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    Lonnie Mack

    Quotes “A pioneer in rock guitar soloing.” –Rolling Stone “Mack attacked the strings with fast, aggressive single-string phrasing and a seamless rhythm style that significantly raised the guitar virtuoso...
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    Prince…an artist above all else

      Another one, gone. Prince, who bent musical genres like a wind through the willows, died Thursday. He was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park studio...
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--photo by Casey Reagan

    James “Boogaloo” Bolden

    Many musicians have a treasure trove of stories about learning their craft on the road, where the tough gigs sharpen their skills and separate the pros from the pretenders....
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    Non-Com Radio?

     Non-Com Radio? A Lost Community…..   Most of us think of community radio as low powered stations with low budgets run by volunteers and more often than not based...
Interviews
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    12 ON 12~INTERVIEW SERIES~ Blue Eyes Cry

    Okay, we’re at the half way mark of my 12 on 12 part series. I just adore Blue Eyes Cry. From the first time I heard their May 2013...
  • John Mayall with Walter Trout at the Maui Sugar Mill 7-1-15 By Casey Reagan

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    Walter Trout speaks about his wife, Marie, being chosen to induct John Mayall into the Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis, May 4th, 2016: “Someone very special has been...
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    Order your copy NOW!

    The Blues-E-News ‘John Mayall’ edition goes to print in May. This issue celebrates the Godfather of the British Blues induction into the Blues Foundations Blues Hall of Fame in...
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    Lonnie Mack

    Quotes “A pioneer in rock guitar soloing.” –Rolling Stone “Mack attacked the strings with fast, aggressive single-string phrasing and a seamless rhythm style that significantly raised the guitar virtuoso...
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    LONNIE MACK, JULY 18, 1941 – APRIL 21, 2016

    April 21, 2016 By Marc Lipkin LONNIE MACK, JULY 18, 1941 – APRIL 21, 2016 Groundbreaking guitarist and vocalist Lonnie Mack, known as one of rock’s first true guitar...
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    Prince…an artist above all else

      Another one, gone. Prince, who bent musical genres like a wind through the willows, died Thursday. He was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park studio...
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    Roadie Tuner: The Ultimate Guitarist Tool

    Found this at NAMM and thought it was really cool.. Now Ill be able to tune that Mandolin.. lol.. This video shows a quick demonstration of Roadie Tuner and...
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    12 ON 12~INTERVIEW SERIES~ Sassy Brown Band

    This is the 5th installment of my 12 part series. Of the 2015 CDs I recommend is The Sassy Brown Band self titled CD. Even though it contains mostly...