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A History Of Blues Pt2

Part Two of Four. Documentary series on the origins and development of the Blues, as a guitarist's guide. The series features archive footage of performances...
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Blues turns electric with “Crawling King Snake” - Jazz24

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Blues turns electric with “Crawling King Snake”
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Big Joe Williams was part of the first generation of blues players, and lived to help spark the blues revival of the 1960's.
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'A Century Of The Blues' by Robert Santelli | Gonzo

'A Century Of The Blues' by Robert Santelli | Gonzo | The Blues | Scoop.it
With its large black population, the Mississippi Delta was the perfect place for the blues to grow, but it wasn't the only place down South where the music thrived. By the turn of the century, the blues had surfaced in west Texas, the .....
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2013 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES – ROBERT PLANT PRESENTS THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS « Robert Plant – Official Website

2013 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES – ROBERT PLANT PRESENTS THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS « Robert Plant – Official Website | The Blues | Scoop.it
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Texas Johnny Brown leaves behind blues legacy - Choctaw Plaindealer

Texas Johnny Brown leaves behind blues legacy - Choctaw Plaindealer | The Blues | Scoop.it
Texas Johnny Brown leaves behind blues legacy
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Blues musician Texas Johnny Brown died July 1 while fighting lung cancer. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in May 2013.
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Obscure origins of a blues classic: 'Catfish Blues' - Jazz24

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Obscure origins of a blues classic: 'Catfish Blues'
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It's one of the most widely played songs in the blues, but not much is known about Robert Petway, the man who recorded the definitive early version of “Catfish Blues”.
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Death of a late-blooming bluesman

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T-Model Ford, a raw-sounding, mesmerizing guitarist and singer who was among the last of the old-time Delta bluesmen — and whose career was all the more noteworthy for his not having picked up a guitar until he was almost 60 — died Tuesday at his...
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Mississippi Delta Bluesman T-Model Ford, R.I.P. - Blues - About.com

Mississippi Delta Bluesman T-Model Ford, R.I.P. - Blues - About.com | The Blues | Scoop.it
T-Model Ford's The Ladies Man Mississippi Delta bluesman James Lewis Carter "T-Model" Ford passed away on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 of respiratory failure after a brief illness. Ford's age was uncertain; he claimed he was ...
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Texas Johnny Brown performs at The Big Easy - 9:21:2012.MOV

Houston Blues Legend, Texas Johnny Brown, always delivers the goods. Here he is performing at The Big Easy in Houston. When it comes to the Blues, Johnny's a...
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Deep Blue Sea Blues (Catfish Blues).Tommy McClennan.

This blues reached a peak of popularity in the Mississippi Delta during the late 1930s and prior to World War II. The sensual haunting melody was later recor...
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Tommy McClennan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tommy McClennan (January 4, 1905[1] – circa 1962) was an American Delta blues singer and guitarist.[2]

McClennan was born in Durant, Mississippi, United States, and grew up in the town. He played and sang blues in a rough, energetic style.

He made a series of recordings for Bluebird Records from 1939 through 1942 and regularly played with his friend Robert Petway. He can be heard shouting in the background on Petway's 1942 recording "Boogie Woogie Woman".[3] McClennan made an immediate impact in 1940 with his recordings of "Shake 'Em on Down", "Bottle It Up and Go", "Whiskey Head Woman" and "New Highway No.51".[3]

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Mick Abrahams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Michael Timothy 'Mick' Abrahams (born 7 April 1943, Luton, Bedfordshire, England) was the original guitarist for Jethro Tull. He recorded the album This Was with the band in 1968, but conflicts between Abrahams and Ian Anderson over the musical direction of the band led Abrahams to leave once the album was finished. Abrahams wanted to pursue a more blues/rock direction, while Anderson wanted to incorporate more overt folk and jazz influences. He was replaced first by Tony Iommi who would leave Tull after only a few weeks and would later go on to form Black Sabbath, and then by Martin Barre who remains with Jethro Tull to this day.

Abrahams went on to found Blodwyn Pig and the group recorded two albums, Ahead Rings Out and Getting to This before breaking up in 1970. Abrahams soldiered on with the short-lived Wommet, then the Mick Abrahams Band and has continued to release albums by himself and with reunited versions of Blodwyn Pig. He has worked as a driver, lifeguard and financial consultant, occasionally playing gigs, especially to support causes in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.[2]

Abrahams caused some controversy in Tull fan circles for his formation of a band called This Was in the late 1990s, which reunited the members of the first incarnation of Jethro Tull (with the exception of Anderson) to perform songs from that era of Jethro Tull's music. Tull fans disapproved but Anderson apparently was not too offended, as in recent years Abrahams and Anderson have guested on each other's records. Abrahams has also participated in Jethro Tull reunions, as well as one-off projects and gigs over the years.

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A History Of Blues Pt1.

Part One of Four. Documentary series on the origins and development of the Blues, as a guitarist's guide. The series features archive footage of performances...
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Guitar legend Buddy Guy continues to 'keep the blues alive' - Montgomery Newspapers

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Guitar legend Buddy Guy continues to 'keep the blues alive' Montgomery Newspapers Guy also takes a second to lament how difficult it can be to just hear some blues these days: “Back on the AM stations, the disc jockey used to play whatever they...
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Texas Johnny Brown

Texas Johnny Brown and the Quality Blues Band playing at the Houston Blues Society show in Discovery Green, Houston, TX. For more music related content, visi...
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Birthday Blues Bash: Guitarist Ron Thompson turns 60 - Fresno Bee

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Birthday Blues Bash: Guitarist Ron Thompson turns 60
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He celebrates the milestone with a birthday bash at 8 p.m. today at Frank's Place, 1432 Fulton St. The event is hosted by the Central Valley Blues Society.
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Tommy Johnson - Big Road Blues

Tommy Johnson (1896 -- November 1, 1956) was an influential American delta blues musician, who recorded in the late 1920s, and was known for his eerie falset...
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T Model Ford : Second Song

Mississippi Blues-rascal James Lewis Carter Ford and drummer Tommy Lee Miles rock the roots at a packed house in New Haven, Connecticut at Cafe 9, State & Cr...
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R.I.P. T Model Ford - another legend sadly gone to the Blues Hall in the sky

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Listfully Speaking: Blues 101 - The 1st 5 Blues Records You Should Buy - Blinded By Sound

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Listfully Speaking: Blues 101 - The 1st 5 Blues Records You Should Buy
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Muddy Waters - Folk Singer: This is, for my many, the greatest acoustic blues record cut in Chicago.
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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Albert King - Blues At Sunrise [HQ]

From the album 'In Session', an artistic gem and a real musical journey.
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Popular blues musician dies at 85 - Valley morning Star

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Popular blues musician dies at 85 Valley morning Star HARLINGEN — John Riley Brown, better known as Texas Johnny Brown, who was one of the first blues musicians to perform at Harlingen's Blues on the Hill and returned to perform several times, died...
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'Whiskey Head Woman' TOMMY McCLENNAN (1939) Delta Blues Guitar Legend

BLIND BLAKE http://www.blind-blake.com/ " Whiskey Head Woman " (1939) TOMMY McCLENNAN EARLY COUNTRY BLUES Alger "Texas" Alexander Pink Anderson Barbecue Bob ...
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