With his original Lester Butler Tribute Site now coming to NoFightin.com, we reached out to Jasper Heikens to learn about the man (and harmonica player).
The creator of the original Lester Butler Tribute Site has allowed NoFightin.com to bring the site back online, a couple of decades after its debut.
“Devil Woman” was The Red Devils’ best chance for soundtrack fame #KingKingXXX
Lester Butler gets real in this 1993 interview in Rock Compact Disc Magazine.
Two soundboard-quality recordings shine light on The Red Devils’ 1992 opening slots for the Allman Brothers. The Sept. 1 Richmond, Va., and Sept. 4 Charlotte, N.C., recordings represent the band’s sixth and eighth opening spots (by our count) for the Brothers.
Billy Boy Arnold is one of the foundational influences for The Red Devils. A deep dive into “King King” shows that influence beyond one cover song. #KingKingXXX
At the end of 1992, Lester Butler told the Los Angeles Times how this “blues bar band” was living the dream.
“King King” at 30: There is no substitute. There is no sequel. All the magic is captured on that disc. #KingKingXXX
Thanks to photographer David Horwitz in Tucson, we have these great images of 13 from the Rhythm Room in Phoenix from April 4, 1998.
Before we launch into a busy new year, here are a couple of quick items you might have missed toward the end of 2021.