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Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings: Roy Rogers: King of the Console (Production, That Is)

Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, March 1999

IT'S NIGHT TIME and a yellow moon is up over nearby Mexico. There are perhaps 20,000 people jammed into a cordoned off section of San ...

Fleetwood Mac, Peter Green: Peter Green: The Man of the World Returns

Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, July 1999

THERE IS A FILM from the late 1960s called The Hallucination Generation that purports to be, as the poster declared, the "Shocking Story of a ...

Buddy Guy: A Bluesman for All Seasons

Profile and Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, January 2001

FOR THE SOUTHERN rail traveler, The City of New Orleans runs from the Crescent City on the Gulf up through the Mississippi state capitol of ...

Steve Cropper

Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, January 2001

GUITAR HEROES come cloaked in the mystique of the iconic loner. We call them guitar-slingers because they are like western heroes who ride into town ...

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown: The Lion in Winter: Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown

Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, January 2002

IT IS 10:15 on a Saturday morning, and I am banging on a motel room door in San Juan Capistrano, having driven down from Los ...

B.B. King: Reflections

Review by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, August 2003

B.B. KING ALREADY had a career dating back 20 years - first playing to chitlin circuit audiences and then at the Fillmores and other psychedelic ...

Buddy Guy Brings It All Back Home

Report and Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, January 2004

LEGEND HAS IT that when novelist William Faulkner, who sometimes did hack work in Hollywood, was writing the screenplay for Land of the Pharaohs, he ...

Jimbo Mathus, Squirrel Nut Zippers: Jimbo Mathus Is No Longer a Squirrel Nutter

Profile and Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, October 2004

"JIMBO MATHUS is a link in what I call the 'crazy Mississippi white boy' chain of music that goes all the way back through Elvis ...

North Mississippi Allstars: The Real Deal

Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, Spring 2005

EVEN GOOD BANDS play bad shows. Equipment malfunctions, guitars don't stay in tune, somebody has a cold or a hellacious hangover. Maybe the vibe is ...

The Animals, Eric Burdon, War: Eric Burdon's Good Intentions (Don't Let Them be Misunderstood!)

Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, May 2006

THERE'S NO ESCAPING the formative years. Just ask Eric Burdon. As an 11-year-old, he had an audience with Louis Armstrong. Three years later, he helped ...

Clifford Antone: 1949-2006

Obituary by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, October 2006

CLIFFORD ANTONE liked to say he was "the blues in Austin." He was and then some. From 1975, when he opened his namesake club, until ...

Fleetwood Mac: The Return of Jeremy Spencer

Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, October 2006

This the complete interview with (ex-Fleetwood Mac) Jeremy Spencer. The edited version will be published by Blues Revue in October 2006 ...

Robert Lockwood Jr.: Remembering Robert Lockwood Jr.

Obituary by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, February 2007

WHEN ROBERT LOCKWOOD JR. passed away at age 91 on Nov. 21, the obituaries in the major daily press made much of his connection to ...

North Mississippi Allstars: Still Hollerin' 10 Years On

Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, June 2007

IT'S 4:15 A.M., the desert sky is as dark as a card shark's heart, and the North Mississippi Allstars are on their way to McCarran ...

Bobby Charles, Shannon McNally: Shannon McNally: Small Town Talk (Sacred Sumac Music)

Review by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, Summer 2013

SHANNON MCNALLY'S new release, Small Town Talk, might more rightly be titled The Songs of Bobby Charles, a line that does appear on the album ...

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