BluesLetter number 76 September/October 2015

Sharon Foehner: Achieving Excellence
by Joe Pastor
photos by Reed Radcliffe and Lori Jeffress
cover photo by Reed Radcliffe


The St. Louis Blues Society's First Atomic Blues Festival

Blues Workshops at the School of Rock by Jordan Heimburger, Regional Music…Read more

BluesLetter number 75 July/August 2015

Eugene Johnson: Nobody Told Me that was Albert King


Jason David Cooper profiles Eugene Johnson
Ethan Leinwand's Pre-war Piano Blues: Walter Davis
John Higgins remembers Mike Prokopf
Jeremy Segel-Moss continues his conversation with Dion Brown of the National Blues Museum

BluesLetter number 74 May/June 2015

Big Mike Aguirre's Thoughts on St. Louis Blues

This pdf is a page-turner!


Tom Hall's Guitar Wonders
Ethan Leinwand's Pre-war Piano Blues continues with James "Stump" Johnson
A Tribute to "Uncle" Dennis Brannaker by Hound Dog Brown
Killer Blues Headstone…Read more

BluesLetter number 73 March/April 2015

Eric Slaughter


Joe Pastor profiles Eric Slaughter
Southwestern Illinois College East St. Louis Blues Seminar
Remembering Dutch Schultz
Suzie Gilb reviews Johnny Fox's Room to Move and Time to Think
Jeremy Segel-Moss interviews Rob Endicott, Chairman of the Board of…Read more

BluesLetter number 72 January/February 2015

The St. Louis Blues Society 14 in 14 Compilation CD

The Artists of the 2014 St. Louis Blues Society Compilation CD 14 in 14
Arthur Williams
Big George Brock
Eugene Johnson and Company
Al Holliday
Soulard Blues Band
Rough Grooves…Read more

BluesLetter number 71 November/December 2014

Congratulations to the Winners of the Road to Memphis Blues Challenge


Jeremy Segel-Moss and Reed Radcliffe report on the St. Louis Blues Challenge
Kimmy V remembers The Shanti
Jeremy Segel-Moss profiles the National Blues Museum Radio Show
Joe Pastor continues…Read more

BluesLetter number 70 September/October 2014

Salute to Blues City Deli


Salute to Blues City Deli on their 10 year anniversary
by Bruce Olson with photos from Reed Radcliffe
Ethan Leinwand explains why he moved to St. Louis
Big Mike shares his IBC experience
Jon Erblich…Read more

BluesLetter number 69 July/August 2014

Tom Maloney and Tom Hall


Brian and Sara Curran have a conversation with Tom Hall
Bruce Olson profiles Tom Maloney
Marty Spikener pays tribute four recently passed St. Louis artists
Lou "Fatha" Thimes
Jimmy Lee Kennett
Big Daddy
Tony Simmons…Read more

BluesLetter number 68 May/June 2014

Bluesweek Edition


Debut of our 30 Year Logo
John May reflects on 30 year anniversary
Mark "Sonny Boy" Mason compares St. Louis to NOLA on St. Louis' 250 year anniversary
2014 St. Louis Blues Music Awards
History of St. Louis…Read more

BluesLetter number 67 March/April 2014

Marsha Evans: A Lifetime of St. Louis Music


Bruce Olson profiles Marsha Evans
Papa Ray's Top Ten
Michael Kuelker revisits a 1991 article he wrote about Oliver Sain
Board member Johnny Willis reports his experiences at the IBC in Memphis…Read more

BluesLetter number 66 January/February 2014

A BluesLetter frequency change was made.
This is the first bi-monthly issue to be printed each time. 


Joe Pastor drummer profile: Kirk Grice
Bruce Olson looks at 100 years of St. Louis Blues: Handy and Armstrong
Michael Kuelker profiles Gabriel…Read more