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Browsing: R.L. Burnside
With ‘Benton County Relic,’ Burnside showcases his electric and acoustic guitar prowess, recording the record in just two days with drummer/slide guitarist Brian Jay in the latter’s Brooklyn home studio.
The 10 albums provide a rich and varied catalog of artists who were scattered across the Mississippi Delta, largely inactive until a new generation sought them out.
I never thought I’d call a blues band “authentic” that splashed a heavy dollup of Ramones punk attitude onto a bed of alien invasion smoothy guitars, but Ted Drozdowski’s Scissormen are unquestionably authentic.
This Week in Blues Past has some big landmarks, with the loss of a Hill Country icon, the opening of a distinctly American hall of fame, the birth of a Texas blues giant a big bootleg recording, and much more!
R.L. Burnside talks about getting the name “Reverend”, eating neck bones, and his musical family
Among the 2014 Blues Hall of Fame inductees are a number of both notable musicians and notable tracks. Now! Listen to and watch the artists who’s music changed the world!
Nobody is allowed to decry the decline of Hill Country Blues while the North Mississippi Allstars are making music. Nobody.