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Author: Peter Stone Brown
Sarles gives an in-depth look at what went into making Sweet Blues: A Film About Michael Bloomfield, and touches on other topics related to music documentary films as well.
With any luck, From His Head To His Heart To His Hands will do what it’s intended to do and restore Michael Bloomfield to the place of prominence he so richly deserves in the history of American music. He was without question one of it’s greatest guitarists.
No one would ever say Pete Seeger was a blues singer, or even close. And yet…
While initially despised, “Another Self Portrait” is not only another road exploring the great American music tradition, but shows another side and dimension to the constant inventiveness of its greatest songwriter.
Muscle Shoals is a small town in Alabama where, for reasons no one’s quite sure of, some of the greatest records of all time were created. The new documentary on Shoals tells it’s story…
Jesse Dee is a soul singer from Boston. Yes, a soul singer. There is really no other term for what he does.
This Saturday, April 27th, the Hartford radio station WRTC FM will present a six-hour tribute to the great recordings & musicians of the Stax/Volt label — broadcast LIVE from the Stax Museum of American Soul in Memphis, Tennessee
Better For You, the second album by Canadian guitarist and singer Chris Antonik is a more than solid effort of uptown contemporary original blues.
“In Performance at the White House”, which aired last night on PBS, celebrated Memphis Soul in grand fashion. An hour long concert paying tribute to some of the greatest music ever committed to disc, it had it’s ups and downs.