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American Radio Was The Battering Ram For Change

All across America, in the years after World War 2, radio began taking on an ever greater importance to the music business.

Not that it hadn’t played its part both before and during the war, it was just that more and more people began listening to music on radio, and not just at home but also in their cars. 776 more words

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(Big) Joe Williams - Somebody's Been Worrying

https://www.dropbox.com/s/b9bdwf2u48gpp3i/Joe%20Williams%20-%20Somebody%27s%20Been%20Worrying.mp3?raw=1

Recorded July 12, 1945.
Other side is “Vitamin A”.
Guitar & vocals: Big Joe Williams
Harmonica: Sonny Boy Williamson
Drums: Armand “Jump” Jackson

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THE HISTORY OF ROCK N ROLL - 1959 PART THREE

THE REAL FUTURE OF ROCK N ROLL: LEGENDARY BLUES ARTISTS SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON I AND II – HOWLIN’ WOLF – WILLIE DIXON AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON CLASSIC ROCK LEGENDS THE ROLLING STONES – ERIC CLAPTON – THE DOORS – LED ZEPPELIN – AEROSMITH AND MORE… 9,722 more words

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James Cotton on blowing harp for Muddy Waters at Newport Jazz Festival

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MARCH 7, 2002

By Steve Newton

Throughout the classic 1960 blues album Muddy Waters at Newport—which fans of the late legend should note was recently released on CD in remastered form, with bonus studio tracks—a young James Cotton can be heard blowing some serious harp at the Newport Jazz Festival. 401 more words

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