Wim Verbei

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De nieuwe video van Sevdaliza is een surrealistisch moordmysterie

Er is een lijk en er scharrelen aardig wat potentiële verdachten rond in het spookachtige landhuis, maar wie heeft het gedaan en met welk mysterieuze …

Amy Winehouse – 10 of the best

Winehouse’s heart belonged to jazz and 60s girl groups, but she was also inspired by hip-hop and Latin music. Here are some of her finest songs<p>Although Amy Winehouse attended the Brit School and was initially on Simon Fuller’s management books alongside S Club 7 and Gareth Gates, her heart belonged …

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Why Chuck Berry’s ‘Johnny B. Goode’ Is a Rock ’n’ Roll Classic

The rock song about the glory of being a rock star is practically a genre unto itself: There’s the Byrds’ “So You Want to Be a Rock and Roll Star,” …

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Remembering James Cotton, the sound of the blues

The blues rarely sounded harder or sharper than when James Cotton brought a harmonica to his lips.<p>His solos burst with invention, the master telling his story with tremolos and slides, fat vibrato and ferociously bent pitches, an avalanche of thoughts punctuated with silences, so the listener could …

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The Future of the Blues | The Blues Magazine

Duke-Peacock Records Publicity Photos and ACA Master Books

This digital collection provides insight into Houston’s music history, particularly into the genres of blues, rhythm and blues, gospel, and soul. …

Can the Blues Rescue the Mississippi Delta? Part 1

<i>This is the first article of a four-part series.</i><p>"How has the recession affected the Mississippi Delta?" I asked <i>American Blues Scene</i> magazine editor-in-chief Matt Marshall as we tooled down Highway 61 from Memphis airport toward Gateway to the Blues Visitor Center in Tunica MS.<p>"Ha! It's brought the …

Can the Blues Rescue the Mississippi Delta? Part 3

<i>This is the third and final article in this series. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.</i><p>On my Mississippi Delta book tour for <i>The Language of the Blues: From Alcorub to Zuzu</i> I met people working together to develop a blues tourism industry with the potential to economically rescue the Delta -- the …

Dirty Words and Gender Switching in the Blues

White Chicago blues guitarist Michael Bloomfield got the shock of his young life when he was traveling to a gig with his hero Muddy Waters, and Waters started talking about how much he loved to suck cock. It took a while for Bloomfield to figure out that Waters was using cock to refer to a woman's …

Why Is the Blues Called the 'Blues'?

Why is blues music called "the blues"? The name of this great American music probably originated with the 17th-century English expression "the blue devils," for the intense visual hallucinations that can accompany severe alcohol withdrawal. Shortened over time to "the blues," it came to mean a …

Can the Blues Rescue the Mississippi Delta? Part 2

<i>This is the second article of this series. Read Part 1 here.</i><p>By the mid-1920s, a million African Americans lived in Mississippi -- a half-million concentrated in the Delta. Through hard work and sacrifice, families freed themselves from sharecropping's imprisoning cycle of debt. The men took to the …