Tag Archives: Blues

Friday Night Concert Clip: Glenn Hughes/Joe Bonomassa “Medusa”

Former child prodigy Joe Bonomassa cut his teeth on blues/rock, playing Stevie Ray Vaughn licks by age 7. B.B. King heard him early and was bowled over. By the time he was 12, Bonomassa was opening B.B. King shows, subsequently touring with Buddy Guy, Foreigner, Robert Cray, Stephen Stills, Joe Cocker, Gregg Allman and in 2009 played a stunner of a show at London’s Royal Albert Hall with special guest Eric Clapton. Continue reading

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Poll: Nearly half of Mississippi Republicans would outlaw interracial marriage

Mississippi first etched itself into my psyche as a focal point of the American Civil Rights Movement, in which racist whites fought long and hard to thwart progress, seemingly denying the outcome of the American Civil War; terrorizing, murdering and blocking any and all effort to drag it, scratching and clawing into compliance with national law, including America’s founding documents. Continue reading

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Friday Night Concert Clip(s): “Sittin’ On Top of the World”

Another twist this week for the Friday Night Concert series…ever navigate YouTube searching out different versions of one song?  It can surprise. I started searching Asleep at the Wheel clips (just one), intending to feature it and them.  If you … Continue reading

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Friday Night Concert Clip: Susan Tedeschi

If you’re not a follower of Susan Tedeschi but love the blues, it’s about time you had a taste.  She’s a terrific old school blues belter and her old school band has chops a plenty.  “Hurts So Bad” is one … Continue reading

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Friday Night Concert Clip(s)- Jeff Beck: “Pork-Pie Hat/Brush w/the Blues, Charlie Mingus: “Good-Bye Pork-Pie Hat”

One of the best guitarists I’ve ever heard is Jeff Beck. So, what? That’s like saying Mohamed Ali was a braggart. But the more I listen to Jeff Beck as I get older, the more amazed I am at what he knew about the instrument and music in general when we were younger. Continue reading

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Friday Night Concert Series: Big Twist and the Mellow Fellows

“Hoy, Hoy, I’m Your Boy…” I had the pleasure of seeing these guys twice–once in the Kit Kat Club, in Fort Wayne, IN and at Stache and Little  Brothers, in Columbus, OH, (both now defunct) where I actually met Big … Continue reading

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