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March 19, 2014
by Egil

Today: Bob Dylan released his debut album in 1962, 52 years ago

..His talent takes many forms. He is one of the most compelling white blues singers ever recorded. He is a songwriter of exceptional facility and cleverness. He is an uncommonly skillful guitar player and harmonica player. ~Stacy Williams (“Bob Dylan” … Continue reading

January 20, 2014
by Egil

Today: The late Huddie William Ledbetter (Lead Belly) was born in 1888, 126 years ago

“The blues is like this. You lay down some night and you turn from one side of the bed to the other all night long. It’s not too cold in that bed, and it ain’t too hot. But what’s the … Continue reading

January 9, 2014
by Egil

Today: Joan Baez is 73 Happy Birthday

 And Joan Baez means more to me than 100 of these singers around today. She’s more powerful. That’s what we’re looking for. That’s what we respond to. She always had it and always will, power for the species, not just … Continue reading

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