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Artist Connection Podcast

The Artist Connection Podcast has been offering long form audio interviews with artists from the past, present, and future since 2011. Hear what inspires them to get out of bed each morning and practice the craft that they love. My guests include people that I truly respect from many different backgrounds. Each episode provides a unique mix of music and conversation. Enjoy!

Apr 6, 2012

Today's guest is known by many names...James Yancy Jones...Crawlin' James...Tail Dragger. To me he is a bluesman, shaman, and a living link to the legends of Chicago blues. I was honored to talk to him about his life, his career, and the new album that he and Bob Corritore just released. It is called "Longtime Friends in the Blues" and is out now on the Delta Groove Music label. He told me why Howlin' Wolf called him Tail Dragger, and how he first met Bob at a Howlin' Wolf tribute show at the 1815 Club in Chicago. It was 1976, and the day after the Wolf died. It was there that they became lifetime friends. Two songs from the new album are included with this episode. If you like what you hear, go out and buy the album and support these talented blues legends. I hope to have Tail Dragger on again real soon to hear more about his many adventures. Enjoy!


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We do not own any copyrights to the songs played on this episode. We have special permission by the artists themselves to play their music on the show for promotional purposes for the artists.