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Spencer Dickinson - 100% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Kenny Brown - 86% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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5 July 1953, Selma, Alabama, USA. Raised in northern Mississippi’s hill country, as a child Brown absorbed the region’s rich musical heritage. Largely self-taught on guitar, his guitar-playing neighbour, the under-recorded bluesman Joe Callicott, gave him encouragement and coaching. At the start of the 70s, Brown, who still had a day job in the construction industr Read more

CeDell Davis - 57% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Ellis Davis, 9 June 1927, Helena, Arkansas, USA. An excellent slide guitar and harmonica player, the crippling effects of childhood polio denied Davis the full use of his hands. He adapted his style to use a butter knife for a slide. Davis began playing around the Mississippi Delta, performing briefly as a member of the King Biscuits Time entertainers in the early 50s with S Read more

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T-Model Ford - 53% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Blues
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Mr. Airplane Man - 49% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Pop / Rock
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R.L. Burnside - 48% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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23 November 1926, Harmontown, Mississippi, USA, d. 1 September 2005, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Burnside, ‘Rule’ to his friends, was a keen observer of his neighbour Mississippi Fred McDowell, as well as Son Hibler and Ranie Burnett, and learned from them the modal rhythm-based techniques of the north Mississippi blues. To these he added songs by Muddy Waters, John L Read more

Soledad Brothers - 41% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This bluesy garage rock unit was formed by guitarist/vocalist and qualified doctor Johnny Walker (Johnny Wirick, USA) and drummer Ben Swank (b. Ben Smith, USA). Coming from Maumee, Ohio, USA, the pair first met as members of a previous band, Henry And June, which split-up in 1996. Walker carried on with drummer Doug Walker in the blues outfit Johnny Walker, but reunited with Read more

Heavy Trash - 37% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This US band was formed in 2005 as a collaborative venture between Jon Spencer (Hanover, New Hampshire, USA) of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Matt Verta-Ray (b. USA) of Madder Rose and Speedball Baby. The project was intended to be a continuation of the two men’s fascination with American roots music and punk, and the common ground to be found between the two genr Read more

Andre Williams - 35% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Blues Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Zeffrey Williams, 1 November 1936, Bessemer, Alabama, but raised in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Williams has made his lasting mark in the R&B industry as a recording artist, songwriter, and producer of the first doo-wop vocal groups and then soul acts. He is noted for his sly streetwise songs in which he basically talks (with a rhythmic feel) the lyrics rather than sings the Read more

Junior Kimbrough - 34% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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David Kimbrough, 28 July 1930, Hudsonville, Mississippi, USA, d. 17 January 1998, Holly Springs, Mississippi, USA. Kimbrough described his music as ‘cottonpatch blues’ but commentators preferred to see it as the resurgence of the ‘juke joint’ style, once synonymous with Frank Frost, of which Kimbrough and R.L. Burnside are the finest recent exponents. His Read more

Boss Hog - 31% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The soul-inspired punk rock creation of Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer, Boss Hog’s intermittent recording history has often led to the band being viewed as an ad hoc side project of the couple’s involvement in the better known Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. In fact, Boss Hog predates the Blues Explosion and by the mid-90s had finally settled on a stable line-up and b Read more

Left Lane Cruiser - 26% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Scott H. Biram - 21% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Buffalo Killers - 18% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Dirtbombs - 18% match to 20 Miles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A garage rock revival was in full force during the early twenty-first century, and it is fitting that the Dirtbombs come from a town most associated with the genre, Detroit, Michigan, USA, the same locale that spawned the Stooges, the MC5, and the more recent White Stripes. The mastermind behind the Dirtbombs is Mick Collins (18 December 1965; vocals/guitar), who has previou Read more


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