October 2011 Blog Posts (25)

Το Blues.Gr γέρασε

Φίλοι μου, τελευταία το Blues.Gr το νιώθω βαρύ και γερασμένο. Νομίζω ότι είναι η ώρα να κάνω κάτι γι αυτό διαφορετικά το βλέπω να πεθαίνει από πλήξη και αδιαφορία.

Κακά τα ψέματα, ένα site που δεν το πολυγουστάρω εγώ ο ίδιος που το 'στησα, δεν μπορεί να πάει μακρυά και μάλιστα "στον αυτόματο πιλότο".

Σκέφτομαι λοιπόν αυτή την περίοδο και αναζητώ διεξόδους. Οι διέξοδοι είναι:

α) το Blues.Gr γίνεται παρελθόν.

β) το Blues.Gr αλλάζει χέρια.

γ) το Blues.Gr…

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Added by Yannis Rousochatzakis on October 6, 2011 at 7:46pm — 6 Comments

Blues in New Zealand - An Interview with Bluesman Mike Garner from New Zealand Blues Society

"ALL BLACKS" SINGS THE BLUES 

 

The history of Blues in New Zealand dates from the 1960s. The earliest blues influences on New Zealand musicians were indirect — not from the US but from white British blues musicians: first the R&B styles of The Animals and The Rolling Stones, and later the blues-tinged…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 6, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Motown guitarist Marv Tarplin dies

Marv Tarplin, the Motown guitarist and songwriter who shaped the sound of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles and was a co-writer of "The Tracks of My Tears" and other hits, died on Friday at his home in Las Vegas. He was 70.

The cause of death has not been determined, a spokeswoman for the Miracles, Jeanne Sorensen, said.

Mr. Tarplin had a knack for coming up with catchy riffs and melodies. He was fooling around with a calypso song he had heard Harry Belafonte…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 6, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Tomas Tranströmer Beats Out Bob Dylan for Nobel Prize in Literature

Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer wins 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature after late betting rush for Bob Dylan.

Bob Dylan was first officially nominated for the 1997 Nobel Prize in Literature, and again for the 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 & 2011 ones.…



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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 6, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

An Interview with trombonist Joe "Defunkt" Bowie: "Blues sits deep in my body and soul"

"I have learned that I must keep a connection with the Earth and all living things, that my energy comes from the ground (earth) and this pulls the energy from the universe to me and opens up channels of creativity."

Joseph De…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 2, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments

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