"Blues is real, that’s why it’s always with us. One wish? I wish that they never ever use drum machines on blues records like they are doing on Southen Soul records now."
Twist Turner: The Blues Creator
During the course of his 54-year musical career songwriter, producer and drummer Twist Turner has worked with over 40 Grammy Award…Continue
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"Music is a powerful emotional vehicle for expression of human feelings, and therefore will always be intertwined with all aspects of the human existence."
Sallie Bengtson: A Heart Full Of Blues
Nola Blue, Inc. is owned and operated by Sallie Bengtson, a music aficionado with a heart full of blues. Sallie has a degree in Business Administration…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on May 30, 2019 at 9:00pm — No Comments
"My fear is that authentic blues, which is pure American music, will be lost completely in future generations as it has already started to be lost today."
Benny Turner: Going Back Home
Benny Turner was born in Gilmer, Texas and grew…Continue
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"No doubt that Blues, Rock & some Country helped cross racial boundaries. This is a history question & deserves the content of a thesis which I know is out there. As we know music was a huge part of political, social & racial change in the 60’s. Young people were listing to Blues, Rock, Folk & Country which were all part of the change."…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 18, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments
"Blues music is currently an American musical form or style and today has nothing to do with it’s past. There are exceptions … musicians that have an actual historical link, but they are few."
Eddie Turner: Buried…Continue
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"Blues roots music is a communications tool that helps unite people of all nationalities, religions, and races by telling the stories of early 20th century African Americans."
Piedmont Bluz: Roots Blues Mission…Continue
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"Blues music has impacted the world, but Blues has not impacted African women and men to keep study employment in the blues business. The best and the greatest musicians are not being recognize."
Carolyn Gaines: Keep The Blues Alive…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 5, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments
"Music brings cultures together. That is as true today as it was in the early days of rock."
Brian Perera: Pharaoh of Rock n' Roll
Brian Perera is the founder of Cleopatra Records, based in Los Angeles.…Continue
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"I think Jazz and Rock & Roll culture is a racially unifying form, which breaks down the socio-cultural barriers."
Nik Turner: The Mighty Thunder Rider
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"The blues is the truth. It is the trunk of the tree for all American music."
Pete Kanaras: Dr. Blues Axeman
Renowned Blues guitarist Pete Kanaras has…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 5, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
"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…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 3, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
"People identify with it (Blues). It’s personal. The songs are about hard times, relationships, sex, having no money, or having a lot of money."
John "Honeyboy" Turner: Candy Harp
John "Honeyboy" Turner…Continue
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"I think soul and blues music is introspective, it helps you examine your thoughts and situation, make decisions based and your thoughts and hopefully come out the better for it. It helps you put things in perspective."
Willie West: Soul Survivor, R&B…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 8, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments
"The blues is like a poem, some poems don’t accept translations or regionalisms. Just use your motive power, your signature, without thinking about blues or non blues. It will be a blues."
Nuno Mindelis: mRNA Blues Code…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 27, 2014 at 10:33am — No Comments
"Blues helps me live with myself – with my strengths and weaknesses, successes and failures, marriages and divorces. It has been a constant that has given me strength to keep on going and live life with gusto."
Bobby “Hurricane” Spencer: The…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 4, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments
"I think in the past the blues was more emotional and evocative. The purpose was to convey a feeling. Nowadays this can be lost in favour of technical ability and over-production."
Bare Bones Boogie Band: UK Rules …Continue
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"Real blues died with Muddy and Wolf and Sonny Boy and J.B. Lenoir and the like. The real testament to its power is that it still informs so much music today."
Bill Sheffield: Beyond the boundaries…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 20, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
"I have learned from THEE blues that I do have in depth pain within from living others’ lives that were/are opposed to my own..."
Holle Thee Maxwell:…Continue
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"My wish for the BLUES is that the blues "purists" would allow cynicism to leave their hearts."
Blue Mother Tupelo: Southerners Knights
Ricky & Micol Davis are a soulful husband-and-wife…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 1, 2013 at 2:41am — No Comments
"With Blues, it was literally beaten out of the people who created it; expressing themselves in song was a way to calm their nerves from the hell they lived in at that time"
Bill Ray: Raise the waterline
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 10, 2013 at 2:26pm — No Comments