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Author: JD Nash
JD Nash is the former host of Blues Influence on WREN radio and current editor-in-chief of American Blues Scene.
Co-organizer Nan Hughes says there is something for everyone. “It’s half blues festival, half small-town fair and all about the Delta.”
Although his uncle introduced him to artists such as Otis Rush and Magic Sam, his first major influence was Chuck Berry and he developed an act much like his idol, going by the name of “Guitar Eddy”.
Rare and sometimes never before seen footage and photographs intermingle with the anecdotes of Winter as the film follows him on a two year world tour.
The Memphis Jug Band made the first phonograph recordings in the city of Memphis on February 24th, 1927 on the fourth floor of the McCall Building for the Victor label. Their first recording was “Sun Brimmer’s Blues”.
This is blues, people. Make no mistake. You just have to think of blues rock with a nitrous injection. Put your preconceptions aside and turn it up!
When the family moved to The Windy City in 1950, Magic Sam was their next door neighbor.
“Dig In Deep” is rowdy, soulful, introspective, fresh and 100 percent pure Bonnie.
Known as a bit of a quirky child, Mayall built a tree house behind the family home in Cheadle and used it as his bedroom.
BREAKING – Blues artist, L. C. Ulmer was found unresponsive in his Ellinsville, Mississippi home by family members on Sunday morning.
Miller started his own band while still in prep school by teaching his older brother to play bass and helping classmate, Boz Scaggs, learn guitar.