Lady Trucker Release

Janky has gone from writing songs about Jessie Mae Hemphill to playing with and producing a Hemphill. In 2023 Janky produced and played guitar on Peggy Sue Hemphill Lesueur aka Lady Trucker's release Rollin' Up On Ya. "I am honored to play with blues royalty. It is...

January 2023 CBG Review Magazine Article

I had fun giving this interview to CBG Review Magazine. This is the best Cigar Box Guitar rag out there. I was happy to promote the CBG Builders' instruments I play. The interview is very in-depth. View this article as a PDF

CBG Throwdown Living Blues Magazine Review

Page 49 of Living Blues Magazine's January 2023 issue holds a great review of Janky's newest CD, CBG Throwdown. Huge props to Lee Zimmerman who dug deep into the CD to really understand and relay all that went into Janky's music. It's easy to forget that other people...

2022 Was Epic

2022 included a ton of great music adventures. I did the following in 2022: played all over Austin, recorded a new Grammy contender CD started a non-profit recording fund to help other blues musicians (https://bluesfund.com) headlined a festival in Thouars, France,...

Janky Blues Royalty Session in Holly Springs, MS

I have started a non-profit organization set up to help blues musicians get their music out there. I have been recording blues guys and gals for years for free including Reverend KM Williams, EJ Mathews, The Kimbrough Brothers, and Robert Kimbrough to name a few....

Inside Junior Kimbrough’s Juke Joint (A Pictorial Glance)

I am always fascinated by all that went on in Junior Kimbrough's infamous Juke Joint just west of Holly Springs, Mississippi. I have been there several times over the years but all that remains is a wall of kudzu and a few beer can pull tabs beside the road.  I have...

Creating Non-Profit to help blues musicians called the BluesFund

I have been recording blues musicians for years. I have also been doing this at no cost to the musicians. I have recorded the likes of EJ Mathews, Reverend KM Williams, The Kimbrough Brothers, Robert Kimbrough Sr, Peggy Sue Hemphill aka Lady Trucker, Trenton Ayers,...

Janky @ Festival Terri’ Thouars France

I had such an amazing time at this great festival in Thouars, France. Everyone was so welcoming and it is such a beautiful place. I was invited to headline this great festival two years ago but COVID had other plans. So after a two-year postponement, it happened. I...

Qui Qui. Passer Un Bon Moment en France

France is treating Janky right. I have been here for a few days and I love it. So far, I have been given a tour of a winery by one of the owners, played in a castle, eaten a ton of great food, and met the most amazing people. The best is yet to come. I play Saturday...

Janky Geared Up on The YouTube

I love helping people decide on Guitars by doing in-depth guitar reviews so I have geared up the Youtube. You can find reviews on both cheap and expensive guitars as well as Fender Rhodes and guitar amps.Check out my YouTube channel for more cool stuff....

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Junior Kimbrough Quotes - One Chord

Junior Kimbrough Quote – One Chord

“My songs, they have just the one chord, there's none of that fancy stuff you hear now, with lots of chords in one song. If I find another chord I leave it for another song.”
— Junior Kimbrough

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