Bobby "Blue" Bland was born in the small town of Rosemark, Tennessee, USA. Later moving to Memphis with his mother, Bland started singing with local gospel groups there, including amongst others the Miniatures. Eager to expand his interests, he began frequenting the city's famous Beale Street where h
Tom Waits recognizes voice as a mutable device, able to tell a story, create a mood, become-animal. His music spans an equally wide spectrum, waltzes, piano ballads, rock & roll, Gospel, blues, spoken word. Each song accompanies itself, music and lyrics, like the cinematography and soundtrack of a fi
Roots accessibility, stoner-funk arrangements and occasionally some very weird lyrics. Sort of the Allman Brothers meet Zappa (for whom George sang back-up and with whom he collaborated), with the odd Dixieland overlay.
Good for making your Deadhead friends feel a bit parochial.
Dungen (pronounced "doo-ngen") (Swedish: "the grove", /ËˆdÉµÅ‹Én/ in IPA) is a Swedish rock band based in Stockholm. Often classified as psychedelic rock, Dungen is also influenced by Swedish (and other) folk music, classic rock, progressive rock and indie rock.
The band is fronted by sing