"Blues is salvation, freedom, a standard in many things, primitive rhythm, wandering, love, dedication, inspirational, poetry."
Dimitris Rousopoulos: Feelin' The Blues
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"Consciously or unconsciously, Rock 'n' Roll is a revolutionary movement. It carries the message of the beatniks, hippies, feminism, sexual liberation... Despite its transformation to a commercialized form, it still carries its revolutionary ideas and expresses comparable trends of next generations."…Continue
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"One of the things I love about blues is that you can play the songs a little differently each time depending on how you feel. You're really able to 'let it out' with that kind of freedom in your playing."
Josh Preslar: The Party Started…Continue
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"Old instruments were much better built than now, are made one by one with best materials, now things have changed and big industries produce often and not very good and expensive instruments."
Endika Ussia Apraiz: Smokin'…Continue
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"My hope for the future is that all types of music will go back to being judged on what it sounds like, but my fears are that it won't..."
Micheal Smotherman: Storyteller Blues …
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"Ironically, I feel that the blues had a more consistent public attraction than it does now. This new ‘Pop’ world could use some more Soul and Blues in it, I feel."
MacINtyre: Slash & Burn Axe
Growing up in…Continue
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"I think that Blues music bridges a racial barrier that no other genre can do, and as far as the rest of your question, I just don’t see the implications at all. i.e We’re bridging the Blues, not black, not white, just the Blues. I’m going to leave it at that."
Kern Pratt: Mississippi…Continue
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"Blues, Country, Rock and Roll, Gospel and Americana are so closely related and it's influence pull from one another. The Delta of the Mississippi River is such a fertile area land wise, music wise and culture as well."
Kevin Sekhani: Holy Ghost Honkytonk…Continue
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"The Blues to me is the “Peoples Music” with all the emotional colors we all go through in our lives. Lyric’s about the human condition that was born and stylized out of the slave trade many years ago."
Kevin Borich: Southern Cross-roads…Continue
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"If I could change anything it would be reducing the onslaught of overproduced cookycutter meaningless garbage on the radio."
FARM: Going Up The Country Blues
Farm was a late '60s band from…Continue
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"Music, poetry and activism have been the mainstay of my life, the fabric that has been woven into the relationship of these forms of artistic and socio-political expression."
The Moonlight Orchestra: Ancient Visions…Continue
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"The Blues is as expressive as any music ever created. The profound struggles and challenges of human existence, being in our fragile bodies, is a universal experience. The feeling of blues music is innate, transcends history, and is understood by everyone."
Greg Anton: The Spiritual…Continue
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"I have no fears for the future of the blues at all. Its in all the American Roots music we make and thats gaining popularity all the time. Its all good."
David Michael Miller: American Music
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"I met many wonderful musicians in Europe and Brazil. The blues is everywhere. The audience might not be the same of the one you get in Chicago, but the blues is definitely an international language!"
Breezy Rodio: So Close To... One Love, One World and One…Continue
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"Everyone experiences the blues every day. The way we deal with the blues can make us deeper, stronger people or weaker, victims of life’s hardships."
Steve Riley: Bienvenue en Louisiane
Steve Riley, of…Continue
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"The most obvious connection between these forms of music is the blend of cultures, African and European, that occurred naturally through living and working side by side. It is a slow process, but it produces quality."
David Greely: Under the Cajun Moon…Continue
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"Blues is the ability to play music from an emotional perspective rather than an intellectual one."
Anthony Gomes: Electric Blues Passion
Singer-guitarist Anthony Gomes lives by that credo of truth as an…Continue
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"I think blues stays around because it’s real feeling. One wish is that there’s always an audience for it."
Michael Falzarano: The New Rider of American Roots & Blues…Continue
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"Rock n' Roll is music for the body, 3 minutes of energy, fun and it makes people dance. Psychedelia instead is music for the mind and for stoned people."
The Lysergics: Electric Music for Mind and Body…Continue
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"In fact, what I really miss most from the music of the past is the artists’ capability to create gorgeous original music. It was deep, touching, and skilled. In my opinion, today’s music cannot be compared to that one, as too often it lacks deepness and originality."
Danilo Cartia: Blue(s)grass…Continue
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