October 2014 Blog Posts (33)

Interview with legendary Muscle Shoals musician Travis Wammack - the fastest guitar player in the South

"Blues to me is a good man or woman feeling bad over a romance, money or anything that bears heavily on the mind."

Travis Wammack: From The…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 13, 2014 at 7:13pm — No Comments

Veteran amazing guitarist Johnny "V" Vernazza talks about his experiences on the blues rock roads

"I can only hope that music today can turn around full circle and return to that type of mindset. Today it’s more visual and not as creative for the most part."

Johnny "V" Vernazza: Slides With The Truth…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 10, 2014 at 12:41am — No Comments

Interview with Virgil McMahon (& The Accelerators) - pushing the boundaries of British blues rock at the edges

"The Blues is timeless. I wish for it & know it will always continue."

Virgil & The Accelerators: Blues Rock Soldiers

Virgil and the Accelerators is a Blues rock power house trio, hailing from Birmingham, England. Renowned for…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 9, 2014 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Greek Blues Scene: Interview with The Big Nose Attack - escapes from the stereotypes of blues with newer sounds

"The blues is a feeling. The blues reflects all those imperfections of the human soul. When nothing goes right you got the blues."

The Big Nose Attack: Paint It Blue(s)

The Big Nose Attack is an…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 8, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Interview with British guitarist Mama Paula - a versatile blueswoman based in the Costa del Sol of Spain

"Music is the only thing that uses both sides of the brain; however each individual has to allow this to happen in their own head to reach a euphoric feeling."

Mama Paula: The Doors of Perception…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 7, 2014 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Interview with Philippino bluesman Ray “Binky” Lampano, Jr. - the local scene will never be the same again

"Before the scourges of selfies have been inflicted upon an unsuspecting humanity, there were people who simply found a personal narrative in the language of the blues."

Ray “Binky” Lampano, Jr.: Blues Alley

Philippines blues band of Lampano Alley is…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 7, 2014 at 11:09am — No Comments

Interview with multi-talented Thomas Hall -- the “Renaissance Man” in various fields of entertainment

"Music has changed based on the moral decline of society, and there will always be real soul but the way to express it sometimes is covered over by the introduction of electronics."

Thomas Hall: Soulful Life Stories…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 6, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Multi-talented Liz Mandeville talks about the heart of Windy City and exorcises the demons with her Blues

"Blues is a way of talking about life. It’s a way of creating mythology out of things that happen to every person, regardless of who they are. It’s a way of examining and exorcising one’s demons."

Liz Mandeville: The Heart Of Chicago…

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Singer/ guitarist Del Rey talks about Sam Chatmon, women in American music, and the old days of blues

"I wish people would turn off the TVs and play some music."

Del Rey: Time Machine Of Music 

Del Rey is an American blues, jazz and ragtime singer (and occasional songwriter), guitarist and ukulele player.…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 5, 2014 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Interview with legendary Martin Turner - founding original member and key creative force of Wishbone Ash

"I think the cataclysmic events of the war years in the 40s and the austere, grey, healing and slow reconstruction during the 50s gave rise to a huge outburst of idealistic and artistic outpouring in the generation that came of age in the 60s."

Martin Turner: The Rock Wish Took…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 3, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Argentinian harmonica player/singer Ximena Monzón talks about Lurrie Bell, Billy Branch and local scene

"I think, the blues are the same all over the world...of course, comes from the States, but the blues are about THE feeling, and like Willie Dixon once said: blues is the facts of life, about people and their stories."

Ximena Monzón: Hoochie Coochie Girl…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 2, 2014 at 11:55am — No Comments

Interview with Scottish Craig Hughes - a honest alt. blues & roots underground musician and songwriter

"That the media would take its head out of its arse. Stop obsessing over plastic 'talent' shows and find the music again, putting it ahead of image."

Craig Hughes: Albannaich Blues Roots

In the late 1980s…

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Interview with Minnesota native Tom Feldmann - a rare talent who transcribes the playing of legendary bluesmen

"The genre needs players and fans who will celebrate the genre whether it's fashionable or not."

Tom Feldmann: Delta Blues and Spirituals

Minnesota native Tom Feldmann taught himself to play guitar at age…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 1, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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