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Robert Ward

Comeback stories don’t come any longer heartwarming (or improbable) than Robert Ward’s. Totally from the picture and believed by many aficionados to become dead, Ward’s opportunity encounter with acoustic guitar store owner Dave Hussong in Dayton, Ohio, tripped a rapid string of occasions that culminated in Ward’s 1990 debut recording …

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Henry Gray

Louisiana-based pianist and singer Henry Gray includes a career in American origins music that dates back a lot more than 60 years. Grey was created January 19, 1925, in Kenner, LA, right now a suburb of New Orleans. He was raised in Alsen, LA, several kilometers north of Baton Rouge. …

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Harvey Mandel

Self-taught guitarist Harvey Mandel began his profession within the dark blues night clubs of Chicago, learning just as much as he could from your masters of vintage metropolitan blues. Mandel was created in Detroit on March 11, 1945 and elevated in Chicago. He started playing electric guitar whilst in his …

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Calvin Carter

Vocalist/pianist Calvin Scott teamed with guitarist/vocalist/composer Clarence Carter in the first ’60s. The duo cut some singles for Fairlane and Duke, contacting themselves the C & C Children over the Duke materials. Scott retired in the music business carrying out a 1966 car crash. Carter continued to superstardom being a …

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George Thorogood

A blues-rock guitarist who pulls his motivation from Elmore Wayne, Hound Doggie Taylor, and Chuck Berry, George Thorogood by no means earned very much respect from blues purists, but he became a favorite favorite in the first ’80s through repeated publicity on Radio as well as the arena rock and …

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Arthur “Big Boy” Spires

The exploits from the bluesmen named Arthur who share the nickname “Big Boy” would lead someone to think that “big trouble” is exactly what it’s about. The better-known Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup spent a lot of his lifestyle battling to obtain royalties for just one of his music that Elvis …

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Al Duncan

This drummer is among significantly less than a half-dozen key studio legends from your ’50s and ’60s who’ve sometimes been called “the grandfathers of groove.” They’re simply the forefathers of most contemporary timekeeping in tempo & blues music or any nut products from its branches. Chicago’s Chess Information was probably …

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Moses Rascoe

Moses Rascoe got his initial guitar in NEW YORK at age 13 and turned professional in Pa some 50-odd years later. Among, he journeyed the roads being a time laborer and vehicle driver, playing electric guitar limited to “a money or a glass or two,” as he informed Jack port …

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Omar Dykes

The nominal frontman from the Austin, Texas-based swamp rock unit Omar & the Howlers — singer/guitarist Omar Dykes — was created in McComb, Mississippi in 1950 (not coincidentally also the birthplace of Bo Diddley, whose signature master informed a lot of Dykes’ music). Weaned on his mother’s eclectic assortment of …

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Anson Funderburgh

Lately, Dallas-based guitarist Anson Funderburgh has taken his band the Rockets from the clubs and onto the festival stages along with his critically acclaimed recordings for the BlackTop label from New Orleans. With Jackson, MS-native Sam Myers providing the vocals and harmonica remedies, this music group mixes up a robust …

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