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Latimore

Deep-voiced Latimore’s sultry middle-’70s output for Miami’s Glades label was a steamy marriage of soul and blues. Originally billed as Benny Latimore, the Tennessean started documenting for Miami mogul Henry Rock in 1965, and his past due-’60s Dade singles are solid deep spirit. Falling his first name on Glades, Latimore …

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Chico Banks

Alongside Bernard Allison, Melvin Taylor and a small number of others, guitarist, singer and songwriter Chico Banking institutions is area of the brand-new generation of Chicago blues players who are growing the boundaries of the frequently maligned, misunderstood music. Like Allison and Taylor, and also older Southern music artists like …

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Mother Earth

The later-’60s/early-’70s blues-rock outfit NATURE was led by singer Tracy Nelson and issued several somewhat underappreciated releases throughout their span of time. Nelson was originally from Madison, WI, and it had been while participating in the School of Wisconsin which the singer was uncovered by manufacturer Sam Charters and was …

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Corey Harris

Corey Harris has earned substantial critical acclaim among the few modern bluesmen in a position to route the natural, direct feelings of acoustic Delta blues without approaching off as an authenticity-obsessed historian. Although he’s amply trained in the first background of blues acoustic guitar, he’s no well-mannered preservationist, combining a …

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John Earl Walker

Guitarist, lyricist, and vocalist John Earl Walker became enamored using the blues in age group 13, after exposure to information by legendary guitarists from the genre such as for example Albert Ruler, Magic Sam, T-Bone Walker, and Freddie Ruler. By his 16th birthday, Walker experienced already started playing acoustic guitar …

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Bill Rhoades

Blues vocalist and harmonica wiz Expenses Rhoades was created in Eugene, OR. In junior senior high school he dropped consuming British Invasion rings just like the Rolling Rocks, the Animals, as well as the Yardbirds, which led him to look at Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, Slim Harpo, as …

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Bill Perry

Veteran guitarist, singer, and songwriter Costs Perry was perhaps one of the most inventive storytellers in the present day blues idiom, yet sadly, he passed on from a coronary attack in the summertime of 2007. He was 50. He burst upon the nationwide blues touring circuit within the mid-’90s using …

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Bobby Parker

Guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Bobby Parker was perhaps one of the most exciting performers in contemporary blues, and arguably must have inherited the very best blues spots still left open with the unfortunate early passings of individuals like Albert Ruler, Johnny “Electric guitar” Watson, among others. That’s because Parker could …

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Kim Lembo

Alongside her strap Blue Warmth, blues vocalist Kim Lembo documented many albums for Blue Influx from 1994. The Syracuse, NY-based vocalist caused multi-instrumentalist/producer Tag Doyle on her behalf debut recording, which she called after her music group. Two years later on, she again caused Doyle on her behalf follow-up, Mama …

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John Hammond, Sr.

One of golf swing music’s greatest propagandists, John Hammond was in charge of a minimum of partly discovering an extraordinary list of music artists over time including Billie Vacation, Count number Basie, Charlie Christian, George Benson, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen. Although these performers would certainly possess made …

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