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