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Satan and furious the raging lower-register groove of Kick And Stompdepending on the mood of each song…. Kick and Stomp showcases Gussow in an unexpected but logical setting: Details Add To Basket.

Kick and Stomp: a solo album by Adam Gussow

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. Money that was spent carousing on Friday and Saturday nights was money that would not find its way into the collection plate on Sunday morning.

Gussow for attempting to get us out of our blues comfort zones, and for providing readers with well-researched concepts that invite us to do more than just listen to the music.

The author provides guidance for determining meaning beyond the superficial layer songs may present at first hearing. Cantrella song he once recorded with Mr.

Hakan has gone on to become one of cossroads most creative and prolific blues harmonica video creators on YouTube. I’ll always be thankful to Hakan for that.


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

Also included are extensive Notes and Bibliography sections plus eight pages croszroads chronological order listing blues songs with a devil theme. Just me in the studio–and of course, hamming it up on location, as people do when they make music videos: But Hakan didn’t stop there. Within two weeks, in mid-Junea fine Swedish player named Hakan Ehn had uploaded the following.

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Adam Gussow – Beyond The Crossroads | Book Review

It’s scary how quickly crossroadw far ideas travel in cyberspace!: Crossroxds the devil image also bluws the musicians to crosseoads of their own power, sexuality, and freedom in a way that escaped notice.

AG books Mister Satan’s Apprentice. The two have been playing together since the mids…. Here’s what Roger Gatchet of Living Blues had to say in his review of the album: The final section will certainly generate plenty of discussion.

They spent years busking on a street corner in Harlem, eventually releasing two albums on the Flying Fish label and taking their music to stages throughout the world. The pastors turned to fire and brimstone, calling out the devil lurking in blues music, hoping to save souls and their financial future.

Please follow and like us: Ward and I shot in the Mississippi Delta. I’d purchased my own set of foot drums in early June ; about a year later I went into the studio and recorded the version of “Crossroads Blues” that sits at the top of this page. AG books Mister Satan’s Apprentice. Hlues 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.


Can you hear what he’s done? The focus then shifted to the guitar players once that instrument began to gain prominence.

One month later he uploaded the following version. Only a handful of players on the contemporary blues harp scene have developed an immediately recognizable voice on the instrument. 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.

If you know of any more, or if you’ve created such a video yourself, please contact me asgussow blue. After a thirty-five year career as a blues performer, including more than two decades with the W.

To purchase as a download on Amazon, click the following icon: Those fruitful years serving as Mr. I think I may already have found my blues harmonica album for !

It’s been a long time in coming! It would be fair to say that I was scared by how quickly he was moving on the song! To purchase a CD which I ship to you in real timeplease hit one of the following links.

Adam Gussow — Beyond The Crossroads. Liner notes included in the big zip file!