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Who’s Reading “The Dread Line” Now? Chicago Bluesman Lil’ Ed!

Lil’ Ed (last name Williams) is the singer-songwriter and guitar-playing frontman for one of the last authentic Chicago blues bands, Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials. My wife Patricia and I met him on a Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “The Dread Line Now?” Blues Guitar Sensation Damon Fowler!

Damon Fowler is a sensational blues guitarist from Florida who performs solo as well as with fellow guitarist JP Soars and keyboardist Victor Wainwright in a great band named Southern Hospitality. My wife Patricia and I got to meet Damon … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “The Dread Line” Now? David Hidalgo of Los Lobos!

David Hidalgo is best know as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist with the group, Los Lobos. He’s also a member of the Los Super Seven and another group, Latin Playboys, that includes several other Los Lobos members. I snapped the … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “The Dread Line” Now? Brilliant Blues Guitarist JP Soars!

JP Soars, who toured with heavy metal bands before coming home to the blues, has a unique playing style. I love his music. You can learn more about him by clicking here. I slapped this photo when my wife Patricia … Continue reading

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Why The Hero of My Crime Novels Loves The Blues

I’ve always loved the blues. When I was a teenager, and all the other kids were grooving to the Beach Boys and the Beatles, I was drawn to Muddy Waters—and to the Rolling Stones, whose music owed more to American … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers.” It’s Blues Legend Magic Dick!

Magic Dick, aka Richard Salwitz, is best known as one of the founding members of the J. Geils Band. His brilliant harmonica playing on unforgettable cuts like “Whammer Jammer”  led The Rolling Stone Record Guide to proclaim him perhaps the … Continue reading

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Mulligan’s Music: Why the Hero of “Rogue Island” Loves The Tommy Castro Band

Liam Mulligan, the main character in my crime novel, Rogue Island, loves the blues. He spends a lot of time grooving to it while prowling around Providence in his beat-up Ford Bronco. Mulligan is a big fan of Buddy Guy, … Continue reading

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