It’s Christmas vacation, and I have found myself watching ”The Blues Brothers.” “The Blues Brothers” is 30 years young in the year 2010. It occured to me that this iconic movie needs to be one of our features! Where did the idea of the Blues Brothers come from? If some of you did not know, John Belushi [...]
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James Brown in historical Augusta, GA American Blues News does have blues news for you! Augusta is the home of the legendary James Brown. You could do a complete James Brown tour when you are in the area! Here are some things for you to see. It should not be a surprise to you that [...]
Welcome back my fellow Blues lovers! For my post this week I have some photos from what was a fun show at the BB King Blues Club in New York. A band calling itself The Blues Brotherhood played a set celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Blues Brothers movie, which starred John Belushi and Dan [...]
You can just hear John Belushi going “Steve Cropper” on that “Blues Brothers” CD. Can’t you? Steve Cropper has been known to be a great performer. And, he shares with us his love of performing and the fans calling out his name. He also shares his passion for making a great song in the studio, and the [...]
Curtis Salgado walked away from the 2010 Blues Music Awards with Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year last week. And, in the year 2011, he is nominated once again! In the following interview, Curtis discussed his writing of “Clean Getaway”, and what the meaning of the song was intended to be and what [...]