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Luther Allison

Luther Allison

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Payin' Some Dues — Blues at Ann Arbor

Live Review by Miller Francis jr., The Great Speckled Bird, 18 August 1969

"I'd like for them to hear the real things. I don't think yet that most of the white people like my music because it's blues. I ...

Big Mama Thornton, Bukka White, T-Bone Walker et al: Berkeley Blues Festival, University of California, Berkeley CA

Live Review by Michael Lydon, The New York Times, 19 April 1970

'Sing Your Own Blues' ...

Luther Allison

Profile by Dave Marsh, Creem, November 1972

"LUTHER ALLISON come into the picture about the middle of 1957. I needed a bass player and I met Luther Allison walkin' on Ogden Avenue ...

Luther Allison: Luther Dusts His Broom

Report by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 7 August 1976

HOW MANY OF YOU KNOW that Motown had a blues man on their books? Yeah that's right, blues. Amazing, is it not? Luther Allison's his ...

Woke Up This Mornin', Blues Gone Down The Drain

Report and Interview by Brian Case, New Musical Express, 4 December 1976

The Blues is getting old, and young black kids ain't taking over where the old-timers are leaving off. BRIAN CASE talks on the subject with ...

The Return of Luther Allison: A Prodigal Son of the Blues Comes Back to His Native Land

Profile and Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Southland Blues, January 1996

GUITARIST LUTHER Allison, after a long apprenticeship in the clubs of Chicago's West Side, first came to national prominence with electrifying performances at the Ann ...

Moonshine Blues: Luther Allison Revisited

Retrospective by Ted Drozdowski, The Boston Phoenix, 29 March 1999

THE GREAT blues guitarist and singer Luther Allison once told me about an incident from his childhood that he carried as close to his heart ...


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