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Rams Head On Stage Show Review: Booker T. Jones (by Matt Ellis)

During my brief stint as a Rams Head guest blogger, there’s one thing I’ve noticed at most of the Rams Head On Stage shows I’ve attended – I’m often the youngest person there, or at most, I represent one of only a handful of millennials.  It makes sense, since most of the acts I choose to see had their heyday decades before I was born.  It seems some other Rams Head On Stage patrons have also begun to notice this disparity as of late. I ran into two Booker T. Jones fans, Pat Gill and Jim Lee, before the show on Thursday night.  They asked me what someone as young as me was doing at a Booker T. Jones show.  I explained that I write previews and reviews for the Rams Head blog, and they quickly tested my knowledge of… Read More >

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Q & A with Johnny Winter and Producer, Paul Nelson – by Matt Ellis

Johnny Winter’s late career comeback is in full swing, and the man can still play with the same fiery fury that earned him the status of guitar god throughout the 60s and 70s.  Rams Head guest blogger Matt Ellis interviewed Johnny and guitarist/producer Paul Nelson of the Johnny Winter Band as the group prepares for a two night stand (Feb. 15-16) at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis, Maryland. Paul Nelson, Guitarist and Producer with Johnny Winter Band (far right in photo above, next to Johnny) Thank you both for making some time to talk to me, I know you guys have a show tonight before you need to get on the road again.  How’s travel been with all of this winter weather? Well, we’re stuck in a blizzard in Connecticut right now.  How’d you start playing and producing with… Read More >

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