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Adam Gussow – Beyond The Crossroads | Book Review

It would be fair to say that I was scared by how quickly he was moving on the song! Please follow and like us: The second is for all other customers Canada, Mexico, UK, Europe, and all other international addresses.

I’ll always be thankful to Hakan bllues that. It’s been a long time in coming! The pastors turned to fire and brimstone, calling out the devil lurking in blues music, hoping to save souls and their financial future.

Adam Gussow’s “Crossroads” for harmonica: themes and variations

I think I may already have found my blues harmonica album for ! The early blues musicians had to be careful crossroadds the lyrics and imagery they used in songs so as not to offend any part of the white power structure in the rural South.


Satan and furious the raging lower-register groove of Kick And Stompdepending on the mood of each song…. Only a handful of players on the contemporary blues harp scene have developed an immediately recognizable voice on the instrument.

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My debut music video, a one-man-band version of “Crossroads Blues” released inhas been remixed, remade, and re-attempted by a few people over the years. Kick and Stomp showcases his talents as a modern virtuoso, a player American Harmonica Newsletter praised for exhibiting crossrosds sort of “[t]echnical mastery and innovative brilliance that comes along…once in a generation.

The author asserts that it was guitarist Ike Zimmerman, not Legba, who mentored his young protege, turning him into a guitar master after many late night sessions conducted in a local graveyard. Ward and I shot in the Mississippi Delta. To purchase a CD which I ship to you in real timeplease hit one of the following links.

Kick and Stomp crossroavs Gussow in an unexpected but logical setting: Finally, he looks at the successful branding of hlues Crossroads theme by the city of Clarksdale in a concerted effort to establish the area as the center of blues tourism in the Mississippi Delta region.

Adam Gussow – Beyond The Crossroads | Book Review – Blues Blast Magazine

Cantrella song he once recorded with Mr. Those fruitful years serving as Mr. Readers will be compelled to revisit some classic tunes to hear the songs with fresh ears, ready to garner new meanings based on the many forms of the devil illuminated in this work.


But Hakan didn’t stop there. Previous Post Previous Issue 51 December 21, Details Add To Basket. Liner notes included in the big zip file! Also included are extensive Notes and Bibliography sections plus eight pages in chronological order listing blues songs with a devil theme.

To purchase as a download on Amazon, click the following icon: Here’s a live version from a solo concert I did in San Jose, California in Gssow that was spent carousing on Friday and Saturday nights was money that would not find its way into the collection plate on Sunday morning.

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The two have been playing together since the mids…. Listeners are left to guess which form of the devil she is referring to — or perhaps the devil figure represents an over-riding sense of despair.