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The Dirty Streets

Hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, the Soiled Streets certainly are a throwback to the nice days of the past of soulful blues/boogie rock and roll. Produced in 2006, Justin Toland (electric guitar/vocals), Thomas Storz (bass), and Andrew Denham (drums) discovered themselves brought jointly by a distributed love of traditional serves like …

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The Barbaras

The Barbaras were a Memphis-based music group whose music was a playful mélange of bubblegum pop, psychedelia, and garage area punk. The group was created in 2006, with Bennett Foster on acoustic guitar and vocals, Alex Gates on acoustic guitar and vocals, Will McElroy on acoustic guitar and keyboards, Stephen …

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Arthur Lee

Ahead of forming Like, Arthur Lee was a LA hustler, desperately looking for the formula that could produce him a star. In the first middle-’60s, Lee documented some unsuccessful singles including one as the American Four on Selma, a subsidiary of Del-Fi, “Luci Baines”/”Spirit Meals.” He also documented a program …

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Jessie Mae Hemphill

A Mississippi singer/guitarist, Jessie Mae Hemphill weaves solid Delta customs into her idiosyncratic design. Hemphill originates from a musical history — apparently, her grandfather was documented in the areas by Alan Lomax within the ’40s. Jessie Mae discovered how exactly to play electric guitar as a kid by viewing her …

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