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  1. G.E. Stinson Plays High-Wire Jazz With No Safety NetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | LA Weekly

    ... but grew up mainly in Chicago. Turns out that you were originally inspired by blues and R&B kingpins such as Bo Diddley and Muddy Waters. How do they figure in the seemingly unrelated music you're involved in today? G.E. STINSON: My family were ...

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  2. Jody Williams, maestro of electric blues guitar, dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | SFGate

    Guitarist Jody Williams helped modernize the sound of Chicago blues in the 1950s while accompanying such headliners as Bo Diddley and Howlin' Wolf. His musical signature - a bright, stinging instrumental style - appeared on treasured blues recordings of the era, including Diddley's "Who Do You Love," Billy Boy Arnold's "I Wish You Would," Howlin' Wolf's "Evil" and Sonny Boy Williamson's "Don't Start Me Talking."

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  3. Jody Williams, Famed Chicago Blues Guitarist, Dead at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Guitar World

    Jody Williams, a famed Chicago blues guitarist and Blues Hall of Fame member, has died at the age of 83. Williams succumbed to cancer at the at the Munster Med Inn in Munster, Indiana Saturday night, according to a statement from Alligator Records. Williams - known for a six-string style that evoked sophisticated, jazzy West Coast sounds and deep blues, with a touch of rockabilly for good measure - played on famed sides like Bo Diddley's "Who Do You Love" and "I'm Bad," Howlin' Wolf's "Evil" and "Forty Four" and Sonny Boy Williamson's "Don't Start Me Talking."

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  4. 'He Will Lie About Anything': Producer Joe Hardy's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... from an encyclopedia entry, but he's not. That's just what's in his brain. We both are especially big fans of Bo Diddley. That's our main go-to. But it's hard, because he's done so much stuff. I mean, he's been covered so many times. kind of made a ...

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  5. Billy F. Gibbons, Martin Guigui, James HarmanRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 18 | LA Weekly

    ... more straightforward and harder-rocking blues record. The new album is a mix of original tunes and such covers as Bo Diddley's "Crackin' Up," Muddy Waters' "Standing Around Crying" and the Delta blues standard "Rollin' and Tumblin.'" Gibbons' own ...

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  6. Billy Gibbons explores his blues roots with new album, tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... if it's a good fit for the project at hand. In the case of 'The Big Bad Blues,' we had help from Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, Jerome Greene and the lovely Gilly Stillwater (Gibbons' wife). The common denominator for this outing was 'blues you can use.' ...

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  7. Historic Gainesville Cotton Club Celebrates Renovations with Ribbon Cutting CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... said they see its importance as both a part of the community they grew up in and part of history as a whole. Bo Diddley, for whom the downtown Gainesville plaza was named, and B.B. King were just two of the many musical greats who graced the ...

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  8. Elks bringing David Gogo for first blues danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | The Osoyoos Times

    ... to it. Over the years he has performed on stage with such musicians as BB King, Johnny Winter, Albert Collins, Bo Diddley and Otis Rush. He has built a reputation for lead guitar electric performances as well as being an acoustic performer in his ...

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  9. River Street Jazz Cafe to celebrate 25 years with anniversary partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... acts, such as Tim Reynolds of Dave Matthews Band, Dickey Betts of the Allman Brothers Band, Average White Band, Bo Diddley and more. The diverse musical history of the venue may not reflect its name the way Friedman originally hoped, but it ...

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  10. A Happy 2018 Birthday to Legendary Guitarist Mickey Baker and Barry MaguireRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2018 | Aquarius Papers

    ... He is widely held to be a critical force in the bridging of rhythm and blues and rock and roll, along with Bo Diddley, Ike Turner, and Chuck Berry." "He did sessions with The Drifters, Ray Charles, Ivory Joe Hunter, Ruth Brown, Big Joe Turner, Louis ...

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  11. ZZ Topa s Billy Gibbons says fans can expect solo shows to be a oefast, furious and loud!aRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    ... Appropriately enough, Gibbons' trek is scheduled to stop tonight in the blues mecca of Chicago. Muddy Waters and Bo Diddley , two of Billy's musical heroes, called the Windy City home, and he included renditions of songs by both artists on the new ...

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  12. ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons maps out his favorite road songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | SFGate

    ... times I feel I'd rather not be behind the wheel,' and it seems as though Uber got the message," Gibbons said. "Bo Diddley's eternal 'Road Runner,' which features one of the greatest lines in rock 'n' roll: 'Beep, beep, let me by, I'm gonna put some ...

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  13. Review: Billy F. Gibbons feels right at home on blues albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2018 | The Day

    ... own compositions also make a fine fit with the Chicago blues tradition represented by covers of Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley and maracas-wielding Diddley collaborator Jerome Green. The years have added layers of feeling and depth to Gibbons' gruff vocal ...

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  14. Billy F Gibbons Goes Top 20 with New Solo Album 'The Big Bad Blues'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Around Crying' and 'Rollin' and Tumblin' by Muddy Waters, and 'Crackin' Up' and 'Bring It To Jerome' from the Bo Diddley canon. These are joined by nine originals recorded at Foam Box Recordings in Billy's original hometown of Houston. The album ...

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  15. ZZ Top's Billy F Gibbons Holds Q&A and Signing at HMV Oxford StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Around Crying' and 'Rollin' & Tumblin' by Muddy Waters and 'Crackin' Up' and 'Bring It To Jerome' from the Bo Diddley canon. These are joined by a selection of originals recorded at Foam Box Recordings, Houston, Billy's original hometown. The album ...

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  16. "You Go To My Head" - Toasting T.S. Eliot and George GershwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Town Topics

    ... As the host of a long-ago high school drinking party that stumbled off the tracks to the background music of Bo Diddley's "I'm a Man," I've been wondering what was being played at that other party in the D.C. suburbs back in the early 80s. Maybe ...

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  17. Nobuki Takamen: The Nobuki Takamen TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... solo, before the rhythm section comes back in. "25" introduces a New Orleans second-line beat (with a hint of Bo Diddley), further demonstrating the versatility of the band. As the title implies, the closer, "Piece for Peace," has a solemn, almost ...

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  18. Review: Billy F. Gibbons feels right at home on blues albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... own compositions also make a fine fit with the Chicago blues tradition represented by covers of Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley and maracas-wielding Diddley collaborator Jerome Green. The years have added layers of feeling and depth to Gibbons' gruff vocal ...

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  19. Santa Monica PierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | LA Weekly

    The Santa Monica landmark has been in operation for more than a hundred years, with an arcade, shops, restaurants, bars, fishing, and an amusement park with rides and a Ferris wheel. Since 1983, the annual summer "Twilight Dance Series" has presented free rock, pop, world, blues, Latin and jazz concerts on Thursday nights with such artists as Rickie Lee Jones, Cafe Tacuba, Dr. John, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Yuna, Eric Burdon, Best Coast, Patti Smith, Amadou & Mariam, Dick Dale, The Zombies, Koko Taylor, Jimmy Cliff, No Age, Meshell Ndegeocello, Trombone Shorty, Charles Bradley, Thee Midniters, Bo Diddley, La Santa Cecilia and many others.

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  20. ZZ Top Legend Billy F Gibbons Announces Album Signing and Live Q&ARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Around Crying' and 'Rollin' & Tumblin' by Muddy Waters, and 'Crackin' Up' and 'Bring It To Jerome' from the Bo Diddley canon. These are joined by nine originals recorded in Billy's hometown of Houston at Foam Box Recordings. The album features Hardy ...

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