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Joe Bonamassa Releasing Live DVD with Paul Rodgers and John Hiatt

During a two-night stand at Beacon Theatre in New York last weekend, Joe Bonamassa performed with special guests Paul Rodgers (Bad Company and Queen) and John Hiatt.

The two night show at the Beacon Theatre will be released as Bonamassa's fourth live concert DVD in early 2012.

Bonamassa collaborated with John Hiatt on the album Dust Bowl…

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An Interview with Fito de la Parra of Canned Heat: Living the Blues

"The Boogie is one of the maximum expressions of joy in the blues genre. It's the happy side of the blues."

CANNED HEAT: Don't Forget the…

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An Interview with the British "Blues Knight" Miller Anderson: The Blues is a Real Life

Miller Anderson was born in Houston near Glasgow in Scotland i 1945. Miller is a Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist who has worked with many well known musicians over his long…

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An Interview with Travis "Moonchild" Haddix: Have a Passion for What You Are Doing

"Playing and singing the blues turns me on plus making other people happy and keeping them that way for the duration of my show".

Travis "Moonchild" Haddix began playing the piano at the age of seven in his home town of Walnut, Mississippi, located thirty miles south…

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The unique saxophonist Albie Donnelly talks about Supercharge, Charles Brown, B.B.King, Queen & Lady Gaga

Albie Donnelly is a singer/saxophonist and bandleader began his career in London as a session musician playing on recordings by Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats, Graham Parker and many others. In 1973 he formed the now legendary band SUPERCHARGE. The band’s blend of R. ‘n’ B. and Funk plus…

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Blues in Balkans - Vasja Ivanovski talks about Skopjean blues scene and his experience on blues paths

"Musically speaking there are no big, noticeable differences regarding blues all over the world. If you have the skills and enough feeling to express yourself, your message will touch people no matter where on our planet."

Vasja Ivanovski: Nothing but the Blues …

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An Interview with singer-harmonica player Mark Wenner of Nighthawks: Blues Harp at High Speed

"I have heard cats from a dozen or more countries play great blues. I think it is almost a universal language"

Mark Wenner: Hooked on nails of the Blues…

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GREEK BLUES SCENE: Q & A with Panos Lissaris of Groovin Blue Band

GROOVIN BLUE BAND

The Groovin Blue Band formed in August 2010 by Panos Lissaris and two former members of Groovin High, Leonidas Spiropoulos and…

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An Interview with Kim Simmonds of Savoy Brown: "Blues, for me anyway, is a bit like Religion"

"Blues, for me anyway, is a bit like Religion…it’s hard to do it…well." 

KIM SIMMONDS

An independent bluesman…

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GREEK BLUES SCENE: Q & A with Nick Dounoussis

NICK DOUNOUSSIS & THE BACKBONE

Nick and the Backbone” is the band created by Nick Dounoussis, well known to blues audiences from his 25-years radical involvement  in the Greek Blues scenery.He is considered to be the best Blues guitar player…

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An Interview with Corky Siegel: Let Your Music Soar

CORKY SIEGEL

Elegant Blues

Mark Paul "Corky" Siegel has earned an international reputation as one of the world's great blues…

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An Interview with British Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter & Producer Norman Beaker

"Blues is a great outlet for your emotions, after a gig you feel like you have emptied your soul"

Norman Beaker: A British Crusader of Blues

Norman"Beaker"…

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GREEK BLUES SCENE: Q & A with Nikos Tsiamtsikas

NIKOS TSIAMTSIKAS & THE BLUES REPORT

Nikolas is an electric blues singer, guitarist, songwriter and... reporter. 

He has many different musical influences while growing up, including Muddy Waters, Magic Slim, John Lee Hooker, Booker T & MGs. In 2005 he released,… Continue

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French Blues Guitarist Jean Pierre Duarte talks about Parisienne scene, Crete & Jody Williams

"Sometime I wish that blues lineage had more space and people could feel the difference."

Jean Pierre Duarte: Parisienne walkways…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 27, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

An Interview with Australian Slide Guitarist Dave Hole: Love for Music & Passion for Blues

DAVE HOLE

The Guitar Man is Here to Stay

Dave Hole born in England, is an slide guitarist well known for his style of playing rock n' roll and blues. Hole…

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An Interview with Dana Gillespie: True To Myself

DANA GILLESPIE

Universal Blues Singer

"I believe the blues should be sung by an older person because it's about emotions and experience. I couldn't do justice to it when I was younger because my voice didn't have the edge it needed to convey…

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RIP Bob Brunning, Fleetwood Mac, Savoy Brown Bass Player

Another Man Done Gone...

A key figure in the history of the blues passed away on October 18, 2011. Bob Brunning, founder bassist with Fleetwood Mac and stalwart of Savoy Brown and his own DeLuxe Blues Band, died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 68.…

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Elias Zaikos of Blues Wire talks about Blues Gang, Sotiris Zisis, Champion Jack Dupree & his experience from European festivals

"We're all under the same sky, fighting hard...brothers."

Blues Wire: Greek Blues Brothers

According to everybody who has ever…

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Greek Blues Scene: Q&A with Theodore Alexiou of Boogie Sinners - takes you back in time to roll

"Playing music and especially the blues, I have the feeling that, some things like honesty and expression, grown even better inside me. My personal opinion is that...you can't play the blues without been honest to yourself and to the others."
The Boogie Sinners: Time To…
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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 23, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Legendary music photographer Barry Feinstein has died

Barry Feinstein, whose iconic photographs of 1960s rockers included the cover of Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are a-Changin'" died Thursday after a long illness, his wife said. He was 80.



Feinstein snapped more than 500 album covers in his career, including Janis Joplin for "Pearl" a day before she died and George Harrison flanked by garden gnomes for his post-Beatles solo outing "All Things Must Pass".…



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