RIP, Don Walls, Last of The Sundowners

July 28th, 2011 by Bloodshot

We're sad to report that the last remaining member of the legendary Chicago country band The Sundowners, Don Walls, passed away yesterday. The Sundowners were good friends of Bloodshot and an inspiration to younger bands, like the Waco Brothers. In this essay, Waco Jon Langford explains what The Sundowners meant to him. In 2004, we released a compilation... Read more

Outstanding Sundowners Documentary included on DVD

October 18th, 2006 by Bloodshot

"The Sundowners" is a wonderful and loving documentary by George Goehl ("Jimmy Martin: King of Bluegrass") and shows the history of a band that ruled the Chicago honky tonks for 30 years through rare performance footage and home movies. It can be found on the DVD Bloodied But Unbowed. This DVD features 31 videos and live
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