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R.I.P Red Holloway, Big Walter Price & Eddie King

Sadly we have had so many from our blues community leave us

R.I.P Red Holloway, Big Walter Price & Eddie King …

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Fabulous D.C guitarist Tom Principato talks about Danny Gatton, Chuck Leavell, Powerhouse, & Telecaster

"Blues music has changed over the years - it has to. Blues needs to stay current with the times."

Tom Principato: Bluescaster D.C

Tom Principato has spent the last 40+ years as a guitarist and singer based in his hometown of…

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An Interview with Tennessean blues singer/songwriter Terry Garland: Express my feelings with the blues

"Blues is constant and ageless and always being recycled. I wish new artists would be and get deeper."

Terry Garland: Original Blues Heartbeat

When Terry Garland sings the blues the listener is…

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An Interview with Barnes "Sinnerboy" Barnes: Keeping the music and memory of Rory Gallagher's alive

"Rory wrote songs about the loneliness one can experience on the road"

Barry "Sinnerboy" Barnes: On the road with Rory

Barry first saw Rory perform in 1969 with Taste, he…

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New Yorker Arthur Neilson talks about Shemekia, Otis Rush, Cyndi Lauper, Albert King, & NY blues clubs

"You can always relate to emotion, if you can't, then you got a hole in your soul."

Arthur Neilson: Melodic Emotions…

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An Interview with versatile Arnie Goodman: The energy of the music is what comes out of my lenses

"Great photos are music to the eyes, you can see every note."

Arnie Goodman: Lightning blues storm…

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Texas blues/rock singer Nina Van Horn talks about Dan Aykroyd, Bette Midler, Odetta, her book, & blueswomen

"The heart keeps the failures, the soul inspires you and the brain tells you to sing it!"

Nina Van Horn: Hell of a Woman

Nina started as a dancer, even sung Opera and…

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Rockabilly/ hillbilly Bloodshot Bill talks about Johnny Cash, Link Wray, Lady Govida, girls & free booze

Bloodshot Bill: Rock n Roll can never die

Bloodshot Bill plays Wild Greasy Rock'n'Roll & Hillbilly music...usually by himself. He is from…

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An Interview with guitarist/singer/songwriter Marcus Bonfanti: Happiness is doing what you love all the time

"You can take the emotion and feeling required to play the blues and apply it to anything you do."

Marcus Bonfanti: The new Blues has come

From the first note of Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog”…

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An Interview with Blues/Roots/Americana artist Natasha James: Blues is more than just a style of music

“Life with intent, write what you know, say what you mean, and don’t look back.”

Natasha James: My Country Has The Blues

NATASHA JAMES is known for taking Roots music styles, turning them on…

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Legendary Dick Wooley talks about Allmans, Capricorn, Clapton, King Mojo, Southern Rock, & Jimmy Carter

"My wish for music is for it to become relevant again, like it was back in the 60’s and 70’s"

Dick Wooley: Southern Rock keep the Mojo

After launching indie label hits in…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 12, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Multi talented Big Walker talks about Butterfield, Bloomfield, poetry and his experience on the blues road

"Blues, Jazz, Folk music... This is my heritage, part of my soul, my life, my best friend and my biggest ambition is to influence people, even the world, in a positive way with it."

Derrick Big Walker: Roots Walking

Born in 1953…

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An Interview with Texas manager/ journalist Abby Owen: Blues are had by all of us at one time or other

"Texas Blues is more guitar driven and maybe less of the harp? It has more of a country and western swing with a touch of Rock n Roll."

Abby Owen: Lone Star on her Heart…

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Detroit guitarist John Idan talks about Yardbirds, Top Topham, Steve Vai, Alen Ginsberg, & his own blues road

"The blues is an expression of all the wonders of life."

John Idan: Motor City's Bluesbird…

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Q & A with legendary singer/ songwriter/ guitarist Michael Chapman: The men in suits are winning.

"I am unique and conceited and I only write about my life"

Michael Chapman: Journeyman of …

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Canadian-Greek bluesman Steve Sainas talks about Sun studios, Dobros, Eric Clapton, & Rock in School

"The blues genre, unfortunately, tends to have a purest ideology that focuses too much on past artists and compositions"

Steve "Mud Dog" Sainas: Blues Crusader…

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Texas blues guitar legend Bugs Henderson dies at 68

R.I.P Bugs Henderson

"Lone Star" blues guitar legend Bugs Henderson, the fiery blues-rocker with the wicked and funky six-string sting, died Thursday night from complications of liver cancer. He was 68.

Mr. Henderson died at his home in Jefferson only…

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An Interview with Paul Cox, one of Britain's finest Blues/Soul Singer: The Pavarotti of British Blues

"The Blues is all, it’s in all we do musically, we just can’t keep it away from our lives, irrespective of musical genre."

Paul Cox sings the Blues

Respected…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 9, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

An Interview with trombonist Big James Montgomery of Chicago Playboys: Blues has brought to my life.

"U live and U learn though all of life's experiences good & bad!"

Big James & the Chicago Playboys

Blues often suffers from too much of the same old sound. But, Big James is different from today's blues…

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An Interview with songstress Dani Wilde: Blues & Soul music has helped to change the world we live in.

"Women have always been there playing the blues alongside the men and boys."

Dani Wilde: Shining Blues & Shining Heart

Young British Blues & Soul…

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