"Blues has made me more centered, and playing it has mellowed me and evened me out."
Brad Vickers & His Vestapolitans:
Eclectic American Roots ‘n’ Roll
Guitarist/songwriter BRAD VICKERS learned on the job playing, recording, and touring with America's blues and roots masters:…Continue
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"All those styles of music historically have pushed the boundaries forcing the truth on people to think, act, learn, change. I was just watching the Earth Song video by Michael Jackson. Wow, that is powerful. First it takes artists brave enough to tell the truth, then the media’s willingness to put it out there."
Kathryn Grimm: Electric Blues…Continue
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"The blues are born from struggle, hardship, and pain as well as lust, joy, and freedom. They represent the basic building blocks of the human experience."
Webster Ave: Roots Spectrum
“Daylight” (2017) is…Continue
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"Blues and Jazz and other music forms have long been one of the great color-line breakers. No barriers between people when music is being made and shared. A lot has changed since the 50’s and 60’s, yet a lot has not changed."
Scottie Miller: Keep The Music Real…Continue
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"Happiness is...12 bars, 3 chords and a full house of blues punters - that’s enough of a turn - on for us."
Foreday Riders: University Of The Blues…Continue
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"I think Blues music should always remind you of how people felt living under oppression in a racially segregated society. To be disadvantaged and looked down upon."
Joel Poluck: One Love, One Blues
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"Blues is at the core of everything I do musically. Truthfully I didn't and don't feel a part of Rock culture. Maybe onlookers see me as part of it...I was playing and wanted to be an artist...nothing outside of my own world."
Zoot Horn Rollo: Lunar Notes…Continue
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"I think what I miss most is the “spirit” of the post war 1960's. It was an exciting time. A time of discovery, discovering the Blues and hearing great American music for the first time. I guess that for me there's nothing new or exciting anymore."
Terry Clemson: TNT Rock n'…Continue
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"Music itself sees no color and it sees no ethnicities – it can however be used as a bridge to create ideas, questions, and to get conversations started."
Joe Breckenridge: Sweet Soul Alabama…Continue
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"The blues is about life, the human experience down into all it’s cracks and crevices, the stuff that connects us all no matter the distance of time, place, culture."
Jerry Zolten: Chimpin' the Blues …Continue
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"The blues teaches you about life, and how to tell a story. Blues songs are really short tales that are passed on from storyteller to storyteller."
Tino Gross: Howlin' Funky Pleasant
Martin (Tino) Gross…Continue
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"The blues taught me that life is just what it is, its life not only in America or the South by life around the world."
Jeff Todd: No Rules Blues
Jeff Todd is a natural born bluesman and…Continue
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"Blues is about feelings. It's a natural action from the heart and soul."
Lucious Spiller: Old Roots, Fresh Fruits
During the early 1900’s, Arkansas was a breeding ground for some of the…Continue
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"A bouzouki solo might connect in a scale to a Hendrix solo-- the singing of a field chant or and Irish folk melody might be hidden within a Jazz piece or a Blues song-- they reflect life."
Andy Boller: Bluesabilly JazzyFunk…Continue
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"I hope people start to get back into songs that have strong melodies, and great chord changes. Somehow the future of music seems to be in a total different direction where the melody is very hard to find."
Johnny Farina: New York Walkin'…Continue
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"I’m still broke. No money, No mom, No lover. That’s what the Blues 'is'; its life and love and loss; it’s the sound of music that resonates from a hungry soul."
Aristotle Georgio: Music is psalms, it’s sacred…Continue
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"I love the grit, the earthiness, the low down grease and the honesty of the Blues, It's REAL!"
Brian Fahey: Swing, Blues n' Roll Cat
Drummer Brian Fahey was born and raised in…Continue
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Chicago Blues All-Stars new album Red, Hot & Blue now available on iTunes :)
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"When you hear them you can probably trace some back to Homer. Not that Robert Johnson or Skip James knew about Homer but they seem to have the same deep connection."
Glen Delpit: Mining of American Art…Continue
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"I hope that my photographs convey a sense of the person in a way that can add to the viewer’s enjoyment of the artist’s work. I never want my vision to overwhelm the subject."
Michael Romanos: Black and White Fantasia…Continue
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