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Jon Cleary

A respected session and sideman, Uk blues pianist and composer Jon Cleary spent some time working with rock, blues, and soul artists like Bonnie Raitt, D’Angelo, Maria Muldaur, Taj Mahal, and Eric Clapton. Originally a guitarist, Cleary started playing at age group five, and began his first music group at …

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Peggy Scott-Adams

The former Peggy Scott, who toured with Ben E. Ruler as an adolescent and hit the very best 40 3 x like a duet work with Jo Jo Benson in the 1960s, returned solid in the past due ’90s after years of inactivity with “Expenses,” a wildly well-known contemporary blues …

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Little Charlie & the Nightcats

Among the hardest-working barroom blues rings within the Western Coast, Small Charlie & the Nightcats began within the mid-’70s, began saving around ten years later, and kept on heading strong. Both constants on the Nightcats’ lengthy history had been co-founders Small Charlie Baty (acoustic guitar) and Rick Estrin (harmonica, business …

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Leon Bibb

Leon Bibb was one of the most prominent African-American folksingers from the 1950s and early ’60s, and enjoyed a parallel profession as an acting professional aswell (sometimes beneath the name Lee Charles). Given birth to Charles Leon Arthello Bibb in Louisville, Kentucky in 1922, he was raised as an admirer …

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Johnny Dyer

b. 1938, Rolling Fork, Mississippi, USA. Dyer used the harmonica when he was seven so when an adolescent sat along with Smokey Wilson in an area club. He transferred to LA in January 1958 and produced his own music group, the Blue Records, backing visitors such as for example J.B. …

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Johnny Rawls

Vocalist, songwriter, guitarist, arranger and manufacturer Johnny Rawls pulls in the 1950s’ and ’60s’ deep soul-blues custom in his electric guitar playing, however his lyrics and performing are completely 1990s. Rawls got his early musical education from his grandfather, John Paul Newson, a blind guitarist who performed throughout the Hattiesburg …

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Sarah Brown

Bassist, singer and songwriter Sarah Dark brown could be a newcomer for some, but others will keep in mind her from time ago. Brown provides resided in Austin, Tx since 1982, and before that she was area of the Ann Arbor, Michigan blues picture. Over time, Brown has performed bass …

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Robert Lucas

Western world Coastline vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter Robert Lucas forged a route for himself within the blues globe after the launch of his much-hailed 1990 self-produced debut cassette, Over the River. Located in Very long Seaside, CA, like a single artist Lucas documented for the Audioquest label from San Clemente. …

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Warner Williams

Vocalist and guitarist Warner Williams was surrounded by music while a child. Created in 1930 in Takoma Recreation area, MD, Williams was playing acoustic guitar by age six, while his mom performed the accordion, his dad played acoustic guitar, piano, and fiddle, and his seven brothers and three sisters all …

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Lee Rocker

A longtime bassist using the rockabilly revival trio the Stray Pet cats, Lee Rocker was created Lee Drucker in 1961. With fellow Very long Isle schoolmates Brian Setzer and Slim Jim Phantom, he shaped the Stray Pet cats in 1979. The group relocated to London the next year, scoring some …

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