"I think the impact of rock and roll and blues music had on the culture are, the music brought blacks and whites together through their music in a way that had never happened before. Jazz music started it in the 40s' but it really changed in a bigger way when kids discovered all of the great blues artists for the first time. It was a revelation!!"…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 19, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
"I miss the raw sound and emotion of old blues records the new blues today lacks the feeling to me there are a few acts that can pull it off nut not many..."
Brody Buster: Kansas City Blues
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 19, 2017 at 11:56am — No Comments
"To me the blues has always been about commentary and story telling. Speaking up and speaking out. Truthfully. It was a force in reporting on social, personal and political situations and still can be. Times have changed, so the blues specifically, has a greatly reduced impact compared to what it was."…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 19, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments
"The musical ramifications of said implications are subjective to the listener. I am only the humble messenger- my mission as a performing musician is, communicate to the listener, encourage them to take flight in their own mind, while they are experiencing my improvisations."…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 11, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
"The Blues and the socio-racial-politico ramifications....the Blues is first and foremost the ORIGINAL protest music against a corrupt racist system in North America since at least 1619. It is and will always be Black History regardless of commercialism and/or appropriation."
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 8, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments
"Music has no color and I as stated previously, music is universal."
Mr. Sipp: Living Loving Bluesman
Castro Coleman, a.k.a. Mr. Sipp “Mississippi Blues Child” was born August…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 6, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments
"My hope for the genre is that artists will continue to innovate. You can only play 1,4,5 blues so many times. I think there is an unnecessary pressure on artists from the blues establishment to remain traditional."
Chris Antonik: Blues Monarch…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 4, 2017 at 1:01pm — No Comments
"I do think music is a direct reflection of what’s going on in the world yesterday, today, and tomorrow. I also believe with a powerful song you can sway the direction of a culture, but few have ever done that."
Hector Anchondo: All Directions Blues…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 3, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
"The wonderful thing about the blues is it transcends race, gender, age and other social barriers. It brings people together."
Lazy Eye Band: Midnight Crossroads
Lazy Eye is an Australian band full of…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 22, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments
"Music has a very special way to get directly in peoples’ hearts. In the racial, political and social areas though, there is still much work to be done, that goes over the impact that music can have on our lives."
Eva Atmatzidou: No Limits, One Music…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 18, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments
"A lot of blues today is basically a rhythm section backing a screaming guitar. The dynamics have been lost. I’m not saying every modern blues player is like that, but the ones that move me are few and far between."
Sunny Lowdown: The Blues Volume Low…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 14, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments
"My opinion, all music are connected with physical philosophy.... through the lines of Blues... Understand most of music we listen to is basically Blues music in another form of music. Like I said my opinion..."
Trenton Ayers: Fusion Blues Journey…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 9, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments
"I learned that money isn’t everything, because your probably not gonna make much playing the blues. You gotta love it, and I do."
Billy T: Hot Blues from Arctic Circle
Billy T was born and raised in New York City, and played…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 6, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments
"I think all music, not just blues, has a duty to speak the truth. We need to stand up for ourselves, for our families, for our friends, our country, our God, and so on. The only way we can do that is to be honest."
Lauren Mitchell: Soulful &…
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 5, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments
"Play from the heart, listen, find chicks that dig your music, be on time and don’t drink too much were driven into my psyche."
Johnny Mastro: Blues Dreamer
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 5, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Miss Mercy: The Priestess of Rock n' Roll
Miss Mercy, a.k.a. Mercy Fontenot, was born Judith Edra Peters in Burbank, California. Mercy was a member of the GTO's. The GTOs (Girls Together Outrageously) were an acappella girl group from the Los Angeles area,…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 3, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments
"Music, for me is a way of life, a need like the fresh air we have to breathe in order to live. If there wasn’t any, I believe my life would be boring beyond measure. I remember going to school as a small child of my time and always wanting to go back home to play with my favorite guitar and listen to music. Something always felt like pulling me into this world."…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 2, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments
"I think that Blues and Rock music had played a main part globally, it criticizes politics, religion and if you let it, it can really set you free."
Billy Merziotis: After Hours Walkways…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on February 28, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
"My fear is that we will poison our planet and render it incapable of sustaining life."
Mike Perlowin: Pedal Steel Suites
Multi-instrumentalist Mike Perlowin is primarily known as a pedal steel guitarist,…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on February 25, 2017 at 1:59pm — No Comments
"The blues is a very deep, and also many-faceted style of music that can be traced to almost everything (lyrically, melodically or as a feeling) ..."
Lauri Ankerman: Vanhat Juuret, Uudet Näkymät…Continue
Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on February 24, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments