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Produced and arranged by the renowned Wardell Quezergue (pronounced “Kah-Zair”), creator of some of the biggest hits on Stax, Malaco, and Red Bird, ‘Tick Tock Tick’ pairs Will Porter with a dazzling array of special guests, including the legendary Dr. John and Bettye LaVette.
Bluesville chooses fifteen songs to match the number of pool balls in a “rack.” It all has to do with Low-Fi’s Bar and Pool Hall in the imaginary community of Bluesville, of which BB King is the perpetual mayor, and the Blues Foundation is the new power-generating station
“I don’t want to have to share a name with you… I wanted my name. All I ever wanted was to keep my name in the blues genre doing what I did.”
“I don’t do anything that will impair me getting into these tight little outfits and hi-heel shoes, and hitting notes that terrify people.”
‘Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James’ does an incredible job of paying homage to songs that are at least 50 years old.
This tribute album puts iconic tunes like “Shake Your Moneymaker,” “Look on Yonder Wall,” and “Person to Person” alongside songs known mainly by James aficionados.
Hundreds of performers took the stage to perform an average of two songs each in a flawlessly produced epic presentation with virtually no downtime between the short sets.
A bright unison of powerful musical styles, plenty of space, and a perfect downtown location let the free festival once again show why more people flock to it than any other.
Producers announced today the first artists confirmed to play a special March 6 tribute concert at New York’s historic Apollo Theater, celebrating the centennial of legendary bluesman Robert Johnson.
Pearl Handled Revolver is the rockin’ U.K. blues band that’s spreading their hard-hit style across the British countryside. Their gritty psychedelic organ blues demands your attention, and your most primal dance moves.