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Tag Archives: rock

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Henry Butler : musicians

Butler is a local legend in New Orleans, but rarely tours other parts of the country; most any time of the year he can be found playing in one of New Orleans’ famous night spots. What makes him great... more.

February 21, 2013

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Ry Cooder : musicians

Whether serving as a session musician, solo artist, or soundtrack composer, Ry Cooder’s chameleon-like fretted instrument virtuosity, songwriting, and choices of material encompass an incredibly eclectic range of North American musical styles, including rock & roll, blues, reggae, Tex-Mex,... more.

February 21, 2013

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John C. Mellencamp : musicians

Mellencamp began his career in the late ’70s as a Bruce Springsteen clone called Johnny Cougar. By the time “Hurts So Good” and “Jack and Diane” became hits in 1982, Mellencamp had created his own variation of the heartland... more.

February 21, 2013

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Jeff Healey : musicians

What made Jeff Healey different from other blues-rockers was also what kept some listeners from accepting him as anything other than a novelty — the fact that the blind guitarist played his Fender Stratocaster on his lap, not standing... more.

February 21, 2013