January 2012 Blog Posts (41)

The banjo/guitar player Rod Davis of Quarrymen talks about the Skiffle, Jazz, Rock n' Roll, John Lennon & the British Blues boom at early '60s

The Quarrymen: 

The Band That Became The Beatles

Rod Davis played banjo with the Quarrymen…

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An Interview with the legendary Charlie Musselwhite: Blues just made sense to me. When I heard blues it was like I recognized it.

Charlie Musselwhite

Music from the Heart with Feeling

Harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite’s life reads like a classic blues song: born in Mississippi, raised in Memphis and schooled on the…

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Eric Bell of Thin Lizzy talks about Van Morrison, Bo Diddley, Noel Redding, Phil Lynott and his own way to the Blues

"Music gives me strength, belief, humor, all these emotions."

Eric Bell: The music is sacred

As a founding member of Thin Lizzy, Eric…

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Hilton Valentine of the Animals talks about the skiffle, British blues boom, Animals and his favorite song, album, bluesmen & guitars

"I don’t think anyone in the sixties really sounded like me, and as far as progress goes, I don’t think I progressed all that much."

Hilton Valentine:The…

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An Interview with the Blues Ambassador of Arkansas, Eb Davis: The Blues means to put it very simply the truth

"The Blues is the only music that speaks across the boundaries, languages, cultures, and experiences of the human race."

EB Davis: Good Time Blues

Eb Davis was born in 1945 in the Delta town…

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The Canadian singer/pianist/accordionist Treasa Levasseur talks about Steve Cropper, Mouskouri, Memphis & her vacation in Greece

"Music is food for my spirit, it is the way I connect with what is beyond me."

Treasa Levasseur: Sincere, soulful, and…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 29, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

An Interview with French Canadian Jonathan Gaudet: Blues music can be of great comfort in troubled times

"I think that this combination of individuality and straightforwardness, simplicity and complexity, really brings the Blues together. It has an appeal that will last forever because it calls to basic human emotions."

Jonathan Gaudet owes as much to blues legend…

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The British blues/jazz/rock guitarist Eddie Tatton of Out Of The Blue talks about Peter Green, Junior Wells and his friend Kevin Thorpe

Eddie Tatton: Out Of The Blue, Into the Blues

Eddie Tatton is a British blues/jazz/rock guitarist very much in the Robben Ford vein. Intelligent, melodic leads, interesting use of scales and 'outside' playing, and generally just a very talented and enjoyable player. Until recently, he was playing with a band called Out Of…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 28, 2012 at 11:55pm — No Comments

Interview with British band of Devils Creek: The Blues is not as mainstream, so stays constantly with us

"It’s music that touches your heart, whether you’re happy or sad – I don’t see it as just a melancholy thing – its for everybody."

Devils Creek: Driving, Rocking, Passionate

High octane rocking blues - a solid testament…

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Legendary Barry Goldberg talks about Newport fest, Gravenites, Hendrix, Bloomfield, Percy Sledge and Electric Flag

“It is the music that is directly from the heart and soul and the feeling is like nothing else I have ever experienced.”

Barry Goldberg: Born and Raised to Play the Blues

Barry Goldberg  is a legendary blues and…

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An Interview with photographer Reed Radcliffe: I like to think I feel the music in a way that I can relate in a photo.

"The blues are something that is for everyone in the world to enjoy with no restrictions, no boundaries, no government influence."

Reed Radcliffe: The man behind the lens…

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An Interview with Dona Oxford: Music is like life. It's always more fun to play with other people than to play by yourself.

"Blues is a feeling. It's not about the melody or the type of drum beat or the tone of the guitar."

Dona Oxford: A deep funky groove!!

In a dramatic scene reminiscent of the…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 26, 2012 at 10:40pm — No Comments

The Blues/R&B legend Mac Arnold talks about Muddy, John Lee Hooker, Otis Span, A.C Reed and his homemade gas-can guitar

"When Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues hit the stage…now that’s happinest."

Mac Arnold : The real deal in blues…

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An Interview with Blues/R&B/Soul/ Guitarist, Singer Dave Widow: I play the blues, because it’s just a natural expression, to me

Dave Widow: Funky, Soulful, Backbeat

Dave, is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, currently living in the Los Angeles area. He and his band, "The Line Up", have appeared on a regular basis at such L.A. venues as The House Of Blues, The Mint, The Langham, B. B. King's Blues Club, The Lighthouse, and many…

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An Interview with the brilliant guitarist John Paiva: I have learned from everyone including my students. You never stop learning.

“Blues is the simplest art form. It speaks to everyone through the chordal simplicity and often through wonderful text.”

John Paiva’s Guitar Experience

John Paiva born in Bristol, R.I., USA, John based himself in Boston, where he worked as…

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The Philly guitarist/drummer/singer Sister Blue talks about Koko Taylor, Albert Collins, Janis Joplin and the Greek food

"Blues is music to get rid of the blues, not to give you the blues."

Sister Blue: A Deeper Shade of Blue-S

A Philly native, Sister Blue fronts a driving blues band, with powerful vocals…

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An Interview with British blues harmonica stylists Steve Baker: Music can be a liberating force.

"Try to speak from the heart with your own voice rather than copying other people"

Steve Baker is one of today's most influential harp players and an integral part of the modern harmonica scene. He was born and raised in London,…

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The "Jump Blues Cat" Flattop Tom talks about the Swing, William Clark, Greece, John Travolta & his passion for the harmonica

"That you play for the love of music, not the money. There really is no money to be made unless you’re somebody big like B.B. King."

Flattop Tom & His Jump Cats is a versatile and dynamic…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 25, 2012 at 5:25pm — No Comments

An Interview with the virtouso Israeli guitarist Oz Noy: Blues is a very clear and emotional way of expression

"Music is like air to me, I need to breath it to be alive."

Oz Noy: Blues & Jazz are the Roots of all Modern Music

Born in Israel, Oz started his professional career at the age of 13 playing jazz, blues, pop and rock music. By age 16, he…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 25, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

An Interview with Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns: You must use your entire heart and brain with soulful intentions

"The music that I enjoy and play is Sweet Medicine to me."

Wayne Jackson: The Soul of Music

The Memphis Horns are the quintessential…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 24, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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