Music from Greece/Canada – Katerine Duska

Listen to the song “One in a Million” by Katerine Duska, born in Montreal to greek parents, and now living in Athens. Her music includes elements of indie pop, indie folk, neo-soul and blues elements and is led by her amazing voice!

Music from the UK – Aynsley Lister

Aynsley Lister (born 14 November 1976 in Leicester) is a British singer and Rock-/Blues-Gitarrist.

Aynsley Lister was born in Leicester and grew there up. At eight, he began to play the guitar and  at thirteen he had already made ​​his first appearance. The following time he used to improve his guitar playing. His professional career as a musician began at the age of twenty-two years. As a singer and guitarist, he recorded several albums, serving or covering genres from blues to blues rock and rock and pop.

Here is his song “Need her so bad”

Music from the US – Junior Wells

Junior Wells (December 9, 1934 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, † 15 January 1998 in Chicago, Illinois), actually Amos Blackmore, was an American blues musician. His instrument was the harmonica. He played with Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Magic Sam, Lonnie Brooks and the Rolling Stones.

Here is his song Hoodoman Blues

Music from the US – Junior Kimbrough

Junior Kimbrough (actually, David Kimbrough, born 28 July 1930 in Hudsonville, Mississippi, † January 17, 1998 in Holly Springs, Mississippi) was an American blues musician.

The band, The Black Keys, whose members Kimbrough name as one of their main influences, published in his honor in 2006, the EP Chulahoma, exclusively  the covers of Kimbrough’s songs are included.

Music from the US – Shemekia Copeland

Charon Shemekia Copeland (born April 10, 1979 in Harlem, New York City) is an American blues singer in the tradition of Koko Taylor and Etta James. She is the daughter of blues guitarist Johnny “Clyde” Copeland.

Music from the US – Muddy Waters -100th birthday

Muddy Waters (born April 4, 1913 in Rolling Fork, Mississippi, † April 30, 1983 in Westmont, Illinois; actually McKinley Morganfield) was an influential American blues musician. Rolling Stone Magazine put him at number 17 of the 100 greatest singers of all time.

He would have been 100 years old today

 

 

Music from the UK – Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton, born in 1945, is an english rock and blues musician, also well known as Slowhand. He is probably one of the most famous musicians of the last 50 years worldwide. Of course, he also won many awards and is ranked 2nd in the Rolling Stones Magazine for the 100 best guitarist of all time. On 12 march 2013, he’ll release a new album called ‘Old Sock’. Listen a song from it called “Gotta Get Over”:

Also listen to his damn awesome classic “Tears in Heaven”, a tribute song to his son Connor, who already died in the age of 4 years.

Also listen to him with JJ Cale here. Great pieces!

Music from the US – Jonny Lang

Jonny Lang (born January 29, 1981 in Fargo, North Dakota, actually Jon Gordon Langseth, Jr.) is an american blues and blues rock musician who has been paid attention to, already at an early age due to his voice and his skills on the E guitar. Here is his song “lie to me ” thanks Jeff:-) who introduced him to me .

Music from the US – R.L.Burnside & Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion are an American alternative rock trio, formed in 1991 and based out of New York City, New York. The band consists of Judah Bauer on guitar, backing vocals, harmonica and occasional lead vocals, Russell Simins on drums and Jon Spencer on vocals, guitar and theremin.

R. L. Burnside (November 23, 1926 – September 1, 2005),born Robert Lee Burnside, was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitaristwho lived much of his life in and around Holly Springs, Mississippi.