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Devilishly Good Stuff

BY RICH BROWN – GOOD MUSIC SPEAKS

The 1961 blues record King of the Delta Blues Singers by Robert Johnson is a legendary recording that was released at just the right time.   714 more words

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Ornithology

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Charlie Parker

Yardbird

I still remember the first time I heard a recording by Charlie Parker.  I was 15 years old and the band director at the school was going to teach us to play “Billie’s Bounce”, or at least the melody of the tune.   892 more words

Ramblin' on My Mind

I got a busted shin from walking into an oven door, hands like a Voodoo doll after tryin’ to sew up a shirt drunk, and a face that feels like sandpaper. 174 more words

Life

That Phantom Robert Johnson

He is like a shadow; like a phantom. Obscured by the mists of time and legend. Death has removed from us all means of finding someone today who could contribute some colour to our drab and faded depictions. 1,210 more words

Life

Press Release For Jimmy McIntosh

For Immediate Release

 

Guitarist Jimmy McIntosh Releases New Album Featuring Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood!

 

Featuring guest appearances by guitar legends Ronnie Wood, John Scofield and Mike Stern! 1,240 more words

Press Releases

Interview re Perfect Day (A-List, 27 Sept 2000)

In this 35-minute interview, Chris discusses his choice of songs to cover on Perfect Day, making frequent references to the music he listened to via his parents and to Rimbaud and insisting that he’s really just a clumsy guitar player.  289 more words

Songcraft

Preachin' Blues / Love In Vain

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Eventhough Robert Johnson’s career was cut very short, he managed to record music that even today continues to influence musicians and artists around the world. 589 more words

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