All Blog Posts Tagged 'Diddley' (25)

Q&A with Webster Ave (Tony Mercadante, David Webster and Andrew Caturano), a trio of industry veterans

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on September 17, 2017 at 10:20pm — No Comments

Q&A with Minnesota Blues Hall of Famer, Scottie Miller - sterling vocals, passionate lyrics, distorted Hammond organ

"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…

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An Interview with Ron & Jeff King of Foreday Riders, longest playing Australia blues band since 1967

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on February 7, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Canadian blues musician Joel Poluck talks about Bo Diddley, Robert Lockwood Jr., Floyd Lee and Sam Carr

"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

The…

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Interview with guitarist Bill Harkleroad (aka Zoot Horn Rollo) - one of "the 100 greatest guitarists of all time"

"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…

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Rock n' Roll guitarist Terry Clemson talks about the 60s in UK, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, and his book "Sect Appeal"

"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'…

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Q&A with veteran Alabama musician Joe Breckenridge -- performances with artists from many different genres

"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…

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Guitarist Brad Vickers talks about Bo Diddley, Pinetop, Odetta, Sumlin, LaBeef and the first published blues song

"Blues has made me more centered, and playing it has mellowed me and evened me out."

Brad Vickers & His Vestapolitans:

Eclectic American Roots ‘n’…

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Guru of roots music Jerry Zolten talks about John Jackson, Bo Diddley, R. Crumb, Pete Seeger & Janis

"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 …

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Motor City bluesman Tino Gross talks about Hooker, Albert Collins, RL Burnside, Bo Diddley and Beatniks

"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…

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Bluesman and music promoter Jeff Todd talks about Bo Diddley, Joey Gilmore, Sheba and Willie Green

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 16, 2014 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Interview with Arkansas soon-to-be legend Lucious Spiller - one of the finest practitioners of the blues today

"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…

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Fiery pianist - versatile singer Andy Boller talks about his family, Bo Diddley, John Sinclair and BB King

"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…

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Veteran steel guitarist Johnny Farina of Santo & Johnny talks about the Rock n' Roll and "Sleep Walk"

"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'…

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Interview with Aristotle Georgio an accomplished blues harp player and seasoned veteran of the road

"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…

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Drummer Brian Fahey talks about the Paladins, William Clarke, Stones, Bo Diddley, and Smokey Wilson

"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…

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Chicago Blues All-Stars new album Red, Hot & Blue now available on iTunes

Chicago Blues All-Stars new album Red, Hot & Blue now available on iTunes :)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/red-hot-blue/id668825124

Chicago BLUES ALL-STARS are a musical revue that features some of the most talented, entertaining and legendary artists on the scene today. Together they have created a singular sound that is…
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Added by Joze Ozzmak on September 16, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

Talking with American roots artist Glen Delpit about T.S. Eliot, Bo Diddley, Homer, and the art of 60s

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 24, 2013 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Talking with photographer Michael Romanos, his images captures with artistic view the sense of a person

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 26, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

New Yorker Wildcat O'Halloran talks about Bo Diddley, Albert Collins, New England's scene and his band

"Blues helps us deal with the ups and downs of life...well, ain't that kind of like what a religion does?"

Wildcat O' Halloran: NY Bluezism

Hottest guitar-driven high-energy blues band ever to come out…

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