(b. 1948) is an American blues
expert, writer, record producer and record company executive.
He co-founded America's first blues magazine, Living Blues, in Chicago in 1970, since when the magazine has set standards for blues history, culture, and journalism worldwide.
He was a co-founder of Rooster Blues Records, and currently (2007) operates the Stackhouse label, with bases in Clarksdale, Mississippi, and Kansas City.
He is co-editor of the book "The Voice of the Blues: Classic Interviews from Living Blues Magazine" (Routledge, 2002).
He was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2002.