Category: Blues

Lee Mitchell

Lee Mitchell

  “Lo and behold, Al Green came out with ‘I’m So Tired of Being Alone’….Those songs I was supposed to sing….I just knew that it would have been a successful thing for me.”  ...

David Maxwell

David Maxwell

  “See, I’ve always had this identity crisis, whether or not I was a jazz or blues musician.”                   For decades Boston blues fans could sleep...

Bob Dylan speaks: the MusiCares speech

Bob Dylan speaks: the MusiCares speech

  “A lot of people don’t know this, but the blues, which is an American music, is not what you think it is. It’s a combination of Arabic violins and Strauss waltzes working it...

Jack Bruce (1993)

Jack Bruce (1993)

“I couldn’t be happier.”             I blew my chance. It only occurred to me today, two weeks after Jack Bruce’s death at age 71 from liver disease, that I...