Tags » Johnny Copeland

Robert Plant calls Shemekia Copeland, 23, "the next Tina Turner"

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, SEPT. 26, 2002

By Steve Newton

There are a number of things that can boost an up-and-coming recording artist’s career; one of the most effective might be having Robert Plant call you “the next Tina Turner”. 393 more words

Interview

Pure - Simple - Blues

I once had the honor to see this man in a club for a 3 dollar cover charge during a big snowstorm when the place was almost empty. 23 more words

Music

Radio -5 = Vehms

There’s a fair amount of music to listen to. It begets the question, if one makes great music, but I don’t get to listen to it, is it really great? 345 more words

Robert Cray isn't gonna hold his breath until the blues gets back in vogue

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, SEPT. 13, 2001

By Steve Newton

We’ve all heard contemporary blues-rock artists covering the works of Elmore James, whether it’s ZZ Top getting lowdown on “Dust My Broom”, or Stevie Ray Vaughan tearing it up on “The Sky is Crying”. 830 more words

Vancouver

Riding High

This video is from the 1985 show in Montreux, Switzerland. So much had happened in SRV’s life in the short period of time between his appearance there in 1982, and this one. 105 more words

SRV

Johnny Copeland - Live in NYC

The late, great Johnny Copeland live at the Lone Star Cafe in NYC in 1991. This week is Crystal Corner Week. I’m going to feature artists and bands I’ve seen at the intimate Crystal Corner Bar in Madison WI. 86 more words

Madison Area Blues & More