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Lost Blues Tapes - More American Folk Blues Festival 1963-65 - CD | 2 CD Set

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 6000-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 60002 8
  • German Release: 01/06/2004
  • Genre: Blues

Magische Momente aus den Jahren 1963-1965

CD € 17,50



Has there ever, in the history of 20th century music, ever been a more influential organisation than that of the American Folk Blues Festivals (AFBF)?Founded in 1962, this series has surely had a lasting effect on the European, American, and indeed interational, music scenes. Where would hip hop, jazz, funk, rock, heavy metal or world music be without the blues? Blues is the foundation of the popular music of the 20th century. Its intensity, rhythms and harmonies have affected many peoples and culture, up to and including the music of Africa, the alkand and Spanish flamenco. The blues captures the sentiments of the people in a nutshell. Of course, in the beginning it was just a feeling. But not just of the blues, but also of emptiness.  The idea of tracking down and bringing surviving blues legends to Europe was that of jazz publi...

Recording Information

Disc 1
Recorded live by Muddy Waters by courtesy of chess Records at Bremen, Germany, October 13, 1963
Produced by Siegfried Loch, Co-producer: Horst Lippmann

Disc 2
Recorded at Hamburg, Germany on October 9, 1964 and October 7, 1965 and at Bremen, Germany on October 13, 1963
Produced by Siegfried Loch, Co-producer: Horst Lippmann