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CHAINSAW DUPONT

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Chainsaw Dupont-Guitar/Vocals Bob Stroger-Bass One Take Willie-Keys Lefty Preacher Robert Sampson-Drums Buddy Monaco-MC
Benefit show for Lutheran World Relief http://www.oursaviorschurch.org/ https://www.facebook.com/DougLee.and.... http://www.chainsawdupont.com/chainsaw/ https://www.facebook.com/RobertSampso...


CHAINSAW DUPONT has defied and embraced the fates from day one. His life experience is expressed in his "Street Trilogy" of CDs: Lake St. Lullaby, Bourbon St. Breakdown, and Ghost Kings of Beale St.
He was born on Friday, August 13th, 1956, in McComb, Mississippi, a town so small that shotgun houses were the norm, and grew up in Swan Lake in the Mississippi Delta, where almost everyone worked on the nearby plantation. His mother, a piano player who had received lessons from a young Fats Domino in New Orleans, was so superstitious that she celebrated David's birthday on August 12th until his 13th birthday, when she finally 'fessed up.
By that time, she had encouraged him …

PERCY MAYFIELD ( II )

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Percy Mayfield (12 de agosto de 1920-11 de agosto de 1984) fue un cantante y compositor norteamericano conocido especialmente por las canciones «Hit the Road Jack» (que más tarde sería un gran éxito para Ray Charles) y «Please Send Me Someone to Love», así como por su personal estilo vocal dentro del rhythm and blues. Mayfield nació en Minden (Luisiana), capital de la Parroquia de Webster, al noroeste del estado. De adolescente desarrolló un gran talento para la poesía que más tarde explotaría en su faceta de cantante y compositor. Comenzó su carrera musical en Texas y poco después, en 1942, se trasladó a Los Angeles. El éxito le llegó en 1947 cuando firmó con el pequeño sello discográfico, Swing Time, donde grabó el tema «Two Years of Torture». El disco tuvo un buen nivel de ventas que se prolongó durante un par de años lo que atrajo la atención de Art Rupe, quien lo contrató para su discográfica, Specialty Records, en 1950.2​
Aunque su estilo vocal estuvo muy influenciado por artistas…

ROBERT " BILBO " WALKER

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Robert "bilbo" Walker - Cathead mini blues festival - Clarksdale 11 oct 2009
Robert "Bilbo" Walker Jr. (February 19, 1937 – November 29, 2017) was an American blues musician who is known in the blues music world due to his "rock 'n' roll showmanship" and "flamboyant Chuck Berry imitations." Walker was born near Clarksdale, Mississippi. Walker Sr. was often referred to by his nickname, "Bilbo", which was then passed on to Walker Jr., who was sometimes called "Little Junior Bilbo".Walker began to explore music after his sister's boyfriend introduced him to Ike Turner. After spending 17 years in Chicago, Illinois with his friend David Porter, Walker moved to the area around Bakersfield, California and started a farm growing such commodities as watermelon and cotton. During this time, he continued to perform at local bars in the California area, as well as in Chicago and Clarksdale when on visits. In 1997, Walker released…

DIUNNA GREENLEAF

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Diunna Greenleaf (born October 6, 1957) is an African American blues singer and songwriter.
At the 2014 Blues Music Awards, Greenleaf won the Koko Taylor Award (Traditional Blues Female), beating fellow nominees Teeny Tucker, Lavelle White, Trudy Lynn, and Zora Young.
Diunna Fay Greenleaf was born in Houston, Texas, United States. Her parents, Ben and Mary Ella Greenleaf (née Travis), were religiously devout and involved in gospel music. Her early musical influences included Sam Cooke, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Koko Taylor, and Aretha Franklin. Before her musical career, Greenleaf obtained a degree in Mass Communications at the Prairie View A&M University.
Greenleaf and her backing band, Blue Mercy, have performed on the international stage for a number of years. In 2005, they took part and triumphed at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. She was President of the Houston Blues Society for three years, becoming the first woman to undertake that role. Greenleaf initiat…

COUSIN LEROY

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Cousin Leroy was a singer, harp player and guitarist from rural Georgia whose R&B records in the late 50s put the emphasis squarely on the Blues half of the equation. He was part of the Post-WWII club scene in New York, and his regular associates included Champion Jack Dupree and Larry Dale, who graced all Leroy’s recordings, although these were limited to a few sessions for the Groove and Ember labels.
Leroy Rozier was born in Chester GA in 1925, and his life is shrouded in mystery, but in July 1955 he went to a New York recording studio to cut some tracks for Groove Records. With Champion Jack on piano and Larry on guitar, Leroy showcased his fine voice and breathy harp style, which was somewhat reminiscent of Sonny Terry. Leroy’s Blues often had the joyful, up-tempo feel of a Saturday night at a juke-joint, but he could also howl a dark, impassioned tale of love gone wrong.




LOVIE LEE ( II )

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Lovie Lee era una pianista y cantante estadounidense de blues .Es conocido por su trabajo como acompañante de Muddy Waters ,Grabó un album ,en solitario  en 1992. Fue el "padrastro adoptivo" del bluesman Carey Bell y, por lo tanto, el "abuelo" de Lurrie Bell. 




Lovie Lee (March 17, 1909 – May 23, 1997) was an American electric blues pianist and singer. He is best known for his work accompanying Muddy Waters. He also recorded a solo album, in 1992. He was the "adoptive stepfather" of the bluesman Carey Bell and thus the "grandfather" of Lurrie Bell.


He was born Edward Lee Watson in Chattanooga, Tennessee,  and grew up in Meridian, Mississippi. He taught himself to play the piano and began performing in various churches and at rodeos and vaudeville shows. He had already acquired the nickname Lovie from a doting aunt. He found part-time employment playing with the Swinging Cats in the early 1950s. The group included Carey Bell, who Lee took under his …

BIG MAMA MONTSE ...THE BLUES IS ALLRIGHT !! 30 years

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 Manuel L.Poy ,Big Mama Montse 
Amadeu Casas 

    August Tharrats 
Joan Pau Cumellas, armónica, Santi Ursul , bajo, Micky , batería 
Joan Pau Cumellas. Miquel Talavera 
Miryam Swanson 
Victor Uris





   Victor Uris



    Ricard Gili 
    Miriam Aparicio





Manuel L.Poy ejercía de maestro de ceremonias en la presentación del concierto homenaje a BIG MAMA MONTSE que servía para conmemorar sus 30 años en la escena musical como front-woman. Amadeu Casas  tomó el relevo poniendo de relieve lo que todos conocemos desde siempre que los blueseros hemos nacido bajo un mal sino. Born under a bad sign ,rompió el fuego con un Casas que daba la sensación de todo lo contrario....... Y así se fueron sucediendo actuación trás actuación  hasta el apoteosis general del grupo . Dejando constancia del nivelazo bluesero existente en nuestra ciudad ! . Adjuntamos unas fotillas y el video que cerraba el espectáculo .     Armand García colaboró aportando el pastel conmemorativo , un trabajo impresionante de pastelería en form…

MICHAEL KAESHAMMER At Centre Civic CASA GOLFERICS - BARCELONA-

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El pianista canadiense Michael Kaeshammer hizo su debut en nuestro País en el Centre Civic CASA GOLFERICS, de la mano de Lluis Coloma que fué quien nos presentó al artista . Para  esta ocasión fué acompañado por el batería Marc Ruiz. El público  que llenaba por completo la sala de actos disfrutó de lo lindo con la exposición que nos hizo Kaeshammer de su dominio de los diferentes estilos de piano con versiones de temas clásicos de todos los géneros llevados su terreno con gran habilidad. Una brillante técnica de ejecución y una agilidad fuera de lo común hicieron las delicias del personal que obligó prácticamente a subir al escenario al pianista una vez éste concluyó su gran actuación , celebrada como hemos dicho antes de manera entusiasta por el público. Acompañó en la pieza final y en el bis Lluís Coloma , pianista de reconocido prestigio internacional que con su participación consiguió endulzar más si cabe lo que fué una gran noche de piano en la Casa Golferics.Os ofrecemos unas fo…

DI ANNE PRICE

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Artist Biography by Linda Seida in allmusic !

Di Anne Price was bringing home a weekly paycheck long before most people even start thinking about getting a job. At the tender age of about four years old, she was playing the piano, first in church and later in more blues-oriented venues. Within a couple of years, she was making money at it and she recorded a tape at the age of nine. The music of vocalists like Sippie Wallace, Memphis Minnie, and Billie Holiday was calling to her even then. A native of Memphis, TN, Price grew up to hold a full-time job as a nursing home's social director, but she always kept a hand in the blues scene, frequently performing at local nightspots with the Uptown All-Stars, her backing band. Price's parents were both very devoted to music. Her father liked to sing and play the guitar, while her mother was a lyricist. Price and her sisters all played the piano. During her childhood, her mother indulged her when it came to her desire to make music on th…

JESSE YAWN

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BIG JESSE YAWN
Blues Singer Extraordinaire, Jesse H. Yawn has been a fixture in the Baltimore / Washington area blues scene for 24 years. A personable Gentle Giant of a man, Jesse has enjoyed a huge loyal following wherever he appears. Born in Florida, September 4, 1937, he cut his teeth on Gospel music and was recruited by National touring acts such as The Violinaires and The Trumpets of Joy. Jesse moved to Rochester, NY in the early 50s to join the Traveling Six Spiritual group and later formed his own group, The Flower City Gospelaires. Turning to the blues gig, Jesse worked with giants Jack McDuff, George Benson, Grant Green, and Albert King at such clubs as The Pithod Club, Lee's Hotel, Club Mr. Wonderful & VIP Lounge. Drafted in 1962, he served the military in Oklahoma and earned the spot with the 77th Army Band as lead vocalist entertaining at military and civilian functions. He later recorded demos for Golden World Studios in Detroit and Chess Records in Chicago. In the…

SHY GUY DOUGLAS

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Biography BORN 8 November 1917
DIED 19 October 1984 (aged 66)
The late Nashville TN based blues singer and harmonica player Thomas "Shy Guy" Douglas had a rather long and continuous career in the local bluesmusic scene, making records for Excello, Bullet, Delta and MCA back in the day with a career spanning 1949-69. He was one of Nashville’s greatest Bluesmen (some figure he was the Greatest harp player in the Down Home blues genre). In the 1940s, he frequented the city’s Bijou Theater, a black-oriented venue located on Fourth Avenue that had earlier hosted performers such as Bessie Smith and Ethel Waters. Red Wortham discovered him in 1947 and recorded him first circa 1949-1950, his first 78 RPM disc Raid On Cedar Street b/w I Should Have Known was sold by local DJ Jim Bulliet (pronounced Boulay) to MGM in 1950 before Shy Guy went on to release several tracks via the Excello label in the early to mid 50's.
By 1956, to cash in on the burgeoning Rock n Roll scene, the Calvert l…

ADRIAN BYRON BURNS

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  Nacido en 1951 , en Washington , atesora que BACK TO THE WOOD , album grabado en 1998 , influenciado por Brownie McGhee en origen ha bebido de fuentes como el propio Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters o Albert King. ha vivido en Europa durante un periodo de tiempo allá por los 70's Normalmente reside en Inglaterra participando en el circuito internacional de Blues. 
Pódeis ver información acerca del personaje en la entrevista que aparece en el portal BLUES GR que linkamos más abajo. 


More info about the artist: 

http://blues.gr/profiles/blogs/interview-with-adrian-byron-burns-one-of-rare-musicians-who-is












EUGENE "HIDEAWAY "BRIDGES

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Eugene Bridges (born March 30, 1963). usually credited as Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges, is an American blues and soul singer, songwriter, guitarist and bandleader who has released seven albums and has performed widely in the US, Asia, Britain, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
Biography He was born in New Orleans, the fourth of five children, and was raised in Amite, Louisiana. His father, Otheneil Bridges, performed as a blues guitarist under the name "Hideaway Slim", and his mother was a relative of Anna Mae Bullock, better known as Tina Turner. In his early teens, Eugene Bridges began singing with his brothers as a gospel group, The Bridges Brothers, and also formed his own R&B band, The Five Stars. At the age of 16 he moved to Texas to join the US Air Force, and played in an Air Force band for three years. After leaving the service, he joined a gospel group, The New Chosen, on guitar and vocals, and then joined the Mighty Clouds of Joy. He then moved to live in…

OSCAR LINARES TRIO * BLUES EN EL TEMPLO *

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VIDEO GENTILEZA DE SALVA MARTINEZ 

Si vas al Templo te puedes encontrar con estas cosas , que tres reverendos , hagan cantar al personal inmerso en el más puro ritual ... O lo que dicho de otra manera más profana  ( y sin que las comparaciones sean odiosas ... ) el blues se tiene que servir como un buen entrecot, un buen chuletón, hecho por fuera y crudo por dentro ,cortadito en filetitos para que todo el mundo pueda degustar con deleite lo que previamente ha sido cocinado con exquisita devoción , con esta definición tan atípica vamos a catalogar  ( con permiso )  la actuación de OSCAR LINARES TRIO, Victor Barceló a la armónica y voz, Oscar Linares , Guitarra y voz, y Miquel Grifell ,guitarra y voz .dieron una master class de los orígenes del Blues, sin trampa ni cartón , directo a la vena como diría Tota Blues , calando hasta la médula en el público asistente que participó , como no podría ser de otra manera, religiosamente del oficio . Un placer reencontrarnos con los tres músicos . …