The Blues in Britain – the 60’s ‘invasion’


The Blues in Britain – the 60’s ‘invasion’

 

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Yes we had blues players move across to the U.S. but the greatest influence on our budding blues artists was from the stars of the  60’s American Blues Festivals (1962-1969).

Just look at the start of this clip with the dramatic entrance from Sonny Boy Williamson – then followed by the great Muddy Waters.

 

 

Great photography too!

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Lets see some other artists on tours between 1962-1966

Enjoy Sonny Terry ‘hootin’ in this clip

 

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But there are so many gems here:

 

 

(note Sony Boy Williamson at around 20 minutes -check the two colour suit and the great improvisation)

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~ by Ray Harris on December 28, 2014.

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