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The unique bluesman Chick Willis talks about Ray Charles, Elmore James, Chuck Willis, & Jimmy Reed

I am The Stoop Down Man, The Don of The Blues, The Little Old Blues Man, better known as ROBERT L CHICK WILLIS

Born Robert Willis on September 24, 1934 in Cabiness, Georgia, "Chick" is the cousin of late blues legend Chuck Willis. He began his musical…

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Robert Johnson At 100 - Shemekia, Bettye LaVette, Taj Mahal, Keb Mo, Sam Moore at Apollo Theater

Robert Johnson At 100
Tuesday, March 6
Apollo Theater, New York…
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An Interview with Bernie Worrell of P-FUNK: BLUES & FUNK come from the same SOURCE

"The Fun-key is every key that makes you feel good."

Bernie Worrell: Peace & Harmony …

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British harp player Giles Robson talks about Paul Jones, Steve Cropper, Mud Morgafield, & his band Dirty Aces

"The blues created one instrument and that instrument was the blues diatonic harmonica!"

Giles Robson:The spirit of Brit Blues…

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Lucio Dalla Dead: Italian Singer - Songwriter Dies At 68

ROME -- The popular Italian singer-songwriter Lucio Dalla has died in Switzerland during a European concert tour. He was 68.

Dalla's company, Ph.D srl Music Management in Bologna, said the singer died, apparently of a heart attack, after eating breakfast Thursday morning in his hotel in Montreaux, Switzerland. He had given a concert there the evening before.

Dalla wrote songs for himself…

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Joe Bonamassa play slide guitar on Europe's new album "Bag of Bones"

"We're honoured that Joe Bonamassa wanted…

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Blues mandolinist Bert Deivert talks about T- Model Ford, Sam Chatmon, Sweden, Thailand, Mali & San Francisco

"I miss live acoustic blues music being a part of daily life..."

Bert Deivert : Blues on the 8 strings

Bert is an American blues artist now living in Sweden. He has been playing professionally for 38 years and has…

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Davy Jones of The Monkees has passed away. Rest In Peace day dreamer

Davy Jones, lead singer of 1960s made-for-TV band The Monkees, died of a heart attack aged 66, the local medical examiner’s office and a report said Wednesday.

The singer, who with Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork had hits including “I’m a Believer” and “Last Train to Clarksville,” died of a heart attack, the TMZ celebrity website said, citing a publicist.…

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Singer/songwriter Cee Cee James talks about Jim Gaines, Janis Joplin, Blues, Demons, Angels & her Cherokee roots

"Happiness is an honest loving understanding smile from a stranger as we pass one another by in our lives."

Cee Cee James: Pure Blues Blood

Born as Christina James in the great fertile Northwest of Portland Oregon among the tall fir trees, full rivers and beautiful moist green…

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An Interview with guitarist/singer/songwriter Adam Holt: There are many music fads that come and go but the blues is history and it’s here to stay

"Blues artists are authentic, genuine, simple, and honest with their music, and that’s something that today’s varying artists are not."

Adam Holt: Nothing but the Blues truth

Adam Holt has made a living playing in…

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Greek/American blues guitarist Pete Galanis talks about Buddy Guy, Larry McCray, Joe Walsh, Rosa's Lounge, Freddie King, & his house in Korinthos

"The Blues means, real life experience-both good and bad that make you the person that you are."

Pete Galanis: Windy Blues Guitar

Pete Galanis is best known as guitarist for Chicago Blues/Jam…

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The legendary blues/soul/jazz musician Daryl Davis talks about Pinetop Perkins, Chuck Berry, Cephas & Wiggins, and his book about KKK

"The one think I miss most in the Blues of today, is the feel. That is the one thing, you cannot learn.  It MUST be experienced."

Daryl Davis: Ulysses of Blues…

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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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