Bluesmuzikant Little Jimmy overleden

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Marc Claeys, beter gekend als Little Jimmy, is niet meer. Daarmee verloor Vilvoorde afgelopen zondag een bekend en geliefd gezicht. Little Jimmy was vooral gekend in de blueswereld en trad ooit op met zijn groep Little Jimmy & The Sharks als voorprogramma van The Rolling Stones en Led Zeppelin ... Verder lezen
Het kruispunt van de Blues staat in Grolloo

Het kruispunt van de Blues staat in Grolloo

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Wie Grolloo vanaf Assen of Schoonloo binnenrijdt, ziet de grote metalen letters al van verre. ‘Crossroad Blues’ prijkt aan alle kanten op de rotonde. Bovenop de paal waar de plaatsnaamborden aanhangen, is een draaischijf gemonteerd met twee gitaren. De halzen van de gitaren kruisen elkaar ... Verder lezen

Sportjournalist en bluesfanaat Johan Derksen gaat een blues­club beginnen in Rotterdam

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Johan Derksen begint bluesclub op Katendrecht Sportjournalist en bluesfanaat Johan Derksen gaat een blues­club beginnen in Rotterdam. Binnen twee jaar moet het podium voor de betere bluesmuziek er wat hem en zijn zakenpartners betreft staan. Het liefste op Katendrecht. Lees volledig artikel in het Algemeen Dagblad : https://www.ad.nl/rotterdam/johan-derksen-begint-bluesclub-op-katendrecht~ab1df37e/ ... Verder lezen

Franse rockster Johnny Hallyday (74) overleden

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De Franse rocker Johnny Hallyday is op 74-jarige leeftijd overleden. Hij stierf aan de gevolgen van kanker ... Verder lezen
The Juke Joints

The Juke Joints bestaan 35 jaar

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The Juke Joints, al twee keer uitgeroepen door de Dutch Blues Foundation tot de beste bluesband van Nederland, bestaan volgend jaar 35 jaar. Om dat in te luiden speelden de bluesmannen afgelopen weekend in een uitverkochte Piek in Vlissingen. Van het optreden wordt een cd/dvd gemaakt die eind januari klaar moet zijn ... Verder lezen
John-Mayall

Joe Walsh To Guest On Next John Mayall Album

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John Mayall, 82 years young, is working on an album of new material, which he expects to be released at the end of the year. On the disc, he is working with his band and a very special guest: Joe Walsh (The Eagles) ... Verder lezen
Bill Wyman - Back To Basics - vinyl - 02

Bill Wyman: Ex-Rolling Stones bassist diagnosed with cancer

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Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. A spokesman for the musician said: "He is undergoing treatment and is expected to make a full recovery as it was caught in the early stages." Born William Perks in Lewisham, London, the star was a member of the Stones from 1962 until 1993. Since then, he has recorded and toured with his own band, Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings. The 79-year-old was pictured ... Verder lezen
Virgil and the Accelerators by Marco van Rooijen (2)

Band Virgil & The Accelerators Comes To An End

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The band now formally known as "Virgil & The Accelerators" has sadly come to an end and will be returning sometime later under a new alias with a new identity. ... Verder lezen
RIP Robert Stigwood

RIP Robert Stigwood

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Robert Stigwood, who managed Cream and the Bee Gees before producing the rock musicals Saturday Night Fever and Grease has died at the age of 81 ... Verder lezen
Juke Joints

The Juke Joints – Heart on Fire CD verkozen tot Best European Bluesrock CD @ Blues Underground Network

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Mooie opsteker voor de blues/rock uit Nederland. De CD "Heart on Fire" van The Juke Joints is bij het Amerikaanse Blues Underground Network verkozen tot ‘Best European Bluesrock CD’ ! ... Verder lezen
BBKing film

Unieke Blues avond in Theater Calypso, Wijk Bij Duurstede

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Zaterdagavond 9 januari, aanvang 20.00 uur, gaat een bijzondere Blues- en filmavond worden met ‘Going to Memphis’, een optreden van Big Bo, en een film over B.B. KING: ‘The Life of Riley’. Deze film is nog niet eerder in de Nederlandse bioscopen gedraaid, een primeur! ... Verder lezen
Motown legend and musical icon Stevie Wonder receive an award for  President Obama  at the White House

Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame will ask President Obama and the White House for support to build a permanent museum

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The Official Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame Museum will be seeking support from President Obama and the White House to build this very much needed Hall of Fame Museum in the city of Detroit, Michigan. This is a museum that the world should support and get behind. Rock and Country music both have museum's to tell the history of its legends. The first concept first came about in 1968 by comedian Bill Cosby, then in 2003 with music mogul Kenny Gamble. The Comedy King of Basketball LaMont "ShowBoat" Robinson of the Harlem Clowns comedy basketball team has been on the quest to make sure this project happens ... Verder lezen
mascot messenger

Mascot Label Group is rocking the planet with the Mascot Messenger newspaper

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Mascot Label Group is thrilled to announce the first edition of our new free quarterly newspaper, Mascot Messenger. The exciting new publication will be distributed throughout Europe and will give the reader a little insight into the label with news and regular interviews from the various artists signed to Mascot Label Group ... Verder lezen
Tedeschi Trucks Band Austin City Limits Live Stream

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Austin City Limits Live Stream Alert

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Tedeschi Trucks Band on Austin City Limits. TTB and Austin City Limits are pleased to announce a live stream of the final taping of Season 41, featuring Tedeschi Trucks Band live on Monday December 14. The taping will webcast in its entirety via the ACL YouTube channel! ... Verder lezen
Simo - I'll Always Be Around - Lyric Video

Simo – I’ll Always Be Around – Lyric Video

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Lyric video for 'I'll Always Be Around', from 'Let Love Show The Way', Simo's debut on Provogue/Mascot Label Group which will be released on January 29, 2016 ... Verder lezen
Ben Caplan - Birds With Broken Wings op de luisterpaal

Ben Caplan – Birds With Broken Wings op de luisterpaal

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Ben Caplan - Birds With Broken Wings, het nieuwe album nu te beluisteren op de luisterpaal ... Verder lezen
culemborg blues

Culemborg Blues Night 2016

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De 11e editie van de Culemborg Blues Night wordt dit jaar georganiseerd in het Event Center Culemborg, (ECC). Het zwarte pand, gelegen aan de Beesdseweg, is bekend geworden door discotheek Happydayzz, en is inmiddels omgevormd tot een multifunctionele evenementenlocatie in de breedste zin van het woord ... Verder lezen
Blues Festival Grolloo : Geldschieters bekend

Blues Festival Grolloo : Geldschieters bekend

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De zakenmannen en multimiljonairs Jan Lagendijk en Gregory Elias zijn de grote geldschieters achter het Holland International Blues Festival. Dat vertelde Johan Derksen zondagmiddag in Grolloo. Vrijdag namen ze al een kijkje in het dorp. "Eind oktober maken we alle namen bekend", onthulde Derksen ... Verder lezen
Guido van Rijn

Guido van Rijn over de geschiedenis en het belang van de Blues

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Guido van Rijn maakte een complete discografie van het Amerikaanse blues-label Paramount. Ondanks dat veel verloren is gegaan, of in de vergetelheid is geraakt, is het hem gelukt de geschiedenis van de blues in kaart te brengen. Mede daardoor kreeg hij als blues-kenner internationale erkenning in de vorm van de Keeping the Blues Alive Award. Vanavond vanaf 23.00 zendt de NTR Academie op NPO Radio 5 een gesprek uit met Guido van Rijn over de geschiedenis en het belang van de Blues ... Verder lezen
David Corley by Markus Hagner

David Corley onwel tijdens Take Root Festival

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David Corley was struck by severe heart-problems, possibly a heart attack, before he intended to play an encore to his magical show at Take Root Festival yesterday at De Oosterpoort in Groningen with his band Wild Connection ... Verder lezen
aretha franklin

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin lead the 2nd induction ceremony for Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame 2015

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On October 4, in the city of Detroit, Michigan, the Official Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame will host the 2nd induction ceremony. Leading the way to the motor city is the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin others to be inducted are Jerry Butler, Chuck Jackson, Donnie Simpson, Melba, Moore, Ray Charles, Martha Reeves, Tony Clarke, Janie Bradford, Jimmy Ruffin, Spyder Turner, Hank Ballard & the Midnighters, The Miracles, The Fabulous Peps, The Spinners ... Verder lezen
Morgan Freeman speaks after receiving the Rhythm & Blues Music Lifetime Achievement Award

2015 RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY

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The night stared with a stellar tribute to the King of the Blues B.B. King. Then the fans saw 14 inductees get inducted into the Official Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame from the likes of Little Richard, Al Bell of Stax Records, Millie Jackson, Muddy Waters, Jazzi Anderson, The Bar-Kays, The Mad Lads, Dorothy Moore, Ike Turner, Denise LaSalle, Bobby Rush, WDIA, and Elvis Presley along with a letter from CEO Jack Saden of Graceland. ... Verder lezen
Warren Haynes - Spots Of Time - Track By Track

Warren Haynes tells us what’s behind “Spots Of Time”, one of the songs from his new solo-record Ashes & Dust

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Warren Haynes tells us what's behind "Spots Of Time", one of the songs from his new solo-record Ashes & Dust. Watch & listen now ... Verder lezen
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OFFICIAL RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC HALL OF FAME MOURNS PASSING OF 2014 INDUCTEE B.B. KING

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The Official Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame & Museum joins the rest of the world in mourning the passing of blues legend B.B. King. Mr. King was a member of the 2014 class of inductees into the Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame, and his profound legacy has had impact on all genres of music ... Verder lezen

Pete Townshend unveiled a new song ‘Guantanamo’ – Listen Now

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Pete Townshend has unveiled a new song 'Guantanamo' which is one of two new tracks which feature on his forthcoming collection entitled Truancy: The Best of Pete Townshend. June 30 sees the release of Truancy: The Very Best Of Pete Townshend as part of a new deal with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe). The 17-track album features two brand new songs and is part of an extensive reissue program for Townshend's solo material that will see ... Verder lezen
Yngwie Malmsteen

Yngwie Malmsteen To Release Art Collection Built From Guitar Performance

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Rare is the kid who first picked up a guitar over the last three decades who wasn’t influenced in some way by Yngwie Malmsteen, the Swedish-born guitarist whose virtuosic, neo-classical reinvention of the form landed him on Time’s list of the ten best electric guitar players of all time. So now that Los Angeles-based creativity house SceneFour has decided to reinvent art once more after the success of their rhythm-on-canvas collections, it is only fitting ... Verder lezen

Eric Corton en Tomas Delsing presenteren Down The Rabbit Hole

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Na Pinkpop en Best Kept Secret reist VPRO 3voor12 door naar de Groene Heuvels om verslag te doen van de tweede editie van Down The Rabbit Hole. Nieuw dit jaar zijn twee televisie uitzendingen op NPO 3 gepresenteerd door de Godfather van de festivalverslaggeving Eric Corton en aanstormend tv-talent Tomas Delsing. Tijdens het festival op 26, 27 en 28 juni vinden er optredens plaats van onder meer: The War On Drugs, Alabama Shakes, Damien Rice, ... Verder lezen
Rival Sons - Long As I Can See the Light. RECORD STORE DAY 2015 RECORDING.

Video | Rival Sons – Long As I Can See the Light. RECORD STORE DAY 2015 RECORDING

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Rival Sons will celebrate Record Store Day on April 18th with an exclusive 7″ vinyl featuring two unreleased tracks, “Black Coffee,” and “Long As I Can See the Light.” Watch & Listen now to Rival Sons - Long As I Can See the Light, the Record Store Day 2015 recording ... Verder lezen
Eric Clapton @ Madison Square Garden

Eric Clapton Plans 70th Birthday With Madison Square Garden Concerts

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Eric Clapton announced two concert dates in celebration of his upcoming 70th birthday on March 30, 2015. The shows will take place at New York’s famed Madison Square Garden May 1st and 2nd, 2015 ... Verder lezen
jack white billboard 2015

Jack White to reissue Elvis Presley’s first recording for Record Store Day

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White’s new cover story interview for Billboard revealed that he was the unnamed buyer of Presley’s first ever recording—a 1953 acetate disc featuring “My Happiness” and “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin”—which sold at auction on what would have been the King’s 80th birthday in January for $300,000 and that Third Man Records will re-issue it on vinyl for Record Store Day ... Verder lezen
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