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chicago blues documentary ( 5)

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Blues Documentary Red, White and Blues. UK musicians Georgie Fame, John Mayall and Eric Clapton explaining the influence of the old US blues masters.

2005 documentary by Mike Figgis about the British blues scene in the Some of the early musicians like Georgie Fame, John Mayall and Eric Clapton talk a.

chicago blues documentary (2)

chicago blues documentary (2)

Matt "Guitar" Murphy was born in Sunflower, MS..Murphy learned to play guitar when he was a kid. In 1948 he moved to Chicago where he joined the Howlin' Wolf band, which at the time featured harmonicist Little Junior Parker. He worked a lot with Memphis Slim, including on his album At The Gate of Horn (1959). In 1978 Murphy joined The Blues Brothers. Murphy can be seen in the films The Blues Brothers (1980) and Blues Brothers 2000 (1998), where he plays Aretha Franklin's hen-pecked…

Matt "Guitar" Murphy was born in Sunflower, MS.Murphy learned to play guitar…

Elmore James (January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963) was a blues guitarist, singer, songwriter, band leader. He was known as "the King of the Slide Guitar" and had a unique guitar style, noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice. Note the cigarette stuck on the string end on the tuning head.

Elmore James (January 1918 – May was a blues guitarist, singer, songwriter, band leader. He was known as "the King of the Slide Guitar" and had a unique guitar style, noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice.

Ground Zero Blues Club Stage, Tunica Mississippi

Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale Mississippi opened by Bill Luckett and Morgan Freeman

"Chicago" Bob Nelson (July 4, 1944 – January 17, 2013) was a harmonica player and singer who is known for amalgamating Louisiana and Chicago blues styles. He was singular in being mentored by traditional rural southern blues harmonica practitioners and melding their approach with urban Chicago playing, thus creating his own distinctive sound. Here with Guitar Shorty during his Europian Tour with the Dutch Greyhound Blues Band at Nuit Du Blues Sarreguemines (Fr), 3 may 1994.

"Chicago" Bob Nelson (July 4, 1944 – January 17, 2013) was a harmonica player and singer who is known for amalgamating Louisiana and Chicago blues styles. He was singular in being mentored by traditional rural southern blues harmonica practitioners and melding their approach with urban Chicago playing, thus creating his own distinctive sound. Here with Guitar Shorty during his Europian Tour with the Dutch Greyhound Blues Band at Nuit Du Blues Sarreguemines (Fr), 3 may 1994.

Stevie Ray Vaughan - 16 - Alpine Valley (Final Show) Bootleg - Sweet Hom...

Stevie Ray Vaughan - 16 - Alpine Valley (Final Show) Bootleg - Sweet Hom.

Buddy Guy was born George Guy, July 30, 1936 in Lettsworth, Louisiana. He learned to play on a guitar he made himself. Using the wires from his mother’s screen door.   He started out on the 1950s Baton Rouge blues scene. He didn’t really impress anyone at first and it wasn’t until after he got over his nervousness and he turned up his showmanship that he started to get noticed. In 1957 Guy left Louisiana to chase his career in Chicago. In 1958 he won a record contract with Artistic Records.

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells As far as "Blues Brothers" go, Jake and Elwood are mere pretenders to the throne.

Big Joe Turner, May 18, 1911-November 24, 1985.  Rock 'n' Roll pioneer.  RIP.

Big Joe Turner - Blues pioneer who moulded it into Rock N Roll. Wrote Shake, Rattle and Roll.

Casey Bill Weldon (December 10,1909 – circa 1970?) was a country blues musician was known as one of the great early pioneers of the slide guitar.He played upbeat, hokum and country blues tunes, both as a solo artist and as a member of the Memphis Jug Band. Playing a National steel guitar flat on his lap Hawaiian style, "Casey Bill" Weldon's was known as the "Hawaiian Guitar Wizard". He was married to Memphis Minnie in the '20s with the two making influential recordings together in the late…

Casey Bill Weldon (December 10,1909 – circa 1970?) was a country blues musician was known as one of the great early pioneers of the slide guitar.He played upbeat, hokum and country blues tunes, both as a solo artist and as a member of the Memphis Jug Band. Playing a National steel guitar flat on his lap Hawaiian style, "Casey Bill" Weldon's was known as the "Hawaiian Guitar Wizard". He was married to Memphis Minnie in the '20s with the two making influential recordings together in the late…

Look at those EYES! Son House was The Man

blues singer guitarist pioneered innovative style featuring strong, repetitive rhythms, often played slide guitar and his singing incorporated elements of southern gospel spiritual music.

Kim Wilson of Fabulous Thunderbirds fame performs at the 2013 NAMM Show in the Hohner booth.

Kim Wilson of Fabulous Thunderbirds fame performs at the 2013 NAMM Show in the Hohner booth. **Saw these guys a few weeks ago. An explosive show. Kim Wilson overflows with cool!

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