Album review: Michael Bloomfield, Bloomfield (1983)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JAN. 13, 1984 By Steve Newton "The music you listen to becomes the soundtrack of your life...it becomes the background track for your existence." So says the late Michael Bloomfield in an interview segment from the new retrospective of the bluesman's brilliant career. Bloomfield. There are four such segments interspersed … Continue reading Album review: Michael Bloomfield, Bloomfield (1983)

Buddy Miles proclaims “there’s nobody can even mess with Jimi”

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JULY 19, 2001 BY STEVE NEWTON When ’60s blues legend Willie Dixon wrote “Wang Dang Doodle” for vocalist Koko Taylor, it was pretty clear from her lusty delivery that the term was a euphemism for sex. In the ’70s, crotch-rocker Ted Nugent put his own randy spin on the … Continue reading Buddy Miles proclaims “there’s nobody can even mess with Jimi”