It’s funny how in the United States of America we tend to forget that there are many veterans. There are veterans across the globe that have been our allies in many, many wars. American Blues News finds itself at Cadogan Hall, in Chelsea London England joining together for a special tribute of “Blues for Heroes”. This was [...]
Archive for Category: "Veteran’s Day 2011"
Sometimes the experience of war is too difficult to talk about. Sometimes our Veterans choose to make their life about the present and not the past. Sonny Payne is that Veteran. Sonny joined the Seventy-Fifth Signal Battallion in 1942 and completed his tour as a Corporal in 1948- but he really doesn’t want to talk [...]
Watermelon Slim has a point of view. During the tumultulous battle between supporting war and supporting peace on our own soil in the 60′s and 70′s, his point of view reflected his support of the soldier but not the war. Watermelon Slim is the first to admit that his experience in Vietnam was limited, but he [...]
Jimi Hendrix In The Army When Jimi Hendrix burst on to the London music scene in 1966, he seemed to come from nowhere. No one knew of him or where he’d been. He seemed like an overnight sensation. Jimi, however, had been honing his skills since childhood starting out with a ukulele and even [...]
Interview With The Father Of Homemade Jamz Band And U.S. Veteran Renaud Perry
Renaud left his life in the military to allow for his children to find their place in the blues world.