Remembering Chris Whitley
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of the sublime singer-songwriter-neo bluesman Chris Whitley.
Whitley died of lung cancer in 2005, never having achieved the commercial success that he so richly deserved.
Here’s “Dust Radio” from his stunning 1991 debut album, “Livin’ With the Law”:
We’re also very excited that director Jonathan Mayor has been hard at work on a documentary film, “Dust Radio: A Film About Chris Whitley.” Here’s the trailer for the upcoming film, which is slated for release next year: