aquarium Rescue Unit at the Little Five Points Pub was one of the main reasons Mark Johnson moved […]
Bman’s Blues Report Jumping Jack Records artist: Delta Moon – Cabbagetown – New Release Review I just had the opportunity to review the most recent release, Cabbagetown, by Delta Moon and they have a rocking sound with blues influences. Opening with Rock and Roll Girl, Tom Gray on vocal and lap steel, Mark Johnson on vocal and lap steel […]
Blues in the South Delta Moon Cabbagetown By Brian Harman This is the eighth album from Atlanta, Georgia, based band Delta Moon, who consist of: Tom Gray; lead vocals, lap steel guitar, guitar and keyboards, Mark Johnson; vocals, guitar, mandoguitar and lap steel guitar, Franher Joseph; vocals, electric and upright bass and Marlon Patton; drums […]