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The Blues, Black Pain, and Its Psychological Effect

Published by: Lamont Jack Pearley   Why are we as Black folk so possessive of the Blues? Yes, we proved the argument that any other ethnicity doesn’t have to fight for their tradition or heritage. We all know that this music, culture and tradition was brought here during the Middle Passage and landed in the fields of the “New World”. We also know that the dialect, the rhythms and first recordings were of the Black diaspora. But what makes this so deep rooted for Black Folks, African Americans? Could it…

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THE TRUTH ABOUT AMERICA’S HISTORY – Non Voluntary Immigrants

published by Lamont Jack Pearley   Today is the first day of the celebration of Black History Month. So much is going on in the world right now. From Trump, to Trump, to Mexico, to Russia, to African Americans on edge because the fear of another Jim Crow era in on the brink. I personally celebrate Black History every month….that’s my job…however, if never before now is truly the time to really take a step toward the celebration and preservation of our heritage and traditions, making this season of Black…

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Video 

Joshua2 and the Pentecostal Blues

Published By Lamont Jack Pearley Talking Bout The Blues Featured Artist Series Highlights Joshua2 and the Blues Project- Pentecostal Blues. Joshua2 presents The Blues Project: “Pentecostal Blues Concert” to Harlem. A musical performance that celebrates the history and continuing relevance of original blues through Joshua2’s signature style call “Pentecostal Blues.” The Blues Project: precipitates a blend of authentic gospel, folk, low-down country, blues and R&B/Soul and conveys a message of unity by bringing people from diverse backgrounds to interact, bond, come together as one and have an amazing time through…

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Podcast 

JACK DAPPA BLUES INTERVIEW W/ BILLY BRANCH

Published By Lamont Jack Pearley In this epsode I’m honored to talk with 3 Time Grammy Nominee the “Son Of Blues” Billy Branch, who was discovered by Willie Dixon, the “father of modern Chicago Blues. He’s recorded with Willie Dixon, Johnny Winter, Lou Rawls, Koko Taylor, Eddy Clearwater, Honeyboy Edwards, Syl Johnson, Lurrie Bell, Lonnie Brooks, Ronnie Baker Brooks, John Primer, and Taj Mahal, just to name a few.

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BLUES AND GOSPEL

Published By Lamont Jack Pearley The Gospel According to The Blues is a book I not only read, but interviewed the author. This topic is very dear to me because I believe the Gospel and The Blues are one and the same. And according to Gary Burnett, he belies the same as well. The Gospel According to the Blues dares us to read Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount in conversation with Robert Johnson, Son House, and Muddy Waters. It suggests that thinking about the blues-the history, the artists, the songs-provides…

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Radio 

Jack Dappa Blues Wednesday Nov. 16th

Published by Lamont Jack Pearley     PLAYLIST – 05:00 pm Jack Dappa Blues Bobby Rush Talking Bout The Blues Blues 05:00 pm Nighttime Gardener Bobby Rush Feat Keb mo Porcupine Meat Blues 05:00 pm Mannish Boy Mud Morganfield w/ the Dirty Aces Blues 06:00 pm Slow Moe Billy Branch Blues 06:00 pm Drama Queen Ronnie Baker Brooks Blues 06:00 pm Booker T’s Doctor Blues Bukka White Blues 06:00 pm Bricks in My Pillow Laura Dukes Blues 06:00 pm Dresser Drawer Blues Dewey Corley Blues 06:00 pm Discusses Go Back…

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THE BLUES AND THE BLACK COMMUNITY

By Publisher: Lamont Jack Pearley   We all have our feelings and thought on what the Blues are. We all know where it came from, and most of us don’t mind having that dialog. Others really don’t like discussing the conditions that spawned if you will, Blues Music, Negro Spirituals, Prison Songs and Work songs. When one brings up this history, it’s labeled as being divisive, or not letting go of the past…or just plain out right reverse racism. But the truth of the matter, it’s none of the above…

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