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  1. Late Piedmont blues icon Blind Gary Davis lives on in previously unreleased recordingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 |

    ... blues tradition that was first made popular in the 1930s by musicians like Blind Boy Fuller and the Rev. Gary Davis - two former Durham residents, has influenced musicians from the Grateful Dead to Garth Brooks. A historical marker in the Hayti ...


  2. LIFE Music, January 2018: The search for David Bromberg and other pastimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Washington Park Profile

    ... up an interview with the distinctive musician who has played with everyone from George Harrison to Reverend Gary Davis. The publicist was eager to oblige, offering to send me a digital copy of Bromberg's new album and to quickly set up a phone chat ...


  3. Best of 2017: Don Wilcock's Top 8 Blues AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Nippertown!

    ... the Harvard Square/Greenwich Village world, it was a subtext of American folk music where Big Bill Broonzy, Rev. Gary Davis and Leadbelly were looked upon as African-American folksingers, while electric blues artists like B.B. King, Muddy Waters and ...


  4. Live Music: Tom Hall Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | River Front Times

    ... Tom's music was originally based on blues mentors Mississippi John Hurt, Robert Johnson, Blind Blake and Rev. Gary Davis to name only a few. He has since broadened his repertoire to include eclectic fingerstyle guitar, clawhammer banjo and Irish ...


  5. The week's 27 best concerts: Nov. 22-28Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | City Pages

    ... and Cockburn also reconciles his progressive politics and Christian faith with a brilliant reworking of Rev. Gary Davis' "Twelve Gates to the City." 8 p.m. Sold out. 416 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis; 612-338-2674. -Rick Mason Grieves First Avenue, ...


  6. Roy Book Binder To Perform Tonight In North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | The Greenville Sun

    ... at The Old Depot, located at 282 S. Main St., in Marshall, North Carolina. He traveled with the legendary Rev. Gary Davis in the late '60s and recorded his first solo acoustic blues album in the '70s, a news release notes. In the late '80s, "The ...


  7. Singer-songwriter Charle Parr finds hope, catharsis through musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Daily Times

    ... Minnesota, was raised on blues and folk artists like Charley Patton, Lead Belly, Mississippi John Hurt, the Rev. Gary Davis and Woody Guthrie. He loved the songs so much that he tried to learn them by ear. The troubadour bumped around from one thing ...


  8. In 'Gallows Pole,' Willie Watson Makes The Past Sound VibrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | National Public Radio

    ... , among others. For source material, Watson dug into the folk-music canon to showcase songs by the likes of Rev. Gary Davis and Lead Belly . It's a beautiful record, and "Gallows Pole" encapsulates its raw, clear-eyed charms perfectly - both in the ...


  9. David Bromberg Gets the Blues at 72 with a Town Hall Birthday Blast 9/23Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 |

    ... George Harrison, and Jerry Garcia; he learned fingerpicking and more from seminal singer and guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, and once toured with the incomparable Mississippi John Hurt. He became both an in-demand sideman and a bandleader in his own ...


  10. David Bromberg to Perform in Concert at Town Hall with Bettye LavetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 |

    ... Harr is on , and Jerry Garcia ; he learned fingerpicking and more from seminal singer and guitarist Reverend Gary Davis , and once toured with the incomparable Mississippi John Hurt . He became both an in-demand sideman and a bandleader in his own ...


  11. Inspiration: Celebrating 40 Years Of Terrapin Station - 'Samson And Delilah'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | JamBase

    ... had a Bachian sense of music, which transcended any common notion of a bluesman." - Bob Weir regarding the Rev. Gary Davis . Weir was one of many noted guitarists to not only be influenced by the Rev. Gary Davis but to take lessons from the renowned ...


  12. a Few Minutes with Phil Campbell of the Campbell BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Nippertown!

    ... preacher, which is pretty common with blues, also," says Phil Campbell. A prime example being the Reverend Gary Davis. Ten years ago, sacred steel guitarist Robert Randolph virtually overnight switched from a religious player to secular performer. ...


  13. The young and the restless: Benjamin Booker, Dion DiMucciRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    ... rocking rage. And the album ends with the frantic "All Was Well," in which Booker borrows freely from Rev. Gary Davis' "Samson & Delilah." ("If I had my way, I would tear this building down.") But this album is bound to be better remembered for the ...


  14. Yes, That's the Voice of St. Louis Blues Powerhouse Eric McSpadden in the Call of Duty TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | River Front Times

    ... in New York. Recently, Esterly was given a song to rework/reinterpret: "Death Don't Have No Mercy" by the Rev. Gary Davis, a piece held by Downtown. Esterly was told to rework the track for a video game trailer, not knowing all that much beyond ...


  15. Singer-songwriter Cliff Eberhardt to perform in Baptistown on FridayRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 |

    ... Berwyn, Pa., Eberhardt lived near a folk club called the Main Point where he heard, among many greats, the Rev. Gary Davis, Dave Van Ronk, James Taylor, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Bonnie Raitt, and Mississippi John Hurt. He was also listening to ...