Michael Limnios Blues Network's Blog – October 2015 Archive (30)

Rare talented artist Mike Zito talks about Johnny Winter, Eddie Van Halen and Royal Southern Brotherhood

"The Blues and Rock n' Roll are a deep rooted music in American Culture. They represent a time when things were not right, and they changed. Music can help change the world, but we all have to be listening."

Mike Zito: Rock n' Blues Heart & Soul…

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Chicagoan guitarist Dave Weld talks about JB Hutto, Abb Locke and his experience on the road with the blues

"I would hope that blues would be recognized as it is with out having to commercialize it, and that all the preconceived notions about blues could be discarded"

Dave Weld: Burnin Blues Flame

Blues guitarist,…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 9, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Interview with bluesman Kirk Fletcher - Widely considered one of the best blues guitarists across the globe

"It’s there even if people don't know it, Blues is soul, so anything soulful has a bit of blues and emotion to it. It's pure at least the true blues is to me."

Kirk Fletcher: The Blues Dreamer

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Interview with Washington area young phenom Andy Poxon - just gettin started a new page in blues history

"I think blues will last particularly long because it’s so based on feeling, and people react and relate to that."

Andy Poxon: Must Be The New…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 8, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Gifted UK guitarist Joe Konas talks about Jimi Hendrix, Wild Child Butler, The Gods and British Blues boom

"For me I don't believe today's music will stand the test of time. I feel most of today's music is Plastic, it's lacking the heart and soul from eras past."

Joe Konas: The Rock n' Roll of Gods…

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Q&A with scholar and author Craig Hopkins - a leading authority on the life and music of Stevie Ray Vaughan

"Blues has had a cyclical popularity, and we are still waiting for the next artist to rejuvenate it for a mass audience like Stevie did in the 1980's. "

Craig Hopkins: The Lone Star Of Stevie…

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Q&A with Boogie Woogie pianist Mitch Woods - the torchbearer of a great American blues musical heritage

"I think Blues is the root of all American music. It is the foundation of much of popular music. The beauty of it is that it is the product of the mixing of races (African –American, and European) and their music that could only happen in the USA."

Mitch Woods: 88 Flames On His Hand…

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Underground Memphis musician John Holiday talks about Albert Collins, Jeff Healey, BB and local scene

"The blues only bridges the gap if someone wants to be in harmony with the human race, at the same time it is powerful enough to change even the coldest of hearts."

John Holiday: Walk The Blues Line

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 2, 2015 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Founder of Cleopatra Records, Brian Perera talks about the philosophy and mission of label based in LA

"Music brings cultures together. That is as true today as it was in the early days of rock."

Brian Perera: Pharaoh of Rock n' Roll

Brian Perera is the founder of Cleopatra Records, based in Los Angeles.…

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Interview with the new "Queen of the Blues” Shemekia Copeland - her passion gives a timeless power in music

"The blues is life. It's that simple. It connects us all. Everyone has things in their life that go wrong and the blues helps pull them through."

Shemekia Copeland: The Majesty of the Blues…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 1, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

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