When B-Sides finally reaches Stella, the girlfriend, gatekeeper and muse for legendary Mississippi bluesman T-Model Ford, the phone line crackles with noise and the sound of children shouting all around her. "Children from down the street hunting freeze pops," Ford explains when he picks up. It's a hot day in Greenville, Mississippi, but Ford's spirits are high. Depending on whom you ask, he's anywhere between 84 and 88 years old, and he's about to hit the road again with the band Gravelroad, a summer tour that the pacemaker in his chest should... More >>>
T-Model Ford: Mississippi bluesman is as reliable as his namesake.