The Barry Goldberg Blues Band

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": american blues rock 60s brc blues band brc blues band karlsruhe Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s

Biography

1941, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Goldberg was one of several white aspirants frequenting Chicago’s blues clubs during the early 60s. He befriended guitarist Michael Bloomfield prior to forming the Goldberg-Miller Blues Band with itinerant Texan Steve Miller. Goldberg assumed the group’s leadership on his partner’s departure, and the resultant album is a fine example of pop-influenced R&B. An accomplished keyboard player, Goldberg was part of the back-up band supporting Bob Dylan on his controversial appearance at 1965’s Newport Folk Festival. Sessions supporting Mitch Ryder preceded a brief spell with Chicago Loop before Goldberg joined the Electric Flag. The artist resumed his own career in 1968 with the Barry Goldberg Reunion. Several erratic albums followed including Two Jews Blues, which featured contributions from Bloomfield and Duane Allman, and a collaboration with Neil Merryweather and Charlie Musselwhite, Ivar Avenue Reunion. Goldberg...

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