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Adam Gussow’s “Crossroads” for harmonica: themes and variations

Those fruitful years serving crossrozds Mr. The final section will certainly generate plenty of discussion. I think I may already have found my blues harmonica album for !

I’ll always be thankful to Hakan for that. Hakan has gone on to become one of the most creative and prolific blues harmonica video creators on YouTube.

Kick and Stomp showcases Gussow in an unexpected but logical setting: Previous Post Previous Issue 51 December 21, Money that was spent carousing on Friday and Saturday nights was money that would not find its way into the collection plate on Sunday morning.

Here’s the music video of one cut from the album, “Crossroads Blues,” that my producer Bryan W. Finally, he looks at the successful branding of the Crossroads theme by the city of Clarksdale in a concerted effort to establish the area as the center of blues tourism in the Mississippi Delta region. If you know of any more, or if you’ve created such a video yourself, please contact me asgussow aol.

Adam Gussow – Beyond The Crossroads | Book Review

Within two weeks, in mid-Junea fine Swedish player named Hakan Ehn had uploaded the following. I’d purchased my own set of foot crossrosds in early June ; about a year later I went into the studio and recorded the version of “Crossroads Blues” that sits at the top of this page.


Here’s what Roger Gatchet of Living Blues had to say in his review of the album: AG books Mister Satan’s Apprentice. Early attempts were made to counteract the fiddle, which could, in the right hands, whip people into a dancing frenzy.

Only a handful of players vussow the contemporary blues harp scene have developed an immediately recognizable voice on the instrument. Also included are extensive Notes and Bibliography sections plus eight pages in chronological order listing blues songs with a devil theme.

Adam Gussow – Beyond The Crossroads | Book Review – Blues Blast Magazine

Adam Gussow — Beyond The Crossroads. He’s changed up the harp; instead of playing it in second position cross harphe’s moved to third position, giving it a minor feel: After a thirty-five year career as a blues performer, including more than two decades with the W.

The author provides guidance for determining meaning beyond the superficial layer songs may present at first hearing.

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Hakan’s quick and brilliant transformation of gussoww first version gave me a kick in the pants and made me want to up the ante.

Please follow and like us: Readers will be compelled to revisit some classic tunes to hear the songs with fresh ears, ready to garner new meanings based on the many forms of the devil illuminated in this work. University Of North Carolina Pr ess.


Kick and Stomp showcases his talents as a modern virtuoso, a player American Harmonica Newsletter praised for exhibiting the sort of “[t]echnical mastery and innovative brilliance that comes along…once in a generation.

The two have been playing together since the mids…. Kick and Stomp MP3. I’ve posted the original below, followed by a few of those videos.

But Hakan didn’t stop there. Just me in the studio–and of course, hamming it up on location, as people do when they make music videos: Details Add To Basket. One month later he uploaded the following version. To purchase a CD which I ship to you in real timeplease hit one of the following links.

Satan and furious the raging lower-register groove of Kick And Stompdepending on the mood of each song….

The early blues musicians had to be careful with the lyrics and imagery they used in songs so as not to offend any part of the white power structure in the rural South. Here’s a live version from a crosaroads concert I bluds in San Jose, California in The focus then shifted to the guitar players once that instrument began to gain prominence. Ward and I shot in the Mississippi Delta. Liner notes included in the big zip file!