Blowin’ out reeds with Lester Butler

This is one of the more readily available interviews with Lester Butler, but we’re including it here anyway: Blowin’ out reeds with Lester Butler: Blues harp player/singer says the bad luck made him better By Fred Shuster, Los Angeles Daily News Music Writer March 28, 1997 Blues harpist Lester Butler says 13 is his luckyContinue reading “Blowin’ out reeds with Lester Butler”

Boogie with the Hook, 1992

An important blurb in The Red Devils’ bio is the band’s opening slot for blues legend John Lee Hooker. That phrase — “opened for John Lee Hooker” — is Blues Credibility in Five Words or Fewer. As far as can find, the Devils opened for the Hook one time, on Feb. 20, 1992, inContinue reading “Boogie with the Hook, 1992”