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Author: Don Wilcock
Now into his second half century as the warrior music journalist, Don Wilcock began his career writing “Sounds from The World” in Vietnam, a weekly reader’s digest of pop music news for grunts in the field for the then largest official Army newspaper in the world, The Army Reporter. He’s edited BluesWax, FolkWax, The King Biscuit Times, Elmore Magazine, and also BluesPrint as founder of the Northeast Blues Society. Internationally, he’s written for The Blues Foundation’s Blues Music Awards program, Blues Matters and Blues World. He wrote the definitive Buddy Guy biography 'Damn Right I’ve Got The Blues,' and is currently writing copy for a coffee table book of watercolor paintings of blues artists by Clint Herring.
“There I was shooting the shit with a man who’d turned down a Rolling Stones invitation to replace Brian Jones.”
Interview with Vanessa Collier, who is on a major tour following the release of her ‘Live at Power Station.’
“I represent the blues, something everybody can’t say…” Bob Stroger talks about his new album with The Headcutters, out now!
Interview with Steve Katz, who together with drummer Roy Blumenfeld from the original band has put The Blues Project back together.
“I’m a transformative artist,” Danny Kalb told me in 2009.
Jorma released ‘Typewriter Tapes,’ a 1964 restored and remastered recording of Jorma on guitar and Janis Joplin on vocals.
This year’s best blues albums were produced in studios by artists who had time away from touring to write and record their music.
After 28 long years, The Williams Brothers are back with ‘Memories To Burn.’
If Woody Guthrie captured the heart of the working man’s lot in life and foreshadowed “the folk scare” of the early ’60s, then Arlo Guthrie gave warmth, humor and an Everyman perspective that reached a much larger demographic with his style and youthful exuberance.
Interview with Johnny Sansone, whose new album ‘Into Your Blues’ is out now!