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Sweet Home: Ronnie Baker Brooks

Sweet Home: Ronnie Baker Brooks

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Don’t call it a comeback. Although it’s been an entire decade since Ronnie Baker Brooks has released an album, his presence in the blues industry during that time  has been ubiquitous. “I produced Eddy Clearwater’s album, West Side Strut, I did a compilation with Johnny Castro, I co-produced my dad’s last album and I’ve been […]

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Sweet Home: June 2013

Sweet Home: June 2013

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chicago Blues Fest and the migration celebration

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Sweet Home: November 2010

Sweet Home: November 2010

| November 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Of Mythical Proportions Famous for his raw, soulful vocals and flashy delivery, Syl Johnson may be noted as a soul-music icon, but he was a blues master long before he took up that mantle. Listening to his crackling tenor slice through his 1975 hit, “Take Me To The River,” it’s easy to forget that the […]

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