7 posts in category Contemporaries

Rory Gallagher – Showbiz Blues

Fleetwood Mac Peter Green: guitar & vocal / Unknown: percussion Recorded at De Lane Lea Studios, London July 03, 1969 Released, The Play On (Reprise ...

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Rory Gallagher – ‘Leaving Town Blues’

Rory Gallagher was born March 02, 1948 in Ballyshannon County, Donegal, Ireland. Growing up in Cork in the 1950’s, the radio introduced him to skiffle ...

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Chicken Shack – ‘When My Left Eye Jumps’

Happy Birthday to the guitar slinger from Kidderminster, Chicken Shack founder Stan Webb, born on February third in 1946. As a teenager, Webb played in a ...

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The Shotgun Express – ‘Curtains’

In terms of “new” music from Peter Green being “found”, 2017 ended in a fashion similar to the way that it began.  Early in the year, I learned of an ...

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Birthday: Rory Gallagher

Rory Gallagher                  Rory Gallagher was born March 02, 1948. If Green brought a Talmudic intensity to his exploration of the ...

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Jo-Ann Kelly January 05, 1944 – October 21, 1990 Part 2

In 1968, Kelly cut four tracks for the compilation “Me and the Devil” and recorded another three for “I Asked For Water, She Gave Me Gasoline” in ...

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Jo-Ann Kelly January 05, 1944 – October 21, 1990 Part 1

One can only guess as to where Kelly’s preternatural understanding of the blues idiom came from.  More so than almost all of her contemporaries, seem truly ...

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