Let’s begin on the finish. On February 15, 1981, Mike Bloomfield was found useless in a automobile on a aspect street in San Francisco. He was 37. Someone, perhaps a vendor, had dumped him there, not wanting to get involved. His body went unclaimed on the morgue for a time. This was certainly a tragic finale for one of many greatest blues guitarists of all time.
This was when we would ‘repeat After’the music others introduced us to. Monk Higgins was on the top of the pile in these days, and we really dug him and studied the album’s liner notes with the intention to get to know extra concerning the artist. Down Beat journal, although the problems would be months late, have been a part of the stuff we included into listening to different artists and growing our jazz listening appreciation ‘get-togethers’.
Hate to break it to all you kids who wish to rewrite Rock and Roll history- however Elvis Presley recorded BEFORE Chuck Berry. Elvis’ Sun data have been recorded in 1954 a year before Berry even went to Chess information to cut his first file. Bill Haley and Elvis had been the 2 guys that brought Rock and Roll and Nation music collectively first- it was called Rockabilly. Without Elvis causing such a stir among the many white teenage inhabitants, ( who had the cash to create a product) Rock and Roll would have died out like the RnB stars that got here before them. ( Anybody know who Louis Jordan is? Hardly.
I wish to want everyone a Completely happy New Yr and also thank these of you who commented, or simply stopped by for a look. I am wanting forward to a 12 months of inventive challenges, and hopefully will have some enjoyable alongside the way. Artist Barbara Muir talked about that a colleague of hers referred to 2016 as sweet 16, so with that in thoughts, lets begin this year on a constructive note!
Morton made a claim that he single-handedly invented Jazz within the early part of the century. Taking a look at his musical recordings and composition, this will not have been further from the reality. When his grandmother found out that he had been playing in brothels, she kicked him out of the home. His major affect was Tony Jackson and according to Morton, Jackson was the one pianist higher than him; he was additionally a pianist at whorehouses, as well as an completed guitar player.