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Q&A with Kim Simmonds of Savoy Brown – March 8th at Rams Head On Stage (Interview by Matt Ellis)

Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown just released their latest album, “Goin’ to the Delta,” which debuted this week at #5 on Billboard’s Blues Albums.  Simmonds is the lead guitarist and founding member of British blues-rock band Savoy Brown since its creation in 1966.  Come out to Rams Head On Stage this Saturday, March 8th to grab a copy of the new record at his CD Release Party, and, of course, to hear some of the greatest blues guitar riffs ever played on either side of the pond.     ME:  You’ve continuously toured as part of Savoy Brown for nearly 50 years.  How have you been able to handle that life on the road for so many years, and how is touring different today from when you started?  KS:  Things aren’t that different, and touring isn’t different.  Yes, there are technological… Read More >

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We Heart Blues Music

This photo of Robert Johnson is one of my favorites and truly captures the spirit of the early, “Deep South” Blues, and is probably one of the most recognized images representing this era. Robert Johnson’s guitar, songwriting and vocal skills have gone down in history as a major influence of many musicians throughout the years, including Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, Johnny Winter, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, and many more. Our country has such a rich heritage immersed in the Blues genre, and there are many forms and styles – too many to detail in this short (ish) blog post.  I wanted to touch on a few of these styles by showcasing some of our upcoming Blues acts playing at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis and at Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore over the next several months. We… Read More >

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