1992: Red Devils find the Size that fits

Very nice article from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the early days of Paul Size in the band. RED DEVILS FIND THE SIZE THAT FITS by Dave Ferman, Fort Worth Star-Telegram Sept. 11, 1992 Texas-born blues guitarist Paul Size readily will admit that he’s been real lucky so far in his musical career. Born in DallasContinue reading “1992: Red Devils find the Size that fits”

1998 Bolwerk, Sneek: Butler plays blues the way it should be

From our friend Feelgood comes this story about 13’s Jan. 30, 1998, gig at Bolwerk, videos of which are available on YouTube. Nothing groundbreaking here, but a fine read nonetheless. More accurate translations are appreciated. LESTER BUTLER PLAYS BLUES THE WAY IT SHOULD BE by Jacob Haagsma, Leeuwarder Courant Jan. 20, 1998 SNEEK — From PinkpopContinue reading “1998 Bolwerk, Sneek: Butler plays blues the way it should be”

USA Today: “King King” raw, rootsy blues

A glowing “King King” review from USA Today’s Oct. 28, 1992, edition. Is this one of the earlier, mainstream notices of that album? RED DEVILS LIVE ALBUM BLASTS RAW, ROOTSY BLUES by Edna Gundersen USA Today Hellbent for blues, the red-hot Red Devils have cranked out the year’s most electrifying live album, a stunning debut.Continue reading “USA Today: “King King” raw, rootsy blues”

Los Lobos tour 1992: Butler on CCR, ‘King King’ and more

Nice basic interview with Lester Butler from the Tulsa World, on tour with Los Lobos in 1992 — (adjective deleted). Red Devils Pour Out Blues With Rock ‘n’ Roll Spirit; Band Opens for Los Lobos By John Wooley, Tulsa World October 24, 1992 Lester Butler, lead singer and harmonica player for the L.A.-based Red Devils,Continue reading “Los Lobos tour 1992: Butler on CCR, ‘King King’ and more”