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dotTale Feathers - Son House, Mance Lipscomb, Bukka White, Lightnin' Hopkins in concert

dotBlues History - An Overview

dotAfrican American Music - An Overview

dotBlues and the River - The Mississippi River in story and song

dotJug Band Music - A Brief History

dotDiddie Wa Diddie - Humorous examination of "Diddie Wa Diddie"

dotLonnie Johnson - Bio

dotMemphis Minnie - Bio

dotCool Papa Jokin' - Oakland blues legend's humor, on and off stage

dotHow To Create A Blues Society/Support Group - Instructions/Information

dotCharles Brown / Insights From A Blues Master\

dotPlay It Like You Feel It - Hawkeye's Advice On Learning From 'The Blues Masters'

dotPressing Out Diamonds - Memories and blues thoughts from the Rev. Robert Wilkins

dotEmbracing The Blues Legacy / From South To North - Pt. 1 - West Point, MS and the Howlin' Wolf Blues Museum

dotEmbracing The Blues Legacy / From South To North - Pt. 2 - Grafton, WI and Paramount Records

dotSam 'Lightnin' Hopkins: A lesson in blues guitar, life, and eight ball pool

dotHawkeye's Blues Bibliography: a list of suggested blues books and blues videos

dot“Blues for Satchel Paige” - Song by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman & news article about NLBHOF/Negro League d Baseball Hall of Fame

dotBo Diddley - “Cash Up Front” - memoir by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dot“Dockery Plantation - Blues Stories Untold” - photo & memoir by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotHawkeye’s Blues Almanac - Calendar of Blues/Jszz musicians birth/death information

dot“On Knowing Kurt Vonnegut/Find Your Own Voice” - memoir by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotHenry “Mule” Townsend - Iconic early St. Louis blues musician photos with obituary by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman - Living Blues Magazine

dotJessie Mae Hemphill and Hawkeye (or ‘Pigeye’) - photo & memoir by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotJimmie (“The Singing Brakeman”/“The Blue Yodeler”) Rodgers & Chester “Howlin Wolf” Burnett - The link between the country yodel & the blues moan” - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dot“Richie Havens Encounter & Concert” - memoir & photos by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dot“River Pilot Rookie on the Mississippi River” - memoir & photos by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dot“Koko Taylor - ‘Auntie’ Koko” - memoir & photo by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dot“Chasing the Blues Legacy” with Michael “Hawkeye” Herman“ - by Don Wilcock

dot“Michael “Hawkeye” Herman‘s 1930s Regal mandolin covered with blues performers’ autographs” - photos and memoir by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dot“The Inside Singers” - memoir on blues songwriting workshop for prison inmates by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dot“Face To Face With John F. Kennedy” - Fifteen year old high school student Michael “Hawkeye” Herman meets and greets JFK in Rock Island, IL during the 1960 Presidential Campaign

dot“Snooks Eaglin - New Orleans Songster Takes Requests at the 1983 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival” - memoir & photos by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dot“A Blues Discoverer’s Journey and Saga” - Michael “Hawkeye” Herman interview - Blues Music (French blues magazine)

dotBBC-London requests Hurricane Katrina blues song from Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dot“Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry - the demise of their long relationship” - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotDoc Watson & Herco Blue Nylon Thumbpick - memoir by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman - Blues Stories

dotThumbpick vs. Flatpick - the debate' goes on - opinion by Michael “Hawkeye”Herman

dot‘Whitey’ The Wonder Horse - An Equestrian Memoir by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotUpon Meeting Luther Allison with T-Bone Walker in 1970, Berkeley, CA - by Michael "Hawkeye" Herman - Blues Stories

dotLuther Allison in concert - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman - photo by Kim “Nappy” Niles - Blues Stories

dotDr. Sterling Plumpp - “Hawkeye Herman” blues poetry and accompanying image

dotClarence “Gatemouth” Brown & Michael “Hawkeye” Herman - 30 years of friendship - Blues Stories & photos

dotGene "Daddy G" Barge - Miss. Valley Blues Society RiverRoad Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

dotDavid “Honeyboy” Edwards - Blues Friend & Mentor - memoirs & photos by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotJesse “Lone Cat” Fuller - 12string guitar, harmonica, kazoo, & fotdella - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman - Blues Stories

dotKC Douglas & Tommy Johnson: “Big Road Blues” guitar transcription - memoirs &/guitar transcription - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman - Blues Stories

dotLonnie Mack & Hawkeye’s 1930s Regal mandolin - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman - Blues Stories

dotNathaniel “Nate” Lawrence - “A Well Spent Life in Service to Jazz and the Quad Cities Community” - obituary by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotFurry Lewis & Bukka White - Blues Stories - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotEveryone’s A Winner At The International Blues Challenge/I.B.C. - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotBlues Payday with James “Son” Thomas - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotJohn Jackson - Songster/Storyteller Extraordinaire & Gentle Man” - biography & memories + photos - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotOral Tradition in Africa - The Griot & The Blues - with Roland Tchakounte - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotThe Iowa Blues - Baby, what you gonna do? - Michael “Hawkeye” Herman performs with Democratic Presidential candidate Gov. Howard Dean” - Medford Mail Tribune - with personal added backstory by “Hawkeye”

dotJohnny Hartman and Al Jarreau in the Quad Cities (IA/IL) - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman - Blues Stories

dotSacred Music/Spirituals/Hymns influences on Gospel & Blues Music - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotPoker With ‘Nellie’ (Award Winning novelist Nelson Algren) - by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman

dotThe Celebrity - (former jazz club in Moline, IL) - by Michael "Hawkeye" Herman

dotCleoma & Joe Falcon - influential & iconic early Cajun musicians - photo story - by Michael "Hawkeye" Herman - Blues Stories

dotThe Cabin/Home of Muddy Waters & Souvenirs by Michael "Hawkeye" Herman (w/jpegs)

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