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An Interview with British blues rockers Lee, Simon, Andy, Oli & Chris of Pearl Handled Revolver: The British invesion still goes on...

Pearl Handled Revolver: Blues Rock Bullets

Currently taking the world by storm, London based blues rock five piece “Pearl Handled Revolver” successfully capture their powerful live sound in the studio to bring you their debut album ‘Colossus’.  Pearl Handled Revolver have the Blues. Not the tired, cliched, mournful Blues…

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An Interview with Texas blues guitarist & avid dirt bike rider Mike Morgan: We need the younger generation to start listening to blues.

"I love the pure sound and feeling of the blues."

Mike Morgan: Rider on the Texas Blues Storm…

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R.I.P LOUISIANA RED - WE’ RE SURE GONNA MISS A REAL BLUESMAN AND A GREAT FRIEND

Have a Nice Trip Our Friend

R.I.P Iverson Minter AKA Louisiana Red March 23rd, 1932 - February 25, 2012. …

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An Interview with Minneapolis vocalist Sena Ehrhardt: Blues is being able to understand and truly FEEL the feelings of another person.

"Mostly the music comes from my heart and soul- but my brain plays in with songwriting, song structure."

Sena Ehrhardt: Leave The Blues Feeling On…

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An Interview with folk blues/ roots guitarist Mark McDonald: The Blues is real. Real stories, real feelings, presented in a real way.

"People now days want processed and perfect, radio friendly tunes.  And that ain’t the Blues."

Mark McDonald: Real stories, real feelings, presented in a real…

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Brilliant drummer/ songwriter Gary Mallaber talks about Van Morrison, Steve Miller, Buddy Rich, Bruce Springsteen, Raven, & the Chicago Blues Reunion

"Music teaches you a flow and a rhythm to life,...but, you must be receiving of that lesson."

Gary Mallaber: The Wizard of Rhythm !!

Gary Mallaber was born in Buffalo, NY and began taking music lessons at age 6, attending PS #45 and then…

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The British harp player/ promoter/ manager/ editor Shakey Vick talks about Chris Youlden, Tommy Tucker, British blues & his favorite Greek Street

"I can be alone without being lonely. I think this helps me to really feel blues."

Shakey Vick: The Blues For Real!

Shakey Vick got into blues in the late fifties and early sixties in various duos and blues…

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An Interview with the Canadian swing singer Sabrina Weeks: Blues is still with us because it’s music about heart

"I feel like music has given me a way to experience true reciprocity with people – heart to heart."

Sabrina Weeks & Swing Cat Bounce…

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Interview with author/journalist/stand-up comedian/editor Paul Krassner: Don’t take yourself as seriously as your causes

"The '60s. There was an evolutionary jump in consciousness around the globe."

Paul Krassner: The Alchemy Of Transforming Fantasy Into Reality

Paul Krassner is an author, journalist,…

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An Interview with the British producer and owner of JSP Records, John Stedman: I think that people recognize a label run by a fan.

"Years before I started a label someone I knew who had a jazz label in London said to me - 'the best way to lose a friend is to release an album on them'."

John Stedman: The London Bridge of Blues

JSP Records is…

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Boogie-Woogie pianist Axel Zwingenberger talks about Big Joe Turner, Champion Jack Dupree, Alexis Korner, Charlie Watts, & Sippie Wallace

"You’re a good musician if you can integrate all your life experiences into your music."

Axel Zwingenberger: “Boogie Woogie Be With Me”

Axel Zwingenberger is a blues and…

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An Interview with guitarist/singer Paxton Norris: My one wish would be for blues guys to quit wearing bowling shirts.

"I've learned that I can express whatever I'm feeling through bending guitar strings. The blues is a great medium for that and I feel it suits me."

Paxton Norris: Heavy Hittin' Detroit Blues…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 21, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

An Interview with Utah blues band of Urban Bleu: You can play blues until the day you die and you will never be out of style.

"Blues is more about escaping your problems and making something positive out of something negative than it is about feeling sorry for yourself."

Urban Bleu: Experience the lightnin' Blues!…



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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 21, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Blues/Rock journeyman Forrest McDonald talks about Roy Gaines, Jimmy Page, Muscle Shoals, Jimmy Reed & Duane

"Blues music gives me the opportunity to connect and convey my feelings on a pure emotional level."

Forrest McDonald: Human Condition…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 19, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

An Interview with the cult blues-rocker Big Shanty: Blues is expressing your inner feelings without fear of being judged.

"My best songs come to me in dreams and then when I wake up, I can’t write them down fast enough."

Big Shanty: The Blues of Dreams

Renegade blues-rocker Big Shanty’s sonic rain of acid…

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An Interview with the Texas bluesman Richard Cagle: We burn it down from the moment we get on stage and strike the first note.

"The Blues allows me to express my emotional being in short stories of the joys and pain of everyday life."

Richard Cagle: Voodoo Child…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 17, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

One of Canada's top harp blowers Dave "Hurricane" Hoerl talks about Bloomfield, Big Mama Thornton, Albert Collins, Pee Wee Crayton & the Twisters

"Blues is truth. It comes from deep down in your soul and it can’t be denied."

Dave Hoerl: The Hit of Hurricane Blues

Born and raised in San Francisco, David was originally tutored…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 16, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

An Interview with Welsh slide guitarist/singer Gwyn Ashton: The slide kinda imitates the human voice. It has a vocal quality.

"I’m a white guy from a bunch of places, I’ve never picked cotton or been a slave but I’ve been through enough shit to know what MY blues is." 

Gwyn Ashton: Living With The…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 16, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

An Interview with guitarist/singer/songwriter Patrick Sweany: I love the economy of language and subtlety of the Blues, Soul & Country

"I am not a Bluesman. I am not a Soul Man, I’m not a Country Boy, I’m Patrick Sweany."

Patrick Sweany: Southern Comfort…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 15, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

White House to Host the Blues: B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Keb Mo, Mick Jagger, Shemekia Copeland, Warren Haynes, Jeff Beck to Perform

Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and more, Celebrating Black History Month, Blues At The White House

As part of their “In Performance at the White House” series, the President and First Lady will invite music legends and contemporary major artists to the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History…

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