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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Billy F. Gibbons at the Paramount

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Billy F. Gibbons
The Paramount
The Big Bad Blues Tour
Huntington, NY
October 28, 2018

Jimi Hendrix said that Billy F. Gibbons was “America's best young guitarist" during an appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. That's high praise and some pretty heady stuff.

ARTICLE: BLUES DELUXE

Fall 2018

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Blues Deluxe is a regular column comprised of pithy takes on recent blues and roots-music releases of note. It spotlights titles in those genres that might otherwise go unnoticed under the cultural radar. Introductory text goes here.

Shemekia Copeland
America's Child
Alligator Records
2018

Notwithstanding its topical undercurrent, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Billy Gibbons and the BFGs: Perfectamundo

Read "Perfectamundo" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

We are one hell of a long way from 1971 and ZZ Top's First Album (London). That music was as purely organic chewing tobacco and loose as the dust on the bank of the Rio Grande. Well, all that ended in 1976 with Tejas (London), which was the beginning of the band's ascendency to pop stardom ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Moving Sidewalks: New York, NY, March 30, 2013

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The Moving Sidewalks
B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill
New York, NY
March 30, 2013

Before the beard, before ZZ Top and before the dawn of the '70s, Billy Gibbons was the guitar slinger for another Texas-based band. The Moving Sidewalks were active during the late '60s--1967 to 1969, to be ...