Blue Suede News issue #100

Blue Suede News issue #100

by Marc Bristol

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Blue Suede News issue #100 by Marc Bristol, Howard A. DeWitt, Mark Marymont, Andrew MÃrey

This is Blue Suede News' 100th issue! We've been publishing since 1986, and all back issues are still available, though some are reprints now. Our loyal readers tend to have every one. We cover a full spectrum of American Roots Music from Rockabilly to Blues, R&B, Doo-Wop, Honky Tonk Country, Surf, and all the roots of Rock'n'Roll. This issue has a cover story on Bluesman Rick Estrin, leader of the band the Nightcats, which was originally called Little Charlie & The Nightcats. Rick is an excellent songwriter, singer and harmonica player, and a longtime recording artist. There is an extensive story on Blues Legend Jimmy McCracklin, written by his former manager Howard DeWitt, and a short piece on Bob Geddins, Bay Area record man who recorded McCracklin and many others. B.J. Thomas has a new CD on which he remakes a number of his best known songs, and we have a piece on him as well. Country Legend Hank Snow's guitar playing was outstanding, and Bob Hover has written about that aspect of Hanks career in another story. Larry Donn was present at the dawn of Rockabilly, seeing the Sun Records legends playing at his high school and following in their footsteps. Our editor Marc Bristol has written the story of Larry's career, and regular contributor Andrew M�rey has written a followup story on Rock pioneer Matt Lucas. Our original story on Matt is back in reprint in issue #54. Regular features Tidbit Jukebox and Original Versions are here, along with our massive reviews section with books, DVDs, Box sets, CDs and vinyl records!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016618623
Publisher: Marc Bristol
Publication date: 04/19/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

Editor and contributor Marc Bristol wrote a column called 'Homegrown Music' in The Mother Earth News from 1977 to 1983, and has contributed to various other magazines and publications since, including a book compiled of those columns that came out in 1982. Contributing Editor Howard A. DeWitt has numerous books on Rock'n'Roll and other historical topics to his credit. Mark Marymont is a former DJ and has written liner notes to hundreds of CDs and reviews of hundreds of others for Blue Suede News and other publications, as well as the occasional feature story or interview piece. Andrew M�rey is a newspaper columnist in his native Toronto area, and a longtime contributor to Blue Suede News as well. bob Hover is a musician himself and has been contributing to Blue Suede News for several years.

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