Carlos Santana has reunited with the original congo player from the Santana Blues Band, after discovering that Marcus “The Magnificent” Malone had fallen on hard times.
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Old lions — namely Wayne Shorter, Boz Scaggs and James Cotton — certainly roared in 2013, putting out some of the most vital, present music of their careers.
On the outside looking in, the two most famous editions of Fleetwood Mac — Peter Green’s blues-based era, and the Buckingham-Nicks pop period — couldn’t be more different. Not to Mick Fleetwood.
I guess Houston-born Hamilton Loomis is compared a lot to Gary Clark Jr. but that’s not quite fair to Loomis. Sure, like Clark, he has formitable guitar chops.
Cassie Taylor brings the same sort of hard-bitten focus on truth telling, and the same frisky sense of experimentation, that’s surrounded her father Otis’ work.
S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2013 (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Harper/ Musselwhite, Robert Randoph, Steven Wilson
With so many major releases typically timed go on sale to take advantage of the holiday shopping season, you’d think that most of the choicest music of any given year are records issued during the September-November timeframe.
The story of the Nashboro record label shines a light at the intersection of music, commerce and faith.
‘We always thought he was a genius’: Christine McVie is still awestruck by Fleetwood Mac’s Peter Green
Christine McVie, a member of Fleetwood Mac from 1970-98, came in with a healthy appreciation for the group in its original blues-focused Peter Green-led incarnation. In fact, she could have almost been described as a groupie.
By the time Eric Clapton gathered a working band in support 1983′s Money and Cigarettes (home to the Top 10 U.S. hit “I’ve Got a Rock ‘n’ Roll Heart”), the guitarist was clean and sober.
Join Boz Scaggs as he discusses a few key cuts on the forthcoming two-disc Essential collection from Columbia Legacy — a 32-song set showcasing his timeless alchemy with soul, blues, rock and R&B.