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The Mississippi Moaner

The Mississippi Moaner was the name utilized by Isaiah Nettles when he recorded five sides for Vocalion Information in Jackson, MS, on Oct 20, 1935. Only 1 78 through the program was ever officially released, “Mississippi Moan” b/w “It’s Cool in China Blues” (a sharp edition of Blind Lemon Jefferson’s …

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Omar & the Howlers

The European blues fans all adore Austin, TX-based guitarist and singer/songwriter Omar Kent Dykes. That’s because he suits the stereotypical picture most of them possess from the American musician: he’s high, wears cowboy footwear and includes a deep tone of voice having a Southern highlight. However, Dykes will not bring …

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Rhythmtown Jive

Hailing in the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA area, Rhythmtown Jive may be the best area exponent of jump-swing blues, R&B styled originals and New Orleans design music. Originally called Five Guys Called Mo, they transformed to their current moniker once the music group started growing its account, including keyboardist Caroline …

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Oliver Morgan

New Orleans R&B singer Oliver Morgan remains to be best remembered for his 1963 strike “Who Shot the La La,” a tribute to fellow Crescent Town legend Prince La La. Created and elevated in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward alongside fledgling greats Body fat Domino, Jessie Hill, and Smiley Lewis, Morgan …

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Pat Kilroy

Pat Kilroy was probably one of the most little-known singer/songwriters to record for Elektra Information in the 1960s, issuing just one single album, 1966’s Light of Day time. It’s a unusual record, using the folk-blues foundation common to numerous performers from the era right before they leapt into folk-rock, but …

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Michelle Willson

A gifted swing and jump blues vocalist, Michelle Willson — a native from the Boston area — began singing mainly because a teenager, frequently fronting bands quixotically named after non-existent members (for instance, Mimi Jones and Alex Clayton). Like a single performer, she structured a well-received tribute to her performing …

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Mick Taylor

There is no denying the fantastic string of common albums the Rolling Rocks issued through the later ‘60s and early ‘70s — 1969’s ALLOW IT Bleed, 1970’s Get Yer Ya Ya’s Out, 1971’s Sticky Fingertips, and 1972’s Exile on Primary St. But while Jagger and Richards received the lion’s talk …

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Omar Shariff

Tx blues singer and pianist Omar Shariff was created March 10, 1938; through the 1960s he relocated to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, where in 1971 he documented a set of albums for the Arhoolie label under his provided name, Dave Alexander. Upon implementing his stage name, he held a minimal …

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Michael Roach

b. 1955, Washington, DC, USA. Blessed into a huge family (he provides 12 siblings), Roach didn’t take up your guitar until he was away from his teenagers. He created quickly and used his playing and his performing to traditional nation blues, which he discovered to be the perfect automobile for …

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Omni

L.A. underground MC Omni (aka the “California Child” or Omniprez) is at his teenagers when he initial began rapping within his staff, Gershwin B.L.X. (Bass Range Xcursionists). He was inspired by two main currents in Western world Coastline rap music, the hard-edged gangsta rap of Loss of life Row Information …

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