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.
Looking for some of the great music we’ve been talking about here? We’ve made it easy for you to get some great tunes with the nofightin.com store on Amazon.com. Though there are really only two CDs between The Red Devils and 13, there are dozens of other associated records we’d like to turn you onContinue reading “The nofightin.com store is now open”
A bootleg of The Red Devils live at the Mississippi Blues Fest at Le Claire Park in Davenport, Iowa, July 2, 1993, is a solid capsule of the band on the summer festival circuit. It’s not an essential set by any means, and may be of interest only to the most hardcore of collectors. MostContinue reading “Bootleg review live from Iowa, 1993”
On the hunt for more Red Devils info, stumbled onto the forum for The Gretsch Pages. There, member tidalwave_sideburns has uploaded a trip-hop blues track with vocal samples from Muddy Waters and Lester Butler from “King King” (can you pick which ones?). In addition, “Cross Your Heart” is used as a bluesy bed for theContinue reading “Remix Devils: Trip-hop experiment”
After years of myths, faded memories, lost opportunities and cold trails, the rarest of Red Devils recordings is discovered, recasting the band as a semi-acoustic traditional blues combo. Even after the package arrived in the mail, it was still hard to believe the search was over. In our hands was the much-rumored “Louisiana Blues” promoContinue reading “Found! ‘Louisiana Blues’ rare promo tape 1992”