Written by | April 16, 2013 0:04 | No Comments

Guy played in Howling Wolf’s band, he played with Muddy Waters, BB King,al of them, in the finishing end, the 1960s, just before that generation of blues greats who began electric guitar Chicago blues, before they died, he played with them. That isn’t credentials, that’s life experience.

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Written by | February 1, 2013 7:52 | No Comments

This is what they’d been lead to believe, and it answered her question as to why the place had been quiet: it was the difference between admiration, we all admire her emotionalism and also her lack of pretension, her ability to be deadly serious without taking herself deadly serious, and love. You could see Le Poisson Rouge fall in love with her.

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Written by | November 13, 2012 0:05 | No Comments

ZZ has been doing this awhile, her dad is a blues guitarist, and she takes the packed out nightclub completely in stride, chatting carelessly, pushing her album Till The Casket Drops and pushing her voice only when it makes sense. The songs are bruised break up songs, all written for the same guy and all played with an intense smartness back by a very good band.

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Written by | November 4, 2012 0:09 | No Comments

He passes on a couple of hits, he dolls out his instrumentals like it was gruel and we were Oliver Twist, and his re-defining artistic achievement Time And Tide came and went with minimal publicity. Robbie calls himself lucky, but he isn’t lucky enough, perhaps the self-effacing man should get somebody to awaken the graying of America’s denizen to the great musician in their midst.

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Written by | December 6, 2011 0:12 | No Comments

But it is Suzanne’s show and whether throwing back her hair and growling or crouching and roaring, she is not just a very powerful voice, Suzanne is the package. An entertaining, provocative and enjoyable lead singer who can really sing the blues. The band is at the Bitter End, January 13th, try and catch em.

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