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Interview with songster/poet Dom Flemons - pulling from traditions of old-time folk to create new sounds

"You can think of the blues as a series of proverbs that when you place them together you get an emotion."

Dom Flemons: American Folk Heritage

Dom Flemons is the "American Songster," pulling…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 28, 2014 at 9:12pm — No Comments

International visual artist Tom Noll talks about the music, culture, art & memories of Rock n' Blues legacy

"I think the whole music scene in the 60s/70s was conducive to change a lot of things and enhanced the freedom of expression in artistic ways... All that overflowed into art. There was a cultural and social revolution that took place."

Tom Noll: The Heroes Of Music…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 27, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Brazilian guitarist Cristian Rigon talks about the local scene, Vasti Jackson, Chess and the truth of blues

"The Blues gave me freedom and what I most like about the Blues is the fact that you have to follow some rules, but at the same time you can interpret it your own way. For me, the Blues is freedom."

Cristian Rigon: Blues Truth & Freedom…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Irish singer Mary Stokes & American harmonicist Brian Palm talks about the Blues masters and legends

"The entire emotional range is available through Blues; of course the depths of despair, but joy and humor are expressed in blues, all that is essentially human."

Mary Stokes Band: Baile Átha Cliath Blues

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R&B singer/songwriter Etta Britt talks about Delbert McClinton, Englebert Humperdinck and Nashville scene

"I miss the simplicity of songs from the past as well as meaningful lyrics. Nowadays, one song can contain only 5 words and it’s a hit."

Etta Britt: From Nashville With Soul…

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Chilean blues musician Nico Wernekinck talks about the past and present of blues in US & South America

"I think any serious music fan should have a medium understanding of blues music. Its basic history and the main exponents of the basic time periods and styles..."

Nico Wernekinck: Red Hot Chile Blues…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 24, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Talented drummer John McKnight talks about Dan Toler, George McCorkle, Chris Duarte and Woodstock

"Keep music not only fun, but almost spiritual!"

John "Mighty" McKnight: Heartbeat Of Groove

John "Mighty" McKnight has a gift that he loves to share! After numerous years of being a side…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 23, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Russian harmonica player Boris Plotnikov - experiment with mixing different kinds of music

"Music is music, today everything is mixed and keep evolving and it’s great."

Boris Plotnikov: A Harmonica Tells Stories

Boris Plotnikov is a Russian musician and a teacher of harmonica (diatonic and chromatic). He started to…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 23, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Interview with veteran David Vest - a fabulous, foot-stompin' roots-rocker and boogie-woogie piano player

"I miss the way musicians used to listen to each other when they played. My fear is that the music is being overwhelmed by technology."

David Vest: Boogie-Woogie Lift Roll…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 18, 2014 at 8:20pm — No Comments

Interview with Brazilian Vasco "Manoblues" Faé - one of the biggest references to local blues scene nowadays

"To me the Blues means looking towards my problems and facing them, the Blues means transforming some bad feelings, experiences, etc., in a good thing to sing and dance."

Vasco "Manoblues" Faé: A Beautiful Blues World…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 18, 2014 at 1:06am — No Comments

Interview with singer/songwriter P.F. Sloan - A founding father of folk-rock and West Coast pop of 60s

"The Record Labels should allow the Artists and writers the freedom, time and room to grow; make them feel secure while they find their inner core."

P. F. Sloan: Let Me Be (In Life & Music)!…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 16, 2014 at 10:31pm — No Comments

Interview with visual artist Ken Pease - colored stories about childhood, music, and imagined characters

"Take your kids to art festivals, galleries, museums, poetry readings, concerts, and hikes through the woods. The digital world is great, but real life still has some pretty good things happening."

Ken Pease: Artistic Tropical Storm…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 14, 2014 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Interview with Brazilian blues/rocker Rodrigo Campagnolo - Electric Blues Explosion with feeling & emotion

"Through the blues I learned to express what was really deep inside my soul. I learned to let all the anger and frustration that I had in my youth aside, and focus on the good things that life have put in my way all this years."

Rodrigo Campagnolo: Electric Boom…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 11, 2014 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Interview with “The Duchess” Jureesa McBride - one of the sexiest, sassy, classy, and soulful artists

"When you got the Blues there isn't any boundaries regardless of, ethnicity, age, pain, joy love, happiness, caring, giving, family, money, and lost."

Jureesa McBride: The Duchess of Soul…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 9, 2014 at 6:08pm — No Comments

Interview with rising musician Bad Brad - the blues came natural and it's been nothing but the blues ever since!

"The Blues has given me a way to not only express my creativity, but also an outlet in which I can put all of my emotion to serve the music to its fullest."

Bad Brad: Walkin' With The Blues…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 26, 2014 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Interview with King B. King of The Tangiers Blues Band - current hits and reworking non-traditional blues

"The Blues come in all shapes and sizes, you know, you can have the blues when your woman leaves you and you can have them blues when your women won't leave you alone."

King B. King: All Music Is Blues Music!…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 26, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

French drummer Pascal Delmas talks about Otis Grant, Duke Robillard, Eddie C. Campbell and local scene

"The Blues is simple; true and deals with real emotions like love, pain, loosing your house; losing your job things that people have to face everyday."

Pascal Delmas: Monsieur Blues Explosion…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 21, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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