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How Long Blues
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Leroy Carr

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Performance #1:
Date Performance 1962-00-00
Running Time 3:00
Performers (Long) John Baldry (Voice), Alexis Korner (Gtr), Dick Heckstall-Smith (Tenor Sax), Keith Scott (Piano), Spike Heatley (Bass), Graham Burbridge (Drums), Jack Good (Produced By)
Commentsby Alexis Korner Blues Inc. (featuring Long John Baldry, Dick Heckstall-Smith) A DECLON Recording-originally released on Ace of Clubs in United Kingdom only. "Alexis Korner, who started his career as singer and guitarist much influenced by the early country blues artists-Leroy Carr, Scrapper Blackwell, Blind Lemon Jefferson and so on-has perhaps more than any other been responsible for the surge of interest in this country in all forms of Negro folk music, but particularly of course in blues. Touring the country giving lectures and concerts, sometimes solo, or with his band, working on projects with author Paul Oliver, radio and television interviews and discussion groups-his influence has not gone unnoticed. Currently Alex(is) is working as vocalist with the highly commercial and successful British studio outfit, C.C.S. (Collective Consciousness Society) hitting the charts in the last two years with their own renditions of "Boom Boom" (John Lee Hooker) and "Sixteen Tons" (Tennessee Ernie Ford)." - Mike Vernon
Appears On
History Of British Blues (1973)
Various Artists
Performance #2:
Date Performance 2002-03-00
Performers Van (George Ivan) Morrison (Vocals), Jeff (Geoffrey Arnold) Beck (Guitar)
CommentsPerformed by Van Morrison (appears courtesy of Exile Productions Limited) with Jeff Beck (appears courtesy of Epic Records)
Appears On
The Blues: Red, White & Blues (2003)
Feature Film/TV Episode

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