9 August 2013

M is for Mandolin Blues with Guest Jimi Hocking [#394]

The Blues Room #394, 7 August 2013

Muddy Waters came to mind first when I wondered what I might present in this episode. Then almost instantly I thought of the mandolin and how much I love Johnny Young's Southside Band recordings. So here tis' ... the first of three episodes brought to you by the letter M. M is is BLUES MANDOLIN. My guest tonight is Jimi Hocking of Victoria Australia. A multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist who recently came out here to New Zealand, so bummed that I missed him! Aw well, next time for sure. I'll have Rich Del Grosso, six times nominee for Blues Music Awards: Best Instrumentalist-Mandolin(2006-2012), and winner of the 2009 acoustic album of the year award for "Live From Bluesville", on a show soon too so be sure to come back for that! Enjoy!

1. Ed Rome - Ounce Of The Bounce (Mandolin Version)
2. Jimi Hocking - Yank It Up FREE DOWNLOAD
3. Interview with Jimi Hocking, Victoria Melbourne, Australia
4. Jimi Hocking - Little Black Cat
5. Fiona Boyes, Mookie Brill, and Rich Delgrosso - Get Your Nose Outta My Bizness!
6. Yank Rachell tells about his buying his first mandolin with a family pig
7. Yank Rachell - Diving Duck
8. Johnny Young's Southside Band - Stealin' Back
9. Ry Cooder - Viola Blues

Download link for this episode: 394

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