April 2012 Blog Posts (65)

An Interview with Polish photographer Przemek Wozny: Blues, however, is energetic and spectacular

"The key to great pictures is to show the emotions that accompany the artist."

Przemek Wozny: …

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 18, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

French writer/ radio host Luc Brunot talks about Southern rock, local blues scene, Bands of Dixie, and his internet projects

"The blues is not only a very touching music, it’s a warm music with e feeling."

Luc Brunot: South's Gonna Do It Again

Luc Brunot is one of the most profound admirer and connoisseur of southern rock and blues in Europe.…

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An Interview with drummer Rolands Saulietis of Latvian Blues Band: Blues means the world to me

"We’re playing the blues and we don't do anything else since the day we’ve started and I feel that we are really lucky and blessed to be able to do that for the living "

Latvian Blues Band: 100% blues band

The roots of the Latvian…

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David S. Wills, founder and editor of Beatdom magazine talks about the Beat generation, and his travels

"The Beat sound definitely comes from music, and in particular jazz."

David S. Wills: Beatdom Blues…

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Legendary photographer Harold Chapman talks about the Beat Hotel, Blues, Jazz, Paris, and Beat Generation

"I always remember the first few words William Burroughs spoke to me, at our first meeting… Photography is like Zen Buddhism… why don’t you turn on."

HAROLD CHAPMAN:…

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An Interview with the one man band Kurt "Deadstring Brother" Marschke: On the road and in the studio, or dead

"Blues is with us for now, that doesn’t mean that it will be around forever."

Kurt "Deadstring Brother" Marschke

The Deadstring Brothers' heart beats with pure rock and roll. Simple and shor 'nuff. Built on the unshakable foundations…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 14, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

An Interview with John "Jocko" Marcellino, original drummer, vocalist of Sha Na Na: All goes back to the Blues

"Can’t go back… do the things you want to now."

Jocko Marcellino: Rock And Roll Is Here to Stay

SHA NA NA brings their rock & roll celebration to town in a…

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Italian harpman Marco Pandofli talks about Richard Ray Farrell, Paul Oscher, Bob Corritore, & the Italian blues scene

"You have to play music (and blues) if you like to play music for yourself. You have to try to do it in the best way and with respect."

Marco Pandofli: More than a feeling

Marco Pandolfi’s presence on the…

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Memphis Horns saxophonist Andrew Love dead at 70

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Tenor saxophonist Andrew Love, who formed the award-winning Memphis Horns duo with trumpeter Wayne Jackson and played unforgettable lines behind the royalty of soul, rock, pop and R&B, has died at age 70, his wife said Thursday.

Willie Love told The Associated Press on Friday that her husband died Thursday…

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Greek Blues Scene: An Interview with guitarist Sakis Dovolis of Blues Bone Band

"we (even we “non-american” bluesmen) should try to pay our respects to this music with every note we play, with every word we sing, with all the grace it deserves."

Sakis Dovolis: Blues To The Bone…

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An Interview with Samik Kharel, organizer of Himalaya Blues Festival in Nepal and India

"Good remains till eternity. Blues is the roots so it always is there."

Himalayan Blues Festival: Blues on the Top of the World

Blues music pops up everywhere…

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Brazilian harpman Gaspo "Harmonica" talks about Eddie C Campbell, Magic Slim, and the local blues scene

"The Blues is a classic style, is a reference. I believe that people will always drink from this source."

Gaspo "Harmonica": Long distance Blues

Gaspo "Harmônica" is one of the harmonic icons in south of Brazil. He…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 12, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Guitarist Jerry Lyda talks about Artimus Pyle, Southern rock, BB King and his store "Music City"

"Forget the ego because I promise you don’t have to go far to find players that are better."

Jerry Lyda: Music City Citizen

Started out playing in rock cover bands in the early 80's touring…

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Guitarist/ songwriter/ producer Terry Robb talks about Canned Heat, John Fahey, his label PsycheDelta, & Buddy Guy

Follow your heart , take care of yourself, and be outrageous in your work and  ba normal human in your personal life.

Terry Robb: Deep PsycheDelta Blues

Considered one of the top acoustic blues guitarists on the West Coast, Terry Robb is also an…

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"Space" bluesman Willie Phoenix talks about psychedelic era, Muddy Waters, Hendrix, & his dad Rev Willie J. Creagh

"I think I would love to meet Robert Johnson...but not at the crossroads."

Willie Phoenix: Excuse me while I kiss the sky?

Willie is a guitarist/ singer with  fusion of blues, soul, and rock influences- 60’s british blues…

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David Barrett the world's most published author of blues harmonica talks about... (what else) the Harmonica

"It’s hard for me to quantify what drew me to Blues music, but I followed my goosebumps…it excited me!"

David Barrett: Mr. Harmonica

David Barrett is…

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Irish guitarist/songwriter Simon McBride talks about Gary Moore, Satriani, Andrew Strong, Gallagher & PRS guitars

"Everything really stems back to the blues in some shape or form."

Simon McBride: Triquetra of Blues Belief…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 10, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Blues master Giles Hedley talks about the British blues, Son House, Mississippi McDowell, & slide guitar's secrets

"I wish that each generation of youngsters discover the blues for themselves and re-invent it to fit their own lives."

Giles Hedley: Fly with the Blues…

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Musician/actress/model Cassie Taylor talks about her father Otis Taylor, Johnny Depp, John Oates, & her blues road

"I look at the blues as a way to tell my life story."

Cassie Taylor: Daughter of a Bluesman…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 9, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Bassman Tod Ellsworth talks about Marion James, Johnny Jones, Willie Weeks, & EllerSoul records

"It really mirrors the struggles and joys of the people and directly or indirectly comments on the human condition."

Tod Ellsworth: I'm simply a blues guy

Bass player, producer (Marion James “Essence”…

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