Since the 1960s, professional blues activists in nearly every European nation have been committed to promoting blues music as well as the artists who create it.
Festival promoters, tour organizers, agents, specialized magazines, radio DJs, labels, distributors, clubs etc. are responsible for preserving a truly dynamic scene characterized…
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 28, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments
ERIC QUINCY TATE
Pure Blues & Genuine Rock
EQT was one of the greatest Southern Rock bands of all time. The founding members, Tommy Carlisle and Donnie McCormick met in 1963 when Tommy joined Donnie's band "The Kings". Tommy, Donnie, and two other…Continue
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"The compatability is sometimes more important that the skill of the individuals"
THE LEGEND OF THE MUSIC CITY
Any musician in Nashville has heard of Charlie McCoy. A mainstay in Music City since the '60s, Charlie has played on dozens of hit records, including work…Continue
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“Let Them Talk” is the first album to be recorded by Hugh Laurie after signing to Warner Bros Records in 2010. Produced by Joe Henry and recorded in Los Angeles and New Orleans, the album is a celebration of New Orleans blues, a genre that drives Hugh’s musical raison d’être.
Spiritually inspired by similar genre albums like Ry Cooder’s ‘Buena Vista Social Club’ and T-Bone Burnett’s ‘O’ Brother Where Art Thou’ soundtrack, Hugh’s ‘Let Them Talk’ recordings bring…
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The Grande Mothers Re: Invented Incredible Drummer
Christopher Garcia is one of those musicians who always seems to be on stage when amazing things are happening. I'm not sure he knows how many different groups he's currently playing in, but it's a lot. In addition to teaching all over the…Continue
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The King of the Blues has played in excess of 15000 performances, released over a period of 52 years and now it is taking him and his music to perform Wendell Pierce in a film called BB King and I.
In other words, Wendell Pierce, best known for playing Det. William ‘Bunk’ Moreland on HBO’s The Wire, has been cast as B.B. King in a biopic of the legendary jazzman.
The true story of an extraordinary friendship is scribed by…Continue
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Google today is paying tribute to legendary musician and innovator Les Paul with an interactive logo that lets you play a virtual guitar, record it, and then share your composition. The special doodle is in honor of what would have been Paul's 96th birthday.
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BRADENTON, FL - David “Frankie” Toler, former Allman Brothers Band drummer, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011, at 2:00 PM in hospice care in Bradenton, Florida, after a prolonged illness at the age of 59.
Frankie Toler had an extensive and stellar career as a world-class professional drummer, and played on the world stage with legendary bands and musicians, many whom…
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