All Blog Posts Tagged 'Muscle' (17)

Bassist Bob Wray talks about the legend of Muscle Shoals, Rick Hall, Ray Charles, BB King and Johnny Cash

"Music to me should be soothing, have positive effects on ones thoughts and not involve aggressive lyrics. Cultures change and so does music."

Bob Wray: Walk On Muscle Shoals Line

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 4, 2016 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Alabama guitarist Bill Hinds talks about Roy Orbison, Denise LaSalle and the legend of Muscle Shoals music

"I miss better radio. It used to be that you could actually discover good music on the radio. Now it’s all the same bubblegum. And there’s not much blood and sweat in music these days."

Bill Hinds: The Sweet Sound of Alabama…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 11, 2016 at 11:05am — No Comments

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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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 19, 2015 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Alabama musician Mitch Mann talks about Muscle Shoals legend and Blues-Rock racial & social-cultural

"I firmly believe music heals and connects people in all the right ways. So when racial and social-cultural things come along and immediately separates folks and lines get drawn, I think music is a powerful tool to get past those things and brings everybody back together."

Mitch Mann: Sweet…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on August 31, 2015 at 10:39am — No Comments

Interview with artist Marianthe Boyagis Snyder - found inspiration in the music & cultures throughout the world

"The Blues to me offers more than just the emotions that most music brings, it also offers what seems like a conversation between instruments, it reveals emotions that we didn’t know existed."

Marianthe Boyagis Snyder: Art Therapy…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on June 3, 2015 at 1:13pm — No Comments

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 Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 13, 2014 at 7:13pm — No Comments

Interview with Alabama musicians Scott Ward and Jeff Ford - keeping the inheritance of Muscle Shoals

"Music is a gift from God and it lifts the spirit- that one thing that keeps us all sane in a word of insanity."

Scott Ward Band: Muscle Shoals Down Through Decatur

The Scott Ward Band was…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 23, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Muscle Shoals musician Scott Boyer, Jr. - raised on a healthy diet of quality rock and roll

"I hope that the public at large will begin to gravitate back towards more organic, rootsy artists and bands that can actually reproduce the sounds on their records in a live setting."

Scott Boyer, Jr.: Muscle Shoals Legacy…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 6, 2014 at 9:41pm — No Comments

Legendary southern blues rock musician Scott Boyer talks about the past and present of his long career

"My hopes and fears are that music will continue to be something that people to work for and not something that just happens when you think of it. I believe that striving to accomplish good music creates better people."

Scott Boyer: Reach For The…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 30, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Hannah Aldridge - a rare talent with stylings from Blues/Jazz up to the primitive roots of Muscle Shoals

"I would love for the music industry to go back to the days where the writers get just as much credit as the singer."

Hannah Aldridge: Dark Country, Bright Songs

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 26, 2014 at 11:15pm — No Comments

Interview with Rev. Yolanda aka Roger Anthony Mapes, a versatile artist, activist and spiritual person

"Music reflects that process. Music is Inspiration itself. It is The Universal Life Force Energy expressing Itself as Music through me."

Rev. Yolanda: Divine Creative Impulse

Rev. Yolanda aka Roger…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 1, 2014 at 10:44pm — No Comments

Japanese guitarist Kunio Kishida talks about the Muscle Shoals sessions, Dickey Betts and the Blues

"The music that the blues and the country are aboriginality. Therefore we have the scene which I cannot understand, but think that a blues-rock is world music. I believe it with world common language."

Kunio Kishida: Rising Sun's Axeman…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 4, 2013 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Songwriter, publisher Ann Sandlin talks about Johnny Sandlin, Allman Brothers, Capricorn and her book

"It was the foundation from which a lot of the music was derived. Without the rich Southern history there wouldn’t be the same music."

Ann Sandlin: A Never-Ending Groove

Anathalee G. Sandlin…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 11, 2013 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Bruce Brookshire of Doc Holliday talks about the Blues, Southern Rock and Ronnie James Dio

"The best blues to me always came from older black men who lived either in the countryside of the South, or in the Chicago blues clubs."

Bruce Brookshire: Southern Mission

Bruce Brookshire and…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on September 12, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Veteran guitarist Marvin Taylor talks about Mose Jones, Francine Reed, Blues, Southern Rock and 70s

"I believe American Blues is at the heart of all good Rock and Roll music, and I don’t think that’s very difficult to trace." 

Marvin Taylor: Simplicity & Honesty

Marvin Taylor born in Tuskegee, Alabama, is a…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on September 8, 2013 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Alabama native Dick Cooper talks about the legends of Muscle Shoals, Jerry Wexler and The Swampers

"I really don't have any fears about music's future, it has existed longer than mankind's other languages. It will continue to exist as long as there are people to make it."

Dick Cooper: Sweet Home Alabama…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on August 29, 2013 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Interview with Russell Mefford & David MacKay of Fiddleworms, music that ferments in the mud of South

"As humans we always feel a need to label things and then pit them against each other. I think when you close your eyes and listen you can find a relation to them all."

The Fiddleworms: Southern Lights

The Fiddleworms emerged…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 7, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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