Auteur: Jon Editor

zzwv | Guitarists: Every Day I Have the Blues

In this column: every day i have the blues, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Albert King, Elmore James, T-Bone Walker, Buddy Guy, Jack Pearson with Josh Smith & Kirk Fletcher, Robert J. Lockwood, Peter Greens Fleetwood Mac, Memphis Slim with Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Jimmy Burns, Matt Schofield & Henrik Freischlader, Luther Allison with Otis Rush & …

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zzxd | Iconic guitars: British and an Irish man (5)

In this column: blackie, greeny, ex-sunburst Of the hundreds of guitars that blues-rock legend Eric Clapton had his favorite was one that he had a hand in designing. In 1970 Eric was at Sho-Bud guitar shop in Nashville and saw in a back room of the shop a rack of vintage Strats from the 1950s. …

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zzxe | Iconic guitars (4)

In this column: large gibson hollow bodies, nancy, number one T-Bone Walker (Aaron Thibeaux Walker, Dallas Texas) played on different guitars in three eras: 1930-1950 on a Gibson ES-250, 1950-1970 on an ES-5 and from 1970 on an ES-335. He used the guitars favored by the early jazz guitarists (like Charlie Christian). T-Bone Walker was …

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zzxf | Iconic guitars (3)

In this column: the hoss, gibson ES-335 lefty, old lady Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield) was a blues singer-songwriter and important in the post-war blues scene, and is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues". In 1957, Waters bought a brand new, 1958 Fender Telecaster. Originally white, with an ash body and a maple …

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zzxa | New Blues Festival Assen – 15 okt 2021

Na een jaartje te hebben overgeslagen vindt op vrijdag 15 oktober het New Blues Festival weer plaats. Het festival wordt voor de vijfde keer georganiseerd en heeft inmiddels een mooie status verworven onder de liefhebbers van kwaliteitsmuziek. De line-up is rond en met Danny Bryant, Erwin Java’s Travel Party met Sean Webster, Wille & The …

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zzxg | Iconic guitars: the Kings (2)

In this column: lucille, lucy, gibson es-345 In 1949, BB King was playing a dance hall in Twist, Arkansas. The hall was being heated by barrels which were half full of kerosene. A fight broke out, knocking over one of the barrels and setting the building ablaze. King realized he had left his beloved Gibson …

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zzxh | Iconic guitars (1)

In this column: hard rock, nine-string guitar, kalamazoo The 1933 National Duolin resonator guitar "Hard Rock" of Booker T Washington "Bukka" White. Bukka used used this guitar as his main gigging and touring guitar for three decades. He was a founding father of the Delta Blues and an influential, definitive player of the genre. He and …

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