A professional musician since the early 1980s, Debbie ranks among the top blues artists in the country. She has received ten nominations for Blues Music Awards, and in 1997 and 2010 won the award for Best Contemporary Female Blues Artist.
We beat Hurricane Sandy for the second time this evening as Debbie was left with power and able to call into the show!
Debbie took us through her storied history of growing up wanting to play electric guitar like the boys got to...and eventually, her perseverance gave her that opportunity.
We talked of her playing with Maggie Mayall (wife of John) and how that opened the door to her time playing on the road with Albert Collins and all that followed.
Debbie has played with the most important blues artists and at the top venues and festivals around the globe, but she did tell us the two things she still has not done...