June 2012 Blog Posts (45)

The Beat Generation in Paris – Two Photo Exhibitions by Loomis Dean and Harold Chapman

The Beat Generation in Paris

Two Photo Exhibitions by Loomis Dean and Harold Chapman at the Beat Museum, San Fransisco…



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An Interview with guitarist/singer Volker Strifler, a rising musical phenomenon garnering world recognition

"The Blues reflects common human emotions that are constant across generations.  That makes it “natural” for people to relate to."

Volker Strifler: Keep the Blues Music Vital…

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Music/ film producer Jon Monday talks about psychedelic era, Fahey, Bukowski, Smith, Vedanta and Huxley

"Listen to your inner voice. It’s there, if you pay attention."

Jon Monday

Truth is One, Sages call it by various names…

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An Interview with Canadian roots/ blues musician Miss Quincy: Road life always brings on the unexpected.

"Blues music to me all about being real and authentic. It’s the basics, it’s something everyone can understand and feel.  It’s everyone’s stories."

Miss Quincy: Standing At The Crossroad

Miss Quincy's album “Like…

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Comedian, writer, musician Neil Innes talks about satire, Bonzos, Rutles, Monty Python... and Socrates

"Without laughter, Life would be very miserable. Music is purely and beautifully abstract... Logic and Reason have their place but we need music and laughter to rattle the chains of Reality"

Neil Innes: Words of…

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Unique harmonica player LeRoy "Bluesdog" Falconi, Jr. talks about his Journey of the Blues

"Once you made the choice to make it your life passion, you must keep that flame alive and share your love and knowledge."

The Bluesdog: Blues from the University of Life…

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An Interview with Jackson Phibes & Bob Keelaghan of Agnostic - Phibes Rhythm & Blood Conspiracy

"Blues is straightforward, honest music that taps into inner emotions and puts them into songs.  At the same time, it is deceptively simple and very skilled."

Agnostic - Phibes Rhythm & Blood Conspiracy…

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Soul Blues Singer Lou Pride Passes

Good bye Lou Pride

Lou Pride was one of Chicago blues artist who knew how to really gives to people all the Chicago R & B.

CHICAGO, IL – Another classic soul-blues voice…

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Neeli Cherkovski talks about his poetic and relationship with Bukowski, Kaufman, Ginsberg, Norse & Homer

"Homer changed, or re-arranged my life.  All the rest seems to be commentary.  Homer gives legs to the journey, pure and simple."

Neeli Cherkovski: The Ithaca of poetry

Neeli Cherkovski is…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 8, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Interview with West-Coast guitarist Charles Burton: Blues transform that negative thing into something positive

"I think the blues has taught me that the feelings and emotions that I have are the same ones that all people have."

Charles Burton: Positive vibration Blues

Born in Los…

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An Interview with versatile Melvin Taylor, one of the greatest guitarists in the history of rock, blues & jazz.

"Most music has become digital - real musicians have been replaced by high-tech electronic devices.  It takes the true feeling out of the music."

Melvin Taylor: Made the sweet taste of guitar

Melvin Taylor is one…

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Danish singer Thorbjørn Risager talks about Ray Charles, BB King, Robben Ford and the local blues scene

"There are many good instrumentalists today, but I miss singers that are really outstanding."

Thorbjørn Risager: Scandinavian Crooner…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 7, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Pete Cosey, legendary guitarist of Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, and Miles Davis has died at age 68

R.I.P Pete Cosey

Legendary Chicago-based guitarist Pete Cosey, has died at the age of 68. Jazz blues guitarist Pete Cosey used electronic distortion and innovative methods of stringing and tuning his guitar to impress his signature sound on recordings by artists from bluesmen Muddy Waters and Howlin Wolf to jazz…

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Guitarist Rocky Athas talks about John Mayall, SRV, Glenn Hughes, Phil Walden, Thin Lizzy, & his Greek roots

"Stay true to being yourself. Don't change because someone thinks you should be doing something else. Stay true to yourself."

Rocky Athas: Lightning Real Blues…

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Texas harpman Sonny Boy Terry talks about "Clyde" Copeland, Joe Hughes, Uncle John, & Lone Star Blues

"Good writing is usually about a good story that you can see in your mind as the words are sung. But great songwriting is often torture to get out."

Sonny Boy Terry: Houston Blues Blow…

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Good-bye, Carrie Smith - One of the Best Jazz Blues Singer and Afro American poetess dies at 86

Carrie Smith, a jazz and blues singer who achieved stage fame as one of the stars of the Broadway musical revue Black and Blue, died

Ms. Smith had been a presence in the jazz scene for three decades when in 1989 she was cast as one of the singers in the bluesy revue…

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An Interview with German guitarist Richie Arndt: The Blues is something very deep and heartfelt

"Like the blues chord progression. It´s always getting back to the beginning and then starting again and moves round and round ! Something like meditation…"

Richie Arndt: Energizing blues guitar…

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Cadete da Força Aérea morre ao ser ejetado do avião em Pirassununga, sp.

O Comando da Aeronáutica lamenta informar que, nesta segunda-feira (04/06), às 07h05, ocorreu um acidente com uma aeronave T-27 Tucano da Força Aérea Brasileira na Academia da Força Aérea (AFA), em Pirassununga (SP). No acidente faleceu o Cadete Aviador André Rodrigues Silva.

O acidente ocorreu próximo da cabeceira da pista de decolagem, no início de uma missão de…

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An Interview with Ed Sanders of the Fugs, poet, musician, journalist and a leading cultural figure of nowadays

"Poetry is the most intimate path, in my opinion, toward confronting Ultimate Truth for Humans; Music comes close behind Poetry in this regard."

Ed Sanders: Alone... and Together…

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An Interview with the "Ministers" of Blues in India, MoB: We believe that the Blues is pretty much eternal

"The blues is a platform of expression, it helps you tells your story…if it’s good, people will always listen and enjoy."

Ministry of Blues: The Red Hot Blues Band

Although Philipe, Vinoo and…

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