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2004 FESTIVAL ARTISTES
The who's who of Festival 2004; pictures, links, the lot
Many of the Fest bands and musicians
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Photo's and Gig Reviews of ALL the stages/venues of Festival 2004
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The "Acoustic Stage" (in reality an eclectic mix of music from Delta Blues to
flat out rock) at The Shore Hotel has it's own website which is now updated
with new pictures and info..
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Stage: MAIN STAGE GIG REPORT 2003
Photo's and Report on the
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Johnnie Johnson 1924 - 2005
16th October 2005
Johnnie Johnson 1924 - 2005 pictured here with the late and great Wolfman Jack
Johnnie Clyde Johnson the legendary (not too strong a word) archetypal and
pioneering Blues, Boogiewoogie and Rock and Roll piano maestro
Front row (l to r)
Albert Collins, Bonnie Raitt, John Lee Hooker, and Robert Cray.
Back row (l to r)
Johnnie Johnson, Charlie Musselwhite,
John Hammond, and Roy Rogers. Click image to enlarge
died earlier this year (2005).
His original and outstanding work with Chuck Berry will long be
remembered as will so much more of his output with artistes such as Wolfman
Jack (pic above), John Lee Hooker, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Albert Collins,
Aerosmith (!), Bo Diddley, Keith Richards and a list as long as your arm.
for a lot more interesting details of the man's life. But also take a minute
to check out Johnnie's official website which has a great deal of fascinating
info for the Blues and early Rock and Roll afficionado
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