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‘Southside Blues Jam’ includes the final studio recordings of Chicago piano great Otis Spann!
“It’s music that’s created by a specific group of extremely oppressed people in order to deal with oppression that they are suffering. But it’s so strong that those of us who didn’t grow up in horrible oppression can feel it, and people who don’t understand the words can feel it.”
“I love the life experience that I get from meeting these really interesting, creative people all the time.”
This week is packed full of blues happenings, from birthdays to a handful of New Orleans Blues milestones to Chicago and Hill Country blues luminaries!
This week in blues features a hard, hard week for soul music, a busy day for Jimi Hendrix, a powerful recording session with Sonny Boy Williamson, as well as Walter Horton and Junior Wells milestones, among others! Read on!
Gregg Allman’s new album Low Country Blues is, in a word, phenomenal.