Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE's Blog – September 2012 Archive (44)

An Interview with Amiri Baraka, a leading figure who has influenced politics, artistic and cultural life

"The two things people just really need are education and employment based on that education."

Amiri Baraka:

Walk On …

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An Interview with drummer/producer Patrick Ford: I think growing up in the 60’s was the best of all options

"When you travel you meet people with different customs and ideas and if you have an open mind you soon find that the differences only make the world more fun and interesting."

Patrick Ford: San Francisco's Blues Gentleman…

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An Interview with James Anthony, one of Canada's finest Soul/Blues/Roots guitarist, singer and songster

"It’s meditation at its highest form. Improvising is the key. Blues is channeling the pain of everyday life into something positive."

James Anthony: Soul Blues Yoga

A natural…

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An Interview with Amadeu Casas, a Catalan musician with an extensive career in the field of the Blues

"Blues musician is someone who plays the Blues with more or less success, but a bluesman is the one that has lived with discrimination and suffering in a very specific social situation."

Amadeu Casas: E…

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An Interview with vocalist and bassist Lisa Mann from the blues-basted Pacific Northwest scene

"What I love about the blues is that it allows me to sing the same song night after night, and it never is quite the same. There is room to breathe in the blues, it is alive and always changing to fit the moment."

Lisa Mann: Perseverance to the…

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Allen Ginsberg's friend and secretary, Bob Rosenthal, talks about his experience with the poet

“He listened to music with a purpose not for relaxation – never! Allen believed Aristotle that “when the mode of the music changes, the walls will shake.” He believed that his music in poetry and your music in poetry do change the world.”

Bob Rosenthal:…

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British bassman Pete Duke talks about John L Watson, Mayall, Screamin’ Lord Sutch, and his odyssey

“Without a doubt blues possesses honesty of content and presentation.”

Pete Duke: The British Blues Odyssey

Born in Liverpool, Pete’s first band was local group “The Maracas”. Playing a mixture…

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British Blues Awards Winners 2012

The Blues  Round Table 0f 2012

The winners of the 2012 British Blues Awards were announced at Newark Blues…

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James 'Sugar Boy' Crawford, New Orleans rhythm & blues singer, dies at 77

R.I.P New Orleans "Sugar Boy"

James “Sugar Boy” Crawford, the New Orleans rhythm & blues singer who wrote and recorded the enduring Mardi Gras standard “Jock-A-Mo,” died Saturday 15th September while under hospice care following a brief illness. He was…

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Amazon of music Alice Stuart talks about her respect and knowledge on American roots music paths

"Blues music expresses our deepest feelings which can be complete joy or utter disappointment and sadness."

Alice Stuart: An American treasure…

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Legendary pedal steel player Buddy Cage talks about his experiences from the road of Rock n' Roll

"I reflect more of a simple version of blues more evocative of Blind Willie Johnson"

Buddy Cage: The "Sage" Slide Rider of Rock & Roll

Sage: An antiquated…

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Robbie Stokes & Brett Champlin of Devil's Kitchen recall memories from psychedelic San Francisco era

"I think the blues touches your brain and stirs your emotions in a way that is unique and compelling and universal in humans."

Devil's Kitchen Band: Haight Ashbury…

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An Interview with British Eddie Martin, a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and one man band

"The blues is always with us because it is the closest thing we have to universal music..."

Eddie Martin: Looking Forward Looking Back

Born in London in 1958 Eddie…

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Talking with Pamela Beach-Plymell, a publisher and designer underground magazines and books

"The avant-garde and the underground are ahead of the curve."

Pamela Beach-Plymell:…

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An Interview with the Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer, a Canadian roots blues duo

"The blues to me expresses the depths of the soul. It’s shaking out the demons."

The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer…

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An Interview with painter/musician Marc Leon: Keep the flame burning - then the Blues will never die

"The main thing I have learned – and am still learning about music and art is, that it is a Never-ending Journey and an on-going Learning Experience.."

Marc Leon: Exhibition colors and…

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An Interview with Don Craine of Downliners Sect: The legendary British band of the beat boom era

"Blues music taps into the dreams, sorrows and fears of all humanity and it has provided me with a great means of self expression."

The Downliners Sect:

Do it and…

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The soul of Bluesmasters, Tim Tucker talks about Hubert Sumlin, Mickey Thomas and Otis & Cassie Taylor

"Blues is the ability to express a feeling through the music. Sometimes, it brings me back down to the ground when I need it."

Tim Tucker: The Truth Of Bluesmasters…

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An Interview with Bachir Attar, the leader of Master Musicians of Jajouka: The primordial echo of rock ‘n’ roll

"People who love and know music, poets and writers and musicians, it touches them. They understand it."

Bachir Attar: The Master Musician of Jajouka…

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Veteran Chicagoan drummer Allen Kirk talks about his amazing experiences on the road of blues

"The blues and blues music is a way of life. The way of life can't be a fad."

Allen Kirk: The Blues is Allright

Growing up in the tough west side neighborhoods of 1950’s Chicago, he…

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