Ronnie and the Boss Cats

Ronnie and the Boss Cats graphic

Ronnie reminisces, and remembers the "Playboys" ( Shufflemonster's First band from 'back in the day' as the areas 'Premier' local band, playing at his senior prom!!


Right on Rhythm Wayne Kahn is one of DC's biggest facilitators of roots music community. His website has club and musician info, and very special roots-oriented CD's are available at the website. Wayne's email newsletter is a must subscription for any DC roots music fan.
DC Blues Society Our friends at the DC Blues Society are a great resource to the the blues community. Their website is full of timely info.
Half Moon Barbeque
Silver Spring, MD
Half Moon hosts roots music that always satifies. Among the best vibes around. Food 'n' brew too!
DC Community Link DCPages - A well organized resource and community of all things DC. We're listed in the music==>bands==>blues area.
Red Sky Books

Our long-time song circle friend operates an online bookstore. From the homepage:

"Red Sky Books offers an eclectic selection of used and out-of-print books. Our speciality is "interesting books" and our inventory is heavy in used folk and pop songbooks, African art, general art, art technique and magic books. For a treat, browse our Rare and Unusual Books category, and for a bit of 60's musical nostalgia, take a look at our selection of Broadsides. Grab a cuppa and enjoy browsing in our store."

Melanie Mason Solo and with her hot band, Melanie provides audiences with quality, memorable music.
Fool's Night Out
Terific calendar of roots music performance mostly in the DC area, but significant regional and national roots events are listed as well. The most info with the least clicking--really. Includes an ultra cool "Dance?" column.
The History of Rock 'n' Roll
A plethora of great prose and a few images on the topic of rock 'n' roll. Many perspective-creating articles here.
Soulwalking!...from the UK
Nice pictures, data, and stories about great R&B brothers and sisters who have gone on. This is a feel-good site for some. Our UK friends lead the way in showing respect to (American) R&B music and artists. I really like this page. (Steve)
The "Talk of the South Soul Club"
Another great UK-based R&B site. This Motown subpage is succint, super, and "essential."