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Delta Blues

This is for anyone who has a deep passion for the styles of guitar that came out of the Mississippi delta.

Members: 143
Latest Activity: on Friday

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charley Patton! 3 Replies

Started by Gary McNaughton. Last reply by Gary Burnett Nov 27, 2014.

New song F.O.H. BLUES 3 Replies

Started by John Lillo. Last reply by Gary McNaughton Nov 24, 2014.

My Last Blues Guitar

Started by Michael S. Jackson Feb 12, 2014.

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Comment by Gary McNaughton on Friday
Hi Michael! Hope you enyoy your new resonator and you have a great new friend and have many year's of happy playing together!
Kind Regards
Gary :-)
Ps; is it a single cone Resonstor?
Comment by Michael S. Jackson on March 23, 2015 at 3:43pm

Hey all. I was in here looking around and thought I'd tell you, if anyone is interested, that I recently ordered a Hot Rod Old Skool 12 with the vitage finish. You might recall that this resonator guitar was featrued in AG in 2013. I loved the review and have been looking for a decent resonator to replace the Regal I now have. I'm looking forward to the Old Skool 12 - should be here any day now.

Take care - m

Comment by Gary Burnett on March 2, 2015 at 6:17am

Pigs, Stones and the Blues; Rev Robert Wilkins' Prodigal Son

https://downatthecrossroads.wordpress.com/2015/02/02/time-to-come-h...

Comment by Gary McNaughton on November 29, 2014 at 12:17pm
Hi Gary! That was really interesting l will look out for that book; I understand your perspective and wish you every success!

Regsrds Gary :-)
Also liked that background music.
Comment by Gary Burnett on November 27, 2014 at 5:29am

You may be interested to check out this book I've written which has just been published: The Gospel According to the Blues, which explores the links between the blues and faith

Amazon link

Comment by Gary Burnett on December 29, 2013 at 6:58am

Bob Dylan's Remedy for the Holiday Blues

Down at the Crossroads

Comment by Gary Burnett on November 27, 2013 at 8:18am

High Water Everywhere - Charlie Patton, Typhoon Haiyan and Climate Change

http://downatthecrossroads.wordpress.com/2013/11/24/high-water-ever...

Comment by Gary Burnett on November 6, 2013 at 2:37am

New post on Muddy Waters' Mannish Boy at http://downatthecrossroads.wordpress.com

Comment by Michael S. Jackson on May 17, 2013 at 3:16pm
Interesting but I think he puts more importance on lynching than on slavery as the gensis of blues and the true meaning of "Hellhound on my trail." He also misinterprets the rising wind and rustling leaves of a tree as a reference to lynching. Nope. Without going into too much detail, it means movement, spirituality, mystery. Or as my people used to say, "Skan taku skan, skan."
Much deeper meanings than the superficial, false remorse of lynching...
RIP, Robert.
m
Comment by Gary Burnett on May 17, 2013 at 2:22am

Robert Johnson's Hellhound on my Trail - and the specter of lynching

http://downatthecrossroads.wordpress.com/2013/02/28/robert-johnsons...

 

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