January 2014 Blog Posts (37)

Interview with Australian Greg Bowles an artist who keeps it stark on his sharp, tight blues compositions

"Blues is all about what it is to be human. The songs have always been about things that affect us in our everyday lives. Times change but people don’t. We still have the same worries, weaknesses and problems."

Greg Bowles: Authentic, Genuine &…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 13, 2014 at 1:46am — No Comments

Interview with Greek band of ZOOLIXO LIGO ('to squeeze a bit'!) - an underground avant/jazz rock band

"Naturally (as rock culture has to be) satire is a subversized kind of thing. Their coexistence is obvious."

Zoolixo Ligo: Rockin with the Reality

The rock version of black humor. ZOOLIXO LIGO…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 12, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

An Interview with Pat Liston of Mama's Pride, a multi talented versatile musician and lyric songwriter

"I don’t have much faith in music today. There doesn’t seem to be anything fresh and unique. People seem merely be rehashing older music."

Pat Liston: The Southern Pride

Pat Liston first…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 11, 2014 at 7:03pm — No Comments

The ambassador of Southern rock Michael Buffalo Smith talks about the story and revival of Dixie rock

"Rock and roll taught me to just be myself, which also happens to be the advice given to me by my Grandfather many years ago. Be yourself and follow your heart."

Michael Buffalo Smith: The Ambassador of Southern Rock…

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Interview with guitarist Michael Terry Spina, a St.Louis based artist with firmly rooted tradition in Missouri

"I miss the strip down rawness of the older guitar guys who played with so much feel, and developed their own style, I want to do that."

Michael Terry Spina: Hip Shaking Blues

St. Louis based blues/rock…

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Talking with Spanish blues musician Molina González - he continue to transmit the roots blues legacy

"The blues made me learn that I don´t need anyone or anything in the world to feel good about myself."

Molina González: Alhambra's Blues

Molina González aka Francisco Molina…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 10, 2014 at 11:22pm — No Comments

Interview with Nigerian musician Ras Smaila - A Kosmic trip between Africa, West Indies and Europe

"Afro music is too vague a term. For there is as many styles as there is stars in the sky."

Ras Smaila: The Soul of Mama Africa

A cross over between Jimi Hendrix, James Brown and Fela Anikulapo Kuti all…

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Interview with Aristotle Georgio an accomplished blues harp player and seasoned veteran of the road

"I’m still broke. No money, No mom, No lover. That’s what the Blues 'is'; its life and love and loss; it’s the sound of music that resonates from a hungry soul."

Aristotle Georgio: Music is psalms, it’s sacred…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 9, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Brazilian guitarist Carlos Café, plays the blues with knowledge from his own experiences

"The Blues is the quintessence of everything good. It could travel for the whole galaxy."

Carlos Café: Ο Carioca de Blues

Carlos Café is a Brazilian Blues Rock guitarist, composer, arranger…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 8, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Interview with bluesman Walter Parks an artist with deeply music background and genuine personality

"The blues expresses ubiquitous and perpetual unfortunate human condition. There is great blues music being made today."

Walter Parks: A Rare Lotus in Swamp

Veteran blues and jazz guitarist…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 8, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments

North Carolina singer Shelia Grady Carlisle talks about the Blues, Arhooly, B.B. King and the hippie era

"I learned that I could express myself more effectively through singing blues...the passion and intensity allows me to forget about people or an 'audience' and rare back and let the music Gods speak through me."

Shelia Grady Carlisle:…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 7, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

Greek origin guitarist/singer/songwriter John Patelis talks about the Blues in Greece, Canada and USA

"If there's one thing I miss (in actuality two), it's the honesty and simplicity of music from back in the day. Fear of the annihilation of the true source of sound and the essence of music."

John Patelis: The Blues is Alright…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 5, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Interview with bluesman Bobby “Hurricane” Spencer, a living legend of chitlin' circuit for over for 4 decades

"Blues helps me live with myself – with my strengths and weaknesses, successes and failures, marriages and divorces. It has been a constant that has given me strength to keep on going and live life with gusto."

Bobby “Hurricane” Spencer: The…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 4, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

An Interview with drummer Andrew Campanelli of The Revivalists: New Orleans, The City of Sound

"Soul, to me, is the connection between all forms of music. The Blues is a feeling that comes from the soul and is expressed in a certain way."

Andrew Campanelli: The Revivalist

Revivalists drummer…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 3, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Veteran guitarist Leigh Stephens talks about Blue Cheer, Rock n' Roll culture and Haight-Ashbury era

"It (Rock n' Roll) is no longer a culture. It is a business. There is real rock out there but mainstream audiences don’t get to hear it."

Leigh Stephens: The Melody of Falcons…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 3, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Texas musician Neal Black talks about Jimmy Dawkins, SRV, Johnny Copeland, and his music travels

"The Blues from the past is still with us and that's a good thing, the future of music is going to be fine, people will always need and want real music even if it's not the most popular thing on the radio & TV."

Neal Black: The Healer of Lone Star…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 3, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

Interview with newest funky diva Queenie McCarter, a growing and notable presence in the blues world

"The blues continues to generate a following because after a while no matter how lucky a person is in life or how privileged their existence; they will experience hurt and pain and seek a remedy to fix it."

Queenie McCarter: Her Majesty of Blues…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 1, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

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