NoFightin.com looked at available setlists and calculated how many times songs were played during Red Devils shows.
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Gorgeous Red Devils/Mick Jagger bootleg 45 appears
A mysterious Mick Jagger/Red Devils bootleg 45 that materialized this year has become an instant collector’s item thanks to its gorgeous packaging and its scarcity.
The final days of Lester Butler
Twenty-five years after the death of Lester Butler, No Fightin’ tells the story of those last days, using archival interviews, court documents and new sourcing.
Lester Butler in 1997: ‘Blues is a healing thing’
Read this classic interview, “Blowin’ out reeds with Lester Butler,” from the March 28, 1997, Los Angeles Daily News.
Lester Butler and 13 on AllMusic
Jasper Heikens captured biography and review material from All Music for the original Lester Butler Tribute Site, including from Char Ham and Cub Koda.
Who were 1989’s ‘King King Rhythm Aces’?
While The Blue Shadows was the longest-running pre-Red Devils name, our new favorite is “The King King Rhythm Aces.” That’s how the band was known for one month in 1989.
Pics: John Bazz photos of Butler, Bateman, Harman and more
Longtime Blasters bassist John Bazz shared several vintage photos from his collection with NoFightin.com.
The Red Devils compiled
A breakdown of the various compilations that featured The Red Devils.
‘King King’ a favorite of these Canadian reviewers
Three 1993 Canadian album reviews (plus one bonus Scottish review) are colorful, and effusive in their praise of “King King.”
‘Quite simply the best live album’: Legendary producer John Leckie on ‘King King’
John Leckie — known for work with The Stone Roses, Radiohead, XTC and more — doesn’t hold back his praise for The Red Devils’ only album, “King King.”