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Elvin Bishop

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Led Zeppelin, Brian Auger's Trinity, Elvin Bishop: Rose Palace, Pasadena CA

Live Review by John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 6 May 1969

Rock Show Staged at Pasadena Rose Palace ...

The Doors, Lonnie Mack, Elvin Bishop: Cow Palace, Daly City SF

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 26 July 1969

Morrison Closes Doors on Fans ...

Chuck Berry, Elvin Bishop, John Mayall: Fillmore East, New York NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, Billboard, 18 October 1969

Berry, Bishop — Musical Brothers ...

Santana, Elvin Bishop: Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica CA

Live Review by John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 3 March 1970

Santana Plays Two Rock 'n' Roll Shows ...

The Allman Brothers Band, Elvin Bishop: Winterland, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 9 October 1971

Driving Blues Into Your Soul ...

Paul Butterfield's Better Days, the Elvin Bishop Group, Mike Bloomfield: Winterland, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 24 February 1973

3 Bs' Rock Blues Jam Exciting ...

Allman Brothers, Edgar Winter Group, Mahavishnu Orchestra et al : Rock & Roll Nine, Hollywood FLA

Live Review by Jim Esposito, Rock, 26 February 1973

ALMOST EVERYTHING about Rock & Roll Nine was good in some ways and bad in others. Celebrated on an isolated raceway in the swampy boondocks ...

ZZ Top, Elvin Bishop: Long Beach Arena, Long Beach CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 27 August 1974

ZZ Top a Sell-Out Sleeper ...

Elvin Bishop: The Bourbon Street Irregulars

Report and Interview by Jim Esposito, unpublished, April 1975

2009 note: CREEM flew me up to New Orleans to write a story on Elvin Bishop. Rejected this. Editor told me: "You didn't say why ...

Elvin Bishop: Juke Joint Jump

Review by Bob Fisher, New Musical Express, July 1975

ELVIN BISHOP'S place in the scheme of post-Beatles US Rock has been pretty much undervalued over the years. This is probably owing to his uncanny ...

Elvin Bishop: Hometown Boy Makes Good

Review by Max Bell, New Musical Express, 15 January 1977

YES INDEED I do believe we've got ourselves a good one here. Elvin Bishop has resisted the slightly formulaic limpness of Struttin' My Stuff ...

The Elvin Bishop Band: Hometown Boy Makes Good! (Capricorn)

Review by John Morthland, Creem, March 1977

IT TOOK ELVIN Bishop years to hit his groove, years in which he played every role from overbearing ham to dependable sideman to journeyman pro ...

Elvin Bishop and Little Smokey Smothers: Biscuits and Blues, San Francisco

Live Review by Jeff Calvin, Blues Revue, April 2000

THE STORY GOES that Elvin Bishop left a small town in Oklahoma for Chicago in the early '60s. Once there, drinking in the sounds and ...

An Interview with Elvin Bishop

Interview by Carl Wiser, Songfacts, 13 September 2007

HOW DO YOU write a blues song? Elvin Bishop, a founding member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band before launching a successful solo career, is ...

Experience of Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite shine on 100 Years of Blues

Report and Interview by Geoffrey Himes, American Songwriter, 7 October 2020

THE TITLE OF the first album featuring Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite as co-leaders is called 100 Years of Blues. That's a reference to the ...


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