Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter Michael "Iron Man" Burks died in Atlanta on Sunday, May 6, 2012. He was 54 years old. He was returning from a tour of Europe and collapsed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. He was rushed to South Fulton Medical Center where he could not be revived. The preliminary diagnosis for cause of death was a heart attack. …Continue
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"I play blues because it's a constituent of life, and takes us from the back door of human love to the gate to The Wonderful World."
Al Copley: The King of Boogie Woogie
Al Copley is a blues pianist who…Continue
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"The beauty of music is that a great musician transforms the place into a magical locale, no matter where it is."
Bill "Sauce Boss" Wharton
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"Luther Allison always said there’s no black, no white, just blues."
Tom Holland: The Blues Is The Truth
Tom Holland a professional musician for over 15 years now, Tom has honed his craft well, and has become one…Continue
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"I think Blues to me is a way of conveying your emotions through the music...It's a perfect vehicle!"
John Morana: Southern hurricane
since starting playing, Midnite…Continue
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"For me it is all about feeling and attitude and I’m not really sure where that line, that I mentioned above, is drawn."
J. Blake: Big Apple Blues Comin' Home
Whether it is fronting one of New York City's…Continue
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"I wish the blues will enjoy a life eternal and never get watered down"
Carol Bean: Route To Original Blues
Carol Bean lived in five countries before settling in New Zealand. Her dad was an RAF pilot during WWII who flew Sunderland sea…Continue
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"Garcia Lorca said that Flamenco had a quality he called Duende, consciousness of the presence of death. I think that the Blues has that same quality and speaks to the depths of our beings."
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