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Gary U.S. Bonds talks music, life & his book, ‘By U.S. Bonds, This Is My Story’

  Long before his successful collaboration with Bruce Springsteen on the hit song This Little Girl, Gary U.S. Bonds was admired and used as inspiration for many of the top musicians from the ’60s on up to the present day. … Continue reading

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Blues Brothers Rock n Soul Revue Brought An Amazing Show to Boise

Having heard a rumor that the amazing band fronted by Jake and Elwood Blues had left Chicago and surfaced in Boise, I headed over to the Idaho Botanical Gardens where they were going to do a show. Sure enough, the … Continue reading

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Bluesman Guitar Shorty Talks About His Amazing Career Playing the Blues

Guitar Shorty has been at the forefront of the blues revolution for more than 60 years now. Starting in his teens, he played behind such legends as Sam Cooke and Ray Charles. He also became known for his strong singing. … Continue reading

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Lisa Mann Talks About The Blues, The Bass and the Boise Blues Festival

Lisa Mann has been playing the blues for years. Originally from West Virginia and then early on transplanted to Portland, Oregon, she’s been a professional musician most of her life. She’ll be performing with the Lisa Mann Band at the … Continue reading

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