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Black Ace

In the late '30s, a Texan by the name of Babe Karo Lemon Turner released a single called “Black Ace Blues." A Fort Worth radio station started to use the cut as a theme song and soon Turner assumed the moniker. Long before Jeff Healy...

Bonnie Raitt

In the late '60s, restless in Los Angeles, Bonnie moved east to Cambridge, Massachusetts. As a Harvard/Radcliffe student majoring in Social Relations and African Studies, she attended classes and immersed herself in the city's turbulent...

Bukka White

Booker T. Washington “Bukka” White was another of the original Bluesmen to come out of Mississippi, living the life they sang about. He benefited from a resurgence of interest in his music and was able to enjoy firsthand the Blues...

Clifton Hyde

Was Born and raised in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and likes music...alot. Primary Instruments are Mandolin, Steel Guitar, Baritone Guitar, and good ol' acoustic and electric guitars.

Douglas MacRae

Doug MacRae makes his home in Toronto, Canada, where he was born. He has over thirty years in music. He learned to play guitar and write songs as a teenager by listening to such artists as Gordon Lightfoot, Jim Croce, and Larry Norman. He...

Earl Hooker

Earl Hooker played and lived the blues. He played in a Delta style taken largely from Robert Nighthawk with a touch of T-Bone Walker, but he did it with a flair and flamboyance unmatched by any of his contemporaries. He was part of the...

Elmore James

Guitarist Elmore James established himself in Chicago in 1952, forming his legendary band the Broomdusters. While never attaining the fame of fellow Mississippi expatriates Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, James became one of the city's most...

Gabby Pahinui

"Gabby Pahinui," says DeSoto Brown, a Hawaiian cultural-history expert whose brother worked with Pahinui, “was not only that he was an outstanding musician and entertainer, and a central figure, maybe THE central figure, of the...

Gadjes Band

http://nogypsy.narod.ru/newsite/eng_site/resume/resume.htm The word “gadjo" means “not gypsy", thereby “Gadjes Band" is a non-gypsy band that plays gypsy jazz. “Gadjes Band" was formed in 2004 by Russian blues and jazz...

Hound Dog Taylor

Until he recorded his (and Alligator Records') first album, “Hound Dog Taylor and the Houserockers,” in 1971, Taylor was largely unknown outside of Chicago. He played blues guitar for 35 years before reaching a wider audience and...

Matthew Basso

Matt Basso has been a Singer/Songwriter for the last 25 years. He started out in a band called 3rd Wish. Since going solo in 1996, he has recorded and performed some folk and blues music. His love for the sound of the blues harp and the...

Mississippi Fred McDowell

Mississippi Fred McDowell was a stylist and purveyor of the original Delta blues, he was superb, equal parts Charley Patton and Son House coming to the fore through his roughed-up vocals and slashing bottleneck style of guitar playing....

Robert Nighthawk

A highly influential blues slide guitarist Robert Nighthawk, adapted and refined his technique on the instrument to accompany his mournful vocal style. Elmore James, Muddy Waters, and Earl Hooker are direct musical offspring, and yet,...

Son House

Son House, the legendary Delta blues singer and guitarist, was an original voice coming out of Depression era Mississippi. He embodied the isolation, poverty and alienation of the Delta, which translated into his visceral and gripping...

Sonny Landreth

Born in Mississippi, relocated to Lafayette, Louisiana, Sonny Landreth was immersed in the great Swamp-pop and Zydeco music of the area. He picked up a variety of musical styles playing with some of the best musicians on the Louisiana...

Tampa Red

One of the most popular artists of the 20s, 30s and 40s, Tampa red was probably the all-time best-selling Georgia bluesman. He may well have been the most influential bottleneck stylist in blues. He perfected the single-string slide attack...
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