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Monday, February 10, 2014
Blues guitarist/vocalist John Hammond performs live and discusses his new album “Timeless.” He’s one of the pioneering white blues artists, and shares some stories from over 50 years recording music.
Loved hearing Mr. Hammond play the blues. Good stuff!!
I wrote a song about it. Like to hear it? Here it go!
Big Bill Broonzy! That man could inspire a Mormon mother to pick up a geetar and wanna sing the blues!
Great to hear that was your first influence John, what a revelation indeed... I first heard him played on WFMU, it's appropriate you live in Jersey City then, they've been there about as long as you. Glad to call you both neighbors.
If Mr Hammond is taking requests, mine is "Jockey Full Of Bourbon," which is on his new album as well as his superb 2001 collection of Waits' songs, "Wicked Grin." Thanks.
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