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Mississippi Blues Legend Bobby Rush Readies ‘Down in Louisiana’ | Music News Nashville

Mississippi Blues Legend Bobby Rush Readies ‘Down in Louisiana’ | Music News Nashville | Blues | Scoop.it
Bobby Rush’s new Down in Louisiana, out February 19, 2013 on Deep Rush Productions through Thirty Tigers, is the work of a funky fire-breathing legend. Its 11 songs revel in the grit, grind and soul that’s been the blues innovator’s trademark since the 1960s, when he stood shoulder to shoulder on the stages of Chicago with Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Little Walter and other giants.
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Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Film Tribute to America’s Great Musical Tradition

Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Film Tribute to America’s Great Musical Tradition | Blues | Scoop.it
“ Martin Scorsese. 'It's like a light in the darkness that never goes out.' So begins Feel Like Going Home, Scorsese's fascinating and at times lyrical documentary on the origin and evolution of the blues.”
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White rescues obscure blues music

White rescues obscure blues music | Blues | Scoop.it
“ Jack White says he will make no profit by re-issuing a huge catalogue of pre-war blues recordings on vinyl.”
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Black History Meets Black Music: 'Blues People' At 50 - Public Radio East

Black History Meets Black Music: 'Blues People' At 50 - Public Radio East | Blues | Scoop.it
“ Black History Meets Black Music: 'Blues People' At 50 Public Radio East The year 1963 saw the March on Washington, the assassinations of President John F.”
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Harlem blues summit brings music legends out - CBS News

Harlem blues summit brings music legends out - CBS News | Blues | Scoop.it
Harlem blues summit brings music legends out. Rolling Stone Keith Richards traded licks with Eric Clapton on Wolf's hit "Spoonful," and played piercing, 12-string slide guitar beside blues harp pioneer James Cotton on "Little Red Rooster."...
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