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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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Mighty Mo Rodgers

Mighty Mo Rodgers (actual name Maurice Rodgers) was created in Indiana where his father possessed a club that presented blues performers. When Rodgers wasn’t learning traditional piano he was looking into the blues performers that performed there. We were young, Rodgers was deeply suffering from the mid-’60s spirit music from …

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Nick Moss

Bassist Nick Moss discovered his instrument at a age, often viewing his sibling Joe enjoy with Pal Scott, amongst others. By enough time he graduated from senior high school, Scott was searching for a fresh bassist and Moss have scored the job. 2 yrs afterwards, Jimmy Dawkins stole him apart …

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R.L. Burnside

North Mississippi guitarist R.L. Burnside was among the paragons of state-of-the-art Delta juke joint blues. The guitarist, vocalist and songwriter was created November 23, 1926 in Oxford, MS, and produced his house in Holly Springs, within the hill nation above the Delta. He resided the majority of his lifestyle within …

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Raful Neal

When he wasn’t busy siring progeny (the Neal home produced ten children, many of them apparently now using the blues), Raful Neal was staking his state among the top harpists over the Baton Rouge blues front. However, until lately, his discography didn’t reveal that position — but albums for Alligator …

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Juke Boy Bonner

One-man rings weren’t too common around the postwar blues picture. Joe Hill Louis and Dr. Ross one thinks of as greats who plied their trade simply by their lonesome — therefore do Juke Boy Bonner, a Texan whose skill never really gained him much in the form of tangible incentive. …

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Satan & Adam

Blues guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Sterling Magee and harmonica participant Adam Gussow possess paid their dues. They started their profession on the road — over the part of Seventh Avenue and 125th Road, to be specific — and in just a matter of weeks these were sketching crowds, people pausing …

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Coy “Hot Shot” Love

Coy “Hot Shot” Like was a renaissance guy, of a sort, in blues: sign-painter, road denizen, along with a magician using a harmonica, who liked to adorn his natural leather coat and his bike, as well as other personal products with text messages regarding his lifestyle. He resided on Gayoso …

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Little Sammy Davis

No, he hardly ever hung out using the Rat Pack over the martini-stained Vegas remove, and it’s extremely doubtful that he honors demands for “The Chocolate Guy.” This Small Sammy Davis is really a experienced harp blower using a discography dating back again to 1952 and an excellent ’90s debut …

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Johnny B. Moore

Very few youthful Chicago bluesmen bring the depth and understanding of tradition to the table that Johnny B. Moore will. His sound is really a somewhat contemporized edition of what’s been heading down on the Western side for many years, emblazoned with Moore’s dazzling rhythmic lead acoustic guitar lines and …

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