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Do pop musicians even know Delta blues?

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Do pop musicians even know Delta blues? April 16, 2013 By Tim Engstrom Albert Lea Tribune It’s time for a little music lesson. So much of the popular music these days seems so manufacture READ MORE
http://www.albertleatribune.com/2013/04/16/do-pop-musicians-even-know-...

Where blues had a baby and named it rock ’n ro

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Where blues had a baby and named it rock ’n ro May 11, 2011 Karen T. Bartlett thestar.com It started in the slavery days on cotton plantations and shacks, and matured in depression-era saloo READ MORE
http://www.thestar.com/travel/northamerica/article/989468--where-blues...

Ask Rufus: They sang the blues

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Ask Rufus: They sang the blues August 25, 2011 Rufus Ward The Dispatch Rufus Ward (contact) April 30, 2011 9:45:00 PM I have heard blues music all my life but paid little attention to it u READ MORE
http://www.cdispatch.com/lifestyles/article.asp...

The home of the blues

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The home of the blues March 30, 2011 By Carlo Rotella Boston.com I WAS FEELING homesick for Chicago music, so on a recent night I drove down to Chan’s Fine Oriental Dining in Woonsocket, R.I READ MORE
http://articles.boston.com/2011-03-30/bostonglobe/29362824_1_blues-fou...

'I was singing the blues at 3½ years old, and I didn't know why'

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'I was singing the blues at 3½ years old, and I didn't know why' July 27, 2011 By Paul Freeman MercuryNews.com John "Blues" Boyd, born in Greenwood, Miss., has been a Redwood City resident si READ MORE
http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_18557800...

The 'blues' can be imitated, but they can't be duplicated

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The 'blues' can be imitated, but they can't be duplicated April 11, 2011 By John Huotari The Oak Ridger It's a uniquely American form of music born of slavery, despair, and wretched work cond READ MORE
http://www.oakridger.com/entertainment/x230266465/The-blues-can-be-imi...

Best Jazz and Blues for the Snowbound

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Best Jazz and Blues for the Snowbound January 11, 2011 Rhetta Akamatsu Examiner.com The amazing amount of Atlanta snow has, of course, got everyone thinking about the weather, so I decided to READ MORE
http://www.examiner.com/blues-in-atlanta/jazz-and-blues-for-the-snowbo...

Cashing in on the blues, Memphis stages a party Cleveland could learn from

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Cashing in on the blues, Memphis stages a party Cleveland could learn from October 4, 2010 Robert L. Smith Cleveland.com In the renowned entertainment district of Memphis, Tenn., in a city muc READ MORE
http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2010/10/cashing_in_on_the_blues_memphi...

Paul Poulton Project (MySpace Site)

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"Blues Music is Medicine." I wanted to be a musician because it's better than working, and you don't have to get out of bed until 10am. I turned out to be wrong on both counts. My dad sent me t READ MORE
http://myspace.com/paulpoultonproject

MUSIC: Delta Dawn?

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MUSIC: Delta Dawn? August 2, 2010 by: Jeff Konkel The Specatator Arts Blog A couple of weeks ago, the American news network CNN ran a story about the growing number of tourists from around the READ MORE
http://www.spectator.co.uk/arts-and-culture/touching-from-a-distance/6...

Buddy Guy, the Montreux Jazz Festival & Protecting Our Musical Heritage

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Buddy Guy, the Montreux Jazz Festival & Protecting Our Musical Heritage July 15, 2010 Vivian Norris de Montaigu The Huffington Post I just came back from a few days hiking in the Alps and on o READ MORE
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vivian-norris-de-montaigu/buddy-guy-the-...

Exploring jazz and blues: How well do you know history's soul sound?

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Exploring jazz and blues: How well do you know history's soul sound? July 11, 2010 JAY KIRSCHENMANN ArgusLeader.com Gale Pifer is in the audience at the Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues Society's Jazz READ MORE
http://www.argusleader.com/article/20100711/LIFE/7110321/1004

Dallas was an early hotbed for influential blues legends

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Dallas was an early hotbed for influential blues legends May 21st, 2010 By TED GIOIA Local News Dallas boasts a rich blues tradition, and the city served as a launching pad for major talent READ MORE
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/125th/newse...

New Collection Explores 'Classic Appalachian Blues'

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New Collection Explores 'Classic Appalachian Blues' May 15, 2010 NPR Music Blues fans have long looked to the Mississippi Delta or Chicago for a taste of authentic Americana, but a new compil READ MORE
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Got those Old Dominion blues

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Got those Old Dominion blues March 7, 2010 By DARRELL LAURANT newsadvance.com etting the blues is a universal experience. Playing the blues is not. Like barbecue (with which it is often iden READ MORE
http://www2.newsadvance.com/lna/lifestyles/local/article/got_those_old...

Lamenting The Future Of the Blues

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Lamenting The Future Of the Blues June 10, 2010 by Jim Fusilli The Wall Street Journal In early May, I traveled to Memphis to attend the Blues Foundation's 31st annual two-day gala, which READ MORE
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704002104575290532300233...

Riffing on the blues

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Riffing on the blues June 6, 2010 Howard Reich The Chicago Tribune he blues runs through American music like blood coursing through our veins. Without it, there's no jazz, no gospel, no rock ' READ MORE
http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/ct-ae-0606-blues-201...

Apparently We've All Been Listening To Robert Johnson The Wrong Way

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Apparently We've All Been Listening To Robert Johnson The Wrong Way June 1, 2010 by Andrew Winistorfer Prefix Here's today's most interesting blues-based story: According to some musicologists READ MORE
http://www.prefixmag.com/news/apparently-weve-all-been-listening-to-ro...

Excited About the Blues

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Excited About the Blues May 8, 2010 bY TAJUANA CHESHIER JacksonSun.com Jackson resident Ruby Watkins tapped her feet to the beat as the sounds of Sonny Boy Williamson played during the last Fi READ MORE
http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20100508/NEWS01/5080316/-1/newsfront...

A town that can't shake the blue

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A town that can't shake the blue May 9, 2010 Kevin Rushby The Sidney Morning Herald Traveler SO I'M in a blues club on Halsted, and Big Time Sarah walks in with snow on her hair. The band is s READ MORE
http://www.smh.com.au/travel/a-town-that-cant-shake-the-blues-20100506...

Blues, Trauma, Finitude

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Blues, Trauma, Finitude April 27, 2010 Robert D. Stolorow The Huffington Post This blog was coauthored with my son, Ben Stolorow, who is a working jazz pianist performing in the San Francisc READ MORE
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-d-stolorow/blues-trauma-finitude_...

Neck deep in the delta blues

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Neck deep in the delta blues January 10, 2010 Guy Wilkinson smh.com.au I've been driving for seven hours straight, pausing only for petrol and a wilted sandwich. In the setting sun, the tops READ MORE
http://www.smh.com.au/travel/accommodation-reviews/neck-deep-in-the-de...

EC's Jook Joint

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October 22, 2009 EC’s Jook Joint...an Award Winning Public Access Television Program...partners with KOFYTV Union City, CA – EC’s Jook Joint...an award winning...locally produced...national READ MORE
http://www.ecsjookjoint.tv

Blues: The Devil's Music?

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Blues: The Devil's Music? Blues Music and the Price of Darkness By Reverend Keith A. Gordon About.com Long known as the "devil's music," thanks to the legend surrounding bluesman Robert Johns READ MORE
http://blues.about.com/od/earlybluesessentials/tp/DevilMusic.htm...

Lagniappe: Memphis In The Meantime

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Lagniappe: Memphis In The Meantime September 24, 2009 By John Redick The Amplifier My approach to a long-anticipated weekend, exploring the much sung-about city of Memphis, was open-minded and READ MORE
http://www.bgdailynews.com/articles/2009/09/24/the_amplifier/music/doc...

Blues in Boston - Far from sad

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Blues in Boston - Far from sad September 10, 2009 Brian D. Holland Examiner.com "The blues is sad music." Although it’s a common opinion people have, it immediately reveals that they’re READ MORE
http://www.examiner.com/x-23149-Boston-Blues-Music-Examiner~y2009m9d10...

Blues and routes

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Blues and routes August 30, 2009 Philip Sherwood Brisbane Times Traveller Candles in hand, tears in eyes, messages of adoration on their lips, they file silently past the resting place of thei READ MORE
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/travel/blues-and-routes-20090829-f2qt....

What Blues Means to Nat Dove

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What Blues Means to Nat Dove August 23, 2009 By Todd Prodanovich Santa Barbara Independent Texan blues master Nat Dove graced the campus of UCSB on Wednesday, August 19, with a lecture on the READ MORE
http://www.independent.com/news/2009/aug/23/what-blues-means-nat-dove/

Jim Dickinson Takes a Walk

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Jim Dickinson Takes a Walk August 18, 2009 By David Hoekstra Chicago Sun-Times 4:45 p.m. Aug. 18 I visited Jim Dickinson on a confederate gray Sunday morning during the winter of 2002. He READ MORE
http://blogs.suntimes.com/hoekstra/2009/08/jim_dickinson_takes_a_walk....

Blues Artists Face the Music

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Blues Artists Face the Music August 1, 2009 John Lamb inforum.com Weather permitting, today is the second day of the Fargo Blues Festival. I didn’t make it to any of Friday’s shows, but I READ MORE
http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/248474/

We’ll Never Lose the Blues

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We’ll Never Lose the Blues July 28, 2009 By BARRY MAZOR The Wall Street Journal Despite ample evidence of talent, vitality and originality in blues music today, rumors have persisted that t READ MORE
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204120604574252220440110...

Why they sing the blues - Keeping the blues alive in Southern Illinois

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Why they sing the blues - Keeping the blues alive in Southern Illinois By Joanna Gray Flipside Delta blues. Electric blues. Urban blues. Acoustic blues. Blues fans, choose your flavor. They're READ MORE
http://www.southernillinoisan.com/articles/2009/07/09/flipside/feature...

Happily Seduced by the Blues

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Happily Seduced by the Blues June 23, 2009 By LARRY ROHTER The New York Times BOB KOESTER came here in 1958 because he was a jazz and blues fan who wanted to see his favorite music played l READ MORE
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/28/arts/music/28roht.html...

Be my guide: Taste of Chicago and a helping of blues music at Kingston Mines

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Be my guide: Taste of Chicago and a helping of blues music at Kingston Mines June 30, 2009 Mike Millan Los Angeles Times My arrival in Chicago on my two-week, cross-country road trip happened READ MORE
http://travel.latimes.com/daily-deal-blog/index.php/be-my-guide-taste-...

Hats off to the Blues

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Hats off to the Blues June 30, 2009 David Burke Quad-City Times Karen McFarland is a woman who wears many different hats. Figuratively and literally. Figuratively, she's the vice president-se READ MORE
http://www.qctimes.com/lifestyles/article_953e17c8-64ee-11de-8328-001c...

Live on the Levee Once Again Snubs Jazz and Blues

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Live on the Levee Once Again Snubs Jazz and Blues 2009-05-25 by Dean Minderman AllaboutJazz.com he lineup of free concerts for the 2009 Fair St. Louis and Live on the Levee series has been a READ MORE
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Born Under A Bad Sign: Bad Luck Blues Songs

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Born Under A Bad Sign: Bad Luck Blues Songs By Reverend Keith A. Gordon About.com he history of blues music is full of bad luck songs of one sort or another. Bad luck as a lyrical theme can tak READ MORE
http://blues.about.com/od/earlybluesessentials/tp/BadLuckBlues.htm...

Five crimes committed against the blues by white people

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Five crimes committed against the blues by white people April 24, 2009 by Steven Hyden Milwaukee Decider CAUTION: This article contains language which may be offensive to some. White peopl READ MORE
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