Has my life been wasted listening to and following Bob Dylan for almost 5 decades?
Bob Dylan on tour in Barrowsland UK
One of the world’s most prolific songwriters and touring performers turns 72 doing what he likes the most – touring.
Bob Dylan, who is 72 years old today, is taking a few days off from The Never Ending Tour but he will be back on the road June 26th in West Palm Beach Florida.
Born May 24, 1941, Dylan was the darling of the 1960′s folk and folk rock scene, establishing a legacy for himself as the pre-eminent singer songwriter.
Celebrate his birthday by listening to your fave Dylan music. Continue reading
Blues guitarist Duke Robillard will join the Never Ending Tour in 2013
According to the Australian blues magazine Soulshine, blues guitarist and vocalist Duke Robillard will be joining Bob Dylan’s band for the 2012 tour season.
Bob Dylan’s publicist has not confirmed the story.
Duke Robillard has been playing guitar and the blues for decades. A former member of the Fabulous Thunderbirds, he played on Bob Dylan’s “Time Out of Mind” album.
Solo blues man brings it all back home with unique delta blues style
Morgan Davis with cigar box guitar at Bearly’s (Stephen Pate photo)
Morgan Davis transports you back to an old juke joint on the Mississippi delta in a bar so bad they didn’t hire a band, just a singer and drummer.
It’s the bare blues, stripped down from the hustle of post-war Chicago. Continue reading
CBC posted 12 songs from the 2012 Tall Ships Festival Joe Murphy Blues Review
Joe Murphy at Tall Ships 2012 (photo Glenn Meisner)
Joe Murphy is a blues and zydeco institution.
He can ace the electrified Chicago blues of Sonny Boy Williamson and Muddy Waters along their southern roots in the Mississippi delta and zydeco.
There are lots of band working up songs from the Chess Records days. There not many who pull it off like Joe Murphy and the Water Street Blues Band. Continue reading
The bluesiest small body guitar Keb Mo says “This is my guitar, the one I like to play”
Keb Mo Gibson Bluesmaster
Gibson’s Keb Mo Bluesmaster signature guitar is one small body, 12 fret guitar you might want to check out.
The guitar was released in a limited run of 300 guitars in 2009.
Since then, it has become popular enough to be production guitar for Gibson. Continue reading
Bucking recent bad press, critics praise Dylan’s Boston TD Garden show
Bob Dylan rare concert video “High Water (for Charlie Patton)”
Still performing at 71 years old has not stopped the run of bad press and fan walkouts on Bob Dylan concerts this fall.
Things have changed Sunday night in Boston, Massachusetts when critics sung the Bob Dylan’s praises without apology.
Awesome, fun – how many of these songs played in 12 minutes do you recognize and how many can you play?
Alex Chadwick, of Chicago Music Exchange, plays 100 famous guitar riffs in one take giving you a chronological history of rock n’ roll. – Chicagomusicexchange.com
From Chet Atkins, Johnny Cash, The Beatles to AC/DC, Santana, Stevie Ray Vaughn, the White Stripes and Green Day – Alex plays them all like a pro. Continue reading