Fred Mcdowell was born in 1904 in the Delta and worked as a farm hand for most of his life. He’d play guitar for for fun, mostly playing juke joints, picnics and local social gatherings. He was “discovered” by Alan Lomax in the late ’50s and became an instant legend, playing sold out festivals and venues until he died 1971.
Smoke’em if you got’em. Couple of pics from the 4th annual Dirt Bag Challenge in the quaint neighborhood of Hunterâ€™s Point. The burnouts where in full effect as dudes were continuously one up-ing each other for the moniker of â€œgrease monkey supreme.â€
A parking lot party ensued and dice were procured for a rousing game of Cleveland 3â€™s. Is it the money or the thrill of risk? Whatever it was, things managed to get pretty heated, and Iâ€™m not sure if Iâ€™m talking about the game of dice.
our paypal setup was down for a minute but now its back up and running, so get some zines or books or tshirts while we got them, or how about a sweet advertisement.. also, if you are sick of seeing these google ads, how about a donation? you would be so da bomb..if all that sucks, then you should get a subscription because not very much room left on the list.. this photo of guitar wolf by mark murrmann..
i cant stop fucking with the site, bringing back the headhunters section but as a burgerworld community type blog, er category of this blog that way i can post more crap without the pressure of having real “news” or “links”.. like this photo of aiyana, with furtado in the back, driving back from l.a.. actually, heres one longg ass yet kinda interesting if you are into reading type deal article called why photography critcs hate photography, link from lightstalkers..
i know what you thinking, your like what the fuck is going on, well i jammed the celly section and f.a.r.t. section into the news section, its like a big spaghetti now, that way its less clicking for me, less clicking for you, more updates for everyone and you can view the sections seperatly if you want by scrolling down to the bottom and viewing the category archives, whoopdeedoo.. also, i signed up for google ads, its an experiment, yeah hamburger eyes is kicking my ass, we’ll see if those things are worth anything..
big island resident wayne levin just updated his site, be sure to peep that night time underwater nuttyness, too beautiful, and speaking of uping your game how about submitting to the annual portfolio issue of shots mag, who have probably the longest running indy photo mag ever, (20 years!) supporting them supports yourself and us and the rest of the world.. in other burgerworld news, we got a review on kqed, theres others and i will link up the ones with links as they come ..also, stefan simikich featured photog on phytonics and if you didnt already know he has some stuff for sale on the needles and pens website, along with jay howell who just made an awesome zine all about doggies..
unfortunately, the space in the hamburger eyes music issue hamburger ears is not a vast and unlimited final frontier, nor is it a toaster with only 2 slots for your bread or hand or dick, so if you havent done it already, go ahead and buy yourself an advertisement in what may possible be the most anticipated event of the year, hamburger ears issue 001.. this photo by shem roose, and my new celly phone is killer so the celly phone section is back, and guess what else, thats right its the F. A. R. T..