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The blues community's silence on Ferguson.

Blues audiences the world over recognise the genre’s origins in the oppression of African Americans under slavery and segregation. But when it comes to racial tensions in the present day, blues blogs, websites, and facebook groups are surprisingly silent. 1,453 more words

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blues festival (day five)

Junior Wells (vocals, harmonica), Buddy Guy (guitar), Phil Guy (guitar), et al., “Ships on the Ocean,” live, Chicago (Theresa’s Lounge, 4801 S. Indiana), c. 1975

Music Clip Of The Day

Monday Morning Blues

“Blues is a natural fact, is something that a fellow lives. If you don’t live it you don’t have it. Young people have forgotten to cry the blues. 15 more words


Monday Morning Blues

“Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.” A. Schopenhauer


Those Moments In The Sun

If you’re a musician, you know what it is to play a really bad set.  In the same breath, you know what it is to play an amazing set!   84 more words

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