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Hindu Love Gods

Hindu Like Gods formed in Athens, GA in 1984, a virtual cult-hero supergroup originally comprising guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and drummer Costs Berry (all 3 of then-underground symbols R.E.M.), pianist Warren Zevon (the famously sardonic vocalist/composer most widely known for the traditional “Werewolves of London”), and vocalist Bryan …

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Hambone Willie Newbern

Little is well known approximately blues songster Hambone Willie Newbern; only half-dozen edges comprise the amount of his documented legacy, but among those six may be the first-ever rendition from the immortal Delta basic “Move and Tumble Blues.” Apparently delivered in 1899, he initial began to create a name for …

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Guy Davis

Upgrading the rural blues tradition for the present day era, Man Davis was being among the most prominent ambassadors of African-American art and culture of his generation, additionally earning great acclaim for his function in the theatre. The son from the mentioned stars, directors, and activists Ossie Davis and Ruby …

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Tommy Johnson

Next to Child Home and Charley Patton, nobody was more vital that you the introduction of pre-Robert Johnson Delta blues than Tommy Johnson. Equipped with a robust voice which could proceed from a growl for an eerie falsetto range along with a acoustic guitar design that had all the early …

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Bukka White

Bukka White colored (true name: Booker T. Washington White colored) was created in Houston, Mississippi (not really Houston, Tx) in 1906 (no day between 1902-1905 or 1907-1909, as can be variously reported). He got his preliminary begin in music learning fiddle music from his dad. Guitar instruction quickly adopted, but …

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Arlen Roth

Arlen Roth is a well known rock guitarist because the ’60s, when he utilized to release single recordings. He ultimately became a reasonably well-known sideman, executing with performers as different as Pete Seeger, Rick Wakeman, and Paul Simon. In addition, he also became an instructional guitarist with some educational videotapes …

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P-Funk All Stars

After George Clinton disbanded Parliament and Funkadelic on the dawn from the ’80s, he embarked on a solo career, but additionally maintained connection with a lot of his band alumni within a short-term (a minimum of initially) project dubbed the P-Funk All Superstars. Having sorted out different legal and economic …

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Rory Block

Aurora “Rory” Stop has staked her state to being among America’s top acoustic blues ladies, an interpreter of the fantastic Delta blues singers, a slip guitarist par excellence, along with a talented songwriter in her personal right. Created and elevated in Manhattan by way of a family members that experienced …

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Scrapper Blackwell

Scrapper Blackwell was most widely known for his use pianist Leroy Carr through the early and mid-’30s, but he also recorded many single edges between 1928 and 1935. A unique stylist whose function was nearer to jazz than blues, Blackwell was a fantastic player with a method constructed around single-note …

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Ron Thompson

After honing his chops behind Small Joe Blue and John Lee Hooker, guitarist Ron Thompson went solo in 1980, forming his own blues/roots-rock trio, the Resisters. As being a Devil, a 1990 discharge on pianist Tag Naftalin’s Champion label, was culled from Thompson’s performances on Naftalin’s Blue Mon Party radio …

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