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Author: Kirk Lang
When it comes to Mississippi-born bluesmen who plied their trade in Chicago when blues was still king, there aren’t many left in 2013. “If you didn’t have a good time tonight it’s your own damn fault!”
Saying blues fans at Chan’s Eggrolls Jazz and Blues in Woonsocket, Rhode Island got their money’s worth Friday night when Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson played two sets would be an understatement.
A thunderstorm may have forced a delay in the Greenwich Town Party, but when the Tedeschi Trucks Band hit the stage, it seemed things had gotten a little brighter – even though the sun was setting.
Paul Nelson-produced ROOTS, Winter’s 1st studio album since 2004’s “I’m a Bluesman”, has him sounding the best in years. Armed with blues classics & talented friends, it’s Winter’s best blues to date.
They say that 40 is the new 30, but when it comes to Buddy Guy, 75 is the new 25.
Ten years removed from a stroke that had doctors saying he wouldn’t be able to play again, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, 81, is proving age and injury can’t diminish his skill set.
Only Scheduled Appearance in Connecticut for the Next Six Months
Situated in historic downtown Woonsocket, Rhode Island is Chan’s Eggrolls, Jazz and Blues, a Keeping The Blues Alive Award Recipient and one of the most inconspicuous & unique blues clubs in America.