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  1. Piano-pop artist David Higgins talks songwriting and touring on a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Charleston City Paper

    ... bass and I had a Wurlitzer electric piano and a drummer we actually started out just playing blues, playing Jimmy Reed stuff and, you know, whatever was on the radio that we could handle, musically. RL: Yeah, because that's how you learn. If you're ...

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  2. Leveraging music as cultural heritage for economic development: part two, popular musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    ... who were born or made their most influential recordings here-Muddy Waters, Curtis Mayfield, the Staple Singers, Jimmy Reed, Mahalia Jackson, Louis Armstrong, Chuck Berry, Sam Cooke, Thomas Dorsey and Benny Goodman-has become an opportunity ...

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  3. Mick Jagger says hea s working on songs for next Rolling Stones albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    ... the Billboard 200 in December. The album includes songs previously recorded by such influential blues artists as Jimmy Reed , Willie Dixon , Eddie Taylor and Howlin' Wolf , and features Eric Clapton on guest guitar on two tracks. The Rolling Stones ...

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  4. Feb 24-March 2, 2017: This week in Memphis historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Daily News

    ... will surface attached to a wooden post by the Madison Avenue entrance to Solomon Alfred in Overton Square. 1964: Jimmy Reed plays The Cadillac Club at Lamar and Winchester. The blues musician and songwriter is on tour as the British Invasion bands ...

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  5. Colin James back on March 1Read the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | Medincine Hat News

    The grey highways of Canada are bringing Juno Award winner Colin James to Medicine Hat in support of his new album "Blue Highways." "Blue Highways" is the record James has been eyeing for years, one that pays tribute to some of his longtime blues idols, players such as Howlin' Wolf Jimmy Reed and Freddie King.

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  6. A Guide to Blues Rhythm GuitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Guitar Player

    ... Use ninth chords all the way, and continue the alternate picking pattern right through the turnaround ( Ex. 8 ). Jimmy Reed and Eddie Taylor featured a layered boogie-shuffle-plus-upbeats guitar arrangement on some of the best-known shuffles in the ...

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  7. Hear 'The Healing' from Gary Clark Jr.'s New Live AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Guitar World

    ... blues performances and several lengthy, tour de force guitar jams. It includes two previously unreleased covers-Jimmy Reed's "Honest I Do" and Elmore James' "My Baby's Gone," plus "You Saved Me" and "When My Train Pulls In"-fan favorites from ...

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  8. Gary Clark Jr. To Release Live North America 2016 on 3/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... blues performances, and several lengthy, tour de force guitar jams. It includes two previously unreleased covers, Jimmy Reed's "Honest I Do" and Elmore James' "My Baby's Gone" as well as "You Saved Me" and "When My Train Pulls In" - fan favorites ...

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  9. Will Gary Clark Jr. celebrate his March 17 live album release at SXSW?...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Austin American Statesman

    Austin's next generation blues great, Gary Clark Jr. has a new album, "Live North America 2016" scheduled to drop on March 17. The album is a collection of new and unreleased live recordings from his 2016 tour supporting his 2015 release, "The Story of Sonny Boy Slim." Most of the songs on the album are from "Sonny Boy" but it also includes covers of Jimmy Reed's "Honest I Do" and Elmore James' "My Baby's Gone" as well as older faves "You Saved Me" and "When My Train Pulls In."

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  10. Sonoma son Tommy Thomsen rocks Rossi's Jan. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... the Plaza in the mid-'60s, it was all about emulating the blues style of Freddy King, "The Texas Cannonball," and Jimmy Reed, whose playing influenced a string of musicians from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan. Thomsen hit the road in '66 to ...

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  11. Let's try cashing in on our rich heritageRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... who were born or made their most influential recordings here-Muddy Waters, Curtis Mayfield, the Staple Singers, Jimmy Reed, Mahalia Jackson, Louis Armstrong, Chuck Berry, Sam Cooke, Thomas Dorsey and Benny Goodman-has become an opportunity ...

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  12. Guitar Lightnin' Lee diagnosed with cancer, manager saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... I met this friend from Eunice, La. -- Murphy Washington. Him and his brother, Ray, had guitars, and they loved Jimmy Reed. They started teaching me Jimmy Reed songs, and that's how it all began." Many years later, Guitar Lightnin' Lee met Artigue, ...

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  13. Blues legend to open Barnoldswick Music and Arts CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Lancashire Telegraph

    EAST Lancashire's newest music venue will welcome one of the legendary Louisiana bluesmen next week as it opens its doors for the first time. The first concert at the Barnoldswick Music and Arts Centre on Rainhall Road will be performed by L'il Jimmy Reed.

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  14. Blues: Straight from the HartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... proffered by the likes of Davis and Cream, in addition to The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and bluesman Jimmy Reed, he had already begun to navigate his way around a guitar. "My middle brother started taking guitar lessons when I was nine, so I ...

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  15. Blues on the bill at ANAFRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Richmond News

    ... to Steveston and play the blues that he took to after hearing legends such as John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and Jimmy Reed. "And I got a chance with the band I was with at the University of Georgia to back up some of them." Those brushes with fame ...

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  16. Melanie Hamrick shares photo of baby with Mick JaggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | CBS News

    ... Lonesome," the iconic rock group's first album in 11 years. The 12-track set includes covers of blues songs from Jimmy Reed, Little Walter, Eddie Taylor and more.

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  17. Album roundup: The Stones play the blues, Lambert doubles up, Sting cops a familiar attitude and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... a decade has the simplest of concepts: Put the guys in a studio for three days, give them a songbook heavy on Jimmy Reed, Willie Dixon and Howlin' Wolf, and play it live, without overdubs. The album is noteworthy for what it is not: It's not a ...

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  18. The Rolling Stones, - Blue & Lonesome' reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | SFGate

    Anyone questioning the Rolling Stones' enduring relevance should set aside 42 minutes to hear the septuagenarian rockers tear through a dozen deep blues cuts on "Blue & Lonesome." Recorded in just three days, the group's first studio album since "A Bigger Bang" in 2005 features off-the-cuff takes - mostly recorded live - of songs originally performed by the likes of Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter and Jimmy Reed.

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  19. The Rolling Stones go back to their blues rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... Richards and Co haven't sounded so freewheeling and together in years, as they tackle songs by blues legends Jimmy Reed, Willie Dixon and Howlin' Wolf. Guitar legend Eric Clapton shows up to trade licks with Richards on Everybody Knows About My Good ...

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  20. Stones do BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Herald Gazette

    ... this album's "Ride 'Em on Down" in 1962, when performing with Alexis Korner. The original was a 1955 single by Jimmy Reed's guitarist, Eddie Taylor. This blues album is unique in that does not feature any compositions by Jagger and Keith Richards. ...

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