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  1. GRAMMY Awards: Three Unforgettable Moments in Alternative MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WJHM-FM Orlando

    ... their most well-known songs, "Seven Nation Army." But what made this a standout was the effortless transition into Son House's "Death Letter." Jack White is a blues machine, and the electric spin on this classic blues song is irresistible. Radiohead ...

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  2. Steamtown come from Knaresborough to play the latest acoustic afternoon at the Black Bull in HaworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... unk to avant garde. Along the way he has always maintained a deep love of the simple country blues of artists like Son House and Robert Johnson, and the urban blues of Howling Wolf, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker.

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  3. Review: John Gorka's new album bridges the past and presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Daily Herald

    ... liner notes. There's more music history on "Blues With a Rising Sun," a beautiful love letter to the late bluesman Son House. "The Body Parts Medley," a crowd favorite at Gorka concerts for years, answers the challenge to find a rhyme for "calves." ...

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  4. Listen to live blues tunes on Stangl RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | NJ.com

    Think you have to go to Philly or New York City to hear "real" live blues? Think again, and mark your calendar for Saturday night, January 20 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Stangl Stage, 50 Stangl Road in Flemington. Doors open at 7 p.m. Blues guitarist and vocalist Geoff Caldwell and harmonica player Guy DeRosa--and maybe an old friend or two--will play interpretations of standards by blues legends Son House, Lightnin' Hopkins, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Jimmy Cox, John Hurt, Tampa Red, the Reverend Gary Davis and others, along with a number of their own compositions.

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  5. Minnesotan's civil rights documentary nominated for GrammyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    Buddy Guy recalls the music of blues icons Son House and Skip James in "Two Trains Runnin'," a documentary that writer Benjamin Hedin said he anticipates theatrical release of "Two Trains Runnin'" this summer. Submitted photo RED WING , Minn.-"Two Trains Runnin'," a documentary written by former Minnesota resident Benjamin Hedin, has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the category "concert/performance films or music documentaries."

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  6. Adam Nussbaum: The Lead Belly ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... blues artists (it is, of course, relative), his sound less raw than those of Robert Johnson, Charlie Patton or Son House. Interestingly, Nussbaum and his cohorts lean toward the raw side with their takes on Some of LeadBelly's best known tunes. It's ...

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  7. Happy 2017 Video Birthday to the Greatest Guitar Player of all time, Musical Genius Jimi HendrixRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2017 | Aquarius Papers

    ... and master of a gamut of blues, R&B, and rock styles. I once read of a meeting between Jimi and the legendary Son House, one of the three "Fathers of the Blues." It is said that upon hearing Jimi, Son House proclaimed him "the One." In case you ...

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  8. Cluny's 15th birthday celebrations continue with host of roots music gigsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    ... any other musician of his era. Blending the blues forms he used as a starting point for much of his early work - Son House, Howlin' Wolf, Mississippi Fred McDowell - he developed into an idiosyncratic artist with a close affinity (initially, at ...

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  9. Jared James Nichols: Black Magic [Reviews]Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... goes to places that the first album did not. 'Black Magic's preoccupation with evil recalls blues giants like Son House and Blind Willie Johnson there's an end-of-the-world vibe that often permeates. On 'End Of Time' for example, Nichols sings, "You ...

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  10. New Documentary Blends Civil Rights Murders With Hunt for Blues IconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | RollingStone

    ... threesome of young, white males from the north were driving through Mississippi that same day in 1964 seeking out Son House, another Delta blues icon from the 1930s. They tracked him down via telephone and met up with him at his house in Rochester, ...

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  11. White Stripes Revisit 2000-Era Detroit Shows for Third Man Vault PackageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | RollingStone

    ... "Cannon"/"John the Revelator" (traditional) "Apple Blossom" "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground" "Death Letter" (Son House) "Little Bird "Jimmy the Exploder" "I'm Bound to Pack It Up" "Broken Bricks" "Hello Operator" "Astro" / "Jack the Ripper" ...

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  12. Music documentary 'Two Trains Runnin'' captures 1964 collision of blues and civil rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... same time, in the summer of 1964. They hoped to find, and lure back into performing, "lost" country blues legends Son House and Skip James, respectively. Pollard threads their story, complete with animation and interviews, into the context of that ...

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  13. Watch Slide Guitar Master Dennis Johnson Perform 'Walkin' Blues'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Guitar World

    ... Long (keyboards, background vocals). Johnson, plus a cover of "Walkin' Blues," a classic Robert Johnson (and/or Son House) song that has been covered by a host of blues/rock greats, including Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa, Peter Green and Roy Rogers. ...

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  14. Blues Trifecta places a sure bet at UA – Pulaski Tech on September 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    ... way. Waterman is best known as the legendary blues promoter and photographer who is credited with rediscovering Son House and Skip James in Mississippi. He managed Son House, Skip James, Lightnin' Hopkins, Junior Wells, Arthur Crudup and he started ...

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  15. Ben Blue Waters who is playing the blues and roots night at the Black Bull in HaworthRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    Keighley singer-songwriter Ben Blue Waters will as usual host the night and begin the proceedings at 8pm with his own foot-stomping slide guitar blues. Ben, who has had a long and varied musical career, will perform classics by such artists as Howling Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Son House and Captain Beefheart.

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  16. Calgary Folk Music Festival review: Saturday at Prince's Island ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Canada.com

    ... and Nails and sparse and haunting Bless Your Soul, that it seemed just as authentic as his howling version of Son House's Death Letter Blues. Calgary's Ghostkeeper, who played even earlier Saturday, overcame some technical gremlins to put in an ...

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  17. Calgary Folk Music Festival review: Saturday morning on Prince's IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Canada.com

    ... and Nails and sparse and haunting Bless Your Soul, that it seemed just as authentic as his howling version of Son House's Death Letter Blues. Calgary's Ghostkeeper, who played even earlier Saturday, overcame some technical gremlins to put in an ...

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  18. Burlesque Battle of the Bands This Weekend? Yep, You Read That Right.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Tucson Weekly

    ... often. In 1997, after moving to California, Walbank started picking up the guitar. Influenced by John Lee Hooker, Son House, Muddy Waters and Big Joe Williams, Walbank woodshedded to develop his rhythmic playing style. "I play guitar like a drum. I ...

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

    Jul 26, 2017 | Nippertown!

    What kind of relationship does the sacred steel music of the Campbell Brothers have with the music of Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane and Son House? If you're like me, your first reaction is none. And maybe at one time that was true.

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  20. Jade Bird's 'Cathedral' Video Premieres at NPR MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... titled debut EP. Come for the haunting, singalong-invitation 'Cathedral,' stay for the impressive cover of Son House's 'Grinnin' in Your Face.'" To further celebrate the release, Jade has confirmed North American dates this fall in support of Son ...

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