The Blues Band is a British blues band formed in 1979 by Paul Jones, former lead vocalist and harmonica player with Manfred Mann, and guitarist Tom McGuinness also of Manfred Mann and The Roosters. The band’s first line-up also included bassist Gary Fletcher, slide-guitarist Dave Kelly who had previously played with The John Dummer Band, Howling Wolf and John Lee Hooker and drummer Hughie Flint, of John Mayall's Blues Breakers and McGuinness Flint, the band he formed with Tom McGuinness.
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Before the 60's, most Blues records sold as singles, so most of the selections here are compilation albums. After the 60's we have selected the outstanding album or the live set which shows the best of the artist's talents. Our list covers all ages of the Blues, from the early Country Music styles through to the electric Blues of the City. The Blues has traveled around the world and back again, and our list reflects this and they do! but to our ears they sound pretty good.
List of the 100 Greatest Blues Albums and 10 Best 'Jump Blues' Artists/album as compiled by digitaldreamdoor. The Gate Of The Horn - Memphis Slim 13. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band - Paul Butterfield 14. Coffee Blues - Mississippi John Hurt 15. The Natch'l Blues - Taj Mahal 16. It Serves You Right To Suffer - John Lee Hooker 17. Spotlight On Lucille - . Confessin' The Blues - Little Walter 24. Johnny Winter - Johnny Winter 25. King of The Blues Guitar - Albert King 26. Can't Get No Grindin' - Muddy Waters 27. T-Bone Blues - T-Bone Walker 28.
The blues has deep roots in American history, particularly African-American history. The blues originated on Southern plantations in the 19th Century. It's generally accepted that the music evolved from African spirituals, African chants, work songs, field hollers, rural fife and drum music, revivalist hymns, and country dance music. The blues grew up in the Mississippi Delta just upriver from New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz
The best blues rock bands are oftentimes - and rightfully so - considered some of the greatest rock bands of all time. Blues rock became popular in the UK and . . Combining bluesy improvs over traditional 12-bar blues, blues rock bands are some of the most important bands in music history. The best blues rock bands are oftentimes - and rightfully so - considered some of the greatest rock bands of all time. in the 1960s at the onset of the rock explosion and these bands took elements from traditional blues music and amplified it through the use of electric guitars, explosive bass lines and heavy drum beats.
The Blues Band is a virtual who's who of the British blues scene. An '80s supergroup of sorts, the band consists of Paul Jones, solo artist and former member of Manfred Mann (lead vocals and harmonica ); Dave Kelly, solo artist and former member of the John Dummer Blues band (lead vocals and slide guitar); Tom McGuinness, former member of Manfred Mann and McGuinness Flint (lead guitar and back-up vocals). Hughie Flint, also former McGuinness Flint (drums); and Gary Fletcher, formerly of Sam Apple Pie (bass and backup vocals). The album was originally a private pressing, recorded live and released by the band themselves, but it sold so well it was re-released intact by Arista after signing the band to a contract. The Blues Band became so popular that they got together as a permanent unit and recorded another album in 1980 called Ready.