Links from around the Web

Discographies, listener guides, and general commentaries guide to Canned Heat.
The NPR Curious Listener’s Guide to the Blues
Internet Movie Database guide to song appearances in movie soundtracks.
“Crystal Sphere” blogger discusses Alan and his music.
All Music Guide to the Blues on Google Books
Canned Heat Family Tree- Performance List compiled by an Italian rock historian.
Son House - The Real Delta Blues - 14 Songs from the Man Who Taught Robert Johnson
Music Museum Of New England, Inc.

Alan-specific information and personal recollections

Interview with Jim Horn, Legendary Reed Man
An issue of Billboard magazine containing a promotional letter for the Music Mountain foundation, archived by Google.
“Back Stage Boogie”, a first person recollection of an encounter with Canned Heat.
“Blindman” blues forum post containing a personal recollection of Alan.
“Blind Owl Blues Blog”, dedicated solely to Alan.
Spotlight on the Alan “Blind Owl” Wilson: Profile from Glide Magazine.
Alan Wilson biography site
Collector-focused discussion on Alan’s guitar type.
Harmonica website describes methods of obtaining unusual notes played by Alan.
Alan Wilson (musician) from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Related artists and their relationships with Alan

Boogie Man, The Adventures of John Lee Hooker, on Google Books
Son House and Alan on “Levee Camp Moan”: brief blog post and mp3.
Fellow Travelers- (The Accomplices): From the definitive John Fahey website,
One chapter of a thesis on John Fahey, including comments on John and Alan’s relationship.


YouTube fan channel featuring rare Alan Wilson material.
YouTube fan channel featuring a variety of Alan tributes, along with a few videos of Canned Heat in the 1970s.
Music blog featuring Alan.