The future of the blues

J.J. Perry jjperry@BLUEMARBLE.NET
Mon Jan 10 16:48:41 EST 2000


it's not a knock on any of those guys. But you know, some
of the guys we beg as "youngsters" in the blues have been
making records for 20 and 25 years. It's all relative.

I mean, Bernard Allison? Yeah he's young ... next to his
dad.

J.J.

"Blues Shot"   http://www.bluemarble.net/~jjperry

On Mon, 10 Jan 2000, Kate Ernde wrote:

> J.J. Perry wrote:
> >
> > It's funny to hear people talk about Kim Wilson, Anson, etc,
> > "carrying the torch." I love all those guys, but you know,
> > THEY'RE OLD!
>
> This reminds me of some thoughts I had a few weeks ago when I saw Dave
> Alvin from the Blasters on Austin City Limits.  He has gotten really
> good and had some great musicians with him.  But my thought was
> this...where is the room in this music world for mature talent?  It
> takes a lot of years to get there and when you do, well....
>
> -Kate.
>



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