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          Re:Favorite Blues Musicians or Songs 1 Year, 11 Months ago  
          Great stuff, Warren.
          I'm beginning to think I was born at the wrong time!
          Read Lightin' Hopkins bio some time ago...lawd have mercy.
           
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          Re:Favorite Blues Musicians or Songs 1 Year, 11 Months ago  
          I first got into the blues via the early John Mayall albums, he did so much to bring the blues to the attention of a wider audience - especially here in the UK.

          Of all the blues artists I've seen my favourite has to be Buddy Guy - his guitar playing is faultless.
           
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          Re:Favorite Blues Musicians or Songs 1 Year, 11 Months ago  
          John Mayall indeed - this lots to promote the blues to us po' white boys!
          I was in Bucharest about three summers ago and he was playing a gig there!
          A real blast form the past to see that poster!
          Think he lived in Laurel Canyon at one time too.
           
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          Re:Favorite Blues Musicians or Songs 1 Year, 11 Months ago  
          Yes he lived in Laurel Canyon - Blues from Laurel Canyon a great album - others to hear before you (do the shopping) are Bluesbreakers (with Eric Clapton) otherwise known as the 'Beano' album, A Hard Road, Crusade, The Blues Alone, Diary of a Band, Bare Wires, Looking Back and The Turning Point - after that he got into jazz (USA Union, etc), good music but my interest went off the boil.

          In the 1990's Gary Moore covered a lot of the songs from some of those previously mentioned albums during his 'blues' period and did a damn fine job too it has to be said.
           
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          Re:Favorite Blues Musicians or Songs 1 Year, 7 Months ago  
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          Courtesy of Scott Miller and ER:

          Son House and Michael Bloomfield discussing the blues. The latter is amusing in places.

          There's also some footage of Paul Butterfield with his band.

          http://gaslightrecords.com/news/video-son-house-michael-bloomfield-explain-the-blues
           
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          Re:Favorite Blues Musicians or Songs 1 Year, 7 Months ago  
          Thanks Warren - most entertaining.
           
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          Re:Favorite Blues Musicians or Songs 1 Year, 4 Months ago  
           
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          Re:Favorite Blues Musicians or Songs 1 Week, 5 Days ago  
           
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