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Not B.B., but the other Blues King

Advantages: Some blues classics; Freddie's wonderful voice and guitar
Disadvantages: A few tracks aimed too much at a pop-rock audience

The artist Not to be confused with his namesake B.B. King, Freddie was one of the post-war American performers who began recording in the early 1950s and inspired many of those who came to fame in the blues boom of the subsequent decade. Nicknamed ...

JOHNV 30.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of King of the Blues - Freddie King

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Maceo Parker

Advantages: Lovely songs
Disadvantages: Nothing

I like all sorts of music and I do like Maceo Parker. My daughter and son in law took me to see him as a special treat two years ago and it was a very emotional experience for me. After the performance I was able to have a little chat with him and I bo ...

randy_edith 05.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Roots And Grooves - Maceo Parker

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Dis Is Da Drum!!

Advantages: Awesome chillout cd
Disadvantages: Not to everyones taste

Dis Is Da Drum - Herbie Hancock! Who is Herbie Hancock?? Well, he was born in 1940 and by the tender age of 11 was considered somewhat of a piano virtuoso. In 1963 he received a life changing phone call from Miles Davis asking Herbie to join his band ...

hukerjohn 19.06.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Dis Is Da Drum - Herbie Hancock

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Any colour you want... as long as it's green.

Advantages: Funny, good acting, musical score, script.
Disadvantages: Underdeveloped characters, not as funny as it should have been.

Imagine a meeting of two souls on their wedding day. Hearts are a-flutter, love is in the air, and all that good stuff. Then imagine two souls meeting on their wedding day. Love is the last thing on their mind. A marriage of convenience - a green card ...

CaptainDisaster 25.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of 1935-1936 - Wingy Manone

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