Michael Limnios Blues Network's Blog – August 2018 Archive (7)

Veteran multi-talented bluesman Billy Prewitt talks about Otis Rush, Maxwell St. and Ann Arbor Blues Festival

"I miss the old days when I used to hang around mother Blues in Old Town when 7 nights a week you could go and hear Howling Wolf and Magic Sam, Otis Spann just to name a few... At that time in the sixties I had no idea how big and powerful and well known all these guys were in Europe..."

Billy Prewitt: Chicago Blues Winds

Billy Prewitt is a…

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6Q&A with Rockwell Avenue Blues Band - Steve Freund & Ken Saydak part of the "last of the golden age" of Chicago blues

"At one time, blues music was very close to the bone, very much a part of the civil rights movement, the awakening and resistance of black Americans, and the coming together of young white idealists and their black counterparts in the parallel cultures which existed in America."

Rockwell Avenue Blues Band

Rockwell Avenue Blues Band is made up of 5…

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Q&A with harmonica player and singer Russ Green - journey into the blues different than those of most musicians

"I truly believe that Blues has had a tremendous impact on many people in many parts of the world, not just the U.S. Actually, I know it as a fact!"

Russs Green: Windy City Soul

Harmonica player and singer Russ Green’s journey into the blues is different than those of most musicians. Russ was born in Chicago and grew up on the city’s west side.…

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Q&A with Reigning Queen of Beale Street, Barbara Blue - intertwines Blues, Soul, R&B, Hip Hop & Americana

"The world has the Blues. The Blues is universal. There is the witty & funny, the sad & lament full, there's Life & Truth."

Barbara Blue:

The Reigning Queen of Beale Street

Pittsburgh, PA native Barbara Blue doesn't remember life without music. Her answer to the question…

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Must-Listen Blues Album - Made in Mexico: "Nacidos Bajo Un Buen Signo IV" (July 2018) by Various Artists

The Blues is Alright... and Drink Tequila!

Must-Listen Blues Album - Made in Mexico: "Nacidos Bajo Un Buen Signo IV" (July 2018) by Various Artists.

Recopilación del trabajo musical de artistas que reflejan una breve muestra de la escena del "Blues hecho en México". Nuevo CD compilado: Nacidos Bajo Un Buen Signo IV, disponible en las…

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An Interview with guitarist/ songwriter & craftsman JP Soars: I think that the blues cuts strait to the soul

"Everybody gets the blues once in a while, no matter whom you are…"

JP Soars: The Deepest Cut of Blues

Born in California and raised in Arkansas, JP Soars has called South Florida home since 1985. John Paul Soars is not a typical blues guitarist. He has a diverse musical background that encompasses a multitude of influences.…

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Keith Stone with Red Gravy - Blues With A Taste Of New Orleans

Keith Stone with Red Gravy

Keith Stone is back with his highly anticipated second release, "Blues With A Taste Of New Orleans" out September 10, but this time he’s teamed up with Red Gravy, made up of three of the most well-respected musicians to call New Orleans home. This band delivers ten songs of original, tasteful blues, all run through the New Orleans cookbook of funk and R&B to create an exotic and spicy musical…

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