"Blues music was one of the first music forms that I really paid attention to. Gospel was the first, but then on the side it was blues. And then blues became unpopular for young people, and for a young man."
Frank Bey: Back In Business
Born and raised in Millen, Georgia, Frank Bey began his singing career performing gospel at the tender age of…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 24, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments
"The reason that I enjoy playing Rory's music every time is simple… In Rory Gallagher's music you have all the styles from Rock 'n Roll, Country Swing to Jazz Folk Blues and Rock … Everything is there!! And he plays from the Heart!"
Marcel Scherpenzeel: Rockin’ Blues Friend…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 19, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments
"I think music and art should be made mandatory in public schools for all grades. In fact, I’ll say that mandatory subjects should be English, History, Political Science, Environmental Studies, Nutrition, Music, Art, Gym, two years of Math and everything else should be elective."
Eden and John’s East River String Band: Old Time Music, Like Good Wine…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 17, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments
"The blues is profound, and come from so many places full of light and dark."
Ted Drozdowski: Dharma Blues Bum
The most recent album by Ted Drozdowski’s Scissormen, 2015’s Love & Life, was yet another leap forward for the band. It received a warm reception from press and radio, including a multi-page story on Ted in the December 2015…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 14, 2018 at 7:00pm — No Comments
"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: Hold On...I'm Back
With his new studio album “Hold On” (2018) Kirk Fletcher is back and better than ever. Having toured the world for years playing with…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 13, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments
"Blues will continue to document the struggles and triumphs of life. I’ve found that this very passionate music touches the soul of those who hear it and can bring complete strangers together."
Bobby BlackHat: Medal of Blues Honor
Bobby "BlackHat" Walters, recording artist, harmonica player, vocalist, songwriter and actor hails from Cleveland,…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 11, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments
"In music, as in life, be careful who you trust. Not everyone is your friend. When you do find those friends that you truly trust hang on to them."
Randy Casey: Americana Blues
Randy Casey’s music career spans more than three decades of twists and twangs. From the stages of CBGB and Whiskey a-go-go to a…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 7, 2018 at 8:00pm — No Comments
"Some musicians (and listeners) may prefer blues that is more traditional, and some may prefer more Rockin’ blues. Like the colors of a rainbow, it’s all good!"
Kelly Richey: The Spear Shakers Blues
Kelly Richey has been described as “Stevie Ray trapped in a woman’s body with Janis screaming to get out.” From Lexington, Kentucky, Kelly Richey is a…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 6, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments
"On one hand, not as significant as it could or should be in our present global climate. On another level, literature is the net in which all of these phenomena are gently and tactfully caught. Like a net, literature is full of gaps and threaded apertures that allow us to see how issues of gender, race, culture and politics implicate and comprise our human reality. Music of certain ilks does this too."…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 2, 2018 at 6:30pm — No Comments