The Blues-L Shed
Wed Aug 3 11:41:41 EDT 1994
Contributors to the Blues-L Shed will get their name in the hat for a
free copy of the cookbook, "Cookin Up the Blues" (courtesy of a member
who prefers to remain anonymous). DEADLINE FOR THE DRAWING IS
SEPTEMBER 30, 1994. Attached to this message is an explanation of the
Shed and its contents.
Thanks to all who have contibuted to the Blues-l Traveler's Guide. Of
course, I am still accepting entries. (Blues-lers from New Yawk,
please send me a message: I have a special "barcoding project" for
you.) Following is the basic format I use, but please do not let it
limit you. Just answer this question: I'LL BE VISITING IN YOUR AREA.
HOW CAN I ENJOY THE BLUES DURING MY STAY?
COUNTRY/PROVINCE/STATE/CITY (choose one)
$/$US ratio - DATE
GENERAL INFO (Local magazine, newspaper, bulletin to find current
listings of area entertainment, bands playing, festivals, etc.) -
VENUES (Listed alphabetically, with location, telephone no., SHORT
personal review - is there a cover charge? food? more jazz than blues?
HISTORICAL BLUES SITES (This wasn't originally planned but, again, I
think it has a place here.) - optional
RADIO (Local blues stations/programs) - optional
CONTRIBUTOR RECOGNITION (unless (s)he prefers to remain anonymous)
-----END BASIC FORMAT-------------
To see the current venue listing, send the message send blues venues
(keep the letters lowercase) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please address contributions or questions to email@example.com It
would be helpful for you to include the word SHED or VENUE in the
*** WELCOME TO THE BLUES-L SHED! ***
KEYS TO THE SHED
You can rummage around in the Shed via WWW, anonymous ftp, or by e-mail.
FTP: ftp.acenet.auburn.edu (login is ftp)
The Shed is in /pub/misc/entertainment/blues
To get a list of offerings and commands, send the message
send blues catalog
SUBDIR FILE DESCRIPTION
airwaves A list of blues radio shows and DJs. (under construction)
books The Blues-l Bibliography. If it's about the Blues
and somebody on the List recommends it, it's included.
faq The list of Frequently Asked Questions to the BLUES-L
mailing list. You should read this document before
posting to the list. Its purpose is to avoid having
the same topics come up over and over. It also includes
some interesting information, including some blues
terms, pointers to other places of interest to
found Address, purpose, history, programs, and donation
information of Foundations dedicated to furthering
education and dissemination of the Blues. So far,
BLUES HEAVEN FOUNDATION is listed here.
labels The list of record company mailing addresses.
rags Extracted from Blues-L FAQ, a list of several magazines
dedicated to blues music, and another few that have
extensive coverage. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
society The listing of Blues societies around the world from
Blues-Lynx, "The Blues Information Clearinghouse".
venues/ The Blues-L Traveler's Guide. Members of Blues-L answer the
question,"I'm going to be visiting in your neck of the woods.
How can I enjoy the blues during my visit?"
all The complete listing of venues from all contributors.
al Alabama - Decatur and Huntsville
canada British Columbia and Ottawa
ma Massachusetts - Boston
mo Missouri - St. Louis
nc North Carolina - Asheville and Charlotte
singapore Raj's view
usa Alabama, Florida, Massachusettes, Missouri,
and North Carolina
Please note that only the countries and states listed above are
available at this time. All USA state files use the 2-digit state
mailcode abbreviation; thus, massachusetts is filed under ma;
missouri, under mo; etc. Following is a list of the codes.
al Alabama mt Montana
ak Alaska ne Nebraska
az Arizona nv Nevada
ar Arkansas nh New Hampshire
ca California nj New Jersey
co Colorado nm New Mexico
ct Conencticut ny New York
de Delaware nc North Carolina
fl Florida nd North Dakota
ga Georgia oh Ohio
hi Hawaii ok Oklahoma
id Idaho or Oregon
il Illinois pa Pennsylvania
in Indiana ri Rhonde Island
ia Iowa sc South Carolina
ks Kansas sd South Dakota
ky Kentucky tn Tennessee
la Louisiana tx Texas
me Maine ut Utah
md Maryland vt Vermont
ma Massachusetts va Virginia
mi Michigan wa Washington
mn Minnesota wv West Virginia
ms Mississippi wi Wisconsin
mo Missouri wy Wyoming
dc District of Columbia (Washington, DC)
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