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Chris Whitley

Chris Whitley

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Chris Whitley: His Moody Blues Burn at Candlelight Sessions

Interview by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 18 August 1991

WHEN SINGER-guitarist Chris Whitley talks about house, he's not referring to the neo-disco dance style known as house music. He means the New Orleans home ...

Chris Whitley: Living With The Law

Review by Mark Cooper, Q, September 1991

ON THE COVER OF THIS, his debut, Chris Whitley's long hair and cowboy boots are shrouded in shadows, while his open shirt reveals a crucifix ...

Chris Whitley: A Latter-Day Folkie Gets Noisy

Profile and Interview by Tony Scherman, The New York Times, 26 March 1995

THE ROCKER TODAY whose music evokes Jimi Hendrix's splendid noise more powerfully than anyone else's is Chris Whitley – an improbable claim, given Mr. Whitley's ...

Chris Whitley: Bloody Valentines

Interview by Edward Helmore, MOJO, April 1995

After the spooked country blues of his debut, Chris Whitley returns with an album of "psychosexual" songs about breaking up with his wife. ...

Chris Whitley

Interview by Joe Matera, Mixdown, 2003

HOTEL VAST HORIZON is the latest offering from US-based singer-songwriter Chris Whitley – who's been likened to Bob Dylan – that sees him returning to ...

Chris Whitley

Obituary by Colin Irwin, The Independent, 29 November 2005

HE WAS ALTERNATIVELY described as a rock'n'roll troubadour, a "nu blues" artist, an alt country pioneer, a slide guitar master and a trailblazing singer-songwriter who ...


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