October/November 2010

Giants of Texas Blues Guitar
Part Two
Johnny Winter
Still On Highway 61 Somewhere!

Family, Friends and Fellow Musicians Remember
Freddie King
Texas Cannonball’s Greatness Still Vivid in Minds of Many

Wanda King:
“Houseful of famous people seemed ‘normal’”
Johnny Winter:
“Freddie made it look effortless.”
Benny Turner:
“Freddie was the best I’ve ever heard.”
David Maxwell:
“Freddie was intense, inspiring and original.”
Andrew “Jr. Boy” Jones
“Freddie had great passion and amazing power.”
Elvin Bishop:
“Freddie influenced a lot of guitar players.”
Charlie Musselwhite:
“Freddie is exquisite and timeless.”
Anson Funderburgh:
“A big man, a big voice and a bigger presence.”
George Thorogood
The Destroyer (George Thorogood) on The Dominater (Freddie King)
Joe Ely Flatlander Guitar Hero
Hamilton Loomis Electric Texas Bluesman
Ruthie Foster “Music is like breathing to me”
Johnny Lee Schell Guitarist & Composer
Jim Suhler It's In The water!
WC Clark The Real Deal Is Still Here!
Nick Curran Texas Hy-bred
Derek O’Brien Torchbearer of Austin Blues
Phillip Walker Lonestar Guitar Slinger
Alan Haynes Deep In The Well
Johnny “Guitar“ Watson The Gangster of Love
The Funkiest Bluesman Ever!
Blind Lemon Jefferson Founder of the Texas Blues

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Ace’s Alley
The Motor City Shakedown

On The Road
New York City
Western NY
Jackson, MS One
Jackson, MS Two
Kansas City
Los Angeles
San Diego, CA One
San Diego, CA Two
Long Beach, CA
Northern California


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On the cover:
Johnny Winter, Cobo Hall, Detroit 1975 and Freddie King, Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Fesival 1973. Photos by Charlie Auringer

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