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We remember Alexis Korner. ‘Blues Cornerstone’

This day (January 1, 1984), in Westminster, London, died Alexis Korner a blues musician, considered as a Founding Father of British Blues. Tracklist : w/ Friends – Blue monday . Big Boss Man . w/ Steve Marriott – Get Off Of My Cloud (1975) . Midnight special (1974) . Don’t Drop That Bomb On Me […]

We remember Freddie King. ‘The King of Texas’

This day (December 28, 1976), in Dallas, Texas, died Frederick Christian a.k.a Freddie King, an American blues guitarist and singer. Tracklist : Sweet Home Chicago . The Things That I Used To Do (1975) . Blues Band Shuffle (1974) . Boogie Funk (1973) . Ain’t No Sunshine (1973) . Big Legged Woman (1972) . Have […]

Happy Birthday Steve Cropper. ‘Colonel Steve’

This day (October 21, 1941), in Dora, Missouri, is born Steve Cropper, an American guitarist, best known for his work at Stax Record with Booker T. & the M.G.’s, Otis Redding, Sam & Dave and more Digest Tracklist : w/ Benjamin Booker – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay (2018) . w/ Dave Mason […]

Clapton & The Bluesmen

Blues is central to the repertoire of Eric Clapton whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW. So we looked for and found twelve (videographed) occasions where Eric plays live with one (or more) of his blues masters or colleagues. They are Buddy Guy, B.B. King, George Benson, Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, Dr. John, John […]