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Otis Rush
Otis Rush
Otis Rush
(born April 29, 1935) is a blues guitarist and singer. His distinctive guitar style features a slow-burning sound and long bent notes. With qualities similar to the styles of Magic Sam and Buddy Guy, his sound became known as West Side Chicago
Chicago
blues and was an influence on many musicians, including Michael Bloomfield, Peter Green and Eric Clapton. Rush is left-handed and, unlike many other left-handed guitarists, plays a left-handed instrument strung upside-down, with the low E string at the bottom. He has played often with the little finger of his pick hand curled under the low E for positioning. It is widely believed that this contributes to his distinctive sound. He has a wide-ranging, powerful tenor voice.[1]Contents1 Career 2 Discography2.1 Original albums 2.2 Compilation albums 2.3 Singles 2.4 DVDs3 References 4 External linksCareer[edit] The son of Julia Campbell Boyd and O. C
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Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture. It was founded in San Francisco, California in 1967 by Jann Wenner, who is still the magazine's publisher, and the music critic Ralph J. Gleason. It was first known for its musical coverage and for political reporting by Hunter S. Thompson. In the 1990s, the magazine shifted focus to a younger readership interested in youth-oriented television shows, film actors, and popular music.[2] In recent years, it has resumed its traditional mix of content. Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
Press is the magazine's associated book publishing imprint. Straight Arrow Press was the magazine's associated book publishing imprint, Straight Arrow Publishing Co., Inc
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Great Britain
Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
off the northwest coast of continental Europe. With an area of 209,331 km2 (80,823 sq mi), Great Britain
Great Britain
is the largest of the British Isles, the largest European island, and the ninth-largest island in the world.[5][note 1] In 2011 the island had a population of about 61 million people, making it the world's third-most populous island after Java
Java
in Indonesia and Honshu
Honshu
in Japan.[7][8] The island of Ireland
Ireland
is situated to the west of it, and together these islands, along with over 1,000 smaller surrounding islands, form the British Isles
British Isles
archipelago.[9] The island is dominated by a maritime climate with quite narrow temperature differences between seasons
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Little Finger
The little finger or pinky finger, also known as the fifth digit or just pinky, is the most ulnar and usually smallest finger of the human hand, opposite the thumb, and next to the ring finger.Contents1 Etymology 2 Muscles 3 Cultural significance3.1 Gestures 3.2 Rings4 References 5 See alsoEtymology[edit] The word "pinky" is derived from the Dutch word pink, meaning "little finger"
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Norway
Indigenous status:Sámi[3] Minority status:[4]Jewish Traveller Forest Finn Romani Kven Demonym(s)NorwegianGovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy• Monarch Harald V• Prime Minister Erna Solberg•  President of the Storting
President of the Storting
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Chicago, Illinois
Chicago
Chicago
(/ʃɪˈkɑːɡoʊ, -ˈkɔː-/ ( listen)), officially the City
City
of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is also the most populous city in both the state of Illinois
Illinois
and the Midwestern United States. It is the county seat of Cook County
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South Side, Chicago
The South Side is a region of the city of Chicago. It is the largest of the three main regional divisions of the city—the others being the North Side and the West Side. While there is no side of the city named the East Side—as Lake Michigan
Lake Michigan
runs along the city's eastern border—there is an East Side community area located in the far southeastern part of the city
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West Side, Chicago
The West Side is one of the three major sections of the city of Chicago
Chicago
in Cook County, Illinois, along with the North Side and the South Side.[1] The West Side consists of communities that are of historical, cultural, and ideological importance to the history and development of Chicago
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Ike Turner
Izear Luster "Ike" Turner, Jr. (November 5, 1931[1][2] – December 12, 2007) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record producer. An early pioneer of fifties rock and roll, he is most popularly known for his work in the 1960s and 1970s with his then-wife Tina Turner
Tina Turner
in the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. Turner began playing piano and guitar when he was eight, forming his group, the Kings of Rhythm, as a teenager.[3] He employed the group as his backing band for the rest of his life. His first recording, "Rocket 88", credited to " Jackie Brenston
Jackie Brenston
and his Delta Cats", in 1951 is considered a contender for "first rock and roll song". Relocating to St
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Billboard (magazine)
Billboard is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries. It publishes pieces involving news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style, and is also known for its music charts, including the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, tracking the most popular songs and albums in different genres. It also hosts events, owns a publishing firm, and operates several TV shows. Billboard was founded in 1894 by William Donaldson and James Hennegan as a trade publication for bill posters. Donaldson later acquired Hennegen's interest in 1900 for $500. In the early years of the 20th century, it covered the entertainment industry, such as circuses, fairs, and burlesque shows, and also created a mail service for travelling entertainers
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FAME Studios
FAME (Florence Alabama Music Enterprises) Studios are located at 603 East Avalon Avenue in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, an area of northern Alabama known as the Shoals. Though small and distant from the main recording locations of the American music industry, FAME has produced a large number of hit records and was instrumental in what came to be known as the Muscle Shoals sound. It was started in the 1950s by Rick Hall, known as the Founder of Muscle Shoals Music.[2] The studio, owned by Hall until his death in 2018, is still actively operating. It was added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage
Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage
on December 15, 1997,[1] and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016
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Peter Green (musician)
Peter Green (born Peter Allen Greenbaum, 29 October 1946)[1] is a British blues
British blues
rock guitarist. As the founder of Fleetwood Mac, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
in 1998. Green's songs, such as "Albatross", "Black Magic Woman", "Oh Well", "The Green Manalishi (With the Two Prong Crown)" and "Man of the World", appeared on the record charts, and several have been adapted by a variety of musicians. Green was a major figure in the "second great epoch"[2] of the British blues movement. B.B. King
B.B

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Electric Flag
The Electric Flag was an American blues rock soul group, led by guitarist Mike Bloomfield, keyboardist Barry Goldberg
Barry Goldberg
and drummer Buddy Miles, and featuring other musicians such as vocalist Nick Gravenites and bassist Harvey Brooks. Bloomfield formed the Electric Flag in 1967, following his stint with the Butterfield Blues
Blues
Band. The band reached its peak with the 1968 release, A Long Time Comin', a fusion of rock, jazz, and R&B styles that charted well in the Billboard Pop Albums chart
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Soul Music
Soul music
Soul music
(often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s. It combines elements of African-American gospel music, rhythm and blues and jazz
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Capitol Records
Capitol Records
Capitol Records
(also referred to simply as Capitol and Hollywood
Hollywood
and Vine) is an American major record label which operates as a division of the Capitol Music Group. The label was founded as the first West Coast-based record label in the United States
United States
in 1942 by industry insiders Johnny Mercer, Buddy DeSylva
Buddy DeSylva
and Glenn E. Wallichs. In 1955, the label was acquired by the British music conglomerate EMI
EMI
as its North American subsidiary.[1] EMI
EMI
was later acquired by Universal Music Group in 2012 and was merged with the company in 2013, making Capitol Records
Capitol Records
and the Capitol Music Group
Capitol Music Group
both a part of the Universal Music
Universal Music
Group
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