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B.B. King’s Signature Wines

The ‘King of Blues‘ teams to develop nationwide wine application. Exemplifying the grace and sophistication of the blues, the B.B. King Signature Collection symbolizes the custom, quality and superiority of B.B. King and his music. With countless performances throughout Europe Spain’s emerging area was chosen as the source because of this touch group. A fitting selection for the wines of among the most-treasured musicians ever, Spain was likewise the host of the first allstar “Guitar Legends” concert show, which in 1991 collected and observed 27 of earth’s finest guitarists, including B.B. King, over 5 days of totally sold out shows.

The B.B. King Signature Collection will be constituted of a red wine and a white wine for blues enthusiasts and wine lovers alike. Both wines are sourced in the award winning Bodega Santa Cruz Winery, which is making wine for over 60 years and is located in the up and coming D.O. wine area of Almansa, Spain. B.B. King Touch Range Red 2010 is a Crianza mix made from Garnacha, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon, and B.B. King Touch Range White 2011 is comprised of 100% Verdejo grapes. Both wines meant to be appreciated as regular drinking wines and are food favorable.

The wines will initially start in Memphis and Nashville, and shortly afterwards the B.B. King Signature Collection will be accessible through select national, regional, local and on-line outlets. The recommended retail cost of the wines is $13.99.

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Seattle’s Blues

Blues nightclubs in Seattle supply excellent amusement and a classy setting for people who are looking for more than just somewhere to sit down on a barstool and drink the night away. That is unfortunate, because Seattle has exceptional places for live blues musicians to showcase their abilities. Locals who love excellent music and almost unbeatable hamburgers celebrate Bad Albert’s Tap & Grill, situated in the center of Ballard. Highway 99 is just another Seattle blues nightclub that is popular, and musicians every night lives. Seattle blues nightclubs are unique choices for daters who would like to attempt something new. Anyone planning to relax, have a great meal while listening to the sweet sounds will adore these Seattle sites.

The Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Collection

Guitar Center, the biggest musical instrument retailer, in partnership with Eric Clapton of the world’s, proudly announces the launching of the Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Group. The limited edition set will feature five Eric Clapton homage, replica and touch guitars to be sold in North America alone at Guitar Center locations and on-line at GuitarCenter.com.

All guitars in the set that was one of a kind were developed with Martin Guitar, Guitar Center, Fender, Gibson and Eric Clapton, drawing inspiration from your guitars used by Clapton at critical stages throughout his career that was iconic.

The Eric Clapton Crossroads Group is caused by an important and distinctive history involving well-known guitarist and the music retailer. Clapton has also graced the cover Guide. Coming together to develop this special group proved to be a natural continuance of music icon’s and the music retailer longstanding relationship. Well known amongst his peers for being a fantastic musical collaborator, Clapton encouraged Guitar Center to develop an assortment of guitars in the most esteemed producers. The effect of the unbelievable cooperation is two homage replica guitars with loaded ties to Clapton’s career along with three new Eric Clapton touch guitars which will start in conjunction with Clapton’s forthcoming U.S. tour and Crossroads Guitar Festival.

“We’ve consistently respected Eric Clapton among the all time great guitarists, vocalists and songwriters and for his incredible influence on musicians all over the world for more than 50 years,” said Michael Doyle, Senior Vice President of Guitar Merchandising.

Paul Shaffer Audiobook

From Paul Shaffer, lifelong music junkie, longtime leader of David Letterman‘s group, and hipster, comes a hilarious, endearing, frank, and star-studded memoir of a life in-and love of-show business.

How can a child go to a show directing the group on Letterman as well as the glowing lights of Broadway from a remote Canadian town in the end of Lake Superior? This publication is the response to that question of Paul Shaffer. From playing seedy strip joints in Toronto, to his first valid job from school-which found him working with future stars (and pals) Gilda Radner, Martin Short, and Eugene Levy-to being first musical director of the nascent Saturday Night Live and helping to form the Blues Brothers, to being onstage every night with Dave and playing using the finest musicians of our time, Shaffer has lived the supreme showbiz life.

Now, in this hilarious, amusing, and frank memoir-in which he dishes on everyone from John Belushi and Jerry Lewis to Mel Gibson and Britney Spears-Paul gives us the complete behind the scenes story of his life, from banging out pop melodies on the piano in the age of twelve to directing the group nightly in the Sullivan Theater.

Download the audiobook here.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA. - JANUARY 25: Paul Schaffer & daughter Victor

King Snake Blues

The kingsnake is thus named because even though it’s not venomous, it may eat poisonous snakes including copperheads, rattlesnakes, and coral snakes without bad effect.

Venomous snakes are located by the kingsnake. A kingsnake will bite on coil and a rattlesnake around it, swallowing it whole and constricting it. The kingsnake is near the highest part, although benign to people. Adults grow to eight and between thirty – and so are usually chocolate with white or black, brown -to-yellowish groups.

Benin, West Africa practice the African faith Vodun, which contains in Dahomey’s mythology an enormous snake’s it (Fon) people named Dan that supports the universe with 3500 coils below and helped create it.

Scarlet Kingsnake

Eddy Clearwater Soul Funky

Eddy Clearwater is loved by the town of Chicago back also! The youngster plays with live shows often around town, and at times, all over the world. Recorded live in Evanston, IL at a show, it is truly blues and amazing awesome Chicago soul. Not bad at all.

Produced in Macon, Mississippi Clearwater’s family moved in 1948 to Birmingham, Alabama. As a child, he left handed, and taught himself to play guitar, upside down. Following a time the youngster started performing with local groups. His uncle, Houston Harrington, afterwards encouraged Clearwater to join him where he could meet well-known blues musicians like Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, and offered the young man a great deal of encouragement.

Not only did Clearwater meet Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters, he went to meet, befriend, and perform together, along with Jimmy Reed, Elmore James, and Buddy Guy and Junior Wells, simply to name some. His heroes were Otis Rush and Chuck Berry, so when you listen to him play, even now you can hear echoes of Muddy Waters and in the fretboard travels in Clearwater.

American Blues Scene and Clearwater lately discussed together, discussing profession, his influences, friends, and his anticipations for the future.