Plastic Crimewave plumbs Chicago’s musical murk

Sunnyland_slim The Dangerous Minds blog (sampled today, somewhat selectively, by The Daily Swarm) has dipped into Windy City artist and student of the arcane Plastic Crimewave's "The Secret History of Chicago Music," archived on the Chicago Reader's Web site.

This native Chicagoan was drawn to the artlessly penned, well-researched look into the Midwest's musical back pages, from arty '70s obscuros Care of the Cow and metal band Amulance [sic] to jazz composer Hal Russell and bluesman Baby Face Leroy Foster. (We don't consider Honeyboy Edwards, still alive and kicking, to be especially "secret," but we won't argue.)

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