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Barrelhouse Chuck

Born in Ohio (Columbus, OH - July 10, 1958) where he first learned to play the drums at the age of 6, Barrelhouse Chuck, whose real name is Charles Goering, later switched to the piano and was living Gainesville Fla when he heard his first Muddy Waters record with Otis Spann on piano. This was a major turning point in Chuck's life.

After that Chuck started buying the records of every blues artist he could find. A quick study on the keyboards, it wasn't long before Chuck had formed his own band and began opening for Willie Dixon, B.B. King, and Muddy Waters and Chuck was playing with the great Bo Diddley.

It was also during this time (the middle 70's) that Chuck and some of his friends began following Muddy Waters a...

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Sven Zetterberg

Talking about blues players outside America it´s hard to leave out Sven Zetterberg, Sweden´s most versatile artist in this field.Being both an excellent singer,guitarist,songwriter and harmonicaplayer extraordinary,he has become a house-hold name all over Scandinavia.Born in Skärblacka on the 28th of March in 1952,Sven took music seriously enough to perform in school at the age of seven.

"I didn´t know any real english words and couldn´t actually play any instrument but my grand-mother had bought me an acoustic guitar that I fooled around with trying to mimic Elvis Presley.The first black performer I heard was Little Richard and he almost drove me crazy with his wild,frantic singing."In 1964 he first heard Mick Jagger play har...

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Magnetic North Bluesband