Robert Johnson Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Theatre by the Lake kick-starts spring season with four top music actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The wealth of talent heading to the Lakes includes classic blues, velvet vocals, foot-stomping folk and sublime Indian sitar. Musical mavericks, The Blues Band, are taking over the Main House on February 11 with their original compositions and a selection of some country, jazz and electric blues classics by the likes of Memphis Minnie, Robert Johnson and Mississippi Fred McDowell.

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  2. An evening with Keb' Mo' at Harris CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Village Life

    ... a I started opening my mind and learning how deep the blues was." His discovery of historical blues artists Robert Johnson and "Big" Bill Broonzy also resonated profoundly and over the next decade Moore developed a sound that blended their acoustic ...

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  3. Jack White, Avett Brothers Premiere 'American Epic' Doc at Sundance 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... folk, blues and country steered him as an artist. "When you get back to Howlin' Wolf, Charley Patton, Robert Johnson it basically begins there, and that's the best it ever was and the best it's ever going to be," White declared Thursday night ...

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  4. Local blues players headed to Memphis for a challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... (and very good) impersonator of The King. As a teen he broadened his tastes, discovered Hendrix and Robert Johnson, and began writing his own songs. Now he will be one of four Hampton Roads acts competing in the prestigious IBC, which starts Tuesday ...

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  5. The Devil Makes Three brings its boot stomping back to MontBleuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    ... and songs about partying, including both its positive and negative aspects, and will likely include songs by Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters and Townes Van Zandt, according to the article. Photos from recent shows also include something fans may not ...

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  6. Celtic Connections review: Lucinda Williams at Glasgow Royal Concert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... Are You Down?, Protection and Honey Bee. As is her way, Williams threw a couple of covers into her encore - Robert Johnson's Stop Breakin' Down Blues and JJ Cale's Magnolia. But with this band on board, it was her own songs, cranked up to the max, ...

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  7. Sounds Around Town with Dave FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | This is Wiltshire

    ... tin, exploring early blues, British R'n'B, electric variants and modern keepers of the flame. Everything from Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters to Eric Bibb and the seemingly ubiquitous Joe Bonamassa can be found at The Beehive. More varied and ...

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  8. Big Head Todd: "I Was a Dumb Idiot" About Robert JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Phoenix New Times

    ... shunned acoustic blues, particularly the artist many blues icons - most notably Eric Clapton - swear by: Robert Johnson. "Robert Johnson, [this] was an era of blues I really kind of rejected early on . . . because I was a dumb idiot," he says with ...

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  9. Geezer Butler: Ozzy Was A Skinhead When We Formed Black Sabbath [News]Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... I thought, 'This isn't going to work out.' Skinheads at that time were into soul music and reggae. "He liked Robert Johnson and blues so we got together and formed the Rare Breed. "When that finished we were looking for a drummer and we went around ...

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  10. Paul Jones and Dave Kelly at Lowdham Village Hall: ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Nottingham Evening Post

    ... of songs, plus the trials and tribulations of their originators. In addition to more recognised artists Robert Johnson, Jimmy Reed, Ray Charles and Muddy Waters, there were references to lesser known Mississippi Fred McDowell, Noah Lewis and Blind ...

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  11. The Art of UCSB's LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... crossroads is a place of reckoning, and not necessarily a peaceful one. Ask Oedipus or the great bluesman Robert Johnson. Contemporary libraries, and in particular those intended to serve educational institutions, have, in fact, reached just such a ...

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  12. 5 reasons to see Sonny Landreth in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Canada.com

    Originally from Canton, Mississippi, but considered a native of Lafayette, Louisiana, Sonny Landreth's early inspiration came from Scotty Moore , the Ventures, Chet Atkins and Robert Johnson. As a sideman, Landreth has played with Clifton Chenier, John Hiatt , John Mayall and Jimmy Buffett.

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  13. Daddy Mojo's cigar box guitars are in tune with traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... haunting songs often sung accompanied only by a guitar and played by Skip James, Bukka White, Charley Patton, Robert Johnson and others - became popular during the Great Depression. At the same time, economic circumstances had led some Americans, ...

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  14. Guitar virtuoso Sonny Landreth sends a love letter to the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | The Georgia Straight

    ... his latest album, Bound by the Blues . Alongside a handful of originals are gems by the legendary likes of Robert Johnson, Elmore James, and Big Bill Broonzy. On the phone from his house in Lafayette, the acclaimed picker-whom Eric Clapton has long ...

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  15. Guy Davis at Caffe LenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    ... for old-school blues as a kid listening to the likes of Blind Willie McTell. He portrayed legendary bluesman Robert Johnson onstage, but his true vocation has been playing acoustic blues and telling stories for appreciative audiences the world over. ...

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  16. How to Play the Blues: Chords, Patterns and Fills for Major and Minor BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Guitar Player

    ... The first is the shuffle pattern. Played by boogie-woogie piano players and later appropriated by Robert Johnson, the shuffle pattern is in its most basic form a series of alternating 5ths and 6ths. FIGURE 2 outlines the I, IV and V chords as played ...

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  17. Webb Wilder has the blues, which is good for usRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Twenty years ago, Webb Wilder was in the shower, and he started singing "this mournful minor-key thing" he thought he'd made up: "Stones In My Pathway." He didn't realize Robert Johnson, the famous 1930s Mississippi bluesman, had put out a similar song about sexual frustration called "Stones In My Passway."

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  18. David Bowie performs at the 1999 much music video awards in Toronto [credit: Reuters / Andy Clark]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | InfoWorld

    ... dreams. That's what I'd like to do: Go to a heavyweight blues category and take down a particular track by Robert Johnson or John Lee Hooker. I'd be quite willing to pay per track. The record corporations are just like King Harold, sitting there on ...

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  19. David Bowie, tech visionary, predicted social media's riseRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | ComputerWorld

    ... dreams. That's what I'd like to do: Go to a heavyweight blues category and take down a particular track by Robert Johnson or John Lee Hooker. I'd be quite willing to pay per track. The record corporations are just like King Harold, sitting there on ...

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  20. Review: John Mellencamp rocks football gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | The Arizona Republic

    ... even slowing it down and stopping on the line "That's probably where they'll bury me." The third song was a Robert Johnson cover - the dobro-fueled "Stones in My Passway," the same Johnson cover that opens the live album "Trouble No More Live at ...

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