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Essay: The Origin of Blues Music – Its Connection to Africa and Its Influence on Other American Music Genres

Written By: Valerie Turner February 28th, 2017 The Origin of Blues Music – Its Connection to Africa and Its Influence on Other American Music Genres Many people associate the origin of Blues music with the Mississippi Delta in the late 1800s, just after the end of the Civil War. While this is basically true, we need to dig deeper to understand the true origin of this music. We need to return to the time when millions of Africans were brought to the New World against their will – these men…

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Jack Dappa Blues Radio W/ Big Bill Morganfield

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley On this episode, I have the honor to talk Blues with living Legend, son of a Legend Big Bill Morganfield about his New album Bloodstains on the Wall, His new record Label Black Shucks Records and his process of music making.   Big Bill Morganfield™ is the son of McKinley Morganfield (Muddy Waters) and has emerged in the past few years as one of the top blues talents in America. Bill has played all over the world in the past 15 years, bringing pure joy to…

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Jack Dappa Blues Interview W/ Marquise Knox

Published By Lamont Jack Pearley On this episode of Talking Bout The Blues, I spoke with St. Louis Bluesman Marquise Knox, who shares how the Blues was passed down to him through his family, and the importance of the connection to Blues and African American Heritage. Born St. Louis Mo, Marquise hails from a musical family deeply rooted in the Blues. He learned how to play guitar from his grandmother Lillie. He also played with his uncle Clifford, who was a major influence in Marquise’s life.

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Jack Dappa Blues Radio Wednesday Nov 30th

Published by Lamont Jack Pearley   06:00 pm Lord Have Mercy if You Please Curley Weaver Blues 06:00 pm Skin Game Blues Peg Leg Howell Blues 06:00 pm Chitlin’ Supper Peg Leg Howell & Jim Hill Blues 06:00 pm Doodle Hole Blues Charlie Lincoln Blues 06:00 pm Rainy Night Blues Gitfiddle Jim Blues 06:00 pm Mississippi Heavy Water Blues Barbecue Bob Blues 06:00 pm Jefferson Country Blues Sam Butler Blues 06:00 pm I Want You To Lead Me Sister O.M. Terrell Blues 06:00 pm I Be’s Troubled Muddy Waters Blues…

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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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Leo Bud Welch and Vencie Varnado Ep 1 “Talking Bout The Blues with”

Published By Lamont Jack Pearley “Talking Bout The Blues With” is a documentary series which presents the Oral history of The Blues and African American history told by the Bluesman themselves. Please enjoy our Pilot Episode Featuring The 83 year old Bluesman Leo Bud Welch and Vencie Varnado as the talk Leo’s humble beginnings in Mississippi, how he’s a different Blues Musician than BB King, Howlin Wolf and Muddy Waters, along with his Preservation of the Delta Blues and how it relates to Chicago Blues. Shot on location at The…

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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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