Throughout this “guide”, you will consistently be told to hear what is played in the music you love to listen and go for the closest thing to it. Quite frankly, this is the trick you need to know and anything below this point will just be repeating itself to persuade you. Buy what is played in your earphones or the closest thing to it
BB King, the last of his generation Bluesmen and the last of known artists who came out straight from the delta, has died at his home in Las Vegas at age 89.
Beale Street in Memphis can be compared to what Maxwell Street was to Chicago Blues. Here, much of the music was born that gave offspring to our favorite musicians across the history.
Earlier today BB King was hospitalized due to diabetes-related dehydration as confirmed by Mr. King’s daughter. Currently the 89 year old Blues guitar Legend is feeling better and has updated fans that he will be leaving hospital today.
I just finished reading Buddy Guy’s When I Left Home written by the acclaimed Mr. David Ritz and a thought occurred to me that I want more. I came up with the thought of listing the literature available about the lives of the greatest Blues artists here for my own To-do list and to recommend it to others.
Eric Clapton doesn’t look seventy but it’s his 70th Birthday. Sincere congratulations in hopes that the mind is keen and the body will remain strong for another 30 years or until the man gets tired of it all.
Buddy Guy’s Legends, the well of memories that will quench my thirst for a couple lives to come. If I reincarnate as a caterpillar, I’ll still tell the butterflies around, about the times I’ve been in this Chicago’s Blues club.