I stopped in this month to see Reverend Horton Heat’s show. It is laced with Blues, Punk, Rock, and Rockabilly. And, the people who attended his show were equally diverse. Reverend Horton Heat is really Texan, Jim Heath. He is labeled as a psychobilly. However, spending time with Jim, he is everything but. He is [...]
Archive for Category: "Reverend Blues"
I have interviewed many artists and the name, Reverend Gary Davis, is constantly emerging as a person who impacted performance, vocals, and more predominantly, guitar playing. He has impacted some of the great Blues masters of today, such as: Jerry Garcia, Ry Cooder, Dave Van Ronk, Jorma Kaukonen, Stefan Grossman. Taj Mahal is quoted as saying, [...]
It’s a little tricky for me to write a piece about a guitar company not being a guitar player myself but, I know what sounds good and man-o-man, these do! The best I can do is to give you a little company history, maybe tell you a few things I’ve heard from players I [...]
Flying to High Heaven with Reverend Raven Reverend Raven has had a pretty good year. He hit the number twelve slot in the top 100 Blues CDs of 2011. He has had the good fortune of receiving standing ovations at Buddy Guys, and has opened for the likes of BB King. He has been [...]
Born in Houston in 1951, the son of an Episcopalian minister, Rev. Cadillac Johnson grew up in a rich environment of soul and blues. His story is a mix of ragged addiction and redemptive joy. And the light at the end of the tunnel is just that – light.