Biking Across Canada for David Suzuki’s Blue Dot Message

Derek Olive likes to ride his bicycle.  Derek also enjoys playing the guitar and writing songs. Perfect! Olive combines the two loves of his life and ( if that weren't enough) , is also raising awareness and money for Canada's environmental future. Please listen below as Derek explains everything. Derek? Visit Derek Here! Visit Blue … Continue reading Biking Across Canada for David Suzuki’s Blue Dot Message

Roomful of Blues – From B​.​B. King to Colin James; The Little Big Band That Could .​.​.

Chris Vachon plays guitar for Roomful of Blues ... For forty - five years, the band plays in a roomful of Blues fans. Opening up for or backing guys like B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton.  In a Canadian connection, the band is most known as being Colin James' 'Little Big Band'. A … Continue reading Roomful of Blues – From B​.​B. King to Colin James; The Little Big Band That Could .​.​.

Zucchero; His Own Friend …

Zucchero is a first in many things. The first Rock Star to play The Kremlin, the first European Bluesman to sell millions of albums in Europe and specifically - Italy. The first Bluesman outside of North America to be invited to play with Clapton, Buddy Guy and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Himself - along with best … Continue reading Zucchero; His Own Friend …

Top Ten Blues Guitarists – Part Two

Here we are ... The final five. The top four leading to the number one Blues guitarist. Agree? Disagree ...? That is the problem. No one will ever agree on the contents of a top ten list. Here are the TOP TEN Blues Guitarists ... 10. Buddy Guy 9. Eric Clapton 8. Otis Rush 7. … Continue reading Top Ten Blues Guitarists – Part Two

Top Ten Blues Guitarists – Part One

Lists are difficult ... Especially when it comes to something as unique and divers as music. One person's junk is another man's treasure. Human nature. Human choice. Human ears ... The Blues are an integral part of so many forms of music. Arguably - the single most used genre in every genre known. Rock n … Continue reading Top Ten Blues Guitarists – Part One

The Blues Had a Baby and They Named it ‘Buddy Guy’

Starting with Muddy Waters all the way to Stevie Ray Vaughn - there are not too many guitar players that have escaped  Buddy Guy's grasp ... Or - is it the other way around? Eric Clapton, considered a rock God by millions of fans around the globe, had this to say about the man who … Continue reading The Blues Had a Baby and They Named it ‘Buddy Guy’