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Sari Schorr Releases 'Black Betty' Official Music Video

Sari Schorr is the undisputed new female rising star of Blues Rock. After only 3 gigs with her band The Engine Room, featuring ex-Robert Plant… 70 more words

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Martina Stafford - Goodnight Irene

• “Goodnight Irene” original music video, live from an abandoned church! Thanks to Colin O ‘ Donovan.

“Classic Folk from Ireland”

First published via YouTube in October 2011, then later included on the various artists compile “ 270 more words

2010s

Sleeping in the Pines

Outside Anderson, Texas ~ Don Haynes

Merle Haggard. Glenn Frey, of The Eagles. Paul Kantner, co-founder of Jefferson Airplane. Earth, Wind, and Fire’s Maurice White.  I knew them all through their music, and now all are gone. 1,590 more words

History

Most influential Bands - change of mindset

I was asked the other day to name the three most influential bands of the generation.  Well, I say I was asked, it was an open question which I read and decided to respond to.   914 more words

The Blues and Folk Legend of the South

The Blues and Folk Legend of the South

Take a walk down Texas Street and you’ll come face to face with a bronze statue of Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter and his famous 12-string guitar Stella. 545 more words

Downtown Shreveport, Downtown, DDA, Downtown Development Authority, Shreveport City Center, DSDC

Lead Belly: "Black Betty"

Tune du Jour: “Black Betty” – Lead Belly
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Nick Cave vs. Young Fresh Fellows vs. Tom Jones
Peruse, Comment and Vote (I Beseech, Implore and Urge Thee, respectively) 141 more words
THE CLASH Of Cover Tunes

Born to Rock: Lead Belly

Lead Belly was born around this day of January in 1888 or nine. This is a portion of his story, adapted from my Crawdaddy! column, The Origin of Song. 1,831 more words

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