Silky’s Sunday Blues: Chris Thomas King Edition

Many people may recognize Louisiana’s Chris Thomas King from his role as Tommy Johnson in the Coen brother’s classic O Brother, Where Art Thou? But King is also an accomplished blues musician who has sold over 10 million albums in the U.S., and is considered to be a pioneer of rap/blues fusion.  He is the founder of a music label called 21st Century Blues Records, and owns his own publishing company, Young Blues Rebel.

The following three videos were all taken from a performance at the Portland Blues Festival last year:

This post was written by Silky Johnson on February 20, 2011
Posted Under: Silky's Sunday Blues