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Fourth of July fireworks: The original Blasters live

Posted in bill bateman, related music with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 6, 2010 by J.J.

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While many in the crowd were talking about the return of the Fightin’ Alvins, the real on-stage fireworks this Fourth of July weekend came courtesy of the past and present of Blasters guitar players.

The Blasters were one of the featured acts this past weekend at the 30th American Music Festival at FitzGerald’s in Berwyn, Illinois. The current lineup (frontman Phil Alvin, guitarist Keith Wyatt, bassist John Bazz and Bill Bateman on drums) was augmented by founding guitarist and songwriter Dave Alvin, in a rare return to the fold.
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“I Wish You Would” lyrics

Posted in red devils with tags , , , , on May 11, 2009 by J.J.

“I Wish You Would” (Billy Boy Arnold), from “King King”

Early in the morning ’bout the break of day
That’s when my baby went away
Cryin’ and pleadin’ ain’t doing no good
Come back baby I wish you would
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