The Stones Have Sticky Fingers
The Rolling Stones showed no signs of slowing down when they burst into the 70’s with Sticky Fingers on April 23, 1971. This would mark the English rock band’s 9th British and 11th American release in just seven years. Sticky Fingers was the first album to…
Carnegie Hall Gets The Blues
On April 27, 1928, W.C. Handy brought the blues to Carnegie Hall for the first time in the prestigious New York City venue’s existence. Known as the “Father of the Blues”, Handy spent his life researching…
Bob Dylan Storms Newport
Renowned rock photographer Thomas Monaster captured Bob Dylan during his tumultuous electric performance at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. The folk hero’s amplified set during which he was backed by Elvin Bishop, Al Cooper, and other members of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, elicited boos from much of the crowd and criticism from members of the folk community. Though the reasons for the crowd’s disapproval have been argued over the years, Dylan would not return to Newport for another 37 years.
Buddy Guy And The Stones Ask For “Champagne And Reefer”
The legendary Chicago blues master, Buddy Guy, took to the stage of the Beacon Theatre in 2006 to take part in this drop-dead, fiery performance of the Muddy Waters-penned classic “Champagne and Reefer” with the Rolling Stones. The performance was recorded for cinema legend (and absolute blues music fanatic) Martin Scorsese’s 2008 documentary on the Stones entitled Shine a Light.
Black Pistol Fire Performs “Crow’s Feet”
Canadian duo Black Pistol Fire (life-long friends Kevin McKeown on guitar/lead Vocals and Eric Owen on drums) brought their blues-drenched, garage rock romp “Crow’s Feet” to Chicago’s trendsetting Audiotree for an in-studio concert (Audiotree Live) back in September of 2013.
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