Bessie Smith, BB King and the Hoodoo Blues

The Hoodoo tradition is older than Bessie Smith and BB King put together. The resourceful and powerful system of practices “jes grew” out of hardship and the oppression of slavery and colonial injustice. Part of the creative beauty of Hoodoo is that it uses whatever it can. [Read more...]

Death and Deals at the Crossroads: Voodoo Thoughts on Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson is one of the most legendary figures in Blues music history. His mythic deal with the Devil at the crossroads catapulted him to musical and Hoodoo stardom. Will we ever know the real truth behind this epic urban legend ? [Read more...]