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Serving as the long awaited debut release from 20 year old British blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter Connor Selby, ‘Made Up My Mind’ is exactly what the blues world needs.
“We ingest all kinds of horrendous crap in our music; it’s just like poison, and it’s really popular and people love it, but do you really want to be taking that?”
Percy Sledge, a larger than life musical icon with an unmistakable voice has passed away at 73.
Though fifty years have passed since Cooke’s shocking death, the music he crafted and the legacy he built remains a powerful cultural staple. His life was filled with a rare destiny, creating music with an extraordinarily unusual staying power that reflected his true genius
Songwriter George Jackson, co-author of “Old Time Rock and Roll” and hundreds of other soul, rock and rhythm and blues tunes, has died. He was 68.
Charles “Skip” Pitts, the wah-master soul and blues guitarist from Memphis and best known for his work on Isaac Hayes’ track, “Shaft” and the Isley Brothers’ “It’s Your Thing”, has passed away.